Now them’s some smart web services

I just stumbled across, which looks like a pretty innovative site… it scans weblogs and looks for links to books on Amazon, Barnes & Noble and other book sites. It then relates them all together – look up a favorite book to find other blogs that have linked to it (sorted by date, too, in case it’s very topical), which seems like a great way to find new bloggers. For example, see who else has pointed at one of my favorite tech books.

Comments (2)

  1. Alex Moskalyuk says:

    I wonder what the criteria is for selecting the blogs. I wrote a review of this book for (
    yeah, gave it a 10, it’s really good, and this engine misses the review on Slashdot, with explicit links to and all.

  2. KC Lemson says:

    Alex: I’m not sure, perhaps Slashdot isn’t considered a blog since it’s not the traditional type, more of a web forum with an RSS feed. Why don’t you try mailing the author and find out? –>

    Send questions and suggestions for improvement to erik at allconsuming dot net.