Essence of a web week: Week 46
Like every week here are the five stories that got out attention. Hopefully there's something among it that will get yours.
Econsultancy: Dear silly web: 20 things to banish in 2013
With the end of 2012 rapidly approaching its time for dramatical predictions for the new year. This blog post, to be fair, points to things that would definitely improve the web.
Seth Godin: Free coffee, next exit
Hard not to agree with Seth Godin's point of getting the message across.
SEOmoz: When Is My Tweet's Prime of Life? (A brief statistical interlude.)
Interested in retweets (RTs), their source and lifespan? The Peter Brays' blog post is something for you.
Food for thought
Gadget Lab: Kill the Password: Why a String of Characters Can’t Protect Us Anymore
"The age of the password is over. We just haven’t realized it yet," argues Wired's senior writer Mat Honan and backs it up with his own painful experience.
Terence Eden has a Blog: Smuggling USB Sticks
Allow me to put Terence Eden's main motive of his blog post to one side and concentrate on the essence. This story once again points out how much change should be made with technologies we might no longer regard as cutting edge.