Subject: Gleanings: kibbles and tidbits
Sorry for the lack of gleanings this week, but I got something in the works.. tell you more later, I promise… until then, have some tidbits.
anyhow, my favorite thing of the day
the blog community is terribly insular, innit it?
this is my favorite thing of yesterday (thanks Dave)
very funny, very biting.
these photos are amazing
and this is a guy I was pals with in my Sacrotomato days, and I still dig his funked out cool surrealistic music (think robyn hitchcock or they might be giants)
“christina box” was a song he wrote for me in exchange for a painting and an a lyon’s pyramid breakfast. our immortality pact.
gobs of good stuff at tomalak… go to www.tomalak.org for the rest
Boston Globe: Online shopping efforts too often decked with bouts of folly.
A Web site has ”so much complexity,” said Thomas Maynard, a senior
researcher at Lycos. The key, he said, is to keep it simple for the customer.
But online shoppers may find that the e-commerce world has not improved much since last year.
Business Week: Will Google’s Purity Pay Off?
Yahoo has begun cutting these deals in droves, matching lesser competitor
LookSmart. But Brin says he isn’t worried: “When somebody searches for
‘cancer,’ should you put up the site that paid you or the site that has better
information?” Brin is betting better information will win the day.
XML.Com: Berners-Lee and the Semantic Web Vision.
In a keynote session at XML 2000 Tim Berners-Lee, Director of the Wide Web
Consortium, outlined his vision for the Semantic Web. In one of his most
complete public expositions of the vision to date, he explained the layered
architecture that he foresees being developed in the next ten years.