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On Ada Lovelace Day, Celebrate Some Extraordinary Women

On Ada Lovelace Day, Celebrate Some Extraordinary Women

Ada Lovelace was a pioneer.  The daughter of Lord Byron, Ada was also the daughter of a woman fed up with Lord Byron.  In an effort to dampen the dangerous poetic blood in her daughter, she encouraged, and I use that word lightly, her progeny to study mathematics, or really anything except poetry.  Despite this, Ada would enjoy…

[Review] Eloqua’s Grande Guide to Community Management

[Review] Eloqua’s Grande Guide to Community Management

Eloqua has published another of their Grande Guides, this one devoted to Community Management. I was able to get a copy on Thursday and wanted to share my review with all of you, now that it’s available for all. The ebook is written by some well-loved folks in the community management and content strategy sphere, Brett Petersel (Co-Founder of The…

Weekly Wrap-up: Let’s Hear It for Great Web Apps

Weekly Wrap-up: Let’s Hear It for Great Web Apps

If you’re running a startup, you need to see these essential apps for startups and entrepreneurs.  People aren’t willing to try a slow app more than a few times.   Girls Who Code is educating young ladies in the fine art of programming.  After the jump you’ll find more of this week’s top news stories on some of the key topics that…

Weekly Wrap-Up: Social Media Guidelines for the Olympics Are Strict, the Web Is Getting Increasing Visual and Startups Need to Focus on Branding

Weekly Wrap-Up: Social Media Guidelines for the Olympics Are Strict, the Web Is Getting Increasing Visual and Startups Need to Focus on Branding

Do the social media guidelines from the Olympics muzzle athletes? Richard notes the rising trend of visual websites, like Instagram and Pinterest. Startup branding is more important than ever.
After the jump you’ll find more of this week’s top news stories on some of the key topics that are shaping the Web – Location, App Stores and Real-Time…

Weekly Wrap-Up: Microsoft Announces New Windows 8 Tablet, Surface

Weekly Wrap-Up: Microsoft Announces New Windows 8 Tablet, Surface

This week Microsoft announced its upcoming tablet Surface. Eliot Weisberg compared the announcement of Surface with Steve Job’s initial announcement of the iPad. After the jump you’ll find more of this week’s top news stories on some of the key topics that are shaping the Web – Location, App Stores and Real-Time Web – plus highlights from some of…

Weekly Wrap-Up: U.S. Wineries Love Facebook, Microsoft Kills Windows Live Branding, Google Adds Shopping Results to Search and More

Weekly Wrap-Up: U.S. Wineries Love Facebook, Microsoft Kills Windows Live Branding, Google Adds Shopping Results to Search and More

Most U.S. wineries have a presence on social media. Microsoft kills the confusing Windows “Live” brand. Google does more monkeying around with the search results page. Learn more about these stories and many more in the ReadWriteWeb Weekly Wrap-Up.
After the jump you’ll find more of this week’s top news stories on some of the key topics that are…

Weekly Wrap-Up: Foursquare Demystified, Beautiful Apps and More

Weekly Wrap-Up: Foursquare Demystified, Beautiful Apps and More

Jon Mitchell tells you what the point of Foursquare is. Richard MacManus shows you 10 gorgeous apps to drool over. Learn more about these stories and many more in the ReadWriteWeb Weekly Wrap-Up. After the jump you’ll find more of this week’s top news stories on some of the key topics that are shaping the Web – Location, App Stores and Real-Time…

Weekly Wrap-up: CISPA Passes The House

Weekly Wrap-up: CISPA Passes The House

Google Drive launched this week. The US House Passes CISPA. The iPad is Changing Education. Learn more about these stories and many more in the ReadWriteWeb Weekly Wrap-up.

After the jump you’ll find more of this week’s top news stories on some of the key topics that are shaping the Web – Location, App Stores and Real-Time Web – plus…