Jeremy Allaire is blogging from teh PC Forum, and has a nice excerpt of an interview/session with Esther Dyson interviewing Sergey Brin about Google. Many a question answered, and a lot of new questions formed when reading this interview.
This is a very cool initiative: BookCrossing.Com – the concept is when you’ve read your books, you label them with a bookcrossing-label and release them; either by leaving them at a caf
It is truely nice for a usability/programmer/none designer as me to see the major search engines going away from being overfilled portals to being user-centered and ridding themselves of all the flutt they used to have. Now I am just waiting for Excite and Yahoo to follow the trend. :-)
At least if you live in the USA. Using the DMCA subpoena provision, RIAA managed to convince a Washington D.C. Judge that they should be allowed access to information about a Kazaa user identity from the users ISP Verizon Internet Service. The Judge apparently believes that any copyright owner should be allowed access to any…… Continue reading I now have the right to know who YOU are
Anyone interested in copyright vs new uses of technology should read Tim’s Piracy is Progressive Taxation, and Other Thoughts on the Evolution of Online Distribution, it really shifts the point of view from the big media corporations somewhat paranoid view of digital content, to a more down to earth and possible way of using the…… Continue reading Tim O’Reilly about copyright and new technology
Google has put together a really good FAQ named Google Information for Webmasters, it answeres all the questions many people have had about Google and how it works. Its nice to see put into word the good thoughts that is behind the web’s best search engine and search engine company. About time. [Via JD on…… Continue reading How Google REALLY works
Photography is one of my favorite hobbies, and besides from finding my inspiration out in the nature, I sometimes find sites with great photography on the net. Private and Public is one such site, made by a fellow scandinavian, the danish Simon Høgsberg. All of the photographs in his “Private and public” project was taken…… Continue reading Private and public
Grub is a cool new project that relies on you and me taking part in keeping the search engines updated. The project is based on open source software, and is in early beta – with clients available for a few of the most common Linux distributions, Windows and as source code ready to be compiled…… Continue reading Distributed computing moving from search for aliens to searching the Internet
Scott Andrew has made a nice little “tribute” to Netscape Netscape 4.0 – 1997 – 2002 Lets put Netscape 4.0 to rest. I agree with Scott when he says:Netscape 4.0 is five years old today. That’s like 236 in Web years. Ancient. The Methuselah of browsers, kept alive on an IV drip of tag soup.…… Continue reading Netscape 1997-2002
Every week Megan Stevens picks a site for its design and execution. Website of the Week is a site to check out weekly if you want to get some good inspiration from great design.