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New look at old Edo’s window to the West

Japan's seclusion policy (sakoku) from the early 17th to the mid-19th century is commonly studied from the point of view of the bakufu, the Tokugawa government in Edo that exercised central control over the other domains of the realm. Much research has also been directed at Deshima — often called "Japan's only window to the West" — in Nagasaki harbor where the Dutch East Asia Company VOC ...

By |August 28th, 2010|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

Building a reliable magnetic card reader (Part 1 of 2)

Understand the challenging nature of the signal, and what must be done to detect and decode it properly Card reader - Business - Hardware - Smartcards - Point of sale

By |June 14th, 2010|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

Building a reliable magnetic card reader (Part 1 of 2)

Understand the challenging nature of the signal, and what must be done to detect and decode it properly Card reader - Business - Hardware - Smartcards - Point of sale

By |June 14th, 2010|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

CEO Commends Russia for Bringing Cyrillic to Internet’s Top-level Domain Names

Russia is becoming an increasingly important player in the global Internet community according to Rod Beckstrom, ICANN’s President and Chief Executive Officer.

By |May 14th, 2010|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

Another annoying cloud pitch (The Register)

Why do vendors think Cloud is new? I just sat through another cloud consulting services pitch from a major IT vendor.

By |February 16th, 2010|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

Demand Media May Be Bad for Social Media, but Not for Journalism (Poynter Institute)

In the last month, there has been a lot of sturm und drang over Demand Media , its model of content production, and its proprietary algorithm for optimizing content. Most of what was said, however, missed the point.

By |January 11th, 2010|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

Google Launches URL Shortener

Goodle has now launched it’s own URL shortener under the goo.gl domain in the ccTLD of Greenland. The service is not offered as a standalone service at this point, but is instead embedded into Google Toolbar and Feedburner.

By |December 14th, 2009|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

The High Value of Generic Domains: Hundreds of Corporations Finally Get It

You know how valuable generic domain names are for attracting highly targeted traffic, but will the world's many clueless corporations ever figure it out? Research from a couple of veteran domainers indicates that big companies are indeed starting to see the light and they provide hundreds of examples to prove their point.

By |July 6th, 2009|Recent Domain News|0 Comments