Social Software

Toothing

A few months ago I mentioned TunA, a Bluetooth enabled MP3 player that allows users in close proximity to trade songs via the Bluetooth radio frequency. I also suggested that this technology could become a hot way to meet people in dense populated areas such as subways and conferences. Both of these bold predictions came true. In Great Brittan people ...

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Google algorithms / funny outcomes / ACS IM

Another TypePad author’s blog references a funny event, and a sad truth about Google. It is clear that the author wrote a piece on IM’s that automatically answer questions, and a young girl thought he was a sort of IM encyclopedia. Interesting concept through … if would arm the ACS National call center with IM capabilities it could open up ...

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IM / SNS/ and Corporate Intranets

A short bit on this website illuminates the fact that Dave Pollard is giving a two week long dialogue on the value of the corporate intranet when there is so much free software to facilitate connectivity. There must be something about the corporate intranet that so advanced above any of the free and common systems to perpetuate it. Can all ...

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Wiki Wiki

Stowe Boyd provides a great overview of the wiki technology. His explanation and insight into the possible uses of the wiki are what makes the article a good read. The concept of a collaborative blackboard where anyone can write or erase is novel, but I find the social constructs and self governance of the wiki most fascinating.

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