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Early last month, we noted that Quora was doing something rather interesting. They were using Amazon’s Mechanical Turk to mass-create Twitter accounts. That may sound shady, but it really isn’t. They’re doing it as an alternative to RSS feeds.
One thing I hate about eating out is the waiters. As professional and helpful as they may be, actually getting their attention when you really want it can be a nightmare, and if the restaurant is busy the situation gets all the more frustrating. Storific aims to solve this problem with its new mobile app.
I just spent an hour kicked back watching Qwiki , the winners of this year's TechCrunch event , after the site opened up some beta accounts today.
Cool photography apps for the iPhone are a dime a dozen, so what is it about Instagram that has made it capture hearts and minds of over a 100,000 users in just a week? Between Camera+, Hipstamatic and several others, how is it that founders Mike Krieger and Kevin Systrom finagled their way to seemingly instant popularity? Have they, unlike the others, figured out an effective recipe for success?