Merlin’s Tumbamalog.

22/02/2007 @ 23:01 UTC

43folders : Merlin’s Tumbamalog. - As advertised, very easy to set up and post to yr own tumblelog. I wish it could pull in my del.icio.us and Flickr with 'foo' tag.

[hep-th/0602041] Brane Tilings and Exceptional Collections

22/02/2007 @ 23:00 UTC

gleuschk : [hep-th/0602041] Brane Tilings and Exceptional Collections - uses phrase "Beilinson quiver"

Mike’s Musings » Operator Source Code is Finally Available

22/02/2007 @ 23:00 UTC

wearehugh : Mike’s Musings » Operator Source Code is Finally Available

Almost a year after starting The Show, Ze Frank is still...

22/02/2007 @ 23:00 UTC

Jason Kottke : Almost a year after starting The Show, Ze Frank is still... - Almost a year after starting The Show, Ze Frank is still firing on all cylinders. Yesterday's show was particularly good. Only a handful of episodes to go...Ze is stopping The Show on March 17. (link)

Tumblr

22/02/2007 @ 22:02 UTC

43folders : Tumblr - "Tumblelogs are blogs with less fuss and more stuff. Tumblr is your friendly and free tool for creating tumblelogs." [Thanks deli/rjackal!]

Rod Begbie : Tumblr - Attractive lightweight simplistic blogging tool. "If blogs are journals, tumblelogs are scrapbooks." [via#

eMusic Download Manager 4.0 - Alpha

22/02/2007 @ 22:01 UTC

wearehugh : eMusic Download Manager 4.0 - Alpha - cross-platform, xulrunner-based

jimray : eMusic Download Manager 4.0 - Alpha - New XUL based download manager

Guitar Hero hack for the Commodore 64

22/02/2007 @ 22:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Guitar Hero hack for the Commodore 64 - don't miss the MP3 sample of the output  [via]

Google Apps

22/02/2007 @ 22:00 UTC

Jason Kottke : Google Apps - The NY Times today: On Thursday, Google, the Internet search giant, will unveil a package of communications and productivity software aimed at businesses, which overwhelmingly rely on Microsoft products for those functions.The package, called Google Apps

TechTarget top blogs

22/02/2007 @ 21:02 UTC

Linkorama : TechTarget top blogs - Irregulars sweep the enterprise category

London wikiwed

22/02/2007 @ 21:01 UTC

Linkorama : London wikiwed - looks like a great wiki wednesday happened yesterday

Beatboxing flautist + Super Mario theme song = YouTube gold.

22/02/2007 @ 21:00 UTC

Jason Kottke : Beatboxing flautist + Super Mario theme song = YouTube gold. - Beatboxing flautist + Super Mario theme song = YouTube gold. (link)

Craig Ferguson Speaks From The Heart

22/02/2007 @ 20:19 UTC

adamrg : Craig Ferguson Speaks From The Heart

TFN to surf into Internet sunset - Free-net provider helped spread Internet's reach

22/02/2007 @ 20:02 UTC

43folders : TFN to surf into Internet sunset - Free-net provider helped spread Internet's reach - In 1993, I was merlin at freenet.scri.fsu.edu. Such an invaluable resource. Thanks to everyone who made it happen. [via: LJ/rdbutger]

Fake Steve is now sponsored by Wired

22/02/2007 @ 20:01 UTC

jimray : Fake Steve is now sponsored by Wired - Still one of my favorite Mac blogs - sometimes, fake can be so, like, REAL, man.

For the first time, Wimbledon will pay this year's female...

22/02/2007 @ 20:00 UTC

Jason Kottke : For the first time, Wimbledon will pay this year's female... - For the first time, Wimbledon will pay this year's female contestants the same amount of prize money as the male contestants. "The WTA Tour lobbied for years to get Wimbledon to drop its 'Victorian-era view' and pay the women the same as the men." (link)

Anil on Twitter

22/02/2007 @ 19:02 UTC

nelson : Anil on Twitter - Thoughtful reflection on why Twitter is nice

SF electronics dump

22/02/2007 @ 19:02 UTC

nelson : SF electronics dump - Free recycling day to get rid of your crap.

The WSJ reports on economist J.C. Bradbury's new book <a...

22/02/2007 @ 19:00 UTC

Jason Kottke : The WSJ reports on economist J.C. Bradbury's new book <a... - The WSJ reports on economist J.C. Bradbury's new book The Baseball Economist, which sounds Moneyball-ariffic. Contrary to popular belief in "protection", Bradbury found that "a weak on-deck hitter makes a batter more likely to get an extra-base hit". Brad [via]

Drunken Jedi Trailer Trash

22/02/2007 @ 18:02 UTC

Andy Baio : Drunken Jedi Trailer Trash - Star Wars for the MySpace crowd

ASCII by Jason Scott: The Beautiful Boot

22/02/2007 @ 18:02 UTC

wearehugh : ASCII by Jason Scott: The Beautiful Boot

ongoing · More Economist Trouble

22/02/2007 @ 18:02 UTC

wearehugh : ongoing · More Economist Trouble - "If I want unsupported assertions, lame-ass Microsoft marketing, and lousy spelling, I have the whole Internet to choose from."

The WHATWG Blog » Blog Archive » Declaring the Character Encoding

22/02/2007 @ 18:02 UTC

wearehugh : The WHATWG Blog » Blog Archive » Declaring the Character Encoding

Building the YUI Browser History Manager » Yahoo! User Interface Blog

22/02/2007 @ 18:02 UTC

wearehugh : Building the YUI Browser History Manager » Yahoo! User Interface Blog - unbelievably complex combination of hacks -- makes css hacks look like child's play

John Resig - Thoughts on OpenAjax

22/02/2007 @ 18:01 UTC

wearehugh : John Resig - Thoughts on OpenAjax - "if "jQuery was OpenAjax compliant"" -- fire and motion, my friends, fire and motion

Simon Willison : John Resig: Thoughts on OpenAjax - John Resig: Thoughts on OpenAjax. I hadn’t looked in to OpenAjax�from John’s analysis it seems like they need to make it easier for open-source projects to participate and do a bunch of work to modernise their core library.

Second Life trial

22/02/2007 @ 18:00 UTC

nelson : Second Life trial - I can't write this well, but my experience was about the same (via BoingBoing)

wearehugh : Toothpaste For Dinner: My adventures in Second Life - this almost exactly mirrors my SL experience, right down to getting kicked out of a virtual club

Rod Begbie : Toothpaste For Dinner blog: My adventures in Second Life - Heh. Glad to see I'm not the only one trying to understand the draw of Second Life. [via#

cameron : My adventures in Second Life - Some things are funny because they're true: "Everything in Second Life seems to be coated in a preteen's understanding of sex. It was very titty-booby pee-pee doo-doo. From the fantasy asses to the cyber-ruins surrounding Freebie Warehouse, there really w

veen : Toothpaste For Dinner: My adventures in Second Life - "You could transform yourself into a giant penis for 200 fakebucks, but one could argue that you do that anyway by spending time in Second Life."

YouTube - Def Poet Tommy Bottoms

22/02/2007 @ 17:03 UTC

jcgregorio : YouTube - Def Poet Tommy Bottoms

broken image postage stamps

22/02/2007 @ 17:02 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : broken image postage stamps - (via boingboing) [via]

Turkmenistan report

22/02/2007 @ 17:02 UTC

nelson : Turkmenistan report - Rare inside look at a country even weirder than North Korea

YouTube - Jimmy Kimmel George Takei answer to Tim Hardaway racist rant

22/02/2007 @ 17:00 UTC

deusx : YouTube - Jimmy Kimmel George Takei answer to Tim Hardaway racist rant - George Takei is freaking awesome.

Fedora developer's response to ESR's anti-Fedora rant

22/02/2007 @ 16:02 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : Fedora developer's response to ESR's anti-Fedora rant - (via programming.reddit) [via]

how did no one see the future in his beard?

22/02/2007 @ 16:01 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : how did no one see the future in his beard? - his clothes look like World of Warcraft gear

Damn kids. I'll show them. I'll fire up my Selectrix!

22/02/2007 @ 16:01 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : Damn kids. I'll show them. I'll fire up my Selectrix!

Schneier on Security: CYA Security

22/02/2007 @ 16:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : Schneier on Security: CYA Security - I U+2665 Bruce Schneier. "Much of our country's counterterrorism security spending is not designed to protect us from the terrorists, but instead to protect our public officials from criticism when another attack occurs." [via#

Matthew M. Boedicker : Schneier essay on how CYA behavior leads to ineffective security

Gender diversity at web conferences

22/02/2007 @ 16:00 UTC

Jason Kottke : Gender diversity at web conferences - Every few months, the blogosphere addresses the matter of gender diversity of speakers at conferences about design, technology, and the web. The latest such incidents revolved around the lack of women speakers at the the Future of Web Apps conference in S

Linkorama : Gender diversity at web conferences - same old same old white men thing

How many baby pics can you look at without vomiting? | Ask MetaFilter

22/02/2007 @ 15:00 UTC

gleuschk : How many baby pics can you look at without vomiting? | Ask MetaFilter - New baby coming, lots of photo ops. Which digital camera to get for less than $500?

Nine months after the World Cup, Germany is experiencing a...

22/02/2007 @ 15:00 UTC

Jason Kottke : Nine months after the World Cup, Germany is experiencing a... - Nine months after the World Cup, Germany is experiencing a baby boom, which is good news because Germany's birth rate is among the lowest in the world. (link)

Fear and Loathing in Typeland - O'Reilly ONJava Blog

22/02/2007 @ 14:02 UTC

jcgregorio : Fear and Loathing in Typeland - O'Reilly ONJava Blog

prooveme.com

22/02/2007 @ 14:00 UTC

Simon Willison : prooveme.com - prooveme.com. An OpenID provider that uses SSL client certificates (which you install in your browser) for authentication.

Rod Begbie : prooveme.com: strong authentication for openid - OpenID provider which uses SSL client certificates, not passwords, to authenticate. Doesn't work terribly well (I haven't successfully logged in anywhere with it!), but a clever ID for an unphishable OpenID. [via#

Joost Deal To Bolster Viacom Ad Inventory

22/02/2007 @ 13:02 UTC

François Nonnenmacher : Joost Deal To Bolster Viacom Ad Inventory - Money pump and content for internet TV startup

OpenID and the Identity Systems of Yahoo, Google & MSN

22/02/2007 @ 13:01 UTC

François Nonnenmacher : OpenID and the Identity Systems of Yahoo, Google & MSN

Introducing Windows CardSpace

22/02/2007 @ 13:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Introducing Windows CardSpace - Introducing Windows CardSpace. I incorrectly stated in my talk yesterday that CardSpace was a feature of Vista; it’s actually available for XP as well as part of the .NET 3.0 framework.

Super 7 Store

22/02/2007 @ 12:01 UTC

joshua : Super 7 Store

A Gathering Of Geeks

22/02/2007 @ 11:00 UTC

Simon Willison : A Gathering Of Geeks - A Gathering Of Geeks. The Oxford Mail’s coverage of Nat’s Oxford Geek Night event.

Tech IPOs are coming back

22/02/2007 @ 09:02 UTC

Linkorama : Tech IPOs are coming back - eventually, sure, but these five example, i'm not sure

Why People Are Such Jerks Online

22/02/2007 @ 09:01 UTC

Linkorama : Why People Are Such Jerks Online - lack of feedback loops

Why Geeks Make Good Lovers

22/02/2007 @ 09:01 UTC

WillPate : Why Geeks Make Good Lovers - can we just accept this as gospel truth already, or do we need some geek so's to start giving anonymous testimony?

OpenStreetMap Baghdad

22/02/2007 @ 09:00 UTC

Simon Willison : OpenStreetMap Baghdad - OpenStreetMap Baghdad. OSM has mapped the streets by tracing from aerial imagery, but needs help with the names of the streets.

Wired News: Web Startups Reboot 'London 2.0'

22/02/2007 @ 09:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Wired News: Web Startups Reboot 'London 2.0' - Wired News: Web Startups Reboot ’London 2.0’. Crikey... the toungue-in-cheek name for our Rails/Django meetups has inspired a Wired article!

Browser Wars

22/02/2007 @ 09:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Browser Wars - Browser Wars. Doug Crockford is hosting a panel discussion with Chris Wilson from IE, Mike Shaver from Mozilla and HÃ¥kon Wium Lie from Opera on February 28th in Sunnyvale.

Ed Vielmetti on superlibrarians

22/02/2007 @ 07:01 UTC

Linkorama : Ed Vielmetti on superlibrarians - tip of the hat to ed, me ole' co-founder who dun goodness

Awesome Aerial Photos of Mexico City

22/02/2007 @ 06:01 UTC

WillPate : Awesome Aerial Photos of Mexico City

Living with autism in a world made for others

22/02/2007 @ 04:01 UTC

Eric Meyer : Living with autism in a world made for others - How many supposedly unreachable people simply lack a usable communication channel?

CodeIDE is an browser-based IDE for editing code. Supported languages...

22/02/2007 @ 04:00 UTC

Jason Kottke : CodeIDE is an browser-based IDE for editing code. Supported languages... - CodeIDE is an browser-based IDE for editing code. Supported languages include LISP, HTML, Basic, Perl, and JavaScript. My favorite bit is the scrolling list of results and error messages from other users. (link)

"A sock puppet is an additional username used by a...

22/02/2007 @ 04:00 UTC

Jason Kottke : "A sock puppet is an additional username used by a... - "A sock puppet is an additional username used by a Wikipedian who edits under more than one name." (link)

Wii bowling knocks over retirement home

22/02/2007 @ 02:12 UTC

adamrg : Wii bowling knocks over retirement home

Tales of Game's Studios Presents Chef Boyardee's Barkley, Shut Up and Jam: Gaiden, Chapter 1 of t...

22/02/2007 @ 02:01 UTC

cobra libre : Tales of Game's Studios Presents Chef Boyardee's Barkley, Shut Up and Jam: Gaiden, Chapter 1 of the Hoopz Barkley SaGa - "The Great B-Ball Purge of 2041, a day so painful to some that it is referred to only as the 'B-Ballnacht'. Thousands upon thousands of the world's greatest ballers were massacred in a swath of violence and sports bigotry as the game was outlawed worldwid [via#

FindSounds is a search engine for sounds. Here's a collection...

22/02/2007 @ 02:00 UTC

Jason Kottke : FindSounds is a search engine for sounds. Here's a collection... - FindSounds is a search engine for sounds. Here's a collection of bee sounds. Bzzzz.... (link)

Portal:Personal life - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

22/02/2007 @ 01:02 UTC

43folders : Portal:Personal life - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - "See life (disambiguation) for other senses of 'life'."

Toni's SHREDZ64 Project!

22/02/2007 @ 01:00 UTC

deusx : Toni's SHREDZ64 Project! - "an attempt to built an interface to connect the Playstation Guitar Hero controller to the Commodore 64 computer, and then build a guitar-hero like game on the C64 utilizing this controller."

Andy Baio : Shredz64 - one man's quest to connect his Guitar Hero controller to his C64 and develop a game to use it with  [via]

A list of stencil fonts.

22/02/2007 @ 01:00 UTC

Jason Kottke : A list of stencil fonts. - A list of stencil fonts. (link)

CR Blog - The Money Maker - interview with Ootje Okkenaar about his Dutch banknote designs

22/02/2007 @ 00:03 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : CR Blog - The Money Maker - interview with Ootje Okkenaar about his Dutch banknote designs [via]

Matthew M. Boedicker : Dutch banknote designer hid secret images in his designs - including his fingerprint (via metafilter) [via]

ftpdmin: win ftpd

22/02/2007 @ 00:02 UTC

nelson : ftpdmin: win ftpd - Very simple FTP daemon for Windows, great for file transfers without using evil windows filesharing

Truly social profiles

22/02/2007 @ 00:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Truly social profiles - Truly social profiles: "I always thought it would be cooler to get your actual friends to reveal stuff about you -- and call bullshit on you if necessary. Not only would it be less trite, but you might actually end up getting some fresh insight into

What's the meaning of life? Wikipedia has the answer.

22/02/2007 @ 00:00 UTC

Jason Kottke : What's the meaning of life? Wikipedia has the answer. - What's the meaning of life? Wikipedia has the answer. (link)

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