I’ve been playing with the excellent Google Sitemaps facility (yes, you guessed it, it’s in beta) and I’m impressed. It’s easy to use, and provides some really nice simple statistics for those that are that way inclined. For example, here’s my top ten search queries:
||animals in sport
All in all a pretty fair reflection of what I do with my time, I think you’ll agree.
Here's something fantastic: the Tour de France in Google Earth. Go to letour.fr and follow the links. The Tour is also going through my parents village!
If, like me, you’re unsure about the future of your favourite web or graphics software due to the merger of Adobe and Macromedia, never fear. There’s always lots of alternatives to try.
I’ve been using the Gimp for a while but have never really got to grips with it because I’ve never really been a Photoshop boy. My heart belongs to Fireworks, a stunning piece of software. And, to be honest, the Gimp hasn’t the balls to steal my heart away.
So if you know of a free (preferably open source and platform-agnostic) close equivalent of Fireworks let me know.
There’s a great little article over at Pajama Marketing Blog about getting started in blogging. It shows just how easy it is for anyone to get into blogging.
Of course, we’d love it if you were to join our Wiblog family.
Theres been a bit of a lull in entries on the Geek Times recently, not surprising when you know what’s happened in our family recently. Yes, he’s fine – a little cutey in fact. And he gave us his first smile on Friday, which was lovely.
Anyway, back to the geeky stuff, or at least something on the web. There are some pretty humourous biographies here, probably more funny to me because they are about musicians. But this is the kind of writing I like; it gets the facts across and puts a smile on your face.