- Google has just released the Social Graph API. The API will potentially make it much easier to port social graphs from one social network to another.
- Here's a quote I like to see:
"Technology workers remain among the highest paid employees, especially those with management experience and hard-to-find skills."Now if we can just narrow that gender gap a little in the IT field.
- Dice Holdings CEO Scot Melland
- Microsoft wants to buy Yahoo for $31 a share. I don't think this is going to pass muster, but if such a deal did take place, Google would seriously need to watch out.
- In an interview with VentureBeat, Marissa Mayer (Google’s leading VP in search) discussed the possibility of using social networks for searching the Web.
- A few weeks ago I was talking about Googlebombing in my search engine class. Philipp Lenssen writes that although Google has supposedly figured out a way to diffuse the bomb, a search for dangerous cult shows the Scientology website first. I don't think this is technically a googlebomb since a large number of people didn't jointly conspire to create such a link; I think intent is an important criteria in creating a googlebomb.
Friday, February 01, 2008
It's been a few weeks since I posted a Fav5, but it's back. My pick of the week's top 5 items of interest: