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Run Traceroute Command from Computers in Multiple Locations

The traceroute command, known as tracert in Windows, helps you figure out the amount of time it takes for your computer to reach any website. You can also identify the path taken by Internet packets to reach the destination server starting from your local machine.

Convince Your Site Visitors to Upgrade their Web Browsers

Old web browsers are not just insecure, they also pose a problem for web designers as they have to design sites while keeping the older versions in mind. If you like help people upgrade their outdated browsers, Pushup has created a script that can be easily integrated in any blog or website.

Search Engine Optimization – New York Times

"This Boring Headline Is Written for Google" – this excellent article on NYT explores how print media journalists have to unlearn few things they learnt at the journalism school to get ‘successful’ on the Internet.

MyBlogLog New Web Design Goes Live

After a long gap, MyBlogLog has unveiled its new design. There are no new features though - only now everything is framed with shiny shadows and rounded edges.

Google Knol – Quick Start Guide

Everything you wanted to know about Google Knol - a wikipedia style online encyclopedia that anyone can edit and also make money using Google AdSense.

Ego Surfing on Twitter: Know When People Tweet Your Blog Posts

Twitter provides an excellent search engine but the problem is that Twitter Search is pretty useless for ego surfing – that’s because all hyperlinks on Twitter are in the form of short URLs so you’ll never know if that TinyURL link is pointing to you or someone else’s blog.