From the monthly archives:

April 2006

Nick Carr, the great shit-disturber that he is, has a post up about what he sees as Web 2.0's biggest problem: in a word, it's "numbskulls." Or rather, the high proportion of numbskulls -- meaning either stupid people or those with more opinions than actual knowledge -- when compared with people who actually know something…

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As a lead-up to mesh in May, the Gang of Five -- that is me, Rob Hyndman, Mark Evans, Mike McDerment and Stuart "call me Chairman Mao" MacDonald -- have been talking a lot (not surprisingly) about the themes we want to look at, and crawling the blogosphere for evidence of how Web 2.0 and…

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As Rob Hyndman has pointed out on his blog, in organizing the mesh conference coming up in Toronto this May, we have tried to drink as much of our own kool-aid as possible -- figuratively, that is -- by using Web 2.0 services and features in both planning the conference and in the actual setup,…

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If you live in Canada and just can't get enough of the domain-name game, Stuart MacDonald would like to hear from you. Stuart's the guy who started Expedia.ca and has helped us whip the mesh conference into shape over the past couple of months with his mad shao-lin meeting skillz :-) And now he is…

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Google bought Writely.com, which is great, but they might want to take a look at ThinkFree Office, which PCWorld really likes and which just launched an upgrade, including a gigabyte of free storage. Michelle Malkin has launched a conservative blogging and podcasting network called Hot Air (nice, self-deprecating name there Michelle). She calls it "the…

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