Creative Commons is just a profoundly good idea. You’ll notice the logo down at the bottom of this page, allowing people a limited set of ways to use this material.
This is another example of how the Internet is changing things – and another step on the road to what Clay Shirky’s called the mass amateurisation of publishing.
Posting to Radio from NetNewsWire Pro isn’t the nightmare from hell that I thought it might be – in fact, it was pretty easy to set up. What you need to do is put the IP address of your machine (or localhost, which should also work) into the Weblog host box, along with the correct port (usually 5335). In my case, that meant “http://127.0.0.1:5335/RPC”. [ranchero.com]
This 1.0b1 release of NetNewsWire pro includes a weblog editor, notepad, Find command, AppleScript support, and more. [ranchero.com]
NetNewsWire Pro 1.0b1 now available. I havne’t had chance to download and try it out yet, as I’ve been (a) working, then (b) ill, but if it does what it says on the tin… [MacMinute.com: Up-to-the-Minute Apple Mac News]
Warchalking is chosen by the NY Times as one of the ideas of the year. [Scripting News]
iSparx Beta 3. iSparx is the extension for your daily work tasks to share information of the Mac OS X Addressbook with others in your network. I haven’t tried it yet… but if it works, it looks very cool. Uses Rendezvous too. [Mac OS X Apps]
Ludicrously useful, and hopefully one day to be expanded to the UK. Amazon has a service in beta that recommends restaurants. Now the 3G phone people will be salivating over how they can tie location awareness into this…
Future Perfect. FutureAus is a green network site that pulls together a lot of useful resources for environmental and anti-capitalist campaigners. Especially useful if you’re in Australia, but useful when you’re not. [Ted Ritzer: GreenTech]
On being increasingly unimpressed by Technorati…. I’m with Tom on this one. I just don’t see the point in Technorati. What exactly does it do that lots of other tools don’t? Am I missing the point completely? [plasticbag.org]