Happy Birthday, Blog

It’s five years and a thirty-seven minutes today since I hammered out those momentous first words on this blog:

FP! Garbles to ya! Doh, forgot this was my own blog for a second!

I started the blog primarily as a space to host podcasts. How irony!

It’s been a blast. Great way to reflect on things, get feedback, etc etc, you’ve heard it all before about blogging anyway, but it’s true. Thanks to everyone reading this.

I must especially thank James Robertson, whose talk at SPA 2004 helped explain what blogging is really about.

Update: Digg celebrates its fifth birthday. I never noticed Digg started the day after this blog. If only I’d added voting …

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