Google Earth …

1/12/2006 @ 23:02 UTC

Linkorama : Google Earth … - real world hack

The first smart rabbit - Nabaztag

1/12/2006 @ 23:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : The first smart rabbit - Nabaztag - I've decided that the thing missing most from my life is a wi-fi enabled smart rabbit. Gonna get a Nabaztag/tag when it gets released later this month. #

City of Somerville - Street Sweeping & Street Sweeping Parking Enforcement Extended Through D...

1/12/2006 @ 23:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : City of Somerville - Street Sweeping & Street Sweeping Parking Enforcement Extended Through December 31, 2006 - Tsk. Somerville parking restrictions extended a month due to "warmer weather". It's things like this that give global warming a bad name. #

Giving It Away - Forbes.com

1/12/2006 @ 23:01 UTC

deusx : Giving It Away - Forbes.com - "There has never been a time when more people were reading more words by more authors. The Internet is a literary world of written words. What a fine thing that is for writers."

It’s not me, it’s you

1/12/2006 @ 23:01 UTC

veen : It’s not me, it’s you - "I gave up on the CHI conference about 4 years ago and was mostly holding on for Interactions, the journal from SigCHI. But it has been a very long time since I was excited or eager for a new issue."

Why big high tech companies are losing the talent war

1/12/2006 @ 23:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Why big high tech companies are losing the talent war - Why big high tech companies are losing the talent war: I calll bullshit on this... more later.

tracking down who wrote a clever InvSqrt() function in the Quake3 source

1/12/2006 @ 22:01 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : tracking down who wrote a clever InvSqrt() function in the Quake3 source - (via slashdot) [via]

Milo Vermeulen : Beyond3D - an investigation into the origin of Quake 3's fast InvSqrt() [via]

Nelson Minar : Code history - And intensely fiddly bit of optimized code, and the path it took

detail on performance of calculating 1 / sqrt(x) on IA32 processors

1/12/2006 @ 22:01 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : detail on performance of calculating 1 / sqrt(x) on IA32 processors

"Building an application on top of Google Calendar

1/12/2006 @ 21:02 UTC

kellan : "Building an application on top of Google Calendar - like building a house during an earthquake". hmmmm. #

RetroZone: Wii

1/12/2006 @ 21:01 UTC

deusx : RetroZone: Wii - "Authenticity of original controllers with the simplicity of Wii; Plugs directly into the GameCube ports"

jkottke : NES and SNES controller adapters for Nintendo Wii - NES and SNES controller adapters for Nintendo Wii. Shipping in Q1 2007.

YouTube - Atari 800 in store demo

1/12/2006 @ 21:01 UTC

deusx : YouTube - Atari 800 in store demo - "one of the first Atari demos to show 128 colors on the screen (the beginning logo) and that was actually good music for a computer back then."

Video: Live Action Hamster Video Game

1/12/2006 @ 21:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Video: Live Action Hamster Video Game - with background and music from Monty on the Run

Rod Begbie : YouTube - Live Action Hamster Video Game - Hamster trapped in an 8-bit video game. It's like Tron. But with a hamster. [via#

Uncanny Valley of AppleScript

1/12/2006 @ 21:00 UTC

wearehugh : Uncanny Valley of AppleScript

DVD of Saul Bass opening title sequences

1/12/2006 @ 20:01 UTC

jimray : DVD of Saul Bass opening title sequences

Wired News: MPAA Kills Anti-Pretexting Bill

1/12/2006 @ 20:01 UTC

jimray : Wired News: MPAA Kills Anti-Pretexting Bill - "The MPAA has a tremendous amount of clout and they told legislators, 'We need to pose as someone other than who we are to stop illegal downloading,' Goldberg said."

IE6 and IE7 Running on a Single Machine

1/12/2006 @ 20:01 UTC

jimray : IE6 and IE7 Running on a Single Machine - TImebombed Virtual PC images (expiring April 1, 2007) that allow you run IE 6 in its own virtual space. I've found that the browser archive standalone can be really buggy, so this is good. Yay, Microsoft.

joshua : IEBlog : IE6 and IE7 Running on a Single Machine - seems useful

Belly's gonna getcha!

1/12/2006 @ 20:00 UTC

plasticbag : Belly's gonna getcha! - Classic�and highly disturbing�advert for some running shoes in the UK. Seeing this advert will make several of my posts from the last few years suddenly make sense...

Sam Ruby: The White Pebble

1/12/2006 @ 20:00 UTC

wearehugh : Sam Ruby: The White Pebble

Pesky OS X bug: Powerbook/MacBook/MacBook Pro freezes when using Cmd-Tab

1/12/2006 @ 19:00 UTC

jkottke : Pesky OS X bug: Powerbook/MacBook/MacBook Pro freezes when using Cmd-Tab - Pesky OS X bug: Powerbook/MacBook/MacBook Pro freezes when using Cmd-Tab. Has anyone else ran into this problem...or even better, a solution? It's happened on my Powerbook every 2-3 weeks since I got it about a year ago...and 3 times in the past two days.

BitTorrent bags $20m, galvanises CEO | The Register

1/12/2006 @ 18:01 UTC

deusx : BitTorrent bags $20m, galvanises CEO | The Register - "In a statement, Cohen said: "I look forward to spearheading the continued development of BitTorrent." Which you may read as: "The blogosphere can blow it out of their collective ass.""

advent calendar, 2006

1/12/2006 @ 18:00 UTC

gleuschk : advent calendar, 2006 - you know it's that time of year when

An incredibly detailed description of the eight different timelines in the three Back to the Futu...

1/12/2006 @ 18:00 UTC

jkottke : An incredibly detailed description of the eight different timelines in the three Back to the Future movies - An incredibly detailed description of the eight different timelines in the three Back to the Future movies.

deusx : Back to the Future timeline - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - "As a time-traveler acquires multiple recollections of these altered timelines, a fourth-dimensional latticework begins to emerge which can be expressed graphically"

molly.com » Oh, Validator, Talk Dirty to Me

1/12/2006 @ 17:00 UTC

wearehugh : molly.com » Oh, Validator, Talk Dirty to Me

all in the head � Can Microformats be Validated?

1/12/2006 @ 17:00 UTC

wearehugh : all in the head � Can Microformats be Validated?

Using a geometric shape called a Reuleaux triangle, it's possible to drill square holes

1/12/2006 @ 17:00 UTC

jkottke : Using a geometric shape called a Reuleaux triangle, it's possible to drill square holes - Using a geometric shape called a Reuleaux triangle, it's possible to drill square holes. Click through for all the exciting math!

Appeasing the markup gods - Anne’s Weblog

1/12/2006 @ 16:00 UTC

wearehugh : Appeasing the markup gods - Anne’s Weblog

deusx : Appeasing the markup gods - Anne’s Weblog - "there may be a single U 002F SOLIDUS character. This character has no effect except to appease the markup gods."

Sketchfighter 4000 is a gorgeous video game with a hand-drawn look

1/12/2006 @ 15:00 UTC

jkottke : Sketchfighter 4000 is a gorgeous video game with a hand-drawn look - Sketchfighter 4000 is a gorgeous video game with a hand-drawn look. (via df) [via]

jimray : Ambrosia Software, Inc. -- games/SketchFighter 4000 alpha - This looks like fun...

deusx : Ambrosia Software, Inc. -- games/SketchFighter 4000 alpha - "SketchFighter 4000 Alpha redefines "retro" by bringing together the imaginative pen and paper sketches from your youth with a killer resolution independent OpenGL graphics engine."

RED

1/12/2006 @ 11:01 UTC

fastclemmy : RED - RED by fastclemmy & 1 other(s) Defend your base. Awesome addictive Flash game! flash game shooter hotlinks Copy | React (0)

Rod Begbie : RED - Splendid Missile-Command-esque game. Just the thing to play when you're procastinatingly putting-off writing your annual self-evaluation form at work. [via#

The Ultimate Party Photographer

1/12/2006 @ 10:01 UTC

jimray : The Ultimate Party Photographer

Aidan: Excel as cryptography tool

1/12/2006 @ 08:01 UTC

kellan : Aidan: Excel as cryptography tool - Since when did they start encrypting web comics speech bubbles? #

Dishy - a JavaScript wrapper for del.icio.us integration

1/12/2006 @ 08:00 UTC

deusx : Dishy - a JavaScript wrapper for del.icio.us integration - "Dishy is a JavaScript wrapper for the del.icio.us JSON REST API."

Free Your Mind: How a Small, Persistent Team Created a Revolutionary File System

1/12/2006 @ 07:00 UTC

wearehugh : Free Your Mind: How a Small, Persistent Team Created a Revolutionary File System

YouTube - Live Action Hamster Video Game

1/12/2006 @ 06:01 UTC

deusx : YouTube - Live Action Hamster Video Game - "OMG THAT MUSIC IS FROM MONTY ON THE RUN FROM the COMMODORE 64 from the 80's that was the best game!!!"

Metroblogging Azeroth: You think your realm has world PvP? You have no idea

1/12/2006 @ 06:00 UTC

deusx : Metroblogging Azeroth: You think your realm has world PvP? You have no idea - "At 7pm server time everyone was told that the Penny Arcade Alliance was launching a full scale attack on all three horde cities."

pmuellr: The problems with JSON

1/12/2006 @ 06:00 UTC

wearehugh : pmuellr: The problems with JSON

deusx : pmuellr: The problems with JSON - "My love affair with JSON is over. I'm going to outline the problems I've got with it, and then also reiterate some of the things I do still like about it."

edward byrne's version of elucid

1/12/2006 @ 03:01 UTC

joshua : edward byrne's version of elucid

Windows Live Search for mobile beta

1/12/2006 @ 02:01 UTC

jimray : Windows Live Search for mobile beta - Supposed to be better than Google, there's a Java version, too

Theory of Managing Blogs

1/12/2006 @ 01:01 UTC

Linkorama : Theory of Managing Blogs - The disconformance interpretation is regarded as an abductive reasoning, which is operationalized by information flow computations. Using a socio-cognitively motivated representation of shared knowledge, and applying an appropriate information flow infere

Unicode character information

1/12/2006 @ 01:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Unicode character information - Useful lookup tool.

Ocean Waves: the applications built on Seaside

1/12/2006 @ 01:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Ocean Waves: the applications built on Seaside - An interview with Avi Bryant. [via]

Microsoft Officially Announces Vista and Office 07 - Web Briefly Mentioned

1/12/2006 @ 01:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Microsoft Officially Announces Vista and Office 07 - Web Briefly Mentioned - Microsoft Officially Announces Vista and Office 07 - Web Briefly Mentioned: hmmm

How to choose a book to read, a tip from Marshall McLuhan: turn to page 69, read it, and if it's ...

1/12/2006 @ 01:00 UTC

jkottke : How to choose a book to read, a tip from Marshall McLuhan: turn to page 69, read it, and if it's good, you've got a winner - How to choose a good book to read, a tip from Marshall McLuhan: turn to page 69, read it, and if it's good, you've got a winner. (via snarkmarket) [via]

FAB: The Coming Revolution on Your Desktop

1/12/2006 @ 00:02 UTC

joshua : FAB: The Coming Revolution on Your Desktop - by Neil Gershenfeld

OpenID in Ruby on Rails

1/12/2006 @ 00:01 UTC

jimray : OpenID in Ruby on Rails - Just what it says...

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