I just read the cNet article on Sarah Lacey’s session at Gnomedex Saturday. Ugh. Here’s my comment: Even the cNet article misses a key point: “blogger” is a meaningless phrase, as it rests solely on the technology. A person on LiveJournal writing for her friends is a “blogger” — so are my students who use […]
The latest hyperlocal startup is EveryBlock: type your zip code or neighborhood name into the search box, and you’ll be rewarded with a hyperlocal “news” report that is based on public records, geo-tagged material pulled from RSS feeds (news sites, blogs), geo-tagged Flickr photos and postings from Craigslist and Yelp. (tip) Test a sample: Belltown […]
Paul Bradshaw outlines how the London Guardian is using Delicious, Yahoo! Pipes and Google Gadgets to integrate content on their newly designed website. Worth a read and a practice.