Monthly Archives: April 2008

Links: 4-29-2008

The Noisy Channel: The Efficiency of Social Tagging Quote: "… the efficiency of tagging on del.icio.us has been decreasing over time… and conclude by suggesting that current tagging interfaces may be at fault, through a positive feedback process of encouraging … Continue reading

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At Least They’re Doing Something

What a great essay / presentation by Clay Shirky. A couple quotes that stood out to me: And what did we do with that free time? Well, mostly we spent it watching TV. We did that for decades. We watched … Continue reading

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Links: 4-25-2008

JSSh – a TCP/IP JavaScript Shell Server for Mozilla Remotely control Firefox. What a great prank this would make. (categories: ajax automation browser debugging firefox extension shell mozilla javascript ) 10 Things I Want From Enterprise RSS » SlideShare The … Continue reading

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Links: 4-21-2008

Slides from Spinn3r Architecture Talk at 2008 MySQL Users Conference « Kevin Burton’s NEW FeedBlog Scaling MySQL / Java with an emphasis on writes. (categories: java jdbc mysql performance presentations kevinburton ) IdeaFactory : Weblog : Google Docs and JRoller … Continue reading

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Links: 4-17-2008

Yahoo! Developer Network: Yahoo! Weather Free weather data in RSS format for "… your own web site or client application" but then the fine print says only personal / non-commercial. Bollucks. (categories: weather yahoo api feed feeds rss data ) … Continue reading

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Links: 4-16-2008

social Info Page Mailing list on jabber.org, description: "the mashup of Web and Jabber! OpenID, OAuth, buddy lists beyond IM, XMPP pubsub instead of HTTP polling, etc." (categories: jabber xmpp openid oauth socialnetworks blogging blogs ) sioc-project.org | Semantically-Interlinked Online … Continue reading

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Links: 4-11-2008

PottyMouth Quote: "PottyMouth transforms completely unstructured and untrusted text to valid, nice-looking, completely safe XHTML." Python. Ported to Ruby as well. (categories: markup python security content comments ) Where to Find Open Data on the Web – ReadWriteWeb Great list … Continue reading

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Links: 4-10-2008

findability.org: Brian Goodman: Interview Quote: "… integrating social data (e.g., ratings, tag frequency) directly into the algorithms for enterprise search. A page that’s been bookmarked, for instance, receives a boost." (categories: search enterprise socialnetworks social )

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Links: 4-6-2008

reddit.com: ask reddit: what other visualization tools do you know besides processing, graphviz and nodebox? References to some other cool Java viz tools. (categories: data graph nodebox opensource statistics visualization )

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Links: 4-3-2008

Datawocky: More data usually beats better algorithms Quote: "… adding more, independent data usually beats out designing ever-better algorithms to analyze an existing data set." (categories: algorithms bigdata data database databases algorithm netflix datamining ) Looks Good Works Well Bill … Continue reading

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