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101-gta4.nfo

24/04/2008 @ 23:01 UTC

nelson : 101-gta4.nfo - NTSC release of Grand Theft Auto IV, 5 days before official

Is Mike Arrington a Dick?

24/04/2008 @ 23:00 UTC

Rod Begbie : Is Mike Arrington a Dick? - Posted without comment. #

deusx : Is Mike Arrington a Dick? - "Yes"

Heiligenstadt Testament - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

24/04/2008 @ 23:00 UTC

veen : Heiligenstadt Testament - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - "The Heiligenstadt Testament is a letter written by Ludwig van Beethoven to his brothers Carl and Johann. It reflects his despair over his increasing deafness and his desire to overcome his physical and emotional ailments in order to complete his art

The history of NYC in video games

24/04/2008 @ 23:00 UTC

Andy Baio : The history of NYC in video games - coming in October, Sierra's Prototype will also attempt to model NYC in exacting detail  [via]

Massimo Vignelli Updates His 1972 New York Subway Diagram

24/04/2008 @ 22:01 UTC

Khoi Vinh : Massimo Vignelli Updates His 1972 New York Subway Diagram - Signed copies are on sale now.

Ethan Marcotte : Massimo Vignelli’s New York subway map - Oh, good—a limited edition print run. Heaven forfend this actually be, like, a friggin’ map. ∞

Cameron Moll : Signed Massimo Vignelli NY subway map - I'm a little behind on this, but Massimo Vignelli's 1972 New York subway map is now available as an updated, signed print.

The cost of losing | Sidebar: From the top - The Cost of Losing

24/04/2008 @ 22:00 UTC

gleuschk : The cost of losing | Sidebar: From the top - The Cost of Losing - this interview with Nancy Cantor is completely unintelligible. I have the feeling I'd be outraged if I could just understand what the hell she's talking about

Pixel Pour

24/04/2008 @ 22:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Pixel Pour - saw this a couple days ago, but now it's been tagged and removed  [via]

Mixwit, mixtape maker from Y Combinator

24/04/2008 @ 22:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Mixwit, mixtape maker from Y Combinator - like Muxway, totally illegal fun; the embeddable players are great

YouTube - GizmoGarden Flaming Robot Walking Shopping Cart Boots Dub

24/04/2008 @ 21:01 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : YouTube - GizmoGarden Flaming Robot Walking Shopping Cart Boots Dub

Old Ph.D. Qualifying Exams by State

24/04/2008 @ 21:00 UTC

gleuschk : Old Ph.D. Qualifying Exams by State - a nice list, not too long to be useful

BBC Joins OpenID Foundation

24/04/2008 @ 20:01 UTC

factoryjoe : BBC Joins OpenID Foundation - So, adding to the noise, I'd like to make one further smaller announcement which suggests that the BBC's role is more than just as Eggington puts it; "a new content strategy". This week the BBC has joined the OpenID Foundation. Saved B

Facebook Applications - a set on Flickr

24/04/2008 @ 20:01 UTC

factoryjoe : Facebook Applications - a set on Flickr - Shots of Facebook Applications Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: facebook, screenshots, interfaces

Game of Life Board

24/04/2008 @ 20:01 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : Game of Life Board

Giles Bowkett: Three Ways To Say The Same Thing

24/04/2008 @ 19:01 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : Giles Bowkett: Three Ways To Say The Same Thing

It's not a compound

24/04/2008 @ 19:01 UTC

nelson : It's not a compound - Awesome little techno mix from the ongoing saga of the FLDS in Eldorado

Redneck Mansion

24/04/2008 @ 19:01 UTC

nelson : Redneck Mansion - Awesome looking collection of linked trailers

How Dave Cassel made $900 writing 300 reviews for Helium's Reward-a-Thon

24/04/2008 @ 19:00 UTC

Andy Baio : How Dave Cassel made $900 writing 300 reviews for Helium's Reward-a-Thon - he churned out at least 120,000 words in 100 days, most likely their biggest earner

Pirate Bay hits 12 million simultaneous peers

24/04/2008 @ 18:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Pirate Bay hits 12 million simultaneous peers - the percentage of seeders is rising, despite Comcast's efforts

Reason #322 why you shouldn't use Wordpress.

24/04/2008 @ 16:01 UTC

Greg Storey : Reason #322 why you shouldn't use Wordpress. - That and the smug leadership.

deusx : Coding Horror: Behold WordPress, Destroyer of CPUs - "Personally, I think it's absolutely irresponsible that WP-Cache like functionality isn't already built into WordPress"

Enterprise 2.0 Redux

24/04/2008 @ 16:01 UTC

Linkorama : Enterprise 2.0 Redux - "the contrast between traditional enterprise software and WEB 2.0 software now being used more and more by enterprises. " great post -- go read it

Terminal colour highlights

24/04/2008 @ 15:01 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : Terminal colour highlights

Binstock on Software: Perfecting OO's Small Classes and Short Methods

24/04/2008 @ 15:01 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : Binstock on Software: Perfecting OO's Small Classes and Short Methods

Blake's 7 poised for Sky comeback

24/04/2008 @ 15:01 UTC

jonhicks : Blake's 7 poised for Sky comeback - Great news!

5 Principles and Ideas of Setting Type on the Web

24/04/2008 @ 15:01 UTC

Richard Rutter : 5 Principles and Ideas of Setting Type on the Web - No techie, type-geek nonsense here, just solid design advice.

Fontblog » How to make a proper iPhone icon

24/04/2008 @ 13:01 UTC

jonhicks : Fontblog » How to make a proper iPhone icon - Even more tweaking and fiddling to find the best dimensions for an iphone icon.

Generator Tricks for Systems Programmers

24/04/2008 @ 12:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Generator Tricks for Systems Programmers - Generator Tricks for Systems Programmers. The best tutorial on Python’s powerful generator feature I’ve seen anywhere.

Entrances to hell in the Netherlands - 2005-2006

24/04/2008 @ 11:01 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : Entrances to hell in the Netherlands - 2005-2006 - Entrances to hell in the Netherlands - 2005-2006 [more] [related] [via]

Six Sites: Is there a need for New Newsreader?

24/04/2008 @ 10:01 UTC

factoryjoe : Six Sites: Is there a need for New Newsreader? - "So in thinking about my dream newsreader I came up with the following lists of things it should do..." Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: newsreader, ideas, feed readers

deusx : Six Sites: Is there a need for New Newsreader? - "All the online newsreaders are so UGLY!"

Fling Media: Making Google Reader for Fluid

24/04/2008 @ 10:01 UTC

factoryjoe : Fling Media: Making Google Reader for Fluid - Awesome tip on making a Fluid SSB for Google Reader that looks hot! Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: fluid, fluidapp, google reader, how-to, tip, brian fling

deusx : Fling Media: Making Google Reader for Fluid - "Google Reader is ugly, but it works great as an online RSS newsreader. So what if I used Fluid.app to create a standalone Mac app and replace my desktop newsreader."

How to Be Your Own OpenID Provider and Use Your blog’s URL for Identification — Konstruktor...

24/04/2008 @ 10:01 UTC

factoryjoe : How to Be Your Own OpenID Provider and Use Your blog’s URL for Identification — Konstruktors Notes - If you have a self-hosted blog, meaning that you have the access to the files on the server, then implementing OpenID might be the greatest way to help your readers and yourself. Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tag

Pie Palace » MiniPosts

24/04/2008 @ 10:01 UTC

factoryjoe : Pie Palace » MiniPosts - "MiniPosts, or Asides are small blog posts that live outside of the usual hierarchy of postings. They are usually displayed differently from normal posts, and are occasionally placed on a different part of the root page of the blog." Sa

INVDR - Font Bots

24/04/2008 @ 10:01 UTC

factoryjoe : INVDR - Font Bots - Frigging robots made of fonts! Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: fonts, bots, cool

Khoi Vinh : Font Bots - “Series of typographic illustrations based on my favourite sans-serifs.”

nin.com [download] - discipline

24/04/2008 @ 10:01 UTC

factoryjoe : nin.com [download] - discipline - Grab a copy of Discipline! Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: nin, mp3

Superfan blogger visits the set of The Office

24/04/2008 @ 09:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Superfan blogger visits the set of The Office - with detailed photos of every character's desk, among other details  [via]

How Hillary Can Still Win

24/04/2008 @ 09:00 UTC

Andy Baio : How Hillary Can Still Win - anything's possible!  [via]

Kyle Bean's The Future of Books

24/04/2008 @ 09:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Kyle Bean's The Future of Books - lovely art piece fashions a laptop out of an old book  [via]

Color Wars Street View Scavenger Hunt

24/04/2008 @ 07:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Color Wars Street View Scavenger Hunt - I'm so impressed with the games they've invented using existing web services

Street Art in Lower East Side

24/04/2008 @ 06:05 UTC

joshua : Street Art in Lower East Side

Slashdot | Sun to Fully Open Source Java

24/04/2008 @ 06:01 UTC

wearehugh : Slashdot | Sun to Fully Open Source Java - i swear to god, i'm going to play "duke nukem forever" before i install "fully open source java"

Cognition

24/04/2008 @ 04:02 UTC

factoryjoe : Cognition - Cognition is a parser for both “upper case Semantic Web? (RDF, RDFa) and “lower case semantic web? (microformats) technologies. It includes modules for exporting parsed data in a variety of formats, including RDF, vCard, iCalenda

Twitter From TextMate at Boy Wondr

24/04/2008 @ 04:02 UTC

factoryjoe : Twitter From TextMate at Boy Wondr - Twitter from TextMate! Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: twitter, textmate

Posting to Twitter from TextMate at Boy Wondr

24/04/2008 @ 04:02 UTC

factoryjoe : Posting to Twitter from TextMate at Boy Wondr - The code to post to Twitter from TextMate. Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: twitter, textmate

Penny Arcade on Twitter

24/04/2008 @ 04:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Penny Arcade on Twitter - it seems to have spawned a catchphrase  [via]

Mahalo Adds Microformats

24/04/2008 @ 03:02 UTC

factoryjoe : Mahalo Adds Microformats - "At Mahalo we just rolled out rolled out Microformats for relevant search result pages. So what does this mean, and what are Microformats? Well, they are data classes that help machines and people identify and export information. Data su

From Many Tweets, One Loud Voice on the Internet - New York Times

24/04/2008 @ 03:02 UTC

factoryjoe : From Many Tweets, One Loud Voice on the Internet - New York Times - Twittervision is an absorbing spectacle: a global vision of the human race’s quotidian thoughts and activities, or at least of that portion of the species who twitter. Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: twitte

Twitter Social Network Analysis

24/04/2008 @ 03:02 UTC

factoryjoe : Twitter Social Network Analysis - Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: twitter, visualization

Open GPS Tracker

24/04/2008 @ 03:01 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : Open GPS Tracker

joshua : Open GPS Tracker - neat

Schneier on Security: Reverse-Engineering Exploits from Patches

24/04/2008 @ 03:01 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : Schneier on Security: Reverse-Engineering Exploits from Patches

BBC Two's Horizon on "The Electronic Frontier" in 1993

24/04/2008 @ 03:00 UTC

Andy Baio : BBC Two's Horizon on "The Electronic Frontier" in 1993 - Continuing the series of portrayals of technology from the VHS era, here's another contribution from Martin Brewer, who brought us the first episode of The Net. This is another BBC Two show, an episode of Horizon from 1993 on "The Electronic Frontier."

Chirrp, 8-second voicemail for Twitter

24/04/2008 @ 03:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Chirrp, 8-second voicemail for Twitter - a silly little mashup from Why built in haXe

The Dinosaur Soothsayer

24/04/2008 @ 03:00 UTC

Andy Baio : The Dinosaur Soothsayer - the Nostrasaurus knows all

Server Monitoring and Reporting Software ~ Scout

24/04/2008 @ 01:01 UTC

factoryjoe : Server Monitoring and Reporting Software ~ Scout - The easier way to monitor servers and web applications. Monitor server load, watch for slow web requests, graph internal application data and much more. Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: server, monitoring, sta

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