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CoverSutra

22/02/2008 @ 23:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : CoverSutra - Got this as part of MacHeist recently, and dismissed it as "pointless eyecandy". I couldn't be more wrong -- While it is graphically-lovely, it allows for keyboard control of iTunes (including tasks like rating tracks) and is a lower-memory last.fm clien #

Reaching for the Sky Through The Compute Clouds - ReadWriteWeb

22/02/2008 @ 23:00 UTC

veen : Reaching for the Sky Through The Compute Clouds - ReadWriteWeb - "Is cloud computing a bad idea? Of course not. It is a wonderful, powerful idea. In this post, we explore the ideas behind cloud computing and argue that it will be an integral part of our future."

Installing Vista Fonts in Ubuntu

22/02/2008 @ 22:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Installing Vista Fonts in Ubuntu - Installing Vista Fonts in Ubuntu: they are, of course, not free... maybe Microsoft will finally open up here too?

Digital Identity: From Silos To Usercentric » SlideShare

22/02/2008 @ 21:02 UTC

factoryjoe : Digital Identity: From Silos To Usercentric » SlideShare - Presentation for http://cultuurlab.be/conference/ , FEb 14th. (Conference on "culture in a networked society") Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: identity, presentation

Are You a Times New Roman or a Tahoma?

22/02/2008 @ 21:01 UTC

Linkorama : Are You a Times New Roman or a Tahoma? - So, we're making a documentary about fonts. Tell us your font tales: Do you have a favourite font? One that you can't stand? Why? We want to hear from you, the font of all wisdom. (Ouch)

Overcoming data friction « Jon Udell

22/02/2008 @ 20:00 UTC

deusx : Overcoming data friction « Jon Udell - "For me, web screen-scraping provides the kind of challenge that other people get from, say, solving crossword puzzles. But it’s not the highest and best use of anyone’s time."

Hadoop gets major supporter

22/02/2008 @ 20:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Hadoop gets major supporter - Hadoop gets major supporter: "So would Microsoft stand to own a search engine that is based on an open source Java technology?"

A Google of One

22/02/2008 @ 20:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : A Google of One - A Google of One: "The pieces are all there. Now all we need is the first enterprising individual to prove it can be done."

Building the Perfect Laptop

22/02/2008 @ 19:00 UTC

veen : Building the Perfect Laptop - "We encourage [the designers] to design something that's not too real. If they stick to superreality, nothing will be fun, nothing will be new."

climbed a stair on Flickr - Photo Sharing!

22/02/2008 @ 19:00 UTC

gleuschk : climbed a stair on Flickr - Photo Sharing! - it's all downhill from here

Singed man sought after bungled arson attempt

22/02/2008 @ 18:01 UTC

Isofarro : Singed man sought after bungled arson attempt - CCTV captures a man trying to firebomb a Manchester nightclub, and end up setting himself and his bike on fire. Story and video. The video is breathtakingly funny.

Hot Topic selling design pirated from popular Threadless shirt

22/02/2008 @ 18:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Hot Topic selling design pirated from popular Threadless shirt - and a low quality ripoff, too; Jess Fink has a right to be irritated  [via]

Fan creates 3.5GB torrent of SXSW 2008 free MP3s

22/02/2008 @ 18:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Fan creates 3.5GB torrent of SXSW 2008 free MP3s - SXSW won't release a torrent this year, so Greg made one himself

Boom Blox to include Wiimote head tracking

22/02/2008 @ 18:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Boom Blox to include Wiimote head tracking - the inventor of the technique didn't get credit or money for it, but he doesn't mind

Jake and Amir getting MTV show?

22/02/2008 @ 18:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Jake and Amir getting MTV show? - if true, College Humor secured digital rights, so good news all around

Airbag readers: Save $50 off registration for An Even Apart New Orleans.

22/02/2008 @ 17:01 UTC

Greg Storey : Airbag readers: Save $50 off registration for An Even Apart New Orleans. - Use discount code AEALB. Thanks Jeffrey!

YouTube - VIVA OBAMA 2008

22/02/2008 @ 17:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : YouTube - VIVA OBAMA 2008 - Well, if a mariachi band won't bring out the "hispanic vote" in Texas, I don't know what will... [via#

Errol Morris' incredibly detailed investigation into Roger Fenton's 1855 photo "The Valley of the...

22/02/2008 @ 15:01 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : Errol Morris' incredibly detailed investigation into Roger Fenton's 1855 photo "The Valley of the Shadow of Death" - Errol Morris' incredibly detailed investigation into Roger Fenton's 1855 Crimean War photo The Valley of the Shadow of Death (1.2MB html page), part 2, part 3 [more] [via]

timoni.org

22/02/2008 @ 15:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : timoni.org - Type-happy blog makes Robot happy. Some lovely work in her portfolio, too. (Via Jeremy.) ∞ [via]

Eric Coates

22/02/2008 @ 13:01 UTC

jonhicks : Eric Coates - Documentary on the composer of the Rissington Podcast music! ;o)

Stumbi

22/02/2008 @ 13:01 UTC

jonhicks : Stumbi - A stumbleupon plugin for Safari

Veer: Products: Type: Area

22/02/2008 @ 13:01 UTC

jonhicks : Veer: Products: Type: Area

Interview with Tay Zonday on "selling out"

22/02/2008 @ 11:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Interview with Tay Zonday on "selling out" - he's eloquent, grounded, and philosophical about his fame  [via]

Clinton Seems to Surrender, Obama Graciously Accepts

22/02/2008 @ 09:01 UTC

adamrg : Clinton Seems to Surrender, Obama Graciously Accepts

Triviagasm: Set Your Bowel Disruptor To Explosive Diarrhea

22/02/2008 @ 07:00 UTC

deusx : Triviagasm: Set Your Bowel Disruptor To Explosive Diarrhea - "...most famously in Transmetropolitan, where Spider Jerusalem carries a Bowel Disruptor that operates on the brown note principle. It even has settings from "diarrhea" to "prolapse.""

Polaroid to halt production of instant film

22/02/2008 @ 06:01 UTC

cobra libre : Polaroid to halt production of instant film - Aw, fuck. #

Web Worker Daily » Archive NY Times Discovers Coworking «

22/02/2008 @ 05:01 UTC

factoryjoe : Web Worker Daily » Archive NY Times Discovers Coworking « - "To their credit, the Times manages a link to the Coworking Wiki, but they miss some other resources. If you’re seriously interested in coworking and want to go beyond their “wow, isn’t this spiffy? coverage, you’ll also want t

"For hardcore designers, "does it work?" is the one question that must be obsessed over."

22/02/2008 @ 04:01 UTC

Greg Storey : "For hardcore designers, "does it work?" is the one question that must be obsessed over." - For Ian.

Paul Giamatti is John Adams.

22/02/2008 @ 04:01 UTC

Greg Storey : Paul Giamatti is John Adams. - I won't really be happy in life until I've seen this.

robilad: The only good ones are dead ones

22/02/2008 @ 04:00 UTC

wearehugh : robilad: The only good ones are dead ones - "yet another empty promise that covers no open source developers at all"

Microsoft launches open-source charm offensive | Tech news blog - CNET News.com

22/02/2008 @ 03:02 UTC

factoryjoe : Microsoft launches open-source charm offensive | Tech news blog - CNET News.com - Company's pledges to improve openness with standards and open source recognize its antitrust legal requirements and higher market priority on interoperability, executives say. Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags:

Pornography-Desensitized Populace Demands New Orifice To Look At

22/02/2008 @ 03:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Pornography-Desensitized Populace Demands New Orifice To Look At - Pornography-Desensitized Populace Demands New Orifice To Look At: 'Jaded by the sight of what it deemed "run-of-the-mill" orifices, the nation's pornography-saturated populace released a statement Monday demanding a new bodily opening to

deusx : Pornography-Desensitized Populace Demands New Orifice To Look At | The Onion - America's Finest News Source - "At this point, staring at an anus, vagina, or beckoning mouth has become so commonplace that it is no more titillating than ogling, say, the human elbow"

Just Breathe: Building the case for Email Apnea

22/02/2008 @ 01:01 UTC

Linkorama : Just Breathe: Building the case for Email Apnea - I've just opened my email and there's nothing out of the ordinary there. It's the usual daily flood of schedule, project, travel, information, and junk mail. Then I notice...I'm holding my breath.

About Clinton's "35 Years Of Experience"

22/02/2008 @ 01:01 UTC

adamrg : About Clinton's "35 Years Of Experience"

.htaccess Editor

22/02/2008 @ 01:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : .htaccess Editor - .htaccess Editor: that could be fun to play with...

Frame from the upcoming Watchmen movie

22/02/2008 @ 01:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Frame from the upcoming Watchmen movie - I have shifted from “militantly pessimistic” to “guardedly OMGing” on this movie. Snyder, do not fuck up this film. ∞

Microsoft to World: Do as we say.

22/02/2008 @ 00:01 UTC

Isofarro : Microsoft to World: Do as we say. - Shelley Powers has a powerful response to Zeldman's continued defence of Microsoft's version switching. She notes that we are not being told the whole story. This is the problem of working behind Non Disclosure Agreements. It sucks to be Zeldman right now

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