Monday, November 07, 2005

Two Weeks' Links

Now that we're truly becoming a free agent nation, Starbucks is the new office. Personally, I find it's soothing to have other humans around when I work, even if they don't say a thing!
http://www.alwayson-network.com/comments.php?id=12627_0_14_0_C

Forget WiMax, now there's xMax. Run a wireless network for years on a watch battery! Tres cool if it actually works.
http://www.techworld.com/mobility/news/index.cfm?NewsID=4722&inkc=0

Amazon creates a marketplace for Web labor. I think this may be a little too granular; I'd prefer such a marketplace for slightly larger projects.
http://www.amazon.com/gp/browse.html/103-5441632-5561438?node=3435361&

Words fail me when it comes to the wall of breasts.
http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_1596810.html

Now this is more like it--a quiz that rates your life on a 1-10 scale. I scored an 8.5; the average person scores a 6.3. Of course, does that mean that my life is actually better, or does it mean that I'm just more optimistic? I encourage you to take the quiz and share your results!
http://www.monkeyquiz.com/life/rate_my_life.html

Online Karaoke which allows other people to rate your performance...brilliant.
http://www.ksolo.com/

Why women leave top jobs behind....I think that they're just smart enough to realize that there is more to life than work! I wish more men did the same.
http://www.fortune.com/fortune/women/articles/0,15114,1123540,00.html

Beware our gleaming, metallic overlords! Finally, someone who tells you how to fight back against the robot rebellion. And you think I'm joking, but I'm not.
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/05303/596210.stm

Extremely useful tools. But this should be a wiki!
http://www.philb.com/iwantto.htm

When it comes to consumer-generated media, a few people do the heavy lifting. Even the Wikipedia only has 3,000 people working on it any given day.
http://www.sourcelabs.com/blogs/ajb/2005/10/web_20_the_value_of_core_users.html

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