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Software's Future: Melding the Web and the Desktop

Check out this interesting Knowledge(at)Wharton article about the future of software. [JH]

November 9, 2007 in Web Development | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

Vote for 2007 Weblog Awards

Voting for The 2007 Weblog Awards is underway. There are 49 categories includeing one for Best Law Blog. You can vote once a day in each category. Polls close close Thursday November 8, 2007 at 10:00 p.m. Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is 5:00 p.m. (EST) and 2:00 p.m. (PST).

Finalist in the Best Law Blog category are:

Above the Law
How Appealing
Volokh Conspiracy
Sui Generis
Simple Justice
Wall Street Journal Law Blog
Likelihood Of Confusion
Ms JD Changing the Face of the Legal Profession


November 8, 2007 in Blogosphere | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

Yahoo Executives Grilled by House Foreign Affairs Committee

George Washington University Law law professor Donald Clark reports on Yahoo executives testimony about the company's role in the prosecution of Shi Toa on Chinese Law Prof Blog.

See also Tech Law Prof Blog's coverage. [JH]

November 8, 2007 in Search | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

A Brief History of YouTube

This is a part of a study on YouTube conducted by an anthropology class at Kansas State University. For a full script of this video, along with references and notes, please go to http://mediatedcultures.net/ksudigg/?p=108 [JH]

November 7, 2007 in YouTube | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

The Googlization Of Everthing Blog

The Googlization Of Everthing Blog, the result of a collaboration between Siva Vaidhyanathan and the Institute for the Future of the Book, is dedicated to exploring the process of writing a critical interpretation of the actions and intentions behind the cultural behemoth that is Google, Inc. Vaidhyanathan's book will answer three key questions: What does the world look like through the lens of Google?; How is Google's ubiquity affecting the production and dissemination of knowledge?; and how has the corporation altered the rules and practices that govern other companies, institutions, and states? [JH]

November 6, 2007 in Search | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

Directory of Experimental Library Tools

RSS4Lib is maintaining a Directory of Experimental Library Tools which links to library web pages that list experimental, beta, or trial web tools and services. [JH]

November 5, 2007 in Web Development | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack