I just stated using Omniweb 5.5 yesterday.
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is an online speed reading application that I came across a few weeks ago. It is a really neat flash application that you paste some text into and the will scroll the words across the screen at whatever rate you set. I have always been frustrated by how slowly I read but I was pleasantly surprised by how fast I could comfortably cruise through text in this format (about 600wpm!). I have no idea if this is comparatively fast, but it seemed like quite a feat for me.
Side Note: Anybody looking for a good speed-reading course I have heard good things about Photoreading. It’s pricey, but you get a discount throught the site that I have linked to.
spreeder.com – online speed reading application
While fixing the long broken flickr image feed on this site I found this site that decipherers your elusive “flickr id”. For future reference, you can find it at idGettr – Find your Flickr ID
Oh, and BTW, colors of the flickr logo are BLUE:#0063dc and PINK:#ff0084 if you ever need such things.
As a completely fanatical user of everything Google, I want to point out this “cheat sheet” of useful Google search phrasing. Every search engine has their own way of doing things, & this is just Google’s way.
Google Cheat Sheets
This is nothing fancy, but it was built out of necessity. I am working on a web project with the illustrious Ken Lemieux. He is doing the identity package for this company and I am doing the web design. He asked me if I knew of any pages that allowed a visitor to enter color values so that they could simulate what it would look like on a web-page. I didn’t know of any so I threw together something with a few dashes of PHP and here we go.
It is neither full featured of complete, but it is a tool that I feel others could use. And with that, I unleash it upon the world. Let me know what you think.
The JZ – Color Tester
While cruising around the net today I came across this site that aims to help standardize the RSS / XML / Feed icons that are out there. The icons are beautifully designed and available in many formats. Go download the icons now and update your site.
Feed Icons – Help establish the new standard
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