You may have heard of a new site called Simler. Wait. You haven’t? Well, the first thing you should do is check Louis Gray’s latest coverage of the site. Why should you check this out? Well, Louis has written three posts on Simler, and normally when you get that much coverage from Louis, you are… Read More Are We Simler? A Chat With Ryan Goodwin
I admit that I am addicted to Google Reader. If you follow my shares, I average almost 35 shares a day and that is with me ensuring I do not share too much. My reader is open all day. However, in the past I have complained that the new features, like comments, groups and likes,… Read More Google Decided Reader Will Be The Real Time Hub
A few days ago, Om Malik had some interesting analysis on the Bit.ly funding. The most important aspect of Bit.ly is not that it can shorten URLs. Instead its real prowess lies in its ability to track the click-performance of those URLs, and conversations around those links. It doesn’t matter where those URLs are embedded… Read More Why Is Data So Important?
Just two weeks ago, I asked the question Can Microblogging Power A Blog Community? This week, we found out that the answer is, people are trying it out. First, there was an announcement regarding the Today’sMama site and their use of Laconi.ca for a local microblogging community. Jesse Stay helped with the creation of what… Read More Status.net and Laconi.ca Enabling Small Communities
I figured the meme would return some day, and yesterday I found what I was looking for. Lorelle VanFossen saw a tweet from Robert Scoble announcing that Twitter is broken: @loic: Twitter is broken and we all know it. But we muddle along anyway. Bring us better tools so we can view groups we care… Read More Twitter Is Not Broken, It Is Infrastructure
Fairly soon you will all be tired of hearing “Hey I have another guest post!” But, for now you have to keep hearing it. I have another guest post over at LouisGray.com talking about Federated Microblogging. To give you an idea of what I am talking about, here is a short summary. People are leaving… Read More Federated Microblogging at LouisGray.com
Recently, there was a guest post on Problogger regarding whether blogs have killed conventional websites. Thankfully, the answer is a simple no. Blogs have filled the space of simple personal expression that was so difficult in the early stages of the web. Most people do not know HTML, nor do they care to learn about… Read More Is Twitter killing blogs?