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Labeling the web, one page at a time?


Indexing every page on the web is challenge enough. Labeling each web page is something else entirely. Well that’s a recent idea of Sir Tim Berners-Lee, father of the Internet. Bad idea? Depends how you go about it, really…


Google to buy Digg to avoid death by Social Media?


Google are apparently in talks to acquire Digg. Assuming this is true and I’m right, Digg could help Google avoid a death by Social Media…


The tangled web of democracy we weave


Democracy is not a right, it’s a responsibility. The idealism of democracy at work on the web is, in places, bordering on being a pejorative term. Democracy works no better on the web than it does in the world around you — and it is in both worlds that democracy is prone to corruption…


My big social web app’ wish list!


Social Networking & Social Media websites and applications form a big part of my daily routine. If I’m going to use something on a regular basis, I need them to work just the right side of not being annoying or difficult to use — oh how I wish…


What price Social Networking?


What I find really disappointing is that I’ve had people follow me on Twitter only to see that their messages are of the short title + URL kind. So really, about the only reason they’re adding me is because I must fit their audience demographic, which suggests they’re marketeers. For me, a one-way dialogue is no dialogue at all…