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December 8, 2008  5:59 PM

Adobe’s Zoetrope really takes you back



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
adobe, applications, cool, documentation, innovation, interactive media, mashup, new media, news, Uncategorized, Web 2.0, Web analytics, Web applications, YouTube

Adobe's come up with an application that lets users look at past versions of Web pages or sections of pages and perform complex comparisons of various data, such as exchange rates or gas prices over time. A scroll bar at the bottom of the screen...

June 17, 2008  9:02 AM

What is the single most downloaded software application in a single day?



Posted by: GuyPardon
applications, buzz, community, cool, downloads, event, freeware, fun, geek, innovation, interesting, Internet, news, open source, software development, Technology, trend, Web applications

If Mozilla's social media and other online marketing campaigns pan out, the answer to that question will be Firefox...

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June 15, 2008  11:27 AM

What is Twitter? Is this distributed microblogging platform ready for the enterprise?



Posted by: GuyPardon
aggregator, applications, blogging, business, buzz, buzzword, collaboration, communications, community, conference, conversation, cool, culture, enterprise, enterprise 2.0, exploration, forum, free, fun, geek, howto, innovation, interactive media, interesting, Internet, IT marketing, media, messaging, Mobile, Networking, new media, news, resource, reviews, service, Silicon Valley, small business, social, social networking, software, Technology, tool, trend, tutorial, useful, video, Web 2.0, Web analytics, Web applications, Web services, widgets, wiki, wireless, word meanings

Given that I've become an avid user of Twitter, I'm frequently asked what, exactly, Twitter is and what in the world it's useful for. Isn't it just it a presence messaging on steroids? What...


June 10, 2008  12:16 PM

What is enterprise 2.0? Cloud computing proponents mix with social software vendors in Boston.



Posted by: GuyPardon
business, buzz, buzzword, cloud computing, collaboration, communications, conference, conversation, demonstration, Development, enterprise, enterprise 2.0, entrepeneurship, event, innovation, interesting, interface, Internet, interoperability, invention, Microsoft, Networking, new media, news, open source, participation, productivity, social bookmarking, social networking, social publishing, software, software development, spreadsheet, startup, streaming, Technology, the cloud, trend, useful, video, Web 2.0, Web applications, Web services, wiki, word meanings

The question of creating an agreed upon definition for enterprise 2.0 continues to come up here on the Boston waterfront, as hundreds of software executives, CIOs, software vendors, media and curious technologists mix and...


March 14, 2008  11:39 AM

Video: Scott Forstall demonstrates Touch Fighter at the Apple SDK launch



Posted by: GuyPardon
Apple, applications, buzz, code, cool, design, Development, display, downloads, event, fun, gadgets, gaming, geek, interface, invention, Mobile, multimedia, news, programming, software development, video, YouTube

Two weeks and less than 10,000 lines of code result in this demonstration of a starfighter action game on an iPhone that takes advantage of the device's accelerometer, touch screen and high contrast display. This is a great use of the interface and should inspire some creative thinking the software...


January 7, 2008  12:29 PM

Bill Gates says farewell at CES: His potential, our passion. Our laughs, anyway.



Posted by: GuyPardon
culture, downloads, futurism, gadgets, geek, humor, interesting, interface, IPTV, Microsoft, news, software, Technology, trend, video

Last night, Bill Gates gave his swan song keynote at CES 2008. Before his speech, which as always enjoyed blanket coverage from the tech press, the outgoing chairman of Microsoft played a


December 28, 2007  1:15 PM

Year in Review II: The best enterprise IT news, tips, blogs, cheatsheets and tech videos of 2007



Posted by: GuyPardon
blog, business, buzz, commentary, Internet, news, Technology, trend

Well, somehow it happened again. Another year has come and gone, to this eye even more quickly than the one before. I can't help but think that as the speed of our connections goes up, time itself seems to pass more quickly. That may because I have relativity on the brain, given that Schrodinger's...


September 12, 2007  10:21 AM

A-Space and Intellipedia: Spy agencies go all Web 2.0



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
AJAX, applications, new media, news, participation, social networking, Web 2.0, Web applications, wiki

Birds do it, bees do it... Well, ok -- that wasn't true. Birds and bees aren't getting into wikis and social networking yet but almost everyone else is. Even spies are all over it. Last year the feds launched a wiki for the 16 US intelligence agencies (Did you know there were that many? I didn't.)...


April 23, 2007  4:13 PM

AssignmentZero: Wired applies crowdsourcing to journalism



Posted by: GuyPardon
business, buzz, collaboration, commentary, community, conversation, crowdsourcing, culture, forum, information, interesting, Internet, news, participation, social publishing, trend, volunteer, Web 2.0

Welcome to "pro-am journalism," "an attempt to bring together professional writers and editors with citizen journalists to collaborate on reporting and writing about the rise of crowdsourcing on the Web. Inspired by the open source movement, the goal of


April 10, 2007  3:42 PM

PopURLs.com: A dashboard for the Internet’s collective consciousness?



Posted by: GuyPardon
aggregator, design, feeds, interesting, meta juice, metafilter, news, portal, social bookmarking, social publishing, useful, Web 2.0

Tired of clicking from one metafilter to the next? Thomas Marban's PopURLs.com displays the most popular links on social bookmarking...


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