Links for 2008-05-12

Acrylic | Times – “Times is a new type of newsreader for Mac OS X Leopard.” Beautiful. Could do with more customisation options, but it’s already very nice. [via:Jason Ellis] cityofsound: The Personal Well-Tempered Environment – “Essentially, the idea is for a system that makes previously invisible aspects of people’s behaviour visible, in order to […]

Links for 2008-05-09

IBM Social Computing Guidelines – “we turned to IBMers again to re-examine our guidelines and determine what needed to be modified. The effort has broadened the scope of the existing guidelines to include all forms of social computing.” sacha chua: The Gen Y Guide to Web 2.0 at Work – Sketched by Sacha on a […]

Links for 2008-05-07

Boris Johnson Facts – “The writers of Lost asked Boris how they should end the series.” (after  chucknorrisfacts.com) NYT: Microsoft May Build A Copyright Cop Into Every Zune – “…the consumer wants there to be quality premium-produced content, and in order for that to continue to be a viable business, there needs to be significant […]

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 […]

Links for 2008-04-16

Polaroid Digital Mobile Photo Printer (Zink) – Oooh. Zink (zero ink) technology. The colour lives in the paper. [See also here.] Song Chart Meme – a set on Flickr – Wonderful series of charts which represent song lyrics. Virtual Worlds News: Disney’s Virtual Magic Kingdom to Close Doors – Read the comments for a glimpse […]

Links for 2008-03-01

Create a Google Talk chatback badge – Handy. Not sure I want to use it, but handy. KnowledgeBoard – ‘IBM gambles on a shift from the KM model’ – “the decentralising impact of Web 2.0 calls for a new approach, or what the big blue calls ‘knowledge sharing’” Baekdal.com: Lenovo X300 is Not a Cool […]

Physics Games

Three different physics games I’ve been enjoying recently. You might like them too. 1 – Toribash (Mac, Windows) is my favourite fighting game ever. The physics, rendering and tense multiplayer action make it an instant addiction. 2 – Crayon Physics (Windows) is the freeware prototype of something which went on to become the eagerly awaited […]

Links for 2008-02-26

guardian.co.uk: All this online sharing has to stop – “But, um, music people? Better form an orderly queue. You think you were the first to suffer from your content getting ripped off and spread to the four corners of the earth? Get to the back of the line, bud. There’s a few people ahead of […]

Links for 2008-02-18

cityofsound: The street as platform – An amazing essay on the (near) future for the urban environment. Watchification – Speechification goes televisual. No Gods or Kings: Objectivism in BioShock – “BioShock may have been conceived as a study in nuance, a place for gamers to discover and explore at their own pace, but its dip […]

Links for 2008-02-13

Julius Eckert: Quicksilver Interface plugin – Bezel HUD – I like this a lot. “This is a plugin for the application launcher Quicksilver, reproducing the famous Bezel interface with HUD-Style. ” [via:boagworld and andypiper] Virtual Worlds Conference 2008 – April 3-4, 2008 – schedule – 2:30pm, Friday 4th. “The Evolution of Games and Social Networks: […]