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Microformats.org Wiki 2.0 · Microformats Wiki

2/12/2008 @ 23:00 UTC

factoryjoe : Microformats.org Wiki 2.0 · Microformats Wiki - "Microformats.org has been served by a near-default MediaWiki theme since it first went live in 2005. Over the years the kind of content published on the wiki has been established, and the editing practices of our community better under [via]

Somatic Rebirth System by David Lanham

2/12/2008 @ 23:00 UTC

factoryjoe : Somatic Rebirth System by David Lanham - "Redrawn and updated Somatic system replacement icons." Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags::mento.info [via]

Moon, Venus, and Jupiter.

2/12/2008 @ 23:00 UTC

Greg Storey : Moon, Venus, and Jupiter. - If you haven't been doing so recently, go look at the the southern sky at dusk.

Marshall Alexander

2/12/2008 @ 23:00 UTC

deusx : Marshall Alexander - "Growing up in the seventies and eighties, my childhood memories basically consist of videogames, bright plastic toys and TV cartoons. Any time that was left I spent drawing and programming games for my Commodore 64. At a later age a few of my childh

Site-Wide Metadata for the Web

2/12/2008 @ 22:00 UTC

factoryjoe : Site-Wide Metadata for the Web - "This memo describes a method for locating site-wide metadata for Web sites." Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags::mento.info [via]

Schneier on Security: The Future of Ephemeral Conversation

2/12/2008 @ 22:00 UTC

deusx : Schneier on Security: The Future of Ephemeral Conversation - "In the end, this is cultural. The Internet is the greatest generation gap since rock and roll. We're now witnessing one aspect of that generation gap: the younger generation chats digitally, and the older generation treats those chats as writt

philgyford : Schneier on Security: The Future of Ephemeral Conversation - "The younger generation chats digitally, and the older generation treats those chats as written correspondence. ... until we have a Presidential election where both candidates have a complete history on social networking sites from before they were t

Vacuum - Edward Vielmetti in Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104: web two point naught: watching the shutdo...

2/12/2008 @ 22:00 UTC

deusx : Vacuum - Edward Vielmetti in Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104: web two point naught: watching the shutdown of free web 2.0 services - "Web 2.0 is over. Back up your important data now, or decide which parts of it you are willing to discard."

Levin Calls For Bolstering U.S. Auto Industry : NPR

2/12/2008 @ 22:00 UTC

deusx : Levin Calls For Bolstering U.S. Auto Industry : NPR - "As for those who think the fate of America's carmakers should be decided by the open market, Levin said the industry doesn't operate on a level playing field. "Are they kidding?" he said. "Do they think that the Japanese or

Yet another new Drizzle plugin type: replicator

2/12/2008 @ 22:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Yet another new Drizzle plugin type: replicator - Yet another new Drizzle plugin type: replicator: Drizzle will have plug-ins for replication... yay!

American Airlines Now Charging Fees To Non-Passengers

2/12/2008 @ 22:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : American Airlines Now Charging Fees To Non-Passengers - American Airlines Now Charging Fees To Non-Passengers: ...just kidding :-)

The End of the Red Light District (Ning Blog)

2/12/2008 @ 21:00 UTC

factoryjoe : The End of the Red Light District (Ning Blog) - "Our focus is on creating incredibly simple, beautiful software and rapidly adding new features for the benefit of all. We can’t do that as efficiently as we need to and still support adult networks on Ning. It’s that simpl" Saved [via]

Apple finally taking orders for new in-ear headphones (AppleInsider)

2/12/2008 @ 21:00 UTC

factoryjoe : Apple finally taking orders for new in-ear headphones (AppleInsider) - "the Apple Earphones with Remote and Mic are described as having "all the performance and comfort of the acclaimed Apple iPod Earphones plus convenient buttons that let you adjust volume and control music and video playback." One of th [via]

A YouTube for All of Us (YouTube Blog)

2/12/2008 @ 21:00 UTC

factoryjoe : A YouTube for All of Us (YouTube Blog) - YouTube cracks down on smut and custom thumbnail images. Sounds like decent ideas for the health of the ecosystem. Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags::mento.info [via]

Homeland Security: Rethinking What Works : NPR

2/12/2008 @ 21:00 UTC

deusx : Homeland Security: Rethinking What Works : NPR - "James Carafano, a homeland security expert at The Heritage Foundation, says the government's multi-billion dollar investment in what's often referred to as "guns, guards and gates" is the wrong way to go — that it's futile

Molten Core - Gamer’s University » Games

2/12/2008 @ 21:00 UTC

deusx : Molten Core - Gamer’s University » Games - "Gamer’s University Games Proudly (finally) Presents… An April Fools joke you thought was dead… Blizzard Entertainment’s World of Warcraft THE MOLTEN CORE"

Spoonjuice - Night Stand

2/12/2008 @ 20:00 UTC

factoryjoe : Spoonjuice - Night Stand - "Night Stand displays a beautiful digital clock on your iPhone or iPod touch. You don't have to buy a night stand clock for your bedroom anymore: you get a gorgeous, glowing clock for FREE and right under your fingertips. Anytime you ne [via]

Thumbgrid. It just sounds cool.

2/12/2008 @ 20:00 UTC

Greg Storey : Thumbgrid. It just sounds cool. - I'm waiting for Viewmaster.

Zero-Downtime Restarts with HAProxy - igvita.com

2/12/2008 @ 20:00 UTC

joshua : Zero-Downtime Restarts with HAProxy - igvita.com

Titles List (Library of Congress Online Catalog) - Session timeout in 4:36

2/12/2008 @ 20:00 UTC

deusx : Titles List (Library of Congress Online Catalog) - Session timeout in 4:36 - Hey, look, I'm in the LIbrary of Congress! "Displaying 1 through 3 of 3."

Educating the client on information architecture.

2/12/2008 @ 19:00 UTC

Greg Storey : Educating the client on information architecture. - Must read.

An Open Transition

2/12/2008 @ 19:00 UTC

Linkorama : An Open Transition - President-elect Obama has made a very clear commitment to changing the way government works with its citizens. To this end, we offer these three principles to guide the transition in its objective to build upon the very best of the Internet to produce the

Not even close

2/12/2008 @ 19:00 UTC

Linkorama : Not even close - FriendFeed is the reason Twitter has won. It’s the toolkit for providing innovation around Twitter. It has always been the reason why micromessaging could be taken to the next level, to absorb and extend email. FriendFeed is the most important third par

Planes on Fire.

2/12/2008 @ 18:00 UTC

Greg Storey : Planes on Fire. - My favorite TMN gallery to date.

BART - For Developers

2/12/2008 @ 18:00 UTC

joshua : BART - For Developers - an API for BART

License plate sabotage

2/12/2008 @ 18:00 UTC

Rod Begbie : License plate sabotage - "00O0O0". Wonder how I go about getting vanity plates in California… [via#

Cennydd on Getting Real About Agile Design

2/12/2008 @ 18:00 UTC

Richard Rutter : Cennydd on Getting Real About Agile Design - I maybe biased, but this is excellent.

Eve Online: When EVE Online Textures Go Wrong

2/12/2008 @ 18:00 UTC

deusx : Eve Online: When EVE Online Textures Go Wrong - "Hey, making massively multiplayer online games is difficult. Sometimes things slip through the cracks. But that doesn't mean we can't poke fun at EVE Online when it accidentally snatches the totally wrong texture from the hard-drive. Seem

Where will all the web developers go? | Morethanseven

2/12/2008 @ 18:00 UTC

deusx : Where will all the web developers go? | Morethanseven - "So. What happens in 10–20 years time to the now quite large number of professional web developers.Do we all just do the same thing we’re doing now. Just with higher version numbers? ... Do we all become managers? ... Is their another industry th

Using del.icio.us as a writing summarization tool (by Jeremy Zawodny)

2/12/2008 @ 18:00 UTC

deusx : Using del.icio.us as a writing summarization tool (by Jeremy Zawodny) - "It occurs to me that with a sufficient number of people bookmarking an article and selecting a short passage from it, I have a useful way to figure out what statement(s) most resonated with those readers (and possibly a much larger audience). It

Developmentally Disabled Burger King Employee Only Competent Worker | The Onion - America's Fines...

2/12/2008 @ 18:00 UTC

deusx : Developmentally Disabled Burger King Employee Only Competent Worker | The Onion - America's Finest News Source - "Despite his third-grade reading level and IQ of 71, developmentally disabled Burger King employee Andy Ehrman is the only competent member of the 22-person Frontage Road staff. "I will help you with that!" the 28-year-old Ehrman told a dr

Engelbart Mural

2/12/2008 @ 18:00 UTC

deusx : Engelbart Mural - I want this as a poster!

Why Git is Better Than X

2/12/2008 @ 18:00 UTC

deusx : Why Git is Better Than X - "This site is here because I seem to be spending a lot of time lately defending Gitsters against charges of fanboyism, bandwagonism and koolaid-thirst. So, here is why people are switching to Git from X, and why you should too. Just click on a reason

Whole Foods subpoenas New Seasons' financial and marketing records

2/12/2008 @ 18:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Whole Foods subpoenas New Seasons' financial and marketing records - the local Portland chain isn't even involved in the dispute

How DeBeers digs for diamonds.

2/12/2008 @ 17:00 UTC

Greg Storey : How DeBeers digs for diamonds. - Nix, try to keep your pants on when you see the infographic.

Software Craftsmanship 2009 - Home

2/12/2008 @ 17:00 UTC

deusx : Software Craftsmanship 2009 - Home - "This conference is all about the principles and practices, and the disciplines and habits, that distinguish the best 10% of software professionals from the 90% who are failing their customers and failing their profession by taking no care or pride i

What Your Computer Does While You Wait

2/12/2008 @ 17:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : What Your Computer Does While You Wait - What Your Computer Does While You Wait: this is good but kinda makes me sad too

nelson : Computer speeds - Great details of how CPU, cache, RAM, and bus interact for different latencies.

Rod Begbie : What Your Computer Does While You Wait : Gustavo Duarte - The latencies of the modern computer laid bare. "Waiting for a hard drive seek is like leaving the building to roam the earth for one year and three months." [via#

Wired on how Dan Kaminsky and a set of DNS all-stars fixed a serious exploit

2/12/2008 @ 17:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Wired on how Dan Kaminsky and a set of DNS all-stars fixed a serious exploit - a dramatic retelling of "the largest multivendor patch in the history of the Internet"

deusx : Secret Geek A-Team Hacks Back, Defends Worldwide Web - "Or, for the sheer geeky joy of it, he could reroute all of .com into his laptop, the digital equivalent of channeling the Mississippi into a bathtub. It was a moment hackers around the world dream of—a tool that could give them unimaginable power.

The Guardian publishes six unreleased 999 emergency calls

2/12/2008 @ 17:00 UTC

Andy Baio : The Guardian publishes six unreleased 999 emergency calls - insanely dramatic life-and-death scenarios, including a solo childbirth and near-death choking  [via]

"Global Kids seeks to...redesign its current Ning social network."

2/12/2008 @ 16:00 UTC

Greg Storey : "Global Kids seeks to...redesign its current Ning social network." - I don't think I've ever seen a job posting specifically for a Ning group.

Advogato: Blurring of MVC lines: Programming the Web Browser.

2/12/2008 @ 16:00 UTC

deusx : Advogato: Blurring of MVC lines: Programming the Web Browser. - I think this whole "abstract the browser away behind my favorite language" thing is kind of batshit insane. The problem is, though, I've yet to think out a well-articulated argument against it and the arguments for seem very compelling. O

Revenge of the Chinese chickens: Farmers throw trussed-up eagles into poultry pens to put them of...

2/12/2008 @ 16:00 UTC

deusx : Revenge of the Chinese chickens: Farmers throw trussed-up eagles into poultry pens to put them off hunting | Mail Online - "The farmers say the trussed-up eagle is so frightened of poultry after the experience that they never return to hunt them. ... Farmer Xiao Wu of Huaxi Village at Lin’an said: 'Those eagles have eaten nearly 300 chickens over the past three mo

Amazon SimpleDB a complete flop?

2/12/2008 @ 12:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Amazon SimpleDB a complete flop? - Amazon SimpleDB a complete flop?. Terry asks if anyone is actually using SimpleDB (related Google searches indicate not, and I’ve personally not heard of anyone using it despite plenty of usage of S3 and EC2). One factor might be that lock-in to EC2 a

calaboration - Google Code

2/12/2008 @ 09:00 UTC

factoryjoe : calaboration - Google Code - "Calaboration makes it easy to set up iCal to synchronize with your Google Calendar calendars. It automatically finds all of your calendars and allows you to add any of them to iCal with the press of a button." Saved By: Chris Messina [via]

Photography, and the Tolerance for Courageous Sucking | 43 Folders

2/12/2008 @ 09:00 UTC

Rod Begbie : Photography, and the Tolerance for Courageous Sucking | 43 Folders - I'll be honest, I didn't much care for Merlin Mann's productivity blogging, which I oversimplistically tagged mentally as "GTD" and "ignore". That said, his recent writings about his struggles to bootstrap his creative juices are essential reading. #

WARNING !!! TED MOSBY IS A JERK

2/12/2008 @ 06:00 UTC

deusx : WARNING !!! TED MOSBY IS A JERK - "TED MOSBY is a jerk, Do not date him!!! Ted Mosby: The Awful Truth I started Ted Mosby Is A Jerk.com because Ted Mosby is a jerk. On October 9, 2006, I met Ted at that bar MacLaren's in the Upper West Side. He seemed like a super great guy an

Wil Wheaton gets asked to perform on Heroes via Twitter.

2/12/2008 @ 04:00 UTC

Greg Storey : Wil Wheaton gets asked to perform on Heroes via Twitter. - "For serious."

Jason Nelson's "I Made This. You Play This. We Are Enemies."

2/12/2008 @ 04:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Jason Nelson's "I Made This. You Play This. We Are Enemies." - an exploratory Flash game/poem with levels based on webpages from Metafilter and Fark

Copyright Policy | Change.gov: The Obama-Biden Transition Team

2/12/2008 @ 02:00 UTC

factoryjoe : Copyright Policy | Change.gov: The Obama-Biden Transition Team - "Except where otherwise noted, content on this site is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License. Content includes all materials posted by the Obama-Biden Transition project. Visitors to this website agree to grant a non [via]

Extensions ‎(Chromium Developer Documentation‎)

2/12/2008 @ 02:00 UTC

factoryjoe : Extensions ‎(Chromium Developer Documentation‎) - Design document for Chrome extensions. Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags::mento.info [via]

Open Source: The Model Is Broken - BusinessWeek

2/12/2008 @ 02:00 UTC

factoryjoe : Open Source: The Model Is Broken - BusinessWeek - "The open-source business model that relies solely on support and service revenue streams is failing to meet the expectations of investors" Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: OpenSource,:mento.info [via]

Biggest Battle Yet For Social Networks: You, Your Identity And Your Data On The Open Web

2/12/2008 @ 02:00 UTC

factoryjoe : Biggest Battle Yet For Social Networks: You, Your Identity And Your Data On The Open Web - "Today’s the day that Facebook makes their big press push for their Facebook Connect service, which was first announced last May. The NY Times has a story giving a broad overview of Connect as well as competing services from MySpace ( [via]

Workers riot at Nerf Factory

2/12/2008 @ 02:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Workers riot at Nerf Factory - Workers riot at Nerf Factory: ...but nobody was hurt

Design lessons from World of Goo

2/12/2008 @ 01:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Design lessons from World of Goo - "show, don't tell"

Socialtext and A Theory of Collaboration and Networks

2/12/2008 @ 00:00 UTC

Linkorama : Socialtext and A Theory of Collaboration and Networks - Aliza Sherman: "I recently spoke with Ross Mayfield, founder of Socialtext, about his product - an enterprise-level group collaboration platform - and he shared some theories of collaboration that led to the development of the software."

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