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And de.liro.us Makes the Tool 12 (March 27, 2005 09:46 PM)
An email from Steve Cohen resulted in adding the 12th site, de.lirio.us to the Site Submission MultiTool-- now you can pick and chose from a dozen different we site bookmarking sites, and build a single browser link bar tool to send sites to any or all of the 12 you... «more»
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Oh What a Tangled Web We Tag (March 27, 2005 09:42 PM)
The folksonomy - contralled vocabulary debates surge and sputter... Recently David Weinberger went "back and forth" on this: This is the promise and the risk of folksonomies. Folksonomies arise when people are tagging objects (Web pages, photos, etc.) in public. If you want something to be found by others, you'll... «more»
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Report Card for Ocotillo Small Pieces (March 14, 2005 11:30 PM)
Our Ocotillo project's use of blogs+wikis+boards, coined last summer as "Small Technologies Loosely Joined". The premise of this was that each of our 4 working groups would maintain a regularly updated blog as its public "face", use discussion boards for some asynchronous dialogues (and guest experts), and the wikis for... «more»
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Wists = flickr + del.icio.us? (March 2, 2005 08:53 PM)
I am not sure yet what to make of wists - visual bookmarks, yet another variant following the flickr del.icio.us trail through the mountain pile of folksonomic tag mania. Create a wist account, load a browser bar tool, and when you are surfing and want to track a site in... «more»
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Folksonomic Video: Vimeo (March 1, 2005 06:12 PM)
I am supposed to be out the door about 5 minuntes ago when I get to curious to click on vimeo (tip of the blog hat to David Weinberger, thanks for making me later for dinner ;-) In a nutshell, it looks like a filckr for video, and it semms... «more»
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Skype Blemish? (March 1, 2005 01:49 PM)
I like Skype. I like Skype. I like it so much, I wanted to run it on my PC laptop across the desk from me. What I did not like was when I logged in with the account I use on my Mac, I notice that my contacts do not... «more»
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I've been Skyped, Flossed (February 25, 2005 07:29 PM)
A few weeks ago I was audio interviewed via Skype by Teemu Arina, a 1 hour plus session between me in Arizona and Teemu in Finland that was remarkably clear, had no dropouts. In an almost heroic effort, Teemu edited this to a pod/webcast, painstakingly removing my frequent "umms" as... «more»
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Facets of del.icio.us = fac.etio.us (February 20, 2005 08:48 AM)
Interesting- fac.etio.us is a rip, mix, and refeed of del.icio.us. Found by way of John the Blog (a.k.a David Weinberger), fac.etio.us is a product of Sideran Software ("navigation for the digital universe"), a maker of corporate tools that offer: ...intelligent search and retrieval applications lead you easily through oceans of... «more»
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Feedback Gems: Small Pieces In Spain (February 11, 2005 09:53 AM)
Among the chaff of email spam are a few gems. Here is one from Ian in Spain who has figured out how to leverage RSS, blogs, and Feed2JS to generate a dynamic site: Hi Your rss2js service is first class. I love the code generator and the service itself -... «more»
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Visualize Your flickr FOAF (February 11, 2005 09:37 AM)
Woah, nellie! I had no idea when I clicked a link that said, "do not, I REPEAT, do not go here" (the old teacher reports read "Alan does not listen well to instructions") that I'd find this wildly fantastic flickr graph tool: Flickr Graph is an application that explores the... «more»
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Two More Blades For the Marklet Maker (February 3, 2005 09:52 AM)
From suggestions, I've added two more sites to the web site submission multi tool, what was once blogged the DeliciousFurlBagConnotea Marklet Maker is now... DeliciousFurlBagConnoteaFrassleSiteULike Marklet Maker-- having added posting tools for CiteULike and Frassle. Check it out, your mileage may vary given my tendency for programming typos: http://cogdogblog.com/alan/marklet_maker.php... «more»
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Poking Around Weather via WAP/WML (January 29, 2005 10:54 PM)
As a geek happens a lot- I get curious and start poking around on the net, peeking at web page source code. Tonight, I was checking out the NOAA weather forecast for near our cabin and there was a little note near the top: New! Cell Phone (wap) URL: www.srh.noaa.gov/wml... «more»
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My Messy Pile of Leaf Tags (January 29, 2005 02:19 AM)
The new Journal Of the Hyperlinked Organization (JOHO) metaphorically paints folksomony and controlled vocabularies as "trees vs leaves": Folksonomies are different in important ways from top-down, hierarchical taxonomies — the shape we've assumed knowledge itself takes. The old way gets some experts together who create a nested tree of concepts... «more»
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It's About Time I Read This (January 27, 2005 09:17 PM)
For the last year or more I have been blabbering about the "small pieces of technology loosely joined", so it was extremely overdue that I actually read the book I pilfered the phrase from. So thanks to a holiday gift card from Borders (which is really just a portal... «more»
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Small Pieces Gone to the Dogs (Guide Dogs that is) (January 26, 2005 10:11 PM)
I've been deploying my day time discoveries some web design work I do outside the Maricopa gig... most recently wrapping some of the Small Technologies Loosely Joined for the Eye Dog Foundation. This is a local organization that raises and trains German Shepherds as guide dogs for the blind, providing... «more»
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Vancouver Aerial Tagging: Holy Flickr! (January 26, 2005 07:31 AM)
Holy Flickr! I just blindly stmbled into yet another wildly frenetic flickr functionality. I think it was Roland's feed that led me here, but flickr is being used, along with its note features, to create a collaborative map of Vancouver-- a series of closer and father up images of the... «more»
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What We're Doing When We Tag (January 25, 2005 11:32 PM)
(with apologies to Meg's "What We're Doing When We Blog")... Discussions of "folksonomy" are meme-ing across the blog-space and I am disappointed that it is yet another round of issues being encamped in dichotomies. I am picturing something like a "Meta Data Professional Wrestling Smackdown" (imagine a deep booming voice,... «more»
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Skyecasted Today, Some Other Cast Tomorrow (January 24, 2005 06:05 PM)
I'm into some crazy stuff. If you told me even last year I'd be having a 1 hour, clear, voice conversation over the net to a colleague in Finland, I would check to see what medications you were missing. But today, I was interviewed via Skype by Teemu Arina from... «more»
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Tag! Technorati is It (and got my feeds up to snuff) (January 16, 2005 12:29 PM)
Just days after marveling about a prototype of a combined del.icio.us + flickr service, technorati has rolled it all up into their new tagged service - combining tags from del.icio.us and flickr plus ones now extracted from feeds that Technorati crawls: Where does the stuff on Technorati Tag pages come... «more»
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Tags on delicious flickring Steroids: Taggregator (January 10, 2005 04:13 PM)
Last week it was Tags on Speed. That was then, this is now... Richard S writes "More on Social tags" pointing to "taggregator" an experiment with allows you to provide one "tag" and it generates a side by side view of del.icoi.us and flickr results: Someone built a thing I... «more»
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