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A World of Conflict: Innovative online documentary project on Yahoo News

December 10, 2007

Online television broadcast took another important step recently with the launching of A World of Conflict – an innovative documentary series in which veteran war correspondent Kevin Sites reports from major global conflict zones. Even though it is also included with Sites’ new book “In the Hot Zone: One Man. One Year. Twenty Wars.” with […]

Bubble 2.0? Laugh until you cry.

December 7, 2007

“Need a good domain name, must be cheap, can’t be lame Something cool like Flickr, Meebo Wikiyou, Mahalo, Bebo Telephone without the T Diggg but with a triple G Make your elevator switch Code it up and hit the switch.” Anyone who was part of the IT industry back in 1999 knows the word “bubble” […]

Access Denied: Twitter joins blocked site list in the United Arab Emirates

December 6, 2007

If you made a reactionary old fashioned stuck in the past bad guy angry you must have done some good. Thus, my congratulations go to Twitter this morning for joining the lauded halls of the sites banned for speaking too freely. As reported by mashable.com, the United Arab Emirates has just decided that its residents […]

WebUrbanist launched new design and thank their friends, me included!

December 2, 2007

What can be better than reading this with your Sunday morning coffee? My favorite urban culturist was just dressed up with a new cleaner look design and some very interesting layout mods such as the Recent Entries, Recent Comments and Most Commented elements at the bottom. A new design is always refreshing when done properly […]

The end of advertising as we know it

November 27, 2007

According to a recent IBM Institute for Business Value study titled The end of advertising as we know it, and based on IBM global surveys of more than 2,400 consumers and 80 advertising experts, it seems the Advertising industry is about to be changed completely in the near future when: “spending on interactive, one-to-one advertising […]

Amazon Kindle: read on the go with a wireless high-res e-paper display

November 26, 2007

Amazon made a big move today with the official release of Kindle – a new wireless portable reader that downloads books, blogs, magazines and newspapers to a high-resolution electronic paper display. Claiming to look and read like real paper even in bright sunlight, this new gadget from the largest book shop on earth is available […]

From Columbine to Kaarst: the new nihilistic terror wave

November 23, 2007

We, the real people who send our children to school don’t have any ECHELONs, CTUs, SD-6s or 8200s units to inform us when a new type of threat emerges, but we still have to realize the sad news: As if we didn’t have enough of them already, a new form of anomic or nihilistic terror […]

vConvert: online video streams to to local video files

November 23, 2007

Ever wanted to save a YouTube video on your computer or upload a file you saw on one online video platform to another? vConvert is an online service allows you to convert online video streams as those broadcasted on YouTube and similar to local video files on your computer using popular formats such as mov, […]

Redmond, fasten your seat belts: Firefox 3 Beta 1 now available for download

November 22, 2007

The Microsoft IE7 folks at Redmond must be fastening their seat belts at these moments, getting ready for their largest challenge ever as the world’s most superior Internet communication software has just been released as a public Beta. Firefox 3 Beta 1, AKLA 3.0b1 is now available for download with 3 operating systems and more […]

Shendoku: Shen Kua style sociable Sudoku project

November 21, 2007

Shendoku is a “Sociable Sudoku” multi player game of “skills, bluffing and cunning”. The concept for the game originated with an educational project researching the Chinese mathematician, astronomer and inventor Shen Kua and the play reminds the famous Battleships game. According to shendoku.com “the development team decided to put themselves in the shoes of Shen […]