Katy Marquardt has written about the split-off of the Bogleheads community from the Vanguard Diehards community at her U.S. News and World Report blog.
Juicy Excerpt: Concludes Coleman: “The revamped Diehards.org is better organized, easier to navigate and much more intelligently moderated than the older version,” he says. “It’s becoming a true social networking site.”
I put forward a comment filling in some of the background that Murray Coleman “overlooked” in his write-up at IndexUniverse.com (referred to in Katy’s blog entry)
Juicy Excerpt: The internet discussion board is an important communications medium of the future. We learn things on discussion boards that we cannot learn through books or magazine articles or speeches. The magic is that we get to see how real live people apply the theories they learned about in books and magazine articles and speeches.
Threads are ongoing both at the Bogleheads community and at the Vanguard Diehards community. There’s a thread ongoing at Goon Central too but I recently added as a plug-in to this blog an Extreme Dumbnosity Filter and it will not permit me to post the link; you’ll have to dig that one up on your own.
Oh, shoot! — Here it is.
Today’s Passion: Jim Wiandt, publisher of IndexUniverse.com (referred to in Katy’s blog entry), said of the Valuation-Informed Indexing approach that “It’s not like you are proposing some wild new idea!” That’s me — Good Old Moderate-Sounding Non-Stop Troublemaker Rob.