I keep my photos on flickr, which let’s me share them conveniently with friends. Flickr has always been a fun place per se, and has spawned several creative initiatives. For example the collected photos of ’round stuff’ have been printed on a high quality poster: I have a photo of mine on it as well. […]
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www.librarything.com got me a few months ago. It is a great site for cataloging your books, and has several unique features that make management and navigation very easy and pleasant.
I am playing around with Google Pages, and I have created my own, corresponding to my Gmail account. It will be interesting to see how the system will evolve, including really basic web page elements missing now like tables, navigational help, etc. Also an area where clearly the entire concept must shine is the integration
We have started working with Centennial, who makes a software package letting companies manage their policies regarding USB-attached devices, called DeviceWall. Consequently I am now paying more attention to these issues, and just saw the news (via Cnet, through Slashdot, through Diggdot) of a new program that lets an iPod user ‘slurp’ the data off
I am sure there is a Web 2.0 service like this somewhere… I’d like to have a “Your Web Today” view, where not only I have the RSS feeds pumping information in me like a goose as it happens already, but more simply pages that I want to revisit. This came to me as I
The recent decision by Sony to eliminate its robot product lines, the Aibo entertainment robot, and the prototype stage Qrio, certainly pleased its shareholders, and the managers making the decision are still plauding themselves. The resemblance with DEC in its final years is striking. Just as the wind is about to be taken out of
Amazon has just announced the Amazon Mechanical Turk, which in my opinion will bring great advantages to both the web, and to a lot of people, potentially representing the livelihood of millions soon. The AMT is a web interface linking meatspace with cyberspace at the backend. We are accustomed to seeing people in front of
As broadcast live on Chinese national TV, and announced by the People’s Daily Online, now a second nation alongside Russia is capable of sending a human crew in space for extended missions. I wonder when the US will also gain this technological capability?