Categories: "Technology" or "Copyright" or "Games" or "iPhone" or "Macintosh" or "PalmT3" or "YouTube"

#1! #1!

07/09/07 | by Adam | Categories: Technology
While looking at the referred searches, I noticed a lot of hits from people looking for entries on "googlestreets"; it looks like we've got the #1 hit on Google for the term. What's interesting is that GoogleStreets is not even a Google approved name;… more »
 

Private enterprise versus personal photography

07/08/07 | by Adam | Categories: Copyright
When's a public street not a public street? The answer is "When it's a diguised shopping mall". There's a case at the moment where a development partially funded with public money using a public street is now covered by faux-anti-photography laws… more »
 

ǝpoɔıun ƃuısn ʇxǝʇ pǝsɹǝʌǝɹ

07/07/07 | by Adam | Categories: Technology, Silly
(ƃuıoqƃuıoq ɐıʌ) (¡ɥɔnɯ ʇı ƃuısn ǝq ll,ı ʇɐɥʇ ʇou) ʇı ǝʌol ı ˙ʎɹǝʞɔɐɥ ɟo… more »
 

CatCam

06/23/07 | by Adam | Categories: Technology
An enterprising German figured out how to attach a small camera to his pet cat that would take photos automatically throughout the cat's daily wanderings. It's really quite clever. (Via BoingBoing) more »
 

Voice channels in online gaming

06/19/07 | by Adam | Categories: Games
There's a good article from Wired about the effect of voice chat within online gaming. Personally, while I'm more than happy to use it while gaming -- it's pretty much a requirement when participating in a WoW raid -- I never speak unless participating… more »
 

Rejected Wii Games

06/18/07 | by Adam | Categories: Games, YouTube
I may have to create a Wii section on the blog at this rate... Anyway, link is to a video of a few "rejected" Wii games! (Via Kottke) more »
 

The Wiimote bravely goes where theremin has gone before

06/16/07 | by Adam | Categories: Silly, YouTube
More YouTube silliness: the original Star Trek theme as played on a Wiimote. (Via Gizmodo) more »
 

YouTube Oddity of the day: Bikini Computer Smashing

06/16/07 | by Adam | Categories: Technology, Silly, YouTube
I'm at a total loss to explain the audience for this one, other than people looking for bizarre videos. Still, at least she's following basic safety procedure by donning protective eye-wear prior to destroying the PowerBook. (Via Gizmodo) more »
 

Fun with GoogleStreets

06/15/07 | by Adam | Categories: Technology
Google recently added full photographic views of some parts of some cities to GoogleMaps. Much like with GoogleEarth, people have been spotting a few interesting events on camera. Here's Wired's take on it. BoingBoing also has an interesting discussion… more »
 

New Boot Camp feature

06/12/07 | by Adam | Categories: Macintosh
While Parallels is the way I prefer to run XP on my MacBook these days, DF notes that Apple's Boot Camp windows environment now has a new feature that suspends OSX and BootCamp launch. Thus when you return, you can pick up where you left off rather than… more »
 

The fall of the captcha

06/12/07 | by Adam | Categories: Technology
Neat article from the NYT on the rise and fall of the captcha ("Completely Automated Public Turing Test to Tell Computers and Humans Apart") authentication process. (From TalkingPointsMemo) more »
 

"Fallout" returns

06/07/07 | by Adam | Categories: Games, YouTube
Oooh! One of my favourite game franchises is back. I can't wait to see what they do with it this time around. (Via Nodwick) more »
 

Air conditioning for dummies

06/06/07 | by Adam | Categories: Technology
Basic physics with an attitude. (Via OptimusCrime) more »
 

Bad Macworld

06/05/07 | by Adam | Categories: Silly, Macintosh
This subscription card appeared in a recent Macworld issue. Spot the mistake. more »
 

Spidey does a mean shimmy-shake

06/01/07 | by Adam | Categories: Silly, YouTube
Don't watch this if you revere your DC superheroes... (Via OptimusCrime) more »
 

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