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Diaspora

Only caught onto this now, after reading some of 37Signals’ unique thoughts on the matter.¬†Interesting idea nonetheless… In their own words: “…the privacy aware, personally controlled, do-it-all distributed open source social network…” Do we need another social networking platform? Maybe not. Can they

Swipely

I love the look of Swipely, brought to the interwebs by the MetaLab crew.

Urtak Huh?

Interesting post which puts Urtak to great use. I haven’t tried it myself yet, but the concept makes a lot of sense, as you can essentially create different relationships to different sets of data, which then becomes much more valuable. Anyone tried this before?

Reddit for Startups

Never been a fan of Reddit, but I can see myself using this now.

The Elephant in the Location

I had a bit of a chuckle whilst reading Yong’s take on how Location Based Services can offer value and create a revenue model for themselves. One thing is for sure: it’s most definitely gonna be interesting to see how the giants in this space -

Facebook Taking It All

Interesting take on social networking and the power of Facebook. I tend to agree though, as there will also be power & viability when a bunch of niche users (doesn’t matter exactly how niche) comes together and shares around a mutual interest. It really comes down to the

Social Detox

I can totally understand & relate to this; when Twitter goes all Fail Whale on my ass, everything just seems so darn quiet & static with regards to my work. I think that the buzz of social media has the same effect on productivity (thus, both good & bad) as

Real People

WOW! In recent months I’ve really been loving Derek’s writing and this post is no different. I deal with a variety of people on a daily basis (online) and have been insulted on so many occasions (mostly irrationally so), that I sometimes wonder whether the people