The J Peterman catalog was one of my first stops because their coolest stuff sells out. And it turns out they have some stuff still available that I consider some of the most amazing gift items on the web.
As the Holidays approach, shutters are going to be ‘a clickin’. Being able to spread smiles digitally is truly a magical use of web technology. Grandmas and Grandpas, Aunts and Uncles can all keep track of family members’ special moments effortlessly via RSS and a few new tools, displaying photos on the new RSS-enabled photo frames or any one of screensavers.
Dear Retailer. When I snap a photo of something, I’m not here to scam you. I’m not the front for a big Chinese manufacturer who is about to knock off your stuff and put you out of business. I’m not planning out an elaborate “Mission Impossible”-style robbery. I’m using my phone to shop. You need to get ready for this, and embrace it.
It was nice to hear people excited about what’s happening at WiMax World Week in Chicago, which had attendance has almost doubled. WiMax (802.16) is a technology that works a lot like Wi-Fi Wireless Networks but has much greater range. It sounds like spectrum and backhaul issues are getting solved and that many of us will be WiMaxing at 4Mbit/sec before 2009.
I was tagged in a challenge meme to determine the level of nerdiness. This one has been around a while, but it’s still fun. Enjoy and answer honestly.
Yahoo Pipes (beta) is a kind of RSS feed aggregator mixer board for creating mashups.Â It has debugging helper tools, great filtering, and then you can publish the feed to use in your favorite feed reader. I’ve long used Geckotribe’s CARP and GROUPER to do RSS mashups, and always found there to be tremendous power […]