In my last post I asked Do We Need Rankings For Everything? The rant was based on the new API for PostRank from AideRss, the launching of Frienderati.Alltop and the ensuing discussion. Yep, it was one of those good, old-fashioned, “I am a cranky old man” rants. Thankfully, Melanie Baker from AideRss beat me with… Read More Rankings Suck, So Now What?
I started this post late last week after PostRank was launched as an API. Conveniently enough, Alltop launched Frienderati today, which caused some interesting discussions on FriendFeed and gave my post a little more relevance. Why is it that people feel the need to rank things? Is it the simplicity of looking at things in… Read More Do We Need Rankings For Everything?