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Work of Fiction Inspires a New Search Engine

#JAGSTER: Judiciously Arranged Global Search-Term Evaluative Ranker

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“Caitlin Decter is young, pretty, feisty, a genius at math — and blind. Still, she can surf the net with the best of them, following its complex paths clearly in her mind. When a Japanese researcher develops a new signal-processing implant that might give her sight, she jumps at the chance, flying to Tokyo for the operation. 

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Correlation and SEO

Here’s one simple example why drawing conclusions from correlated data can be misleading:

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As you can see we found patterns in search behaviour of Australian Google users and from the above we can conclude that “SEO” is highly correlated with “mi goreng” and “rissoles recipe”.…

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100 Dollar Marketing Challenge

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If you had only $100 to promote something, how would you spend it?

We’re looking for creative and helpful ideas for ‘marketing on a shoestring’. Tell us how you would spend $100 to get the maximum ROI. The answer we like the best will receive $100 via PayPal.…

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Viral Video: Man Vs Metro

‘Man Vs Metro’ is a Melbourne-based ‘Man Vs Wild’ parody video produced by Max Price & Sam Roney from Priceless Productions.

Video by Priceless Productions
Starring: Elliot Loney
Edited by: Max Price
Cameramen: Max Price & Sam Roney

We expect this video to go from 3,000 to 30,000 views in the first month (we were so wrong about this, the video hit 100K in less than 48 hours) and then potentially hit the critical mass and go truly viral.…

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YouTube Offline

Buy the entire contents of YouTube on 567,711 discs for only $2,892,179.

If the main URL doesn’t work for you, try the cached page (it works well).

Shipping Options:

  • Stick with DVDs
  • Videocassette
  • Laser Disc
  • Betamax Tape

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Google Analytics Easter Egg: Play Your Traffic as Music

Ever wondered how your website traffic sounds like? Well now you can hear it thanks to Google Analytics.

Last year I did something nerdy and cool. I exported our website traffic data in CSV and converted it into MIDI. The notes found their way into a music composition program called “Reason” and made much noise that afternoon.…

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