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May 30, 2008

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Hi Drew, have you seen the 'social media firehose' yahoo pipes configuration?

http://www.nixonmcinnes.co.uk/2008/04/06/a-simple-yet-powerful-way-to-find-out-where-youre-being-talked-about-in-social-media/

I've been fiddling with Pipes to build my new site. It's great - took me a while to figure out but, once it works, it's strangely satisfying...

Drew,

You asked, so I'll supply... Personally, yes, Yahoo Pipes is straight-forward enough. But, similar to you, I find it "strangely satisfying". It is far from being the silver bullet for the PRO who knows they need to 'get' RSS. but needs something which is fool-proof to operate. The interface [IMHO]. Isn't quite there yet.

A good suggestion for an age-old (well internet age) problem - I'll be sure to give it a good look.

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