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August 3, 2008

August 2, 2008

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Microsoft Research just published a paper revealing a new type of web search ranking: BrowseRank: Letting Web Users Vote for Page Importance. This was a paper for the SIGIR (Special Interest Group on Information Retrieval) conference, which took place in Singapore this week. In a nutshell, this is an attention-based way of ranking pages: the more [...]
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In a previous post, I pointed out a trend in navigation to provide a broad, flat menu of options extending from the top-level category options of a site in a layer of some kind. I called this a Sitemap Menu because they act like mini-sitemaps for that section. In reading an interview Jensen Harris in [...]
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July 31, 2008

July 30, 2008

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July 29, 2008

July 28, 2008

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Jessica Helfand of Design Observer on Iron Man’s user-interfaces as part of the dramatis personae: “...in Iron Man, vision becomes reality through the subtlest of physical gestures: interfaces swirl and lights flash, keyboards are projected into the air, and two-dimensional ideas are instantaneously rendered as three and even four-dimensional realities. Such brilliant optical trickery is made [...]
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July 27, 2008

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July 26, 2008

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Here’s an interesting vertical search engine from Australia: Boozle. You can find the cheapest prices of liquor in stores in your area. Talk about a long tail market search engine… Couldn’t find Westvleteren anywhere in .AU though (which isn’t a surprise, I guess: you can’t get it in Germany directly either). [...]
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July 23, 2008

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July 22, 2008

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S&W, originally uploaded by blackbeltjones. Just a small public apology to anyone that I owe email / work / anything.

I had a major hard-drive [...]

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July 21, 2008

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  • The Five Dollar Comparison "To explore the relative value of five dollars we are collecting examples from around the world by asking people to submit photos of objects or services that cost the equivalent of $5."
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July 19, 2008

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July 17, 2008

July 16, 2008

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O’Reilly just annouced the distribution of 30 titles in e-book format. Designing Web Navigation is among them. I don’t have a copy yet, but am really interesting in seenig how it looks as an e-book. Also, for reason I couldn’t install the Adobe e-book reader (Digital Editions) on my work computer. [...]
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