links for 2008-10-01
by Martin Belam, 1 October 2008
Great exhibition at FOAM in Amsterdam of photographs from Mali in the 1960s and 70s.
Swurl sounded worth a try, until Phil comes across some problems and is then unable to delete his account. There was a lot of talk at EuroIA about there being very few design patterns for social media privacy interactions.
"Up until now I've used Bloglines when I've been teaching RSS and encouraged people to use their service, but I'm seriously thinking of calling time on it completely". I gave up when I saw the beta. My switch to Google Reader hasn't been painless however - at least Bloglines *used* to work over dial-up
Lou on Google search-in-search boxes: "As they usually do, Google finds great opportunities to improve its service, its customer loyalty, and its bottom line where others have ignored the search experience. In other words, years of horrible site search implementations are coming home to roost."