Why I’m excited about the Google Social Graph API - Bokardo

8/02/2008 @ 22:01 UTC

factoryjoe : Why I’m excited about the Google Social Graph API - Bokardo - "The truth is that Facebook, Amazon, or even Twitter never had a good glimpse of my true social network anyway. Therefore, they had an incomplete social graph. I never gave Facebook my email list, they don’t know anything about my blog

The danger of social markers made public (more on the Social Graph API) - Bokardo

8/02/2008 @ 22:01 UTC

factoryjoe : The danger of social markers made public (more on the Social Graph API) - Bokardo - 'But I’m reminded again by the age-old saying: “the best way to prevent secrets from getting out is to not have any in the first place?. As technology makes it easier to share information, it becomes harder and harder to keep any o

TorrentFreedom to offer completely anonymous and unrestricted BitTorrent

8/02/2008 @ 22:00 UTC

Andy Baio : TorrentFreedom to offer completely anonymous and unrestricted BitTorrent - built on top of OpenVPN, the pay service bypasses any firewall and keeps no identifying logs, including billing

Previously on Lost

8/02/2008 @ 22:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Previously on Lost - band recaps each episode in song  [via]

Mythbusting the ‘Google generation’ report « Jon Udell

8/02/2008 @ 21:01 UTC

jcgregorio : Mythbusting the ‘Google generation’ report « Jon Udell

the only known footage of Mark Twain

8/02/2008 @ 21:01 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : the only known footage of Mark Twain - (via cynical-c) [via]

Randy Newman, San Francisco 1972 bootleg MP3s

8/02/2008 @ 21:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Randy Newman, San Francisco 1972 bootleg MP3s - what an odd site; Singapore e-zine posts rare bootlegs weekly

BBC NEWS | Technology | Password pain looks set to ease

8/02/2008 @ 20:01 UTC

factoryjoe : BBC NEWS | Technology | Password pain looks set to ease - Users soon may need far fewer passwords to get at the online sites and services they have signed up for. Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: openid

Redoable at deanjrobinson.com

8/02/2008 @ 20:00 UTC

deusx : Redoable at deanjrobinson.com

Escape Pod » EP144: Friction

8/02/2008 @ 20:00 UTC

deusx : Escape Pod » EP144: Friction - "Gruen was on the sixty-first master, and while his wisdom had grown steadily, he had worn very little. He was incredibly well-preserved–the palms of his three-fingered hands still sported the deep, swirling ridges that had worn to nothing in most

Mike Dailly's concept art from the design of Lemmings

8/02/2008 @ 20:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Mike Dailly's concept art from the design of Lemmings - including the original animation that inspired the game; there's much more FROM DMA, too  [via]

Niall's technique for sniffing browser history to customize pages

8/02/2008 @ 20:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Niall's technique for sniffing browser history to customize pages - very clever; instead of showing 50 bookmarking site buttons, only show the ones they actually use

43folders : Sniff browser history for improved user experience - That sound you just heard? That's a couple million people scurrying to hit "Clear History." Terrific work, though, Niall -- totally clever!

Rod Begbie : Sniff browser history for improved user experience - Clever hack -- sniff a user's browser history, work out what blogreading/bookmarking/OpenID sites they use, and reduce clutter by only display options for those sites. [via#

factoryjoe : Sniff browser history for improved user experience - The social web has filled our websites with too much third-party clutter as we figure out the best way to integrate content with the favorite sites and preferences of our visitors. Intelligent websites should tune-in to the content prefe

deusx : Sniff browser history for improved user experience - "In this post I will teach you how to mine the rich treasure trove of personalization data sitting inside your visitor's browser history for deep personalization experiences."

Berkley hippies want to boot the Marines from their town.

8/02/2008 @ 19:01 UTC

Greg Storey : Berkley hippies want to boot the Marines from their town. - Reason No. 379 Why we should legalize marijuana.

The Smart Set: Body Triple - February 8

8/02/2008 @ 19:01 UTC

43folders : The Smart Set: Body Triple - February 8 - "But can you create a 'star' who delivers all those things without actually binding the star's identity to one specific person?"

The writers strike is over?

8/02/2008 @ 18:02 UTC

Greg Storey : The writers strike is over? - I hope so, I need more 30 Rock.

The Immutable Laws of Web Design and Development | Blue Flavor

8/02/2008 @ 18:01 UTC

43folders : The Immutable Laws of Web Design and Development | Blue Flavor - via http://anarchaia.org/archive/2008/02/08.html

Cameron Moll : The Immutable Laws of Web Design and Development - Brian Fling: The Immutable Laws of Web Design and Development. A good compilation of several "laws" and theorems related to software engineering. This list could easily be twice as long.

How to grow a glacier

8/02/2008 @ 18:01 UTC

nelson : How to grow a glacier - Crazy technique from India/Pakistan

Smugmug addresses some privacy issues

8/02/2008 @ 18:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Smugmug addresses some privacy issues - all new galleries get keys appended to the incremented URLs

Crazy, crazy, crazy round of poker.

8/02/2008 @ 17:02 UTC

Greg Storey : Crazy, crazy, crazy round of poker. - What are the odds of this happening?!

Compulsive Design - Websites & Graphic Design, Wallingford. Oxfordshire

8/02/2008 @ 17:01 UTC

jonhicks : Compulsive Design - Websites & Graphic Design, Wallingford. Oxfordshire

Other Things There Will Be, in Addition to Blood.

8/02/2008 @ 17:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Other Things There Will Be, in Addition to Blood. - I may have just snorted. ∞

I’m so buying eight of these.

8/02/2008 @ 17:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : I’m so buying eight of these. - What a Wookiee! ∞

WeSaySo*

8/02/2008 @ 15:01 UTC

jonhicks : WeSaySo*

PrinceXML is extremely impressive

8/02/2008 @ 14:00 UTC

Simon Willison : PrinceXML is extremely impressive - PrinceXML is extremely impressive. I had a poke at Prince (a commercial package for generating high quality PDFs from HTML, XML, CSS and SVG) a few weeks ago and was similarly impressed.

LJWorld.com: Kansas Democratic Presidential Caucuses

8/02/2008 @ 13:00 UTC

Simon Willison : LJWorld.com: Kansas Democratic Presidential Caucuses - LJWorld.com: Kansas Democratic Presidential Caucuses. The most beautiful election results page I’ve ever seen. Love the typography and the Google Charts integration.  [via]

django-openid - browse

8/02/2008 @ 13:00 UTC

Simon Willison : django-openid - browse - django-openid—browse. Hooray! Google Code finally has a decent Subversion browser.

mydeco

8/02/2008 @ 13:00 UTC

Simon Willison : mydeco - mydeco. Major new Django-powered start-up has launched, based in London.

Django San Diego

8/02/2008 @ 12:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Django San Diego - Django San Diego. A real-life meeting of Django developers in San Diego, as a direct result of profiles on djangopeople.net. Victory!

Surfin’ Safari - Blog Archive » querySelector and querySelectorAll

8/02/2008 @ 09:00 UTC

wearehugh : Surfin’ Safari - Blog Archive » querySelector and querySelectorAll

Simon Willison : querySelector and querySelectorAll - querySelector and querySelectorAll. WebKit now supports the W3C Selectors API. Expect the various JavaScript libraries to add this as an optimisation to achieve massive speedups (Prototype are already working on it).

Wired 1.1: An Archaeology

8/02/2008 @ 08:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Wired 1.1: An Archaeology - Rex looks back on the first issue of Wired 15 years later

Circle filled.

8/02/2008 @ 05:02 UTC

Greg Storey : Circle filled.

15 Exercises for Learning a new Programming Language

8/02/2008 @ 05:01 UTC

deusx : 15 Exercises for Learning a new Programming Language - "To grasp basics of a new language quickly, here are the exercises I use."

Yahoo! Live, multi-user video chat

8/02/2008 @ 04:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Yahoo! Live, multi-user video chat - server's getting slammed right now, but I'm surprised to say, it's pretty fun to use with friends

Jeremy Zawodny : Yahoo! Live - Yahoo! Live: it's a webcam aggregation and broadcast thingy...

US Customs steals laptops

8/02/2008 @ 03:02 UTC

nelson : US Customs steals laptops - They're looking for child porn, mostly. But why, on the theory that the Internet doesn't exist?

Steampunk on NPR!

8/02/2008 @ 02:02 UTC

Greg Storey : Steampunk on NPR! - I want the MMO please.

Waxy investigates airplane on a treadmill.

8/02/2008 @ 02:02 UTC

Greg Storey : Waxy investigates airplane on a treadmill. - We need to get Andy an anchorman outfit.

Ask Metafilter: Why is psychoanlaysis still around?

8/02/2008 @ 02:01 UTC

cobra libre : Ask Metafilter: Why is psychoanlaysis still around? #

The Wrong End of the Network

8/02/2008 @ 02:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : The Wrong End of the Network - The Wrong End of the Network: "uch warnings make sense in traditional software development, but they make little sense on the web because the warning would be displayed on the wrong end of the network." yep...

Other Than That…

8/02/2008 @ 02:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Other Than That… - Other Than That…: "...as I look to my left I see the dark shape of (what I immediately recognise as) a Justice Department MD-80 bearing down on us as it crosses 27R inbound from runway 29, exiting at our location..." sounds like, uh... fu

Inside Vista SP1 File Copy Improvements

8/02/2008 @ 02:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Inside Vista SP1 File Copy Improvements - Inside Vista SP1 File Copy Improvements: "File copying is not as easy as it might first appear..." huh? Does linux deal with all this shit?

Yngwie Malmsteen shreds with the New Japan Philharmonic

8/02/2008 @ 02:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Yngwie Malmsteen shreds with the New Japan Philharmonic - the video that got Yngwie so pissed, he had Santori's YouTube account shut down

Kawaii Not - kawaii not #148

8/02/2008 @ 01:00 UTC

deusx : Kawaii Not - kawaii not #148 - "Food filled with food! Wontons, burritos, stuffed french toast... what glorious inventions. Screw the wheel."

Preheat the oven to 451.

8/02/2008 @ 00:01 UTC

Greg Storey : Preheat the oven to 451. - Brilliant!

Analyst says Microsoft's Yahoo bid is a ploy

8/02/2008 @ 00:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Analyst says Microsoft's Yahoo bid is a ploy - Analyst says Microsoft's Yahoo bid is a ploy: "Bid designed to keep Yahoo from deal with Amazon.com, report says" hahaha... someone needs a tin foil hat!

deusx : Analyst says Microsoft's Yahoo bid is a ploy - MarketWatch - "Bid designed to keep Yahoo from deal with Amazon.com, report says." Now, there's a merger I wouldn't absolutely hate, given Amazon's developer resources

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