Friday, February 29, 2008

Washington DC Business results for bed bugs

Researching for bed bugs on the web I came a cross a pretty funny Google search result: Go to and do a search for ["bed bugs" washington dc] - you get a list of a bunch of hotels and apartments in DC - I would love to know how the ranking is being done here.

If you're interested in more serious tracking of the North American bed bug epidemy check out:

Thursday, June 14, 2007

Flickr censored in Singapore, Germany, Hong Kong and Korea

A recent update on causes uproar: as of yesterday users based in Singapore, Germany, Hong Kong or Korea can't turn off their SafeSearch filter. This is effectively censoring for users with Yahoo IDs from those countries.

In the last 24 hours a huge wave of outrage sloshed through flickrland. Hundreds of users started to vent their indignation about being censored by posting the picture above tagging it thinkflickrthink, commenting and posting their own protest pictures.

More on the backgrounds (german)

More on flickr's SafeSearch:

Here is the guy who designed the great badge above that now propagates through the flickr universe:


Forum post on flickr:

One of the mushrooming flickr anti-censorship groups:

How to get active:

Wednesday, May 09, 2007

Free as in free beer

The Open Source Idea is spreading to the brewer community.

Felix just sent me this URL:

A danish open source beer project. From the web site:

"The recipe and branding elements of FREE BEER is published under a Creative Commons (Attribution-ShareAlike 2.5) license, which means that anyone can use the recipe to brew their own FREE BEER or create a derivative of the recipe. Anyone is free to earn money from FREE BEER, but they must publish the recipe under the same license and credit our work. All design and branding elements are available to beer brewers, and can be modified to suit, provided changes are published under the same license (”Attribution & Share Alike”)"

Tuesday, September 26, 2006

Tipitapa en las Zonas Francas en León prolongado

La exposición de Tipitapa en las Zonas Francas en León se ha prolongado hasta el 3 de Octubre. Hay fotos de la inauguración en linea.
Die Ausstellung Tipitapa en las Zonas Francas in León (Nicaragua) wurde bis 3. Oktober verlängert. Fotos von der Eröffnung auf Flickr!
The exhibition Tipitapa en las Zonas Francas in León (Nicaragua) will be extended until October, 3rd. See pictures of the inauguration on Flickr.

Sunday, July 16, 2006

Tipitapa en las Zonas Francas en Granada

El 2 de Agosto se inaugurará la exposición "Tipitapa en las Zonas Francas" en la Casa de los Tres Mundos en Granada. Esa será la primera exposición en Nicaragua después de cuatro presentaciones en Austria.

Leanse más en .

First exhibition of "Tipitapa en las Zonas Francas" in Nicaragua, read more on

Wednesday, June 21, 2006

Eröffnung Tipitapa en las Zonas Francas in Linz

Die Ausstellung Tipitapa en las Zonas Francas ist endlich in Linz zu sehen! Eröffnung ist am Donnerstag, den 22. Juni 2006 um 18 Uhr auf der Johannes Kepler Universität.

Ich werde zur Eröffnung durch die Ausstellung führen und etwas über die Hintergründe schildern, wie es zu diesem Projekt kam.

Mehr auf:

Inauguramos la exposición Tipitapa en las Zonas Francas en Linz/Austria!
Tipitapa en las Zonas Francas opens in Linz/Austria.

Thursday, June 08, 2006

Wardrobe Bar

This fine furniture improvisation out of old wardrobes is part of the interior design that Andreas Strauss did in five days for the Club 5 Events of the Wiener Festwochen (you can see one picture more on their page).