Tag: Six Apart

  • Favorable Review of TypePad

    The Associated Press has done a review of several hosted weblog services including Microsoft’s Spaces and the recently launched Yahoo 360. TypePad comes out on top, Unfortunately, none of the five free or semi-free services satisfies me fully, and which one you choose depends on the specific features you value most. To get them all, […]

  • We got Hats! We got T-Shirts!

    A shameless plug for the Six Apart Store. Be the first on your block (maybe the only one ever on your block) to wear a T-shirt that says “My other shirt is rebuilding” Shweet!

  • Boeing Blog takes off with Movable Type

    After a false start with “another blogging software package,” we’re pleased to see that Boeing has come around and launched their blog on Movable Type. After criticisms for not having an RSS feed, permalinks, archives, nor search they’ve come around and included all of these features in Randy’s Journal 2.0. They were also hammered for […]

  • General Motors gets mileage from blogs, now Podcasting

    General Motors created a lot of excitement and gained serious cred in the blogging world when they launched their Fast Lane blog several months ago. Neville Hobson and Shel Holtz hosted Michael Wiley, the sponsor of the the program in one of their podcasts.  Neville is a huge fan of Podcasts and I guess it […]

  • Yahoo API plugin for Movable Type

    It was only a matter of time. Ken McCloskey over at Pixelabra has developed a plug-in to allow you to search Yahoo! using their new API from within Movable Type.

  • TypePad in the Classroom

    Bud Gibson, who teaches at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business, writes about using TypePad in the classroom. On the three reasons why blogging is not just another technology in the classroom fad Bud writes,   By design, blogging allows individuals to raise topics of interest and create threads of conversation without having […]

  • Yahoo Search API

    Just in time for it’s 10 year anniversary, Yahoo opened up API access to its search platform.  Allowing programmatic access to search services via URLs is a trail that Google has already blazed but in what maybe another arms race as we saw with hosted email storage, Yahoo allows five times the number of queries; […]

  • ThinkEquity, Equity Research Demystified

    ThinkEquity Partners, a San Francisco based boutique investment firm, launched a blog for its equity research analysts. From their press release: "ThinkBlog is leading the revolution in our industry," said Mr. Moe. "With the NYSE making a play to extend trading hours to foster European investments, real-time insightful intelligence on the ever-changing landscape of the […]

  • One veteran of Seventies politics says goodbye to another

    Jerry Brown, former Governor of California, democratic presidential candidate, and current two term Mayor of Oakland, bids farewell to Hunter S. Thompson who inspired the style, if not spirit, of many of the bloggers of today. Many thanks to Ted Shelton who seems to have introduced Jerry to blogging, plugged him in and turned him […]

  • www.sixapart.com

    Six Apart redesigned its corporate web site and now brings together all products, Movable Type, TypePad, and LiveJournal under one URL. www.sixpart.com has the look and feel of a portal but is actually run completely on Movable Type.  Lots of good stuff here. A nice history page where you can learn about the company, a […]