Archive for November, 2006
UK shop Grand Illusions that provides all sorts of illusion gadgets has an object called “The Einstein Hollow Face Illusion.” This is one of the most amazing optical illusions we have seen. Watch the video on their web site to see it how it works. The image follows you as you move around the room.
There is of course the official neighborhood map from the N.Y.C. Dep. of City Planning that maps the 59 community districts but most New Yorkers have a few more names for their neighborhoods. There is Hell’s kitchen, the Meat Packing district, the Theater district and many more that are not included in the official maps. [...]
John Walkenbach has done it again and created some more quite funny web site parodies at j-walkblog. The ones we still like most is the Bill Gates Inbox and the WiFI spray ad (see image below). Most of the parodies are interactive (like the California experience) or are small web sites. Note: John Walkenbach’s daily [...]
In our previous post Gaming Digg or is anybody actually looking at the posts? we have shown evidence how Digg is currently spammed and asked users to read articles before voting for them. (our article was removed in minutes while being heavily digged by users) Since then a few things have happened: 1. Digg support [...]
The Technology Chronicles at SFGate.com have a nice short write up with their opinion on Web 2.0. They have created a list of Top 10 lies of the Web 2.0 that contains the following: 1. We learned our lesson last time. 2. This is not a bubble. 3. It’s all about community and sharing. 4. [...]
After all the ranting and raving today we thought it might be good to have someone else describe the most “pressing” technical issues. So here is what David Letterman has to say about computers in general, the blogosphere (sorry Dave Sifry) and some issues companies like Sony, Dell and others had to go through the [...]