The Freeloader's Guide to Web 2.0 Expo
With Web 2.0 Expo this week in San Francisco, Christine Herron offers up some great advise to anyone looking to enjoy all the Web 2.0 Expo has to offer without having to pay for the actual conference itself. If I was going this year but still great advice (instead I am hosting TECH cocktail DC 2).
Who Are The Top Tech Bloggers?
TechCrunch offers up a list of top tech bloggers via the techmeme leaderboard. While I think this is a noble effort I am afraid it is only going to foster more echo chamber behavior by bloggers trying to be popular based on an algorithm. Super.
On the Internet, It’s All About ‘My’
The New York Times examines the growing trend to create products called "my" like myAOL for example. The article takes a look and ponders if it will be overused or hang around a bit.
Crowdsourcing Puts Crucial Superdelegates Under a Microscope
Rick Klau, our old publisher friendly pal from FeedBurner/Google, was recently quoted for his creation of Superdelegates.org, which explains the Byzantine primary voting process, and geographically maps all the superdelegates. Way to go Rick!
Google Invests In Genetic Indexing
Google has recently invested in DNA screening firms Navigenics and 23andMe, which test customers' DNA for characteristics such as ancestry and predisposition for certain diseases. I have covered 23andMe before on SOMEWHAT FRANK.
WeFi Social WiFi tool goes mobile, without the social
WeFi is a free utility for Mac or PC laptop users who want an easy to use WiFi connection manager/hotspot finder that also lets you know if your friends are connected to hotspots near you.
Twitter has changed my life
AJ Vaynerchuk explains how Twitter has impacted his life as he has used it to connect with people both online and off.
AOL’s Platform A Is The Top Advertising Network By Reach
ComScore is reporting that AOL's Platform A has more reach than any other ad network on the Web including Yahoo and Google. Yep, that's right.
Content Is Becoming a Commodity
ReadWriteWeb takes a look at the value of content and how it is being manipulated and used online as a commodity.
Gawker Media slims its blog network
Gawker founder Nick Denton has slimmed down his blog network to be better equipped for economic times as well as admitting that some sites are harder than others to sell advertising on.