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Google Sitemaps and Movable Type

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 […]

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World on fire

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 – […]

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Gmail invitation

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 […]

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Ghost town

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]

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Harvard study of Gator

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 […]

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Automated Denial-of-Service Attack Using the U.S. Post Office

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 […]

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