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Entries from November 25th, 2006

OnlyWire Makes You a Spammer

November 25th, 2006 by Ryan Ozawa · 1 Comment · Miscellaneous

UPDATE (14:02 HST): The fine print will get you every time! A commenter on the Wired write up points out the following in the OnlyWire Terms of Service: “You agree to let OnlyWire bookmark the http://www.onlywire.com site AND the OnlyWire Sponsor site on each of the bookmarking services you are participating with.” So indeed, they’re […]

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What Are You Doing?

November 20th, 2006 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Miscellaneous

Once upon a time on the web, there were online journalers. These thoughful diarists with a knack for code publicly reflected on their lives and the matters of the day, many imagining themselves as a modern-day Samuel Pepys. Then came weblogs, and the guttural nounverb “blog,” and suddenly writing online was so easy, anyone could […]

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Social Podcasting?

November 15th, 2006 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Miscellaneous

Podcasting is cool. Social networking is cool. Why not combine the two? It seems everything on the web today is all about “the social” (to crib Microsoft’s Zune catchphrase), but podcasting is often an solitary affair. Sure, podcasters meet up and hold conferences (or “un-conferences”) and trade notes on what goes on behind the camera […]

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Bloggers Wanted

November 12th, 2006 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Miscellaneous

Alex Salkever, founder of Hawaiirama, is looking for a few good bloggers. Local bloggers, that is. Hawaiirama is a slick new blog that “covers the Islands like a giant beach blanket,” with an emphasis on travel, food, and local happenings. It’s off to a strong start, due in no small part to actual writing chops. […]

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Look, Ma, No iPod

November 12th, 2006 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Miscellaneous

The top gripe podcasters and even podcast listeners have is the misconception that you need an iPod to listen to them. Podcasts can be played from almost any portable media player, as well as from your computer. Well, a new service called Podlinez makes it even easier to tune into a podcast. Just dial a […]

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