Video: Is Zeno the future of home entertainment? →
Zeno, a humanoid robot with a $300 price tag, is set to be released in 2009. video…
Crealev builds a levitating lamp →
Filed under: Misc. Gadgets We haven’t heard of Dutch design outfit Crealev before, but the company says it’s developed a “new levitation concept which is able to produce a very high levitation height combined with a low power dissipation and excellent stability” — and apparently the best way to show that off is this series of levitating lamps. Unveiled at last...
Stainless Steel Spiders from Stolen Scissors « The... →
iconolith: taking a look at CentralDesktop
iconolith: taking a look at CentralDesktop (via Twitter / iconolith)
The User-Generated Content Reality
Scott Karp of Publishing 2.0 and Chuq Von Rospach of Chuqui 3.0 spent a lot of time and effort trying to deny the fact that there exists a potential (and for that matter reality) for significant amounts of User Generated Content, or UGC. In a way, they are correct. The amount of pre-produced professional grade content we consume has probably only marginally increased, as has the production. The...
iconolith: checking out a great QTVR installation...
iconolith: checking out a great QTVR installation in SL - http://tinyurl.com/2bahan (via Twitter / iconolith)
iconolith: learning about piezoelectricity
iconolith: learning about piezoelectricity (via Twitter / iconolith)
Scene #6 - Dwight Recorder Concert →
The Office in Second Life - Dublin at 94, 107 (slurl)
Troy's Tavern →
Scenes from The Office in Second Life - Channing at 50, 102 (slurl)
Dwight's Apartment →
The apartment of Dwight from The Office (in Second Life) - Channing at 46, 64 (slurl)
MMORPG TOOLBOX: 30+ Free MMORPGs
We usually talk about things to help you with your work, now we’re going to help you relax! Actually, scratch that: if you get hooked to any of the games on this list, you might actually lose your job. Listed below are 30+ free MMORPGs for you to enjoy. (more…) Share This (via iconolith’s shared items in Google Reader)
Mozilla Prism: Bringing Web Apps to the Desktop
Mozilla posted today with further elaboration on a product still in Labs called Prism. I didn’t quite grasp the significance of the product in some of the dry descriptions I’ve been reading here and there, but as I put the pieces together, it looks like it could be quite a revolutionary direction for web-based applications and Mozilla as an organization. Prism promises to enable desktop...
iconolith: watching a film featuring a...
iconolith: watching a film featuring a pole-dancing fireman on Sundance Island in Second Life (via Twitter / iconolith)
Toad Hollow Vineyards →
Russian River Valley wine
Architecture Island at 228, 220 (slurl) →
Zen pavilion on Architecture Island
Ninjawords - a really fast dictionary →
that saves search history too
firefly press.mov (video/quicktime Object) →
Video of the letterpress process at FireFly Press
iconolith: exploring GaiaOnline
iconolith: exploring GaiaOnline (via Twitter / iconolith)
iconolith: the aurora was still out when I went...
iconolith: the aurora was still out when I went out to run this morning. That and the shadows on the snow from the moon made the run surreal (via Twitter / iconolith)
TV-B-Gone Kit [N. America/Asia v1.0] - $19.50 →
Want to zap screens from across the street? This ultra-high-power, open source kit version of the popular TV-B-Gone is fun to make and even more fun to use. This version is best used in countries with NTSC: North America & Asia.
Yarn made from old newspapers - brilliant!
Useful WordPress Plugins →
Tried and true by the guy at WebDesignerWall
Scientists use brain waves to stroll through... →
iconolith: my feet had ice on them when i got back...
iconolith: my feet had ice on them when i got back from my run this morning (via Twitter / iconolith)
SurReal Quests: Enriched, purposeful language... →
Based in La Paz, Bolivia, Howard Vickers runs an online language school in Second Life. An article
Drexel opens Second Life campus - News →
An article on Drexel University’s Second Life presence
AvatarLanguages.com - Learn Foreign Languages in... →
Avatar Languages is an innovative new language school in the virtual world âSecond Lifeâ our methodology is virtually the best way to learn a foreign language.
Second Life: Reaching into the Virtual World for... →
This research bulletin examines the current state of Second Life in relationship to the educational environment.
UC Berkley on YouTube →
YouTube has struck deals with major universities, creating dedicated channels from which schools can distribute their media content.
Exchange books and trade them, like a book swap or book barter
Audiobook Podcast Collection - Download Free... →
Foreign Language Lesson Podcast Collection | Open... →
OpenCart - Open Source Shopping →
OpenCart is an open source PHP-based online shopping cart system. A robust e-commerce solution for Internet merchants with the ability to create their own online business and participate in e-commerce at a minimal cost.
Google Docs Mobile →
Google Docs for mobile devices
Instantbird, the powerful instant messenger based on Mozilla technologies and Pidgin!
HelloTxt Sends Messages to Twitter and the Rest
HelloTxt is an aggregated messaging system that lets you compose one message and send it out to most popular micro-blogging services, including Twitter, Jaiku, Yappd, Meemi, Beemood and Tumblr, which was recently funded. What’s missing so far is Pownce, but the company has noted that a few problems with load time are keeping it from offering Pownce upon its launch. I imagine Pownce...
repository.maemo.org (aka. stage.maemo.org) →
Maemo/Nokia Internet Tablet software →
Applications for the Nokia 770 and n800 form factors
Mozilla based browser for maemo →
The Mozilla based browser for maemo is under development and is provided here for maemo developers. It provides support for the latest web standards and is flexible and extensible, and is based on mozilla.org’s Gecko layout engine
This site is meant for hosting various software projects related to the maemo development platform.
Mono is an open-source project providing the necessary software to develop and run .NET client and server applications on Linux, Solaris, Mac OS X, Windows, and Unix.
Maemo WordPy →
A Wordpress client for Maemo (Nokia 70/N800)
Maemo Mapper →
Maemo Mapper is geographical mapping software specifically designed for the Maemo platform and the Nokia 770/N800 form factor.
Maemo Apps →
Apps that may or may not work on the Nokia 770, but are designed for some version of Maemo
Nokia 770 dev howto →
Getting to root the easy way
Gaining root on a Nokia 770 (maemo)
Overview - Linux on the Nokia 770 Internet Tablet →
An overview that can get you started if you’re interested in customizing your Nokia 770 (and you don’t yet know how to use Google)
Procedure for adding 2GB rs-mmc support to IT2006... →
This article outline the procedure for enabling 2GB mmc card use on the Nokia 770. These instructions require the use of a PC running linux
Instantbird: Mozilla does chat
Filed under: Internet, Windows, Macintosh, Linux, Mozilla, Open Source, Beta We’re starting to think there’s nothing you can’t build on top of Mozilla. There’s the Firefox web browser, Thunderbird e-mail client, Songbird music player/browser, and now it looks like we’ve got a Mozilla-based instant messaging client. Instantbird is still in early beta. But version 0.1...
Steelcase's Walkstation marries desk and treadmill
Filed under: Misc. Gadgets Anyone who reads the fine site Book of Joe knows that the man behind the blogging empire is religiously devoted to working out while writing, and prides himself on having integrated a treadmill into his workspace. Well manufacturer Steelcase thinks that this trend has grown beyond one individual multitasking in his underwear, and is poised to introduce a...