January 2004 Blog Posts

Google service once again ruined by bloggers

<Tongue location="cheek"> Google has come under fire over the past year for allowing it's prized search results to become "polluted" by weblogs and webloggers. The latest venture by the search giant, a "social networking" site named Orkut looks like suffering the same fate. "The site started nicely, we had a great natural progression but we have become overrun by bloggers who can't keep secrets" said an Orkut insider who declined to be named. "Someone invited a character named Scoble or something and it's all gone to hell in a handbasket" he says. </Tongue>

posted @ Saturday, January 24, 2004 11:29 PM | Feedback (2)

New MVP and RD announcements

It's the time of year that Microsoft start announcing the new MVPs. The big news around here is that Graz is finally an MVP. Graz started and built SQLTeam back in 2000 and the site and forums have helped out thousands of SQL Server developers since then, as well as becoming a second home for a bunch of us. The other bit of news I just heard is that a friend of mine, Benjamin Mitchell has been named a Regional Director in the U.K. Benjamin and I worked together at a company during the dying days of the dotcom era in...

posted @ Saturday, January 24, 2004 6:25 AM | Feedback (0)

Blog Comment Spam

It seems the comment spambots have figured out .Text. I've had three spams today left in my comments.

posted @ Saturday, January 10, 2004 9:45 AM | Feedback (5)

Updated Version

Actually, there is an updated version that supports categories. When Graz gets around to updating Weblogs.Sqlteam.com to .Text 0.95 we can take advantage of that...hint hint....

posted @ Saturday, January 10, 2004 12:51 AM | Feedback (0)

New Newsgator .Text Plugin

Mark told me about a new .Text posting plugin for Newsgator. If you can read this, it works!.

posted @ Saturday, January 10, 2004 12:44 AM | Feedback (0)