Jeff Atwood: When In Doubt, Make It Public

Jeff Atwood wrote a funny (and very true) article about what’s new or not so new in these Web 2.0 days. I especially had to laugh at the idea that “new” ideas on the net are merely replicas of old UNIX tools introduced by Marc Hedlund.

talk, finger

ICQ
LISTSERV

DejaNews
ls

Yahoo! directory
find, grep

Google
rn

Bloglines
pine

Google Mail
mount

Amazon S3
bash

Yahoo! Pipes
wall

Twitter

Go and check out the full posting: Coding Horror: When In Doubt, Make It Public.
And make sure you also read the comments for some more funny ideas.

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