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There is a lot more to hash functions than what they teach you in school

20/02/2008 @ 22:01 UTC

joshua : There is a lot more to hash functions than what they teach you in school - short summary of newer hash functions

jQuery date picker

20/02/2008 @ 22:00 UTC

jonhicks : jQuery date picker

Richard Rutter : jQuery date input - 250 lines of code. Simple but good.

(Speaking in favor of) Redundancy, Inefficiency, Extravagance, and Waste.

20/02/2008 @ 22:00 UTC

gleuschk : (Speaking in favor of) Redundancy, Inefficiency, Extravagance, and Waste. - a talk from the JMM in San Diego last January, which includes a math-poem that I like

JoAnne Growney's mathematical poetry

20/02/2008 @ 22:00 UTC

gleuschk : JoAnne Growney's mathematical poetry - doesn't include the one I read this morning in the MAA Focus

taint.org: Vote for Dustin on Saturday

20/02/2008 @ 21:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : taint.org: Vote for Dustin on Saturday - Amazing! Ireland's potential Eurovision entry treats Eurovision with precisely the seriousness it deserves. Best entry since "Guildo Horn and the Orthopedic Stockings"? #

Mathematical paintings and sculptures: Hilbert curve

20/02/2008 @ 21:00 UTC

gleuschk : Mathematical paintings and sculptures: Hilbert curve - 3-d models of space-filling curves. neato.

Abstract Mathematical Sculptures

20/02/2008 @ 21:00 UTC

gleuschk : Abstract Mathematical Sculptures - by Carlo Sequin, CS prof at Berkeley, and others

Phun - 2D physics sandbox

20/02/2008 @ 20:01 UTC

jcgregorio : Phun - 2D physics sandbox - awesome!

Lessig '08 - Change Congress.

20/02/2008 @ 20:01 UTC

Linkorama : Lessig '08 - Change Congress. - This site hosts this video to explain the launch of two exploratory projects — first, a Change Congress movement, and second, my own decision whether to run for Congress in the California 12th.

Handling More Than 12 Hours on a Plane?

20/02/2008 @ 20:01 UTC

Linkorama : Handling More Than 12 Hours on a Plane? - good tips

TileStack - the creative tool for shaping the web

20/02/2008 @ 19:01 UTC

factoryjoe : TileStack - the creative tool for shaping the web - Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: beta

AisleOne: “Grids Are Good for the Soul” Limited Edition Posters

20/02/2008 @ 19:01 UTC

Khoi Vinh : AisleOne: “Grids Are Good for the Soul” Limited Edition Posters

2008 independent games festival finalists

20/02/2008 @ 19:01 UTC

joshua : 2008 independent games festival finalists

Andy Baio : Independent Games Festival 2009 finalists announced - looking forward to Blueberry Garden and Night Game

JavaScript, abbr and Internet Explorer

20/02/2008 @ 18:01 UTC

Isofarro : JavaScript, abbr and Internet Explorer - As a follow-on to his previous investigation into acronym and abbreviation support in screen readers, Jon Gibbins tests whether the createElement hack actually works on abbr in Internet Explorer. It does!

Screen readers and abbreviations

20/02/2008 @ 18:01 UTC

Isofarro : Screen readers and abbreviations - Jon Gibbins discusses how abbreviations and acronyms are handled by screen readers, and what screen reader support for these features really means. Good all round advice and common sense. More great investigative work from accessibility experts.

Gion Fukuzumi Inn, Kyoto, Japan

20/02/2008 @ 18:00 UTC

gleuschk : Gion Fukuzumi Inn, Kyoto, Japan - modern ryokan in Kyoto

International Tourism Center of Japan

20/02/2008 @ 18:00 UTC

gleuschk : International Tourism Center of Japan - they'll make hotel/ryokan reservations for you, with minimal fuss or black-box mystery

Tokyo - City Guide

20/02/2008 @ 18:00 UTC

gleuschk : Tokyo - City Guide - bullet-point highlights

Japanese Guest Houses - Gion Fukuzumi

20/02/2008 @ 18:00 UTC

gleuschk : Japanese Guest Houses - Gion Fukuzumi - modern ryokan in Kyoto

Phun, 2D physics playground

20/02/2008 @ 18:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Phun, 2D physics playground - like a freeform Crayon Physics  [via]

joshua : Phun - a 2D physics playground

Big Retail Chains Dun Mere Suspects in Theft - WSJ.com

20/02/2008 @ 18:00 UTC

wearehugh : Big Retail Chains Dun Mere Suspects in Theft - WSJ.com - pretty soon, shopping online will actually be safer than shopping in person

Internet Love Song

20/02/2008 @ 17:01 UTC

Cameron Moll : Internet Love Song - Internet Love Song. LOL and all that. Via The Noob. [via]

plasticbag.org: On the OLPC Movement...

20/02/2008 @ 17:01 UTC

Linkorama : plasticbag.org: On the OLPC Movement... - I expect them to decry the project as (at best) utopianist folly and (at worst) some form of western naïve semi-colonial oppression. Most of these arguments make no sense to me at all.

Top-10 Application-Design Mistakes

20/02/2008 @ 17:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Top-10 Application-Design Mistakes - Top-10 Application-Design Mistakes: Jakob Nielsen's advice

Fluxbuntu

20/02/2008 @ 17:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Fluxbuntu - Fluxbuntu: a slim and fast ubuntu-based distro

Xubuntu Linux

20/02/2008 @ 17:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Xubuntu Linux - Xubuntu Linux: another slim and fast ubuntu-based distro

Webstocked

20/02/2008 @ 17:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Webstocked - “I never had a February 11, 2008. I missed my family terribly. I’m calling New Zealand ‘earth concentrate’, where a two-hour drive can take you through 10 different landscapes.” ∞

plasticbag : Dan Cederholm expresses his joy at having been invited to Webstock in New Zealand - I have to say my experience was the same. What a wonderful country, what a lovely conference and thanks everyone (particularly Sue and Tash) for looking after Cal and me!

Some stunning entries in Veerle’s poster competition

20/02/2008 @ 17:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Some stunning entries in Veerle’s poster competition - I don’t get the title, but—well, damn. Look at all the pretty. ∞

Made by Elephant - We craft User Experiences

20/02/2008 @ 14:00 UTC

jonhicks : Made by Elephant - We craft User Experiences - I thought I'd linked to Tim Van Damme's site when it launched - seems I didn't! Wonderful, site, identity, colour, everything!

Is Chat Room Addiction Real? You’d Better Believe It!

20/02/2008 @ 10:01 UTC

Isofarro : Is Chat Room Addiction Real? You’d Better Believe It! - Yahoo Live, a social video chat application, is having a surprising and life-enhancing experience for deaf people. Its probably not a planned use case, but another inspiring example of how a small idea can have such a positive impact on a community.

They’re Working on Their Own, Just Side by Side - New York Times

20/02/2008 @ 07:01 UTC

factoryjoe : They’re Working on Their Own, Just Side by Side - New York Times - Equipped with cellphones and Wi-Fi, young people who work independently are banding together in shared spaces. Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: coworking, citizen space

Shared work spaces a wave of the future

20/02/2008 @ 07:01 UTC

factoryjoe : Shared work spaces a wave of the future - Great write up of coworking in San Francisco! Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: coworking, sandbox suites, san francisco, citizen space

Mark Bernstein: Testing built-in templates

20/02/2008 @ 07:00 UTC

deusx : Mark Bernstein: Testing built-in templates - "We're experimenting with a new Tinderbox feature that lets you bake your export templates into your Tinderbox document, instead of carrying them along in a separate folder."

Greasekit and user style-sheets

20/02/2008 @ 07:00 UTC

deusx : Greasekit and user style-sheets - "No doubt this is an extremely subjective thing... but I really much prefer having a small fixed point and set colors for text and its background when reading websites with large chunks of text."

"Stern dangled the possibility that the nudes would be displayed only in a museum or as part of h...

20/02/2008 @ 05:02 UTC

Greg Storey : "Stern dangled the possibility that the nudes would be displayed only in a museum or as part of his book and that the tamer shots would go to New York." - Somehow I think Lindsay knew exactly what she was doing.

Of All the Hurdles to a Merger, View on Technology Is the Highest

20/02/2008 @ 05:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Of All the Hurdles to a Merger, View on Technology Is the Highest - Of All the Hurdles to a Merger, View on Technology Is the Highest: "Yahoo has been an extensive contributor and has built its internal computing platform almost entirely from open source."

Layoffs 3.0: One week out & getting organized

20/02/2008 @ 05:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Layoffs 3.0: One week out & getting organized - Layoffs 3.0: One week out & getting organized: "Layoffs are an amazing focusing device, a means to both ask yourself what your greatest strengths are, and where you'd like to apply them."

Joe Zawodny Images The Moon

20/02/2008 @ 05:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Joe Zawodny Images The Moon - Joe Zawodny Images The Moon: my uncle is kicking some astrophotography ass these days...

Reaching for the Sky Through The Compute Clouds

20/02/2008 @ 05:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Reaching for the Sky Through The Compute Clouds - Reaching for the Sky Through The Compute Clouds: a decent look at cloud vs. traditional "local" computing

The Soul of the Sims

20/02/2008 @ 05:00 UTC

Andy Baio : The Soul of the Sims - Will Wright's prototype code from 1997

tarpipe

20/02/2008 @ 04:01 UTC

factoryjoe : tarpipe - tarpipe is a publishing mediation and distribution platform that will simplify regular upload activities: * Publishing content to multiple Web locations * Combining different media into a single blog post or article * Transforming docum

#85 (Custom Ranges) - httpbis - Trac

20/02/2008 @ 04:01 UTC

jcgregorio : #85 (Custom Ranges) - httpbis - Trac - "Either flesh out how to define and use custom ranges, or remove them from the spec."

Venture Capital Wear

20/02/2008 @ 04:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : Venture Capital Wear - T-shirts for VCs. "Not Even Powerpoint Can Save You Now" [via#

Perry Bible Fellowship creator retiring weekly comic strip

20/02/2008 @ 04:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Perry Bible Fellowship creator retiring weekly comic strip - switching to periodic updates, which makes more sense for a cartoon like his

TV movement map

20/02/2008 @ 03:01 UTC

nelson : TV movement map - Beautiful visualization of a family watching TV together

Torontoist on Obay, mysterious billboard campaign

20/02/2008 @ 03:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Torontoist on Obay, mysterious billboard campaign - good research into this cleverly-designed viral campaign

BME interviews man who deliberately amputated his right hand

20/02/2008 @ 03:00 UTC

Andy Baio : BME interviews man who deliberately amputated his right hand - he felt it was a birth defect, so staged an accident with a power tool  [via]

Changes

20/02/2008 @ 02:01 UTC

43folders : Changes

Airport Security ftw! [photo]

20/02/2008 @ 02:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Airport Security ftw! [photo] - Airport Security ftw! [photo]: "I saw this in an airport a couple weeks ago. Sweet." Heh.

HP's UMPC 2133 revealed

20/02/2008 @ 02:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : HP's UMPC 2133 revealed - HP's UMPC 2133 revealed: specs, please?

EeeUser.com

20/02/2008 @ 02:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : EeeUser.com - EeeUser.com: Unofficial ASUS Eee PC EeePC 701 Blog Forum Wiki Community

mmb : EeeUser.com » ASUS Eee PC 701, Eee PC 900 Blog Forum Wiki Community - EeeUser.com » ASUS Eee PC 701, Eee PC 900 Blog Forum Wiki Community

Comcast Cheating On Bandwidth Testing?

20/02/2008 @ 02:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Comcast Cheating On Bandwidth Testing? - Comcast Cheating On Bandwidth Testing?: discussion of comcast's powerboost "technology" and why bw measurement is harder

iPhone Alphabet Wallpapers | i love typography, the typography blog

20/02/2008 @ 01:01 UTC

factoryjoe : iPhone Alphabet Wallpapers | i love typography, the typography blog - Some more iPhone wallpapers for the alphabetically inclined. Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: iphone, typography, wallpaper

007/366 - Rice cakes HDR on Flickr - Photo Sharing!

20/02/2008 @ 01:00 UTC

wearehugh : 007/366 - Rice cakes HDR on Flickr - Photo Sharing! - linked solely for the mental conversation

MIT’s Patrick Winston on How to Speak

20/02/2008 @ 00:01 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : MIT’s Patrick Winston on How to Speak - I should probably watch this a few dozen more times before my next speaking engagement. Some brilliant tips in here. ∞

jcgregorio : Patrick Winston - How to Speak | overstated

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