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O'Reilly Connections for tire kickers

Nick Finck

August 8, 2005 at 10:38 AM

I have been kicking the tires on O'Reilly Connections for a short bit now and it seems to be a little further ahead of the game as far as social networking sites go. This could be because it's more tech/geek centric and includes the ability to search for connections with specific technical skill sets (think of them as tags.. sort of). I also like the way that the rating and ranking of connections has been greatly downplayed here... it's no longer a big pissing match. The activity going on within one's network is also pretty manageable... say goodbye to annoying network member spam emails. If you're not already signed up with the beta, let me know and I'll pass you an invite it you are interested. If you are already signed up, well, seek me out or it may be a little bit of time before I find you on the network.



August 8, 2005 at 12:07 PM

I'm interested in an invite.


August 8, 2005 at 12:09 PM

Never mind - I discovered that I could create an account.


August 8, 2005 at 12:35 PM

Hook me up


August 8, 2005 at 12:57 PM

I'd like to check it out, if you can spare another invite.


August 8, 2005 at 1:17 PM

Same here :) Thanks for the offer - sounds cool

Ken Westin

August 8, 2005 at 2:38 PM

ditto how do you think this compares with linkedin?

Chris White

August 9, 2005 at 7:56 AM

I'd love an invite as well, looks very interesting!

Michael Almond

August 10, 2005 at 4:59 AM

Thanks, I would love an invite, it looks so much easier to use than LinkedIn. COOL!

Anthony Armendariz

August 10, 2005 at 10:39 PM

I'd like an invite please! Thanks!

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