kevin lim . social cyborg . cyberculturalist . edupunk . futurist
Today’s Links: Heard of that Chinese Second Life clone… HiPiHi?
HiPiHi: Chinese clone of Second Life!
While it does have a lot of resemblance to Second Life, it does seem to have a few interesting innovations as seen in the video. There’s a preview window in your inventory screen so you don’t have to rez objects to the ground just to see what they are. Keywords: secondlife, china, business
IMified: IM for Instant Productivity
Imified is an instant messenger buddy that works across all major IM networks and offers access to a growing number of web applications, as well as popular productivity tools like notes, reminders, and todo’s. Keywords: im, productivity, web2.0
For the obsessed blogger, here’s a widget which tells aggregates on your blog’s Google PageRank, as well as inbound links using various search engines. Thanks Michael S.Keywords: google, blogging, widget
Canon PowerShot TX1: Hybrid Camera
The PowerShot TX1 is unusual both in its cine camera styling and its positioning as a hybrid digital camera/video model offering HDTV (1280×720 pixel, 30fps) movie capture (no MPEG unfortunately), 10x stabilized zoom and 7.1MP sensor. It’s small too! Keywords: camera, video, blogging, gadgets