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Susan Mernit's Blog: Quote of the Day

12/12/2007 @ 22:02 UTC

factoryjoe : Susan Mernit's Blog: Quote of the Day - Susan sez: "This is the Holy Grail for us social media/web 2.0 types: How to create secure and portable identity and information exchanges that can be embedded or integrated into services in a way that allows users--that operating system

IronPython Studio

12/12/2007 @ 22:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : IronPython Studio - Free development environment for Python code under .NET. Will definitely be having an in-depth play with this soon. #

Fluid

12/12/2007 @ 22:01 UTC

jonhicks : Fluid - An app for creating a Site Specific Browser (such as a GMail app for email) with webkit. Works brilliantly!

joshua : Fluid - Free Site Specific Browser for Mac OS X Leopard

Cameron Moll : Fluid: Site-specific browser & dock icons for web apps - Fluid. Give your favorite web apps a site-specific browser and home on your Mac OS X Leopard dock.

Simon Willison : Fluid - Fluid. Another site-specific browser toolkit for OS X (Leopard only), from Todd Ditchendorf. Again, it’s not clear if this does the Right Thing and creates separate cookie jars for every application.

deusx : Fluid - Free Site Specific Browser for Mac OS X Leopard - "Using Fluid, you can create SSBs to run each of your favorite webapps as a separate desktop application. "

factoryjoe : Fluid - Wrap web apps in their own OS X browser, complete with Dock icon. Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: os x, mac, safari, fluid, web apps, site-specific browser, webkit

Dresser Johnson

12/12/2007 @ 22:01 UTC

jonhicks : Dresser Johnson - Good clean simple layout

陳 Jon Tan

12/12/2007 @ 22:01 UTC

jonhicks : 陳 Jon Tan - Gorgeous personal site!

Cameron Moll : Jon Tan - Jon Tan. A recent discovery, not sure how I've missed this one. Lovely layout and type treatment.

good thread on coffee

12/12/2007 @ 21:01 UTC

joshua : good thread on coffee

Beanstalkd - Software - xph.us

12/12/2007 @ 21:00 UTC

deusx : Beanstalkd - Software - xph.us - "beanstalkd is a fast, distributed, in-memory workqueue service."

factoryjoe : Beanstalkd - Software - xph.us - beanstalkd is a fast, distributed, in-memory workqueue service. Its interface is generic, but is intended for use in reducing the latency of page views in high-volume web applications by running most time-consuming tasks asynchronously.

Simon Willison : Beanstalkd - Beanstalkd. This is the light-weight cross-language queue I’ve been waiting for. Similar to Starling but your workers don’t need to poll for new jobs; you can call the blocking “reserve? call instead.

bmilleare : Beanstalkd - Nice queuing daemon - beats using Amazon SQS IMO

joshua : Beanstalkd - Software - xph.us - beanstalkd is a fast, distributed, in-memory workqueue service. Its interface is generic, but was originally designed for reducing the latency of page views in high-volume web applications by running most time-consuming tasks asynchronously.

Weblog Tools Collection » Blog Archive » The Next Social Network: WordPress

12/12/2007 @ 19:01 UTC

factoryjoe : Weblog Tools Collection » Blog Archive » The Next Social Network: WordPress - "Nice article on WordPress as the next Social Network with a look at blogs being more important than an integrated social networking space. I personally like blogs better than any of the other social networking tools that I use but they

What DiSo Means to Me « Changing Way

12/12/2007 @ 19:01 UTC

factoryjoe : What DiSo Means to Me « Changing Way - "Does all this stuff about standards and models sound rather abstract? I’d say yes, and that if the abstraction is a problem, then the DiSo project is an attempt at a solution. It’ll produce code that people can use. " Saved By: Chr

Cisco's EOS online-content platform

12/12/2007 @ 18:02 UTC

Linkorama : Cisco's EOS online-content platform - EOS will be the first major product of Cisco's push into helping media companies connect with their customers. It will combine a delivery system, a social networking platform and a set of tools to help consumers find the content they want,

Eve boot.ini postmortem

12/12/2007 @ 18:02 UTC

nelson : Eve boot.ini postmortem - How a game developer destroyed the Windows install of thousands of customers

deusx : about the boot.ini issue - EVE Online | EVE Insider | Dev Blog - "From my previous work experiences in the antivirus industry and following CCP for quite some time now, I have come to appreciate the need for full disclosure when things don't go according to plan."

Lagos

12/12/2007 @ 18:02 UTC

nelson : Lagos - Long New Yorker article about an enormous African city

Joho the Blog: My addiction

12/12/2007 @ 18:01 UTC

deusx : Joho the Blog: My addiction - "I myself have been showing disturbing signs of being compulsively human."

ever been on a train this nice? « deputydog

12/12/2007 @ 18:00 UTC

gleuschk : ever been on a train this nice? « deputydog - trains in japan seem to be a whole different category from trains here

Hackito Ergo Sum: The Library Problem

12/12/2007 @ 18:00 UTC

gleuschk : Hackito Ergo Sum: The Library Problem - so deliciously geeky

A Neighborhood of Infinity: What's all this E8 stuff about then? Part 1.

12/12/2007 @ 18:00 UTC

gleuschk : A Neighborhood of Infinity: What's all this E8 stuff about then? Part 1. - parts 2 and 3 are also excellent. this first part has the best explanation of Lie groups and algebras for laymen that I've seen

Dopplr—the social network for frequent travellers—has launched and I would recommend that if ...

12/12/2007 @ 18:00 UTC

plasticbag : Dopplr—the social network for frequent travellers—has launched and I would recommend that if you're a conference goer or business type you sign up immediately... - Lots of lovely people I respect and love worked on it, and it's increasingly taking the seed crystal of exposing collisions between people and extrapolating it in all kinds of fascinating directions.

Rod Begbie : DOPPLR - Dopplr's out of beta, and open for signups. If you ever do any travelling, it's a great way to find "co-incidences" when your friends' trips collide with yours. Gorgeous login screen too! #

BootB

12/12/2007 @ 17:02 UTC

Cameron Moll : BootB - BootB. Plenty to love about this site, even the small details such as background treatment & repositioning.

Kevin Cornell's "Peoplemals"

12/12/2007 @ 17:01 UTC

Cameron Moll : Kevin Cornell's "Peoplemals" - Kevin Cornell's "Peoplemals" letterpress set is ridiculously beautiful (sample). Includes Penghim, Manther, Ladger and Eagirl letterpressed on Classic Crest 130# Natural White stock.

Veer's Fancy Corduroy Bag

12/12/2007 @ 17:01 UTC

Cameron Moll : Veer's Fancy Corduroy Bag - Veer Merch: Fancy Corduroy Bag. "Rich chocolate brown corduroy outside, embroidered with the Fancy logo. Inside, a decorative blue lining lovingly patterned with Fancy images. $65"

diesel sweeties: social nerdwanking

12/12/2007 @ 17:00 UTC

WillPate : diesel sweeties: social nerdwanking

Oh Khoi, you're so hot.

12/12/2007 @ 16:01 UTC

Greg Storey : Oh Khoi, you're so hot. - Forget the high-school popularity contest — nice collection of web standards based design.

w00t voted 'Word of the Year'

12/12/2007 @ 16:00 UTC

WillPate : w00t voted 'Word of the Year' - What can I say about this?

Vintage Routemaster Destination Blind Light Box

12/12/2007 @ 14:01 UTC

jonhicks : Vintage Routemaster Destination Blind Light Box

Vintage London Bus Special Destination Blinds

12/12/2007 @ 14:01 UTC

jonhicks : Vintage London Bus Special Destination Blinds

Vintage Underground Sign Light Box

12/12/2007 @ 14:01 UTC

jonhicks : Vintage Underground Sign Light Box

Vintage Routemaster Number Light Boxes

12/12/2007 @ 14:01 UTC

jonhicks : Vintage Routemaster Number Light Boxes

Routemaster Numbers

12/12/2007 @ 14:01 UTC

jonhicks : Routemaster Numbers

Framed London Routemaster Destination Blinds

12/12/2007 @ 14:01 UTC

jonhicks : Framed London Routemaster Destination Blinds

London Underground Signs

12/12/2007 @ 14:01 UTC

jonhicks : London Underground Signs

Underground Carriage Maps

12/12/2007 @ 14:01 UTC

jonhicks : Underground Carriage Maps

Vintage School Maps

12/12/2007 @ 14:00 UTC

jonhicks : Vintage School Maps

Two HTTP Caching Extensions

12/12/2007 @ 13:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Two HTTP Caching Extensions - Two HTTP Caching Extensions. stale-while-revalidate serves cached content even while a refresh has been triggered and is currently being pulled in to the cache; stale-if-error serves cached content if a service has gone down.

deusx : mnot’s Web log: Two HTTP Caching Extensions - stale-while-revalidate and stale-if-error

The Next Social Network: WordPress - GigaOM

12/12/2007 @ 09:01 UTC

factoryjoe : The Next Social Network: WordPress - GigaOM - Great press for DiSo! Can't wait to see this get off the ground! Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: diso, wordpress, gigaom, openid, microformats

Paris, December 2007.

12/12/2007 @ 08:02 UTC

Greg Storey : Paris, December 2007.

It's a Rock Off!

12/12/2007 @ 08:01 UTC

Greg Storey : It's a Rock Off! - Todd, did you play guitar or bass?

iTunes vs. eMusic.

12/12/2007 @ 08:01 UTC

Greg Storey : iTunes vs. eMusic. - A match between year-end lists.

Partisan Politics and the SVD - Stephen A. Weis

12/12/2007 @ 07:01 UTC

joshua : Partisan Politics and the SVD - Stephen A. Weis

jcgregorio : Partisan Politics and the SVD - Stephen A. Weis - Using singular value decomposition of senate voting records to show the rise in partisanship.

jolby's bookmarks tagged with "svd" on del.icio.us

12/12/2007 @ 07:01 UTC

joshua : jolby's bookmarks tagged with "svd" on del.icio.us - good pile of svd resources

Cooties [video]

12/12/2007 @ 06:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Cooties [video] - Cooties [video]: heh

Why I Stopped Using Twitter

12/12/2007 @ 06:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Why I Stopped Using Twitter - Why I Stopped Using Twitter: "For people who look to the web as a tool for efficiency rather than time wasting, the first generation of social apps my prove to be just playthings, rather than applications that make their lives easy and simpler."

Get seven Radiohead albums on one 4GB USB stick.

12/12/2007 @ 05:01 UTC

Greg Storey : Get seven Radiohead albums on one 4GB USB stick. - Brilliant!

deusx : : RADIOHEAD STORE : LIMITED EDITION 7 ALBUM USB STICK - "Strictly limited edition 4Gb USB stick, shaped in Radiohead’s iconic "bear" image and housed in a bespoke deluxe box."

Unobtrusively Mapping Microformats with jQuery

12/12/2007 @ 02:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Unobtrusively Mapping Microformats with jQuery - Unobtrusively Mapping Microformats with jQuery. My contribution to 24 ways: using Mapstraction to geocode hCards (extracted with jQuery) and plot them on a Google Map.

deusx : 24 ways: Unobtrusively Mapping Microformats with jQuery - "Fitting with the principles of unobtrusive JavaScript, we’ll start with a semantically marked up list of restaurants, then use JavaScript to add the map, look up the restaurant locations and plot them as markers."

factoryjoe : 24 ways: Unobtrusively Mapping Microformats with jQuery - An awesome write up about how to leverage microformats with jQuery for mapping. SWEET! Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: Microformats, jquery, simon willison, mapstraction, hreview

PostgreSQL 8.3 vs. 8.2 - a simple benchmark

12/12/2007 @ 02:00 UTC

Simon Willison : PostgreSQL 8.3 vs. 8.2 - a simple benchmark - PostgreSQL 8.3 vs. 8.2—a simple benchmark. Stefan Kaltenbrunner reports a 2.2x speed increase for PostgreSQL 8.3 compared to 8.2 for a relatively simple benchmark.

PostgreSQL 8.3 beta 4 release notes

12/12/2007 @ 02:00 UTC

Simon Willison : PostgreSQL 8.3 beta 4 release notes - PostgreSQL 8.3 beta 4 release notes. In addition to the huge speed improvements, 8.3 adds support for XML, UUID and ENUM data types and brings full text (tsearch2) in to the core database engine.

Why Are You Reading All That News?

12/12/2007 @ 02:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Why Are You Reading All That News? - Why Are You Reading All That News?: "It is a self-created problem, and I need to understand what makes me feel the need to consume the equivalent of a Carnegie library every day, instead of just finding a more efficient way to choke it down." Tr

OpenContacts.org

12/12/2007 @ 01:02 UTC

factoryjoe : OpenContacts.org - OpenContacts.org is a proposal for a model for sychronizing contacts between services. The goal is for web-aware services, such as social sites, address books and instant messengers to be able to share contact lists and details seamless

Wordpress <= 2.3.1 Charset Remote SQL Injection Vulnerability

12/12/2007 @ 01:01 UTC

deusx : Wordpress <= 2.3.1 Charset Remote SQL Injection Vulnerability - "if WordPress tries to query MySQL database using certain specific character sets, WordPress search function is exploitable using charset-based SQL injection."

InfoQ: A Brief Introduction to REST

12/12/2007 @ 01:01 UTC

deusx : InfoQ: A Brief Introduction to REST - "In this article, I will try to provide a pragmatic introduction to REST and RESTful HTTP application integration without digressing into this debate"

Mark Bernstein: Flight Paths Grounded

12/12/2007 @ 01:01 UTC

deusx : Mark Bernstein: Flight Paths Grounded - "I have no idea exactly what "hotlinking" is. ... I think I may safely claim some expertise in this area — more expertise in the literature, I think, than any US or British judge currently possesses. So the passage is probably nonsense.&q

Bellanca Engine Overhaul

12/12/2007 @ 01:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Bellanca Engine Overhaul - Bellanca Engine Overhaul: a very comprehensive look at overhauling an airplane engine

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