• , Aug 29, 2005, 3:30 PM
  • 'Godcasting': Spirituality On Demand, On Your iPodInternational Herald Tribune, August 29, 2005 Kyle Lewis, 25, missed going to church one Sunday last month. But he did not miss the sermon. Lewis, who regularly attends services of the National Community Church in Alexandria, Virginia, listened to the sermon while he was at the gym, through a recording he had downloaded to his iPod. Instead of listening to the rock music his gym usually plays, he heard his pastor's voice. Read the whole story...
  • Early Look at Research Project to Re-engineer the InternetThe New York Times, August 29, 2005 The National Science Foundation is planning an effort to fundamentally re-engineer the Internet and overcome its shortcomings, creating a network more suited to the computerized world of the next decade. The new project, the Global Environment for Networking Investigations, was described for the first time by researchers and foundation officials at a technical meeting held in Philadelphia last week. Read the whole story...
  • "Lovely" Perfume Ads Hit Web Before TV Reuters, August 26, 2005 If a television commercial appears first on the Web, are people more likely to watch it? In a new twist for Web advertising, cosmetics maker Coty Inc. is betting just that, launching the commercial for its new fragrance "Lovely" with actress Sarah Jessica Parker online. Read the whole story...
  • Cutting Through Search Engine ClutterBoston.com, August 29, 2005 With over 8 billion Web pages on file, Google is the most comprehensive index of the Internet. Too bad. Read the whole story...
  • Book Review: Ending SpamAbout.com, August, 29, 2005 Ending Spam, by Jonathan Zdziarski, may not live up to its name, but it is an excellent overview and introduction to the various methods and techniques used to detect and filter unwanted email messages. It may not be possible to ever eliminate 100% of spam, because what may be spam to you could be a legitimate email message to someone else. Achieving higher than 99% effectiveness is a worthy goal though and the information contained in this book can help you get there. Read the whole story...
  • Update: Yahoo Ad System, Customer Service MalfunctioningMarketing Vox, August 29, 2005 Yahoo's problems with its ad system after an update last weekend are still refusing to go away, and the system has been malfunctioning for a week now, according to various advertisers and observers. Apparently, the problems were precipitated by the Yahoo Search billing system, which after the update began ignoring budget limits and was subsequently shut down. Other issues, including malfunctions within the bid system, compounded the problem. Read the whole story...