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ZDNet has an excellent video on Scaling an Internet Architecture. Definitely worth a watch if you want to learn about vertical and horizontal scaling. (via ...


Here's a nice WordPress Icon up for download. Comes in various formats and sizes. Nice work, Chris!


CNET API Dashboard: CNET released a new API last week allowing developers to access CNET’s full catalog of technology products and software titles which can ...


Interesting article on tagging: The Need for Creating Tag Standards. I'm personally a fan of single word tagging with space separation and find it to ...


Looks like the rumors are true. Microsoft is planning to launch a free analytics package going by the codename of "Gatineua". The analytics project is ...


Juice Analytics has an interesting article on pie charts and how they can sometimes break the basic rules of data visualization. There are some interesting ...


Apple announced their new iPhone and Apple TV yesterday during the Macworld Conference and I am blown away. The iPhone runs OS X and features ...


Job Pile is a neat site by Artypapers that aggregates the best job boards on the web. It's sort of like a river of job ...


Just a quick note that I will be upgrading my WordPress installation on Solution Watch. Expect the site to be down for about 20 minutes. ...


User Name and Password Video - We have got to do something about this!


Online Media Daily writes, "Web 2.0 sites make up the fastest-growing category on the Web--doubling their traffic over the last year, according to data presented ...


CNET has launched a new site today and I think it's already off to a great start. It's called Webware and covers everything web-based - ...


I'm a little late in reporting this due to another busy week at work, but Meebo, the very popular web-based messenger (supporting AIM, Yahoo!, MSN, ...


I just took a look at my sites Alexa rankings and noticed that Alexa has updated their Traffic Ranking page with a newly designed graph ...


JotSpot is now part of Google. No amount has yet been disclosed and JotSpot has closed off new account registrations during migration to Google servers. ...


Time.com on Line Rider. The game has only been live for a couple weeks now and has already received millions of views and hundreds of ...


Halfnote is a lightweight web-based notepad that I thought was pretty neat. It's dead simple, basically consisting of only one text area, and features client-side ...


I've just returned from San Francisco for the Office 2.0 Conference and had a blast. I met so many people, enjoyed watching the presentations and ...


Hey everyone. Sorry for the lack of posts and updates the last week or two. It's been a busy couple weeks on my end. I've ...


Ever wonder how to dress like a Mac? You know, like that Mac guy in the Apple commercials.


Color Jack Studio is an awesome color scheme tool that is by far the most advanced I have come across yet. Firefox and Opera only! ...


Tubetorial is a new site that provides screencasts and step by step video tutorials for online success. Some very informative videos can be found already ...


Crowdstorm launched today. Crowdstorm is a social shopping website that helps you find what to buy by measuring the buzz around products. For more, view ...


Forty Media and 30 Second Rule announced this morning their latest project, Jitsu, a site that brings you a new website (almost) every day, promoting ...


Read/WriteWeb on Top 10 Firefox Web 2.0 Add-ons.