- Sign in with Twitter is the pattern of authentication that allows users to connect their Twitter account with third-party services in as little is one click. It utilizes OAuth and although the flow is very similar, the authorization URL and workflow differs slightly as described below.
- Now that weve got your attention, you should realize, of course, that you dont want to speak like Barack Obama. You want to speak like you. Nevertheless, as a student of the art of public speaking, you can and should observe Obamas oratorical skills. The greats all learn from other greats, so dont hesitate. Study Obamas repertoire, take what you like, and use what you can to improve your own public speaking.
- Being successful with any of the social media communities is as easy as falling off of a log for individuals; but for small businesses, not so much.
- During search engine optimization (SEO) consultations, we search professionals often see and hear things that make our jaws drop. Even after years and years of knowledge distribution through email newsletters, blogs, forums, and other forms of social media, we still witness companies making really stupid optimization mistakes.
- Google Scholar – in beta since 2004 – epitomizes the problems of the internet. It provides easy access to advanced research that can be used by students – but whether it is used for citations or to plagiarize is the deeper problem.
- Google Operating System noticed that Google Maps has added a new layer named Webcams. Clicking on that layer, will show you some of the available webcams available on the roads you are looking at.
- It has been well over three years since Ask.com has retired Jeeves. Ever since then, many searchers and internet users have asked for his return. Today, Jeeves has come out of retirement, at least in the UK, where he returns as the brand behind the search engine. Visiting uk.ask.com or any of the URLs should now give you the revitalized Jeeves character, when accessed within the UK.
- During his weekly address this morning, President Obama named Aneesh Chopra as the nation's first Chief Technology Officer. Chopra, who has effectively been doing much the same job at a state level in his role as Secretary of Technology for Governor Kaine of Virginia, will work closely with Vivek Kundra, the recently named Federal CIO, and Jeffrey Zients, the man Obama today named the first ever Chief Performance Officer.
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- It appears Twitter is experimenting with some additional tweaks that may make status updates easier and faster for its users and could help decrease the back end load on its servers.
- When Facebook announced it was opening its site governance to user voting late February, founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg hailed it as an "unprecedented" effort to enable "participation on the Web." Here at ReadWriteWeb, we questioned whether Facebook's management had lost their grip on reality.