Morning Cup O' Joe

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Do You Want to Play a Game of Chess?

Chess
Anybody want to trash me in chess (via iPhone)?

December 30, 2008 Posted by | Games and Gaming, iphone, Software | 2 Comments

Asteroid Impact in HD


This really puts things into perspective. Be sure to watch it in HD.

via Gizmodo

December 27, 2008 Posted by | Science and Technology, Video | 1 Comment

Are you a jerk, a slacker, a depressive pessimist, a diplomat?


This American Life on NPR has a good podcast about one bad apple spoiling groups, contrary to common thought that group dynamics are more powerful than an individual.  The first ten minutes or so lays out the findings of a single study.  While it may not be conclusive, it does beg the question of where you fit in your organization? 

December 23, 2008 Posted by | General, Philosophy | 1 Comment

Gas Cubby iPhone App on Sale Today Only

gascubby

If you’re looking for a well written iPhone app to keep track of your car maintenance needs, check out Gas Cubby. It’s on sale today only for $0.99 (normally $5).

via Boing Boing Gadgets

December 23, 2008 Posted by | iphone, Software | , , , , , | Comments Off

Khaaaaaaaan!

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If you’re wondering what to get me for Christmas, then wonder no more. Pictured above is an Admiral James T. Kirk action figure commemorating that epic moment in Star Trek 2 when he shares how he really feels about Khan.

via io9

December 20, 2008 Posted by | Geeks and Gadgetry, Humor, Movies, Television, Video | 1 Comment

Understanding Flow Charts (XKCD)

Flow Charts

December 19, 2008 Posted by | Humor | , | Comments Off

Seadragon on iPhone

Gigapixels of image data, now with more zoom action!

Gigapixels of image data, now with more zoom action!

Microsoft released a Seadragon app for the iPhone of all things. Why is this awesome? Photosynth was born of Seadragon.

I’m actually surprised at how well it runs on my iPhone Edge connection. Definitely worth a look.

via BoingBoing Gadgets

December 15, 2008 Posted by | iphone, Software | , , , | 1 Comment

Netflix on Tivo

Trust me.  It's glorious.

Trust me. It's glorious.

My Tivo got the service update that enabled Netflix streaming. I reactivated my Netflix account, enabled it on my Tivo, and was streaming content in about 3 minutes. The quality is excellent and the interface is great–you simply add a “Watch Instantly” flick to your “Watch Instantly Queue” (separate from your normal DVD queue) and it becomes available immediately on your Tivo to watch.

My only two qualms are the small selection (which will grow in time) and no option to have japanese w/english subtitles for anime series (we’re stuck with english dubs).

I foresee cutting cable soon (after BSG is over). :)

December 8, 2008 Posted by | Geeks and Gadgetry, Movies, Television, Video | , | 8 Comments

Free AT&T Hotspot Access Simplified for Your iPhone

It sure does look easy.

It sure does look easy.

I haven’t tried this app out personally yet but since it’s free for only a limited time, I thought I’d just go ahead and post it here so you peeps can grab it.

via Lifehacker

UPDATE: I tested this out at Starbucks on the walk home. It works like a charm.

December 3, 2008 Posted by | iphone, Software | , , | 5 Comments

Auditorium – Music Puzzle Game

Auditorium

Here’s a nice little Flash puzzle game that has beautiful visuals and a hypnotic soundtrack.

Nice find, Joe!

December 3, 2008 Posted by | Games and Gaming, Music | , | 2 Comments

   

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