Category Archives: Internet

NY Post Blocks iPad’s Safari Web Browser

Dave Winer reports that the NY Post blocks iPad access to its website when you use the iPad’s standard Safari web browser. The Post wants you to buy its iPad app, which is priced at $1.99 and apparently requires an … Continue reading

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New York Times Digital Subscriptions

The New York Times announced today its new digital subscription plans. There are three options for digital subscriptions: nytimes.com plus smartphone app: $15 every four weeks nytimes.com plus tablet app: $20 every four weeks nytimes.com plus smartphone app and tablet app: … Continue reading

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The Horrible Experience of Webmaster Radio

Recently I listened to a few episodes of the WordPress podcast, which is hosted by webmasterradio.fm. The podcast is okay but pretty bland, although the whole SEO (Search Engine Optimization) thing makes me tired. My primary complaint here is that the … Continue reading

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Providing Open Networks in Autocratic States

The growth of the Internet and wireless telephone networks has made it much easier for people to exchange information. Unfortunately, these technologies are tightly controlled in many countries where repressive governments seek to control the flow of information. Shervin Pishevar … Continue reading

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Comment Spam

I have been posting regularly to this blog lately, and I’m beginning to see increased traffic. Well, some traffic, anyway, specifically comment spam. The fact that bloggers have to put up with comment spam is largely Google’s fault. Google in … Continue reading

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WeatherSpark

Data enthusiasts will enjoy weatherspark.com. From the home page: WeatherSpark is a new type of weather website, with interactive weather graphs that allow you to pan and zoom through the entire history of any weather station on earth. Get multiple forecasts … Continue reading

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Baseball’s Best, Pennant, and At Bat 2010

Baseball’s spring training has begun, but it is several more days before the teams begin playing games, and it is several more weeks until the season begins. Yesterday I needed some baseball, and I couldn’t wait. On iTunes, I found … Continue reading

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