· Naughties
· · 2003
· · · June
· · · · 19 (2 entries)

Robotrivia · This one for web-tech aficionados only. Those of you who watch your webserver logs, go do a <code>fgrep msnbot access_log</code> (MSNbot got to <span class="o">ongoing</span> today). Unlike any robot I’ve seen or heard of, MSNbot tells you the <code>referer</code>, so you can actually watch the trails it takes into and through your online presence. Neato. Ordinary people who are well-integrated with the real world can safely ignore this fascinating discovery and be fairly sure it will not impair their quality-of-life. Move along, now; nothing to watch here. <i>(Update: I’m baffled, this makes no sense.)</i> ...
RSS: Promise and Peril · The smart people already knew this, but I’m still just picking up on it: RSS has huge business potential. Here is a laundry list of a few things you could (and I think should) use it for. There are <em>big</em>-money implications. But there’s at least one big obstacle too ...
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