Archive of Posts from January 2011

January 25th, 2011

January 24th, 2011

January 21st, 2011

  • Matt Cutts: "...we hear the feedback from the web loud and clear: people are asking for even stronger action on content farms and sites that consist primarily of spammy or low-quality content." Nice to see Google responding to the recent flood of criticism.

January 20th, 2011

  • A jQuery port of Prototype's PerodicalUpdater method that includes a polling interval decay if updates aren't happening.
  • "...if after a few Ajax polls there’s no data, there probably won’t be for a while. Maybe the site is overloaded or the queue is backed up. In those circumstances the continued polling adds additional unwanted strain to the site." Another polling approach: increase the interval every time.
  • "And the greater risk is not of Flickr’s deletion of customers, but of the market’s deletion of Flickr. Because, after all, Flickr is a business and no business lasts forever. Least of all in the tech world." Valid concerns about Flickr, advertising, and how we fund the Web.

January 19th, 2011

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January 13th, 2011

January 6th, 2011

January 4th, 2011

January 3rd, 2011