ChromeOS huge niche market...??? →
What a dream come true. Internet mobile takeover by Android. Server/Power User market takeover by Debian ( and its multifaceted progeny, Ubuntu et.al.) and now the final frontier, the End User Desktop Monitor Market targeted by the optimized, revolutionary, ChromeOS operating system.
Friends to Gmail Exports Your Facebook Contacts...
Adam Pash — Simple webapp Friends to Gmail converts your Facebook friends list into a Gmail-compatible CSV file complete with birthdays, location, bios, work history, and hometown. What’s the point? As the developer points out:Amplify’d from lifehacker.comSee more at lifehacker.com See this Amp at http://lifehac.kr/lVvPgl
The problem with "entrepreneurs"
I wish people wouldn’t call themselves entrepreneurs. It’s a word that has almost no useful connotations. It’s almost entirely bluster and the worst of it is: some people with that moniker actually post useful information. Even negative connotations would be more useful.
Future Notes: Mental health trust admits to... →
alligin: For five months I have been trying to prove to Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust that its staff acted unlawfully when they detained me in January. Today I learned in a letter from CPFT that it had conceded defeat. The trust slipped up because the social worker failed to…
Book Press: An Anarchist's Library in Argentina →
Until the entertainment industry understands the concerns of netizens and...– Slyck News - MPAA: Protect IP Act is Constitutionally OK, Just ask Their Expert
Should kids be allowed on Facebook? →
“Children might want this, but they’re not ready for it. They need protection”
Mark Thompson: BBC realised importance of internet... →
“We realised it could be a great opportunity for us to do what we were invented to do, which was to bring great, credible news to the world and make great educational content for children. In particular [we realised] that the barriers for entry were going to break down,” he said.
Tumblr Revamps ‘Directory’ To Better Surface Great... →
In short, Tumblr has given Directory, where people looking for great content on the network have had the chance to find their fix for years now, a decent upgrade.
This is not the welcome I was expecting– Oops! Google Chrome could not find fedoraproject.org
Trend Micro Researchers Identify Vulnerability in... →
The said attack requires the targeted user to simply open the specially crafted email, following which the script embedded in the message is automatically executed, leading to the theft of critical information, specifically email messages and information about personal contacts of affected users. These messages may contain sensitive information that could be used by cybercriminals for various...
You retain all ownership rights to Content uploaded to Twitpic. However, by...– From Twitpic’s terms of service • This is the part that allows Twitpic to sell your content. This is the reason why you should perhaps stop using Twitpic. Note that yfrog’s terms of service does not contain a similar clause, so you’re safe using them. (via shortformblog) Shortformblog. Always...
Shopping Trips Get Longer as the Week Goes On |... →
I wonder if it’s the same in the UK
Scientists find odd twist in slow ‘earthquakes’:... →
Earthquake scientists trying to unravel the mysteries of an unfelt, weeks-long seismic phenomenon called episodic tremor and slip have discovered a strange twist. The tremor can suddenly reverse direction and travel back through areas of the fault that it had ruptured in preceding days, and do so 20 to 40 times faster than the original fault rupture
Using Cortex for Chrome to make sharing faster -... →
I’m just trying this Cortex addon. It’s kind of amazing conceptually, but I’m not sure yet whether it fits the way I work. It’s certainly worth trying at least once if you use Chrome and Tumblr
Brane Dump -- The Thoughts of Matt Palmer →
How to Frustrate Your Train Driver Find a shift where the meal break is later than average. These are especially common in the afternoon, where there’s a lot of trains to drive during the peak to get everyone home. Make sure to execute your fiendish plan on the last run before the meal break. Buy a big helping of hot chips, making sure to load up on the delicious condiments like malt...
Paul Ducklin has the most pessimistic view of...
He predicts The Linux version of the Skype software will wither and die. The OS X version of the Skype software may wither and might die. Microsoft will add some sort of lawful interception system into the Skype software, assuming there isn’t one already. But they’ll be honest about doing so. You’ll need to get a Windows LiveID to create a Skype account. Skype will come under...
themactep: hehe, looks like it’s a good time to wipe skype out of my computers. It is shame realy. Despite being proprietary, Skype always supported Linux well. Of course that’s all gone now
Tumblr Launches ‘Share On Tumblr’ Button For... →
Sarah Palin's stint on Twitter has not been a...
As someone who aspires to run a country one day, Sarah Palin (@sarahpalinusa), the problems you have running your own Twitter account concern me. Between made up words (“Peaceful Muslims, pls refudiate”) and inflammatory rhetoric (“Commonsense Conservatives & lovers of America: “Don’t Retweet, Instead RELOAD!”), your stint on Twitter has not been a...
themactep: Dubious Bin Laden “Home Movies” Identical To Tapes Released 4 Years Ago By Pentagon Front Group http://j.mp/mnOE6g Strange to see how old #obl had grown »
US carriers have started to seriously crack down...
Carriers crack down on Android tethering apps, rain on our mobile hotspot parade By Terrence O’Brien