Donkey on the Edge

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Stuff for Jed

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  • Stanley Kubrik's Napoleon (pdf file)
  • The first Creative Commons video that explains the point of a 'commons' and why protecting everything forever might not be a good idea
  • An update from the Creative commons team on where they are so far

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Edward Tufte on Columbia Evidence

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An old chestnut found while digging around my bookmark file–Edward Tufte’s analysis of the Columbia Shuttle report. He looks in detail at the meaning conveyed (or hidden) by the Boeing engineer’s powerpoint presentation. Worth a read, not only if you’re a Tufte fan–chilling stuff…

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Replicate or distribute? (part 3)

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wooof Never before in the history of trivial snapshot production has there been a more potent way of assaulting the world with your pictures. There is nothing technically amazing about the service itself–what is amazing is how effortless it is. It isn’t there, it’s invisible, it just happens in the background when your busy doing something else.

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Replicate or distribute? (part 2)

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Bonusprint, the UK’s leading mail order photo processor, will be launching in November with a Cognima Snap powered service. The system I’m currently trialling will be available to members of the public–just head on down to Bonusprint and request the “mobile” service.

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Intel Centrino (part 1)

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A search on Jiwire for Teatro Greco, Taormina, Italy reveals that there are five WIFI hotspots in town, and that the closest one to the amphitheatre is at the Grand Hotel Timeo & Villa Flora which is actually on Via Teatro Greco so presumably very close to the Theatre itself.

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Replicate or distribute?

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A screengrab from a Nokia 7610 shows the one-click image upload interface I’m just about to join a trial with a company called Cognima. The have a technology called Cogima Replicate™ which, in essence, creates images of all your stuff on all your devices. It copies images on one phone to your other phone, your website, your pc and your pda–it replicates (creates replicants?) your data.

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Bouncy girl

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What does a little girl who has just had a three-and-a-half-hour antihistamine-induced nap do when she wakes up? (alt-click to download vidjo)

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