I’m writing a short introductory piece on weblogs for a general UBC audience, and as usual I find it nearly impossible to cover all the pertinent material in a short space, without descending into jargon. I also harbour the not-exactly-hidden agenda of promoting weblogs here, and a desire to get some people on campus up and blogging. I know that the last thing the world needs is another overview of the weblog phenomenon — actually, I suppose the real last thing the world needs is another reunion tour by The Eagles — but why let such petty considerations hinder my work?
My current working draft, subject to some much-needed edits:
Weblogs: beyond the hype
To be honest, there