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Yahoo probably has enough on its plate right now, facing possibly the largest data breach ever – Yahoo says at least 500 million accounts hacked in 2014 – but I just wanted to point out that it doesn’t inspire confidence when … Continue reading
I’m not quite sure what to make of these acquisitions. It reminds me of Yahoo’s binge 10 years ago: After del.icio.us, a Directory of Other Things Yahoo! Should Buy. They snagged up a lot of my favourite stuff back then, and … Continue reading
This piece was written for a commentary on the BBC World Service Business Daily about Jerry Yang’s decision to resign as CEO. Back in the early days of the World Wide Web there was really only one name. Yahoo. You … Continue reading
I sometimes wonder what software companies—Apple, Google, Microsoft, Yahoo!, they’re all the same—want from their customers. I spend enough time with novice users to know how confusing using computer software can be. Especially online: It’s a scary world out there … Continue reading
Aaron Koblin – Work some very cool visualisations of data–and surprising sources, including 8000 people drawing sheep for two cents on Mechanical Turk. Go figure (tags: web visualization interaction inspiration dataviz map) Yahoo! Glue – Web Search interesting multiple search … Continue reading
Are companies like eBay knowingly peddling stolen goods? Surely not, but I wonder about their advertising strategy. I get confused about how sponsored results work. You know, those textual ads that appear alongside search results or on a webpage. I … Continue reading