Jan Ole Peek

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Ask a Ninja

If you’ve never heard of Ask a Ninja then you should really check it out. They’re video clips, not more than 2 minutes long and absolutely hilarious. It’s one of the video podcasts I subscribe to.

New Windows Vista Blog

I came across a new blog today that’s centered around Windows Vista. The purpose of this blog is to keep an eye on events and developments related to Windows Vista throughout its beta cycle, launch, and beyond. Guess what!  It’s my blog! Why another blog? Well, I found this cool blogging software that makes use […]

Inside Windows Vista, Build 5308

eWeek has taken a look at the latest build of Windows Vista.beta This release of Vista is “feature-complete”, the company says, meaning that all of the fundamental capabilities that Vista will eventually offer are now baked in. Development efforts aren’t slowing—the user experience will continue to evolve, bugs will get fixed, performance and compatibility will […]

Pageflakes – Another startpage??

I thought I was done with these Ajax start pages. I was sure that Netvibes was what I was going to stick with. Well, then someone posted a comment that changed things. Enter Pageflakes. Same ideas as the other ones, little prettier, more features, and the ability to create your own flakes (widgets). Screenshots below:

Gravatars now at jpeek.net

We’ve all seen the use of avatars used in forums all over the place. It’s a neat way to distinguishing yourself from others. Gravatar, which stands for Globally Recognized Avatar, is a free service where you can sign up and upload an avatar image for yourself. This image will show up on any sites that […]

Ready for a StarTrek car?

Designed for “scientists, geologists, archaeologists or adventurers”, Nissan’s 4×4 Terranaut features a “spherical laboratory” that is accessed from a 360 degree swiveling seat. Unfortunately, all these workstations leave room for only one passenger side door.carfuture What’s the chance of seeing the Terranaut on the street? Pretty good if you own a Holodeck. Source: Autoblog

Protopage – Online Start Page

Yesterday I blogged about Goowy. While it’s a pretty neat service it’s still a bit too buggy for everyday use. At least for me. So I decided to check out Protopage. This is another Ajax powered customizable personal homepage. It seems a little bit more stable and faster. It’s free, so it’s worth a try. […]

Why do I blog?

I felt the need to state why I continue to participate in this weird exercise called blogging. Maybe I should define what blogging means first. Wikipedia defines blogging as A blog is a website in which items are posted on a regular basis and displayed in reverse chronological order. The term blog is a shortened […]