wildchocolate: 13 Reasons Why Software Is Not Free →
wildchocolate: Lately it seems more and more evident that the general population expects software to be free or at the very least cheap. This is reinforced when companies like Apple, who make a tremendous income off of their hardware, the iTunes store, and many other revenue streams, heavily discount their…
Female Writers in Late Night by the Numbers
statette: NOTES: 1) The host doubles as a writer on each of these shows but we did not include them in the counts. 2) Although Jimmy Kimmel only has one female writer, she is a co-head writer. None of the other shows hosted by men have female head writers. 3) Craig Ferguson’s only female writer is his sister.
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Lindsay Robertson: The Dos and Don'ts of Online... →
[This is long and obvious, but it’s been driving me nuts for years. So here is my Guide to Online Publicity (For Dummies).] There’s a question that has been bugging me for years: why are 99% of publicists and promotion/marketing people complete useless failures when it comes to blogs and online…
What I Learned In Joplin
thedeadline: I’m going to write this in a stream of consciousness, the same way I experienced Joplin. It was my first time covering — more accurately, trying to cover — a disaster. The National desk knows I am a weather geek, so I came close to covering the tornadoes in North Carolina in April, and then the tornadoes in Alabama earlier this month. But the timing wasn’t right in either case. ...
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New York Times: Video Site Vimeo Uses HTML5 to Get... →
vimeobuzz: “Video sharing site Vimeo says it’s going to be the latest video company using the new HTML5 format as its path onto mobile devices. The site plans to release a “Universal Player” later today that will detect your smartphone browser and determine what video format it will support. So it might play in HTML5 on an iPhone or iPad, but play in Flash on an Android phone…”
Android Gripes: Why do apps from the same company... →
android-gripes: When I use an iPhone and an Android phone at the same time, I often find that apps from the same company look a lot different on these two platforms - the ones on Android usually look much worse. Here is a couple of examples. This is what Meebo IM (see update ) looks on Android, the contact…
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Your Anon News: As some of you know we got banned... →
youranonnews: As some of you know we got banned from Google+ due to some of our content. What we didn’t know at the time is that we were just one of a handfull of Anonymous accounts that was silenced. This is the sad fact of what happens across the internet when you walk to a different beat of the drum….
The World's Most Exclusive Website
wondertonic: If you’ve got a verified Twitter account, you can hang out inside The World’s Most Exclusive Website. Made in association with Jeff Greenspan, Chris Baker, and Doug Loffredo (In case you saw it earlier, it’s no longer auto-tweeting, so enjoy with your mind at ease.)
Video: What is Mozilla?
brettgaylor: I’ve been working on and off for many months on a video to explain Mozilla to the uninitiated. The home for the video is now on the Get Involved page of the mozilla.org site, and I’m excited that it will be part of a process for getting people excited about pitching in at Mozilla. You can watch it below: mega hats off to Rainer Cvillink, Mozilla’s in-house video wizard, for all the...
Nothing Insightful: Introducing "Aristo", A jQuery... →
CNNMoney Tech Tumblr: Website for hotties dumps... →
cnnmoneytech: BeautifulPeople.com, a website where members vote one another in based on their attractiveness, had to remove 30,000 users after being hit by a virus that allowed anyone to join the site and circumvent the approval process. The company issued a press release in…
One Reporter's Notebook: Reporting from analytics:... →
lauraamico: I’ve written before on writing from analytics, but what happened today was just such a good example, I think it’s worth sharing. Briefly: checking out my site analytics, and taking clues from them led me to an unreported homicide. Here’s the step-by-step. 1. I had four searches for “20 year old…
The Beastly website has recently been re-designed!... →