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To Tumblr or not to tumblr?

I have used blogger for quite some time and I like it. From the past few days, I have noticed some nice features on tumblr service. I really liked the simple UI and the ability to post/blog on the fly. I also liked the fact that you can now add picture,  audio and video on it and post it. It was so easy to do.

Google bought blogger which was a nice product and did not do anything for a year or so. I do see the newer UI for Blogger and it is better, but still not there in terms of simplicity.

I had read that Google only hire engineering graduates -- which is sad.
Last week we had some different ideas from two of the brightest mind in business. Steve Jobs and Bill Gates.
Bill Gates wants to cut the funding and scholarships for arts and liberal arts students and create more engineers. Steve jobs had a complete opposite view on this view. At the iPad 2 event, Jobs said -- that to create this beautiful event, we not only need engineers but liberal arts and arts and so on and we should continue to provide funding and scholarship. I for once agree to Steve Jobs -- Google still doesn't get Social as its not in their DNA.

Coming back to Tumblr -- I can really see the benefits of it if I am living on mobile all the time and want to share small tidbits that can be stored for memories. 

The question now as I am typing this post is 2 tumblr or not?

I am leaning more towards tumblr.

Update -- After todays incident with Tumblr, I saw it tumbling. I am sure it's not prime time ready for mass market. For now, Blogger works for me!

Update 2 -- Tumblr is good for posting pictures from cell phone. I am sure it would rock in few months once the service is stable to support millions of bloggers


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