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Archive for February 2009


Bookmarks for 26 Feb 2009

Google AdWords: Keyword ToolThe Google Keyword Tool shows alternatives compared by competition and search volume. (tools research google adwords seo ) Google News Blog: Ads in Google News search resultsIt was only a matter of time… "Last November, we announced plans to begin experimenting with ads on a number of Google properties, including news query [...]

Bookmarks for 25 Feb 2009

15 Creative Uses Of OverexposureI particularly like the use of overexposure in the photo of Victoria station. This is a technique that's so simple I might even be able to make use of it. (photography tips exposure ) Pirate Bay Day 7 – Silent screenshots | Technology | guardian.co.uk"The Pirate Bay trial had a long [...]

Bookmarks for 24 Feb 2009

How jobs growth forecast was done – USATODAY.comA great interactive chart from USA Today. "Economic consulting firm Moody's Economy.com has forecasted U.S. job growth by geographic region and by industry. We will update this graphic each month with revised data from Moody's Economy.com." (journalism recession data_journalism usa_today ) USA Today’s awesome jobs forecast interactive | [...]

Bookmarks for 22 Feb 2009

3scale networks – infrastructure for the programmable web"The 3scale platform makes it easy for providers to launch their APIs, manage user access and, if desired, collect usage fees." (cloud_computing web_services mashups saas ) Sonoa Systems | Visibility and Control of Services and APIs"Sonoa provides analytics, management and governance solutions for Cloud services and APIs." (cloud_computing [...]

Bookmarks for 17 Feb 2009

'French Spiderman' Alain Robert scales Hong Kong skyscraper | World news | guardian.co.ukA photo of Alain Robert ("aka 'the French Spiderman'") from a Guardian gallery. Breathtaking. (photograph climbing ) HOW TO: Create Groups for Twitter"One of the most demanded features for Twitter has been the ability to create groups, allowing members to focus on different [...]

Bookmarks for 15 Feb 2009

Official Google Webmaster Central Blog: Specify your canonical"we now support a format that allows you to publicly specify your preferred version of a URL. If your site has identical or vastly similar content that's accessible through multiple URLs, this format provides you with more control over the URL returned in search results. It also helps [...]

Bookmarks for 11 Feb 2009

Why the PCC is broken – a case study in trying to complain – currybetdotnet – 11 February, 2009"Quite how publishing pictures of a named 13 year old in her school uniform and inviting readers to discuss whether she looks like a slut or not squares with this clause of the PCC code of conduct [...]

Bookmarks for 11 Feb 2009

Twitterfall"Twitterfall is a way of viewing the latest 'tweets' of upcoming trends and custom searches on the micro-blogging site Twitter. Updates fall from the top of the page in near-realtime." (twitter visualization monitoring tracking ) Journalism.co.uk :: ProPublica hires journalism-programming graduateThe fact that one person from one course has got the job they wanted does [...]

Bookmarks for 9 Feb 2009

Clay Shirky: Why Small Payments Won’t Save Publishers"Because small payment systems are always discussed in conversations by and for publishers, readers are assigned no independent role. In every micropayments fantasy, there is a sentence or section asserting that what the publishers want will be just fine with us, and, critically, that we will be possessed [...]

Bookmarks for 5 Feb 2009

Announcing the Article Search API – Open Blog – NYTimes.comThis is the big one: "Finally! We are pleased to announce the initial release of the New York Times Article Search API." (nytimes search api ) Messing Around With Metadata – Open Blog – NYTimes.comNew York Times' metadata laid out: "At The Times, our goal is [...]