The online chatter today is buzzing around the announcement by Google that they are cutting back on several or their services - including Jaiku.I've always preferred Jaiku's web interface to that of Twitter, as Jaiku supports threading - ie. you can actually follow a "conversation" without losing your mind!Seemingly Jaiku isn't being fully shutdown, but it won't be developed … [Read more...] about Google Culls Its Flock – Jaiku and more gone
After an extended period of downtime, while it was moved onto the Google infrastructure, Jaiku is back online.Ciaran was following the migration's progress over on Jaiku Invites.They seem to have opened up the invitations, presumably because they're on a much bigger platform than before and can manage the load, but whether the service will "take off" or not is hard to say. … [Read more...] about Jaiku Back Online
Image by Irish Typepad via FlickrI'm always amazed at the silly / insane / nonsensical junk that comes out of some companies and organisations.Enterprise Ireland seem to be funding a Template Monster clone, which is linked into Digiweb. Why should tax payers be paying for another Eoin Costello project? If it's commercially viable shouldn't it be able to stand on its own two … [Read more...] about More Irish Online Idiocy – Enterprise Ireland Fund Template Monster Clone?
I've got a few invites to Hellotxt and Jaiku available if anyone wants them.Hellotxt is a nice little idea.Their description sums it up:HelloTxt is an aggregate of microblogging services through which the user can insert their messages on all main microblogging services in a simply and simultaneous way.Of course the downside to it is that it makes it all that much easier to … [Read more...] about Hellotxt and Jaiku Invites Available