Bookmarks for October 27 to November 10

A bi-weekly collection of linky goodness.

Apple – Movie Trailers – Up

Apple - Movie Trailers - Up

Looks to be a pretty colorful Pixar movie!

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Help, We’re Being Digitally Bombarded | Mark Evans

Help, We’re Being Digitally Bombarded | Mark Evans

This is a good encapsulation/description of the “information abundance” problem/opportunity!

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Announcing GeoSocial

Announcing GeoSocial

“GeoSocial Is a group for people interested in exploring the uses of geodata to enhance the relevancy of information on the web and create new means of social interaction.”

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The Shape of Alpha (Flickr Developer Blog)

The Shape of Alpha (Flickr Developer Blog)

This is an incredible way to map things… or to discover the borders of areas!

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2nd Annual Open Web Awards: NOMINATIONS OPEN!

2nd Annual Open Web Awards: NOMINATIONS OPEN!

Vote for your favorites!

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Marketplace: Un-conferencing: Leveraging face time

Marketplace: Un-conferencing: Leveraging face time

“Silicon Valley is known for innovation and its sometimes unorthodox working environments. But a new trend has baffled correspondent Cash Peters: When is a conference not a conference? Apparently, when no one’s in charge…”

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iCalShare – Share Your iCalendars!

iCalShare - Share Your iCalendars!

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Unconferences? – (37signals)

Unconferences? - (37signals)

Nice to see 37 Signals “discover” unconferences.

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TimeView : Built with Processing

TimeView : Built with Processing

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It’s Time to Reboot America. | Rebooting America

It's Time to Reboot America. | Rebooting America

“The Personal Democracy Forum presents an anthology of forty-four essays brimming with the hopes of reenergizing, reorganizing, and reorienting our government for the Internet Age. How would completely reorganizing our system of representation work? Is it

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jpoco – Google Code

jpoco - Google Code

“PortableContacts Java library”

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Study shows how spammers cash in (BBC)

Study shows how spammers cash in (BBC)

“Spammers are turning a profit despite only getting one response for every 12.5m e-mails they send, finds a study.”

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BlueTrip CSS Framework

BlueTrip CSS Framework

“A full featured and beautiful CSS framework spawned from Blueprint and Tripoli, now with a life of its own”

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CSS Advanced Layout Module

CSS Advanced Layout Module

A proposal for handling web page layout in CSS3.

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Fire Eagle: Best Practices for OAuth with Fire Eagle

Fire Eagle: Best Practices for OAuth with Fire Eagle

“Fire Eagle supports multiple methods of OAuth authentication that we tentatively name ‘web’, ‘desktop’, ‘mobile’ and ‘plugin’. However, the power of modern development tools rather blurs those definitions. Techniques that naturally apply to ‘desktop’ env

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Election Night 11-04-08 – a set on Flickr

Election Night 11-04-08 - a set on Flickr

Backstage photos from Obama on election night.

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Contact Browsing in a Distributed Social Network

Contact Browsing in a Distributed Social Network

Interesting post about how distributed social networking could go…!

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FRONTLINE: the war briefing | PBS

FRONTLINE: the war briefing | PBS

Afghanistan is now a deadlier battleground than Iraq. Can the war there be won? What are the next president’s options?

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Obama Asks Bush to Provide Help for Automakers – NYTimes.com

Obama Asks Bush to Provide Help for Automakers - NYTimes.com

Hard to say how I feel about an automaker bailout. Tie it to renewable energy or electric cars and then I’m more interested.

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Fusion Ads

Fusion Ads

“Fusion aims to provide advertisers with a targeted and effective platform to distribute their messages to an influential audience at an affordable price. We invite advertisers to make well-designed ads that are attractive to our readers.”

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Tweetie

Tweetie

fast, full-featured twitter client for iPhone and iPod touch

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Customer Feedback for Change For Us

Customer Feedback for Change For Us

UserVoice site for Barack Obama (I’m guessing it’s unofficial).

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Official Gmail Blog: Say hello to Gmail voice and video chat

Official Gmail Blog: Say hello to Gmail voice and video chat

“That’s why today we’re launching voice and video chat — right inside Gmail. We’ve tried to make this an easy-to-use, seamless experience, with high-quality audio and video — all for free. All you have to do is download and install the voice and video p

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BLDGBLOG: Resampled Space

BLDGBLOG: Resampled Space

“Belgian photographer Filip Dujardin makes images of unexpected buildings – that is, he “combines photographs of parts of buildings into new, fictional, architectonic structures,” Mark Magazine explains.”

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Wheatgrass Juice Icons

Wheatgrass Juice Icons

“Simple collection of 8 carefully crafted Mac OS X icons related to wheatgrass juice. Make the most of Leopard and Cover Flow, the wheatgrass juice icons scale up to 512 pixels without any loss of quality.”

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Scrumy

Scrumy

Why does Scrumy exist?
We were attempting to use Scrum to manage our projects, but the generic post-its we bought kept falling off the wall. We looked for online solutions to scrum, but all of them were too complicated and expensive. All we really wanted

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Politics: Obama’s Twitter goes silent

Politics: Obama's Twitter goes silent

Where y’at, @barackobama?

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Pixelmator Team Releases Pixelmator 1.3 Tempo

Pixelmator Team Releases Pixelmator 1.3 Tempo

“Version 1.3 Tempo Features Major Performance Improvements, Click-and-Drag Tools, Improved Adjustment Tools, Smart Palette Hide Feature, and More.”

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Cust-o-mized!

Cust-o-mized!

“Customize Field Notes for your event, company, website, youth soccer team, birdwatching club–you name it, we’ll custom-print it. We’ll accept custom orders anytime, but since we’re going on press soon to print more AEA books, the economies of scale come

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THE KIT: available now!

THE KIT: available now!

“FIELD NOTES BRAND stays up late worrying about such things, and we’ve created the perfect solution: The FIELD NOTES KIT.”

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Obsessable: Your personal technology guide.

Obsessable: Your personal technology guide.

“Obsessable covers the latest in the world of technology, including cell phones, digital cameras, and HDTVs — obsessively, of course.”

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What’s Hot on the Web Right Now? OneRiot Aims to Tell You – ReadWriteWeb

What's Hot on the Web Right Now? OneRiot Aims to Tell You - ReadWriteWeb

Me.dium renames itself to OneRiot, becomes “social search” engine.

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Pure Digital Introduces Flip MinoHD™ – The World’s Smallest HD Camcorder

Pure Digital Introduces Flip MinoHD™ – The World’s Smallest HD Camcorder

Flip announces MinoHD along with personalized designs which can be shared on theFlip.com to earn commissions.

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Review: Things for iPhone | iPhone Central | Macworld

Review: Things for iPhone | iPhone Central | Macworld

Four mice for Things for iPhone. I highly recommend this app, and its counterpart on the desktop.

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watchdog.net: the good government site with teeth

watchdog.net: the good government site with teeth

Fascinating site to get government information about earmarks, etc.

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Find Open Source Alternatives to commercial software | Open Source Alternative – osalt.com

Find Open Source Alternatives to commercial software | Open Source Alternative - osalt.com

“Find open source software alternatives to well-known commercial software”

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Air Lines

Air Lines

“Air Lines is an art project showing worldwide airliner routes. Every single scheduled flight on any given day is reresented by a fine line from it’s point of origin to it’s port of destination. Thereby forming a net of thousands of lines. Hubs like JFK,

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37signals Developer Site: APIs and more

37signals Developer Site: APIs and more

“37signals Developerland is where we publish our APIs and other bits of interest to developers. Our APIs are implemented as vanilla XML over HTTP. We currently publish the Highrise API, the Basecamp API, the Backpack API, and the Backpack Calendar API. Yo

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flot – Google Code

flot - Google Code

“Flot is a pure Javascript plotting library for jQuery. It produces graphical plots of arbitrary datasets on-the-fly client-side.”

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They Planned Prop 8 For Eleven Years (The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan)

They Planned Prop 8 For Eleven Years (The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan)

“The LDS leadership is busted for targeting gay couples as far back as 1997. There’s a new memo that has come to light from late Mormon president Gordon Hinckley, carefully planning the assault on gay families, hoping to use the Catholic hierarchy as a PR

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OpenSocial Dev App

OpenSocial Dev App

“This OpenSocial application provides the ability to write and save JavaScript code samples to execute against OpenSocial containers. This helps rapidly test sample OpenSocial code.

Code samples can be saved and loaded. You can give other developers link

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Design Stencils – Yahoo! Design Pattern Library

Design Stencils - Yahoo! Design Pattern Library

“Yahoo! Design Stencil Kit version 1.0 is available for OmniGraffle, Visio (XML), Adobe Illustrator (PDF and SVG), and Adobe Photoshop (PNG)”

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I Believe in Open — Home

I Believe in Open — Home

“I Believe In Open is a national movement challenging politicians to commit to
five key improvements in government transparency.”

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draft: OpenID OAuth Extension

draft: OpenID OAuth Extension

“This draft describe a mechanism to combine an OpenID authentication request with the approval of an OAuth request token.”

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Zuckerberg’s Law of Information Sharing (NYTimes.com)

Zuckerberg’s Law of Information Sharing (NYTimes.com)

““I would expect that next year, people will share twice as much information as they share this year, and next year, they will be sharing twice as much as they did the year before,” he said. “That means that people are using Facebook, and the applications

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Crunchberry Project

Crunchberry Project

“A team of journalism students looking for new ways to engage communities of geography online through technology and local news.”

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Fresh Apps – iPhone Apps

Fresh Apps - iPhone Apps

“Fresh Apps is all about finding the best App’s for your iPhone.”

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Some areas of S.F. voted to ban same-sex marriage (SF Gate)

Some areas of S.F. voted to ban same-sex marriage (SF Gate)

Wow. Now we know where the REAL San Francisco exists. (hint: NOT south)

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Open Source Geo Stack (Mikel Maron)

Open Source Geo Stack (Mikel Maron)

“The OpenGeo Stack is the epitome of clarity, breaking down their tool set in a nice executive summary. But the OpenGeo stack only covers their tools, not all the available options. So I’m going to make a quick first pass of a high level overview. It’s us

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OpenGeo – Technology

OpenGeo   -  Technology

“Finally, attractive and seamless user experience in geospatial web applications. The OpenGeo stack is a flexible set of open source components all built for interoperability.”

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JumpBox | Instant Infrastructure

JumpBox | Instant Infrastructure

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Soapsuds: LÄTT

Soapsuds: LÄTT

68MB pack of tasty icons!

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Kaltura – Open Source Video Platform

Kaltura - Open Source Video Platform

“Easily add full video capabilities to any site at little or no cost”

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Will OpenID catch on? (ZDNet.com)

Will OpenID catch on? (ZDNet.com)

Coverage of my blog post… begging the question: “Will OpenID catch on” (in spite of its current quirks).

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