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hmm..interesting May 5, 2014 posted by

The Knowledge – how to rebuild our world from scratch in the event of the unthinkable happening

Should we be getting nervous about the sudden rash of survival books landing on the shelves at the moment? We’re trying to stay calm, with a cup of tea and all that, but it’s getting hard, Marge. The latest tome comes from Dr Lewis Dartnell, entitled The Knowledge.


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The Knowledge – how to rebuild our world from scratch in the event of the unthinkable happening
Bookmark This! May 2, 2014 posted by

Something Pop – cool free mathematical tool helps you make optimum decisions in life

We all have to make decisions, right? Some are important (like does this shirt make me look fat?) and some not so much. After all who cares if you run for president. Really. And we each have our own way of making the big choices in life, using a pin, a lucky Shamrock, asking the lady down the post office. counter. But now there’s a pretty cool alternative.


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Something Pop – cool free mathematical tool helps you make optimum decisions in life
Bookmark This! April 29, 2014 posted by

Is the independent web starting to fight back against the giant corporate networks?

We stumbled across an interesting article by Matthew Ingram the other day, lamenting the loss of the old ‘blogosphere‘. What made it especially poignant was the fact that it was posted on one of the prime examples of the new corporatized ‘blog’, Gigaom, which many years ago transitioned from small and friendly to big and rich. It’s progress.


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Is the independent web starting to fight back against the giant corporate networks?
hmm..interesting April 28, 2014 posted by

TVStreamCMS – set up your own streaming movie and TV shows site for just $199…and profit?

Watching the entertainment industry struggle with the brutal reality of the modern digital world is rather like watching an ultra slow motion car crash, and it also seems strangely reminiscent of the the way the original motion picture industry fought the Edison movie monopoly back in the early 1900s. Rebels fighting a dominant group of self-serving business interests. What goes around comes around as they say, eh?


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TVStreamCMS – set up your own streaming movie and TV shows site for just $199…and profit?
Bookmark This! April 25, 2014 posted by

Sidekick – stripping away the dreams of Kickstarter, one failing minute at a time

For those of you with a passion for people watching there are few more poignant examples of the human condition than seeing dreams and aspirations come and go. And nowhere can you find that in more stark relief at the moment, than on the pages of Kickstarter, the online crowdfunding service.


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Sidekick – stripping away the dreams of Kickstarter, one failing minute at a time
hmm..interesting April 17, 2014 posted by

Just Reach Out – forget PR agencies, all you need is this tool. Apparently…

We love it when new startups make big bold statements, because it’s so much fun watching them try to live up to them over the subsequent weeks and months. So it is with Just Reach Out, a new online service which apparently believes it can completely replace PR firms with a single Reach Out box.


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Just Reach Out – forget PR agencies, all you need is this tool. Apparently…
Gadgets March 28, 2014 posted by

University of Sheffield successfully flies a disposable 3D printed drone [Scary Skies]

A team from the University of Sheffield in the UK has successfully flown a UAV (aka drone) which was built entirely using a 3D printer. The aircraft, built in the college’s Advanced Materials Research Centre, is made up of just nine parts, many of which snap together without needing fixings.


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University of Sheffield successfully flies a disposable 3D printed drone [Scary Skies]
hmm..interesting March 24, 2014 posted by

Battle of The Robot Bands – Z-Machines vs Compressorhead

You like music? See if you like this. It’s a video battle between the Japanese robot band Z-Machines versus the German robot band Compressorhead. We don’t know what to say really. Other than the trite observation that if this is really the future of music, we’re all going to be in a lot of pain one day.


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Battle of The Robot Bands – Z-Machines vs Compressorhead
hmm..interesting March 21, 2014 posted by

How Animals See The World

We have to confess to being fascinated by science, and especially that part which deals with the biology of species. Which makes this How Animals See The World article really interesting. Of course it’s all a total fantasy, rather like an alien trying to work out how we humans see by counting the megapixels on our cameras, but it’s still a valid piece of guesswork even so.


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How Animals See The World
hmm..interesting March 18, 2014 posted by

Fobo – the 97 minute auctions that seem to be catching fire in San Francisco

There’s a small startup, operating out of a storefront office somewhere deep in San Francisco which looks to be turning the world of online auctions on its head. The team behind Fobo are the same folk that delivered Yardsale for the iPhone, only now they’re aiming at the heart of the eBay machine.


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Fobo – the 97 minute auctions that seem to be catching fire in San Francisco
hmm..interesting March 15, 2014 posted by

Yoast Roast – or how to crater your SEO business by failing to understand customer service

We don’t often comment on industry type issues, primarily because they’re often boring, but we’re going to make an exception here because this is really surprising. Most people who know WordPress and are interested in SEO will have heard of Yoast, which is run by a Dutch WordPress consultant. The company was recently hired by well respected financial blogger Susan Webber, who owns Naked Capitalism.


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Yoast Roast – or how to crater your SEO business by failing to understand customer service