Photo of the Week: This past week I spent some time at the Future of Web Apps in Miami and snapped this shot while a panel of 11 experts tried to come up with an new app in 40 minutes.
Somewhat Frank Weekly Tidbits: 03.02.2008
FOWA Tries To Create An App In 40 Seconds
Erick Schonfeld from TechCrunch moderated a panel at FOWA Miami which used its 40 minutes to do it.
Twitter Details SXSW Traffic Preparation Measures
With SXSW next week Twitter braces itself for some heavy traffic and CenterNetworks offers some details.
Pownce Upgrades API: Watch Out, Twitter!
The biggest improvement to the new API is the ability to post to Pownce via the API (as well as fetching private and friends-only notes).
35 Ways to Stream Your Life
RWW looks at 35 ways to lifestream.
Gapers Block Calls Me 'Frankly Famous'
Gapers Block points me to the fact my name appears alongside those of bloggebrities Markos "Daily Kos" Moulitsas, Perez Hilton among others in a recent 140 bloggers faces you should know list.
What Is Most Important In Online Community Building?
Jason Falls explores the community building question in detail.
Estimates Put Internet Advertising at $21 Billion in U.S., $45 Billion Globally
Two reports are out today on the size of the Internet advertising market. The Interactive Advertising Bureau has a preliminary estimate of $21.1 billion for U.S. Internet ads in 2007, a 25 percent increase over 2006.
Nearly a million users, and no spam or trolls
Russel Beattie thinks the most important - feature of Twitter: No spam or trolls. I agree that spam is not clearly visible however, I do think there is some social media pushing going on via Twitter which some might consider spam.
10 Recommended Recommendation Engines
ReadWriteWeb offers up 10 suggested recommendation engines.