Links 3-30-11: +1, Project Thunderdome, Amazon’s consumer cloud, Against gamification

March 30 0 Comments Category: Actual, Links

The big news of the day is Google’s partial launch of +1, a very geeky answer to the Like or Retweet button. In a move inspired by forum websites of the late 90s, Google is testing a product that allows you to “+1” search results.

Links 3-7-11: Facebook comments, Alice returns, Twitter in Manhattan, Ask Me Anything in USA Today

March 08 0 Comments Category: Actual, Links

The big controversy of the day is Facebook comments, stemming off the big post on TechCrunch looking at their own use of Facebook comments.

Why Allbritton was right to short-circuit TBD.

March 07 Comments Off on Why Allbritton was right to short-circuit TBD. Category: Blogging, Feed, HackText

Someone realized that TBD was doing the worst thing in the world for Allbritton, telling the competition that they could compete. The cut-backs issued to Allbritton Communication’s grand experiment TBD were surprising. First the outlet cut community profit-sharing, than Allbritton paired the organization down to just a website and put it under the purview of […]

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Links 3-4-11: Time unemployed climbs, Who scans QR codes?, Ramen protest, Foursquare upgrades

March 04 0 Comments Category: Actual, Links

The latest statistics report that the average amount of time people are spending unemployed has climed to 37.1 weeks.

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