Sunday, February 05, 2006

We're clogged with blogs - moderately amusing, from the Chicago Sun Times:
"The universe has nothing on the blogosphere, which is expanding at the speed of gossip and spits on the concept of substantiated facts. A friend of mine estimates that there are 65 million blogs, which averages out to 2.3 blogs for every literate person in America. The first problem with that figure is that no one is left to actually read the blogs. The second problem with that figure is that I'm pretty sure my friend made it up."

3 Comments:

Anonymous Marcin said...

The third problem being that there are people outside of America.

2/05/2006 07:31:00 pm  
Blogger Nosemonkey said...

It also seems to assume that all of those blogs are in English, but still - non-Americans don't count, I thought that'd have been obvious by now? Hence the almost total lack on interest/noise from the US over the cartoon row, despite this being all about the so-called quislings of old Europe standing up to extremists...

2/06/2006 10:20:00 am  
Blogger Ben said...

I think the most scary thing is that out of 250 million Americans, only 28 odd million are literate according to those figures

2/09/2006 11:02:00 am  

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