Matt\’s Cuppa

My take on tea, technology, and our environment

Matt’s Daily Diigo Post 05/19/2007

Posted by telecommatt on May 19, 2007


  • Web-based multiplatform instant messaging. Fast loading page with a simple and attractive interface. I like stuff that does just a few things and does them well!
     – post by telecommatt

43 Web Design Mistakes You Should Avoid

  • This is a good compilation of “10 Worst Mistakes…” lists. The author summarizes each point very nicely. I agree with most of the points here, but not all points, and following all of them is generally a good idea for your readers.
     – post by telecommatt

Open Culture: Great Writers on Free Speech and the Environment  Annotated

    The PEN American Center just wound up World Voices 2007, a conference featuring a slew of major authors, including Salman Rushdie, Don DeLillo, Neil Gaiman, and many more. One of the panels this year featured some literary heavy hitters reading works to raise awareness for environmental issues: Billy Collins, Jonathan Franzen, Moses Isegawa, Pico Iyer, Geert Mak, Marilynne Robinson, Roxana Robinson, Salman Rushdie, Gary Shteyngart, Janne Teller and Colson Whitehead all participated (mp3).

      Download Of The Day: DelegateGcal Gmail tickler Firefox extension (All Platforms) – Lifehacker

      • Still on the GTD theme, here’s another Lifehacker link. GTD your Gmail! Here’s Firefox extension that intergrates your email with David Allen’s Getting Things Done system.
         – post by telecommatt

      Alpha Geek: How to stream your music to any PC – Lifehacker

      • Another weekend project from Lifehacker. Been wanting to set this up for weeks now! Actually, this has been on my list of saved links for weeks and I am just now getting around to filing it. Looks like I need more of Lifehacker’s GTD action than I need another weekend project!
         – post by telecommatt

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