Lindahl, Charlie, and Elise Blount
"Weblogs: simplifying web publishing"
November 01, 2003
An introduction to blogging, focusing mainly on RSS and blog-creation software.
Lindahl, Charlie, and Elise Blount. "Weblogs: simplifying web publishing
36.11 (November 2003): 114-116.
"Final version of weblog definition"
June 28, 2003
A 500-word definition of the blog.
Walker, Jill. "Final version of weblog definition
. 28 June 2003.
Labels: definitions, genres, Jill Walker
"What makes a weblog a weblog?"
May 23, 2003
A lengthy feature-based definition of the blog, more a collection of possible attributes than anything, really.
Winer, Dave. "What makes a weblog a weblog?
" Weblogs At Harvard Law
. 23 May 2003.
Labels: Dave Winer, definitions
"The multidimensionality of blog conversations: The virtual enactment of September 11"
October 13, 2002
Presents a novel blog classification method and, using Metafilter's response to 9/11 as an example, examines how collaborative news blogs react to traumatic events.
Related metablog post: But Dan, you had the power the whole time
Krishnamurthy, Sandeep. "The multidimensionality of blog conversations: The virtual enactment of September 11." AOIR Internet Research 3.0: Net/Work/Theory. Maastricht, The Netherlands. October 13-16 2002.
Labels: definitions, Metafilter, news blogs, Sandeep Krishnamurthy
The Weblog Handbook: Practical Advice on Creating and Maintaining Your Blog
July 01, 2002
The first book on weblogs. Largely targeted toward people unfamiliar with blogging.
Related metablog posts: If Blood says she loves you...
Blood, Rebecca. The Weblog Handbook: Practical Advice on Creating and Maintaining Your Blog
. Cambridge, MA: Perseus Publishing, 2002.
Labels: blogosphere, definitions, history, Rebecca Blood, techniques
"What We're Doing When We Blog"
June 13, 2002
A list of elements all or most blogs have in common.
Hourihan, M. "What We're Doing When We Blog
." O'Reilly WebDev Center
. June 13, 2002.
Labels: definitions, Meg Hourihan
"Weblog resources FAQ"
September 16, 1999
An early weblog FAQ. Commonly referred to without being actually cited.
Barger, Jorn. "Weblog resources FAQ
." Robot Wisdom. 16 September, 1999.
Labels: definitions, history, Jorn Barger
"Anatomy of a Weblog"
January 26, 1999
An early introduction to the "weblog" concept. Barrett goes on to describe various other blogs.
Barrett, Cameron. "Anatomy of a Weblog
. 26 January 1999.Later published as:
Barrett, Cameron. "Anatomy of a Weblog." We've Got Blog: How Weblogs are Changing Our Culture
. Ed. J. Rodzvilla. Cambridge, MA: Perseus Publishing, 2002. 25-27.
Labels: Cameron Barrett, definitions
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