Wednesday, February 27, 2002

DirectEmployers Employment Search Engine Unlike existing Internet job boards that function primarily as online classified ads, DirectEmployers links jobseekers directly to potential employers’ websites. Jobseekers can search and view all jobs listed on company websites, not just jobs posted on job boards, and can apply directly to each employer’s site without posting their resume on a commercial site.
Connect Ohio: Newsroom Ohio Is First State To Offer Online "Click-To-Chat" With Travel Counselors
News: NYC Blasts eBay On WTC Items The city of New York is asking eBay (NASDAQ:EBAY) to show some respect and remove any items on its site that pertain to the September 11 attacks that destroyed the World Trade Center.

Saturday, February 23, 2002

Net-mom: News Archives Every year, Jean Armour Polly (aka the Net-Mom) chooses 25 or 30 of her favorite new sites.
At a Glance Tables BLS's U.S. Economy at a Glance.
20-somethings fleeing papers for the web Among internet users in their twenties, the ritual of sitting down with the morning paper is gradually being displaced by a new routine: logging on for news.
AreaConnect Yellow Pages and City Search AreaConnect is your local meta search tool, allowing you to search multiple yellow pages, white pages and directories...all tailored for your city or town

Friday, February 22, 2002

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Thursday, February 21, 2002

BBC News | SCI/TECH | Web rage hits the internet High on people's stress meter is the length of time it takes websites to appear, help buttons that do not offer any help and requests for personal details before being allowed into a site.
Yahoo! News - Court to Decide on Web Copyrights The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to intervene in a fight over copyrights, deciding whether Congress has sided too heavily with writers and other inventors.
In Lean Times, E-Books Find a Friend: Libraries ELECTRONIC book publishing may be on the skids, but digital book collections continue to grow at libraries.
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LLRX.com - The USA PATRIOT Act and Patron Privacy on Library Internet Terminals The upshot is that there will be a great many more surveillance orders, everywhere in the country, and in turn there will be more requests for library records, including Internet use records.
Google Results: If you don't want to see Google AdWords (or even site summaries, for that matter) use the skinny version of Google.
PhotoGraphic Libraries. Education resource. The stock images, film and photo archives listed provide a creative source for television producers, advertising agencies, libraries, education centres, picture researchers and media services researching visual communications. The photographic library and archival resource contains national and private photographic collections.
Enron Owns the GOP This site was created by Texas '02. Texas '02 is directed and funded by Texas Democrats.
Stay Safe Online | Home This web site is designed to give you the information needed to secure your home or small business computer.
Finance News -- E-Tax-paying Comes of Age People are flocking to tax sites, and Intuit said that "more customers are using our Web-based tax solutions."
SearchDay - iLOR Dumps Google for Ask/Teoma - 19 Febuary 2002 Just as the "I love Google" movement has seemingly reached its zenith, search engine iLOR has made a contrarian move away from being powered by Google to using the Ask Jeeves/Teoma web index.
Whatever Happened to Internet2? According to analysts, while Internet2 may be providing high-speed connectivity for universities, other organizations and select companies, consumers cannot expect to access it anytime soon.
On a PC Near You--Downloadable Films Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. today becomes the first major Hollywood studio to offer downloadable movies over the Internet.

Saturday, February 16, 2002

Yahoo! News - Buy and Hold Strategy Loses Favor "Buy and hold" as an investment strategy is pretty much dead, money managers say.
Ninja Suit { a site you can acutally use } This handy tool will help you determine your personal typing speed and accuracy.

Friday, February 15, 2002

FirstGov for citizens coming soon The administration will release this month the new, improved FirstGov Web portal
High Tech Heretic: Why Computers Don't Belong in the Classroom and Other Reflections by a Computer Contrarian Instead of spending time in front of computers, youngsters need interaction with their peers and with their teachers.
The Chronicle: Daily news: 02/13/2002 -- 01 Cornell Professor Offers a Guide to Producing Handsome Books on Home Computers
The Smoking Gun: Archive While the White House has repeatedly described former Enron chairman Kenneth Lay as simply a "supporter" of George W. Bush, extensive correspondence between the two men paints a far cozier picture of their relationship, according to copies of letters obtained this afternoon (2/15) by The Smoking Gun.
Congressional Directory Periodic online interim issues to ensure the public's economical access to current Congressional information.
The Chronicle, 2/7/2002: A Good Year for Giving Large donations continue apace even in a recession
Web surfers snubbing search engines - Tech News - CNET.com Internet surfers are increasingly favoring direct navigation and bookmarks over search engines and Web links, according to a study released Wednesday.
SignOnSanDiego.com > News > Technology/Computing -- Hollywood lives and dies by Internet Movie Database The Internet Movie Database, a Web site started by a film fan so he wouldn't rent the same movie twice, has become a powerful show business tool with details on virtually every living being ever credited on a film or TV show.
Salon.com Books | Big Brother is watching you read Increasingly, the government is demanding that bookstores reveal what books their customers have purchased.
abelibrary.com - The Source for Savvy Librarians With millions of rare, used, out-of-print and hard-to-find books for your library, available from a network of independent booksellers, abelibrary.com provides a unique and enjoyable book buying experience.
Scirus - for scientific information Responding to the need for focused, comprehensive and reliable overviews of relevant scientific information, Elsevier Science has developed the powerful Internet search tool Scirus. Scirus distinguishes itself from existing search engines by concentrating on scientific content only and by searching both web and journal sources.
Google Search Solutions Make your company's search capability as good as Google's—and just as easy to use.

Wednesday, February 13, 2002

Business 2.0 - Magazine Article - eBay's Secret Ingredient If your customers gladly held your inventory, shipped your products, and did all your marketing, you'd make money online too.
Salon.com Technology | The mutual fund from hell Investing in the war on terror could be a winning proposition -- even if we lose.

Saturday, February 09, 2002

Compaq.com - SpeechBot SpeechBot is a search engine for audio & video content that is hosted and played from other websites
FT.com | TotalSearch | Global Archive | Home The global archive is a unique free source containing over 10 million articles from 2000 publications. The news database is updated on a 24 / 7 basis from selected international publishers and agencies. Search the 5 year archive of the Financial Times Newspaper as well as archives of European, Asian and American business sources.

Friday, February 08, 2002

Entertainment Weekly's EW.com | Dave Eggers to edit ''Best Non-Required Reading'' Young people who buy books -- a demographic bright spot for publishers -- are about to get their very own best-of series: ''The Best American Non-Required Reading''
Bin Laden fled to Iran, cook says | csmonitor.com A self-described chef for Osama bin Laden, who has been captured by tribesmen here, says that his boss - after leaving Afghanistan for Pakistan - has since traveled into Iran.
Search engines sued for delivering hits based on payment Several Internet search engines are taking fire from a Texas firm that says their pay-for-play policies break trademark law and misdirect consumers.
AbiWord AbiWord is a free word processing program similar to Microsoft® Word.

Thursday, February 07, 2002

IPL Frequently Asked Reference Questions check this handy list of Frequently Asked Reference Questions to see if your question is a popular one answered many times before
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Yahoo - Atomz Launches Strange Search Contest Contestants have the opportunity to win a $1000 U.S. Savings Bond and other prizes by searching the Web sites of Fortune 500 companies to find extraordinary, strange or bizarre search results using the Web sites' search engine capabilities.
Have I Got an Investment for You (washingtonpost.com) The site was created to illustrate how easy it is for investors to be hoodwinked online.
TIME.com: Pssst. Wanna See My Blog? Blogs are so easy to put together that new ones pop up every day.
The Blog Phenomenon A recent overlooked Web trend—overlooked by the mainstream media, at least—is the proliferation of public diaries, generically referred to as Blogs.
Business 2.0 - Web Article - PayPal Needs a Friend If you've poked around eBay recently, chances are you've noticed that PayPal is often listed as a payment option. Nearly 70 percent of PayPal's more than 12 million members report that they use the service for online auctions, with most of those auctions taking place on eBay.
U.S. Web usage hits 54 percent Report: For first time, more than half of population on Net

Saturday, February 02, 2002

CIA FOIA - Overview The CIA has established this site to provide the public with an overview of access to CIA information, including electronic access to previously released documents.
Searcher's Voice - Google: (v.)... How long before the executives at Google.com hear the verb used around the old water cooler or see it written in print? Will they — like Xerox Corporation or Coca Cola Inc. before them — initiate a campaign of lawsuits to protect their brand name from descending into the lowercase, lower-caste status of a generic term with the related danger of loss of trademark?
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Ninja Suit { a site you can acutally use } This useful JavaScript calculator will tell you the degrees, Nautical Miles, Statute Miles, and Kilometers between your originating and destination airports.
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About The Smoking Gun The Smoking Gun brings you exclusive documents--cool, confidential, quirky--that can't be found elsewhere on the Web. Using material obtained from government and law enforcement sources, via Freedom of Information requests, and from court files nationwide, we guarantee everything here is 100% authentic.
Guardian Unlimited Books | By genre | Who is Lemony Snicket?
The Eric Carle Museum Of Picture Book Art
AutoBuyGuide.com - New car buying guides, auto reviews for new and used cars and more. Hundreds of new and used car reviews
Scientific American: Feature Article: Television Addiction Is No Mere Metaphor: February 2002 The amount of time people spend watching television is astonishing.