GTA IV maps/cheats

1/05/2008 @ 23:01 UTC

nelson : GTA IV maps/cheats - Lots o' spoilers

The Most Important Skill

1/05/2008 @ 21:01 UTC

Cameron Moll : The Most Important Skill - Office mate John Dilworth attempts to answer the question, What is the one skill that can most positively impact your profession? "Great designers must perform many different tasks throughout the course a design project. Great designers need to be general

A fight with invisible knives.

1/05/2008 @ 21:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : A fight with invisible knives. -

Boston Web Studio

1/05/2008 @ 21:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Boston Web Studio - M&SS member Marc Amos takes the freelance leap. Good luck to you, sir! ∞

AT&T wi-fi hotspots now free for iPhone users

1/05/2008 @ 21:00 UTC

Andy Baio : AT&T wi-fi hotspots now free for iPhone users - including Starbucks and Barnes & Noble; spoof the iPhone user-agent and it's free from your laptop too

mmb : http://www.macrumors.com/2008/04/30/free-atandt-wi-fi-access-for-iphones/ - http://www.macrumors.com/2008/04/30/free-atandt-wi-fi-access-for-iphones/ via /links/ [via]

Maker Faire this weekend

1/05/2008 @ 20:01 UTC

nelson : Maker Faire this weekend - Terrible website, but the Faire is in San Mateo this weekend

Start Here

1/05/2008 @ 19:01 UTC

Khoi Vinh : Start Here - “Linkable notebooks and accessories.” Exquisite paper products from my friend Tina Chang.

Arabic typesetting

1/05/2008 @ 19:01 UTC

nelson : Arabic typesetting - Good overview of the challenges and history

Mena Trott's Wasted on the Young

1/05/2008 @ 19:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Mena Trott's Wasted on the Young - what if first-gen bloggers were vlogging in 1994? this is amazing, I want to see Kottke next

Twistori

1/05/2008 @ 17:01 UTC

Richard Rutter : Twistori - Twitterers’ loves, hates, thoughts, beliefs, feelings and wishes.

mmb : twistori - twistori via Anarchaia: A tumblelog by Christian Neukirchen [via]

Simon Willison : twistori - twistori. Lovely implementation of a neat idea for a Twitter app from Amy Hoy and Thomas Fuchs.

Stoav Graphics

1/05/2008 @ 17:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Stoav Graphics - I think—no, I know I’m in love with that cutout effect. ∞

Designing for the Social Web: the Book

1/05/2008 @ 17:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Designing for the Social Web: the Book - Joshua Porter’s done and gone written himself a book. And it looks most excellent; my copy’s on preorder. ∞

The perfect iPhone Ringtone

1/05/2008 @ 17:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : The perfect iPhone Ringtone - Don’t know about “perfect,? but I’m trying it out. We’ll see if I’m back to “Old Phone? before the week’s out. ∞

Hivelogic on backups

1/05/2008 @ 17:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Hivelogic on backups - Okay, Dan Benjamin’s got me sold on a Drobo. Time to pull the trigger, methinks. (Also, people who say “pull the trigger?? Total asses.) ∞

the//state//of//things

1/05/2008 @ 15:01 UTC

jonhicks : the//state//of//things

Consumption is also about choice

1/05/2008 @ 15:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Consumption is also about choice - Consumption is also about choice. Tom Armitage’s thoughtful response to Clay Shirky’s Web 2.0 talk on television as “cognitive surplus?.

SourceForge Allows OpenID Logins

1/05/2008 @ 15:00 UTC

Simon Willison : SourceForge Allows OpenID Logins - SourceForge Allows OpenID Logins. Excellent—SourceForge is the kind of site that I log in to infrequently enough to always forget my password (and indeed username) making OpenID a great fit.

diNovo Edge™

1/05/2008 @ 14:00 UTC

bmilleare : diNovo Edge™ - This is *exactly* what I need for my media centre.

GSoC-08:Secure OAuth Services | groups.drupal.org

1/05/2008 @ 12:01 UTC

factoryjoe : GSoC-08:Secure OAuth Services | groups.drupal.org - "By means of this project, I would like to contribute a module to the Drupal community which will make the existing Service API a pluggable authentication module such that users will be able to choose between existing API keys method or

Hello Mento — Introducing a new way to share links with friends and the peeps who matter to you...

1/05/2008 @ 12:01 UTC

factoryjoe : Hello Mento — Introducing a new way to share links with friends and the peeps who matter to you | Mento Blog - Gregor announces the public release of Mento, for sharing links. Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: mento, launch, beta, sharing

Relationships are awful (online, anyway) - Go By Airship

1/05/2008 @ 12:01 UTC

factoryjoe : Relationships are awful (online, anyway) - Go By Airship - "I think DiSo is probably the best bet for an effective future where I don't have to spend most of my time online answering or sending friend requests and setting up completely arbitrary relationships. DiSo represents a network where soc

Load Balancer Update

1/05/2008 @ 12:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Load Balancer Update - Load Balancer Update. WordPress.com has switched from Pound to nginx for load balancing, resulting in a significant drop in CPU usage. I’ve been using nginx on my little VPS for over a year now with no complaints, nice to know it scales up as well as

so-you-wanna-see-an-image

1/05/2008 @ 12:00 UTC

Simon Willison : so-you-wanna-see-an-image - so-you-wanna-see-an-image. WordPress.com use Amazon S3 to store images (presumably to save having to create a massive scalable redundant filesystem themselves) but the images are served a load balanced memcached / varnishd caching system that they contr [via]

Motivating people to upload an avatar

1/05/2008 @ 11:00 UTC

Richard Rutter : Motivating people to upload an avatar - By defaulting to a photo of someone else.

Adobe and Industry Leaders Establish Open Screen Project

1/05/2008 @ 11:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Adobe and Industry Leaders Establish Open Screen Project - Adobe and Industry Leaders Establish Open Screen Project. Talk about burying the lede... the real story is that Adobe are going to drop the license restriction that prevents other people from implementing SWF players. They’re also publishing the AMF a [via]

Twitter: Jobs

1/05/2008 @ 10:01 UTC

Kellan : Twitter: Jobs - Operations Engineer experience with JVM-based application stacks, Systems Engineer code using primarily Java, Ruby, C/C++ and Scala. #

Leonard's roundup of the best Web 2.0 presentations

1/05/2008 @ 09:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Leonard's roundup of the best Web 2.0 presentations - most are now online and it looks like Web 2.0 was much better this year

a-thousand-words.net on GTA

1/05/2008 @ 07:02 UTC

joshua : a-thousand-words.net on GTA - the toy internet in GTA IV has a flickr parody, including this gem in the FAQ

mmb : GTA IV by joshua @ Flickr - by joshua via joshua’s favorites on del.icio.us [via]

Grand Theft Auto IV mocks Flickr and tagging

1/05/2008 @ 07:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Grand Theft Auto IV mocks Flickr and tagging - there's a parallel-world Internet in the game with hundreds of pages, including parodies like Craplist

iBanjo » Blog Archive » Subversion’s Future?

1/05/2008 @ 06:01 UTC

deusx : iBanjo » Blog Archive » Subversion’s Future? - "The Subversion project shouldn't spend any more time trying to make Subversion a better version control tool for non-huge open source projects."

delicious blog » Firefox 3, del.icio.us, and you

1/05/2008 @ 06:01 UTC

deusx : delicious blog » Firefox 3, del.icio.us, and you - "Today I’m pleased to announce a beta release of an enhanced version of our Firefox Add-on for del.icio.us that now has full Firefox 3 support while retaining Firefox 2 compatibility."

Internet News: Flickr Taking Privacy Just Casually Enough

1/05/2008 @ 05:01 UTC

Kellan : Internet News: Flickr Taking Privacy Just Casually Enough - Susan Kuchinskas has a nice write up of my talk on Friday that manages to hit most of my quotable moments (and leaves out the few that really shouldn’t make it to print). Slides coming soon. #

Best entry-level salaries for new grads

1/05/2008 @ 05:01 UTC

adamrg : Best entry-level salaries for new grads - I like this article... it says that not only do I make more than the average for people with my degree, I make more than my ex-girlfriends :)

Core Techniques and Algorithms in Game Programming

1/05/2008 @ 03:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Core Techniques and Algorithms in Game Programming - Core Techniques and Algorithms in Game Programming. Scarily detailed online book on games programming, including 2D and 3D graphics, AI, multiplayer network code, indoor and outdoor rendering, character animation and much more.  [via]

Damien Jay's Opolis

1/05/2008 @ 03:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Damien Jay's Opolis - comic built from photos of a 3D miniature office building

Paulville, gated communities for Ron Paul supporters

1/05/2008 @ 01:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Paulville, gated communities for Ron Paul supporters - no, really, the first one's in West Texas  [via]

Tresling, Tetris controlled by arm wrestling

1/05/2008 @ 01:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Tresling, Tetris controlled by arm wrestling - the battling dynamic reminds me of the rare Panic Park gameplay

Information Arbitrage and the Window of Opportunity

1/05/2008 @ 00:01 UTC

Linkorama : Information Arbitrage and the Window of Opportunity - This is a similar point to what I was attempting to make in my Content = Community post in that until people *do* something with information, it might as well not exist in terms of value.

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