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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 […]

Cooking with Pooh: reconsider your title before hitting the road with your masterpiece

December 2, 2007

Titles are important and every blogger knows the feeling of hitting the “publish” button just about two seconds before an unfortunate change of opinion regarding the chosen one. That’s what they invented the “edit post button”, even though your RSS and email subscribers are likely to get the one before the change. When it comes […]

Japanese Puzzles by Hands-On Mobile: are Paint-by-Number puzzles going mainstream?

November 27, 2007

Seven years ago when I started collaborating with Dave Green and Conceptis, the company had just this one picture logic puzzle type they called Pic-a-Pix and it only came with black and white pictures. It was year 2000 but in the west no one had a clue what we were talking about when we showed […]

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 […]

SweetSecondLife: ranking SecondLife news

November 25, 2007

Sweet Second Life use the SocialRank technology to monitor Second Life sites by analyzing how sites and users link, connect, and discuss each other’s content and determine today’s hottest articles and bloggers in the field. How else could we possibly know, for example, that the crime for President John F. Kennedy’s shooting, has just been […]

Money Origami: art of money instead of the usual visa versa

November 24, 2007

Origami, derived from the Japanese words “ori” (“to fold”) and “kami” (“paper”) is the ancient Japanese art of paper pattern folding, preferably without the use of gluing or cutting the paper medium. Here is some light Origami soul food for your Saturday morning coffee, right from my friend Vincente of the Random Good Stuff: Making […]

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 […]

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 […]

BookSnap: bulk professional book capturing in the speed of light

November 16, 2007

Ever wanted your own personal digital library with all the books you ever had? if you did and ever tried scanning a whole book you must have stumbled upon this known problem: scanned book page images always come out twisted on their edges as you can never get the whole page to touch the surface […]