March 2008 Archives
Friday, 21st March 2008
You're probably already familiar with Digg Spy, an online real-time view of activity on Digg.com. Now comes TubeSpy, which does the same for YouTube videos. This latest addition to Ajaxonomy Labs is a web-based visual tool that makes use of the YouTube API to let you see what people are watching on YouTube right now.
Thursday, 20th March 2008
DiggFilter vs. DiggSuggest: Third Party Recommendation Engines Head-to-Head
Digg's long-awaited recommendation engine might be the most anticipated upcoming feature at the social news site. It was first mentioned by Kevin Rose at the EmTech conference last September, and a month later in an interview with Jay Adelson. In December of last year we published an interview with the creator of third party Digg recommendation…
The Conversation Has Left the Blogosphere
We've seen a lot of new aggregation services and lifestreaming applications come into play recently, and we've questioned whether they're adding to the conversation or just adding to our information overload. (See our coverage on FriendFeed, for example). And today, MyBlogLog even added even more lifestreams to subscribe to.The truth of the…
Google Releases AJAX Language API
Google today opened up the machine translation software they implemented on their own Google Translate site via a public API. The AJAX Language API allows developers to perform translations in their applications for all 13 supported languages and 29 translation pairs.