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Persuasive Games: The Proceduralist Style

21/01/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

joshua : Persuasive Games: The Proceduralist Style - games as art?

Midtown Lunch » Map and Restaurant Index

21/01/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

joshua : Midtown Lunch » Map and Restaurant Index

37 Signals' Movie-to-Website Title Mashups

21/01/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

Andy Baio : 37 Signals' Movie-to-Website Title Mashups - It's A Wonderful Lifehacker, the Fark Knight, Face/Book/Off, and many more

Yeondoo Jung - Wonderland

21/01/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : Yeondoo Jung - Wonderland [via]

Inauguration photos

21/01/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

nelson : Inauguration photos - Amazingly curated collection; I linked to my favourite, #10

200 Nipples | Killer Limited Edition T-Shirts

21/01/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

Rod Begbie : 200 Nipples | Killer Limited Edition T-Shirts - 100 t-shirts in each design are sold, priced from $1 to $100. [via#

Save The Trout Slap! Petition

21/01/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

deusx : Save The Trout Slap! Petition - "This petition is for the The Rights Of Universal Trout Slappers or 'TROUTS' for short - There is a strong belief that Khaled Mardam-Bey, author of IRC Client mIRC may actually remove the default trout slap that has been present since 1995.

Say "NO" to Violence Against Trout on IRC Petition

21/01/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

deusx : Say "NO" to Violence Against Trout on IRC Petition - "Since 1995, Trout all over the world have been abused by mIRC users with the default /slap alias. This command is used to achieve many different outcomes, but the one common outcome is the continual mistreatment of the humble trout. Trout have inha

Atari's First Building - Where it all started. | None | ATARIGAMES.COM

21/01/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

deusx : Atari's First Building - Where it all started. | None | ATARIGAMES.COM - Rode past here every day I worked at Yahoo "I lived in Silicon Valley for 30 years, and I passed this intersection all the time. I finally stopped by this week, and got some pictures of the first building Atari occupied. This is the building where Po

Newspapers Covering Obama's Inauguration

21/01/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Newspapers Covering Obama's Inauguration - Newspapers Covering Obama's Inauguration: holy crap!

Train Crash Leads LA Times to Create Django Database on Deadline

21/01/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Train Crash Leads LA Times to Create Django Database on Deadline - Train Crash Leads LA Times to Create Django Database on Deadline. A story from last September. I didn’t know the LA Times used Django.

MobileDesign wiki

21/01/2009 @ 18:01 UTC

Cameron Moll : MobileDesign wiki - Little Springs Design's MobileDesign wiki is already full of great content and is open to the community for adding additional content. Start at popular pages and you'll see there's plenty to keep you busy reading.

"We aim to re-start production of analog INTEGRAL FILM for vintage Polaroid cameras in 2010."

21/01/2009 @ 18:01 UTC

Cameron Moll : "We aim to re-start production of analog INTEGRAL FILM for vintage Polaroid cameras in 2010." - The Impossible Project. "We aim to re-start production of analog INTEGRAL FILM for vintage Polaroid cameras in 2010. We have acquired Polaroid's old equipment, factory and seek your support."

Inconspicuous Vertical Metrics

21/01/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

Cameron Moll : Inconspicuous Vertical Metrics - i love typography: Inconspicuous Vertical Metrics. "There are generally taken to be five vertical measures of note in type design: descender, baseline, midline*, caps-height, and ascender. But if you delve into the minutiae of font design, you soon discov

YouTube - Little Wings - Mark Gormley

21/01/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

deusx : YouTube - Little Wings - Mark Gormley - This looks like something bound for Tim & Eric's Awesome Show, Great Job!

The Armstead Snow Motors Company concept snow vehicle.

21/01/2009 @ 16:01 UTC

Greg Storey : The Armstead Snow Motors Company concept snow vehicle. - Ethan, you should get one of these.

Upgrading Tivo With Your MacBook Pro(intel) and VMware's Fusion! | Winged Power Photography

21/01/2009 @ 16:00 UTC

deusx : Upgrading Tivo With Your MacBook Pro(intel) and VMware's Fusion! | Winged Power Photography - "Okay, it's pretty much as involved as most other howto's, but using this method, you can use any Intel Mac computer with USB ports, to perform an upgrade of the Tivo drives, using the Linux-based tools. This means you will be able to make

Atari’s 1984 Touch Tablet: A Retro-Unboxing | Technologizer

21/01/2009 @ 16:00 UTC

deusx : Atari’s 1984 Touch Tablet: A Retro-Unboxing | Technologizer - "The next time you use your shiny new Wacom tablet and Adobe Photoshop CS4, think back to a time before time–a time before blends, morphs, heal brushes, and 10-megapixel images. A time like 1984, which, for computer graphics, was darker than the D

Python standard lib : give me more withs ! « Carpet Python

21/01/2009 @ 16:00 UTC

wearehugh : Python standard lib : give me more withs ! « Carpet Python

Snow.

21/01/2009 @ 15:00 UTC

Greg Storey : Snow. - For those of us who miss it, once and a while.

Tivo HD Hard Drive Upgrade (via Virtual Machine) at The Furrygoat Experience

21/01/2009 @ 15:00 UTC

deusx : Tivo HD Hard Drive Upgrade (via Virtual Machine) at The Furrygoat Experience - "So, after doing some research on Google, I came across this fantastic post about Upgrading TiVo With Your Mac and VMWare Fusion. While the article describes the process for Series 1 and Series 2 boxes, I tried it this afternoon with my Series 3, and

Google search volume dropped while Obama spoke

21/01/2009 @ 11:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Google search volume dropped while Obama spoke - a similar dip happened on Flickr and Last.fm, but Twitter exploded during his oath

Mat Honan geocodes his life for Wired

21/01/2009 @ 10:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Mat Honan geocodes his life for Wired - funny, I was with Mat when he twittered from Greens and the mentioned awkwardness ensued

Inauguration.

21/01/2009 @ 08:00 UTC

Greg Storey : Inauguration.

Jays friends.

21/01/2009 @ 08:00 UTC

Greg Storey : Jays friends. - More endeavors like this will help us get through the down-turn. Do what you can do and move on to help others.

Imperial Palace in Kyoto.

21/01/2009 @ 08:00 UTC

Greg Storey : Imperial Palace in Kyoto.

Joe Gregorio | BitWorking | Time Machine

21/01/2009 @ 07:00 UTC

jcgregorio : Joe Gregorio | BitWorking | Time Machine

ShoveBox | Wonder Warp Software

21/01/2009 @ 06:00 UTC

joshua : ShoveBox | Wonder Warp Software - another notetaker, lightweight

Nikon Field Flash Digital Guide photography by Thom Hogan

21/01/2009 @ 06:00 UTC

joshua : Nikon Field Flash Digital Guide photography by Thom Hogan

Regarding the new design

21/01/2009 @ 05:00 UTC

jcgregorio : Regarding the new design - Uuuugly zoom border. Feels like reading off the bottom of a plate.

Our world may be a giant hologram

21/01/2009 @ 04:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Our world may be a giant hologram - Wait, wait, I'm sure I've seen this movie somewhere before.

YouTube Street Fighter

21/01/2009 @ 04:00 UTC

Andy Baio : YouTube Street Fighter - short side-scroller built with YouTube annotations

Cool Tools: Personal Safety Emergency Pack

21/01/2009 @ 03:00 UTC

joshua : Cool Tools: Personal Safety Emergency Pack

Jason Winters' Pico-Projects: Real-time Web Based Power Charting

21/01/2009 @ 03:00 UTC

joshua : Jason Winters' Pico-Projects: Real-time Web Based Power Charting - whole house monitoring

nelson : Home power monitor - Hacker's cobbled together sensor system

An Event Apart and HTML 5

21/01/2009 @ 03:00 UTC

doug : An Event Apart and HTML 5 - Eric goes into detail on why he chose HTML5 for the AEA site, and what some of the differences are compared to what we already know. link

An Event Apart redesigned

21/01/2009 @ 03:00 UTC

doug : An Event Apart redesigned - Jeffrey Zeldman details the design of the new AEA site. link

More on Breadcrumbs as a Design Cop-Out

21/01/2009 @ 03:00 UTC

doug : More on Breadcrumbs as a Design Cop-Out - Jared lays out more defense for why breadcrumbs are a cop-out. link

Design Cop-out #2: Breadcrumbs

21/01/2009 @ 03:00 UTC

doug : Design Cop-out #2: Breadcrumbs - We’re recommending that when teams see users needing breadcrumbs, they look for other holistic design solutions. They’ll need to watch users and see the circumstances leading up to how the need arises. In almost all cases, they’ll find a

A Beautiful UI is Not Always the Best UI

21/01/2009 @ 03:00 UTC

doug : A Beautiful UI is Not Always the Best UI - link

Semantics in HTML 5

21/01/2009 @ 03:00 UTC

doug : Semantics in HTML 5 - John lays down the criticism on they way the W3C is approaching HTML5. He (rightly, IMO) argues that adding new elements is not the way to make HTML5 backwards nor forwards compatible. Toward the end of the article, he suggests that adding new attributes

The MacBook Wheel

21/01/2009 @ 03:00 UTC

doug : The MacBook Wheel - Apple introduces revolutionary new laptop with no keyboard. My favorite quotes: Just press both sides of the wheel concurrently, and center-click, and there, you have an alphabetical listing of every file on your hard drive. Everything is just a few hundr

Brilliant water-based eyeglasses for the masses

21/01/2009 @ 03:00 UTC

doug : Brilliant water-based eyeglasses for the masses - No optician required. (via Jason Fried) link  [via]

Regarding The Personal Web

21/01/2009 @ 03:00 UTC

doug : Regarding The Personal Web - Dan Benjamin pontificates on the state of blogging and longer-form posts vs. shorter Twitter-like posts. Interesting commentary toward the end that to really participate means having more than one channel or form of contributions. link

Making Modular Layout Systems

21/01/2009 @ 03:00 UTC

doug : Making Modular Layout Systems - Bookmarking this late. But an interesting perspective into Jason Santa Maria's simple system for creating the dynamic layouts of his recent entries. link

Apple Allows 3rd Party Web Browsers into App Store

21/01/2009 @ 03:00 UTC

doug : Apple Allows 3rd Party Web Browsers into App Store - Interesting shift in what Apple allows into the App Store. Previously, some assumed 3rd-party apps that provided duplicate functionality to the core iPhone apps weren’t allowed. Though somewhere, one of the sources I saw about this story noted that

Jeffrey Zeldman’s Web Standards Advisor

21/01/2009 @ 03:00 UTC

doug : Jeffrey Zeldman’s Web Standards Advisor - An extension for Dreamweaver that validates HTML/CSS, verifies microformats usage, and checks other nuances of standardista fare. It's actually branded with the name of The King™ (of WebStandards). link

Friction (by John Allsopp)

21/01/2009 @ 03:00 UTC

doug : Friction (by John Allsopp) - In one of the previously linked articles now available from Scroll Magazine, John writes about the unintended consequences of the web, and it's impact on commerce and events, as well as its facilitation of making the printed word more social. Rather

Articles from Scroll #1 online

21/01/2009 @ 03:00 UTC

doug : Articles from Scroll #1 online - The full text of articles in John Allsopp and Maxine Sherrin's first issue of Scroll Magazine is now online. Includes pieces by Indi Young, Aaron Gustafson, Joe Clark, Ethan Marcotte, Veerle Pieters, and Jeff Veen. link

FontExplorer Pro icons

21/01/2009 @ 03:00 UTC

doug : FontExplorer Pro icons - Once again, beautiful work by Jon Hicks on icons for FontExplorer Pro. Plus a look at the sketches and process he went through to arrive at the final results. link

Palm Pre

21/01/2009 @ 03:00 UTC

doug : Palm Pre - We all thought Palm was dead by now. But check out this new unexpected head-turner they announced today: the Pre. Beautiful industrial design, and the OS and software seem well thought out as well. A soft touch on the design. We'll see how good it is

FoxTab

21/01/2009 @ 03:00 UTC

doug : FoxTab - For anyone that uses Firefox (and even if you don’t, this is a good excuse to switch temporarily just for the experience of switching tabs), check out FoxTab, a wicked extension that lets you switch tabs by browsing in multiple 2d or 3d layouts of t [via]

xpra – Parti – Trac

21/01/2009 @ 03:00 UTC

deusx : xpra – Parti – Trac - "Xpra gives you "persistent remote applications" for X. That is, unlike normal X applications, applications run with xpra are "persistent" -- you can run them remotely, and they don't die if your connection does. You can deta

One Father's Attempt to Hack His Daughter's Genetic Code

21/01/2009 @ 02:00 UTC

joshua : One Father's Attempt to Hack His Daughter's Genetic Code - I think this is the beginning of the future of medicine

Crowbar - SIMILE

21/01/2009 @ 02:00 UTC

joshua : Crowbar - SIMILE - Crowbar is a web scraping environment based on the use of a server-side headless mozilla-based browser.

deusx : Crowbar - SIMILE - "Crowbar is a web scraping environment based on the use of a server-side headless mozilla-based browser. Its purpose is to allow running javascript scrapers against a DOM to automate web sites scraping but avoiding all the syntax normalization issues

Simon Willison : Crowbar - Crowbar. Headless Gecko/XULRunner which exposes a web service API for screen scraping using a real browser DOM—just pass it the URL of a page and the URL of a screen scraping JavaScript script (a bit like a Greasemonkey user script) and get back RDF/X

Bush Passes Three-Pound Kidney Stone | The Onion - America's Finest News Source

21/01/2009 @ 02:00 UTC

deusx : Bush Passes Three-Pound Kidney Stone | The Onion - America's Finest News Source - Whoa, I missed one from back in November. "President Bush collapsed in the Oval Office after spontaneously expelling a 3-pound kidney stone from his bladder, sources reported Tuesday. According to witnesses, the president was attending his daily Iraq

The Onion Bashes Bush (Literally) | The Huffington Post

21/01/2009 @ 02:00 UTC

deusx : The Onion Bashes Bush (Literally) | The Huffington Post - "In the weeks leading up to the above story, President Bush has fallen down the stairs of the Washington Monument, had his arm taken off by a crocodile, and passed a three-pound kidney stone. Hilarious or too dark? Let us know in the comments sectio

The Electronic Playground, a massive archive of pinball and arcade game cameos in film and TV

21/01/2009 @ 02:00 UTC

Andy Baio : The Electronic Playground, a massive archive of pinball and arcade game cameos in film and TV - highlights include Charles Bronson with Marble Madness, Michael J. Fox with Death Race, David Hasselhoff with Jungle Hunt, Starsky and Hutch playing Pong

Visiting the Obama inauguration site in Fallout 3

21/01/2009 @ 02:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Visiting the Obama inauguration site in Fallout 3 - instead of Secret Service, the Mall is patrolled by enemy super-mutants

COI restaurant

21/01/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

joshua : COI restaurant

Ramen Halu San Jose, CA Main Page

21/01/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

joshua : Ramen Halu San Jose, CA Main Page

Penzeys Spices Home Page

21/01/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

joshua : Penzeys Spices Home Page

Making Modular Layout Systems

21/01/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

doug : Making Modular Layout Systems - Bookmarking this late. But an interesting perspective into Jason Santa Maria's simple system for creating the dynamic layouts of his recent entries.

An Event Apart and HTML 5

21/01/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

doug : An Event Apart and HTML 5 - Eric goes into detail on why he chose HTML5 for the AEA site, and what some of the differences are compared to what we already know.

An Event Apart redesigned

21/01/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

doug : An Event Apart redesigned - Jeffrey Zeldman details the design of the new AEA site.

More on Breadcrumbs as a Design Cop-Out

21/01/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

doug : More on Breadcrumbs as a Design Cop-Out - Jared lays out more defense for why breadcrumbs are a cop-out.

Design Cop-out #2: Breadcrumbs

21/01/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

doug : Design Cop-out #2: Breadcrumbs - We’re recommending that when teams see users needing breadcrumbs, they look for other holistic design solutions. They’ll need to watch users and see the circumstances leading up to how the need arises. In almost all cases, they’ll find a

Semantics in HTML 5

21/01/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

doug : Semantics in HTML 5 - John lays down the criticism on they way the W3C is approaching HTML5. He (rightly, IMO) argues that adding new elements is not the way to make HTML5 backwards nor forwards compatible. Toward the end of the article, he suggests that adding new attributes

The MacBook Wheel

21/01/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

doug : The MacBook Wheel - Apple introduces revolutionary new laptop with no keyboard. My favorite quotes: Just press both sides of the wheel concurrently, and center-click, and there, you have an alphabetical listing of every file on your hard drive. Everything is just a few hundr

Brilliant water-based eyeglasses for the masses

21/01/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

doug : Brilliant water-based eyeglasses for the masses - No optician required. (via Jason Fried)  [via]

Regarding The Personal Web

21/01/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

doug : Regarding The Personal Web - Dan Benjamin pontificates on the state of blogging and longer-form posts vs. shorter Twitter-like posts. Interesting commentary toward the end that to really participate means having more than one channel or form of contributions.

Palm Pre

21/01/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

doug : Palm Pre - We all thought Palm was dead by now. But check out this new unexpected head-turner they announced today: the Pre. Beautiful industrial design, and the OS and software seem well thought out as well. A soft touch on the design. We'll see how good it is

Friction (by John Allsopp)

21/01/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

doug : Friction (by John Allsopp) - In one of the previously linked articles now available from Scroll Magazine, John writes about the unintended consequences of the web, and it's impact on commerce and events, as well as its facilitation of making the printed word more social. Rather

Articles from Scroll #1 online

21/01/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

doug : Articles from Scroll #1 online - The full text of articles in John Allsopp and Maxine Sherrin's first issue of Scroll Magazine is now online. Includes pieces by Indi Young, Aaron Gustafson, Joe Clark, Ethan Marcotte, Veerle Pieters, and Jeff Veen.

FontExplorer Pro icons

21/01/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

doug : FontExplorer Pro icons - Once again, beautiful work by Jon Hicks on icons for FontExplorer Pro. Plus a look at the sketches and process he went through to arrive at the final results.

FoxTab

21/01/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

doug : FoxTab - For anyone that uses Firefox (and even if you don’t, this is a good excuse to switch temporarily just for the experience of switching tabs), check out FoxTab, a wicked extension that lets you switch tabs by browsing in multiple 2d or 3d layouts of t [via]

Apple Allows 3rd Party Web Browsers into App Store

21/01/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

doug : Apple Allows 3rd Party Web Browsers into App Store - Interesting shift in what Apple allows into the App Store. Previously, some assumed 3rd-party apps that provided duplicate functionality to the core iPhone apps weren’t allowed. Though somewhere, one of the sources I saw about this story noted that

Jeffrey Zeldman’s Web Standards Advisor

21/01/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

doug : Jeffrey Zeldman’s Web Standards Advisor - An extension for Dreamweaver that validates HTML/CSS, verifies microformats usage, and checks other nuances of standardista fare. It's actually branded with the name of The King™ (of WebStandards).

TG Daily - Throw your hard drive away, Google's Gdrive arriving in 2009

21/01/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

wearehugh : TG Daily - Throw your hard drive away, Google's Gdrive arriving in 2009 - I'm going to start tagging all of these ridiculous articles with "fuckthecloud". please join me.

2D Boy's Ron Carmel and Kyle Gabler talk about developing World of Goo

21/01/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

Andy Baio : 2D Boy's Ron Carmel and Kyle Gabler talk about developing World of Goo - some insight into the creative process of my favorite game of 2008; the free soundtrack was just released

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