Twitter remixed

By rickColosimo / August 15, 2013 /

This article provides a new and more interesting take on twitter. It’s like a present-tense exonet, very “now” oriented rather than library of knowledge oriented. I’ve stopped much twitter viewing for two reasons: first, my app for reading tweets was a fantastic Outlook plugin that was a good part of my workflow. (With the Airbook…

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Credit card purchases of tickets on LIRR trains

By rickColosimo / August 16, 2011 /

Radio this morning said that some LIRR passengers will get a chance to buy a ticket on the train with a credit card rather than cash as is currently the option. Two interesting tidbits: first, the “penalty” fare still applies, which is some bump to the price of a ticket at the machine if you…

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Great SMS idea for public transportation

By rickColosimo / August 4, 2011 /

Here’s a great SMS (text message to the rest of us) idea that uses your phone to buy one-off tickets. This would be a huge timesaver for people in heavy public transportation areas, like New York City, reducing time, expense, and just about everything for commuters and the various transit authorities and private companies.

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How to impress without doing any work

By rickColosimo / February 14, 2011 /

Sparked by a conversation with someone who has Netflix but claims the DVD player doesn’t work: FauxFlixster Someone who has a Netflix queue but doesn’t watch DVDs After hearing that this had gone on for months, I became suspicious that it was just a ruse to somehow impress friends and others: is there a Facebook…

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