Yahoo open-sources Google | Tech news blog - CNET News.com

21/08/2007 @ 23:02 UTC

factoryjoe : Yahoo open-sources Google | Tech news blog - CNET News.com - Open source is the highest stage of software capitalism. Even Web 2.0 companies are starting to fight it out through open-source strategies, as Yahoo has done with Hadoop. Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: had

Focus Projects

21/08/2007 @ 23:01 UTC

factoryjoe : Focus Projects - A number of really cool design, icon and wallpaper downloads, including CoverSutra replacement cases. Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: coversutra, design, icons, mac design

Excellent Demonstration of Photography with and without Flash

21/08/2007 @ 23:01 UTC

Khoi Vinh : Excellent Demonstration of Photography with and without Flash - Thanks to Gong for the tip.

kaourantin.net: What just happened to video on the web?

21/08/2007 @ 23:00 UTC

wearehugh : kaourantin.net: What just happened to video on the web? - ooh, 3gp timed text tracks

François Nonnenmacher : What just happened to video on the web? - Adobe profiles its upcoming support of H.264 video in Flash 9

Maximum Aperture of the Nikon 18-200mm Throughout its Zoom Range

21/08/2007 @ 21:03 UTC

joshua : Maximum Aperture of the Nikon 18-200mm Throughout its Zoom Range

Jeffrey Friedl’s Photography Tech Posts

21/08/2007 @ 21:02 UTC

joshua : Jeffrey Friedl’s Photography Tech Posts - lots of analysis

Tong Dumpling Pot

21/08/2007 @ 21:02 UTC

joshua : Tong Dumpling Pot

Touring the HP Garage, The Birthplace of Silicon Valley

21/08/2007 @ 21:01 UTC

adamrg : Touring the HP Garage, The Birthplace of Silicon Valley - This is what I needed to see today. Anything worth doing is worth committing to, and is worth working hard at. The HP story attests to this truth. The struggle makes the victory all the more precious.

JNJ BTW » Blog Archive » You’re Doing What?!

21/08/2007 @ 21:01 UTC

deusx : JNJ BTW » Blog Archive » You’re Doing What?! - "So, I’ve now lived a classic corporate public affairs nightmare: announcing a lawsuit against the American Red Cross. Would I have chosen this exercise as a reputation-building opportunity for Johnson & Johnson? No, of course not."

J!NX : Gamer Tees - Magic Missiles kill people Tee - Clothing for Gamers & Geeks

21/08/2007 @ 21:01 UTC

deusx : J!NX : Gamer Tees - Magic Missiles kill people Tee - Clothing for Gamers & Geeks - "It ain't easy being out there with all the drugs, violence, and maverick spell casting."

J!NX : Computer Gift - Stop Laughing Computers are cool now Sticker - Clothing for Gamers & G...

21/08/2007 @ 21:01 UTC

deusx : J!NX : Computer Gift - Stop Laughing Computers are cool now Sticker - Clothing for Gamers & Geeks

The Smug Little Shit Behind The Latest Internet Phenomenon

21/08/2007 @ 21:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : The Smug Little Shit Behind The Latest Internet Phenomenon - The Smug Little Shit Behind The Latest Internet Phenomenon: heh... The Onion on Zuckerberg.

RubyForge: RailsCollab: Project Info

21/08/2007 @ 20:02 UTC

factoryjoe : RubyForge: RailsCollab: Project Info - RailsCollab is a port of the project management tool ActiveCollab (which is written in PHP) to the Ruby on Rails framework, obviously written in Ruby. Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: ruby on rails, activecol

OpenID in RailsCollab at CuppaDev

21/08/2007 @ 20:02 UTC

factoryjoe : OpenID in RailsCollab at CuppaDev - RailsCollab adds OpenID support...! Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: openid, rubyonrails, activecollab, gtd, project management

NOTCOT.ORG

21/08/2007 @ 20:02 UTC

factoryjoe : NOTCOT.ORG - Weird and various design things. Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: design

News from Ludicorp Research & Development Ltd.

21/08/2007 @ 20:01 UTC

factoryjoe : News from Ludicorp Research & Development Ltd. - The announcement of Flickr's launch! Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: flickr, ludicorp, announcments, web 2.0, landmark

5ON

21/08/2007 @ 19:15 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : 5ON - "Bring back the troops. They look delicious." #.

Poor little Luckystrike

21/08/2007 @ 18:01 UTC

deusx : Poor little Luckystrike - Level 60 Undead rogue griefing lowbie Gnomes with exploding sheep in Coldridge Valley.

"____"

21/08/2007 @ 17:43 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : "____" - "No airplanes or Bodhi trees; just me and a machine and the occasional cat. It may be boring, but I am living my dreams." #.

What Excessive Pay Package?

21/08/2007 @ 17:01 UTC

Eric Meyer : What Excessive Pay Package? - One of the best infographical commentaries I've seen all year. [via Information aesthetics] [via]

I, Cringely . The Pulpit . Surviving Immortality | PBS

21/08/2007 @ 17:00 UTC

deusx : I, Cringely . The Pulpit . Surviving Immortality | PBS - "The Singularity may well bring with it the end of death, but I am 100 percent certain that taxes will survive."

FOWA Road Trip

21/08/2007 @ 16:02 UTC

Cameron Moll : FOWA Road Trip - Future of Web Apps: Road Trip. Great idea, great site design. Nice job, guys.

"That's not a bug."

21/08/2007 @ 16:01 UTC

Cameron Moll : "That's not a bug." - "That's not a bug, that's a feature."

This Way to the Web, Print Designers!

21/08/2007 @ 16:01 UTC

Cameron Moll : This Way to the Web, Print Designers! - This Way to the Web, Print Designers! (Don't skip the comments.)

Northern State, You Are Fired

21/08/2007 @ 14:41 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Northern State, You Are Fired - Good lord, how I missed Indietits. #.

Atmostheory: Christopher David Ryan’s portfolio

21/08/2007 @ 14:40 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Atmostheory: Christopher David Ryan’s portfolio - I think In The Changing Light is my current favorite. #.

@media Ajax looks great

21/08/2007 @ 14:00 UTC

Richard Rutter : @media Ajax looks great - Includes a welcome inclusion of accessibility issues.

Silva Rhetoricae: The Forest of Rhetoric

21/08/2007 @ 13:32 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Silva Rhetoricae: The Forest of Rhetoric - More rhetoric than the pan can handle. Via Gina. #. [via]

Font rendering philosophies of Windows and Mac OS X

21/08/2007 @ 13:01 UTC

Richard Rutter : Font rendering philosophies of Windows and Mac OS X - Good little summary.

Just Another Test Text Generator

21/08/2007 @ 13:01 UTC

Richard Rutter : Just Another Test Text Generator - Lorem ipsum generator without the fake Latin, for primarily for typography testing.

Django and the iPhone tutorial

21/08/2007 @ 13:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Django and the iPhone tutorial - Django and the iPhone tutorial. How to install SSH, Python and Django on your iPhone and get Django running against the call database. Less complicated than I expected.

Rod Begbie : livinghardknox: Django and the iPhone - Quick guide to installing ssh, Python and Django on your iPhone, so you can run local webapps. OK, I admit defeat: I'm finally tempted to hack my iPhone and install crap on it! [via#

H.264 support coming to the Flash player

21/08/2007 @ 10:00 UTC

Simon Willison : H.264 support coming to the Flash player - H.264 support coming to the Flash player. It looks like this is a response to the higher video quality offered by Silverlight. I wonder if YouTube knew about this when they started transcoding their videos to H.264 for the Apple TV and iPhone.

XRAY now works in IE

21/08/2007 @ 10:00 UTC

Simon Willison : XRAY now works in IE - XRAY now works in IE. Westciv’s smart CSS debugging bookmarklet now works in IE 6.

Web Worker Daily » Blog Archive Do You Want One Social Networking Profile to Rule Them All? «

21/08/2007 @ 09:01 UTC

factoryjoe : Web Worker Daily » Blog Archive Do You Want One Social Networking Profile to Rule Them All? « - 'There’s talk lately of the social graph problem: “people are getting sick of registering and re-declaring their friends on every site.? One proposed solution is to create an open, interoperable representation of our social relatio

PHP: Filter Functions - Manual

21/08/2007 @ 09:01 UTC

deusx : PHP: Filter Functions - Manual - "This extension serves to validate and filter data coming from some insecure source, such as user input."

An update on Google Video feedback

21/08/2007 @ 09:00 UTC

Simon Willison : An update on Google Video feedback - An update on Google Video feedback. Google are now offering a real refund to everyone who bought a video, and are letting people keep the Google Checkout credit as well. Purchased videos will keep working for six months.

plasticbag : If you remember, Google turned off its TV distribution efforts and everyone who had bought things using its local DRM found that they no longer worked. They were 'reimbursed' with Google store credit... - Google have since reimbursed people. That's good. But this is the narrative of future DRM-based media collapses, only in the future when a company goes bankrupt you'll not likely get reimbursed for your lost media...

VR Defender Y3K

21/08/2007 @ 08:01 UTC

joshua : VR Defender Y3K - zomg another one

Selenium Remote Control: About

21/08/2007 @ 07:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : Selenium Remote Control: About - Saw a presentation on this at BarCampBlock, and I absolutely have to delve into it further. "Selenium Remote Control is a test tool that allows you to write automated web application UI tests in any programming language against any HTTP website using any [via#

Backing up Apple //e disks over a serial cable

21/08/2007 @ 07:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Backing up Apple //e disks over a serial cable - Backing up Apple //e disks over a serial cable: "I have backed up my Apple //e disks. I’ve been meaning to do this for about 25 years now, and now I’ve done it." Heh.

deusx : Backing up Apple //e disks over a serial cable [dive into mark] - "seriously, what can you say, in 2007, about configuring dip switches on a serial board plugged into slot 2 of the computer you grew up with? I’m as giddy as a schoolboy. What was I saying? I have no idea."

Beth's Blog: Thank you Tara Hunt, Chris Messina, and Citizen Agency for the T-Shirts and Schwag f...

21/08/2007 @ 06:01 UTC

factoryjoe : Beth's Blog: Thank you Tara Hunt, Chris Messina, and Citizen Agency for the T-Shirts and Schwag for Cambodia! - A place to capture and share ideas, experiment with and publish links about nptech, educational technology, information design, visual thinking, creativity, ICT in the developing world, and much more. Saved By: Chris Messina | View Deta

Paramount to Drop Blu-Ray HD DVDs - New York Times

21/08/2007 @ 05:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : Paramount to Drop Blu-Ray HD DVDs - New York Times - More fun FUD that will ensure that neither format "wins". [via#

furbo.org · MobileTwitterrific

21/08/2007 @ 04:03 UTC

factoryjoe : furbo.org · MobileTwitterrific - "There are two things that I really want on my iPhone: Twitterrific and Frenzic. Last week I started taking care of the first one and am happy to announce a proof-of-concept." Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags:

CocoaDev: UIKit

21/08/2007 @ 04:03 UTC

factoryjoe : CocoaDev: UIKit - UIKit is the UI framework in the IPhoneRuntime, the equivalent of AppKit for traditional OS X apps. Most of the classes are more or less equivalent to their NS- prefixed AppKit counterparts. Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give

ipwnce - Google Code

21/08/2007 @ 04:02 UTC

factoryjoe : ipwnce - Google Code - This is a project started at C41 to create a Pownce client for the iPhone. Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: pownce, iphone, iphoneapp, open source

Why Ma.gnolia is One of My Favorite Social Bookmarking Tools :: Off the Top :: vanderwal.net

21/08/2007 @ 04:02 UTC

factoryjoe : Why Ma.gnolia is One of My Favorite Social Bookmarking Tools :: Off the Top :: vanderwal.net - 'One of my favorite social features is giving "thanks", which is not a trigger for social gaming like Digg, but is an interpersonal expression of appreciation that really makes Ma.gnolia a friendly and positive social environment.' Sa

Tripoli - a CSS standard for HTML rendering

21/08/2007 @ 04:02 UTC

factoryjoe : Tripoli - a CSS standard for HTML rendering - Tripoli is a generic CSS standard for HTML rendering. By resetting and rebuilding browser standards, Tripoli forms a stable, cross-browser rendering foundation for your web projects. Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thank

kyte: Channel View - Scobleizer: sponsored by Seagate

21/08/2007 @ 04:02 UTC

factoryjoe : kyte: Channel View - Scobleizer: sponsored by Seagate - A good history of BarCamp as told by Tantek. Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: barcamp, barcampblock, tantek, history, jeff lindsay, adam smith

The Interrupt-Driven Life

21/08/2007 @ 03:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : The Interrupt-Driven Life - The Interrupt-Driven Life: "Falling in love takes a shockingly huge amount of time!" and other stuff to think about...

notes: The Sound Of Young America...is disappointed in me

21/08/2007 @ 02:01 UTC

43folders : notes: The Sound Of Young America...is disappointed in me - "Either way, Jesse Thorn must be stopped."

InfoQ: Erlang's Mnesia - a distributed DBMS for highly scalable apps

21/08/2007 @ 01:01 UTC

joshua : InfoQ: Erlang's Mnesia - a distributed DBMS for highly scalable apps - Erlang's Mnesia - a distributed DBMS for highly scalable apps

Barry Bonds' legacy

21/08/2007 @ 01:01 UTC

nelson : Barry Bonds' legacy - The Onion writes the article I wish every newspaper had

Wiki Wednesdays / Wiki Wednesdays

21/08/2007 @ 01:00 UTC

deusx : Wiki Wednesdays / Wiki Wednesdays - "People get together to chat, learn about wikis, find jobs, talk deals and generally cavort"

Facebook messaging just got better | The Facebook Blog

21/08/2007 @ 00:04 UTC

factoryjoe : Facebook messaging just got better | The Facebook Blog - Facebook now allows you send email to people outside of Facebook. Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: Facebook, email

tehu : Facebook | The Facebook Blog - `Now you can enter a friend's email address into the To: line when you send a message or share an album, and Facebook will email them the message.` -- unbelievable!

Andy's Blog: BarCampBlock: Social Network Portability

21/08/2007 @ 00:03 UTC

factoryjoe : Andy's Blog: BarCampBlock: Social Network Portability - summary of Tantek's session on PSN. Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: BarCamp, barcampblock, xfn, microformats

BarCampBlock: The Grid

21/08/2007 @ 00:03 UTC

Linkorama : BarCampBlock: The Grid - OpenID lets you log in to different sites without having to create a new username and password for each one. This screencast demonstrates OpenID in action.

BarCampBlock: Review roundup

21/08/2007 @ 00:02 UTC

Linkorama : BarCampBlock: Review roundup - Lots of other people are talking about BarCampBlock. Here’s a link roundup. I’ll add to it as more stuff becomes available.

deusx : Infotropism – BarCampBlock: Review roundup - "Lots of other people are talking about BarCampBlock. Here’s a link roundup."

Aptitude vs Apt-Get

21/08/2007 @ 00:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Aptitude vs Apt-Get - Aptitude vs Apt-Get: a case for why you should use aptitude instead of apt on debian and ubuntu boxes

Diet Coke is 99% Water (And That Is Now a Good Thing)

21/08/2007 @ 00:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Diet Coke is 99% Water (And That Is Now a Good Thing) - Diet Coke is 99% Water (And That Is Now a Good Thing): "According to this CBS News report, which puts soda revenues at $68 billion a year and stagnant, bottled water is now as big a business as soda." Holy shit!

Google Disconnects Grand Central Customers

21/08/2007 @ 00:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Google Disconnects Grand Central Customers - Google Disconnects Grand Central Customers: As a commenter says: "This isn’t just evil — it is pointless, lazy, and short-sighted. WTF Google?"

Sam Ruby: Sousveillance

21/08/2007 @ 00:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Sam Ruby: Sousveillance - Sam Ruby: Sousveillance: wherein Sam says smart things about social networks

Even the Office 2007 box has a learning curve

21/08/2007 @ 00:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Even the Office 2007 box has a learning curve - Even the Office 2007 box has a learning curve: "A box that many people can't figure out how to open without a Google search is an unusually pathetic failure of design."

Rod Begbie : Even the Office 2007 box has a learning curve - Joel on Software - As someone who installed Vista on a PC in January, and regretted it for months, I echo Joel Spolsky's summation: "I've been using Vista on my home laptop since it shipped, and can say with some conviction that nobody should be using it as their primary op #

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