Making the web more readable – in one click

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The Readability bookmarklet is by far the most useful bookmarklet I’ve used.  A must try for anyone who spends an inordinate amount of time reading stuff on the web :-)

53% of Brits creating and actively sharing content online

[first direct's] research has shown over 80% of Brits use social media once a month and 53% are now .

Wow, that is really significant.  I guess they mean 53% of the 80%, but still that’s a much higher figure than instinct would suggest.

Roundup of open source e-ecommerce solutions

A nice and comprehensive roundup of e-ecommerce solutions, check it out.

Augmented ID on smart phones

We need this app on the iphone – it makes even augmented reality stuff look paltry:

Here’s some more interesting AR videos.

Generate refined images from rough sketches

Photosketch – this is quite an interesting technology that was recently demonstrated at Siggraph 2009 – basically the technology takes very rough input sketches tagged with identifiers and turns them into refined photo collages.  Watch the video:

PhotoSketch: Internet Image Montage from tao chen on Vimeo.