The Oscar nominations were just announced. Best picture nods go to The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Frost/Nixon, Milk, The Reader, and Slumdog Millionaire. More after the jump.
The National Film Board finally went online today. Canadian classics like The Log Driver’s Waltz, The Cat Came Back, and Neighbours are now in reach of the people they were created for, Canadians! (you other folks from around the world are welcome too). They’ve included links to various social networking bookmark sites and enabled embedding. […]
Enjoy these awesome things: Hit play or watch Some Awesome Things at Youtube. (via) What’s really awesome is that it’s warm enough (here) to go play basketball and street hockey at the end of November. (Don’t get me wrong, climate change is very bad news for the long term).
Dilbert Comic in RSS format, with the cartoons! Yay. http://feedproxy.google.com/DilbertDailyStrip (via)
I don’t use this software anymore: PowerDVD XP CD-Key:MV78219757293118 SN: 14165277
I’m not sure I could do this myself, but it’s something for possible consideration in dealing with my continuously overflowing inbox: Sentenc.es — A Disciplined Way To Deal With Email. There are a number of different sentence numbers for your own response policy at http://two.sentenc.es/, http://three.sentenc.es/, http://four.sentenc.es/, or http://five.sentenc.es/.
Can you pop popcorn with a cellphone? [Mobile Phone + Maize = Popcorn – YouTube] Nope.
If you’ve got an hour to spend, this Google Tech Talk by David Weinberger is worth a listen. In it he explains how the breakdown of categorization designed for physical objects when applied to digital or abstract objects (such as thoughts) can be overcome through new kinds of categorization—ie. tagging.
This is a video of four people driving along a Saudi Arabian road with three of them outside the car doing what what appears to be sliding on concrete wearing nothing special on their feet. [Only in Saudi Arabia – YouTube]
Constantly being remixed with new subtitles on various themes, scenes from the 2004 film “Downfall (Der Untergang)” by Oliver Hirschbiegel, set in 1945 showing Hitler’s last 10 days in his Berlin bunker, recently turned into a meta meme, making fun of the remixes with a remix. Unfortunately, that old version was taken down by a […]