Sunday, March 20, 2005

Support for Jamie Oliver and his Feed Me Better campaign

Sign up now and register a vote for the Feed Me Better campaign, click here to vote

Jamie's School Dinners is all about making radical change to the school meals system and challenging the junk food culture. Showing how schools can serve fresh nutritious meals that kids enjoy eating will make the difference. It is already too far gone that the only strategy left is to name and shame.

What we eat affects everything. Mood, behaviour, health, growth, even our ability to concentrate. A lunchtime school meal should provide a growing child with one third of their daily nutritional intake. But the processed junk foods served in most school dining halls these days don't. Read about the problem and act.

They say that "you are what you eat". Well, Feed Me Better applies to animals too. Check out this cool animation that explores the perils of factory farming. Take it a step further and learn more about the terror of factory farming at the

Finally if you have something to say and you are not sure how to say it, go to the top and email the PM.

Thursday, March 03, 2005

Yahoo! launches technology network

Yahoo! has launched a network that gives developers access to the company's technology.
Great news for everyone, open source is to be applauded by everyone.

Ask Jeeves provides search technology to Lycos

Ask Jeeves and Lycos have announced that Lycos has selected Ask Jeeves' algorithmic search technology to power search on
Teoma does it again! I have met Paul Gardi, Mr Teoma... As Senior Vice President of Strategy & Growth Initiatives, Paul Gardi is responsible for leading the development, communication, implementation and measurement of Ask Jeeves’ strategic business plan for the United States and internationally. He is also responsible for Ask Jeeves external communications regarding search technology. Prior to this new position, Gardi was senior vice president of search and general manager of Teoma. He was responsible for guiding Ask Jeeves’ search technology as well as the development, growth and integration of Teoma Technologies into Ask Jeeves, Inc. Gardi served as president of Teoma Technologies prior to Ask Jeeves’ acquisition of the company.

New .eu domain poised for launch

A new .eu domain name is expected to start a bidding war across Europe.
The rules of registration should be comprehensive and up to date, there have been several new extensions launched, some have worked out well. Should be nothing to worry about, if you want to protect your company name, just buy the url. Looking forward to see how this pans out.

New Clicklab technology combats click fraud

Clicklab has announced that it is making its advanced pay-per-click (PPC) click fraud detection technology generally available.
Interesting, protection from click fraud is definitely needed, even if you look at pay per click from a cost per acquisition basis, click fraud erodes margins and ultimately is set to upset Googles market, even Google CFO George Reyes recently told CNN: "I think something has to be done about (click fraud) really, really quickly, because I think, potentially, it threatens our business model."