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Month: August 2006 (page 1 of 4)

YouTube number one?

Guess again: The #1 video sharing site is Yahoo Video, followed by MySpace Videos, with YouTube in the #3 spot. That’s according to numbers from MediaMetrix published by Erick Schonfeld.

Of course, with 16.1 million monthly visitors to Yahoo’s 21.1 million, YouTube is not far behind at all — and it’s got famously fast growth.… Read the rest

Pluto is a Planet Protest – cruftbox’s blog

They came for the small, icy planets, and I said nothing, because I was not a small, icy planet… Pluto is a Planet Protest

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Army Corps of Engineers is the real culprit behind Katrina

“If an unsafe building collapsed and killed 1,000 people, we wouldn’t blame the building’s manager, or its maintenance crew, or the rescue squad… We would blame the architects.” Army Corps of Engineers is the real culprit behind Katrina | Grist Magazine

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Hot Recorder.

HotRecorder screenshot Recording phone interviews is relatively simple: Get an $18 mini recorder control from Radio Shack and plug one end into your phone, the other end into your tape recorder. But what if you’re doing the interview on Skype? Hot Recorder ($15) seems like a slick solution, and it works, up to a point.… Read the rest

Six Apart – News and Events

I loved Gopher so much I included a map of gopherspace in my 1994 book, The Traveler’s Guide to the Information Highway (long since out of print). Nice to see this retrospective: Six Apart – Digging up info on Gopher

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