Here are the past week's most interesting posts:
- Sir Tim Berners-Lee: Semantic Web is open for business – Paul Miller
Web inventor Berners-Lee says that all core pieces are in place to build Semantic Web applications. The data is "already there. It's in databases..." (though not always publicly available). He is also talking about a "Web 3.0 vision", where data and applications are independent and data is accessible.
- How To Manage Your Online Reputation – Sarah Perez
Manage Your Online Reputation – Tamar Weinberg
Two posts on how to manage and improve your online reputation.
- Pulse of Open Source: A Look at Niche Conversations – Marshall Kirkpatrick
An interesting use of Twitter, aggregating messages of a community.
- Raptr Gaming Network Opens For Private Beta – Michael Arrington
A social network for PC-gamers, with a downloadable client that keeps games up to date and monitors game usage.
- Three Human Interface Hypotheses Update: Email is Efail – Tantek Çelik
Tantek argues that Email is failing, while IM and Twitter are scaling. Two reasons: Point to point communications do not scale and emails tend to be bloated. Things worse than email: Phone calls and voicemail.