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Play Our 3-minute Xmas Minigame

Instead of the usual holiday greeting card, we decided to make a small 3-minute minigame to help you feel more christmassy

5 Google Wave Invites Left

I have a couple of Google Wave invites left, so let me know if you need one. Although it still has a long way to go before you will want to use it on a daily basis (for one thing, it is slow), Wave is probably going to be an important communication and collaboration tool […]

Casual Connect and Social Games Love

Love is the most important metric says @sebdeh of Playfish. And according to Zynga general manager Roy Sehgal, the number of players returning regularly (and not play time) is the metric that most closely correlates to a social game’s suitability for monetization.

The Magical 10k Hours

In his latest book (Outliers), Malcolm Gladwell argues that if you want to really master something (e.g. playing guitar, programming, playing golf), there is a high probability that the number of hours you will need to invest into it will revolve around 10,000.

10,000 Reasons To Focus

I wanted to share Steward Brand‘s talk on The Long Now Foundation‘s ambitious project to build a clock that will be able to hold accurate time every single day for the next 10,000 years. Far from being a mere engineering gimmick, the project entails the design of a unique and memorable experience during the ascent […]

Best Obama Picture Ever

A very cute Obama picture that says it all.

A Thousand Splendid Reasons For Audiobooks

Image via Wikipedia How many books do you read per month nowadays? Two? One? Half a book? If you’re a busy professional, perhaps not even that? I’ve always found reading to be an essential part of personal development. Not blogs – I mean the normal, in-depth, catch every word – not just the headlines – […]

Phoenix Mars Landing Live

In about 5 minutes, Mars lander Phoenix is going to attempt to land on the surface of Mars. The event is being broadcast live at a number of museum events and at NASA TV here. Here is a live blog from mission control (also following @MarsPhoenix on Twitter).

WordPress 2.5.1 Flash Image Upload Error

I just finished setting up WordPress 2.5.1 for a friend and as it took me 1 hour to figure out a weird file upload issue, I thought I’d make it easier for you.

Time stands still in Vista

True in so many ways …

Web.Start in Zagreb

Last Friday, I was at the 2nd Web.Start conference organized by Initium in Zagreb (Croatia). Like last year, the two main themes were technology and business. Although I only attended the biz part (day two), there was a lot of opportunity to meet interesting techies, entrepreneurs and VC‘s active in this region – and of […]

Mr. Drnovšek, Rest in Peace

He was a great politician and a man of noble ideas and actions.

Interstellar MMVIII

I’m personally not big on numerology, but: 2+0+0+8 = 10 And according to Larry Niven’s The Mote in God’s Eye (released in the 70’s), there are nice things on the horizon for 2008: Here’s an excerpt: 1969 – Neil Armstrong sets foot on Earth’s Moon. 1990 – Series of treaties between United States and Soviet […]

Fring – Skype on your mobile

I’ve just made my first call using Skype on Fring with my good old Nokia N70. Apart from a < 1 second latency, it seems to work fine! Fring is a mobile application that integrates services such as  Skype, MSN Messenger, ICQ, Google Talk, and SIP, giving you a chance to use your mobile to […]