January 13, 2010, 4:29 am
The arrival of a new year is often viewed as an opportunity for self improvement. According the US government, some of the population's top new year's resolutions for 2010 include plans to lose weight, improve finances, and reduce stress. I imagine that our audience of super-geeks have a few goals that aren't on the list. This year, I decided to finally fix up my personal Web site. An open source lifestream framework called Storytlr made my goal easy to accomplish.
In days of yore, all a self-respecting Internet enthusiast needed to be at the forefront of Web hipness was a simple vanity page with pictures of their dog and maybe a few moderately coherent rants about technology or politics. In the modern world of Web 2.0, where our thoughts and activities are strewn across the global network of tubes, we need slightly more sophisticated solutions to capture and convey the ethos of our Internet identities.