Physics blogger John Baez is writing a piece for Notices of the AMS on “what do mathematicians need to know about blogging?” and asks on his blog:
So, just to get the ball rolling, let me ask: what do you think mathematicians need to know about blogging?
Many of the comments are interesting. For example Terry Tao says:
I’m of course very enthusiastic about blogs as a medium for mathematical communication; it seems to fill in a niche between formal mathematical publications and informal seminars and conversations, as it combines the durable availability of the former with the interactivity of the latter.