micro.blog sounds like a cool thing built on top of the existing blogosphere, allowing anyone to microblog (i.e. tweet) from the comfort of their own personally-controlled blog installation (e.g. WordPress).
No, it’s rubbish. I can’t do Twitter. Bloody controlling everything, and now they’ve done away with RSS feeds too.
I want my blog to be the hub of my online life. I’ve come back to using WordPress because I want to be able to show other people how easy it is to avoid the walled-gardens of Facebook, Twitter, et al. So I need to explain what I want my blog to be. A place […]