Articles by Pete Warden

Tue, 8 March 2011
Wed, 2 March 2011
Fri, 25 February 2011
Thu, 24 February 2011
Mon, 14 February 2011
How to Find Your Most Important Fans

How to Find Your Most Important Fans

Word of mouth is an incredibly powerful marketing tool, but how do you work out which customers are most important in spreading your…

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Thu, 10 February 2011
The Robots are Watching Us

The Robots are Watching Us

Have you ever felt like your household appliances are watching your every move and conspiring amongst each other? No? Oh well, I guess…

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Wed, 9 February 2011
Tue, 8 February 2011
Twitter Sets a Price For Tweets

Twitter Sets a Price For Tweets

Last week at Strata, Gnip released a new set of features for its social-stream processing platform. Called Power Track, the new layer allows…

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Mon, 7 February 2011
Using Public Data to Fight a War

Using Public Data to Fight a War

How does a technology built for apartment-hunting end up being evaluated by the U.S. Army for use in Afghanistan? Cazoodle is using public…

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Tue, 1 February 2011
Mon, 31 January 2011
Thu, 27 January 2011
Quora Blocks Startup Search Engines

Quora Blocks Startup Search Engines

The popular startup question and answer service Quora only allows the largest search engines to index its site. As Gabe Rivera of Techmeme…

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Wed, 26 January 2011
Robots Battle Over Wine

Robots Battle Over Wine

The collision of the wine websites CellarTracker and Snooth raises some interesting questions over data ownership. Snooth was accused of…

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Fri, 21 January 2011
Wed, 12 January 2011
Secrets of BackType's Data Engineers

Secrets of BackType's Data Engineers

How do three guys with only seed funding process a hundred million messages a day? I sat down with the BackType team to discover how they…

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Tue, 11 January 2011
The Secret Life of Robots

The Secret Life of Robots

Despite companies like Google making tens of billions of dollars from Web crawling, the rules governing so-called robots indexing the Web…

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Tue, 28 December 2010
How to Hire Coders

How to Hire Coders

One of the most common questions I get asked is "How can I find technical employees?" The market for good programmers is extremely tight…

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Mon, 20 December 2010
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Wed, 17 November 2010
Why is Twitter Partnering With Gnip?

Why is Twitter Partnering With Gnip?

Today's announcement at Defrag that Gnip will be the only commercial providers of Twitter's activity stream raises a lot of questions, so…

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Wed, 10 November 2010
How To Search Your Source With Grep

How To Search Your Source With Grep

One of the joys of the last decade has been the growing ubiquity of Unix, and one of its most useful tools is grep. Even if you're using…

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Mon, 8 November 2010