supermarket

12/01/2007 @ 22:02 UTC

joshua : supermarket - might make a nice desktop image

Dell: Gimme My Laptops!

12/01/2007 @ 22:01 UTC

Linkorama : Dell: Gimme My Laptops! - glitch on the south africa site makes the price $0 per laptop, shipping not included. over 100 have been sold

Rob's big World of Warcraft cheat sheet

12/01/2007 @ 22:01 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : Rob's big World of Warcraft cheat sheet

deusx : Rob's big World of Warcraft cheat sheet - Lots of quick reference info

Dark Reading - Desktop Security - Schneier On Schneier - Security News Analysis

12/01/2007 @ 22:00 UTC

wearehugh : Dark Reading - Desktop Security - Schneier On Schneier - Security News Analysis

OK, but you can't call it a "smart phone" then [Slashdot comment]

12/01/2007 @ 22:00 UTC

wearehugh : OK, but you can't call it a "smart phone" then [Slashdot comment] - "The iPhone does appear to be a dazzling reinvention of the dumb phone"

One Size Fits All

12/01/2007 @ 21:03 UTC

jcgregorio : One Size Fits All - ""Two years ago, some of us wrote a paper predicting the demise of “One Size Fits All (OSFA)� [databases] ""

XPLANE Culture Map on Flickr

12/01/2007 @ 21:03 UTC

43folders : XPLANE Culture Map on Flickr - Dave is so gifted at this. "At XPLANE we have created a visual map of our culture..."

30 Things the iPhone Could Do That You Haven't Thought of Yet [comment: things you wouldn't be ab...

12/01/2007 @ 21:03 UTC

43folders : 30 Things the iPhone Could Do That You Haven't Thought of Yet [comment: things you wouldn't be able to do w your 'full-featured web browser'] - Leonard's list of 30 things browser-only applications _won't_ let you do on your iPhone. Read 'em and weep, code monkeys.

bit-tech.net | Unofficial iToilet mod

12/01/2007 @ 21:01 UTC

deusx : bit-tech.net | Unofficial iToilet mod - "Taking full advantage of the Mac Mini's compact dimensions and white exterior, they modded the diminutive OSX box into a toilet paper dispenser."

Jerkcity - NO LONGER ALLOWED TO USE THE TELNET

12/01/2007 @ 21:01 UTC

deusx : Jerkcity - NO LONGER ALLOWED TO USE THE TELNET - "Escape character is '^]'" "Boners?"

Veer: Products: Merchandise: Kern Zip-up

12/01/2007 @ 21:01 UTC

deusx : Veer: Products: Merchandise: Kern Zip-up - "Next time you have to explain kerning to a layman, you’ll have a live demo just a zip away."

Google is launching free real-time stock quotes

12/01/2007 @ 21:00 UTC

cameron : Google is launching free real-time stock quotes - I always wondered if this was a technological barrier or simply an intentional structural one. Google is making it sound like the former.

70's era graffiti guide

12/01/2007 @ 21:00 UTC

cameron : 70's era graffiti guide - "Graffiti is the most highly visible and widespread by-product of street gang culture. Once gang graffiti is understood, it is a valuable source of information on a gang, it's members, and even tattoo's." sic, of course.

Video of the World Freehand Circle Drawing Champion

12/01/2007 @ 21:00 UTC

jkottke : Video of the World Freehand Circle Drawing Champion - Video of the World Freehand Circle Drawing Champion. I read somewhere recently that everyone seems to have a talent like this, something a little odd that they can do better than most people. I can spit watermelon seeds a great distance (I've won two cont

Wired News: Skeptic Revamps $1M Psychic Prize

12/01/2007 @ 20:02 UTC

Rod Begbie : Wired News: Skeptic Revamps $1M Psychic Prize - James Randi tweaks the rules for qualifying for his $1m prize to aim at psychics/frauds who have a "media profile", rather than everyday deluded Joes. [via#

NME.COM - Girls Aloud and Sugababes to duet

12/01/2007 @ 20:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : NME.COM - Girls Aloud and Sugababes to duet - This cannot fail to be BLUDDY GRATE P!O!P! #

Contest: Let's Rename Panama!

12/01/2007 @ 20:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Contest: Let's Rename Panama! - Contest: Let's Rename Panama!: "I'm starting a contest to rename Panama - Yahoo's version of Google AdWords. The winner will get a $100 Amazon gift certificate."

Windows Mobile Users Get Hacked iPhone UI

12/01/2007 @ 20:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Windows Mobile Users Get Hacked iPhone UI - like OS X themes for XP, it's not quite the same

Freedom to Tinker » Blog Archive » AACS: Game Theory of Blacklisting

12/01/2007 @ 20:00 UTC

wearehugh : Freedom to Tinker » Blog Archive » AACS: Game Theory of Blacklisting

Opposable Thumbs: The world of adult sites is becoming Nintendo-friendly

12/01/2007 @ 20:00 UTC

wearehugh : Opposable Thumbs: The world of adult sites is becoming Nintendo-friendly

Word 2007 HTML and CSS Rendering Capabilities in Outlook 2007 (Part 1 of 2)

12/01/2007 @ 20:00 UTC

wearehugh : Word 2007 HTML and CSS Rendering Capabilities in Outlook 2007 (Part 1 of 2) - Doublespeak alert of the day: "Word 2007 supports a subset of the standard HTML 4.01 specification..."

Smithsonian interview with Steve Jobs from 1995

12/01/2007 @ 19:01 UTC

jimray : Smithsonian interview with Steve Jobs from 1995

jkottke : Lengthy interview with Steve Jobs from 1995 - Lengthy interview with Steve Jobs from 1995. "I'm convinced that about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance."

The Burning Crusade is out on Monday and I have to say I'm actually really looking forward to it...

12/01/2007 @ 19:00 UTC

plasticbag : The Burning Crusade is out on Monday and I have to say I'm actually really looking forward to it... - After a few months off the Warcrack, I've now developed a more reasonable and sustainable habit which I'm enjoying quite a lot. Burning Crusade should feed it nicely.

The ModBook is a splicing of a MacBook and a WaCom screen/tablet and it looks actually pretty lov...

12/01/2007 @ 19:00 UTC

plasticbag : The ModBook is a splicing of a MacBook and a WaCom screen/tablet and it looks actually pretty lovely... - I wouldn't mind getting my hands on one of these. Apparently tablets are mainly used inside hospitals and for deliveries and stuff and so aren't a good market for Apple. Still, it's pretty nice...

Flash Element TD seems to be some kind of towers-based game and I've played it a fair bit and it'...

12/01/2007 @ 19:00 UTC

plasticbag : Flash Element TD seems to be some kind of towers-based game and I've played it a fair bit and it's stupidly addictive... - I think it's supposed to be framed in some way, and I'm not sure you're supposed to be able to splat towers over one another. Surprisingly intellectually invigorating. Lots of nice bits of logic and animal instinct overlaps...

Lovely Preston strides off Buzzcocks set in unlikely to endear himself to the public move...

12/01/2007 @ 19:00 UTC

plasticbag : Lovely Preston strides off Buzzcocks set in unlikely to endear himself to the public move... - So I have a bit of a thing about lovely Preston, and I even quite like that Chantelle woman and I know that this is not necessarily the kind of thing you people want to know about. But I find it interesting. Poor chap. He's going to get roasted.

Video from CBS News of an iPhone demonstration

12/01/2007 @ 19:00 UTC

jkottke : Video from CBS News of an iPhone demonstration - Video from CBS News of an iPhone demonstration. (via blurbomat) [via]

Let's go to Tehran!

12/01/2007 @ 18:01 UTC

Nelson Minar : Let's go to Tehran! - When you escalate, don't screw around

Rouxbe - The Recipe to Better Cooking

12/01/2007 @ 18:01 UTC

jimray : Rouxbe - The Recipe to Better Cooking - Pronounced "ruby" (clever) - instructional cooking videos from pro chefs. Awesome!

Jeremy Zawodny : Rouxbe - The Recipe to Better Cooking - Rouxbe - The Recipe to Better Cooking: instructional cooking videos

The livable web manifesto.

12/01/2007 @ 18:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : The livable web manifesto. - The livable web manifesto.: "The fact is, the web as viewed through Google or Yahoo or Digg is just too big, too unfriendly, and too filled with data smog. What most people need is less information, not more."

Ordinary Technology

12/01/2007 @ 18:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Ordinary Technology - Ordinary Technology: "Yes, in case it’s not obvious, I think the network operators ought to open the devices and open the APIs and open the network... The Net would be more useful and they’d make more money."

NASA Ames Research Center

12/01/2007 @ 18:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : NASA Ames Research Center - NASA Ames Research Center: "Today I chaperoned a school field trip to NASA Ames Research Center here in Silicon Valley..."

The BBC has an article about people who think all this technology stuff is just moving a bit too ...

12/01/2007 @ 18:00 UTC

plasticbag : The BBC has an article about people who think all this technology stuff is just moving a bit too fast, really. It cites the iPhone as an example. It is a dumb article. - There are lots of people confused by new technologies. In the UK, a large number of them end up with Sky+ and love it. Most have mobile phones. There will always be confusing technology and there will always be people�like Apple�who work to

Good news, everyone!

12/01/2007 @ 18:00 UTC

jkottke : Good news, everyone! - Good news, everyone! (spoken in my best Professor Hubert J. Farnsworth from Futurama): one Mars thingie (the Reconnaissance Orbiter) has spotted another Mars thingie, the Pathfinder lander and its Sojourner rover.

file your taxes electronically for free if you make less than $52K

12/01/2007 @ 17:02 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : file your taxes electronically for free if you make less than $52K - (via consumerist) [via]

NabazLab

12/01/2007 @ 17:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : NabazLab - Proxy for Nabaztag which allows you to control your rabbit without having to go through the central servers (which are decidedly flakey at the moment) #

Which of the following works would you choose to be lost, if only three could be saved: Michelang...

12/01/2007 @ 17:00 UTC

jkottke : Which of the following works would you choose to be lost, if only three could be saved: Michelangelo's Pieta, Shakespeare's Hamlet, Mozart's Don Giovanni, or Einstein's 1905 paper on relativity? - Which of the following works would you choose to be lost, if only three could be saved: Michelangelo's Pieta, Shakespeare's Hamlet, Mozart's Don Giovanni, or Einstein's 1905 paper on relativity? Not so sure I agree with the conclusion here...surely Einste [via]

Medical Reviews of House MD

12/01/2007 @ 16:00 UTC

gleuschk : Medical Reviews of House MD - average grade seems to be a C

Back in the late 60s and early 70s, the New Yorker serialized the first chapter of James Joyce's ...

12/01/2007 @ 15:00 UTC

jkottke : Back in the late 60s and early 70s, the New Yorker serialized the first chapter of James Joyce's Ulysses in the theater lists for long-running productions - Back in the late 60s and early 70s, the New Yorker serialized the first chapter of James Joyce's Ulysses in the theater listings for long-running productions. "In 1970, New Yorker edidor Gardner Botsford explained to Time magazine that he began the serial

MPAA Caught Uploading Fake Torrents

12/01/2007 @ 13:00 UTC

Andy Baio : MPAA Caught Uploading Fake Torrents - public trackers aren't safe and will only get worse  [via]

New San Francisco specialty roaster “Meth coffee� seems interesting at first glance

12/01/2007 @ 10:02 UTC

kellan : New San Francisco specialty roaster “Meth coffeeâ€? seems interesting at first glance - New San Francisco specialty roaster “Meth coffee” seems interesting at first glance. Coffee spiked with mate is intriguing. But they’re charging premium coffee prices for pre-ground coffee of unspecified origin. Plus lifestyle appropri #

iPhone browser does not do Flash or Java

12/01/2007 @ 10:01 UTC

Jon Hicks : iPhone browser does not do Flash or Java - ..and other revelations.

jkottke : David Pogue's iPhone FAQ - Regarding some of the points in my iPhone round-up from yesterday, David Pogue has some answers to those questions and a whole lot more in his iPhone FAQ. "Is it ambidextrous? -No." What does that even mean? As a lefty, am I out of luck? (via df) [via]

Cameron Moll : iPhone FAQs - David Pogue's iPhone FAQs. "Does the Web browser support Flash or Java? –No.... Can you use it one-handed? –Yes, for some functions. But overall, it’s less convenient than on a phone with physical keys." (thanks Jon)

Zork Online

12/01/2007 @ 10:01 UTC

veen : Zork Online - "You are in an open field west of a big white house with a boarded front door. There is a small mailbox here."

The Defenestration of 2006, a San Francisco tradition

12/01/2007 @ 09:02 UTC

kellan : The Defenestration of 2006, a San Francisco tradition - The Defenestration of 2006, a San Francisco tradition. We were actually downtown in the week after Xmas, and wondering at the shredded paper everywhere. Wishing I had had a camera. [via#

Finding a Job � PhDs.org: Science, Math, and Engineering Career Resources

12/01/2007 @ 05:00 UTC

gleuschk : Finding a Job � PhDs.org: Science, Math, and Engineering Career Resources - surprising number of good links here. (to pass along to grad students)

Ubuntu sugar cookies

12/01/2007 @ 04:07 UTC

Simon Willison : Ubuntu sugar cookies - Ubuntu sugar cookies. Different coloured dough is used to bake the Ubuntu logo in to the cookies themselves, kind of like making sushi rolls.  [via]

OpenID Speech at Webtuesday Zurich

12/01/2007 @ 04:07 UTC

Simon Willison : OpenID Speech at Webtuesday Zurich - OpenID Speech at Webtuesday Zurich. Good set of slides, along with the tidbit that local.ch (which had slippy maps years before Google) is implementing OpenID.

The Adobe PDF XSS Vulnerability

12/01/2007 @ 04:07 UTC

Simon Willison : The Adobe PDF XSS Vulnerability - The Adobe PDF XSS Vulnerability. If you host a PDF file anywhere on your site, you’re vulnerable to an XSS attack due to a bug in Acrobat Reader versions below 8. The fix is to serve PDFs as application/octet-stream to avoid them being displayed

Firefox3/Firefox Requirements

12/01/2007 @ 04:07 UTC

Simon Willison : Firefox3/Firefox Requirements - Firefox3/Firefox Requirements. OpenID and CardSpace are both listed as mandatory features.  [via]

MacFUSE: FUSE for Mac OS X

12/01/2007 @ 04:07 UTC

Simon Willison : MacFUSE: FUSE for Mac OS X - MacFUSE: FUSE for Mac OS X. Mac support for user-space custom file systems, API compatible with those already written for Linux. Amit Singh runs kernelthread.com; I hadn’t realised that he had moved to Google.

Hacking Django, how Bazaar

12/01/2007 @ 04:06 UTC

Simon Willison : Hacking Django, how Bazaar - Hacking Django, how Bazaar. This is a neat trick: use Subversion to track an upstream project, then create Bazaar branches to manage your own development against the trunk.

AJAX Debugging with Firebug

12/01/2007 @ 04:06 UTC

Simon Willison : AJAX Debugging with Firebug - AJAX Debugging with Firebug. Great Firebug tutorial from creator Joe Hewitt himself. I didn’t know you could trigger profiling from your own code using console.profile() / console.profileEnd().

CrashPlan

12/01/2007 @ 03:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : CrashPlan - Impressive looking network backup software. Straightforward to set-up, you can either pay CrashPlan to backup to their servers, or use local or friends' hard drives for free. Lots of nice touches, like using Bonjour to discover local backup destinations [via#

nelson : CrashPlan - Friend recommends this backup software

RAW Data: RAW Essence

12/01/2007 @ 03:00 UTC

deusx : RAW Data: RAW Essence - "Robert Anton Wilson Defies Medical Experts and leaves his body @4:50 AM on binary date 01/11. All Hail Eris!"

Phone Shows Apple’s Impact on Consumer Products - New York Times

12/01/2007 @ 02:00 UTC

wearehugh : Phone Shows Apple’s Impact on Consumer Products - New York Times - Steve Jobs: "These are devices that need to work, and you can’t do that if you load any [unsigned third-party] software on them." Sigh.

rc3.org: Steve Jobs is wrong

12/01/2007 @ 02:00 UTC

wearehugh : rc3.org: Steve Jobs is wrong

Digg - Apple VPs confirm no 3rd party iPhone apps

12/01/2007 @ 01:02 UTC

43folders : Digg - Apple VPs confirm no 3rd party iPhone apps - For what I believe to be the first time, I find myself agreeing with the most-Dugg comment in a 600+ Digg post: yes, this does, indeed, "suck monkey butt."

You’re Seriously Asking Me for My View on “The English Patient?�

12/01/2007 @ 01:00 UTC

gleuschk : You’re Seriously Asking Me for My View on “The English Patient?� - that Charlie Rose interview with DFW

Platonic solids, binary polyhedral groups, Kleinian singularities, and Lie algebras of types A,D,E

12/01/2007 @ 01:00 UTC

gleuschk : Platonic solids, binary polyhedral groups, Kleinian singularities, and Lie algebras of types A,D,E - Joris van Hoboken's master's thesis

Firms Fret as Office E-Mail Jumps Security Walls - New York Times

12/01/2007 @ 01:00 UTC

gleuschk : Firms Fret as Office E-Mail Jumps Security Walls - New York Times - toread

When Buying a Diamond Starts With a Mouse - New York Times

12/01/2007 @ 01:00 UTC

gleuschk : When Buying a Diamond Starts With a Mouse - New York Times - blue nile story

Jelly Donut vs. Lady Sovereign

12/01/2007 @ 01:00 UTC

cameron : Jelly Donut vs. Lady Sovereign - A video of Monday night's incident has appeared on YouTube... from Jelly D. himself!

Chicago Newspaper battle

12/01/2007 @ 00:01 UTC

jimray : Chicago Newspaper battle - It's funny because it's true!

Grass-Roots Yahoo Shareholder Wants to Boot Terry

12/01/2007 @ 00:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Grass-Roots Yahoo Shareholder Wants to Boot Terry - Grass-Roots Yahoo Shareholder Wants to Boot Terry: heh

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