Not everyone is online, just yet. Some people are still just on eBay. And yes, some people still us AOL. And a modem.
Eye-tracking demonstrate the web is changing how we visually parse a page.
The New York Times has an article on Google’s work in using neural networks for machine learning in vision. Some excerpts: There Google scientists created one of the largest neural networks for machine learning by connecting 16,000 computer processors, which they turned loose on the Internet to learn on its own. Presented with 10 million […]
So according to this rather disturbing article, the US Government is now creating (or soliciting the creation of) fake social media constructs (i.e., people) to further particular political ends.
This report in from Associated Press: A man in southern China appears to have died of exhaustion after a three-day Internet gaming binge, state media said Monday. The 30-year-old man fainted at a cybercafe in the city of Guangzhou on Saturday afternoon after he’d been playing games online for three days, the Beijing News reported. […]
An interesting article in today’s New York Times about the misuses of Craigslist. I bet you can guess how it ends. “House being demolished,” read the posting on March 24. “Come and take whatever you want, nothing is off limits. Items outside and garage will be open for access into house. Please help yourself […]
Digital agency VML tries to help clients visualize how their products or services are being bandied about in Internet postings. In this hypothetical example, a client’s own site inside MySpace is represented by the sphere at the center. The other spheres represent blogs or other sites that have links to it, as tracked by VML’s […]
Here’s an interesting article in Money that recapitulates exactly what I have been saying all along about the Darwinian, natural selection characteristics of really good businesses and business models. In a very real sense, failure is good (as long as it’s not catastrophic failure). An excerpt: Since its launch, Dogster has indeed failed, repeatedly, […]