If you’re looking for a different point of view on micro-blogging – here’s a “documentary” on Tumblr. Users are talking about follower, real life meetings, why they are using etc.
Mostly sarcastic but also asking the the right question: Why do you spend so much time on tools like that – or what is it you’re missing from your life.
- Video: P-Funk documentary
- Tools: oScope Visual Search
- Sudan: UN envoy ordered to leave country for blogging
- Data visualization: Social networks around the world
When you like funk, this one hour documentary on George Clinton and Parliament-Funkadelic is a must.
… What’s your funk aptitude, bobba?
If you spend a lot of time trying to find images or videos on the Internet this tools might help.
“oScope” – a visual search tool – allows you to search Flickr, eBay, YouTube and Amazon. The creators have promised to add more sites in the future. The photos, books, videos, or eBay items found are displayed with small images (can be zoomed) plus additional information. You can also watch found videos directly inside the search interface or open the original site.
The interface can be customized to your preferences from background color to…
Yesterday official SUNA news agency reported that the Sudanese foreign ministry has given Jan Pronk, special representative of UN Secretary General Kofi Annan in Sudan 72hours to leave the country. Last week Professor Pronk wrote in his personal blog that the Sudanese army had lost two major battles in Darfur to rebel groups, one in [...]
With new data on Facebook making the headlines yesterday telling us that their user numbers are leveling out in the US and the UK, we remembered that we recently have seen a great info-graphic showing the use of social networks with the most popular providers per country around the world in the French Newspaper “Le Monde”
The data used in the graphic is from August 2007 but it’s interesting to see the popularity of providers in different countries. There are a few white spots on the map, some…