From the Information Age to the Connected Age – WWD’s Anne Zelenka published a thoughtful piece that explores the evolution we’re now experiencing. Like it? Then you’ll definitely want to pick up her book, “Connect!: Web Worker Daily’s Guide to a New Way of Working” (due January 2008).
Trillian Astra Coming to Mac OS X – Cerulean Studios is finally bringing their fantastic Trillian multi-network IM application to Mac users. Watch out, Adium. Will Mac users want to pay for a cross platform application that can do audio/video as well as text? We’ll see.
Adobe MAX Conference All About the Web Apps – Read/Write Web summarizes the Adobe conference as going way beyond the desktop technologies Adobe is known for.
Facebook’s College Users are Laughing at Us – Let them laugh. If Facebook helps me to remember my co-worker’s birthday or if I can use it to know their favorite music so we have something non-work related to talk about, what’s their problem? The key is to resist using every feature of an app simply because it’s there. Just because you can aim a spitball over the cubicle wall, it doesn’t mean you should.
Apple vs. Users Arms Race Continues – Engadet reports that the developers aren’t taking iPhone 1.1.1 lying down. Doesn’t seem like the hacking/developing community that has built around the iPhone will give up trying to break through Apple’s lockdown any time soon. Will they succeed? In the meantime, for the folks who want to go the safe & legal route, here’s some sites with lists of iPhone-ready pages.
Introducing LingoZ – The old-fashioned dictionary meets the connected age mindset.