Forget Pownce and Dopplr, the hot beta invite is Ravelry, the social network for knitters. Cynthia waited two months for her golden ticket, and at long last got one today.
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Eileen Gunn’s Infinite Matrix survived the dot bust, provided a space for Bruce Sterling and Howard Waldrop to write their first weblogs, and featured a bunch of great science fiction over the years. Eileen’s decided to bring the site to a close, but it will go out with a cavalcade of stories and essays from [...]
I’ve been using Luis de la Rosa’s Webnote Happy for the past few days to clean up the twenty or so tabs I have open across three or four browser windows at any given time. Webnote Happy’s a bookmark manager that lets you store the URL, title, and a description for a web page. You [...]
A couple of weeks ago, I bought and installed Mint to analyze the traffic here. Mint, like Google Analytics and MeasureMap, can’t tell you about syndication feeds (unless readers come through Bloglines or similar.) So this is a sample skewed towards people who may not be cutting edge users. Popular Pages Do Cats Cause Schizophrenia [...]
Talk at TagCamp lead by Marshall Kirkpatrick People don’t tag multiples: Using tags like folders is like drawing Venn diagrams with no overlapping circles — possible, but so destructive of the value of the system as to make the effort pointless. — Clay Shirky Analogies LC subject headings apply as many as are appropriate for [...]
David James has been working out a microformat version of Atom. Why? In Mark Pilgrim’s world of the future, where your web browser does more than just display HTML documents, it means that when you want to add a site to your aggregator, your aggregator wouldn’t look for an Atom feed. Instead it’d parse the [...]