Spent a good chunk of the morning trying to get Movable Type to work with UNC’s personalized cgi-bins prior to a meeting with the UNC weblogs working group tomorrow. At this point the custom cgi-wrapper we built doesn’t care for the application’s attempts to rename files when the MT templates are rebuilt after a change, not matter how I configure the permissions.
Other than that there doesn’t appear to be any major hurdles for a person wishing to run an MT blog using their personal webspace. It’s a fairly big hurdle, though.
Mining for Content
The three hours I spent editing video and laying a soundtrack last night were all for naught. Someone has already posted a nose-picking video with the caption “A Diligent State Employee”
The video itself has been removed, but you can read more about it here.
Wizbang has moved.
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that Web loggers, among others, cannot be held responsible for libel simply for republishing information.
One step away from being buzzworded.
Blogging goes corporate. (login required: laexaminer/laexaminer works)
Blogging has come to a turning point and is moving into the corporate Internet space, a subindustry that is desperately seeking the next big thing.