Distance learning isn’t as easy as it seems. It seems like I discovered Appear.in a tad too late because I’m just a few semesters away from graduating with my Master’s degree, but you might find this service useful.
Back when Amazon Prime first launched I made fun of it and generally thought it was the dumbest thing I had ever heard. In my mind, I would never buy enough items for Amazon to cover the yearly fee to be a member.
There are thousands of sites that makers can use to sell their costumes, including major ones such as eBay, Etsy and deviantART. But if you want a site that’s focused solely on costumes, check out CosTrader.
There are a lot of apps that make use of information that people have posted on their public social network profiles. For example, there’s Hell is Other People, which is an app that helps anti-social people avoid other people by utilizing other users’ check-in data.
I’ve found out about the untimely demise of several people not through friends or family, but through Facebook. It’s odd and a bit depressing to see messages of condolences sandwiched in between selfies and links to The Oatmeal’s latest comic, but it’s happening a lot more frequently these days as more people get into social media.
Ad agency TDA_Boulder came up with Happy Hour Virus, a website that fakes computer problems. The idea is that you’ll be able to use the “problem” as an excuse to leave work. I don’t think it actually has a chance of getting you off of work, but you can use it to punk your non-techie colleagues for a few seconds.
Last year we saw a concept for a pair of glasses that applies Instagram’s filters through its lenses. Bruno Ribeiro took a more literal approach with his Real Life Instagram series, taking not just Instagram’s filters but its entire interface into the real world.
If you need to send someone a message but have to be discrete about it, then you might want to give Crypstagram a shot. It’s an image sharing site does more than just provide you with a means to share images with other people.
Social media plays a big part in people’s lives these days. Not just in their personal lives, but also in what they do for a living as well. If you’re one of those people, then you might be interested in the social media-themed business card generators by Stephen Ou.
Sometimes, bookmarking a website just isn’t enough. A permanent copy is different from a physical copy, so printing the page just isn’t the same as actually saving it. Of course, you could also choose to save the entire page with all the elements on your computer, but if you plan to do that with a lot of pages, then that could turn into a confusing mess of files and folders pretty quickly.
Who doesn’t love kittens? I’m no professional web designer, but I’ve tried designing a site or two, and let me just say it involved a lot of hard work. One of the tiring aspects of web design is having to insert placeholders for designs, images, or code that aren’t ready yet.
I think people who live in New York City are extremely lucky, because there are so many developers out there who are setting up all sorts of apps and services targeted especially for them. One of the latest of these is TipTop.
Do you believe in ghosts? If you do, then you might think Ghost Singles is a welcome addition to the growing list of dating sites on the Internet. As its name implies, the site aims to help single ghosts find their ghostly match.