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9/10/2007 @ 23:01 UTC

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Dodgeball? Jotspot? Jaiku! « Scobleizer

9/10/2007 @ 23:00 UTC

deusx : Dodgeball? Jotspot? Jaiku! « Scobleizer - "Imagine if Google made a more open social networking tool than Facebook all via RSS feeds? Stick that into your RSS feed reader and smoke it!"

The Biggest Thing the Web Brings is Choice. What Does Choice Make Scarce? « SmoothSpan Blog

9/10/2007 @ 22:02 UTC

factoryjoe : The Biggest Thing the Web Brings is Choice. What Does Choice Make Scarce? « SmoothSpan Blog - "Here are a few thoughts on what’s scarce in a world of limitless choice: intimacy, concise answers, time, blissful peace, deep differences." Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: scarcity, choice, trends, cultur

Post Ranch Inn - Big Sur Lodging Luxury Hotels, Spa, Big Sur Resort

9/10/2007 @ 22:02 UTC

joshua : Post Ranch Inn - Big Sur Lodging Luxury Hotels, Spa, Big Sur Resort

Can Your Personal Blog Hurt Your Career?

9/10/2007 @ 22:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Can Your Personal Blog Hurt Your Career? - Can Your Personal Blog Hurt Your Career?: stuff to think about

Why I Hate Mission Statements

9/10/2007 @ 22:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Why I Hate Mission Statements - Why I Hate Mission Statements: right on... me too

I got interviewed (briefly) about my petition to get market research organisations to have to abi...

9/10/2007 @ 22:00 UTC

plasticbag : I got interviewed (briefly) about my petition to get market research organisations to have to abide by the Telephone Preference Service... - Not a particularly high profile story, but if it gets it in front of the people who are undertaking these things maybe it'll start to influence them a little. You can still sign the petition if you want. There's a link further down...

Covering cancer in Funky Winkerbean

9/10/2007 @ 22:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Covering cancer in Funky Winkerbean - interesting to see how the fans respond to serious issues in the Sunday funnies

Macworld: Mac OS X Hints: Hand-code Smart Folders

9/10/2007 @ 21:01 UTC

43folders : Macworld: Mac OS X Hints: Hand-code Smart Folders

GameSetWatch's highlights of the 2008 IGF entries

9/10/2007 @ 21:00 UTC

Andy Baio : GameSetWatch's highlights of the 2008 IGF entries - most of these games sound insanely good

joshua : GameSetWatch - 2008 Independent Games Festival Reveals Main Competition Entries

Web Startups Are A Commodity

9/10/2007 @ 20:01 UTC

Linkorama : Web Startups Are A Commodity - VCs are a commodity too

ectoplasmosis » Your Daily WTF: Pony!

9/10/2007 @ 20:00 UTC

deusx : ectoplasmosis » Your Daily WTF: Pony! - "the insane anthropomorphical equine who jumps out of the bushes and, brandishing his monstrous erection at you, madly screams “Pony! PONY! PONNNNYYYYYYYYYYY! at you as he chases you back to your hotel."

Pet Shop Boys' Bar Code Manifesto (Three Minds @ Organic)

9/10/2007 @ 20:00 UTC

deusx : Pet Shop Boys' Bar Code Manifesto (Three Minds @ Organic) - "The whole package—music, message, meme, media—comes together nicely. Like the best cultural phenomena, this can be enjoyed at several levels of participation—at least one of which involves a dance floor."

New Apple iPhone Ads Are Terrifically Designed

9/10/2007 @ 19:02 UTC

Khoi Vinh : New Apple iPhone Ads Are Terrifically Designed - Theyt’re not terrific commercials, but the natural side-lighting, the use of the matte black backdrop to display the AT&T and Apple logos, and the revelation of the backdrop’s on-the-street context in the final frame make for a beautifully

Google + Jaiku

9/10/2007 @ 19:01 UTC

nelson : Google + Jaiku - congratulations to the little startup

deusx : Jaiku | Google Q&A - "Google acquires Jaiku - Jaiku is joining Google. "

Rod Begbie : Jaiku | Google Q&A - Google have bought the Finnish Twitter-a-like Jaiku. I always liked Jaiku's S60 cellphone software -- wonder if this purchase has anything to do with Google's cellphone ambitions? (And I hope it does better under Google's roof than Dodgeball did) [via#

T-Mobile. Number One Scum.

9/10/2007 @ 19:01 UTC

Richard Rutter : T-Mobile. Number One Scum. - Ben is understandably livid.

Jaiku | Google Q&A

9/10/2007 @ 19:00 UTC

43folders : Jaiku | Google Q&A

Richard Rutter : Google acquires Jaiku - I hope it doesn’t become vapourware like everything Google buys.

plasticbag : Google are acquiring Jaiku and with it, presumably, the lovely Jyri and Ulla - Well done guys! I'm assuming this has something to do with the fabled GPhone?

Dunbar's number - Wikipedia

9/10/2007 @ 19:00 UTC

veen : Dunbar's number - Wikipedia - "Dunbar's number, which is 150, represents a theoretical maximum number of individuals with whom a set of people can maintain a social relationship, the kind of relationship that goes with knowing who each person is and how each person relates social

deusx : Dunbar's number - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - "which is 150, represents a theorized cognitive limit to the number of individuals with whom any one person can maintain stable social relationships,"

The US doesn't torture

9/10/2007 @ 18:02 UTC

nelson : The US doesn't torture - How do we know? Because Supreme Court refuses to hear the cases

Slashdot's CmdrTaco Rob Malda Looks Back at 10 Years of 'News for Nerds'

9/10/2007 @ 18:01 UTC

deusx : Slashdot's CmdrTaco Rob Malda Looks Back at 10 Years of 'News for Nerds' - "Crowds work when you have a tightly knit group of people with similar interests, but when you have a loosely knit community you get "Man Gets Hit in Crotch With Football" and Everybody Loves Raymond, where it's just good enough to not suck

Jim Minatel: ASP.NET, XML, CSS, Ajax Book Editor: Wrox Blox launches with Silverlight, Adobe AIR,...

9/10/2007 @ 18:01 UTC

deusx : Jim Minatel: ASP.NET, XML, CSS, Ajax Book Editor: Wrox Blox launches with Silverlight, Adobe AIR, IPhone and LINQ - "Wrox Blox are short, electronic-only, downloadable, and typically going to be on hot cutting edge topics. For short, these first few range from about 20-40 pages ... And, here's something I think you'll find cool: they're DRM free."

The Changing Publishing Landscape - Introducing Wrox Blox » Chris Webb on Publishing, Media, and...

9/10/2007 @ 18:01 UTC

deusx : The Changing Publishing Landscape - Introducing Wrox Blox » Chris Webb on Publishing, Media, and Technology - "Today we have launched Wrox Blox, a new product for programmers that hopefully will strike a chord with a market that often looks to the web for fast, bite-sized content."

Wrox::Wrox Blox

9/10/2007 @ 18:00 UTC

deusx : Wrox::Wrox Blox - "Excited about new technology? Stumped on a problem? Trying to keep up with new software releases but don't have time to read an entire book? Then Wrox Blox are the answer!"

Humanized > Weblog: Ten Ways to Make More Humane Open Source Software

9/10/2007 @ 17:00 UTC

deusx : Humanized > Weblog: Ten Ways to Make More Humane Open Source Software - "Do ... 1. Get a Benevolent Dictator ... 2. Make the Program Usable In Its Default State ... 3. Design Around Tasks ... 4. Write a Plug-In Architecture ... 5. User Testing, User Testing, User Testing!!"

This shirt says that only one person Diggs you | Crave : The gadget blog

9/10/2007 @ 17:00 UTC

deusx : This shirt says that only one person Diggs you | Crave : The gadget blog - "the only way to get more Diggs with this T-shirt is to get punched in the sternum. It figures, doesn't it?"

Amazon Gets an SLA (But I Still Can't Use It)

9/10/2007 @ 17:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Amazon Gets an SLA (But I Still Can't Use It) - Amazon Gets an SLA (But I Still Can’t Use It). “Ontario’s Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Acts (FIPPA) don’t allow me to store sensitive information (e.g., students’ work) in jurisdictions that permit secret warrants, like tho

Ce Matin Un Lapin, rediscovered...

9/10/2007 @ 17:00 UTC

plasticbag : Ce Matin Un Lapin, rediscovered... - The old URL stopped working. To alleviate your anxieties about the lamentable shortage of rabbits with guns, I have posted the new URL.

Kevin Kelly's review of Scan Café is interesting for those of us who have considered bringing al...

9/10/2007 @ 17:00 UTC

plasticbag : Kevin Kelly's review of Scan Café is interesting for those of us who have considered bringing all our old photos into the 21st Century... - I think I'll give them a go once I've finally made the move to the US.

nelson : Scan Cafe - cheap bulk scanning

Rod Begbie : Cool Tool: ScanCafe - I've been looking for a cost-effective way of converting our wedding photo negatives into digital files for a while, and this looks like it might be the way to go. $0.19 per negative. #

"...the Yankees are no perfect baseball team—such a thing exists only between Steinbrenner's...

9/10/2007 @ 16:01 UTC

Greg Storey : "...the Yankees are no perfect baseball team—such a thing exists only between Steinbrenner's ears." - Goodbye Joe.

Milk

9/10/2007 @ 16:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Milk - This woman deserves her own URL. I mean, damn. ∞

Islamic militants united by one thing.

9/10/2007 @ 15:01 UTC

Greg Storey : Islamic militants united by one thing. - Their love for a good, solid Toyota pickup truck with chrome rollbars and exterior lighting.

Two months with Ruby on Rails

9/10/2007 @ 14:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Two months with Ruby on Rails - Two months with Ruby on Rails. Good rant—covers both the good and the bad. The first complaint is the lack of XSS protection by default in the template language. Django has the same problem, but the solution was 90% there when I saw Malcolm at OSCON.

Writing An Hadoop MapReduce Program In Python

9/10/2007 @ 13:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Writing An Hadoop MapReduce Program In Python - Writing An Hadoop MapReduce Program In Python. Hadoop (the open source map/reduce framework) can interact with any program that reads from stdin and outputs on stdout—so it’s trivial to drop in Python scripts for the map and reduce steps.

RFC 5023: The Atom Publishing Protocol

9/10/2007 @ 12:00 UTC

Simon Willison : RFC 5023: The Atom Publishing Protocol - RFC 5023: The Atom Publishing Protocol. It’s done!

Welcome to Tablecloth

9/10/2007 @ 10:01 UTC

deusx : Welcome to Tablecloth - "By simply adding 2 lines of code to your html page you will have styled and active tables that your visitors will love"

factoryjoe : Welcome to Tablecloth - "Tablecloth is lightweight, easy to use, unobtrusive way to add style and behaviour to your html table elements. By simply adding 2 lines of code to your html page you will have styled and active tables that your visitors will love." Sa

TwitterNotes

9/10/2007 @ 10:01 UTC

deusx : TwitterNotes - "Be able to take notes as easily as: + I'm using TwitterNotes and you can even tag your notes: + The fastest way to take *notes* and *tag* them anywhere"

RFC 5023 The Atom Publishing Protocol

9/10/2007 @ 10:01 UTC

deusx : RFC 5023 The Atom Publishing Protocol - "The Atom Publishing Protocol (AtomPub) is an application-level protocol for publishing and editing Web resources. The protocol is based on HTTP transfer of Atom-formatted representations."

Isofarro : RFC 5023: The Atom Publishing Protocol - Its here, its official and its a standard. RFC 5023 is the Atom Publishing Protocol. Fantastic work.

Use TwitterNotes for Quick Reminders

9/10/2007 @ 09:02 UTC

factoryjoe : Use TwitterNotes for Quick Reminders - "The service is simplicity itself: you just sign in with your existing Twitter username and password, and the automated TNotes account starts following your tweets. Any time you start a tweet with a plus sign, a copy gets snarfed into yo

Future Of Web Apps: Day 2 In Detail :: Unintentionally Blank

9/10/2007 @ 09:02 UTC

factoryjoe : Future Of Web Apps: Day 2 In Detail :: Unintentionally Blank - "APIs were part of the services Matt was talking about, but as important was user identity. If various services are willing to give you control of your data to use with other services, there has to be some way of knowing who you are and

43 Folders [Chris Glass]

9/10/2007 @ 08:01 UTC

43folders : 43 Folders [Chris Glass] - "Backstory: Merlin and I met years ago when we were teenage girls on LiveJournal." Chris talks a bit about he ended up redesigning 43f. _Love_ that guy.

ruby log visualizer

9/10/2007 @ 08:01 UTC

tjogin : ruby log visualizer

Burn: Nine Inch Nails Dumps Record Labels, Going Direct to Fans - Gizmodo

9/10/2007 @ 06:02 UTC

factoryjoe : Burn: Nine Inch Nails Dumps Record Labels, Going Direct to Fans - Gizmodo - "Hear that? It's the RIAA quaking in their diamond-coated boots as yet another A-list band gives labels the finger: Pretty hate machine Trent Reznor announced today that "as of right now Nine Inch Nails is a totally free agent, free of a

Abused Workers Fight Back by Slacking Off | LiveScience

9/10/2007 @ 06:02 UTC

43folders : Abused Workers Fight Back by Slacking Off | LiveScience - "Employees toiling under an abusive supervisor often rebel quietly and indirectly by slacking off on the job and handing in sloppy work."

Main Articles: 'What Happens When We Mash The Library?', Ariadne Issue 50

9/10/2007 @ 06:01 UTC

deusx : Main Articles: 'What Happens When We Mash The Library?', Ariadne Issue 50 - "OCLC ran their software contest for the second year ... And Talis gathered an international team of judges to invite anyone, anywhere, to use anything in order to demonstrate an interesting new take on the library's online presence."

String types in Python 3

9/10/2007 @ 04:00 UTC

Simon Willison : String types in Python 3 - String types in Python 3. bytes are now immutable (just like the bytestrings they are replacing) and a new mutable buffer type has been introduced.

tranquil

9/10/2007 @ 04:00 UTC

Simon Willison : tranquil - tranquil. Inspired take on the Django ORM to SQLAlchemy problem: lets you define your models with the Django ORM but use SQLAlchemy to run queries against them.

Organizing my stuff

9/10/2007 @ 03:02 UTC

joshua : Organizing my stuff - on categorization. kinda unixy

Tabula Fracta

9/10/2007 @ 03:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Tabula Fracta - Tabula Fracta. Mozilla hacker Robert O’Callahan offers advice for anyone aiming to create a new rendering engine from scratch. The WHATWG’s work on specifying real-world browser behaviour and error models gets a well deserved mention.

10 Things Every Programmer Should Know For Their First Job

9/10/2007 @ 03:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : 10 Things Every Programmer Should Know For Their First Job - 10 Things Every Programmer Should Know For Their First Job: most of this applies to non-programmers as well

Amazon Web Services Blog: Amazon S3 At Your Service

9/10/2007 @ 02:03 UTC

factoryjoe : Amazon Web Services Blog: Amazon S3 At Your Service - "Basically, we commit to 99.9% uptime, measured on a monthly basis. If an S3 call fails (by returning a ServiceUnavailable or InternalError result) this counts against the uptime. If the resulting uptime is less than 99%, you can apply f

OpenSong.org

9/10/2007 @ 02:03 UTC

factoryjoe : OpenSong.org - OpenSong is a free, open-source software application created to manage lyrics, chords, lead sheets, overheads, computer projection, and more. Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: song, lyrics, chords, music

The Rissington Podcast Episode Three - The Radiohead (I wish I was) Special

9/10/2007 @ 02:01 UTC

jonhicks : The Rissington Podcast Episode Three - The Radiohead (I wish I was) Special - Note the new address, the podcast now has an official home

Amazon S3 Service Level Agreement

9/10/2007 @ 02:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Amazon S3 Service Level Agreement - Amazon S3 Service Level Agreement. Went in to effect on the 1st of October. Promises 99.9% uptime over a monthly billing cycle or you get “service credits? towards future S3 payments.  [via]

(85) Operations Rules to Live By

9/10/2007 @ 02:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : (85) Operations Rules to Live By - (85) Operations Rules to Live By: there is much truth in that post

Ryan's Yahoo! Mail Google Gadget

9/10/2007 @ 02:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Ryan's Yahoo! Mail Google Gadget - Ryan's Yahoo! Mail Google Gadget: add yahoo mail to your google home page

Yahoo! Mail Google Gadget

9/10/2007 @ 02:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Yahoo! Mail Google Gadget - Yahoo! Mail Google Gadget: "I wrote a Yahoo! Mail Google Gadget."

Bush: 'I make a lot of decisions'

9/10/2007 @ 02:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Bush: 'I make a lot of decisions' - Bush: 'I make a lot of decisions': my god, that man sounds like an idiot in public... who lets him do that?

Breath Wars

9/10/2007 @ 02:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Breath Wars - Flickr's slightly more disgusting followup to Faceball

MSNBC Acquires Newsvine

9/10/2007 @ 01:01 UTC

Khoi Vinh : MSNBC Acquires Newsvine - The next round of drinks is on Mike Davidson.

Graphing social patterns with Reid Hoffman

9/10/2007 @ 00:01 UTC

Linkorama : Graphing social patterns with Reid Hoffman - “One graph that includes all types of relationships in one perfectly orchestrated universe is a geek, blogger dream. It’s not mass market,? Hoffman said. “The amount of effort in building and maintaining it is hard. It may be important to have dif

YouTube - Brewfest Ram Run ( World of Warcraft ) [ WoW ]

9/10/2007 @ 00:01 UTC

deusx : YouTube - Brewfest Ram Run ( World of Warcraft ) [ WoW ] - Ram keg run supported by two warlocks, summoning at either end.

RussellBeattie.com - Server Side JavaScript and the Universal Scripting Language

9/10/2007 @ 00:01 UTC

deusx : RussellBeattie.com - Server Side JavaScript and the Universal Scripting Language - "Think about the benefits of having a single scripting language that you can use reliably on the server, in browsers, for applications ... and scripting tasks ..., and also the same language for data encapsulation and transfer as well."

Pitts vs RV4 Dogfight and Formation Aerobatics [video]

9/10/2007 @ 00:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Pitts vs RV4 Dogfight and Formation Aerobatics [video] - Pitts vs RV4 Dogfight and Formation Aerobatics [video]: kick ass! that looks like some fun flying

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