Well, my original personal blog will soon disappear. Userland is shuttering its Radio blogs at the end of this month.
I have been writing Richard Gayle’s Old Blog (the original A Man with a PhD) since 2002, a full seven years. On my first day, I wrote this:
One aspect of Radio that I love is that it serves as a personal archive of interesting info. Before, when I found a useful site, I’d either print it out or bookmark it. Now I blog it and can always find it, in the application I need to read it. Even if no one ever reads my weblog, I will need it.
Still true today. I’ll miss my old blog. It always felt like a kluge but there was nothing better for its time. In fact, it seems to be acting up today.