The Force Takes Over The Interwebs

Jul 22, 2009 | Mobile & Web

The Force Takes Over The Interwebs

The Force Uncut is a great project put together by Vimeo employee Casey Pugh. The premise is simple. Take the original Starwars movie, cut it into 473 individual 15 second clips and let the internet community go wild on it by creating their interpretation of that scene. Anyone can visit… Read More 

chrome os

Jul 9, 2009 | Mobile & Web | Tech News

chrome os

  image courtesy from windows7.cc Okay, so Google just dropped the biggest industry news in quite some time, that they are going to enter the netbook OS market in 2010. No doubt a tit-for-Bing. As a long time observer of Microsoft from the inside, here’s my quick reaction on the… Read More 

free

Jul 9, 2009 | Tech News

free

Chris Anderson, of the Long Tail, Wired Magazine, and TED fame, has been in a bit of hot seat lately. Anderson has a new book out, called Free, The Future of a Radical Price. First, Anderson was accused of plagiarism, lifting large sections of wikipedia entries, which he acknowledges but… Read More 

gdgt

Jul 9, 2009 | Mobile & Web

gdgt

      gdgt (prounced “gadget”) is a site just launched last week by Ryan Block, an editor-at-large at Engadget, the popular consumer electronics gadget blog that’s perennially one of the top five most trafficked blogs. It aims to solve the exact problem I described last issue, in which I removed one of Engadget’s peer… Read More 

PetMD – A smart, smart idea.

Jul 8, 2009 | Mobile & Web

PetMD – A smart, smart idea.

Put this in the ‘Why didn’t I think of this first’ category. PetMD is the animal equivalent of every hypochondriacs favorite site, WebMD. You throw in a few symptoms about how Tommy the Tortoise is looking a little less chipper than normal and PetMD comes right back at you with… Read More 

Cold War Kids – 256 tracks for the price of one?

Jul 8, 2009 | Tech News

Cold War Kids – 256 tracks for the price of one?

An innovative and highly enjoyable online only video for their new release ‘I’ve Seen Enough!’ from the Cold War Kids. Each band member has recorded 4 separate color coded tracks for the song in 4 unique styles. With one click you can switch between the tracks to create a version… Read More 

Coca-Cola and the Galactic Arms Race

Jul 8, 2009 | Tech News

Coca-Cola and the Galactic Arms Race

Galactic Arms Race (GAR) is an example of a game thats built around procedurally generated content, an emerging area of gaming popularized by titles such as Spore that have the potential to shape not only gaming but computing in general in years to come. Developed at the Evolutionary Complexity Research… Read More 

gadget blogs *are* mainstream media

Jun 24, 2009 | Press

gadget blogs *are* mainstream media

Being a geek, I’ve been a reader of the top two gadget blogs for as long as I can remember. And being an old geek, I remember them as as upstart, grassroots blogs that burgeoned onto the scene around 2001/2002. While I still read one of them on an almost… Read More 

One App to Rule Them All…groan….

Jun 24, 2009 | Mobile & Web

One App to Rule Them All…groan….

Rulerphone is a simple yet very useful iphone application for using your iphone camera to get darned accurate measurements. Simply place a credit card next to the object to be measured and overlay the image of the credit card with the Rulerphone template in order to determine a ‘ground truth’…. Read More 

The spawn of twitter

Jun 24, 2009 | Mobile & Web

The spawn of twitter

By now everyone has heard about twitter, but I want to deepen your understanding of a few twitter related products and ideas that are coming to the forefront because of the services growing popularity as well as that of social media in general. hashtags These are the #xyz stuff you… Read More 

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