With the addition of Twitter, the list of social networking sites I’ve got to update has grown to the point where it’s time-consuming. Enter Ping.fm, a free service which allows you to update multiple social networking sites at once using various interfaces including web, instant message, SMS, and email.
I’m launching a new blog today: wondr.net. This won’t replace my current blog which will remain as my personal journal. The content on the new site will be for a wider audience and of a less personal nature. I hope to also have some guest bloggers in the not-too-distant future. So what [...]
XSPF Web Music Player is a web-based (flash) mp3 player you can use to share music with visitors to your site. It offers slim, extended, button, and Firefox sidebar forms and uses the XSPF format for defining playlists. Check out these instructions for generating the playlist and embedding it in your page. [...]
I agree with Weiqi Gao. When I first started using Google a few years back I was in awe at how accurate the results were. That “I’m Feeling Lucky” actually worked! In recent months I’ve become increasingly annoyed with the results that google returns. They seem to heavily favor commercial sites and products [...]
MyHeritage has this nifty face recognition demo. You upload a photo of yourself and it tries to match you to its celebrity database to see whom you look like. The first photo I tried produced this:
Richard Stallman? Must be the beard
Okay, now this is getting weird
Apparently, in addition to these studs, I also [...]
The code looks like this:
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Firefox 1.5 is out. Improvements include speedups, draggable tabs, SVG support, improved pop-up blocking, and automatic updates. Once you’ve upgraded, check out these SVG samples which even include tetris. Or check out Snorp’s use of the canvas. And while you’re at it, here’s a moon orbit simulation.
Aspiring web designers [...]
I’ve been using Bloglines to read my news for a while now. Given that I use several different machines, a web-based feed reader is perfect. No matter what machine I’m at Bloglines knows what RSS feeds I’m subscribed to and what news I’ve already read. It allows me to organize by category, [...]
Watch out, bloglines. Here comes Google!
Google Talk may be just the push that has been needed to make instant messaging open and non-proprietary. Well done, google. I think it’s brilliant that they even have instructions for using the Google Talk service with existing jabber clients such as gaim.
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