links for 2008-03-31

BLDGBLOG: Earth Evolves (tags: earth evolution science geology)

links for 2008-03-30 | Blog Archive | Discussion: The Power of Networks Talk of the Bald Men – Eno and Shirky recording for those of us who weren’t there. (tags: eno longnow networks podcast shirky Audio)

links for 2008-03-29

Earth Hour: See the difference you can make I’m doing it. (tags: activism carbon cities climate collaboration conservation cool culture interesting green home global events event environment energy education politics science earthhour) On the road looking for typos – The Boston Globe ‘Here a “they’re,” there a “their,” everywhere a “there” but where it ought […]

The turkey and the butcher

Just wanted to get this little ditty out: I was listening to a very interesting Long Now seminar by Nassim Taleb, about his insight into randomness, predictability, and the like. If you don’t know who he is, Taleb wrote a very popular book called ‘The Black Swan’, which takes it title from an old English […]

links for 2008-03-25

Follow Twitter Conversations – Quotably [via Twitter mojosd, of course] (tags: apps conversation culture language mashup search searchengine service services social visualization twitter tool tools socialnetworks SocialNetworking cool SocialMedia quotably)

links for 2008-03-24

Pathways Project [More interesting things to explore] The major purpose of the Pathways Project is to illustrate and explain the fundamental similarities and correspondences between humankind’s oldest and newest thought-technologies: oral tradition and the internet. (tags: socialnetworks transliteracy orality technology oral story history philosophy science society humans) The Science Creative Quarterly (tags: art biology creative […]

links for 2008-03-23

Fawnt – Top free fonts | Font – Archive | Blog Design and Webdesign Fawnt is a font resource for designers, developers, and anyone that appreciates the web’s highest quality fonts. (tags: design downloads free graphic webdev tool text WebDesign resources font typography fonts graphics)

links for 2008-03-21

Kevin Kelly — Why Leapfrogging is Rare (tags: development economics mobile phones tech technology thinking Articles kevinkelly leapfrogging) Kevin Kelly — The Technium Other than aim for a blockbuster hit, what can an artist do to escape the long tail? One solution is to find 1,000 True Fans. (tags: analysis media creativity creative art interesting […]

ReadWriteWeb on: 35 Ways to Stream Your Life

Josh Cantone, on Read Write Web has a run-down of a bunch of different ways to lifestream (link below). I don’t know about you, but I think that’s significant. He also points to an earlier article (primer) by Rich McManus. It was reading some stuff by RIch about lifestyle aggregators that initially got me thinking […]

links for 2008-03-19

Oscar winner Minghella dies at 54 – (tags: movies director art media death obit obituary) Arthur C. Clarke, 90; was poet laureate of the space age – The Boston Globe Ah, this is one I will miss. [notified via Twitter] (tags: obit obituary science fiction writing famous people)