I've resigned from my day job, so in 4 weeks time I will be fully self-employed. I'll be doing freelance analysis and writing work, plus an exciting project which I will advise you of soon. I've been extremely busy lately, hence the relative lack of blogging. But soon I'll be back into it and writing regular thoughtful posts again.
This is a great time to be doing things with RSS and Web 2.0 technologies in general. All the big guns have placed bets on RSS by now. AOL is implementing RSS, in partnership with Feedster (btw I mentioned this on my blog more than a month ago, so it's not new news). Yahoo has been onto RSS for ages, Microsoft is embracing RSS in its next OS (Windows Vista), Google almost certainly has things up its sleeve re RSS (the implementation of RSS in its Personalized portal is pathetic really, but I'm certain it's just the beginning...). Not to mention all the exciting stuff happening with companies like Feedburner and Nooked and Charlie Wood's new company and - etc etc!
There's even some great stuff starting to happen in my part of the world, New Zealand and Australia, which is exciting! Oh, and I'll be heading over to San Francisco in October for the Web 2.0 Conference. More excitement!
I'm really stoked to be able to devote myself full-time to the Web technologies I've been blogging about for 2-3 years now. If you have any analysis, research or writing work for me, send me an email. Can you guess I'm excited? ;-)