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links for 2008-02-17

Sonico: The Biggest Social Networking Site You’ve Probably Never Heard Of Spanish language social networking site Sonico is the biggest social networking site you’ve probably never heard of before today. (tags: socialnetworking sonico socialnetworks) Microsoft ‘Frees’ Office Formats – Internet.com Microsoft this week officially gave developers the right to freely use code and specifications for… read full post

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links for 2008-02-16

All your flame wars are belong to us – BBS systems are 30 years old (tags: history bbs socialsoftware) I, Cringely . The Pulpit . Plan B | PBS (tags: microsoft yahoo google) Rough Type: Nicholas Carr’s Blog: Why S3 failed (tags: amazon s3 ec2 saas hosting)

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links for 2008-02-15

Research Tools | Economist.com | Economist.com This guide is based on the style book which is given to all journalists at The Economist. (tags: writing style grammar styleguide economist) russell davies: the magnificent seven and the double-deckers I think there are two ways to start / be a great creative business – ‘the group of… read full post

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Information hubs in a post-email world

I came across an interesting summary article from MIT titled “In today’s knowledge-based economy, it pays to be an ‘information hub’”, based on some research looking at email flows “The researchers found that information workers whose strong e-mail networks allow them to receive new information sooner than their peers — or to receive more pieces… read full post

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links for 2008-02-14

Understanding productivity in the Information Age – MIT Sloan Newsroom (tags: productivity knowledge socialnetworks) Putting people first » Videos of Interaction 08 presentations now online (tags: ia video interaction) Channel 4 gets ready to educate | Games | Guardian Unlimited (tags: channel4 gaming interactive_games education) A Venture Forth » Blog Archive » Top 10 Ajax… read full post

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links for 2008-02-13

EnerJar | The do-it-yourself power meter The EnerJar is an easy-to-build device that accurately measures the power draw of electrical appliances (tags: meter metering power electricity green gadgets)

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links for 2008-02-12

WordPress 2.3+ official support for custom database error page To get started creating your own custom WordPress database error page, follow the two steps below (tags: wordpress) Automatically backup your Mac to Amazon S3 | vallery.net Here is my step-by-step guide to getting your machine setup to do automatic daily backups to Amazon. I developed… read full post

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links for 2008-02-11

Lunch over IP: LIFT08: If we want global action on climate change, we need to recognize that not everybody can act alike (tags: headshift lift08 lift08headshift greenthing) LIFT Conference : “a new type of web tool” workshop (tags: lift09 lift08headshift headshift workshop) Liip Blog // LIFT08 – Day 1 – A Morning with Headshift (tags:… read full post

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Quick: press the button for more hugs

Greenthing have set up a live hugathon. Go to the site and push the big green button to make real people hug each other. It is all intended to promote this month’s action of using body warmth rather than central heating.

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links for 2008-02-10

SpinXpress – Make Great Video – Home Search for various media types across open source repositories on the Web, including various licensing types – e.g. CC, open, copyright, etc. – Great for designers (tags: design media opensource photos video) 80 Million Tiny Images Visual map of the English language (tags: visualization maps english language) The… read full post

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