The Reality of Online Reputation
Posted by Hemos on Tuesday February 18, @02:04AM
from the watch-what-you-say dept.
Nicholas Carroll (of Why Unicode Won't Work On The Internet fame) has written a piece for Mindjack entitled "Spinning The Web: The Realities of Online Reputation Management". Trust me - the actual subject matter is a lot more interesting then the title *grin*. The essay is aimed toward companies online, but is applicable to individuals as well.
Larry Page: Google Was an Accident
Posted by Hemos on Monday February 17, @08:43PM
from the the-best-laid-plans-of-mice-and-men dept.
DarklordJonnyDigital writes "Ars Technica is reporting that Google founder Larry Page has admitted that the Google project wasn't originally intended to be a search engine at all. "It wasn't that we intended to build a search engine. We built a ranking system to deal with annotations." ' Of course, happy accidents have often been the cause for advancement, technologically or otherwise.
Abandoned & Little Used Airfields
Posted by Hemos on Monday February 17, @06:30PM
from the looking-into-the-past dept.
KiranWolf writes "I ran across this page doing some research on a local historical landmark. It has detailed histories and photos of more than 500 abandoned and little used airfields throughout the U.S., many of them dating back to the heyday of aviation. It's rather amazing how many small unknown airfields dot the landscape."