links for 2009-02-10

  • It couldn't be any easier or more versatile: Just stick a few centimetres of the 19mm (3⁄4") wide patented magnetic tape to the back of your photos, posters, calendars, etc. and a matching piece on the wall, the sloped ceiling, the fridge door, office cupboard, memo board, etc. The tape strips will stick to each other magnetically. And can be just as easily taken off again.
  • Not just questions! Report problems and bugs, share ideas and get feedback, or just talk and give your opinion.
  • vlc4iphone is a port of VideoLAN VLC media player's source code to the iPhone and iPod Touch. This port was developed by ZodTTD. The initial intention of this port was/is to allow for less restrictions on formats played on the iPhone and iPod Touch, allow playback of media without syncing to iTunes, and streaming audio and video over HTTP/MMS/RTSP.
    (tags: iphone)
  • More than 10,000 works in Yiddish are now available online. The Steven Spielberg Digital Yiddish Library, a joint project between the National Yiddish Book Center and the Internet Archive, has gone live.

    The collection currently features what could be more than half the works ever published in the language, making them available for download in a variety of formats. The project started scanning titles 10 years ago after being launched by a major grant to the Yiddish Book Center from Spielberg’s Righteous Persons Foundation, which the director established to help support a flourshing Jewish community after his experience making Schindler’s List.

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