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Listorious: Discover the Best Twitter Lists

Listorious: Discover the Best Twitter Lists

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Google Reader Lets You Subscribe to Any Page on the Web RSS technology makes it possible for anyone to keep up with fresh content without having to visit the site in question. Now the same holds for webpages without RSS thanks to a new Google Reader feature. Today Google has rolled out a subtle change to Google Reader that lets you create custom feeds to track pages that don't already have them. So you can subscribe to updates for any webpage simply by typing the URL into the "Add a subscription" text box. TouchGraph search Use this free Java application to explore the connections between related websites. Try it now! Enter keywords or a URL, and click 'Graph it!' See Getting Started below for more details. Getting Started Make sure you have the latest version of java, at least Java 1.5 Type in your search keywords or a URL, and press "Graph It!"

mediations: ethics Everybody knows to be a little wary of the blurb on the back of books but the pitch for Peter Mandelson's memoir is still a bit rich. Did I really buy TheThird Man because "Much has been written about the man at the heart of New Labour. Now we hear the unvarnished truth from the man himself"? Describing Mandelson's account as unvarnished is like presenting a Henry Moore sculpture as a lump of rock; you may or may not like it as a piece of art but you can't claim that no work went into its construction! The Third Man is an outstanding illustration of the power of selective memory and slipperiness of truth.

Zen and the Art of Twitter: 4 Tips for Productive Tweeting Soren Gordhamer is the organizer of the Wisdom 2.0 Conference, which brings together staff from tech companies with neuroscientists, Zen teachers, and others to explore living wisely in our modern age. Mashable readers can use code 'Mashable' for a discount when registering. Tweeting is easy. Tweeting and using social media with balance and effectiveness — not so easy.

11 Chrome Extensions, For Starters Google promised that Chrome would be fast to launch and fast to load web pages, but people predicted it would fail with the arrival of its extensions. Well, the extensions are here (at least for some of us) and surprisingly they do not affect the browser’s performance. And not only that, but playing with Google Chrome Extensions is like child’s play, whether you’ve added a new extension, or deleted one, you won’t need to restart your browser. Shorten urls, share files and track visits - Owly In the age of sharing, linking, retweeting, capped attention spans and character limits, people need things to be shorter, better, faster, stronger. The Ow.ly social bar is your answer. What does this mean for you, the content creator?

HiveMind – Revolutionary Expertise Discovery Engine Enters Close HiveMind, an automated expertise discovery engine created by Melbourne, Australia, startup BinaryPlex has entered closed beta. The service aims to help employees find experts within their organisation without relying on those experts, or others, to manually update their profiles. If they can achieve this they have the potential to revolutionize the way knowledge and expertise is shared within businesses of all sizes. 33 things the media wish PR people knew The media want to cover your organization and its goings-on. Problem is, they have limited resources and need your help putting together a compelling story. For everyone to succeed, you need to know some things.

20 Ways to Build Trust and Leads in Social Media In the new economy there is one major truth that stands above the rest. Trust equals revenue. If you are a small to mid-sized business it is the amount of trust you can build between clients that strengthens your brand. With trust comes happy clients and with happy clients come referrals. Trust is a fundamental block of building business. Marketing is built under the assumption that stories can create an emotional bond between a consumer and a brand… a client and a service. My Essential Twitter Tools Find me at jowyang on Twitter Many conversations are shifting to Twitter, this post proves it (network with others, by adding those in the comments). Twitter is extensible, and many third-party developers are creating tools around the simple data being exported for a variety of unique applications. If you’re using Twitter for personal, corporate use, or to manage the brand of a client, you’ll need the right tools to find and engage the discussions.

The Real Story in the Google – Encyclopedia Dramatica Censorship Seems to be a bit of hype growing about the recent Google unlinking to pages on US-based Encyclopedia Dramatica(ED), a satirical version of Wikipedia. The gist of the story is that a particular ED entry contained racist comments about Aboriginal Australians. An Aboriginal man took his complaint with the page to the Australian Human Rights Commission asking for the page to be blocked. Google Australia responded by removing the allegedly discriminatory content from their search engine. At first there were stories on the SMH saying the site had been banned. There were other posts that covered the topic and now there’s a post on Google Blogoscoped that has made it onto the front page of Techmeme .

Listorious is one of the best tools to find people to follow. Unlike wefollow, you can follow people from within the application, which saves quite a few clicks. by hdkeulenaer Nov 25

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