Eve Economics

16/08/2006 @ 23:29 UTC

Nelson Minar : Eve Economics - Developer shows some basic financial data about inflation

eBay: Kiko Calendar: website, software and domain

16/08/2006 @ 23:27 UTC

Rod Begbie : eBay: Kiko Calendar: website, software and domain - Justin & Emmett are throwing in the towel with Kiko, the Y Combinator-funded whizzy AJAX calendaring app. When they built to flip, I can't imagine this is how they were hoping to go. [via#

Jeremy Zawodny : eBay: Kiko Calendar - eBay: Kiko Calendar: with FREE shipping!

Salon.com: Eyes on your copyrighted prize

16/08/2006 @ 23:24 UTC

veen : Salon.com: Eyes on your copyrighted prize - When does cultural access trump economic interest?

Throwing Cards

16/08/2006 @ 23:22 UTC

gleuschk : Throwing Cards - with images from Ricky Jay's book, "Cards as Weapons"

John McCleary

16/08/2006 @ 23:20 UTC

gleuschk : John McCleary - good references for spectral sequences; hack url for chapters

Backbase - Rich Internet Applications

16/08/2006 @ 23:20 UTC

bmilleare : Backbase - Rich Internet Applications

Tabtastic

16/08/2006 @ 23:20 UTC

bmilleare : Tabtastic

"Most of the cast of the upcoming SF movie Serenity told SCI FI Wire that they have signed on for...

16/08/2006 @ 23:20 UTC

plasticbag : "Most of the cast of the upcoming SF movie Serenity told SCI FI Wire that they have signed on for two more movies if the film version of Joss Whedon's canceled Fox TV series Firefly is a hit" - Can I please, please, please remind people to go and see Serenity when it comes out. I really really want a bloody sequel here. The film deserves one...

ROLLYO - roll your own search engines where you can define groups of sites to search - and then s...

16/08/2006 @ 23:18 UTC

plasticbag : ROLLYO - roll your own search engines where you can define groups of sites to search - and then share those groups with everyone else. It's the last bit that makes it interesting and cool... - And one other thing - while only I appear to have a clear idea of what Web 2.0 consists of, I can spot the design tropes of Web 2.0 a mile off, and they are pretty...

Salon gushes over Serenity, only pausing to lament that the only thing better than it would be to...

16/08/2006 @ 23:16 UTC

plasticbag : Salon gushes over Serenity, only pausing to lament that the only thing better than it would be to have Firefly back... - "Joss Whedon's unfairly canceled TV series "Firefly" comes to the big screen -- and marvelously. But for all its wit, it's just not the same."

majordojo: Pizza Math

16/08/2006 @ 23:14 UTC

wearehugh : majordojo: Pizza Math

Not what you want to hear while on hold with Time Warner

16/08/2006 @ 23:12 UTC

jkottke : Not what you want to hear while on hold with Time Warner - Not what you want to hear while on hold with Time Warner: "Panicked voice: 'I can't see and there's smoke.' Operator voice: 'Is there smoke? There isn't smoke, is there?'"

Geoffrey Chaucer writes on his blog about playing the Exboxe CCCLX video game system

16/08/2006 @ 23:10 UTC

jkottke : Geoffrey Chaucer writes on his blog about playing the Exboxe CCCLX video game system - Geoffrey Chaucer writes on his blog about playing the Exboxe CCCLX video game system. Donkeye-Kynge sounds pretty fun, as does Tyger Woodses Huntinge and Hawkinge. (And I love that the commenters stay in character.) (via rb) [via]

Pictures of celebrities photoshopped to look like senior citizens

16/08/2006 @ 23:08 UTC

jkottke : Pictures of celebrities photoshopped to look like senior citizens - Pictures of celebrities photoshopped to look like senior citizens. Some of them are amazing.

Hiring your first employee

16/08/2006 @ 22:11 UTC

Cameron Moll : Hiring your first employee - On hiring your first employee. "Percentage-wise, that first employee is doubling the size of your company. It's the most important hire you'll ever make. And you need to nail it. [...] Don't make this jump unless you're willing to put your butt on the lin

Nethack for the DS

16/08/2006 @ 22:08 UTC

Andy Baio : Nethack for the DS - also: ColecoDS now has sound and saving

deusx : NetHack for the DS - "To run this, you must have a device that can be written to by Sata's version of Chishm's FAT library. As far as I know, it will not work in any emulator."

nelson : NetHack DS - Homebrew FTW!

Of Math Proofs and Millionaires - New York Times

16/08/2006 @ 21:08 UTC

gleuschk : Of Math Proofs and Millionaires - New York Times - nice op-ed on yesterday's article about Poincare

5 HTML elements you probably never use (but perhaps should)

16/08/2006 @ 20:11 UTC

jimray : 5 HTML elements you probably never use (but perhaps should) - The optgroup tag is killer!

FuzzyOcrPlugin - Spamassassin Wiki

16/08/2006 @ 20:10 UTC

Rod Begbie : FuzzyOcrPlugin - Spamassassin Wiki - SpamAssassin plugin which OCRs the images attached to image-only mails to work out if they contain text like V14GRA. I imagine this is massively CPU-intense, but it might be worth looking at. #

Bruce Schneier Facts

16/08/2006 @ 20:08 UTC

Andy Baio : Bruce Schneier Facts - "Bruce Schneier can straighten out an elliptic curve with nothing but his teeth"

jimray : Bruce Schneier Facts - "Bruce Schneier once found three distinct natural number divisors of a prime number." The fact that I find this funny is evidence of why I don't have a girlfriend

gleuschk : Bruce Schneier Facts - Bruce Schneier makes abstract algebra look like elementary algebra.

Matthew M. Boedicker : Bruce Schneier facts, in the style of Chuck Norris facts - "Knuth is my homeboy" t-shirt is pretty funny too (via Boing Boing) [via]

Simon Willison : Bruce Schneier Facts - "SSL is invulnerable to man-in-the-middle attacks. Unless that man is Bruce Schneier."

Isometric Google logo

16/08/2006 @ 20:08 UTC

jkottke : Isometric Google logo - Isometric Google logo.

Crazy baleen whales

16/08/2006 @ 19:11 UTC

Nelson Minar : Crazy baleen whales - A little view of evolution (via Metafilter)

jkottke : On the origin of whales, baleen and non - Carl Zimmer on the origin of whales, baleen and non. "Baleen whales evolved baleen long after splitting off from other whales. Their baleen-free ancestors apparently thrived as leopard-seal-like hunters for millions of years."

An article in this week's New Yorker by Seymour Hersh suggests that the attack of Hezbollah in Le...

16/08/2006 @ 19:08 UTC

jkottke : An article in this week's New Yorker by Seymour Hersh suggests that the attack of Hezbollah in Lebanon by Israel was premeditated and approved by the US government - An article in this week's New Yorker by Seymour Hersh suggests that the attack of Hezbollah in Lebanon by Israel was premeditated and approved by the US government, who viewed it as a chance to weaken both Hezbollah and Iran and as a template for similar

Flickr: API Endpoint Changes (Attention Flash Developers!)

16/08/2006 @ 18:12 UTC

kellan : Flickr: API Endpoint Changes (Attention Flash Developers!) - APIs moving to api.flickr.com, old endpoints will work indefinitely, unless you're using Flash. #

Field Museum history

16/08/2006 @ 18:08 UTC

gleuschk : Field Museum history - named after Marshall Field! I win!

The AAAS, the organisation which publishes Science magazine, has produced a book called The Evolu...

16/08/2006 @ 17:08 UTC

jkottke : The AAAS, the organisation which publishes Science magazine, has produced a book called The Evolution Dialogues - The AAAS, the organisation which publishes Science magazine, has produced a book called The Evolution Dialogues. "Meant specifically for use in Christian adult education programs, it offers a concise description of the natural world, as explained by evolu

8020 Publishing

16/08/2006 @ 16:19 UTC

Cameron Moll : 8020 Publishing - "8020 Publishing is out to create the ultimate web/print hybrid magazines. We're just getting started now and our first magazine is coming in November. Wanna come along?"

Flexible Photoshop buttons

16/08/2006 @ 16:17 UTC

Cameron Moll : Flexible Photoshop buttons - Creating flexible buttons using Photoshop shapes and styles.

Parallels Desktop for Mac

16/08/2006 @ 16:15 UTC

Cameron Moll : Parallels Desktop for Mac - Dave Shea on using Parallels Desktop for Mac to switch instantaneously between Mac OS and Windows on Intel-based Macs.

Aaron Foster, vintage license plate artist

16/08/2006 @ 16:13 UTC

Cameron Moll : Aaron Foster, vintage license plate artist - Aaron Foster's incredible collection of artwork created with vintage license plates. Pottery Barn offers a canvas print of his USA map. (thanks, Amanda)

Poincare conjecture

16/08/2006 @ 16:13 UTC

Nelson Minar : Poincare conjecture - NYT on a proof (via Peter)

American Institute of Mathematics - Google Video of the planned building

16/08/2006 @ 16:10 UTC

gleuschk : American Institute of Mathematics - Google Video of the planned building - space-age and medieval, all at once

Sam Ruby: Venus Rising

16/08/2006 @ 16:08 UTC

wearehugh : Sam Ruby: Venus Rising - planet++

This Wikipedia article is keeping track of the largest photographs in the world

16/08/2006 @ 16:08 UTC

jkottke : This Wikipedia article is keeping track of the largest photographs in the world - This Wikipedia article is keeping track of the largest photographs in the world. Currently, that record is held by a group who turned a jet hanger into a giant camera, producing a single-shot image 32 feet high and 111 feet wide. See also Ian Albert's col

Open Source Flash - red5

16/08/2006 @ 15:08 UTC

bmilleare : Open Source Flash - red5

Son of live bookmarks

16/08/2006 @ 13:11 UTC

Isofarro : Son of live bookmarks - Microsummaries - an intruiging idea of a customisable / regularly updateable title for a bookmark. The use case is keeping track of the price of an ebay auction by bookmarking the page - and the bookmark title is customised to pick up the current price at

Mr Hammond sent me this OK Go video featuring eight treadmills

16/08/2006 @ 13:08 UTC

plasticbag : Mr Hammond sent me this OK Go video featuring eight treadmills - Bloody awesome. Bloody awesome. Gets better the more times you watch it. Very funny. Very cool. Treadmills.

François Nonnenmacher : What would you do with Eight Treadmills?

new belkin surge protectors

16/08/2006 @ 10:11 UTC

joshua : new belkin surge protectors - i heart cable management

OutsideIn Korea

16/08/2006 @ 10:09 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : OutsideIn Korea [via]

youtube api

16/08/2006 @ 08:09 UTC

joshua : youtube api

Isofarro : YouTube Developer APIs - Get videos by tag, featured videos, by user. Also allows you to get the details of a video. Same type of requests available about users. Rest and XML-RPC interfaces, returning XML.

Maybe you've seen me at a party recently, you ashed "So how is Yahoo", I said, "Si...

16/08/2006 @ 06:08 UTC

kellan : Maybe you've seen me at a party recently, you ashed "So how is Yahoo", I said, "Silly" - If you we chatted a bit more, I mentioned what a close thing it was, how we almost turned ourselves into utter laughing stocks. Except then we did. Siiiigh. #

Yahoo! Answers Web Services

16/08/2006 @ 05:10 UTC

joshua : Yahoo! Answers Web Services

Isofarro : Yahoo! Answers API - 10 recent questions by keyword, category, user id. And get the answers. Looks interesting as a river of news type front-end. The JSON callback method also works nicely.

Facebook Developers

16/08/2006 @ 05:10 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Facebook Developers - Facebook Developers: this whole developer network thing is catching on

joshua : Facebook Developers

Rod Begbie : Facebook Developers - The new Facebook API. They've done a really good job of letting you integrate -- essentially they're being a platform and then getting out of the way of whatever you want to build. #

factoryjoe : Facebook Developers - Everything you need to get started building a Facebook Application. Tags: facebook, f8, developers, reference

Wowhead World of Warcraft database site

16/08/2006 @ 05:08 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : Wowhead World of Warcraft database site - looks potentially better than thottbot

The Accidental Cultist Part 3.5: Schedule Me This

16/08/2006 @ 04:12 UTC

merlinmann : The Accidental Cultist Part 3.5: Schedule Me This - "Remember also that I'm a narcotic-using cancer patient so adjust your morphine intake to real people drug usage."

cool space image

16/08/2006 @ 04:10 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : cool space image - (via robot wisdom weblog) [via]

Real-time Flash visualization of songs on the radio across the U.S.

16/08/2006 @ 04:08 UTC

Andy Baio : Real-time Flash visualization of songs on the radio across the U.S. -

"Exploding" Dell Laptop Destroys Truck, Imperils Outsdoorsmen

16/08/2006 @ 03:08 UTC

jimray : "Exploding" Dell Laptop Destroys Truck, Imperils Outsdoorsmen - At the point where the fire ignited a box full of ammunition in the glove box, you had to know this was not going to be good

NPR : Does Age Quash Our Sense of Adventure?

16/08/2006 @ 02:17 UTC

merlinmann : NPR : Does Age Quash Our Sense of Adventure? - "Could it be we lose our sense of adventure as we grow older?"

searching4arcadia » Thunderbird gets GTD’d…

16/08/2006 @ 02:17 UTC

merlinmann : searching4arcadia » Thunderbird gets GTD’d… - Using Thunderbird's saved searches and subject re-writing for a canny-looking GTD email setup.

Central New York menus

16/08/2006 @ 02:14 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : Central New York menus

muse knights of cydonia video

16/08/2006 @ 02:12 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : muse knights of cydonia video

Web 2.0 Versus Web 1.0: Web 1.0 Sites Keep It Up

16/08/2006 @ 02:12 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Web 2.0 Versus Web 1.0: Web 1.0 Sites Keep It Up - Web 2.0 Versus Web 1.0: Web 1.0 Sites Keep It Up: "you want to know the real difference between a Web 2.0 site and a Web 1.0 site? Web 1.0 sites don't decide to take entire days off."

debbie and derek

16/08/2006 @ 02:12 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : debbie and derek - debbie and derek: they're getting married, you see...

Internet Soul Portraits

16/08/2006 @ 02:12 UTC

Andy Baio : Internet Soul Portraits - famous websites without identifying text or graphics; how many can you name?

YouTube visualization of submission growth

16/08/2006 @ 02:10 UTC

Andy Baio : YouTube visualization of submission growth - using the Youtube API  [via]

Haven't read it yet, but New York magazine has a ginormous feature called What If 9/11 Never Happ...

16/08/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

jkottke : Haven't read it yet, but New York magazine has a ginormous feature called What If 9/11 Never Happened? - Haven't read it yet, but New York magazine has a ginormous feature called What If 9/11 Never Happened? "Without 9/11, would the London plot have been foiled? Without 9/11, would there have been an Iraq war? Without the Iraq war, would there have been a Lo

Commander Data Gets The Blue Screen

16/08/2006 @ 01:14 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Commander Data Gets The Blue Screen - Commander Data Gets The Blue Screen: ha!

deusx : 2463_startrek-bluescreen.gif (GIF Image, 320x240 pixels) - Oh, this rocks. heh

Matthew M. Boedicker : Commander Data gets the blue screen - (via Hot Links) [via]

Why you should stop blogging (Software will save us)

16/08/2006 @ 01:12 UTC

deusx : Why you should stop blogging (Software will save us) - "if you ever forego a night with your friends in order to be able to update your weblog and I catch you, it's not going to be a pretty sight."

PycURL

16/08/2006 @ 01:10 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : PycURL - PycURL: "A Python interface to the cURL library"

AOL's Weblogs, Inc. gaming Digg

16/08/2006 @ 01:08 UTC

Andy Baio : AOL's Weblogs, Inc. gaming Digg - AOL employees digging Weblogs, Inc. stories in a coordinated effort to get to the frontpage

QotD: Survey Says - VoxTrott

16/08/2006 @ 00:10 UTC

deusx : QotD: Survey Says - VoxTrott - "I would have to say that Double Dare, by far, was the show that I was most addicted to as a child."

Crazy Infographics

16/08/2006 @ 00:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Crazy Infographics - Crazy Infographics: check out the detail!

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