Tag: off topic

  • Friday Flickr Fun with Dumpr.net

    Original Image from Stabilo Boss

  • Just Squeezing By

    photo by SunnyDis The buzz around the office this morning is the amazing entrance that the Queen Mary 2 made yesterday. It was a flickr moment as everyone with a digital camera flocked to the shore to document the event. Catch more amazing photos under the tag queenmary2. News coverage with details of how the […]

  • Feeling Lonely?

    I’ve been ambushed by Oddcast’s speaking avatars before. You know how it is, late at night, you’re browsing around the J. Crew website or something <click, click, clic. . .> and all of the sudden at top volume some chirpy, just-woke-up-and-am-here-to-greet-the-day voice comes blaring over your computer speakers, “Hi! How can I help you today!” […]

  • For the man who has everything – one huge swiss army knife

    In celebration of their 100-year anniversary, Wenger, the makers of the original Swiss Army Knife, are putting out a special edition knife. It weighs almost three pounds and comes with 85 different instruments including the toothpick. Suggested retail is $1,200. Wenger Giant Swiss Army Knife.

  • 5 things you didn’t know about me

    Dave McClure tapped me (and Steve Goldstein) in this season’s Blog Tag meme. The whole round started off with a post from Jeff Pulver who wanted to see if he could get everyone to reveal a little bit about themselves and bring some color to their online personalities. I’m game so I’ll oblige: Five things […]

  • I’ve seen better UI design

    Toshiba is working on a new display technology that allows you to get a 360 degree view of what’s on your screen. The downside is you’ve got to strap on a 6 lbs. helmet that makes you look like a bobble-head Neil Armstrong. I think they should have kept this one under wraps before releasing […]

  • Putting out fires with a 747 Supertanker

    Flying down to Burbank this morning I could see the smoke from the massive forest fire that has been raging in the hills to the North of Los Angeles since Labor Day. I heard that they beat back the flames using a DC-10 reconfigured for firefighting and while looking for a photo of this jet, […]

  • Sony Mylo

    Forgive the commercial break – Sony Mylo is pretty cool though – just testing video embedding on a post.

  • Top 10 Presentations

    I pretty much agree with all the presentations on this list except for the exclusion of zefrank’s performance at the TED conference in 2004.

  • Survey : Employer Trust & Hardware

    Monica Whitty, a professor at Queen’s University in Belfast, is conducting research on the amount of control employees have over their work computers and if it varies by country. She’s trying to get 1,000 responses in time for a paper she wants to publish by the end of the year. It takes about 5 minutes, […]