January 2011

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Photo of the Day

From today onwards, I am going to try to post a “photo of the day”. Mostly it will be from my iPhone and once in a while I will add comments on how I take the photos.

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10 Intense Public Guerrilla Marketing Posters

Guerrilla marketinghas perfected the technique of catching people’s eyes and grabbing their attention, targeting consumers in unexpected ways and unconventional places. That, of course, is the point of this once-fringe form of advertising, which has now been taken up even by large corporations like Adidas and Microsoft. These 10 posters show just how powerful guerrilla […]

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Burger Photo vs Reality

Advertising vs. Reality…

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W3C Working to Simplify Multilingual Web Content Practices

The first two words of WWW mean “world wide,” and this is one important aspect of the Web that the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) (news, site) is currently focusing on. With about 2 billion Internet users around the world across continents, not everyone is speaking the same language. Given the relative increase in use of […]

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Chrome tip

Accidentally closed a chome tab? Reopen your last tab with Ctrl+Shift+T (PC/Linux) or Cmd+Shift+T (Mac).

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domai.nr

Most of the domain names are already taken. For the .com .net and .org, the first ones to appear, any combination of 6 or less characters is nearly gone… so you either buy in the resell market or you use one of the latest released such as .cc or .co or country base such .ly , .es […]

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OpenStudy – Social Study Groups

OpenStudy is a social learning network where students ask questions, give help, and connect with other students studying the same things. Our mission is to make the world one large study group, regardless of school, location, or background. OpenStudy uses AI recommendation engines to match students, and really real-time technologies to facilitate online interaction. It’s […]

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Regulating Google’s results? Law prof calls “search neutrality” incoherent

“Neutrality”—if it’s good enough for the core of the Internet, isn’t it good enough for the edge? The biggest Internet providers say it is, and they would love to have the government slap a few neutrality rules on Google, just to see how the advertising giant likes the taste of the regulatory bridle. In 2010, […]

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Usabilla Micro usability tests

Usabilla offers a fast and simple way to collect feedback in any stage of the design process. Ask your users simple questions to collect valuable feedback and discover usability issues. Use our One-Click-Tasks to measure task performance. Users simply share their feedback by clicking anywhere on your website, mockup, sketch, or image. Measure time, collect […]

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Yobongo Launches Location-Based Chat App for iPhone [INVITES]

Yobongo, an iPhone application for serendipitously connecting nearby people in mobile, chatroom-like environments, is launching in private beta Monday. The previously stealth startup hails from Caleb Elston and David Kasper, both formerly of Justin.tv. The two started working on the application in March of 2010 and left their Justin.tv jobs in October to pursue Yobongo […]

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Content Strategy: Now is the Hour of Real Time Web Analytics

Real-time web analytics tools have made content strategists’ dreams come true — we can now understand precisely what our audience likes, dislikes and is responding to, as it happens. All content strategists dream about fully understanding what their audience wants in terms of content. Delivering content that is valuable, shareable and findable is the goal […]

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Microsoft OneNote for iPhone, for free, only in the US

Microsoft has released its first iPhone app with ties to its Office application suite, OneNote Mobile for iPhone. The app, which Microsoft says is free “for a limited time,” lets users access, edit and create notes from the iPhone. These notes can are then synced over the cloud with the OneNote web app or OneNote […]

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NYC – Mindrelic Timelapse

NYC – Mindrelic Timelapse from Mindrelic on Vimeo.

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snow tyres for your bicycle

Do you have snow where you live? Would you like to use your bicycle but it is too slippery? Well, here you have a DIY tip: SNOWPOCALYPSE! No matter how much we swear we’ve learned our lessons, Seattle always seems to get caught by surprise by the snow. There we were, minding our own business with […]

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11 Tricks to Cutting Travel Costs in 2011

BARGAIN hunters will need to be craftier when booking a trip if they want to get the best prices this year. It’s no secret that airfares are up and added fees for everything from checked bags to exit-row seats are pushing the cost of flying higher. On top of that, hotel bargains are expected to […]

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