Jeff Shariat

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Google Will Bring The Internet To You!

February 15, 2010 - 7:28 am

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In June ’09 Google posted a letter in support of the FCC’s forthcoming National Broadband Plan that starts with, Open, ubiquitous broadband connectivity holds the promise to catapult America to the next level of competitiveness, productivity, education, health, and security — but how do we get there from here? The letter goes on to make […]

Get Your Olympics Fix!

February 12, 2010 - 7:45 pm

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Wondering how to get your Olympics fix?  Well, some people are… Lifehacker has a post going with tips for official and unofficial ways to get all the Olympic content you’re looking for. The best places to start are going to be The Official Vancouver 2010 Site and The Official NBC Olympic Site. The west coast […]

TechtoLiveBy Tweets for 2010-02-11

February 11, 2010 - 12:49 am

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inTELEMATICStoday: 'What is Telematics?' Infographic http://bit.ly/cCzpxY #telematics #tech #automotive #inforgraphic # RT via @rogermud http://bit.ly/8ZfY9l – New Hampshire DoT Uses Twitter to provide real time traffic alerts #telematics #news #tech #twitter # inTELEMATICStoday: Transportation Secretary 'LaHood fears spread of in-car technology' http://bit.ly/92dOu7 #telematics # inTELEMATICStoday: Embedded Mobile & M2M Device Revenues to Rise to $19 […]

Get Your Super Bowl Commercial Fix

February 6, 2010 - 1:01 pm

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MakeUseOf.com has a great rundown of all the different ways you can get your superbowl commercial fix.  I like YouTube’s AdFix which will let you watch the commercials live and vote / comment on your favorites.  Click through for more… How will you get your fix? via [makeuseof]

State of the Internet 2009 – Infographic

February 4, 2010 - 7:43 am

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via [makeuseof] via [focus]

Twitter, the Super Bowl and You – #SB44

February 3, 2010 - 7:24 am

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The NFL announces the #SB44 tag for Twitter and Flickr (and wherever else you use tags). Not surprisingly the NFL has a Super Bowl XLIV related site up with all the standard bells and whistles (countdown timer, visitor guide, etc) including a new Super Bowl Twitter Page and announced #SB44 as the official hash tag […]

4 Favorite Firefox Plug-ins I Can’t Live Without

February 2, 2010 - 7:30 am

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First off, if you use Internet Explorer regularly… What is wrong with you? Now that that is out of the way lets talk about Mozilla Firefox.  The beauty of open source applications are the plethora (I can’t say that word without thinking of the 3 Amigos) of plug-ins, add-ons and extensions to let you add […]

Google Docs Lets You Share Any File For Free

February 1, 2010 - 8:13 am

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Back in October ’09 the Google Docs team announced shared folders which was a much needed addition to the gDocs featureset.  Now the team has announced the ability to upload any file type you please, essentially making Google Docs into an online file sharing repository. Users can upload up to 1GB of data and make […]

How To Make Twitter Useful For You – Privacy, Advanced Twitter Search

January 29, 2010 - 8:13 am

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I think Twitter is the best way to get real-time crowd sourced news.  Yes, Twitter can be a clusterfuck of useless people spouting useless information…but it doesn’t have to be! If you’re not interested in publishing to the masses I’d recommend setting your tweets to private and requiring that you approve followers before they can […]

3 Cool Things You’re Not Going to Spend the Money to Buy

January 28, 2010 - 5:25 pm

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3 things from Uncrate.com that I want, but will surely not buy. Ping Pong Paddles – Brodmann Blades ($100) These are the craziest table tennis paddles I’ve ever seen.  They remind me more of Klingon weapons then paddles.  I have no idea if they are actually intuitive to pick up and play with or if […]