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Saturday, September 19, 2009

// posted by Jessica in Fun Stuff @ 2:09:23 pm -
This week’s links.

I didn’t have very many links last week, so I’ll include the few I had with this week’s. :)

Plan 9 from Outer Space Remake Teaser Trailer (via @GeekTyrant)
http://geektyrant.com/2009/09/plan-9-from-outer-space-remake-teaser-trailer/
What’s that you say? A remake of Plan 9? Yes, it is apparently true. And stupid. This wins the “worst idea of the year” award.

Facebook introduces @mentions in status updates (via @mashable)
http://mashable.com/2009/09/10/facebook-mentions/
This was news last week and it’s been implemented now. I still haven’t used it. I guess I don’t mention people in my statuses as much as I do in my tweets.

MMS for iPhone Rollout has Begun (via @mashable)
http://mashable.com/2009/09/13/mms-iphone-rollout/
I haven’t gotten it yet.

9 Ways Marketing Weasels Will Try to Manipulate You
http://www.codinghorror.com/blog/archives/001301.html
I thought this was an interesting article. It’s all about how not to react irrationally to marketing schemes.

Geek Media Expo
http://www.mtac.net/gmx/index.html
A new convention in Nashville! Pre-registration has been extended to Tuesday, so get tickets now!

Famous Failures (via @strobist)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y6hz_s2XIAU
A nice inspirational video on YouTube.

I also discovered an iPhone app that puts tilt-shift effects on your photos. Examples:

http://twitgoo.com/3cthw

Share photos on twitter with Twitpic
http://twitpic.com/i4fad

One Response to “This week’s links.”

  1. frances says:

    That tilt-shift thing is pretty cool :) Have you done it with a personal picture?