Stenographer code

26/10/2008 @ 22:00 UTC

nelson : Stenographer code - Freaky list of abbreviations stenographers use

One Sentence - True stories, told in one sentence

26/10/2008 @ 20:00 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : One Sentence - True stories, told in one sentence - One Sentence - True stories, told in one sentence [more] [via]

Terrorist 'tweets'? US Army warns of Twitter dangers - Yahoo! News

26/10/2008 @ 20:00 UTC

deusx : Terrorist 'tweets'? US Army warns of Twitter dangers - Yahoo! News - Seriously? Aren't we tired yet of finding new reasons to be scared? "The report outlined scenarios in which militants could make use of Twitter, combined with such programs as Google Maps or cell phone pictures or video, to carry out an ambush

Talking Business - So When Will Banks Give Loans?

26/10/2008 @ 17:00 UTC

Linkorama : Talking Business - So When Will Banks Give Loans? - Indeed, Mr. Landler’s story noted that Treasury would even funnel some of the bailout money to help banks buy other banks. And, in an almost unnoticed move, it recently put in place a new tax break, worth billions to the banking industry, that has only

Economic View - But Have We Learned Enough?

26/10/2008 @ 17:00 UTC

Linkorama : Economic View - But Have We Learned Enough? - Let me be clear: Like Mr. Blanchard at the I.M.F., I am not predicting another Great Depression. We have indeed learned a lot over the last 80 years. But you should take that economic forecast, like all others, with more than a single grain of salt.

The Atlantic Online | November 2008 | The Things He Carried | Jeffrey Goldberg

26/10/2008 @ 14:00 UTC

philgyford : The Atlantic Online | November 2008 | The Things He Carried | Jeffrey Goldberg - Describing how easy it is to get stuff past US airline security. "Security theatre": it's all just for show. (via everywhere)

Photographic collection homepage from London transport museum

26/10/2008 @ 14:00 UTC

philgyford : Photographic collection homepage from London transport museum - More than 16,000 historical photos of London, nicely browsable. You can even add comments to each one. Would be nice if they enlarged bigger, but otherwise fab.

Reset Password for Movable Type User via MySQL - Adventures in Movable Type

26/10/2008 @ 14:00 UTC

philgyford : Reset Password for Movable Type User via MySQL - Adventures in Movable Type - I predict this will be very, very handy.

BBC News | Health | Bee Gees hit could save your life

26/10/2008 @ 14:00 UTC

philgyford : BBC News | Health | Bee Gees hit could save your life - I'm amazed this non-news story got so much traction on blogs and news sites. There's nothing to it at all. (Plus, surely Soul II Soul's 'Back to Life' (102 BPM) would be even better.)

Urban Sketchers

26/10/2008 @ 14:00 UTC

philgyford : Urban Sketchers - I'm very much enjoying this so far. A group weblog from dozens of sketching people in cities around the world. Some inspiring stuff.

Web Security Horror Stories: The Director's Cut

26/10/2008 @ 14:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Web Security Horror Stories: The Director's Cut - Web Security Horror Stories: The Director’s Cut. Slides from the talk on web application security I gave this morning at <head>, the worldwide online conference. I just about managed to resist the temptation to present in my boxers. Topics inclu

YouTube adds linking to video timecodes

26/10/2008 @ 08:00 UTC

Andy Baio : YouTube adds linking to video timecodes - in YouTube comments, just list any time and it's automatically linked

Simon Willison : YouTube Enables Deep Linking Within Videos - YouTube Enables Deep Linking Within Videos. Add #t=1m45s to the end of a YouTube URL to jump to that spot. I’d be a lot more impressed by this if visiting a YouTube link in the UK didn’t use IP geo targetting to redirect me to uk.youtube.com, losing

"Does anyone else get extreme pleasure from twirling a Q-tip in their ear?"

26/10/2008 @ 02:00 UTC

Greg Storey : "Does anyone else get extreme pleasure from twirling a Q-tip in their ear?" - Better question: Who doesn't? Throw rocks at them.

Tasha's Impossible Ransom of Rage

26/10/2008 @ 01:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Tasha's Impossible Ransom of Rage - silly little Flash game from Double Fine, creators of Psychonauts  [via]

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