(re)defining blogs

Christopher D. Sessums is attempting to (re) define “blog”. He suggests that given that blogs are used in more and more diverse ways, should they infact be given different names.

The replies that he’s had generally point out that “blog” is really a technology – and then you have to look at the way it’s used. That said, I think that people will still call the artefact a “blog”, but accept that there are many ways to use it. Afterall, the word “book” conjures up a range of images, from plastic coated bath time books for babies, to The Book of Kells, from learned tomes on arcane subjects to best selling novels …

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