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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-05-13

Tomy LumiPAD glowing message board actually looks really cute! # Best little (and I mean little) concept shop in Sydney. VA Concept –

posted on: May 13, 2009 | author: Edna

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-05-06

Hey wow, we have a twitter account now. Social networking party. Lala W00T Real Fandom – Comic Book Tattoos LaCie USB Key. Actually looks like a key. Is brilliant. Studio Schulab Lightpot. Clearly for stoners who have a thing for aesthetic design. Literally vinyl scratching with your Ipod. Brilliant short video....

posted on: May 6, 2009 | author: Edna

Weird stuff found on Google Earth

Google earth is amazing. Honestly, why bother travelling anymore? Especially when you can find crazy weird stuff like this. Oh and it’s worth updgrading to the latest version of Google Earth – the 3D is pretty impressive. They’ve even mapped out some major cities in 3D. Go to GoogleSightSeeing for more fun stuff. More videos after the...

posted on: Feb 13, 2009 | author: Edna

Retro: Electronic Journalism

News report from 1981 – discussing a crazy new form of “electronic journalism”. This pre-internet technology is quite amusing. Still, I find it of poignant interest that this was already available to consumers in the year I was born. Apparently it took an entire two hours to download the electronic version of the newspaper over the modem....

posted on: Feb 3, 2009 | author: Edna

The History of the Internet (in 8 mins)...

So you guys use it everyday, but how many of you actually know your history of the internet? I remember some of this from Year 11 Computer Studies, but this is told quite well. And it’s not long. In a mere 8 minutes it goes through all the important breakthroughs – from time-sharing to filesharing, from Arpanet to Internet. And it’s all done in nice clean black and white icons. Lovely. I quite like the way it’s presented, background ambient music nice too. The narrator isn’t bad – but the script could have been a bit tighter and a little more entertaining. Still, it’s very well done. And I love stuff like this. If there was more stuff...

posted on: Jan 28, 2009 | author: Edna

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