Monthly Archives: April 2011

Interactive Periodic Table: a web 2.0 educational resource

The Dynamic Periodic Table bills itself as “The most interactive Web 2.0 periodic table available. Dynamic layouts showing names, electrons, oxidation states, trend visualization, orbitals, isotopes, and instant search. Full descriptions in 30 languages from Wikipedia.” and it’s hard to … Continue reading

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Apple crushes forecasts again with Q2 2011 results: Macs and iPhone up, iPad backlogged – ‘just’ 4.69 Million iPads sold

Today, Apple [AAPL] reported earnings for the second fiscal quarter, including revenue of $24.67 billion and a net quarterly profit of $5.99 billion, or $6.40 earnings per share. Revenue nearly doubled from a year ago, blowing past Apple’s low-ball guidance … Continue reading

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Inbound marketing vs. outbound marketing – a comic strip approach

Inbound marketing is more effective than traditional outbound marketing methods because you aren’t interrupting people to get their attention, with emails, cold calls, commercials, and so on. With inbound marketing through the Web, you are supposed to be creating create … Continue reading

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New Facebook data center: energy efficiency, open design standards, room to grow

Facebook unveiled the design of its new Prineville data center outlining features the company says improve efficiency and optimize the facility for social networking. And Facebook said it will share what it’s learned about data center design in hopes of … Continue reading

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Google by numbers (a great infographic)

Pingdom has been digging through Google’s SEC filings, news articles and Wikipedia to get plenty of interesting data to include in this massive infographics. Things I get crazy about 270,000 words per minute posted on the Blogger platform 97% the … Continue reading

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What is next after Web 2.0? What is 3.0 like?

Ok, you’ve been bored to death with this question (as much as I do) but yet I’m looking for a serious approach (if not a real answer to this question) to the 3.0 dilemma. TechCrunch‘s Vivek Wadhwa point of view … Continue reading

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First man in space 50th anniversary – and the new Google Doodle

April 12th 1961 was already a huge day in space history twenty years before the launch of the first shuttle mission. On that day, back in 1961, Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first human in space, making a 108-minute … Continue reading

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Small arcade machine built from scratch

Did I mention I love MakeZine? Every now and then, they come up with some cool design involving MAME arcade emulator, some sort of retrogaming machine and, of course, a lot of DIY assembly. Sam built a tabletop arcade-alike that’s … Continue reading

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