Tag: web applications

Jaiku – an alternative to Twitter

I've just joined Jaiku after getting an invite from Cormac Moylan – thanks Cormac. Jaiku is similar to Twitter apparently, though I've avoided Twitter thus far. I guess the attraction of things like Twitter and Jaiku is something to do with the very transient nature of adding content. You drop a quick note in as […]

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Anyone for freebasing?

Freebase – screen shot Well I've been an alpha user of freebase for a while and I must say I'm well impressed by this new online database of everything. It's open, it's free, it's all under creative commons licensing, it's pretty sweet What is it? It's about film, sports, politics, music, science and everything else […]

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Making waves

To follow up on my last post, looks like the whole Digg, HD-DVD, censorship thing went pretty much everywhere since yesterday. It finally ended up on the BBC website. BBC News diggs controversy Read and post comments | Send to a friend

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When the cat jumps out of the bag

I may be mixing phrases there, in fact I almost certainly am, but I just randomly came across an amusing little Digg rift that seems to be breaking out. Initially I came across this post through tech.memeorandum from a digg user complaining because he got banned from Digg for posting the following numbers:09 F9 11 […]

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Windows Live Mail

Not sure if anyone here was ever a hotmail user, I know many many years ago I was – a time when you got something like 2mb of mail storage and not much else. It was slow, prone to awful amounts of spam mail, and the worst thing was that if you didn't check your […]

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