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Wolfenstein 3D

17 years and 3 months ago · listen

In this webification world, old games are rising from the grave. This time, it's Wolfenstein dressed in flash.A month ago, was a bunch of lemmings running in dhtml trousers.

Google wallet

17 years and 3 months ago · listen

Last 20 of June, the Wall Street Journal wrote about Google plan to launch a electronic payment service. Today, i found this page.

The story behind this page is:

Last week, Tony Ruscoe decided to probe for working Google subdomains and found a few. One with high interest was purchase.google.com, so webmasterbrain.com decided to take a deep look into it, and here are their discoveries (they even have a screenshot).

It seems Google is building a paypal competitor, isn't it?

If your cable tv crashes...

17 years and 3 months ago · listen

This weekend my cable tv decided to not work anymore, so i had to re-invent my entertainment definition. For a couple of weeks now, i have my adsl link up and running, so i decided to make some web digging and see what was there for me.

And here are the results:

if you want to watch live tv channels from all over the world (+100), try BeelineTV; to the ones who like short funny movies, try darlugo, truveo</a> or google video; if you want to watch some old movies or tv series (remember Flash Gordon?) you can always take a peek at Emol and download some, since they are copyright free; and if don't give a damn to copyright, and don't care for video quality, go to divxcrawler and download some of last month blockbusters.

After this, who needs cable tv after all?

Update: my cable tv is up again, so i will be able to watch the soccer game tonight. Yes, there's a reason to have cable tv, after all.

Update2: just found a post here on using Google to find for open index webpages with movies. Just click here to see some results provided by Google.

Meanwhile, in the IM world...

17 years and 3 months ago · listen

BetaNews as a rumour about Microsoft and Yahoo linking their IM networks. The main reason to do that seems to be the ever growing threat from voice chats, like Skype, which, by the way, as a new wireless voice handset by Linksys, the CIT2000. In my personal opinion, in order to survive, all IM networks will have to connect to each other, so this decision is only one more step to the inevitable.

Visual tour

17 years and 4 months ago · listen

Today, is all about visual:

  • from a study on biological motion patterns, play with the sliders here and try to guess who's walking;
  • adverstising companies should take a look at the heliodisplay, it can really boost any old billboard;
  • a truly "fingertips" experience with this new computer interface, TactaPad, and since i'm only linking to visual experiences, watch the demos where one interacts with a Mac, and where one makes some drawings;
  • and finally, a personal site which looks exactly as is owner powerbook (requires flash player 8).