Monthly Archives: January 2006

Text messaging and the ritual of the gesture

Excerpt from a Skype IM today w/ Jason Lewis, old friend and fellow geek at Montreal’s Concordia Univ. The project referred to involves projecting txt msg’s into public spaces. The artile I sent him was just in the NYT and … Continue reading

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Tag collections, aggregation, and mainstreaming

Just a quick thought on tagging. With all the social software and community, as well as blogging and other services embedding tagging, i wonder if the net effect may be a mainstreaming at the expense of granularity. I noticed that … Continue reading

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43Users and why are the numbers so different?

I wish I had started following the user stats on 43Urls (people, places, things) earlier. Here’s where they stand today: Do the differences tell us anything? Particularly, that 43People just doesnt make sense to people? Or are the numbers a … Continue reading

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