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Links for Monday, January 28, 2008

  • Wired: The Life Cycle of a Blog Post, From Servers to Spiders to Suits — to You – “You compose a new post. You click Publish and lean back to admire your work. Imperceptibly and all but instantaneously, your post slips into a vast and recursive network of software agents, where it is crawled, indexed, mined, scraped, republished, and propagated throughout the Web. Within minutes, if you’ve written about a timely and noteworthy topic, a small army of bots will get the word out to anyone remotely interested, from fellow bloggers to corporate marketers.
  • Airbus A380 Cockpit Panorama – Must-see, very cool.
  • Monit: Unix System Management – “monit is a utility for managing and monitoring, processes, files, directories and devices on a UNIX system. Monit conducts automatic maintenance and repair and can execute meaningful causal actions in error situations.
  • Business Week: Deliver a Presentation Like Steve Jobs – “I analyzed his latest presentation and extracted the 10 elements that you can combine to dazzle your own audience.