I am quite happy to have received an invite to the Yahoo! | Bing network contextual ads (powered by media.net). I just migrated my websites to use these ads. I don’t have yet information regarding the profitability of this network, I should be able to come back with some numbers in a couple of weeks… Read More »
Some high profile website (Facebook, Linkedin) have enable infinite scroll (automatically displays following pages when the user scroll down) on their pages. This is mostly because infinite scroll is supposed to increase user stickiness to a site. One obvious problem with infinite scroll is that the ad placement needs to be updated. Without infinite scroll… Read More »
Search engine are not doing search anymore… No search is for small player, now the real thing is to have an evolved engine. Where Wolframalpha offer a computational knowledge engine, Bing offer a decision engine. So far Google can keep being Google fearless ; ) Bing (also known as Kumo) should be publicly available on June 3rd. At least the… Read More »
Wolframalpha the so called computational knowledge engine, is finally available to the public 🙂 Why and when would you want to switch from Google, Yahoo or Live? The answer is quite simple: Wolfram will give you an answer while other search engines will gives you a (too huge) set of related pages where you can go… Read More »
Since I started my new job I have been so much involved in discovering new technologies that I quite forgot to post any significant and regular update to this website. Google’s ranking algorithm did not pardon this move: my page rank fall from 7 to 4 !!! With a page rank of 7 I had… Read More »
Microsoft in its fight for search market share has finally acquire Powerset (a natural language processing system). The system is really impressive and could be a real value for users. For example if you type in ‘How tall is the Eiffel Tower’ you will have the answer: 300.65 Meters According to an interview in TechCrunch… Read More »
In that time I was a big fan of SEO and thought that it would be cool to place my first name (Ahmet) in top positions of search engines. When I started I couldn’t even find a reference to my website while searching on Google.com (European server) and there are about 44,700,000 results when searching… Read More »
Must have been the first time I saw one of Google services being down… http://www.google.com/errors/asfe/system_down.html Now, who is going to pay for the adds not distributed 🙂 ? Ahmet 0 Kudos Don'tmove!
I had the opportunities to ask some questions to John Holland, the Co-Founder and Chief Marketing Officer at Searchme. Searchme is a new search engine that uses visual search and category refinement, displayed with the Flash Player. 0 Kudos Don'tmove!
I came across this news from the Los Angeles Flex Users Group, then I followed to the new O’Reilly website on RIA: “Inside RIA” to finally end up on John Dowdell’s blog. As it is the first time I disagree with John, and my answer started to be long, I preferred to import it here… Read More »
I just came accross this video on youTube, Google Maps Mobile (GMM) has added a Location services based on CellID (Cell Of Origine). Cool, now the question is: is there an API from GMM to get this bluedot position and use it with Flash Lite? Supported device: most web enabled phones such as Java, BlackBerry,… Read More »
[Via TechCrunch] Google is working on a new experience within their search result, offering a way to the users to customize their search (voting for or against a result). Unfortunately this behavior would be only for the users not for all the research neither than for a network of friends / coworkers: […]This experiment lets… Read More »
Just a copy from Opensocial homepage: The web is better when it’s social The web is more interesting when you can build apps that easily interact with your friends and colleagues. But with the trend towards more social applications also comes a growing list of site-specific APIs that developers must learn. OpenSocial provides a common… Read More »
Peter Patel-Schneider – Explanation of the right way of creating the Semantic Web during a Google TechTalks. It’s a fairly old (thigs aren’t going so fast in that field anyway) but the main idea are still very interesting: “why building Semantic languages (RDF , RDFs, OML, …) is broken?”. Ahmet 0 Kudos Don'tmove!
I usually try not to forward “prediction”, but this one is interesting: In April 07, there had been rumors that google invested in a China-based free browser Maxthon. But then later on denied by both Maxthon and Google. Recently, there has been some more rumor about Google’s interest in such project after they register a… Read More »