Jan Ole Peek

Tag Archives: Internet

Netvibes – Personal Homepage

Ok, ok, I’ve been obsessed with these Ajax powered start pages. But I think this one’s a keeper. If for nothing more than a new RSS feed reader. Netvibes has all the common features, RSS reader, to-do lists, weather widget, email checker, and more. They’ve also planned a number of nice features for the future. […]

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. […]

Goowy – Online Desktop

Goowy is something I just heard about in the latest Inside the Net podcast. goowy (re) is a rich experience site which helps you manage your digital lifestyle. We provide you with a fresh and powerful environment for managing your webmail, contacts, calendar, rss, widgets (search, bookmarks, photos, weather, stocks, quotes, scores, etc.), and fun […]

Clusty the Clustering Engine

Clusty the Clustering Engine Google has been in the news a lot recently, both being accused of producing mediocre, constantly beta, products (see Google Video), and folding to pressure by governments. While they’re fighting the US government to not release search results, they are complying with censorship rules imposed by the Chinese government. Whether you […]

Newsvine – Get in the Private Beta

Newsvine – Get Smarter Here Newsvine is essentially a social news website. But it’s different from other sites like Digg in that it actually involves news that you would read in the newspaper or see on the evening news. The service is still in a closed beta but here’s a quote from its welcome page: […]

Google execs keep $1 salaries

Google execs keep $1 salaries | Tech News on ZDNet Top executives of Google have once again agreed to be paid annual salaries of $1 each in 2006, counting instead on stock options and grants of the company’s volatile stock for their pay. In a regulatory filing on Monday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange […]

Linux back to manage my Network

Thank God! Thanks to some help from a fellow Clarkconnect user, I can now once again let CC manage my network providing routing and firewall services to both my wired and wireless networks. Turns out it was just the small thing of renaming the wireless interface from wlanX to ethX. Who woulda thunk it? It’s […]

WMF Exploit Fix

Turns out that there’s been a pretty gross exploit discovered in all versions of Windows that allows a corrupted image file to run arbitraty code on the user’s system. In other words, that nude picture of Jessica Alba may be deleting your harddrive and charging tattoos to your credit card! See the link below for […]

Web 2.0?

Web 2.0 is a term often applied to a perceived ongoing transition of the World Wide Web from a collection of websites to a full-fledged computing platform serving web applications to end users. Ultimately Web 2.0 services are expected to replace desktop computing applications for many purposes. What it means to me is that all […]