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Produto Geek da Semana – EL Tshirt com equalizador gráfico

from: Neoplace Blog

EL Tshirt

Taí um negócio legal para quem curte sair para dançar e tals. A EL Tshirt com Equalizador gráfico é feita com o mesmo material que a Wireless Tshirt (a camiseta que coloquei aqui há algum tempo, e que detecta rede wireless). Um painel eletrônico ultrafino e flexível, que reage a impulsos elétricos, ligado a um sensor de som que fica num bolso interno da camisa ou preso ao cinto.

O efeito do negócio é genial! Segue um vídeo do lance:

O mais legal é que já é possível comprar a camisa no brasil, e a um preço inferior ao praticado nos EUA ou Europa (cerca de 40,00Euros). Taí o endereço do produto no Mercado Livre .

Anúncios

dezembro 23, 2007 Posted by | bobagens, Dicas, Tecnologia, Tips | 1 Comentário

Interview with Warren Buffet

There was a one hour interview on CNBC with Warren Buffet , the second richest man who has donated $31 billion to charity. Here are some very interesting aspects of his life:
 
1. He bought his first share at age 11 and he now regrets that he started too late!
2. He bought a small farm at age 14 with savings from delivering newspapers.
3. He still lives in the same small 3-bedroom house in mid-town Omaha , that he bought after he got married 50 years ago. He says that he has everything he needs in that house. His house does not have a wall or a fence.
4. He drives his own car everywhere and does not have a driver or security people around him.
5. He never travels by private jet, although he owns the world’s largest private jet company.
6. His company, Berkshire Hathaway, owns 63 companies.
He writes only one letter each year to the CEOs of these companies, giving them goals for the year. He never holds meetings or calls them on a regular basis.
He has given his CEO’s only two rules. Rule number 1: do not lose any of your share holder’s money. Rule number 2: Do not forget rule number 1.
7. He does not socialize with the high society crowd. His past time after he gets home is to make himself some pop corn and watch Television.
8. Bill Gates, the world’s richest man met him for the first time only
5 years ago. Bill Gates did not think he had anything in common with Warren Buffet. So he had scheduled his meeting only for half hour. But when Gates met him, the meeting lasted for ten hours and Bill Gates became a devotee of Warren Buffet.
9. Warren Buffet does not carry a cell phone, nor has a computer on his desk.
 
His advice to young people: “Stay away from credit cards and invest in yourself and
Remember:
A. Money doesn’t create man but it is the man who created money.
B. Live your life as simple as you are.
C. Don’t do what others say, just listen them, but do what you feel good.
D. Don’t go on brand name; just wear those things in which u feel comfortable.
E. Don’t waste your money on unnecessary things; just spend on them who really in need rather.
F. After all it’s your life then why give chance to others to rule our life.”

dezembro 20, 2007 Posted by | Dicas, Texto, Tips | Deixe um comentário

Download Any Web Video for Your Mobile Device with Movavi [Conversions]

movavi2.pngConvert any online video for your iPod, iPhone, cell phone, or pretty much any other mobile device with web site Movavi. We’ve seen similar conversion web sites in the past (perhaps most notably Zamzar), but Movavi is focused on video, its interface is cleaner and ad-free, and it offers cool options like merging several videos into one large movie and bookmarklets for converting new videos on-the-fly. If you’ve been looking for a way to get internet video (or even convert files from your desktop) on your mobile device, Movavi might be just the ticket.

Movavi [via eHub]

dezembro 7, 2007 Posted by | Dicas, Ferramentas, Tecnologia, Tips | Deixe um comentário

Como fazer dinheiro com a merreca que você ganha

Sempre que um imbecil chega perto de mim para reclamar sobre falta de dinheiro, tenho vontade de dar-lhe uma voadora dupla no peito, depois queimá-lo vivo e dar de comer o churrasco para quem realmente tem problemas:

Esse sim, tem problemas.
Esse sim, tem problemas.

Cachorro não pensa. Você, até onde se sabe sobre a capacidade de um ser humano, sim. Mas, como você é pé rapado, sujo e fedido, provavelmente seus superiores não sabem muito bem diferenciar um cão, de você.

  1. Gastar sem pensar é quase tão inteligente quanto mijar no primeiro hidrante que aparece na sua frente.

    Procure os clichês. Eles não são exaustivamente usados pela sociedade à toa. Gastar dinheiro requer PLANEJAMENTO. Peraí… se você soubesse o que é planejamento, não estaria lendo este artigo – falha minha.

  2. Use as ferramentas disponíveis para facilitar sua vida.

    Os melhores administradores de bufunfa do mundo usam planilhas. Sim, aquela coisa cheia de números e dados que você nunca teve capacidade de entender ou pensou que era inútil demais para receber a sua atenção.

    MAS VOCÊ ESTAVA ERRADO (DE NOVO)

    Para infelizes como você, o Google disponibilizou na internet uma maneira retardada de organizar sua vida. Trata-se do Google Docs. Mas você deve estar pensando: “Eu não tenho uma conta google… Eu uso yahoo / hotmail / gaymail / <insira-aqui-qualquer-outro-email-de-pessoas-fracassadas>…”.

    Não ter o office instalado não é desculpa.

    Não ter o office instalado não é desculpa.

    Foda-se. A misericórdia do Google é tão grande, que todos os inúteis que acessam o Orkut estão automaticamente incluídos nos outros serviços da empresa.

    Caso contrário, quem ainda não possui uma conta google não deveria estar usando a internet. Reserve um tempo da sua vida para criar uma conta google e acessar o google docs. Faça esse favor a si mesmo.

    Siga os passos até conseguir criar uma planilha (spreadsheet). Ao ver aquele monte de quadrados, referidos doravante como células, você agora toma nota do tanto que você recebe e gasta na sua vida.

  3. Tenha em mente que PRIORIZAR gastos é uma questão de SOBREVIVÊNCIA.

    Crie uma célula em sua planilha chamada “ganhos” e insira o tanto que você recebe por mês, digamos 300 reais (afinal, você é um zé-ruela-pé-de-chinelo).

    Feito isso, descreva seus gastos mensais um a um nas células abaixo. No fim, insira a fórmula =sum(b6:b8) (Dá para ler a documentação das fórmulas possíveis de serem usadas na parte de ajuda do site) – Supondo que os seus gastos vão da célula 6 à 8. Pronto. Você tem o quanto você gasta por mês. Se o valor é acima de 300 reais, você fará ajustes para que este valor nunca ultrapasse os 300.

    É assim que um fracassado ganha a vida

    É assim que um fracassado ganha a vida.
  4. É preciso enxergar adiante.

    Fazer previsão mensal não é suficiente. Você precisa projetar seus gastos no futuro para que possa enxergar quanto pode guardar por mês, quando poderá comprar tal coisa, etc.

    Isso não é mágica.

    Isso não é mágica.

    É preciso ter cuidado com os excessos e sempre ter uma grana guardada para emergências. Se você possui menos que 10 mil reais, não vale a pena investir em nenhum fundo de investimento. Enquanto isso, ajuste seus gastos e vá colocando quantias na poupança – é o melhor investimento para zé goiabas, como você.

fonte: dattebaybrasil

dezembro 6, 2007 Posted by | Dicas, Tips | 4 Comentários

SmarterChild IM bot

fonte: Lifehacker

SmarterChild is an IM bot (automated responder) that can give you weather forecasts, word definitions, ASCII art, and foreign language translations, just to start
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Add “SmarterChild” as a buddy in your instant messenger (AIM and ICQ supported) and say “hi.” SmarterChild will give you a series of menus and commands to get the info you need. Available on wireless web-enabled phones and PDAs as well. (Thanks, Monday!)

dezembro 5, 2007 Posted by | Dicas, Ferramentas, Tecnologia, Tips | 1 Comentário

How to Track Down Anyone Online

fonte: Lifehacker

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When you’re trying to find someone online, Google’s not the only game in town. In the last two years, a handful of new people search engines have come onto the scene which offer better ways to pinpoint people info by name, handle, location, or place of employment. While there’s still no killer, one-stop people search, there are more ways than ever to track down a long lost friend, stalk an ex or screen a potential date or employee. The next time you wonder, “What ever happened to so-and-so?” you’ve got a few power people search tools to turn to.

Note: Stalking is serious business. When we say ‘stalk,’ we’re exaggerating, not recommending.

Find Phone Numbers and Addresses with ZabaSearch

zabasearch.png Look up anyone’s home address(es) and phone numbers at ZabaSearch, a creepily-comprehensive people search engine that will freak you out when you search on your own name but save your ass when you desperately need a former co-worker’s phone number. ZabaSearch’s index includes listed and unlisted numbers and addresses (though the founder say all the info is public record.)

Search the “Deep Web” with Pipl

My favorite new search engine of the bunch, Pipl digs up information about a person Google often misses, supposedly by searching the “deep web” (or “invisible web.”) Pipl returns an impressive number of results for most people who use their “real” names online, including personal web pages, press mentions, MySpace pages, and Amazon wishlists. You can also narrow your search for common names by entering city, state and country, too.

Search Several Social Sites at Once with Wink

So the person you’re looking for likely has a Friendster, LinkedIn, MySpace, Twitter or Xanga account? Instead of searching each service individually, enter their full name or screen name, plus other identifying information like interests and location at Wink to do a one-hit comprehensive search of all those services at once.

Get Employment Results at ZoomInfo

Job-centric search engine ZoomInfo aggregates people and company information in one place to help candidates find the right job, but its people search tool also turns up information about corporate types especially well. ZoomInfo’s information listings on people, culled from the web, include people’s employment history and current job title, whether or not they’re looking for a job. Search by a person’s full name at ZoomInfo, and when you get too many results, filter them by geography (U.S. and Canada only.)

Find More than College Students at Facebook

Incessant notifications, Beacon, and zombies aside, one of Facebook‘s greatest utilities is finding people online, and it’s not just for students anymore. Chances are your grandmother set up a Facebook account this year, so all those annoying emails might be worth tracking down your best friend when you were 9 years old who moved to Florida on Facebook.

Practice Your Google-fu for Better People Results

googlepplsearch.png Ok fine, you can’t talk finding people online without mentioning the big G. For internet superstars you’ll get great results by just typing his/her name into Google’s search box, but for civilians, common names or names with double meanings, a few advanced Google techniques can help narrow down the field of results.

  • Enclose the first and last name of the person you’re searching for in quotes when you enter it into the search box (like “John Smith”).
  • Include other relevant words, like the person’s profession, employer, location or screen name, too (like banker or Austin, Texas.)
  • If the person you’re searching for is likely to appear on a particular web site–like a school–search only that site using the site:URL operator (like site:ucla.edu “John Smith”).
  • To look up people by face, search for them on Google Images to get a quick visual–especially useful for people with common names.

Get Context-Menu Access to People Search Engines with the Who Is This Person? Firefox extension

Finally, if you run across folks online you want to know more about often, search a ton of engines for someone’s name with the Who Is This Person? Firefox extension. Simply highlight the name on any web page and look ‘em up on Wink, LinkedIn, Wikipedia, Facebook, Google News, Technorati, Yahoo Person Search, Spock, WikiYou, ZoomInfo, IMDB, MySpace and other engines from the Who Is This Person? context menu item.

For more online sleuthing techniques, check out Wendy’s great tutorial on searching public records online. To make yourself more findable? Have a say in what Google says about you. Also, many of these services let you “claim” your name and add information to your results. Do a search for your own name and click the link that says, in effect, “Is this you?”

Does the current crop of people search engines freak you out, fail you, or help you get in touch? Let us know what you think in the comments.

Gina Trapani, the editor of Lifehacker, likes to find and be found. Her weekly feature, Geek to Live, appears every Friday on Lifehacker. Subscribe to the Geek to Live feed to get new installments in your newsreader.

dezembro 3, 2007 Posted by | Dicas, Ferramentas, Tecnologia | 2 Comentários