Results tagged “Link Dump”

As promised last time, here are my recent tabs.

Cool Stuff

  • Want to grow your own vegetables? This guide helps you if you have limited space. It shows you how to grow vegetables in containers and also looks on some common problems.
  • And Gardening Basics - Gardening Pitfalls shows you how to avoid these things which make your plants not growing right.
  • Paper Pilot is a paper plane flash game. Design your paper plane, practice and join the competition :)
  • The Kaze Kamome is a cool independend outdoor lighting which utilizes both wind and sun power as energy source.
  • The Blog Cocktail Party Physics takes daily events and simple things as starting point to explain complex physical stuff.
  • The writers of the Physics of Sex Blog do the same, just starting with more intimate things.
  • Rope Swing Cities is a netlabel where artists post their new music.
  • On the Flight 404 blog a digital artist shows off his cool synthetic video arts.
  • Want to build your own wind turbine? Re-Energy.ca shows you how.
  • PicoTurbine.com has also plans on vertical wind turbines.
  • The Map of Online Communities is a mapmakers try on visualizing the size of online communities.
  • Want to see better at night? Try these 10 tricks to improve your natural night vision.
  • The Highlights of an interview with Joel Spolsky, a quite famous software developer and company founder, previous employee of Microsoft.

Personal Development

  • This blog entry on O'Reilly Sysadmin is about how the person deals with the danger of specialisation at work. Specialisation means that you're becoming an expert in a specific area and only get work in that direction but nothing else anymore... And over time you loose track on other technologies.
  • Speed Reading, as explained here, here and here allows you to read and recognize larger quantities of written text in shorter time.
  • Praising Your Kids may not be the way to help them in their personal development.
  • TradeTricks is a page dedicated to all those little secrets every profession has to simplify their work or impress customers.
  • Starting vs. Finishing is a blog post about that a good start of a project is nothing if it doesn't end with a good finish.

Management/Work

Computer Technology

  • Interface is a collection of UI elements for Javascript using jQuery.
  • FullerScreen is a Firefox plugin which makes the Fullscreen-mode now really fullscreen.
  • TrueCrypt encrypts files and drives using AES on Windows and Linux on-the-fly.
  • WiPeer is a small tool which helps you to set up a connection for data sharing between two computers without tinkering with network or Wi-Fi settings.
  • On the Quick Reference Site there is a large collection of quick reference sheets covering many areas of IT topics.
  • The Better Gmail Firefox extension reorganizes and enhances the Gmail Interface and also allows some themeing of the whole site.
  • Notepad++ is a nice sourcecode editior with syntax highlighting for many languages and (as the name suggests) a replacement for the default windows notepad application.
  • xplorer2 lite follows the steps of the famous Norton Commander as a file manager and windows explorer replacement.
  • The Xecutor manages startup and shutdown of applications at startup, defined times or shutdown of Windows.
  • Simply Google unites all known and unknown search possibilities of Google on one page.
  • Tokamak which is a quite extensive physics simulation engine has now been put into open source.
  • OSAlt tells you which open source applications are available to replace your paid software.
  • The WikiMatrix is an overview and comparison tool about many (if not all) of the available Wikis and Wiki-engines complete with feature listing and so on. Some of the entries are a bit dated but nevertheless a handy tool.
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It's already been more than a month and quite a pile of links has accumulated, wow. So let's get it on:

Cool Stuff

  • SuperMagnete.de is a shop where you can order all sorts of magnets from the tiniest to the strongest. Strong stuff here.
  • The Animated Knots page has a great list of knots for all possible reasons (the "Decorative" section is very nice) and an animated guide for every single knot

Personal Development

Management/Work

Computer Technology

  • Feng-Gui analyzes your webpage using mathematical and statistical models and tells you where your visitors are visually focussing on
  • The OpenLink AJAX Toolkit is another AJAX toolkit with a rich collection of widgets, event and data access layer management systems and a nice online demo
  • ImgBurn is a free and lightweight imaging and burning application with support for many formats and drives
  • A Roundup for Developers is quite a good list of webpages and tools for aiding software development and surely contains something for everyone

Games

Environment

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Yehaa, it's time again for another breakdown of the open windows and tabs which have accumulated over time in all my browsers.

Cool Stuff

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It's that time again: Link Dump!

Cool Stuff

  • (no cool stuff this time)

Personal Development

Management/Work

Computer Technology

  • TiddlyWiki 2.1.0 has been released with great new features
  • MobileRead Wiki is a small Wiki containing quite recent informations about mobile reading devices like the insanely expensive Iliad
  • DM2 is a small Windows utility which enhances program windows with new features like "minimize to tray" etc.
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It's again time for a massive link-dump. It's a bit difficult to navigate around if a browser window has thirty-two tabs in it and time doesn't allow to check them regullary. So, there we go.

Cool Stuff:

  • Yogurt Making Illustrated shows you how to produce yogurt on your own in a few hours
  • PortableApps.com has produced a convenient package of applications which are able to run directly off an USB memory stick or other portable memory devices (Win only)
  • The Four Mile Island Ice Box is a non-electric refridgerator build by someone to freeze in winter and stay cool all summer
  • A Thermite Reaction is something I'd really to try out sometime
  • The Wookieepedia is a great ressource for any Star Wars fan and a good read for all other fiction-fans
  • The Science section of RMCybernetics has quite some articles around cool science, physics, high voltage, etc. stuff
  • MIT is offering all their Physics lessions as downloadable videos for everyone, for free
  • MIT OpenCourseware offers even more education ressources from the MIT
  • Some Myths Busted around LED tells what advantages and disadvantages LED lighting really has
  • C64s.com offers you many of those old C64 classic games as online playing experience, nostalgy alert
  • Wikimapia is a Wiki for Google Maps where everyone can mark places and spots and give comments or insight, my personal take on Chernobyl reactor tourism
  • AOJ Outdoors Tip #50 describes an easy and nontoxic way to get rid of annoying yellow jackets

Personal Development:

Management/Work:

Computer Technology:

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Whew, a bunch of tabs displaying pages containing tips and instructions for meetings and communication have accumulated in my open browsers.

To finally be able to close the tabs:

Also I found a link to an online book about getting your own startup company running without much investment. Read Go It Alone!.

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Have to get rid of some open tabs in my browser windows:

Aaahhh, finally I can close those tabs...

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Had you ever have a bad feeling about genetically modified food and wanted to know more? Well, there is not that much research data available, because research is mostly suppressed by Biotech companies.

Anyway, I found this half-official publication.

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Want to know what the US really wants to do in our world? What really happened in Afghanistan and Iraq? At John Pilgers page the work of this Australian journalist and military correspondent reveals some dark corners in the American leadership.

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The twenty lies of George W. Bush Yay!

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