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Category Archives: Web 2.0
Open Source IBM is its own open-source lab for social software CNet / Matt Asay Most vendors must guess what customers want to buy, and how they’ll use it. For IBM, however, with about 400,000 employees, it has the potential … Continue reading
Ok, so I got a little bit carried away with my Twittering last week when I was in California. Actually, I don’t think it was the Twittering, it was the feeding the tweets into Facebook as status updates. The latter … Continue reading
Exclusive: Why Reuters Left Second Life, And How Linden Lab Can Fix It “So what happened? Is Second Life dying? No, but the buzz is gone. For all the sound and fury over recent price hikes and layoffs at Linden … Continue reading
The video of my talk “Smaller, Flatter, Smarter” at the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco is now available via blip.tv or my original blog entry on the topic.
My IBM colleague Adam Christensen introduced me this morning to slideshare.net. Essentially, it’s like youtube but for presentations. It understands PowerPoint, PDF, ODF and a few other formats. While you can view the presentations on the website, you can also … Continue reading
See change.gov, from the “Office of the Predisent-Elect.” Caution, seems to be getting a lot of traffic.
Before I get into this, let me point to Alex King’s excellent and comprehensive Twitter Tools. It does just about everything you can imagine involving connecting Twitter and WordPress. You can Twitter when you publish a blog entry or, conversely, … Continue reading
As I mentioned a few weeks ago, I’m back on Twitter, though in ways different from my first foray. My account over there is now bob_sutor, or, as I’ll explain in a moment, one of my two accounts has that … Continue reading
Since I now find myself updating my FaceBook status 4 or 5 times a day, I’ve decided to give Twitter another shot. I’m bob_sutor.
Since I’m traveling this week and not likely to post much, I’ve scheduled some entries like this to point to some of my personal favorite blog writings. Here’s today’s blog blast from the past. Title: “Social networking and privacy” Date: … Continue reading
I’m starting to look at how Last.fm fits into the musical side of my social networking experiments. In case you are curious, I’m bobsutor over there. I can do this since I have soooo much time available since I stopped … Continue reading
Last Monday, eight days ago, I published a Twitter “tweet” saying “Fed up with Twitter service levels, going to stay away cold turkey for a few days and check out alternatives.” Despite feeling pulled back to the service and doing … Continue reading
I’ve just started playing with FriendFeed tonight but have been active on Twitter for a few weeks. Given the neverending service problems on the latter, I’m willing to try alternatives. On Twitter I’m bobsutor. (Though see this post on why … Continue reading
I might be the last one who found out about this, but CNet has a site called “Webware” that focuses on Web 2.0 topics. Interesting.
Ringside Networks brings open source to social networking | Tech news blog – CNET News.com “Ringside Networks on Tuesday plans to announce an open-source server for running social applications on existing Web sites, Facebook, and other social-networking destinations in the … Continue reading
Some of my IBM colleagues in the emerging technologies asked me to mention something they introduced last week – SMash, for Secure Mashups. The basic idea is this. In Web 2.0 people frequently use AJAX components or services from several … Continue reading
Yahoo warming up to OpenSocial; Facebook staying cool | Outside the Lines – CNET News.com “According to the New York Times, Yahoo is expected to join the group that includes MySpace, Plaxo, Bebo, Hi5, Orkut, LinkedIn, Six Apart, Oracle, salesforce.com … Continue reading
As a follow up to my comments at the Yale Law School Information Society Project Symposium on Reputation Economies in Cyberspace, I wanted to talk a bit about digital reputations. By this I mean some way of attaching numeric data … Continue reading
This is the “position paper” for the Reputation Economies in Cyberspace panel on which I’m participating tomorrow at Yale Law School. It makes a lot of assumptions about definitions (I’m on the fourth panel of the day) and just touches … Continue reading
This Saturday I’ll be in New Haven at the Yale Law School Information Society Project Symposium on Reputation Economies in Cyberspace. I’ll be speaking on the last panel of the day: Panel IV: Ownership of Cyber-Reputation Moderator: Eddan Katz Panelists: … Continue reading
This is a big issue and though I don’t have any deep new observations about this, I want to share some thoughts from using Facebook for a few weeks. This isn’t necessarily Facebook-specific, but that’s a recent example for me. … Continue reading
I’ve been asked several times whether social networks like MySpace or Facebook will merge with virtual environments like There, ActiveWorlds, or Second Life. My usual response has been along the lines of “Social networks use a variety of technologies and … Continue reading
I mentioned Facebook in my last post and I’ve indeed started to use it. Feel free to send me a friend request if we’ve engaged in some way throughout the intersections of our lives.
Tech Watch | InfoWorld Staff | InfoWorld | Indecision in Redmond as Web apps charge | By Eric Knorr “Today’s Capgemini announcement that it will support Google Apps, following on the heels of last week’s Office 2.0 Conference, is another … Continue reading
Artificial Intelligence Technology Review: Artificial Intelligence Is Lost in the Woods “I believe it is hugely unlikely, though not impossible, that a conscious mind will ever be built out of software.” (tags: ai software) Google and Microsoft Judge rejects Google’s … Continue reading
Not Weird, It’s the Rolling Stones Horses may be doped for Stones gig – CNN.com “Preparations to sedate as many as 300 horses stabled at Belgrade’s racecourse to keep them calm during a Rolling Stones concert have enraged Serb animal … Continue reading
Are You Capable? Microsoft sued over Vista branding | CNET News.com “A lawsuit, filed in Seattle, alleges that the company advertised systems as “Vista capable,” when in fact the systems were not able to run Vista properly.” (tags: microsoft vista) … Continue reading
40,000 ASU Students Leap to Google Apps; University Pays Zero – Technology News by InformationWeek “Within the next two months he expects to offer personalized home pages as well as online word-processing documents and spreadsheets based on Google Apps.” (tags: … Continue reading