October 2010

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DIY Digital Design: 10 Tools to Model Dream Homes & Rooms

Paint your walls, try out some hardwood flooring, rearrange the room, furnish your home or build a house from scratch Ė 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 […]

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At a Cafe? I Can Hack Your Facebook, Twitter, Etc…With a Firefox Extension

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 […]

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Fauxtoshop: 15 Phenomenal Forced-Perspective Photos

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, […]

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New MacBook Air 11 inches

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

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Rootkit hack in tokao’s server

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 […]

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New charts in Google Docs

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Backup!!

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 […]

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Evernote alternatives: Yojimbo, Together and Springpad

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 […]

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Space Ballon

Anybody can take an HD camera, an iPhone and send them out to space ;-)

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Take a 12 min trip on San Francisco cable car in 1906

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.

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Drag-and-Drop Your Images into Google Docs

Google has just added the ability to drag-and-drop images from the desktop into a¬†Google Docs document. The new feature works with the latest versions of¬†Google Chrome, Firefox¬†and¬†Safari, and¬†Google¬†says it plans to add support for other browsers soon. The feature works exactly as you would expect. Rather than importing an image using the web uploader, entering […]

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Travel tips for blogging

Those¬†of you who know me, know that I love traveling and that I am a technofreak. I would like to share with you some tips in order to have a great trip diary, using the latest techonologies. Checklist Option A When I travel I pack my nikon d300 with a 10-20mm and a 18-200 lenses. […]

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Photo Essay: 18 Places to Feel Dwarfed by Nature

Some places ‚ÄĒ and activities ‚ÄĒ have a way of making you feel really, really small. ***Copyrighted Material: The images below are copyrighted against unauthorized use. We were granted special permission to feature them in this Matador photo essay. Please visit the photographer links for licensing conditions for each photo.*** 1. Uluru, Australia The massive […]

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Playing music with iPhones on the tube

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Halloween dishes

Halloween parties are an excellent chance to show off creative cooking skills, and explore the darker depths of your mind‚Äôs pantry for spooky and gross ideas. Here are some examples of ghoulish appetizers and disgusting main courses that round out your already awesome Halloween party: Dismembered Heads (Images via¬†divinedinnerparty,¬†petitchef,¬†instructables) You can‚Äôt go wrong sculpting dismembered […]

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