Monthly Archive: April 2009

Bookmarks for April 27th

Bookmarks for April 27th

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on April 27th: Creating Diamonds in Space: Do you know that there are countless diamonds in space? Loads of tiny...

Miner Brigade Released for iPhone, Android

Miner Brigade Released for iPhone, Android

Honolulu-based Noble Master Games this week released the full version of its game, “Miner Brigade,” for the Apple iPhone and Android platforms. “Miner Brigade” is similar to the arcade classic “Lemmings.” The simple and...

Humanitarian Happy Hours in Honolulu

Humanitarian Happy Hours in Honolulu

Four local bars and restaurants are hosting a series of “Humanitarian Happy Hours” to benefit SurfAid International. The kickoff event will be at Oceans 808 at Restaurant Row on Thursday, May 7. Hosted by...

TV News Goes Interactive at KGMB9

TV News Goes Interactive at KGMB9

KGMB9, the local CBS affiliate, launched a bold (and technologically tricky) initiative tonight during its 5 p.m. newscast. Called ‘i9News,’ it carved out a significant portion of the half-hour broadcast to share feedback from...

Bookmarks for April 20th

Bookmarks for April 20th

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on April 20th: Surveillance vehicles take flight using alternative energy: Fuel cell powered UAVs are taking flight as an Office...

Google Street View in Hawaii?

Google Street View in Hawaii?

Google Street View is an immensely popular, though sometimes controversial, feature of its mapping products (like Google Maps and Google Earth). It allows you to go beyond “zooming in” on a map or aerial...

Eclipse Group to Explore Amazon EC2

Eclipse Group to Explore Amazon EC2

The next meeting of the Eclipse Hawaii Eser’s Group will focus on Amazon EC2, or “Elastic Compute Cloud,” a popular web service for developers. The group will introduce EC2, then discuss how the service...

Bookmarks for April 14th

Bookmarks for April 14th

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on April 14th: Sound From Exploding Volcanoes Compared With Jet Engines: New research on infrasound from volcanic eruptions shows an...

Mufi Hanneman: How Not to Engage on Twitter

Mufi Hanneman: How Not to Engage on Twitter

From the heady, shaky days of Howard Dean to the triumphant ascent of Pres. Barack Obama, there’s no question that the web is a vital tool for organizing and fundraising. Social networks have turned...

Songs in Support of Kids

Songs in Support of Kids

Kenneth Makuakane is putting his music where his mouth is, offering his latest album as a gift to anyone who donates $10 or more to the Boys & Girls Club of Hawaii‘s Windward Clubhouse....

Apple Gets “LOST”

Apple Gets “LOST”

Last month, Apple previewed the upcoming update to its iPhone operating system, iPhone 3.0. For iPhone fans, one of the big reveals was the final implementation of “cut and paste.” But it turns out...

FriendFeed: What If Twitter Worked?

FriendFeed: What If Twitter Worked?

What if Twitter let you organize your contacts into groups, so you can separate political talk from food talk?  What if Twitter finally threaded replies, so conversations made sense?  What if Twitter let you...