Some days ago a friend of mine invited me to Yamky, a social website I didn’t know about. I’m always interested in social media sites, so I registered and made a profile. I register for just about everything there is out there, to figure out what’s good and what’s not good. So I entered my [...]
Get it here. Then add yours truly.
I’m on Facebook (like almost half of the planet it seems). Yes, I was a bit late on this one (although you’ll probably find me on most other services of this kind, just google “oyvind” and the service name). Here’s my badge: Oyvind Solstad’s Facebook profile It’s fun and quite addictive. I certainly can understand [...]
The latest beta of Joost is out, version 0.9. Screenshot: Joost video – Ministry of Sound music videos The Joost FAQ says… TV, the way you like it… …Hundreds of shows from your favourite channels …Full-screen, high-quality pictures and sound …No fixed schedules – watch what you like, when you like, as often as you [...]
how I keep in touch with (some of) my friends?, originally uploaded by geirarne. Brilliant table by Geir Arne. How would your chart look? Put up 10 of your friends, and check them off for e-mail, phone, sms etc.
How about where your friends eat? You could ask them, make lots of notes, or just sign up to TrustedPlaces. A new web service where you recommend, tag and rate restaurants, cafés, pubs and bars. Yoo get a Google map showing the location (and you can zoom out on the map to see other trusted [...]
I have two four Joost invitations I would like to give to you. Post a link to brilliantdays.com or one of my articles on your blog/site. And put the link to your site in the comments below. I’ll pick out two next week. Hint: One of them will be for best post… Update Click through [...]
I’ve just made suggestion for a new feature for Flickr. What do you think?
Recently I came over two posts on Flickr, where people asked for advice on what to do. First it was Jason Kottke that wanted an opinion on his new glasses. (original post on Flickr here). Then Matt Mullenweg wanted some advice on which dress his girlfriend should wear in an upcoming wedding: (original Flickr posts [...]
I’ve just registered and installed Plugoo here. It works like this (from the FAQ): On your blog, personal webpage or e-sales site, you set up a Plugoo (very easy to do, by the way !). Visitors on your site can see the Plugoo and type a message in it to send it to you ! [...]
Interesting community movie-making project: 28 chapters is – or rather will be – a movie with 28 parts (“chapters”) that will be made by 28 different people or groups from around the world. The story is developed along the way, but will progress more or less in the same way as a regular short movie [...]
NBC is already making clever use of it’s new strategic partnership with YouTube. Join the competition to make a promo for “The Office”, upload it to YouTube. See YouTube announcement or on NBC’s The Office pages. The promos will be judged on “…originality (30% of score), creativity (30% of score), and ability to generate interest [...]
Google’s “Movers & Shakers” lists the most popular videos on Google Video for the day. You can see which videos that are popular in different countries, like China, USA, United Kingdom and even Iran.
We share (almost) everything: Our pictures, our bookmarks, our travel and wishes. So what is next? Drinking. Both cork’d and Winelog let you register the wines you drink (or store), get recommendations and share your drinking habits with trusted friends. And total strangers. Both look nice and web 2.0. And I’m sure quite a few [...]
From Wikipedia: Reuben Lucius Goldberg (July 4, 1883 – December 7, 1970) was a cofounder and first president of the National Cartoonists Society. He is one of the most famous cartoonists in history. He earned lasting fame for his “Rube Goldberg machines” – devices that are exceedingly complex and perform very simple tasks in a [...]