Dailylinks: Tons of links I’ve liked (and sorted) in June…

T-shirt: Out of Office Reply
Bought this kawaii office t-shirt for $10 at Woot Shirt


Apple

Culture

Productivity

  • Twitterfountain – Mashing Twitter Tweets and Flickr images into a visual backchannel
  • Firefox 3 and Color Management – Joi Ito’s Web – How to turn on color profiles on Firefox 3.
  • GooSync: Sync Google Calendar to Cellphone – Synchronize your Google Calendar with your mobile phone or PDA, including iPhone. Apparently does updates over the air!
  • 10 Ways To Optimize Blog Traffic – This is a list any beginning blogger will find useful. It is mainly for wordpress users, this will definitly help boost traffic, and optimize your wordpress setup for the greatest visibility for search engines.
  • Create Your Own Smart Bookmarks in Firefox 3 – Like iTunes' Smart Playlists, these are playlists that automatically assemble themselves based on specific criteria, such as the “most played” and “recently added” media. Here's how to mange it in Firefox 3 (via Matt Shelton).
  • MagCloud: Run your own magazine publication – MagCloud enables you to publish your own magazines. All you have to do is upload a PDF and we'll take care of the rest: printing, mailing, subscription management, and more.
  • Read at Work (without anyone knowing) – Read at Work is a website that houses cleverly disguised books in a fake Windows desktop environment. Clever.
  • Schneier on Security: Cheap Cell Phone Jammer – In the United States, cell-phone jamming is covered under the Communications Act of 1934, which prohibits people from "willfully or maliciously interfering with the radio communications of any station licensed or authorized" to operate.

Networked

  • Kevin Kelly — Maxims for the Network Economy – Selected Quotes from New Rules for the New Economy by Kevin Kelly
  • KK’s The Technium: George Dyson’s Machine Fecundity – "To my twisted mind, this indicates that machines (taking the automobile as a benchmark) are now self-reproducing so fast we have reached a transition point where machines are cheaper than the empty space they fill."
  • How we read online. – By Michael Agger – Slate Magazine – A clever meta article on how we read online, with a dash of cynicism and generous portions of Jakob Nielson.
  • VANITY FAIR Blogopticon – Back in the day when blogs first appeared, cross-sectional maps of popular blogs were quite common. It's back and updated.
  • Jeffio – The Whuffie Index – Originally coined in the sci-fi novel Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom (2003) by Cory Doctorow, Whuffie is a “reputation-based” currency that replaces money, is constantly being updated and is instantly viewable to anyone at anytime. Idea of social m
  • The Streisand effect – The Streisand effect is a phenomenon on the Internet where an attempt to censor or remove a piece of information backfires, causing the information to be widely publicized.

Academic

Singapore

Surveillance