Paul Gilster (PG) praises Yahoo Pipes
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Article in Feb. 21, 2007 Raleigh News & Observer, page 3D (althoughaccessing the article requires registration. I prefer the policyof the New York Times which is to permit access to today's news withoutregistration). Paul is based in Raleigh. When I read aboutemerging technology in the local paper, I am persuaded that it hasmoved from bleeding to leading principally for early adopters and now ready forwide-spread consideration.
In this article, he describes a technique or emerging capability forData Harvesting and summarrizes nicely the value of RSS (Really SimpleSyndication) feeds. His subject is Yahoo Pipes (pipes.yahoo.com) andhow it permits aggregation and sorting of these feeds by keywords such as author, date,and topics. Not too keen on the Pipes's interface, henonetheless praises it for "pointing to a direction that the Net istakiing, one that changes the game by giving the user more control overits vast and changing resources.' Here is the url if you can getto it without registration: http://www.newsobserver.com/1447/story/545355.html