Long Journey West to the Farallons

19/09/2007 @ 23:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Long Journey West to the Farallons - Long Journey West to the Farallons: looks like a fun boat trip

Global Voices Online » Ecuador: The President Pushes Free Software

19/09/2007 @ 22:04 UTC

factoryjoe : Global Voices Online » Ecuador: The President Pushes Free Software - The president of Ecuador encourages his people to adopt free and open source software. Prescient, no? Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: Rafael Correa, free software, open source, ecuador

Sandbox Suites

19/09/2007 @ 22:03 UTC

factoryjoe : Sandbox Suites - Sandbox is a shared workspace for freelancers, entrepreneurs and anyone in need of a flexible and affordable place to work. Conveniently located in downtown San Francisco, our open-plan facility offers hot desks, private desks, a comfort

The Gated Social Network - Bits - Technology - New York Times Blog

19/09/2007 @ 22:02 UTC

factoryjoe : The Gated Social Network - Bits - Technology - New York Times Blog - “We are trying not to be elitist but we recognize the way things are on the Net, there’s a need to have an element of a gated system in place,? Mr. Marafie said in conclusion. “Once you have the wrong people on these social netwo

The War Prayer - Mark Twain

19/09/2007 @ 22:02 UTC

jcgregorio : The War Prayer - Mark Twain - """It was believed afterward that the man was a lunatic, because there was no sense in what he said."""

Council for Secular Humanism

19/09/2007 @ 22:02 UTC

jcgregorio : Council for Secular Humanism

Tech Patterns :: MS Frontpage animation error?

19/09/2007 @ 21:04 UTC

jcgregorio : Tech Patterns :: MS Frontpage animation error? - <thread locked due to total disinterest in any further discussion of junk like frontpage>

Knit Night Cupcakes

19/09/2007 @ 21:03 UTC

Cameron Moll : Knit Night Cupcakes - Incredible. These ornately decorated cupcakes are absolutely stunning.

creativepro.com: Mobile Web Design excerpt

19/09/2007 @ 21:03 UTC

Cameron Moll : creativepro.com: Mobile Web Design excerpt - creativepro.com: Mobile Web Design excerpt, "Four Paths to Mobile Web Design and Deployment." Download a PDF segment from the book not available elsewhere.

Civil Air Patrol suspending aerial search

19/09/2007 @ 21:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Civil Air Patrol suspending aerial search - Civil Air Patrol suspending aerial search: "The Nevada Civil Air Patrol has suspended its portion of an aerial search pending new leads in the hunt for aviator Steve Fossett." Doh!

Hearst buys RealAge, acquires medical background of 8 million people

19/09/2007 @ 21:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Hearst buys RealAge, acquires medical background of 8 million people - voluntarily provided in the form of an online quiz; be grateful it wasn't acquired by a life insurance firm

Strategy Letter VI - Joel on Software

19/09/2007 @ 20:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : Strategy Letter VI - Joel on Software - Good article on where Joel sees web development going -- some kind of higher-level language that compiles down to Javascript, HTML, and whatever else runs in browsers. I think there needs to be "Assembler programmers don’t have groupies." t-shirts. #

Developer Blog | Ann Arbor District Library

19/09/2007 @ 20:01 UTC

deusx : Developer Blog | Ann Arbor District Library - "Welcome to the AADL Developer Blog! Software Development is a big part of what we do here at AADL, and this section of aadl.org is the place to keep up with our new features, see what our developers are working on, and find out what kind of tools we

AADL Open-Source Software | Ann Arbor District Library

19/09/2007 @ 20:01 UTC

deusx : AADL Open-Source Software | Ann Arbor District Library - "We do quite a bit of software development at AADL, and some of the work we've done may be of interest or use to other libraries."

Why?

19/09/2007 @ 19:48 UTC

Greg Storey : Why? - No really. Why?

iPhone Europe: O2, T-Mobile

19/09/2007 @ 19:03 UTC

Cameron Moll : iPhone Europe: O2, T-Mobile - Mobile phone operators O2 and T-Mobile chosen for iPhone debut in UK and Germany, respectively. Both will offer iPhones starting November 9. Discussion on the intertubes thus far indicates Apple may not receive as warm a welcome overseas.

Photoshop secret shortcuts

19/09/2007 @ 19:03 UTC

Cameron Moll : Photoshop secret shortcuts - Photoshop secret shortcuts.

Webstock '08

19/09/2007 @ 19:03 UTC

Cameron Moll : Webstock '08 - Webstock. Back for '08, and a wicked new design to boot.

A kid's-eye view of laptop design

19/09/2007 @ 19:03 UTC

Cameron Moll : A kid's-eye view of laptop design - "A group of kids from one of our local elementary schools has formed a 'mini-laptop club.' They don't use electronic machines. Instead, these first-, second- and third-graders draw their own laptops on construction paper and pretend to e-mail each other.

lion

19/09/2007 @ 19:01 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : lion

LT security break

19/09/2007 @ 19:01 UTC

nelson : LT security break - They blog their "confidential" disclosure

Warcraft game balancing

19/09/2007 @ 19:01 UTC

nelson : Warcraft game balancing - Nice visualization of tweaks Blizzard has made over time

"Screw Talk Like a Pirate Day,"

19/09/2007 @ 18:38 UTC

Greg Storey : "Screw Talk Like a Pirate Day," - said Jim Coudal via instant message.

Go see Cal

19/09/2007 @ 18:01 UTC

nelson : Go see Cal - And his dog Spot

Chief of the U.S. Copyright Office doesn't own a computer

19/09/2007 @ 18:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Chief of the U.S. Copyright Office doesn't own a computer - how can a self-proclaimed luddite make policy decisions involving copyright in the digital age?  [via]

deusx : Pattern Recognition » Blog Archive » Technophobia or payola? - "Oh wait, IT DOES SAY THAT THE PERSON RESPONSIBLE FOR COPYRIGHT IN THE US DOESN’T OWN A COMPUTER."

Rod Begbie : Technophobia or payola? - "The person responsible for administering Copyright law in the US doesn't own a computer." This explains a *lot*. [via#

FailCrunch40.

19/09/2007 @ 17:04 UTC

Greg Storey : FailCrunch40. - Bringing you yesterday's ideas with glossy polish.

Hey Shaun, here's a lawsuit for you.

19/09/2007 @ 17:00 UTC

Greg Storey : Hey Shaun, here's a lawsuit for you. - When you win, can I have a finders fee?

Dothan, Alabama.

19/09/2007 @ 16:31 UTC

Greg Storey : Dothan, Alabama. - Short but sweet.

Inappropriate "Talk Like a Pirate Day" remarks.

19/09/2007 @ 16:30 UTC

Greg Storey : Inappropriate "Talk Like a Pirate Day" remarks. - For Hefter.

Suspected meteorite causes sickness

19/09/2007 @ 16:01 UTC

Eric Meyer : Suspected meteorite causes sickness - Suddenly all I can think of is "The Andromeda Strain".

Helvetica

19/09/2007 @ 15:01 UTC

43folders : Helvetica - Chris Glass on _Helvetica_ (the movie) plus the faces you'll always find on his computer.

Flickr: Ye photers!

19/09/2007 @ 15:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : Flickr: Ye photers! - Lovely Flickarrrrr Eastarrrrr Egg for "Talk Like a Pirate Day" [via#

rfacebook - facebook api for ruby and rails

19/09/2007 @ 13:01 UTC

factoryjoe : rfacebook - facebook api for ruby and rails - RFacebook is a Ruby interface to the Facebook API. It hides all the nitty-gritty details behind a beautiful Ruby front-end, allowing you to focus on writing great code. And now, with the RFacebook on Rails plugin, you can have even more

Trent Reznor: "Steal My Music!"

19/09/2007 @ 09:01 UTC

factoryjoe : Trent Reznor: "Steal My Music!" - Trent says it best: "Keep stealing my music!" Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: Trent Reznor, riaa, eff the riaa, piracy

Optimus

19/09/2007 @ 09:01 UTC

factoryjoe : Optimus - Introducing Optimus, the microformats transformer. Easily transform your microformatted content to nice, clean, easily digestible, XML, JSON or JSON-P. You can also easily set ?lters to only receive particular formats. Saved By: Ch

Google Gadget Ads

19/09/2007 @ 09:01 UTC

factoryjoe : Google Gadget Ads - Gadget ads enable advertisers and agencies to engage audiences on the Internet's largest ad network with a rich and interactive new ad format. Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: google, ads, gadgets, advertisi

International Talk Like a Pirate Day - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

19/09/2007 @ 09:00 UTC

deusx : International Talk Like a Pirate Day - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - "International Talk Like a Pirate Day (ITLAPD) is a parodic holiday invented in 1995 by John Baur ("Ol' Chumbucket") and Mark Summers ("Cap'n Slappy"), of the United States, who proclaimed September 19 each year as the day when ev

xkcd 318 - nostalgia

19/09/2007 @ 09:00 UTC

deusx : xkcd 318 - nostalgia - Heh heh

Space Giraffe: Mere Tempest rehash, or the Ulysses of video games?

19/09/2007 @ 07:00 UTC

cobra libre : Space Giraffe: Mere Tempest rehash, or the Ulysses of video games? - "And then you start to see the patterns, and then you break through, and then you are sailing through this batch of levels, dancing the whole time." [via#

deusx : Braid » Blog Archive » In which I compare Space Giraffe to Ulysses. - "Ulysses is on its surface pretty damn unreadable. You have to invest a lot to understand it, but if you do, there’s a lot of reward there. If you rewrote Ulysses in plain English, it just wouldn’t be the same book, so saying “the text should h

Joni Mitchell discusses each song on new album

19/09/2007 @ 07:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Joni Mitchell discusses each song on new album - first album of original songs since 1998, but her production's stuck in the Geffen era

Robert Jordon dead at 58.

19/09/2007 @ 06:25 UTC

Greg Storey : Robert Jordon dead at 58. - Was in the process of ending his 12-book series.

API Authentication: oauth - PownceAPI | Google Groups

19/09/2007 @ 06:01 UTC

factoryjoe : API Authentication: oauth - PownceAPI | Google Groups - Interesting discussion of the use of OAuth for the Pownce API. Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: oauth, pownce

How the iPhone Works

19/09/2007 @ 05:02 UTC

Khoi Vinh : How the iPhone Works

Online couple cheated with each other

19/09/2007 @ 05:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Online couple cheated with each other - if you like Pina Coladas...  [via]

Jobs says Apple will fight iPhone unlocking hacks

19/09/2007 @ 04:03 UTC

factoryjoe : Jobs says Apple will fight iPhone unlocking hacks - Apple Inc. CEO Steve Jobs said today that it's his company's job to stymie hackers who try to unlock the iPhone -- the first time the company has officially said it would fight attempts to use the popular device on unauthorized networks.

The Green Grid: Home

19/09/2007 @ 04:02 UTC

factoryjoe : The Green Grid: Home - The Green Grid is a consortium of information technology companies and professionals seeking to lower the overall consumption of power in data centers around the globe. The organization is chartered to develop meaningful, platform-neutra

Linkorama : The Green Grid - The Green Grid is a consortium of information technology companies and professionals seeking to lower the overall consumption of power in data centers around the globe. The organization is chartered to develop meaningful, platform-neutral standards, measu

Google's PowerPoint launches

19/09/2007 @ 04:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Google's PowerPoint launches - Google's PowerPoint launches: "Google appears to be making remarkable progress chipping away at the utility of a desktop PC environment."

Someone Tries to Sell Belgium on eBay

19/09/2007 @ 02:02 UTC

deusx : Someone Tries to Sell Belgium on eBay - "Hidden among the porcelain fox hounds and Burberry tablecloths on sale at eBay.be this week was an unusual item: "For Sale: Belgium, a Kingdom in three parts ... free premium: the king and his court (costs not included).""

Mammoth dung melting

19/09/2007 @ 02:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Mammoth dung melting - Mammoth dung melting: no shit?

deusx : globeandmail.com: Mammoth dung melting - "When the organic matter left behind by mammoths and other wildlife is exposed to the air by the thawing permafrost, his theory runs, microbes that have been dormant for thousands of years spring back into action."

More than innocent stares

19/09/2007 @ 02:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : More than innocent stares - More than innocent stares: "...good-looking people capture our attention nearly instantaneously and render us temporarily helpless to turn our eyes away from them, according to a new Florida State University study."

IBM Lotus Symphony

19/09/2007 @ 02:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : IBM Lotus Symphony - IBM Lotus Symphony: "Lotus Symphony is based on the Open Document Format (ODF) standard-which means you're not locked into proprietary file formats, software licensing agreements and upgrades. Finally, free tools and freedom of choice!"

Greenspan sees double-digit rates

19/09/2007 @ 02:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Greenspan sees double-digit rates - Greenspan sees double-digit rates: "Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan said in an interview published on Monday the Fed would have to raise interest rates to double-digit levels in coming years to thwart inflation." Well, that would

The truth about flash in email - Campaign Monitor Blog

19/09/2007 @ 02:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : The truth about flash in email - Campaign Monitor Blog - The truth about flash in email - Campaign Monitor Blog: it just isn't worth it (big shock, huh?)

New music video for They Might Be Giants’ "I’m Impressed"

19/09/2007 @ 02:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : New music video for They Might Be Giants’ "I’m Impressed" - Harryhausen’s got nothing on this. Created by Bent, which adds to the awesomeness. ∞

iPod® Speakers System - Zeppelin B&W | Bowers & Wilkins

19/09/2007 @ 00:01 UTC

jonhicks : iPod® Speakers System - Zeppelin B&W | Bowers & Wilkins - I linked to this a while back, but now the site is live. I absolutely adore this design, but I feel I need a black room for it to go in.

WoW Moviewatch: Redshift - WOW Insider

19/09/2007 @ 00:00 UTC

deusx : WoW Moviewatch: Redshift - WOW Insider - "this story reminds me of some of the noble themes people love most about the Horde's story -- unity in diversity, letting go of the past, and moving on with the future."

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