I think there's a new meme going around. I haven't found the announcement, but it has something to do with picking fights with A-list bloggers. I don't think it's going to spread, though—the participants keep forgetting to tag someone new to spread the meme.
Steve, on the other hand, suggests that he, and a short list of those bloggers he thinks are worth reading, can turn the tide. The rest of us are just a bunch of lazy bastards, too busy twittering and echo-chambering to do anything meaningful.Jake McKee vs. Dave Taylor and B.L. Ochman (tag team)
I fear that success (and thus celebrity or quasi-celebrity) breeds fear and/or protectionism. If you’re supposed to be an expert in a subject and people are disagreeing with you, there may be a fear that your expert status is being put at risk.Heather Hamilton vs. Robert Scoble
The whole tech blogging with insanely heavy doses of ego doesn't appeal to me. I've met him a couple times and he seemed nice enough but that doesn't come through in the me-me-me blogging style he invokes... It's hard to read his opinion on things because it seems clouded by self interest.(Points to Scoble for commenting on the post that criticizes him.)
Up next: baiting celebrities to get unattractive photos of them.