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  • Bill Gates lying

Bill Gates losing it

I’m admiring Bill Gates for his new project, Bill and Melinda Gates foundation. Rich people everywhere should learn from him: Give away all (or most of) your money. But I seriously think Bill should leave Microsoft now. Why wait until […]

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  • Oscar movies at Apple.com

Buy the Oscar movies

Apple has put up a great page with all the nominees of the 79th Oscar awards. With links to trailers in HD, soundtracks in iTunes etc. Now, mr. boss of huge movie company: Let me buy the movies! I have […]

By: | itunes, movies, rants| Tags: | Comments: 6

Mr. Winter, you’re fired

Meg guest posts at Kottke: Please consider this letter notice of your termination, effective immediately. Despite clear expectations and requirements — January temperatures not to exceed 40° F, consistent snow and blustery conditions, minimum of one blizzard with white-out per […]

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The beauty of Christmas (and holidays)

I was looking through my contacts pictures of Flickr today, and saw this picture by Mary-Anne. The text under it reads… My sister is visiting from halfway across the country. I asked her how long she’s staying. She said “Till […]

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Mobile phone (not cell phone)

24ways.org makes this good point: If you’re a U.S. resident, listen up: You must rid your vocabulary of the term “cell phone”. We’re one of the few economies on the planet to refer to a mobile phone accordingly. If you […]

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Beatles on iTunes

Ok, so the big news on CNN today is that Beatles will be on iTunes soon. At the same time, BBC reports that the copyright in Britain will NOT be extended: But an independent review is to recommend the terms […]

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  • Adding GPS data to your photos, Sony GPS-CS1

Tag your photos with GPS positions

Sony today announced cameras that tag photos with GPS data. Excellent. Just as I predicted in april 2005: In a few years, most cameras and cameraphones could have small GPS units inside, that stores the exact location every picture is […]

By: | photography, rants| Tags: | Comments: 1

The small things

Scoble is doing his exit interview: A asks: “What would you say is the biggest flaw at Microsoft?” Its inability to see small things when those things are still small. Hello every boss out there. Copy. Open new text document. […]

By: | asides, creativity, mind, rants| Tags: | Comments: 0

xxl.no

[rant_mode on] Here’s a promise: I will not shop at XXL more. Period. XXL is a chain of huge shops with sports equipment. They sell shoes, sportswear, bikes, skis, tents, helmets, rackets, balls etc. They have a quite good website […]

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  • Most stupid ad ever - by Competitive Enterprise Institute

Most stupid ad ever made

If you have a blog, MySpace, LiveJournal, whatever… DO link to the most stupid ad ever made. And feel free to call the link “most stupid ad ever made”. Here are the slogans that ends the first of two 60-second […]

By: | better world, marketing, rants| Tags: | Comments: 7

BBC gets it

BBC will redesign their site, bbc.co.uk, to focus on three concepts: Share, find and play. The site should be bulit up around usergenerated content like blogs and videos, hoping to become the public service version of MySpace.com. BBC also plan […]

By: | blogging, digital lifestyle, ideas, media, rants| Tags: | Comments: 2

Thomas Hawk gets into “trouble” again…

He asks me if I *really* want him to call the police. Again, I answer nicely, yes. At this point he goes back inside. I go around to shoot the other side of the building and his boss comes out […]

By: | digital lifestyle, flickr, rants| Tags: | Comments: 2
  • StepUI

More “Africa” in your computer

Eirik posted about a Wired article from 1995, that we talked about a loooooong time ago. Brian Eno says (about computers): “What’s pissing me off is that it uses so little of my body. You’re just sitting there, and it’s […]

By: | digital lifestyle, ideas, mac, rants, windows| Tags: | Comments: 8

Technorati messing things up

My blog is not indexed by Technorati at the moment, and they don’t answer support e-mails. That is NOT good. I really dislike companies that don’t answer when people contact them. After brilliantdays.com hasn’t been updated on Technorati for several […]

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Honey, I shrunk the software!

Gizmodo reports that Apple has shrunk the box of the new iLife package. “If there’s one thing that really stands out about Apple lately, it’s that its products keep getting smaller and smaller. Just as Apple shrank the iPod with […]

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