Thursday, January 26, 2006

Interview with David Sifry of Technorati

Hi everyone! Today's selection is a podcast from Nicole Simon, with an interview of David Sifry, the CEO of Technorati. The podcast was published on 12 April 2005 at:

The show notes included:
  • what started Technorati?
  • library methaphor vs. the internet as a (conversation) stream
  • how tagging came to Technorati and why it is so much easier and powerful than knowledge management
  • structured blogging and how standards make all our lives easier
  • who are Technorati's customers?
  • his vision for Technorati: the participant economy
  • how can customers help Technorati
  • core values at Technorati and the mantra: be of service
More about Nicole Simon at:

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More about David Sifry

David Sifry David Sifry is Founder and CEO of Technorati, a real-time search engine that keeps track of what is going on in the blogosphere — the world of weblogs. A serial entrepreneur with more than 19 nineteen years of software development and industry experience, before founding Technorati, Sifry was cofounder and CTO of Sputnik, a Wi-Fi gateway company. Before that, he cofounded Linuxcare, where he served as CTO and vice president of engineering. Sifry also served as a founding member of the board of Linux International and was on the technical advisory board of the National Cybercrime Training Partnership for law enforcement. He appears frequently on panels and lectures on a variety of technology issues, ranging from wireless spectrum policy and Wi-Fi, to weblogs and open-source software. Sifry earned his bachelor’s degree in computer science at Johns Hopkins University.


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