From the monthly archives:

February 2008

What if you took the Facebook news feed and removed it from Facebook? That's kind of what FriendFeed is like. I've been using it for awhile now, courtesy of my blog friend Louis Gray, and I have to say it's become quite addictive. As Eric Eldon notes at VentureBeat, the site -- which just launched…

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Well, the very first Digg Town Hall is over, and I think I can safely say that it isn't likely to change anyone's mind about the site one iota. If you're a fan, and you think Kevin (Rose) and Jay (Adelson) are a couple of great guys with the site's best interests at heart, then…

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I did a panel at Podcamp Toronto on Sunday with my friend and former Globe and Mail colleague Keith McArthur, in which we talked about new media and ethics, and I wanted to download some of what happened there for anyone who couldn't make it (from what I understand, there should be archived video of…

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I have to say, I think it is very cool that a couple of Web developers who work for the New York Times came up with Shifd, a mobile app that lets you store links, notes and maps that are accessible from your regular browser or from a mobile device. That said, however, I still…

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Twitter seems to be one of those things that people write about almost as much as they actually use (which isn't hard, considering the average Twitter post is less than 140 characters). I've written my share of blog posts about Twitter, including here and here, and now we have a longish post from Howard "Smart…

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