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Kathleen Parker - The Twitter Phenomenon -- In Touch, Always, in Cyberspace - washingtonpost.com

3/12/2008 @ 19:00 UTC

factoryjoe : Kathleen Parker - The Twitter Phenomenon -- In Touch, Always, in Cyberspace - washingtonpost.com - Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: Twitter,:mento.info [via]

Memo to OpenID: Keep it simple, please | Webware - CNET

3/12/2008 @ 08:00 UTC

factoryjoe : Memo to OpenID: Keep it simple, please | Webware - CNET - "OpenID and its brethren could use a good, simplified marketing pitch, not to mention some announcements and partnerships that are more prominent than an extension for a niche Web browser. They need to use the resources that the likes o [via]

Twittershare | Phoreo.com - Design + Technology for Do-Gooders

3/12/2008 @ 02:00 UTC

factoryjoe : Twittershare | Phoreo.com - Design + Technology for Do-Gooders - "Share pictures, music, video, and other files with friends using Twitter." Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: Twitter,:mento.info [via]

Microformats.org Wiki 2.0 · Microformats Wiki

2/12/2008 @ 23:00 UTC

factoryjoe : Microformats.org Wiki 2.0 · Microformats Wiki - "Microformats.org has been served by a near-default MediaWiki theme since it first went live in 2005. Over the years the kind of content published on the wiki has been established, and the editing practices of our community better under [via]

Somatic Rebirth System by David Lanham

2/12/2008 @ 23:00 UTC

factoryjoe : Somatic Rebirth System by David Lanham - "Redrawn and updated Somatic system replacement icons." Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags::mento.info [via]

Site-Wide Metadata for the Web

2/12/2008 @ 22:00 UTC

factoryjoe : Site-Wide Metadata for the Web - "This memo describes a method for locating site-wide metadata for Web sites." Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags::mento.info [via]

A YouTube for All of Us (YouTube Blog)

2/12/2008 @ 21:00 UTC

factoryjoe : A YouTube for All of Us (YouTube Blog) - YouTube cracks down on smut and custom thumbnail images. Sounds like decent ideas for the health of the ecosystem. Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags::mento.info [via]

The End of the Red Light District (Ning Blog)

2/12/2008 @ 21:00 UTC

factoryjoe : The End of the Red Light District (Ning Blog) - "Our focus is on creating incredibly simple, beautiful software and rapidly adding new features for the benefit of all. We can’t do that as efficiently as we need to and still support adult networks on Ning. It’s that simpl" Saved [via]

Apple finally taking orders for new in-ear headphones (AppleInsider)

2/12/2008 @ 21:00 UTC

factoryjoe : Apple finally taking orders for new in-ear headphones (AppleInsider) - "the Apple Earphones with Remote and Mic are described as having "all the performance and comfort of the acclaimed Apple iPod Earphones plus convenient buttons that let you adjust volume and control music and video playback." One of th [via]

Spoonjuice - Night Stand

2/12/2008 @ 20:00 UTC

factoryjoe : Spoonjuice - Night Stand - "Night Stand displays a beautiful digital clock on your iPhone or iPod touch. You don't have to buy a night stand clock for your bedroom anymore: you get a gorgeous, glowing clock for FREE and right under your fingertips. Anytime you ne [via]

calaboration - Google Code

2/12/2008 @ 09:00 UTC

factoryjoe : calaboration - Google Code - "Calaboration makes it easy to set up iCal to synchronize with your Google Calendar calendars. It automatically finds all of your calendars and allows you to add any of them to iCal with the press of a button." Saved By: Chris Messina [via]

Copyright Policy | Change.gov: The Obama-Biden Transition Team

2/12/2008 @ 02:00 UTC

factoryjoe : Copyright Policy | Change.gov: The Obama-Biden Transition Team - "Except where otherwise noted, content on this site is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License. Content includes all materials posted by the Obama-Biden Transition project. Visitors to this website agree to grant a non [via]

Extensions ‎(Chromium Developer Documentation‎)

2/12/2008 @ 02:00 UTC

factoryjoe : Extensions ‎(Chromium Developer Documentation‎) - Design document for Chrome extensions. Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags::mento.info [via]

Open Source: The Model Is Broken - BusinessWeek

2/12/2008 @ 02:00 UTC

factoryjoe : Open Source: The Model Is Broken - BusinessWeek - "The open-source business model that relies solely on support and service revenue streams is failing to meet the expectations of investors" Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: OpenSource,:mento.info [via]

Biggest Battle Yet For Social Networks: You, Your Identity And Your Data On The Open Web

2/12/2008 @ 02:00 UTC

factoryjoe : Biggest Battle Yet For Social Networks: You, Your Identity And Your Data On The Open Web - "Today’s the day that Facebook makes their big press push for their Facebook Connect service, which was first announced last May. The NY Times has a story giving a broad overview of Connect as well as competing services from MySpace ( [via]

iList Classifieds - Post and Search Free Classified Ads

1/12/2008 @ 05:00 UTC

factoryjoe : iList Classifieds - Post and Search Free Classified Ads - "At iList, we harness the power of your social networks on Facebook, MySpace, Twitter and more to share your listing with millions of people." Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags::mento.info [via]

WordPress › WP-Oomph « WordPress Plugins

1/12/2008 @ 02:00 UTC

factoryjoe : WordPress › WP-Oomph « WordPress Plugins - "Adds the Oomph Microformats toolkit's microformat overlay to any WordPress-generated pages (as long as the page has a microformat in it, of course)." Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: WordPress,:mento.info [via]

Fluidity/Discover.io

30/11/2008 @ 22:00 UTC

factoryjoe : Fluidity/Discover.io - "Fluidity enhances the effectiveness of the social networks you are already on, helping you cut through the noise and identify both new people and old acquaintances to connect with. Today, you would need to explicitly search and message [via]

ScreenToaster - Free online screen recorder : create screencast, tutorials and reviews in few clicks

29/11/2008 @ 19:00 UTC

factoryjoe : ScreenToaster - Free online screen recorder : create screencast, tutorials and reviews in few clicks - Register & use it anywhere anytime Make screencasts / tutorials / demos / high-scores show-offs... Record your screen in one click No download. Compatible with Windows, Mac OS X, Linux. Share videos on the Internet in Flash Embed them [via]

Barack Obama's plans for the web (BBC News)

29/11/2008 @ 06:00 UTC

factoryjoe : Barack Obama's plans for the web (BBC News) - Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: Politics,:mento.info [via]

It's Living Room 2.0 | The New York Observer

29/11/2008 @ 05:01 UTC

factoryjoe : It's Living Room 2.0 | The New York Observer - "Boxee—the open-source software that puts the Internet on your TV—is poised to revolutionize how and what we watch. Could it reunite the family, too?" Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: OpenSource, boxee,:m [via]

Performance Improvements for Songbird 1.0

28/11/2008 @ 23:00 UTC

factoryjoe : Performance Improvements for Songbird 1.0 - Interesting look at many of the performance improvements coming in Songbird 1.0 and the technical explanation of techniques used to achieve them. Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: OpenSource,:mento.info [via]

The End of Wall Street's Boom - National Business News - Portfolio.com

27/11/2008 @ 08:00 UTC

factoryjoe : The End of Wall Street's Boom - National Business News - Portfolio.com - "The era that defined Wall Street is finally, officially over. Michael Lewis, who chronicled its excess in Liar’s Poker, returns to his old haunt to figure out what went wrong." Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks T [via]

What Motivates Participants to Engage in Online Communities at Fast Wonder Blog: Consulting, Onli...

27/11/2008 @ 03:00 UTC

factoryjoe : What Motivates Participants to Engage in Online Communities at Fast Wonder Blog: Consulting, Online Communities, and Social Media - "There are no easy answers to this question, and like many questions about community management, the answer depends on the situation; however, it boils down to a question of motivation. What motivates people to participate in your commu [via]

Helvetireader

27/11/2008 @ 02:00 UTC

factoryjoe : Helvetireader - "Helvetireader is a userscript that pares down Google Reader to what I consider to be the essentials. It’s not going to suit how everyone uses Google Reader, so you can take the CSS and fiddle and personalise to your hearts content!"  [via]

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