02-05-07

 some news about internet and 2.0

* The Top 100 Alternative Search Engines, April 2007 http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/top_100_alt_search_e...    
* Webby Nominees

http://www.webbyawards.com/webbys/current.php?season=11#c... 
    
or get this one  Thinking Blogger Awards

http://www.thethinkingblog.com/2007/02/thinking-blogger-a...

 

 they should get one : Web Mashups Turn Citizens Into Washington's Newest Watchdogs http://www.wired.com/politics/law/news/2007/04/maplight

 

and as an example of this : US Money and Politics: Illuminating the Connection

http://www.maplight.org/

 

* MySpace Is Not the Web. Get Ready to Move On 

because it now even changes the outgoing links in comments....

     
We also see the beginning of the balkanization of the internet with the closing of the online communities as shown on The map of online communities

 

meanwhile another kind of community is explosing

becauseKids and teens have pushed at least 6 immersive online worlds to over 2million UU/mth      

 

some continue to question the wisdom of the 'social' in the social media

Wisdom or crowds, or just crowdiness of crowds?    
because if you look at this list of Most frequently visited websites - it is not what you'd expect. (The high position of clearly illegal sites is quite astonishing)
   
* 10 Stunning Facts About Microsoft’s Profits  so much for hype about web.2.0 or the demise of Microsoft

 

It is preparing the integrated web2.0 services already

Microsoft Astoria for Web Data Services

 

while others say that the infrastructure of Myspace stinks and that the main problem for most webservices are the conventional databases 

 

* Flock F***ed?

 and all the hype before ?

because here they are nowhere to be seen

comScore and the numbers between the browsers

  
* Alltheweb and Altavista (YAHOO) better than Google for general search?

 

and now for a word from our sponsers (hi)

New non-image spam image spam  what will come afterwards ? non-image imagespam images spammed ?

 

* A quick reminder you should also upgrade your QUICKTIME as fast as possible (some security whole - function - that has been closed - for now).

 

* The biggest non-story today was that the digg users have won against the censors for now when they tried to stop a story with the serial number you need to copy a DVD-HD. For the geeks it was the story of the day. They didn't read about the news they became the headline in the news they read.

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