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POV Madlibs
game to practice seeing opportunities in design mindset
design  education  radar  from delicious
october 2010 by gnat
Etech 2006 Preview with Rael Dornfest and Tim O’Reilly
If you missed out on a ticket, this podcast conference preview can be your consolation prize.
etech  radar 
march 2006 by gnat
Russell Beattie Notebook - WTF 2.0
Hear hear! Russell lays the slam on business model-free startups and it's glorious. Hallelujah!
business  web2.0  radar 
february 2006 by gnat
Internet phone calls on the rise
Article with numbers on the penetration of VoIP
voice  numbers  radar 
november 2005 by gnat
Backstage competition winners anounced
Kudos to Leon ("acme" in the Perl world) for winning! mighTyV is fantastic.
bbc  backstage  tv  media  perl  radar 
october 2005 by gnat
Matusow's Blog : Shared Source Licensing
Microsoft's announcement that they're moving to only three licenses: one MPL-style, one BSD-style, and one look-don't-touch.
EuroOSCON  radar 
october 2005 by gnat
Peat's Books
Very easy search for Amazon's secondhand books
books  ajax  radar 
october 2005 by gnat
Query by Humming at CS.NYU
Hum a song and it'll identify it for you.
music  media  ai  radar 
october 2005 by gnat
Tables Turned
Simple system for artists to give podcasters permission to play their music on podcasts without royalties, as happens on college radio.
media  music  legal  rights  radar 
october 2005 by gnat
Watch bookmark flow in real time. Very cool.
social  software  radar 
october 2005 by gnat
Another shared word processor. Real-time wikis are the new todo list managers ...
ajax  social  software  radar 
october 2005 by gnat
The Idea Economy: Battle over right to sell knowledge
'In certain cases,'' said Elsa Lion, an analyst at the London research firm Ovum, ''technology companies are beginning to realize they have more to gain by releasing patents to the general public than by hoarding licensing income.''
patents  ip  radar 
october 2005 by gnat
Experience New York through A9 photos, traffic cameras, and Google Maps. It's the 300 baud modem of virtual tourism, but it's still pretty cool.
mapping  geo  where2.0  radar 
september 2005 by gnat
mySociety » Blog Archive » Gaze web service
Interesting approach to locations. At Where 2.0, GIS folks were surprised by the web developer focus on addresses, but it is what everyone thinks in terms of.
geo  mapping  radar 
september 2005 by gnat
An Interview with Tyler Mitchell - Hobu, Inc.
Podcast interview with author of Web Mapping Illustrated, and a Where 2.0 speaker.
mapping  geo  where2.0  radar 
september 2005 by gnat
ProgrammableWeb: Web 2.0 Mashup Matrix
Grid showing who's been mashed with whom and where ("eBay + Google Maps = eBay Motors").
mashups  web2.0  radar 
september 2005 by gnat
Skype opens marketplace for voice services
Run voice services off Skype apps. But only 400 developers?
voice  radar  skype  tellme 
september 2005 by gnat
Google Firefox Extensions
Toolbar, text messages, and Google Suggest--all within Firefox.
google  firefox  web  radar 
september 2005 by gnat
Spot for Blackberry
NIfty WMS-grabbing map app. First mobile OGC standards implementation?
geo  mobile  radar 
september 2005 by gnat
SiVuS - VoIP Vulnerability Scanner
First publicly available vulnerability scanner for VoIP networks
voip  voice  security  radar 
september 2005 by gnat
What we use our mobile devices for
Pictures is number one, voice is FIFTH on the list! Remember, Nokia ships more digital cameras than anyone else.
mobile  voice  radar 
september 2005 by gnat
ProgrammableWeb: Web 2.0 API Reference
Index of publicly-accessible Web 2.0-style APIs.
web2.0  apis  radar 
september 2005 by gnat
hackdiary: Using Wikipedia and the Yahoo API to give structure to flat lists
Derive relationships between people by using co-citation as proof of a relationship. What's cool is that this is all done through publicly available APIs.
ai  metadata  apis  radar 
september 2005 by gnat
The 3 Steps: The history of physics and the future of computing
An attempt to tease out the invisible force in code. Very interesting, by a very interesting person (and author of our "Brain Hacks" book).
programming  philosophy  radar 
september 2005 by gnat
TSync - Transparent Sync - from Google Summer of Code
First of many press articles about the products of Google's amazing summer of code.
code  programming  google  opensource  mobile  radar 
september 2005 by gnat
Wired 13.09: The Dream Factory
Wired covers fabbing, Neil Gershenfeld, Squid Labs, and Saul.
fabbing  hardware  make  radar 
september 2005 by gnat
Design your own LEGO kit
Consider it an alpha release of personal fabbing. Desktop app (Windows, natch) to design LEGOs, upload to the server with a credit card number and they'll ship them to you.
hardware  lego  fabbing  radar 
august 2005 by gnat
Lemonodor: Source Code Repository Behavior
Visualizing source code repositories, kicked off by Rob Pike visualizing Google's.
google  source  radar 
august 2005 by gnat
» How GTalk plays into Google's identity strategy
Phil Windley reading between Google Talk's lines.
identity  google  radar 
august 2005 by gnat
Clever! They index code snippets from books whose code tarballs are available on the net.
code  programming  opensource  php  perl  sql  java  python  rails  c#  javascript  flash  shell  xml  ant  html  books  radar 
august 2005 by gnat Custom Web 2.0 Business Plan
Elevator pitch your way to a fortune.
fun  web2.0  web  ajax  rest  opensource  radar 
august 2005 by gnat
GooglePark: "Scoble goes to google" ;)
Hilarious South Park-Google-Microsoft mashup.
fun  radar 
august 2005 by gnat
Smart Talk: Speech-enabled apps deliver bottom-line benefits - Computerworld
Prices in the speech-enabled apps market dropped 30% in the last 5 years, proprietary systems being replaced with standards, lots of tuning required.
voice  ui  radar 
august 2005 by gnat
Free Java: Sun Struggles to Come to Terms with Open Source
Interesting commentary on Sun at OSCON, and its slowly changing position wrt open source Java.
java  opensource  oscon  sun  radar 
august 2005 by gnat
Bloom's Taxonomy
Three types of learning: cognitive, affective, psychomotor. This page breaks each type down into different categories with examples and keywords that indicate this is what you're talking about. Something to think about when you next try to learn somethi
learning  radar 
august 2005 by gnat
Call PHP from Perl and vice-versa
This is incredible. David Wheeler (of Bricolage fame) hired George Schlossnagle (of Advanced PHP fame) to write a PHP 5 interpreter embedded in Perl. You can run PHP 5 code from Perl, and because there's full interop of data types, the PHP code can acce
perl  php  programming  radar 
august 2005 by gnat
Society for Amateur Scientists Home Page
As mentioned at FOO Camp. They have a section on their LABrats program that teaches science to young kids.
hardware  hacks  kids  radar 
august 2005 by gnat
Linux and Windows on the PSP
The PSP has unleashed an amazing amount of hacking, as Phil Torrone has been chronicling. A largely unseen (by me, at any rate) part of this hacking effort is the open tools folks. There are people porting OpenGL and even Linux to the hardware. And aft
psp  linux  games  radar 
august 2005 by gnat
stamen: vox delicii
Nifty visual tool to explore what's been popular on delicious in the last week. Check out the other things Stamen have done--they're making some pretty pretty things in Flash.
flash  tagging  viz  ui  radar 
august 2005 by gnat
MochiKit – A lightweight Javascript library
"MochiKit makes Javascript suck less". Covers asynchronous tasks, comparisons, DOM, DateTime, string formatting, iterations, logging, and common visual tweaks.
javascript  web  programming  radar 
august 2005 by gnat
Read/Write Web: Web as Platform Mash-Ups
Nice summary of a week of blog comments about Web 2.0. Food for thought.
web2.0  web  remix  radar 
august 2005 by gnat
IP over Bongos
High speed bongo drums, indeed. Not quite the wireless we're all used to ...
net  fun  radar 
august 2005 by gnat
One Bag: The Packing List
I wish I'd read this in January when I started my gone-every-other-week travel binge ...
travel  radar 
august 2005 by gnat
Many-to-Many: the biases of links
Interesting analysis of blogroll and linking behaviour
web  social  radar 
august 2005 by gnat
Tomorrow: A Sneak Preview
From Business 2.0, a look at hotspots of new technology around the world.
global  etech  radar 
august 2005 by gnat
You Say You Want a Web Revolution
Ajax lets developers remix data. Greasemonkey lets users remix web pages.
ajax  web  radar 
august 2005 by gnat
New software can help people make better decisions in time-stressed situations
Software helps team members share information at increased tempos helped teams maintain their performance at an acceptable level.
social  attention  radar 
august 2005 by gnat
New Asterisk-based personal communication approach
Great strategy for reducing your dependence on mobile operators and giving you a whole range of new options for managing your voice communications.
mobile  voip  skype  asterisk  radar 
august 2005 by gnat
TRANSPARENT BUNDLES by Seth Goldstein a Declaration of Gestural Independence. I'm still struggling my way through the words, trying to figure out what it means.
attention  radar 
july 2005 by gnat
Drawing arbitrary GIS data on Google Maps |
Chicagocrime now knows about zipcodes. What's cool is that this is the first mainstream example of using Google Maps to draw borders (thematic mapping) rather than simply points.
where2.0  conferences  mapping  gis  postgis  google  radar 
july 2005 by gnat
Motherhood and Apple Pie
Great rant that a lot of profiteers should read.
opensource  internet  business  radar 
july 2005 by gnat
Driven to distraction by technology
One interruption every three minutes. More details on the Veritas email-free Friday. Are the only software projects tackling this really Office 12 and Lotus?
attention  technology  radar 
july 2005 by gnat
Mobile GMaps - Google Maps on your mobile phone!
J2ME app for viewing Google Maps and Keyhole satellite imagery on mobile phones
google  maps  mapping  geo  radar 
july 2005 by gnat
What is Outfoxed?
Trusted metadata distribution using social networks
trust  social  software  radar 
july 2005 by gnat
HotOrNot + Google Maps
Even online dating is cooler with a Google Map
maps  dating  radar 
july 2005 by gnat
Mashup of and Google Maps.
events  maps  geo  radar 
july 2005 by gnat
Google Raises the Profile of Geospatial Information
Interesting interview with the ever-nice John Hanke of Google Keyhole. It covers KML and the difference between Maps, Keyhole, and GIS.
google  maps  gis  radar 
july 2005 by gnat
'Write once, run anywhere' not working for phones
CNET article on how Java is not "write once, run anywhere" on mobile phones. "It can take nine months, to deploy an entertainment application. But that's the duration of a cell phone in this market."
mobile  java  programming  radar 
july 2005 by gnat
Tripods: A Multiplayer Google Maps Game
First game that I know of that was built on top of Google Maps.
google  mapping  geo  games  radar 
july 2005 by gnat
New-age keyboard: Trace, don't write
I saw a demo of this when I visited IBM Almaden at the start of the year. It's way cool, intelligently interpreting inaccurate "typing" to figure out what letter you must have been aiming for.
hci  mobile  radar 
july 2005 by gnat
Apache falls victim to OASIS patent shelter
The most anti-OASIS thing I've read in a while.
oasis  w3c  apache  patents  ip  law  radar 
july 2005 by gnat
BBC - OpenSource
The Beeb has a growing list of open source projects, from CPAN modules to codecs.
bbc  opensource  radar 
july 2005 by gnat
Boston Renaissance Resource Kit
Tool to help visualize datasets like age, sex, ethnicity, employment status, etc. The next interesting data set to hit the net will be demographics, which make GIS systems useful to businesses.
demographics  mapping  geo  radar 
july 2005 by gnat
Wireless Cell Phone In-Vehicle Amplifier
Boost cellular signal strength to avoid deadspots and cutouts. Clever!
mobile  radar 
july 2005 by gnat
London Underground accelerated time disruption map
Great visualization of everyday London Underground disruptions. I wonder whether Stef was collecting data in the aftermath of the bombings.
radar  viz 
july 2005 by gnat
Scribe, Mozilla Firefox Extension
A wordprocessor in every form field.
radar  web 
july 2005 by gnat
Hard salary numbers for offshoring
CNET boils down a neoIT report on offshoring salaries. $3,276/yr in Vietnam! I'm still boggling.
"hard  numbers"  jobs  radar 
july 2005 by gnat
Interesting UI with no clicks.
ui  radar 
july 2005 by gnat
BBC Listen Live OSX widget... (
Beautiful! This will get me to upgrade to Tiger ...
mac  osx  widgets  media  radar 
july 2005 by gnat
Agriculture: The Worst Mistake in the History of the Human Race
Jared Diamond's wonderful slam on the unforeseen consequences of technological innovation. A delightful read.
technology  radar 
june 2005 by gnat
Ten things I learned about the future at the Wired NextFest
Hilarious deconstruction of the Wired NextFest at Chicago's Navy Pier.
future  technology  radar 
june 2005 by gnat
whytheluckystiff on Ruby's garbage collection
Fantastic article with deep knowledge about how and when Ruby's garbage collection works, and with several common mistakes.
ruby  programming  radar 
june 2005 by gnat
DNA/How to Stop Worrying and Learn to Love the Internet
Read this amazing article by Douglas Adams. He nails, strongly, how to not panic about techology. At this conference, there's periodically someone predicting the end of humanity through supergaming / MMORPGs / Long Tail media. I wish we had Douglas her
tech  radar 
june 2005 by gnat
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