new blog alert: memetiks

February 6, 2008

I just came across a new blog on memes. Memetiks is authored by Lucas McDonnell.  

The blog aims to provide insight into “memes, knowledge management and how we learn, interact and innovate through exchanging information, with a particular focus on how information and knowledge transform as they move from person to person”.

Learn more about memes and memetics.

Canadian blog awards

February 2, 2008



The Canadian Blog Awards celebrates the best in the Canadian blogosphere in over
27 categories.

The winners are being announced a little bit differently this year. Rather than one announcement, the CBAs are presenting the winners over the course of the next week.

Check out the Canadian Blog Awards over the next few days to view the winners!

performancing blog awards

January 4, 2008

performancing awards

The performancing awards is a compilation of the best blogs in 28 categories. Some of the categories include best overall blog, best sports blog, best photo blog, and best political blog.

You can vote for the best blog in each category until January 10th.

best of Mashable: blogging

November 30, 2007


Best of Mashable: blogging provides a round-up of links to blogging tools.

Thinking of blogging? Take a look at Mashable’s Blog Directory Toolbox and Blogging Toolbox.


Blogs in Plain English

November 30, 2007

The folks at CommonCraft have a new video, Blogs in Plain English.

Watch the 3 minute video to discover why blogs are so popular and make sharing ideas on the web easy.


2007 weblog award winners

November 12, 2007


The 2007 weblog award winners were announced on November 9th. The awards are based on 545,446 votes cast in 49 categories over six days of voting.

Bloglines Top 1000

November 8, 2007

Looking for some new blogs to explore? Bloglines has a great Top 1000 page. The list is a nice upgrade to their 200 Most Popular Feeds.

The list includes a variety of technology, news, and library blogs. The Shifted Librarian ranked #7 today, beating out the Official Google Blog!

The preview button lets you add a feed to directly to your Bloglines account. Non-Bloglines users can still subscribe to any of the blog feed links on the page by clicking on the RSS icon.

If you really have some time on your hands, you can watch the changes in the Top Movers “gainers” vs “decliners” chart.

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