Topics mentioned in this edition
WEB 2.0 search engines and software to try and bridge the gap and make the most of 2.0
A swicki is a natural extension of personal publishing on the web. Just as you can create a webpage, blog, or podcast, now you can publish a community powered search engine, tailored to produce only the targeted search results that you and your community want!
A swicki shows a buzz cloud of what is hot in your community and makes it easy to find the best content, news and info on the web.
"Stumbleupon is a brilliant downloadable toolbar that beds into your browser and gives you the chance to surf through thousands of excellent pages that have been stumbled upon by other web-users"
Pictures of the UK
Try it out!
Vidcast podcasts they are great for the fans around the world
Thomas Dolby will return to the music industry for the first time in 12 years with a US tour beginning in March.
In his absence from the studio and stage, Dolby developed the Beatnik software technology which is used today in two-thirds of the world's cell phones.
About Beatnik, Inc.
Beatnik offers scalable, high-quality audio solutions for digital devices, games and the Web through a combination of technology, content and services. Beatnik's solution includes a line of platform applications, production music, sound content and the Mixman software product line, enabling the integration of enhanced audio. Beatnik develops, markets and sells its sonification technology to a community of creative professionals, technology licensees and consumers - enabling them to build and interact with music and sound. Incorporated in 1996, Beatnik was founded by musician and composer Thomas Dolby Robertson. Mixman Technologies, Inc. was acquired by Beatnik in December 1999.
OneWorldTV is a unique public platform for filmmakers, video journalists, NGO’s and just about anyone with a video camera and an interest in social issues. It gives you the opportunity to access video messages and short films from around the world. Anyone with access to a camera and computer can contribute their films.
Sam at 'Long Story' (who I keep calling John for some reason)
More web 2.0 news and blog
Thanks to Andy Ginn FOR - Cats that look like Hitler
BARRY HOON has done it again
have a go for free, how many seagulls can you see?
StoryJohn links for this week
What ever happened to AKA where are they know
URL - http://www.weht.net/
Music for this week
Artist - Order in chaos
Track - Synchronisity
URL - http://www.garageband.com/artist/order_in_chaos
Artists : Miranda Sykes
Track : Bliss
Track : Be with me
Played on stage with the band Show of Hands