Twitter has become my primary way of getting news these days.  News sites require you to go and look for information.  With twitter, if the news is important, it will find me. But what makes twitter so powerful...

Microsoft and Yahoo

So Microsoft has thrown it down. After over a year of speculation, they have dropped a whopping $44.6 Billion to buy Yahoo in their bid to play "catch up" to Google. The Yahoo/Microsoft deal is not yet...

Move along…

The last year and a half has been a wonderfully exciting and eye-opening experience into the world of "Green". When Green Living Enterprises realized that they had an opportunity to have a real content-rich website instead of their...
Every developer climbing the corporate ladder will at some point in their career hit a crossroads. The natural career progression for technology professionals seems to always take them away from technology. However, it doesn't have to, because there is...

Being sociable

Here's a list of some of the social networking sites I am on. Facebook Digg LinkedIn del.icio.us Flickr Reddit MySpace Newsvine Pownce StumbleUpon Technorati Twitter Go ahead and friend me!

Just Saying No

A new study shows that Internet usage has levelled off in the United States. Prior to 2001, Internet usage was growing exponentially, but since then, has levelled off between 57 and 61 percent of the population. Further, a shocking...
This past week, the technology team at b5media threw on the afterburners to get us moved onto an entirely new infrastructure.  After months of planning and investigating a dozen hosting providers, we have finally flipped the switch...
FoxSports.com, which had a partnership with Lycos to supply technology, hosting and advertising sales, broke its ties with the former portal powerhouse and took those responsibilities in-house. "At the time, the fit was perfect," Ross Levinsohn, senior vice...
The April issue of FastCompany magazine has a great look at the mind, technology and culture behind Google. To be a fly on the wall of a datacenter that processes 150 million searches per day, each within 0.2...

TSN.ca relaunches

Big shout out to the gang at tsn.ca! Looks like they have done a relaunch with a completely different look and feel. They've moved to a horizontal navbar for the main and sub navigation, improved the branding,...
The much feared lawsuit of Eolas vs. Microsoft seems to be over, to the relief of Web professionals around the world. The US Patent and Trademark office has invalidated Eolas' patent on web browser plug-in technology. Last year, Eolas...

Google and YouTube

So, the big news of the week is that Google has bought YouTube for $1.65 Billion, and Chad and Steve are ecstatic. Everyone is asking: Why would Google pay so much? After all, every web developer on...

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