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The Economy According To Mint

30/01/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

Linkorama : The Economy According To Mint - Is it Great Depression bad? That’s a qualitative question I can’t answer. But what the data, the hard facts, mean for you – if you run a consumer business – is that your customers are spending $400 less each month than they were a year ago, have b

Using Web 2.0 to reinvent your business for the economic downturn

30/01/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

Linkorama : Using Web 2.0 to reinvent your business for the economic downturn - I use the word refactoring since there also isn’t any budget for big bucks, big bang business process re-engineering. Refactoring is a means of “redesigning in place? and it’s a perfect way to description of the more rapid, recombinant “editing

Product Review: Unicomp Customizer keyboard « The Story’s Story

30/01/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

deusx : Product Review: Unicomp Customizer keyboard « The Story’s Story - "A rash of e-mails regarding and hits to my negative review of the Matias Tactile Pro 2 leads me to write this positive review the Unicomp Customizer, a modern version of the Model M that IBM used to produce. Dan’s Data explains why these “buckli

Endurapro

30/01/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

deusx : Endurapro - "The Endurapro 104 has become one of the most popular members of Unicomp's growing family of keyboard products. The Endurapro features an integrated mouse, buckling spring technology and Microsoft Windows keys. The integrated mouse saves desk to

wearehugh : Endurapro

Customizer 101 White

30/01/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

deusx : Customizer 101 White - "The Customizer 101 key keyboard is based on an award winning design; its quality and durability will provide you with years of trouble-free service. Now you can choose either PS2 or USB in this classic style. Available in either the buckling spring

An Ode To Clicky Keys : NPR

30/01/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

deusx : An Ode To Clicky Keys : NPR - "My All Things Considered story about the Model M keyboard is, of course, shot through with journalistic bias. I am unabashed in my preference for the metallic ring of an old keyboard's spring-loaded keys. I won't apologize for this partial

Old-School Keyboard Makes Comeback Of Sorts : NPR

30/01/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

deusx : Old-School Keyboard Makes Comeback Of Sorts : NPR - "Almost all keyboards made since the early 1990s are, frankly, no good. A tiny group of writers and hackers know better. They use vintage IBM keyboards. Ugly, built like tanks, and, most importantly, with a spring under each key, and which clicks whe

Quick response to bay crash saves pilot

30/01/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Quick response to bay crash saves pilot - Quick response to bay crash saves pilot: wow, I've flown that airplane before too!

Free Task Manager

30/01/2009 @ 22:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Free Task Manager - Free Task Manager: looks handy if you're on a windows box

Spreadsheet of artists, bands, and record labels on Twitter

30/01/2009 @ 22:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Spreadsheet of artists, bands, and record labels on Twitter - Lazyweb: turn this into a Twitter aggregator with music and popularity info from Last.fm

Iraqis construct shoe sculpture to honor Bush shoe-throwing incident.

30/01/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Iraqis construct shoe sculpture to honor Bush shoe-throwing incident. - Iraqis construct shoe sculpture to honor Bush shoe-throwing incident.: that. is. awesome.

Why Perl 5.10 is Modern and Perl 5.8.9 is Legacy

30/01/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Why Perl 5.10 is Modern and Perl 5.8.9 is Legacy - Why Perl 5.10 is Modern and Perl 5.8.9 is Legacy: interesting, especially if you're not tracking Perl development closely (I used to but don't anyomre)

Emacs 101

30/01/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Emacs 101 - Emacs 101: some useful tidbits in here

Gears of War DRM screwup makes PC version unplayable - Ars Technica

30/01/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

deusx : Gears of War DRM screwup makes PC version unplayable - Ars Technica - "Unfortunately, DRM can sometimes feel like a rug that can be yanked out from under our feet at any moment."

Big Fat Whale's list of Internet Anti-Memes and Non-Sensations

30/01/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Big Fat Whale's list of Internet Anti-Memes and Non-Sensations - that STD-tracking Facebook app sounds like Lia's Sickr concept from Worst Website Ever

Six Apart is looking for a designer.

30/01/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

Greg Storey : Six Apart is looking for a designer. - Demand that you get to work with Mena one week a year.

Detroit News story of a frozen body found in an abandoned elevator shaft

30/01/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Detroit News story of a frozen body found in an abandoned elevator shaft - nobody but the reporter called the police, and it took three 911 calls and 24 hours for them to arrive

World of Goo's Kyle Gabler gives the Global Game Jam keynote

30/01/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

Andy Baio : World of Goo's Kyle Gabler gives the Global Game Jam keynote - starting today, 2,000 people worldwide will be building free games in only 48 hours

a2geeks movie night 1 - a set on Flickr

30/01/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

deusx : a2geeks movie night 1 - a set on Flickr - "Make:television with GO Tech!"

iPhone & iPod Touch Now Uses Wi-Fi to Find Location - Cell Phone Digest

30/01/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

deusx : iPhone & iPod Touch Now Uses Wi-Fi to Find Location - Cell Phone Digest - "Skyhook Wireless, provider of the Wi-Fi Positioning System (WPS), recently announced that Apple is using its technology for the new Wi-Fi location positioning feature in its Maps application on both iPhone and iPod touch. Using WPS, iPhone and iPod

Cash4Gold tries to bribe Cockeyed.com not to talk about them

30/01/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Cash4Gold tries to bribe Cockeyed.com not to talk about them - a former employee explains how the scam works in detail

Blagojevich's final day in office.

30/01/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

Greg Storey : Blagojevich's final day in office. - A photo slide show.

Google Code Blog: Post-Commit Web Hooks for Google Code Project Hosting

30/01/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

jcgregorio : Google Code Blog: Post-Commit Web Hooks for Google Code Project Hosting - Sweet!

Simon Willison : Post-Commit Web Hooks for Google Code Project Hosting - Post-Commit Web Hooks for Google Code Project Hosting. I really, really like web hooks (which I’ve been calling “callback APIs?, but it looks like “web hooks? is the term that’s sticking). I’m interested in their scaling challenges—I’v [via]

How To Wax Your Floors Without Slipping And Severing Your Spine | The Onion - America's Finest Ne...

30/01/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

deusx : How To Wax Your Floors Without Slipping And Severing Your Spine | The Onion - America's Finest News Source

Life goes on around body found frozen in vacant Detroit warehouse | detnews.com | The Detroit News

30/01/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

deusx : Life goes on around body found frozen in vacant Detroit warehouse | detnews.com | The Detroit News - "This city has not always been a gentle place, but a series of events over the past few, frigid days causes one to wonder how cold the collective heart has grown. It starts with a phone call made by a man who said his friend found a dead body in the

dropsafe : hdffxvrt: open-source tool to convert AVCHD/M2TS video into iMovie-editable QuickTime

30/01/2009 @ 15:00 UTC

jonhicks : dropsafe : hdffxvrt: open-source tool to convert AVCHD/M2TS video into iMovie-editable QuickTime

All you ever wanted to know about writing bloom filters

30/01/2009 @ 10:00 UTC

Simon Willison : All you ever wanted to know about writing bloom filters - All you ever wanted to know about writing bloom filters. This helped me understand a key use case for bloom filters: reducing the impact of the “worst case search is when there are no matching results so everything gets scanned? problem.

The Fountain Jet Home Soda Maker From Soda-Club

30/01/2009 @ 09:00 UTC

Rod Begbie : The Fountain Jet Home Soda Maker From Soda-Club - Soda Streams are back. Back. BACK! Sold with an ecological twist (less recycling and less vehicular transport than cans or bottle of soda), it's actually pretty tempting. [via#

kittens riding vacuum [video]

30/01/2009 @ 08:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : kittens riding vacuum [video] - kittens riding vacuum [video]: excellent!

Pseudo-3D videoconferencing with a generic webcam

30/01/2009 @ 08:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Pseudo-3D videoconferencing with a generic webcam - tying together head tracking with background subtraction

I’m Attending MIT, Stanford & Harvard ~ Mattias Geniar

30/01/2009 @ 06:00 UTC

joshua : I’m Attending MIT, Stanford & Harvard ~ Mattias Geniar - ooh

Andy Baio : Mattias Geniar on Academic Earth, online classes from top colleges - like iTunes U, but with complete transcripts, course materials, and web-based video  [via]

Henry Hey's musical accompaniment to Bush's last press conference

30/01/2009 @ 04:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Henry Hey's musical accompaniment to Bush's last press conference - from the creator of Palin Song

Eric Meyer : bushsong - Jazz jam, silent-movie-era soundtrack, performance art, call it what you will: hypnotic and just plain fun. [via Shaun] [via]

Velato, an esoteric programming language that uses music as source code

30/01/2009 @ 04:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Velato, an esoteric programming language that uses music as source code - I think its Hello World program is more listenable than the one for Fugue  [via]

The Omnomicon: how to make a rainbow cake!

30/01/2009 @ 03:00 UTC

joshua : The Omnomicon: how to make a rainbow cake! - my god, it's full of rainbows

Teensy USB Development Board

30/01/2009 @ 03:00 UTC

joshua : Teensy USB Development Board - arduino variant?

Obama breaks first campaign promise

30/01/2009 @ 02:00 UTC

gleuschk : Obama breaks first campaign promise - throw the bum out!

Plaxo's Personal Card: Introducing Two-Click Signup, an initiative to improve the user experience...

30/01/2009 @ 00:00 UTC

Rod Begbie : Plaxo's Personal Card: Introducing Two-Click Signup, an initiative to improve the user experience of OpenID; first test now live with Google - This is good: The underlying goodness of OpenID, used in a way which completely hides itself from the user. [via#

Sequence of man falling on ice - Boston.com

30/01/2009 @ 00:00 UTC

Rod Begbie : Sequence of man falling on ice - Boston.com - Why I'm glad I'm not in Boston. (Though the arc of Dunkin Donuts coffee is making me somewhat "homesick") [via#

iPhone app uses photo recognition to solve Rubik's Cube

30/01/2009 @ 00:00 UTC

Andy Baio : iPhone app uses photo recognition to solve Rubik's Cube - quite possibly the only iPhone app that mentions Laplace transforms and blob detection  [via]

LÖVE, a lovely 2D game engine in Lua

30/01/2009 @ 00:00 UTC

Andy Baio : LÖVE, a lovely 2D game engine in Lua - as Why points out, the documentation and tutorials are fun

joshua : LÖVE - Free 2D Game Engine

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