Category Archives: Techmeme leaderboard

The most important things in life

This image is taken from a Calvin and Hobbes comic book I have at home, called Scientific progress goes boink, by Bill Waterson. This has got to be one of the best Christmas poems I have ever seen in a … Continue reading

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(Re-) discovering great things on the web

Tim O’Reilly wrote a nice post today on the effects of self fulfilling prophecies on social media. One of the examples he provides (read his article, it’s longer and nicer than my brief summary here) is that if everyone uses … Continue reading

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Newton’s Universal Law of Blog Attraction better than a Techmeme leaderboard?

The recent discussions about Techmeme’s introduction of a leaderboard (for example here, here, here) and ways to manipulate it in such a way that you’re on top (here an here)  have triggered some thoughts. It seems to me that most … Continue reading

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