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This blog rounds up my posts from around the web, including for the Harvard Business Review, the Wall Street Journal and Medium.

del.icio.us taxonomies

Step 1: Lie awake at night, wondering whether there isn't something that can organize your favourite web links that will work better than del.icio.us. Step 2: Lie awake at night, wondering whether you should use Furl or Spurl or del.icio.us. Step 2a (optional): Lie...

WordPress Plugins: Wish list

I stumbled across a brave Wordpress coder who has actually posted an open request for suggested plugins. Here's my contribution: Here’s a thought. It seems CRAZY that the world is full of people downloading WP plugins from one server only to re-upload them to another...

Tagsurf

Found another tag-enabled site. Sooner or later I’ll have to stop keeping track of the emergence of each tag-supporting web site, but for now, they are few enough to note as they appear.
Welcome to Tagsurf. Tagsurf is a new type of online message board…

Delicious Linkbacks

Delicious Linkbacks is a must-have for any del.icio.us user. Install Linkbacks into your toolbar (via drag 'n drop -- a five second job) and click to see how any web page you visit has been bookmarked by other del.icio.us users. This is a GREAT tool in the war on tag...

ctrl-ault-del » Blog Archive » Salon and Technorati

Salon now features Technorati trackers that tell you who is blogging in response to any given Salon story. This would be a great feature for lots of sites, and while I can imagine some workarounds that would allow sites to effectively achieve this, the…

Quick Online Tips: The Great Flickr Tools Collection

The Great Flickr Tools Collection: From Quick Online Tips — the people who brought the world the del.icio.us tools collection — an equally fabulous collection of tools to make your all-Flickr lifestyle that much better. Flickr is a terrific photo sha…

Kitsilano with Character: Your Home in Vancouver

It's official: we're now planning our move to Toronto, aiming for August 05. As a result our FABULOUS house is up for rent or exchange — and our ideal situation is to find some charming soul in Toronto who will trade houses with us for some extended peri

More kudos for Feedster

Another great discovery: Feedster lets you create a feed based on a search that is limited to the feeds listed within a given OPML file. An OPML file is better known as a blogroll -- basically list of RSS subscriptions (such as the one created by Bloglines when you...

Cisco product placement?

On 24 tonight, in the face of a fictional denial-of-service attack, the fictional cyberwhiz of the fictional intelligence agency notes that they're in good shape because "the Cisco network is self-defending."

Tag-friendly Feedster

Since Technorati does not yet provide RSS feeds on its tag pages, I've been looking for an alternate way of subscribing to RSS feeds for particular blog categories/tags (the way I subscribe to del.icio.us tag feeds). The happy discovery is that Feedster supports...

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