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Learning from My Online Mistakes - The Conversation - Harvard Bu. By Alexandra Samuel | 9:00 AM January 19, 2010.

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Welcome to HootSuite - The Professional Twitter Client. Facebook et al risk 'infantilising' the human mind. Social networking sites, such as Facebook, are putting attention span in jeopardy, says Baroness Greenfield.

Facebook et al risk 'infantilising' the human mind

Photograph: Chris Jackson/Getty Images Social network sites risk infantilising the mid-21st century mind, leaving it characterised by short attention spans, sensationalism, inability to empathise and a shaky sense of identity, according to a leading neuroscientist. The startling warning from Lady Greenfield, professor of synaptic pharmacology at Lincoln college, Oxford, and director of the Royal Institution, has led members of the government to admit their work on internet regulation has not extended to broader issues, such as the psychological impact on children. Greenfield believes ministers have not yet looked at the broad cultural and psychological effect of on-screen friendships via Facebook, Bebo and Twitter. After 70 years, Gourmet magazine ceased publication in October by order of its parent company, Conde Nast.

While the decision to cut the magazine that long set the standard for epicurean living – with its heavily-tested recipes, expert food photography, and rich writing – was much discussed, KCRW’s Evan Kleiman joined Zócalo to have a different sort of conversation, as she joined former Gourmet editors Ruth Reichl and Laurie Ochoa and former Gourmet writer Jonathan Gold.

12 Quick Tips To Search Google Like An Expert. If you’re like me, you probably use Google many times a day.

12 Quick Tips To Search Google Like An Expert

But chances are, unless you're a technology geek, you probably still use Google in its simplest form. If your current use of Google is limited to typing in a few words and changing your query until you find what you’re looking for, then I’m here to tell you that there’s a better way -- and it’s not hard to learn. On the other hand, even if you are a technology geek and can use Google like the best of them already, I still suggest you bookmark this article of Google search tips. Then, you’ll then have the tips on hand when you're ready to pull your hair out in frustration watching a neophyte repeatedly type in basic queries in a desperate attempt to find something. The following Google search tips are based on my own experience and things that I actually find useful. (And to learn more about how to use SEO to generate more leads and customers for your business, download our free SEO kit here.) How does the Eye-Fi card work?

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My Favorite Applications : The World. How we read online. - By Michael Agger. Welcome to HootSuite - The Professional Twitter Client. Twitter. Google Wave. Tech Reflections - Digital Muse for Beat Poet. 5 Creative Ways To Use Your Twitter Favorites. If you look at most Twitter users’ Favorites, this feature is . Many people simply don’t know the power of this tiny tool! There are so many creative and useful ways to (others’ and your own). WhatTheFont! Wordnik Demonstrates the Future of e-reader Platforms with Smart.

SAN MATEO and PALOS VERDES, Calif., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- At The Wall Street Journal's D8: All Things Digital Conference, a gathering of influential leaders in media and technology, Wordnik, a company creating new ways to unlock the value of digital content, will demonstrate today how media and publishing leaders can enhance discovery and bring new opportunities for monetization inside the e-reader platform. The company will also announce a dozen media and publishing partners. Wordnik CEO Erin McKean, one of a handful of innovators invited on stage with Wall Street Journal columnists and All Things Digital executive editors Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher, will show how Smartwords, an open standard, makes possible unprecedented tools and applications for publishers to enhance and expand e-books, digital content and e-readers.

Smartwords will enable access to all forms of digital content using words as connectors. SOURCE Wordnik RELATED LINKS. Wordnik prepares to show off Smartwords, its platform for smarte. Wordnik, the startup that has supposedly built “the most comprehensive dictionary in the known universe,” announced an initiative in February to make the text in e-book readers more information-rich.

Wordnik prepares to show off Smartwords, its platform for smarte

Favicon. Wikipedia's favicon, shown in an older version of Firefox (from 2008).

Favicon

History[edit] In March 1999, Microsoft released Internet Explorer 5, which supported favicons for the first time.[4] Originally, the favicon was a file called favicon.ico placed in the root directory (e.g., of a web site. It was used in Internet Explorer's favorites (bookmarks) and next to the URL in the address bar if the page was bookmarked.[5][6][7][4] A side effect was that the number of visitors who have bookmarked the page could be estimated by the requests of the favicon. This side effect no longer works, as all modern browsers support the favicon without bookmarking.[6] Standardization[edit] RFC 5988 established an IANA link relation registry,[14] and rel="icon" was registered in 2010 based on the HTML5 specification.

Legacy[edit] Browser implementation[edit] The following table illustrates major web browsers supporting different features. File format support[edit] Use of favicon[edit]