Monthly Archives: August 2008

getting news about Gustav earlier than on TV

It is amazing how to get latest information about worldwide news. The mixture of ning and twitter made it possible to get recent news on Gustav (gustav08.ning.com). I read on Twitter, that Gustav is now a category 5 storm before

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music is good for business – the new twitter song

Congratulations to this new Twitter song: just found at Ben Walkers ihatemorning Blog; cannot really agree with his domain name, i love mornings; but the song is great. Good social advertisement.

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Using MSISDN as OpenId

There started an interesting discussion on user experience with OpenId. Chris Saad suggested on his blog: “using email as OpenID” (published 22 Aug 2008). That’s a really good idea. All non-tech people must be confused to enter a URL as

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Tape Delay by NBC Faces End Run by Online Fans

The US NBC’s decision to delay broadcasting the olympic opening ceremonies by 12 hours sent people to their computers by finding videos or TV broadcasting on foreign broadcasters’ Web sites or on Youtube. NBC’s visitors could not see live pictures

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Obama Supporters Prefer Firefox

Obama Supporters Prefer Firefox: We’ve had about 500,000 visitors over the past 3 months, of which 61% use Firefox, 23% use IE, and 11% use Safari. Opera and some browsers I haven’t heard about before make up the rest of

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Do we need new concepts to Firefox?

Mozilla Labs this week took steps to open up its idea factory to wider outside input, asking for community help to develop the next big ideas that might power future browsers. Like any good research lab, the goal is not

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