At A Whole Lotta Nothing there is a great little article and link Using peer pressure to your benefit whereby the author plans to harness the peer-pressure of blogging to loose weight. Albeit a seemingly innocuous use of the blogging community, it marks a real breakthrough in harnessing the _power of the blog._ The coolest part about the whole thing is that using WordPress’ custom fields a custom graph is created automatically thanks to a very neat little chart add on called PHP/SWF Charts.
This sort of idea could definitely be harnessed for events like the Aids Walk or Race for the Cure. It could of course also be used for my fat ass.
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