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Akismet.com – Supporting Clean Conversations

Spam, particularly the type found in blogs and the comment sections of websites, is the bane of the Internet. How many times have you been reading an absorbing discussion on a key topic, only to have it interrupted by nonsensical gibberish, blatant promotion and other disruptions? Worse yet are the embedded links in threads that steal your readers and expose them to porn, fake medications and worse. Akismet hates this type of spam as...

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Linga.railsrumble.com – Getting Hypertextual

Linga is a hypertext tool which combines comment threads, wikis, and bookmarking. Basically, in using linga members are able to create wikis for whatever webpage they’re interested in and add comments, links to other pages, and information from different sources. The browser plug-in allows you to automatically bookmark pages as you surf the web. The wiki options include headers, bulleted links, fonts, and there’s a syntax...

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