This is what is Weird Wonderful Web for January 26th through January 27th:
- Still, or even more, relevant today: The Heavenly Jukebox from The Atlantic Monthly article on digital music from 2000. (no longer locked behind the paywall)
- In E-mail and the Problem (blackrimglasses.com Ethan Kaplan), Ethan makes a lazy web request : “a bayesian clustering algorithm .. auto-group threads of messages and group those threads according to implicit thematics.” Preferably with going all SkyNet. Ethan see “AideRss.com” for the RSS part of the problem.
- TheFunded is Creating Database of VC Term Sheets – users to upload term sheets so that people can compare and contrast individual terms from each VC. The transparency is great for Entrepreneurs. VC’s? Not so much.
- WebMynd Could Change the Way You Bookmark Websites – a Firefox add-on that records every website you visit and saves a virtual copy on your hard drive. not just an image of the page or the URL, but the full text site!
- How to Communicate (Part II) | Mark Evans – Communications 101updated for early 2008 : Twitter, Facebook, email, phone Video-Conferencing, meat
- Best of Independent Toronto – David Crow, Mark Kuznicki, Will Pate, Joey deVilla, Amber Mac. Toronto is a better place for having these people (and some other equally kind and generous souls) around. (vote early/late/often)
- The Sledge-maker’s Daughter by Alastair Reynolds – This story, from Interzone issue 209, has been shortlisted for the 2007 BSFA Award (as noted a few days ago)