Jellyvision: The Jack Principles

14/01/2008 @ 23:00 UTC

Rod Begbie : Jellyvision: The Jack Principles - "The Jack Principles is the first set of comprehensive guidelines for designing, writing and performing for an interactive conversation." Great reading if you're developing software for humans. [via#

Giz Banned For Life and Loving It: On Pranks and Civil Disobedience at CES

14/01/2008 @ 23:00 UTC

Rod Begbie : Giz Banned For Life and Loving It: On Pranks and Civil Disobedience at CES - Dicking around at CES? Fine. Slightly amusing, even. But dressing it up as "journalistic integrity" or "civil disobedience"?! Horseshit. [via#

programming: Bayesian weighting system

14/01/2008 @ 22:02 UTC

joshua : programming: Bayesian weighting system - nice thread on valuating votes

Storage Analysis - Cost/GB for different sizes and media

14/01/2008 @ 22:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Storage Analysis - Cost/GB for different sizes and media - Storage Analysis - Cost/GB for different sizes and media: updated hourly with newegg.com data

Rod Begbie : forre.st | storage - Graph of storage per dollar, based upon hard drive prices scraped hourly from NewEgg. 500Gb drives are the sweet spot currently, at $0.18/GB [via#

Not-so-rich buy Texas Lottery's $50 ticket

14/01/2008 @ 22:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Not-so-rich buy Texas Lottery's $50 ticket - Not-so-rich buy Texas Lottery's $50 ticket: that's really kind of sad

Thoughts on Firefox 3.0 - O'Reilly XML Blog

14/01/2008 @ 22:00 UTC

wearehugh : Thoughts on Firefox 3.0 - O'Reilly XML Blog

Pistachio: Twitter is my Village

14/01/2008 @ 21:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : Pistachio: Twitter is my Village - Great post by Laura "@Pistachio" Fitton. Exactly sums up why Twitter is so lovely: "For a contrived, weird and techy way to communicate, Twitter’s “passive conversation? fosters very natural, gradual relationship-building." #

Happy Birthday, Sheriff George!

14/01/2008 @ 21:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : Happy Birthday, Sheriff George! - Another social software village I'm a member of: Basset hound owners on Flickr. There's a great community forming of basset owners commenting on each others' photos, and here, celebrating the birthday of another Flickrer's dog! #

2008 is the year of Linux on the desktop

14/01/2008 @ 21:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : 2008 is the year of Linux on the desktop - 2008 is the year of Linux on the desktop: kick ass

You'll be a natural in Congress.

14/01/2008 @ 20:01 UTC

Greg Storey : You'll be a natural in Congress. - And I understand he's smooth with the ladies.

Flash Element Tower Defense 2

14/01/2008 @ 20:01 UTC

joshua : Flash Element Tower Defense 2 - wonder if this one is better

Amazon.com: Toshiba HD-A3 HD DVD Player

14/01/2008 @ 20:00 UTC

Rod Begbie : Amazon.com: Toshiba HD-A3 HD DVD Player - Desperation play on Toshiba's part? They've dropped the price of their entry-level HD-DVD player to $130, which includes two movies, and a rebate form for five more. Even knowing the format is doomed, this is tempting me. #

Flash / UPnP exploit

14/01/2008 @ 19:01 UTC

nelson : Flash / UPnP exploit - Outside sites can force your router to forward ports. Very ugly.

Better photo copyrights

14/01/2008 @ 18:02 UTC

Cameron Moll : Better photo copyrights - Derek Powazek, half photographer half web geek, suggests a CSS technique for better photo copyrights.

Studio MIKMIK

14/01/2008 @ 18:02 UTC

Cameron Moll : Studio MIKMIK - Studio MIKMIK. Great design. Lots of inspiring stuff within.

SANYO Solar Ark

14/01/2008 @ 18:02 UTC

Cameron Moll : SANYO Solar Ark - The SANYO Solar Ark (gallery), "a unique, ark-shaped, solar photovoltaic power generation facility, offers activities to cultivate a better appreciation of solar power generation, and thereby of both ecology and science." Beautiful. Via Notcot. [via]

Amazon.com: Toshiba HD-A3 HD DVD Player

14/01/2008 @ 18:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : Amazon.com: Toshiba HD-A3 HD DVD Player - Desperation play on Toshiba's part? They've dropped the price of their entry-level HD-DVD player to $130, which includes two movies, and a rebate form for five more. Even knowing the format is doomed, this is tempting me. #

Amazon.com: HD DVD will still win

14/01/2008 @ 18:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : Amazon.com: HD DVD will still win - Fantastic reading: HD-DVD fanboys in denial on Amazon discussion boards. #

From whence lulz?

14/01/2008 @ 18:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : From whence lulz? -

IBM reminds everyone it's still a heavy in the tech game.

14/01/2008 @ 17:02 UTC

Greg Storey : IBM reminds everyone it's still a heavy in the tech game. - Screw your home computer market.

Eris updates her blog for the first time in two years.

14/01/2008 @ 17:02 UTC

Greg Storey : Eris updates her blog for the first time in two years. - Now if we could just get an update with more English usage, that would be great.

Sony's game release schedule is full empty promises and tears.

14/01/2008 @ 17:02 UTC

Greg Storey : Sony's game release schedule is full empty promises and tears. - At least I can watch Bluray movies, I guess.

"We're looking at a 'medium' keynote"

14/01/2008 @ 17:02 UTC

Cameron Moll : "We're looking at a 'medium' keynote" - "In a mild/medium/hot scale, where mild is a lame keynote that's mostly a 'state of the Apple Union' address and hot is a major new product along the lines of the iPhone, my gut feeling is that we’re looking at a medium -- spicy enough to be enjoyable,

Вы?окий берег

14/01/2008 @ 17:01 UTC

Cameron Moll : Вы?окий берег - Вы?окий берег. I've no idea what the site says, but the layout is solid.

omspace.cn

14/01/2008 @ 17:01 UTC

Cameron Moll : omspace.cn - omspace.cn. I wouldn't necessarily say this is something I could see myself designing, but the sheer fact this appears to be a Chinese design blog fascinates me.

Lecturer Bans Students From Using Google And Wikipedia (from The Argus)

14/01/2008 @ 17:01 UTC

adamrg : Lecturer Bans Students From Using Google And Wikipedia (from The Argus) - Handing this to my students today, and asking them to respond.

Public Speaking Tips and Templates

14/01/2008 @ 15:01 UTC

Richard Rutter : Public Speaking Tips and Templates - A collection of links.

Javascript CSS Selector Engine Timeline

14/01/2008 @ 15:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Javascript CSS Selector Engine Timeline - Javascript CSS Selector Engine Timeline. It’s not every day you see a piece of code you wrote compared to a Ford Pinto :)

"With friends like these…"

14/01/2008 @ 15:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : "With friends like these…" - Tom Hodgkinson on the politics of Facebook's backers. (Via Bronwyn.) ∞ [via]

philgyford : With friends like these ... Tom Hodgkinson on the politics of the people behind Facebook | Technology | The Guardian - Yes, all very well, but I'm guessing Hodgkinson hasn't analysed the beliefs of the bosses of every company he has any interaction with, only the most attention-grabbing.

Data Visualization and Infographics

14/01/2008 @ 14:00 UTC

Richard Rutter : Data Visualization and Infographics - Some nice stuff from Smashing Magazine.

Paparazzi

14/01/2008 @ 11:01 UTC

joshua : Paparazzi - gpl'd autopilot software for UAVs

xkcd : ROBOT9000 and #xkcd-signal: Attacking Noise in Chat

14/01/2008 @ 10:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : xkcd : ROBOT9000 and #xkcd-signal: Attacking Noise in Chat - An interesting way to moderate IRC chat: Only allow unique new sentences to be spoken. #

joshua : Attacking Noise in Chat - the problems of noise vs stagnant communities and the effects of moderation

Andy Baio : xkcd's Robot9000 attacks noise in real-time chat - a parallel IRC channel only displays lines of conversation that've never been spoken before  [via]

Bike stand with integrated track pump

14/01/2008 @ 10:00 UTC

Richard Rutter : Bike stand with integrated track pump - Superb idea which wouldn’t last a Friday night in Brighton.

haudio - Microformats

14/01/2008 @ 10:00 UTC

deusx : haudio - Microformats - "hAudio is a simple, open, distributed format, suitable for embedding information about audio recordings in (X)HTML, Atom, RSS, and arbitrary XML"

Tweet what you eat!

14/01/2008 @ 07:01 UTC

factoryjoe : Tweet what you eat! - Your daily food diary. Answers the question - what did you have to eat today? Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: twitter, diet, food

twauth: simple mobile openid using twitter

14/01/2008 @ 07:00 UTC

deusx : twauth: simple mobile openid using twitter - "twauth: simple mobile openid using twitter"

Simon Willison : twauth: simple mobile openid using twitter - twauth: simple mobile openid using twitter. Brilliant proof of concept by Ian McKellar: an OpenID provider that authenticates you by sending you a Twitter direct message.  [via]

Ian Bicking: a blog :: What PHP Deployment Gets Right

14/01/2008 @ 07:00 UTC

deusx : Ian Bicking: a blog :: What PHP Deployment Gets Right - "Mostly because it lets two groups separate their work: system administration types (including hosting companies) set up the environment, and developer types use the environment, and they don’t have to interact much. "

A Two-Dimensional Quality Mesh Generator and Delaunay Triangulator

14/01/2008 @ 06:01 UTC

joshua : A Two-Dimensional Quality Mesh Generator and Delaunay Triangulator

Thinking more about Digital Dunbar Numbers

14/01/2008 @ 06:01 UTC

Linkorama : Thinking more about Digital Dunbar Numbers - The Dunbar number is actually an absolute for someone at a moment in time. Our cognitive capacity can be augmented by the ability to discover or rediscover a tie, while letting another one implicitly disappear into the background, waiting to be rediscover

Turkey Shepherd's Pie

14/01/2008 @ 05:01 UTC

deusx : Turkey Shepherd's Pie - "A healthy twist on an old favorite."

Turkey Shepherd's Pie Recipe | Recipezaar

14/01/2008 @ 05:01 UTC

deusx : Turkey Shepherd's Pie Recipe | Recipezaar

Turkey Shepherd's Pie Recipe | Recipezaar

14/01/2008 @ 05:01 UTC

deusx : Turkey Shepherd's Pie Recipe | Recipezaar - "This is an easy, healthy version of a traditional English dish, from the Colitis Cookbook."

Butter Chicken - (Murgh Makhani) Recipe | Recipezaar

14/01/2008 @ 04:02 UTC

deusx : Butter Chicken - (Murgh Makhani) Recipe | Recipezaar - "This is an Indian dish very popular at restaurants and is somewhat similar to chicken tikka masala, but richer."

Chicken Makhani (Indian Butter Chicken) Recipe | Recipezaar

14/01/2008 @ 04:01 UTC

deusx : Chicken Makhani (Indian Butter Chicken) Recipe | Recipezaar - "It tastes better than the chicken makhani at my favorite Indian restaurant!"

programming: Ask reddit: What settings can’t you live without in Emacs?

14/01/2008 @ 04:00 UTC

wearehugh : programming: Ask reddit: What settings can’t you live without in Emacs?

The B-List: Shared hosting is not a ghetto

14/01/2008 @ 04:00 UTC

wearehugh : The B-List: Shared hosting is not a ghetto

Great Mavericks Surf Pics

14/01/2008 @ 03:02 UTC

Linkorama : Great Mavericks Surf Pics - via Steve Jurvetson, deborah d. lattimore photography- powered by SmugMug

H.R. 393: Universal National Service Act of 2007 (GovTrack.us)

14/01/2008 @ 01:01 UTC

deusx : H.R. 393: Universal National Service Act of 2007 (GovTrack.us) - "To require all persons in the United States between the ages of 18 and 42 to perform national service..." Repeatedly reintroduced apparently to prove a point.

CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTION AND ALTERNATIVE SERVICE

14/01/2008 @ 01:01 UTC

deusx : CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTION AND ALTERNATIVE SERVICE - "A conscientious objector is one who is opposed to serving in the armed forces and/or bearing arms on the grounds of moral or religious principles."

Conscientious Objector

14/01/2008 @ 01:00 UTC

deusx : Conscientious Objector - "This is a way that may protect you from fighting war if you do not believe that war is a good solution to our problems."

Poorly Macbook, ineffective error message design

14/01/2008 @ 01:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Poorly Macbook, ineffective error message design - Poorly Macbook, ineffective error message design. Nat’s MacBook died the other day, throwing out some impressively meaningless error symbols. How exactly are you meant to Google for a circle with a line through it?

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