About this Blogsphere:

This blogsphere attempts to capture, catalog and share resources relating to visual perception of information. It is about a world mostly dealing with Physical (Touch, Taste, See/Sight, Smell and Hear) and sometimes Metaphysical (and that is none-of-the-above category). Physical, for instance, touch (e.g., feel, felt, found), look and visualization, is here with an attempt to combine verbal, vocal and visual--to synchronously see, hear, share and do much more. Interestingly, in order to visualize one does not need special skills, competencies, etc. It is all about common sense, especially with human visualizations. In short, "information is in the eye of the beholder." Continue reading much more all-ado-about this Blogosphere

Akbani is a Cutchi Memon family name.

October 27, 2007

Blog Copying Visualized

NB. Copying and reproducing with permission, is one--I try my best to follow this path. But, do so without any permission, is another and concerns many in the blogosphere--see links, below, many bloggers are discussing this issue. I am not sure if RSS feeds' or any other feeds allow you go on with this for ever (without you noticing, or being aware)?

I googled, and the result of this search was astonishing (because my Blog's content was simply being reproduced word-by-word @ www.visualizationblog.net) And, the author / owner is replaced by: Written by admin on October 5th, 2007:

Information Visualization: Thought-of-the-Day - The Intelligent Metadata approach to ...
..akbani.blogspot.com/2007/08/thought-of-day-intelligent-metadata.html - 40k - Cached - Similar pages - Note this

Thought-of-the-Day - The Intelligent Metadata approach to ... - 9:12pm
Thought-of-the-Day - The Intelligent Metadata approach to information virtualization … The Intelligent Metadata approach to information virtualization ...www.visualizationblog.net/.../ - 18k - Cached - Similar pages - Note this

Much more...
The Human Mind: What Gives? (10.5.2007)
http://www.visualizationblog.net/2007/10/04/square-pie.../ (10.4.2007)
Visual Design as an Information Design tool (10.4.2007)
http://www.visualizationblog.net/2007/10/04/information-visualization.../ (10.4.2007)
Converting Browsers Into Buyers — Know Your Ecommerce Math (10.4.2007)
Visual immersion using Web Analytics (10.4.2007)
Don’t Make Me Think! Just use the Microsoft Expression (10.4.2007)
Browse articles visually with WikiMindMap (10.4.2007)
IEEE InfoVis 2007 (10.2.2007)

See whois www.visualizationblog.net

And, a reverse IP (@ whois shows, the possibility of at least 134 Websites / bloggers getting equal treatment....): Reverse IP: 134 other sites hosted on this server.

See also: What is Plagiarism? Don't Know, Click here or read here: "Passing off someone's work as your own is known as plagiarism. Individuals who plagiarize material deliberately are committing an illegal act and it is unethical at best! It's ok to use pictures and paraphrase text but be sure to cite the source of your information. Thank you. (Info from http://www.personal.psu.edu/)"

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