Droid X promo

Via: Geek.com Verizon Wireless unveiled a Droid successor dubbed the Droid X at a New York event last Thursday, the day before the iPhone 4 launch.The press conference was pretty much smooth sailing except for the Verizon PR staffers rudely preventing a Silicon Valley Insider journalist from filming a size comparison between the Droid X […]

Android 2.2 Include Built-In Tethering and Wi-Fi Hotspot Sharing

Via LifeHacker and Techcrunch. TechCrunch is reporting that “Froyo,” the next version of the Android smartphone operating system expected to be released next week at Google’s I/O conference, will pack in more than just big compiling speed improvements and fragmentation fixes. It could also include built-in USB tethering and Wi-Fi hotspot sharing, allowing everyone around […]

Tales of Everything

Wouldn’t it be great to link any object that direct to a ‘video memory’ or an article of text describing its history or background? Tales of Things allows just that with a quick and easy way to link any media to any object via small printable tags known as QR codes. “Tales of Evertyting” is […]

Nokia N900

Wow, i’m not easily impressed by a cellphone – the thing has to allow me to make a phone call now and then, which shouldn’t cost more than € 20-25. But this gadget, and especially the promo, triggers that nasty must-have-it habit in me. Nokia N900 website

  • The Aesthetics and Beauty of Knowledge

    Shih was the opposite of facts and raw information; shih was the elegance of knowledge, the insight and skill to organize knowledge into meaningful patterns. As an artist chooses colours or light to make her pictures, a master of shih chooses textures of knowledge – various ideas, myths, abstractions, and theories – to create a way of seeing the world. The aesthetics and beauty of knowledge – this was shih.

    – David Zindell, The Broken God, 1993

  • Geek Attitude

    The attitude thing is about flexibility, portability, creativity, sociability and jamming (ran out of suitable “ity” words!). It’s about improvising – in the practical and musical senses of the word; not getting tangled in boundaries and the “right” way to do things.
    Definitely the only way to travel.
    Martin Delaney – “Laptop Music”.