Archive for July, 2009
Talking about free nationwide telephony using Google Talk Beta: https://www.google.com/voice
and its Voicemail Transcription and other Features.
http://tr.im Out of Business:
Shows that a clever URL is NOT enough alone for a Business Model anymore,
(In case you wondered: ".IM" is the "Isle of Man" a quasi-independant island between England and Ireland)
More Here: https://www.nic.im . These are "political entity" domains ("country" is too divisive a term!)
More here on GENERIC domains: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Generic_top-level_domain like
.COM .NET & .ORG and some fascinating History due to one Jon Postel (R.I.P)
To check who these funky Top Level Domains like "IM" are, just add: "NIC." in front
These are called Domain Hacks, such as the "TV" domain http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/.tv for "Tuvalu", an independant South Pacific country, see http://nic.tv operated by Verisign
http://www.tinyurl.com still continues as a service to shorten massive URL AND now allows Customising, IE: http://www.tinyurl.com/kvmr895
A little Info about Frontrunning Domain Names (Old News)
"JoeJob" Spamming Floors TWITTER due to political commentary… about Russia/Georgia conflict
Nice Internet Speed TestsNew One May 2009: http://testmy.net SpeakEasy is here ! also another is HERE and Motorcycle Michael suggested these too: http://www.bandwidthspeedtest.com http://reviews.cnet.com/7004-7254_7-0.htmlhttp://www.wugnet.com/myspeed/speedtest.asp http://www.bandwidth.com/content/tools I liek this one http://www.speedtest.net
US Debt Clock: http://www.usdebtclock.org/
Verizon Customer Privacy? Nice Protest Here
Some CDROM Trivia: 52X is the Max. Speed possible as the outer edge of the disk is now travelling 100+ MPH. otherwise the disk can fly apart and wreck the computer!
But 72X has been made possible by using multiple lasers, like 7, at 10X.
1X== Music Disk rate of 150K/Sec. MORE HERE
Interesting Goal Oriented Web Bank http://www.smartypig.com
Compare Bank Rates Here: http://www.bankrate.com/
"Owners of capital will stimulate the working class to buy more and more of expensive goods, houses and technology, pushing them to take more and more expensive credits, until their debt becomes unbearable. The unpaid debt will lead to bankruptcy of banks, which will have to be nationalized, and the State will have to take the road which will eventually lead to communism."
— Karl Marx, Das Kapital, 1867
The Economic Returns for a Virus or Worm Infection on your PC!
Network Solutions infiltrated by creidt card theft of half million acounts
I was Wrong last show: iPhones have NO 'disk' mode- Only iPods!
Neverthless it does not prevent Picasa Photo Software from getting Confused by your Pictures! (PC)
Orwellian Revocation of nothing less thatn 1984- AND Animal Farm by Amazon from its Kindle
Learn all about your CPU (PC Brain) Memory type and graphics with free http://www.cpuid.com
GREAT little free graphical Utility for MAC to show you jsut where all you disk space is Gone: Grand Perspective. Here is a similar itme for you PC users called WinDirStat . BOTH use a graphical presentation called a TreeMap explained HERE
New PC Defrag Utlity MyDEFRAG . Free. Under 2MB. NICE