Around the blogosphere

A quick note about my blog writing habits. I usually start the morning by scanning my RSS subscriptions in NetNewsWire. I’m no Scoble, but I currently subscribe to 109 feeds, from friends, Microsofties, an assortment of other bloggers, journals, newspapers, etc. Most days I do a quick hit and run, but there are days like today that I end up following almost thirty links, many from the popularity engine Blogdex.

(Aside: Blogdex is one of the ways that I think we can overcome the mental filter of only looking for blogs and news that support our own biases. Blogdex and Technorati both let you see what everyone has written about a particular link, regardless of whether you agree with them or not.)

So, then, today’s around the blogosphere roundup: