Not everyone is a fan of the Irish Blog Awards. I love this rant by Owen Higgins:
Must admit I'm ambivalent about these awards and awards in general. Though would love to meet 'Oldbones', as heard here:
and commented on by our favourite podcaster Conn Ó Muíneacháin, am not sure that I'm up for all the weirdness that comes with these kinda 'quasi-volunteer / old-boy's club' events. Friends of mine know that I'm really not very good with crowds or social interaction and don't know how I'll deal with that potent mixture of thinly veiled 'award-avarice' and an open bar.
Now, they've been having problems over at the I.B.A.s. Much apparent confusion of who votes for what and when as seen here:
Looks like they're not getting as many votes as expected due to people thinking they've already voted. So if you have not voted, OR, only voted in the first NOMINATION ROUND then visit this link to make your choice:
Apparently doing so entitles you to a chance of winning a copy of Microsoft's Vista:
Not sure that's a big incentive.
Might dissuade you from voting.
If you want a decent operating system why not go here:
And on that note I leave you Dear Reader as the movers are taking my computer desk out from under me.