Random Thoughts 01/12/2009
Five reasons to seriously consider buying a netbook
I have really been enjoying my netbook. Yes it’s limited on functionality but it’s basically like my running around laptop when I’m working from coffee shops all day. Now they just need to make one that will sync with your regular work laptop. Their has to be something like that out there.
Facebook to Copy FriendFeed’s “Like”? [Video]
Has Facebook really ever innovated anything successful, or do they just copy everyone else’s functionality? I guess that’s another reason why Microsoft was such a good partner for them.
Windows 7: Microsoft Extends Windows 7 Beta Availability Until January 24th
I’ve already heard some very glowing reports about Windows 7. I’m going to have to see if I can download it today. Not sure which machine I’ll run it on but I’m sure I’ll figure that out
Work on Stuff that Matters: First Principles – O’Reilly Radar – Annotated
1 Work on something that matters to you more than money.
2 Create more value than you create.
3 Take the long view.
Chrome gets Mac deadline, extensions foundation | Webware – CNET
I think this is great that Chrome is coming for Mac and Linux but honestly I just can’t see myself using it seriously until they are capable of managing extensions like toolbars and plugins. their are too many features I rely on in FireFox like Diigo, ScribeFire and hello, the Google Toolbar. (you’d think this last one would have come built in with the original release of Chrome.)
Is TweetBacks getting spammed already?
I just linked to a post about Tweetbacks a service I’m seriously considering installing on this blog because for every comment I get on this blog I usually get one via Twitter. Well it looks like I might wait just a little because it seems like they may be getting spammed already. Hopefully they fix this soon because I think it would be a great tool.
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