Social Search on Yi-Tan Today

Interesting sounding Yi-Tan this morning, but I won’t be able to make it given Vegas apparently bans both WiFi and daylight:

Here’s the deal: If we can’t sort the wheat from the chaff, the chaff wins. If so, the Net becomes a big pit of quicksand.

Search engines keep improving, sometimes imperceptibly, but my money’s on social search. We’ll find our best information from other people, not from software filters.

There are many social ways to filter info, from digg (see especially the Diggswarm) and Memeorandum to del.icio.us, blogging, reblogging (see the Google Reader Sharing FAQ) and more.

So let’s discuss:

* How are people making sense of the torrent of info on the Net?
* What do you use? What practices have you developed?
* What is missing? What do you wish someone would build?

As always, an IRC Chat will be available during the call, here.

Date: Tuesday, January 8, 2007
Time: 10:30 PDT, 1:30 EST
Primary Dial-in Number: 1-800-615-2900 (Toll Free in USA and Canada)
1-661-705-2005 (for callers outside the USA and Canada)
Participant Access Code: 778778

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