"Blo(o)gle" The End of Blogging

Ten years after the <A HREF=http://www.wired.com/news/business/0,1367,57661,00.html>graphical browser</A>, <A HREF=http://weblog.siliconvalley.com/column/dangillmor/archives/000802.shtml#000802>Google Buys Pyra</A> and <A HREF=http://www.tbtf.com/jargon-scout.html#blog>Blogging</A> Goes Big-Time. <A HREF=http://www.technologyreview.com/articles/jenkins0302.asp>Weblogs</A> are going <A HREF=http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&q=pyra>Googling</A>. <A HREF=http://evhead.com/archives/2003_02_01_archive_default.asp#104537225413624191>Last night</A>, <A HREF=http://slashdot.org/articles/03/02/16/0728230.shtml?tid=187>Google</A> acquired <A HREF=http://www.pyra.com/>Pyra Labs</A>, the San Francisco company which created some of the earliest tools (<A HREF=http://www.blogger.com/>Blogger</A> & <A HREF=http://www.blogspot.com/>Blogspot</A>) for publishing weblogs, the <A HREF=http://www.guardian.co.uk/online/story/0,3605,884658,00.html>increasingly popular</A> personal and opinion <A HREF=http://www.nickdenton.org/archives/004479.html#004479>journals</A>. - MSFT, IBM & SUNW will <A HREF=http://www.metafilter.com/comments.mefi/23612>follow suit</A>. <A HREF=http://www.technorati.com/cosmos/top100.html>Targets</A> include <A HREF=http://www.userland.com/>Radio Userland</A> and <A HREF=http://www.sixapart.com/>Movable Type</A>. <A HREF=http://www.scripting.com/>Dave Winer</A> is hoping for Bill’s call right now, but <A HREF=http://www.microsoft-watch.com/article2/0,4248,852932,00.asp>they</A> may build not buy. - Words from <A HREF=http://www.evhead.com/archives/2003_02_01_archive_default.asp#104545291840524070>Evan Williams</A>, <A HREF=http://www.wackywacky.blogspot.com/2003_02_09_wackywacky_archive.html#89171274>Ev speaks</A>, <A HREF=http://www.rushkoff.com/2003_02_01_archive.php#90338696>Doug Rushkoff</A>, <A HREF=http://www.tonypierce.com/blog/2003_02_16_blogarc.htm#90331511>Tony Pierce</A>, <A HREF=http://www.buzzmachine.com/archives/2003_02.html#003020>Jeff Jarvis</A>, <A HREF=http://www.dashes.com/anil/index.php?archives/005129.php>Anil Dash</A>, <A HREF=http://www.hyperorg.com/blogger/mtarchive/001210.html>Joho</A>, <A HREF=http://weblog.burningbird.net/fires/000909.htm>Shelley Powers</A>, <A HREF=http://www.nytimes.com/2003/02/17/technology/17GOOG.html?ex=1046149200&en=699908bfc840ed66&ei=5062&partner=GOOGLE>New York Times</A>, <A HREF=http://www.bayarea.com/mld/mercurynews/business/5195814.htm>Gillmor’s Sunday column</A>, <A HREF=http://blogs.salon.com/0001437/2003/02/17.html>Reverse Cowgirl</A>, <A HREF=http://www.nickdenton.org/archives/004482.html#004482>Nick Denton</A>, <A HREF=http://boingboing.net/2003_02_01_archive.html#90341072>Cory Doctorow</A>, <A HREF=http://interconnected.org/home/2003_02_16_archive.shtml#90330001>Matt Webb</A>, <A HREF=http://danbricklin.com/log/>Dan Bricklin</A>, <A HREF=http://www.forbes.com/2003/02/18/cx_ah_0218google.html>Forbes</A>, and <A HREF=http://searchenginewatch.com/sereport/03/02-blogger.html>SearchEngineWatch</A>. - People seem to overlook Google’s <A HREF=http://glennf.weblogs.com/2001/02/18>first content acquisition</A>.