[teh glorious interweb what got stuck in my :flash: camino tabs this past week]
gmail goes imap
:flash: Turn Thunderbird into the Ultimate Gmail IMAP Client – “Gmail’s IMAP support roll-out this week had nerds all atwitter about the possibility of synchronized email access across devices, computers, and clients.” How-to!
:flash: How do I enable IMAP? – gmail now offers IMAP.
:flash: OiNK Database Didn’t ‘Self Destruct’, Wasn’t Encrypted But Users Safe? – “The rumor: The OiNK database was encrypted and self-destructed. The truth: It wasn’t and it didn’t but ex-users still might be safe. In the meantime, OiNK got fired from his job.”
:flash: Oink founder: We’re just like Google – “I don’t sell music to people, I just direct them to it. If somebody wants to illegally download music they are going to do it whether my site is there or not.” an interview.
:flash: Anti file-sharing laws considered – “The UK government could legislate to crack down on illegal file-sharers, a senior official has told the BBC’s iPM programme.”
:flash: The OiNK Fallout: Should Its Ex-Users Be Watching Their Backs? – “They should be very, very scared. There are at least two reasons why this is not just your average, everyday, run-of-the-mill file sharing copyright infringement: this involves music that has not yet been commercially released, and money changed hands.”
:flash: Time to clear up the murk about Oink – “for example, the implication that Oink was a subscription service is not true. It was private and, like many other sites, accepted donations from users, but – as most web entrepreneurs will tell you – that hardly ever covers your true costs.”
:flash: Wrath of the Death Worm! – For the Love of the Great Pumpkin – “Just in time for Halloween – the Jack O’ Lantern version of conceptual artist Damon Hirst’s “For the Love of God”
schmoose and abuse
:flash: Top 11 Geek T-Shirts – “T-shirts have come into their own as a form of media, one that uniquely documents messages and stories, not to mention emergent technologies and companies changing the way we use the Internet.”
:flash: Windows Machines Represented in Leopard With Blue Screen of Death – apple left “the blue screen of death” easter egg in leopard. “Oh, Apple. You shouldn’t have. It’s far too accurate” [via waxy]
:flash: BeastieMixes.com – “For the longest time I have been collecting Beastie Boys remixes, I’ve collected over 1800+ so far. They need a place where people can download them.” [via beatmixed]
:flash: Welcome to the world of social casual gaming – “MySpace has announced a partnership with casual gaming giant Oberon Media to create a dedciated gaming channel. Due for launch in January, the brilliantly named MySpace Games service will allow users to place free casual titles on their profile pages and then play them against friends.”
:flash: www.apb.com – GTA style MMO. the question if i would chose law enforcemnet or thug doesnt even come up.
:flash: Greenpeace Vs IPhone: Greenpeace Responds to Alarmist Claims, Admits Targeting Apple Grabs Headlines – “Greenpeace’s report on the iPhone was inaccurate and alarmist.” some apple fan-boy is mighty pissed, lol.
:flash: Tibetan monks beaten as police halt dissent – “Hundreds of Tibetan Buddhist monks celebrating the award of a US honour to the exiled Dalai Lama have clashed with Chinese police, resulting in an unknown number of injuries and arrests.”
:flash: ATYPYK::TALKBUBBLE – learn the basics, puzzle for kids. [via rebel-art]
:flash: Paint the Town Red: Futurist Vandals at the Trevi – “Yesterday, October 19th, the waters of Rome’s famous Trevi Fountain turned blood red when a man threw paint into the basin in a bizarre act of vandalism apparently inspired by the Futurists of the early 20th century.”
:flash: The Levi-Prodi law and the end of the Internet – italy to demand blogs to register: “The Levi-Prodi law lays out that anyone with a blog or a website has to register it with the ROC, a register of the Communications Authority, produce certificates, pay a tax, even if they provide information without any intention to make money.”
the world [of warcraft]
:flash: Farm Fetish – in the US more people play WoW than work on a farm.
:flash: World of Warcraft tips from a drug addict – “Here we have this French drug addict (I think he’s French anyway) who, while trying to talk like a gangster, succeeds at making a complete ass out of himself.” scary stuff.
:flash: Hilfe! Page Rank halbiert! Das Bloggen ist sinnlos geworden! – apparently swiss bloggers be moaning regarding the cuts in page rank they experienced…
:flash: Nazi-Dance-Trash für Teenie-Handys – “Richtig gruselig ist allerdings der Es-spricht-der-Führer-Adolf-Hitler-house-track-ringtone. Das Leben ist verrückter als Scheiße.”