Reputation: "just don’t do it at first"

I’ve been catching up on Life with Alacrity (RSS), a blog by Christopher Allen that focuses on the design of Social Software. As a person who designs and builds social software, I sometimes disagree with but always respect and appreciate the insightful and detailed nature of Christopher’s posts. Life with Alacrity is a great sanity check. With regards…

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Silly_Rabbit, CEOs Don’t Wear Bunny Costumes

I rolled on the floor laughing (ROFL’d) when I saw this picture. For whatever reason, correlating the demise of a dotcom with the donning of an Easter bunny outfit by its CEO makes me giggle uncontrollably. This calls for a new collection, Silly_Rabbit. Feel free to add your favorite Silly_Rabbit to the public Silly_Rabbit collection or create another Silly_tag collection at…

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Is Tagware a "natural Recommendation Network?"

In his recent post, The Long Tail of Tags, my compadre Alex Barnett contends that, “Looking at the tagging data in this way (and without any use of fancy algorithms) we can see the inherent potential of using tagging as a basis for collaborative filtering and recommendation systems. Based on the the simple and unscientific…

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@#$%^! Link Spammers

Francesco is shutting down URL123, as a free service. 🙁 “Dear Member, First I would like to thank you for your support of URL123 over the past two years. Unfortunately, over the past 6 months, the use of URL123 as a spamming tool has risen exponentially. Spammers have been using and abusing the system to…

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