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Archive for July 2009


Bookmarks for 29 Jul 2009

Associated Press claims to have discovered magic anti-news-copying beans – Boing Boing"A lot of copyfighters were mystified by the Associated Press's recent announcement (complete with a bonkers diagram straight off a bottle of Dr. Bronner's) that they had spent millions of dollars on a DRM system for news that would limit how you could paste [...]

Bookmarks for 19 Jul 2009

About Moblin | moblin.org"Moblin is an optimized Linux platform that provides a modern, engaging user experience for mobile devices, such as netbooks, MIDs, and IVI systems. Moblin has a common core of Application and User Interface services and APIs, which provide application developers a rich and consistent development environment across multiple device form factors." (mobile [...]

Bookmarks for 16 Jul 2009

Kent Police clamp down on tall photographers • The Register"Kent Police set a new legal precedent last week, as they arrested a photographer on the unusual grounds of "being too tall"." (photography police civil_liberties ) Curating conversations | The Guardian Open Platform | guardian.co.ukMy colleagues are very cool: "We created a tool in a short [...]

Bookmarks for 7 Jul 2009

No SOS needed for newspaper RSS – currybetdotnet – 6 July, 2009A great endpiece from Martin to what was really a micro-storm in a dolly's teacup: "Last week Malcolm Coles wrote a blog post entitled 'Newspapers: turn off your RSS feeds'. It was a provocative title, and it certainly gained a lot of attention. Whilst [...]

Bookmarks for 2 Jul 2009

O2 wins exclusive Palm Pre deal | Business | guardian.co.ukSecond report of this kind from the Guardian. Hope it's true. It will mean the wait is nearing it's end… "American gadget group Palm will next week confirm that it has signed a deal with O2 which will see the mobile phone network become the exclusive [...]