Posts tagged “tools”

The Future Will be Augmented

When my super smart friend Dan Willis asked me to be on his panel at South by Southwest next year, my brain started spinning, trying to imagine what technology will be doing to our lives in five years. Back in 1992, I helped set up a virtual reality lab at VCU where I was studying […]

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Downgrade Me, Please.

I use a 2.6 MacBook Pro with 4 Gig of RAM every day. Everything on this machine runs beautifully, and I rarely, if ever, experience enough lag in any app to become frustrated. Photoshop CS4 is the only exception. Extremely frustrating problems include: up to 10 second pause before refresh when zooming in and out. […]

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Invasion of the Feed Readers

Update: based on this article Feedly has made some changes (and damned fast, 5.5 hours) to the first-time experience. Make sure to read the comments. So everyone has been talking about Feedly. It’s a Firefox plugin that gathers your feeds from Google Reader, does some magic, and tries to present all the articles you love […]

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Linkbag of Tools

In general I tend to have about three standard tools open all day, and don’t often fool around with the millions of ultra-focussed apps out there which only do one specific thing. But in the last week or two, a few of them have managed to catch my attention enough that I have to share. […]

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Linkbag of Constant Noise

Although Noam Cohen doesn’t seem to understand how Tumblr and Twitter differ, he’s written an interesting article for the New York Times about the social effects of being constantly, but lightly, in touch with hundreds. And he quotes all–round smart Aussie lady and Twitter friend Leisa Reichelt. For those of you who’ve learned to love […]

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