Monthly Archives: February 2009

Journalism is Dead, Long Live Journalism!

The death of American newspapers is now occurring at an almost predictable pace.  Every day it seems we hear about another major newspaper closing its doors or declaring bankruptcy.  Today it was Denver’s venerable  Rocky Mountain News.  The phenomenon has become so epidemic … Continue reading

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Settling In with Google Book Search

Search is the primary way most of us navigate the Web.  Google has continually looked for new ways to improve the results of searches and today it’s index of websites is the most comprehensive in the world.  Yet the largest body … Continue reading

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e-Books: a New Way to Optimize for Print?

The Business Blook as Beta PublishingOne of the benefits of living in a digital world is that it gets easier to measure everything.   For example, if we have an online store, we can measure the traffic that comes to our … Continue reading

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