Posts Categorized: Web 2.0

Blogathon 2009: Catherine’s Safari 4 Review

Posted by & filed under Apple, Blogathon 2009, Usability, Web 2.0.

So I switched to Safari 4 from Firefox recently. The end. Yeah, there’s more, actually. First, the good parts, the ones that were enough to make me give up Firefox: It’s fast. Really, really fast. Pages you visit get indexed in OSX’s Spotlight. It’s like Google Desktop for Firefox, only not totally ridiculous. While Safari doesn’t… Read more »

Blogathon 2009: 3 killed, 14 injured. Also, kitty videos!

Posted by & filed under Blogathon 2009, Blogosphere, Drupal, Suggestion Box, Web 2.0.

So this has been bugging me for a long time: Digg.com seems to have grown past the point of usefulness lately. Digg is ostensibly a link-sharing site, where the most popular sites people are reading and voting upon are promoted to the front page. The downside to this is that popularity does not equal relevance.… Read more »

Suggestion Box: Attribution/ShareAlike/ActuallyTellMeAboutIt

Posted by & filed under Blogosphere, Law, Suggestion Box, Web 2.0.

Creative Commons covers almost all use cases apart from one revealed on Twitter this morning: you’ve granted others the right to use and remix your work, but how do you know if someone’s done it? Sure, it’s certainly courteous to do so, but they’re not necessarily under any obligation to let you know about it. With… Read more »

Social Tech Brewing Vancouver — Learning in Virtual Worlds!

Posted by & filed under Canada, Catherine, Events, Learning is fun!, Second Life, Social Signal, Web 2.0.

This Wednesday, (March 21st, 2007) I and the rest of the Social Signal team will be at Social Tech Brewing Vancouver, for this month’s topic, “Learning in Virtual Worlds”.* From the Social Signal blog: If you work at the intersection of technology and community-building, we hope you’ll join us for the March gathering of Social… Read more »

Northern Voice 2007: Day 1 — MooseCamp

Posted by & filed under Blogosphere, Catherine, Events, Second Life, Social Signal, Vancouver, Web 2.0.

So I’m at Northern Voice this weekend! Friday’s agenda is MooseCamp: the “unconference”. This morning, people seemed interested in a session about Second Life, so I signed up to run one after lunch. Now even more bloggers know about Goreans, furries and lag. Mission accomplished. Today’s highlights included: Realizing that it’s at the main Point… Read more »