Archive for the 'technology' Category

Jun 11 2010

Random Friday Video: BP Spills Coffee

When things get too awful and everything has gone to hell in a hand basket, all you can do is laugh. When you watch this, note the reference to Kevin Costner, who will apparently test his water cleaning technology on the spill. It’s usually laughable when Hollywood gets political, but I sure do hope Kevin […]

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May 25 2010

How Digital Marketers Can Use Geotagging Applications

I came across a article for journalists last week that I thought would be valuable for online marketing and community professionals as well. 7 Ways Journalists Can Use Foursquare pointed out some key elements that news writers can engage their audience and source valuable information. And those use-cases can also be extremely valuable for […]

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May 13 2010

Space Shuttle Atlantis is Ready for its Final Launch on Friday

Published by under astronomy,science,technology

The space shuttle Atlantis has been cleared for its final mission and lift off is scheduled for 2:20 p.m. from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. At 25 years of age, the veteran Atlantis will blast off from Launch Pad 39A on NASA’s 132nd space shuttle mission. Star gazers and skywatchers will also have a chance to […]

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May 12 2010

A Look at WordPress 3.0

The second beta of WordPress 3.0 is ready and the official release for public consumption is not far off. There has also been a lot of buzz about some of the new features and I’d be remiss if I didn’t mention them on Blog de Puree, a WordPress blog. Here’s a quick rundown of what’s […]

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May 07 2010

Viral Heat and Performable: Two New Online Marketing Tools to Check Out

I’ve been digging into some SaaS online marking tools and came across two new apps that digital marketers should take some time to check out. From getting valuable metrics on the ROI of your social marketing efforts to optimizing our online marketing tools, Viralheat and Performable look like they offer some great features. Viralheat Viralheat […]

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Feb 11 2009

NASA and Google Provide a look at Mars in 3D

Google brought us online search that has yet to be matched and Google Earth, a wicked cool bit of software that lets us view almost any part of Planet Earth. The software is so accurate and detailed that governments and security agencies worldwide are extremely uncomfortable. NASA has brought us, well, space! Moon missions; the […]

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Feb 10 2009

NASA Wants Your Vote for Hubble’s Next Target

Published by under astronomy,science,technology

NASA wants your input on what Hubble’s next target is going to be. You get to choose from one of six astronomical objects in honor of the International Year of Astronomy, the celebration of the 400th anniversary of Galileo’s observations, which began this month. Want to cast your vote? Go to to cast your […]

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Jan 30 2009

Random Friday Video: The Birth of Electronic News

Published by under History,internet,news,technology

Think back to what you were doing in 1981, then imagine getting news via your home computer—if you had one. This video of a 1981 KRON report predicts the future of news reporting on the future of the Internet. And the best part? An S.F. Examiner editor mentions how they’re not in it to make […]

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Jan 16 2009

A Sushi guide for the iPhone

Published by under food and dining,technology

Shogakukan’s illustrated sushi guide for the iPhone can answer your sushi identification questions. Back in November of 2008, Randye and I discovered another local sushi restaurant in Newburyport, Hana Japan. It’s a nice, clean restaurant situated in a back corner of the Port Plaza off of Rt. 113 as you get off Interstate 95, heading […]

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Jan 10 2009

iBird: The new bird-watcher’s field guide for the iPhone

At long last! Someone finally created a bird watcher’s guide for the iPhone! Thanks to the folks over at, bird watchers have their choice of a number of versions of birding guides for the iPhone and iTouch: iBird Backyard: For common backyard birds of North America ($4.95) iBird West: For Western birds of North […]

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