Monthly Archives: November 2009

Get Built-In Bookcases Inexpensively by Using Pre-Made Parts [DIY]

Original Post: Here If you like the look of built-in bookcases, but not the look of the bill from the contractor who installs them, you can build them yourself with some basic carpentry skills and some modified pre-made cabinets. Instructables … Continue reading

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Google Profiles Turn Into OpenIDs

Original Post: Here As part of its push to go more social, Google has been attempting to unify its various account profiles into one Google Profile. And now it’s more useful. Google’s Brad Fitzpatrick has just tweeted out that Google … Continue reading

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Want To Try Out Google Chrome OS For Yourself? Here’s How.

Original post: Here The public debut of Google Chrome OS today has the press abuzz over the potential of the new web-based operating system. And now that it’s open sourced, you have the chance to try it out for yourself. … Continue reading

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Go lite, very lite

Go lite, very lite Lightweight backpacking outfitter GoLite’s new 2-pound convertible is a welcome addition to the growing wheel-less luggage segment. At $125 the TraveLite Convertible Carry-On looks like a mid-priced winner. More info to come. (Thanks to Buzz for … Continue reading

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iTiVo Downloads Shows to Your Mac for On-the-Go Viewing [Downloads]

Original Post: Here Mac OS X: If you like to watch shows from your TiVo with a handheld device—like an iPhone or PSP—when you’re on the go, free, open-source application iTiVo converts them to a portable format with a few … Continue reading

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Tips and Tricks: Making the Most of Google Calendar

Original Post: Here There’s more to Google Calendar (GCal) than meets the eye. At first glance, it seems no different from the printed desktop calendars that used to dominate employee desks. You input your tasks, appointments, and other commitments on … Continue reading

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Better Posture Means More Energy at Work [Health]

Original Post: Better Posture Means More Energy at Work [Health] The art of sitting or standing up straight might seem like something out of a 1950’s etiquette class, but it actually plays an important role in staying energized and efficient … Continue reading

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Wikipedia’s Brain Drain [Data]

Original Post: Here This feels like another example of control limiting participation. The more controls are placed on input, the less likely people will become willing participants. Anonymous editors providing unimpeded content was the key to the explosive growth of … Continue reading

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Boxee boxes available in 2010

Original Post: Here On the boxee blog this morning, Avner Ronen announced a new and exciting partnership with an undisclosed consumer electronics company that will result in a dedicated device for users who want to use Boxee as a home … Continue reading

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The Average American is Gone – and so are Demographics

Original Post: Here Photo by candyfields29 Demographics don’t work in social media communication – which is a blessing as they’re completely inefficient in a complex world of niches linked by common-interest. I’ve long pushed clients away from thinking of their … Continue reading

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