31 Aug 2010

NASA Images available on Flickr!

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Sweet.  Having grown up wanting to be an astronaut, I’m a fan almost all things NASA.

Well, NASA has put three compilations of historic images up on Flickr.

There, you can see some great images and even use them in your blog.

The images are available via NASAimages.org, but now the imagesearthyouarehere are also located in The Commons on Flickr also. They can be tagged, annotated, and have keywords assigned to them.

Like this earth here. A little work in gimp and I’m providing with an accurate and timely indication of your exact location.

Aren’t I helpful?

02 Aug 2010

The $5 e-commerce experiment–Videos

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imageWhat would you do for $5?  There’s a website called fiverr.com where people post what they’ll do for $5.  You can participate too.

Here are some videos of people doing things for only $5.

Yep – a list of 5 things you get for $5 online.

Which would you choose? I like the puppet show!

 

  • Someone will plant a tree in their garden for you
    • Have someone sing a song for you
  • Rent 3”x3” property
  • Put on a puppet show
  • Have an animated cat sing say something.
01 Aug 2010

Ballmer says MS is bullish on tablets

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Thursday, Ballmer told a group of analysts that Microsoft was going after the tablet market. He told them “We have got to make things happen.” Duh.

imageMicrosoft has always been a little late to the technology table, but under Gate’s leadership the geeks seemed to have ruled the hallways.  Thus, Microsoft would scrap it out. Granted, they’d use every tool in they had at their disposal and nobody ever accused them of playing fair.

However, since Ballmer took the reins, Microsoft feels like its been taken over by the golf club swinging yes-men of sales and the pass-the-buck engineers-don’t-understand-business-and-are-replaceable middle management.

Ballmer has missed it.  It’s kinda sad.