comScore: Global web audience passes 1 billion; job search fastest growing

26/01/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

Cameron Moll : comScore: Global web audience passes 1 billion; job search fastest growing - Two interesting reports from comScore, an analytics measurement and tracking provider: Global Internet Audience Surpasses 1 billion Visitors with China and U.S. in first and second, Japan a distant third; Job Search Ranks As Fastest Growing U.S. Online Ca

Greg Storey : China now ranks as the largest Internet population in the world. - Somehow I don't see anyone topping that achievement any time soon.

Visualizing Mozilla Community :: The Mozilla Blog

26/01/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

deusx : Visualizing Mozilla Community :: The Mozilla Blog - "Without question, community participation is at the heart of what makes Mozilla work — and rock. But if you’ve ever tried to describe the multi-dimensional nature of the Mozilla community to someone less than technically inclined, you know it ca

Visualizing Mozilla | intothefuzz.com

26/01/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

deusx : Visualizing Mozilla | intothefuzz.com - "Dave Bottoms just put up a couple of interesting posts about a project he and I have been working on with Mike Morgan, Les Orchard and the folks at Stamen Design. The general goal, as he explained, is to create a visual representation of the Mozilla

iPhone app store

26/01/2009 @ 22:00 UTC

nelson : iPhone app store - Not sure if this is official, but a way to browse iPhone apps that's not iTunes

Andy Baio : Unofficial iTunes Store proxy running on AppSpot - this won't last long  [via]

Champion of Guitars, Guitar Hero as text adventure

26/01/2009 @ 22:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Champion of Guitars, Guitar Hero as text adventure - with z-code, even  [via]

Editing Crowd Sourced Content: the Wikipedia Discussion | Collaboration 2.0 | ZDNet.com

26/01/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

Linkorama : Editing Crowd Sourced Content: the Wikipedia Discussion | Collaboration 2.0 | ZDNet.com - It does make sense in a corporate environment to protect canonical core information, but thoughtleaders such as Gary Hamel recommend conversations around them. This is the best of both worlds in a relatively controlled environment such as Best Buy.

What and why? | aMap

26/01/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

Linkorama : What and why? | aMap - I think the power of understanding the “behind the scenes structure? of how people structure their reasoning is huge. It’s clear most people have the ability to reason (use informal logic) pretty well (it’s an innate(ish) capacity), however the pr

The World Economic Forum--Lost in a Fog. A Design Manifesto for Davos.

26/01/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

Linkorama : The World Economic Forum--Lost in a Fog. A Design Manifesto for Davos. - “Moving from a system focused on needs to one more concerned with capabilities; Moving from services that are targeted to ones that are open to all; Moving away from a financially focused system to one focused on resources; Avoiding centralised institut

Dive into Python 3

26/01/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Dive into Python 3 - Dive into Python 3: I like the footer

Simon Willison : Dive into Python 3 - Dive into Python 3. Mark Pilgrim’s seminal work taught me Python nearly eight years ago. Now he’s updating it to cover Python 3. It’s just a table of contents at the moment, but the chapter on “Packaging Python libraries? has me very excited.

Rod Begbie : Dive into Python 3 - Mark Pilgrim is updating Dive into Python for the new version of the language. Farewell, chapter on SOAP Web Services. You will not be missed. [via#

Coding Horror: A Scripter at Heart

26/01/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Coding Horror: A Scripter at Heart - Coding Horror: A Scripter at Heart. Sigh. I cannot believe that the false distinction between “scripting? and “programming? is still being discussed.

Pac-Man Dungeons, Pac-Man as a text adventure dungeon crawl

26/01/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Pac-Man Dungeons, Pac-Man as a text adventure dungeon crawl - more elaborate than Pac-TXT, with a map and better writing

Decisions in games

26/01/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

nelson : Decisions in games - Thoughtful essay pointing out that old kids games were much stupider than new ones

Merrill's $4B bonuses

26/01/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

nelson : Merrill's $4B bonuses - It's pretty astonishing that federal money is used to pay failing bank executive bonuses

BBC NEWS | Stephen Fry's 50,000 followers

26/01/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

Rod Begbie : BBC NEWS | Stephen Fry's 50,000 followers - Stephen Fry explains Twitter. #

e-mail cake on Flickr

26/01/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : e-mail cake on Flickr - e-mail cake on Flickr: that is awesome

Free the facts!

26/01/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

Linkorama : Free the facts! - index card slideshow by david gray

Elizabeth Alexander's Bureaucratic Verse

26/01/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

cobra libre : Elizabeth Alexander's Bureaucratic Verse - A bad argument against a leaden poem, oblivious to the historical conditions that produced English Romanticism and its successors. (And maybe we could drop Alexander and pick on that gassy John Williams composition for a while?) [via#

Homeroasters.org - Discussion Forum: "DreamRoast" 1kg+ Coffee Roaster

26/01/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

deusx : Homeroasters.org - Discussion Forum: "DreamRoast" 1kg+ Coffee Roaster - "1kg.+ electric roaster My goal was a roaster that could do at least 1kg green. with electric convection heat. I mainly wanted the abilities to: 1. control and monitor every function 2 remove the chaff as produced into an external container 3. create

Charlie's Diary: Preventing the New Dark Ages: Start Here

26/01/2009 @ 16:00 UTC

deusx : Charlie's Diary: Preventing the New Dark Ages: Start Here - "I am not in a business with a 4-6 year document retention cycle. I am in a business where I hope that what I wrote ten years ago will still be accessible a century hence. Microsoft's policy was deliberately destroying my life's work."

Which Sex Positions Are Possible In Space? NASA knows...

26/01/2009 @ 16:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Which Sex Positions Are Possible In Space? NASA knows... - Which Sex Positions Are Possible In Space? NASA knows...: ha!

A Million Chimpanzees: Programming in Python 3: A Complete Introduction to the Python Language: A...

26/01/2009 @ 14:00 UTC

wearehugh : A Million Chimpanzees: Programming in Python 3: A Complete Introduction to the Python Language: A Book Review

Vimeo - "Story from North America" by Garrett Davis and Kirsten Lepore

26/01/2009 @ 13:00 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : Vimeo - "Story from North America" by Garrett Davis and Kirsten Lepore

Vimeo - "Story from North America" by Garrett Davis and Kirsten Lepore

26/01/2009 @ 12:00 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : Vimeo - "Story from North America" by Garrett Davis and Kirsten Lepore

FoodUX – gastronic inspiration for UX Designers

26/01/2009 @ 11:00 UTC

Richard Rutter : FoodUX – gastronic inspiration for UX Designers - A collection of inspirational web gems for user experience designers from the gastronomic and culinary arts..

President Obama's Watch

26/01/2009 @ 07:00 UTC

Anil : President Obama's Watch - For the past few years, my tax dollars (and if you're American, yours too) have been spent to detain dozens of men at Guantanamo Bay with a primary link used as evidence against them being the fact that they possessed a Casio F91W watch. This exceedingly

Ironic Sans: I wrote it, you made it: Montris

26/01/2009 @ 06:00 UTC

joshua : Ironic Sans: I wrote it, you made it: Montris - yet another skf game

Web Hooks and the Programmable World of Tomorrow - SlideShare

26/01/2009 @ 06:00 UTC

deusx : Web Hooks and the Programmable World of Tomorrow - SlideShare

Simon Willison : Web Hooks and the Programmable World of Tomorrow - Web Hooks and the Programmable World of Tomorrow. Tour de force presentation on Web Hooks by Jeff Lindsay. Tons of really good ideas—provided your application isn’t Flickr sized, there’s a good chance you could implement web hooks pretty cheaply a

The Wonderful World of Web Hooks // Notebook // Kyle Slattery

26/01/2009 @ 06:00 UTC

deusx : The Wonderful World of Web Hooks // Notebook // Kyle Slattery - "The aspect that excites me the most is how easy it is to write a web hook. All you need to have is a cheap PHP host and some basic knowledge about handling POST data, and you're ready to go. By shortening the learning curve, web hooks make it p

A Red Flag Before The White Flag

26/01/2009 @ 06:00 UTC

Anil : A Red Flag Before The White Flag - Major labels function with the assumption that 90 percent of artists they sign are going to fail — that should have been a red flag for everybody. I mean that’s a bizarre business model in any arena. But particularly in the cultural arena, th

Bill Gates, Philanthropist

26/01/2009 @ 06:00 UTC

Anil : Bill Gates, Philanthropist - In the middle of this year, in observation of his retirement from Microsoft, I wrote Bill Gates and the Greatest Tech Hack Ever, one of my most popular posts and one that I've had a number of people personally mention to me that they appreciated. So, I w

All Paper, No News

26/01/2009 @ 06:00 UTC

Anil : All Paper, No News - People who are into journalism and newspapers and the web and the death of print have been all a-twitter over the NY Times story today about the triCityNews, a little alt-weekly in Monmouth County, New Jersey. I spent a good bit of time in Monmouth Count

My New Face

26/01/2009 @ 06:00 UTC

Anil : My New Face - I regularly use about a dozen different social web services, with dozens more that I have accounts on. Historically, I've used one of a very small number of photos of myself as my avatar or user icon on these websites. The other evening, I spent about an

Monoculture Is Bad For Business

26/01/2009 @ 06:00 UTC

Anil : Monoculture Is Bad For Business - It's been demonstrated over and over again, but businesses refuse to learn the lesson: Homogeneity is its own punishment in the world of business. From the Washington Post today: [T]he experience of the past year suggests that we desperately need to br

The Difference Between Lemons and Limes

26/01/2009 @ 06:00 UTC

Anil : The Difference Between Lemons and Limes - A few weeks ago, I asked the people who follow my Twitter account to describe the difference between lemons and limes. My immediate prompt was because I was trying to explain that some languages use the same word for both citrus fruits, and others only ha

Phones are For Hardcore Gamers

26/01/2009 @ 06:00 UTC

Anil : Phones are For Hardcore Gamers - Please (re-)visit Dan Cook's seminal Nintendo's Genre Innovation Strategy essay from 2005. It's chock-full of his signature revelatory insights, in this case inspired by the excitement and skepticism surrounding the announcement of the controller for the

How To Get Windows

26/01/2009 @ 06:00 UTC

Anil : How To Get Windows - If you'd like to open up the package for your licensed copy of Microsoft Windows Vista, you only need to follow these three helpfully-illustrated steps. "The Windows Vista box opens with a swing-out section that holds your DVD and manuals. The box has

Fonts for Contemporary Use

26/01/2009 @ 06:00 UTC

Anil : Fonts for Contemporary Use - In a blog post that I wrote for work today, I had occasion to use an interrobang as part of a title. Hooray! A chance to exercise some pointless effort in pursuit of typographical correctness. But chasing down that obscure character led me to thinking ab

Spreadsheet Art Revisited

26/01/2009 @ 06:00 UTC

Anil : Spreadsheet Art Revisited - One of my recurring fascinations is people creating works of art using common productivity software. Office Tools of Expression as a review of this medium that I wrote last year, and Excel Pile offered an overview back in 2004. Today, the idea of using o

That's Good Enough.

26/01/2009 @ 06:00 UTC

Anil : That's Good Enough. - Imagine you'd just spent millions of dollars creating cutting-edge special effects technology, and millions more to market a re-release of a beloved movie. And then you stumble into a review meeting, and the image that confronts you on the giant, costly m

DRM and Friends

26/01/2009 @ 06:00 UTC

Anil : DRM and Friends - This one's been kicking around in my head for a while, and maybe you can all help me understand it. With any contemporary social networking site, I can control who has access to the things I share, and I can update or change or revoke the relationships th

Omnipotent and Irresistible

26/01/2009 @ 06:00 UTC

Anil : Omnipotent and Irresistible - [T]he burger is omnipotent and irresistible. It can never be weakened. It can never be slowed down. It can never stop its ever-increasing growth in popularity. It's the single most powerful force in the food universe.... The hamburger is a way that peop

Save hangar one.

26/01/2009 @ 05:00 UTC

Greg Storey : Save hangar one. - Show your support.

City of Los Altos : Maintence Services Department

26/01/2009 @ 05:00 UTC

joshua : City of Los Altos : Maintence Services Department

notes on "listable"

26/01/2009 @ 05:00 UTC

deusx : notes on "listable" - "I had this idea almost 4 years ago and since my New Year's resolution is build it or let the domain expire, I went ahead and built it on Google App Engine with CherryPy because they both make making things fun. Basically I wanted a way to have

LARP ALERT

26/01/2009 @ 03:00 UTC

deusx : LARP ALERT - "8 Sampsonia Way, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania 15212 - Google Maps"

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