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So I’m looking at Alan Kay’s TED talk this morning, and at one point he starts playing with what looks like a paint program. He draws a very simple car, then plugs some numbers into a menu, and the car starts driving around. Then he draws a circle that he can turn, plugs the numbers […]
Yay! You can access the proceedings of ECSCW 2007 here, and it’s free.
Now this is very nice: Daniel Lemire points us to a Google chart API that lets you incorporate charts directly into your HTML. Holy crap! No longer will you need to save your figures from Excel, upload them to your server, and then point to them in your text. Now you can just recreate the […]
Another great TED talk, this one by Larry Lessig explaining why present copyright laws are inappropriate and suggesting how to solve the problem. Added bonus: some pretty funny remix videos and, of course, the pared-down but efficient Lessig presentation methodology. A must see.
Here’s a tool that John Nash pointed me to that should be really useful if you need to test things in various OSes: VirtualBox is an open source virtualization product that can run on Windows, Linux or Mac and supports quite a large number of guest OSes. Nice.
If you know me, you’ll know that I’m cheap, cheap, cheap!(*) So, of course, I’m all over free stuff. Here’s one that is free and gorgeous: the Open Source Web Design. Lots of good-looking designs for your web site.
I’m thinking of changing the design on this web site for something a bit less busy. Maybe […]
The Canadian Games Study Association has launched a new journal, Loading… It’s an open access journal and will be published both on line and in paper form. They’re also looking for an editor, reviewers, and and an editorial board.
They’re also looking for readers to ensure their funding. So if a Canadian open access journal on […]