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.
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
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.
Who won this year's Google-O'Reilly Open Source Awards?
Demo: Best Buy lets you make wish lists from any Web site and share that with others via e-mail or Facebook.
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?
ZDNet's David Berlind recorded a great interview with the inventor of the World Wide Web.
Internet giant will start letting programmers use technology called SearchMonkey to make search results more attention-grabbing and potentially more useful.
Opening up has been good for Plaxo. Imagine that.
Google has not always been keen on the Semantic Web, but its new Rich Snippets search feature is a step toward the concept.