Steve Gillmor, as the co-founder of the AttentionTrust and co- creator of the original Attention.xml will chair a round table of a group of startup founders who have developed key pieces of infrastructure of the nascent Attention economy on March 16th, at AOL’s Silicon Valley Campus in the Shasta Conference Room, 401 Ellis Street, Mountain View, CA – map. More details here.
Nick Carr has a great explainer on Memeorandum, and how it is slowly replacing the human editor. Carr calls its collecting crumbs. “When people criticize Memeorandum, therefore, they are not really criticizing Memeorandum. They are criticizing the crowd and the crowd’s “wisdom.” After all, in good Web 2.0 fashion, it is the crowd that is “choosing” what appears – and what does not appear – on the Memeorandum homepage,” he writes.