How Blogging Can Help You Get a New Job
Interesting article from the WSJ (sub req): "Corporate recruiters have long surfed the Web to vet potential hires, but now they are also surfing blogs to unearth job candidates, expanding their talent pool and gaining insights they say they can't get from résumés and interviews." [RJ]
Do Blogs Influence SSRN Downloads?
Paul Ohm says yes. Read all about it on The Volokh Conspiracy. [JH]
Beyond the Blog/Wiki-Web
CALI's John Mayer reflects on the post-blog/wiki-web, when these blogs and wikis and tags and RSS feeds are not artifacts in themselves, but are embedded into everything else, using time and permanence as criteria for evaluating all applications of the read/write web. Very interesting. See Embedding the Read/Write Web in ... Everything, but Especially Education.
And remember the 2007 Conference for Law School Computing is coming up. Legal Education and IT: Mirage or Oasis? will take place on June 18-20, 2007 in Las Vegas. [JH]
So You Want to Publish a Wiki...
If you are thinking about starting a wiki, your most fundamental choice is whether you (1) grab some software and host it yourself or (2) have someone else host it for you. Read/WriteWeb's David Lenehan describes some of the hosted and software solutions for launching a wiki. You're not going to find a better source for advice so check out David's The World of Wikis. [JH]
New IP Blog from McKee, Voorhees and Sease
The McKee, Voorhees & Sease law firm this week launched Filewrapper.com, a new blog dealing with intellectual property law. The blog is designed as an informational and educational resource about intellectual property law for our clients, other attorneys, and the public as a whole. Our goal is to provide cutting-edge information about recent developments in intellectual property law, including relevant case law updates, proposed legislation, and intellectual property law in the news. We have also tried to provide sufficiently detailed categories for our posts so as to make finding the latest information on a particular subtopic in IP law as easy as possible. Here's the press release. [JH]