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What’s happened to blogcatalog?

Friday 1 June 2007 @ 5:11 pm

Could anyone please tell me where blogcatalog.com went?
Yesterday it was up, then down, then up before it went down completely. Now www.blogcatalog.com forwards you to siteproplus.com.
Not that I can’t live without it, but I grew rather fond of it, especially after they introduced their forums.
Does anyone know what happened there? Any announcements I missed? A […]

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We are Google. Resistance is futile. You will be data mined.

Thursday 24 May 2007 @ 10:43 pm

I just read an article about Google on the Financial Times Website.
What peaked my interests were these quotes from Google’s CEO Eric Schmidt:
We are very early in the total information we have within Google. The algorithms will get better and we will get better at personalisation.
The goal is to enable Google users to be able […]

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Why bother with Second life, when you’ve got a first one to finish?

Saturday 12 May 2007 @ 12:57 am

Disclaimer: I’ve never “played” Second Life and I don’t intend to do so. Ever. This rant is not born out of dissatisfaction with the product.
No, I’m overcome with extreme annoyance whenever I hear someone mentioning Second Life. Especially if it is referred to as a game.
Second Life is not a game. It’s a giant 3D […]

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Yahoo Mail - No storage limit? Yay! No POP? Nay!

Wednesday 28 March 2007 @ 3:12 am

Today Yahoo announced that they will start to change the Yahoo Mail accounts in May. Gradually all accounts will be getting unlimited storage space. Of course, their abuse policy forbids you to use it as a virtual harddrive extension, but unlimited always sounds good.
Now, if they could just add IMAP and POP access to their […]

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Evil fun with John McCain

Tuesday 27 March 2007 @ 6:04 pm

This is what you can see on John McCain’s Myspace page:

As reported by Techcrunch, McCains staff used a free template from Mike Davidson, but neither gave him credit nor hosted all required graphics themself as they were supposed to.
You really shouldn’t leave others in control of the graphics on your website.
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