Archive for September, 2005

Another data point aligned with prior observations: Google Secure Access. Google’s platform play is taking shape. They’re fine with leaving the client OS to Microsoft by a) putting lots of tiny internet plugs into it and b) creating value in what Microsoft has been dubbing “the cloud” for years without delivering much (Hotmail, Spaces, blah […]

Movie Keywords Analyzer (MoKA), like Flickr, lets users apply tags to non-text content, where they make sense to support free-wheeling descriptions and in my opinion complement, rather than compete with more structured taxonomies. Not quite faceted navigation, but it’s still nice to find, say, movies that feature drugs, dream, death. Obviously there’s a lot of […]

For some reason I hadn’t bumped into Reger yet, but it’s definitely intriguing: "[W]hat this tool excels at is allowing you to capture extended data fields with each entry. As you blog and collect data, you can then mine that data with custom graphs, advanced saved data searches and data-enabled RSS feeds. All right out […]


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