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Thursday, 9 April, 2009

This is the obligatory first post to justify my existence on the Internet.

I have never really been into all the “social” trends on the Internet, but my attitude changed a bit when I attended linux.conf.au earlier this year. It was pretty cool to see how everyone was using things like twitter, IRC, and blogs in a way I actually thought made sense (and was useful), instead of people just crapping on about their daily existence (which is how i tended to view most blogs). I’ve spent years hanging out on small forums (circle jerks?) and IRC with friends, which has satisfied my needs until now.

So coming away from linux.conf.au I decided to try and get into some of the other trends that people are into, and hopefully keep tabs on a few people from the conference. A few weeks back I started on twitter when I found a few friends were using it. I was a little dubious at first because of my dislike of Facebook/MySpace, but twitter works in a completely different and much better way (when it does work). More recently I hae started to find that 140 characters isn’t quite enough to tell people what I really think. So, now I’m starting a blog to help augment my 1 sentence musings.