Ideas, Creativity, Innovation

Making Information More Useful

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This is mostly notes I jotted down after listening to the Jon Udell’s Interview with Art Rhyno. First of all, I think the concept of Interview with Innovator’s itself is a great idea. I plan to listen to more. A few ideas worth noting from the interview: The concept of Social Search and Discovery Desktop […]

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Breadcrumbs in Vista

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I switched to a new laptop a few weeks ago. It came with Vista. My first instinct was to reformat the hard disk and put back Windows XP. But I changed my mind and decided to try it. I have not decided whether I like it or not. I am going to live with it […]

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A Nice Touch

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I went to Google calendar to plan the week. On the top right hand corner, I noticed a little a link New Features. And there it is – a list of new features of Google calendar. I don’t recall when I last used the calendar, but it is nice to know that something new is […]

Ideas, Creativity, Innovation

Little Programs

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Some times you start somewhere and end up in unexpected places on the Web. This one of those little journeys. A few clicks of the mouse. A few minutes of reading. I really like Hackety Hack. It is time someone picked a simple model to encourage people to try out little snippets of code and […]

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Searching For A Better Search

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When Google came on the scene, they raised the bar on search. Search went from something I occasionally use to something I use most of the time. I did not know that I had the need to search so much. However, I am yearning for a better search engine. That is good for both Google […]

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Cool Tools for the Web – Part-3

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Some times I use a tool for a while before it appears in this list. StumbleUpon I stumbled upon, StumbleUpon a while ago, while tracking the visitors to my blog. It is one of those compelling applications that you have to have. It is sitting in my Firefox Toolbar, right now. StumbleUpon made news this […]

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An Innovation to Diffuse Innovation

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Eric Von Hippel likes to share his work on Innovation. In this interview, he explains why. I’m trying to diffuse my work and ideas, much the way MIT does with OpenCourseWare. Society is already paying me for my work via my research funding. So what does the author do? Takes the two books he has […]