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cardboard folding chair

20/01/2006 @ 00:12 UTC

Wayne Burkett : cardboard folding chair - Excellent cardboard furniture. #

Norvig: Lisp as an Alternative to Java

20/01/2006 @ 00:12 UTC

Wayne Burkett : Norvig: Lisp as an Alternative to Java - "The conclusions showed that Java was 3 or 4 times slower than C or C++, but that the variance between programmers was larger than the variance between languages, suggesting..." #

Functional Programming in Scheme

19/01/2006 @ 01:10 UTC

Wayne Burkett : Functional Programming in Scheme #

Fried Fish:

18/01/2006 @ 21:08 UTC

Wayne Burkett : Fried Fish: <a ping> - Interesting. #

plasticbag : Firefox to include a new 'ping' attribute - I'm quite interested in this one. It seems to have generated a fair amount of dissent on privacy grounds, but I've got two thoughts - what distributed services could you make with this, and how easy is it going to be to spam the trackers?

More on the ping attribute

18/01/2006 @ 21:08 UTC

Wayne Burkett : More on the ping attribute #

The Raw Story | In Martin Luther King Day address, Gore compares wiretapping of Americans to surv...

17/01/2006 @ 00:08 UTC

Wayne Burkett : The Raw Story | In Martin Luther King Day address, Gore compares wiretapping of Americans to surveillance of King - "It is simply an insult to those who came before us and sacrificed so much on our behalf to imply that we have more to be fearful of than they. Yet they faithfully protected our freedoms and now it is up to us to do the same." #

Linkorama : Who'se the Patriot? - In Martin Luther King Day address, Gore compares wiretapping of Americans to surveillance of King

deusx : The Raw Story | In Martin Luther King Day address, Gore compares wiretapping of Americans to surveillance of King - "It is particularly important that the freedom of the Internet be protected against either the encroachment of government or efforts at control by large media conglomerates. The future of our democracy depends on it."

LinuxHardware.org | January '06 Processors: Everyone's Going Dual-Core

13/01/2006 @ 23:08 UTC

Wayne Burkett : LinuxHardware.org | January '06 Processors: Everyone's Going Dual-Core - I haven't followed the processor market much the last few years, but these numbers make me strongly consider AMD for my next upgrade. #

MyPregnantLittlePony.jpg (JPEG Image, 819x588 pixels)

13/01/2006 @ 08:08 UTC

Wayne Burkett : MyPregnantLittlePony.jpg (JPEG Image, 819x588 pixels) - WTF? Seriously. #

famfamfam.com: Icons

12/01/2006 @ 07:09 UTC

Wayne Burkett : famfamfam.com: Icons - These are perfect for at least one of my current personal projects. #

A subjective comparison of Germany and the United States

12/01/2006 @ 07:09 UTC

Wayne Burkett : A subjective comparison of Germany and the United States - A fascinating read. #

Peta BULLSHIT! - Google Video

12/01/2006 @ 07:09 UTC

Wayne Burkett : Peta BULLSHIT! - Google Video - The charges against PETA are almost interesting enough to forgive Penn's several logical errors. (It's a parade of logical fallacies when he leaps to general criticism of vegetarianism.) #

Re-Introducing the Real Windows Vista at Tauquil’s Blog

12/01/2006 @ 07:08 UTC

Wayne Burkett : Re-Introducing the Real Windows Vista at Tauquil’s Blog #

rc3.org: Alito: oppose to the death

12/01/2006 @ 07:08 UTC

Wayne Burkett : rc3.org: Alito: oppose to the death - "I think that most people are only now wakening to the dangers of the imperial Presidency, unaccountable to Congress and unchecked by a passive judiciary." #

The Prejudice World Map

11/01/2006 @ 18:08 UTC

Andy Baio : The Prejudice World Map - silly fun with Google wildcards

jkottke : A world map of cultural prejudices, compiled by asking Google what different cultures "are known for" - A world map of cultural prejudices, compiled by asking Google what different cultures "are known for". (via waxy, who is known for good links) [via]

Rod Begbie : The Prejudice Map - "According to Google, people in the world are known for..." [via#

Wayne Burkett : The Prejudice Map - Just getting around to this. Interesting and funny. #

Student Life on the Facebook

10/01/2006 @ 07:08 UTC

Andy Baio : Student Life on the Facebook - wow, incredible analysis of UNC's freshman class Facebook usage, including demographics and information sharing

gleuschk : Student Life on the Facebook - chimprawk.blogspot.com - awesome study of the penetration and usage

Wayne Burkett : Student Life on the Facebook - chimprawk.blogspot.com - It would be awesome if Facebook maintained a Zeitgeist page for each semester. #

Activity indicators

7/01/2006 @ 18:08 UTC

Isofarro : Activity indicators - A public domain collection of animated gifs for loading/waiting icons in AJAX applications. Useful.

Paul Hammond : AJAX Activity indicators | Animated GIFs designed to indicate your site is doing something - These images are all released into the public domain

Wayne Burkett : AJAX Activity indicators | Animated GIFs designed to indicate your site is doing something - "These images are all released into the public domain." #

A list of bloggers' favorite books of 2005

7/01/2006 @ 01:08 UTC

jkottke : A list of bloggers' favorite books of 2005 - A list of bloggers' favorite books of 2005.

Wayne Burkett : Newley Purnell » Bloggers’ Favorite Books of 2005 - So much good stuff here. #

Cory Doctorow leaves EFF to write and blog full-time

1/01/2006 @ 10:08 UTC

Andy Baio : Cory Doctorow leaves EFF to write and blog full-time - expect Boing Boing to get even better, quickly

jkottke : Cory is leaving the EFF to be a full-time writer - Cory is leaving the EFF (at least on a full-time basis; he'll still be an EFF Fellow) to be a full-time writer (Boing Boing, novels, short stories, etc.). Good luck!

ricmac : Boing Boing: Cory quit his day-job

Wayne Burkett : Boing Boing: Cory quit his day-job - The first blog post I've read this year. Fantastic! #

ShoutingLoudly: Blogging a dead horse

23/12/2005 @ 02:08 UTC

Wayne Burkett : ShoutingLoudly: Blogging a dead horse - The appropriate response to Susan Cheever's idiotic Newsday piece on Google Book Search, copyright law, etc. #

The Fishbowl: Wikipedia vs Britannica. Apples vs Oranges.

21/12/2005 @ 09:08 UTC

Wayne Burkett : The Fishbowl: Wikipedia vs Britannica. Apples vs Oranges. - Perfectly stated. #

Lisp Wins (I think)

20/12/2005 @ 22:08 UTC

Wayne Burkett : Lisp Wins (I think) - The examples near the beginning show how wonderfully expressive Perl/Ruby/Python can be. #

What Languages Fix

20/12/2005 @ 19:09 UTC

Wayne Burkett : What Languages Fix - "C#: Java is controlled by Sun." #

Linus Torvalds recommends KDE

20/12/2005 @ 19:09 UTC

Wayne Burkett : Linus Torvalds recommends KDE - "This 'users are idiots, and are confused by functionality' mentality of Gnome is a disease. If you think your users are idiots, only idiots will use it." #

del.icio.us/help/json

20/12/2005 @ 19:09 UTC

Wayne Burkett : del.icio.us/help/json - Import your del.icio.us links with JSON. Very cool. #

kayodeok : del.icio.us/help/json - You can load a javascript object that contains your latest bookmarks, by including the following script:

Philippe Janvier : Del.icio.us/help/json - Mes bookmarks del.icio.us avec JSON. [via#

Treehugger: Deck_House: Small, Beautiful Prefab

20/12/2005 @ 19:09 UTC

Wayne Burkett : Treehugger: Deck_House: Small, Beautiful Prefab #

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