A somewhat desperate solution to iPad’s current limitation on printing. Never assume your users will give up trying to achieve tasks that are vital to a daily workflow. This is Dan’s favourite blog post of the year.
Props via @engadget
Nice one Howies.
Surfers Against Sewage began in Cornwall back in 1990 campaigning against sewage pollution on the beaches of St Agnes, Chapel Porth and Porthtowan. From these humble beginnings, SAS has grown into a nationwide force fighting for clean and safe recreational waters across the UK.
Oliver Sacks answers questions about why music affects the brain, how it can treat some neurological disorders, and more. It’s all on tonight PBS’s Nova show. [Savvy propagating of video to seed viewership via twitter/blogs].
The American Life Project has just finishing examining social networking tools. New twitter research is suggesting that in this early adaption phase, it’s the people living in cities that are doing all the talking (compared to rural). No surprises, but what’s interesting is that whilst Myspace and Facebook has a much lower demographic (sweet spot of 24 years old), twitter skews all the up and beyond the 35+ market too.
“The use of Twitter is highly intertwined with the use of other social media; both blogging and social network use increase the likelihood than an individual also uses Twitter. Twitter users and status updaters are also a mobile bunch; as a group they are much more likely to be using wireless technologies — laptops, handhelds and cell phones — for internet access, or cell phones for text messaging.”
First came across the story on NYTimes, who didnt add much to the data or conversation.