Defrag the News - Flowww

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  • I like the overall concept, but the graphics need to be bigger.

    Now that people have faster computers, you should up the frame rate on the flash object.

    Sweet presentation, btw, I love the smoke.
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Defrag the News - Flowww

  1. 1. Defrag the news…
  2. 2. consolidates and simplifies the daily tech news.
  3. 3. <ul><li>We’ve grown up with BBSs ….  lurked Slashdot.org ….  followed Digg ….. and have used Del.cio.us religiously. </li></ul><ul><li>Over the past year we’ve explored Popurls , Alltop , Addict-o-matic , and many many others. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>At nights, we sit down and read RSS readers to slug it through thousands of feeds, postings, google-alerts , and other tech news sources . </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>There are significant problems with this daily approach to consuming the tech news though….. </li></ul><ul><li>… ..and those tedious problems are shared by many. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>takes news leads via e-mail & other sources </li></ul><ul><li>harvests items for evaluation tagged or described with “flowww” from del.cioi.us, flickr, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>aggregates the aggregators </li></ul><ul><li>mines unstructured text to gauge opinion on a topic and relevance. </li></ul><ul><li>trends and compares </li></ul><ul><li>weights by the influence of behavior </li></ul><ul><li>filters it down to the most interesting stuff </li></ul><ul><li>displays it all in a site *preview* GUI </li></ul><ul><li>saves you time </li></ul>
  6. 6. It is powered by… SPSS Clementine , and several other fancy stats apps …..plus a dash of randomness and regression.
  7. 7. <ul><li>In the near future </li></ul><ul><li>… .we’ll be releasing an RSS to Flowww widget </li></ul><ul><li>for you to embed in your blog, profile, site, etc. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Enjoy the BETA …while we continue to tune it!

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