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February 22, 2007, by Léon Krijnen

How Blogs define themselves   

Never hurts to Google Yourself every once in a while. You'll be surprised how many old links seem to live on forever, and will probably still be there, long after you're gone to the big cyberspace. Comforting idea or not, there's not much you can do about it. A question about my Matrox Millennium posted in 1996 by Martijn van Breugel on the Dutch Linux Users Group, still pops up in Google. Some of the links to my name or my domain I've seen before, but I've missed this one, some six months back:
The Fifth Estate On The Journalistic Aspects Of The Dutch Blogosphere by Arjan Dasselaar

It's 123 pages, and I'll print and read them all later this week, but Google found this one for me:

3.2. How Blogs define themselves

A recurring metaphor chosen by many bloggers to describe thier online activities is the diary. Indeed blogger Leon Krijnen (www.krijnen.com) defines a blog as 'a website in the form of an online diary containing thoughts, opinions and hyperlinks (Krijnen, 2004).

Posted: February 22, 2007 02:56 PM (173 words).   

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