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Message Tape

6/03/2008 @ 23:01 UTC

Khoi Vinh : Message Tape - Black out the unwanted parts of the digital matrix printed on these tape rolls to create your own messages. Thanks to Kim Bost.

W3C RDB2RDF Incubator Group

6/03/2008 @ 23:01 UTC

jcgregorio : W3C RDB2RDF Incubator Group - "To examine and classify existing approaches to mapping relational data into RDF" Thus institutionaliziing that-would-be so-much-better-in-RDF.

Scifi: is it worth a cat's pockets?

6/03/2008 @ 23:01 UTC

joshua : Scifi: is it worth a cat's pockets? - yet another scifi to read list

Developing 3D games in Microsoft Excel

6/03/2008 @ 23:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Developing 3D games in Microsoft Excel - beats WordArt

Jeremy Zawodny : Microsoft Excel: Revolutionary 3D Game Engine? - Microsoft Excel: Revolutionary 3D Game Engine?: now that's what I call "spare time"... yikes!

erik’s weblog » Blog Archive » The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

6/03/2008 @ 23:00 UTC

wearehugh : erik’s weblog » Blog Archive » The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Apple Announces iPhone 2.0 Software Beta

6/03/2008 @ 22:01 UTC

factoryjoe : Apple Announces iPhone 2.0 Software Beta - Apple's announcement of the iPhone SDK. Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: apple, iPhone, sdk, pr

natural language toolkit for python

6/03/2008 @ 22:01 UTC

joshua : natural language toolkit for python

CUBOCC

6/03/2008 @ 22:01 UTC

nelson : CUBOCC - Creepy animated art thing

Ethan Marcotte : Look at the uncanny valley on her. - That's, um, actually pretty damned impressive. Creepy as hell, but impressive. ∞

Richard Rutter : Uncanny valley at work - Freaksome.

Apple announces iPhone SDK and App Store with Spore and Monkey Ball

6/03/2008 @ 22:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Apple announces iPhone SDK and App Store with Spore and Monkey Ball - SDK out now, iPhone 2.0 software due in June; I wonder how application approval will work

iTransit

6/03/2008 @ 21:01 UTC

Khoi Vinh : iTransit - iPhone-formatted site for New York City subway lines

Video: Blueberry Garden sneak peek

6/03/2008 @ 21:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Video: Blueberry Garden sneak peek - the blog of the game's developer  [via]

A better backup system based on Git

6/03/2008 @ 20:01 UTC

joshua : A better backup system based on Git

Photoshop disasters

6/03/2008 @ 19:01 UTC

nelson : Photoshop disasters - awesome collection of image editing mishaps

fastclemmy : Photoshop Disasters - Photoshop Disasters by fastclemmy & 1 other(s) photoshop blog pictures hotlinks Copy | React (0)

David Sedaris delivers a pizza

6/03/2008 @ 19:00 UTC

Rod Begbie : David Sedaris delivers a pizza - Pitch-perfect parody. One for the NPR listeners in the crowd. #

Per-capita maps of Starbucks vs. Wal-Mart in the US

6/03/2008 @ 19:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Per-capita maps of Starbucks vs. Wal-Mart in the US - watch as Wal-Mart spreads like a virus infecting the eastern half of the US

You're Not My Father

6/03/2008 @ 19:00 UTC

Andy Baio : You're Not My Father - inexplicable recreations of a scene from Full House  [via]

nelson : You're not my father - Many Worlds Hypothesis meets Full House

The New York Times Perl Profiler

6/03/2008 @ 18:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : The New York Times Perl Profiler - The New York Times Perl Profiler: cool, the NYT has released their own Perl Profiler that looks quite handy

comment on "Microsoft’s hits multiple Internet home runs"

6/03/2008 @ 18:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : comment on "Microsoft’s hits multiple Internet home runs" - comment on "Microsoft’s hits multiple Internet home runs": "Ozzie started a conference for developers talking about ads. Ads. That is the face of the new Microsoft."

Cultural history of Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah"

6/03/2008 @ 18:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Cultural history of Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah" - incredible essay, with clips of how it's been rediscovered and used by TV, film, and other artists

philgyford : Clapclap.org is serially monomaniacal: Hallelujah - 2007 article about Leonard Cohen's 'Hallelujah' and its covers. Also good on 'The OC'. More decent writing about TV please. (via Blech)

“Star Wars” Titles, as Saul Bass Might Have Designed Them

6/03/2008 @ 17:01 UTC

Khoi Vinh : “Star Wars” Titles, as Saul Bass Might Have Designed Them

Crysis Review

6/03/2008 @ 17:01 UTC

joshua : Crysis Review - best game review ever

Gigantic DVD

6/03/2008 @ 17:00 UTC

deusx : Gigantic DVD - "a movie about They Might Be Giants"

Software is hard | Firecookie

6/03/2008 @ 16:00 UTC

deusx : Software is hard | Firecookie - "Firecookie is a an extension for Firebug that makes possible to view and manage cookies in your browser."

IE8: The Bad - Anne’s Weblog

6/03/2008 @ 16:00 UTC

wearehugh : IE8: The Bad - Anne’s Weblog

John Resig - JavaScript in Internet Explorer 8

6/03/2008 @ 16:00 UTC

wearehugh : John Resig - JavaScript in Internet Explorer 8

Simon Willison : JavaScript in Internet Explorer 8 - JavaScript in Internet Explorer 8. John Resig’s analysis. News to me: IE 8 doesn’t support the W3C event model—I had assumed that would be a priority.

Ada Lovelace In Our Time episode

6/03/2008 @ 15:01 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : Ada Lovelace In Our Time episode

New gameplay videos for Braid released

6/03/2008 @ 09:00 UTC

Andy Baio : New gameplay videos for Braid released - don't miss the second clip of Jonathan Blow's lovely time-bending platformer

Rudy’s Blog » Blog Archive » Fundamental Limits to Virtual Reality

6/03/2008 @ 08:00 UTC

deusx : Rudy’s Blog » Blog Archive » Fundamental Limits to Virtual Reality - "Matter, just as it is, carries out outlandishly complex chaotic quantum computations just by sitting around. Matter isn’t dumb. Every particle everywhere everywhen is computing at the maximum possible rate. I think we tend to very seriously underv

I Am Legend alternate ending from DVD extras

6/03/2008 @ 08:00 UTC

Andy Baio : I Am Legend alternate ending from DVD extras - much better

Matthew M. Boedicker : I am Legend alternate ending - (via waxy) [via]

Video: Twitter in Plain English

6/03/2008 @ 07:01 UTC

Linkorama : Video: Twitter in Plain English - Lee, you rock

factoryjoe : Twitter in Plain English | Common Craft - Explanations In Plain English - This 2.5 minute video is a result of feedback from our fans. We've received a number of requests from people who want their friends to use the micro-blogging service Twitter, but can't seem to explain it well. We hope this video helps.

Swiss bank in Wikileaks case abruptly abandons lawsuit

6/03/2008 @ 06:01 UTC

Linkorama : Swiss bank in Wikileaks case abruptly abandons lawsuit - A Swiss bank that successfully sued to yank the Wikileaks.org domain name, and then faced a severe setback in a subsequent court ruling, has given up for now.

Eat whale and save the planet - Norwegian lobby | Oddly Enough | Reuters

6/03/2008 @ 06:00 UTC

deusx : Eat whale and save the planet - Norwegian lobby | Oddly Enough | Reuters - "Eat a whale and save the planet, a Norwegian pro-whaling lobby said on Monday of a study showing that harpooning the giant mammals is less damaging to the climate than farming livestock."

AOL “opens? AIM Protocol | isomerica.net

6/03/2008 @ 05:01 UTC

wearehugh : AOL “opens? AIM Protocol | isomerica.net - for some definition of "open" that means "closed"

Rod Begbie : AOL "opens" AIM Protocol - That "open" AIM thing announced earlier? Looks to be more of a club to try and force clients like Gaim and Adium to include AOL advertising. Fuckers. [via#

Kellan points out some of our interesting choices on Fire Eagle. The things he points out are spo...

6/03/2008 @ 04:01 UTC

plasticbag : Kellan points out some of our interesting choices on Fire Eagle. The things he points out are spot on... - I really think is worth talking about why we didn't do a social network. Lots of services manage the social graph and Fire Eagle can be hybridised with all of them. Why would we make the effort?

Matt McAlister wrote a piece about Fire Eagle which talks about some of the possibilities

6/03/2008 @ 04:01 UTC

plasticbag : Matt McAlister wrote a piece about Fire Eagle which talks about some of the possibilities - As is probably obvious, I'm collating a number of the posts about Fire Eagle that have turned up in the last day or so. I really like Matt's - it gets some of the weird out-there potential.

Rickroll Database

6/03/2008 @ 04:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Rickroll Database - thwart rickrolls using this blacklist for Adblock Plus  [via]

deusx : Rickroll Database: never get rickroll'd again - "Have you or someone you love been rickroll'd?"

Tim Sneath : So You've Installed Silverlight 2 Beta 1: What Next?

6/03/2008 @ 04:00 UTC

wearehugh : Tim Sneath : So You've Installed Silverlight 2 Beta 1: What Next? - bask in the warm radioactive glow of microsoft's generosity? oh wait, was that a rhetorical question?

Bb's RealTech | IE8: First Looks

6/03/2008 @ 04:00 UTC

wearehugh : Bb's RealTech | IE8: First Looks - maybe if you click "find" it'll offer to download firefox

FBI improperly sought personal data - Security - MSNBC.com

6/03/2008 @ 03:02 UTC

factoryjoe : FBI improperly sought personal data - Security - MSNBC.com - Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: FBI, privacy

Moserware: What Does It Take To Become A Grandmaster Developer?

6/03/2008 @ 03:01 UTC

deusx : Moserware: What Does It Take To Become A Grandmaster Developer? - Identifying more "chunks" and amassing a personal repertoire of patterns and things to better work with your "7 plus or minus 2" memory buffer

Tom Coates explains Fire Eagle

6/03/2008 @ 03:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Tom Coates explains Fire Eagle - I played with it today and it's very cool; developers only for now, but someone missed that part

thmbnl: small pictures for your big picture

6/03/2008 @ 02:00 UTC

deusx : thmbnl: small pictures for your big picture - "Thmbnl is a compact utility for showing thumbnail-style images of pages linked from your website or application."

YouTube - Shia LaBeouf in "No No No NOo" video

6/03/2008 @ 02:00 UTC

deusx : YouTube - Shia LaBeouf in "No No No NOo" video - "three movies of him saying nothing but no, Transformers, Surf's Up, and Disturbia."

Flash » The Fingertips Project

6/03/2008 @ 01:00 UTC

deusx : Flash » The Fingertips Project

Physical hit counter for website at Bob’s Hobby blog

6/03/2008 @ 01:00 UTC

deusx : Physical hit counter for website at Bob’s Hobby blog - "The counter that I used is a machanical counter or electromagnetic counter model SC-212 which I get from an old coin-op game machine as show in the photo."

Ozzie: Microsoft needs Yahoo for Web, advertising plan

6/03/2008 @ 01:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Ozzie: Microsoft needs Yahoo for Web, advertising plan - Ozzie: Microsoft needs Yahoo for Web, advertising plan: he needs us, he needs us!

PsyBlog: Why Psychology is Not Just Common Sense

6/03/2008 @ 00:00 UTC

deusx : PsyBlog: Why Psychology is Not <em>Just</em> Common Sense - "Ultimately what really sets psychology apart from common sense is the scientific method."

Now I Know What an Etui Looks Like: GONY at the 2008 American Crossword Puzzle Tournament - Geek ...

6/03/2008 @ 00:00 UTC

gleuschk : Now I Know What an Etui Looks Like: GONY at the 2008 American Crossword Puzzle Tournament - Geek Out New York - fantastic blog entry. this -- this! -- is what blogs can do

Mike’s Musings » Microsoft Activities for Firefox

6/03/2008 @ 00:00 UTC

wearehugh : Mike’s Musings » Microsoft Activities for Firefox

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