NPR : Alex Gibney on Enron

28/01/2006 @ 23:03 UTC

kaninka.net : NPR : Alex Gibney on Enron - Film director Alex Gibney gives us a behind-the-scenes look and shares some insights from his film, Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room.

Google - We want to make all information available to... some people?

28/01/2006 @ 23:03 UTC

kaninka.net : Google - We want to make all information available to... some people?

musicfordummies

28/01/2006 @ 22:09 UTC

kaninka.net : musicfordummies - To serve and protect! We all love cops, don't we? Seems like these bands don't.

A Comics Panel with Chris Ware, Seth and Ivan Brunetti

28/01/2006 @ 22:08 UTC

Andy Baio : A Comics Panel with Chris Ware, Seth and Ivan Brunetti - illustrated by Gordon McAlpin, who recounts comic-related events in comic form  [via]

Wikipedia: bong

28/01/2006 @ 21:09 UTC

Nelson Minar : Wikipedia: bong - I don't think Britannica's entry is as detailed

BBS Ads Collection v1.0

28/01/2006 @ 21:08 UTC

deusx : BBS Ads Collection v1.0 - "This is the unofficial online version of bac-v10.zip that was published with PAiN issue 10/03 (54) in Oct'2003."

Plan59 > Gallery of Demonic Tots and Deeply Disturbing Cuisine

28/01/2006 @ 20:08 UTC

deusx : Plan59 > Gallery of Demonic Tots and Deeply Disturbing Cuisine - Any one of these kids would swallow your soul with a glass of juice.

joshua : creepy kids in food ads

Superpatron: the stray bookmarks of previous patrons

28/01/2006 @ 20:08 UTC

deusx : Superpatron: the stray bookmarks of previous patrons - "I'd love it if every time I got a book there was some leftover of a previous reader"

Burgertime

28/01/2006 @ 19:13 UTC

Nelson Minar : Burgertime - Fan-made parody of videogame art

jkottke : Burgertime art - Burgertime art. The pickle's package is *very* disturbing to me. Yet, I cannot look away. (via nelson) [via]

Game developer blogs

28/01/2006 @ 19:12 UTC

Nelson Minar : Game developer blogs - A top 10 list

World of Warcraft maps

28/01/2006 @ 19:12 UTC

Andy Baio : World of Warcraft maps - what, no driving directions?  [via]

Nelson Minar : WoW zoomable map - Google Maps-style UI for World of Warcraft

plasticbag : Google Maps meets World of Warcraft - Cal showed this to me and it rocks. Tiny captures of the minimap in WoW joined together to create a huge browsable, explorable map. Just wish it was more easily annotatable.

Paris zoomable map

28/01/2006 @ 19:11 UTC

Nelson Minar : Paris zoomable map - Google Maps-like UI for Paris, good map.

WikiProject photos

28/01/2006 @ 19:11 UTC

Nelson Minar : WikiProject photos - Guidelines for making Wikipedia better with your camera

Dave’s Wordpress Blog » What is friendship?

28/01/2006 @ 19:10 UTC

deusx : Dave’s Wordpress Blog » What is friendship? - "There are approx 80,000 people who will think this post is about them. It’s not. That’s the point."

Big Content would like to outlaw things no one has even thought of yet

28/01/2006 @ 19:09 UTC

deusx : Big Content would like to outlaw things no one has even thought of yet - You know what? If they want to protect their steaming piles so badly, they can keep them. I've paid more attention and been more entertained by non-DRM, indie sources lately than anything else. I only expect that to grow.

EFF: DeepLinks - New Senate Broadcast Flag Bill Would Freeze Fair Use

28/01/2006 @ 19:09 UTC

deusx : EFF: DeepLinks - New Senate Broadcast Flag Bill Would Freeze Fair Use - I'm almost fine with this, if it can be done in a way that only affects the content of groups who want to opt into this bullshit. Don't cripple devices in the general case, just for the case of these morons. Let their industry commit suicide.

Sriram Krishnan : Lisp is sin

28/01/2006 @ 19:09 UTC

deusx : Sriram Krishnan : Lisp is sin - "Lisp is like the villainesses present in the Bond movies. It seduces you with its sheer beauty and its allure is irresistible."

Tiananmen images CN

28/01/2006 @ 18:09 UTC

Nelson Minar : Tiananmen images CN - Example of Google results in China

Tiananmen images US

28/01/2006 @ 18:09 UTC

Nelson Minar : Tiananmen images US - Example of Google results in US (assuming your IP is in the US)

Google's DoubleSpeak

28/01/2006 @ 18:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Google's DoubleSpeak - Google's DoubleSpeak: "Google does one thing that really bothers me: it keeps all information about itself absolutely secret and lies and misleads the public to maintain that secrecy. For a company that sees itself as the stewards of the world

Matthew M. Boedicker : Google's DoubleSpeak

The Real Irony Here...

28/01/2006 @ 18:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : The Real Irony Here... - The Real Irony Here...: "But Google? We thought...well, we thought you were different."

Otters winning battle of wits

28/01/2006 @ 14:16 UTC

Steve Cook : Otters winning battle of wits - Man, that critter looks smug.

Des méthodes commerciales de Free

28/01/2006 @ 14:13 UTC

Philippe Janvier : Des méthodes commerciales de Free - "Les escroqueries méthodes commerciales de Free commencent à faire du bruit, et c'est bien." [via#

Pushing Spyware through Search

28/01/2006 @ 11:08 UTC

kayodeok : Pushing Spyware through Search - Indirectly, Google and other search engines make big money from spyware, through paid search advertising that infects users who don't know any better or don't understand what they're getting into

Stanford Guidelines for Web Credibility: How can you boost your web site's credibility?

28/01/2006 @ 11:08 UTC

kayodeok : Stanford Guidelines for Web Credibility: How can you boost your web site's credibility? - We have compiled 10 guidelines for building the credibility of a web site. These guidelines are based on three years of research that included over 4,500 people

Web Design Times

28/01/2006 @ 11:08 UTC

kayodeok : Web Design Times - Web Design News, Articles, Reviews & Resources

They will be all well-hung

28/01/2006 @ 10:08 UTC

François Nonnenmacher : They will be all well-hung - Is that an iPod Mini in your pocket or you're just happy to hold me?

Wikipedia on John Cage's famous 4′33″

28/01/2006 @ 09:08 UTC

erikbenson : Wikipedia on John Cage's famous 4′33″ - I also like the score for 4'33", which is "In a situation provided with maximum amplification, perform a disciplined action." Anyone can play that.

FYI, I am Not Dave Shea

28/01/2006 @ 07:08 UTC

Eric Meyer : FYI, I am Not Dave Shea - I make that mistake all the time. [via Dave] [via]

Mike Chambers: Learning Object Oriented JavaScript Programing from ActionScript

28/01/2006 @ 07:08 UTC

deusx : Mike Chambers: Learning Object Oriented JavaScript Programing from ActionScript - He's exactly right, Flash developers pushed the bounds of JS first: "if you are interested in doing object oriented JavaScript development, ... check out some of the older resources and tutorials around object oriented programing in Flash 5 / ActionScript

Care for Some Wood? - Gizmodo

28/01/2006 @ 06:09 UTC

deusx : Care for Some Wood? - Gizmodo - "Why anyone else in their right mind would go for these wooden USB drives is beyond me..." Actually, the kinda techie / natural mix seems appealing to me.

Sony's Stringer kills (robot) dog | Reg Hardware

28/01/2006 @ 06:09 UTC

deusx : Sony's Stringer kills (robot) dog | Reg Hardware - This seems stupid to me. I wonder just how much in free attention the Aibo bought Sony over the years?

Wired News: Machines Pluck Cash From Trash

28/01/2006 @ 06:08 UTC

deusx : Wired News: Machines Pluck Cash From Trash - "When you give people the option and make it easier on them, you find that people will recycle on a much higher level" Seems like this will be very useful for when the oil runs out.

Escape Pod » EP038: L’Alchimista

28/01/2006 @ 06:08 UTC

deusx : Escape Pod » EP038: L’Alchimista - "You are willing to follow a recipe? So many chefs of your caliber think themselves above the direction of others." Awesome story of cooking as alchemy.

KurzweilAI.net - I am the very model of a Singularitarian

28/01/2006 @ 06:08 UTC

deusx : KurzweilAI.net - I am the very model of a Singularitarian - "Expand his mental faculties by merging with technology" Awesome riff on a classic song.

Singularitarian.mp3 (audio/mpeg Object)

28/01/2006 @ 06:08 UTC

deusx : Singularitarian.mp3 (audio/mpeg Object) - "I am the very model of a Singularitarian"

QDB: Quote #608100

28/01/2006 @ 06:08 UTC

deusx : QDB: Quote #608100 - "imagine being that guy... WORST NIGHT OUT EVER"

Channel4.com - IT Crowd

28/01/2006 @ 05:08 UTC

Rod Begbie : Channel4.com - IT Crowd - Channel 4 are streaming the first episode of Graham Linehan's new sitcom. It's good, but not great, but then I didn't think the first episodes of either Father Ted or Black Books were all that good, but the series turned out to be fantastic. #

Ancestor Swag : Sigler Swag : CafePress.com

28/01/2006 @ 05:08 UTC

deusx : Ancestor Swag : Sigler Swag : CafePress.com - "This is the place to find all things Ancestor. Embryos, Blood, and Cow Fur... these are the symbols that speak to our generation. "

Hypothesis: Brad Pitt adapts his appearance to that of whoever he's dating at the time, kind of l...

28/01/2006 @ 03:08 UTC

jkottke : Hypothesis: Brad Pitt adapts his appearance to that of whoever he's dating at the time, kind of like how dogs start to look like their owners. - Hypothesis: Brad Pitt adapts his appearance to that of whoever he's dating at the time, kind of like how dogs start to look like their owners. Here's some supporting evidence.

plasticbag : Brad Pitt is a chameleon... - This is actually a little creepy - Brad Pitt seems to completely change his look to resemble the person he's going out with / married to. This must be why all my dates are with fat, old people. Dammit.

"Please Teach me Web Frameworks for Python!"

28/01/2006 @ 01:09 UTC

joshua : "Please Teach me Web Frameworks for Python!" - Nice thread on Python web frameworks

Web 2.0 in the Enterprise

28/01/2006 @ 01:09 UTC

Linkorama : Web 2.0 in the Enterprise - A TiE SIG Software event I'm speaking at in Santa Clara in February

Improbable Show - DEVOTED AND DISGRUNTLED What are we going to do about theatre?

28/01/2006 @ 01:08 UTC

philgyford : Improbable Show - DEVOTED AND DISGRUNTLED What are we going to do about theatre? - A friend enthusiastically told me this was a really good event. Certainly lots of discussion there.

14,000 diapers in 6 years

28/01/2006 @ 00:10 UTC

Cameron Moll : 14,000 diapers in 6 years - Suzanne and I did the math over lunch today. By the time Hudson is 2.5 years old, we'll have changed over 14,000 diapers among 4 boys. So that's where all the income went...

Has Google Lost Its Soul?

28/01/2006 @ 00:09 UTC

François Nonnenmacher : Has Google Lost Its Soul?

Implementing and Detecting an ACPI BIOS Rootkit

28/01/2006 @ 00:09 UTC

kayodeok : Implementing and Detecting an ACPI BIOS Rootkit - Why target the BIOS?: (1). Survives Reboots and Power Cycles. (2). Leaves no trace on disk (3). Survives and reinfects installations of same OS (4). Survives and reinfects installations of new OS (5). Hard to detect (6). Hard to remove

Researchers: Rootkits headed for BIOS

28/01/2006 @ 00:08 UTC

kayodeok : Researchers: Rootkits headed for BIOS - Insider attacks and industrial espionage could become more stealthy by hiding malicious code in the core system functions available in a motherboard's flash memory, researchers said on Wednesday at the Black Hat Federal conference

PCWorld.com - Microsoft Readies Two-Way Firewall for Vista: Administrator-run firewall expected t...

28/01/2006 @ 00:08 UTC

kayodeok : PCWorld.com - Microsoft Readies Two-Way Firewall for Vista: Administrator-run firewall expected to be 'highly configurable.' - For its upcoming Windows Vista operating system, Microsoft is readying a new, highly configurable firewall designed to give administrators much greater control over which applications can run on the systems they manage

Official Google Blog: Google in China

28/01/2006 @ 00:08 UTC

kayodeok : Official Google Blog: Google in China - We ultimately reached our decision by asking ourselves which course would most effectively further Google's mission to organize the world's information and make it universally useful and accessible. Or, put simply: how can we provide the greatest access t

Nelson Minar : Google in China - Good explanation of a difficult compromise

Naboj Dynamical Peer Review

28/01/2006 @ 00:08 UTC

gleuschk : Naboj Dynamical Peer Review - rate and review papers on the arxiv, seems brand new.

The issues involved with buying and selling moon dust

28/01/2006 @ 00:08 UTC

jkottke : The issues involved with buying and selling moon dust - The issues involved with buying and selling moon dust. Back in 1993, a 200-milligram moon rock was sold for $442,500.

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