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17 October 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Google Predicts the Present… and soon The Future

Every day hundreds of millions of people type their thoughts, needs, and desires into Google’s search box. Aggregate those and track them over time and you can begin to see patterns, in flu epidemics, the economy, products, candidates — just about anything really.

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06 January 2008 ~ 2 Comments

Tribewanted is not a scam. Actually, it’s ridiculously awesome.

Over the summer I took a trip to New Zealand and Fiji. I spent my time in Fiji on just one island dubbed Vorovoro by Tribewanted. Now, Tribewanted is a pretty wild eco-tourism/online community/adventure travel/commun-like experience. The group leased half of a Fijian island for 3 years.

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08 June 2007 ~ 0 Comments

Some new changes to the blog

You might notice a few new touches on my modest little page here: I’ve added: A banner to the extremely worthwhile and totally awesome Kiva.org to the sidebar. If you have always wondered what microfinance was all about, check this out. Similar to Prosper, you can loan money to individuals in developing countries and even […]

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26 April 2007 ~ 0 Comments

I’m here to help: Why you should use RSS

Click To Play If you read websites for more than 10 minutes a day, it’s worth setting up an RSS reader. The above video explains in almost insulting simplicity how useful this whole RSS thing is. Why obsessively check this site on an hourly basis when you could have the site come to you? Step […]

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26 April 2007 ~ 0 Comments

Go read it: brought to you by the letter l

Completely off topic, but I just have to share: You like well designed clothes? household items? artwork? jewelry? Then why aren’t you reading brought to you by the letter l, by the lovely and talented Lyn Dwyer (or Spataro if you’re into that whole patriarchal construct)? Lots of pretty pictures too. Just don’t ask her […]

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