App.net broadcast channels and an SOS.

App.net broadcast channels and an SOS.
 
What are ADN Broadcast Channels, what could they become? Could a variant be used to reduce the noise and save our streams? At first glance, App.net’s new Broadcast feature could be seen as just an RSS replacement; dig a little deeper and you might see some parallels with Twitter’s emergency...
 

Hop: first impressions

Hop: first impressions
 
Hop claims to transform the email experience: can it live up to the hype or does the execution fall short of the promise? A number of mobile applications are attempting to reinvigorate our use of email; AOL’s web-based client Alto sought to improve the experience with better categorisation and...
 

Thoughts: building a new global village.

Thoughts: building a new global village.
 
“Social as a quality is still something we’re trying to (re)discover…” +John Kellden We are social animals and throughout history have gathered in groups for various needs: protection, food, social companionship. Recently, however, we have been less social as a species than at...
 

The social jigsaw.

The social jigsaw.
 
Social /’sōSHəl/ adjective of or relating to society or its organization. needing companionship and therefore best suited to living in communities. Social is a series of shared experiences. We join networks to communicate and share data with our peers. We may gather in subnets (communities...
 

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