Taking the picture (and hence not pictured) Paul Peissner
The second annual Macworld bloggers lunch was a success. Old friends caught up with one another, I met some folks that I've only read online, and we enjoyed a break from the crazy show floor at the Yerba Buena Gardens. We apologize for anyone that we left back at the convention center shortly after 1PM. We were a hungry bunch. We will have to catch you next year.
I figure if I switch to a stock blogger template for a little while it will force me to do the major redesign I've been hoping to do for a long time. Sometimes you need to introduce change to get things moving. Watch for changes on the site, the feed won't change nary a bit.
Howdy sports fans - I have some non-scandalous confessions and disclosures to make. I hope this post won't get too long but when you are weeks behind in posting then there's nothing like a lightning round post like this one. First up, the geeky stuff:I accepted an offer to join the RSS Advisory Board two weeks ago. I know what you are asking yourselves, 'Can I get a Friends and Family discount on angle brackets and rel tags?' Some of you might find my joining the board as odd since I'm one of the core folks to start the Atom initiative. However, Atom was originally started to help foster a universal publishing protocol in addition to it's better known feed format. I'm very proud of both and see a future where RSS is improved as a result of Atom.As a decidedly pro-Atom member of the board, I should mention that I designed (and pay the bandwidth bill) for atomenabled.org. I also designed the Atom logo and the associated buttons and badges currently appearing …