Bought this kawaii office t-shirt for $10 at Woot Shirt
- Firefox 3 optimized builds for G5 / Intel – Be sure to grab the GrApple Firefox themes from the site as well!
- Google Code: Read PDFs in FireFox 3 for Mac – This Firefox 3 addon uses PDFKit to display PDFs in the browser. Obviously requires Firefox 3 and Mac OS 10.4 or higher. Duh!
- Powerset: Powerful search engine for facts, meanings and sumaries – Works incredibly well on the iPhone, PowerSet is a search engine which helps you make sense of your searches, by organizing around facts, meaning and summaries.
- Primate Labs Blog : Mac Performance (June 2008) – Here's a benchmark chart from the old iMac G3s to the latest Mac Pros. MacBook Air outperforms G4s almost twofold! (via Peter)
- Sequence 1.0: Screencasting with iChat Theater integration – With Sequence, you can add “doodles” or symbols directly onto your screenshots and videos, record audio, use hot keys to take screenshots and videos and share screenshots and video using iChat Theater technology.
- Tumblr: the documentary – According to David Seger's Tumblr: they are "the dumbest babies of them all." It's like a cross between micro-blogging (twitter) and full-fledge-blogging (WordPress).
- Porn Slows Down the Blogging Process – How one guy tries to live off Google Adsense but get defeated by porn. So true.
- Fan Demand Resuscitates You Suck at Photoshop | The Underwire from Wired.com – I caught this photoshop tutorial with a twist of dark humor once… never knew it was this popular!
- Isabella Rossellini’s “Green Porno” – Isabella Rossellini (of Blue Velvet, after all) produces / acts in a series of short Web videos in which she passionately acts out the means by which different insects reproduce. It's aptly called Green Porno, a cross between Sesame Street and Pornography
- scans_daily: Ow, my brain. – This beautiful story broke my brain.
- Official Be Kind Rewind Guide to Sweding – Sweding is re-making something from scratch using whatever you can get your hands on. DIY and low-fi!
- 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.
- 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.
- Can Digital Media Match The Longevity Of Plain Old Print? – In "Double Fold: Libraries And The Assault On Paper" (Random House), Nicholson Baker stated that for thousands of years, paper records have allowed historians to glimpse human culture. But scholars of the future is there an over-reliance on technology?
- A History of the Social Web – Trebor Scholz ‘journalisms’ – Collectivate.net – Took Trebor's class, yet how did I not bookmark this one? Great historical reference on how the social web came about. Good for everyone!
- Publius Project – essays on Internet & Society collected by the Berkman Center – Chris Messina notes how the Internet offers a look at the future of governance. Publius Project collects essays and conversations about constitutional moments on the Net. Organized by by the Berkman Center.
- Eric Gilbert » Paper: The Network in the Garden @ UIUC – "Old McDonald had a farm, and a Facebook account"… History repeatedly demonstrates that rural communities have unique technological needs. We know little about how rural communities use modern technologies, so we lack knowhow to design for them.
- eigenfactor.org – ranking and mapping scientific journals – Using data from Thomson Scientific's 2004 Journal Citation Reports (JCR), they partitioned 6128 journals connected by 6,434,916 citations into 88 modules.
- Paulo Freire and informal education – Perhaps the most influential thinker about education in the late twentieth century, Paulo Freire has been particularly popular with informal educators with his emphasis on dialogue and his concern for the oppressed.
- New Scientist Interview: The Cellphone Anthropologist (Nokia) – Jan Chipchase, a design researcher for Nokia, travels the globe exploring how people use their mobile devices, discovering how to make them better, how to reach the billions of people who don't own a phone – and learning a whole lot about people along.
- 49% Americans Say Government Should Regulate Internet – 49% of Americans believe that the federal government should regulate the Internet the same way it does radio and television, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national survey. 73% say it should be a crime to harass someone on the Internet.
- Bicycle Path – Serangoon Gardens to NUS Kent Ridge Campus at Bikely.com – Siva maps an ideal biking route around central Singapore.
- Jane Fong: Aiming to Bring Anime Online – First we've got Yong Fook, and now another Singaporean in Japan. ReadWriteWeb reports on Jane Fong, as a Woman, a Foreigner and an Entrepreneur in Japan. Her cross-cultural revelations are rather interesting and worth a good read.
- Video: iPhone Controls Robot Plane Squad – Center for Collaborative Control of Unmanned Vehicles has a new device for ordering around its drones: an iPhone.
- Next2Friends Beta – Mobile Social – A social networking site for mobile live video casters
- Kyte: Kyte Mobile – Kyte Mobile allows anyone to share life as it happens with an online and mobile audience – in real-time, from anywhere.
- Livecast by Comvu – Like Qik and Flixwagon, here's another live video streaming from mobile phone app (via Preetam)
- Review: A Week of Filming With The Flip Mino Reveals Some Flaws | Gadget Lab from Wired.com – Don't know about you, but video / audio quality wise, I prefer the Flip Ultra over the smaller Mino. See the video comparison for yourself.
- Dash Blog » Does Your GPS Tweet? – Dash Express, with its two-way Internet connectivity, allows for dramatic uses of GPS functionality, including tweeting current location. Should be doable on the 3G iPhone.
- Understanding Privacy (2008) by Professor Daniel J. Solove – Professor Daniel J. Solove earlier essay, 'I've Got Nothing to Hide and Other Misunderstandings of Privacy,' has evolved into his new book, Understanding Privacy. There are multiple forms of privacy, related to one another by 'family resemblances'.