Lost Cosmonauts

19/01/2008 @ 23:01 UTC

nelson : Lost Cosmonauts - Italians in the late 1950s recorded Soviet space launch communications

Calculate the Value of Your Paper Savings Bond(s)

19/01/2008 @ 22:00 UTC

gleuschk : Calculate the Value of Your Paper Savings Bond(s) - woohoo power of compound interest (since 1990!)

Financial Clutter, What To Keep And What To Get Rid Of

19/01/2008 @ 22:00 UTC

gleuschk : Financial Clutter, What To Keep And What To Get Rid Of - ok, this one is new.

Colbert vs. Lou Dobbs

19/01/2008 @ 21:01 UTC

nelson : Colbert vs. Lou Dobbs - Paul's right, this is hugely bizarre. And more than a bit upsetting.

Detroit ruins

19/01/2008 @ 21:01 UTC

nelson : Detroit ruins - Book depository is deeply sad, also beautiful

What financial records to keep and how long to keep them

19/01/2008 @ 21:00 UTC

gleuschk : What financial records to keep and how long to keep them - every single other page on this topic quotes this one (or quotes someone else quoting this one [lifehacker, you dopes])

New York Times cartoon critique of the major US campaign logos

19/01/2008 @ 19:00 UTC

plasticbag : New York Times cartoon critique of the major US campaign logos - The 'Kerry Edwards' logo of a few years ago comes in for particular ridicule.

Insane electronic contact lenses contain the material required to create a small display in LEDs

19/01/2008 @ 19:00 UTC

plasticbag : Insane electronic contact lenses contain the material required to create a small display in LEDs - Apparently never been tested or powered up on humans, but rabbits wore them without ill effect. Not sure I like the idea of rabbits with super advanced contact lenses staring at me, but there you go.

The Monkey Cage: What Predicts Success in Graduate Programs? Passing Comps versus Finishing the D...

19/01/2008 @ 15:00 UTC

gleuschk : The Monkey Cage: What Predicts Success in Graduate Programs? Passing Comps versus Finishing the Dissertation - two hurdles that require completely distinct skills and talents.

django-evserver

19/01/2008 @ 14:00 UTC

Simon Willison : django-evserver - django-evserver. Marek Majkowski got Comet working with Django using a custom WSGI server that wraps libevent using ctypes.

Yahoo! OpenIDs are the same for all RPs

19/01/2008 @ 11:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Yahoo! OpenIDs are the same for all RPs - Yahoo! OpenIDs are the same for all RPs. I had assumed that Yahoo! would be using directed identity to provide a different OpenID for each user/site combination, to prevent correlation of accounts. I was incorrect; they’re just using it for easier sig

Yahoo! supporting OpenID 2.0 but not 1.1

19/01/2008 @ 11:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Yahoo! supporting OpenID 2.0 but not 1.1 - Yahoo! supporting OpenID 2.0 but not 1.1. Yahoo!’s Allen Tom outlines the reasons Yahoo! are supporting OpenID 2.0 but not OpenID 1.1.

Frost Ajax Library - official homepage

19/01/2008 @ 09:01 UTC

factoryjoe : Frost Ajax Library - official homepage - The Frost Ajax library is a tool for Ajax development on constrained browsers, such as micro browsers on mobile phones or gaming consoles. It is intended to abstract the use of either the XMLHttpRequest object (XHR) or an equivalent Acti

Joe Gregorio | BitWorking | Stonebraker on MapReduce

19/01/2008 @ 09:01 UTC

jcgregorio : Joe Gregorio | BitWorking | Stonebraker on MapReduce

Full Page Zoom Is For Sissies

19/01/2008 @ 09:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Full Page Zoom Is For Sissies - Full Page Zoom Is For Sissies. Ryan points out that sizing everything in ems, while neat, imposes a pretty hefty maintenance cost and is rapidly becoming unnecessary thanks to the page zoom feature in IE 7, Opera and Firefox 3.0.

Flickr's new places.find API method

19/01/2008 @ 09:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Flickr's new places.find API method - pretty rad, allows for free-text searching of their entire place name database

Simon Willison : Flickr Place IDs - Flickr Place IDs. flickr.places.find, flickr.places.resolvePlaceURL and flickr.places.resolvePlaceID combine to provide a really useful, lightweight not-quite-a-geocoder API. It’s a shame you can’t search for places by providing a latitude/longitude

Blinksale | Blinksale API

19/01/2008 @ 05:01 UTC

deusx : Blinksale | Blinksale API - "The API follows the REST style, and this guide should provide everything you need to implement software that works with Blinksale."

OAuth for ColdFusion

19/01/2008 @ 04:02 UTC

factoryjoe : OAuth for ColdFusion - OAuth is a ColdFusion implementation of the OAuth protocol (http://oauth.net), based on the Core 1.0 specification (http://oauth.net/core/1.0/), published on 4th December 2007. Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tag

Terminal Emulator Poderosa

19/01/2008 @ 02:01 UTC

joshua : Terminal Emulator Poderosa - Poderosa is a tabbed terminal emulator for Windows.

Sublime Text

19/01/2008 @ 01:01 UTC

joshua : Sublime Text

You suck at Photoshop #3

19/01/2008 @ 01:01 UTC

nelson : You suck at Photoshop #3 - These are pretty damn funny

FixMySpine

19/01/2008 @ 01:00 UTC

Simon Willison : FixMySpine - FixMySpine. JP muses over what would happen if huge government IT contracts were handed to small, agile teams like MySociety instead of gargantuan IT consultancies. I’ve often wondered the same thing.

22C3: I See Airplanes!

19/01/2008 @ 00:01 UTC

joshua : 22C3: I See Airplanes! - passive radar using radio transmitters. awesome

Database gods bitch about mapreduce

19/01/2008 @ 00:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Database gods bitch about mapreduce - Database gods bitch about mapreduce: he's right, as usual

Three tips to protect your WordPress installation

19/01/2008 @ 00:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Three tips to protect your WordPress installation - Three tips to protect your WordPress installation: simple, good advice from Matt

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