Archive for January, 2011

Brisbane floods: before and after

Monday, January 31st, 2011

High-resolution aerial photos taken over Brisbane last week have revealed the scale of devastation across dozens of suburbs and tens of thousands of homes and businesses.

How Much CO2 Is Created By…

Tuesday, January 18th, 2011

Every action, every event, every person, everything emits a certain amount of carbon. This interactive visualization examines some of those scenarios. Play around to learn some interesting and surprising information about how much carbon is released during various activities.

TED Talks: Jason Clay: How big brands can help save biodiversity (WWF)

Monday, January 17th, 2011

TED Talks: Dan Phillips: Creative houses from reclaimed stuff

Monday, January 17th, 2011

TED Talks: William Ury: The walk from “no” to “yes”

Monday, January 17th, 2011

TED Talks: William Ury: The walk from “no” to “yes”

Monday, January 17th, 2011

Spell Catcher

Monday, January 10th, 2011

Spell Catcher is a powerful, all-in-one spell checking and writing software solution—a program that’s so much more than a spelling checker, its name only hints at its capabilities. With Spell Catcher, you’ll write better and faster—in virtually any application. Use it to spell check e-mails, letters or documents, instant messages, and more! Spell Catcher can watch for errors as you type, and automatically fix common typos. Shorthand Glossaries let you define your own abbreviations for repetitive phrases—even thousands of characters long! Use the dictionary or thesaurus to look up a word you’ve just typed to check its meaning or search for a more precise alternative.

Convert GoogleMaps to Height Profile

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

Really neat little app… Convert your GoogleMaps route to a height profile. Local download for backup reasons.