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Online Car Shopping

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I’ve been browser-shopping for a new car, and I have to say that many of the online shopping sites could use some help. Most of the sites assume that you kno...

Ajax, Dojo, Ajaxian, Sajax, etc.

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With the advent of modern “version 6″ browsers such as IE6 and Firefox, web developers found that the implementations of JavaScript, XML, DHTML, and the DOM ...

Visual Basic Developers are Revolting

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That’s the title of this article over on ZdNet. In fact, the developers are probably pleasant people, and this is either an attempt at humor, or a British-is...

Podcasting Stuff

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Podcasting is a relatively new phenomemon, and I’ve only had time to listen to a few so far.

A9.com Search Integration

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Jeff Bezos rolled out a new feature for Amazon’s A9.com at the ETech conference today. Using a simple extension to RSS, any search tool can be plugged in to ...

Hot Stuff

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A couple of months ago we saw a FoodTV segment about a pepper farmer in Eastern Washington. Starting small, he now produces hundreds of tons of pickled peppe...

Kernel Traffic

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Even though I don’t *need *to know what’s happening in the world of Linux kernel development on a week by week basis, I do still like to know the gist what’s...

More Dynamic Web Page Updating

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I ran into Cite U Like on del.icio.us last week. It is a search and tagging tool for academic submissions, and that’s pretty cool.

Featured Feed System, PayPal IPN

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I implemented the Syndic8 featured feed system almost a year ago in response to repeated request from feed owners for a way to get some extra attention for t...