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Diggdot -Digg, slashdot, and del.icio.us/popular mashup
November 21, 2005 6:37 AM   Subscribe

Diggdot.us Digg, slashdot, and del.icio.us/popular - this is a constant browsing cycle for us. So why not combine them into a unified format without all the extra chrome? We can eliminate dupes and add some extra niceities.
posted by srboisvert (22 comments total)

 
eh
posted by delmoi at 6:48 AM on November 21, 2005


I like it.

I wonder if people would pay for a service like this, if you could pick the sites/RSS feeds to combine and have them weed out the dupes for you.
posted by danb at 6:50 AM on November 21, 2005


I, for one, welcome our hot grit stuffed Natalie Portman in Soviet Russia they Beowulf cluster you - "malarky or effective way?" overlords
posted by loquacious at 6:58 AM on November 21, 2005


This adds an extra click to my websurfing that I don't need. Bah! Fooey!
posted by poppo at 7:01 AM on November 21, 2005


It doesn't really work. The digg stories flood out everything else, which is backwards. If a site is more selective, it should get more focus, not less.
posted by smackfu at 7:09 AM on November 21, 2005


If only someone would do this for the three best free porn websites.
posted by sjvilla79 at 7:20 AM on November 21, 2005


So when/how are they going to start including advertising in the RSS feeds?
posted by nervousfritz at 7:30 AM on November 21, 2005


Finding it hard to see the point. You lose the functionality of the source sites, and gain two clicks. Maybe if it aggregated more than 3 sites, and had some system so the best links floated to the top it would be in some way worthwhile.
posted by MetaMonkey at 7:50 AM on November 21, 2005


sjvilla79 - " If only someone would do this for the three best free porn websites."

they have, and its called fusker although some of their porn is euro sketch.
posted by sourbrew at 8:03 AM on November 21, 2005


smackfu: "It doesn't really work. The digg stories flood out everything else, which is backwards. If a site is more selective, it should get more focus, not less."

I agree. I see 17 digg, 9 slashdot, and 4 delicious. What algorithm are they using? I'm assuming that it posts anything above a certain number of diggs or delcious links. Are the limits hand-set, or does it use something like avg + n * stddev? Do they use number of comments for Slashdot? What if they're all "this is a dupe story LOL"? Maybe it's all done totally manually?
posted by Plutor at 8:04 AM on November 21, 2005


Maybe it's all done totally manually?

That's not very Web 2.0. [although it's using TurboGears, the Rails for Python thingy]

I like the idea, but some RSS aggregators can have smart feeds, and that's a close approximation of what I'm seeing on this site.
posted by gsb at 8:23 AM on November 21, 2005


i was just wondering the other day why someone hadn't done this yet.
posted by geeky at 8:32 AM on November 21, 2005


#: they have, and its called fusker although some of their porn is euro sketch.

Yoink.
posted by sjvilla79 at 8:35 AM on November 21, 2005


You forgot Metafilter, you communist.
posted by jmccorm at 8:37 AM on November 21, 2005


the internet is becoming a parody of itself.
posted by crunchywelch at 8:47 AM on November 21, 2005


It's ugly.
posted by oddman at 8:55 AM on November 21, 2005


An aggregate of Slashdot and Digg's RSS feeds. That's amazing, and by "amazing" I mean useless and boring.
posted by StarForce5 at 9:37 AM on November 21, 2005


Now instead of not visiting three websites, I can not visit one. That's what I call efficiency.
posted by Jart at 11:19 AM on November 21, 2005


wtf is Web 2.0 ?
posted by snoktruix at 11:30 AM on November 21, 2005


I had a cereal and milk mashup today. It was kick-ass.
posted by mr.marx at 11:44 AM on November 21, 2005


Jart: You mean four! You've increased your not browsing capacity in the same amount of time not wasted.
posted by Eideteker at 12:01 PM on November 21, 2005


Because MeFi's Paris Hilton hasn't shown up to say this yet:
Wow. That's so meta.
posted by wendell at 12:27 PM on November 21, 2005


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