Sungha Jung - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia-Mozilla Firefox Sungha Jung (Korean: 정성하) is a South Korean acoustic fingerstyle guitarist. His YouTube channel has more than 2.5 million subscribers. Sungha creates acoustic covers and arrangements, typically by ear and/or by watching videos, and has original music, which he plays and places online. He was nicknamed the "Guitar Prodigy" and the "August Rush" in Korea, though he prefers to be known as a 'guitarist' rather than a 'guitar prodigy'. Biography Sungha began to play the guitar after watching his father play. He first learned piano, but found it somewhat boring, while his father's guitar playing looked great. Sungha was taught the basics of guitar by his father.
Pearltrees Aims For Curation Domination If you’re tired of talking about the cloud, social media and mobile apps, you might want to work the word “curation” into the conversation. As in, “Curation could become a hot sector in 2011.” At least that’s what Pearltrees is hoping. The Paris, France-based company provides social curation tools, which is a sort of advanced way of aggregating or bookmarking websites—into what the company calls pearls—and organizing them in a way that allows others to see your pearl collection. How To Copy & Paste Between iPhone & Desktop Without Installing Any Apps There’s something about technology I find truly fascinating. The more sophisticated everything becomes, the more trivial problems are created. Back when I was using my trusty Nokia 6070, I had no desire or need to copy and paste things from my desktop to my phone. My phone and my desktop were two different entities, and I didn’t even dream of being able to copy and paste something from my desktop, and have it appear instantly on my phone.
The new rules of news You may have noticed – you could hardly miss it – the blizzard of anniversary stories last month about the fall of Lehman Brothers, an event that helped spark last year's financial meltdown. The coverage reminded me that journalists failed to do their jobs before last year's crisis emerged, and have continued to fail since then. It also reminds me of a few pet peeves about the way traditional journalists operate. So here's a list of 22 things, not in any particular order, that I'd insist upon if I ran a news organization. Social Curation Service Pearltrees Revamps Web and Mobile Apps Pearltrees, the service that allows you to arrange Web content, photos and more (‘pearls’) into mindmap-style ‘trees’, has updated its Web and mobile apps today in order to bring a more seamless user experience and new features to the platform. The company said the Web platform has been fully redesigned and rebuilt in HTML5, making it more easily accessible on a range of different devices, as well as introducing new features also now found in its iOS and Android apps. It seems it’s becoming a bit of a habit for Pearltrees to significantly revamp its website at about this time each year, and this time around it’s gone all-out to make collections, and collecting, “simpler, more accessible and more shareable,” CEO and co-founder Patrice Lamothe said. As well as rebuilding it using HTML 5, there are now new features like ‘extended drag-and-drop’ which allow you to quickly add ‘pearls’ from your hard drive, the Web or a document. ➤ Pearltrees | Google Play | App Store
Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands Willem-Alexander (pronounced [ˈʋɪləm ɑlɛˈksɑndər]; Willem-Alexander Claus George Ferdinand; born 27 April 1967) is the King of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, consisting of the countries of the Netherlands (including the Caribbean Netherlands), Curaçao, Aruba, and Sint Maarten. He is head of the Dutch royal house and the House of Amsberg. Willem-Alexander was born in Utrecht and is the eldest child of Princess Beatrix and German diplomat Claus von Amsberg. He became Prince of Orange and heir apparent to the throne of the Netherlands on 30 April 1980, when his mother became queen regnant, and he ascended the throne on 30 April 2013 when his mother abdicated. He went to public primary and secondary schools, served in the Royal Netherlands Navy, and studied history at Leiden University.
Blog Archive » LeWeb10 and the curation topic Looks like curation has been one of the keyword of LeWeb10. Exactly one year after Pearltrees beta release, the activity we used to call human organization of the Web has not only find its word but also its way. Sure, Pearltrees is steadily growing, reaching 100.000 uniques and more. Dot: 360º video capture for the iPhone 4 by Jeff Glasse Hey Kickstarter-onians, Thanks for checking out our project! We call it Dot. It’s a stylish, durable and downright pocketable 360º (panoramic) lens attachment and app for the iPhone 4. What does it do? Dot lets your iPhone capture immersive, fully navigable, panoramic video in real-time - and share with friends on your phone, as well as on Facebook and Twitter, or streamed online using our awesome panoramic video web platform and player.
Arianna Huffington Interview: SOTB 2009 - Technorati Blogging Richard Jalichandra: How did you discover blogging? Arianna Huffington: For me it was the excitement of seeing the conversation moving online. I wanted to be a part of that so we started Arianna Online. The key thing was the interactivity. 2.0 is out! Today we’re introducing Pearltrees 2.0, a major evolution of Pearltrees that makes it simpler, more beautiful and more accessible than ever. With this new version you’ll be able to organize, explore and share everything you like with even more power and ease. Let us introduce you to the “Dynamic Grid”, the “Extended Drag-and-Drop”, “full HTML5” and several other surprises we’ve prepared for you in this version! The “Dynamic Grid” – A stunning new design This new format lets you organize and display things however you want! It makes your interests easier to read and share, while keeping all the organizational benefits of Pearltrees. It has been designed for organizing, exploring and sharing collections!
Recent Changes Map The Background Last week, Wikipedia launched a typography refresh. This is a big deal for a variety of reasons, especially given that Wikipedia may well be the most content-focused mainstream website out right now. No ads, no “likes”, reblogs, or comments; Wikipedia is a lovably no-nonsense site that serves its purpose well. The Change The change was subtle, but noticeable, like a good typography change should be. The curator attributes and skills What skills do I need to have if I want to be an effective real-time news curator? Can I just pick the best headlines and links on my topic of interest or do I need to do know / do more? What makes a great news curator stand out from those who do automatic aggregation or from bloggers who create simple news stories lists? Photo credit: thesuperph