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Links for Sunday, June 17, 2007

  • The Linux Alternative Project – “The website is currently in beta form. I will be periodically updating the database with Windows software and the Linux equivalents and alternatives. ” – Via Springnet on Twitter.
  • Joel Dehlin: The Myth of Youth – “Piper Jaffray recently executed a survey of a sample of the 232 million Internet users in North America. By extrapolating the data, they estimate that over 100 million use instant messaging, over 100 million read blogs and almost 100 million participate in one or more social networking sites.
  • Prokofy Neva: The Noospherists – “The Metaverse has its Meterati — those at the pinnacle of power making virtual worlds and games, with a list of people you haven’t heard of, in old media and other virtual worlds. But who among us in SL is already in the Noosphere (for lack of a better term – one is yet to be invented)?
  • Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories: Resources for Getting Started With AVRs – “Wrapping up our set of microcontroller-oriented projects in the last week, this is a short list of resources for getting started with AVR microcontrollers. It’s intended as a supplement to our intro AVR class at TechShop.