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mumbo jumbo web site names December 21, 2007

Posted by Will in online tools, technology, virtual life.
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I’m sure you’re as confused as I am by all the Dr. Seuess-style web service names that pop up these days: Doostang. Wufoo. Bliin. Thoof. Bebo. Meebo. Meemo. Kudit. Raketu. Etelos. Iyogi. Oyogi. Qoop. Fark. Kijiji. Zixxo. Zoogmo.

 You get the picture. David Pogue at the New York Times has written an excellent analysis of this trend.

 Will

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1. lrobinson - December 21, 2007

Wow, there’s even an algorithm that makes up names?!? Talk about sucking the fun out of creativity. I wonder if there is site out there somewhere that throws together a bunch of colors on pages and call it modern art – oh wait a second, there are sites that do this http://www.donrelyea.com/resampled/postmodern_modernist_III.htm, http://windowseat.ca/viscosity/

2. lrobinson - December 21, 2007

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