Ramblings

The Celebration of Lights

Yesterday we went to check out the fireworks at the HSBC Celebration of Lights. This is a yearly summer event put on by the city of Vancouver. This year, four countries are competing; Italy, China Czech Republic and Mexico. Tonight’s show was China’s. The barge that holds the entire firework display was docked out on English Bay. Each firework display […]

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The Net

I Get A Credit, The Lawyers Get $30 Million

Google’s proposed $90 million settlement of a lawsuit filed by advertisers (of which I am one) who claim they were charged for illegitimate clicks on links they paid to have displayed on the search engine’s pages has been approved by Miller County, Arkansas Circuit Judge Joe Griffin. You can read the full Associated Press story at the New York Post. […]

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Blogging Online The Net

Copywriting: By Hand or Hire?

Generating unique content can be time consuming. If content is needed for only select number of pages, it can be done by oneself or internally. If content needs to be generated across 1,000s of pages, content development becomes tougher. One solution is “outsourcing” authorship to various copywriting companies that specialize is writing website content. These companies usually have staffs that […]

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The Net

Dugg And Lived To Tell About It

The TechZone got Dugg today and lived to tell about it. Digg has grown really big since the last time TTZ got Dugg and I was wondering if the upgraded servers would be able to handle the load from a site that does 200 million page views a month. The initial Digg put a huge strain on the Apache server […]

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The Net

Digg The New Netscape

A buddy on AIM recently pointed me out to the new Netscape homepage. As you can see, they have gone to a Digg format. Netscape users can submit stories and vote on submitted stories to bring them to the front page. This can turn into a pretty good tool for webmasters with high quality contents. Netscape is a very big […]

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Ramblings

It’s Damn Hot!

Man! I haven’t recall Vancouver being this hot in a long time! I went for an extra long 2.5 hour bike ride today because of the beautiful weather. I hope this weather keeps up because my bike route was pretty damn busy today due it being a Saturday and people are off work. I rode out to the Shell Road […]

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Ramblings

The Claw Breaker Meets Its Match

Yesterday I took Sarah and her parents to Banana Leaf for lunch. This is one the best Malaysian restaurant in town, famous of its Satay, Roti Canai and Chili Whole Crab. The prices are not too expensive and the decor matches the South East Asian theme very well. I ordered the crab because it’s their signature dish. However, they were […]

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