Online maps – leaps and bounds

I’ve been having great fun looking at the new interactive maps available on-line. Google’s satellite images on Google Earth (formerly Keyhole) is lots of fun, and the detail on terraserver blows me away. One of the coolest new developments is Amazon’s A9.com “views” idea. On this map they show you what it would look like…

Google Wallet can change everything

How much time do you waste on-line looking for something? If you’re like me, a huge amount. RSS and delivered headlines/feeds have really helped, but what would you pay for a “cleaned” version of what’s out there? $0.05/page? $0.10/site? Well, it’s no accident that Google is building its own wallet system. While clearly there is…

One big happy brain – RSS

RSS is an acronym for “Real Simple Syndication” and is simply a way for you to get highly-compatible blobs of data out to the public in a format that many systems can read, XML. One of the methods of using “incoming” RSS is to send out news snippits. Those on the receiving end can pick…