Lately, there has been a lot of discussion about the future of our information consumption. Are we going to be using search in a different way or using niche search engines? Are we going to get recommendations from from our social network? Will the results be personalized based on our behaviors, or even just a… Read More Search, Personalization And Recommendation
Last week, Google had two announcements that are pointing to new directions in ecommerce. First, Google introduced improvements to their product search. Improving product search sounds fairly lame by itself until you look at what “improvements” are included: Local availability on Google Product Search: They have partnered with more than 70 retail brands and software… Read More Google And The Future of Ecommerce
Given the Twitter.com redesign and the plethora of articles being posted about it, I wanted to take a different type of look at things. First, if you are looking for a good overview of what Twitter has changed, take a look at the TechCrunch coverage. Essentially, Twitter redesigned the main page to have two panes,… Read More What Can We Build On Top Of The Stream?
Several people have been talking about the new Alltop and the customizations available for MyAlltop. So, I figured I should try out the customizations to see whether Alltop was ready for the mainstream. Disappointingly, it is not ready yet, but it is getting closer. The good thing is that it probably has the foundation needed… Read More New Alltop Still Not Ready For Mainstream, But It Is Close