Links for 2008-05-25

bowblog: What is Speechification? – Steve describes Speechfication. “we roam the corridors of the BBC’s archive selecting the stuff we think is really excellent, unusual or important and putting it on display” Wikiscanner reveals amusing HP-on-IBM vandalism – http://wikiscanner.virgil.gr is great, and helped me spot this cute litte edit from 2006. “Dell have now bought […]

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 2008-03-01

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 […]

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 2008-02-05

LapJacks – Laptop Skins, iPod Skins And Vinyl Stickers – Alternatives to GelaSkins Laptop Skins by Schtickers – Shop, Create, Participate – More alternatives for stickers. Macworld | Mac OS X Hints | Disable Dashboard – “If you’d like to disable Dashboard, for either RAM usage or other reasons, here’s how to do it” KeyFixer […]

Links for 2007-12-28

Test: Make *all* your audience into Heroes – Matt Locke on ARGs: “I share with Alice a concern that we are importing broadcast ideas into online entertainment formats. … We don’t have to think in terms of funnels and winners in online storytelling…” Wonderland: One problem with ARGs – Alice Taylor on ARGs. “the treasure-hunt-using-mobile-phones […]

Links for 2007-12-14

Extenuating Circumstances – BBC iPlayer – Don’t Cross the Streams – Excellent and detailed iPlayer review by Dan. The Guardian: Media FAQ – “while the regulations extend beyond traditional broadcasting to cover internet and mobile live streaming, receiving TV programmes on-demand, or say as part of an internet-based catch-up service, appears not to be covered.” […]