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Get The Merlin Show on Apple TV | The Merlin Show

23/03/2007 @ 23:02 UTC

43folders : Get The Merlin Show on Apple TV | The Merlin Show - Super easy to set up, and it looks swell.

New Open Source Utility Library for the Google Maps API

23/03/2007 @ 23:00 UTC

Simon Willison : New Open Source Utility Library for the Google Maps API - New Open Source Utility Library for the Google Maps API. Google are taking a hybrid approach to development on their Maps API—an open source utility library layered on top of their closed source, obfuscated core code.  [via]

wearehugh : Google Maps API Official Blog: New Open Source Utility Library for the Google Maps API

Beginner's guide to OpenID phishing

23/03/2007 @ 23:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Beginner's guide to OpenID phishing - Beginner’s guide to OpenID phishing. Excellent primer which suggests that phishing can only be solved by moving away from usernames and passwords entirely.  [via]

Rod Begbie : Beginner's guide to OpenID phishing - Good overview of the phishing risks inherit in OpenID -- Is it essentially doomed by providers limiting authentication to easily stealable usernames & passwords? [via#

Free-form Collaboration

23/03/2007 @ 22:02 UTC

Linkorama : Free-form Collaboration - Organizations are beginning to deploy technologies that enable free-form collaboration. This type of collaboration allows people to exchange ideas and information with co-workers, business partners, and customers in a dynamic, open-ended manner. Anyone ta

classic Apple game Oregon Trail including ROM

23/03/2007 @ 22:01 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : classic Apple game Oregon Trail including ROM

ANN: PHP OpenID 1.2.2 released

23/03/2007 @ 22:00 UTC

Simon Willison : ANN: PHP OpenID 1.2.2 released - ANN: PHP OpenID 1.2.2 released. Includes a fix to a bug that was causing some consumers to be incompatible with the WordPress.com OpenID provider. If you’re using this in a PHP OpenID consumer you should upgrade now.

Yahoo Still Using Red Hat

23/03/2007 @ 22:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Yahoo Still Using Red Hat - Yahoo Still Using Red Hat: "Yahoo! Inc is still using Red Hat Inc's Linux software and support, despite claims to the contrary by Oracle Corp chief executive Larry Ellison earlier this week." Ah ha!

NetWizard's Blog: Browser Differences in window.opener Behavior

23/03/2007 @ 22:00 UTC

wearehugh : NetWizard's Blog: Browser Differences in window.opener Behavior

My National Security Letter Gag Order

23/03/2007 @ 21:44 UTC

adamrg : My National Security Letter Gag Order

PDP-12 spotted

23/03/2007 @ 21:02 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : PDP-12 spotted - (via planet.emacsen) [via]

Technical Details of the E8 computation that's all over the math news

23/03/2007 @ 21:00 UTC

gleuschk : Technical Details of the E8 computation that's all over the math news - for experts and near-experts, mostly

This American Life's first TV episode in its entirety

23/03/2007 @ 21:00 UTC

Andy Baio : This American Life's first TV episode in its entirety - yay! plus, the newly redesigned TAL website  [via]

Stallman on the death of the MIT AI Lab

23/03/2007 @ 20:01 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : Stallman on the death of the MIT AI Lab - (via programming.reddit) [via]

The Merchants of Cool

23/03/2007 @ 20:00 UTC

cameron : The Merchants of Cool - PBS Frontline documentary about youth and advertising in the information age.

Tweet = Twitter + Quicksilver

23/03/2007 @ 19:02 UTC

43folders : Tweet = Twitter + Quicksilver - Send Twitter updates from Quicksilver (via: deli/GreySheepDuo)

We just got xvid working on the Apple TV

23/03/2007 @ 19:02 UTC

43folders : We just got xvid working on the Apple TV - If this works, it's surprising to me that the AppleTV is this hackable. But AFAIC, XviD support changes the game for this thing. (thanks, Scott Cropper)

Rod Begbie : We just got xvid working on the Apple TV - So simple, it barely counts as a "hack". If this is for real, then I'll buy one in a heartbeat. Guess the Apple TV really *is* running OS X. [via#

RetroLife

23/03/2007 @ 19:01 UTC

nelson : RetroLife - The 1950s were an amazing time

Firefox / Windows fix

23/03/2007 @ 18:02 UTC

nelson : Firefox / Windows fix - Some Windows disaster causes spurious errors to be popped up when launching Firefox. Here's a horrible awful manual fix that works.

Dean Edwards: Rules For JavaScript Library Authors

23/03/2007 @ 18:00 UTC

wearehugh : Dean Edwards: Rules For JavaScript Library Authors

Simon Willison : Rules For JavaScript Library Authors - Rules For JavaScript Library Authors. The guiding principles behind Dean Edwards’ base2 library, entirely applicable to every JavaScript developer.

deusx : Dean Edwards: Rules For JavaScript Library Authors - "I wrote this about six months ago before starting work on base2. I decided not to post it at the time as I thought it sounded a little pompous. On reflection, they aren’t bad rules and I managed to stick to them."

Dean Edwards: The Other Way To Use base2.DOM

23/03/2007 @ 18:00 UTC

wearehugh : Dean Edwards: The Other Way To Use base2.DOM

Twitter: All Trivia, All The Time

23/03/2007 @ 17:02 UTC

Linkorama : Twitter: All Trivia, All The Time - debating the mundaneness

Joyent Slingshot is a virtual machine for building Ruby on Rails apps

23/03/2007 @ 17:01 UTC

jimray : Joyent Slingshot is a virtual machine for building Ruby on Rails apps - Fully contained Rails environment for developing locally and then synchronizing on the server. This truly is a game changer.

Modest Maps

23/03/2007 @ 17:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Modest Maps - Modest Maps. Flash draggable maps library, BSD-licensed. Use it with tiles from OpenStreetMap / NASA / Google / Yahoo! etc or run it against your own tile set.

jimray : Modest Maps - Flash based maps - Pulls in tiled map data from Yahoo, Microsoft, Google, NASA, etc. Wicked, wicked cool

HP acquires Tabblo

23/03/2007 @ 17:00 UTC

Simon Willison : HP acquires Tabblo - HP acquires Tabblo. The first high profile Django-powered acquisition? Very well deserved; Tabblo is an excellent application.

Playing from the Other Side: the Discomfort of Militainment Avatars

23/03/2007 @ 17:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Playing from the Other Side: the Discomfort of Militainment Avatars - great stuff, including an Iraq vet who refuses to play for the insurgents and an insane FPS published by Hezbollah

Search With Kevin

23/03/2007 @ 16:00 UTC

deusx : Search With Kevin - Uhh, what? Who's the genius who thought this would work? "Every time you search the web you stand a chance of winning a prize from Kevin Federline."

types of unusual software bugs

23/03/2007 @ 15:01 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : types of unusual software bugs - (via programming.reddit) [via]

Rod Begbie : Unusual software bug - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - "A Schroedinbug is a bug that manifests itself apparently only after the software is used in an unusual way or seemingly at the point in time that a programmer reading the source code notices that the program should never have worked in the first place, a [via#

How to code debuggers

23/03/2007 @ 11:00 UTC

Simon Willison : How to code debuggers - How to code debuggers. Accessible discussion of debuggers, ptrace, ELF, dynamic libraries and /proc.  [via]

Flickr Filters

23/03/2007 @ 10:43 UTC

jonhicks : Flickr Filters - This is such good news - filters for screenshots and illustrations! Everyone wins!

Ron Turner Cover Collection - a photoset on Flickr

23/03/2007 @ 10:25 UTC

jonhicks : Ron Turner Cover Collection - a photoset on Flickr

I love spring Wallpaper

23/03/2007 @ 09:57 UTC

jonhicks : I love spring Wallpaper - This is just chuffing hilarious! Watch the jump from Step 5 to Step 6!!

Make Microsoft Word less annoying

23/03/2007 @ 09:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Make Microsoft Word less annoying - Make Microsoft Word less annoying: I always forget to do this stuff on a new machine... *sigh*

How to do an online CV

23/03/2007 @ 09:00 UTC

Richard Rutter : How to do an online CV - No PDF, just a nice web page, although it needs print CSS.

Broadband speed test checker

23/03/2007 @ 09:00 UTC

Richard Rutter : Broadband speed test checker - 8Mb my arse.

google-code-prettify - Google Code

23/03/2007 @ 06:00 UTC

wearehugh : google-code-prettify - Google Code

BarCampBoston2 Video Collage

23/03/2007 @ 05:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : BarCampBoston2 Video Collage - Video snapshots from BarCampBoston2. Top middle is me over-excitedly and choppily-editedly raving about OpenID. See if you can spot the joke I stole from Simon Willison. #

Army Reaches Public Through YouTube, Flickr, Del.icio.us

23/03/2007 @ 04:01 UTC

joshua : Army Reaches Public Through YouTube, Flickr, Del.icio.us

Will The Last Person To Leave Detroit Please Turn Out The Lights? | MetaFilter

23/03/2007 @ 03:00 UTC

deusx : Will The Last Person To Leave Detroit Please Turn Out The Lights? | MetaFilter - "House are cheaper than cars. The city's neighborhoods are in decay. Families are leaving. Even "revived" areas are struggling. Entire portions of the city are starting to revert to prarie and ruins."

KML and GeoRSS support added to the Google Maps API

23/03/2007 @ 03:00 UTC

Simon Willison : KML and GeoRSS support added to the Google Maps API - KML and GeoRSS support added to the Google Maps API. Since Flickr can output GeoRSS, this means you can now plot your Flickr photos on a Google Map (if you’re so inclined).

jimray : Google maps now supports GeoRSS - As well as Google's on KML format.

Vitamin Interviews: Simon Willison

23/03/2007 @ 03:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Vitamin Interviews: Simon Willison - Vitamin Interviews: Simon Willison. Bobbie Johnson pointed a camera at me after my Future of Web Apps talk and interviewed me for eight minutes on OpenID.

Highrise: Early stats, Cases for all, the new Solo plan, and more disk space!

23/03/2007 @ 03:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Highrise: Early stats, Cases for all, the new Solo plan, and more disk space! - Highrise: Early stats, Cases for all, the new Solo plan, and more disk space!. 9% of signups came in through OpenID, and they’ve opened up cases to everyone fixing my number one complaint about the service. Great job!

My photos tagged "cheese" on a Google Map

23/03/2007 @ 03:00 UTC

Simon Willison : My photos tagged "cheese" on a Google Map - My photos tagged “cheese? on a Google Map. You can paste a Flickr GeoRSS feed directly in to the Google Maps query box.

Media Molecule - We make games.

23/03/2007 @ 02:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : Media Molecule - We make games. - This month's issue of Edge practically creams itself over the game which is now named "Little Big Planet". Watching this preview video, it certainly looks like it could be fun, but it's not convincing me I need to rush out and drop $600 on a PS3 like Edg #

Official Google Blog: To watch a guide-dog fly

23/03/2007 @ 02:00 UTC

wearehugh : Official Google Blog: To watch a guide-dog fly

What I Didn't Know About XHR - O'Reilly XML Blog

23/03/2007 @ 02:00 UTC

wearehugh : What I Didn't Know About XHR - O'Reilly XML Blog

Whiteboard Panorama

23/03/2007 @ 01:00 UTC

veen : Whiteboard Panorama - The Konfabulator gang is good with the markers.

Oracle Claims Yahoo as Linux Customer

23/03/2007 @ 01:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Oracle Claims Yahoo as Linux Customer - Oracle Claims Yahoo as Linux Customer: "Ellison stated that Oracle had displaced Red Hat at the Internet company, as well as at other sites that he did not name." WTF?!?!

Onion A.V. talks to Colin Meloy

23/03/2007 @ 00:01 UTC

jimray : Onion A.V. talks to Colin Meloy - On the adventures from going indie to mainstream

quoteunquote | anil bawa cavia | zim is an outliner.

23/03/2007 @ 00:00 UTC

deusx : quoteunquote | anil bawa cavia | zim is an outliner. - "Over the last couple of weeks i've been playing with the idea of a browser-based Outliner not unlike DECAFBAD's XoXoOutliner."

The 'I Heart Huckabees' Outtakes

23/03/2007 @ 00:00 UTC

Andy Baio : The 'I Heart Huckabees' Outtakes - David O. Russell and Lily Tomlin go completely unhinged; NSFW language

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