Aung's shared items from Google Reader

Friday, November 30, 2007

Microsoft Live Labs: Photosynth
A nice innovative feature out of Microsoft in a while

Blogger in Draft: New feature: OpenID commenting
First step by Google towards open single sign-on identity

Thursday, November 29, 2007

Google Experimental Search
Beginning of a Google social search or customized search?

Wednesday, November 21, 2007

Google LatLong: Think globally, mark locally
You can now move markers in Google Maps to more exact locations by yourself. And, of course, you can continue to see the original mark if you want to. Many who know me realize that I mostly favor Google products/services over others. The new features like this are the reasons I find Google admiring.

Top 12 Areas for Technology Innovation through 2025
ChangeWaves - Observations on the Future from Social Technologies
A nice summary - hope to see more specifics over next few weeks.

Sunday, November 18, 2007

The personal genetics service is now open to the public at $999. Interestingly, deCode just came out with its deCODEme service, while both companies use Illumina technology.

Monday, November 12, 2007

one learning child. one connected child. one laptop at a time
Until Nov. 26, for $400, you can donate a XO laptop to a child in a developing country AND receive one for yourself (AND one free year of t-mobile wi-fi access in the U.S.). I'm hoping to donate one and is anyone interested in joining me or contributing to mine?

Saturday, November 10, 2007

Find out and improve your vocab level while donating rice to the poor for free - thanks to ads. A simple website with a simple idea, making a difference.

Sunday, November 04, 2007

Virtual video cutter
cool that it creates small chunks of content from longer streaming audio or video files.

Friday, November 02, 2007

New Century Learning Consortium
It "will assist with the implementation of high quality, large-scale online and blended learning programs at a limited number of small and mid-sized colleges and universities." Should Alliant be joining the consortium?