- DevChirp – helps you find people working in the software industry on twitter. Software developers twitter profiles are cherry picked by DevChirp and displayed.
- Startup Applications List – a list to show you which startup applications are fine and which are evil before you settle in to enjoy your new Christmas computer.
- Etherpad – this simple application is causing it a bit of a stir. The Atlantic calls it “The Simple Software That Could —but Probably Won’t—Change the Face of Writing.” Now a Google property, EtherPad is the only web-based word processor that allows people to work together in really real-time.
- QuietWrite – this is a SUPER minimalistic notepad site for saving notes online.
- TweetMyGaming – is for game lovers on twitter. The site aggregates all tweets related to games and displays it to you.
- Interview: Who says you have to be a guy to be a geek? This Google senior executive proves that femininity and technology are a winning formula..
- Craigslist cuts off adult services worldwide
- Steve Jobs Named ‘Person Of The Year’
- Steve Wozniak to the FCC: Keep the Internet Free
- Hackety Hack will teach you the absolute basics of programming from the ground up. No previous programming experience is needed!
- How Much Did All Those AOL Installation CDs from the ’90s Cost AOL?
- So You Want to Be a Computer Programmer…
- Google’s sheer size and power is staggering – and of course a little disconcerting. But ultimately are they ensuring the internet remains open and user friendly? CBC Radio had a great piece on the Algorithm That Changed World on how Google has helped keep the internet useful and spammers at bay. As a user, I have not found any other search engine that come close in giving me useful results. Intelligent Life’s take on Apple vs Google, shows how this open system vs closed system philosophical differences plays itself out with product strategy. Of course, Google’s user-centric world can suck if you have ever written a book.
- 2011 will be the year Android explodes
- The 4th Amendment Underclothes are a way to send a message to the TSA. Next time you undergo an X-ray body scan, wear these and let the law enforcers know you won’t be scanned without at least reminding them what they violate when they do so.
- History’s 50 Deadliest Computer Viruses
- Today’s $60 1TB drive would have cost $1 trillion in the ’50s
- UGO has posted a gallery of Best PC Mods and Computer Cases.
- The users of 4chan recently conducted a survey. The results are pretty much what you’d expect.
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