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Links for Friday, January 23, 2009

  • Kevin Kelly: Unthinkable Futures – “This list of unthinkable futures — probabilities we tend to dismiss without thinking — was published 15 years ago in the Summer, 1993 issue of Whole Earth Review. Our intent was less to correctly predict the future (thus the silliness) and more to predict how unpredictable the actual future would be.
  • Content Marketing Today: How to Set Up Your Vital Online Listening Post – “Use TweetGrid to capture real-time information that could be critical to your company.
  • Phil Windley: A Retweeting Twitterbot in Perl – “The world probably doesn’t need yet another retweeter, but I couldn’t find exactly what I was looking for and decided to build one for a few reasons…
  • Eightbar Blog: IBM’s “Sametime 3D” project – flowing workflow – “A new video recently arrived on youtube featuring the voices of many of the people who work in the Digital Convergence/3d internet emerging business unit. It shows real integration between various elements of a regular workflow, including the realtime data feeds into a representation of a data centre.