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WiFi Positioning systems

Today I came across Skyhook's Wi-Fi Positioning System (WPS). It' s a "location platform" that uses the native 802.11 radio in your PC (or even your smartphone) to deliver accurate positioning.After installing the Loki plugin from the loki.com…
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Halo 3 Science of Play

For all those (other) Halo fans out there, here is an insight on how Bungie Studios is working on the testing of Halo 3. Well worth a read.We have come a long way. I wonder if they ever did game testing like this on PacMan?Source: Wired

The 12 kinds of ads

Apparently, there are (only?) 12 kinds of ads in the world.That is, according to Donald Gunn, once a creative director for the advertising agency Leo Burnett.An excerpt from the article in Slate:"Though his position implied expertise, Gunn felt…
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Polar Rose versus IDPS (IDentity Protection System)

Everybody puts their pictures online. Picasa, flickr, you just name them. But what if your friend puts a picture with YOU on it online? Cue the IDPS (IDentity Protection System), a sticker you wear that "tells" a camera taking a snapshot of…

New Krav Maga Instructors for Belgium

The proud, the few, the sweaty. After 20 days of intensive training, a new batch of Krav Maga instructors got their instructors diploma from Gabi Noah.Find out where to train in Belgium on the local IKMF site.

Brighten your day

Over at Zen Habits is a post of 75 things that brighten your day. Some of my favourites:1. Listening to good music in the car.2. Taking a long, relaxing shower.3. A good novel.3. Walking on the beach.4. Being lazy on a Sunday.5. Getting…

BiB (i.e. Back in Business)

OK, so I neglected the blog a little bit... OK, so I neglected the blog a whole lot lately, committing virtual suicide on the blogosphere.but now I'm back, with a new job and all. I'm now part of the new and exciting world of venture capital…

WikiYou WikiMe

"a collaborative biography of every person on earth."WikiYou .. coming soon?

Time to meet ... Ram Shriram

I'm at the Intel Capital CEO summit this week. One of the interesting speakers there is Ram Shriram from Sherpalo. He is a founding board member of Google, for one, and made some interesting remarks while on stage.Rather than type them all out…

Mashable: Web Startups and the Lying Liars that Lie About Them

This one is so funny, and oh so true. Just had to post this list of Web Startups and the Lying Liars that Lie About Them from Mashable.10 semi-truths Mashable uses "for the sake of brevity, hyperbole or just plain laziness".1. “It’s the…