The Meanest Thing Gizmodo Did at CES

10/01/2008 @ 22:02 UTC

joshua : The Meanest Thing Gizmodo Did at CES - CES + TV-b-gone = awesome

Matthew M. Boedicker : CES + TV-B-Gone - (via del.icio.us/joshua) [via]

Rod Begbie : Confessions: The Meanest Thing Gizmodo Did at CES - Posted without comment: Conference with lots of TVs + geeks with TV-B-Gone remotes = ... #

Dan posts new, droolworthy photos of his new office.

10/01/2008 @ 22:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Dan posts new, droolworthy photos of his new office. - Seriously. I'm drooling. (Can I have a napkin or something?) ∞

Yoda and Darth Vader in Soul Calibur IV?

10/01/2008 @ 22:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Yoda and Darth Vader in Soul Calibur IV? - Okay, this is supremely fucked up. ∞

Messing up the interface

10/01/2008 @ 22:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Messing up the interface - Too many cooks, meet kitchen. Kitchen, likewise. ∞

development environments for games in flash

10/01/2008 @ 21:02 UTC

joshua : development environments for games in flash

birds driven to extinction since Audubon's time

10/01/2008 @ 21:01 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : birds driven to extinction since Audubon's time - (via metafilter) [via]

James Fallows

10/01/2008 @ 20:02 UTC

43folders : James Fallows - "And I too have noticed that the new Intel-based Macs can be made to run the Windows programs I really care about, like Zoot. Hmmmmm. Stay tuned."

Change of Subject - Observations, reports, tips, referrals and tirades | Chicago Tribune | Blog

10/01/2008 @ 20:02 UTC

43folders : Change of Subject - Observations, reports, tips, referrals and tirades | Chicago Tribune | Blog - "17. Don’t waste your breath proclaiming what’s really important to you. How you spend your time says it all." via twitter/codinghorror

why Bruce Schneier keeps his home wifi open

10/01/2008 @ 20:01 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : why Bruce Schneier keeps his home wifi open - (via anarchaia) [via]

Is your Rails app XSS safe?

10/01/2008 @ 20:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Is your Rails app XSS safe? - Is your Rails app XSS safe?. SafeErb is an interesting take on auto-escaping for Rails: it throws an exception if you try to render a string that hasn’t been untainted yet.

Clinton way ahead in the nomination race, so far.

10/01/2008 @ 18:02 UTC

Greg Storey : Clinton way ahead in the nomination race, so far. - Don't pay attention to the popular vote, that's not how it works here.

Join the Ban Scoble from Facebook group.

10/01/2008 @ 18:02 UTC

Greg Storey : Join the Ban Scoble from Facebook group. - Finally, Facebook has purpose.

Raphael Pontual, interactive designer

10/01/2008 @ 18:02 UTC

Cameron Moll : Raphael Pontual, interactive designer - Raphael Pontual, interactive designer. Lots of inspiring work here. (Note: Scroll up, not down.)

Shared hosting is a ghetto

10/01/2008 @ 18:01 UTC

nelson : Shared hosting is a ghetto - Great post explaining why there's no point making Rails work well in shared environments

wearehugh : Shared Hosting is a Ghetto - "nobody but nerds (who don't pay for software anyway) install their own web applications anymore. People use hosted services."

Greg Storey : Shared hosting is ghetto. - That may be but it currently rules the school. Why does dedicated hosting still so expensive?

The Great British Booze-up at Shakespeare's Pub (Monday, March 10, 2008) - Upcoming

10/01/2008 @ 18:01 UTC

jonhicks : The Great British Booze-up at Shakespeare's Pub (Monday, March 10, 2008) - Upcoming - I'll be there!

Bush predicts he's going to bring peace to the Middle East.

10/01/2008 @ 17:03 UTC

Greg Storey : Bush predicts he's going to bring peace to the Middle East. - He'd do better to predict his full-time employment as a McDonalds barista.

Waiting.

10/01/2008 @ 17:02 UTC

Greg Storey : Waiting.

Dude looks like a lady.

10/01/2008 @ 17:02 UTC

Greg Storey : Dude looks like a lady. - Does this mean Apple peeps have to endure Avon parties?

Creating Proprietary Content is Like 'Writing in Sand' | Compiler from Wired.com

10/01/2008 @ 17:02 UTC

factoryjoe : Creating Proprietary Content is Like 'Writing in Sand' | Compiler from Wired.com - "Çelik starts off by defining the open web as consisting of two components — access to your data in both directions (reading and writing) and portability. He then goes on to argue that proprietary services, which are more concerned wi

Lippi Selk’Bag

10/01/2008 @ 17:02 UTC

Khoi Vinh : Lippi Selk’Bag - Sleeping bag as body suit. Send me a photo if you buy one of these and wear it in public.

The Wire: 4 seasons in 4 minutes

10/01/2008 @ 17:01 UTC

nelson : The Wire: 4 seasons in 4 minutes - Amazing bit of editing for the best TV show ever

PCWorld - The 10 Worst PC Keyboards of All Time

10/01/2008 @ 17:01 UTC

deusx : PCWorld - The 10 Worst PC Keyboards of All Time - "Considering that the keyboard is the primary input device for most of the PCs ever made, it's amazing how many times manufacturers have gotten it completely, laughably wrong"

YouTube - Countdown: O'reilly Restrained BY U.S. Secret Service

10/01/2008 @ 16:01 UTC

jcgregorio : YouTube - Countdown: O'reilly Restrained BY U.S. Secret Service

Engadget: Wacom Cintiq 12WX LCD Pen Tablet

10/01/2008 @ 15:02 UTC

Khoi Vinh : Engadget: Wacom Cintiq 12WX LCD Pen Tablet - “Probably the best peripheral I have ever tried.”

ThinkGeek :: SnūzNLūz - Wifi Donation Alarm Clock

10/01/2008 @ 15:02 UTC

43folders : ThinkGeek :: SnūzNLūz - Wifi Donation Alarm Clock - via deli/overhang

ThinkGeek :: SnūzNLūz - Wifi Donation Alarm Clock

10/01/2008 @ 15:01 UTC

43folders : ThinkGeek :: SnūzNLūz - Wifi Donation Alarm Clock - via deli/overhang

Dunning-Kruger effect

10/01/2008 @ 15:01 UTC

adamrg : Dunning-Kruger effect - I've described this effect to numerous people over the last six or so years. I couldn't remember the name though.

Rogue Amoeba on news of NetNewsWire being freeware

10/01/2008 @ 14:01 UTC

jonhicks : Rogue Amoeba on news of NetNewsWire being freeware - I thoroughly agree with Paul - this is not good news, I just hope the stagnation doesn't happen

Squeezebox Duet Network Music System

10/01/2008 @ 11:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : Squeezebox Duet Network Music System - The new Squeezebox hardware was one of the best things I saw at CES. The remote is pretty nice, but the best thing is that, like their SlimServer software, the firmware is open-source and Lua-based, so "the community" can write plugins and features for t #

TMBG :: PODCASTS

10/01/2008 @ 11:00 UTC

jonhicks : TMBG :: PODCASTS - They Might Be Giants are doing a family podcast! Huzzah!

Howard's game plan for Starbucks.

10/01/2008 @ 10:01 UTC

Greg Storey : Howard's game plan for Starbucks. - Bringing back the La Marzzocos would be a nice start.

NetNewsWire is now free.

10/01/2008 @ 10:01 UTC

Greg Storey : NetNewsWire is now free. - Thank you.

How Frozen Peas Started A Movement | The Washington Post

10/01/2008 @ 09:00 UTC

Rod Begbie : How Frozen Peas Started A Movement | The Washington Post - The Frozen Pea Fund gets a write-up in the Washington Post. [via#

Kowloon Walled City - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

10/01/2008 @ 07:01 UTC

jcgregorio : Kowloon Walled City - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - An 'between' space, that at its peak has 350,000 people living on 7 acres, about 3,500,000 / mile^2

nelson : Kowloon walled city - Quirk of the British control over Hong Kong left a lawless interzone in the middle of the city

Kowloon Walled City

10/01/2008 @ 07:01 UTC

jcgregorio : Kowloon Walled City - Amazing graphic of a cross-section of the city showing the density.

ISO50 Stockholm Workshop.

10/01/2008 @ 06:01 UTC

Greg Storey : ISO50 Stockholm Workshop. - If only January wasn't so busy. Dammit, dammit, dammit.

"America is paralyzed by fear, and this fear has caused us to regard with great suspicion those w...

10/01/2008 @ 06:01 UTC

Greg Storey : "America is paralyzed by fear, and this fear has caused us to regard with great suspicion those whom we necessarily interact with every day." - And somehow this is still the best place in the world to live?

TED 2008.

10/01/2008 @ 06:01 UTC

Greg Storey : TED 2008. - Can't wait to see Brian Cox's presentation.

Flickr Photo: REFORM

10/01/2008 @ 05:01 UTC

adamrg : Flickr Photo: REFORM - That's right. Reform. Or else.

An Introduction to the Kalman Filter

10/01/2008 @ 04:02 UTC

joshua : An Introduction to the Kalman Filter

I Got What America Needs Right Here | The Onion - America's Finest News Source

10/01/2008 @ 04:01 UTC

deusx : I Got What America Needs Right Here | The Onion - America's Finest News Source - "You had your chance with Jimmy Carter, and you fucking blew it. So get fucked. Fucking country."

Rod Begbie : I Got What America Needs Right Here | The Onion - Jimmy Carter op-ed piece from The Onion. "You better get down on your hands and knees and kiss Jimmy Carter's rosy-red Georgia-peach-picking ass and beg me to run your fucking country again, because there's no way I'm ever gonna come to you fuck-knobs an #

Bill Richardson is out.

10/01/2008 @ 03:02 UTC

Greg Storey : Bill Richardson is out. - Hopefully we'll see him in a cabinet position.

Mother Tongue Annoyances › How to Attain Serenity Before Giving a Speech

10/01/2008 @ 03:02 UTC

43folders : Mother Tongue Annoyances › How to Attain Serenity Before Giving a Speech

GODBUNNY « Lolcats ‘n’ Funny Pictures - I Can Has Cheezburger?

10/01/2008 @ 03:01 UTC

deusx : GODBUNNY « Lolcats ‘n’ Funny Pictures - I Can Has Cheezburger? - "IS WATCHING YOU"

Dare Obasanjo aka Carnage4Life - Breaking the Social Contract: My Data is not Your Data

10/01/2008 @ 02:01 UTC

factoryjoe : Dare Obasanjo aka Carnage4Life - Breaking the Social Contract: My Data is not Your Data - "When I entire my personally identifiable information (PII) into Facebook, I am entering into a social contract with two entities. I am trusting Facebook to protect my data so it is safe from malicious hackers and not sell it to maliciou

Measuring the Health of Nations: Updating an Earlier Analysis

10/01/2008 @ 02:01 UTC

jcgregorio : Measuring the Health of Nations: Updating an Earlier Analysis - In a Commonwealth Fund-supported study comparing preventable deaths in 19 industrialized countries, researchers found that the United States placed last. While the other nations improved dramatically between the two study periods—1997–98 and 2002–03

Macworld 2008 Keynote Brown Bag Gathering at Betahouse

10/01/2008 @ 02:00 UTC

Rod Begbie : Macworld 2008 Keynote Brown Bag Gathering at Betahouse - Boston get-together to hit refresh on Gizmodo/Engadget/MacWorld and watch the news of next week's Stevenote flow in. #

Cross-Site XMLHttpRequest

10/01/2008 @ 01:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Cross-Site XMLHttpRequest - Cross-Site XMLHttpRequest. “Firefox 3 implements the W3C Access Control working draft, which gives you the ability to do XMLHttpRequests to other web sites?—you can mark a document as available for cross-domain requests using either an Access-Cont [via]

Pixel cookies! - a photoset on Flickr

10/01/2008 @ 00:01 UTC

deusx : Pixel cookies! - a photoset on Flickr - "This is a set explaining how to make delicious cookies with pixelated designs in them!"

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