Marc Canter blogs about the new site Netvibes. It is an example of a Digital Lifestyle Aggregator (similar to what Marc is planning on doing with GoingOn).
Check it out here: http://www.netvibes.com/
This is easily the coolest thing I have seen in a while. Its built in Ajax (like Google’s personalized homepage and Microsoft’s Start.com). The difference is, these guys aren’t a multibillion dollar public company.
This service is free and gives the user the ability :
* to create a personalized page with the content they like.
* to put together data feeds and services from web 2.0 with a very simple interface
* to access your page anytime and from any computer .
Key features of Netvibes :
* Browse, modify, and import your RSS feeds with our integrated RSS/ATOM feedreader. You can easily import an OPML file as well.
* Import, download and listen to pod casts without any additional software
* Check your mail on one or many gmail accounts, stick web notes, weather and many more features to come !
You can add feeds, move the elements around on the page (thanks AJAX), bring in your gmail, get the weather, add notes to the page and even hit your page from other machines. The guys who built it, Florent Fremont and Tariq Krim are based in Paris and do Web2.0 apps.
Tres cool. Check it out.