Alex Barnett's blog

The blog of Alex Barnett

September, 2005

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    Glocalized Networks

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    Danah Boyd reflects on the Web 2.0 and its relationship with the local and the global. Here's a snippet or two: " ...Glocalized Networks In business, glocalization usually refers to a sort of internationalization where a global product is adapted...
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    The lesser-spotted Slow Tail

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    Jakob Nielsen spots another-shaped Tail, this time the lesser-spotted Slow Tail, referring to the conversion time for buyers to complete a transaction after their initial visit to a website: "A full 5% of orders occur more than four weeks after...
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    Extending IE

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    Eric Law over at the IE blog shares his interest and resouces for extending IE . "IE provides a number of mechanisms that permit software developers to extend the browser in powerful ways. You can add: Toolbar buttons Tools menu items ...
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    How RSS thickened my Long Tail

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    I did an experiment this morning. I analyzed my blog traffic/views using all the data since December 2003. For some reason I haven't done this before. I wanted to see how closely my page views traffic looked like the Long Tail . I got more than...
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    World's smallest XP machine

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    GamersCircle : "The model 01 is an astoundingly small, full-featured Windows XP machine, it weighs only 0.88 pounds and measures 4.9" x 3.4" x .9"" MobileTechReview has more info. Designed & manufactured by OQO .
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    Scoble to throw a chair. I'll film it.

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    A bit of Sunday night action over at Channel 9...most entertaining. Robert Scoble has offered to join in the fun : " I think I'll film a video of ME throwing a chair. Heh" Nice, but I should point out that this will be difficult to do. You can...
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    (ignore) Technorati blog claim

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    Just claiming my blog on technorati, please ignore. Technorati Profile Technorati Links to this blog No Need to Click Here - I'm just claiming my feed at Feedster feedster:814de348bb2b709aab81ad68eb30aa1c
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    Documenting my home network

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    I have no idea why I have bothered to diagram and document my home network, but since I have, here it is... Buffalo LinkStation Network Storage Center My most recent acquisition is Buffalo LinkStation Network Storage Center , a 120GB drive connected...
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    Web 2.0 and the Long Tail

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    Good post by Joshua Porter - Web 2.0 and the Long Tail . I was rambling on last night to one unfortunate soul about exactly this connection, more thoughts on this later...
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    SyncToy for Windows XP, free download

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    Major Nelson spotted this free new SyncToy PowerToy at Microsoft.com's Download Center . I've just finished the set up and synchronized my laptop pic and mp3 files with my spanking new Buffalo Network Storage Center . It works. I'll do the same with...
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    MSN searches RSS

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    Dare Obasonjo provides the details on MSN's new search for RSS / Atom / Feeds / XML / Syndicated Content / Whatever You Decide to Call Them. MSN have been busy this last week...
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    Start.com out of beta...feedback coming in...

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    Start.com blog spills the beans... "primarily driven by your feedback, here are some of the highlights: feed read/unread support more/fewer headlines auto-refresh for feeds many improvemens on: look and feel feed subscriptions...
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    tired / wired marketing

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    Mike Manuel points to this WOMMA post that provides this tired / wired chart describing the differences between old-school marketing and cluetrain marketing . Update, the chart was created by the folks at 'Creating Passionate Users' blog, thanks to...
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    Open Systems 2.0

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    James Governor provides some further thoughts on Web 2.0 . "Could it be that what we're attempting to define is not so much a new model for rich internet, but a new model for Open Systems. Truly open systems that is, where data, metadata, processing...
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    Virtual Earth hacks

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    Virtual Earth hacks for MSN Virtual Earth , using Virtual Earth APIs . 3 hacks of note: Pocket Earth, is a client for the Smartphone and Pocket PC (download .cab file ) Movie Finder , by Dare Obasanjo Flash Earth ...
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