Tweet and Shout: leveraging Twitter for popularity

The talented Shimon Rura just launched a new service called tweet and shout: music people are talking about. It mines Twitter to find bands and musicians that people are talking about, and provides the number of people and tweets and cross-references with the Amazon sales rank. What’s refreshing about Shimon’s work is that he admits […]

links for 2008-05-21

xkcd – Geohashing Be sure to check out the implementation. (tags: kommix) Betalogue » Word 2008: How to assign command-G to ‘Find Next’ Wow. That’s 1500 words about how painful keyboard shortcut reassignment is in Microsoft’s latest version of Word. That’s a product manager’s worst dream. (tags: productmanagement microsoft schadenfreude humor) The Secret Diary of […]

Today’s theme: Excel

I switched on Monday to a new theme, Excel, that addresses a few of the issues I had with Cutline. The color balance is much better than with the version of Cutline I was using (which I must say, in all fairness, was a much older version of the theme). I also like the layout, […]

Brackbill Wiki down, for now

Looks like the hosting provider for the Brackbill Wiki, my extended genealogy site, is temporarily offline because of a move. I’ll post another note when it comes back online.