Google makes a lot of news . Whatever they’re doing, plan to do, about to do, might do, people want them to do, etc. gets coverage. The last time we did a roundup several of you let us know that it was useful so we’re going to do it again. If fact, we will try […]
Gary*** has written a report about the end of Google’s Wonder Wheel for Search Engine Land. You can read the story here. *** In addition to serving as co-founder and co-editor of INFOdocket, Gary was recently named a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.
Foodborne Illness Cost Calculator The Economic Research Service (ERS) estimates of the costs of illness and premature death for a number of foodborne illnesses have been used in regulatory cost-benefit and impact analyses. Like all cost estimates, the ERS estimates include assumptions about disease incidence, outcome severity, and the level of medical, productivity, and disutility […]
Direct to Podcast Blog Post and Link to Audio It’s the Dave & Dan show! David Weinberger from the Harvard Library Innovation Lab and Dan Cohen, the Co-Director of the Ray Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media (CHNM) at George Mason University discuss Zotero, the free bibliographic reference manager program that is being developed […]
From the bitly Blog: Since launching in December of 2009, our bitly Pro whitelabel service has grown to power over 10,000 custom short domains, including but by no means limited to gat.es (The Gates Foundation), diddy.it, (Diddy), dalaila.ma (His Holiness the Dalai Lama), and cart.mn (South Park Studios). To make our whitelabel service available to as many […]
What’s Behind Microsoft’s $8.5 Billion Takeover of Skype? Rumors that Facebook or Cisco would buy Skype were proven wrong on Tuesday when Microsoft struck an $8.5 billion deal — its largest ever — to acquire the online voice and video chat service. Most analysts have welcomed the takeover as a shrewd move on the grounds […]
National Science Foundation Helps Fund scrible, A New Web Annotation Tool/Personal Web Cache + Video Demo
scrible (pronounced scribble) launched about a week ago and you can learn more (free to register and use) here. The company has received a $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation. From Venture Beat: The company lets users do three things: Save articles and pages so they’re available if the original goes offline; richly annotate […]