Sphere Hits the Time Magazine Website

Folks who read papers like the Washington Post online are familar with the Who’s Blogging feature powered by the blog search engine Technorati. Basically, Who’s Blogging allows you to view a list of blog entries linking to the Post story you are reading. You can see an example of this in action on pretty much any Post story....

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Google Trends: For Recreational Use Only

I was catching up on my feed reading and noticed posts on Techcrunch and Micropersuasion about Google’s new buzz tracking product, Google Trends. According to Google:

“Google Trends analyzes a portion of Google web searches to compute how many searches have been done for the terms you enter relative to the total number of searches done on Google over time....

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Project Panama

The whirl of the turbines deafens the team as the Black Hawk skims along at what seems like mere feet above the rolling waves below. The scent of the sea tickles their noses, the salinity palpably stinging their nostrils. In front of them, the dawning sun glimmers on the surface,...

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Cruising the Sphere

A colleague of mine pointed me towards Sphere; a fast, new blog search engine. The interface is simple and uncluttered, making it easy to perform searches and track trends. After entering a search term and selecting “custom range” from the first drop-down, a graph of mentions appears just above the results....

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Medishift on Wikipedia: Read It

To use an awful cliche, when I first started reading blogs I was a kid in a candy store. I wanted to read everything and thought all information was valuable. I didn’t have the palette to differentiate between blogs that offer value to me personally and those that, well, don’t....

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