Since I'm always on the prowl for all that is gadgety-cool as well as anything that may make my life easier, I came across a search tool with a twist...
Today, Yahoo! introduced its Instant Search beta - it allows users to potentially return answers as you type. Think Google's "I'm feeling lucky" but without the wait, because Yahoo's search beta leverages AJAX technologies.Tags: [Yahoo, Yahoo!, AJAX, Read more
"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
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
I was a little stuck on James' use of content/document/record, but I realize I do not have... Read more
Yesterday I had a very important presentation to give as part of... Read more
Yesterday, Dan Brown, User Experience Lead with Computech, came to my "User Interactions with Information Systems" class to discuss "A Day in the Life of..." Dan offers over a decade of related... Read more
Jeff Gates of Life Outtacontext opened my ignorant eyes to an internet faux pas with his entertaining July 23rd entry entitled, "Don't Get Mad, Get Even." Jeff first provides the common definition for stealing bandwidth:
Stealing Bandwidth: "when someone links directly to internet files from another... Read more
Thomas talked about a variety of topics, but some of the things that struck... Read more
For my graduate school class, I must work with a group to evaluate a web site or an information system (or compare multiple ones) for usability issues. Any ideas?
So far, my group has talked about the following:
"Intel announced that it is investing in a company called ClickStar with the intent to create a distribution system for... Read more
I recently read a CIO Magazine article that discusses some of problems the FBI has faced while attempting to implement technical solutions. Although technology projects have been successfully implemented, there still exists a culture that mimimizes the importance of these solutions. The article states Azmi [FBI CIO] is aware... Read more