Redhat has unveiled an open-source project called Mugshot that some bloggers are labeling a MySpace-style open-source social network product. The development team has supposedly gleaned all the best bits from the various social networking websites currently out there, mixed them together with some Web 2.0-goodness and created Mugshot. The Mugshot team disagrees. In a post […]
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Michael Arrington of Techcrunch reports that the Seattle-based real estate website Redfin is expanding into California, beginning with San Francisco but expanding soon into Los Angeles, San Diego and eventually nationwide. Arrington writes: They have an intruiging and aggressive business model. Instead of providing useful real estate information to consumers and then pointing them to […]
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great. – Mark Twain
Yesterday I received a voice message via Yahoo! Messenger from Ian, one of the mentors over at BigBlueBall. In his message, he pointed out that Skype provides voice mail, but at an extra cost, where Yahoo! Messenger (and Gizmo Project, and others) provide it for free. Literally minutes later I got an email announcing V4S, […]
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is. – Albert Einstein
Yahoo has recently redesigned their homepage. Although I think the new design is an improvement, I’m not going to argue the merits of the redesign. What really impressed me, and what I’d like to hear your opinion on, is how they created a walkthrough of the changes. I’ve put together a brief walkthrough with commentary. […]
AOL is pimping the 10th anniversary of the AIM Buddy List — touting it as “the original social network.” In some ways, I have to agree. BigBlueBall has the details, including a timeline of AIM from 1989 to today.