Tom Keating asks why Skype isn’t the number one social network app, and why it (hello ebay) hasn’t turned itself into more of a social network app to take on facebook etc.
Download Squad have 10 Ways Myspace can and needs to improve
Ridley Scott talks about his latest version of Blade Runner [Thx Joe]
Nutsie is an application that allows you to listen to your iTunes playlist online or on your mobile phone – no need to have an iPhone! Not only can you listen to your own playlist you can share your playlist with friends.
meTracks is an innovative web based audio player, allowing you to listen to your music, when you want it, and from any computer. 1Gb of space. Nice looking, but Ajaxtunes does the same thing and you get unlimited storage. Speaking of Michael Robertson, the man behind it, Ajaxwrite, Lindows/Linspire, and also the mp3.com founder, I was sad to see that his CDAnywhere project has crashed and burned. I still think the idea of the bundle of physical CD and MP3 download is one that could work.
The US State Department has launched their first blog. It’s called Dipnote, with the aim “provide you with a window into the work of the people responsible for our (US) foreign policy, and will give you a chance to be active participants in a community focused on some of the great issues of our world today.” [Via Abbie at Abstracked]. Which reminded me that U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary, Mike Leavitt is also blogging
Westmonster is an entertaining new UK political blog .