Blogs as infectious diseases: how much faith do you give to search engine patents?

Christine Churchill has an article at Search Engine Watch on Understanding Search Engine Patents that’s worth a look. In it she describes some of the potential pitfalls of placing too much credibility in a patent application released by one of the search engines. It’s a warning worth heeding. In addition, she describes four presentations on … Read more Blogs as infectious diseases: how much faith do you give to search engine patents?

Who Knew the Web Would Suck.com? Promotion in the Days Before Search Engines

Keepgoing.org has a great history of one of the first great web sites – the online Mad Magazine of its time. In The Big Fish, they take a look at Suck.com, ten years after its launch. I came to the party late, and didn’t learn about suck.com until it had closed its doors, and stopped … Read more Who Knew the Web Would Suck.com? Promotion in the Days Before Search Engines