I hope, and I predict, that we’ll start to see more of a trend in web and software development in the coming months and years that probably already has a great name, but since I don’t know it, for now I’m giving it my own name: context-aware design. Loosely, I define context-aware design as a principle […]
Category: social software
Something just hit me…IMDB is the best and biggest movie & TV info website on earth. So whhhhhyyyy aren’t they leveraging their incredible content, community, and traffic by integrating at least *some* amount of social networking features? Seems like a huge lost opportunity here.
Just over one year ago, I posted “7 things to look for on the web in 2006“. Now that 2006 is over, let’s take a look at how I did! Here’s my original post, and here’s a summary of my predictions, in order of what kind of impact I predicted them to have: 7. Hyperlocal […]
Yahoo! gives me a URL to display my public calendar: http://calendar.yahoo.com/jgclarke. But they don’t give me an RSS feed to do what I want with the data, and they don’t even give me any kind of widget for displaying on a blog or other site. What’s up with that?!
Happy New Year! I have some humble predictions for the biggest themes, trends, and ideas on the web in 2006. I’ve got seven items here because the arbitrary concept of posting either 10 or 5 seemed pointless. A list either too long or too short would’ve been diminished by the inclusion of ideas either made […]
In abbreviated form, here are my picks for the best software, services, and/or tools for the year 2005: 5. Bloglines – I’ll start with a downer: I don’t love Bloglines…yet. But I do like it a whole lot, because it’s a reliable, pretty friendly place for me to store and view my RSS feeds. I […]
I’m back from the holiday inspired, turkey-induced blog hiatus with a quick question before I drop some longer-form posts…what is up with Flickr’s RSS feeds in Bloglines? Flickr photo feeds are NOT working for me in Bloglines, to say the least…photos are just plain not showing up, while others’ feeds suddenly show 10 new items…except […]
New web-based video service enabler Brightcove, founded by one of my favorite web pioneers, Jeremy Allaire, is making a drastic mistake as it launches: for me atleast, its site’s main navigation is completely broken in my version of Firefox. Not to mention, the entire site is one big flash file. Yikes, but as much as […]
I’ve been woefully remiss in following up on my posts last week regarding my switch from Technorati to IceRocket (if you missed it, CEO’s of both companies commented here last week). Now comes a post from that other Jason (hehe), Weblogs, Inc. network prez Jason Calacanis. He’s not only fed up with Technorati, he’s asked […]
In my previous post, I mentioned that I’ve swapped out my Technorati search results link on each post over to an IceRocket search results function. There’s more to it: I’m also dropping my 10+ Technorati RSS feeds (Customized RSS feeds of my blog’s name, my name, and other topics of interest as they flow into […]