Category: Blogging and cyber things

housekeeping and issues in blogging

Higham elsewhere

Not at OoL this time but at Counting Cats in Zanzibar. If you can, get down there and tear me apart in comments.   It’s my answers to 11 political questions. When we start praising fellow bloggers, there’s always the…

Churnalism

AK Haart has a piece up on “churnalism” and he’s not wrong.   He quotes Wiki: Churnalism has increased to the point that many stories found in the press are not original. The decline of original journalism has been associated with…

Time for a short hiatus

UPDATED Tuesday: As I think I mentioned, there are some quite heavy issues going on at the moment, not of a general but of a specific nature and I am the target.  I can either fight them off or I…

What’s with Google lately?

The Mergy Notes asks: “What is up with the insane long Google results URL now?” It seems Google is adding some additional information to the query. It used to be that you could send people a URL for a search…

Plagiarism [2]

In 7374 posts [just checked], this is the 5th time something has been brought to the attention of NO over copyright.  It’s worth a post in itself for fellow bloggers. One was a chav alleging that the pic of chavs…

Plagiarism

It goes to show how careful one must be. In October, a post went up under Rossa’s name on the Vimana machine. http://www.nourishingobscurity.com/2012/10/13/left-field-or-is-it-out-there/ Now the way much material comes through is by email and almost always there is a link…