Some New Year’s Resolutions for Bloggers

In the Hutong
Contemplating breakfast
0921 hrs.

Jorn Barger, the man who coined the phrase “weblog” over a decade ago offers a sobering perspective about what blogging was intended to be in a brief piece in WIRED. He does so simply – by posting the original 10 rules of weblogging.

Sobering.

You can argue with the specifics, but I think in direction he is right. We could all use a little more humility in creating our posts – I know I could.

Have a read, absorb them. Then get someone to translate into Chinese.

(The picture is pretty cool. Barger’s hairstyle does Richard Stallman one better. Oh, to have facial hair.)

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About David Wolf

An adviser to corporations and organizations on strategy, communications, and public affairs, David Wolf has been working and living in Beijing since 1995, and now divides his time between China and California. He also serves as a policy and industry analyst focused on innovative and creative industries, a futurist, and an amateur historian.
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