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Posts on ‘October 11th, 2006’

Web Service Mashup

Jack Slocum has created a brilliant WordPress comments system using a Yahoo toolset. This is an example of how people are creating impressive new things by linking technologies.

What Google Didn't Buy

Susan Mernit wonders: Why did Google buy YouTube when they could have bought the New York Times Company? That news got me thinking about what Google mighta coulda bought with their money and didn’t, and I got to asking myself where the paradigm shift was in that. For instance, with that kind of dough, Google […]

Muckraking 101

The Sunlight Foundation is offering a Transparency Tools Training session today. Ellen Miller, the foundation’s president, advises: To participate in the Transparency Tools Training Webinar on October 11th at 2 p.m. Eastern Time, go to, choose ‘participant’ then enter this code: 632518 and you should be able to see what we’re doing. To hear, […]

PlaceBlogger Discussion

Placeblogger Originally uploaded by lisa.williams. Thursday, Oct. 12, 7PM Berkman Center for the Internet and Society 23 Everett Street Cambridge, MA Attendees will get the first, prelaunch, look under the hood at a live, under development version of Placeblogger, the site I’m putting together that will be a directory and live aggregator of headlines from […]