· 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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