Month: January 2010

Weekly Lifestream for January 28th

Reading Time: 7 minutes Published Weekly Lifestream for January 21st. RT @GeorgeDvorsky RT @xenijardin:America now recognizes corporations as people but we sneer @ ethical vegans who believe animals have rights [ericblue] If we now recognize corporations as people, are we ok that many are classified as psycho/sociopaths? http://tinyurl.com/n2aso [ericblue] Absolutely amazing origami – single sheet of paper – http://www.picm.co.tv/2010/01/single-sheet-of-paper.html…
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Relax With Some Rain and White Noise

Reading Time: 1 minute This week I stumbled across two similar sites that provide some pleasant auditory distraction through a simple web interface. The first site SimplyNoise offers up some white, brown, and pink noise to help drown out distractions.  And the second site RainyMood plays a gentle 30-minute loop of rain to help you relax and wash your…
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Question to the Readers: Interest in Weekly Life Stream Feeds?

Reading Time: 1 minute Ever since I started using Twitter, I think it’s safe to say that my blog posts (and even my own consumption of other RSS feeds) has slightly decreased. Now, that’s not to say that I don’t have some stellar upcoming posts planned but the frequency has been less. To sort of ‘fill in the gaps’…
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Weekly Lifestream for January 21st

Reading Time: 8 minutes Published Weekly Lifestream for January 14th. Thinking that Pat Robertson may have as much credibility at this point as this guy http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YJML0tOqYTY [ericblue] sorry, i had to do it [ericblue] 25 Famous Thinkers and Their Inspiring Daily Rituals http://tinyurl.com/y9oqqd3 [ericblue] RT @BetsC: RT @brainpicker AMC makes a ton of B-movie classics available to watch online…
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Weekly Lifestream for January 14th

Reading Time: 6 minutes Shared Website Performance: What To Know and What You Can Do – Smashing Magazine. Published Weekly Lifestream for January 7th. Just got my new Garmin eTrex Legend HCx GPS … feel like a kid at Christmas [ericblue] Thinking about trying geocaching tomorrow for the first time http://bit.ly/9NyEk [ericblue] Shared First geocaching experiences with our Garmin…
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Weekly Lifestream for January 7th

Reading Time: 6 minutes Published Weekly Lifestream for December 31st. Universal City Walk http://tweetphoto.com/7737982 [ericblue] Just came from avatar (again). Now having 5-course dinner at Rock Sugar [ericblue] Pic from last night http://tweetphoto.com/7784961 [ericblue] My computer has been temporarily ‘virtually’ resurrected until my new MB arrives. Running inside VMWare on a USB HD enclosure. It’s Alive! [ericblue] Shared Going…
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How To Create Your Own Personal Document Viewer (Like Scribd or Google Books)

Reading Time: 3 minutes Like most people, I have a large number of personal documents in a variety of formats (PDF, Excel, Word, RTF, PowerPoint, etc.). For the typical user, organizing these documents in a ‘My Documents’ folder and having MS Office/Open Office/Adobe Acrobat installed simply gets the job done. However, I’ve been looking for some sort of “Web 2.0” solution to view my documents while I’m on the go. And, since my knowledge manager is web-based, I’d like a way to browse and embed personal documents directly in my wiki without needing any special software.