Bookmarks for November 24 to December 08

A bi-weekly collection of linky goodness.


“Fluidity enhances the effectiveness of the social networks you are already on, helping you cut through the noise and identify both new people and old acquaintances to connect with. Today, you would need to explicitly search and message them, or to random


WordPress › WP-Oomph « WordPress Plugins

“Adds the Oomph Microformats toolkit’s microformat overlay to any WordPress-generated pages (as long as the page has a microformat in it, of course).”

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iList Classifieds – Post and Search Free Classified Ads

“At iList, we harness the power of your social networks on Facebook, MySpace, Twitter and more to share your listing with millions of people.”


Biggest Battle Yet For Social Networks: You, Your Identity And Your Data On The Open Web

“Today’s the day that Facebook makes their big press push for their Facebook Connect service, which was first announced last May. The NY Times has a story giving a broad overview of Connect as well as competing services from MySpace (Data Availability) an


Open Source: The Model Is Broken – BusinessWeek

“The open-source business model that relies solely on support and service revenue streams is failing to meet the expectations of investors”

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Extensions ?(Chromium Developer Documentation?)

Design document for Chrome extensions.


Copyright Policy | The Obama-Biden Transition Team

“Except where otherwise noted, content on this site is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License. Content includes all materials posted by the Obama-Biden Transition project. Visitors to this website agree to grant a non-exclusive, irrevoc


calaboration – Google Code

“Calaboration makes it easy to set up iCal to synchronize with your Google Calendar calendars. It automatically finds all of your calendars and allows you to add any of them to iCal with the press of a button.”

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Spoonjuice – Night Stand

“Night Stand displays a beautiful digital clock on your iPhone or iPod touch. You don’t have to buy a night stand clock for your bedroom anymore: you get a gorgeous, glowing clock for FREE and right under your fingertips. Anytime you need it, anywhere you

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A YouTube for All of Us (YouTube Blog)

YouTube cracks down on smut and custom thumbnail images. Sounds like decent ideas for the health of the ecosystem.


Apple finally taking orders for new in-ear headphones (AppleInsider)

“the Apple Earphones with Remote and Mic are described as having “all the performance and comfort of the acclaimed Apple iPod Earphones plus convenient buttons that let you adjust volume and control music and video playback.”

One of the biggest draws of

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The End of the Red Light District (Ning Blog)

“Our focus is on creating incredibly simple, beautiful software and rapidly adding new features for the benefit of all. We can’t do that as efficiently as we need to and still support adult networks on Ning. It’s that simpl”


Site-Wide Metadata for the Web

“This memo describes a method for locating site-wide metadata for Web sites.”


Somatic Rebirth System by David Lanham

“Redrawn and updated Somatic system replacement icons.”

Tags: Wiki 2.0 · Microformats Wiki

“ has been served by a near-default MediaWiki theme since it first went live in 2005. Over the years the kind of content published on the wiki has been established, and the editing practices of our community better understood. The ‘Wiki 2.


Twittershare | – Design + Technology for Do-Gooders

“Share pictures, music, video, and other files with friends using Twitter.”

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Memo to OpenID: Keep it simple, please | Webware – CNET

“OpenID and its brethren could use a good, simplified marketing pitch, not to mention some announcements and partnerships that are more prominent than an extension for a niche Web browser. They need to use the resources that the likes of MySpace and Yahoo


Wells Fargo vSafe: Protect, Organize & Access Important Documents

“The new Wells Fargo vSafe service offers secure online storage for you to safeguard, organize, and access electronic copies of important documents—from birth certificates and immunization records to wills and treasured photos.”


Kathleen Parker – The Twitter Phenomenon — In Touch, Always, in Cyberspace –

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Author: Chris Messina

Head of West Coast Business Development at Republic. Ever-curious product designer and technologist. Hashtag inventor. Previously: (YC W18), Uber, Google.

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