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Virtual Museum of Sex

The Museum of Sex, with curated exhibits at its flagship Fifth Avenue museum in Manhattan, launched its “Virtual Museum of Sex

May 11, 2006 by Donna Bogatin

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Google and the "convicted monopolist"

CNBC’s preview of Google’s annual meeting for shareholders later this afternoon underscores two of Google’s vulnerabilities: 99% of its revenues come from one product, search advertising, and its one product is at risk, due to click fraud.

May 11, 2006 by Donna Bogatin

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What is your "Hype Level"?

The usually straightforward Jakob Neilsen has created a reality-check Web usability parody of the color-coded US terrorism alert system: the “Hype Level Index

May 10, 2006 by Donna Bogatin

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The illusory Google Trends

Following Google’s instructions, however, results in colorful, but numberless, graphs. In addition to its lack of any numerical quantification of search activity, whatever data is suggested by the tool is incomplete and not representative, according to Google’s own disclaimer.

May 10, 2006 by Donna Bogatin

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Local ambiguity

Google’s flip-flopping with local.google.com and maps.google.com illustrates the largely ambiguous nature of a very large “local

May 8, 2006 by Donna Bogatin

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Buzzwords 2.0

While the 1990’s Internet buzzwords reflected technological and marketing forces powering the Web economy by targeting Internet “users

May 7, 2006 by Donna Bogatin

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Local markets of one

As mobility and personalization become the norm, consumers will become local markets of one and companies will use technology and telecommunications to deliver product to potentially billions of individual micro-markets, on-demand.

May 7, 2006 by Donna Bogatin

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