Most blogs and websites employ some method to track how many visitors they get. Usually those stats include information like where they came from (the referring link), if they used search terms via Google or another search engine, and their approximate geographic location. I recently ran across a new service being called ClustrMaps that adds […]
Archives for September 2005
Wikipedia is a tremendous resource and a pretty cool way for people to collaborate on documentation. In just a couple years, it’s grown to become one of the largest encyclopedias available, with over 30 million entries and arguable the most up-to-date information of any encyclopedic resource. One of the attractions of Wikipedia is that it’s […]
As reported by the Associated Press – “They took everything â€” all the electronics, the food, the bikes,” said John Stonaker, a Wal-Mart security officer. “People left their old clothes on the floor when they took new ones. The only thing left are the country-and-western CDs. You can still get a Shania Twain album.” At […]
I subscribe to probably too many things. On the upside, I’ve gotten very good at scanning for juicy morsels. Today’s morsel comes from Mark Hurst’s Good Experience newsletter, and it looks like fun. It’s called Telephone Pictionary — a cross between Pictionary and the old school-room game “telephone.” A very simple concept that works well […]
“You will be happily surprised by a long-time friend.” Sounds good to me. Ok, long-time friends… bring on the happy surprises!
My heart goes out to the people of New Orleans and the other areas ravaged by hurricane Katrina. Today I learned about a blog being maintained by someone currently living in a high-rise in downtown New Orleans. They work downtown at a data-center, and have power generators, water, and obviously an internet connection. It’s a […]
Technology really is pretty cool. I’ve extolled the virtues of Flickr and Google Earth before, but now a guy by the name of Rob Roy has linked the two together with FlickrFly. FlickrFly adds a nifty little “Fly to this location” link to your properly geotagged photo. Clicking the link (assuming you’ve installed Google Earth), […]