Category: geek

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One step closer to Minority Report…

Gizmo Lovers and Dave Zatz both reported today on the TiVo & Amazon team-up to enable on-screen product purchasing: By teaming with Amazon.com, TiVo enables viewers to purchase products related to their favorite TV shows or that they’ve seen in...

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iBlog therefore iAm… an iPhone owner

The WordPress for iPhone application is live and quite handy, actually. I doubt it can make me a great iPhone typist but it doesn’t appear to rely on being connected to a signal to work. You can’t edit previous online...

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The Dark Knight sold out, all right.

Disclaimer: I haven’t seen it yet, so I have drunk neither Kool-Aid nor Haterade. My feelings on the as yet unseen movie aren’t so optimistic though, mainly because everyone that’s seen it sounds like they had liberal sips of the...

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10 points in Presence

When I used to play the RPG Vampire the Masquerade in both tabletop and LARP forms, there was a vampiric ability called Presence. It allowed the user to influence the emotions and actions of others. In terms of social networking,...

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afternoon geekin’

I’m totally loving this site, The Periodic Table of Videos from the University of Nottingham. A short video about each element is available by clicking on the table or by checking out their YouTube profile. Lauren Cooper clearly needs no...

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gadgets: gotta go, gotta go, gotta go right now…

I really thought I had heard it all when I first heard David Sedaris read about his experience with the Stadium Pal (skip down to Lesson Four), also here’s a video of him on Letterman reading the account but the...

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dvr: live together in perfect harmony

Dave Zatz reports on the addition of YouTube to TiVo (Series 3 and TiVo HD units only). Apparently it’s out with the newest software update version 9.4 which should be completely rolled out by the end of the month. TiVo’s...

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Drink the twitter Kool-Aid already!

From Dumb Little Man comes a list of 10 tools to improve your use of twitter. My favorite? TwitterSnooze: If you are getting a blast of tweets from a particular follower then you may want to snooze him/her using TwitterSnooze....

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the REAL show about nothing

Sunrise Earth should be made a controlled substance. Watching it creates a sort of mellowed-out state that I used to only experience while watching Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood as a child. It’s both a nature show and in HD, so that’s...

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I shall blog with thee anon…

One thing I do like about Dreamhost is their one-click installs and upgrades. They sent me an e-mail to let me know that WordPress 2.6 was available, I click a button to upgrade and they send another e-mail about 15...