Playing with wikis

I was waiting for an opportunity to start playing with wikis, and Joi Ito’s blog gave me the start with his public Socialtext wiki, where I quickly created a page of my own. So far so good…

For the record

I like a lot, but their choice of what to save sometimes differs from mine: I’d rather take a snapshot of what the homepage of looks like right now… robocup-homepage Originally uploaded by david.orban.

Playing with Flickr

“This is a test post from , a fancy photo sharing thing.” says the test post generated by Flickr itself. Maybe they are a bit too sticky, requiring registration for the most basic display of photos, too? The flash based photo roll thay I inserted in the right hand column of the blog is really …

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Staying power of important images

I wonder if sometime this could be seen as the zeitgeist of these years: the home page of the RoboCup organization has Cosimo’s penalty kick picture after a year of the event. There is a lot of symbolism it in actually.

The Three Domains of Unknown

I always used to try and distinguish when attacking a problem between what I call “The Three Domains of Unknown”: 1. questions for which the answers are obvious (70%)2. questions for which I can find the answers (20%)3. questions that I am not even aware I’d need to be asking (10%). These latter ones are …

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Robot vs Human Penalty Kick Movie

There is a new 28MB movie clip of the penalty kick between Hits Dream and Cosimo on the Fraunhofer Institute’s site covering the humanoid robot league of RoboCup 2003.