Chris' Linkjockey blog links to unique, fantastic sites on the web that you haven't seen before.

Saturday, November 29, 2008

Where's my cursor?


Which cursor is yours when you move the mouse?  Confusing, but funny.

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

The Netflix Conundrum

If You Liked This, You’re Sure to Love That – NY Times

This article, by the fantastic Clive Thompson, discusses the Netflix contest, where programmers try to improve the movie recommendation formula that Netflix uses. Netflix is the popular American DVD-by-mail subscription company (in Canada, I use

While the top researchers keep getting better at making movie suggestions, one of the things that stumps them is the “Napoleon Dynamite problem”.

Monday, November 24, 2008

5 Canadian Financial Blogs (from the National Post)

Yesterday's National Post had links to five Canadian financial blogs, described as the "Investosphere".  While it's easy enough to find American blogs and articles to help you with your personal finances, finding Canadian writing is much more complicated.  Here are the blogs they featured:

"A Canadian Personal Finance Weblog", which writes about a variety of personal finance topics and aggregates financial news for Canadians

Focuses on investing, real estate, personal finance and saving money

Describes itself as "one guy's journey to passive income through dividend investing"

Teaches the basics of Canadian investing in concise, readable posts.

Any discussion about investing by Canadians needs to include real estate.  This blog claims to be an investing guide to Canadian real estate in normal English.

Sunday, November 9, 2008

How to Quickly iPhone-ize Your Website

HOW TO: Instantly iPhone-ize Your Website

Intersquash is a new company that will convert your existing website into an iPhone compatible website quickly, and for free.  Here is a demo Intersquash video from Vimeo.

From Mashable

Saturday, November 8, 2008

Run Backups on any Wii Without a Modchip

Run Backups on any Wii Without a Modchip

I haven't tried this with my Nintendo Wii, but apparently it is possible to create and use backup game discs, without having to modify your Wii with a chip.

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

25 Free Digital Audio Editors

25 Free Digital Audio Editors You Should Know 

As someone that got a degree doing digital recording and composing electronic music, it's great to know that the range of free music production tools keeps expanding and improving.