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Upgrade PS3 HDD

24/01/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

jonhicks : Upgrade PS3 HDD

EuroDjangoCon

24/01/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

Simon Willison : EuroDjangoCon - EuroDjangoCon. 4th-6th of May 2009, in Prague. Talk submissions are open now, and registration starts on the 6th of February.

Free the facts! - a set on Flickr

24/01/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

jcgregorio : Free the facts! - a set on Flickr

No new global mutexes! (and how to make the thread/connection pool work)

24/01/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : No new global mutexes! (and how to make the thread/connection pool work) - No new global mutexes! (and how to make the thread/connection pool work): the folks at google continue to do interesting mysql work

MySQL Bugs: #42288: thread_handling = pool-of-threads is slow

24/01/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : MySQL Bugs: #42288: thread_handling = pool-of-threads is slow - MySQL Bugs: #42288: thread_handling = pool-of-threads is slow: performance fail

NYT: No Snickering -- That Road Sign Means Something Else

24/01/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

cobra libre : NYT: No Snickering -- That Road Sign Means Something Else - DATELINE: Crapstone, England #

Barack Obama's Prose Style

24/01/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

cobra libre : Barack Obama's Prose Style - Fish on the inaugural speech. #

deusx : Barack Obama’s Prose Style - Stanley Fish Blog - NYTimes.com - "Barack Obama’s inaugural address is proving to be more powerful in the reading than it was in the hearing. "

John Resig explains how the Greasemonkey CAPTCHA solver works

24/01/2009 @ 09:00 UTC

Andy Baio : John Resig explains how the Greasemonkey CAPTCHA solver works - step by step

deusx : John Resig - OCR and Neural Nets in JavaScript - "A pretty amazing piece of JavaScript dropped yesterday and it's going to take a little bit to digest it all. It's a GreaseMonkey script, written by 'Shaun Friedle', that automatically solves captchas provided by the site Megauplo

Simon Willison : OCR and Neural Nets in JavaScript - OCR and Neural Nets in JavaScript. John dissects the brilliant Greasemonkey script that solves simple captchas using the canvas element and HTML5’s getImageData API.

James Fallows: Boiled-frog Archives

24/01/2009 @ 03:00 UTC

gleuschk : James Fallows: Boiled-frog Archives - wow, it just goes on and on

Kids On Facebook - Facebook Briefs Parents in Palo Alto

24/01/2009 @ 02:00 UTC

Linkorama : Kids On Facebook - Facebook Briefs Parents in Palo Alto - Where does Facebook's Business Model Fit into Protecting our Kids? Furrier.org - Business & Technology Blog

Greasemonkey: Neural network in Javascript solves Megaupload's CAPTCHAs in the browser

24/01/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Greasemonkey: Neural network in Javascript solves Megaupload's CAPTCHAs in the browser - weak captchas, but still impressive; the author explains why cracking reCAPTCHA is much harder, with more discussion on Reddit  [via]

Dan Cederholm on Beautiful Accidents

24/01/2009 @ 00:00 UTC

Cameron Moll : Dan Cederholm on Beautiful Accidents - Dan Cederholm on Beautiful Accidents: "We can’t plan these mistakes, but wish we could. What seems like disaster, turns into the spark that ignites what we perceive later as 'rightly so'." Couldn't agree more with Dan's point, and I've benefitted from t

Greg Storey : "We can't plan these mistakes, but wish we could." - I don't know about that, Dan. Have you ever licked the back of a toad and then used Photoshop?

PWNtcha – caca labs

24/01/2009 @ 00:00 UTC

joshua : PWNtcha – caca labs - captcha breaking

Stopdesign has returned

24/01/2009 @ 00:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Stopdesign has returned - Doug Bowman is back, which is a cause for celebration. Love the new design, of course, but I’m most looking forward to seeing more of Doug’s writing. ∞

Dan Cederholm on “beautiful accidents?

24/01/2009 @ 00:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Dan Cederholm on “beautiful accidents? - We can’t plan these mistakes, but wish we could. What seems like disaster, turns into the spark that ignites what we perceive later as “rightly so?. And it happens all the time when I’m designing. Oops, I dumped a white paint can where color use

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