Thursday, June 30, 2016

Chosun Ilbo (English Edition) RSS feeds list


The Chosun Ilbo offers several catagories of RSS feeds for their content by certain news sections. Here's a big list of all the feeds I could find for this news source. The Chosun is one of the more conservative-leaning daily newspapers in Korea. Not surprising then, their English language edition is usually more newsy and serious. None of the…

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

THE's Top 10 Asian University rankings for 2016


Last week, the Times Higher Education Supplement , also known as "those posh Brits who do the world university rankings every year" released their special 2016 Asian Edition rankings. Three Korean schools made the Top 10, rounding out the bottom.  According to the site, these are basically using the same criteria as the normal worldwide …

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Korean dancers featured on Kottke.org


Real quick, if you missed it, over on Jason Kottke's famous blog he recently featured this Korean dance troupe " Morning of Owl ": And here I am struggling to lift myself out of this chair. Maybe I should try some Korean belly dancing .

Monday, June 27, 2016

Auto-add a map to Blogger posts


Here's an incredibly easy way to automatically add a fully functional small embedded Google Map to any of your Blogger blog posts. Add this code to your template once, and automatically any blog post that you geotag will have a small embedded map featuring that location . Since it's a template edit, it will work automatically for any post y…

Monday, June 13, 2016

Export Blogger archive to Google Calendar or iCal


Here is a way to export a Blogger archive file to your Google Calendar, or any iCal-based calendar program. Background: Blogger .xml archive -> iCal .ics file Basically, I was looking for a way to recreate the sort of " Timehop " feature where what you were doing on social media "On this Day..." would resurface on that day yea…

Sunday, June 12, 2016

Naver Band, Google Spaces, and some Jandi


I just realized how similar Google's " Spaces " app looks to Naver's " Band ." Both are clearly designed for small-group sharing, and while some people (including me when Band first came out) thought it would be a Facebook rival, it's really not. Most people I know who use Band use it for their particular sub-team at wo…

Sunday, June 5, 2016

Is Seth's Blog right about how to promote feed reading?


I've seen a lot of buzz lately from blog nerds about the post [ Seth's Blog: Read more blogs ] over on Seth Godin's blog (anybody think he looks like the guy from Eat Your Kimchi ?). Totally agree with him about the merits of RSS and how Google/Facebook don't want you using it. I especially like this line: RSS still works. It's st…