Mixee Me is now in public beta, and we're giving...
mixeeme: We are happy to announce that we are officially in public beta. To celebrate, we are giving away loads of FREE Mixees. Here’s how to get ‘em: Make a Mixee online: http://www.mixeeme.com Tweet @MixeeMe, link your Mixee’s URL, tell us why your Mixee is awesome Every hour from 1 PM to 9 PM EST, we will pick one to give away for free! That’s it! Enjoy!!! Great project and a great...
Continuations: Steve Jobs →
continuations: It feels a bit strange now that I wrote a post yesterday morning about “Apple’s Glory Years,” not realizing that in the evening I would see the news that Steve Jobs had passed away. There have been many excellent tributes and I read a lot of them last night (collected here on delicious) with… I suppose every time I read “technology visionary” I thought of...
There is nobody in this country who got rich on his own. Nobody. You built a...– Elizabeth Warren, Senate Candidate, MA (via innonate)
The Sisqokid: Resilience. Optimism. Herding. Fear. →
bsiscovick: My colleague Justin Singer wrote this excellent post yesterday. I wish I could disagree, but rumblings like this scare the shit out of me. Definitely worth reading below. jericsinger: Don’t tell me this time is different. It’s not. Don’t tell me we’ve learned our lesson. We…
The Engineers are Coming
nycedc: In December, Mayor Bloomberg issued a challenge to help diversify the City’s economy and boost the growing technology sector by developing a new applied science and engineering research campus in New York City. Since then, university representatives from four continents have visited the City to learn more about the initiative. We held an information session at the New York Stock...
Some have asked if there aren’t conservative sites I read regularly. Well, no. I...– Paul Krugman (via azspot) Republicans and Conservatives are not one half of the debate. They don’t even want the debate to happen. Their willful ignorance is not equal to Democrats’ and Progressives’ pragmatism. (via liberalsarecool)
Marketing to Developers for Developers →
Italo Vignoli’s FOSDEM presentation on promoting the LibreOffice 3.3 release. I submitted the news to Lifehacker and Boing Boing, both of which picked it up.
Continuations: Go Ahead, Be (More) Spammy! →
continuations: I have had a number of conversations with entrepreneurs recently where it became clear that their own personal dislike for email/twitter/Facebook/mobile notifications stood in the way of growth. It would be nice to think that you could build a service that is so awesome that everyone who discovers…
Continuations: Don't Compete - Change the Game →
continuations: I know that “don’t compete - change the game” can easily be seen as kind of a trite slogan. But I still find myself in many meetings with startups where the strategy can be summed up by: our plan is to do this better than our competitors. While out-executing others is possible and companies…
Shapeways | blog: Introducing Ben: Product Lead at... →
shapeways: I’m Ben, the new product lead for the Shapeways web presence. In my first two weeks here, I’ve done a lot of startup-y things—setting up furniture and helping arrange the new office workspace, meeting new colleagues (and introducing some to the experience of working in New York City and the USA for the first time). My core focus, however, has been taking website suggestions from...
LibreOffice’s first release is near, but what comes next? It’s time for...– First LibreOffice Stable Release Nears: What Now? | Linux Magazine
Six Cities, Six Months: Karen, what the hell are... →
karenmcgrane: I’m giving up my apartment in New York and spending the next six months traveling the country. Here’s the schedule: February: Los Angeles March: Austin April: Denver May: San Francisco June: Chicago July: Seattle I’ll still be working (this isn’t a vacation) and I’m planning to rent a… Sounds like fun, Karen! Also, what about living in each of the 50 states for one...
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A Cookie Cutter Cabinet of Curiosities - Food -... →
Conjoined Gingerbread Men Cookie Cutter and a reference to Philadelphia’s Mütter Museum remind me I’m overdue for a return trip there.
The robot stands in a remote location and will serve as your personal avatar. It...– Gostai
The Document Foundation welcomes the new BrOffice Centre of Excellence for Free...– LibreOffice development extends to Brazil « The Document Foundation Blog
Click or Tap →
User interface and user experience concepts for LibreOffice, called the “Citrus theme.”
Water-saving in the north-east: Trees grow in... →
More progress towards green infrastructure. Ecological urban design is cheaper and better.
LibreOffice Contribution Stats →
Cedric Bosdonnat created pretty graphs showing the rapid growth of new contributors to LibreOffice since its launch. He counts 60, as of October 23.
Phyllostachys Nigra "Black Bamboo" →
I planted some of this “black bamboo” in my front yard about three weeks ago. Let’s see how it does in the Borough of Queens!