Perchè il NYT è un giornale straordinario

Perchè pensa in maniera innovativa: un esempio …

Via Poynter

More and more journalists use blogging platforms to write and edit stories, but those text editors are pretty basic: It’s not easy to see what changes others have made to a post. And two people can open the same post, overwriting one another’s edits.

The New York Times has solved those problems for online journalists by building a tool that will track changes in a browser-based text editor. The tool, called ICE (for Integrated Content Editor) was built so that it will work with a variety of text editors; the Times has already built plugins for WordPress and TinyMCE, a common text editor used in blogging platforms. (The New York Times Company is an investor in Automattic, the company that develops the WordPress blogging platform.) In effect, the Times has combined the ubiquity and ease-of-use of brower-based text editors with the accountability and scale of newspaper word processing systems.

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Blog in progress

In questi giorni approfittando del periodo vacanziero questo blog vivrà qualche piccolo rinnovamento dato che da un po’ troppo tempo richiede una rinfrescata. Non vi stupite se c’è qualcosa di strano… poi le cose si stabilizzeranno.

La volta che attaccarono

Via Techcrunch

You have no idea how hard it was to get this post up, as, our blog host, is currently under a denial of service attack. It’s been almost impossible to access the TechCrunch backend for the past 10 minutes (everything seems to be stable now) and users have been receiving a “Writes to the service have been disabled, we will be bringing everything back online ASAP” error message.

From the VIP blog post: is currently being targeted by a extremely large Distributed Denial of Service attack which is affecting connectivity in some cases. The size of the attack is multiple Gigabits per second and tens of millions of packets per second.

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Il plugin che gestisce due titoli a pubblicazione casuale

Via NJL Audience data is the new currency in journalism. I don’t just mean the traditional Costco buy-in-bulk kind — “our readers are 52 percent male, 46 percent over $75,000 household income, 14 percent under age 35,” and so on. I mean data that looks at how individual readers interact with individual pieces of content. … Leggi tutto

WordPress conquista Microsoft

Via WordPress We’re excited to announce that is now the default blogging platform for Windows Live Spaces users. We’ve worked with our partners at Microsoft to create a simple migration service for Spaces bloggers to easily bring all their posts, comments, and photos to Over a six month period, beginning today, Windows Live … Leggi tutto

L’attesissimo WordPress 3.0 “Thelonious” è disponibile

Dal blog di WordPress Arm your vuvuzelas: WordPress 3.0, the thirteenth major release of WordPress and the culmination of half a year of work by 218 contributors, is now available for download (or upgrade within your dashboard). Major new features in this release include a sexy new default theme called Twenty Ten. Theme developers have … Leggi tutto

WordPress 3.0: ci siamo quasi

Da blog di WordPress As Matt teased earlier, the first release candidate (RC1) for WordPress 3.0 is now available. What’s an RC? An RC comes after beta and before the final launch. It means we think we’ve got everything done: all features finished, all bugs squashed, and all potential issues addressed. But, then, with over … Leggi tutto

E’ uscita la versione 2 di WordPress per Iphone

Dal blog di WordPress per Iphone WordPress for iPhone 2 is a new app, and the previous version won’t automatically update to 2.0. Installing it won’t overwrite any previous version you have installed. When you launch the new app, you’ll immediately see “Version 2.0? at the bottom of the screen. When you’re no longer using … Leggi tutto