kateoplis: Paul Ryan’s speech in 3 words | FOX News

kateoplis: Paul Ryan’s speech in 3 words | FOX News

Southwestern Frittata
By Sarah 63 Comments, everydaypaleo.com

We are in the mid­dle of pack­ing up and mov­ing. Not out of Chico, just across town; but holy cow it’s a lot of work. I’ve been try­ing not to buy a lot of food this week and just eat what we have so that I don’t have to pack and move an entire…

On the #totry list #recipe

Southwestern Frittata By Sarah 63 Comments, everydaypaleo.com We are in the mid­dle of pack­ing up and mov­ing. Not out of Chico, just across town; but holy cow it’s a lot of work. I’ve been try­ing not to buy a lot … Continue reading

Checking out Lift.do and a suggestion

Checking out Lift.do and a suggestion

How Kevin Systrom Chucked His Check-in App, Launched Instagram, And Landed Serious Facebook Cash

How Kevin Systrom Chucked His Check-in App, Launched Instagram, And Landed Serious Facebook Cash


I just signed up for Groupiter because it will help me discuss all the stuff I share on Dropbox. You should check it out!

Okay, this is intriguing as it turns things on their head. Generally people start with a sharing/collab web site and add documents. This starts from Dropbox–>sharing and collab. Interesting, looking forward to seeing how it works.

Well for iPhone bolsters the ‘to-do’ list with ideas from friends
By Ellis Hamburger, theverge.com

While many to-do lists (like “things to pick up at the drug store”) are best left pri­vate, lots of lists are more use­ful when oth­ers can chime in and sug­gest things you might like. For exam­ple, Arin Sarkiss­ian cre­at­ed a to-do list inside h…

This app’s community-based wish list has a lot in common with the origins of http://so.cl. Checking it out more deeply this week.

Gympact, once again

Gympact, once again


emergentfutures:

In Finland, a crowdfunding platform for community projects

Conceived in Finland, Brickstarter encourages citizens to take civic projects into their own hands, rather than waiting for governments to pick them up.

Full Story: SpringWise

I fully applaud this effort, I think getting crowd-sourcing into many areas is wonderful. But it begs the question: isn’t government essentially an existing source of crowd-funding and sourcing for this? In other words if, assuming a democracy, you want something done then shouldn’t it already work this way?