Tagged: offline


Google Gears

Google has released a browser plug-in called Gears, which enables people to use web apps while offline. The technology behind the plug-in gives developers the ability to implement offline functionality into their browser-based web apps. Gears is an open source collaboration between Google, Adobe, Mozilla, and Opera.—Google Gears in Context Browser Gets a Boost From […]

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iPod Wine Guide

iPod Wine Guide is a free application for OS X, that has a database of over 12,000 wines. It allows you to search by region, by type, by class or by price. It works on all iPod’s created since 2002.—iPod Wine Guide

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Grand Opening

I looove this idea, Grand Opening is a retail space in NY that relaunches every 1, 2 or 3 months either with a new concept by it’s owners or for a short lease. So far it’s been a (nicely outfitted) sales point for “housefied” barns and it’s currently a ping pong parlor. The possibilities are […]

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Unstoppable

Seems fixed gear bikes are the rage in NYC, I’ve known about those for a while, strangely enough, through some photoblogs where their clean lines appear regularly. I also saw _a lot of those in SF which is kind of insane, knowing the hills they have over there. I always assumed they had a break […]

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Information Consumption

I don’t have a girlfriend giving me grief about too much time spent ‘on the computer’ like Mat does but still, what he’s saying resonates a lot with my doing and thinking in that matter. I fail to understand why it could be wrong to want to consume as much knowledge as possible. It’s not […]

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Camp comme dans BarCamp

Je supporte tous les événements ayant pour but de créer / d’enrichir des communautés, de promouvoir la communication et les idées d’ici. J’ai participé à tous les YULxxx, les Barcamps, Democamp, ISF, W3qc, etc. et j’encourage les nouveaux événements qui se présentent. Ceci dit, “BarCamp est un rassemblement ad-hoc né du désir de permettre à […]

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Kurt Vonnegut Dies

Kurt Vonnegut dies at 84. So it goes.

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Moins pire

Si des fois ça vous tente pas et que vous avez peur de veillir, revenez aux vidéos de la grand maman de Caro et de June Callwood (celui-là via Martine). Ça me tente presque d’être plus vieux quand je voix la sérénité qu’elles ont face à ou elles en sont. Presque ;).

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Map proves Portuguese discovered Australia: new book

A 16th century maritime map in a Los Angeles library vault proves that Portuguese adventurers, not British or Dutch, were the first Europeans to discover Australia, says a new book which details the secret discovery of Australia.—Map proves Portuguese discovered Australia: new book

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World Press Photo Gallery 2007

I wanted to link to my favorites but I haven’t had time to look at everything so there, just a link to the World Press Photo Gallery 2007

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Animator Barbera Is Dead

Joe Barbera, half of the Hanna-Barbera animation team that produced such beloved cartoon characters as Tom and Jerry, Yogi Bear and The Flintstones, died Dec. 18. He was 95. Barbera died of natural causes at his home with his wife, Sheila, at his side.—Animator Barbera Is Dead

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Mare’s Attempt to Decrease World Hunger

Mare is having a fund drive to buy some well needed livestock. You should head over there and pitch in. Heifer International will use our donations to provide livestock and training to families around the world helping them feed themselves and earn money by selling milk, eggs, and wool. In return, these families promise that […]

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Citation de la semaine

Je me suis retrouvé tout à coup prisonnier dans une faille espace-temps en trois dimension où le temps se déroule linéairement, les distances se subissent par le déplacement et la lecture s’effectue sur des arbres morts.—Changement d’humanité

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Not Fair

It’s not fair. The Penguins who had Lemieux now seem to have the next Gretzky (Crosby) and the next Lemieux. What do we have? Frickin’ Koivu.

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André Viger meurt du cancer

Un des grands bonhommes de mon bout de pays, André Viger, est mort d’un cancer aujourd’hui. Tout un athlète et un gars sympathique, c’est triste de le voir partir. “Drôle” de hasard ce vidéo a été tourné dans la vitrine d’une boutique André Viger.

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