May 31, 2006

100 Photographs That Changed the World
The Digital Journalist presents a selection.

World Cup drinking hat
Imagine what it would be like to watch a match without you enjoying a drink.

May 28, 2006

Will Doug Bowman Make Google Beautiful?
news folks… Enough for me to get out of bed, put my back at risk and write a blog post - Doug Bowman, uber designer has joined Google which means, a likely end to the mishmash, drab and boring user interfaces from Google. Yeah!
Breaking news, from the source
Internet search engine and The Associated Press are teaming up in an attempt to send more visitors to newspaper sites responsible for breaking stories that are picked up across the web.

May 26, 2006

What makes a great logo?
If you are a consumer, or a marketer, or a CEO of a company looking for branding, you should be interested in logos.
Interns? No bloggers need apply
On the first day of his internship last year, Andrew McDonald created a Web site for himself. It never occurred to him that his bosses might not like his naming it after the company and writing in it about what went on in their office.
The online journalism challenge: speed vs. accuracy vs both
(If this posting seems to begin on a strange note, just keep reading. It'll all make sense in the end). Ahhh! The joys of live television!

May 25, 2006

Steambots promise to delight, terrify
In a troubling development for the eventual war between man and machine, scientists in Germany have invented a steam-powered robot that will presumably be able to fuel itself with wood and water even after our descendants have managed to disable the rest of their mechanical enemies by cutting off their power supplies.

May 24, 2006

5 reasons to be optimistic of Indian journalism
India's media market is at a point of strategic inflection. And nothing illustrates that more than Raju Narisetti, editor of Wall Street Journal Europe., and deputy managing editor of Wall Street Journal., packing his bags to return to India to set up the new business paper that the Hindustan Times wants to launch by this year-end.

SOS: A 12-point survival kit for ‘Dr’ Prannoy Roy
It is now obvious that Prannoy Roy's NDTV 24×7 has been well and truly eclipsed by Rajdeep Sardesai's CNN-IBN. In just a few short months, the ground beneath Roy's feet has completely shifted.

May 23, 2006

Make free Skype calls with regular phone
The Skype USB to RJ11 Adaptor lets you make and receive free Internet VoIP calls using your regular home phone -- and your cell phone.

Pierced eyeglasses: Nailed vision
What can you expect a body modification and gadget enthusiast to do?

Red Independent see sales flurry
This much-discussed edition of the Independent guest-edited by Bono sold more than 70,000 extra copies — a bigger spike than after last summer’s London bombings.

VOA's Baghdad bureau closed for six months
The government-funded Voice of America withdrew its only reporter in Iraq after she was fired upon in an ambush and her security guard was later killed.

May 02, 2006

O Click All Ye Faithful
The nun who launched the Vatican's Web site is at work on a MySpace for Catholics.

May 01, 2006

Love special: Six ways to woo your lover
We all hunt for the perfect chat-up line, but in reality, our body gives away a great deal before we open our mouth.
Naughty toothbrushes
Even something as innocent as a toothbrush can be found is some pretty compromising positions. Very creative.