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Laptop GPS

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Later this summer I’ll be taking my family on a 9 day, 3000 mile road trip. After picking up one of my middle daughter at gymnastics camp, we’ll visit Hollyw...

Beta Test Pluck for Firefox

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I met the principal developer of the Firefox version of Pluck last Thursday at Gnomedex. We talked about the issues involved in building and debugging a larg...

We Don’t Need No Stinking Transmitters

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As part of the intro to each episode of his Daily Source Code, Adam Curry plays a very cool sound clip. A Hispanic voice asks “Transmitters? We don’t need no...

WeatherBug API

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The folks at WeatherBug just announced an API. The information is live, up to the minute, as collected from over 8,000 tracking stations all over the US.. Th...

Gnomedex Update

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The first day of Gnomedex was a blast. lots of great presentations, lots of cool people, and lots of new things to look at and experiment with. We had a very...

Aardvark for Firefox

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The new Aardvark tool is quite handy. Once installed into Firefox, you can use it to inspect and to edit a web page using the mouse and the keyboard.

Do you know Chris Pirillo?

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Bernard Moon asks “Do you know Chris Pirillo?“. Why yes, I do, actually. In fact, I can’t prove it, but I am fairly certain that I introduced him to the conc...

Handy Thunderbird Tip – Highlight Emails

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I have been using Mozilla Thunderbird for a year or so, and it has worked really well for me. I get a lot of email (and I do my best to respond to it, even i...