Bacon (Part I) - Cooking Tests - Cooking For Engineers

10/09/2008 @ 23:04 UTC

joshua : Bacon (Part I) - Cooking Tests - Cooking For Engineers - bacon cooking methodologies: a comparison

Blue Rock BBQ

10/09/2008 @ 23:03 UTC

joshua : Blue Rock BBQ - stephen says it's good

Atmosphir, collaborative 3D platform designer

10/09/2008 @ 23:01 UTC

Andy Baio : Atmosphir, collaborative 3D platform designer - announced at TC50 today, still in private beta; watch the demo for more

Little Hands, documentary short vocalizes the daily conversation of deaf children

10/09/2008 @ 23:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Little Hands, documentary short vocalizes the daily conversation of deaf children - mesmerizing to watch; I liked the kids caught "whispering" on camera at 2:55

DF: Notes and Observations Regarding Yesterday’s ‘Let’s Rock’ Apple Special Event

10/09/2008 @ 22:02 UTC

Cameron Moll : DF: Notes and Observations Regarding Yesterday’s ‘Let’s Rock’ Apple Special Event - John Gruber's Notes and Observations Regarding Yesterday’s ‘Let’s Rock’ Apple Special Event. Thorough and educated, as usual.

Apple Accessibility

10/09/2008 @ 22:01 UTC

Cameron Moll : Apple Accessibility - New Apple Accessibility mini-site, most likely launched to coincide with spoken menus on the new iPod nano.

Strugatsky Brothers - Russian SF Writers

10/09/2008 @ 21:03 UTC

joshua : Strugatsky Brothers - Russian SF Writers

BBC NEWS | Girls Aloud win £20 single prize

10/09/2008 @ 21:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : BBC NEWS | Girls Aloud win £20 single prize - The BBC does a decent write-up of the behind-the-scenes politicking of THE music prize that matters -- Popjustice's Twenty Quid Music Prize. #

Foreign Policy Blog: The 20 questions we would ask Sarah Palin

10/09/2008 @ 21:00 UTC

cobra libre : Foreign Policy Blog: The 20 questions we would ask Sarah Palin - The 'experience' debate could be neatly resolved by running a thought experiment in which each candidate answers a set of questions like this. It has to be a thought experiment, of course, because to actually pose pertinent questions during an interview w #

43 Folders: Time, Attention, and Creative Work | 43 Folders

10/09/2008 @ 20:01 UTC

43folders : 43 Folders: Time, Attention, and Creative Work | 43 Folders - "I want to help you identify and remove any obstacle that keeps you from making things that you love. And then I want to help you figure out how to make those things even better. That’s pretty much it."

philgyford : 43 Folders: Time, Attention, and Creative Work | 43 Folders - This post and a couple of other recent ones by Merlin Mann about his refocusing have been really inspiring. Great stuff. (via Kottke and Daring Fireball)

20 Useful Visualization Libraries : A Beautiful WWW

10/09/2008 @ 18:02 UTC

joshua : 20 Useful Visualization Libraries : A Beautiful WWW

Ensemble Studios shutdown

10/09/2008 @ 18:00 UTC

nelson : Ensemble Studios shutdown - Troubling news; Microsoft shutting down one of their great game studios

Initial User Experience

10/09/2008 @ 17:04 UTC

Linkorama : Initial User Experience - Below are some of our favorite resources for companies that want to smarten-up quickly about User Experience.

Groundswell Award Entry

10/09/2008 @ 17:03 UTC

Linkorama : Groundswell Award Entry - We're entering the CPA Good Practice Guide under the Supporting category. We recognise that the knowledge within our membership is one of our strongest assets. The concept underpinning the guide is to enable the members of CPA Australia to access the

After 1984

10/09/2008 @ 17:02 UTC

Linkorama : After 1984 - But shouldn’t we be getting a piece of the action if we’re talking about data about us? Shouldn’t we write the book on what 2014 is going to look like so we can put the tired 1984 analogies to rest for awhile and take advantage of what is unfolding

Brand Building Social Media = Zappos Example and Employee Advocacy

10/09/2008 @ 17:01 UTC

Linkorama : Brand Building Social Media = Zappos Example and Employee Advocacy - Brand building can also come from people: customers and people refering to companies who share their personal/ professional brand image as they’re advocating for them. But the best way keeps being when it comes from the company employees.

UAL: not bankrupt

10/09/2008 @ 16:00 UTC

nelson : UAL: not bankrupt - Trading debacle from a combination of an undated newspaper article and an overzealous stock tip feed

Has the Large Hadron Collider destroyed the world yet?

10/09/2008 @ 14:01 UTC

jcgregorio : Has the Large Hadron Collider destroyed the world yet? - It even has an Atom feed.

Cameron Moll : Has the Large Hadron Collider destroyed the world yet?

30 Beautiful Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials

10/09/2008 @ 12:00 UTC

bmilleare : 30 Beautiful Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials

Get the physical location of wireless router from its MAC address (BSSID) « coderrr

10/09/2008 @ 10:01 UTC

joshua : Get the physical location of wireless router from its MAC address (BSSID) « coderrr - reverse engineering skyhook's protocol

nelson : Skyhook protocol - How to query position for a wireless MAC address. Not sure if this still works

MoreCowbell.dj, add cowbell to any MP3

10/09/2008 @ 09:00 UTC

Andy Baio : MoreCowbell.dj, add cowbell to any MP3 - built on the lovely Echonest API

My first Google Chrome plugin - PAPERFRAG

10/09/2008 @ 05:01 UTC

jcgregorio : My first Google Chrome plugin - PAPERFRAG - if you build it, they will come. if you don't build it, they'll drive a tractor over your yard and build it themselves. nicely done.

Annie Gets Her Shot: Entertainment & Culture: vanityfair.com

10/09/2008 @ 03:17 UTC

43folders : Annie Gets Her Shot: Entertainment & Culture: vanityfair.com - via: http://www.kottke.org/08/09/annie-leibovitz-on-photography

Fitbit - Automatically Track Your Fitness and Sleep

10/09/2008 @ 03:15 UTC

deusx : Fitbit - Automatically Track Your Fitness and Sleep - "Did I get enough exercise today? How many calories did I burn? Am I getting good quality sleep? How many steps and miles did I walk today? The Fitbit Tracker helps you answer these questions. "

Rod Begbie : Fitbit - Automatically Track Your Fitness and Sleep - Personal data monitor, tracking your exercise and sleep, not dissimilar to ye olde Sportsbrain pedometer which I loved so. I've already pre-ordered one. #

On Exposure

10/09/2008 @ 03:14 UTC

Anil : On Exposure - I started blogging when I was 25, and it was a much smaller blogosphere back in 2000. I was able to make my mistakes in oversharing, overexposure, and unmitigated egotism in a smaller pond, without the entire New York media world and Jimmy Kimmel staring

Tomboy Hacks

10/09/2008 @ 03:13 UTC

Anil : Tomboy Hacks - Trapani ventured that if the internet had been around when she was a teenager she might have felt less isolated: "I kind of wish I had the access to the internet that teenagers have today." She got a gleam in her eyes when she started to talk about what l

Auto-Tune Goes Legit

10/09/2008 @ 03:12 UTC

Anil : Auto-Tune Goes Legit - Dedicated readers will recall me obsessing over and over-analyzing Auto-Tune in pop music earlier this year. It is, then, my pleasure to report that, thanks to the inestimable Sasha Frere-Jones, Auto-Tune analysis has gone legit. Behold, no less an author

Sippey, Superstar!

10/09/2008 @ 03:11 UTC

Anil : Sippey, Superstar! - One of the most satisfying and fun things I've ever seen in my job was the sight of my friend and coworker Michael Sippey onstage with Steve Jobs and the Apple crew, showing off TypePad for iPhone. In our line of business, Apple keynotes are just about th

Shuttle Chips Shipped — Cheap!

10/09/2008 @ 03:10 UTC

Anil : Shuttle Chips Shipped — Cheap! - When the Space Shuttle Discovery glided home a few days ago, one of the electronic components which made it possible was the humble Intel 8086 processor. Some of the chips powering support systems for the shuttle were purchased from a motley variety of

Mayor Mike's Not Wearing His Pajamas

10/09/2008 @ 03:09 UTC

Anil : Mayor Mike's Not Wearing His Pajamas - Today Newtalk, a site dedicated to substantive political discussions, hosted a conversation asking "Is it possible to fix government?". In his response to host Philip Howard, NYC mayor Michael Bloomberg reveals that it's his first time responding to a con

Bill Gates and the Greatest Tech Hack Ever

10/09/2008 @ 03:08 UTC

Anil : Bill Gates and the Greatest Tech Hack Ever - Bill Gates has pulled off one of the greatest hacks in technology and business history, by turning Microsoft's success into a force for social responsibility. Imagine imposing a tax on every corporation in the developed world, collecting $100 per white-co

Details of Execution

10/09/2008 @ 03:07 UTC

Anil : Details of Execution - Sometimes if you do something very difficult, and you do it really well, the end result is that your achievement becomes completely invisible. I mentioned a year and a half ago that I like Twitter. That was a little bit less common a position to take b

Lists and Being On Them

10/09/2008 @ 03:06 UTC

Anil : Lists and Being On Them - Hey, NowPublic made a list of the 50 most influential web people in New York, and I'm on it at number six. So, thanks to the folks who made the list, and I appreciate the recognition. However, every time a similar list comes out, I have a number of resp

The KLF Burn A Million Quid

10/09/2008 @ 03:05 UTC

Anil : The KLF Burn A Million Quid - I've been a fan of The KLF since I was a teenager, and just last week was reminded of one of their most amazing stunts. This is just the first of a five-part video showing the entire "Burn a Million Quid" documentary, and I think you don't get to see th

What was that about lists?

10/09/2008 @ 03:04 UTC

Anil : What was that about lists? - I forgot to mention one point when I was blathering about lists earlier this week: The easiest way to get on them is by asserting, truthfully or not, that you don't want to be on them. Behold, my incredible mancrushworthiness, from an entire list of the

Nine Years, and a New Look

10/09/2008 @ 03:03 UTC

Anil : Nine Years, and a New Look - Last month marked the ninth anniversary of me starting this blog, more or less continuously updating since then. As I begin my tenth year here on dashes.com, I've made a few changes around the site. First and foremost, there's a new look to the blog. My

Me and Your Bicycle

10/09/2008 @ 03:02 UTC

Anil : Me and Your Bicycle - My friend Mat Honan amused and beguiled you a few months ago with Barack Obama is Your New Bicycle. As is the course of such things, he got a book deal for his efforts, despite having been responsible for the onslaught of unfunny ripoffs of the site whi

A Pre-History of the Google Browser

10/09/2008 @ 03:01 UTC

Anil : A Pre-History of the Google Browser - Today, in a surprisingly botched announcement, Google announced Chrome, their upcoming open source web browser. The subject of a Google browser is something I've opined on a few times over the years, but Jason Kottke's compiled an even more comprehensive

D'Angelo and the Demons of the New Minstrel Movement

10/09/2008 @ 03:00 UTC

Anil : D'Angelo and the Demons of the New Minstrel Movement - Spin Magazine's piece covering the rise and fall, and perhaps second rise of D'Angelo has been lingering in my mind for weeks. As you might expect, I was a fan of D'Angelo's from the start. And that's true even though I was clowning him when he got arr

Ask HN: Good books on mathematics for somebody who's only taken high school math?

10/09/2008 @ 01:05 UTC

joshua : Ask HN: Good books on mathematics for somebody who's only taken high school math?

django-html

10/09/2008 @ 01:03 UTC

Simon Willison : django-html - django-html. A small project I’m working on to make Django behave better with regards to HTML v.s. XHTML.

The web framework for ponies

10/09/2008 @ 01:02 UTC

Simon Willison : The web framework for ponies - The web framework for ponies. At DjangoCon Cal Henderson suggested that Django should get a mascot with “magical powers?. Brian Veloso obliges.

Rod Begbie : Django: the web framework for ponies with magical powers - Django finally has the mascot it deserves. [via#

Adam Savage inhales sulphur hexafluoride

10/09/2008 @ 01:01 UTC

Andy Baio : Adam Savage inhales sulphur hexafluoride - I'd never heard of the gas; more demonstrations on YouTube

FlowingData announces winners of the Personal Visualization Project

10/09/2008 @ 01:00 UTC

Andy Baio : FlowingData announces winners of the Personal Visualization Project - see also: Daytum and Mycrocosm

philgyford : Winner of the Personal Visualization Project is... | FlowingData - Oodles of pretty and obsessive charting of personal data. (via Boing Boing)

Google Turns 20, speculative fiction by Philipp Lenssen

10/09/2008 @ 00:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Google Turns 20, speculative fiction by Philipp Lenssen - blog posts from a parallel future world

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