How to Export Bookmarks from Delicious?

Quite a shocker for a Friday morning to learn Yahoo is shutting down Delicious; social bookmarking service, since it was acquired in 2005. From what I’ve read, it’s due to the downsizing happening at Yahoo and Delicious isn’t the only team affected by this. Well, let’s not dwell on the matter. Quickly export a backup … Read more

My 5 Must-Install Browser Add-ons or Plugins

It was good to use Internet Explorer back in the early 90s. Simply because there wasn’t any other recommended browser, until Mozilla Firefox came about. Then when it did, I discovered add-ons which I now can’t live without. These are my must-have browser add-ons or plugins whenever I re-install my browser. Adblock Plus (Adblock+) Without … Read more

My Breadcrumb Navigation Design Principles

Hansel and Gretel escaped the forest by retracing their steps from the breadcrumbs laid by Hansel. Though Wikipedia’s version tells Hansel left a trail of pebbles. Anyway, the trail is identified as the breadcrumb navigation in website design. In a website with a deep menu structure, you’ll find a navigation which looks similar to this: … Read more

Most Popular Social Media Platforms I Use

Twitter feels like it’s becoming my blogging replacement, so to speak. Most likely it’s due to the ease of putting my thoughts into a 140 characters. But don’t get me wrong. I still love blogging and sharing my life observations and thoughts in work and play. It’s just that, blogging requires more time thinking about … Read more

Social Bookmarks Win Browser Bookmarks Hands Down

google-chrome-starThere was a phrase I heard watching Discovery Science this Chinese New Year. It goes something like, “technology is the key to the future but what is the key to technology”. It’s an inspiring start to what we could term as innovation. Therefore, browser bookmarks aren’t the exceptional tools left out of innovating our Internet experience.

So, what does social bookmarking mean?

Social bookmarking is a method for Internet users to store, organize, search, and manage bookmarks of web pages on the Internet with the help of metadata.

Source: Wikipeida

Some quick examples of social bookmark services;, StumbleUpon, BlinkList, Reddit, Fark and more. But why will social bookmarking soon replace browser bookmarks?

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