Links for Friday 27th July, 2007

  • Cuban: The Internet Is Dead – Mark (‘only a moron would buy YouTube’) Cuban says “The Internet’s for old people”. Well, I guess that’s that then. See you on a cable network sometime. Sigh
  • What would Baden-Powell do? – Full of choice quotes from Baden-Powell. Perhaps the best, on the character of bees: “They are a quite a model community for they respect their Queen and kill their unemployed.”
  • IBM Virtual World Guidelines – The IBM virtual worlds guidelines in full. I wrote about these in detail on Eightbar.
  • The Return Of Links – “I built myself a little script in JavaScript that uses the JSON feed to generate a page where I can select which links I want to publish and then have them populate a simple unordered list which I can copy and paste into a new post”. Sounds ideal. To try.
  • Todoist – Brilliant todo/project/calendar managing tool. Still meaning to blog about this properly some time.
  • Gmail-template Generator – Yay. This could save some typing. Merlin Mann’s talk wishlisted templates for GMail in his Inbox Zero talk. This is close.
  • Wired: How Madison Avenue Is Wasting Millions on a Deserted Second Life – Page three says “The Internet will eventually be full of such 3-D environments; Second Life might even be one of them. But in the meantime, it’s just slurping up corporate dollars and delivering little in return.”

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  1. I’m really impressed with those guidelines from IBM, they mention a whole lot of good stuff about avatar identity, and respecting other peoples avatar identity.

    Comment by kyb — July 28, 2007 #

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