The new HTML5 logo is quite versatile.
A quick way of leaving Facebook, Twitter, Linked In and MySpace. It uses the password anti-pattern but after using this, I guess you won't be needing that password again.
This presentation by Steven Pemberton increases in value over time.
Steven Pemberton's talk from XTech 2008 in Dublin is becoming more relevant with each passing day as yet another service shuts down; Pownce, Ficlets, Stikkit...
A great article about designing for what Tom Coates calls a "web of data", emphasising the importance of making sure that a resource sits at one URL.
This Ning competitor has a lot of really nice UI touches. Also, the fact that you can play around a lot without signing up is a plus point.
“Attention all startups, it’s a bad idea to hang your ID hat on a speech bubble. Just don’t.”
The Future of Web Apps gets a write-up on the BBC site.
This is cargo cultism in action. Reductionism at its worst.
Who says the W3C don't have a sense of humour? Check out the logo of the Web API Working Group (who are doing great work, by the way).
The ultimate Web 2.0 social application: a bunch of people sign up to be in a tea group. People in the group issue requests for cups of tea. The app randomly picks someone to make 'em. Genius!
Go on, take a pot-shot. You know you want to.
YUI’s Matt Sweeney and Hands-on YUI Workshops at Yahoo! Developer Day/Hack Day September 29-30 in Sunnyvale » Yahoo! User Interface Blog
Yahoo is opening up Hack Day to the masses. If you're anywhere near Sunnyvale on September 29th, this should be fun.
Ben was wearing a "Well Fed" t-shirt at d.Construct and it looked great. I think I'll have to get myself one.
The best response yet to the O'Reilly Web 2.0 cease and desist debacle.
Stewart Butterfield and Caterina Fake are on the cover of Newsweek. How cool is that?
"wankr will be a place for web 2.0 people to gather together in one humongous circlejerk so they can masturbate each other into a sticky frenzy over useless, meaningless bullshit."
"...it must degrade well. It must still be accessible. It must be usable. If not, it is a cool useless piece of rubbish for some or many people."
Web Ring 2.0
Yahoo! does it again. Now they've gone and snapped up del.icio.us.
Create your own Web 2.0 Company. Hit reload to create another potential million dollar idea.
A fantastic mashup using the Flickr API to play sudoku. Warning: highly addictive.
A web app for reading RSS feeds. Pretty nice, but I'll stick with Adactio Elsewhere for now.
Yahoo! acquires Upcoming.org. First Flickr, now this. Yahoo! are snapping up all the coolest social apps.
CNET's News.com explains why web services are so cool.
A handy guide to using a wrapper for the Google Maps API.
An over-the-top article at Salon about 37 Signals.
A very cool mashup of two APIs: events from EVDB and maps from Google Maps.