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July 21, 2008
-Identi.ca's licensing is naive and a deterrent
The hot topic today seems to be Identi.ca. Some people are dropping Twitter in favor it. I was even inspired to join identi.ca today but now I wish I didn't....
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March 18, 2008
-How To Find Out If A Web Site Is Down Or If It's You
It can be a pain in the neck when you want to visit a site or web page but it doesn't load for you. Sometimes you might not be sure...
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December 15, 2007
-It's So Close To Being A Digg Killer, I Can Taste It
Google Reader is another step closer to being a Digg Killer with Google's announcement, "Reader and Talk are Friends!" So, we've linked up Reader with Google Talk (also known as...
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October 05, 2007
-Five Blogs That Make Me Think (The Thinking Blog Award)
meeyauw awarded me the Thinking Blogger Award back in August. Sorry, I've been so damn busy that I really haven't had a chance to look through all my RSS feeds...
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July 11, 2007
-Facebook Now Open To Spammers
Websense has posted an in-depth look at how spammers are using Facebook and what every Facebook user should be looking out for. Very interesting read....
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June 30, 2007
-There Is A Good GTD Web App (How To Stay Organized)
A few days ago I asked why isn't GTD an AJAXy web app? Before writing that post I looked at some of the web app Getting Things Done (GTD)/todo lists...
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June 17, 2007
-Web 2.0 Sites Need Better RSS Integration
A very neat feature that jaiku and tumblr both have is that you can import your RSS feeds and have anything posted to them appear in your jaiku updates or...
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June 14, 2007
-WyldRyde Flash Web Chat Public Beta Announced
After months of secrecy and lots of testing the WyldRyde IRC Network has begun public beta testing of a flash based web chat in cooperation with live.pirillo.com. The WyldRyde TFlash...
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April 30, 2007
-Wikipedia NoFollow Hypocrisy Continues
The latest example of Wikipedia's hypocrisy is quite revealing. Recently Wikipedia started adding the no-follow tag to all outgoing links (previously discussed here) but TechCrunch discovered that Nofollow tags are...
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March 21, 2007
-80 Links That Rock Twitter! What are you doing?
Damn, I love Twitter! I've even declared it a MySpace killer. Why? Simply because of its addictiveness and simplicity. Who wants all the garbage and crap advertised on MySpace anyway?...
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February 19, 2007
-NOFOLLOWing Wikipedia
Steve: Now the world will never know the truth. Stan: If only there was a place where you could make any outrageous claim you want with absolutely no proof,...
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January 04, 2007
-Are you having FON?
I'm always in need of an open WiFi access point while away from home and came across one that was part of the FON network today. FON claims to...
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January 03, 2007
-Google Reader Trends; Another Step Toward Digg?
digg_url = 'http://www.digg.com/tech_news/Google_Reader_Trends_Another_Step_Toward_Digg'; Things are starting to get very interesting and cool at Google Reader. If I were at Digg, I'd be watching this closely and maybe getting a...
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December 27, 2006
-Google Reader as a Digg Killer? Update
Two weeks ago I had a passing thought and I wrote Google Reader could be a Digg killer!?!???? and I since forgot about it. That was until last night when...
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December 26, 2006
-Google Toolbar Custom Buttons
I love the Google Toolbar. I feel like I have one hand tied behind my back when I have to use a browser that doesn't have it installed. A...
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December 13, 2006
-Google Reader could be a Digg killer!?!????
digg_url = 'http://digg.com/tech_news/Google_Reader_could_be_a_Digg_killer'; Since posting about My Shared Items, the following occurred to me. If Google Reader aggregated and displayed how many people Shared each post and then calculated...
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-My Shared Items
Back in September, Google Reader updated with a completely new look and feel featuring folder navigation, unread item counts and the ability to mark items as read or unread. It...
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November 05, 2006
-Test and easily share your broadband speed
SpeedTest.net is a really neat and slick web 2.0 version of the old Internet Connection Speed Test. Unlike most other similar services it loads fast and doesn't require Java. They...
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October 02, 2006
-Zooomr Login/Merge Issues
I've been playing around with Zooomr but between the changes to their login schemes I some how got two accounts and their merge feature doesn't ever want to load or...
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February 14, 2006
-Friends launch cool new sites
My friend Jason launched BattyAuctions.com a few weeks ago and has been getting some pretty decent traffic for such a new site. Batty Auctions tracks weird and wacky eBay auctions...
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October 11, 2005
-You gotta be using Gada.be
Chris Pirillo finally announced the public beta of http://gada.be/ this week. Despite a few set backs, it is a petty darn cool and powerful metasearch service which offers some very...
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August 20, 2005
-Amazon's Sex Store
Amazon.com has quietly opened a Sex & Sensuality Store. The store lists over 40,000 products from adult toys, condoms, lubricants, adult games, and other sex related products. Update: If the...
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April 13, 2005
-Google launches Video Upload Program
Google launched the Google Video Search not to long ago and now they're offering to host your videos with the new Google Video Upload Program now in beta. Submitted videos...
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March 02, 2004
-New Google Tricks
Google once again adds some cool new features to the service. (I only wish they would also work on fixing the rankings and putting a stop to Google Bombing). Wireless...
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January 17, 2004
-Make your handwriting a font
There are several programs that allow you to turn your hand writing into a True Type Font but most are not that cheap, and certainly not free like: www.fontifier.com. Pretty...
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August 19, 2003
-New Google Tricks
Google has quietly introduced a few (very cool) new features that most people are not aware of. Calculator Google has added a calculator and converter to its standard search...
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April 11, 2003
-Why Am I Getting All This Spam?
The Center for Democracy & Technology has released a report, Why Am I Getting All This Spam?. While much of the information contained won't be much of a surprise to...
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April 08, 2003
-Stupid people come up with stupid ideas...
Are you a women? Do you have a crack problem? Get money for MORE CRACK!* *Just let us sterilize you first....
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April 06, 2003
-Baa baaaa baaaa baaaaaaaaa BlogShares
I'm one of the sheep now that I'm finally participating in BlogShares. You can buy shares in my blog here. You can see who I invested in here. I'm not...
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March 27, 2003
-Neat store
I came across a neat store that sells among other items; t-shirts, mugs, and mousepads with pro-gun sayings and conservative messages. Great stuff!...
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March 21, 2003
-Must See Videos
brain terminal went to peace protests to find out what is the answer, if War is not the Answer. Protesting the Protesters: New York City, 15 February 2003 Protesting the...
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March 07, 2003
-You can print, copy, and bind documents without leaving your desk
So what do you do when you have a presentation to make in the morning, but can't get your printer to work so you can print out your handouts? Sure,...
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February 21, 2003
-Daily Rotation
The other day Geek News Central mentioned a new site called Daily Rotation. With it you pick from over 190 tech related web sites and it pulls all the latest...
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January 21, 2003
-I'll miss you, Futon Critic, but I can understand; all too well!
Over the weekend, Brian Sullivan decided that he'll be taking an extended break from running his site, The Futon Critic. While it is very disappointing to see such a great...
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December 16, 2002
-The music industry owes you up to $20!
To become part of the settlement group and potentially receive the cash you must file a claim under, "What are my Legal Rights" at http://www.musiccdsettlement.com/. From LawMeme... Lawyers will benefit...
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December 09, 2002
-Morbid but fun!
I entered the Amish Tech Support Dead Pool last night as it seems like it'll be very fun. I went with: Osama bin Laden Warren Zevon Jerry Lewis Montel...
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September 04, 2002
-Who pulled the plug?
Two of my favorite web sites, Neowin and Futon Critic still remain closed. Neowin opened briefly for about a week after their last "temporary closing" and now it's doubtful they...
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August 12, 2002
-How to romance a geek
Want to date a geek? The reasons why you should are mutlifold. Here's the white papers: http://home.xnet.com/~raven/Sysadmin/GeekLove.html...
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August 09, 2002
-Neowin to reopen!
Update: Neowin.net announced they have tracked down all the memory leaks and run-away processes and will soon be reopening!...
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August 08, 2002
-"Neowin is closed for now."
I just discovered that my truly favorite site for tech, game, and software news, Neowin.net is closed "for now." From their departing message, it sounds like they're sick of running...
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August 05, 2002
-Save Martha!
Anyone that knows me, knows I'm a big fan of Martha Stewart. There are times where I think she must be channeling me or I'm channeling her. Seriously. Often I'll...
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