Here are a couple links for this week. ‘@J_Dimps,’ an 80-Year-Old Staten Island Grandmother, Is a Twitter Hit, from nytimes.com I started following her today. She’s 80 and she tweets! Teddy Wayne: Sharing on the Internet, from newyorker.com I know this has a fairly nondescript title, but this thing is hilarious!
So today I kept thinking about weekly links, and I knew that I didn’t have anything to post whatsoever. That is until I was surfing pinboard, and found these links completely by accident! Actually, 3 came from Pinboard, and the other one came from Twitter. E.gg Timer A very simple countdown timer, if you need … [Read more…]
3 fairly useful links and a fun one this week. JPEGmini OK, this is supposed to compress photos so they aren’t so big… the question is why didn’t I remember this while trying to send the baby pictures to mom a couple weeks ago? I ended up having to send 3 emails with 2 pictures … [Read more…]
A lot of Techdirt links this week, but the first one isn’t. SOPA Part II: New Cyber Intelligence Bill Threatens To Label Alleged Infringers As National Security Threats, from blog.experts-exchange.com This is a bit of an explination of the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection act, (or CISPA,) but I have a better one. CISPA Is … [Read more…]
One of the links for this week is something that you probably have heard of before, but it’s cool and useful, so I’m linking to it. HTTPS Everywhere This is a browser extension that changes the URL from http to https on sites that support it, (https as in, secure.) Alternative to OK, so you’ve … [Read more…]
I was actually thinking about skipping weekly links this week, but I do have a couple links to post. ‘A Test You Need to Fail, from commondreams.org This is a teacher writing a letter to her 8th grade students about a test she was grading. How Monopolies Strangle Innovation: Record Label Demands Making Investors Nervous … [Read more…]
Here are the links for this week: Songr This is the best thing I’ve found in a while! This will convert Youtube videos to mp3, but not only that, find mp3’s for you. It’s very, very fast! I had a youtube video playing at the exact same time it was downloading the exact same video, … [Read more…]
here are the links for this week. Interview with the Megaupload founder. This is long, but I liked it. WikiLeaks Email: Bin Laden’s Corpse Not Dumped at Sea, from antiwar.com 13 Internet Terms You Probably Didn’t Know Existed, from buzzfeed.com Time to Kill Off Captchas, from Scientific American.Of course, I definitely agree, I’m not a … [Read more…]
Here are the links for this week. baby notify Notify everyone that the baby has come, all at once! I’d like my sister to use this. Songfacts Find the meaning of a song. Video2ringtone Youtube to ringtone converter.
Here are some links for this week. WikiLeaks publishes Stratfor e-mails. What’s in them? From csmonitor.com Stratfor leak: US ‘has secret indictment’ of Julian Assange, from The register DOJ refuses to confirm Assange indictment revealed by Stratfor leak, from rawstory.com here’s the email that talks about the indictment as released, as part of the Global … [Read more…]
Here are the links for this week. Privacy Score Assigns a score to websites based on how they handle tracking data. The U.N. Threat to Internet Freedom , from online.wsj.com Preschooler’s Homemade Lunch Replaced with Cafeteria “Nuggets”, from carolinajournal.com OK, I don’t have kids, (although I’ll soon be an aunt,) so I’m probably in no … [Read more…]
OK, here are some links for this week. Britain’s Highest Court to take up posting realtime news on its latest judgments on Twitter, from the Washington Post. They’re going to start doing this with the judgement in the swedish extradition case. List of lists of lists This is a Wikipedia page listing all the Wikipedia … [Read more…]
Just a couple links for this week. Domain Shuffler It pulls from expired domain names and gives you a random one, then lets you shuffle through the list. Thsrs The Shorter thesaurus, put in a long word and get shorter synonyms. I found that second link completely by accident while surfing pinboard.
Here are the links for this week. Controversial online piracy bill shelved until ‘consensus’ is found, From http://thehill.com So this basically means almost indefinitely, unless they decide to try and pass it again, but there’s still the senate version. Stopped they must be; on this all depends. From http://blog.reddit.com A week ago, Reddit announced that … [Read more…]
Here are the links for this week. One Time Secret This site will let you share something one time, they give you a link that expires after one view. My Permissions You connect to this site with Facebook, Twitter, etc, and it wil show you each app that has access to your accounts. Remind My … [Read more…]
I’m doing a somewhat different edition of weekly links this week. I’m going to post a few of what I think are the highlights of blog 365 from last year. extra set of links. This is where I linked to wikileaks cables, I remember trying to get these together, and completely procrastinating, when I finally … [Read more…]
Last week was a fairly busy week, so there are a lot of links I could post. I’ll start with the 2 wikileaks related things that happened last week. Bradley Manning lawyer wants new judge, from CBS news This is a bit of a summary of the military hearings that started on Friday, in the … [Read more…]
This week, I have several articles that I’ve found interesting, so I decided to post them. On The Anniversary Of Cutting Off WikiLeaks, PayPal Slaps Christmas Charity Project, from forbes.com CATS 1, KIDS 0, from regretsy. This is the post by the administrator of the site that paypal decided to block, here’s the update post … [Read more…]
I started my Christmas shopping tonight, I ordered one of 2 gifts for my sister. So, here are some of the links I promised. here is the site for the documents on the surveillance industry. You can also access the documents by going to http://spyfiles.org WikiLeaks’ Spy Files shed light on the corporate side of … [Read more…]
I only have one link to post, and it’s just kind of an afterthought one. I found this yesterday, and I know I’m going to use it throughout the Christmas season. jango has a list of Christmas music streams. In the past, I’ve always tried to make my own playlists etc, but I think I’ll … [Read more…]