This Day in Blogging History: Tiananmen's anti-immolation firefighters; Liberating Wachovia Bank's billboard; Shirky versus Semantic Web

One year ago today

Firefighters in Tiananmen Square at the ready to douse self-immolators:

Five years ago today

Billboard Liberation Front and Wachovia Bank: Just a few short hours ago, our fiendish friends at Billboard Liberation Front helped Wachovia Bank improve the messaging on a billboard in San Francisco's Mission District.

Ten years ago today
Shirky on SemWeb: First, take some well-known problem. Next, misconstrue it so that the hard part is made to seem trivial and the trivial part hard. Finally, congratulate yourself for solving the trivial part.