This website offers you a very cool service (in the US so far). Room 77 is a site (and iPhone app) that helps you choose the right room in a hotel. Normally you go online and book a room, and in the same hotel you could have very different room, one facing the sea, one […]
In 1988 the british artist Paul Middlewick started seeing something else but subway plans in the Londonian underground. He took a second look at those maps and saw a forrest. In fact he saw many and many animals formed by lines and dots that actually make the subway map. From Dogs to parrots, passing elephants or […]
The Internet Archive, in conjunction with 150 libraries, has rolled out a new 80,000 e-book lending collection today on OpenLibrary.org. This means that library patrons with an OpenLibrary account can check out any of these e-books. The hope is that this effort will help libraries make the move to digital book lending. “As readers go digital, so are our […]
Lanyrd, via Twitter, track event sessions and keep up with favorite speakers — at all stages in the conference lifecycle. Some newlywed couples work to produce an offspring on their honeymoon. Most don’t labor towards birthing a startup. But that’s exactly what British entrepreneurs Natalie Downe and Simon Willison did on their post-nuptial adventure. After […]
There are a couple of iPhone apps that I started using recently. One is WhatsApp which is a cross-platform mobile messaging app which allows you to exchange messages without having to pay for SMS. A cool thing is that it is available for iPhone, BlackBerry, Android and Nokia. In addition to basic messaging iPhone, Android […]
I am LOVING Irina Werning‘s brilliant photo series ‘Back To The Future’. What a cool idea! And it’s good that this is an ongoing series, because I could keep looking and looking with fascination. Irina Werning is a photographer born, and currently living in Buenos Aires.