Archive for August, 2005

New Plugs for the Pod

Wednesday, August 31st, 2005

I was getting ready to head out and walk to work last week, which I try to do at least 2-3 times a week, as its good excersize and thinking time. Part of this mini ritual is putting my iPod on and listening to tuneage. This time after firing up the pod I was dissappointed […]

Podcast Solutions

Tuesday, August 30th, 2005

Bravo to Michael Geoghegan and Dan Klass for their excellent new read, “Podcast Solutions”. Michael had forwarded me an advance copy via PDF last week. I just had time to get through most of the chapters, and have to say, great job! This is a must read for anyone at any level of podcasting: […]

The Human Zoo Exhibit

Sunday, August 28th, 2005

Last week the London Zoo held a 4 day exhibit of homo sapiens, yes you know humans :-) Check it out:

“The August Bank holiday welcomes an extra special exhibit to London Zoo as a flock of Homo sapiens gather on the world famous Bear Mountain.”

“The four day event aims to demonstrate the basic nature of […]

Sustainability with Spinach

Sunday, August 28th, 2005

This is a unique one, Future Feeder posts about the winner of the Cradle to Cradle C2C Home Competition, which is the design of a house that runs off of spinach. Apparently, photosynthetic energy is very efficient!

“Not only does the building run a photosynthetic and phototropic skin made with spinach protein, but it also […]

Just What I Need! More IM: Google Talk

Wednesday, August 24th, 2005

I downloaded Google Talk this morning, and yes while the title of my post is a bit sarcastic, there is a bit of truth in it. I am what you can classify as an IM junkie. I use Trillian to manage my AOL IM, Yahoo IM and MSN messenger accounts. I use all three services […]

Technorati Tags

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2005

Thanks to flipthedolphin for helping me install Bunny’s Technorati Tags plugin for Wordpress! Now, I can post relevant tags that can be clicked and searched via Technorati. Thanks again to flip for the assistance, he has been a true friend in helping me navigate through the various features and functionality of the Wordpress platform. This […]

Making Waves

Sunday, August 21st, 2005

I Made the Cover!

Originally uploaded by trendjunkie.

Just had to have some fun with the new Flickr magazine cover tool :-) It allows you to create a magazine cover using any Flickr photo. I can already see some of the hilarious prank jokes that will be […]

Melodeo: Podcast to Mobile Phone

Saturday, August 20th, 2005

Mobilcast is a new free service that is about to be launched by Melodeo, in short, get podcasts on your cellphone:

There are nearly 400,000 Podcasts available today. But to hear them you need to connect your PC to the Internet, and your portable device to your PC. You need to repeat this process each time […]

Trick App: A Long Link Solution

Friday, August 19th, 2005

Here is a very practical application of technology. The best offerings to me are ones that solve specific problems or issues. Behold URL123, the easy way to send long URL’s to people. This is a problem for many folks, especially me. I often try to send clients or colleagues URL’s via email and inevitably […]

The Mysterious RSS

Thursday, August 18th, 2005

Here is more evidence that RSS still needs to be more accessible to the mainstream user:

“Nielsen//NetRatings polled 1,000 members of its research panel who read blogs. It found that nearly two-thirds of the respondents either never heard of RSS (Really Simple Syndication) or did not know what the technology is used for.”

Clearly, RSS needs to […]