• Quote of the Moment (and the Day)

    “I find the colloquialism “You must join the conversation” a tired phrase legacy of 2006. It’s overused, oversold, thrown around and just not accurate.” –Blogger Jeremiah Oywwang, Web Strategist, writing about how rankings, ratings, and even reading can be among the greatest behaviors within a community.

  • Quote of the Day

    “Catering to the need for intellectual stimulation is a little nebulous, but obvious at the same time. Designing the APIs in a particularly elegant way will naturally help bring in the best and the brightest engineers; throwing together something that barely does the job will inevitably turn off the elite. One subtler example: creating “simple”… Continue Reading

  • Quote of the Day

    “….you define yourself by who you follow. If you only follow your family, that defines you. If you follow a crowd, like I do, that defines you too. One is not necessarily better than the other, you just gotta decide for yourself what kind of inputs you want. —Robert Scoble, commenting on Friendfeed in a… Continue Reading

  • David Brook’s nerd/geek essay rawks my world

    NYTimes columnist David Brooks keeps writing the coolest stuff. Here’s some snippets from the latest, on the ascendency of geek culture: “The jock can shine on the football field, but the geeks can display their supple sensibilities and well-modulated emotions on their Facebook pages, blogs, text messages and Twitter feeds. Now there are armies of… Continue Reading