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links for 2008-02-25

MAKE: Blog: Macbook air – yes, it can be laser etched Mine cost way too much to irreversibly decorate, but perhaps you’d like to put a monkey on your Air. (tags: macbook_air personalization fun) Facebook Fatigue? Visitors Level Off In the U.S. Is Facebook app spam driving users away? I certainly don’t use it as [Keep Reading…]

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…]

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…]

Send e-mails verbally with Jott

I’ve been trying out this new service called Jott that converts your voice into e-mails and text messages. Once you sign up for a free account — a pain-free process — you can call a toll-free number to create a message. You’re asked who you want to Jott to and you can say “me” or [Keep Reading…]

Twitter100

Much better implementation than Gridgit, but still not particularly useful. My Twitter100 It’s impossible to follow conversations, only the latest tweet per person is displayed (up to 100) and worst of all — sovereign posture. Who wants to devote their entire screen to watch Twitter updates come in? Um, no one! That’s why people invented [Keep Reading…]

Another Twitter Link Roundup

Tweet what you eat Maintain a food diary by sending direct messages on Twitter to TWYE. Assign calories to each food item or search the database to find them out. Twitter Timer Let Twitter be your alarm for things you need to remember. But keep in mind that Twitter or your carrier can always have [Keep Reading…]

Gridjit

“Gridjit is an easy way to turn your Twitter-verse into a grid view” But why on earth would you want to? So far as I can tell, this serves absolutely no purpose. Just another example of “just because you can do something doesn’t mean you should.” Can anyone figure out how this is useful?