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Top Internet Trends of 2000-2009: Democratization of News Media. It's November 2009 and we're nearing the end of a decade.

Top Internet Trends of 2000-2009: Democratization of News Media

It's been a tumultuous time of change for many industries, much of it driven by the Internet. The newspaper industry has been particularly affected by the Web. Over the past 10 years, news media has undergone a seachange akin to the invention of the printing press in 1440. Just as Johannes Gutenberg's printing press brought books to the mainstream public in the 15th century, Tim Berners-Lee's World Wide Web brought commercial publishing to the people.

The Web has always been a medium where people could just as easily write as read (yes, the read/write Web), however it didn't reach its potential until blogging came along earlier this decade. Patent Prowess. Dominating electronics once again are Hitachi, Matsushita, Xerox Corp., and Sony, just as it was in 2006.

Patent Prowess

Cisco, Nokia, and Motorola remained at the top in Telecom Equipment, and General Motors, Nippnondenso, and Toyota led the way in the Automotive category. These are industries where the barriers to entry are so high that the leading companies change very little year by year. 11 Free Websites To Send And Recieve Large Files Quickly. Free file hosting is not a problem now a days but to find a great high speed website that can help you to send or recieve your large files in an easier is really hard.

11 Free Websites To Send And Recieve Large Files Quickly

We also know that people have a love and hate relationship with free file hosting sites. Some file hosting sites are really handy and make sharing data even simpler than sending a file via email while other services spam you with countless pop ups and forced membership options to simply download a file. But we dont want you to worried at all. We have compliled a list of 11 Free Websites For You To Send And Recieve Large Files Quickly. Access your Gmail at Work - Startpage Ireland. Also having problems with your Gmail access being blocked at work?

Access your Gmail at Work - Startpage Ireland

If you are one of the many people employed in one of the numerous call centres in Ireland there is a good chance that you have no access to your Webmail account. One of the most popular webmail providers at the moment is Gmail, I'll show you how to access it from your work. Most System and Network administrators block access to the Webmail servers at the Http level, that is, they block the address from being accessed via your browser. Better than free - Kevin Kelly. [Translations: Belarusian, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Turkish] The internet is a copy machine.

Better than free - Kevin Kelly

At its most foundational level, it copies every action, every character, every thought we make while we ride upon it. In order to send a message from one corner of the internet to another, the protocols of communication demand that the whole message be copied along the way several times. IT companies make a lot of money selling equipment that facilitates this ceaseless copying. Every bit of data ever produced on any computer is copied somewhere. Our digital communication network has been engineered so that copies flow with as little friction as possible. This super-distribution system has become the foundation of our economy and wealth. Yet the previous round of wealth in this economy was built on selling precious copies, so the free flow of free copies tends to undermine the established order. E-Government Meets Web 2.0: Goodbye Portals, Hello Web Services. Gartner recently released a couple of reports on how web 2.0 technologies are being used in e-Government.

E-Government Meets Web 2.0: Goodbye Portals, Hello Web Services

The reports are entitled The E-Government Hype Cycle Meets Web 2.0 and Government and Web 2.0: The Emerging Midoffice. Both are about how modern e-government efforts are moving away from the 'one stop shop' portal approach that characterized early efforts, and are turning more towards mashups and (to quote the first Gartner report) "a number of mostly adventurous initiatives with blogs, wikis or islands in Second Life. " How to answer 23 of the most common interview questions.

Wise Bread Picks Let's face it; no one likes the interview process.

How to answer 23 of the most common interview questions

Well, certainly not the people being interviewed anyway. You have to be on your best behavior, you only get one chance to get it right, and it's like taking your driving test all over again. Over the years I've been to countless interviews. To get my first job out of college I attended some 15-20 interviews a week. The Road to the Semantic Web. Written by Alex Iskold and edited by Richard MacManus.

The Road to the Semantic Web

John Markoff's recent article in NY Times has generated an interesting discussion about Web 3.0 being the long-promised Semantic Web. For instance, a short post on Fred Wilson's blog had a lot of lengthy comments attempting to define Web 1.0, Web 2.0 and Web 3.0. Some people think that the Semantic Web is about AI, some claim that it is more about semantics, while others say that it is about data annotation. Semantic Web: Difficulties with the Classic Approach. Summary: The original vision of the semantic web as a layer on top of the current web, annotated in a way that computers can "understand," is certainly grandiose and intriguing.

Semantic Web: Difficulties with the Classic Approach

Yet, for the past decade it has been a kind of academic exercise rather than a practical technology. 49 ways to build your brand using online marketing. Building a brand from scratch is not an easy thing to do, especially if you are in a market that is very competitive.

49 ways to build your brand using online marketing

How does one start to rise above the noise to distinguish themselves as a heavy hitter? What techniques and tricks can you use to reach your brand awareness goals? Below I have outlined some of the most effective ways to build your brand using online marketing techniques. Video Marketing: Usability professionals from NYTimes: They Make It Really Work - How I built a Web 2.0, User-Generated Content, Citizen Journalis. Because of Truemors, I’ve learned a lot about launching a company in these “Web 2.0” times. Here’s quick overview “by the numbers.” 0. I wrote 0 business plans for it. The plan is simple: Get a site launched in a few months, see if people like it, and sell ads and sponsorships (or not). 0. Web design and SEO in Canberra Australia. The BBC's Fifteen Web Principles. We developed these as part of the BBC2.0 project.

I’ve been meaning to publish them for a while since they were signed off by the BBC board. They’re perpetually draft. 1. Build web products that meet audience needs: anticipate needs not yet fully articulated by audiences, then meet them with products that set new standards. 40+ Ways to Make Money on the Internet - by Dumb Little Man. How to Run a Meeting Like Google. How to Win With Google AdWords. Most businesses want a cost-effective way to bring in more customers. The challenge is to find prospects who are thinking about your products at the exact time that you reach them.

With the advent of Google AdWords, it’s possible to target prospects at the very moment they’re thinking about buying your products or services. If someone runs a Google search on digital cameras, they only see ads for digital cameras. If someone performs a search on organically grown coffee beans, they only see ads for organically grown coffee. 5 ways to start a company (without quitting your day job) - May. Almost everyone stuck in a cubicle dreams of starting his own business. Here are 5 ways to use your current gig to launch a new venture. (Business 2.0 Magazine) - If you're reading this, there's a good chance that you've always wanted to launch your own startup. According to our research, roughly half of all Business 2.0 readers dream of founding their own companies. Odds are, however, that you're still working for someone else.

Become a Gmail master - Lifehacker. How to Start a Business without Money. Several decades ago, before I got interested in starting businesses, I met a friend who went from being penniless to becoming quite wealthy in a breathtakingly short amount of time. I asked him what the secret of getting rich was. How I saved $100 million on the web. Ideas for Startups. Current Cool Friend Interview. This I Believe! - Tom Peter's 60 TIBs. Aspiring Towards Auto-Pilot: Automate Your Business Marketing [F.

Many owners of Web design firms wonder how they can spend less time marketing their work so that they can focus on delighting clients. They often ask: One answer to the above questions is to develop automatic marketing systems that do your marketing for you while you do other things. When your marketing is effective, and runs on autopilot, you enjoy a number of benefits: In the world of marketing, the word "automatic" is part of a continuum. There are two ends to the spectrum: As we begin to talk about specific examples, I’ll use a four-point rating system to help you navigate between 100% automated marketing tactics and those that fall towards the hybrid side of the spectrum. How We Got Started - Fortune Small Business.