Yesterday Yong Fook released Sweetcron, the much anticipated self hosted lifestream. By self hosted, I mean that you have to have access to your own server or webhost that is running PHP and MySQL. If you have ever installed WordPress, you can install Sweetcron. The only part that is a little more complicated was that [...]
My Timelines allows you to create an Ajax based interactive timeline, from almost any RSS feed, that can be embedded on your website. Input the RSS feed Set the display style, font, width and height
Swurl is another online aggregator of online activity. This visual lifestream pulls in information from delicious, flickr, yourtube, twitter, flickr and a number of other services. Swurl has been extensively reviewed by Lifehacker, ReadWriteWeb, Lifestream Blog, and Ars Technica so I’m not going to go into all the details here. Out of the many services [...]
Arvind Narayanan has created a utility to create an friendfeed widget for your website. The widget does not include your friends on friendfeed but just your own personal feed, which is why it is best used for a personal lifestream. The configuration has a couple of options, such as title, background color, width and height, [...]
Using Netvibes Netvibes has many different uses with the most common being a customized start page and as an RSS reader. I used Netvibes as both for quite some time. I started using it consistently in late 2005 when I started working for my previous employer because it wasn’t blocked by WebSense . Since Netvibes [...]
I have been recording the trivial details of my day to day life since 1991. Every year I buy a day planner that I use to record the little things that I do each day. I don’t use the planner to schedule appointments or as a hip journal, but instead record the mundane events that occur.