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Internet Stats and domain tools

Two links for Internet statistics and domain tools. Internet Usage World Stats – Internet and Population Statistics Internet World Stats is an International website that features up to date world Internet Usage, Population Statistics and Internet Market Research Data, for over 233 individual countries and world regions. (tags: demographics stats technology reference) Domain Tools: Whois […]

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Links for 2010-01-03: About Wave & YAPeople Finder

links for 2009-12-02 — Google Wave Links (tags: goolgewave tutorials) | free people search, find the public records of everyone (tags: peoplesearch personal search web2.0 identity find)

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Links for 2010-01-02: Video Tutorials, Protovis for representing data, Open Street Map

VideoTutorialZone | Home- “here you will find a collection of free video tutorials with no strings attached. All high quality instructional videos for the upper crust of the tech world. You will never see a video here called ‘How to Use EBay’, but you might find ‘How to write an automated last-minute bidding script […]

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Two interesting links: Lives & Loves of Older People, Malamud- By The People

The first one was a real eye-opener for me. Especially as I get older myself. The second is a video of Carl Malamud presenting his views at Gove2.0 Summit. I’ve been reading his material for almost fifteen years now,and it is nice to see he is as active and right on as ususal. Op-Chart – […]

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Algorithmic Authority, Aprostrophes, & Web Science links for 2009-11-23

A Speculative Post on the Idea of Algorithmic Authority « Clay Shirky ” I noted that people trust new classes of aggregators and filters, whether Google or Twitter or Wikipedia (in its ‘breaking news’ mode.) I called this tendency algorithmic authority. “ (tags: authority clayshirky algorithmic crowdsourcing authenticity journalism trust) How To Use An Apostrophe […]

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A Place to Bury Strangers interview, pictures, reviews links for 2009-11-19

Pedal Pusher: Getting Under the Hood of A Place to Bury Strangers’ Signature Guitar Sound | XLR8R “We talked tech with the Brooklyn band leader and got the lowdown on how he makes his custom effects boxes.” (tags: oliver interview deathbyaudio) P T O N S World: A Place to bury Strangers The video is […]

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RSS tricks for WordPress, Mozilla JetPacks, Cloud Computing links for 2009-11-16

10 Useful RSS-Tricks and Hacks For WordPress | Smashing Magazine “Let’s take a look at 10 useful, yet rather unknown RSS-tricks for WordPress. Each section of the article presents a problem, suggests a solution and provides you with an explanation of the solution, so that you can not just solve some of your RSS-related problems […]

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Usability Guide and Gopher(!) – links for 2009-11-07

We are discussing prototypes in the Advanced Web Techniques, CPSC 448, class. To help students understand prototypes a little better I showed them the section on prototyping at the excellent site The second item below is a pretty good article on Gopher and how it never died and still may be useful today as […]

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PHP & JSON, Style guides, Internet laws links for 2009-10-29

PHP: json_encode – Manual (tags: development json php) The Ultimate Resource Guide List for MLA, APA, Chicago, and CSE “Here you will find resource pages for each different style, university tutorials, and free work cited generators. By viewing examples of research papers and using programs that are designed to facilitate your style accuracy, you can […]

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Interesting tools – editing images, generating text and phrases, power guide to Chrome

Came across a nice collection of tools the other day. Also an interesting article in reporting on a study that reinforces the notion of learning by discovery. Actually the article was about learning by making mistakes, but as you learn by discovery you’re likely to make a few mistakes along the way. Splashup “Splashup, formerly […]

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