Monthly Archives: August 2003
Don Park paints a picture of blog and wiki convergence in the following quote: “Imagine posts and comments flowing from blogs to wikis like the way streams feed into lakes. Got the picture yet? Now think of a blog category … Continue reading
I was just helping out a friend who was trying to remotely restart a server that was somewhat locked-up and I found this gem on the JSI FAQ, which describes a “feature” of the Microsoft Management Console (MMC) on Windows … Continue reading
Clay Shirky writes the following in his piece about, “Wikis, Grafitti, and Process:” “A wiki in the hands of a healthy community works. A wiki in the hands of an indifferent community fails. The software makes no attempt to add … Continue reading
It’s always good to keep HOWTO guides like this around. “Killed a hard drive without backing up? This guide helps you recover the data ” (link via Lockergnome) Of course you can never find them when you need’em because the … Continue reading
Anna Kournikova: “Excuse me Mr. Bezos, is that an ‘Anaconda’ in your pocket or are you just happy to see me?”
Via Microsoft Watch from Mary Jo Foley “Rumors about SoBig and Blaster are propagating almost as fast as the worms themselves. The latest rumor circulating on Bugtraq: Blaster caused last week’s east coast blackout. Some are speculating that Blaster brought … Continue reading
Beau Lebens’ Dented Reality has some interesting projects, like this one… “HTFS is a complete, database-driven “file-system” on the concept of hyper-text … The basic idea of this system is …[that]… files, emails, notes and links can be stored as … Continue reading
Lately, I’ve been doing some research into the latest crop of Digital SLR cameras from Canon. Of course, I’d be nowhere without the help from my friend and coworker Les, who needs to get his weblog/photolog online ASAP (but that’s … Continue reading
Well, that’s what The Gender Genie is saying about me, which uses an algorithm to predict the gender of an author by analyzing a writing sample. Damn! Cool tech though.
Via Microsoft Monitor: “Office Standard 2003 full version will sell for $399 and the Pro version for $499. Respectively, upgrades will cost $239 and $329.” However, InfoPath and OneNote will sell for $199 each, which seems a bit steep — … Continue reading
The site is extremely slow right now, but with a little patience… “You will find here [Philippe Carly's] entire collection of concert and candid photos of popular and not so popular “rock”, “new wave” and “punk” groups from the 70s, … Continue reading
The Wall Street Journal covers Google’s closest competitors (except Microsoft [for now]): “Some search industry gurus even preach heresy: that Google isn’t the field’s technology leader anymore.” Teoma’s providing more value by providing refinements from the “community” “Teoma’s software has, … Continue reading
Awesome collaborative phone-cam-blog that covers the Blackout.
I tested the Coppermine Photo Gallery Script last night and it was very easy to install and best of all (IMO), it comes with a Windows XP Publishing Wizard plug-in that allows you to select a group or folder of … Continue reading
Ram Duraikannu has just emailed me about his new service that converts (almost) any craigslist mailing list into an RSS 2.0 feed. For example, the following feed is of Bikes for sale in the New York Metro Area: http://www.rightho.com/craigs.cgi?url=http://newyork.craigslist.org/bik/ Nice … Continue reading