Fridays “Weekly Top Ten” – What I’ve Been Reading

Here is this weeks list of the top 10 articles from my Google Reader!  Enjoy!

  1. How Google Gears Will Change Your Life


    The announcement of Google’s latest development, Google Gears, was met with a lot of excitement over the last few days — understandably so. The ability of web applications to work even when off-line is a huge step forward for web software, and even if there aren’t a lot of apps that can take advantage of this yet, the beta release of Gears signals big changes in coming months.

  2. Come see eBoost SuperStars LIVE in Concert!


    Web 2.0 “Conversational Marketing” in B-to-B

    Think all of the UGC (user-generated content) approaches touted with Web 2.0 don’t relate to your business-to-business marketing efforts?

    Johnny Chan and Danielle Baldwin from eBoost Marketing (I know them!) will show you how to take a conversational marketing approach in B2B to yield real bottom-line results. To implement some Web 2.0 marketing tactics of your own, Johnny and Danielle will talk you through:

  3. Men Rules: Guide for Women (humor)


    “QUANTUM SHOT” #194

    In case you wondered, and are male – these are the rules we abide by. If you are a girl reading this, then you can just refresh your memory.

    MEN RULES: Now here are the rules from the male side.
    These are our rules!

    Please note… these are all numbered “1” ON PURPOSE!

    1. Men are NOT mind readers.

    1. Learn to work the toilet seat.
    You’re a big girl. If it’s up, put it down.
    We need it up, you need it down.
    You don’t hear us complaining about you leaving it down.

  4. Best Faces Ever


    “QUANTUM SHOT” #195

    Opening up our “Ugly Face Contest”! Vote in the comments!

    Thanks to your hilarious email submissions we now have a veritable beauty pageant here; a celebrity league of their own, the participants putting to shame most recent Hollywood exploits.
    Vote for your favorite photo (by number) in the comments below!

  5. Cool photos


  6. Hi, my name is Kyle Neath, and I’m a spammer


    … At least, Campaign Monitor tells me I am. This is a story about a legitimate webmaster trying to use the power of newsletters to promote his site. And how Campaign Monitor deceived, then insulted him and lost a customer.

    How the list began

    A long time ago, I started an email list for Poetry with meaning. I heard about the glories of Campaign Monitor, and naturally signed right up. I created the form explaining exactly what it was for and even used Campaign Monitor’s own signup form to add people to the list.

  7. Exciting speech to text cell phone demo


    I can’t wait until our cell phones can do this.

    Is this a smoke and mirrors demo? Or something that’ll get delivered this year? I met these two guys at the Charles River Ventures partner meeting. They’ve been funded to build this system.

    This is the first public demo of the system they call Mobeus (they say the name will change by the time they ship).

  8. Microsoft releases new Windows Live Writer


    Microsoft just released a new version of its Windows Live Writer — an offline blog editing tool. I’ve been using it all morning and it’s pretty damn nice.

    Unfortunately I’m at Google where they’ll be launching news of their own in about an hour. See ya then!

  9. Manson to Lohan — Sucks to be a Firecrotch!


    Filed under: , Marilyn Manson says he’s seen Lindsay Lohan naked — but didn’t get a glimpse of her now infamous undercarriage. In a video over on AOL’s Popeater blog, the goth rocker broke into a bizarre rant about LiLo’s “firecrotch,” saying, “How much would it… Read more

  10. Popular Mechanics Debunks Lost Finale


    Yes, it is true, your science professor’s favorite magazine has taken a hard look at the Lost season finale and parlayed it into a quick, humorous read of Sci-Fi Fact vs. Fiction.

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