The way this works is that Netscape grabs an XML version of Bump that I create when I build the regular version. You can view this file here. They parse it into their system, and it updates when you request you page. Pretty neat.
I’m excited by the idea of having all of my content sources in one place where I can quickly review them. I hope more people adopt this publishing scheme. I also would love it if this were opened up to anyone. It would be great to be able to build myself, and my visitors, portals that were customized within my own design framework. This could work if they opened their registry of files to the public. Anyone who knows how to parse XML could then build similar sites.
The CamWorld channel looks great. A “big up” to Cameron Barrett for getting it done so fast.
Broadcast.com: MP3 Will Die Wired News
I imagine that MP3 will be replaced at some point by another technology, but if you read this piece, you see that this is the viewpoint that he has to have. Otherwise, what reason does his business have for existing?
Cyberian Outpost has launched an auction site at http://www.outpostauctions.com/ They have things like Palm III’s and iMacs for sale, and there may be bargains to be had. This is a closed auction model where they are the only seller.
Online Auctions Take The High Road Industry Standard
Since the low end auction houses have seen so much success, the big boys of the auction world are scrambling to incorporate Internet technology into their arsenals.
A List Apart has a great CSS intorduction called Fear of Style Sheets I haven’t used them yet at work because of the overhead of getting the entire site system reworked is really high right now. I’m holding out for a databased redesign that will make doing it going forward much easier.