LJ107:: "The Technorati Story: How a New Web-Services Product Grew out
of a Research Assignment
When Doc and I started doing research for this feature, I was still something of a blogging neophyte. While I was experienced with all the components of the LAMP platform (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP, Perl and Python), had an account with Advogato and had even set up my own blog using Moveable Type, I was mostly a blog software consumer. This project gave me a chance to hack."