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25/01/2007 @ 23:03 UTC

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Humanized Enso

25/01/2007 @ 23:02 UTC

joshua : Humanized Enso - saw this demo'd at hackers

Theocacao

25/01/2007 @ 23:02 UTC

joshua : Theocacao - teaches cocoa

mac record

25/01/2007 @ 23:02 UTC

joshua : mac record - way to take a picture every time a mac unsleeps

Wilmott

25/01/2007 @ 23:02 UTC

joshua : Wilmott - quant magazone/forum/etc

BBspot - Blizzard Announces Plans for Second WoW Expansion

25/01/2007 @ 23:01 UTC

deusx : BBspot - Blizzard Announces Plans for Second WoW Expansion - "“To be honest, we just get a kick out of watching players spend countless hours of their lives trying to obtain something that amounts to about twenty polygons and a low-resolution bitmap texture,� said one Blizzard employee before returning

BBspot - Horde Start World of Warcraft Charity

25/01/2007 @ 23:01 UTC

deusx : BBspot - Horde Start World of Warcraft Charity - "The charity does come with a few strings attached. The players must join the chosen Player Vs. Player (PvP) realm, and they must also make themselves available for killing at the request of any Gankfest America member."

If Roger Federer keeps going the way he's going, he could one day be considered the greatest spor...

25/01/2007 @ 23:00 UTC

jkottke : If Roger Federer keeps going the way he's going, he could one day be considered the greatest sportsman in history - If Roger Federer keeps going the way he's going, he could one day be considered the greatest sportsman in history.

Unintended consequences of syndication « Jon Udell

25/01/2007 @ 22:00 UTC

deusx : Unintended consequences of syndication « Jon Udell - "If you do decide to explicitly publish your bookmarks in a sidebar widget on your blog, it may change the way you bookmark. It did for me, anyway."

Helvetica The Film - The Blog

25/01/2007 @ 21:02 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : Helvetica The Film - The Blog [via]

Add external subtitles in HD DVD - Doom9's Forum

25/01/2007 @ 21:00 UTC

wearehugh : Add external subtitles in HD DVD - Doom9's Forum - first-pass alpha tool to convert .srt subtitles into hd-dvd's "xas" subtitle format

How to photograph cool smoke pictures

25/01/2007 @ 21:00 UTC

jkottke : How to photograph cool smoke pictures - How to photograph cool smoke pictures. Or you can skip the smoke altogther and make smoke-like images with Processing. (thx, shay)

In Our Time Archimedes episode

25/01/2007 @ 20:02 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : In Our Time Archimedes episode

Best condom ad ever

25/01/2007 @ 20:02 UTC

jimray : Best condom ad ever - Freaking hilarious

The design disease

25/01/2007 @ 20:00 UTC

jkottke : The design disease - Designers often have the design disease, where you "can't stop looking at things through your designer eyes". "But it's not just books, it's everything. You'll choose wine by the design of the label and you'd stay [at a hotel] because of the sign." (via e [via]

Milo Vermeulen : Noisy Decent Graphics: The Design Disease [via]

YouTube - Mr. T: The "T" in I.T.

25/01/2007 @ 19:03 UTC

Jason Shellen : YouTube - Mr. T: The "T" in I.T. - My friend at Hitachi sent this over. I think we can all learn something from Mr. T [via Mike Brandt] #

Andy Baio : Video: Mr. T on Hitachi storage virtualization - he puts the T in I.T.  [via]

nelson : Mr. T is the "T" in I.T. - Amazing video for Hitachi

Contributions of 20th Century Women to Physics

25/01/2007 @ 19:00 UTC

jkottke : Contributions of 20th Century Women to Physics - Contributions of 20th Century Women to Physics.

Lego reproductions of some well-known photos

25/01/2007 @ 19:00 UTC

jkottke : Lego reproductions of some well-known photos - Lego reproductions of some well-known photos.

WGA false positives?

25/01/2007 @ 18:04 UTC

Nelson Minar : WGA false positives? - Some data suggesting Microsoft's anti-piracy measure doesn't work right

Video: Flea Market Montgomery

25/01/2007 @ 18:03 UTC

jimray : Video: Flea Market Montgomery - "It's just like a mini mall" Oh dear god yes.

Two factor theory is the theory that talks about motivators and hygiene factors in working enviro...

25/01/2007 @ 18:01 UTC

plasticbag : Two factor theory is the theory that talks about motivators and hygiene factors in working environments - Hygiene factors are things that need to be in place and if they're not dissatisfaction occurs. Motivators are the things that create actual satisfaction.

MySpace for Dummies

25/01/2007 @ 18:00 UTC

jkottke : MySpace for Dummies - Finally, a book unafraid to speak the truth: MySpace for Dummies. I keed, I keed.

MAKE: Blog: Homemade key opens up every voting machine

25/01/2007 @ 17:01 UTC

deusx : MAKE: Blog: Homemade key opens up every voting machine - "Interesting, it seems when you make a master key for voting machines it's not a good idea to put a photo of the key that's good enough to make a physical copy of..."

We the undersigned petition the Prime Minister to remove Ruth Kelly from the position of Minister...

25/01/2007 @ 17:00 UTC

plasticbag : We the undersigned petition the Prime Minister to remove Ruth Kelly from the position of Minister for Women and Equality. - The argument here is about Ruth Kelly's positions on gay adoption, which is widely considered to be as a result of her Catholicism and is considered by some to be incompatible with a role to promote equality within her ministry...

Goldfish Chronicles : Cookies

25/01/2007 @ 17:00 UTC

wearehugh : Goldfish Chronicles : Cookies - any recipe that starts with two sticks of butter is ok in my book

Leonard's old Segfault stories

25/01/2007 @ 17:00 UTC

wearehugh : Leonard's old Segfault stories

A pair of fine sports-related headlines from The Onion

25/01/2007 @ 17:00 UTC

jkottke : A pair of fine sports-related headlines from The Onion - A pair of fine sports-related headlines from The Onion: Confused Bill Simmons Picks The Departed To Win Super Bowl and Bears Lead Rex Grossman To Super Bowl. "All season long, the Bears have shown that they can win, even in the presence of Rex Grossman."

Google Testing Blog: Introducing "Testing on the Toilet"

25/01/2007 @ 16:02 UTC

Rod Begbie : Google Testing Blog: Introducing "Testing on the Toilet" - Google posts flyers giving tips on automated testing inside toilet cubicles. Good god, that's the creepiest thing I've heard of in a while. #

Shuzak.com explores the anatomy of a successful social network

25/01/2007 @ 16:00 UTC

plasticbag : Shuzak.com explores the anatomy of a successful social network - It's not a particularly surprising article�suggestions include have a purpose, don't push reputation, be useful, be niche, don't whore your ads too much�but it's still pretty clear and reasonable...

Tupper's Self-Referential Formula is an equation that when graphed, displays the formula itself

25/01/2007 @ 16:00 UTC

jkottke : Tupper's Self-Referential Formula is an equation that when graphed, displays the formula itself - Tupper's Self-Referential Formula is an equation that when graphed, displays the formula itself.

The Archbishop of Westminster has written a letter to Tony Blair saying that Catholic adoption ag...

25/01/2007 @ 14:00 UTC

plasticbag : The Archbishop of Westminster has written a letter to Tony Blair saying that Catholic adoption agencies should not be able to refuse gay couples... - My favourite bit is the place where the agencies will currently refer gay couples to places where they could adopt, but consider that doing it themselves would not be in the best interests of the children. Hardly a matter of principle then...

The BBC asks, "Should church be able to opt out of gay rights laws?"

25/01/2007 @ 14:00 UTC

plasticbag : The BBC asks, "Should church be able to opt out of gay rights laws?" - An interesting and fairly-balanced set of comments from people. Interesting point, it is already against the law to refuse to look at candidates for adoption on the grounds that they're devoutly Catholic...

Lord Mackay of Clashfern has protested against UK legislation that would make it illegal to refus...

25/01/2007 @ 12:00 UTC

plasticbag : Lord Mackay of Clashfern has protested against UK legislation that would make it illegal to refuse to give gay people equal treatment... - He states, "What they are saying is if you are offering services you must be prepared to allow people to practise actions that you believe are wrong." And of course that's exactly what it says. Because if it doesn't harm him it's none of his business...

Murdoch joins $9.6b bid for Tribune Co

25/01/2007 @ 09:01 UTC

jimray : Murdoch joins $9.6b bid for Tribune Co - Says he wants to save money by combining backroom operation of Post and Newsday

Canyonlands National Park

25/01/2007 @ 08:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Canyonlands National Park - Canyonlands National Park: Utah and Arizona seem to get all the cool national parks. Why is that?

1993 New Yorker piece on Barry Diller's search for his future and that of television, cable, and ...

25/01/2007 @ 07:00 UTC

jkottke : 1993 New Yorker piece on Barry Diller's search for his future and that of television, cable, and technology - 1993 New Yorker piece on Barry Diller's search for his future and that of television, cable, and technology. This article is a time capsule of the optimism surrounding technology in the early 90s. Note that no one saw the internet coming then...the word d

Cream :: a modern configuration of the Vim text editor

25/01/2007 @ 05:03 UTC

jcgregorio : Cream :: a modern configuration of the Vim text editor - Also works on Windows. I have Christopher using this to edit Python and HTML.

MicroEMACS

25/01/2007 @ 05:03 UTC

jcgregorio : MicroEMACS - I miss MicroEMACS. I used it in grad school and at my first job. Of course, by the time I was done with it, I had it so customized it wasn't really MicroEMACS anymore.

List of text editors - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

25/01/2007 @ 05:03 UTC

jcgregorio : List of text editors - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - There is *so* much more to fight over than just VI and Emacs.

collaborative exam creation

25/01/2007 @ 05:03 UTC

Linkorama : collaborative exam creation - the results of wiki homework

Big Questions Wiki

25/01/2007 @ 05:03 UTC

Linkorama : Big Questions Wiki - How did life begin? What's the universe made of? Why do we sleep? 42 of the biggest questions in science.

Computers in Management Wiki

25/01/2007 @ 05:02 UTC

Linkorama : Computers in Management Wiki - Boston College wiki courseware

Brass Goggles steampunk blog

25/01/2007 @ 05:01 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : Brass Goggles steampunk blog

SU faculty manual

25/01/2007 @ 03:00 UTC

gleuschk : SU faculty manual - for reference

Coca-Cola settles with Joel Veitch and his ninja kitten video

25/01/2007 @ 03:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Coca-Cola settles with Joel Veitch and his ninja kitten video - more from Joel  [via]

Quag7's State of the BBS

25/01/2007 @ 03:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Quag7's State of the BBS - he called 50 dialup BBSes and wrote up the results; the parts about where web communities fail is essential reading

package-managers

25/01/2007 @ 03:00 UTC

wearehugh : package-managers

Send files simply

25/01/2007 @ 02:01 UTC

tjogin : Send files simply

Wikithon

25/01/2007 @ 00:03 UTC

Linkorama : Wikithon - Socialtext is hosting an all day hackathon, open to the public

Rupture, World of Warcraft social network

25/01/2007 @ 00:03 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : Rupture, World of Warcraft social network - (via digg) [via]

Aquarium Feeds - Penguin Webcam

25/01/2007 @ 00:03 UTC

Rod Begbie : Aquarium Feeds - Penguin Webcam - Watch the penguins at the New England Aquarium, and take control of the camera. PENGUINS! #

Debian Motivation -- Wouter's Eclectic Blog

25/01/2007 @ 00:01 UTC

wearehugh : Debian Motivation -- Wouter's Eclectic Blog - "if I want a warm and fuzzy place, then with all due respect, Debian is not what I'm looking for"

Corsac.net - Echoes - Experimental XFCE 4.4 packages for Debian ppc and i386

25/01/2007 @ 00:01 UTC

wearehugh : Corsac.net - Echoes - Experimental XFCE 4.4 packages for Debian ppc and i386 - no amd64 love :(

One for the Morning Glory: Package management usability

25/01/2007 @ 00:01 UTC

wearehugh : One for the Morning Glory: Package management usability

Running the Numbers, a great new series of photography from Chris Jordan

25/01/2007 @ 00:00 UTC

jkottke : Running the Numbers, a great new series of photography from Chris Jordan - Running the Numbers, a great new series of photography from Chris Jordan, is kind of a combination of Chuck Close and Edward Burtynsky, with a bit of Stamen thrown in for good measure. (via conscientious) [via]

philgyford : Running the Numbers - An American Self-Portrait - Images showing the number of things used by Americans every day/week/month/etc. Amazing, scary, etc. (via Haddock)

Khoi Vinh : Running the Numbers, an American Self-Portrait - Photographic representations of massive statistical facts.

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