Month: August 2006

  • Sea Serpents spotted off the Calfornia Coast!

    Well everyone was so excited about the hidden Yahoo yodel on the home page that I just had to tell you about the discovery of sea monsters three miles due West of the Golden Gate bridge. Thanks to Yahoo! Cool Thing of the Day for this one. Your daily dose of straight talk from your […]

  • flickr images in space and time

    I was going to hold off on the Yay! Yay! Yahoo! posts for awhile after such a long string of them but then flickr took it’s wraps off it’s maps integration and I couldn’t resist. If you haven’t had a chance to play around with this, check it out. From your flickr account you can […]

  • Open Yahoo Hack Day

    There is another Yahoo Hack Day for Yahoo staff coming up next month. Last time was a blast and our hack continues to live on with a recent mention in BusinessWeek. I fully intend to participate and am already thinking about a few ideas but am even more psyched that we’re opening things up to […]

  • Adam Greenfield’s Everyware Principles

    What will the world be like when everything you own is networked? What if the floor on which you walked, the clothes on your back, your razor, and even in your toilet could not only talk to each other but also could share information with your friend’s devices and other devices and sensors connected to […]

  • Yahoo Publisher Network

    Serving the space between

  • Cellphone Banner Ads – interesting data

    The average price for a four- to eight-week-long banner ad campaign on a content provider’s wireless Web site is now $75,000 to $150,000, up from $25,000 to $50,000 last year. About 3% to 5% of phone users click on banner ads on their screens — higher than the 1% click rate of computer users, says […]

  • I don’t know why but I just can’t stop

    Shhhhh! It’s a sekret! Go to (oooh & ahhh over the new design if you haven’t seen it), mouse over the "!" on the logo and click. Hours of fun. Really.   

  • Dressing up your avatar for the show

    It’s Friday so why not dress up your avatar for the weekend? Yahoo & Wal-Mart are sponsoring a fashion contest. Submit your avatar and the community votes on their favorite. Over 17,000 people have submitted their avatars so far so they’re plenty of inspiration for the fashion-challenged (like yours truely). The Yahoo! Avatar Fashion Show

  • What I learned about Direct Marketing

    I had two hours to spare yesterday to make it over to SES just down the road from my office. I was not able to attend any of the sessions so I did a quick loop ’round the trade show floor, met a few folks (including the guy on the left who was looking for […]

  • Survey : Employer Trust & Hardware

    Monica Whitty, a professor at Queen’s University in Belfast, is conducting research on the amount of control employees have over their work computers and if it varies by country. She’s trying to get 1,000 responses in time for a paper she wants to publish by the end of the year. It takes about 5 minutes, […]