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From blogger to executive: Caterina Fake of Flickr

A global gallery was not what the founders of Flickr intended at first. But talking to Dan Farber of ZDNet during the Syndicate conference in San Francisco on Dec. 14, Caterina Fake says, now, events like Hurricane Katrina lead to instant photo collections visible worldwide.

December 15, 2005


Freeing the API for Flickr

Flickr's Caterina Fake says the free API has led to an explosion of creativity and utility among users. At the Syndicate conference in San Francisco on Dec. 14, she spoke with ZDNet's Dan Farber and said there's more to come.

December 15, 2005


Sharing and tagging

At the Syndicate conference in San Francisco, Flickr co-founder Caterina Fake tells ZDNet's Dan Farber how it got started and why Flickr is different from earlier photo sites. It seems it was only meant to be a game.

December 15, 2005


C'mon Jerem...

Zawodny's partial feed strikes again:  was chatting with some fellow Yahoos after Doc's closing keynote at the Syndicate Conference tonight when I learned something amusing. Apparently Jonathan Schwartz said that the Yahoo!

December 15, 2005 by Steve Gillmor


Australia reluctantly contributes to open source

Australian companies are not only lagging behind the United States and Asia when deploying Linux and open source software (OSS), they are also reluctant to contribute developer time back into the OSS community, according to a report by analyst group Forrester. Open source applications differ from their proprietary cousins because the underlying source code used to create an OSS application is freely available.

December 15, 2005 by Munir Kotadia


Sinking or swimming on spam

commentary Is Australia drowning in spam? The federal government this week lauded the Spam Act 2003 as a "leading legislative model" in fighting unsolicited bulk electronic messaging and claimed "many professional spammers that had been based in Australia have either shut up shop or left the country".

December 15, 2005 by Iain Ferguson


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