New: Just a Link
Just a thought from 14 February 2005 about , , .

A new feature to the ol' dotcom: Just a Link. Approximately three years after everyone else got one, I've added a little sidebar link blog to my site. It's for quick links. Just little one-liners: A link and a thought. The same thing I said was not "all that revolutionary" five years ago. And, yeah, it's not. But it is fun.

What's changed? Delicious, a "social bookmarking system." Plenty of other people have gushed about it already. Bottom line: Delicious makes sharing bookmarks social the same way Flickr makes photos social. And when formerly isolated things become social, wonderful things happen.

With Delicious, you can add bookmarks easily, republish them on your site, subscribe to other people's bookmarks and share your own. Plus your links contribute to the global zeitgeist, where you can see what the most popular links of the moment are.

Not being revolutionary has never been so much fun.

This section is called Just a Thought. It's a blog where I post little pieces of what I'm thinking about at the moment. This page is an individual entry called “New: Just a Link” that I wrote on 14 February 2005.

Before this, I wrote a little something called “Technoratized” on 4 February 2005. After this, I wrote “This Year's Girl” on 17 February 2005.

Now that I've been working at Technorati long enough for the Kool-Aid to kick in, I decided to trick out...
4 February 2005

This Year's Girl
Into every generation, a pouty blond is born ... Take Buffy the Vampire Slayer and remove the vampires, the witty...
17 February 2005

The Fine Print

Working the web since 1995, Derek Powazek is the creator of many award-winning websites, a couple of which still exist. Derek is the cofounder of JPG Magazine and the CCO of 8020 Publishing. Derek lives in San Francisco with his wife, two nutty Chihuahuas, a grumpy cat, and a house full of plants named Fred. More »

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