Search or Destroy

Quote: Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful.

MSN ranks Wikipedia over Digg for search term 'digg'

You know, I get frustrated with MSN ... then I realize that it's not me.

Friday Bullshit

Finally, search technology is applied to something important.

I recommend starting with search term [spaceman spiff]. Enjoy.

10 Most Commonly Used Passwords Online

In PC Magazine's upcoming May 8th issue they list the 10 most commonly used passwords online - if you are using any of these please turn off your computer immediately, go take a nap and then download

New Registrations Temporarily Changed

... after a fun packed couple of hours playing chase the wanker I've dug around in the settings here and put all new user registrations on Admin approval.

Google Buys SEO Company Performics

When Google Bought Double Click, they made sure to include the purchase of an SEO company owned by DoubleClick.

Saturday Bullshit - Let's Throw the Internet Away

Should we throw the Internet away and start over? Bunches of smart people are looking for ways to junk it - really.

Leaked Bill Gates E-mail on getting Windows NOT to work with Linux

Enjoy the leaked E-mail regarding Bill Gates making Windows not work with Linux

Nice Rundown on the History of 4 Letter Words

DigitalGhost offers a brilliant rundown of where 4 letter words come from.

Bush uses word 'failure' on main page

in one of the worst online PR moves, Bush uses 'failure' as a keyword on his main page.. sending him back up to page 1 in Google, currently from my DC he is #2

Google Search for 'Missing Snake'

NEW YORK -- This was one search that you couldn't just Google. A Google employee python went missing over the weekend in Google's sprawling Manhattan office, sending search teams on an all-out snake hunt. The searchers scoured the complex for the 3-foot-long snake and finally found the serpent, known as Kaiser, on Monday night.

Make Money With...

What percent of blogs with titles that start with Make Money are pure shite, and from authors making crumbs?

Has sensationalism gone too far?

OK, bugger all news here in this post, I just wanted to raise the issue of the dramatic rise in sensationalism that seems to be occurring in our industry. It seems like a case of trying to con conmen, which gets up peoples noses very quickly.

Failed Coup at ThreadWatch Turns into Ruthless Bloodbath

Reports are slowly coming out of the Peoples Republic of Threadwatch that late last week there was an attempted coup by several junior editorial officers. Hard facts are difficult to come by since the country's communication network has been repeatedly attacked the last few months with WMDs that people on the street refer to as "getting on digg".

Are you here to fix the printer? - bOllocks friday

Founder goes to meeting to sell CMS system, get's asked if he is there to fix the printer. Funny story y'all should appreciate.

Someone help Google with HTML

Someone Help Them I can suggest a few developers that can clean up that code for you.

Microsoft attacks Google on copyright

Microsoft on Tuesday launches a fierce attack on Google over its “cavalier” approach to copyright, accusing the internet company of exploiting books, music, films and television programmes without permission.

Scott Karp Wants To Know Why You Are Messing With Him

It seems this thread is ranking for Scott Karp's name. He wants to know why SEOs and the google gods hate him.

http://publishing2.com/2007/02/26/a-challenge-to-the-well-intentioned-seo-industry/

Adsense to deliver Video

Google is working with Dow Jones & Company, Conde Nast, Sony BMG Music Entertainment and other large content companies to syndicate their video content on other Web sites. The videos appear inside Google ad boxes on sites that are relevant to the content of the videos, and advertisements run during or after the content. Google shares the ad revenue with the video provider and with the sites that show the videos.

So let me get this straight, Sir Richard Branson

(I needed your trademark phrase, NFFC. Sue me.)

Quote: Virgin's chairman praised the train driver, who was ``quite badly injured'' after he tried to steer the train to safety for almost half a mile rather than try to protect himself by fleeing to another carriage. He did ``an extraordinary job,'' said Branson.