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December 30, 2008  7:34 PM

Terms that we heard (and heard and heard) in 2008



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Uncategorized

In the Register, John K. Waters has written about the year's most overused terms: They used 'em, you reeled: the year's most overused phrases (Green cloud-as-a-service, anyone?)

Top of the list? No...

December 23, 2008  4:45 PM

More fun with Skype: The laughter chain



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
free, fun, Skype, Uncategorized, video

Did you know that 15 minutes of laughter = 2 hours sleep?  Or that a good belly laugh burns 3.5 calories? Granted, you'd still have to laugh a heck of a lot to incinerate all the festive eggnog and rumballs but every little bit helps... The

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December 23, 2008  3:26 PM

Skype’s 2008 — the good, the bad, the… back door?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
CIO, communications, Mobile, Skype, telephony, VoIP

On FierceVoIP, Doug Mohney discusses the kind of year Skype's had: 2008 Year in Review: Just Skype, Baby

Skype celebrated its fifth year of operation over the summer and now has more than...


December 15, 2008  1:25 PM

Seebeck effect demo



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
CIO, electronics, quiz, video

[kml_flashembed movie="http://www.youtube.com/v/HSQ54Vo6Lzo" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" /]


December 10, 2008  1:20 PM

Skype tutorial demos



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
collaboration, communications, environmentalism, free, gadgets, lifehack, Mobile, Mobile Computing, multimedia, new media, podcasting, Skype, Uncategorized, useful, video, VoIP, Web 2.0

This video takes you through the process of making free calls with Skype from downloading the software to connecting: [kml_flashembed movie="http://www.youtube.com/v/rdyuqhht1Mg" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent"...


December 10, 2008  11:43 AM

Happy 40th birthday, computer mouse!



Posted by: GuyPardon
Apple, cool, desktop, fundamentals, gadgets, geek, hardware, history, invention, learning, science, Technology, tool

first mouseToday the computer mouse celebrates its 40th anniversary.

Pictured is version 1.0, held held by inventor


December 9, 2008  6:17 PM

Jaguar and ECOphlex – Greening the data center, fast



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
data center, energy efficiency, environmentalism, green, high-performance computing, HPC, supercomputers, Uncategorized

This video from Cray takes you on a tour of the ECOphlex cooling system at work in a data center. [brightcove]


December 8, 2008  5:59 PM

Adobe’s Zoetrope really takes you back



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
adobe, applications, cool, documentation, innovation, interactive media, mashup, new media, news, Uncategorized, Web 2.0, Web analytics, Web applications, YouTube

Adobe's come up with an application that lets users look at past versions of Web pages or sections of pages and perform complex comparisons of various data, such as exchange rates or gas prices over time. A scroll bar at the bottom of the screen...


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