deusx + ideas   16

How to Really Drive Across the U.S. Hitting Major Landmarks : Discovery News
So, I fired off an email to Randy and asked him if he could use his algorithmic talents to plot the optimum road trip route across the United States.
driving  ideas  travel  vacation 
march 2015 by deusx
Your Third Religion
"This devotion to an idea is one of the amazing things about being human, but you're not much good to the rest of us until you're on to your 3rd."
religion  ideas  life  from google
october 2011 by deusx
Locus Online Perspectives: Cory Doctorow: Cheap Facts and the Plausible Premise
"These facts were a currency in my social circle. We'd trade them like baseball cards. I'd show you my payphone trick and you'd show me your gag for turning the cellophane on a cigarette pack into a smoke-ring machine. Social capital accrued to everyone who could show or explain something that gave you power and insight into the mysterious workings of the world."
ideas  invention  socialcurrency  tricks  hacking  scifi  diy  technology  culture 
july 2009 by deusx
Halfbakery: Shred-o-Scan
"As the name suggests, it is a combined scanner and shredder. Basically, the scanner has "transient" memory of say, 30 seconds. If you shred something by accident, simply press the "oops" button, plug in the USB cable, and retrieve the document."
via:vielmetti  shredders  scanners  ideas 
october 2008 by deusx
Warren Ellis » On Teleportation
"Teleportation should be a matter of simply proving you’re somewhere else."
scifi  ideas  teleportation  writing  research  warrenellis 
august 2008 by deusx
I had that idea years ago! - (37signals)
"Ideas on their own are just not that important. It’s incredibly rare that someone comes up with an idea so unique, so protectable that the success story writes itself. Most ideas are nothing without execution."
ideas  execution  business 
july 2008 by deusx
FreakAngels » Interlude 02
"I flood my poor ageing head with information. Any information. Lots of it. And I let it all slosh around in the back of my brain, in the part normal people use for remembering bills, thinking about sex and making appointments to wash the dishes."
writing  ideas  warrenellis 
june 2008 by deusx
Burst Fiction - Caution
"I fell for hours. This is not hyperbole. I was not in space. Not technically."
ideas  fiction  scifi  dysonspheres 
may 2008 by deusx
"your ideas" "subscribe to your newsletter" - Yahoo! Search Results
"Your ideas intrigue me and I wish to subscribe to your newsletter"
ideas  newsletter  intriguing  memes 
february 2008 by deusx
Complete Your First Book with these 9 Simple Writing Habits - Dumb Little Man
"If writing a novel or non-fiction book is something you've dreamed of, the only way to make that dream a reality is by putting it into action -- day by day."
writing  ideas  tips 
september 2007 by deusx
blogrium » Blog Archive » Idea sharing
"one of the most important things that can happen is to hear “that’s already been done” and get pointed to somebody that already did it."
ideas  lazyweb 
january 2007 by deusx
GyroQ lets you work through your interruptions (contest included!) - What's the next action
"GyroQ ... captures ideas in a few seconds. ... press a hot key, type a few words and hit Enter. ... ideas are added to a queue ... Once or twice a day, ... turn your queued-up ideas into topics that you can reorganise and plan."
gyroq  ideas  mindmaps  outliners 
january 2007 by deusx
DaveNet : Fractional Horsepower HTTP Servers (circa 1997)
Now this is the sort of thing for which I used to read Dave's blog: "So here's a free idea. Everything that produces output should be available in HTTP server form."
ideas  compsci  webdev 
january 2006 by deusx
IAwiki: CardSorting
"In brief: gather a bunch of terms for things, write onto a card each, ask some users to sort these into "like" piles, ask them to name the piles. Discover what categories exist for your information, and what goes into each category."
ia  informationscience  informationarchitecture  ideas  cogsci 
august 2005 by deusx
Idea Recording
I think I need to start carrying a batch of index cards around
creativity  ideas 
september 2004 by deusx

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