Daily Archives: August 1, 2007

35W bridge collapses in Minneapolis

The bridge that carries Interstate 35W over the Mississippi river collapsed tonight during rush hour. The picture at right was taken by a nearby resident who submitted it to CNN. They are reporting 7 4 deaths. Some good Web resources: … Continue reading

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Measuring Web traffic, let me count the ways

Mark Glaser at MediaShift has a great two-part series on measuring Web traffic. It’s well worth reading for publishers, advertisers and anyone else who cares about how traffic is measured. There are a number of different ways firms measure traffic: … Continue reading

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Google Maps adds traffic time estimates

Google Maps is now including estimated travel times in heavy traffic in its driving directions. The details on Google’s LatLong blog post are vague. The service is available in “a limited set of metropolitan areas.” It looks like Google is … Continue reading

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