M3talinks For 02/10/2011

  • Pastebins are web applications that allow users to upload snippets of text, usually samples of source code, for public viewing. They are used very often in IRC channels, social networking sites, blogs etc. Users can paste source codes in a pastebin and share the URL for others to view.
    You can find a vast number of pastebins on the World Wide Web. Most of them have a common set of features. But some of them have added features that are better than the others. We bring you some of the best pastebin tools so that you can select the one that best suits your needs.

    tags: paste snippets tools

  • Everything a Non-Marketer Needs to Take a Business from Zero to Hero Online

    What you are about to read might be a little shocking. Why? Because it’s so freakishly long. It contains a 6-month action plan for marketing your business online and if you can read it all in one go you’re a hero or a raging insomniac. I’d recommend bookmarking it to use as an ongoing reference guide.

    Let the story and the course begin..

    tags: seo marketing landingpage introduction

  • Breaking the Web with hash-bangs
    Tuesday, February 08, 2011
    Lifehacker, along with every other Gawker property, experienced a lengthy site-outage on Monday over a misbehaving piece of JavaScript. Gawker sites were reduced to being an empty homepage layout with zero content, functionality, ads, or even legal disclaimer wording. Every visitor coming through via Google bounced right back out, because all the content was missing.

    tags: javascript URL hashbang

  • Mohan Srivastava, a geological statistician living in Toronto, was working in his office in June 2003, waiting for some files to download onto his computer, when he discovered a couple of old lottery tickets buried under some paper on his desk. The tickets were cheap scratchers—a gag gift from his squash partner—and Srivastava found himself wondering if any of them were winners. He fished a coin out of a drawer and began scratching off the latex coating. “The first was a loser, and I felt pretty smug,” Srivastava says. “I thought, ‘This is exactly why I never play these dumb games.’”

    tags: wired lottery math statistics cracking

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