Archive of links

  1. Dusting Off the Archive for the Web – New York Times –

    On Thursday, the magazine will introduce the Vault, a free site within that contains all the words Sports Illustrated has ever published and many of the images, along with video and other material, in a searchable database.

  2. Advertisers Shun User-Generated Video –

    Although more money is going to online video advertising, relatively little of that is subsidizing user-generated video. Many advertisers are staying away for fear their ads could appear with clips that have nudity, foul language

  3. LimeWire Music Store, Free and Legal –

    The company’s new online music store has about 500,000 tracks for you to choose from, for legal purchase, separate from the P2P service. $20 per month for 75 songs, $15 for 50 songs, $10 for 25 songs, and a pay-as-you-go option.

  4. World’s Largest 38500-meal Solar Kitchen in India –

    India has the world’s largest solar kitchen. The system has been installed as a collaboration between the Academy for a Better World and Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University, with technology from Solare-Brücke, Germany.

21 more articles after the Jump

  1. India Not Considering BlackBerry Ban –

    Indian government officials, telecommunications providers, and RIM executives met to work out a solution to demands from the Indian government that it should have access to, and the ability to intercept, mails sent over RIM’s BlackBerry service.

  2. It’s No Gas: Norway’s Karstø Cuts Back Before It Even Gets CO2 Capture –

    The country’s first gas-fired plant, Karstø, has run at full capacity only 2 out of the 11 weeks it has officially been online. With gas prices high and electricity prices low, it just isn’t economically justified to keep the plant online.

  3. FBI Looks Into Facebook March Madness Betting Pools – maneuvered earlier this year to make it easier for Facebook users to become involved in betting pools for the NCAA Division 1 Men's Basketball Tournament, which gets underway this week.

  4. Botnet scams are exploding –

    On a typical day, 40% of the 800 million computers connected to the Internet are bots engaged in distributing e-mail spam, stealing sensitive data typed at banking and shopping websites, bombarding websites in DOS attacks.

  5. Intel: Six-core chip to ship by second half ’08 –

    With 1.9 billion transistors and 16MB of Level 3 cache, the six-core chip, code-named Dunnington, will be built with Intel’s new 45 nanometer technology, according to Pat Gelsinger, a senior vice president of Intel’s Digital Enterprise Group.

  6. Researchers provide a chill to fan-cooled PCs –

    The researchers are developing ionic wind engines, devices that work with current air-cooling technologies like fans and heat sinks. The devices pass an electrical current to stir up stationary air molecules, leading to better air flow.

  7. Eye Candy Gadgets and Worthy Products –

    It might not look like it, but inside this box, there’s an armoire, a desk, a height-adjustable stool, two more stools, a six-shelf bookcase, and a bed with a mattress.

  8. New Video of BigDog Quadruped Robot Is So Stunning It’s Spooky –

    Boston Dynamics keeps working on their BigDog quadruped robot, which will probably grow to be the future AT-AT of the Pentagon. Its evolution since the last time we saw it is nothing sort of mindblowing, and a bit spooky. $10 million well spent

  9. Photography and The Law: Know Your Rights –

    You’re sure you haven’t done anything wrong, but you don’t know whose side the law is on. Fret no more- we’ve got a list of things you can and can’t do, and it’s a lot more permissive than you might think.

  10. Tiny projects keep it new –

    When you break a big project into smaller chunks — into tiny projects — you stand a better chance at maintaining motivation and rekindling interest. When you have a pile of tiny projects you get the chance to work on something new more often.


    Want to lose up to 43 lbs in one year? Can’t find enough time to get to the gym? Spend lots of time in front of a computer? If you answered Yes, Yes and Yes, then welcome to the solution…the Treadmill Desk.

  12. If content is king, the interview must be his crown —

    Access Interviews automatically organises your ever-growing portfolio of work. A reliable research tool for all users. Anyone who has tried searching for genuine interviews via Google will quickly see the benefits of a finely filtered system.

  13. BBC journalists arrested in Irish probe into dissident republicans –

    Although the BBC released only limited details, it is reported they were working on a programme on the Real IRA. A statement from the BBC said: “They were working on a BBC Northern Ireland current affairs investigation.”

  14. Video Road Hogs Stir Fear of Internet Traffic Jam – New York Times – NYTimes.Com

    The threat, according to some industry groups, analysts and researchers, stems mainly from the increasing visual richness of online communications and entertainment — video clips and movies, social networks and multiplayer games.

  15. Can’t stop world’s biggest pool party –

    USA Today reported last week that some businesses are installing filtering tools that will prevent employees from watching NCAA tournament games on CBS’ live streaming that the networks will slow to a crawl or, worse, crash.

  16. Britain to expel up to 1 000 Zimbabweans – Mail & Guardian Online – MG.Co.Za

    One of the letters says: “Your claim for asylum has been refused … I am now writing to make sure that you know that the Border and Immigration Agency is expecting shortly to be able to enforce returns to Zimbabwe.

  17. Iran shuts down 9 magazines for publishing pictures of ‘corrupt’ film stars – Jerusalem Post –

    The magazines regularly publish photos of Iranian actresses in loose headscarves and stylish clothes, as well as foreign female film stars without head coverings – but nothing more revealing than what is tolerated on some state media.

  18. Conrad Black’s son charged in Toronto hit-and-run –

    ‘The son of jailed media mogul Conrad Black faced several charges after an alleged hit-and-run accident in downtown Toronto last week, police said on Sunday.’ and the fall of old media continues.

  19. Hydro Turbine By Hydro Green Energy – EcoFuss.Com

    The turbine is mounted on a barge and then they submerge it. This is a different solution because other hydro systems are built from the river bottom and others consist of damming the stream. This system is low-cost.

  20. Human Spam Comments – Where to Draw the Line? –

    There is an insidious human element that has been rearing it’s head with greater frequency. These are commenters that appear to be leaving an on-topic comment, yet use a link and name that reflects their true motive.

  21. – It’s like Hot or Not for web design

    Keep going. There are only 10846 websites left. (Boy, it’d be cool if it were true that…) Your clicks are saving the rainforest.

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