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Plaxo and the Stone Age of the social Web

Plaxo's forthcoming entry into mainstream social networking with its Pulse service is all over TechMeme this morning. What was formerly a way to synch your contacts across various services is now taking a page from Facebook with RSS feeds from contacts, including from external services such as Amazon and YouTube.

August 3, 2007 by Dan Farber


Amazon's Flexible Payment System

Jeff Barr, Amazon's Web Services evangelist and Phil Burns are both people I'm friends with on Twitter, so I was interested to follow an exchange between them last night when Jeff kept promising his "Twitter friends" that "the announcement" was almost ready. What announcement?

August 3, 2007 by Phil Windley


Podcast: AlwaysOn Summit, virtual worlds, green data centers and more...

This week on the Dan & David Show I am on the Stanford University campus at the AlwaysOn Summit and David is in his headquarters outside of Boston. I give David some of the highlights from the conference, including the state of virtual worlds, social networking, green data centers and the future of the Internet.

August 2, 2007 by Dan Farber


Predicting the next phase of the Internet

Will the Internet still be here in 20 years? Of course it will, but that was the question asked of Nick McKeown, associate professor of electrical engineering and computer science at Stanford; Andy Bechtolsheim, co-founder of Sun; and Phil McKinney, vice president and CTO of the Personal Systems Group at HP at the AlwaysOn Stanford Summit 07.

August 2, 2007 by Dan Farber