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Links for Sunday, September 9, 2007

  • Torley Linden: How to convert YouTube videos for playing in Second Life – “Ever seen a worthwhile YouTube clip you wanted to share on your land parcel in Second Life, but were frustrated because QuickTime doesn’t play Flash video (which YouTube uses)? Until a time when we can easily play Flash inworld, here’s a way to convert YouTube videos for playing in Second Life.
  • Jaden’s Steamy Kitchen: How to Turn Cheap “Choice” Steaks into Gucci “Prime” Steaks – “For the past 4 months, we have been experimenting with how to get full, juicy, beefy flavor of a ribeye with butter-knife tenderness of a filet mignon without paying up-the-butt for Prime cuts.
  • Zen Habits: 27 Great Tips to Keep Your Life Organized – “The single, simplest thing I do to stay personally organized is to put whatever tool, item, clothing, bag, hairbrush etc., away immediately after using it. I always know where everything and anything is so I never waste time looking for something.
  • David Seah: The Printable CEO Series – “The Printable CEO was born from a desire to focus my time more productively. For me, that means things that make my freelance practice sustainable and fun. The Printable CEO name comes from the idea that a good CEO should focus primarily on those things that move the company forward; since I can’t afford to hire my own CEO, being able to print one out seemed like the next best thing!
  • David Seah: The Making of the Printable CEO – “The Printable CEO was born out of a very specific strategic need: I needed to create more tangible assets–that is, stuff that you could actually see with your eyes. And that was driven by a single horrible truth: I am a terrible networker.
  • DeepGrid: Public OpenGrid Services Network – “DeepGrid is a public network for connection region simulators compatible with the OGS/0.1-draft protocol. Please note that this is highly experimental software and does not yet support many features.
  • Jotlet – “Simply spectacular time management.
  • Second Life Insider: Practical Marketing – Physical Business in Nonphysical Worlds – “Image enhancement isn’t about waving your products at people. It’s about reminding people that you’re a cool, interesting company that cares (insofar as corporate policies generally permit), and reminding them that you are there when the time comes for the person to seek out a commercial product or service, or make a choice between you and your competitors.
  • Bre Pettis: Make a pocket LED cube – Weekend Projects Podcast – “This week, Bre Pettis teams up with Mitch Altman and George Shammas to make a little 3×3×3 cube made of little LED lights that you can program with any kind of animation you like!