In the latest InfoWorld trade mag, there was an article on federated technology from a corporate point of view. Most of the article was boring, but there was one eye-opener, for me anyway: bank ATM machines are basically a federated system… wow! never thought of that before.
Interesting article about how “the blogosphere” has successfully taken on the current media… and is winning at it.
This reminded me heavily of how internet based news really flourished during the whole Clinton scandal – you went to the web if you wanted up-to-date information.
This is good stuff – basically, a list of questions to ask yourself as you design a search feature on a website. These questions would work for searchable databases, site searches, etc. Cool!
Here’s another one – Primo PDF, also free.
This is extremely cool! I’ve not yet tried it, but – it claims to create PDF files from anything in Windows… for free!