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M3talinks for Jul 30th

Today’s M3talinks for Jul 30th

  • About Us | h+ Magazine – h+ covers technological, scientific, and cultural trends that are changing — and will change — human beings in fundamental ways. We will be following developments in areas like NBIC (nano-bio-info-cog), longevity, performance enhancement and self-modification, Virtual Reality, "The Singularity," and other areas that both promise and threaten to radically alter our lives and our view of the world and ourselves.<br />
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    More than that, h+ aims to reflect this newest edge culture by featuring creative expressions of humanity on a razor's edge where daily life and science fiction seem to be merging.
  • About « You Are Not So Smart – The Misconception: You are a rational, logical being who sees the world as it really is.<br />
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    The Truth: You are as deluded as the rest of us, but that’s OK, it keeps you sane.<br />
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    You Are Not So Smart is a blog devoted to self delusion and irrational thinking.
  • Internet Meme Database | Know Your Meme – Know Your Meme: Documenting Internet phenomena: viral videos, image macros, catchphrases, web celebs and more.
  • About Us | h+ Magazine – h+ covers technological, scientific, and cultural trends that are changing — and will change — human beings in fundamental ways. We will be following developments in areas like NBIC (nano-bio-info-cog), longevity, performance enhancement and self-modification, Virtual Reality, "The Singularity," and other areas that both promise and threaten to radically alter our lives and our view of the world and ourselves.<br />
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    More than that, h+ aims to reflect this newest edge culture by featuring creative expressions of humanity on a razor's edge where daily life and science fiction seem to be merging.
  • About « You Are Not So Smart – The Misconception: You are a rational, logical being who sees the world as it really is.<br />
    <br />
    The Truth: You are as deluded as the rest of us, but that’s OK, it keeps you sane.<br />
    <br />
    You Are Not So Smart is a blog devoted to self delusion and irrational thinking.
  • Internet Meme Database | Know Your Meme – Know Your Meme: Documenting Internet phenomena: viral videos, image macros, catchphrases, web celebs and more.
  • WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange: "Transparent Government Tends to Produce Just Government" – WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange: "Transparent Government Tends to Produce Just Government"<br />
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    We spend the hour with Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, talking about the biggest leak in US history: the release of more than 91,000 classified military records on the war in Afghanistan. As the Pentagon announces it is launching a criminal probe into who leaked the documents, Assange asks what about investigating the "war crimes" revealed in the leaked military records? He also talks about the media, why he isn’t coming to the US anytime soon, and what gives him hope. "What keeps us going is our sources. These are the people, presumably, who are inside these organizations, who want change," Assange says. "They are both heroic figures taking much greater risks than I ever do, and they are pushing and showing that they want change in, in fact, an extremely effective way."

M3talinks for May 21st

Today’s M3talinks for May 21st

  • International Distributors for IdeaPaint – IdeaPaint is one of the most flexible, durable and cost-effective dry-erase solutions on the market. IdeaPaint turns any smooth surface into a high performance dry-erase board, giving you the space you need to collaborate, interact and fully explore your creativity. It outperforms and outlasts the leading dry-erase options and works better with all brands of dry-erase markers. No matter where you use it, big ideas follow.<br />
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    On top of it all, IdeaPaInt is the most environmentally friendly dry-erase product on the market. It delivers more writing surface with far less environmental impact.
  • 2-liter bottle upside down tomato planter The Cheap Vegetable Gardener – Though my first attempt at an upside down tomato planter worked out great, I have a habit of forgetting to water the plants everyday. More commonly when we have decent rains when only the hanging tomato planters need to be watered. So this year I have modified my design a little to make this a little easier. As a bonus you can create this new version much quicker and minimal tools.
  • Internet Explorer 9: Platform Demos – Test out IE 9 at their Test Drive page. Dare we dream that IE9 may not suck?
  • CSS Starbursts with CSS3 transforms and transitions – I was recently experimenting with the new CSS3 rotation property and it occurred to me that I could use this to create image-free starbursts. All I needed was a series of nested block-level elements each rotated by a slightly different amount. The rotation would distribute the box corners around the circumference of the star.

M3talinks for May 5th

Today’s M3talinks for May 5th

  • ZenCoding.vim – vim plugins for HTML and CSS hi-speed coding. : vim online – ZenCoding.vim : vim plugins for HTML and CSS hi-speed coding.
  • zen-coding – Project Hosting on Google Code – Zen Coding is an editor plugin for high-speed HTML, XML, XSL (or any other structured code format) coding and editing. The core of this plugin is a powerful abbreviation engine which allows you to expand expressions—similar to CSS selectors—into HTML code. For example:<br />
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    div#page>div.logo+ul#navigation>li*5>a<br />
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    …can be expanded into:<br />
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    <div id="page"><br />
    <div class="logo"></div><br />
    <ul id="navigation"><br />
    <li><a href=""></a></li><br />
    <li><a href=""></a></li><br />
    <li><a href=""></a></li><br />
    <li><a href=""></a></li><br />
    <li><a href=""></a></li><br />
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  • Third Tribe Marketing – Mention the words "Internet marketing" to some, and images of obnoxious "gurus" spring to mind, complete with big red headlines, yellow highlighting, and excessive hype. And yet real Internet marketers (not get-rich-quick scam artists) are some of the smartest, wealthiest, and most ethical entrepreneurs you'll ever meet.<br />
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    Mention the words "social media marketing" to some, and images of touchy-feely idealists who promote community over commerce and conversation over cash come to mind. And yet some of the smartest people in the space successfully participate in social media for higher traffic, better search engine optimization, and larger profits.<br />
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    The black and white division of online marketing into two tribes is not real.<br />
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    These people learn from all sides and apply what they learn in a way that works for them. This tribe profits from the intersection of pragmatism and progress.<br />
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    This is the Third Tribe.