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 […]

Blogjects and Tweetjects

Before there were blogjects, there were blobjects. In the closing speech at SIGGRAPH 2004, Bruce Sterling started by talking about blobjects, or blob-shaped consumer items. Blobjects are the period objects of our time. They are the physical products that the digital revolution brought to the consumer shelf. Sterling goes on (via ‘gizmos’, the current state […]

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 2008-02-26

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 2008-01-29

Testing Blues – “Test is the new development” – the thoughts of some interesting people in IBM Hursley with an interest in testing. Guy Kawasaki: How to Change the World: Forget the A-List After All – “Evangelism is not about sucking up to only people who are famous and self-important” … “It was unknown artists, […]

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 2007-12-12

Why I Stopped Using Twitter – Publishing 2.0 – Scott Karp on why he stopped using Twitter. “Twitter has turned distraction into an art form. It’s like hanging out at a bar with a bunch of interesting people (some of whom are talking on their cellphones) and forgetting that you have to go home.” Anne […]

Links for 2007-12-08

Facebook | My Privacy – “Privacy Settings for External Websites” or, how to opt out of Beacon. Google Chart API – “The Google Chart API lets you dynamically generate charts” OAuth – “An open protocol to allow secure API authentication in a simple and standard method from desktop and web applications.” [via:Rob Smart] Librarian of […]