Monthly Archives: July 2003
Tim Bray’s latest On Search essay alludes to the effectiveness of Google’s PageRank within the Enterprise: “…even if it turns out that popularity [PageRank] is the key thing for Internet search, the Internet is a very special place, and itÂ’s … Continue reading
Need a quick throw-away email address for an online registration? Give Mailinator a try. Interesting idea to combat spam.
Well, as I’m sure most know, Lance made it to number five. Congratulations on joining the Five-Timers-Club Congratulations also to the awesome Postal Team! Speaking of Lance, here’s a great quote from the recent Washington Post article by Sally Jenkins … Continue reading
I alluded to this the other day, but the following from Jupiter Research sums up MSFTÂ’s marketing positioning strategy for the new Office System, which will also include Longhorn and I suspect enterprise search. Basically, they are not selling features … Continue reading
Interesting study released by Microdoc News debunking (mathematically) that blogs are clogging Google [Estimations show] “there are about 150 million webpages that belong to blogs. Out of 3.8 billion webpages 150 million is about 3.9% of all pages in Google … Continue reading
Stage 16: Armstrong still retains the Yellow Jersey, but … “With a fractured collarbone, Tyler Hamilton has battled on to become the sixth American rider to win a stage of the Tour de France.”(via Le tour en direct I know … Continue reading
Kudos to all the riders in “Le Tour” this year!! I was on the edge of my seat, even while reading the live updates online of today’s stage 15. All I can say is WOW! I can’t wait to watch … Continue reading
At least Armstrong still retains the overall lead with 34 seconds over Ullrich, but … “Ullrich … powered across the 29 miles of rolling vineyards in 58 minutes, 32 seconds to take the Tour’s 12th stage. He was the only … Continue reading
Building on the ubiquity of Office in the enterprise, I think Microsoft is promoting a very compelling trend and something to seriously consider in regard to delivering an enterprise user experience that feels seamless or natural. Essentially, it’s an … Continue reading
Catherine sent me the following quote from Tyler Hamilton’s latest journal entry about his current status at the Tour: “The pain in my collarbone is now being matched by pain in my spine. I started feeling a jabbing pain in … Continue reading
I just read the following via Wi-Fi Networking News: “Speakeasy’s NetShare service … allows a DSL or T-1 customer to share their connection with anyone they like and have Speakeasy bill their sharers directly, while rebating 50 percent of those … Continue reading
Over the weekend Microsoft released a new site-wide search engine for Microsoft.com that utilizes the soon-to-be-released SharePoint 2.0 and Windows 2003 Server. (Thanks for the link Martin) In what I think is a related note,
Anil Dash points to a great Tour de France weblog. I’d like to add however, that VeloNews has been reporting live coverage of the tour in blog-like fashion for the last few years, which has been great as well!
Yesterday the OpenGroupware.org (OGo) site was Slashdot-ed, so I couldn’t really get a look at the docs, but OGo announced the release of an open source groupware, which according to the OGo FAQ “is something between a mixture of Exchange … Continue reading
Great quote by Don Park: Using open source tools and libraries is like playing with mud. But I’ll add; as a kid, I always enjoyed playing in the mud :-)