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Second Life businesses on life support?


Wherever people gather in sufficient numbers, the unwritten rule is, there’s money to be made out of them. And so it goes that within the virtual world of Second Life, with enough people, the money should flow, right? Currently, that’s not entirely been the case for those business currently in residence, though enough have tried […]


Tailgate, booBox in-page ecommerce


It’s one of those Golden Rules of web usability: don’t make the visitor click more than they need to. And so it goes that both Tailgate and booBox have gone beyond the simpler affiliate advertising model and created a new, more instant paradigm… In the case of Tailgate, their approach is to re-purpose existing screen […]


Society 2.0 Workstreams will socialize data


I recently happened upon Google’s timeline and map search options, one of their latest in-house labs projects. I found myself pleasantly surprised, too… “See results on a timeline or map. With the timeline and map views, Google’s technology extracts key dates and locations from select search results so you can view the information in a […]


Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari in web wrangle


I’ve been reading excerpts from Mozilla’s COO John Lilly’s comments about Apple’s Safari release for Windows all over the web. I finally decided to track his ‘blog down and read his story as-is. And I’m pretty glad I did, too… Some of the articles I read that featured his comments were good examples of how […]


Virus risk as Apple iPhone goes Web 2.0


For all of the talk of “Walled Gardens” and proprietary development for the iPhone, the news of Apple making the iPhone a full-blown Web 2.0 citizen of the ‘Net just got breezed over for the most part. Well I have a theory about that… Some of the comments I read, scattered hither & thither around […]