The semantic Web, already?

It’s one thing if you set up filters yourself, it’s completely different if they are set up automatically for you. The Filter Bubble- What the Internet Is Hiding from You by Eli Pariser – Powell’s Books What Facebook Is Hiding From You – – AlterNet But is it true (yet)?

Mobile phone sales still growing fast

Gartner Says 428 Million Mobile Communication Devices Sold Worldwide in First Quarter 2011 “Smartphones accounted for 23.6 percent of overall sales in the first quarter of 2011, an increase of 85 percent year-on-year” That’s massive. I remember when the list was Nokia, Motorola, Samsung, LG and Sony Ericsson. How things have changed.

Twitter acquires TweetDeck, for sure this time

Ubermedia wants to buy TweetDeck. Twitter blocks Ubermedia (for a while). Twitter buys TweetDeck. Hmm… Report- Twitter buys TweetDeck for $40 million – Digital Media – CNET News “Twitter has aggressively pursued an acquisition strategy in building up a suite of applications. It purchased Tweetie in 2010 and turned it into Twitter for iPhone. In Read more about Twitter acquires TweetDeck, for sure this time[…]

Tim Berners Lee, out of touch?

Twitter is not about discussion, but about alerts, whether extreme or not. Twitter ‘not a place for reasoned discussion’ says web inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee – Telegraph I guess there’s anything and everything on Twitter, but the threads I follow mainly hint about news and views.