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Wikipedia Co-Founder Larry Sanger Introduces Citizendium

In my recent article “Is Wikipedia Corrupt?” I asked other online encyclopedias to speak up and introduce themselves so that users could explore alternatives to Wikipedia. The lines had been silent until I received a kind introduction to an alternative...

Will Yahoo Offload to Google?

An interesting story currently highlighted at Techmeme discusses Yahoo’s shakeup over the past year and the potential that Yahoo’s new CEO Jerry Yang might make the tough decision to fork over some of its search monetization business to Google. The well...

Is Wikipedia Corrupt?

Responses to my previous posting called “How to Ethically Update Wikipedia” have been incredibly polarized and I felt it was important I provide some visibility to the ethical issues and ramifications faced by an immensely influential volunteer-run...

Consolidating Feeds on Blogger and FeedBurner

On July 11th, Google’s Blogger announced a deceptively minor update that allowed users to reference a 3rd party feed for their blog. For veteran Blogger users the importance of this update may be obvious but for others let me explain. Then: Blogger only had its...

Digg Signs Three Year Advertising Deal with Microsoft

Today Microsoft earned a win that made me look twice by convincing Digg to sign a 3 year deal where Microsoft Ads will be the “exclusive provider of display and contextual advertising on Digg” (see press release). Having previously used Google Adsense to...