Today you get more than links, because I need to write about something that has been annoying me. It might annoy you, too. The fact that I'm writing about this two weeks after the fact just reinforces why I am not an A-list blogger.
ATTN: Tech Bloggers! You are not all there is. Yours are not the only blogs; you are not the only bloggers.
Last month, Robert Scoble (whom I read, ironically, due to a Montana -- that is, a human -- connection) wrote:
. . . there’s something deeper going on on on blogs.
1. Blogs have lost their humanity. Their weirdness. Instead we’ve become vehicles to announce new products and initiatives . . .
2. We’ve gotten too caught up in the TechMeme games.
3. We’re bored. The interesting stuff is happening off blogs . . .
4. Creative stuff and ideas and questions are getting spread out all over the place.
I tried to challenge him on this in comments, but gave up when he responded, after several exchanges (in one of which he told me I have no clue):