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Inspirational Stories

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Here is a list of the best stories I collected over time from many of the wonderfully inspiring stories available on the web and elsewhere. If one of those stories resonates with you, moves you …

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Live Labs Pivot: A great way to visualize massive amounts of data

September 25, 2010 – 6:30 am | No Comment | 2,904 views
Live Labs Pivot: A great way to visualize massive amounts of data

Pivot is a new technology developed by Microsoft Live Labs that makes it easier to interact with massive amounts of data in ways that are powerful, informative, and fun.

Pivot is designed …

Checker Shadow Illusion

September 25, 2010 – 6:15 am | No Comment | 816 views
Checker Shadow Illusion

This illusion was discovered by MIT professor Edward Adelson.
The dark square A outside the shadow is the same shade of gray as the light-colored square B in the middle of the shadow.

bSix12 Explorer: Navigate in a way that is powerful, informative & fun

September 20, 2010 – 2:24 pm | One Comment | 296 views
bSix12 Explorer: Navigate in a way that is powerful, informative & fun

I am very exited to introduce the new bSix12 Explorer!
The bSix12 Explorer allows you to browse through all available articles on this site in a way that is powerful, informative & fun. You can filter …

Seadragon / Deep Zoom Technology

September 17, 2010 – 3:57 pm | No Comment | 2,569 views
Seadragon / Deep Zoom Technology

Deep Zoom (aka Seadragon) provides the ability to interactively view high-resolution images.

You can zoom in and out of images rapidly without affecting the performance of your application. Deep Zoom enables smooth …

Evernote – Remember Everything

September 15, 2010 – 3:17 pm | No Comment | 118 views
Evernote – Remember Everything

My favorite note taking application is Evernote. This is how the developers themself describe it:

“Evernote allows you to easily capture information in any environment using whatever device or platform you find most …

What is Dropbox?

September 13, 2010 – 4:03 pm | No Comment | 570 views
What is Dropbox?

Dropbox is the easiest way to store, sync and share files online and across your computers automatically.

Put your files into your Dropbox on one computer, and they’ll be instantly available on …