• The Major Flaws with Tagging and How They Can Be Fixed

    The Major Flaws with Tagging and How They Can Be Fixed

    I disabled the ‘categorisation’ feature in WordPress when I upgraded to 1.5 several months ago and started tagging. Tagging has worked out fairly well since then, but, being a regular tagger, I’ve found that there are quite a few flaws with it. Most of these aren’t technical, but flaws which can be fixed if someone
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  • The Whoa Show: 2008’s Viral Entertainer?

    The Whoa Show: 2008’s Viral Entertainer?

    Among the hundreds of startup pitches I’ve been trying to catch up on over the past month, one that caught my eye — partly because of its dark and hypnotic splash page — is The Whoa Show. It’s a concept — sorry, media company — based out of Orange County, CA, whose goal is to
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  • Web 2.0 at DEMO

    Web 2.0 at DEMO

    TechCrunch has some good coverage on Web 2.0 companies announced at DEMO. I’m currently testing some of them, writeup coming up shortly.

  • Box.net Raises $1.5m, Crosses 500k Users

    Box.net Raises $1.5m, Crosses 500k Users

    Box.net, a web-based file storage and sharing startup I’ve only briefly written about in the past, made an announcement today that they’ve managed to raise $1.5 million in Series A funding from Draper Fisher Jurvetson. Additionally, they claim to have crossed the 500,000 registered user mark (as a quick comparison, Meebo crossed 500,000 users earlier
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  • LinkedIn Launches Recommendation Directory

    LinkedIn Launches Recommendation Directory

    Business social network LinkedIn has entered the Yellow Pages market by launching a user recommendation-powered service provider directory. Unlike the Yellow Pages, the service specifically aims at catering a directory of service providers — accountants, house cleaners, web designers, lawyers, etc — through the basis of collecting recommendations and endorsements from your network. Here’s how
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    Nulla Convallis Egestas Rhoncus

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