Tags, tags, tags. They’re everywhere, from big name news sites to tin-pot backwaters like this one. But are they any real use to the average internet denizen, and more specifically to science fiction heads?
Scott ‘Acephalous’ Kaufman needs your help with his experiment to track the rate of propagation of memes through the blogosphere. Continue reading Faster than the speed of blog! or, how fast do memes meme?
Modern communication technologies such as the internet are providing new tools and channels for citizens to use in their interaction with governments – and vice versa. Is it time for citizens and governments alike to accept the changed landscape of politics, and begin opening up the ‘source code’ of democracy to closer inspection?
Looks like starting your own feed crawler bot is becoming quite a fad. Continue reading Creepy crawlers
Well, I’m baffled. It’s times like this I wish I’d actually
attended paid attention in my lectures at University and learned more about programming. Continue reading ‘The Unlinked Wink’, or ‘The Futility of Rainbow-Chasing’