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Microformats (II): The limitations of microloans

In an article in this week's New Yorker, James Surowiecki ("The Wisdom of Crowds") scrutinizes the effectiveness of microloans in bolstering the economies of developing countries.

By March 18, 2008


Microformats (I): Say it in six words

SMITH Magazine asked its readers for six-word memoirs. Thousands submitted short life stories, ranging from the bittersweet ("Three marriages. Two divorces. BA .333"), poignant ("Look Mom: I've finally written something"), and sad ("I still make coffee fo

By March 18, 2008


YahooLocal adopts microformats

CNET News.com's Neha Tiwari sits down with Andy Baio, founder of Upcoming.org. The events-based Web community was recently acquired by\r\nYahoo and is one of many new browser options utilizing microformats, a new standard in Web content.

November 1, 2007


Google announces the winners of the 2008 Google-O'Reilly Open Source Awards

Who won this year's Google-O'Reilly Open Source Awards?

By July 23, 2008


Best Buy's Giftag enables wish list creation across the Web

Demo: Best Buy lets you make wish lists from any Web site and share that with others via e-mail or Facebook.

By September 9, 2008


Yahoo Search opens to third-party developers

The Microsoft acquisition target announces plans to support semantic Web standards and open its search platform to third parties. Will it be a hit with Web developers?

By March 13, 2008


Video: Inside the Semantic Web with Sir Tim Berners-Lee

ZDNet's David Berlind recorded a great interview with the inventor of the World Wide Web.

By June 7, 2007


Yahoo beckons coders to gussy up search results

Internet giant will start letting programmers use technology called SearchMonkey to make search results more attention-grabbing and potentially more useful.

By May 15, 2008


Plaxo, Google's OpenSocial, and the effect of openness

Opening up has been good for Plaxo. Imagine that.

By November 20, 2007