Steve Gillmor

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Announcing the GBX

Announcing the GBX

As we're about to launch the GestureBank beta, we're freezing development of the AttentionTrust Recorder by forking the code as is. Given the success of the ATX (the Recorder is formally known as the Attention Trust Extension to Firefox) in putting the teeth into the AttentionTrust principles, the GestureBank Recorder (GBX) will build upon that platform as it stands.

April 13, 2006 by in Developer

Ask a silly question

Ask a silly question

Umair answers one of my questions (see update at bottom of original post for link to his response to me):Guys, I don't have time to do the justice to the huge Disney discussion going on at the moment (I've wasted too much time dealing with Steve Gillmor's idiotic comments instead, sorry).So let me clarify.

April 12, 2006 by in Tech Industry

Surf's Up

Surf's Up

Skimming thru the blogosphere tonight, I caught a Scott Rosenberg quote of a quote by Cory Doctorow to the effect that punning, obstruse headlines are bad news because they cut down on clicks i.e.

April 11, 2006 by in Tech Industry

The Attention Pool

The Attention Pool

I was going to call this post Morons in a Hurry in honor of the Fab Four trial quote by Apple Commuter's attorney, where the phrase was employed as in "Only a moron in a hurry wouldn't understand that iTunes wasn't a record company." Then I was going to call it Scoble Jumps the Shark in honor of Robert's clueless defense of Supernova's braindead speaker strategy.

April 10, 2006 by in Tech & Work

Scoble and O'Grady

Scoble and O'Grady

are the two latest Gillmor Daily's, the one with Scoble recorded Sunday night and Redmonker Stephen O'Grady recorded today after the RedHat/JBoss deal announcement. ZDNet is switching over to a new CMS at 5:30 Pacific so I'm posting this now.

April 10, 2006 by in Tech Industry

SPLASH

SPLASH

As of 4PM Pacific the GestureBank anonymized pool is scheduled to begin filling with metadata. News as it develops.

April 5, 2006 by in Tech Industry

Attention War

Attention War

An attention war is breaking out, says Kevin Burton. He notes Claria is entering the personalized home page race popularized by the memetracker/reading list discussion that's been bubbling for the last few months.

April 3, 2006 by in Open Source

GestureBank Pool

GestureBank Pool

We're closing in on the number of GestureBank testers we can handle. A few have not yet responded to a GChat invitation, which likely means that they are not using Gmail on a regular basis.

April 1, 2006 by in Open Source

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