How does Web 2.0 make a profit?
It’s an important question, one which not enough people are asking. After all, people are in this to make a living, not just because it’s cool, aren’t they? I read a great article today called Web 2.0, Revenue Models and Profitability on The Drama 2.0 Show on the subject. It’s well worth sharing because it […]
Paul Mason on the future of journalism
Paul Mason’s the Economics Editor for Newsnight, an NUJ rep and someone whose journalism I’ve got plenty of time for. He’s also, in my opinion, been one of the best adopters of/adapters to new technology at the BBC. He’s pretty forthright in his views, some of which I personally agree with, in particular on the […]
Facebook vs Google Connect
Everyone seems to want your identity these days, from crooks to corporates. I’m playing around with Facebook Connect and Google Friend Connect at the moment to see which one offers me most as someone running a piffling little website. First up, a completely different topic: I have a problem with Facebook only allowing me to […]
Why do so many business sites do nothing?
I was trying to find out more about a company today and in doing so clicked on a link taking me to their website. Which was as useful as a wet fart. They are the UK contact for a flashy brand of bicycle component. I know this because the component manufacturer’s website tells me that. […]
Can you Digg it?
I use three social bookmarking sites at the moment – Delicious, Digg and Reddit – all in slightly different ways. Of the three, Digg is the one that I seems to find the most awkward to post into. I thought it might be because, primarily, I use Safari to browse on my mac at home […]