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Back Door Access to Google/Facebook/Apple/etc/etc

Here is the one thing I’m not quite tracking with in this whole provide-data-to-the-NSA-en-masse debacle.    How is it that it hasn’t already been an exposed issue on any of these … Continue reading

June 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Bryan McQuade’s Measuring Web Performance Talk

Bryan McQuade’s Measuring Web Performance talk, a photo by tadnkat on Flickr. A quick dash-out of my notes from the opening talk of Velocity 2012 — Bryan McQuade’s (from Google) … Continue reading

June 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

CR-48 Chromebooks Now get Aura UI with ChromeOS 20

I just opened my Chromebook to sit on the couch and do some blogging tonight, and lo and behold – on the Dev Channel, an update was waiting to bring … Continue reading

April 24, 2012 · 2 Comments

Google +1 Button Doesn’t Get You Crawled

I was doing some testing this morning with the new Google +1 button.   One of my first tests was to see if Google immediately did anything with a +1 … Continue reading

June 2, 2011 · Leave a comment

NAVTEQ TRUE Streetview / Lidar Car Spotted

I just spotted one of NAVTEQ’s street view cars on the road outside the Verizon center near Chinatown in Washington, DC: With its wild rotating camera set-up, I figured I … Continue reading

May 5, 2011 · 21 Comments

WordPress Comments Marked as “rel=external nofollow” – SEO Impact?

I just noticed that WordPress comments are marked as “rel=external nofollow”.  I got curious as to what that meant for SEO, as a tactic for SEO’s (and for spammers) has … Continue reading

April 1, 2011 · 4 Comments