Month: January 2008

Geocoder.us

Today I found myself sitting in a classroom discussion when the need arose to figure out how far each of 344 survey respondents had come to the place where the survey was being conducted. The survey included the home zip

Posted in Geo

VoIP – successes and failures

I’ve been a Vonage customer for 3+ years now. Lately, though, the vultures and doomsayers have been close at hand as Vonage gets sued over and over. Since I have two lines, our home phone and my office phone with

Posted in Random

Change the margins

From the “it’s the little things that matter” department – I just saw changethemargins.com written up in the January/February issue of World Ark, a newsletter published by Heifer International. The idea is simple: What if you could get companies to

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Wiki Video

One of the challenges of our Museum Without Walls project is how to gather, a critical mass of location-based multimedia material that’s worth seeing. MIT has its own video gateway site that links to three major MIT video repositories: TechTV,

Posted in Museum

Air, not yet.

One thing I didn’t buy yesterday was a MacBook Air. I went to the Chestnut Hill Mall Apple store to see what it looked like but they didn’t have any to show. The store won’t have any to look at

Posted in Geo, Mac, Museum

Think Again

So I’m going to blame my recent lack of postings on my blog to the fact that, like Hobu, I was finding that a Plone-based blog was not so easy to deal with. I decided to jump into the blogging

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