|Links for 2007-4-10
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The hamster powered paper shredder |
Beyond the Red Line is a stand-alone total conversion for the award-winning Freespace 2.
Scaling down large projects to meet the agile sweet spot Aim for: Small group. Co-location. Customer availability. Short lifecycle. Common culture.
Microchunking Doesn’t Mean Microconsumption Newspapers didn’t do away with longer-form novels, nor did television sit-coms replace feature-length movies. Rather, these new froms created new genres and media types. The same will hold true for microchunked digital content.
Disruptive technologies for 2007 RSS feeds aggregation and filtering. De-portalization (Widgets everywhere!). The Semantic Web. Wikinomics (or The Wisdom of Crowds)
Unique Integer Types in C C template type trick to enforce strong typing of intergers.
A Quickstart Guide to Microchunking Carve it up into smaller pieces. Everything is addressable. Metadata, metadata, metadata, metadata. Syndicate it. Partial feeds are not microchunks. No DRM or identity barriers. Links back to the ‘whole’. When possible, offer an API.
Right Tool Right Job- Social Media Blogs are a Platform. Wikis are Good for Knowledge Bases. Twitter is for Presence. Flickr is for Color and Vibrance. Podcasts and Videoblogging are for Relationship. RSS Readers and Search Tools for Ego-Surfing
Six strands for success
Designing a Coworking Space
Cave provides a private reading space within its form. As a seat height is just above the floor, it gives a feeling of hiding from others standing around it.
Inside the Mind of the Modern American Boss The psychopathology of the modern American corporate leader.
A No-Chlorine Backyard Pool Natural swimming pools are self-cleaning pools that combine swimming areas and water gardens. Materials and designs vary but all natural pools rely on “regeneration” zones, areas given over to aquatic plants that act as organic cleansers.
Campaign for Real Ale
The Misadventures of Hello Cthulhu
A Plastic Wrapper Today Could Be Fuel Tomorrow Richard Gross has taken an unusual approach: making a “fuel-latent plastic,” designed for conversion. It can be used like ordinary plastic, but when it is waste, can easily be turned into a substitute diesel fuel.
Tall Girls online store
The dolly shop gets a makeover Pawnbrokers have lost their seedy associations - now they are used as credit cards
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