55:33 minutes about YouTube
An anthropological introduction to YouTube: via Adventures in Teaching and Learning
Zemanta
I am learning a lot from the African blogs I am reading… App+frica recently wrote about useful web applications for bloggers in developing countries. In his list he mentions Zemanta: Zemanta, which just scored a new round of funding from Union Square Ventures, is a huge time saving tool. It’s a browser-side plug-in that scans […]
Mulanje
I just surfed through lots of cool new photos in the Malawi group on Flickr. Including these photos of Mulanje mountain by Lisa de Vreede:
Useful CSS and WordPress Links
For future reference: Useful links on CSS and WordPress which I know I’ll lose if I don’t write about them here in my virtual notebook.
Freeconomics
Interesting background article, for future reference: We can start with a simple user question: why would we ever pay for anything that we could get for free? When anyone buys a version of something they could get for free, what are they purchasing? From my study of the network economy I see roughly eight categories […]
Useful Mac Tool: Skitch
It’s been one year and one month since I moved to Mac. And in line with the underlying concept of this post, I’d like to recommend a Mac OS tool which I find very useful: Skitch If you have a look at my Flickr stream, I tend to post a number of screenshots to collect […]
The RSS Footer
One of my regular Google alerts currently points to a blog that is scraping entire sections of my content and displaying these on a Blogspot site. I have reported the Blogspot site via this website: And I’m well aware of the fact that anything I publish on the world wide web is up for grabs. […]
Where were you seven years ago?
When I was a kid, my mom told me that she’ll never forget where she was when she heard that John F. Kennedy had been assassinated. She was at a train station waiting for a train to arrive, when suddenly the news spread that JFK had been killed. I’ll never forget where I was when […]
Swiss Peeks
Just a link to support a great Flickr project: Swiss Peeks is a series of books of photographs taken in Switzerland. The books, published twice each year, contain photographs by amateur and professional photographers alike, which have been shared online and submitted specifically for inclusion in the books.