Bijan had a really interesting post today about comments and general discoverability that I think you should all go read (including the comments of course).
Overall I tend to agree that there should be a lot more/better ways to discover things online than we currently have…and comments is one area that seems particularly ripe for that sort of thing as Disqus (and others) start to reach massive scale.
The trick of course is getting one (or all) of these systems to open up more of their data to us lowly hackers to play with…once they do that, I can guarantee some really interesting innovation will start to occur.
If you want to help get the movement started you should pester @danielha (one of the founders of Disqus) for more data access via the Disqus API…just don’t tell him I sent you (because I already pester him from time to time for this sort of stuff!) :-D
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