Monkeypatching is Destroying Ruby

25/02/2008 @ 23:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Monkeypatching is Destroying Ruby - Monkeypatching is Destroying Ruby: "I believe the term first arose in the Python community, as a derogatory term for a practice which that community tended to frown on. The Ruby community, on the other hand, has embraced the term and the practice wit

Simon Willison : Monkeypatching is Destroying Ruby - Monkeypatching is Destroying Ruby. Deliberately provocative title, but makes a well considered case for restrained use of monkey patching in Ruby. Cultural norms around monkey patching seem to me to be one of the core differences between the Ruby and Py [via]

Free! Why $0.00 Is the Future of Business

25/02/2008 @ 22:01 UTC

Linkorama : Free! Why $0.00 Is the Future of Business - Over the past decade, however, a different sort of free has emerged. The new model is based not on cross-subsidies — the shifting of costs from one product to another — but on the fact that the cost of products themselves is falling fast.

The Pulse of Open Source

25/02/2008 @ 22:01 UTC

Linkorama : The Pulse of Open Source - Welcome to The Pulse of Open Source. This is the stream of collective consciousness from the open source community on Twitter.

I RUN [pic]

25/02/2008 @ 22:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : I RUN [pic] - I RUN [pic]: heh

THIS wuz BAD idea! [pic]

25/02/2008 @ 22:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : THIS wuz BAD idea! [pic] - THIS wuz BAD idea! [pic]: heh

Official Google Blog: Our secret sauce

25/02/2008 @ 22:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Official Google Blog: Our secret sauce - Official Google Blog: Our secret sauce: basically, "we're better because we're better..." that's a bit odd

Final Thoughts on SSD and MySQL AKA Battleship Spinn3r

25/02/2008 @ 22:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Final Thoughts on SSD and MySQL AKA Battleship Spinn3r - Final Thoughts on SSD and MySQL AKA Battleship Spinn3r: Kevin has good luck with MySQL on properly tuned SSDs

LiveBlogging Jerry Yang and Sue Decker At IAB Conference

25/02/2008 @ 22:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : LiveBlogging Jerry Yang and Sue Decker At IAB Conference - LiveBlogging Jerry Yang and Sue Decker At IAB Conference: 'Yang alludes again to open platform for Yahoo....but gives no details. Mentions "social aspect" - namechecks the social graph, says it's still early.'

Yahoo: Living up to the talk on Hadoop

25/02/2008 @ 22:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Yahoo: Living up to the talk on Hadoop - Yahoo: Living up to the talk on Hadoop: yup

Developing RESTful Web Services in Perl

25/02/2008 @ 22:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Developing RESTful Web Services in Perl - Developing RESTful Web Services in Perl: I should to more than simply skim this article...

Jeff Barr’s Blog » When Mom's Away...

25/02/2008 @ 22:00 UTC

wearehugh : Jeff Barr’s Blog » When Mom's Away...

Russell Chaise :: Rooms To Go - Chaises

25/02/2008 @ 22:00 UTC

wearehugh : Russell Chaise :: Rooms To Go - Chaises - sat in this over the weekend; it is insanely comfortable.

Cool/Interesting videos (similar to TED.com) on the Internet?

25/02/2008 @ 21:01 UTC

joshua : Cool/Interesting videos (similar to TED.com) on the Internet?

thread on contractor materials

25/02/2008 @ 21:01 UTC

joshua : thread on contractor materials

Git - SVN Crash Course

25/02/2008 @ 21:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : Git - SVN Crash Course - Bookmarking this, since work has just started creating an officially sanctioned SVN repository, so it's clearly time for me to start using a more esoteric source-control package. [via#

joshua : Git - SVN Crash Course

Word Aligned

25/02/2008 @ 21:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : Word Aligned - Excellent geekyblog recommended to me by a co-worker. Interesting articles, which delve into algorithms and some of the guts of Python I never consider. [via#

Ajaxian » Facebook Style Input Box

25/02/2008 @ 21:01 UTC

deusx : Ajaxian » Facebook Style Input Box - "If you used Facebook on a regularly basis, you’ve probably come across their cool autocomplete method of adding multiple recipients to messages."

How to type proper quotes, dashes, and whatnot in OS X

25/02/2008 @ 21:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : How to type proper quotes, dashes, and whatnot in OS X -

The SXSW Diet

25/02/2008 @ 21:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : The SXSW Diet - “Man is a fallen creature and the devil weaves endless snares.? ∞

Boomshine

25/02/2008 @ 21:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Boomshine - Painfully addictive little Flash game. Fun, though. (Via Gedeon.) ∞

WaSP Round Table: IE8’s Default Version Targeting Behavior

25/02/2008 @ 21:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : WaSP Round Table: IE8’s Default Version Targeting Behavior - Wish this had been available on Day 1 of the whole X-UA-Compatible mess. ∞

Han Solo in Carbonite. IN A DESK.

25/02/2008 @ 21:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Han Solo in Carbonite. IN A DESK. - I now have a reason to live. ∞

deusx : Han Carbonite FURNITURE - a custom desk from TSD! - The RPF - "I created several designs and eventually hit upon the idea of using a Han in carbonite as the top of an combination desk and art piece. "

37signals is one hell of a profitable business

25/02/2008 @ 21:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : 37signals is one hell of a profitable business - Jed crunches some numbers, and Jason Fried rolls up a few C-notes to smoke. ∞

I Drink Your Milkshake!

25/02/2008 @ 21:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : I Drink Your Milkshake! - Goodness me, SNL actually produced a funny. Who knew. ∞

A few handy Firefox shortcuts

25/02/2008 @ 21:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : A few handy Firefox shortcuts - Some of these are pretty damned practical. ∞

Luis Villa’s Blog / shaver asks some interesting questions about Microsoft and legal liability

25/02/2008 @ 21:00 UTC

wearehugh : Luis Villa’s Blog / shaver asks some interesting questions about Microsoft and legal liability - basically, microsoft is either full of shit or has insanely incompetent lawyers. dunno about you, but i'm leaning towards "full of shit."

The Finance Buff: Restricted Stock Units (RSU) Sales and Tax Reporting

25/02/2008 @ 21:00 UTC

wearehugh : The Finance Buff: Restricted Stock Units (RSU) Sales and Tax Reporting - pretty sure i will have this "problem" next year

Granny Smith

25/02/2008 @ 20:01 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : Granny Smith

keming

25/02/2008 @ 19:01 UTC

nelson : keming - Funny typography joke

Hadoop + EC2 + S3 = NYT PDF

25/02/2008 @ 19:01 UTC

nelson : Hadoop + EC2 + S3 = NYT PDF - Nice breakdown of how to use cloud computing services to do a large scale rendering job

GDC Roundup

25/02/2008 @ 19:01 UTC

nelson : GDC Roundup - As usual, Ryan does a great job summarizing the trends at the big game developers conference

Google / MySpace bad deal?

25/02/2008 @ 19:01 UTC

nelson : Google / MySpace bad deal? - Missed this in Feb 1; Google's aggressive deal for Myspace advertising is apparently not working out

Talking Points Memo becames first blogger to win Polk Award

25/02/2008 @ 18:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Talking Points Memo becames first blogger to win Polk Award - too bad the Pulitzer excludes independent journalism outside of newspapers, online or off

xrdp

25/02/2008 @ 17:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : xrdp - xrdp: An open source remote desktop protocol(rdp) server.

Star Wars according to a 3 year old. [video]

25/02/2008 @ 17:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Star Wars according to a 3 year old. [video] - Star Wars according to a 3 year old. [video]: heh... not bad!

The Browser Choices We Make - Bits - Technology - New York Times Blog

25/02/2008 @ 09:01 UTC

factoryjoe : The Browser Choices We Make - Bits - Technology - New York Times Blog - Question about the browsers we use. Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: firefox, browsers, spread firefox

Process of Change : Facebook will someday fade, will you?

25/02/2008 @ 09:01 UTC

factoryjoe : Process of Change : Facebook will someday fade, will you? - "I don't think the time is far off now when the majority realize that the only reasonable way of creating and maintaining an online presence, or persona, or multiple personas, will be on properties you own and control to the greatest ext

'Coworking,' a cooperative for the modern age - International Herald Tribune

25/02/2008 @ 09:01 UTC

factoryjoe : 'Coworking,' a cooperative for the modern age - International Herald Tribune - 'Coworking,' a cooperative for the modern age Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: coworking, citizen space, hat factory

On the Internet, Everyone Can Hear You Complain - New York Times

25/02/2008 @ 09:01 UTC

factoryjoe : On the Internet, Everyone Can Hear You Complain - New York Times - A San Francisco start-up called Get Satisfaction is the latest online ombudsman to try to mediate customer service complaints. Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: getsatisfaction, thor muller, lane becker

Adobe Blurs Line Between PC and Web - New York Times

25/02/2008 @ 09:01 UTC

factoryjoe : Adobe Blurs Line Between PC and Web - New York Times - A software developer has created a new system that will power potentially tens of thousands of applications that merge the Internet and the PC. Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: adobe, air, site-specific browse

DIGITALTANG - Forumwarz - Profiles

25/02/2008 @ 08:00 UTC

deusx : DIGITALTANG - Forumwarz - Profiles

Wait till I come! » Blog Archive » SEO and Accessibility - a talk

25/02/2008 @ 08:00 UTC

deusx : Wait till I come! » Blog Archive » SEO and Accessibility - a talk - "Here is a talk I just gave at an internal SEO conference about the overlap of SEO and Accessibility."

Matt Legend Gemmell – MGTwitterEngine - Twitter from Cocoa

25/02/2008 @ 08:00 UTC

deusx : Matt Legend Gemmell – MGTwitterEngine - Twitter from Cocoa - "Ever wanted to integrate Twitter support into your Cocoa app? I know I did. Enter MGTwitterEngine, available as always from my Cocoa Source Code page."

ASCII by Jason Scott: The Feelies

25/02/2008 @ 08:00 UTC

deusx : ASCII by Jason Scott: The Feelies - "Trying to imagine how much it cost to put together this collection of oddly-shaped items, bound by a string, means you really get a sense for how out of this world this thing was."

The Next Slum?

25/02/2008 @ 06:01 UTC

jcgregorio : The Next Slum? - "The subprime crisis is just the tip of the iceberg. Fundamental changes in American life may turn today’s McMansions into tomorrow’s tenements." The title is over the top, the rest of the article is good.

The New York Philharmonic will play in North Korea this Tuesday.

25/02/2008 @ 05:01 UTC

Greg Storey : The New York Philharmonic will play in North Korea this Tuesday. - Where military threats fail, perhaps the arts can help.

FastBit: An Efficient Compressed Bitmap Index Technology

25/02/2008 @ 04:02 UTC

joshua : FastBit: An Efficient Compressed Bitmap Index Technology

Panasonic Youth – Learn Git 10 Different Ways

25/02/2008 @ 04:02 UTC

joshua : Panasonic Youth – Learn Git 10 Different Ways - i have the feeling lately that i should learn git

Thoughts On Choosing Board Members

25/02/2008 @ 04:02 UTC

Linkorama : Thoughts On Choosing Board Members - damn good ones

Phidgets Inc. - Unique and Easy to Use USB Interfaces

25/02/2008 @ 03:01 UTC

joshua : Phidgets Inc. - Unique and Easy to Use USB Interfaces

Ajaxian » Nintendo relaunches with Dojo, Mootools, and more

25/02/2008 @ 03:01 UTC

deusx : Ajaxian » Nintendo relaunches with Dojo, Mootools, and more - "Nintendo.com has relaunched, and a view source shows you that it now sports Dojo, Mootools, and much more script."

PicLens | Immersive Slideshows Across the Web

25/02/2008 @ 02:01 UTC

Linkorama : PicLens | Immersive Slideshows Across the Web - PicLens instantly transforms your browser into a full-screen, 3D experience for viewing images on the web. Photos will come to life via a cinematic presentation that goes well beyond the confines of the traditional browser window. With PicLens, browsing a

joshua : PicLens | Immersive Views Across the Web

Very cool optical illusion

25/02/2008 @ 00:01 UTC

adamrg : Very cool optical illusion

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