Here is the truth about how web designers and web developers spend their time creating sites: Web design time management Funny as hell, but oh so true.
Google Sitemaps is a new project from Google that aims to allow content creators to update the Google bots with information about site structure and update frequencies, among others. Google has made available a tool called Sitemap generator. Its written in Python to generate sitemaps from server logs, url lists and when run on your…… Continue reading Google Sitemaps and Movable Type
Looking to get yourself a Gmail account? The easiest way is to use the isnoop.net gmail invite spooler. At present time it has over 1.5 million(!) invitations to give away. [Via Google Weblog]
This one seems to be going the rounds on the blogs I read: Heavy metal umlaut: the movie Its very interesting to see the evolution of this article through 2 years. To me it shows the power of Wikipedia as an encyclopaedia. Being an old Flash developer, it was also nice to see him using…… Continue reading Jon Udells screencast of the life of a Wikipedia article
Sarah McLachlan just scored herself a new fan. Instead of using 150,000 dollars on her video (not uncommon) she decided to give it all to various chareties. (According to the video, a total of $15 was used to make the video). Check out the video for World on fire, and also the donation list -…… Continue reading World on fire
Seems like Userfriendly has the answer BTW: Still giving out invitations, but only to people that I have “met” in one form or another. (Sorry everyone else, you will have to wait for the beta period to end, or get your invitation elsewhere).
Seems like all the bloggers I know have invitations to give away. Well, they are not alone. Although it took a while before I got my first invite, I am now reciving a lot of them from Google Mail. Because I am such a lazy bloke (all programmers are lazy, I am told), I’ll just…… Continue reading Gmail invitation
Although not a work of art or design, Elana aka “Kid of speed” from Kiev has made a very thought provoking website called Ghost town Its about Chernobyl and how it is to travel through the very radio active city close to it, as well as the area around the reactor. [Via Kyrre]
An interesting on-going study of Gator by Ben Edelman at Harvard has gathered much interest lately. Today it appears that the pop-up ads provider Gator is fighting against the study of its software and advertisement placement. On the Greplaw blog Ben writes about Gator blocking access for his test servers, now he is looking for…… Continue reading Harvard study of Gator
Interesting way of fighting spam, spans real world “Denial-of-postal-Service-attack” (From Crypto-Gram Newsletter) In December 2002, the notorious “spam king” Alan Ralsky gave an interview. Aside from his usual comments that antagonized spam-hating e-mail users, he mentioned his new home in West Bloomfield, Michigan. The interview was posted on Slashdot, and some enterprising reader found his…… Continue reading Automated Denial-of-Service Attack Using the U.S. Post Office