March 20, 2007

Little Legends - any feedback gratefully received

Little Legends is a newish, free service for parents and carers in the UK. A while ago, my sister and I were discussing how hard it was for her to find anywhere useful and good for mums (schools, late night...

May 19, 2006

links for 2006-05-19

From Istanbul To Sand Hill Road: Web 2.0 Companies A long, long list of contenders ... beggr.com included. (tags: web_2.0 list companies) Crossing borders: What's the secret sauce in Ruby on Rails? Bruce Tate has come to understand that...

May 17, 2006

links for 2006-05-17

How American are Startups? (plasticbag.org) ... and Tom Coates' thoughts (tags: Tom_Coates startups business) Xtech 2006: Paul Graham - How American are Startups?. Strange Attractor: Picking out patterns from the chaos that is the blogosphere. Suw Charman's word for...

May 12, 2006

links for 2006-05-12

Jon Udell: Rolling our own OPML mashups Now that we've shared our OPML, will SYO share it back so we can create and contribute our own data mashups?...

May 11, 2006

links for 2006-05-11

Sviokla's Context: Eyeballs, Eyeballs Everywhere and Not an Ad to Link!...

May 8, 2006

links for 2006-05-08

YouOS: What is all this?...

May 4, 2006

links for 2006-05-04

Collective X | Stay in the loop with your group...

April 26, 2006

links for 2006-04-26

Don’t Mess With The Net "The giant telephone and cable companies are trying to take control of the Internet away from the public." This is important stuff. BBC - Press Office - Mark Thompson RTS Fleming Lecture...

April 21, 2006

links for 2006-04-21

Charlene Li's Blog: Google Calendar creates a platform for "time" applications "Just as the Google Maps API enabled numerous mash-ups like housingmaps.com, the Google Calendar API will create a new ecosystem of applications around schedules." (tags: Google_Calendar API time...

April 18, 2006

links for 2006-04-18

"Web 2.0 AJAX Power Panel" with Jeremy Geelan @ SYS-CON.TV (tags: webcast web2.0) : : Speak Up > Ye Olde Graphic Designer : : By applying heraldry to logo design, you get "careful symbology applied in, yes, a creative...

April 12, 2006

links for 2006-04-12

The Observer | Business | Simon Caulkin: Bosses in love with claptrap and blinded by ideologies "Despite management's obsession with hard numbers, many organisations are a fact-free zone ... Horrifying sums of money are committed on superstition or whim....

April 10, 2006

links for 2006-04-10

The New Wisdom of the Web - Next Frontiers - MSNBC.com "Why is everyone so happy in Silicon Valley again? A new wave of start-ups are cashing in on the next stage of the Internet. And this time, it's...

April 9, 2006

links for 2006-04-09

The New Community - Presentation by Derek Powazek Company towns and online communities...

April 7, 2006

links for 2006-04-07

"G/localization: When Global Information and Local Interaction Collide" "The designers of these systems [craigslist, flickr, myspace] are engaged in embedded observation. They are living in the culture that they are helping to frame. They are aware of the others...

April 4, 2006

links for 2006-04-04

Entropy Gradient Reversals - The Rise of the Stupid Network "Why the Intelligent Network was once a good idea, but isn't anymore. One telephone company nerd's odd perspective on the changing value proposition" - David Isenberg (tags: networks telecoms...

January 11, 2006

links for 2006-01-11

GROOP.US » Master Thesis about Tagging in Social Networks: Summary and Download - Tagging in Social Networks (tags: to_read)...

January 10, 2006

links for 2006-01-10

Tagsystems: performance tests (tags: tagging code)...

December 6, 2005

links for 2005-12-06

script.aculo.us - web 2.0 javascript YourGMap technogoggles: Objects, Networks and Sociality » Yellowikis - A Case Study of a Web 2.0 Business, Part 1 | Web 2.0 Explorer | ZDNet.com...

December 2, 2005

links for 2005-12-02

Connectedness: Benefits of name dropping: David Krackhardt, Valdis Krebs, Kate Ehrlich, Martin Kilduff, Steve Borgatti Bruce Hoppe makes some interesting points about what gets people to sites - names, not concepts. (tags: network name_drop Bruce_Hoppe Google_Analytics reputation traffic)...

November 29, 2005

links for 2005-11-29

SPARQL: Web 2.0 Meet the Semantic Web about time :) (tags: SemanticWeb Web2.0)...

November 28, 2005

links for 2005-11-28

evhead: Ten Rules for Web Startups from Evan Williams, one of Blogger's co-founders (tags: rules start-ups business) IBM Enemies of innovation: What they look like, and how not to become one - Executive technology report (tags: IBM innovation)...

November 26, 2005

links for 2005-11-26

Podcast on Enterprise Blogging (via Denham whose hosting the AOK talk at the moment) (tags: blogs organisations podcast)...

November 24, 2005

links for 2005-11-24

BabsonKnowledge.org: Knowledge Work, Management & Productivity with Tom Davenport & Larry Prusak Davenport and Prusak are blogging (via Jack Vinson) (tags: People blog Tom_Davenport Larry_Prusak) How to Save the World - PKM Revisited Dave Pollard with an exceptional piece...

November 18, 2005

links for 2005-11-18

roxomatic - Social bookmarks review - 3rd edition (tags: social_bookmarks guides)...

November 17, 2005

links for 2005-11-17

Alex Barnett blog : Recording Skype calls, II (tags: skype instructions audio.recording tools) Audacity: Free Audio Editor and Recorder (tags: audio mp3 tools) Innovation creators thrive in an environment that encourages dialogue "in order for an organization to be...

November 16, 2005

links for 2005-11-16

Dialog on Leadership: Professor Eleanor Rosch Interview "My basic idea, in its most general form, was that concepts and categories form to mirror real-world structure rather than logic" (tags: eleanor_rosch classification philosophy interview) Trends in the Living Networks Ross...

November 15, 2005

links for 2005-11-15

RSS 1.0 Modules: Taxonomy The taxonomy module is a RSS 1.0 module and a RDF application enabling the identification of topics covered by a RSS channel or item. (tags: RSS ontology rdf taxonomy) Peer Pressure » Your Attention, Please...

November 14, 2005

links for 2005-11-14

EconoMeta » Blog Archive » Rankings: never a bell curve, not always a power law "If you consider ranked histograms, it’s easy to see power laws everywhere. But in many cases it may be that fitting another curve would...

November 11, 2005

links for 2005-11-11

Uncool Cities - Prospect article by Joel Kotkin [via 3 quarks] "rather than address serious issues like housing, schools, transport, jobs and security, mayors and policy gurus from Berlin and London to Sydney and San Francisco have adopted what...

November 1, 2005

links for 2005-11-01

Creativity That Goes Deep - Businessweek Embracing design-shop approaches to problem solving means having to shed some key characteristics of how traditional companies work (tags: design_thinking) Tag Ontology Writeup The goal of this ontology is to model the relationship...

October 30, 2005

links for 2005-10-30

Apparently...: Put your head back in the clouds Phil Edwards on why the long tail doesn't exist ... refreshing and interesting stuff (tags: long_tail networks)...

October 28, 2005

links for 2005-10-28

Skype patches critical flaws - Computerworld Ho hum ... patches patches patches ......

October 27, 2005

links for 2005-10-27

IBM's Management Makeover As its world changes, IBM is studying its top-performing leaders. What do they do differently, and can everyone do it? (tags: IBM Leadership) visualcomplexity.com - A visual exploration on mapping complex networks (tags: Networks maps visualization)...

October 26, 2005

links for 2005-10-26

A cognitive analysis of tagging (tags: tags cognitive_cost)...

October 25, 2005

links for 2005-10-25

Metrics - Weighting the Metrics (tags: metrics) Metrics - Soft Metrics (tags: Metrics) Metrics - Hard Metrics (tags: Metrics) Metrics - Introduction Tristan's series on metrics, which he hopes will stir up some discussion on what Web 2.0 means...

October 2, 2005

links for 2005-10-02

DMNews.com - Blogs help sales Some measured successes from blogging in business (tags: blogs business marketing measures)...

November 24, 2004

This Isn't London

Fun blog about London

November 23, 2004

Academic search

On Google's new offering for nutty professors

August 17, 2004

MeshForum, Cascades and The Inquisition

On a new find (for me) and a link between physicians in Germany and the Early Modern Catholic Church.

May 26, 2004

Knowledge Worker Productivity

On a US Military project for improving Knowledge Worker productivity.

May 24, 2004

Getting CEO's to understand the benefits of RSS

Gates on RSS over HTML/Email

February 9, 2004

Useful PIM Bibliography

A useful list for getting to grips with Personal Information Management

November 28, 2003

MIT Lecture notes on memes

Link: MIT Cog Sci Lecture Notes