After a few days of brooding, I finally post: Mahalo & Community-centric Search Thoughts

Posted on November 13, 2007. Filed under: Epic-Fu, Google, Mahalo, My Musings, search |

On 11/01 I noticed that the JetSet Show had changed their name to Epic-Fu. I also noticed that Mahalo, a people driven search site, now has it’s own daily web show.

Why mention both? Well besides obsessively patrolling the web all day and browsing through random web show archives, I remembered that the host of Mahalo Daily is Veronica Belmont, who was once a guest on the show formerly known as Jet Set. You can read Veronica’s Mahalo Daily announcement on her blog.

Mahalo & Google: A Relationship To Ponder

I wrote about Mahalo back in September, feeling it would be a great place for my web savvy/obsessed brother to work.

So far, as a user, I have mixed feelings about Mahalo. Initially, I wondered what the difference would be between Mahalo and community curated/moderated search sites like Wikipedia. Wikipedia is a source for information about *almost* every topic in *almost* every language imaginable, presented as continuously updated articles with reference links…


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Web Jobs I Want to Hook Up my Bro With V.1: Mahalo and BayTSP

Posted on September 19, 2007. Filed under: BayTSP, Mahalo, Web Jobs I Want to Hook Up my Bro With |

Are you on the internet all the time anyway, need a job, but don’t really want to deal with face to face human interactions all day?

(It’s OK, sometimes I feel that way too)

– via guspim’s flickr

Maybe you should move to So-Cal.

According to Tech Digest (also on this Jetset episode and here on my favorite mag Fast Company‘s site), Santa Monica based is a great place to work – especially if you are already a web addict like my bro. Employees are (among other things) paid to create customized search result pages on all sorts of topics and keep them updated. Free lunch, health benefits, flexible hours, and a decent salary are some of the perks.


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