Twitter Delivers Death to America 140 Characters at a Time

Twitter is great for grassroots organizing—Obama and McCain both use it to relay biddings to acolytes. That same, real-time insta-blast networking quality would also make it a jee-golly-awesome organizing tool for terrorists, according to a draft Army intelligence report »10/24/08 12:30pm10/24/08 12:30pm. Mix Twitter with cellphones and you've got…

Sungevity Web App Makes Installing Solar Panels a Piece of Cake

Eco start-up company Sungevity is launching a new web application on Earth Day (three days away, people!) that will take the guess work out of solar panel installations. Enter your address on Sungevity's website and satellite-imaging software will zoom in on your home, calculate your roof's dimensions, select the… »4/19/08 4:30pm4/19/08 4:30pm

Web 2.0 T-Shirt Tells Us All Whether You Facebook Your Life Away

The latest addition to the chic geek's wardrobe has got to be this web 2.0 T-shirt. The classy bit of kit contains a list of 79 social networking sites, all followed by tick boxes. Tick the ones you belong to and wear. By adorning your scrawny chest with this garment outdoors, you are able to reveal to aesthetically… »11/11/07 8:59pm11/11/07 8:59pm

Ambient TV Brings Web 2.0, Derision of Your Friends' Viewing Habits to TV

Oh, these NYU kids and their big ideas. (Disclosure: I was an NYU kid until Thursday.) Myra Einstein's project, Ambient TV, aims to bring Web 2.0 tech to TV and would make a great add-on to TiVo or the upcoming Xbox 360 IPTV setup. While some of the ideas aren't so new—swarm recommendations, so that Lost watchers… »5/13/07 6:30pm5/13/07 6:30pm

Flickr Knows What Camera You're Using, Is Telling Everybody

Flickr, the popular photo sharing Web site bought out by Yahoo! some months ago, is now collecting and publishing the camera details of its users. Welcome to a Web 2.0 gold mine of data that marketing types will likely skeet over. The first few sets of data released indicate that Canon has a pretty good stranglehold… »11/22/06 8:53am11/22/06 8:53am