I’m often inclined to pour scorn over things like this, but I’m genuinely impressed by the application process for Carsonified’s job vacancy . … We follow the same philosophy here: if you can demonstrate your ability to do the job, and have average-or-better personal hygiene, your qualifications, criminal record, height, shoe size etc. are immaterial.
Lively, currently in beta, is Google’s answer to Second Life. The downloadable application allows you to create rooms, decorate them to your liking, then make
LinkedIn, the white-collar, grown up Facebook, is now apparently worth more than a billion dollars.
Microsoft is urging developers to tag websites in preparation for the release of IE 8. According to a post made on an MSDN blog, a
As expected, the auction giant has turned the feedback system on it’s head. eBay sellers are no longer permitted to leave negative or neutral feedback.
Following its acquisition of DoubleClick, Google is cutting 300 staff. More info from the Guardian.
New Business Manager required. New Business Development Exec – London, UK Include – http://www.include-digital.com Include is a digital design agency based in London. Our clients
The new version of Director is available for pre-order. A few years ago I’d have been ever-so-slightly excited at the prospect of a new version
Junior Web Developer – London, UK Include – http://www.include-digital.com Include is a digital design agency based in London. Our clients include Universal, EMI and The
Search behemoth Google has announced a new tool to rival Wikipedia. Currently known as “knol” (it stand for a unit of knowledge, apparently), its object
Independent traffic reports indicate that The New York Times has gained almost 3 million users since dropping its subscription model. This follows news that Friends
Rolling Stone magazine has launched its first digital edition, available free online. Declining sales have forced the magazine to explore alternative revenue streams; launching an
Yahoo! has launched KickStart, a “professional” social network aimed at college students and alumni. From first impressions, it appears to be a LinkedIn for students.
The Financial Times reports that Facebook is to launch in languages other than English as part of an ambitious international expansion programme. Facebook currently lags
Google is rumoured to be planning a rival to the 3D virtual world Second Life, scheduled to be launched late 2007. If this is true
VentureBeat reports than CafeMom , the social network for mothers, has raised an additional $5 million in funding. This follows news that Playboy has launched
I’ve been playing around the Tafiti beta, which uses Microsoft’s Silverlight technology. The system is little more than a proof of concept at the moment,
The Telegraph has an article on the phenomenon of “faceblocking” (an excellent, made up term). It seems an increasing number of companies are banning Facebook,
The MySpace Mexico website is set to launch following a lengthy beta phase. The site joins over a dozen regional MySpace sites scattered across the
Students at Oxford are receiving fines via email after University staff discovered evidence of campus rules being broken on Facebook. The misdemeanors in question are
Following the appearance of thousands of Google Maps mashups, Google have introduced a new technology to encourage further user interaction. The “mapplets” (mini-webpages inside an
Yesterday Apple announced the release of the Safari 3 beta for both Mac and PC. Rumoured to be faster than Linford Christie after a nandrolone
As reported on Ars Technica, Google seems to have sneakily added some rudimentary face recognition filtering to its image searches. Search for ‘ferrari’ and you’ll
Amazon have announced their intention to launch an MP3 music download store. The site will offer millions of songs, all of which will be available
eBay To Go allows eBay users to showcase their favourite auctions directly on a website or blog. It’s a brilliant idea by eBay. True, it’s
Adobe has today announced its plans to release the Flex source code under the terms of the Mozilla Public License, giving developers the opportunity to
A List Apart have opened their first annual survey of the web design industry. You can join in by clicking here.
Mozilla yesterday announced the release of Thunderbird 2, the latest version of its open source email client. The primary focus seems to have been on
I’ve been led to believe that there is a strong temptation amongst certain individuals to borrow a neighbour’s wireless internet connection without first seeking permission
Search behemoth Google has acquired DoubleClick for $3.1 billion, following a bidding war with Microsoft, AOL and (allegedly) Yahoo!. The sale gives Google access to