Web 2.0 Poetry

It’s the last form of mocking I would expect. Since when has anyone remotely associated with Web 2.0 been artistic, given all its naming schemes, color combinations, and typography? Here are some excerpts from various Web 2.0 poems around the blogosphere: Buzz! by Paulo Ordoveza Folksonomy. Always be launching. You need someone who gets it. […]

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Flickr Bits

Remember Flickr, the photo-sharing application that launched a thousand snapshots? Here’s a wittier line: it’s also launched a thousand mash-ups. Have you ever seen a piece of software that lets you take its code and use it for something even cooler? API is the keybuzzword here. Related to the service, but in a new, cooler […]

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Wishlistr

Christmas season nears and we want a Web 2.0 wishlist. No, not a revamp of the Amazon feature that’s ever so popular with so many personal sites. We want lightning-fast response (AJAX), custom templates (ala MySpace), and a tried and tested naming strategy for the service (Flickr). Score: 7/51; Formula: Bastardized English: Vowel Drop; Circle […]

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Zamzar

There are hardly any decent file converters out there: you know, ones that don’t bring along a plethora of malware into your system, or ones that cause you to bring a plethora of malware into your system yourself because you’re forced use a crack for it to work properly. But the web is making software […]

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Thinkature

Video conferencing. Lunch meeting. Team building. Collaboration software. Virtual campfires. When will the madness end? It won’t. Because the minds of at least two people conversing back and forth are completely different, effective communication will always be an issue. The Internet convinces us its platform is highly attractive for creating real-time spaces for communicating the […]

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