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Archive for November, 2005

New Blog Portal Launched – Blogtal.com

Sunday, November 27th, 2005

I’m honoured to be invited by szehau to be one of the testers for Blogtal.com. After a short testing period, it finally launched on 2005.11.25 (Friday). You can now get your blog exposed to more bloggers by sending trackbacks to Blogtal.com.

eGENTING Programming Competition 2005

Friday, November 25th, 2005

I’ll be away from my computer 2 days for the preparation of eGenting Programming Competition 2005 at Genting Highlands. If you have not heard of this before, eGenting is organizing this event every year to search for competitive programmers. This time, I’m not a contestant for the competition. I’ve participated last year. I’ll be just helping around this time.

Do you think organizing competition is an appropriate way to find good programmers?

eBay Explained! 2005: Selling/Auction Tips

Thursday, November 24th, 2005

Previous post: eBay Explained! 2005: Malaysian PayPal Issue

During eBay Explained! 2005, eBay also shared a few selling or auction tips. Since I still don’t have any experience yet, I’ll just write tips they revealed (that I managed to jot down):

Your Blog: Good or Evil?

Thursday, November 24th, 2005

After measuring how much your blog worth, here comes a new tool to measure your blog. This gematriculator determines whether your blog is good or evil by doing some keyword calculation (which I don’t wish to understand). Here’s what I get:

Google Sitemaps Improved

Thursday, November 24th, 2005

Just today when I log in to Google Sitemaps, I see that the user interface has improved. I find that I can actually see some statistics for each of my sites (You need to have your site verified to view the statistics). In the stats, you get to see: