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Archive: May, 2006

May 16, 2006

Flickr goes gamma.

Never mind that previous post about the languishing state of beta that Flickr has been occupying for gosh knows how long. They’ve just gone gamma with a hatload of snappy new navigation, organization, search, and buddy-related functionality. I’d blather more about all the changes, but I must go click and play …

This item was posted by Grant Hutchinson.

May 12, 2006

It doesn’t get much beta than this.

I’ve been tossing my pixels at Flickr for nearly a year and half, and aside from a few post-Yahoo! growing pains, the system seems solid. One question has popped into head on several occasions, as I’m sure it has for other Flickrpeeps … when the heck will Flickr ever come out from under the beta … Read the rest of this item

This item was posted by Grant Hutchinson.

May 2, 2006

Temporarily unrebooted.

So, the first of May has come and gone. So has a deadline that I was dearly hoping to make. If you’ll notice, this site is not sporting any of the previously promised, lovingly redesigned, standards-savvy, tableless, CSS goodness. Well, there’s a reason for that. It’s simply not ready for prime time. I’m not happy … Read the rest of this item

This item was posted by Grant Hutchinson.

May 1, 2006

Flickr founders find some time.

Are they the only folks who made Flickr what it is today? No. But they’re arguably the most important pair of webheads behind it. Time Magazine took note of the influence that Flickr has had on self-publishing, the nearly-ubiquitous functionality of tag clouds, and being able to harness the energy behind a visual, creative community. … Read the rest of this item

This item was posted by Grant Hutchinson.