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osx disk usage

1/01/2008 @ 22:01 UTC

joshua : osx disk usage

passed-out-girls.com

1/01/2008 @ 22:01 UTC

nelson : passed-out-girls.com - A little New Years candid photography

pyinotify - filesystem monitoring in Python with inotify

1/01/2008 @ 21:01 UTC

joshua : pyinotify - filesystem monitoring in Python with inotify

Computer glitch interrupts Needle fireworks

1/01/2008 @ 21:01 UTC

adamrg : Computer glitch interrupts Needle fireworks - Was the computer running XP or Vista? I need to know. :)

What I learned about network television at Dateline NBC.

1/01/2008 @ 20:00 UTC

gleuschk : What I learned about network television at Dateline NBC. - the United States is arguably more isolated and less educated about the world than it was a half-century ago. In a time of such broad technological change, how can this possibly be the case?

Ethan Marcotte : "You Don’t Understand Our Audience": What I learned about network television at Dateline NBC - "To me, the term 'shareholder value' sounded like Mao's 'right path,' although this was not something I shared at the employee reëducation meetings." ∞

philgyford : "You Don't Understand Our Audience" by John Hockenberry - "...a series of lessons I learned about how television news had lost its most basic journalistic instincts in its search for the audience-driven sweet spot, the 'emotional center' of the American people." (via Oblinks)

The Mythical 5%

1/01/2008 @ 20:00 UTC

gleuschk : The Mythical 5% - very similar things could be said about mathematicians

A short introduction to non-commutative geometry

1/01/2008 @ 20:00 UTC

gleuschk : A short introduction to non-commutative geometry - very readable lecture notes, leaves out all the complications

Sock Sorting

1/01/2008 @ 19:00 UTC

gleuschk : Sock Sorting - fantastic computer science

Super Mario Galaxy is Gamespot's GOtY.

1/01/2008 @ 16:01 UTC

Greg Storey : Super Mario Galaxy is Gamespot's GOtY. - Well deserved.

World's best urban places and spaces.

1/01/2008 @ 16:01 UTC

Greg Storey : World's best urban places and spaces. - For Mr. Gray.

harrumph! rabbit rabbit

1/01/2008 @ 15:00 UTC

gleuschk : harrumph! rabbit rabbit - four years old now. huh.

JavaScript: It's Just Not Validation!

1/01/2008 @ 14:00 UTC

Simon Willison : JavaScript: It's Just Not Validation! - JavaScript: It’s Just Not Validation!. I like the explanation of JavaScript as offering input assistance rather than validation.

EditArea

1/01/2008 @ 14:00 UTC

Simon Willison : EditArea - EditArea. Impressive JavaScript source code editor, with syntax highlighting, brace matching, search and replace and more.

Chatting with Adrian Holovaty

1/01/2008 @ 13:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Chatting with Adrian Holovaty - Chatting with Adrian Holovaty. Fabio Akita interviews Adrian about Django and related topics.

This Week in Django podcast

1/01/2008 @ 12:00 UTC

Simon Willison : This Week in Django podcast - This Week in Django podcast. Michael Trier’s been doing a really fantastic job putting together a Django podcast. The most recent episode (number 4) includes an update on the newforms-admin branch and a couple of handy tips.

Fret Killer, the mysterious YouTube acoustic guitarist

1/01/2008 @ 11:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Fret Killer, the mysterious YouTube acoustic guitarist - in every video, the commenters repeatedly try to identify this relentlessly anonymous performer  [via]

Christmas wishbook catalogs on Flickr

1/01/2008 @ 11:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Christmas wishbook catalogs on Flickr - you'll shoot your eye out! happy new year, everyone

David Cross on accepting the "Alvin and the Chipmunks" role

1/01/2008 @ 10:00 UTC

Andy Baio : David Cross on accepting the "Alvin and the Chipmunks" role - I love Patton Oswalt too, but aren't we past accusing people of selling out yet?  [via]

Rod Begbie : Bob and David: "Allllllviiiiin!" - David Cross explains why he did the "Alvin & the Chipmunks" movie that looks so crappy. "I asked the owner if he'd take some of my credibility as payment. He looked at me as if I was an alien with A.I.D.S. speaking some intergalactic gobbledy-goo. I had [via#

Obama stump speech strategy of conciliation considered harmful | Corrente

1/01/2008 @ 09:01 UTC

jcgregorio : Obama stump speech strategy of conciliation considered harmful | Corrente

Wrong.

1/01/2008 @ 08:01 UTC

Greg Storey : Wrong. - Try again.

Best of Bootie 2007 CD

1/01/2008 @ 08:00 UTC

Rod Begbie : Best of Bootie 2007 CD - Hooray! A new Best of Bootie CD for the new year! #

Britain Drops 'War on Terror' Label

1/01/2008 @ 06:01 UTC

jcgregorio : Britain Drops 'War on Terror' Label - The words "war on terror" will no longer be used by the British government to describe attacks on the public, the country's chief prosecutor said Dec. 27.

JoelKotkin.com - Playing That '70s Funk Again, but Not in a Good Way

1/01/2008 @ 06:01 UTC

jcgregorio : JoelKotkin.com - Playing That '70s Funk Again, but Not in a Good Way

Bridget Warren

1/01/2008 @ 06:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Bridget Warren - Born to some ridiculously cool people. Congratulations, Brian and Anna. ∞

Social networking: Quietly being subsumed by your everyday apps | Between the Lines | ZDNet.com

1/01/2008 @ 05:02 UTC

factoryjoe : Social networking: Quietly being subsumed by your everyday apps | Between the Lines | ZDNet.com - "The future of social networking is coming into focus and it looks like Facebook-ish features will be increasingly be integrated into your everyday applications." Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: diso, socia

Is a Better Digital Music Mouse Trap the Answer to Plunging CD Sales?

1/01/2008 @ 05:01 UTC

factoryjoe : Is a Better Digital Music Mouse Trap the Answer to Plunging CD Sales? - "An article from Billboard this morning highlights a few new features that digital downloaders can expect with their purchases in 2008, which could further accelerate the shift away from CDs. The article notes that Warner Music Group has

HDR photos with the GIMP - Instructables - DIY, How To, art, tech, diy

1/01/2008 @ 05:01 UTC

jcgregorio : HDR photos with the GIMP - Instructables - DIY, How To, art, tech, diy

perl.com: Programming is Hard, Let's Go Scripting...

1/01/2008 @ 04:02 UTC

jcgregorio : perl.com: Programming is Hard, Let's Go Scripting...

You Got Punk’d: An Open Letter to American Parents | Taylor the Teacher

1/01/2008 @ 04:01 UTC

adamrg : You Got Punk’d: An Open Letter to American Parents | Taylor the Teacher

Perl.com: Programming is Hard, Let's Go Scripting...

1/01/2008 @ 03:02 UTC

jcgregorio : Perl.com: Programming is Hard, Let's Go Scripting... - I think the field of computation as a whole is moving more toward the kinds of decisions that are better made by swarms of insects or schools of fish, where no single individual is in control, but the swarm as a whole has emergent behaviors that are someh

The Best Xmas Gift ever - “Xtina tweets? comic book at sdTechGirl

1/01/2008 @ 02:01 UTC

factoryjoe : The Best Xmas Gift ever - “Xtina tweets? comic book at sdTechGirl - OMG, so awesome! A comic book based on Tweets! Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: twitter, comic book, gift, christmas

Open Media Web: Online Music - ReadWriteWeb

1/01/2008 @ 02:01 UTC

factoryjoe : Open Media Web: Online Music - ReadWriteWeb - An interesting new online video series, called Open Media Web, debuted today. The first episode is an interview with Yahoo's Lucas Gonze - who created music playlisting ... Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: No

Apple Keynote Index Fund

1/01/2008 @ 02:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Apple Keynote Index Fund - Matt Haughey finds out the returns for day trading AAPL during the last ten keynotes

The Airport Security Follies - Jet Lagged - Air Travel - Opinion - New York Times Blog

1/01/2008 @ 01:00 UTC

gleuschk : The Airport Security Follies - Jet Lagged - Air Travel - Opinion - New York Times Blog - we’ve gotten exactly the system we deserve

One Prediction for 2008: Site-Specific Browsers

1/01/2008 @ 00:01 UTC

factoryjoe : One Prediction for 2008: Site-Specific Browsers - Interesting thoughts on Site-Specific Browsers and security. Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: Site-Specific Browsers, security

seven for 2007 | varnelis.net

1/01/2008 @ 00:01 UTC

factoryjoe : seven for 2007 | varnelis.net - "But in this interesting post, Chris Messina suggests that there's something disappointing about this situation. Messina, an advocate of web-based applications, suggests that the iPhone could have been the first real web-driven platform.

Keep the byte.: 2008 Web Predictions

1/01/2008 @ 00:01 UTC

factoryjoe : Keep the byte.: 2008 Web Predictions - "A few solutions were presented during 2007 - Facebook apps and OpenSocial to name two. They - and others still to come - will shift how developers will create web sites/applications. Plug your app directly into a social environment - fo

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