Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Watch Blog:
Google Zeitgeist 05: Featuring Press & Bloggers But No Blogging Or Coverage Allowed — So I'm reading a discussion over at Threadwatch about those going to our SEW Forums Live Anaheim event next month, and member eWhisper notes he can't make it, as Zeitgeist ends that day? Zeitgeist? I follow the link.
Dave Winer / Scripting News:
Exclusive ways — I can blog about Google's unbloggable community conference because I wasn't invited. Great community building Google. Exclusive events suck. I guess News.com wasn't invited either. I probably wouldn't have gone anyway. I don't think bloggers should go to public events they can't blog about.
Ian Davis / Silkworm Blog:
Populicio.us — Richard McManus reports that Populicio.us has ceased operation because Del.icio.us doesn't serve its homepage as it did — Populicio.us used to gather poopularity statistics about new bookmarks on del.icio.us. It turns out that they were doing it by scraping the HTML from the home page …
George Ou / ZDNet:
Is the Firefox honeymoon over? — [Updated: 9/16/2005 7:22PM] Now that Firefox has become the first viable contender to Microsoft Internet Explorer in years, its popularity has brought with it some unwanted attention. Last week's premature disclosure of a zero-day Firefox exploit came …
New trigonometry is a sign of the times — Mathematics students have cause to celebrate. A University of New South Wales academic, Dr Norman Wildberger, has rewritten the arcane rules of trigonometry and eliminated sines, cosines and tangents from the trigonometric toolkit.
Rodrigo Sepúlveda Schulz / Rodrigo A. Sepúlveda Schulz: Forget traditional trigonometry, use 'rational trigonometry' from now on
2006 Will Be The Year of Microsoft — I'm often wrong (but never in doubt) and - after spending the day at PDC and an evening with a number of the project leads for various Vista technologies - it feels like 2006 is going to be Microsoft's year. — Microsoft has been kicked around plenty …
Jim Dalrymple / Macworld:
Macworld Expo Boston cancelled — IDG World Expo on Friday said they have cancelled Macworld Expo Boston and will instead focus their efforts on a single conference and expo in San Francisco. The event, which has been a mainstay of East Coast conferences for almost 20 years …
Ina Fried / ZDNet:
Microsoft's Vista looks to get tablets on write track … LOS ANGELES—After years of trying to decipher your scribbles on its own, Microsoft is looking for a little help. — In Vista, the new incarnation of desktop Windows, due next year, the software giant will let people give …
Molly / molly.com:
No Mr. Ballmer, Microsoft Will not Win the Web — Reading through an article about Microsoft in Business Week, I was not shocked but oh so enraged by this bit from an interview with CEO Steve Ballmer: … In the past months, WaSP and Microsoft have been working together in the trenches …
Steve Ballmer Shrugs Off The Critics — "If you take a look broadly through our company, we've got more empowered, innovative people than any other company in the world" — Steven A. Ballmer has been Microsoft Corp.'s (MSFT ) chief executive officer for five years.
The illuminated continent — Have you ever dreamed of Africa while reading National Geographic? The exotic photographs and thoughtful articles take you there with a magical sense of place. Today we embraced that magic by releasing Google Earth data layers that index National Geographic stories …
AOL Survey Says: People Blog as Therapy — DULLES, Va.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Sept. 16, 2005—America Online, Inc.: Politics, News, Gossip Are Not Top Motivators for Bloggers — A new AOL blog survey shows most bloggers are not aspiring "cyber journalists" or political activists; they blog as a form of therapy.
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