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Shirky: Power Laws, Weblogs, and Inequality

Clay Shirky wrote an interesting article a couple of years ago about why certain blogs are orders of magnitude more popular than others.  I thought you all might enjoy it.

I'd also recommend this one: 

By the way, for those of you reading this from outside the US, this Thursday is Thanksgiving.  This means, I'll be busy eating turkey instead of thinking about verification towards the end of this week!