Photo of the Week: This is a photo of the sunset I was able to experience while on vacation this past week in Clearwater, Florida.
Somewhat Frank Weekly Tidbits: 10.07.2007
Top five sites with Web 2.0 social media coverage
There are several sites and blogs that cover the social networking scene. Pandia has listed its favorites and Somewhat Frank is proud to be among them. Thank you Pandia. Check out Pandia's favorites.
TechMeme Top 100 is ‘Top 100′ of what, exactly?
Ben Metcalfe examines the Techmeme Leaderboard that launched this week. He questions what the top 100 is made up of leading me to ask, what is blog these days anyway?
Technorati: In a hole but still digging
Mathew Ingram explains the latest drama that unfolded this week with Technorati as their new CEO made some comments that were taken as belittling of Techmeme.com.
Creative Entrepreneurs: The Next Masters of the Universe
Read/Write Web explains how creative people - whether they are developers, musicians, actors, scientists, writers or (insert creative type that I have annoyed by omitting) - are the next Masters of the Universe.
Bloglines Beta Roll-Out Continues
Gary Price goes over some of the moves by Bloglines. Bloglines is now OpenID compliant. A new Bloglines Mobile beta was released available and Several new services were added to the beta, he points out some In-depth examples and a few highlights.
The Newest Vuvox App
Orli Yakuel highlights the release of a new Vuvox slideshow application. It is fresh because it lets you cut out areas of an image and run your slideshow through the cut out. Innovative. The example she uses also looks very familiar.
How To Create a Web App
Creating a quality functional specification is a time-consuming - but essential - job. Take your time and do a quality job. Don’t be surprised if the document ends up being hundreds of pages long. But it vastly increases your chance of delivery.
Fanboy to Facebook: I Don't Know How to Quit You.
I'm addicted to social networking. Dave McClure explains and gives a great history of social networks.
UC Berkeley’s YouTube Channel Offers Full-Course Lectures
UC Berkeley is making full course lectures available online starting today. These courses will be distributed on YouTube.
Netvibes Launches Corporate Startpages - Will Companies Go For It?
Netvibes, the French startpage near the top of the startpage market, is launching a new service this morning called Netvibes Premium Universes. The service allows companies to offer Netvibes functionality (reading feeds, posting widgets) on their own websites.
Get fed: Comparing 3 RSS feed scraping tools
Marshall Kirkpatrick looks at 3 tools you can use, depending on the circumstances, to scrape an RSS feed from a page that doesn't publish one.
LinkedIn has Pictures!
LinkedIn has added pictures to your profile to now draw closer comparisons to Facebook. Ok I know this happened last week but I failed to mention it in my weekly tidbits so here it is this week.