YouTube Founders Aim to Revamp Delicious –


YouTube Founders Aim to Revamp Delicious –

“Ms. Fake said Delicious might attract a wider audience now that more people are accustomed to sharing links and information socially — something foreign to most people eight years ago.

“It didn’t quite get to the mainstream before,” she said, “but I’m optimistic that it can get there now.””


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Sharing and privacy were big barriers to mass adoption for sites like Delicious.

Kindle Network From Twitter Followings – Social Reading


The Kindle reading network has some interesting possibilities.

  • Book clubs
  • Education: 
    • K-12,
    • College
    • University
    • Community Ed.

The key might be to arrange around some circle of relevance. Classes and topics make sense as these are areas one can identify interest in. How do you find areas of interest that are below the surface of consciousness? Perhaps this is solved by connecting with people from other networks something like a cross-pollination of interests.

Waffle House Index Measures Hurricane Recovery –

Waffle House Index Measures Hurricane Recovery –

“In a recent academic paper, Panos Kouvelis, a business-school professor at Washington University in St. Louis, pegged Waffle House as one of the top four companies for disaster response, with Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Home Depot Inc. and Lowe’s Cos”

Impressive. Would have never guessed Waffle House in the top five, much less the top ten.