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Content Curation
Posted by Gary on 02/11/2014
Content curation is the act of collating and sharing online content which is relevant and appealing to the followers of the curator. Since the Internet spouts content every hour of every day, no one has the time or desire to sift through it all searching for useful information....
Uploading Documents using HTML5
Posted by Daniel Pepin on 02/06/2014
Formatting documents for viewing on the web is a tough business. The problem is, every browser handles documents in different ways. Let’s pretend you have a document, AwesomeDocument.pdf, that you want to embed into your site. You test it on your computer, and it works great!...
Secretary of Labor Tom Perez (right) with Gary Locke
Posted by Gary on 02/04/2014
President Obama's search to put a face to the long-term unemployed brought him to CommonPlaces.                                                    ...
Domains on the World Wide Web
Posted by Gary on 01/29/2014
Welcome to the amazing new world of gTLDs, or generic top-level domain names. Never heard of them? You will!In order to make contact with some entity on the Internet, you have to enter an address of some kind into your computer, or at least get your browser to do it for you....
Page not Found
Posted by Michael Reich on 01/28/2014
There are a lot of good reasons for tweaking a URL in order to make it more recognizable, and easier to share. URLs can be so long and convoluted, essentially comprised of nothing but code, and who wants to click on something that you can’t identify? You don’t want to take that...