Category Archives: Analytics

FT Announced Newssift Shut Down

This isn’t new, but I’m just getting around to posting about it: FT has announced that Newssift has shut down. Too bad: it had a good UI with cool examples of faceted navigation. The multi-faceted autocomplete feature for the main search

FT Announced Newssift Shut Down

This isn’t new, but I’m just getting around to posting about it: FT has announced that Newssift has shut down. Too bad: it had a good UI with cool examples of faceted navigation. The multi-faceted autocomplete feature for the main search

Custom Widgets at Daylife

Daylife, one of my favorite news aggregator sites (probably because it’s one of the best designed news sites), is now offering news widgets. They have some of their own, but also invited anyone to create a share widgets too. The

Custom Widgets at Daylife

Daylife, one of my favorite news aggregator sites (probably because it’s one of the best designed news sites), is now offering news widgets. They have some of their own, but also invited anyone to create a share widgets too. The

Presidential Watch 2008

We’ve been getting a fair amount of information in the European media about the presidential race in the USA, but I’ve still not been following things as closely as I should. Came across this resource recently that could help out:

Presidential Watch 2008

We’ve been getting a fair amount of information in the European media about the presidential race in the USA, but I’ve still not been following things as closely as I should. Came across this resource recently that could help out:

GoLexa Search Engine

Just came across GoLexa. The interesting thing about this is the search results. They provide quite a bit of context, including links to bookmarking sites, page data, page previews, etc. And there are also plenty of other tools, like direct

GoLexa Search Engine

Just came across GoLexa. The interesting thing about this is the search results. They provide quite a bit of context, including links to bookmarking sites, page data, page previews, etc. And there are also plenty of other tools, like direct

New Book on Text Mining

Just came across a new book on text mining: Tapping into Unstructured Data: Integrating Unstructured Data and Textual Analytics into Business Intelligence, by William H. Inmon and Anthony Nesavich. I previewed it on Safari and downloaded a few chapters. The

New Book on Text Mining

Just came across a new book on text mining: Tapping into Unstructured Data: Integrating Unstructured Data and Textual Analytics into Business Intelligence, by William H. Inmon and Anthony Nesavich. I previewed it on Safari and downloaded a few chapters. The

Browsing NYT by Categories

My ex-LexisNexis colleague Kevin Simons tipped me off to a new news service. David Winer created a way to browse the New York Times by topic. See his announcement of this serivce and the topic tree (i.e., an outline) for

Browsing NYT by Categories

My ex-LexisNexis colleague Kevin Simons tipped me off to a new news service. David Winer created a way to browse the New York Times by topic. See his announcement of this serivce and the topic tree (i.e., an outline) for

Blog Heros – Free Chapters

Chris Anderson, of Long Tail fame, has this post on his blog about free chapters from a new book called Blogging Heroes: Interviews with 30 of the World’s Top Bloggers by Mike Banks. The idea from the publisher (Wiley)  is

Blog Heros – Free Chapters

Chris Anderson, of Long Tail fame, has this post on his blog about free chapters from a new book called Blogging Heroes: Interviews with 30 of the World’s Top Bloggers by Mike Banks. The idea from the publisher (Wiley)  is