Tag: Web 2.0

Cool Video: What I Wish I’d Knew When I Was 18

This great interview with Stephen Fry discusses his views on the world, and how knowing some things when you’re younger can help shape the world to be a better place. No words that I will write can give it justice,

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Is Bing the New Google?

Bing has now been with us for a little over a month now, and I was excited to hear about Microsoft’s latest offering. Something over the past couple years at Microsoft changed, as I’ve gone from strongly disliking their products to being able to actually use them in my day-to-day life. An example of this is the Windows 7 Release Candidate, which runs fantastically, and so far has been much more stable than my previous Windows XP and Vista experiences. Whatever they are doing culture-wise over at the Redmond campus seems to be working though.

As much as I would like to give Microsoft credit for their Bing offering, I am reminded by the shadows of their previous release: the MSN Network and Windows Live Search. Both of those products left a terrible taste in my mouth and I found them to be incredibly user unfriendly. It has taken years for Microsoft to finally get it right, and it seems that they have in a big way.

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The World is a Smaller Place

Fantastic audio and video mashup of a song which started off as a basic recording of of a street artist, and as the authors collected more samples using just a laptop, camcorder and microphone from different groups around the world, it just became this masterpiece. The world may be smaller today with modern technology, but sometimes it is for the greater good.

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Funny Web 2.0 Video and Programming Ideas

Talk about Web 2.0 technologies and plans for future mashups. Also an incredibly funny video embedded into the post, must watch.

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