Introducing The GigaOM Pulse

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pulse_logo_stream.jpgEvery so often, our readers write to us wondering how they can get some insight into how our team works. Instead of putting up videos or photos, we decided that it would be pretty cool to make you all part of our daily workflow. I sat down with Gregory Koberger, one of our summer interns (he comes to us from Rochester Institute of Technology) and an awesome programmer, to come up with The GigaOM Pulse.

It basically aggregates all the tweets from our team and others who are related to our work day. This allows you, the readers, to actually keep an eye on what the whole team is doing as well as on what everyone is reading, sharing or musing about. It’s also a place where you can subscribe to the individual Twitter feeds of our team members.

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Mallik

Om Malik, You necessarily didn’t have to put in so much effort for this. You could have easily created a Knot on http://tweetknot.com and followed all the team Gigaom members. I like tweetknot, its cool

Sky

I’d like an RSS Feed of the Pulse.

I think it’s a fundamental characteristic that’s missing.

It’d be nice to sort by person & responsibilities as well, aside from being sortable by (Stream/Today/This Week/This Month). It would add greater functionality.

Also, love that you put this up.

rohit

contributing to the wish list: how about an iPhone app for Gigaom — pulse can be an interesting part of that. rather than the app replicating the online content, it could be a mobile ‘pulse’ of the gigaom nation and lead users to read the referenced posts if they’d like otherwise they get their byte sized snacking – untethered…

orionq

When is the Gigaom podcast comming back!! You can keep your tweets, twits, twats or whaterver you call them

Justin Thorp

Looks cool. Excited to start reading it. Also glad to see a student from my alma mater (the Rochester Institute of Technology) representing. Go Tigers!

fritz

wow thats awesome guys looks nice a pretty neat twitter aggregater few things missing but looking fwd to the code opening up so i can play around with it :)

fritz

om would like to see pagination for the history of the tweets and also tweets streamed with the date when the tweet stream for the day ends and the new one begins that would help in clubbing the activity of the day together in the stream itself and make it easy for us to grasp what a gigaom employees day feels like :) also how abt an rss feed for the latest 10 entries on gigaom pulse

Sumanth

I was also about to ask for the same thing. Would be nice if this could be open-sourced !!

Om Malik

I see you are touting your service ;-) how about a small disclosure about that before you type and recommend a service.

rohit

marry the pulse with your real-time streaming of drafts, posts, comments, wikis, calendars, etc and you got yourself a GigaOm “wave”….

fritz

LOL well that would be a tsunami personally don’t think media companies should open up that much it would be way too much info to consume put am sure it would help the next gen of writers though to understand the complexities and thought process of the biz ;)

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