Web 2.0 Voices: del.icio.us creator Joshua Schachter
SAN FRANCISCO, September 1, 2006 (PodTech News) â€” Joshua Schachter is the director of engineering in the social search group at Yahoo. He’s also the founder of del.icio.us, a social bookmarking, social software web service for storing and sharing web bookmarks. PodTech’s Catherine Girardeau sat down with him in Dot’s CafÃ© at Yahoo’s Santa Clara campus on Wednesday to talk about what’s changed for del.icio.us since Yahoo, and his vision for del.icio.us’s future.
REPORTER’S NOTES: Firsts and not-firsts: This is the first podcast interview I’ve done that contains the word orthogonal. This is not the first podcast interview I’ve done in which I forgot to ask one of the questions I’d planned to ask. Here it is: “Why did you decide to do a domain hack and add all those periods to del.icio.us?” (It looks like wikipedia needs some help with the “domain hack” definition: be my gu.es.t.) And since I’m on the subject of definitions, one of the odd and unexpected links I del.icio.usly discovered today: How to Speak 19th Century. Look out for more tattle, palaver and flying langrage in my next Web 2.0 Voices cast.
â€” Catherine Girardeau