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Google does RSS… sort of (you can now add RSS feeds to your Personalized
page by clicking ‘Create a Section’. It’s made with cool Ajax, but this is no RSS
Aggregator folks… come on Google, you can do much better!)
Attention Trust is a project led by Steve
Gillmor and others that is the next evolution of his Attention idea (TechCrunch breaks it down)

FeedShake: Merge, sort and filter RSS feeds
(not a new idea, but if services like these manage all the behind-the-scenes stuff for
users… well it could be a winner)

Denver Post’s
NewsHound service
is a “private-label RSS reader built on top of the NewsGator Media
Platform” (lots of these customized RSS Readers in the media market right now) [via David

Poynter: Shhh, don’t
mention RSS
(media companies are introducing branded RSS Readers, but not mentioning
the term ‘RSS’ when promoting it)

New “Blog Talk” feature on
Newsweek website, powered by Technorati
(interesting use of blogosphere tracking in a
mainstream publication) [via Susan Mernit]

Silkworm: web
2.0 apps require failure analysis
(some excellent points to note for Developers and
Remix Artists alike)

Susan Mernit on Web 2.0:
It’s about connecting the dots–no, we ARE the dots (nice summary of one of
the main themes of Web 2.0 – it’s about connecting people and ‘small pieces’

David Weinberger gives
his blessing to Web 2.0
(quote: “…put all of the Web integrative pieces together
and make them available to more and more people, and you’re talking about something
different because you’ve changed the politics of the technology.”)

More Web 2.0 for teachers
(I love how academia is putting all our theory and tools into practise.
Check out this post “Understanding Web 2.0 and the New Information Environment” from

Yahoo Buys Widget-maker Konfabulator
(what are widgets? A quote from Yahoo Widgets website: “These little guys hang out
on your screen and give you quick, easy access to favorite content.”)

Tim O’Reilly
web software companies buying desktop software companies (e.g. Yahoo buys
Konfabulator) is a sign of a “long term platform shift that I’ve been calling Web

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