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Finally, a Way to Make Wikipedia Look Nice

I use Wikipedia a lot for research, as do most people, and I even edit articles when I find typos or errors. I’d gotten used to its drab, early-2000s layout, but I always felt like I was looking into a time machine. But that’s changed now. WikiWand is a website that acts as a portal […]

Why Safari’s Shared Links Are Useless

Dave Mark’s comments on The Loop about Amazon’s new Twitter-to-shopping-cart feature #AmazonCart and how it’s poorly implemented, in part because of the way Twitter prevents you from posting the exact same tweet twice. In a different vein, I was thinking about Safari’s Shared Links; the links that show up in the sidebar where you can […]

Would You Use a Web Browser with Ads?

As if it weren’t enough to have ads on websites everywhere, the Mozilla Corporation, the company that maintains the Firefox web browser, has announced that it will start selling ads to display in the browser. For now, these ads will show up in “directory tiles,” the nine tiles that display by default when you launch […]

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