The media conference in Monaco is just starting, but the biggest buzz so far surrounds Netvibes, the Paris-based company that is putting together do-it-yourself pages with unimaginable combinations of bells, whistles, translations, many of them provided by customers/collaborators around the world. Check it out. I talked to the founder yesterday, Tariq Krim. He also runs GenerationMP3, a leading European gadget blog. In fact, Netvibes started as an inhouse tool for the blog, and then kept on growing. Other Web entrepreneurs here are treating Tariq like a rock star. Rafat Ali is here and blogging.

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