So maybe I'm the bigger idiot for using Google's site analytics on an important site but I did. This morning revenue was down so I loaded up my site and ... well it took about 5 minutes to load.
BBC report about a M$ gizmo to literably stamp out spam. It is a floor pad with 6 sensors, and it acts like an extra mouse. Looks like fun and a good idea, not sure that I am ready to buy one yet though. Anybody for a dance?
Microsoft employee and blogger Alex Barnett points to a BetaNews interview with Gary Schare, Director of IE Product Management, where Microsoft's plans for IE 7 and Vista are explored. Below are some key quotes from the interview.
Richard MacManus at Web 2.0 Explorer announces that Microsoft Office Live is being released in beta today. MacManus points to Jupiter analyst Joe Wilcox's commentary on this, which comes just a day after the NDA on Office Live was lifted. Wilcox writes:
I use Firefox, but sometimes it just feels like it falls short. The version 1.5 release has been a brutal experience for me. Here are a few things Firefox could fix if they don't want to lose market share to IE7:
I am not a great admirer of BT (British Telecom) and I doubt that they could predict what happened yesterday, let alone in 25 or 50 years time. However this article tells us that they see the following ....
While the name may be something only a college professor could love, this one is actually pretty neat. Try plugging in words like [auto] and [laptop]. I found the results for [health] and [hat] curiously intriguing, so go ahead try it out
This has to be the most fascinating review of page design to come along in years. Google analyzed 1,000,000,000 documents crawled in December 2005. They break down the data into easy-to-read sections and drop a few confirming remarks about which elements and attributes Web site designers should and should not be using, both for search engines and compliance with future standards-strict clients (including browsers).
Nothing very new here - premium charges for selected content delivery have already been discussed on TW - Bellsouth proposes internet fast-track - and this thread from BT on WMW is already a few days old, but there's an interesting 'sod off' to bandwidth providers from Google that I don't recall seeing mentioned on TW: