Four short links: 24 December 2010

Four short links: 24 December 2010

Carbon Offsets, Good IDN, People Don't Suck, and Passive Lifeblogging

  1. Holiday Carbon Offsets — buy carbon offsets against Santa’s trip, a stockingful of coal, or this year’s Reindeer Games. (via Val Aurora on Twitter)
  2. Sad Story of the Snowman — the best use of Internationalized Domain Names yet.
  3. Katie, Starwars Geek (CNN) — best use of the Internet this year.
  4. Everything The Internet Knows About Me Because I Asked It To (WSJ) — passive lifeblogging. (via Keith on Twitter)
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O'Reilly AlphaTech Ventures Invests in Amee

I'm pleased to announce that on Wednesday, O'Reilly AlphaTech Ventures, our VC affiliate, closed an investment in UK-based Amee, which bills itself as "the world's energy meter." Here's their description of what they do: AMEE’s aim is to map, measure and track all the energy data on Earth. This includes aggregating every emission factor and methodology related to CO2 and…

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