Tag: web 2.0 software

Codecademy Launches ‘Cards’ To Teach You How To Program Your Own Holiday Greetings

Codecademy Launches ‘Cards’ To Teach You How To Program Your Own Holiday Greetings

The enterprising folks at Codecademy have been at work these past few days and this morning launched a pretty nifty new product called ‘Cards’ that lets you build, remix, and send your own custom holiday greetings in HTML and CSS.

Mobile Health Moves Forward: FDA Approves AliveCor’s Heart Monitor For The iPhone

Mobile Health Moves Forward: FDA Approves AliveCor’s Heart Monitor For The iPhone

San Francisco-based company is the maker of a low-cost, clinical-grade mobile heart monitor (fondly known as an electrocardiogram, or ECG, monitor) that fits over the back of your iPhone.

You Absolutely Need Social Media in Crowdfunding

You Absolutely Need Social Media in Crowdfunding

Chances are if you’re crowdfunding, it’s because you don’t have that kind of money to play spendthrift with. With social networking, the campaign itself becomes the cocktail party; the pitch video is your opening speech; your perks the hors d’oeuvres; an email blast, a few Tweets throughout the day.

Hands-on with 5 promising private social networks

Hands-on with 5 promising private social networks

A couple of weeks ago, a PR contact emailed me about a private social network. But he wrote the email, he said, only because I didn’t reply to his initial tweet on Twitter.

What is the Role of HR in Enterprise 2.0?

What is the Role of HR in Enterprise 2.0?

Social media has proved pretty effective at changing the world and how we communicate with one another. It is also slowly changing our organisations, and as with any organisation, HR is right in the middle of the change.

Many Americans Sharing Who They Voted for on Social Networks

Many Americans Sharing Who They Voted for on Social Networks

By law, U.S. citizens have a right to privacy about who they vote for. In the era of social networking, many choose not to keep it a secret.

Go-to social networks also source of misinformation

Go-to social networks also source of misinformation

Event prompts creation of online apps designed to help victims

When Will We See the Final Version of HTML5?

When Will We See the Final Version of HTML5?

What will Web 3.0 look like? Tim Berners-Lee, the man credited with inventing the world wide web, insists it will be the Semantic Web – a personalized web of information resting upon a smart sea of standardized resources.

Tweets and Facebook updates are valuable to more than social networks

Tweets and Facebook updates are valuable to more than social networks

Facebook, Twitter and other popular online services remain free for millions of users because the social networks are able to spin status updates and tweets into advertising and related revenue.

5 Better Ways to Network on Twitter and LinkedIn

5 Better Ways to Network on Twitter and LinkedIn

Social media was once described as a professional cocktail hour—a way to connect, share, and interact with others beyond the confines of your cubicle. But now, it feels more like an epic college kegger; the kind where you find yourself wandering in a sea of red cups, the clamor of rowdy partygoers drowning out any real [...]

Demo 2012: Creating More Focused Social Networks

Demo 2012: Creating More Focused Social Networks

This morning’s session at the Demo 2012 conference focused on social networks, with a number of new networks and tools for managing them. Many look interesting, though I wonder how many social networks people need.

Buzzword Trends: “Social Business” on the rise, supplanting “Enterprise 2.0″ and “Social CRM”

Buzzword Trends: “Social Business” on the rise, supplanting “Enterprise 2.0″ and “Social CRM”

In the wake of Salesforce.com’s aborted and just plain stupid attempt to trademark “Social Enterprise,” I decided to take a fresh look at how other social buzzwords have been doing.