Archive for the “Miscellany” category
By Nick Holmes on October 18, 2013
I’ve been trying to get a handle on Google’s new Hummingbird algorithm update, but with so many self-appointed experts spewing out so much tosh on the web, it’s taken a while to gather my thoughts. One of the most helpful (…)
By Nick Holmes on May 1, 2013
More about Info.cern.ch – the world’s first website.
By Nick Holmes on October 22, 2009
Today I received a letter! Not a love letter*, nor a middle class thank you note, and not an impersonal business letter, but a thank you letter which sought to maintain and progress a business relationship. What a pleasure! Anyone (…)
By Nick Holmes on June 29, 2008
See you soon.
By Nick Holmes on September 20, 2007
Nearly Legal has a thing for Sally Field naked: she boosts his Google juice. His recent rise in the rankings for the said search term was helped by the fact that on Tuesday Sally won the Best Lead Actress Emmy (…)
By Nick Holmes on May 18, 2007
It being the start of Blawg 2007 Conference day, I had better post something lest I be castigated there for not doing my homework. A good place to go when you are short of immmediate legal web stimulation is your (…)
By Nick Holmes on April 13, 2007
Thanks to Kevin O’Keefe for pointing us to the Federal Court of Appeal’s decision that Martindale-Hubbell’s lawyers.com domain name is not sufficiently distinctive to qualify as a trade mark, saying: For better or worse, lawyers are necessarily an integral part (…)
By Nick Holmes on April 11, 2007
My muse being dormant, I fall back on the blogger’s stand-by, the meta-post: Following cyber-stalking and death threats directed at A-list blogger Kathy Sierra, A-list blogger Tim O’Reilly and Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales came up with a proposed Blogger’s Code (…)
By Nick Holmes on March 21, 2007
This on Slaw yesterday about Simon Fodden’s day in the Canadian Supreme Court got me thinking: Justice Charon was using a laptop, the only one of the nine to do so (at least so far as I could see). It (…)
By Nick Holmes on March 12, 2007
I had lunch with Charon on Friday; then he died. It has not made a blind bit of difference. Looks like he will be as prolific from the grave. Perhaps he perked up when he watched the rugby.