Warren Ellis » God Hates The World

20/12/2007 @ 23:00 UTC

deusx : Warren Ellis » God Hates The World - "The Westboro Baptist Church (that “God Hates Fags? crew from the heart of Jesusland USA) presents their cover “We Are the World,? rewritten and retitled as “God Hates the World.?"

Design Patterns in Dynamic Programming

20/12/2007 @ 22:01 UTC

jcgregorio : Design Patterns in Dynamic Programming - Slide 10 is great, another way of looking at "Python isn't Java without the compile".

Joe Gregorio | BitWorking | The Web 2.0 Office Suite

20/12/2007 @ 22:01 UTC

jcgregorio : Joe Gregorio | BitWorking | The Web 2.0 Office Suite

xkcd - A webcomic of romance, sarcasm, math, and language - By Randall Munroe

20/12/2007 @ 22:01 UTC

jcgregorio : xkcd - A webcomic of romance, sarcasm, math, and language - By Randall Munroe - I predict that xkcd comic numbers will replace HTTP status codes in geek humor.

Maven: Broken By Design

20/12/2007 @ 22:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Maven: Broken By Design - Maven: Broken By Design. Charles Miller: “If you check out a particular version of your code and build it with particular versions of your tools, you should get a product that is binary-identical each time.?

YouTube - Authors@Google: Randall Munroe

20/12/2007 @ 22:00 UTC

wearehugh : YouTube - Authors@Google: Randall Munroe

jcgregorio : YouTube - Authors@Google: Randall Munroe - Awesome stuff, including fielding questions from Donald Knuth.

The accidental innovator

20/12/2007 @ 21:01 UTC

Linkorama : The accidental innovator - Evan Williams, the founder of Blogger and Twitter, epitomises Silicon Valley's right brain

BBC Radio 4 - Comedy - 28 Acts In 28 Minutes

20/12/2007 @ 21:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : BBC Radio 4 - Comedy - 28 Acts In 28 Minutes - Fast-paced stand-up and sketches from BBC Radio 4. The great thing about this format is if you don't like an act, that's fine -- there'll be another one along in a minute. #

Traffic jam mystery solved by mathematicians

20/12/2007 @ 21:01 UTC

WillPate : Traffic jam mystery solved by mathematicians

Boffin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

20/12/2007 @ 21:01 UTC

deusx : Boffin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - "In the slang of the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa, boffins are scientists, engineers, and other people who are stereotypically seen as engaged in technical or scientific research"

My 2007 in Blogs // Music // Events and Apps! // journal // hicksdesign

20/12/2007 @ 21:00 UTC

deusx : My 2007 in Blogs // Music // Events and Apps! // journal // hicksdesign - "I don’t even use Firefox & Firebug anymore, the revised Web Inspector in Leopard has been incorporated in Coda and that does everything I need and more."

Featured Windows Download: Convert MP3 audiobooks for the iPod with MP3 to iPod Audio Book Converter

20/12/2007 @ 20:00 UTC

gleuschk : Featured Windows Download: Convert MP3 audiobooks for the iPod with MP3 to iPod Audio Book Converter - need to remember to put this on mom's laptop over the holiday

WSJ is speculating that if Hillary wins, she'll make hubby a Supreme Court Justice.

20/12/2007 @ 19:02 UTC

Greg Storey : WSJ is speculating that if Hillary wins, she'll make hubby a Supreme Court Justice. - I think he just wants to eat BBQ and play golf, but whatever.

Think Secret is dead, long live Think Secret.

20/12/2007 @ 19:01 UTC

Greg Storey : Think Secret is dead, long live Think Secret. - Waiting for the Daring Fireball response.

Eventually Consistent

20/12/2007 @ 19:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Eventually Consistent - Eventually Consistent. Werner Vogels explains the trade-offs involved in building scalable, highly-available data stores such as Amazon’s SimpleDB.

jcgregorio : Eventually Consistent - All Things Distributed

joshua : Werner Vogels on Eventually Consistency - design considerations for distributed databases

nelson : Eventually Consistent - Werner breaks down some distributed system design choices

Jeremy Zawodny : Eventually Consistent - Eventually Consistent: somehow I missed this the first time around... Werner does a good job of discussing Amazon's "eventually consistent" model

2007 Flying [video]

20/12/2007 @ 19:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : 2007 Flying [video] - 2007 Flying [video]: a nice video of flying various planes in the northern california area

Stevey's Blog Rants: Code's Worst Enemy

20/12/2007 @ 19:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Stevey's Blog Rants: Code's Worst Enemy - Stevey's Blog Rants: Code's Worst Enemy: a fantastic little shitstorm about codebase size/complexity/bloat and modern languages

The Potters

20/12/2007 @ 18:01 UTC

Cameron Moll : The Potters - The Potters. Header elements play well together, a touch of snow. Nice design, Ben.

iPod gramaphone

20/12/2007 @ 18:01 UTC

Cameron Moll : iPod gramaphone - Phonofone II, essentially a gramaphone for your iPod. "Without the use of external power or batteries, the Phonofone inventively exploits the virtues of horn acoustics to boost the audio output of standard earphones to up to 55 decibles* (or roughly the m

THE PRAGMATICS OF HUMOR: Representing Communication

20/12/2007 @ 18:01 UTC

43folders : THE PRAGMATICS OF HUMOR: Representing Communication - "Cleese...says, 'I think any time I see a possibility of a misunderstanding, I jump on it.'"

Facebook in 50 years

20/12/2007 @ 18:01 UTC

nelson : Facebook in 50 years - "You just got poked with a walking stick, poke back?"

Design

20/12/2007 @ 18:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Design - Design. A very fancy suite of design tools wrapped up in a bookmarklet (that loads an external script). Includes grids, rulers, measurements and a crosshair.

First Firefly now Arrested Development.

20/12/2007 @ 17:02 UTC

Greg Storey : First Firefly now Arrested Development. - Wake up FOX, your track record is shameful.

Queen Elizabeth II is now the longest living British monarch ever.

20/12/2007 @ 17:02 UTC

Greg Storey : Queen Elizabeth II is now the longest living British monarch ever. - Whatever she's been eating all these years, I'll take two.

Paste Magazine's best of 2007.

20/12/2007 @ 17:02 UTC

Greg Storey : Paste Magazine's best of 2007. - I'm shocked Red Carpet Massacre didn't make the top ten. Shocked!

James Hindle: Comics and Illustration

20/12/2007 @ 17:02 UTC

Khoi Vinh : James Hindle: Comics and Illustration

Baby on Board? The ABCs of Cruising With an Infant or Toddler |

20/12/2007 @ 17:01 UTC

43folders : Baby on Board? The ABCs of Cruising With an Infant or Toddler |

IE8 Passes Acid2 Test

20/12/2007 @ 17:00 UTC

Simon Willison : IE8 Passes Acid2 Test - IE8 Passes Acid2 Test. This is huge. As Kevin Yank points out, this means IE8 includes proper support for the object tag, CSS table layout properties and generated content.

Best Blogs of 2007 that You Maybe Aren't Reading

20/12/2007 @ 17:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Best Blogs of 2007 that You Maybe Aren't Reading - Rex's brilliantly-curated list of new, underrated blogs

RTM + Gmail = task management goodness

20/12/2007 @ 17:00 UTC

wearehugh : RTM + Gmail = task management goodness - using the gmail greasemonkey api!

Rod Begbie : Remember The Milk + Gmail = task management goodness - Brilliant use of Google's newly-exposed Gmail API to seamlessly blend to-do lists into your Gmail UI. [via#

Light Scoop for Digital SLR Cameras

20/12/2007 @ 16:01 UTC

Khoi Vinh : Light Scoop for Digital SLR Cameras - Clever, inexpensive attachment makes your built-in flash infinitely more useful.

NYT: Today’s HDTV, or Next Year𔄋s?

20/12/2007 @ 16:01 UTC

Khoi Vinh : NYT: Today’s HDTV, or Next Year𔄋s? - Good article on whether to buy now or wait for better/cheaper technology.

The Associated Press: FCC Accepts Google's Auction Application

20/12/2007 @ 16:01 UTC

jcgregorio : The Associated Press: FCC Accepts Google's Auction Application - Verizon Wireless also submitted an application, but it was labeled "incomplete," meaning the company will have to resubmit it and include more information.

Featured Windows Download: Synchronize Folders with SyncToy 2.0

20/12/2007 @ 16:00 UTC

gleuschk : Featured Windows Download: Synchronize Folders with SyncToy 2.0 - seems to be the way to go

Ryan Brenizer's Amazon Blog: Platon through the looking glass

20/12/2007 @ 16:00 UTC

gleuschk : Ryan Brenizer's Amazon Blog: Platon through the looking glass - fascinating comparison of two photos: one of Putin, one of Bill Clinton

Dean Edwards: Using Google To Serve Faster JavaScript

20/12/2007 @ 15:01 UTC

jcgregorio : Dean Edwards: Using Google To Serve Faster JavaScript - "While I’d love to be able to leverage Google’s bandwidth and the increase in simultaneous http requests to my client’s browsers, I still prefer the security of knowing where my data is (and having the only key)." Says the commenter with a

Think Secret - Apple, Think Secret settle lawsuit

20/12/2007 @ 09:01 UTC

factoryjoe : Think Secret - Apple, Think Secret settle lawsuit - Think Secret shutdown by Apple! WTF! Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: None assigned

NYC's area/code created Chain Factor, the Flash game turned ARG

20/12/2007 @ 08:00 UTC

Andy Baio : NYC's area/code created Chain Factor, the Flash game turned ARG - a wonderfully addictive Flash game, it also acted as a trailhead for a month-long ARG for CBS's Numb3rs  [via]

Long list of 2008's anticipated films

20/12/2007 @ 06:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Long list of 2008's anticipated films - I'm most excited about Benjamin Buttons, The Box, Be Kind Rewind, Where the Wild Things Are, and Wall-E  [via]

This Old Network » Blog Archive » IIW, OpenLifeBits, and Facebook’s Beacon

20/12/2007 @ 05:01 UTC

factoryjoe : This Old Network » Blog Archive » IIW, OpenLifeBits, and Facebook’s Beacon - "I feel strongly that Beacon is only the first public-facing version of what these large corporations have been doing for years. It is completely naive to think that companies will give away their services for free to the consumer withou

GOOG-411 created to train speech-to-text software

20/12/2007 @ 05:00 UTC

Andy Baio : GOOG-411 created to train speech-to-text software - running the free service to build up a corpus of voices? neat idea, but seems inefficient

Non-believing US voters feel demonized

20/12/2007 @ 05:00 UTC

wearehugh : Non-believing US voters feel demonized - no, no i'm pretty sure they don't feel "demon"ized

Twenty-year-old Civics got 57 miles per gallon

20/12/2007 @ 04:02 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Twenty-year-old Civics got 57 miles per gallon - Twenty-year-old Civics got 57 miles per gallon: "Looking back at the 1987 Honda Civic CRX shows us why cars use so much more gas today and about the trade-offs we've had to make."

0 + 1307

20/12/2007 @ 04:02 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : 0 + 1307 - 0 + 1307: "So anyway, congratulations to Six Apart for finally joining the open community of freedom-loving pussy eaters." Heh.

Stanford's nanowire battery holds 10 times the charge of existing ones

20/12/2007 @ 04:02 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Stanford's nanowire battery holds 10 times the charge of existing ones - Stanford's nanowire battery holds 10 times the charge of existing ones: kick ass

Newsvine - A Preview of Things: Mac GTD at its Best

20/12/2007 @ 03:02 UTC

factoryjoe : Newsvine - A Preview of Things: Mac GTD at its Best - The field of Mac "Getting Things Done" task managers is becoming crowded with quality applications. The public beta of OmniFocus is finally available and folks are generally pleased with what the experienced developers at OmniGroup have

Peggle

20/12/2007 @ 03:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : Peggle - The awesome Peggle is now available for Mac, for anyone who hasn't yet been caught in its crack-like addiction. And only $10 to register until the end of the year. Well worth it. [via#

Parallels vs. VMWare.

20/12/2007 @ 02:01 UTC

Greg Storey : Parallels vs. VMWare. - Parallels is like bad shareware on Leopard, go Fusion.

Names used by major presidential candidates in the series of Democratic and Republican debates le...

20/12/2007 @ 02:01 UTC

Greg Storey : Names used by major presidential candidates in the series of Democratic and Republican debates leading up to the Iowa caucuses. - An infographic.

VespeneGas DOT Com

20/12/2007 @ 02:00 UTC

deusx : VespeneGas DOT Com - "This is a port of Rise of the Triad for the Nintendo DS"

GSK - a C Library for Writing Services

20/12/2007 @ 01:01 UTC

joshua : GSK - a C Library for Writing Services

Parachute Pants City.

20/12/2007 @ 00:01 UTC

Greg Storey : Parachute Pants City. - Cardboard breakdance mats sold separately.

Entity Crisis: Pylons Rocks

20/12/2007 @ 00:01 UTC

joshua : Entity Crisis: Pylons Rocks - on pylons vs django as a framework

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