LED Throwies: I want some!

LED Throwies are an open source graffiti technology developed at the Graffiti Research Lab, a division of the Eyebeam OpenLab. If you’d like to create you’re own LED Throwies, you can get more info on the instructable page, or watch this YouTube video. I’ve already made some budget research on eBay: Pack of 50 multicolor…

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Best-of January 2007

I’d like to remember at the end of this year what made my time. Life Sleep log: at last I can have a quick-view on my sleep pattern, which was somtimes really un-regulated this last month. Simple method to do it, every morning on the monthly calendar inside my moleskine agenda, I color a little…

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Two days ago, www.rubyonrails.com released the new version of rails, with lots of new cool stuff to play with. And if your old projects are complaining after installing the new version, you just have to un-comment a simple line in your “config/environment.rb”: # Specifies gem version of Rails to use when vendor/rails is not present…

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Nicholas Negropontes is one of the creators of the OLPC project: “In fact, one of the saddest but most common conditions in elementary school computer labs (when they exist in the developing world), is the children are being trained to use Word, Excel and PowerPoint. I consider that criminal, because children should be making things,…

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Using RJS templates

Ruby on Rails is a great platform to work with, there is so much niceties for geeks like me. Today has been a great day to work with RJS templates. You must use RJS templates, just because when you don’t know where to put the view behavior after an action, and because filling a link_to_remote…

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2007 prediction: Social Audio

Never to late to make a prediction about the coming year. In last 2 years, we had a lot of social websites, exploding with Friendster a long time ago, and getting multimedia recently (relatively) with photo – Flickr – and video – YouTube and DailyMotion, where is the social audio? Some websites get it right,…

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