Introducting Instant Search, Yahoo!’s AJAX-like answer to Google’s I’m Feeling Lucky function. “Instant Search gives…
Technorati is “a real-time search engine that keeps track of what is going on in the blogosphere “” the world of weblogs.” It’s been my default search engine when looking for content specifically in blogs and not in other websites.
But now there’s a new kid in town in the realm of searching blogs. (This kid and his cousins are all around town!) The new kid is called Blog Search by Google.
Former Microsoft executive Dr. Kai-Fu Lee who was at the center piece of a non-compete bonanza between MS and Google, is now clear to start work for Google’s research and development center in China with the condition that “he does not use confidential information gleaned while he worked at Microsoft.”
Well, not probably the ultimate (see Google), but I’d be one excited designer if I was given the same task as Larry Tesler. As the new vice-president of the user experience and design group of Yahoo!, he’ll be leading one of the greatest web design jobs in the world: improving the Yahoo.com homepage.
At first you may think twice about the idea of “œprofessional” blogging. But since the popularity of blogging took off several years ago, coupled with the popularity of various e-commerce models, the concept of earning from blogs has gained hold in the economics of cyberspace.
As I write this, there are three clear models on how one can earn from blogging, and I will discuss each briefly.
(article updated as of September 11, 2005)