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ABOUT | COllaborative Filtering Engine

7/11/2005 @ 18:56 UTC

deusx : ABOUT | COllaborative Filtering Engine - "The recommendation engine is responsible for analyzing ratings, determining who is neighbor to whom, and computing the predictions and recommendations."

ongoing · Foo Camp Notes

7/11/2005 @ 06:55 UTC

deusx : ongoing · Foo Camp Notes - 'Anselm Hook said: “HTML is like a poor man’s X Windows, only declarative.�'

Orion > Orion Magazine > November | December 2005 > Bill McKibben > Post-Peak Oil

7/11/2005 @ 06:55 UTC

deusx : Orion > Orion Magazine > November | December 2005 > Bill McKibben > Post-Peak Oil - "It's hard to underestimate the degree of rage that might accompany the end of the cheap-fuel culture in a country as entitled as ours."

NYT tech columnist on the future of Yahoo

6/11/2005 @ 11:55 UTC

Andy Baio : NYT tech columnist on the future of Yahoo - whoa, with a mention of Upcoming

ricmac : A Journey to the Center of Yahoo - New York Times

Jeremy Zawodny : A Journey to the Center of Yahoo - A Journey to the Center of Yahoo: NYT article about what's going on at Yahoo

deusx : A Journey to the Center of Yahoo - New York Times - "What is different is Yahoo's systematic plan to build "community intelligence" into nearly all aspects of its operation"

Tab Sidebar

5/11/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

Rod Begbie : Tab Sidebar - Interesting twist on tabbed browsing for Firefox 1.5 -- Displays screenshots of each tab in the sidebar. [via#

znarf : Tab Sidebar - Finally ... So bad thumbnails are ugly. [via#

deusx : Tab Sidebar - It's getting closer to OmniWeb's tab drawer!

Jon Hicks : Tab Sidebar - Omniweb Style tab sidebar for Firefox. Needs an osx theme, but works great!

Amazon Mechanical Turk

5/11/2005 @ 03:55 UTC

deusx : Amazon Mechanical Turk - 'Amazon Mechanical Turk provides a web services API for computers to integrate "artificial, artificial intelligence" directly into their processing by making requests of humans.'

TurboDbAdmin

5/11/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

Simon Willison : TurboDbAdmin - Ajax phpMyAdmin clone built on Dojo. Worth trying the live demo.

deusx : TurboDbAdmin, presented by TurboAjax Group - "A single-page solution for exploring and editing databases from a browser."

Microsoft Team RSS Blog : Feeds and well-formed XML

4/11/2005 @ 23:57 UTC

kayodeok : Microsoft Team RSS Blog : Feeds and well-formed XML - We will only support feeds that are well-formed XML.

Simon Willison : Microsoft Team RSS Blog : Feeds and well-formed XML - Wow. IE7 will require RSS feeds to be well-formed XML. [via]

deusx : Microsoft Team RSS Blog : Feeds and well-formed XML - "We will only support feeds that are well-formed XML."

info.ea.com - Company: Tank Wars

4/11/2005 @ 23:57 UTC

deusx : info.ea.com - Company: Tank Wars - "This AI must manage the internal resources for the tank (health fuel), find the enemy tank, map out the world, and destroy the enemy tank."

Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programming, iPod edition

3/11/2005 @ 23:57 UTC

joshua : Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programming, iPod edition

deusx : python and the web: Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programming, iPod edition - "The book was good, but the real gift was that I discovered the original lecture videos on the Web."

Zone-MR.NET: MoDaCo C550 Thief - PWN3D

3/11/2005 @ 23:56 UTC

deusx : Zone-MR.NET: MoDaCo C550 Thief - PWN3D - "Moral of the story - even if you're enough of a cunt to steal from a charity raffle, don't be fucktarded enough to steal a phone from a community of phone experts."

The Original "Cthulhu Fhtagn" Wristband Of Rubbery Doom

3/11/2005 @ 23:56 UTC

deusx : The Original "Cthulhu Fhtagn" Wristband Of Rubbery Doom - "the inevitable demise of humanity amid the brain-melting horror of an awoken Cthulhu is something it's probably worth being aware of."

Dare Obasanjo aka Carnage4Life - Clone the Google APIs: Kill That Noise

3/11/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

deusx : Dare Obasanjo aka Carnage4Life - Clone the Google APIs: Kill That Noise - "Off the top of my head, here are my top three technical reasons for Microsoft to ignore the calls to clone the Google Search APIs"

30,000 calorie sandwich

3/11/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

jkottke : 30,000 calorie sandwich - Man makes and then eats a $47 sandwich containing 30,000 calories. It took him 12 hours to eat it. The final product looks absolutely disgusting.

deusx : My High(er) Horse: Home of the 30,000 calorie sandwich - "A tyrant of a sandwich, so gargantuan and calorically blessed that the mere sight of which would cause Jesus himself to break down in an explosive torrent of tears and fury. "

Don't click here [Scribbling.net]

3/11/2005 @ 18:57 UTC

deusx : Don't click here [Scribbling.net] - "Click here to download my newest song, entitled I think you're an idiot and need to be told explicitly how to interact with the Web."

Oil Execs to Be Asked to Justify Profits - Yahoo! News

3/11/2005 @ 18:57 UTC

deusx : Oil Execs to Be Asked to Justify Profits - Yahoo! News - "There is growing distress among both Republicans and Democrats in Congress about the huge profits reported by oil companies last week."

Apple - Discussions - Syndication Agent reporting SQLite Error

3/11/2005 @ 18:56 UTC

deusx : Apple - Discussions - Syndication Agent reporting SQLite Error - Eek, corrupted SQLite databases for Safari RSS. Hearing about this more and more.

Boing Boing: Sony releases de-rootkit-ifier, lies about risks from rootkits

3/11/2005 @ 18:56 UTC

deusx : Boing Boing: Sony releases de-rootkit-ifier, lies about risks from rootkits - "This component is not malicious and does not compromise security." And this lamprey on your neck sure does mean well.

Let's make the Google API an open standard.

3/11/2005 @ 18:56 UTC

deusx : Let's make the Google API an open standard. - "An open message to Microsoft and Yahoo, and major implementors of search engines: Please clone the Google API, without the limits."

Folksonomy Definition and Wikipedia :: Off the Top :: vanderwal.net

3/11/2005 @ 17:56 UTC

deusx : Folksonomy Definition and Wikipedia :: Off the Top :: vanderwal.net - "...I realize the definition of Folksonomy has become completely unglued from anything I recognize..."

Linkorama : Folksonomy Definition and Wikipedia - They are one of the best collaboration tools around, they even work very well for personal uses. But, like anything else it takes understanding on how to use them and use the information in them.

znarf : Folksonomy Definition and Wikipedia - > Today, having seen an new academic endeavor related to folksonomy quoting the Wikipedia entry on folksonomy and I realize the definition of Folksonomy has become completely unglued from anything I recognize [via#

Oracle Database 10g Express Edition

3/11/2005 @ 17:55 UTC

deusx : Oracle Database 10g Express Edition - Well... I guess 150MB is actually "small-footprint" for Oracle.

Second p0st: News Aggregator UI design

3/11/2005 @ 07:55 UTC

deusx : Second p0st: News Aggregator UI design - "We were talking about automatically ordering subscriptions based on some sort of "interest" metric."

The $159 PC--ExtremeTech Review

2/11/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

deusx : The $159 PC--ExtremeTech Review - "If you're willing to spend just a bit more for some more memory, you end up with a highly capable light duty office system for less than buying Microsoft Windows and Office."

Write effectively for the Web - Lifehacker

2/11/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Write effectively for the Web - Lifehacker - Write effectively for the Web - Lifehacker: good advice

deusx : Geek to Live: Write effectively for the Web - Lifehacker - "Writing online is a much different undertaking than writing on paper."

kayodeok : Geek to Live: Write effectively for the Web - Note: these tips mostly focus on journalistic and business writing and will benefit news bloggers and cube warriors who use online tools to communicate. Many but not all of these tips will apply to weblog comments, forum posts, and e-mail messages

Apple Matters | Is The Web Killing The Computer Magazine?

2/11/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

deusx : Apple Matters | Is The Web Killing The Computer Magazine? - "A computer magazine is positively ancient news."

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