Future of Web Apps Talk as mp3

February 28th, 2006

EN: Carsonworkshops offers a collection of Web 2.0 talks by guys from the big players (e.g. Google, Flickr, del.icio.us) in mp3 format for free download.

A project for sharing WiFi

February 25th, 2006

EN: FON is a project enabling people to share WiFi and gives a lot of different options how to do this. There is an english podcast interview (the podcast itself is in german) on Chaosradio Express with Martin Varsavsky who is leading the project.

Small script for YubNub

February 22nd, 2006

EN: A recent NewsForge article introduces into the advantages of YubNub – “a (social) command line for the web”. I personally use the firefox keyword search a lot, but the advanced syntax of YubNub seems to offer more and you don’t have to create a local keyword for every search site you use. So I […]

nosoftwarepatents-award

February 21st, 2006

EN: www.nosoftwarepatents-award.com presents every month a selection of software patents and discusses their consequences.DE: www.nosoftwarepatents-award.com prÀsentiert jeden Monat eine Auswahl an Softwarepatenten und zeigt derren Auswirkungen.

Semapedia

February 20th, 2006

EN: Building a bridge between Wikipedia and the reald world – Semapedia. What a pity that my smartphone is not (yet) supported. :(

Stash away cacao beans

February 20th, 2006

EN: For all chocolade addicted: The Spiegel (german magazin) reported about the price increase of cacao products in the case that people in India and China adept to European chocolate consumption habits. On average an European consumes 2 kg pure cacao per year, while the average Chines eats less than 20 g per year. I […]

What’s your question?

February 17th, 2006

Dropping knowledge

Trust your gut feeling

February 17th, 2006

EN: For decision-making in complex situtations it’s better to rely on your gut feeling instead on conscious focusing on the probleme. This “deliberation-without-attention”-effect was described and proven in a recent study by Ap Dijksterhuis et al. [1]. The same issue contains a short summary [2] of this report. Practical IKEA decision studies are included! [1] […]