Paint your walls, try out some hardwood flooring, rearrange the room, furnish your home or build a house from scratch all without getting off the couch. These 10 digital home design tools (9 of them entirely free) let you play architect or interior designer in 2D and 3D, getting a realistic and accurate look […]
Whenever you connect to an unsecured WiFi network, you’re taking a chance, but now it’s easier than ever for someone to gain access to all of your social network login information. A new Firefox extension called Firesheep makes it simple for anyone to see that you’re connected to the network, grab your login information for any […]
How do you make a full-sized commercial airplane look like a toy, or give the illusion that your human subject is touching a cloud? Photoshopis an easy answer, but a much more low-tech method produces results that are just as amazing: forced perspective photography. Just as in filmmaking when miniatures convincingly stand in for buildings, […]
I just went downtown and I shot a little video of the new MacBook air. The small one. It is damn sexy. I am a one laptop man, but I would even consider the new 11 inches as my next only laptop… wow
Well, sorry tokao have been offline few hours. After rebooting the server after a year or so, I noticed weird things, like “who” and “top” were not working, some directories were not there (like the log one), cpu was 100% all times… yeap, tokao server was compromised on the 26th of October, so yesterday after […]
Early in 2009 I reviewed several online backup services and my conclusion was that if you want a hassle free solution the best way was to use dropbox for the active documents you are working on, as you have online versioning, local copies in your computers and everything is transparently synchronised. They give you 2Gb for free and if you do need […]
Those who follow me know that I am a fan of Evernote. I use it for capturing stuff I see with my iPhone camera, bookmarks, reference, all my incoming mail (it becomes searchable), my wines, books, notes… everything. Take a look at my blog entries on evernote. Well, before you go for an Organizing tool such as […]
Take a trip back in time. This 11-minute reel of film, shot from a cable car on Market Street, captures a city full of life and promise, which was destroyed only days later in the great earthquake of 1906.