Innovation, meet Sustainability Website of the Week

URL Labs’ Website Of The Week: http://technologyexchangelab.org From the website:   “TEL is an independent, not-for-profit organization that provides a platform where the global community can share and discuss innovative, locally implemented solutions to problems of poverty and sustainability.”  I was personally impressed by the sheer number of LED lighting solutions listed, which is what Read more

Eureka Now! Website of the Week

URL Labs’ Website Of The Week: http://inventables.com For all your nerdy inventive DIY needs…  materials, tools and inspiration gathered together in a one stop shop. The website mission statement: “To ignite the digital manufacturing revolution by simplifying the path from idea to finished product.”

That interface just sold you the Brooklyn Bridge! Website of the Week

URL Labs’ Website Of The Week: http://darkpatterns.org A follow up to last week’s website, we go deeper here exploring the world of “Dark Patterns”, which the website describes as “a type of user interface that appears to have been carefully crafted to trick users into doing things, such as buying insurance with their purchase or signing up for Read more

Want out? Website of the Week

URL Labs’ Website Of The Week: http://justdelete.me According to the site, it is a directory of “direct links to delete your account from web services”, plus it ranks the ease of egress.  It is also interesting in that it delves into the realm of “dark patterns”, which is about intentional manipulation via interface… but more Read more

Who’s watching Japan? Website of the Week

URL Labs’ Website Of The Week: http://en.rocketnews24.com/ This site does…. And if you did, you’d know today is Japanese Cat Day, except it’s already over there in Japan.

Sochi’s Champions of Corruptions! Website of the Week

URL Labs’ Website Of The Week: http://sochi.fbk.info Check out this highly entertaining and informative interactive infographic tracking the corrupt cash sloshing in and out of the slushy Sochi Olympics. Thanks to our very own Dr. Bigs for this baby.