high speed bitmap indexes

20/08/2008 @ 23:01 UTC

joshua : high speed bitmap indexes

Olympic ages caches

20/08/2008 @ 23:00 UTC

nelson : Olympic ages caches - Someone goes delving in Baidu's cache of Chinese government websites, confirms the gymnasts are 14

Foundation for the Future

20/08/2008 @ 23:00 UTC

philgyford : Foundation for the Future - "Was established with the mission to increase and diffuse knowledge concerning the long-term future of humanity." Less long-term than Long Now is, but perhaps more focused?

Warcraft ElF Tram Sex

20/08/2008 @ 22:01 UTC

deusx : Warcraft ElF Tram Sex - "Out of sheer boredom and the need to do a little PvP research, I recently found myself exploring the Deeprun Tram on a local roleplaying server. With exploration under way, I trekked deep within the confines of the tram and found something rather un

You're not helping | MetaTalk

20/08/2008 @ 22:00 UTC

philgyford : You're not helping | MetaTalk - Oh, apparently I shouldn't have posted that (to me) fascinating question because it's too hypothetical. Shame. Seems more interesting than "How do I fix my Mac", etc.

Going toastal

20/08/2008 @ 22:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Going toastal - Going toastal: "With a computer, our customers can load the bread the night before, program a finish time, and get a perfect slice of toast when they awaken..."

Shapeways

20/08/2008 @ 21:01 UTC

joshua : Shapeways - 3d printing company

nelson : Shapeways - Company built around selling 3d printing services

Twitter / novelsin3lines

20/08/2008 @ 21:01 UTC

philgyford : Twitter / novelsin3lines - I'm very much enjoying the 1906 French news summaries by Félix Fénéon (and not just because I wrote it up as an idea myself a while back). Lovely writing.

Income Gap and Marginal Tax Rate 1917-2006 at Visualizing Economics

20/08/2008 @ 21:01 UTC

philgyford : Income Gap and Marginal Tax Rate 1917-2006 at Visualizing Economics - Ouch. Difference in income for rich and poor in the US over the past century, compared to the tax rate.

Newspapers and magazines - Digital National library of Serbia

20/08/2008 @ 21:00 UTC

philgyford : Newspapers and magazines - Digital National library of Serbia - Scanned and browsable issues, from the avant-garde 'Zenit' to 'Advanced Beekeeping'. Awesome (especially if you read Serbian).

BBC News | England | London | Smithfield market plans refused

20/08/2008 @ 21:00 UTC

philgyford : BBC News | England | London | Smithfield market plans refused - A couple of weeks old. Phew. I'm not against redevelopment if it's not going to be more glass offices and same-old shops.

JPMorgan plans Europe HQ in Canary Wharf - International Herald Tribune

20/08/2008 @ 21:00 UTC

philgyford : JPMorgan plans Europe HQ in Canary Wharf - International Herald Tribune - Yay, they've ditched plans for their massive HQ on London Wall, which would have destroyed some of the public highwalks. (Three weeks old.)

Scarytree Films - Here Comes Funky Kazoo

20/08/2008 @ 21:00 UTC

philgyford : Scarytree Films - Here Comes Funky Kazoo - My friend Mark's rather nice short film, in which I make a very brief and silent appearance.

What to do now to improve the human race in the long term? | Ask Metafilter

20/08/2008 @ 21:00 UTC

philgyford : What to do now to improve the human race in the long term? | Ask Metafilter - After reading 'Last and First Men' I've been wondering this, so I asked Metafilter.

A New Way to Work

20/08/2008 @ 19:01 UTC

deusx : A New Way to Work - "four Ann Arbor companies take a similar approach to how their workspaces are unconventionally arranged. SRT Solutions, Google Ad Words, Dynamic Edge, and Menlo Innovations – all leading companies in software development and technology consulting

McSweeney's Internet Tendency: Selections From H.P. Lovecraft's Brief Tenure as a Whitman's Sampl...

20/08/2008 @ 19:00 UTC

deusx : McSweeney's Internet Tendency: Selections From H.P. Lovecraft's Brief Tenure as a Whitman's Sampler Copywriter. - "SELECTIONS FROM H.P. LOVECRAFT'S BRIEF TENURE AS A WHITMAN'S SAMPLER COPYWRITER."

grinding.be » Blog Archive » Shokotan’s “cicada shell? look

20/08/2008 @ 19:00 UTC

deusx : grinding.be » Blog Archive » Shokotan’s “cicada shell? look - "Shokotan recently showed up at her latest concert wearing cicada molts on her head. She’s fascinated with them, and even showed them off in a television appearance. Those lucky enough to be in the first few rows may have caught one or two, as she

Software is hard | Extending Prism

20/08/2008 @ 19:00 UTC

deusx : Software is hard | Extending Prism - "I was playing with Prism recently, exploring how hard is to write an extension for it ... It turned out to be quite easy process and since I haven't found a tutorial ... how to write a first Prism extension, I decided to put one on my blog.&quo

Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal 20080820

20/08/2008 @ 19:00 UTC

deusx : Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal 20080820 - "12,242 BC: The sex-pregnancy connection is discovered"

Speak Up: Dear Lulu

20/08/2008 @ 18:01 UTC

Khoi Vinh : Speak Up: Dear Lulu - Armin Vit reports on a student-produced test book for the online, print-on-demand system Lulu. Its pages include photographs in CMYK, RGB, grayscale and half-tone, line and pattern tests, type specimens at varying sizes, and even crop marks — all so

Cameron Moll : Dear Lulu - Dear Lulu. "My plan for the workshop is to investigate the visible and tangible parameters of graphic design — type specimens, halftone screens and, in particular, colour tests and calibration charts — and make a book of our own self-produced tests wh

Andy Baio : Dear Lulu, sample book for testing digital printing on Lulu.com - pushing the edges of color, type, patterns, weights, and cuts; download the PDF  [via]

Mint.com's new site

20/08/2008 @ 17:01 UTC

Cameron Moll : Mint.com's new site - Mint.com's new site is a little disappointing. I have to tread carefully here because I may know the person/firm who designed this, but this a good example of a design gone too far in terms of shadows, number of typefaces, and a little too much going on v

Contrast.ie

20/08/2008 @ 17:01 UTC

Cameron Moll : Contrast.ie - Contrast.ie. Love the ingenuity of this site. Can't say enough about the vibe it gives off. (Though I would like to see portfolio links.)

Design ignites change

20/08/2008 @ 17:01 UTC

Cameron Moll : Design ignites change - In the ornate style one expects from Marian Bantjes comes a poster for the Academy for Educational Development. "But also, the poster, of course changes, depending on how you view it, and what you view through it, as these images will attest. These are al

Convertible Compact Desk by Crate and Barrel

20/08/2008 @ 17:01 UTC

Cameron Moll : Convertible Compact Desk by Crate and Barrel - Convertible Compact Desk by Crate and Barrel. Yes please.

An Event Apart San Francisco 2008 Speaker Portraits

20/08/2008 @ 17:01 UTC

Eric Meyer : An Event Apart San Francisco 2008 Speaker Portraits - Stunning work, made all the more so when you realize they were taken while the speakers were presenting on stage. Just fantastic.

What Makes for a Good Blog?

20/08/2008 @ 17:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : What Makes for a Good Blog? - What Makes for a Good Blog?: a good list of attributes

Khoi Vinh : Merlin Mann: What Makes for a Good Blog? - A list of nine best practices. One of the smartest: “Good blogs are the product of attention times interest.”

NYT: Palm, Once a Leader, Seeks Path in Smartphone Jungle

20/08/2008 @ 14:01 UTC

Khoi Vinh : NYT: Palm, Once a Leader, Seeks Path in Smartphone Jungle - Jon Rubinstein, a veteran of Steve Jobs’ current reign at Apple, is trying to reinvigorate the former leader in PDA’s and smart phones, notably with today’s release of the Treo Pro.

UnicodeDictWriter - write unicode strings out to Excel compatible CSV files using Python

20/08/2008 @ 14:00 UTC

Simon Willison : UnicodeDictWriter - write unicode strings out to Excel compatible CSV files using Python - UnicodeDictWriter—write unicode strings out to Excel compatible CSV files using Python. Stuart Langridge and I spent quite a while this morning battling with Excel. The magic combination for storing unicode text in a CSV file such that Excel correctly

iTeletext

20/08/2008 @ 12:00 UTC

Rod Begbie : iTeletext - MODE 7 lives! Teletext viewer for iPhone. #

To-Do List Booklet Printer

20/08/2008 @ 11:00 UTC

Richard Rutter : To-Do List Booklet Printer - Easily print your to-do list as a foldable booklet that you can put in your pocket..

Recent system:has:via Bookmarks on Delicious

20/08/2008 @ 08:00 UTC

deusx : Recent system:has:via Bookmarks on Delicious - All bookmarks with a via:* tag, voluntarily showing where the goods were first found.

R-TRee Portal

20/08/2008 @ 07:01 UTC

joshua : R-TRee Portal

Black Lotus Brewing Company

20/08/2008 @ 07:00 UTC

deusx : Black Lotus Brewing Company - "So, feel free to wander around, find the scrabble board and make yourself at home. Also, please tell us if there is anything else we can get you if you didn’t find it on the menu. If it’s legal, we will certainly try our best."

Detroit Beer Map | The Beer Mapping Project

20/08/2008 @ 07:00 UTC

deusx : Detroit Beer Map | The Beer Mapping Project

Olympics photography

20/08/2008 @ 05:01 UTC

nelson : Olympics photography - Great notes from a guy working the Olympics

die_you_gravy_sucking_pig_dog - Google Code Search

20/08/2008 @ 04:01 UTC

deusx : die_you_gravy_sucking_pig_dog - Google Code Search

MONTY PYTHON'S MODRZEW - Another Monty Python Record: Gumby Theatre, etc.

20/08/2008 @ 04:01 UTC

deusx : MONTY PYTHON'S MODRZEW - Another Monty Python Record: Gumby Theatre, etc. - "Open the door THEN come in! ... I got my head stuck in the cupboard! ... Ohhhh... my brain hurts! "

Recent system:has:shortcut Bookmarks on Delicious

20/08/2008 @ 04:01 UTC

deusx : Recent system:has:shortcut Bookmarks on Delicious - "Recent system:has:shortcut Bookmarks" Still one of my favorite hidden Delicious features, partially because I wrote a version of it. Essentially a server-side rendition of Firefox's keyword shortcuts. Bookmark something tagged shortcut:

The World of Warcraft Armory

20/08/2008 @ 04:01 UTC

deusx : The World of Warcraft Armory

Traffic Android - Automatic Social Media Marketing & Link Building

20/08/2008 @ 03:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Traffic Android - Automatic Social Media Marketing & Link Building - Traffic Android - Automatic Social Media Marketing & Link Building: here's how to spam google without spamming google. yeah, right...

delicious URL

20/08/2008 @ 02:00 UTC

deusx : delicious URL

Push has been pulled from future iPhone firmware.

20/08/2008 @ 01:01 UTC

Greg Storey : Push has been pulled from future iPhone firmware. - The iPhone is feeling more and more like a beta product.

FreeRange WebReader

20/08/2008 @ 01:01 UTC

joshua : FreeRange WebReader - java/blackberry rss reader. has delicious support too

corner brewery

20/08/2008 @ 01:00 UTC

deusx : corner brewery - "Our public space is a sunny bar and tasting room with a big outdoor beer garden and a covered deck. Behind the scenes, we are a production brewery producing and bottling Arbor Brewing Company brand beers for distribution throughout the state"

Worklog :: WL#344 >> Time-delayed Replication

20/08/2008 @ 01:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Worklog :: WL#344 >> Time-delayed Replication - Worklog :: WL#344 >> Time-delayed Replication: apparently I suggested this back in 2001... who remembers that kind of stuff? :-)

Overcoming Bias: You Provably Can't Trust Yourself

20/08/2008 @ 00:01 UTC

43folders : Overcoming Bias: You Provably Can't Trust Yourself

YTMND - Super Mario Bros 3 - ualuealuealeuale

20/08/2008 @ 00:00 UTC

deusx : YTMND - Super Mario Bros 3 - ualuealuealeuale

Royal Oak Brewery - Home

20/08/2008 @ 00:00 UTC

deusx : Royal Oak Brewery - Home - "The Royal Oak Brewery opened in 1995 in trendy downtown Royal Oak, Michigan. Located one block east of Main Street, it has become an area institution. The comfortable atmosphere and hometown feel make it a destination for locals and visitors alike.

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