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While hoping to get my invite to join the beta program Amazon Web Services has for persistent storage volumes for it’s EC2 instances I’m playing with and doing calculations of costs involved using PersistentFS.

PersistentFS mounts AWS S3 as a live file system you can read/write.

It was…

newsme:

(This post is part of News.me’s ongoing series, “Getting the News.” In our efforts to understand everything about social news, we’re reaching out to writers and thinkers we like to ask them how they get their daily news. Read the first post here. See all of the posts, from writers and…

Personal brand-building in the digital era requires topic expertise, audience engagement and scalable support systems. Managing quality and volume (nearly 100,000 posts were published on Forbes.com last year) is a tricky balancing act between search and social. It requires effective management, the right publishing tools, a state-of-the-art content management system and the sharing of extremely granular data analytics to understand user behavior and preferences. There are also design and navigation challenges in making all the content discoverable. We’ve made a lot of progress over the past 18 months, with enough missteps along the way to know we have much more to do.

htdeverything:

How to: get a new species named after you, name your new hit sitcom, and name your new hit pharmaceutical. Plus: a correction, and your Belated March Madness winner!

[Image credit: Fillmore Photography, Creative Commons/Flickr]

pulsenews:

Today we’re launching Brit, a new lifestyle brand started by Brittany Morin, on Pulse. Brit seeks to curate and create innovative new ways for busy, but inspired people to live more simply, beautifully and creatively. The Pulse Team interviewed Brit last week to explore what makes Brit…

kerriangell:

Beautiful day to start a little fire escape herb garden!

kerriangell:

Beautiful day to start a little fire escape herb garden!

The first observation from the conference is that nearly all of the speakers (except the industry representatives and Registrar of Copyright Maria Pallante) seemed to think that legislation to solve orphan works is probably impossible and likely a bad idea.

votizen:

Forbes article about billionaire Sheldon Adelson, who has hinted he may donate up to $100m to Gingrich or another Republican candidate.

josephschmitt:

A little taste of home in SF (Taken with Instagram at Jake’s Steaks)

josephschmitt:

A little taste of home in SF (Taken with Instagram at Jake’s Steaks)

lukemorton:

This post is regarding the current implementation of Google Analytics and Disqus on this Tumblr blog.

Hopefully I didn’t loose you to those links above since I presume you already know what they are. The first thing I disliked about Tumblr was the extra bloat it loaded with my pages,…