365 tomorrows - What is a Soul?

28/09/2006 @ 23:00 UTC

deusx : 365 tomorrows - What is a Soul? - "He could keep writing forever at this point. He knew writing was important, but he could no longer remember why."

"From September 27th - October 21 the Museum of American Illustration at the Society of Illustrat...

28/09/2006 @ 23:00 UTC

jkottke : "From September 27th - October 21 the Museum of American Illustration at the Society of Illustrators will host '30 Years of Fantagraphics,' a retrospective art exhibition of over 100 pieces of original art published by the Seattle underground giant." - "From September 27th - October 21 the Museum of American Illustration at the Society of Illustrators will host '30 Years of Fantagraphics,' a retrospective art exhibition of over 100 pieces of original art published by the Seattle underground giant." Arti

use Perl | Larry Wall's presentation at OSDC::Israel::2006

28/09/2006 @ 22:06 UTC

jcgregorio : use Perl | Larry Wall's presentation at OSDC::Israel::2006

John Stewart's elegant critique of Citizen Journalism

28/09/2006 @ 22:04 UTC

jimray : John Stewart's elegant critique of Citizen Journalism - The thing I love the most about this is that this video is actually on CNN.com

Management and incentives at Google

28/09/2006 @ 22:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Management and incentives at Google - Management and incentives at Google: there's a lot of be said for gaining the respect of your peers

Salary Search

28/09/2006 @ 22:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Salary Search - Salary Search: now you can mash this up with zillow to see what sort of house various jobs can get you :-)

How a new perfume gets created

28/09/2006 @ 22:00 UTC

jkottke : How a new perfume gets created - How a new perfume gets created: perfumer Jean-Claude Ellena makes a new scent for Hermes.

NY Times Reader beta launches

28/09/2006 @ 21:01 UTC

jimray : NY Times Reader beta launches

Rod Begbie : First Look - Times Reader - Odd move by the NYTimes: They appear to have re-invented feed-reading using proprietary Microsoft technology. [via#

Why does Ze Frank's face fill the entire screen on The Show?

28/09/2006 @ 21:00 UTC

jkottke : Why does Ze Frank's face fill the entire screen on The Show? - Why does Ze Frank's face fill the entire screen on The Show? According to experiments described in The Media Equation, when participants were shown a series of photographs of people shot from different distances from the camera, "the faces that had the mo

wsgicollection | 2006-09-27 | BitWorking

28/09/2006 @ 20:07 UTC

jcgregorio : wsgicollection | 2006-09-27 | BitWorking

Why You Shouldn't Buy iTunes Shows or Movies

28/09/2006 @ 20:06 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Why You Shouldn't Buy iTunes Shows or Movies - Why You Shouldn't Buy iTunes Shows or Movies: "I will now give you some very good reasons for not buying those videos. This isn’t a ploy to confuse you, but to inform you. To make you aware of the issues that surround digital media."

43folders : Brad Choate: Why You Shouldn't Buy iTunes Shows or Movies

Brad Choate: Why You Should Buy iTunes Shows and Movies

28/09/2006 @ 20:06 UTC

43folders : Brad Choate: Why You Should Buy iTunes Shows and Movies

Paris map w/ Metro

28/09/2006 @ 20:05 UTC

Nelson Minar : Paris map w/ Metro - Google Maps overlay; Poskanzer comes through again

SlingPlayer Mobile heads to Symbian?

28/09/2006 @ 20:05 UTC

jimray : SlingPlayer Mobile heads to Symbian? - Awesome, now I can watch Rex's TV on my way in to work...

Happy trails with Google Transit

28/09/2006 @ 20:03 UTC

jimray : Happy trails with Google Transit - Ever since Busmonster died, I've been pining for this. Awesome.

Alan Yentob wants to know why You Tube matters to you

28/09/2006 @ 20:00 UTC

plasticbag : Alan Yentob wants to know why You Tube matters to you - It's weird. This couldn't look more cheap and yet simultaneously staged if it tried. I'm sort of weirded out by it. Interesting move, but at the same time, could you look any more stiff and formal?

A paleontology grad student, while idly inspecting a bronze cast of a dinosaur skeleton on the wa...

28/09/2006 @ 20:00 UTC

jkottke : A paleontology grad student, while idly inspecting a bronze cast of a dinosaur skeleton on the wall of the subway station, notices that the dinosaur in question was not cannibalistic as previously believed - A paleontology grad student, while idly inspecting a bronze cast of a dinosaur skeleton on the wall of the subway station, notices that the dinosaur in question was not cannibalistic as previously believed. Man, good science can be done *anywhere*.

Michael Kinsley: do newspapers have a future?

28/09/2006 @ 20:00 UTC

jkottke : Michael Kinsley: do newspapers have a future? - Michael Kinsley: do newspapers have a future? "Newspapers on paper are on the way out. Whether newspaper companies are on the way out too depends."

New Squidfingers site design

28/09/2006 @ 19:02 UTC

Cameron Moll : New Squidfingers site design - New site design by Travis Beckham, aka Squidfingers, purveyor of fine pixel patterns but also of some extremely impressive portfolio work. Via Croftie. [via]

Gothamist: Map of the Day: Getting to Work (and more!)

28/09/2006 @ 19:02 UTC

kellan : Gothamist: Map of the Day: Getting to Work (and more!) - How people get to work in NYC. Red is cars, blue is public transit, green is walking #

Stupid Linux Swap Tricks with "swappiness"

28/09/2006 @ 19:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Stupid Linux Swap Tricks with "swappiness" - Stupid Linux Swap Tricks with "swappiness": echo 0 > /proc/sys/vm/swappiness

Jargon watch: dog whistle politics

28/09/2006 @ 19:00 UTC

jkottke : Jargon watch: dog whistle politics - Jargon watch: dog whistle politics.

kellan : jargon watch: dog whistle politics - Why bother with Lakoffian framing when you've got a secret language? #

BBC tunes into Microsoft for Web 2.0

28/09/2006 @ 18:01 UTC

Jon Hicks : BBC tunes into Microsoft for Web 2.0 - Sob.

Actiontastic

28/09/2006 @ 18:01 UTC

Jon Hicks : Actiontastic - There have been a lot of GTD cocoa apps in the last few months (and many more to come, including OmniFocus), but Actiontastic looks like one that I’d actually want to use!

rodcorp has a collection of links to photos of Marcel Duchamp

28/09/2006 @ 18:00 UTC

jkottke : rodcorp has a collection of links to photos of Marcel Duchamp - rodcorp has a collection of links to photos of Marcel Duchamp.

UC Berkeley on Google Video

28/09/2006 @ 17:03 UTC

Cameron Moll : UC Berkeley on Google Video - UC Berkeley isn't taking this interweb thing lightly. First came UC Berkeley on iTunes a few months back, and now there's UC Berkeley on Google Video.

Yahoo! Shopping Blog : Solar-Powered Security Light

28/09/2006 @ 17:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Yahoo! Shopping Blog : Solar-Powered Security Light - Yahoo! Shopping Blog : Solar-Powered Security Light: The shopping blog found my review. I forgot we had a shopping blog!

comp.lang.python - for: else:

28/09/2006 @ 16:02 UTC

jcgregorio : comp.lang.python - for: else: - I had no idea 'for:' could have an 'else:' clause. Unfortunately the way it works is rather non-sensical/un-intuitive.

Cool Tool: Dymo Labelwriter Turbo

28/09/2006 @ 16:02 UTC

43folders : Cool Tool: Dymo Labelwriter Turbo - "...the Dymo is fast as hell and turns out crisp-looking labels in no time..." I do love this model. Worth the $$.

YouTube - Sesame Street - A loaf of bread...

28/09/2006 @ 15:00 UTC

gleuschk : YouTube - Sesame Street - A loaf of bread... - a container of milk, and a stick of butter

YouTube - Menomana

28/09/2006 @ 15:00 UTC

gleuschk : YouTube - Menomana - do doo do doo doo

Warcraft lore comic

28/09/2006 @ 13:01 UTC

Nelson Minar : Warcraft lore comic - Amazing fan setting of the WoW story (via We Know)

Sidewalk power play

28/09/2006 @ 12:01 UTC

Nelson Minar : Sidewalk power play - Social dynamics of getting out of the way in public

Breaking up and getting rich

28/09/2006 @ 10:01 UTC

Tomas : Breaking up and getting rich - Everybody’s writing tutorials nowadays; instead of informally writing about one’s experiences in a personal voice, its either “How to do this and that� or, worse, “Five steps to doing this and that�. So, keeping with

Video: Katamari-inspired insurance commercial

28/09/2006 @ 08:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Video: Katamari-inspired insurance commercial - reminds me of the older HIV PSA  [via]

mynoteit review

28/09/2006 @ 07:01 UTC

joshua : mynoteit review - college-oriented information management app

Good Agile, Bad Agile

28/09/2006 @ 06:02 UTC

Linkorama : Good Agile, Bad Agile - Great essay about development methodology, or lack thereof

znarf : Stevey's Blog Rants: Good Agile, Bad Agile [via#

Simon Willison : Good Agile, Bad Agile - Includes interesting insight in to Google development processes.

Paul Hammond : Stevey's Blog Rants: Good Agile, Bad Agile - Is it any wonder Chrysler canceled the project?

insider account of working as a software engineer at Google

28/09/2006 @ 06:01 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : insider account of working as a software engineer at Google - search for "cue happy rat" (via http://dev.upian.com/hotlinks/)

Jung quote about people facing their own souls

28/09/2006 @ 05:03 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : Jung quote about people facing their own souls

how to become famous in your field? shit all in the same place

28/09/2006 @ 05:03 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : how to become famous in your field? shit all in the same place - interested in original source of this anecdote

William S. Burroughs Thanksgiving Prayer video

28/09/2006 @ 05:03 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : William S. Burroughs Thanksgiving Prayer video

DownsizeDC.org | Make Congress Read the Bills Campaign

28/09/2006 @ 05:02 UTC

deusx : DownsizeDC.org | Make Congress Read the Bills Campaign - "For Members of Congress, fiduciary responsibility means reading each word of every bill before they vote. But Congress has not met this duty for a long time."

Nelson Sings Nilsson

28/09/2006 @ 05:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Nelson Sings Nilsson - Harvey Danger's Sean Nelson covers great selections from Harry Nilsson's catalog  [via]

Go For It!

28/09/2006 @ 03:02 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Go For It! - Go For It!: "a motivational poster based on a video game or pinball machine"

AOL Pictures goes social and it’s not pretty

28/09/2006 @ 03:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : AOL Pictures goes social and it’s not pretty - AOL Pictures goes social and it’s not pretty: "The new version of AOL Pictures came out of beta today and it’s thoroughly underwhelming." Ouch!

Graffletopia

28/09/2006 @ 02:02 UTC

43folders : Graffletopia - Very cool OmniGraffle stencils site. Numerous web page widgets, IA/wireframes, and old Mac icons among many others. via Digg/Oyvind Solstad

ASCII by Jason Scott: Review: Commodork

28/09/2006 @ 02:01 UTC

deusx : ASCII by Jason Scott: Review: Commodork - "his book does what my film couldn't; go front to end on one boy's story to turning into a man online. And for that, I thank him, and I think a lot of others will too."

Debunking the MySpace Myth of 100 Million Users at Forever Geek

28/09/2006 @ 02:00 UTC

cameron : Debunking the MySpace Myth of 100 Million Users at Forever Geek - Random sample of myspace users shows variance in usage patterns

Static Electricity Gas = Bad

28/09/2006 @ 01:06 UTC

deusx : Static Electricity Gas = Bad - "This is why you should never get back in your car while pumping gas. Could have been much worse."

Better Metrics for Security - Understanding the Symantec Internet Security Threat Report

28/09/2006 @ 01:03 UTC

Simon Willison : Better Metrics for Security - Understanding the Symantec Internet Security Threat Report - Mozilla defends against yet more spurious bug count reports.

No More IE6 Background Flicker

28/09/2006 @ 01:03 UTC

Simon Willison : No More IE6 Background Flicker - Hedger's suggested JS fix. Not sure if I like the object detection he uses though.

err.the_blog.find_by_title('Strut Your Structs')

28/09/2006 @ 01:03 UTC

Paul Hammond : err.the_blog.find_by_title('Strut Your Structs') - Struct is like Ruby on Rails for classes. Scaffolding.

Surfin’ Safari - Blog Archive » Strange Medium

28/09/2006 @ 01:03 UTC

Paul Hammond : Surfin’ Safari - Blog Archive » Strange Medium - The moral of the story: be wary of tt, pre and font-family: monospace.

wearehugh : Surfin’ Safari - Blog Archive » Strange Medium

Hold breath. Exhale. Focus. | Kinkless

28/09/2006 @ 01:02 UTC

Paul Hammond : Hold breath. Exhale. Focus. | Kinkless - Having the chance to take everything I’d been thinking and working on with kGTD and see it turned into something bigger and better and brighter is like making a doodle on a piece of paper, handing it to da Vinci and seeing it turned into a full col

Singletons with Functions - Snook.ca

28/09/2006 @ 01:00 UTC

Paul Hammond : Singletons with Functions - Snook.ca - You learn something new every day.

Rands In Repose: Trickle Theory

28/09/2006 @ 01:00 UTC

Paul Hammond : Rands In Repose: Trickle Theory - Begin. Go read the first bug. Don't think about how many are left. Go to the next one and watch what happens. In just a few minutes, you'll have made something resembling progress. Two more bugs and it'll start to feel like momentum. Progress + momentum =

Start and Stop All Your Mongrel_Cluster Processes

28/09/2006 @ 01:00 UTC

Paul Hammond : Start and Stop All Your Mongrel_Cluster Processes - The beauty of this is that when I add a new app to the server, I don’t have to tell the script. Using conventions, it knows what rails apps I have installed.

Xblog : On Efficiency, Scalability, and the Wisdom to Know the Difference

28/09/2006 @ 01:00 UTC

Paul Hammond : Xblog : On Efficiency, Scalability, and the Wisdom to Know the Difference - Let’s review: efficiency is the ability to get something done while consuming few resources. Efficient code uses less memory, less IO bandwidth, and less CPU time to get the same job done

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