November 4, 2010 · 6:45 pm
Click = big
I have seen this more than ten times using Google Books.
And every time I have been logged into my Google Account which I’ve had for several years and also use for YouTube.
Tonight I got locked out simply paging through search results!
I’ve filled out their damned “I am not a bot” form before and never gotten any response. I’ve still been locked out anywhere from 24 to 48 hours!
And if that form had done any damn good, I never would have seen that message again!
All of you waiting for Google Editions, this is a taste of the disaster to come.
November 4, 2010 · 9:06 am
Lost Book Sales
Every day an author and a publisher lose out on a sale of book. This is a site for readers to tell the world about the lost sale whether it is because of price, territorial restrictions or general availability.
November 4, 2010 · 8:36 am
Copyright Infringement and Me
… the web is considered “public domain” and you should be happy we just didn’t “lift” your whole article and put someone else’s name on it!
Related post: Copyright follies
November 4, 2010 · 8:29 am
The Real Life Social Network v2
It’s a 224-slide presentation about social networks and it’s the first intelligent presentation about them that I’ve come across.
It also highlighted a current flaw I didn’t realize Twitter has. As in the presentation, I tend to group some of my Followers together for shared interests. But for me to address these people all at once with a tweet, I must waste many of the 140 characters adding their IDs one after the other. This sometimes means I wind up sending more than one tweet to address a group of people. Twitter should allow me to Group people. I could then use one Group ID and Twitter can explode that tweet out to the individual IDs and dispatch them.
Go read the presentation. It’s excellent!