Sympathy For PeterMe
Peter Merholz explains why he stopped blogging:
I was also growing increasingly frustrated with the echo chamber effect of weblogs. A meme drifts out there, and then 38 different people post their take on that meme, and they all link to each other, and, as a reader, you bounce from post to post, the semantic feedback growing until it’s deafening. I needed to remove myself from that for a while. To prune a tree. To look on as my g/f and another friend weeded my garden. To get licked in the face by a dog. To prepare my taxes. To watch work out while watching TeeVee.
I completely sympathize with Peter because I’ve had many of the same thoughts over the past month or so. I’m not going to stop blogging, but I’m not sure if I’ll ever blog as much as I used to. Not that I was ever a prolific weblogger, but the daily links suddenly seem so old.
There are plans, but rather than explain things that may or may not happen, I’ll just see how it all plays out. Until then, thanks for reading. I hope you’ll continue to visit. It looks to be an exciting year.