Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Around The Blogosphere 18 March 08

Blog of the week: MissyBrownEyes... According to her peers, she has spilt-personalities, a boring blog, minimal greymatter, is exceptionally stubborn, does weird things half the time & talks crap with the other half.

Missybrowneyes on greeting people online vs. greeting them the traditional way "Once I texted all my girlfriends just to wish them a lovely morning. One reply stood out: Are you okay? Why suddenly this? Your SMS is free one huh? Apparently, homo sapiens in this 20th century have pretty warped idea of greetings. You must do it online. Over Friendster and FaceBook. Anything else is considered anti-social or bizarre."

Andy Baio has digitized and put online a VHS tape from 1995 called "Internet Power!"

Internet addiction is a real and serious condition, and merits inclusion in the forthcoming DSM-V, the bible for mental health conditions, according to an editorial in the American Journal of Psychiatry. [Add Internet addiction to psychiatric disorders, says doctor]

Slashdot: Arthur C. Clarke has died in Sri Lanka. He wrote over 100 books including 2001: A Space Odyssey and Rendezvous With Rama, and popularized the ideas of geosynchronous communications satellites and space elevators.

factoryjoe : snippely - Google Code - Snippely is a basic text and code organizational tool. Instead of storing bits of code, quick notes, and memos in text files all over your hard drive, this application will let you save and organize "snippets" in one convenient location.

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