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Entries for Monday, September 15, 2008

September 15, 2008

Current + Twitter = Hack the Debate

A little project that’s been going on here at Current Towers - During the presidential debates, we’ll be diving into Twitter and putting the *real* debate up on national TV in real(ish) time. (And who’s that handsome avatar halfway through the promo…?)

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Ahh good ol’ Tricky Dick. #current

Ahh good ol’ Tricky Dick. #current

Screenshot from the Current TV Hack the Debate promo. (Words put into my mouth by persons unknown).

Current will be screening the US presidential debates live on TV, with relevant tweets overlaid in real(-ish) time. It promises to be a hell of an experiment (not least for our broadcast team!) First debate: Friday September 26th.

Penny Arcade! - Consensus

A pretty accurate representation of the Bill Gates/Jerry Seinfeld Microsoft ads.

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Fitbit - Automatically Track Your Fitness and Sleep

Personal data monitor, tracking your exercise and sleep, not dissimilar to ye olde Sportsbrain pedometer which I loved so. I’ve already pre-ordered one.

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This is an archive of groovmother.com, the old blog run by Rod Begbie — A Scottish geek who lives in San Francisco, CA.

I'm the co-founder of Sōsh, your handy-dandy guide for things to do in San Francisco this weekend.