The post A Berkeley Commencement Speech, Some Years Ago… appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. Last week LinkedIn asked me to post a commencement speech, if I had given one, as part of a series they were doing. Turns out, I’ve given two, but the one they wanted was at Berkeley, my alma mater. If you want to read the one I gave at my high school, I’d be happy [...]Show More Summary
Check out some of the latest MakeUseOf discoveries. Most of the listed websites are FREE or come with a decent free account option. If you want to have similar cool websites round-ups delivered to your email daily email subscribe here.... Continue reading the article Read full post: Cool Websites and Tools [May 25th 2013]
If you've even got the least bit of internet savvy, you definitely know of both Dropbox and Evernote. Something that a lot of people don't take into consideration is the fact that each of these services also offer web interfaces. I think...Show More Summary
Microsoft is not changing its policies on indie games. Indie developers still must find a publisher.
"Vine after Vine after Vine."
For those of us in nearby timezones, now might be a good time to take a nap. It's going to be a long, binge-y night.
Scott Berkun has collected some terrific excerpts from Pixar president Ed Catmull’s interview with The Economist’s Martin Giles: The notion that you’re trying to control the process and prevent error screws things up. We all know the saying it’s better to ask for forgiveness than permission. Show More Summary
Install Windows software on your Mac without the need for a virtual machine, an emulator or dual-booting. Wineskin is a Mac app that brings Wine to your Mac, OS X style, allowing you to create custom packages including everything your favorite Windows programs need to run on your Mac (well... Show More Summary
In recent weeks a new Demonoid-inspired standalone tracker entered the BitTorrent ecosystem with a bang. Blessed by The Pirate Bay, Demonii has quickly become one of the most used BitTorrent trackers on the Internet. TorrentFreak decided to catch up with the admin to find out how it all came to be. Source: Pirate Bay Blessing Propels New BitTorrent Tracker to Great Heights
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After a hectic day, the best thing you can do is to get a beneficial amount of sleep. There are always new studies appearing that prove how important sleep really is to a person, improving everything from your energy and mood to your metabolism. Show More Summary
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The post The Full First Day of CM Summit, In One Place appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. Thanks to our sponsor Google, we got the full first day of last week’s CM Summit, featuring Fred Wilson fresh from the Tumblr deal, Pinterest CEO Ben Silbermann, and about 20 speakers in between for your viewing pleasure. Show More Summary
Twitter has announce on Wednesday the launch of Lead Generation Cards, a new feature that caters to consumers and has already created value for the social-media service's advertisers. Lead Generation Cards are a new Tweet format that...Show More Summary
Google has come up with a new dead-product archiving scheme for a product that's already dead.
Pay Per click or PPC is the act of putting an ad to any search engine, and thus when someone clicks on your ad, you will have to pay that click to the search engine owner. It basically works like paying for your own advertising. However,...Show More Summary
This past week 6 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 6 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include PriceSpin and Primal. The most often used APIs this week are foursquare, Google Maps and PriceSpin. Show More Summary
I set up AT&T SmartLimits on my children's cellphones so I could disable them late at night and block a few creeps from communicating with them. Apparently I was too zealous, however, and one of the blocked numbers is actually a friend. Show More Summary
Through BloggingTips.com I’ve been able to meet with a lot of new people from all around the world. Many of these people have been new bloggers and writers that have flourished over the years and created some very nice brands and businesses for themselves. Show More Summary
You have a local based brick and mortar business, so no reason to invest in online marketing, right? Location based businesses couldn’t be more wrong. Do not miss out on sales and customers by ignoring or avoiding online marketing. One of the key principles of business is to be where your target audience is looking [...]Show More Summary