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Robert Lang's Origami

2/01/2008 @ 23:01 UTC

joshua : Robert Lang's Origami

Market share for browsers, operating systems and search engines

2/01/2008 @ 22:01 UTC

43folders : Market share for browsers, operating systems and search engines - "Apple's market share rose 7.5% for the Mac and 33% for the iPhone in a single month."

Damien Katz: New Gig

2/01/2008 @ 22:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Damien Katz: New Gig - Damien Katz: New Gig. IBM have employed Damien Katz to work full time on CouchDB. The work will be under the Apache license with the ASF owning the copyright.

Jeremy Zawodny : Damien Katz: New Gig - Damien Katz: New Gig: "I've accepted a permanent, full-time job with IBM. My primary duties are (drumroll....) CouchDB!"

Garrett's common writing mistakes.

2/01/2008 @ 21:01 UTC

Greg Storey : Garrett's common writing mistakes. - Read. Learn.

36 Exposures.

2/01/2008 @ 20:01 UTC

Greg Storey : 36 Exposures. - A competition in analog photography.

Persepolis.

2/01/2008 @ 20:01 UTC

Greg Storey : Persepolis. - More please.

An Event Apart: New Orleans.

2/01/2008 @ 20:01 UTC

Greg Storey : An Event Apart: New Orleans. - Free gumbo with each registration!

Time magazine's best websites of 2007.

2/01/2008 @ 19:02 UTC

Greg Storey : Time magazine's best websites of 2007. - The Webbies are dead. Long live the Webbies.

How do I get this on my Amazon Wishlist?

2/01/2008 @ 19:02 UTC

Greg Storey : How do I get this on my Amazon Wishlist? - I want mine in 1930's khaki please, I'll provide the logo as an EPS file.

ZSFA -- Rails Is A Ghetto (2007-12-31)

2/01/2008 @ 19:02 UTC

jcgregorio : ZSFA -- Rails Is A Ghetto (2007-12-31) - Notice how it took me a few seconds to reply. This one single statement basically means that we all got duped. The main Rails application that DHH created required restarting ~400 times/day.

Twitter Stats

2/01/2008 @ 19:01 UTC

Linkorama : Twitter Stats - This is a totally ugly engine to produce some stats from your Twitter feed and present them with the Google Charts API, including Tweets per hour of the day, total Tweets per day/month, top @replies and top overall @s.

Celestron Digital Microscope Rocks

2/01/2008 @ 19:01 UTC

Linkorama : Celestron Digital Microscope Rocks - Digital Screen and 2-Megapixel Camera

Omnidirectional (or public, or broadcast) identity

2/01/2008 @ 19:01 UTC

Linkorama : Omnidirectional (or public, or broadcast) identity - The idea is that your identity, or identity in general, can have different audiences. An omnidirectional identifier is something you use for being recognized by everybody. So if you go to the Verisign website, using HTTPS, their certificate declares their

Sandy, remind me

2/01/2008 @ 19:01 UTC

Linkorama : Sandy, remind me - You ask Sandy for help via email or SMS, sending her a short message like "Sandy, remind me at 9 am tomorrow to call Mike." Previously, that reminder would be sent to you via your pre-set mechanism (mail or sms.) Now, you can add "@sms,&quo

43folders : Sandy, remind me about that New Year's resolution @sms

Something has to be severely wrong with this survey

2/01/2008 @ 18:01 UTC

Greg Storey : Something has to be severely wrong with this survey - or they asked children in Pakistan to respond.

Stonewalled by the C.I.A. - New York Times

2/01/2008 @ 16:01 UTC

jcgregorio : Stonewalled by the C.I.A. - New York Times - Thomas H. Kean and Lee H. Hamilton served as chairman and vice chairman, respectively, of the 9/11 commission.

What’s Your Consumption Factor? - New York Times

2/01/2008 @ 16:01 UTC

jcgregorio : What’s Your Consumption Factor? - New York Times - ...because living standards are not tightly coupled to consumption rates. Much American consumption is wasteful and contributes little or nothing to quality of life. For example, per capita oil consumption in Western Europe is about half of ours...

Reason Magazine - Secrets of Weight Loss Revealed!

2/01/2008 @ 15:01 UTC

43folders : Reason Magazine - Secrets of Weight Loss Revealed! - "Instead of asking what the government should do about our flab, these books leave us alone with our bathroom scales to weigh the question for ourselves." via http://www.aldaily.com/

Rod Begbie : Reason Magazine - Secrets of Weight Loss Revealed! - Further fuel for my belief that diets are a shitty way to lose weight, and sensible long-term life changes are the only way to do it correctly. (Not for nothing have I gained 30lbs since starting driving to work each day, instead of having to walk a mile [via#

TXP Plugins!: Plugins | Plugins

2/01/2008 @ 13:01 UTC

jonhicks : TXP Plugins!: Plugins | Plugins

T.26 Digital Type Foundry | Fonts : Ultrafat

2/01/2008 @ 12:00 UTC

jonhicks : T.26 Digital Type Foundry | Fonts : Ultrafat

Web Playgrounds of the Very Young - New York Times

2/01/2008 @ 08:01 UTC

joshua : Web Playgrounds of the Very Young - New York Times - on mmos for kids

Death Bed: The Bed That Eats.

2/01/2008 @ 07:01 UTC

Greg Storey : Death Bed: The Bed That Eats. - Oswalt wasn't kidding.

What's the big deal with Blade Runner?

2/01/2008 @ 07:01 UTC

Greg Storey : What's the big deal with Blade Runner? - Uh, hello?! Did you not see the airships?!

Best Freeware Games of '07

2/01/2008 @ 07:01 UTC

joshua : Best Freeware Games of '07

Andy Baio : Best freeware games of 2007 - quirky independent games, though almost entirely PC only

deusx : Best Freeware Games of '07 - 30 Categories! NOW MOST VIEWED THREAD ON TIGSOURCE! - "As the year comes to a close, I decided that I would make a list of the best freeware games released THIS year"

Milo Vermeulen : Best Freeware Games of '07 [via]

Lucida Hybrid: The ‘Grande’ Alternative : SixThings

2/01/2008 @ 06:01 UTC

factoryjoe : Lucida Hybrid: The ‘Grande’ Alternative : SixThings - "Lucida Grande is such a nice font to use in websites, but because it doesn’t come standard with Windows, we turn to Lucida Sans Unicode and Lucida Sans to make sure users get a similar look. Unfortunately, both typefaces have imperfec

air carrier and general aviation pilot surveys as part of the NASA National Aviation Operational ...

2/01/2008 @ 06:01 UTC

joshua : air carrier and general aviation pilot surveys as part of the NASA National Aviation Operational Monitoring Service (NAOMS) - largely redacted?

DCortesi . blog » Twitter Stats

2/01/2008 @ 06:01 UTC

adamrg : DCortesi . blog » Twitter Stats - I ran my stats earlier. Will post them shortly.

factoryjoe : DCortesi . blog » Twitter Stats - A sweet Perl script to generate stats on your use of Twitter. Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: twitter, stats

Abacus Palm Wrist Pda Made By Fossil AU5011 ! ! ! ! ! - eBay (item 220187450422 end time Jan-04...

2/01/2008 @ 06:00 UTC

deusx : Abacus Palm Wrist Pda Made By Fossil AU5011 ! ! ! ! ! - eBay (item 220187450422 end time Jan-04-08 21:58:21 PST) - I always wanted one of these - mostly in order to be a dork with a big watch that did goofy things.

Mac OS X Leopard: Leopard Simplifies Networking

2/01/2008 @ 04:02 UTC

factoryjoe : Mac OS X Leopard: Leopard Simplifies Networking - Mac OS X only: If you run any kind of server on your Mac with Leopard, you'll dig its revamped Sharing and Network System Preferences panels, which offer new features in a reorganized interface. Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details |

Remote Control: Add More Functionality to Leopard's Screen Sharing

2/01/2008 @ 04:02 UTC

factoryjoe : Remote Control: Add More Functionality to Leopard's Screen Sharing - Incredible tip on how to make the most out of Leopard's Screen Saver. Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: macosx, leopard, screensharing, tip, how-to

Exploring Python Bytecode « Thermal Noise

2/01/2008 @ 04:02 UTC

jcgregorio : Exploring Python Bytecode « Thermal Noise

PEAR :: PEPr :: Details :: URI_Template

2/01/2008 @ 04:02 UTC

jcgregorio : PEAR :: PEPr :: Details :: URI_Template - URI Templates in PHP

TOG: the mouse is always faster than the keyboard.

2/01/2008 @ 04:02 UTC

jcgregorio : TOG: the mouse is always faster than the keyboard. - Maybe it's time to finish off Apex.

Face value | The accidental innovator | Economist.com

2/01/2008 @ 02:01 UTC

factoryjoe : Face value | The accidental innovator | Economist.com - Evan Williams, the founder of Blogger and Twitter, epitomises Silicon Valley's right brain Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: twitter

Desire vs Commitment: The Viral Quadrant Graph | Dan Zarrella

2/01/2008 @ 02:01 UTC

factoryjoe : Desire vs Commitment: The Viral Quadrant Graph | Dan Zarrella - After writing a guest post on desire in social media, my mind began to wander and out came this: Memetics teaches us that ideas can be like organisms and Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: twitter, viral, mem

Bowdoin College Writing Guide

2/01/2008 @ 02:00 UTC

adamrg : Bowdoin College Writing Guide - Good insights into writing in history. I agree with the majority of this guide.

VideoDL.org

2/01/2008 @ 01:01 UTC

adamrg : VideoDL.org

Dave Gorman: Problem Solving.

2/01/2008 @ 01:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : Dave Gorman: Problem Solving. - The calendar, and all its complexity and intricacies, are sorted-out by Dave Gorman. About time too. #

A Series of Letters to the First Girl I Ever Fingered | Cracked.com

2/01/2008 @ 01:00 UTC

Rod Begbie : A Series of Letters to the First Girl I Ever Fingered | Cracked.com - by Michael Ian Black (The State, Stella, etc). "Hi! How are you? I hope this letter finds you well. I don't know if you remember me or not, but I'm the guy who fingered you at sleepaway camp." #

Year in Review: The 70 Best Lifehacks of 2007 - Lifehack.org

2/01/2008 @ 00:00 UTC

adamrg : Year in Review: The 70 Best Lifehacks of 2007 - Lifehack.org - A pretty good list of ideas to make your life function better.

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