Category Archives: Web Services

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Post a Slideshow on Your Site – Part III

26.10.2006.

Well, it’s now available and I’m very excited! Think of the possibilities. For teachers. For sharing knowledge in an organization. For sharing knowledge with the world. Sign up now and get started. Related Posts Post a Slideshow on Your Site – Part II Post a Slideshow on Your Site... Read more

Post a Slideshow on Your Site – Part I

05.10.2006.

I stumbled across this post which describes how you can embed slides into your website. If you use either a free Flickr account (or Google’s Picasa), you can export your Powerpoint slides as image files, upload them to your photo site, and then insert a bit of code to... Read more

UX in DC Week

11.09.2006.

I know, I know. I’m late to the game. I was not able to attend Adaptive Path’s UX week in DC last month. Fortunately, there’s a wiki containing great sessions notes. Tags: [wiki, Adaptive Path, ux, user experience, conference, usability, information architecture, interaction design] Read more

Diggidy Dugg

15.06.2006.

Seems there’s a buzz about AOL’s venture into user-recommended-and-rated-news. I am not writing this post to berate AOL for moving into a space carved out by Digg. Frankly, I do not think Digg owns the IP to this social news framework. Others like those at Newsvine have produced similar... Read more

More Mac Incompatibility with Grants.gov

18.11.2005.

Back in April I discussed how the federal government is discriminating against Macintosh users with regard to e-gov business transactions with the grantee community. I still cannot believe that OMB chose a solution that disregards a significant segment of its community. ... Read more

Phishing for a Sucker

26.08.2005.

This is the second phishing attack I've received in the last 2 months. For those of you unfamiliar with the term, Webster defines phishing as

"The practice of luring unsuspecting Internet users to a fake Web site by using authentic-looking email with the real organization's logo, in... Read more

Google Talk

24.08.2005.

Google Talk Logo

Yesterday, Google entered into the instant messaging wars by introducing its minimalist Talk client. Google based its instant messaging client on the existing open-source Jabber protocol. What's interesting is that although Google... Read more

Branding, Marketing, and Blogging

29.03.2005.

For the last few months I have been telling my wife how useful blogging can be from a professional point of view. You see, my wife runs a small business, her own psychotherapy practice. She primarily focuses on marriage and family therapy.

Last week she... Read more

The Free Email Service Wars

24.03.2005.

IDG News Service reports that Yahoo! will expand its free email service storage to 1 GB per customer, exceeding Microsoft's Hotmail and matching Google's Gmail service.

I've used Yahoo's service for many years now. My initial decision was done partially to spite Microsoft's Hotmail service (I am... Read more

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