links for 2008-03-222 min read Technology
- An interesting, much-discussed article from Kevin Kelly on the proposition of artists and others making a living from the support of true fans.
- A site to collect funds. Interesting twist in that you can name the amount you're trying to collect for a project. Fundable collects the funds and releases them when the threshold is met. If the threshold isn't met, contributors get their funds back.
- Arthur C. Clarke, science-fiction author and scientist, passed away this week. This is perhaps his most famous story, a brilliant parable on the path mankind is traveling with technology.
- A web site providing an at-a-glance view of top stories from all over the web, broken down by category.
- A great use of Google Maps to display locations of fresh food outlets throughout Ireland.
- Details on getting a work permit for Ireland.
- A discussion of the tension on creative teams between generalists and specialists.
- A web service that creates thumbnails of web sites on the fly.