Assistance in the Procurement of Bachelor Party Services

21/08/2008 @ 23:01 UTC

Khoi Vinh : Assistance in the Procurement of Bachelor Party Services - Todd Levin hilariously ponders the difficulty of finding ‘entertainment’ for a friend’s bachelor party. “In an effort to do proper diligence in researching this kind of specialty service, I decided to draft a questionnaire to help

Persistent Django on Amazon EC2 and EBS - the easy way

21/08/2008 @ 23:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Persistent Django on Amazon EC2 and EBS - the easy way - Persistent Django on Amazon EC2 and EBS—the easy way. Useful tutorial on getting Django up and running on EC2 with EBS for a persistent PostgreSQL database.

An Event Apart, Day One

21/08/2008 @ 22:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : An Event Apart, Day One - Links to Jeremy Keith's really great liveblogging of the first day of An Event Apart San Francisco 2008.

MegaData | Lessons from large systems

21/08/2008 @ 21:01 UTC

jcgregorio : MegaData | Lessons from large systems

Warrior's Machete blog

21/08/2008 @ 21:01 UTC

nelson : Warrior's Machete blog - Wrestling dude also writes. A lot.

Super Mario Wiki

21/08/2008 @ 21:01 UTC

cobra libre : Super Mario Wiki - "...with 8,721 articles on the complete Mario series." #

» Sample Active Child Trades | Child Trader Child Exchange Network

21/08/2008 @ 21:01 UTC

deusx : » Sample Active Child Trades | Child Trader Child Exchange Network - "Child Trader Child Exchange Network isn’t about not loving your children. Its about finding a family that can love them more."

[0808.2439] Simple Cohen-Macaulay Codimension 2 Singularities

21/08/2008 @ 21:00 UTC

gleuschk : [0808.2439] Simple Cohen-Macaulay Codimension 2 Singularities - big tables of examples of codim-2 singularities -- do any of them have finite CM type?

Package Management Sudoku

21/08/2008 @ 21:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Package Management Sudoku - Package Management Sudoku. “A package management system that can solve Sudoku based on package dependency rules is not something that I think would be useful or worth having?—like a red flag to a bull.

Gamasutra's long oral history of Atari's golden years

21/08/2008 @ 21:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Gamasutra's long oral history of Atari's golden years - 23,000 words! also, don't miss Steve Fulton's earlier feature on Atari's roots

joshua : atari, the golden years

deusx : Atari: The Golden Years -- A History, 1978-1981 - "This four-year period -- from 1977 to 1981 -- contains some of the most exciting developments the company ever saw in its history: the rise of the 2600, the development of some of the company's most enduringly popular games (Centipede, Asteroid

Fleshmap's infographic of body parts mentioned in song lyrics, by genre

21/08/2008 @ 21:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Fleshmap's infographic of body parts mentioned in song lyrics, by genre - mildly NSFW; I love the sharp distinction between hip-hop and everything else  [via]

Joe Gregorio | BitWorking | MegaData Slides

21/08/2008 @ 20:01 UTC

jcgregorio : Joe Gregorio | BitWorking | MegaData Slides

Miroslav Tichý - Home

21/08/2008 @ 20:01 UTC

jcgregorio : Miroslav Tichý - Home

Four Barrel Coffee

21/08/2008 @ 20:01 UTC

nelson : Four Barrel Coffee - opened today; finally, a serious coffee place without fucking wifi

Coworking in the Metro Detroit Area | blog.detlog.org

21/08/2008 @ 19:00 UTC

deusx : Coworking in the Metro Detroit Area | blog.detlog.org - "I do love my home office and zero-mile commute (especially in winter), but there’s something about not having people around most of the day that’s starting to bother me again."

Jelly! - Casual coworking is awesome. wiki / JellyInDetroit

21/08/2008 @ 19:00 UTC

deusx : Jelly! - Casual coworking is awesome. wiki / JellyInDetroit - "Jelly is an every-so-often casual coworking session. Anyone is welcome to come, bring a laptop, and work alongside other creative, fun people. Hope to see you there! See workatjelly.com and this blog post for more background. Email if you want to st

Coworking wiki / Coworking-Detroit-AnnArbor

21/08/2008 @ 19:00 UTC

deusx : Coworking wiki / Coworking-Detroit-AnnArbor - "I am interested in organizing a coworking environment in the Metro Detroit/Ann Arbor area for independent web workers, designers, startup entrepreneurs, writers and freelancers who want to enjoy a shared space and network with like-minded folks.&quo

Rochester Area Coworking (Rochester, MI) - Meetup.com

21/08/2008 @ 19:00 UTC

deusx : Rochester Area Coworking (Rochester, MI) - Meetup.com - "You? An independent professional or frequent telecommuter working from home, with lots of tempting distractions and feeling a bit isolated. Us? Your ticket to sanity. Working on our own projects but in the company of others, mutually benefiting by

State Legislation Impacts Creative Economy Initiative

21/08/2008 @ 18:00 UTC

deusx : State Legislation Impacts Creative Economy Initiative - "Southeast Michigan's creative business community will get a boost as a result of Governor Granholm's signature on a series of bills that would make creative businesses eligible for state MEGA tax credits."

thedetroiter.com

21/08/2008 @ 18:00 UTC

deusx : thedetroiter.com - re: splash image - having seen this alignment of church and rencen on many morning commutes, I've always wondered if it was intentional.

The Mattress Industry is One Big Scam

21/08/2008 @ 18:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : The Mattress Industry is One Big Scam - The Mattress Industry is One Big Scam: I had no idea it was that bad. Luckily we bought our last one off craigslist.

IDEO: 20 Questions

21/08/2008 @ 17:01 UTC

Cameron Moll : IDEO: 20 Questions - IDEO's 20 Questions is a nicely creative way of presenting the company's culture, knowledge, and opinions.

Web Accessibility Checklist in German

21/08/2008 @ 17:01 UTC

Cameron Moll : Web Accessibility Checklist in German - Aaron Cannon's Web Accessibility Checklist in German.

Quiksilver is seeking a Graphic Designer

21/08/2008 @ 17:01 UTC

Cameron Moll : Quiksilver is seeking a Graphic Designer - Quiksilver is seeking a Graphic Designer. Huntington Beach? Where do I sign?

Tyler Thompson. Squarespace.

21/08/2008 @ 17:01 UTC

Cameron Moll : Tyler Thompson. Squarespace. - Tyler Thompson, Creative Director at Squarespace, has a terribly well-done personal site. Attention to detail = non-fail.

SUNY Upstate Medical University: Department of Ophthalmology

21/08/2008 @ 17:00 UTC

gleuschk : SUNY Upstate Medical University: Department of Ophthalmology - Center for Vision Care -- do they do just normal eye exams?

Memcachedb

21/08/2008 @ 17:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Memcachedb - Memcachedb: "A distributed key-value storage system designed for persistent" and it's powered by BerkeleyDB under the hood. Nice.

Simon Willison : MemcacheDB - MemcacheDB. A server that speaks the memcache protocol but uses Berkeley DB for reliable persistent storage. Speedy: 20,000 writes/second and 60,000+ reads/second. Includes a full replication mechanism (with custom memcache protocol commands) based on B

Amazon EBS - Elastic Block Store has launched

21/08/2008 @ 16:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Amazon EBS - Elastic Block Store has launched - Amazon EBS - Elastic Block Store has launched: very nice

Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS)

21/08/2008 @ 12:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS) - Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS). EC2 just got a whole lot more useful—you can now create “block level storage volumes? (think virtual hard drives) and mount them to an EC2 instance for real persistent storage—but because they’re virtual you c

SecondLife rolls out Mono-powered servers

21/08/2008 @ 11:00 UTC

Simon Willison : SecondLife rolls out Mono-powered servers - SecondLife rolls out Mono-powered servers. Most of the work on this was done in Linden Lab’s Brighton UK office. If you’re interested in Mono and want to live in Brighton, they’re hiring!

querySelectorAll in Firefox 3.1

21/08/2008 @ 11:00 UTC

Simon Willison : querySelectorAll in Firefox 3.1 - querySelectorAll in Firefox 3.1. John Resig benchmarks the various JavaScript libraries’ support for querySelelectorAll, and finds an impressive 2-6x performance improvement over native DOM traversal. It’s worth clicking through to John’s experime

Steven Frank's torn feelings for the iPhone App Store

21/08/2008 @ 11:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Steven Frank's torn feelings for the iPhone App Store - a Panic co-founder weighs in with a thoughtful criticism and defense  [via]

Does The New Business Of Music Change The Way Music Sounds?

21/08/2008 @ 10:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Does The New Business Of Music Change The Way Music Sounds? - some heartfelt predictions from Ian Rogers

Joshua Callaghan's sculptures based on charts & graphs

21/08/2008 @ 10:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Joshua Callaghan's sculptures based on charts & graphs - very minimalist, stripped of labels and axes  [via]

veen : joshuacallaghan.com: Graphs - "Assortment of sculptures based on graphs and charts"

Plan59 > 1950s Art > The Retro Graphics Archive

21/08/2008 @ 08:01 UTC

joshua : Plan59 > 1950s Art > The Retro Graphics Archive

bunch of siggraph links

21/08/2008 @ 07:01 UTC

joshua : bunch of siggraph links

opencv

21/08/2008 @ 07:01 UTC

joshua : opencv - Open Source Computer Vision Library

pysift - Google Code

21/08/2008 @ 07:01 UTC

joshua : pysift - Google Code - python implementation of SIFT

Me and Your Bicycle

21/08/2008 @ 07:00 UTC

Anil : Me and Your Bicycle

Open Source Queueing and Messaging Systems? (by Jeremy Zawodny)

21/08/2008 @ 04:01 UTC

joshua : Open Source Queueing and Messaging Systems? (by Jeremy Zawodny)

GQ: Interview with Aaron Sorkin

21/08/2008 @ 03:01 UTC

Khoi Vinh : GQ: Interview with Aaron Sorkin - The screenwriter is out to promote the forthcoming, 10th anniversary re-issue of his fantastic, under-appreciated “Sports Night” series on DVD. Regarding his more recent, failed series “Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip,” he says:

Tim Sale, KCRW Guest DJ.

21/08/2008 @ 02:01 UTC

Greg Storey : Tim Sale, KCRW Guest DJ. - Must listen: Will only make you appreciate his own work even more.

Quicksilver needs a designer.

21/08/2008 @ 01:01 UTC

Greg Storey : Quicksilver needs a designer. - Luke I love working with you but you ought to consider applying.

David OReilly's iHologram gives the illusion of a 3d hologram jumping off the iPhone screen

21/08/2008 @ 01:01 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : David OReilly's iHologram gives the illusion of a 3d hologram jumping off the iPhone screen - David OReilly's iHologram gives the illusion of a 3d hologram jumping off the iPhone screen [more]

Facebook engineering notes on Scaling Out

21/08/2008 @ 01:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Facebook engineering notes on Scaling Out - Facebook engineering notes on Scaling Out. Jason Sobel explains a couple of tricks Facebook use to deal with consistency between their California and Virginia data centres. The first is to hijack the MySQL replication stream to include information about

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