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November 27, 2007 11:51 a.m.
Earlier this year the Poynter Instutite for Media Studies released findings from an expansive eye tracking study. The study was focused on newspapers, both print and online.
The findings of the study broke some longstanding assumptions on how Web site visitors interact with a newspaper site. Specifically:
Online readers read more of a story than print readers.
On average, online readers read through 77% of an article, versus 62% for broadsheet readers an for tabloid readers.
Only half of online readers scanned.
Half of online readers scanned pages, while the other half were methodical in their reading style.
Navigation trumped ...
Updated 07/14/10 @ 11:51AM CDT by brian
November 13, 2007 11:52 a.m.
Over the years, we have utilized a number of managed hosting companies for our websites. These are the types of companies that take security and redundancy seriously. Big thick walls, many different connections to Internet backbones, multiple power sources, generator backup are just some of the characteristics. Even, in Rackspace's case, a 100% Uptime Guarantee.
Not so yesterday. In an event reminiscent of the recent 365 Main outage that affected San Francisco, Rackspace experienced a couple of mishaps that brought its Dallas/Ft. Worth datacenter to its knees, and three Imaginary Landscape Web servers with it.
Rackspace has a ...
Updated 07/14/10 @ 11:52AM CDT by brian