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Andrew Trinh
It's great having service icons removed from the posts, that way we focus more on the content rather than the source of the information. That way users won't ignore certain services subconsciously because they've noticed a service icon, rather users ignore a post because it's just not interesting.
Would be nice to have a simple way to sort/filter posts by services though. - Andrew Trinh
Exactly :D - Johnny
I hadn't anticipated it, but it seems so evident now. - Micah
Some how I think people's hidden filters should be reset just because it's a new way to see FriendFeed. Before people probably just hid all these services because one person kept flooding it. - Andrew Trinh
I never liked how FF posts get more activity than posts from other services. I always saw FF as meta to all the services you can import so why should it matter if an item was shared on Google Reader or posted directly to FF. The other trend I don't like to see is people ripping off Reddit or Digg by copying and pasting the headline and linking directly to the article, giving no credit to the original. - Graham English
For me it helps sort whether content is likely to be original or shared. Now I still look for that first, and it just wastes my time, having to find it amongst the rest of the text. - Alix May
What difference does it make if the content is original or shared? If it is interesting and brings about a discussion or enlightens another user then it has served its purpose. - Andrew Trinh
It depends on what your purpose is, Andrew. Mine is to usually get to know individuals better. - Alix May
I never said you can't ignore a particular service, that's what the hide is for. But let the users see the information first without any bias and then let them decide. - Andrew Trinh
Alix, if your purpose is to get to know the individual better then you deserve every right to hide feeds of a user because of which services they use more. But don't let the same bias affect posts by other users, hide it for once and not for all. If after you've considered it that you may not like tweets overall hide it, you don't need to see a service icon to see that. - Andrew Trinh
Isn't the service part of the information? - Andy Bakun
Actually, there is a great risk of people being unfairly labeled as moronic without the icons, if their posts make little sense, as is the case with a lot of stuff from twitter. I can excuse moronic posts from twitter if I immediately know that's where they are from. Without the icons, I can't really do that. That means everyone I follow has to be a twitter poet, or I might mistaken them for idiots. - April Russo (FForever!)
But the service has never disappeared, under each post it still states where each post originates from it's just not the main focus any more. The question is, if you have to filter out so much of your feed that you need icons to see which ones to read why do you have it shown in the first place? - Andrew Trinh
I don't ignore or hide based on service. The icon just often tells me in an instant if this is something the person created or something they think is worth sharing. I never felt the icon was the focus, just an organizational tool. - Alix May
Andrew, I think you might be misunderstanding something, The service icons have informational content themselves, allowing certain types of information to be given greater or lesser or just different weight from the rest. So instead of "allowing people to focus on the content itself" it forces you to focus on all the content equally, which is clearly inappropriate. Twitter posts are different than delicious items which are different than blog posts which are different than things shared directly. - Mr. Gunn
Exactly. I agree with Mr Gunn. Now we have less information than we had before. - Chris Loft
Andrew, agree with you. #betakoltag-ob - Kol Tregaskes
The service icons represent in part the information that is being presented and how/what services that information was found. Without those it makes it more difficult to tie the information together. Plus those little icons are cute. :) - sofarsoShawn
Also the service icons are a way of filtering the information, for example: by clicking on a user's stumbledupon icon all their sites fall into a nice column which is FAR simpler then the complex filtering system in the beta - sofarsoShawn
I have noticed that Friend Feed users are more likely to respond to a post based on the person doing the posting not what service it is rolling out of. - Tony C (Unrated)
I think there is an important point here that I've made on other items. I think there are two qualitatively different modes of using friendfeed. One is person-centric, similar to friendfeed or Twitter. People interested in what a specific person has to say. The other is content centric, the person is secondary to the content they are bringing in or promoting. My guess is that the content-centric viewers do a lot of filtering based on the source of the information, as well as the people it is coming through - Cameron Neylon
Also that the research community (e.g. Life Scientists rooms and others) are more content centric than the general user community. I would think the UI can support both modes of use with a few display options (do don't display service icons, using filtering over service type/number of comments/liks etc.) - Cameron Neylon
That's a good point, Cameron, and considering that the Life Scientists room has over 700 members, one would think their collective opinion would carry some weight. - Mr. Gunn
Just loaded the stylish scripts that remove the personal icons and put back the service icons (HT to Neil Saunders) so I'm happy now. - Cameron Neylon
That may be true, but I still miss the icons :'( - stanjourdan
I appreciate the help, but I'm on chrome ! - stanjourdan
I'll cast a vote in favour of showing service icons whereever they plausibly make sense. - Karl Knechtel
I ignore certain icons too especially when it's the source of most of the content that I find to be boring. Makes sense to me. - Corvida
Bump. - Kol Tregaskes
My (and chrisofspades) service icons script still works (in Firefox) too. :) - Micah
Paul Buchheit
Auto Facial Attractiveness Enhancement Engine - http://www.cs.tau.ac.il/~tommer...
Auto Facial Attractiveness Enhancement Engine
Auto Facial Attractiveness Enhancement Engine
This is amazing. I think we should automatically apply it to all profile photos ;) - Paul Buchheit
Facial discrimination? - Jason
Impressive. - j1m
Can I get one for the body as well as the face? - Dion Almaer
Very interesting. Hope they post the download link soon so that we can all play with it. - Brady Brim-DeForest
It seems as if the main problem with most people in the examples shown is their forehead is too short or too narrow. Wonder if there's a subtle clue that big brains are beautiful there! :) - Lindsay
@Jason - that's an interesting concept. Would you be more likely to trust the girl on the left or right? Would you be more likely to talk to either one of them at a party (or more intimidated by either one?). - Lindsay
Right one looks more dumb... - Phil Smirnov
Notice that for all the women they soften the jaw, while squaring it for men. Everyone also gets a slightly thinner face and upturned almost smiling lips. - FFing Enigma
@SB yeah and the forehead adjustment... almost like there is a triangle with the forehead at the point and they flip it so the chin is the bottom of the triangle... weird. - Lindsay
They are different women! Blame Paul! : ) - Erhan Erdoğan
impressive - accexine
Lindsay: whenever sketching generic faces, the face starts as an inverted triangle and the eyes appear a third of the way down from the top of the forehead; lips and nose appear below and above (respectively) a line 1/3 up from the chin. Looks like these pictures are rearranged to meet that particular school of drawing. - FFing Enigma
That is interesting yet odd. Seems that the faces are slendered with the software. - Jim Goldstein from twhirl
I wonder what would come out of applying their algorithms to face of black or asian person? Different countries have different concepts of beauty. - arty
Paul - Think you should definitely add the option. "Click here to be beautiful without the expense of plastic surgery! .... and you may even get more 'Likey's" :)" - Charlie Anzman
Some of the stuff coming out of Siggraph this year is really freaky. How about combining this with the automatic video editing stuff? ;) - Joe Beda
without a doubt amazing. It's incredible how subtle the changes are yet massive difference. - Zee.
Huh, that's pretty crazy. Creepy, but cool. :) - felix
I haven't read the paper, but I wonder if it adapts to different notions of "attractive" (that changes from culture to culture ...) - Rui Pires
+1 @Claude I was thinking the same thing! Incorporate this software in wearable monitor glasses, and the whole world would be beautiful! I'll bet we can look for these on the shelves in the U.S. just before November. Social media and reality enhancement software have put Winston Smith out of a job. - ɐ ɯıʞ sıɹɥɔ
do i sense another manga-style meme starting? - anna sauce
So, if it turns me into Gilbert Godfried... what does that mean? - Ⓒⓗⓡⓘⓢ Ⓟⓘⓡⓘⓛⓛⓞ
You know, if these guys had gotten together with the realtime video+photo enhancement folks and approached the Beijing Olympic Comittee then that singing girl in the opening ceremonies might not have had to been replaced with a body double. (Yeah, I just brought three of this week's biggest memes together. I'll be here all week.) - Kevin Fox
The artist proportions were laid out by the Greeks as the perfect human, that's not being used here. This beautification engine, I think, builds on top of a previous study where some students tried to mathematically identify attractiveness. They had participants rate the attractiveness of head shots from yearbooks. What they found was there was a high correlation b/w the geometrically "average" face and high attraction. That "average" is based on the proportions of the di - xero
stances between the individual elements of the face and their relative sizes. IIRC the software adjusts elements so they statistically/geometrically complement each other. It's not actually working toward a golden set of proportions, but a set of proportions appropriate for the individual as defined by the masses. I wouldn't think of it as "facial discrimination" so much as "deviation from ones potential". - xero
I'm waiting for the first Facebook application that automatically enhances your profile picture like this. Every social network should run this on the avatars. Beautiful people! - Benedikt Koehler
Can you imagine the controversy if dating sites got a hold of this? - xero
@paul automatically apply it to all profile photos, huh? are you sure you ready for results? check my picture - try to see wonderful cossacks writing infamous letter to Turkish Sultan :) - A. T.
I wonder if they'll turn Mickey Mouse into Mighty Mouse - Dave Q
@Lindsay; A)Maybe/? 1=Left 2=Right 3=N/A - Jason
this will have a lot of practical applications to create a (virtual) world of beautiful (or more acceptable facially) people. - Apostolos Tsompanopoulos
Just a complicated high tech implementation of beer goggles. - Hayes Haugen
Chris' comment is sooo tempting - Charlie Anzman
This is what came up as the top Google hit for paul buchheit friendfeed. - Spidra Webster
I just read the first comment and may I ask why we should apply it automatically to all profile pictures??? Who are we gonna kid that way?! - ani
it's long gone. - Big Joe Silenced
It's down :( - Burcu Dogan
cannot open this link,404 is there~ - 阿石
Damond Nollan discusses how minority groups in unis and institutions can be engaged in social media, new SM club at NCCU #scio10 ^SP
Video interview with David Kroll and Damond Nollan at ScienceOnline2010 - http://scienceblogs.com/clock...
Mahendra (SkepticGeek)
Get Satisfaction Struggles To Relaunch It's Overheard Feature - http://www.damondnollan.com/2010...
Rachel Baker
Rob Diana
Reaching 100 Posts: A Lesson On Perseverance - http://www.damondnollan.com/2010...
Rob Diana
Respect The Community Where Your Readers Live And Engage With Them There - http://www.damondnollan.com/2010...
Facebook/Friendfeed News
Domino's Pizza: Is It Really A Turnaround? - http://www.damondnollan.com/2010...
A few weeks ago, I watched a short four-minute video on Domino's Pizza. According to the clip, customers were disappointed in the product. Some complained the crust tasted like cardboard, the cheese was processed, and the overall taste was nothing to write home about. As with all criticism, one can ...
Rob Diana
You Cannot Manage What You Cannot Measure: Tips For Incremental Growth - http://www.damondnollan.com/2010...
Robert Scoble
Congrats @techcrunch @davewiner @mashable @arrington @rww @timoreilly http://scobleizer.com/2010... for being my favorite tech twitterers of the year
0_o - Johnny from iPhone
Education Foundation
Damond Nollan: Learning to Write Blogs Like Dave Winer and Chris ... http://www.damondnollan.com/2009...
Scoble's Vanity Feed
Damond Nollan: Is Online Openness A Bad Thing Or Does It Make Us ... - http://www.damondnollan.com/2009...
Jesse Stay
Has Feedburner Dropped Friendfeed For Good? - http://www.damondnollan.com/2009...
who cares the number was basically an artificial pumping. - Allen Stern
It was, but that's the annoyance, Allen. I would prefer that if a change is made, it should be consistent. The graph, already suspect, now has an even bigger anomaly. - Louis Gray
I of course prefer the higher number, but when it was first changed, that change was a surprise and annoying. For it to be reversed is, in theory, equally annoying. - Louis Gray
The Feedburner number is back up - Robert Sanchez Jr
yay robert - now louis will be happy it seems because the larger number is back - Allen Stern
Hey now, Allen. See above. I prefer that if it is one way it should stay one way. And higher #'s are always better, if you can make reasons for them. - Louis Gray
Kamilah Reed (K. Gill)
Me and my INVISIBLE CUP OF COFFEE, Derrick's haircut, and Damond Nollan's post about Google Voice. - http://kamilah.posterous.com/me-and-...
Me and my INVISIBLE CUP OF COFFEE, Derrick's haircut, and Damond 	Nollan's post about Google Voice.
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Damond Nollan was today's random selection. http://friendfeed.com/damondn... ... - Kamilah Reed (K. Gill) from Posterous
I should have shaded my own portrait a bit more to really capture my facial expression. I had a kind of light touch today. - Kamilah Reed (K. Gill)
Derrick got a haircut?!? Cool to see it in a drawing first! Your sketches are getting sharper every day! Nice work. - Adrian
<3 <3 <3 - rowlikeagirl
I swear, Kamilah, you are inspiring me to start a sketch blog. These are fabulous! - Martha
Thanks everyone, and it's nice to hear that I might be inspiring some other people. - Kamilah Reed (K. Gill)
Keep it up Kamilah! - AJ Batac
Louis Gray
Video Demo: How to Use Lazyfeed for Real-time RSS Feeds By Topic - http://www.louisgray.com/live...
brilliant video on Lazyfeed now I am going to use it properly - Thomas Power
True, Holden. I try to use my fake voice. :) (You haven't heard the voice-overs on the twin videos?) - Louis Gray
why is LazyFeed invite only? - Damir Zubović
Damir, LazyFeed is invite only because I am not in charge. Ethan and Claire know I would like to open it up to everyone. - Louis Gray
Tnx for info. Greetings from Slovenia. - Damir Zubović
Your password's too short :-P - Jesse Stay
the word "password" is too short? - Louis Gray
:) :) - Damir Zubović
Louis, yes. - Jesse Stay
BTW, what screen capture software are you using? - Jesse Stay
I hand-coded my own screen capture software using a derivative of Objective C, mixed with .Net and AJAX, Jesse. - Louis Gray
Louis, I need an iPhone app then - will you build me one? - Jesse Stay
but seriously, what screen capture software did you use to make that? - Jesse Stay
Very nice - thank you sir. - Jesse Stay
More video demos == good, btw - Jesse Stay
Impressed that you hand-coded the capturing, I wouldn't know where to start - Joe Dawson from iPhone
We're honored to be your first guinea pig for the screencasting :) You should do this often. - Ethan Gahng
greta video - got straight to the point :) - Riaz Kanani
Hi Louis Thanks for the heads up about Lazyfeed. I have tried to register but it needs an invitation code. Can you or anyone in your network please let me know what I should put in? Thanks - Jane Finch
Very well done, I now have a better understanding of how it works. Anymore invites? Thanks - Mo Hall
why doesn't Lazyfeed have a feed for FF? - Thomas Power
Thomas, Lazyfeed's founders are just now getting to understand FriendFeed better. Maybe with time. - Louis Gray
cool thank you - Thomas Power
LazyFeed looks great.! Thanks for this video Louis, super interesting (I like your fast pace too). Would love an invite if you have 1. - Rob Michael (Atmos Trio)
Hi, thanks everyone for your interest in Lazyfeed. We are excited to tell you that we will be releasing more invite codes via Twitter today. To receive your invite, please follow @lazyfeed on twitter and we will DM you an invite code. This invitation will expire midnight PST. Thank you! - Lazyfeed
Louis, thanks for this wonderful quick tutorial. I am off to experimenting with Lazyfeed now. I wonder how you use it in conjunction with GReader, since I also find you sharing lot of stuff on GReader as well. - Mahendra (SkepticGeek)
Love lazyfeed so far, but it won't connect with my Twitter acct even after I set up and click connect - only Flicr, etc..Anyone else have this issue. - Liza + = ?
Liza - I've just tried connecting your twitter to my lazyfeed and it seems to be successfully bringing tags like lazyweb, trip, techkaraoke, etc. Please try again. Thanks. - Ethan Gahng
Now that is GREAT customer service, Ethan. Thanks.. I want to learn more about lazyweb and ppl interacting from lazyfeed. Seeing it from my google dev friends. Any ideas? - Liza + = ?
Very nice video here. I will use this to share with all my people. Thanks Louis. - Amani
Louis Gray
Damond Nollan: Want To Get Smarter? Talk With Your Readers - http://www.damondnollan.com/2009...
Louis Gray
Rob Diana
In the Mind of Damond Nollan: Facebook Goes Lite But It Feels Like Friendfeed - http://www.damondnollan.com/2009...
Phil Ashman
How to Share Interesting Stuff from the Web Using Google Reader and Friendfeed - http://www.damondnollan.com/2009...
In the mind of Damond Nollan: Sharing Stuff Online: Are You Willing to Put Your Name On That? - http://www.damondnollan.com/2009...
"What I have learned today is that people trust me and I have a responsibility to protect that trust. As I move forward, I will be more careful to better screen information before I send it out. - The question we must ask ourselves before we consider sending something out to the world is this material worthy of my name? - Remember, when we share or retweet something, we are essentially saying that we endorse this link or content. As a "router" of information, our positive reputation is very important if we seek to have a long career. So, I encourage you to learn from my mistake and avoid ever having to apologize." - Maitani
In the Mind of Damond Nollan: What is RSS? - http://www.damondnollan.com/2009...
RSS is short for Really Simple Syndication. For many, this means nothing. So, to explain, let us look at a common scenario. - If you have spent any length of time on the Internet, then you must have at least one or two favorite web sites. Outside ones e-mail account, I find many people like to visit news sites like CNN, Fox News, or a local newspaper. On any given day, you may stop on the site, read a few articles, and then go about your business. Sounds easy enough, right? - Maitani
Gerald Hildebrandt
In the Mind of Damond Nollan: RSS is Dead. Oh Really? - http://www.damondnollan.com/2009...
Minu Nianda
In the Mind of Damond Nollan: A Short Story on the Value of Social Networking Through Facebook - http://www.damondnollan.com/2009...
Barack Obama
FULL VIDEO: OFA National Health Care Forum with President Obama - http://my.barackobama.com/page...
Dear mr. President, You know what happened recent months to Iranian nation! They got tortured, raped, killed in cold blood brutally the world has ever seen. You pretend nothing has happened, you say US won't interfere with Iran's internal affairs! This is not internal affairs!!!!! This is Human Rights issue you say US won't put itself in jeopardy that CIA will be blamed again! CIA... more... - dear_iran
Kol Tregaskes
How to know when a woman is not happy!!!!
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LOL! - Kol Tregaskes
The billboard is epic. - Spidra Webster
Interesting. Why is there a CBS logo underneath the sign? - WoH: Professor MOTHRA
what is this i think i agree with spidra Webster it is epic - Milani Behera
God hath no fury like a woman scorned :) - Roberto Bonini
WoH - CBS Outdoor is a billboard company (Clear Channel owns billboards in the US as well). - Spidra Webster
apparently "Steven" is a popular name among cheaters... - Marco
Ahh right - thought it was maybe for a new show :) - WoH: Professor MOTHRA
The billboard I believe was part of an ad campaign (search Snopes). But the other ones are great. - rowlikeagirl
Either way, very funny. :-) - Kol Tregaskes
Hell hath no fury...... - Stephanie Segel
LOLOL - AJ Batac
The airplane with the chops on it is from another news story. Wish I could remember exactly how that one happened. - Spidra Webster
wow... - MiniMage
That "Lost Dog" is a hoot! Guys: do not, DO NOT, mess with these women... - Dennis Jernberg
Kamilah Reed (K. Gill)
YAY!!!! CONGRATS you two!!! - FFing Enigma
Congratulations! - Josh Haley
CONGRATS. - Holly is Happy
Thank you, everyone! :) I'm just trying to figure out what to do next. The next several months are going to be really interesting. - Kamilah Reed (K. Gill)
WOW! Awesome! - BEX
WOOOHOO!! :D - Big Joe Silenced
Congratulations! - Spidra Webster
Congrat!!! - YoYo_P
w00t!!! Congrats you two! *sings like ole boy did at the wedding in Coming to America* :D - Derrick
CONGRATS! - Mo Kargas
congratulations!!! - Bren
congrats!! - Allen Stern
Congratulations, you two! - Anika
Congrats! - John (bird whisperer)
Congrats!!!1 - Rob H.
Congratulations....can't go wrong with someone named Harold.... :O) - Harold Cabezas
w00h0! Congratulations! - Sean Reiser
Congratulations! - .LAG liked that
Rock on! - Michael McKean
Congratulations! - Damond Nollan
congrats!! - imabonehead
Congrats! - anna sauce
CONGRATS folks! :) - directeur
Congrats! - Hutch Carpenter
Congrats! - Scoble, Alex Scoble
Congratulations! Good on you two! - Absentee
Congratulations!!!!!!! - Amit Morson
Congrats! - Pete D
congratulations, you crazy kids :) - MiniMage
It must be in the water....Congrats!! - Gabrielle
Congratulations! - Bonnie Foster
Congratulations! Cute couple. - Sarah Lane
Congratulations! The ring looks gorgeous!! - Ange Recchia/angesbiz
That's fantastic! Congratulations! - Kisha from BuddyFeed
Fantastic, Congrats! - Mahendra (SkepticGeek)
Congrats you two! :-) - Kol Tregaskes
Congratulations! - Joe "The Anvil" Pierce
Congrats to both of you. - Mark Krynsky
Congrats you guys! - Dobromir Hadzhiev
Congrats!! - Bee
Congratulations! - Anne Bouey
Félicitations, tous mes vœux de bonheur. - Bob Lyr
Whens the wedding? Are we getting invites?! Will there be a Buffet? *hopes for buffet* - Alan (Giraffes)
Thank you so much, everyone! :) - Kamilah Reed (K. Gill)
Congrats :) - Rodfather
Congratulations!! - RAPatton from iPod
CONGRATULATIONS!!! :-D - Ordinarybug Heather
YAY!!!! Congratulations and best wishes you guys!!! <3 - Yolanda
congrats ^_^ - Shandiz
CONGRATS you :)) - MutfakTeyze
Congratulations! - Vinay | विनय
hey congrats!!!! I wish you guys all the happiness! - (jeff)isageek
مباركه!!!!!!!!!!! - Babak
Congrats - Randy Allen Bishop
Congratulations. "I'm just trying to figure out what to do next." - get married, obviously. ;) - Meryn Stol
CONGRATS! - Shevonne
Congratulations! - Ruchira S. Datta
Congrats!!!!! - AJ Batac
Congratulations! - Iain Baker
congrats to you crazy kids - Cee Bee
++++ Congrats!!!!! - Marco(aureliusmaximus)
Happiest congrats! - Ayşe E.
YAH!!!!! Congrats! - Just Mrs. V
Candles all around, congrats. - Steve C, Team Marina
Congratulations!!!!! - Katy S
con'grats !! - Peter Dawson
love kicks ass ! ♥ - Mattb4rd
man, that is lovely news...congratulations Kamilah - Zee.
congrats! - alphaxion
Yay! - Tyson Key
oh, wow! hey, congratulations, Kamilah and Harold! The ring is lovely. Mazel tov! - edythe
Congrats - zsafwan 
Congrats! I know how you feel being recently engaged myself! http://twitpic.com/cedzg DO have your future spouse watch this video... http://www.youtube.com/watch... - Arleen Boyd
Awww :) - Rahsheen
gratz! - timepilot
Congrats! - Angelo Rodrigues
Awesome! Congrats!! - David Cook
congratulations - Ufuk İŞMAN from BuddyFeed
congrats!! - Goktug Okan Oguz
Congratulations! - Jim #teamFFrank
congrats!!! - Nilesh
Congrats! - Tracy Benham
Congratulations :))! - Neya
Congratulations! Wishing both of you all the best! - LB needs a break.
wooooo hooooo!!! - metalerik
Congrats!!! - Alessandro
One more congrats from me ^_^ - Nico van der Merwe
You started the #engagementmeme -- and another congratulations! :-D - Ordinarybug Heather
congrats! - Craig Deakin
Congrats !!!!!!! Great news :) - Nir Ben Yona
Mahendra (SkepticGeek)
Sharing Images, Maps, Videos, and More with Google Reader - http://www.damondnollan.com/2009...
Liza + = ?
In the Mind of Damond Nollan: Sharing Images, Maps, Videos, and More with Google Reader - http://www.damondnollan.com/2009...
Jesse Stay
Hello. I'm a Saggitarius and I Tweet (Why Twitter) - http://minunianda.blogspot.com/2009...
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