Hollywood Goes Too Far to Protect Content - Seeking Alpha

4/01/2008 @ 23:01 UTC

factoryjoe : Hollywood Goes Too Far to Protect Content - Seeking Alpha - Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: drm

Peter Merholz Reviews “Tilt: The Battle to Save Pinball”

4/01/2008 @ 23:01 UTC

Khoi Vinh : Peter Merholz Reviews “Tilt: The Battle to Save Pinball” - A thoughtful write-up of a little-seen documentary I wrote about last July.

ZSFA -- Ragel State Charts

4/01/2008 @ 23:01 UTC

joshua : ZSFA -- Ragel State Charts - and a bit on utu, which appears to be a distributed hate network

Ragel State Machine Compiler

4/01/2008 @ 23:01 UTC

joshua : Ragel State Machine Compiler

Engaging Skills

4/01/2008 @ 23:01 UTC

Linkorama : Engaging Skills - 70% of the people surveyed indicated that they only use 15-20% of their skills in the current role.

Kinoma - Kinoma Player Product Information

4/01/2008 @ 23:00 UTC

deusx : Kinoma - Kinoma Player Product Information - "With support for all the most popular streaming audio and video formats - including MP3, MPEG-4, Windows Media 9, RTSP, and Flash Video - you'll see and hear more internet streams with Kinoma Player 4 EX than any other Palm media player."

Lock up the Aids.

4/01/2008 @ 22:01 UTC

Greg Storey : Lock up the Aids. - Huckabee makes Shrub look like a saint.

Helvetibag.

4/01/2008 @ 22:01 UTC

Greg Storey : Helvetibag. - Look what FedEx brung meh.

Erbert & Gerbert’s Human Flipbook

4/01/2008 @ 21:01 UTC

Khoi Vinh : Erbert & Gerbert’s Human Flipbook

Scientists to make cows fart like kangaroos - Boing Boing

4/01/2008 @ 21:00 UTC

wearehugh : Scientists to make cows fart like kangaroos - Boing Boing - best boingboing headline ever

deusx : Scientists to make cows fart like kangaroos - "scientists in Australia are going to transfer intestinal bacteria of kangaroos into cattle and see what happens."

Interactions Magazine Relaunches

4/01/2008 @ 20:01 UTC

Khoi Vinh : Interactions Magazine Relaunches - Looks promising, but they’re only offering excerpts from the printed magazine.

Star Wars remake from 1977.

4/01/2008 @ 19:02 UTC

Greg Storey : Star Wars remake from 1977. - All shot on glorious Super 8.

Signage Systems and Information Graphics.

4/01/2008 @ 19:01 UTC

Greg Storey : Signage Systems and Information Graphics. - I have it on good authority that this is an amazing book. Just ordered it myself.

Video: Kirby Ferguson on shrinking attention spans

4/01/2008 @ 19:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Video: Kirby Ferguson on shrinking attention spans - tl;dw

Ethan Marcotte : Passive resistance, like Gandhi - Pretty clever stu—OH LOOK A BIRD. (Via Waxy.) ∞ [via]

Game Innovation Database

4/01/2008 @ 19:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Game Innovation Database - like Ishkur's Guide to Electronic Music, a tremendous resource in an awkward Flash interface  [via]

open...: Open Source: A Question of Metrics

4/01/2008 @ 18:02 UTC

factoryjoe : open...: Open Source: A Question of Metrics - "That's why free software works: you take some code and improve it - making it faster, more compact, less buggy - or, ideally, all three. It's why collaborative novels and symphonies rarely work. There's no clear way to improve on what's

Morethanseven » Things to entertain us in 2008

4/01/2008 @ 18:02 UTC

factoryjoe : Morethanseven » Things to entertain us in 2008 - "A few people have already waxed lyrical about Site Specific Browsers and after trying out Prism for a few weeks I can say I really like the idea. Their are a couple of teething problems, both with the idea and the current implementation

TM Themes

4/01/2008 @ 18:02 UTC

factoryjoe : TM Themes - Your #1 Free Resource for TextMate Themes! Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: textmate, themes

Scott Kveton · URL’s are people too … and service end-points

4/01/2008 @ 18:02 UTC

factoryjoe : Scott Kveton · URL’s are people too … and service end-points - "If I can prove that I own the URL (and guess what, its actually me and I’m a person) now I can do all sorts of interesting things there. Put my friend list there. My activity stream. My updates. Contact information. You name it. Plug

that’s whacked » the timeliness of the Open Media Web

4/01/2008 @ 18:01 UTC

factoryjoe : that’s whacked » the timeliness of the Open Media Web - "But notice that Gonze’s message doesn’t say that content should be free. In fact, expanding upon this, I’d love to see platforms that provide canonical URLs with standards-based APIs for basic media functions and commerce, e.g. a

Spread OpenID

4/01/2008 @ 18:01 UTC

factoryjoe : Spread OpenID - A new community site promoting OpenID. Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: spreadopenid, openid

Hack the Planet: Thursday, January 3, 2008

4/01/2008 @ 18:01 UTC

factoryjoe : Hack the Planet: Thursday, January 3, 2008 - '"The data portability folks want to make it easy for you to jump from service to service. I want to make it easy for users of one service to talk to people on another service." I don't think this can be overstated. There aren't multiple

Joe Gregorio | BitWorking | Tim Bray on Ruby on Rails

4/01/2008 @ 18:01 UTC

jcgregorio : Joe Gregorio | BitWorking | Tim Bray on Ruby on Rails

Encoded Polyline Algorithm Format

4/01/2008 @ 18:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Encoded Polyline Algorithm Format - Encoded Polyline Algorithm Format. Google Maps does some pretty crazy bit mangling to create compressed versions of lat/long pairs.

nelson : Polyline encoding - Complex 5 bit ascii encoding for geographic features

Sixty seconds in the life of landing gear.

4/01/2008 @ 17:01 UTC

Greg Storey : Sixty seconds in the life of landing gear. - Please stow-away all portable electronic devices.

Auschwitz through the lens of the SS: Photos of Nazi leadership at the camp.

4/01/2008 @ 17:01 UTC

Greg Storey : Auschwitz through the lens of the SS: Photos of Nazi leadership at the camp. - An online exhibit.

Microsoft makes up for poor Live performance during the holidays.

4/01/2008 @ 17:01 UTC

Greg Storey : Microsoft makes up for poor Live performance during the holidays. - I bet Sony wishes they had this problem.

Carnegie Library Centennial Celebration Speech by Philip Church

4/01/2008 @ 17:00 UTC

gleuschk : Carnegie Library Centennial Celebration Speech by Philip Church - more of an annotated table of contents to the department web site (which could still use lots of tlc)

Chris Maggs' Firefox Tattoo

4/01/2008 @ 16:01 UTC

jonhicks : Chris Maggs' Firefox Tattoo - Apparently, there was so much colour needed, causing arm swelling, that it had to be done in 2 goes!

Django on Jython

4/01/2008 @ 14:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Django on Jython - Django on Jython. Outstanding work from Jim Baker and the Jython team: Django now runs on the modern branch of Jython, with a couple of patches and some failed doctests due to dictionary order (a problem with Django’s test suite).  [via]

The Dark Side Of The Moon

4/01/2008 @ 14:00 UTC

Simon Willison : The Dark Side Of The Moon - The Dark Side Of The Moon. Robert O’Callahan believes that Moonlight is a strategic mistake, because it gives credibility to Microsoft’s entry to a new market which they will use to “keep the competition on a treadmill?; Moonlight can also never [via]

HTTP Cache Channels

4/01/2008 @ 14:00 UTC

Simon Willison : HTTP Cache Channels - HTTP Cache Channels. Interesting extension to the HTTP caching model by Mark Nottingham: caches can be told to subscribe to an Atom feed which alerts them to cached data that has gone stale. Group invalidation is also supported.  [via]

mnot’s Web log: Cache Channels Beta

4/01/2008 @ 10:00 UTC

deusx : mnot’s Web log: Cache Channels Beta - "The default implementation uses an archived Atom feed to represent the contents of the channel, which the cache to stay in touch"

Davis Freeberg’s Digital Connection » Bad COPP No Netflix

4/01/2008 @ 08:00 UTC

wearehugh : Davis Freeberg’s Digital Connection » Bad COPP No Netflix - no sympathy. none. go fuck yourself. oh wait, you already did.

Hofbrauhaus Catastrophe on Flickr - Photo Sharing!

4/01/2008 @ 06:00 UTC

Rod Begbie : Hofbrauhaus Catastrophe on Flickr - Photo Sharing! - Fantastic photo. Described in Reddit comments as "Beerkakke" [via#

Scala Will Do

4/01/2008 @ 05:02 UTC

jcgregorio : Scala Will Do - I give this fad 3 weeks.

Flash: Cursor*10

4/01/2008 @ 05:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Flash: Cursor*10 - ingenious game trains you to solve puzzles with multiple versions of yourself  [via]

Rod Begbie : Cursor*10 (nekogames) - Fun flash game where how you play now defines how well you do on subsequent rounds. [via#

joshua : Cursor*10 - cooperate with your self -- totally briiliant

Is the Horde Evil? | inactive banana

4/01/2008 @ 04:01 UTC

deusx : Is the Horde Evil? | inactive banana - "If ... player actions are reflective of the player’s personal views and morale, we must concede that a significantly larger number of Alliance players finds enjoyment in inflicting grief and inhibiting player enjoyment and progression than Horde&q

How Iowa Democrats select their delegates.

4/01/2008 @ 02:02 UTC

Greg Storey : How Iowa Democrats select their delegates. - This looks cool, maybe it's time to move to Iowa.

CNN has live video from the Iowa caucus.

4/01/2008 @ 02:01 UTC

Greg Storey : CNN has live video from the Iowa caucus. - Bring a snack and a drink and watch the grass grow.

rear view mirror

4/01/2008 @ 02:01 UTC

adamrg : rear view mirror - Reflections on the role of the automobile in the American identity.

Scanlation of Shintaro Kago's "Labyrinth"

4/01/2008 @ 02:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Scanlation of Shintaro Kago's "Labyrinth" - NSFW comic about mazes, his work is often grotesque but some of the best comics I've seen  [via]

Dynamic traffic simulation

4/01/2008 @ 01:01 UTC

jcgregorio : Dynamic traffic simulation

YouTube - Turbo Boost Tribute

4/01/2008 @ 01:01 UTC

deusx : YouTube - Turbo Boost Tribute - "This Video includes almost all Turbo Boosts of the series!! "

Blog by Email « WordPress Codex

4/01/2008 @ 01:00 UTC

deusx : Blog by Email « WordPress Codex - "Set up a cron job to periodically view http://example.com/installdir/wp-mail.php using a command-line HTTP agent like wget, curl or GET."

Syracuse University Math Faculty Timeline (pdf)

4/01/2008 @ 01:00 UTC

gleuschk : Syracuse University Math Faculty Timeline (pdf) - very cool. hi mom!

Horsepower: An Exhibition by Students from The School of Visual Arts

4/01/2008 @ 00:01 UTC

Khoi Vinh : Horsepower: An Exhibition by Students from The School of Visual Arts - Students from the school’s three-dimensional design program imagine the world without oil. Exhibition begins 02 Feb.

dishola: dish-for-dish food drive

4/01/2008 @ 00:01 UTC

cobra libre : dishola: dish-for-dish food drive - For every yummy dish that you review on dishola until January 15, they'll donate a meal to Meals on Wheels. #

Why Math is Important, by Chuck Shepherd. San Jose Mercury News, 18 December 2007.

4/01/2008 @ 00:00 UTC

gleuschk : Why Math is Important, by Chuck Shepherd. San Jose Mercury News, 18 December 2007. - an engineer had used a `minus' sign when a `plus' sign was called for). The expensive levee repairs would actually protect against flooding only 6 inches above the Katrina level.

Do not treat Flickr photo IDs as integers

4/01/2008 @ 00:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Do not treat Flickr photo IDs as integers - Do not treat Flickr photo IDs as integers. “The good news is, Flickr reached photo number 2147483647 yesterday. Go Flickr! The bad news is that number 2147483647 is the limit for signed integer data type.?  [via]

nelson : 2 billion photos is bad - Flickr rolls over 2^31 and a bunch of software breaks

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