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· 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 fgrep msnbot ac­cess_log (MSNbot got to on­go­ing to­day). Un­like any robot I’ve seen or heard of, MSNbot tells you the ref­er­er, 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. (Up­date: I’m baf­fled, this makes no sense.) ...
 
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 big-money im­pli­ca­tion­s. But there’s at least one big ob­sta­cle too ...
 
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