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I'm Jake McKee

People call me The Community Guy

links for 2007-03-29

earth album alpha – a google maps + flickr mash-up with a side of rails and scriptaculous Cool app for photos from around the world. (tags: photography) WhatAreYouSmoking.org There’s a lot of bad stuff in cigarettes…. perhaps least of which is the tobacco itself. Find out what’s really in those nasty thing. (tags: politics antismoking)

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links for 2007-03-27

Creating Passionate Users: Death threats against bloggers are NOT “protected speech” (why I cancelled my ETech presentations) There’s a lot of bloggers who should be ashamed of themselves. Seriously ashamed. Honestly, I’m ashamed to even be part of this culture. (tags: blogging culture)

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links for 2007-03-26

Museumr > dumpr.net (tags: photography flickr)

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links for 2007-03-24

Novint Falcon – A new kind of input device Built for gamers, this cool device was on display at GDC. It offers a completely different metaphor for inputting movement in games. Very interesting. (tags: gaming) Welcome to RiffTrax! The Mystery Science Theater 3000 guys are back! Spend $2.99 and get a voice over for your […]

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Different Levels of Personal

Since coming home from SXSW, I’ve been half-joking that I sent more text messages during that event than I sent the entire time I had a cell phone. (This billing cycle is up to 98 already) I’ve got a beefy data plan with something like 1000 included text messages, so why not? Text has taken […]

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links for 2007-03-23

Wired News: Real-Time Reality Feeds Justin.tv The movie EdTV comes alive. With less drama and more fun. (tags: webcam video) Wired News: Fears of a YouTube Swiftboat Good article about the upcoming presidential election and the power of YouTube in the process. (tags: politics video youtube) Would Anybody Care if Your Company Disappeared? Josh picks […]

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MyBlogLog Fun

Broc is doing a fun giveaway to get excitement generated about his MyBlogLog community. Pretty smart – easy and fun.

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SXSW: Kids on the Web

Some days, while I chew away on some social design challenge for some client my mind drifts to a recurring question: "Why are we doing this now, when we know we’re going to have to redesign and rethink absolutely everything when today’s kids get a bit older" Kids today really are different than generations past. […]

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links for 2007-03-18

Online Community Lessons from SXSW and Community 2.0 Lee does a great job of recapping the lessons learned from recent conferences. (tags: community)

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links for 2007-03-17

The Panderers Fantastic new band I found on MySpace. I really dig their sound… unfortunately I won’t be transporting it with me any time soon since they don’t have a web site, albums, or song downloads. Apparently the MySpace phenom caught them off guard. Really real (tags: myspace music) An Open Letter to Steve Jobs […]

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