We read a lot of blogs at Judy's Book, and by we, I mean me. No seriously, we all do.
As per The LazyWeb, nearly any decision we face has come up before and been elegantly described by someone in the entrepreneur/vc blog world.
I have joked before that we could outsource decision making to a properly tuned blog aggregator and filter - virtual management!
Turns out, the sharp team at Collective Intellect are making this happen, albeit in a valuable and serious way.
As far as I can tell, Collective Intellect aims to be a kind of Bloomberg for New Media - capturing news, experience, and opinion online and packaging it up in a hopefully actionable manner. There is big money in this - hell, four-page, desktop-published hedge fund newsletters can sell subscriptions for $2,300 a year.
Guys, If you're listening, here is a new use-case: I would like to use a product that sorted through all the image stock spam that I get in my email - and separated the *real hot tips* from the chaff. What about this one?