This week on the NpTech Tag call, the idea of social search was referenced. Nancy White just sent me this note about a conference call on Monday about the topic.
Here's the deal: If we can't sort the wheat from the chaff, the chaff wins.
If so, the Net becomes a big pit of quicksand.
Search engines keep improving, sometimes imperceptibly, but my money's on social search. We'll find our best information from other people, not from software filters.
There are many social ways to filter info, from digg (see especially the Diggswarm) and Memeorandum to del.icio.us, blogging, reblogging (see
the Google Reader Sharing
FAQ) and more.
so let's discuss:
- How are people making sense of the torrent of info on the Net?
- What do you use? What practices have you developed?
- What is missing? What do you wish someone would build?
As always, an IRC Chat
will be available during the call, here.
Date: Monday, January 29, 2007
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