Add-ons for Firefox. Replace Your Firefox Plugins with Mozilla Ubiquity / Ted Curran. Two of the most popular posts here on TedCurran.net deal with replacing your too-huge collection of browser extensions for Firefox and Chrome to improve your browser’s speed and performance.
Some of my favorite bookmarklets Readable: Evernote: Instantly clip articles to your Evernote. ShareThis: PressThis: TrackMeNot. The practice of logging user search activities and creating individual search profiles - sometimes identifiable - has received attention in mainstream press, e.g. the recent front-page New York Times article on AOL 's release of collected data on individual searchers; also this front-page New York Times Business Section article describing the User-Profiling Practices of Yahoo! , AOL, Bing & Google. We are disturbed by the idea that search inquiries are systematically monitored and stored by corporations like AOL, Yahoo! , Google, etc. and may even be available to third parties.
StumbleUpon. StumbleUpon is a discovery engine (a form of web search engine) that finds and recommends web content to its users.
Its features allow users to discover and rate Web pages, photos, and videos that are personalized to their tastes and interests using peer-sourcing and social-networking principles. History StumbleUpon was founded in November 2002 by Garrett Camp, Geoff Smith, Justin LaFrance and Eric Boyd during Garrett's time in post-graduate school in Calgary, Canada. The idea of creating a company was established before the content: of the five or six ideas for products, StumbleUpon was chosen.
Garrett describes in a BBC interview the moment for him in which he felt the company had really taken off: "When we passed the half a million mark (in registered users), it seemed more real On January 16, 2013, StumbleUpon confirmed it had laid off 30 percent of their staff from 110 to 75 employees. Service details StumbleUpon Video StumbleThru Su.pr Growth Greasemonkey. Userscripts.org: Power-ups for your browser.
Cheat bejeweled blitz. Riverside Grandpa Demolishes the Bejeweled Code - Stuns Creator Video game ranking site VGChartz reports that Mike Leyde, a 56-year old steel contractor from Riverside, California, has broken Bejeweled 2's scoreboard with a score of 2,147,783,647.
Brian Fiete, co-creator of Bejeweled, is shocked: "The highest score the game is capable of calculating is 2,147,483,647; that’s 2 to the 31st power minus 1. We had to give the game some sort of maximum displayable... 0 social-games » Inspiration Riverside Grandpa Demolishes the Bejeweled Code - Stuns Creator How to Change preference values in Bejeweled 2 (12/02/08) Bejeweled 2 is a famous web-based free game. NASA Night Launch.