Ever wonder what people are saying on Twitter about a given Web page?
At some time or another, you’ve probably run afoul of Canada’s Copyright Act, by, for instance, illegally downloading or sharing music or software.
Unlike Facebook, Twitter isn’t so much about who you’re friends with as who you’re interested in getting to know. Followformation aims to help newbies get started.
B.C. is home to 32 First Nations languages, and they’re all threatened. The First Peoples’ Language Map of British Columbia shows where they’re spoken.
Launched in 2007 as a project of the Internet Archive, this on-line catalogue now contains records for more than 22 million fiction and nonfiction works.
Where is the Semantic Web located? It may be hiding in that Web page you’ve just browsed.
What does a next-generation search engine look like? Worio, created by UBC computer-science students, could be a preview.
The Vancouver Twestival is one of over 100 fundraisers planned for the same day in cities around the world—all of them organized on Twitter.
Amazed by the computer-generated effects in The Abyss, Pan’s Labyrinth, and Terminator 2: Judgment Day?
Are George W. Bush, Dick Cheney, Bill O’Reilly, Charles Manson, and Donald Rumsfeld really the five most evil Americans alive? You can have your say on MakeFive, a Web site developed by Gastown-based smashLAB that invites users to create, vote on, and comment on top-five lists.
Created by Vancouver-based Web developers Jeff Kee and Jordan Brill, Krunchd allows anyone to quickly make a list of up to 30 links.
BrightKit, launched on November 28 by Vancouver-based Invoke Media, makes maintaining more than one Twitter account easy.