Report: 60 Million People You'd Never Talk To Voting For Other Guy | The Onion

1/10/2008 @ 23:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : Report: 60 Million People You'd Never Talk To Voting For Other Guy | The Onion - The US political "system" in a nutshell: "According to an eye-opening report released Tuesday, 60 million people whom you would never talk to, would never be in a position to talk to, and wouldn't even be able to talk to if you tried will be voting for th #

Cloud computing is a trap, warns GNU founder | Technology | guardian.co.uk

1/10/2008 @ 23:00 UTC

deusx : Cloud computing is a trap, warns GNU founder | Technology | guardian.co.uk - "It's just as bad as using a proprietary program. Do your own computing on your own computer with your copy of a freedom-respecting program. If you use a proprietary program or somebody else's web server, you're defenceless. You'r

"One day, Steve Jobs is going to die."

1/10/2008 @ 22:01 UTC

Greg Storey : "One day, Steve Jobs is going to die." - Fantastic lead.

Dan Rather interviews FiveThirtyEight's Nate Silver

1/10/2008 @ 22:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Dan Rather interviews FiveThirtyEight's Nate Silver - applying knowledge learned from baseball analytics to electoral projections

Microsoft buying search

1/10/2008 @ 21:01 UTC

nelson : Microsoft buying search - More garbage from MS trying to inflate usage of their anemic Live search service

Netflix API : Introducing the Netflix API

1/10/2008 @ 21:00 UTC

joshua : Netflix API : Introducing the Netflix API

Andy Baio : Netflix launches public Javascript, Atom, REST APIs - as Kellan points out, it comes with OAuth, a developer blog, and an API explorer  [via]

Not just in America.

1/10/2008 @ 20:03 UTC

Greg Storey : Not just in America.

Socialtext 3.0:

1/10/2008 @ 20:02 UTC

Linkorama : Socialtext 3.0: - Bringing Facebook, Twitter and iGoogle to the Enterprise - CIO.com - Business Technology Leadership

Eve 64

1/10/2008 @ 20:01 UTC

nelson : Eve 64 - Some more notes from Eve Online's server infrastructure. They support more people interacting in real time on one computer than any deployment I know

Google datacenter efficiency

1/10/2008 @ 20:00 UTC

nelson : Google datacenter efficiency - Interesting marketing site about how Google runs efficient datacenters

GovTrack: Source Code, Data, and APIs

1/10/2008 @ 19:00 UTC

joshua : GovTrack: Source Code, Data, and APIs - ooh more data

Apple: “We have decided to drop the [NDA] for released iPhone software"

1/10/2008 @ 18:06 UTC

Cameron Moll : Apple: “We have decided to drop the [NDA] for released iPhone software" - Apple: “We have decided to drop the non-disclosure agreement (NDA) for released iPhone software…. [T]he NDA has created too much of a burden on developers, authors and others interested in helping further the iPhone’s success, so we are dropping it

Andy Baio : Apple lifts iPhone NDA, developers rejoice - Furbo released some source to celebrate

Designer Daily

1/10/2008 @ 18:05 UTC

Cameron Moll : Designer Daily - Swiss graphic designer Mirko Humbert's Designer Daily is a little under-appreciated. Give it a read and you might agree.

Coldwell Banker iPhone-friendly property listing searches

1/10/2008 @ 18:04 UTC

Cameron Moll : Coldwell Banker iPhone-friendly property listing searches - Coldwell Banker Real Estate releases an iPhone-friendly adaptation of their website for property listings search and home value estimates. Of course, the timing of the release is rather ironic given the current state of the housing market...

"'Online' is no longer a technical state. 'Online' just is."

1/10/2008 @ 18:03 UTC

Cameron Moll : "'Online' is no longer a technical state. 'Online' just is." - Marta Strickland, What Makes A "Digital Native" Different? "For many children that are growing up with early adopters for parents, they have never known a time without cell phones, they have never known a time without wireless internet buzzing through the

Mathematical Miniatures, by Beno Eckmann

1/10/2008 @ 18:02 UTC

gleuschk : Mathematical Miniatures, by Beno Eckmann - I especially like the first one about the birth of arrows

Sarah Palin plays the flute in Miss Alaska pageant

1/10/2008 @ 18:01 UTC

Andy Baio : Sarah Palin plays the flute in Miss Alaska pageant - see also: Nixon on piano, Clinton on sax

Routefinder, analog mapping wristwatch from the 1920s

1/10/2008 @ 18:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Routefinder, analog mapping wristwatch from the 1920s - scroll your way through the UK  [via]

Boats that were missed.

1/10/2008 @ 17:02 UTC

Greg Storey : Boats that were missed. - Things you might have heard about but have never read, seen, or heard.

Washington State University is looking for someone to lead their web strategy.

1/10/2008 @ 17:01 UTC

Greg Storey : Washington State University is looking for someone to lead their web strategy. - Sounds like a very cool job.

Nero LiquidTV Introduction

1/10/2008 @ 17:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Nero LiquidTV Introduction - Nero LiquidTV Introduction: this looks like an interested idea if you already have an HTPC setup

Collaboration vs. Cooperation

1/10/2008 @ 16:03 UTC

Linkorama : Collaboration vs. Cooperation - Peter Tosh once famously lamented, in his song Equal Rights, everybody wants to go to heaven, but none of them want to die.

The Beltway Crash

1/10/2008 @ 16:02 UTC

Linkorama : The Beltway Crash - The Washington elite have failed, completely failed in the eyes of the average American and that’s reflected in across the board polls that show 3 in 4 people surveyed disapprove of the job Congress is doing, worse than the President and that’s a pret

Word Magazine: Album Covers Map

1/10/2008 @ 16:01 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : Word Magazine: Album Covers Map [via]

Signing the message contents - OAuth | Google Groups

1/10/2008 @ 16:00 UTC

deusx : Signing the message contents - OAuth | Google Groups - I've skimmed the specs but haven't yet gotten down to implementing anything with OAuth, so I'd been wondering how to pair OAuth and AtomPub. Further on in the thread, there's a good explanation why OAuth only deals with query params. &

Automatic numbering with CSS Counters - Opera Developer Community

1/10/2008 @ 15:01 UTC

jonhicks : Automatic numbering with CSS Counters - Opera Developer Community

Cascading

1/10/2008 @ 15:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Cascading - Cascading. A Java API abstraction layer over Hadoop that lets developers think in terms of pipes and filters rather than map/reduce. The Cascading developers claim that this model is easier to understand and less error prone.

Coming Soon: Amazon EC2 With Windows

1/10/2008 @ 11:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Coming Soon: Amazon EC2 With Windows - Coming Soon: Amazon EC2 With Windows. It’s not instantly clear if you need to source your own Windows licenses or if the license comes as part of the hourly VM charge. If it’s the latter, I can see this being fantastically useful for both automated

Splicd, permalink to a YouTube timecode

1/10/2008 @ 08:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Splicd, permalink to a YouTube timecode - conveniently hackable URLs, too

Sarah Palin Can't Name a Newspaper She Reads [video]

1/10/2008 @ 07:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Sarah Palin Can't Name a Newspaper She Reads [video] - Sarah Palin Can't Name a Newspaper She Reads [video]: "all of them" heh

Using the New MySQL Query Profiler

1/10/2008 @ 03:01 UTC

Simon Willison : Using the New MySQL Query Profiler - Using the New MySQL Query Profiler. Extremely powerful new feature in MySQL 5.0.37. Definitely something for the Django debug toolbar.

How Do Locks Lock?

1/10/2008 @ 03:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : How Do Locks Lock? - How Do Locks Lock?: a good read

Nasty as they wanna be? Policing Flickr.com

1/10/2008 @ 02:02 UTC

dbow : Nasty as they wanna be? Policing Flickr.com - Cool coverage of Flickr, prominently featuring Heather and the decisions the team makes around community.

Jeanne Says…

1/10/2008 @ 02:01 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Jeanne Says… - This is pretty cute. Some fellow will be proposing to his girlfriend in a couple weeks, is secretly photoblogging the entire lead-up, and has blacklisted her IP so that she stays in the dark. Love is IP blocking. ∞

Try Google Search as it looked in January 2001

1/10/2008 @ 02:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Try Google Search as it looked in January 2001 - extremely surreal flashback only available for one month; predates 9/11, YouTube, Sarah Palin, or this blog  [via]

Rod Begbie : Google 2001 - In celebration of their tenth birthday, Google have resuscitated their search index from January 2001. Ah, the good old days, when "ROD BEGBIE IN VIRGIN SNOG SHOCKER!" turned up on the second page of results for my egosurf. [via#

Rososo, the peaceful newsreader

1/10/2008 @ 01:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Rososo, the peaceful newsreader - clean and minimalist approach to feedreading for newbies  [via]

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