Links for 2008-04-29

  • eco gadget shop: Current Cost monitor – “a device which receives information on electricity consumption from a transmitter attached to the domestic meter. The device then calculates the amount and cost of the electricity consumed” (in case you were wondering how to get hold of one)
  • O’ReillyGMT: Speechification – “I can say categorically that Speechification is my favourite website of the moment!” (hurrah)
  • IT Blog Awards 08 – ‘Help us to identify the best IT blogs in the UK … Web 2.0 and Business category. …for wide-ranging commentary across the Web 2.0 sphere, try Roo Reynolds … self-styled “UK-based Metaverse Evangelist, blogger and geek”‘ (also, hurrah)
  • TrackThis: Track FedEx/UPS/USPS/DHL Packages using Twitter – “send a quick direct message to @trackthis and we’ll send you a direct message any time your package location changes.” Supports FedEx, UPS, USPS and DHL tracking codes.
  • ROFLCon – “A group dissection of internet culture.” April 25th and 26th in Cambridge, MA. (looked simply amazing)
  • pachube :: connecting environments, patching the planet – “Pachube, a service that enables people to tag and share real time environmental data from objects, devices and spaces around the world. The key aim is to facilitate interaction between remote environments, both physical and virtual.”
  • Color Wars 2008 – “The world is our tether ball court. You can join anytime!”
  • Married To The Sea: “The Champagne of Comics” – Married to the Sea is a simply brilliant web comic.
  • ReLIVE08: Researching Learning in Virtual Environments conference – 20th and 21st November 2008 (am keynote speaking at this)
  • the stribe – “The Stribe is an 8-channel multi-touch controller for music or video software.”
  • RAD – Ruby Arduino Development – “RAD is a framework for programming the Arduino physcial computing platform using Ruby. RAD converts Ruby scripts written using a set of Rails-like conventions and helpers into C source code which can be compiled and run on the Arduino microcontroller.”
  • russell davies: interesting2008 – Oh yes. Interesting 2007 was a blast. 21st of June, here we come. (Tickets are now sold out. Am hoping to get to speak at this. Something about Lego.)

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