May 4th, 2007 - Open Knowledge
May. 4th, 2007
03:20 am - links for 2007-05-04
# Puppy will easily install to USB, Zip or hard drive media.
# Booting from CD, Puppy will load totally into RAM so that the CD drive is then free for other purposes.
# Booting from CD, Puppy can save everything back to the CD, no need for a hard drive.
Potts is perhaps best known for promoting the ethic of independent travel, and his book on the subject, Vagabonding: An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-Term World Travel (Random House, 2003),
…the four things which matter most :</p>
1. The quality of the people doing the development
2. The expected value of the product to its stakeholders
3. The fitness of the proposed solution
4. The quality of project management & expectations communication(tags: programming)
Conan visits ILM
BPS RESEARCH DIGEST: Want to achieve something? Picture yourself doing it from a third-person perspectivewe tend to interpret other people’s actions as saying something about them, whereas we interpret our own actions as saying more about the situation we’re in.(tags: selfhelp)
Suppose… you had a 16-year-old… If there were no Boeing 747s, cheap telephones, or Internet you might want to send him to a nearby school. But for less than $2000 we can send that kid anywhere in the world and bring him back for Christmas…(tags: education)
Daily Motivation, Success Motivation and Positive Thinking for Positive Life Change!: The Power of Focus - Say NO To Toxic PeopleYou just have to get rid of the doom and gloomers that may be in your life. If the people around aren’t helping achieve success then they are working against your efforts to achieve success.
In this article we highlight twelve of the most important US laws when it comes to blogging and provide some simple and straightforward tips for safely navigating them.(tags: blogs)
04:47 pm - Want…
…a nationwide Crossfit style fitness chain. Each location would have a linked passcard system, so that a your fees go to each location in proportion to the amount of time you attend that facility.
…an open source virus checking system, financed via subscriptions. You only get automatic updates if you subscribe.
…a blog ad network that facilitates “ZeFrank-style”, gimmesomecandy ads.
…more “Crash Worship” concerts.
…a “religion” that’s a cross between a public library, a tool library, a fitness club, the Boy Scouts merit badge system, extropianism, and a “Crash Worship” concert.
…residential cruise ships with permanent berths targeted toward middle income families.
…patent consortium that behaves like a benevolent “patent troll”. Anyone can join for a nominal fee. All members will have access to all of the patents owned by any other member of the consortium for free. Anyone who doesn’t join will be hit with vigorous lawsuits based on the consortiums patent portfolio. License fees (minus lawyer fees and consortium mainenance) will go toward pro-intellectual freedom legislation.
…24 hour personal trainer/valet.
…vice cruises, which travel the world taking advantage of regulatory arbitrage opportunities.
…medical tourist partnership between U.S. physicians network and overseas hospital.
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