A young woman in Chapel Hill, N.C., wakes up sweating. Her air conditioner has...– Peter Hershberg (via betaworks) (via giantrobotlasers) Ah, the Lazy-Web. Here’s the issue with this: While I suspect emails from Facebook to be “high-quality”, there may only be a few relevant comments at most since we each only have so many “bi-directional” friends...
Current_’s take on Twitter. #LoveIt
Nostalgia Loses, Get Over It.
I’m calling out the techno-nostalgics: you people are luddites, counter-productive, and blind to this reality, and the coming-reality. Get constructive, or get lost. What is a techno-nostalgic? Here are a few ‘warning’ phrases: “the Kindle can’t work, it can never replicate the smell and feel of real books”. “The death of the Newspaper is a horrible...
The best thing about a boolean is even if you are wrong, you are only off by a...– http://www.gdargaud.net/Humor/QuotesProgramming.html (via benjaminberry)
Lazy Web Services
Andrew writes about his use of the “Lazy Web” (that is, instead of a manual Google search, tossing a question onto the web, in hopes of receiving an answer from a human being. The more connections on the web you have, the more likely a Lazy Web search will be fruitful). I’ve used the first two channels he mentions, blog & Twitter, but was unaware of the third: via...
Think back when YouTube was growing like a weed, and Google snapped it up. Most...– Twitter = YouTube. - John Battelle’s Searchblog
If I were running a startup, this would be the phrase I’d tape to the...– Paul Graham - Be Relentlessly Resourceful Consider this a virtual taping-to-the-mirror.
Full Movie Project: The Cat by EXIT_LOCKED, made at DoInk.com This is a young girl’s animation for an English class project. I give her an A+. She made it entirely on DoInk.com, and it was her first animation experience. I’m speechless!
The Sum of All Human Knowledge... Is Not Enough
In my left hand, a Kindle, in the right, an iPhone. All times, in all places, I have access to experts and the world’s body of knowledge, but it is still not enough. If you look back two years, “ubiquitous computing” (via the iPhone, for me) has definitely impacted life. Wondering when that movie will start? Ask the phone. Who’s still serving food? Ask the phone. How do...
When I left my job in 5/08 to start FitnessKeeper, it was just me and an idea. ...– RunKeeper » Building a Startup in a Down Economy A great post by Jason Jacobs, founder of FitnessKeeper (maker of RunKeeper. Incidentally, track my runs via my twitter account, @aaronwhite)