Found History

by Tom Scheinfeldt

July 25, 2007
by Tom Scheinfeldt
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U2′s Kite

I’ll stick with music for one more post. “Kite” is one of my favorite of U2‘s more recent songs. In keeping with the title, Edge’s guitar is alternatingly lilting and soaring, and Bono’s vocals are more than usually impassioned. The … Continue reading

July 6, 2007
by Tom Scheinfeldt
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Xtimeline

Xtimeline is a new addition to the growing field of personal timeline builders. Simile Timeline, MIT’s open source offering is still the best of the bunch, but Xtimeline definitely wins in the user-friendly department. In terms of workflow, data management, … Continue reading

July 5, 2007
by Tom Scheinfeldt
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Searching History

This week Yahoo! Buzz provides a telling glimpse into the popular historical mind with a list of last Sunday’s top twenty “history” searches. Perhaps predictably the list leans towards the geeky (“History of the Computer” and “History of the Internet”), … Continue reading