On the American truffle initiative.

16/02/2008 @ 23:02 UTC

Greg Storey : On the American truffle initiative. - It will be the same as it is with wine, good but different.

Stupid drivers: The collection.

16/02/2008 @ 23:02 UTC

Greg Storey : Stupid drivers: The collection. - Nothing to add.

Weeklong boycott of Ebay to start on Monday.

16/02/2008 @ 23:02 UTC

Greg Storey : Weeklong boycott of Ebay to start on Monday. - Will be interesting to see if there is enough solidarity to make an online strike effective.

Six Principles for Making New Things

16/02/2008 @ 23:02 UTC

43folders : Six Principles for Making New Things - "When I first laid out these principles explicitly, I noticed something striking: this is practically a recipe for generating a contemptuous initial reaction."

dotherightthing.com » Popular Stories

16/02/2008 @ 22:01 UTC

factoryjoe : dotherightthing.com » Popular Stories - Reviews of companies doing the right thing. Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: None assigned

HotOrNot acquired for $20M.

16/02/2008 @ 22:01 UTC

Greg Storey : HotOrNot acquired for $20M. - Hot: Yes.

Crowdsourcing and Superdelegates.

16/02/2008 @ 21:02 UTC

Greg Storey : Crowdsourcing and Superdelegates. - Better known as: Dumb and Dumberer.

Olympic athletes will be allowed to blog while in China.

16/02/2008 @ 21:02 UTC

Greg Storey : Olympic athletes will be allowed to blog while in China. - However, their writing must "be confined solely to their own personal Olympic-related experience."

Atheist sees image of big bang in piece of toast

16/02/2008 @ 21:01 UTC

deusx : Atheist sees image of big bang in piece of toast - "however the direction and splatter patterns of the crumbs as well as the changing shades emanating outwards from this black hole were very clearly similar to the chaotic-dynamic non-linear patterns that one would expect following the big bang"

Demystifying Clouds

16/02/2008 @ 20:00 UTC

veen : Demystifying Clouds - "In this article, I am going to try to demystify some of the hype around utility cloud computing and focus in on the companies that are providing cloud solutions and the technology components that they are using."

Kottke's Single Serving Sites

16/02/2008 @ 20:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Kottke's Single Serving Sites - this meme is his new bicycle

Milo Vermeulen : kottke.org - examples of Single Serving Sites [via]

OTA HD demystified - Engadget HD

16/02/2008 @ 19:01 UTC

joshua : OTA HD demystified - Engadget HD

Icaro Doria: Meet the World

16/02/2008 @ 19:01 UTC

cobra libre : Icaro Doria: Meet the World - National flags as representations of quantitative information. [via#

John Resig - Most Bizarre IE Quirk

16/02/2008 @ 19:00 UTC

wearehugh : John Resig - Most Bizarre IE Quirk

Luis Villa’s Blog / why the writers demands shares of revenues instead of profits

16/02/2008 @ 19:00 UTC

wearehugh : Luis Villa’s Blog / why the writers demands shares of revenues instead of profits - because accountants are paid to make numbers lie

SSRN-Usury Law and the Christian Right: Faith Based Political Power and the Geography of the Amer...

16/02/2008 @ 19:00 UTC

wearehugh : SSRN-Usury Law and the Christian Right: Faith Based Political Power and the Geography of the American Payday Loan Regulation by Christopher Peterson, Steven Graves

"In 2008, Singularity will define Web '08."

16/02/2008 @ 18:02 UTC

Greg Storey : "In 2008, Singularity will define Web '08." - Hmm, spoken like a Microsoft marketing tool—but you go tiger! Rowr!

The rise of BRIC.

16/02/2008 @ 18:02 UTC

Greg Storey : The rise of BRIC. - How Brazil, Russia, India and China are reshaping the marketing world.

Spectral clustering rocks!

16/02/2008 @ 18:01 UTC

joshua : Spectral clustering rocks! - nice little discussion

Help rebuild Doug's library.

16/02/2008 @ 17:02 UTC

Greg Storey : Help rebuild Doug's library. - He's been through a lot lately.

Jane Fonda said "cunt"

16/02/2008 @ 17:01 UTC

nelson : Jane Fonda said "cunt" - And everyone's freaked out

deusx : Jane Fonda c-word slip shocks US | The Register - "There is no excuse for airing one of the most patently offensive words in the English language on broadcast television, especially at the breakfast hour."

POV-Ray Short Code Contest #5 Winners

16/02/2008 @ 13:01 UTC

Andy Baio : POV-Ray Short Code Contest #5 Winners - creating a ray-traced animation in only 512 characters; see the other rounds  [via]

Milo Vermeulen : POVRay Short Code Contest #5 - The animation round! [via]

programming skill / blood alcohol graph

16/02/2008 @ 08:01 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : programming skill / blood alcohol graph - (via reddit) [via]

Some Cities Are Spared the Slide in Housing - New York Times

16/02/2008 @ 07:01 UTC

jcgregorio : Some Cities Are Spared the Slide in Housing - New York Times - Exactly what I've been telling people when they ask about the real estate market in NC.

Audiosurf: Ride Your Music

16/02/2008 @ 07:00 UTC

Rod Begbie : Audiosurf: Ride Your Music - An outstandingly fun Windows game: Drive a car over coloured blocks on a track generated by an MP3 of your choosing. Pick something mellow, and you get a relaxing low-scoring game. But if you want a challenge, throw some pumping techno its way. Works v [via#

Introduction to the Social Graph API

16/02/2008 @ 05:02 UTC

factoryjoe : Introduction to the Social Graph API - Google engineer Brad Fitzpatrick gives an introduction to the Social Graph API. The Social Graph API makes information about the public connections between people more easily available. Developers can query this public information to off

Google Code Blog: IETF Applications Area Architecture Workshop

16/02/2008 @ 04:02 UTC

jcgregorio : Google Code Blog: IETF Applications Area Architecture Workshop

Mark Finkle’s Weblog » Zimbra on Prism & Other New Stuff

16/02/2008 @ 02:01 UTC

factoryjoe : Mark Finkle’s Weblog » Zimbra on Prism & Other New Stuff - Dicussion on ZImbra's use of Prism for its latest downloadable client. Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: prism, zimbra, site-specific browsers

$100M to SCO

16/02/2008 @ 02:01 UTC

nelson : $100M to SCO - Private capital bails out SCO; some new IP play?

OMG! FLOTING TEXT

16/02/2008 @ 02:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : OMG! FLOTING TEXT - OMG! FLOTING TEXT: I don't know why, but this made me literally laugh out loud today... heh

Microsoft + Yahoo: The losers

16/02/2008 @ 02:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Microsoft + Yahoo: The losers - Microsoft + Yahoo: The losers: "Because geeks who are big on LAMP and open standards are going to love working for Microsoft."

Piclens

16/02/2008 @ 01:01 UTC

Cameron Moll : Piclens - Trust me, do this.

StartupLegalandFinanceBootcamp

16/02/2008 @ 01:01 UTC

Linkorama : StartupLegalandFinanceBootcamp - StartupLegalandFinanceBootcamp is a limited seating (40 people only, we have a small space sorry) 1 day BarCamp for Silicon Valley entrepreneurs who want to learn the basics of legal and financial details of starting a new company. It also has a very lon

The Hawaii Chair - The Ellen DeGeneres Show

16/02/2008 @ 01:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : The Hawaii Chair - The Ellen DeGeneres Show - The Hawaii Chair - The Ellen DeGeneres Show: holy crap... that's a really funny video

MSConfig

16/02/2008 @ 01:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : MSConfig - MSConfig: "This tool modifies which programs run at startup, edits certain configuration files, and simplifies controls over Windows services." you learn something new every day, don't you?

Video: Merlin's New Time & Attention Talk

16/02/2008 @ 01:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Video: Merlin's New Time & Attention Talk - Video: Merlin's New Time & Attention Talk: an excellent follow-up to Inbox Zero. Merlin rocks.

Jeff Bonforte Joins Xobni as CEO

16/02/2008 @ 01:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Jeff Bonforte Joins Xobni as CEO - Jeff Bonforte Joins Xobni as CEO: congrats to Jeff on his new gig!

deusx : Xobni » Jeff Bonforte Joins Xobni as CEO - "Jeff was most recently the VP of Yahoo Messenger where he beat out AOL IM and took the #1 spot in the US. He increased Messenger revenue by 7x to over $100M."

USA Spending API Documentation

16/02/2008 @ 00:01 UTC

factoryjoe : USA Spending API Documentation - The API consists of two methods, fpds.php and faads.php, that allow access to the data to the Federal contracts and Federal assistance databases respectively. All data present on USAspending.gov is available through the API, except for p

joshua : usa spending api

FriendFeed - Usage Statistics

16/02/2008 @ 00:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : FriendFeed - Usage Statistics - FriendFeed - Usage Statistics: oh, statistical porn for my friendfeed... fun.

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