Bearing Trampoline Game

23/05/2006 @ 23:09 UTC

jcgregorio : Bearing Trampoline Game - must. build.

IT Shift from Cost to Advantage

23/05/2006 @ 23:09 UTC

Linkorama : IT Shift from Cost to Advantage - Gartner is calling the shift that was bound to happen. IT is investing for competitive advantage again.

Toward Immortality: The Social Burden of Longer Lives - Yahoo! News

23/05/2006 @ 23:08 UTC

deusx : Toward Immortality: The Social Burden of Longer Lives - Yahoo! News - "Notions about marriage, family and work will change in fundamental ways, they say, as will attitudes toward the young and the old."

How Small We Are

23/05/2006 @ 23:08 UTC

Philippe Janvier : How Small We Are - "If you need some perspective in life look at this..." [via#

Interface Reference - nsIMozIconURI

23/05/2006 @ 23:08 UTC

wearehugh : Interface Reference - nsIMozIconURI

Javascript, the DOM and application/xhtml

23/05/2006 @ 22:10 UTC

Isofarro : Javascript, the DOM and application/xhtml - 'when dealing with XML documents Gecko needs you to use document.createElementNS in place of document.createElement when manipulating the DOM.'

deusx : Simon Willison: Javascript, the DOM and application/xhtml - "when dealing with XML documents Gecko needs you to use document.createElementNS in place of document.createElement when manipulating the DOM."

More Rounded Corners with CSS

23/05/2006 @ 22:09 UTC

Isofarro : More Rounded Corners with CSS - Styling boxes with rounded corners and drop-shadows that are flexible and resizable.

TYPOTOPO

23/05/2006 @ 22:09 UTC

Nelson Minar : TYPOTOPO - Peter Cho's experimental typography and design

OLPC - a photoset on Flickr

23/05/2006 @ 22:08 UTC

deusx : OLPC - a photoset on Flickr - "The first working prototype of the $100 Laptop is unveiled at the Seven Countries Task Force Meeting, 23 May 2006."

Kids outsmart Web filters | CNET News.com

23/05/2006 @ 22:08 UTC

deusx : Kids outsmart Web filters | CNET News.com - "It's going to be the constant battle. No matter what you put up, kids are going to work around it"

Lottery idea: instead of earmarking revenues for education, why not use the money for individual ...

23/05/2006 @ 21:08 UTC

jkottke : Lottery idea: instead of earmarking revenues for education, why not use the money for individual retirement accounts? - Lottery idea: instead of earmarking revenues for education, why not use the money for individual retirement accounts? The piece includes this startling fact: "Some 20 million Americans spend at least $1,000 a year on lottery tickets". !!!!

Fine interview with Pixar/Disney's John Lasseter, who is quickly becoming a favorite of mine

23/05/2006 @ 21:08 UTC

jkottke : Fine interview with Pixar/Disney's John Lasseter, who is quickly becoming a favorite of mine - Fine interview with Pixar/Disney's John Lasseter, who is quickly becoming a favorite of mine. "I believe in the nobility of entertaining people, and I take great, great pride that people are willing to give me two or three hours out of their busy lives."

Job listings added

23/05/2006 @ 20:10 UTC

Cameron Moll : Job listings added - Several new jobs listings added. A fair number of readers have found jobs through these listings. You might be next. Grab the RSS feed if you're looking or think you might be in the next few months.

Following the Dollars: Map Political Campaign Contributions in Your Area

23/05/2006 @ 20:08 UTC

jimray : Following the Dollars: Map Political Campaign Contributions in Your Area - I could see this being used negariously - like, oh, I don't know, TP-ing all the red dots...

Posterhänger - Poster Hanger Frames

23/05/2006 @ 20:08 UTC

jimray : Posterhänger - Poster Hanger Frames

3rd Edge

23/05/2006 @ 19:11 UTC

Cameron Moll : 3rd Edge - 3rd Edge. Texture, wornness, and portfolio goodness. Yum. Via Netdiver. [via]

Stripper polaroids

23/05/2006 @ 19:09 UTC

Nelson Minar : Stripper polaroids - Collection of 60s/70s photos (via Merlin)

ICv2 News - Whedon Pens New Buffy Comic

23/05/2006 @ 19:08 UTC

deusx : ICv2 News - Whedon Pens New Buffy Comic - "the new series chronicles events that happened to Buffy and her friends after the conclusion of their televised adventures and will function as a "Season 8" to the highly popular cult hit TV series that ran for seven seasons"

ClickOnDetroit.com - News - La Shish Owner Accused Of Terrorist Ties

23/05/2006 @ 19:08 UTC

deusx : ClickOnDetroit.com - News - La Shish Owner Accused Of Terrorist Ties - "Federal prosecutors said the owner of the La Shish restaurant chain has ties to top officials of the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah."

Oblivion dominoes

23/05/2006 @ 19:08 UTC

Andy Baio : Oblivion dominoes - like the Half-Life 2 mousetrap, but using the Oblivion engine

Nelson Minar : Oblivion dominoes - Silly physics demonstration in the game

Nevaeh (heaven spelled backwards) is suddenly one of the most popular name for baby girls

23/05/2006 @ 19:08 UTC

jkottke : Nevaeh (heaven spelled backwards) is suddenly one of the most popular name for baby girls - Nevaeh (heaven spelled backwards) is suddenly one of the most popular name for baby girls. Its popuarity can be traced to the appearance of a baby of the same name on MTV in 2000. Check on baby name popularity with NameVoyager.

George congrats Jim

23/05/2006 @ 18:09 UTC

Cameron Moll : George congrats Jim - "When Titanic went on to make James Cameron the king of the world, George Lucas sent this card to him, which I happened upon and will now share with you."

Design Patterns, Part I

23/05/2006 @ 18:09 UTC

Cameron Moll : Design Patterns, Part I - Part I of Design Patterns: What do we mean by design patterns? A logical start, indeed.

Elitist Snob

23/05/2006 @ 18:09 UTC

Cameron Moll : Elitist Snob - Elitist Snob. Simple layout, good color, fun type.

What is OpenLaszlo, and what's it good for?

23/05/2006 @ 18:09 UTC

Isofarro : What is OpenLaszlo, and what's it good for? - Flash based web applications. Built around XML and JavaScript. Pointers to PHP-based servers. I like the look of Lazlo Mail. This will give XUL a strong run for its money.

Neko (Virtual Machine)

23/05/2006 @ 18:09 UTC

Isofarro : Neko (Virtual Machine) - 'Neko is an high-level dynamicly typed programming language. It can be used as an embedded scripting language. It has been designed to provide a common runtime for several different languages.' - running PHP on the VM faster than native is one of the goal

haxe

23/05/2006 @ 17:10 UTC

joshua : haxe - web-oriented dev language

Mari - diary: Which web translation is the smartest? comparison of Japanese to English translators

23/05/2006 @ 17:10 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : Mari - diary: Which web translation is the smartest? comparison of Japanese to English translators [via]

Wired News: The Dead Formats Society

23/05/2006 @ 17:09 UTC

deusx : Wired News: The Dead Formats Society - "My CD-ROM is accessible only to cranks and connoisseurs, members of the "dead formats society" who've invested in the dead tech required to play it."

Wired News: The Eternal Value of Privacy

23/05/2006 @ 17:09 UTC

deusx : Wired News: The Eternal Value of Privacy - "For if we are observed in all matters, we are constantly under threat of correction, judgment, criticism, even plagiarism of our own uniqueness."

Boing Boing: Killer reel of 1970s toy commercials

23/05/2006 @ 17:09 UTC

deusx : Boing Boing: Killer reel of 1970s toy commercials - "Someone has uploaded a 7 minute reel of amazing 1970s toy commercials"

Albright critical of Bush's religious absolutism - Yahoo! News

23/05/2006 @ 17:09 UTC

deusx : Albright critical of Bush's religious absolutism - Yahoo! News - ""I worked for two presidents who were men of faith, and they did not make their religious views part of American policy," she said"

Welcome to the Game Innovation Database! - GameInnovation

23/05/2006 @ 17:09 UTC

deusx : Welcome to the Game Innovation Database! - GameInnovation - "The goal of the GIDb is to classify and record every innovation in the entire history of computer and videogames."

I Liked It Better Live

23/05/2006 @ 17:09 UTC

Andy Baio : I Liked It Better Live - MP3 bloggers collect songs with better live performances than the recorded original

jimray : The MP3 Blogosphere Presents: I Liked It Better Live

Crushing Competition

23/05/2006 @ 17:08 UTC

Andy Baio : Crushing Competition - tax preparers lobby to make California taxes more difficult to prepare  [via]

deusx : Wired 14.05: Posts - "If figuring out your taxes were easy, why would anyone bother to hire H&R Block?"

Rod Begbie : Wired 14.05: Crushing Competition - Tax preparation companies in California are lobbying against simple tax forms. Unbe-fucking-lievable. [via#

How to blog from Greenland

23/05/2006 @ 17:08 UTC

jkottke : How to blog from Greenland - Ben Saunders and Tony Haile are in Greenland training for an Antarctic expedition later this year. Here's how they'll be sending photos and blog posts back to their server along the way.

Comparison of Eurovision Song Contest Simulation with Actual Results Reveals Shifting Patterns of...

23/05/2006 @ 15:08 UTC

Rod Begbie : Comparison of Eurovision Song Contest Simulation with Actual Results Reveals Shifting Patterns of Collusive Voting Alliances. - Detailed analysis of Eurovision voting, showing that there *are* blocs. Worth reading just for the venn diagrams, and the use of the word 'eurovisiopsephology'. [via#

365 tomorrows - Ultimate Showdown

23/05/2006 @ 15:08 UTC

deusx : 365 tomorrows - Ultimate Showdown - "The words had been said and on this day the ultimate showdown began. "

New research suggests that Flores Man (i.e. the hobbit) might not be a new species but are just p...

23/05/2006 @ 15:08 UTC

jkottke : New research suggests that Flores Man (i.e. the hobbit) might not be a new species but are just pygmy humans - New research suggests that Flores Man (i.e. the hobbit) might not be a new species but are just pygmy humans.

Morning subway demographics in NYC

23/05/2006 @ 14:08 UTC

jkottke : Morning subway demographics in NYC - Morning subway demographics in NYC. Early morning blue collar workers give way to late morning white collar workers. (via capn) [via]

The Debate is Over

23/05/2006 @ 11:09 UTC

Linkorama : The Debate is Over - on climate change

Steve Sailer rebuts Malcolm Gladwell

23/05/2006 @ 06:08 UTC

Steve Cook : Steve Sailer rebuts Malcolm Gladwell - In general, sports other than individual sports (track and field events, say) and baseball (in which the vast majority of what happens is one-on-one play) are very hard to model; Steve Sailer argues that counterintuitive results are sometimes just wrong.

Strange New Products: Brake-Fast Doggie Bowl

23/05/2006 @ 04:08 UTC

merlinmann : Strange New Products: Brake-Fast Doggie Bowl - Dog bowl designed to prevent Rex from eating too quickly. It's a dog hack! via:BB

Matt used MacSaber and his new MacBook to recreate the Star Wars kid video

23/05/2006 @ 04:08 UTC

jkottke : Matt used MacSaber and his new MacBook to recreate the Star Wars kid video - Matt used MacSaber and his new MacBook to recreate the Star Wars kid video. In related news, the Portland, Oregon area reported a huge nerdquake this afternoon.

Milo Vermeulen : Matt Haughey + macbook + macsaber = the new Star Wars Kid [via]

deusx : macbook man | A Whole Lotta Nothing - "The moment I realized that geeks everywhere would be swinging their new laptops around, my first thought was how stupid that must look and how that could easily become another Star Wars Kid parody."

MPAA RAIDS MOTOR CITY CON - NEWSARAMA

23/05/2006 @ 03:09 UTC

deusx : MPAA RAIDS MOTOR CITY CON - NEWSARAMA - "At this weekend's Motor City Comic Con, fans and vendors were abuzz about a police raid on Friday targeting the sale of illegal recordings."

Video: Mr. Rogers addresses the U.S. Senate in 1969

23/05/2006 @ 03:08 UTC

Andy Baio : Video: Mr. Rogers addresses the U.S. Senate in 1969 - essential watching, this guy was a hero  [via]

Graphic Novels for People Who Hate Comics

23/05/2006 @ 03:08 UTC

Andy Baio : Graphic Novels for People Who Hate Comics - I'd also toss in Seth's It's A Good Life

jimray : Graphic Novels for People Who Hate Comics - Or, even if you do like comics...

Ultrastar, open-source port of karaoke game SingStar

23/05/2006 @ 03:08 UTC

Andy Baio : Ultrastar, open-source port of karaoke game SingStar - the original judged your vocal performance by analyzing pitch and duration

Rod Begbie : SourceForge.net: UltraStar - Open-source version of the SingStar karaoke game. [via#

TextExpander: Customizable Typing Utility Saves Time!

23/05/2006 @ 02:09 UTC

merlinmann : TextExpander: Customizable Typing Utility Saves Time! - Smile on My Mac acquires Textpander, releases v. 1.3 with new features. Congrats, Peter!

MatthewJohnson - FastMailWiki

23/05/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

merlinmann : MatthewJohnson - FastMailWiki - Good-looking Sieve script with tons of options.

Anti-Grain Geometry

23/05/2006 @ 01:09 UTC

joshua : Anti-Grain Geometry - beautiful 2d rendering engine

Mind Hacks: Is Morgellons a marketing campaign?

23/05/2006 @ 01:08 UTC

deusx : Mind Hacks: Is Morgellons a marketing campaign? - "there are rumours that the whole thing is a viral marketing campaign for the upcoming Philip K. Dick movie A Scanner Darkly "

Revised GP2X MK2 now available - Engadget

23/05/2006 @ 01:08 UTC

deusx : Revised GP2X MK2 now available - Engadget - "A new revision of the GP2X handheld is now available, sporting a few minor changes that should make new buyers happy but are probably not enough to make you regret your purchase if you just bought one."

Mapufacture

23/05/2006 @ 01:08 UTC

Philippe Janvier : Mapufacture - "...layer multiple GeoRSS feeds from different sources into a single map, and search the database of GeoRSS feeds by keyword and location." [via#

What's the most offensive show on television?

23/05/2006 @ 01:08 UTC

jkottke : What's the most offensive show on television? - What's the most offensive show on television? MTV's My Super Sweet 16. "Marissa created an exclusive guest list and announced it at school. If you weren't on the list, well, sorry. When a few kids begged to get an invitation, she made them have a 'dance-o

The Competitive Enterprise Institute has produced two TV ads critical of the global scientific an...

23/05/2006 @ 01:08 UTC

jkottke : The Competitive Enterprise Institute has produced two TV ads critical of the global scientific and political consensus on global warming - The Competitive Enterprise Institute has produced two TV ads critical of the global scientific and political consensus on global warming. "Carbon dioxide. They call it pollution. We call it life." CEI is funded in part by energy companies, but I guess the

iDon't -- lame "guerilla" marketing for a Sandisk iPod knockoff

23/05/2006 @ 00:08 UTC

Steve Cook : iDon't -- lame "guerilla" marketing for a Sandisk iPod knockoff - But hey, they like Pitchfork Media! Those -rebels-! Also, they probably know that the Shins will change your life.

The Blogosphere Mob

23/05/2006 @ 00:08 UTC

Philippe Janvier : The Blogosphere Mob - "The blogosphere was built on nay-saying the protectionist aspect of the current media. In full circle, the blogosphere has in turn become that protectionist media." Mob, money and power on the web. I like it ! [via#

DNA evidence suggests that chimps and humans interbreed after splitting into separate species bef...

23/05/2006 @ 00:08 UTC

jkottke : DNA evidence suggests that chimps and humans interbreed after splitting into separate species before splitting again for good - DNA evidence suggests that chimps and humans interbreed after splitting into separate species before splitting again for good.

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