Month: May 2007

Tumblelog

I wasn’t aware of this definition: A tumblelog is a variation of a blog, that favors short-form, mixed-media posts over the longer editorial posts frequently associated with blogging. Common post formats found on tumblelogs include links, photos, quotes, dialogues, and video. Unlike blogs, this format is frequently used to share the author’s creations, discoveries, or …

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Meltingerberg

went on a short hike yesterday, sort of following this route to Meltingerberg and Erschwil. “sort of” cos missing a turn-off somewhere, meant walking back for about 20 mins. Reached the bus stop safely and in time.

Banntag

went walking up to Chrischona and noticed signposts labelled “Banntag” all along the way. It seems this is a tradition in the Baselbiet region… an old custom associated with blessing of fields and checking of boundary stones. See also: Banntag (in German)

Snippets

A couple of short SF notes off the top of my head: There’s a new acronym to learn: FOG (Fear of Google). I stumbled across several articles and blog posts discussing Google’s huge market share and its supposed effects. Walking down to the Moscone Center, I met a work-related blogging friend by coincidence. How cool …

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