that the NYTimes Select business was ill-advised and short-sighted, the problems Laura Rozen notes in her War and Piece post would put things over the edge. Clue to the NYTimes: if you’re going to do something as business-changing as this, at least do it well.
Archives for September 2005
I found (well, plasticbag.org found it and then I went and read it too) the first intelligent, non-reactionary response to the Flickr/Yahoo sign-in flap: Flickr and Yahoo: please support open identity standards.
I still wonder where the FAQ is about the change…
from Ars Tecnica: iPod nano, in particular the Stress Test and Autopsy pages.
among the consultants/freelancers/small-business-owners I know through YULBlog in Montreal was about setting up a space that would enable normally solitary workers to have a space in which to work away from the home and gain the benefit of the cross-pollination of ideas and creativity that come from seeing people on a daily basis. It looks like it’s a common problem, and in New York, the people at Paragraph seem to have a solution – at least for writers.
Google Blog Search. “Google Blog Search is Google search technology focused on blogs. Google is a strong believer in the self-publishing phenomenon represented by blogging, and we hope Blog Search will help our users to explore the blogging universe more effectively, and perhaps inspire many to join the revolution themselves.” Of course they state explicitly that they are NOT just searching Blogger sites.