I thought I’d start putting together a list of posts I’ve found interesting over the past week, related to all things Internet.
Let me know how you feel about it in the comments; should I add or delete categories, whether it is useful – all that – and I’ll see whether it’s a good idea to continue creating a .neteffect each week.
You can now get access to the online version of EB for free through a new program called Britannica Webshare – provided that you are a “web publisher.”
The International Organisation for Standardization (ISO) may change its processes following the controversy around Microsoft’s Office Open XML.
Say you wanted to make a query about the Tech Talk Radio domain. Just put this into Google: [whois techtalkradio.com]
In their ever continuing battle to free the Internet, The Pirate Bay has now launched an uncensored blogging service, called Baywords. The service is intended to be a safe haven for bloggers who want to be able to write whatever they want, without being afraid to get shut down by their blog host.
The idea is to put together a free programming Q&A site. Register if you want to collect karma.
Web Tools and Tricks
Replace your out-of-date streaming music server with something a little more recent; includes instructions
ColorToy 2.0 is a Flash based color scheme generator and picker.
Really cool free fonts for PC and Mac. Register and keep track on your favorite fonts by fontmarking them; you could also use the system to keep track of fonts you have used in your project.
Type in your URL and see the most used words on your site in cloud format
Continually updated page of social media and social networking sites at Traffikd
Posts worth pondering
There are substantial, demonstrable performance improvements to be gained from having a second CPU on standby to fulfill requests that the first CPU is too busy to handle. This applies to Web publishers too.
Why and where do advertisers advertise and where bloggers are going at it wrong.
A short list of actions you can perform to get more visitors without social media marketing
If you want to encourage and promote interesting discussions on your blog, take a look at these tips.
Search Engine Optimization
If you’re planning on moving your site to a new domain, follow these tips from Google’s Webmaster Central blog to ensure you don’t hurt your site’s performance in search results.
Avoiding the crawling of duplicate pages, why is indexing duplicates a problem, and Yahoo! patent application to handle this problem.
Matt responds to the so-called WordPress ‘wp-comments-post.php’ multiple SQL injection vulnerabilities.
From the how-to Wired wiki
A bit of code and people can auto subscribe you to their video channel on MySpace. Been around at least six months; still going strong.