Techmeme hacked (redux)

Oh no, so it’s happening again (again, again, again)…! And yes, it is an echo chamber. – Update: Bah! Algorithms must have been updated (…de human editor won’t bite twice). Speaking of which…

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Ground floor: 1

Via Postbubble I came across standpedia. It is provided by the same team who developed standpoint. I’ve just had a play with standpedia and I like it. Rather than try to explain what it does, here is a pic of what I created at standpedia: Got it? Like wikis, anyone (that has registered) can edit….

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IE7 Beta 3 (more RSS goodness)

Microsoft’s RSS team blog has this news. “IE7 Beta 3 is here! We’ve snuck in some goodies in the feed reading user experience based on your Beta 2 feedback” The post provides details on the new RSS-related features.  More feedback sought. If you have previous IE 7 Betas installed you need to know this (from the…

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What is CodePlex?

Thanks to Sarah Ford for pointing out this interview on video (on Port25) with Korby Parnell explaining some of the background behind CodePlex, a new portal for collaborative software development & for sharing source code. Hey Dana 🙂 !  

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Enterprise tagging – off to the races…

TechCrunch outlines some of the features in a new product out there developed called ConnectBeam. It was just matter of time before someone ran with the Tagging behind the firewall idea. From the page describing ConnetBeam’s benefits: Bookmark, retrieve, and reference information useful for day-to-day work Feel at ease that your saved information is secure Find…

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WinFS – Q and A with eWeek

eWeek: “Q&A: Corey Thomas, the group product manager for SQL Server, explains why Microsoft decided not to pursue the previously planned separate delivery of WinFS.”

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LibraryThing – it’s not just about getting YOUR data IN…

Good to see LibraryThing getting a nice write up in the WSJ (via techmeme) I’ve mentioned the service before as a good example of how you can get the data out that you put in. This is my profile on the site and a page of my catalog. As part of my learning a few SQL Server things, I got the…

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Is WinFS dead?

Quentin Clark has posted an update to the WinFS update and answers some of the questions that came since the post on Friday. It’s a Q & A format to help clarify some of the speculation flying around over the weekend and today. And yes, the original post got questioned internally and discussed at some length…

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Things to do in 1300 A.D

<off-topic. if you’re looking for intelligent commentary on technological issues of the day, you’re at the wrong place. please move on.> From time to time something catches my eye that sets me off down a complete waste of time. Like this. “Here’s a hypothetical situation; you’re sucked into a worm hole and transported back to…

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The Italian job

Australia was robbed. Awful. (I mean it).

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