Monthly Archives: December 2009

Links: 12-30-2009

Paul Buchheit: So I finally tried Wave… Excerpt: "They could use MIME multi-part to send both a non-Wave, HTML version of the message, and the Wave version. Wave-enabled mail readers would display the live Wave, while older mailers would show … Continue reading

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Links: 12-27-2009

10 Proposals for Fixing the E-Mail Glut – Bits Blog – NYTimes.com Some interesting ideas (#1 feels like a rip off of Wave), some not so much (a character limit on email?). (categories: email innovation productivity informationoverload informationunderload ) Kwaga … Continue reading

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Links: 12-24-2009

neighborhoods and subcultures in social design Excerpt: "… Once you have a stake in the ground around your social object, you need to think about the kinds of activities that would revolve around that activity. What are people already doing? … Continue reading

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Links: 12-23-2009

Enterprise OpenSocial Whitepaper – OpenSocial This paper discusses general requirements for enterprise social systems and describes how OpenSocial can be used by enterprises today to address them (categories: opensocial enterprise api social open socialsoftware ) Matt Blaze: Notes from the … Continue reading

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Links: 12-22-2009

The Importance Of What You Say – Forbes.com One potent thread in the fabric of reasons why some ideas take off and others don’t is the ability entrepreneurs have to explain to others why they should care. The bigger the … Continue reading

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Links: 12-21-2009

rc3.org – RSS readers are for professionals If you’re a serious consumer of information from a wide variety of sites, there’s still no substitute for subscribing to feeds in an RSS reader. Twitter is great, but it’s not the same. … Continue reading

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Links: 12-19-2009

The Twitter API is Finished. Now What? – Anil Dash Twitter’s API has spawned over 50,000 applications that connect to it, taking the promise of fertile APIs we first saw with Flickr half a decade ago and bringing it to … Continue reading

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Links: 12-12-2009

speedtracer – Project Hosting on Google Code Speed Tracer is a tool to help you identify and fix performance problems in your web applications. It visualizes metrics that are taken from low level instrumentation points inside of the browser and … Continue reading

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Links: 12-11-2009

rc3.org – Performance reviews for developers Quote: "… the most important part of a performance review is to help the person getting the review get better at their job. It’s a chance for people to get feedback that will help … Continue reading

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Links: 12-9-2009

Screenshot from a checkout terminal at Target (Milford MA). They use game mechanics (scoring / personal leaderboad) to encourage faster checkout times on Flickr – Photo Sharing! Target using social games on checkout registers. (categories: games socialsoftware scoreboard scoring )

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