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[ba-ohs-talk] Backlinks in Blogspace

http://www.oreillynet.com/pub/a/webservices/2002/05/03/udell.html    (01)

"The culture of blogspace is evolving in near-realtime. Last week, a new 
mutation brought backlinks into a more prominent role. At Disenchanted, 
inbound links were automatically reflected outward. Each article grew a 
tail of backlinks that pointed to pages referring back to it. Suddenly a 
new kind of feedback loop was created. With a twist of the lens, 
conversations that had been diffuse and indirect came sharply into focus. 
Almost immediately the meme replicated"    (02)