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links for 2008-02-24

Facebook Targets FriendFeed; Opening Up The News Feed Facebook plans to allow users to add activities from FriendFeed directly into their Facebook news feed. (tags: community facebook friendfeed lifestream socialnetworking) Commuter Feed Commuter Feed is a Twitter mashup that aggregates traffic reports. Users tweet traffic updates to a Twitter robot along with an airport code [Keep Reading…]

Firefox 3 Beta 3 vs. Firefox 2.0

On February 12, Mozilla made Firefox 3 Beta 3 available for download. They call this a developer release for testing purposes only, but with all the cool features I’ve been hearing about I just couldn’t resist. For those of you who aren’t as willing to ignore small bugs and usability flaws — I work on [Keep Reading…]

links for 2008-02-23

XHTML Challenge: Home – Comparing sites based on xhtml markup (tags: xhtml code challenge markup) Photojojo’s Photo Time Capsule (tags: flickr photography photojojo) Oh, Twitter! A place to find all things Twitter, created by a couple who met over Twitter. (tags: twitter blog) Iconfactory: Xscope A powerful set of tools for measuring, aligning and inspecting [Keep Reading…]

Nine Reasons Why I Love the Roomba

My manager Josh talks about his Roomba a lot. His family owns two — one for each floor of their house — and he swears it has helped to avert arguments with his wife because they no longer have to vacuum. Despite the fact that I live in a studio and basically have no excuse [Keep Reading…]

New blog template is up

I got tired of White as Milk and decided to switch it up to Cutline by Chris Pearson. I spent a good part of the day tweaking the PHP, but it’s doing what I want it to do now. Had a few “yes!” moments when finally got things to work. I love that feeling. Reminds [Keep Reading…]

IxDA Interaction 08: Day 2

Well, I’d intended to post the second day roundup on Monday, but I’ve been sick ever since I got back from Savannah. Now that I’m feeling healthy enough to get back on the computer, here it is. The second day of Interaction 08 was just as exciting as the first. The morning keynote by Bill [Keep Reading…]

IxDA Interaction 08: Day 1

I’m down in sunny Savannah for the weekend at the inaugural IxDA conference, Interaction 08. With about 400 people in attendance, it is the first professional conference that is specifically for interaction designers, by interaction designers. The Interaction Design Association (IxDA) started in 2003 as a grassroots organization to unite the worldwide community of interaction [Keep Reading…]