• Kimengi takes on Zemanta with its content recommendation engine

    Kimengi is a new Dutch startup providing ”related-content” to bloggers and publishers via a recommendation widget called “f>>dforward” (feed forward). Once installed, the widget automatically provides related articles from multiple sites based on a combination of tag matches and  collaborative filtering techniques (“Users similar to you liked…”). Read More

  • Meet Midori-san, the world's first blogging plant

    The Japanese are perhaps the most active people in the world when it comes to blogging and reading blogs so it’s not really surprising to see the world’s first blogging plant (a Sweetheart Hoya, to be exact) coming from this country. Midori-san (“Ms. Green), as the 40-cm pot plant is called, is the customer magnet in an Internet cafe in Kamakura (a small town west of Tokyo). Read More

  • Sony Starts Official Playstation Blog, World Keeps Spinning

    “We’ve been waiting” No, we haven’t. Sony just started a Playstation blog which is managed and written by executives at SCEA. This new website will apparently give insight into the minds of Sony execs which was never before possible. Of course, there are absolutely no other websites devoted to the Playstation or Sony. This leaves us wondering whether the people at… Read More