I’m not a big fan of blogrolls. A blogroll is a collection of links to other blogs. I believe what’s more interesting and useful is to have a a collection of links to other blog posts and web pages, or a linkblog. Some bloggers use the shared items in Google Reader as their linkblog. Robert Scoble uses this approach for his famous linkblog.
But even a linkblog can be limiting. What if you want to blog not only links, but also photos, quotes, dialogues and video, quickly and easily. Well, there is a special type of blog, called tumblelog, that does exactly that. Unlike blogs, there is no commenting on tumblelogs.
I like this tumblelog idea. So I set up one, Eddie Awad Randomized (feed). I’ll be posting interesting, educational, useful or just plain fun tumbles, Oracle and non-Oracle related. I also set it up to to automatically import my shared items in Google Reader. But unlike Google Reader’s shared items, I can search my tumblelog using any known blog search service.
Eddie Awad Randomized is powered by tumblr, a free and extremely easy online tool for creating tumblelogs.
Note: I’m writing this blog post using Windows Live Writer, I like it.
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on 03 Jun 07 | Tags: blog