Country Universe writer and editor Jonathan Keefe has contributed to an awesome new project called Kicking the Canon. Put together by In Review Online, Kicking the Canon attempts to expand on what has traditionally been considered the definitive music and … Continue reading ?
A lot happens in a split second online, much of it good for the ad industry but worrying for privacy advocates. Instant auctions to push tailored ads to individuals are growing fast, says “Targeted” author Mike Smith. The ad men will need ever more personal data to fuel them.
Unless you're just looking to entertain your fellow online shoppers, you may want to think twice about writing that funny Amazon or Yelp review. According to a new study, humorous complaints get a lot more attention from other consumers but may not be taken seriously by businesses.
When I reviewed The Elder Scrolls Online back at launch I thought it had potential, but not enough to keep people paying for subscription time. Plenty of MMOs have enjoyed a subscription-based model, and games like World of Warcraft and Final Fantasy XIV give you enough content to sustain said model. Show More Summary
If there’s anything to be learned from Lupe Fiasco’s online presence over the last few years it’s that the long-time Atlantic signee has grown weary of his role as rap’s perennial social justice warrior (a role he has often thrust upon...Show More Summary
Google is only removing search results from European websites when individuals invoke their “right to be forgotten”, contrary to regulators’ guidelines, but will review that approach soon, the company’s chief legal officer said on Monday. The issue of how far the so-called...
My column for the January 2015 issue of Builder and Developer magazine is now posted online.For this issue, entitled "Practicality and Nostalgia Meet Technlogy," I wanted to review some of the new housing trends we can expect in 2015. Show More Summary
ONLINE JOURNAL: TC: A Journal of Biblical Textual Criticism vol. 19 (2014) (Tommy Wasserman, ETC). The post includes links, titles, abstracts, and books reviewed.
The final product of Spike Lee’s grass-roots experimentation premieres online.
There’s plenty of data that show consumers rely heavily on ratings and reviews to help them make purchase decisions. Dozens of surveys and studies affirm this. Businesses are starting to become much more sophisticated about online reviews as well. They understand the importance of these consumer trends and are increasingly asking customers provide feedback and review […]
Star Trek: The Webcomic, written and illustrated by Mark Farinas, is an ongoing comic strip published online, with compelling and entertaining Star Trek tales based on original series concepts. TrekMovie looks at the strip and learns more from its creator after the break. If you’re feeling a little lost amidst the big budget Star Trek […]
Urbanspoon is about to be taken off the menu. The restaurant review and recommendations service, which had previously been acquired by IAC in 2009, has been sold off again, this time to Zomato, an online restaurant discovery service based in India. Show More Summary
At the end of every week, we round up the best and most popular news stories, exclusive features, and insightful columns published on Massively and then present them all in one convenient place. If you missed a big MMO or WoW Insider...Show More Summary
The first thing ever bought or sold online, according to British journalist Mike Power, was marijuana. The sale was arranged in either 1971 or 1972 between computer science students at Stanford and MIT using Arpanet, the precursor to the Internet. Show More Summary
Regular readers here know that I choose the books I review, which means that I have an obvious bias before scanning the first page. Often, I am already familiar with the authors from their online work. Generally, you get the impression that I never met a book I didn’t like. But this one was a […]
There are now quite a few online periodicals that provide a variety of superior coverage of international literature, Words without Borders, Asymptote, and Music & Literature among them. Now we have the January issue of The White Review...Show More Summary
Botto Bistro is now granting diners 50% off a pizza if they write a one-star Yelp review. Last fall, Richmond, California's Botto Bistro drew lots of online attention for encouraging its diners to bash them on Yelp. In the original promotion, chef/co-owner Davide Cerrentini gave customers a 25 percent discount in exchange for a one-star Yelp review. Show More Summary
It seems, at times, like there are more thinkpieces on whether critics still matter than there are reviews by working critics; it’s one of those perennial subjects that pops up with an alarming frequency in commentary corners, like whether TV is better than movies and what Girls is actually telling us about The Millennials. Last week, … Read More
CNET, the world’s largest and most trusted online source of consumer technology news and reviews, will bring consumers right to the CES show floor, offering real-time coverage of major press conferences, interviews with newsmakers, expert analysis of the top tech trends, products and companies to watch and CNET’s daily “Must-See” picks. Show More Summary
The annual U.S. cost of psoriasis, a chronic inflammatory skin condition, was estimated to be between $112 billion and $135 billion in 2013, according to a review article published online by JAMA Dermatology. Psoriasis affects about 3.2 percent of the U.S. Show More Summary