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Obama's People - The New York Times

16/01/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

Rod Begbie : Obama's People - The New York Times - Portraits of Obama's transition team. Someone should make a map of these portraits to their fictional "The West Wing" counterpart. [via#

AppStore PEE

16/01/2009 @ 22:00 UTC

nelson : AppStore PEE - Tweetie adds a flashlight and fart noises to improve its iPhone app store rankings

Rod Begbie : PEE - App Store Popularity EnhancEr - Tweetie, my preferred iPhone Twitter app, now has everything it needs to top the iTunes App Store charts: Fart sounds and a flashlight. [via#

YouTube offering download links on selected videos

16/01/2009 @ 22:00 UTC

Andy Baio : YouTube offering download links on selected videos - high-quality MP4 files, starting with all Change.gov videos; for everything else, there's KeepVid

New law threatens handmade children's toy and clothing crafters

16/01/2009 @ 22:00 UTC

Andy Baio : New law threatens handmade children's toy and clothing crafters - used toys are now exempted, but Etsy sellers are rightfully panicking; some endangered toys  [via]

Google search results for "KH(Ax)N" for x=1 to 100

16/01/2009 @ 22:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Google search results for "KH(Ax)N" for x=1 to 100 - see also: hmmm, Oh Shiit, and Daaaamn, and X Girls Y Cups  [via]

InnoDB, MyISAM and disk space

16/01/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : InnoDB, MyISAM and disk space - InnoDB, MyISAM and disk space: InnoDB overhead is not That Bad but you need to understand what's using up the space

How To Shutdown a Computer

16/01/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : How To Shutdown a Computer - How To Shutdown a Computer: very good points...

Seattle Post Intelligencer writes its own obituary

16/01/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Seattle Post Intelligencer writes its own obituary - naturally, the staff reporters covered the announcement of the paper's sale in detail

Hotel for Dogs undisclosed ad on I Can Haz Cheezburger

16/01/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Hotel for Dogs undisclosed ad on I Can Haz Cheezburger - the community saw right through it, in their own unique way; does editorial integrity apply to LOLCats?  [via]

US economic data spreadsheets from the Guardian

16/01/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

Simon Willison : US economic data spreadsheets from the Guardian - US economic data spreadsheets from the Guardian. At the Guardian we’ve just released a bunch of economic data about the US painstakingly collected by Simon Rogers, our top data journalist, as Google Docs spreadsheets. Get your data here.

Family arcade (fun center) carpet.  Black Light (BlackLight) - Neon - Home theater carpet

16/01/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

deusx : Family arcade (fun center) carpet.  Black Light (BlackLight) - Neon - Home theater carpet

Before There Was Twitter, There Was Dave Winer’s Instant Outliner « I’m Not Actually a Geek

16/01/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

deusx : Before There Was Twitter, There Was Dave Winer’s Instant Outliner « I’m Not Actually a Geek - "Twitter is the glamor girl these days. The latest triumph is the early picture of the U.S. Airways plane that belly flopped into the Hudson River. But before there was Twitter, there was Dave Winer’s Instant Outliner. Never heard of it? Maybe you

Prawn

16/01/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Prawn - Prawn. Really nice PDF generation library for Ruby, used to generate Dopplr’s beautiful end of year reports.  [via]

Speaking at HOW Design Conference, June 24-27 in Austin

16/01/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

Cameron Moll : Speaking at HOW Design Conference, June 24-27 in Austin - Registration for HOW Design Conference, June 24-27 in Austin, is now open. I'll be presenting "Good vs. Great Design" and, quite frankly, I'm thrilled to be giving this to a largely non-web crowd. Early bird rate now through April 1.

80 Million tiny images

16/01/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

nelson : 80 Million tiny images - Interesting visualization: words arranged by semantic meaning, then represented by average images

Krugman: Forgive and Forget?

16/01/2009 @ 16:00 UTC

cobra libre : Krugman: Forgive and Forget? #

Op-Ed Columnist - Forgive and Forget? - NYTimes.com

16/01/2009 @ 15:00 UTC

deusx : Op-Ed Columnist - Forgive and Forget? - NYTimes.com - "And to protect and defend the Constitution, a president must do more than obey the Constitution himself; he must hold those who violate the Constitution accountable. So Mr. Obama should reconsider his apparent decision to let the previous administra

Want Proof OpenID Can Succeed? Just Scroll Down

16/01/2009 @ 14:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Want Proof OpenID Can Succeed? Just Scroll Down - Want Proof OpenID Can Succeed? Just Scroll Down. “It’s easier for blogs, which don’t need a lot of demographic information about a user, to let people jump in and start participating socially without filling out a registration form.? Aargh. Repe

Washington Post Update

16/01/2009 @ 14:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Washington Post Update - Washington Post Update. Peter Harkins summarises the large number of Django-powered database journalism projects released by the Post since September 2007.

An Illustrated Guide to Git on Windows

16/01/2009 @ 14:00 UTC

wearehugh : An Illustrated Guide to Git on Windows

Django now has fast tests

16/01/2009 @ 13:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Django now has fast tests - Django now has fast tests. Changeset 9756 switched Django’s TestCase class to running tests inside a transaction and rolling back at the end (instead of doing a full dump and reload). “Ellington’s test suite, which was taking around 1.5-2 hours to

Thought bubbles in Brooklyn

16/01/2009 @ 07:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Thought bubbles in Brooklyn - found on Urban Prankster, edited by Improv Anywhere's Charlie Todd  [via]

Measuring gravity in the Super Mario Bros. universe

16/01/2009 @ 07:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Measuring gravity in the Super Mario Bros. universe - as game hardware increases from the NES to Wii, Mario's gravity is getting closer to reality  [via]

deusx : Acceleration Due to Gravity: Super Mario Brothers - "The purpose of this analysis is to determine the evolution of gravity in the Mario video game series as video game hardware increases."

Melt-in-the-Mouth Cookies, a brief history

16/01/2009 @ 07:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Melt-in-the-Mouth Cookies, a brief history - Justin obsessively researches a family recipe back to the 1940s  [via]

joshua : Melt-in-the-Mouth Cookies, a brief history - Justinsomnia

A jerk you'll want to buy rags from. - By Seth Stevenson - Slate Magazine

16/01/2009 @ 06:00 UTC

deusx : A jerk you'll want to buy rags from. - By Seth Stevenson - Slate Magazine - "There's a genius, too, in his hectoring tone. He makes us feel like idiots for even entertaining the notion of not buying a Shamwow. "You're gonna spend $20 every month on paper towels, anyway," he says, palms up and head tilted

Vince Offer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

16/01/2009 @ 05:00 UTC

deusx : Vince Offer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - "Vince Offer is a writer, director, comedian, and spokesman for ShamWow! absorbent towels and the SlapChop food chopper."

Teaching as a Subversive Activity (PDF)

16/01/2009 @ 04:00 UTC

gleuschk : Teaching as a Subversive Activity (PDF) - Ch.1: Crap Detecting.

Kensington SlimBlade trackball for the smooth operator - Engadget

16/01/2009 @ 03:00 UTC

deusx : Kensington SlimBlade trackball for the smooth operator - Engadget - "Yep, Kensington is still making desktop trackballs for all of you out there still rocking your original Macworld '92 T-shirts, and its latest model is actually quite attractive -- the SlimBlade trackball features a minimalist low-profile base w

To the woman who crapped her pants in my car

16/01/2009 @ 03:00 UTC

deusx : To the woman who crapped her pants in my car - "What I am trying to say is that if you want to go out again, I would be more than happy to take you someplace where we can get a meal that is high in fiber and less taxing on the digestive tract. P.S. - If you shat yourself on purpose to end the eve

Estimate for bad clients.

16/01/2009 @ 01:02 UTC

Greg Storey : Estimate for bad clients. - A worksheet we can all use.

Whole-House Electricity Monitor Thoughts

16/01/2009 @ 01:02 UTC

joshua : Whole-House Electricity Monitor Thoughts

Black & Decker EM100B Energy Saver Series Power Monitor: Home Improvement

16/01/2009 @ 01:02 UTC

joshua : Black & Decker EM100B Energy Saver Series Power Monitor: Home Improvement - measure the whole house

Sphinx goes billions

16/01/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Sphinx goes billions - Sphinx goes billions: cat's out of the bag... craigslist runs sphinx instead of MySQL FULLTEXT

Tripod Recommendations - James Duncan Davidson

16/01/2009 @ 00:00 UTC

joshua : Tripod Recommendations - James Duncan Davidson

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