Archive for May, 2009

The future of email, blogs, IM, wikis, social networks

Saturday, May 30th, 2009

It’s Google Wave and it’s built completely in Google Web Toolkit and even better most of it will be open sourced. Really cool technology. Check the video below

Scoopler: Real Time Search Engine

Wednesday, May 13th, 2009

The Real Time Web is a popular topic at the moment. There was already Twitter Search which searches twitter but now you get search engines that search multiple realtime sources like Twitter, and Digg. An interesting contender in that area is Scoopler because the search restults change while you are watching the result page. Look for instance at this search of the Obama.

What do you think? Is it useful? Is it too easy to copy by Google, such that Scoopler won’t make it?

Google Search Options

Wednesday, May 13th, 2009

Google today introduced search options, which enables you to refine your search. Looks pretty nifty. Check the video below

Theora better than H.264

Friday, May 8th, 2009

The open source community keeps on tinkering on the open Theora video format (The format that Firefox 3.5 will support natively and is part of the HTML5 spec). They now report better video quality (expressed in PSNR) than H.264. I see in the post that they compare it to the open source x264 encoder. I wonder how that compares to commercial H.264 encoders out there