Subject: Gleanings: blogtastic
“And I still haven’t a clue what the hell blog is or was–other than some
strange word you use in your Gleanings that I never hear anywhere else.”
A blog is a web log– a daily essay/journal, short or long kept online. Peter Merholz coined the term, and Peterme.com is still one of hte better known ones. The view some best blogs, check out the bloggies nomination page
Blogger is a terrific website that provide the service to make blogging easier. Even though I can handcode html without blinking, blogger is what allowed me to keep my journal of IA http://eleganthack.com/blog/index.html going on a regular basis painlessly. Mike’s blog, http://www.biggerhand.com points out a way to keep blogger alive and healthy.
*Rolf Molich’s Comparative Usability Evaluation (CUE) research.
In Rolf’s study 9 usability evaluation teams [7 industry & 2 grad student
teams] found over 300 problems all testing hotmail.com, and there was very
watching logo trends
Forbes: A Net Uncertain.
This week, the world’s leading figures in technology, business and politics
are meeting at the Davos conference in Davos, Switzerland to discuss the
future of the Internet. One question: How the hell would they know?
Discover: A Love Song For Napster.
Jaron Lanier. Whatever happens, the legal decisions surrounding Napster are
important for reasons that transcend the music business and extend to our
basic concepts of what it means to be free in a democracy. I believe the
anti-Napster forces have failed to foresee dangerous implications of their
course of action.
more news on http://www.tomalak.org
You’re fired. Now shut up.
Amazon Backpedals on Trash-Talking Clause
APROPOS OF NOTHING
The original cartoon lampooning last year’s infamous battle between Napster and Metallica
another time waster