18 Firefox 3 Addons for Web Design and Social Media

Firefox is a huge part of what I do as a web designer (aka Pixel Pimp) and a Social Media Skank. Along the way I’ve gone through my fair share of crappy addons while keeping the ones I found most helpful.  Here’s a list of the 18 addons I’ve kept around; hopefully you can find …

The Case For Distributed Conversations

A lot is still being made of the discussions happening in FriendFeed that some feel should belong on the actual post.  Recently, the discussion over "fragmented comments" has been revived in posts from Fred Wilson, Matthew Ingram, and Allen Stern.  Allen suggests that when FriendFeeders see the content, they should go back to the original …

FriendFeed Is The Signal

Marshall McLuhan (a Canadian) coined the phrase "the medium is the message" to describe that the profound impact of television and other media on society was more important than the impact of the content itself.  Recently, a lot of discussion has been taking place about FriendFeed‘s noise versus its signal.  I contend that the impact …