You may be unhappy as an involuntary guinea pig. But manufacturers can't afford to wait for perfection--and your feedback gives you new power over them.
The latest incarnation of the standard for building Web applications is now in draft form.
OpenSocial is just over a year old and already well on its way to reaching a billion registered users by the end of 2009. We get a look at the future of the platform.
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It may not be surprising that appealing to our vanity works better than a biology lecture, but the extent to which the approach increases sunscreen use is sizable.