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Do people want to read content by topic?

We live in a world where content is not sorted by topic. Tweets are sorted by person. You can’t view tweets by topic. People on Google Plus never post to topic-based circles. Pinterest automatically subscribes to you to all boards by individuals you follow. You can clean up your pinterest to have just the boards […]

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Your twitter sorted by topic

Imagine if all the tweets in your twitter stream were sorted by topic. You could sit down and read all the tweets about sports at once. All the tweets about local items would be in another section. Then you could filter out other tweets you wish to never see like foursquare check-ins. How far your […]

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Four reasons why private circles don’t work on Google Plus

Do you wish you could filter out posts you don’t care about on Google Plus? Take Guy Kawasaki with 4.6 million followers. Great tech business mind of Apple. But the man posts photos of everything in his life. Who cares for that? Readers should have an option to not be in the circle where he […]

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Yahoo to shut down the internet’s 7,000th most popular website

On July 8, 2013 Yahoo will shut down the old-school search engine altavista.com. Yup, altavista.com. Memories of the late 1990s of when it was one of the top search engines. 1995: Founded at altavista.digital.com 1996: Became the exclusive provider of search results for Yahoo! 1997: Earned US$50 million in sponsorship revenue. 1998: AltaVista the first […]

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Google Reader is gone, but iGoogle remains

Today the dinosaurs remain, but the smart animals are killed. Google kills off the very smart product, Google Reader today, but the dinosaur iGoogle remains alive. Who knew ancient web portals were so vital to Google? Many years have passed since I last visited my iGoogle web portal. My iGoogle even has a Friend Feed […]