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The five most hated technology pundits on the Internet

Thanks to blogs, the Web is alive with punditry. Here are five tech pundits that one blogger loves to hate.

In some ways, blogging is like a misbehaving child: negative attention is good attention. Even if people hate you, they're still connected to you in some way, and that connection translates to page views.

Apparently, that's the driving force behind some successful blogs, if you read Rafe Needleman's CNET news blog, How to be the most hated person on the Internet: Five role models.

Here are the five pundits he skewers:

  1. Dave Winer
  2. Michael Arrington
  3. Jason Calacanis
  4. Owen Thomas
  5. Loren Feldman

If you ever thought about expanding your career to include blogging, you would be wise to check this blog out to get a glimpse of the backbiting and sometimes salacious behavior of the tech blogging world. You can also vote for the person you think is the most hated technology pundit.

About

Toni Bowers is Managing Editor of TechRepublic and is the award-winning blogger of the Career Management blog. She has edited newsletters, books, and web sites pertaining to software, IT career, and IT management issues.

7 comments
jdclyde
jdclyde

That woman I am sure is responsible for getting a lot of good people fired, for going back to work and trying her stupid ideas.

boxfiddler
boxfiddler

But it's beginning to like it's your turn in the wringer. :D

mikifinaz1
mikifinaz1

who can't hold a conversation in person without breaking out in hives etc.

NickNielsen
NickNielsen

"He who writes on sh|thouse walls rolls his sh|t in little balls. He who reads the words of wit eats those little balls of sh|t." Is that a sh|t-eatin' grin you're wearing?

boxfiddler
boxfiddler

Providing you read this [b]blog[/b] before posting, wouldn't that make you a voyeuristic loser? etu

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