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Wists = flickr +

I am not sure yet what to make of wists – visual bookmarks, yet another variant following the flickr 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 your “collection” (a task), wist offers to create an icon based on any image it can find in the page (quasi flickr-like). Slap on some tags, and see where your tags lead you. There is a friend of a friend thing there too, but I lack friends (apparently).

You end up with a collection of tagged icons representing sites you have “wisted”.

Since it syndicates, this is another one in the pack of Rip. Mix. Feed.

I am wisting but I have no idea what I am doing.

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An early 90s builder of the web and blogging Alan Levine barks at on web storytelling (#ds106 #4life), photography, bending WordPress, and serendipity in the infinite internet river. He thinks it's weird to write about himself in the third person.