Michael Stevenson and Erik Borra developed the Whatever Button for Firefox which makes your life so much easier: Pay Submit Send Whatever At almost every turn on the Web, we are asked to say yes. Yes to registration, yes to membership, yes to personal recommendations. Yes is said for us, with pre-filled checkboxes that read… Read more The Whatever Button – Now for Firefox!
Oxford University Press, New York, NY, USA 2006 288 pp. Hardcover, $16.50 USD ISBN 0-19-518928-0 Buy at Amazon Infotopia deals with the main question of how many minds produce knowledge. Sunstein has a legal background and takes on a mechanistic approach to political theory. One way to produce knowledge is through deliberation Habermas-style but it… Read more Review: Infotopia. How Many Minds Produce Knowledge – Cass R. Sunstein
For your info: What: Second Open-Search Workshop When: Saturday April 28, 2007, 13.00h CET, 11.00h GMT, 06.00h EST, 4.00h EET, 01.00h HST, 04.00h MSTDuration: official program will be 4 hours Where (physical): CREA, room 204, Turfdraagsterpad 17, 1012 XT Amsterdam (route: http://www.crea.uva.nl/contact/zoomplattegrond.html) Where (virtual): http://www.open-search.net/Opensearch/SecondWorkshop Cost: free attendance, free drinks More info: http://www.open-search.net/Opensearch/SecondWorkshop If you… Read more Second Open-Search Workshop
During my lunchbrake at the Ubiscribe event I went to the Boymans van Beuningen museum to check out the DEAF installation and the Joost Conijn exhibition. What intrigued me most however were the Four Vegetative Sleeping Rooms by Gerda Steiner & Jörg Lenzlinger. This is one of the beautiful rooms (and unfortunately the only one… Read more Photos Rotterdam – Boymans van Beuningen
Yesterday I participated in the public colloquium “UbiScribe: Collocollaboracontentquery?” as a part of the DEAF07 festival. The topic of Ubiscribe is pervasive publishing in the networked media of which blogging is obviously a part. This caught my attention regarding my thesis on “Blog Software and the Act of Blogging.” The term publishing is used in… Read more DEAF07 – UbiScribe: Collocollaboracontentquery?
While writing a piece on the Ubiscribe event at the DEAF festival I went to Blogger’s website. Blogger automatically localizes me based on my IP-address and welcomes me in my own language. Google does the same thing when I go to Google.com it automatically redirects me to Google.nl. Even though I can see the advantages… Read more Google and Blogger, please stop localizing me!