Saturday, January 27, 2007

A Real Desktop?

Courtesy of the Human Productivity Lab, this is one of the coolest and most breakthrough tools for handling digital files that I can recall. It's called "Bumptop" and uses the analogy of your own physical desktop and how you might lay down paper-based documents and objects and takes it to an amazing new level. Microsoft, or more likely, Apple will grab this technology I'm sure. Check out the video below and be sure to check out their channel on YouTube.

U.S. Flight Pattern Visualizations...Wow!

Saw these on Digg. Very cool. It's a series of visualizations showing airline flight patterns on the U.S. It's a bit mesmerizing to watch. Flight Pattern Visualizations.

Friday, January 26, 2007

Presenting the "iBle"

I was bummed to find out I missed the deadline for entry in the’s recent contest wherein people are asked to come up with a design for Apple's next big product. Above would have been my submission. I felt given the Mac's cult status they probably needed a "Good Book" of their own.

Thursday, January 25, 2007

Lose a Few Hours on

I think there is a "Right-click/Find similar pages" function in one of the browsers, which, as I recall, sorta sucked. However doesn't suck. In fact I just lost a few hours playing with it. Just enter a site you like or use and will find similar ones using Brilliant.

Wednesday, January 24, 2007

Maybe a Change Will Come

All it takes is one big label to go DRM-free and the rest, including Apple, will fall in line and be equal. Then they can start dropping prices to compete and we can play our music anywhere.

Digital Music News reports from Midem:

Tuesday, January 23, 2007

Monday, January 22, 2007

Second Life is an OS

Someone asked if Second Life was some sort of game and I said it was more like an operating system. It's essentially useless until users add applications to it. As a blank slate like a freshly installed copy of Windows.