What kind of social software are you?

Apparently, I’m a GNE.  What are you?  http://undergroundlondon.com/social/index.html


Insomnia Leads to XFN Participation

Just set up a block on this site with some links from my opml file with XFN rel attributes, then I posted my URL on www.rubhub.com to get crawled.  I wonder where this standard/proposal will go.  Possibly nowhere, but it might be interesting to have RubHub’s crawler create an SNS from what’s out there on the web.  .Text’s link…


Discovered XFN

I find XFN (XHTML Friends Network) via Tantek.  What it is… XFN outlines the relationships between individuals by defining a small set of values that describe personal relationships. In HTML and XHTML documents, these are given as values for the rel attribute on a hyperlink. XFN allows authors to indicate which of the weblogs they read…



FOAF Spam – Unsolicited “junk” e-mail sent to large numbers of people by way of social networking services to promote products or services. (All the junk messages I get on Orkut just by being “friends” with Scoble) Of course, the lamest part of the internet for me is that whenever I feel I am being clever…


Impressions on Orkut

I decided to pass on Scoble’s offer to send an invitation to Orkut to anyone who wants one and wait to see how long it would be before I got one through my usual channels.  The invite came on Thursday or Friday through one of my geeky friends in the bay area.  I am on Friendster…


Social Software

So Esther Dyson was on campus today, I didn’t have a chance to go over and watch in person, but I watched the feed on the intranet.  She talked a bit about the buzz of “social software” amongst other things.  The term “social software” brings to mind sites like Friendster, but what does it mean? …