Tag Archives: web content

The New Newswire: a Dutch Student Called Michael

By | February 27, 2008

Twitter is now a news service in its own right. ReadWrite Web, an excellent website dedicated to Web 2.0 stuff, points out that the recent earthquake in England–not that unusual in itself, apparently, but rarely actually strong enough to be felt by humans—was reported first by Twitterers and by a Twitter-only news service called BreakingNewsOn (www.twitter.com/BreakingNewsOn):  This story… Read More »

Software: Grabbing Bits Off The Net

By | October 4, 2003

 I haven’t tried this but it sounds a great idea: The Easy Bee is software that automates Web navigation tasks and builds aggregated pages with always up-to-date Web extracts. The Easy Bee lets you create Web agents?Honeybees?that will periodically navigate, extract and aggregate for you any web content, even web pages that require form filling and button clicking.… Read More »