Wednesday, July 16th, 2008
- Digital Dickens: How Scott Sigler is changing the way we read
- The Independent (UK) covers the upcoming UK release of Scott Sigler’s “Infected”.
- Leo Laporte Does 24 Hours of iPhone to Over a Quarter Million Viewers
- I always find Leo entertaining. I tuned into this a few times and was amazed at how even with numerous technical faults and no sleep he kept things interesting.
- Human Mirror
- Improve Everwhere fills a subway with identical twins creating a human mirror, and messing with peoples minds.
- Interview: Gaiman, Zelazny and More Coming To Your iPod
- An interview with Steve Feldberg, content director for Audible’s science-fiction/fantasy line Audible Frontiers who have been releasing some very exciting audiobooks (including the upcoming release of Fritz Leiber’s Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser stories)
- Story of a Peanut: The TiVo Remote’s Untold Past, Present and Future
- Fascinating history of the TiVo remote.
Wednesday, June 20th, 2007
- Got allergies? Tiny discovery nothing to sneeze at
- I hope this comes to something. My tree allergy is so bad I can’t eat most fruit. I miss fruit.
- Deconstructing a Star Wars AT-AT Imperial Walker Baby Stroller
- Thingamababy analyzes a DIY stroller conversion from a handful of photos.
- How To: Translate a foreign language RSS feed
- Using Yahoo Pipes to translate RSS feeds. Looks nice and simple.
- Future Sony e-book reader to offer IDPF format and Adobe DRM support?via Digital Editions
- Sounds like the next version of Sony Reader will support the IDPF open ebook standard. I like reading ebooks from dedicated readers, but I hate the hoops I have to jump through to get them on there. Sounds like a step in the right direction.
- Developers launch kid-safe add-on for Firefox
- Glubble is a Firefox plug-in that allows parents to create a whitelist of approved sites to let their kids visit.
- Dissecting a Plugin: Better Comments Manager
- Ronald Huereca disects the “Better Comments Manager” WordPress plugin, in what is hopefully the first of a series of articles of this type. Should be a great place to start if you’re trying to figure out how WordPress plugins work.
- Batman?s New Set of Wheels
- Slice of Sci-Fi has pics of the new Batcycle for “The Dark Knight”
- How victim snared ID thief / She chased down woman who had given her 6 months of hell
- Karen Lodrick bumped into the woman who had stolen her identity, and gave chase for the next 45 minutes!
- Primer, part two (glossary)
- Glossary for Diana Peterfreund’s primer on publishing.
- Primer, part one
- Diana Peterfreund’s primer on publishing.
- New Books, early June 2007
- Locus online’s listing of new SF/F/H books for early June 2007
- Ars System Guide: June 2007
- When I’m building a new PC for someone, this is where I start. Great if you’re trying to get the most bang for your buck.