- apophenia: knol: content w/out context, collaboration, capital, or coruscation - I'm not sure the issue with Knol is so much that content created by a single expert can't be good, but that a lot of the Knol content is non-expert, indifferently assembled, or self-promotional/spammy.
- Large Hadron Collider nearly ready - The Big Picture - Boston.com - Great photos of the LHC.
- gapingvoid: "cartoons drawn on the back of business cards": the cloud's best-kept secret - Not sure it's really a secret. If you take Greg P's "Five computers" literally that's been the implication. The question of economic scale point is an important one.
- Magazine Preview - Malwebolence - The World of Web Trolling - NYTimes.com - "Technology, apparently, does more than harness the wisdom of the crowd. It can intensify its hatred as well." This is a pretty scary article.
Monday, August 04, 2008
Posted by Gordon Haff at 10:36 AM