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BBC NEWS | Opera treatment for Question Time

4/01/2007 @ 23:05 UTC

Rod Begbie : BBC NEWS | Opera treatment for Question Time - The creators of Jerry Springer The Opera are composing five 30-minute operas for the BBC, based on TV shows like Question Time and Wife Swap. #

Series Convergence/Divergence Flow Chart

4/01/2007 @ 23:03 UTC

gleuschk : Series Convergence/Divergence Flow Chart - introduce earlier this semester

David Foster Wallace on the Charlie Rose Show, 1997

4/01/2007 @ 23:02 UTC

gleuschk : David Foster Wallace on the Charlie Rose Show, 1997 - can't find the show on youtube

PHP: Handling file uploads

4/01/2007 @ 23:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : PHP: Handling file uploads - PHP: Handling file uploads: this is way easier than it was 6 years ago

Amazon launches Now Now answer service

4/01/2007 @ 23:01 UTC

Andy Baio : Amazon launches Now Now answer service - send a question by email, get three responses from Mechanical Turk workers

Proposal from Language Log: scientific and technical papers should come with an executable "recip...

4/01/2007 @ 23:00 UTC

jkottke : Proposal from Language Log: scientific and technical papers should come with an executable "recipe" for generating numbers, graphs, and tables from the data - Proposal from Language Log: scientific and technical papers should come with an executable "recipe" for generating numbers, graphs, and tables from published data.

MySQL license change explanation is doublespeak?

4/01/2007 @ 22:01 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : MySQL license change explanation is doublespeak?

xPad and macZOT - screwing the developers that little bit more

4/01/2007 @ 21:07 UTC

Jon Hicks : xPad and macZOT - screwing the developers that little bit more - Unbelievable behaviour.

SECOND LIFE: 'Everyone's favorite digital ghost town' - Valleywag

4/01/2007 @ 21:06 UTC

deusx : SECOND LIFE: 'Everyone's favorite digital ghost town' - Valleywag - "when I log into Second Life, I usually see twenty people crowded around a stripper, a gigantic elephant with letters on its body, and some other avatars asleep in a chair trying to scrounge up a handful of Linden dollars."

USB Humping Dog Porks a Wii - Gizmodo

4/01/2007 @ 21:05 UTC

deusx : USB Humping Dog Porks a Wii - Gizmodo - "We've seen plenty of stills of the USB Humping Dog, but now here's video of that horny mutt lovin' up a Nintendo Wii."

Rod Begbie : USB Humping Dog Porks a Wii - Gizmodo - Why am I only finding out about this *after* Christmas? This could have filled stockings beautifully. [via#

if:book: free speech requires the right to quote from ALL media � not just text

4/01/2007 @ 21:05 UTC

deusx : if:book: free speech requires the right to quote from ALL media � not just text - "How can we have a comprehensive and crucial discussion about our culture if we can't quote from it."

Dana Milbank - In the House, Suddenly Righteous Republicans - washingtonpost.com

4/01/2007 @ 21:04 UTC

deusx : Dana Milbank - In the House, Suddenly Righteous Republicans - washingtonpost.com - "Anne Kornblut of the New York Times asked McHenry if his complaint might come across as whining. "I'm not whining," he whined."

Developing Intelligence : Shared Intentionality in Human and Primate Cognition

4/01/2007 @ 21:03 UTC

deusx : Developing Intelligence : Shared Intentionality in Human and Primate Cognition - "Although humans and non-human primates differ in a variety of seemingly more important ways, Tomasello suggests that "shared intentionality" is the most critical: a propensity for social interaction allowed each of these other capacities to evolve to the

ImageMagick: Command-line Tools

4/01/2007 @ 21:02 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : ImageMagick: Command-line Tools - ImageMagick: Command-line Tools: documentation for The ImageMagick command-line tools

Dishola

4/01/2007 @ 21:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Dishola - Dishola: "Find what you crave, check out reviews from Dishola editors, industry professionals (chefs, waiters, dishwashers), and our enthusiastic members (passionate eaters just like you)."

Great overhead photography of Africa by Michael Poliza

4/01/2007 @ 21:00 UTC

jkottke : Great overhead photography of Africa by Michael Poliza - Great aerial photography of Africa by Michael Poliza. One of my favorites. Poliza's work reminds me of Yann Arthus Bertrand. (via nickbaum) [via]

Bush reads your mail

4/01/2007 @ 20:04 UTC

Nelson Minar : Bush reads your mail - Amazing contempt for the legislative process

Wired News: David Lynch Interviews -- Uncut

4/01/2007 @ 20:03 UTC

jimray : Wired News: David Lynch Interviews -- Uncut

Fields Marshall - web marketing 2.0 » Using Rsync backup on Dreamhost

4/01/2007 @ 20:02 UTC

gleuschk : Fields Marshall - web marketing 2.0 » Using Rsync backup on Dreamhost - new year's resolution #1: set up an automatic backup scheme (200gig of disk space at Dreamhost going to waste)

define: Cunctator - Google Search

4/01/2007 @ 20:01 UTC

gleuschk : define: Cunctator - Google Search - file under: you learn something every damn day

Jeffrey Epstein: International Moneyman of Mystery

4/01/2007 @ 20:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Jeffrey Epstein: International Moneyman of Mystery - Jeffrey Epstein: International Moneyman of Mystery: "He likes people to think that he is very rich, and he cultivates this air of aloofness. The whole thing is weird."

Music video for the Softlightes song Heart Made of Sound features handmade typography, Post-It No...

4/01/2007 @ 20:00 UTC

jkottke : Music video for the Softlightes song Heart Made of Sound features handmade typography, Post-It Notes, and stop-motion animation - Music video for the Softlightes song Heart Made of Sound features handmade typography, Post-It Notes, and stop-motion animation. See also: the opening credits for Napoleon Dynamite, Stefan Sagmeister, and Michel Gondry. (via buzzfeed) [via]

Bezos' spaceship

4/01/2007 @ 19:03 UTC

Nelson Minar : Bezos' spaceship - Some secrecy slightly lifted (via BoingBoing)

NowNow.com

4/01/2007 @ 19:02 UTC

jimray : NowNow.com - answers.amazon.com - uses mechanical turk as the backend

Billionaires Are Free

4/01/2007 @ 19:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Billionaires Are Free - Billionaires Are Free: billionaire is apparently the new millionaire

Google Calendar Set To Pass Yahoo Calendar

4/01/2007 @ 19:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Google Calendar Set To Pass Yahoo Calendar - Google Calendar Set To Pass Yahoo Calendar: well, that shouldn't surprise anyone... our calendar is dying on the vine

Time-lapse video of Picasso making a painting, from start to finish

4/01/2007 @ 19:00 UTC

jkottke : Time-lapse video of Picasso making a painting, from start to finish - Time-lapse video of Picasso making a painting, from start to finish. Tinselman has more info on the video.

Matthew M. Boedicker : time lapse video of Picasso painting a painting - interesting to me because there are intermediate stages not seen in the final product (via Cynical-C blog) [via]

GTD Applications - 43FoldersWiki

4/01/2007 @ 18:02 UTC

43folders : GTD Applications - 43FoldersWiki - "Request for barn-raising help -- let's start capturing a list of applications and scripts designed (or adapted) for implementing GTD."

PDF security hole

4/01/2007 @ 18:01 UTC

Nelson Minar : PDF security hole - Wow, this is massive (via Evan)

Wesley Autrey jumped in front of an oncoming subway train to save the life of a man who had falle...

4/01/2007 @ 17:00 UTC

jkottke : Wesley Autrey jumped in front of an oncoming subway train to save the life of a man who had fallen on the tracks - Wesley Autrey jumped in front of an oncoming subway train to save the life of a man who had fallen on the tracks. I read this before I left for work yesterday and imagined the scenario when my train pulled into the station. I'd hope I would do the same th

Things I Learn From My Patients - Student Doctor Network Forums

4/01/2007 @ 16:02 UTC

43folders : Things I Learn From My Patients - Student Doctor Network Forums - "Latex paint, despite being thick and creamy, does not coat your stomach and provide the same relief as pepto bismol." via:deli/MrMorgan

Software ain't patentable, damn it!

4/01/2007 @ 16:01 UTC

Linkorama : Software ain't patentable, damn it! - "Thus, this [Supreme] Court's precedent repeatedly sets out that software, which is nothing more than a set of instructions – an algorithm – to be performed by a computer in order to solve some mathematical problem, is subject matter that is

Espresso Art

4/01/2007 @ 15:03 UTC

Cameron Moll : Espresso Art - Espresso Art. This is crazy. Don't miss the YouTube video. Via notcot.org. [via]

Stock vector artwork on the cheap

4/01/2007 @ 15:02 UTC

Cameron Moll : Stock vector artwork on the cheap - Go Media's Vector Packs offer impressive grunge, splatters, wings, crests, and other stock vector artwork on the cheap.

Picnik

4/01/2007 @ 15:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : Picnik - Wicked nifty-cool Flash-based photo editor for Flickr. Sign up on the webpage, and you should get access within minutes. Tip: Clicking on the Picnik logo in the top-left puts you into full-screen mode. [via#

Kottke's Best Links 2006

4/01/2007 @ 14:02 UTC

Cameron Moll : Kottke's Best Links 2006 - Kottke's Best Links 2006.

The B-List: Django tips: Hacking FreeComment

4/01/2007 @ 13:03 UTC

Rod Begbie : The B-List: Django tips: Hacking FreeComment - HOWTO hook Akismet (the anti-comment-spam service) into Django's built-in commenting. I think I should have commenting for groovymother live by the weekend. #

Jason Scott goatse's Myspace

4/01/2007 @ 13:01 UTC

Andy Baio : Jason Scott goatse's Myspace - a long read on a simple prank, but worth it for the conclusion

deusx : ASCII by Jason Scott: Freedom, Justice and a Disturbingly Gaping Ass - "The same open door that gives you a world of knowledge and communication is also a piping hot shit-gun of horror."

Rod Begbie : ASCII by Jason Scott: Freedom, Justice and a Disturbingly Gaping Ass - Jason Scott does the standard "replace a hotlinked image with goatse" trick, on a mindbendingly massive scale. 25,000 people a *day* are getting goatse'd by him! [via#

LA Weekly profile on Mark Allen and the Machine Project

4/01/2007 @ 13:00 UTC

Andy Baio : LA Weekly profile on Mark Allen and the Machine Project - an old friend and former coworker, Mark never fails to inspire me

finetune wii player

4/01/2007 @ 11:00 UTC

Rod Begbie : finetune wii player - Finetune, Boston-based music streaming playlist geezers, have a nice Flash-based player designed with the Wii web browser in mind. [via#

Charlie Rose interviews Alfonso Cuaron, Guillermo del Toro & Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu (Goo...

4/01/2007 @ 10:02 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : Charlie Rose interviews Alfonso Cuaron, Guillermo del Toro & Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu (Google Video) - Charlie Rose interviews Alfonso Cuaron, Guillermo del Toro & Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu (Google Video) [via]

Wormux

4/01/2007 @ 10:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : Wormux - Open source Worms-a-like. Far too many of my student hours were taken up playing "Worms 2" against my flatmates. Admittedly, most of that time was taken up by giggling as we named our worms things like "Sean Is A Virgin" and "Jim's Cock", but I think th [via#

Chip & PIN terminal playing Tetris

4/01/2007 @ 09:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Chip & PIN terminal playing Tetris - the video is mirrored on YouTube  [via]

Celebrity Patents

4/01/2007 @ 09:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Celebrity Patents - Eddie Van Halen has the best patent illustration ever created

How to play Windows XP alerts on the piano

4/01/2007 @ 09:00 UTC

Andy Baio : How to play Windows XP alerts on the piano - don't miss the Tiny Music Makers links, the creators of famous computer sounds

Video: Joel Veitch vs. Coca-Cola Argentina

4/01/2007 @ 08:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Video: Joel Veitch vs. Coca-Cola Argentina - they ripped off his song and dancing kitten video for their ad

GD::Graph

4/01/2007 @ 07:02 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : GD::Graph - GD::Graph: Graph Plotting Module for Perl 5

Math::Project3D::Plot

4/01/2007 @ 07:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Math::Project3D::Plot - Math::Project3D::Plot: Perl extension for plotting projections of 3D functions

Imager::Plot

4/01/2007 @ 07:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Imager::Plot - Imager::Plot: Perl extension for generating fancy graphic plots in color.

Geo::Dymaxion

4/01/2007 @ 07:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Geo::Dymaxion - Geo::Dymaxion: Plot latitude/longitude on a Fuller Dymaxion(tm) map

2007 predictions

4/01/2007 @ 06:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : 2007 predictions - 2007 predictions: "At the end of 2007, the search engines ranked by share of U.S. searches will be the same as it is today" yup

Subtopia: Orwellian Wormholes

4/01/2007 @ 06:00 UTC

wearehugh : Subtopia: Orwellian Wormholes

Raising Skinny Elephants Is Utterly Boring - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

4/01/2007 @ 05:00 UTC

wearehugh : Raising Skinny Elephants Is Utterly Boring - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Rod Begbie : Raising Skinny Elephants Is Utterly Boring - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - Good to know -- how to cleanly reboot a frozen Linux box when you can't even get it to give you a terminal prompt. [via#

21 links to start with GTD - What's the next action

4/01/2007 @ 04:02 UTC

deusx : 21 links to start with GTD - What's the next action - "links and articles on how to start with GTD"

Dare Obasanjo aka Carnage4Life - XML Has Too Many Architecture Astronauts

4/01/2007 @ 04:01 UTC

deusx : Dare Obasanjo aka Carnage4Life - XML Has Too Many Architecture Astronauts - "JSON is a better fit for Web services that power Web mashups and AJAX widgets due to the fact it gets around the cross domain limitations put in place by browsers that hamper XMLHttpRequest and that it is essentially serialized Javascript objects which m

GyroQ lets you work through your interruptions (contest included!) - What's the next action

4/01/2007 @ 04:01 UTC

deusx : GyroQ lets you work through your interruptions (contest included!) - What's the next action - "GyroQ ... captures ideas in a few seconds. ... press a hot key, type a few words and hit Enter. ... ideas are added to a queue ... Once or twice a day, ... turn your queued-up ideas into topics that you can reorganise and plan."

I like big charts and I cannot lie

4/01/2007 @ 04:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : I like big charts and I cannot lie - I like big charts and I cannot lie: that's some cool personal info porn... bonus points for the subtle ass reference

Andy Baio : Google Reader adds personalized charts - the best feedreader around keeps getting better

Linkorama : I like big charts and I cannot lie - headline of the year (so far) and a great incentivizing tool for google reader

Rod Begbie : Official Google Reader Blog: I like big charts and I cannot lie - Google Reader do cool personal "what have I been reading" datamining. Google Reader's come on by leaps and bounds since its launch -- If you're still using Bloglines, it's well worth trying out again. [via#

plasticbag : The Google Reader blog talks about the work on the trends stuff that Veen and Doug have been doing... - I've still not actually had a play with this yet, which is pretty much unforgivable, particularly as I have such trouble with keeping up with my newsreader.

We Know/We No Forums - A Funny.

4/01/2007 @ 01:00 UTC

deusx : We Know/We No Forums - A Funny. - "I'm a little pally short and stout, / Here's my hammer, here's my mount. / When i see a horde i scream and shout, / Pop on ma bubble and hearthstone out."

FurReal Friends Butterscotch Pony - Hasbro - Furreal Friends - Electronics at Entertainment Earth

4/01/2007 @ 01:00 UTC

deusx : FurReal Friends Butterscotch Pony - Hasbro - Furreal Friends - Electronics at Entertainment Earth - "You may wish to not open the box around your children if they may be frightened by a box with a decapitated horse inside." HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAH

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