Togelius: Automatic Game Design

15/01/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

joshua : Togelius: Automatic Game Design

Roxanne by Songsmith

15/01/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

nelson : Roxanne by Songsmith - Vocals from The Police fed through the auto-harmony Microsoft doodad

Andy Baio : Microsoft Songsmith takes on The Police's "Roxanne" - more classics here, including Wonderwall and What's Going On  [via]

jQuery SWFObject Plugin

15/01/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

Rod Begbie : jQuery SWFObject Plugin - Quite handy in its own right, but make sure and hit play to hear the "JQuery SWFObject Plugin" theme song. [via#

THE DOCTOR FOX LECTURE: A PARADIGM OF EDUCATIONAL SEDUCTION

15/01/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

gleuschk : THE DOCTOR FOX LECTURE: A PARADIGM OF EDUCATIONAL SEDUCTION - wow, I missed this

Report - Judgment Day - NYTimes.com

15/01/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

gleuschk : Report - Judgment Day - NYTimes.com - living and dying by student evaluations

God Plays Dice: The synonym-following game

15/01/2009 @ 22:00 UTC

gleuschk : God Plays Dice: The synonym-following game - the synonym graph has a monstrous component. for some reason I find this totally shocking.

Dopplr's visualization of Barack Obama's travels in 2008

15/01/2009 @ 22:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Dopplr's visualization of Barack Obama's travels in 2008 - they also generating these annual reports for every Dopplr user  [via]

Simon Willison : Dopplr presents the Personal Annual Report 2008: freshly generated for you, and Barack Obama... - Dopplr presents the Personal Annual Report 2008: freshly generated for you, and Barack Obama.... So classy it hurts. I’d love to know what library they used to generate the PDF.

Hummus Recipes

15/01/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

deusx : Hummus Recipes - "Everything You Wanted to Know About Hummus but Were Afraid to Ask"

Walnut Hummus - Hummus Recipes

15/01/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

deusx : Walnut Hummus - Hummus Recipes - "Walnut hummus is a little known gem among hummus varieties. Try walnut hummus for a tasty treat!"

Pita Chips Recipe - How to Make Pita Chips

15/01/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

deusx : Pita Chips Recipe - How to Make Pita Chips - "These pita chips are perfect fot dipping! Try them with dips like hummus and baba ghannouj, or with salads like tabouleh. Or eat pita chips by themselves! "

Hummus Recipe | Simply Recipes

15/01/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

deusx : Hummus Recipe | Simply Recipes - "This basic hummus recipe calls for using canned garbanzo beans. I've made hummus using dried beans, soaking them, cooking them, etc. but the results just weren't as good. The canned beans actually mash up pretty well."

Jalapeno Hummus - Allrecipes

15/01/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

deusx : Jalapeno Hummus - Allrecipes - "In a blender or food processor, mix the garbanzo beans, jalapeno peppers and reserved juice, tahini, garlic, and lemon juice. Season with cumin, curry powder, and crushed red pepper. Blend until smooth."

Cilantro Jalapeno Hummus Recipe @ CDKitchen.com :: it's what's cooking online!

15/01/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

deusx : Cilantro Jalapeno Hummus Recipe @ CDKitchen.com :: it's what's cooking online! - "Place garlic in a food processor and process until minced, about 10 seconds. Add beans, lime juice and salt. Process into a puree. With the processor running, slowly add olive oil in a steady stream through the feed tube. Process until mixture thick

pidstat

15/01/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : pidstat - pidstat: a really hand tool for looking at per-process I/O

Craigslist rotting on the vine?

15/01/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Craigslist rotting on the vine? - Craigslist rotting on the vine?: interesting discussion about what we do right and what people would like to see us fix

Ask reddit: What LaTeX resume template do you use?

15/01/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Ask reddit: What LaTeX resume template do you use? - Ask reddit: What LaTeX resume template do you use?: it's old skool. I like it.

Some little known facts about Innodb Insert Buffer

15/01/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Some little known facts about Innodb Insert Buffer - Some little known facts about Innodb Insert Buffer: good info from Peter

Dennis Crowley on the death of Dodgeball

15/01/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Dennis Crowley on the death of Dodgeball - the site's original cofounder vows to build a replacement after it's closed for good  [via]

Getting a jump on HTML 5.

15/01/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

Greg Storey : Getting a jump on HTML 5. - Cameron made a list of resources, go check it out.

Jeff has a few photos of the setup for the Inauguration.

15/01/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

Greg Storey : Jeff has a few photos of the setup for the Inauguration. - This one's pretty crappy.

Doing What You Love: Ernest Hemingway

15/01/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

Linkorama : Doing What You Love: Ernest Hemingway - You write until you come to a place where you still have your juice and you know what will happen next and you stop and try to live through until the next day when you hit it again…nothing means anything until the next day when you do it again. It is th

8 Predictions for Enterprise Web 2.0 in 2009

15/01/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

Linkorama : 8 Predictions for Enterprise Web 2.0 in 2009 - No, the big focus this year is going to be partnering with the marketplace over the network (customer communities, cloud sourcing, and crowdsourcing), looking for major new opportunities for low cost growth, and just doing more with less.

Salesforce.com Launches The Service Cloud

15/01/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

Linkorama : Salesforce.com Launches The Service Cloud - A Customer Service SaaS Application

Funny condom ad

15/01/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

nelson : Funny condom ad - Sex is funny. Balloon animal sex is hilarious.

Wonderland: Cross-stitch Zelda map

15/01/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

deusx : Wonderland: Cross-stitch Zelda map - "This game was very important to me. Someone spent 4 months cross-stitching this map, so I guess it was to them too. Amazing stuff."

Superuseless Superpowers

15/01/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Superuseless Superpowers - though nothing really beats the powers of Section 8

Milo Vermeulen : superuseless superpowers [via]

Rod Begbie : superuseless superpowers - Oh, what I wouldn't give to be "13th Bullet Bulletproof"… [via#

Seven-Spice Pilau with Coriander Butter recipe - Waitrose.com

15/01/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

jonhicks : Seven-Spice Pilau with Coriander Butter recipe - Waitrose.com

Matt, what's your favorite desktop twitter client?

15/01/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Matt, what's your favorite desktop twitter client? - Matt, what's your favorite desktop twitter client?: "IT'S A TIMEWASTING FIRE HOSE OF INFORMATION."

Prado's paintings in Google Earth

15/01/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

Cameron Moll : Prado's paintings in Google Earth - Mirko Humbert: "Google has just announced a new layer in Google Earth. When this new layer is activated, you can browse a selection of famous paintings from the Prado Museum in Madrid, Spain. Once you’ve chosen a painting, you can take a very close look

Mobile Web Design Trends for 2009

15/01/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

Cameron Moll : Mobile Web Design Trends for 2009 - Smashing Magazine's Mobile Web Design Trends for 2009.

ASCII by Jason Scott / Rob Swindell and the Synchronet Museum

15/01/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

deusx : ASCII by Jason Scott / Rob Swindell and the Synchronet Museum - "One thing that’s important to demarcate for Rob over a lot of my other interviewees was that he was one of the few BBS software authors still actively writing and maintaining his software. In fact, he still maintains it to the present day. Add on

Google Code Blog: Changes for Jaiku and Farewell to Dodgeball and Mashup Editor

15/01/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

deusx : Google Code Blog: Changes for Jaiku and Farewell to Dodgeball and Mashup Editor - "As we mentioned last April, we are in the process of porting Jaiku over to Google App Engine. After the migration is complete, we will release the new open source Jaiku Engine project on Google Code under the Apache License. While Google will no lon

Steam Update Adds In-game Web Browsing - Shacknews - PC Games, PlayStation, Xbox 360 and Wii vide...

15/01/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

deusx : Steam Update Adds In-game Web Browsing - Shacknews - PC Games, PlayStation, Xbox 360 and Wii video game news, previews and downloads - "Valve today released an update to Steam that includes the final version of the in-game web browser from December's beta patch. "

InnoDB is faster, tcmalloc is nice

15/01/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : InnoDB is faster, tcmalloc is nice - InnoDB is faster, tcmalloc is nice: interesting results

Grid Designer

15/01/2009 @ 13:00 UTC

Richard Rutter : Grid Designer - Another browser-based grid builder, this time with export feature.

Kahn is dead.

15/01/2009 @ 06:00 UTC

Greg Storey : Kahn is dead. - Kaaahhhhnnn!

More Google trimming

15/01/2009 @ 06:00 UTC

nelson : More Google trimming - Cutting some unsuccessful or redundant products. Including, sadly, Jaiku and Dodgeball

Andy Baio : Google closes Dodgeball, Google Video uploads, Google Notebook, Google Catalogs - and they're ending development on Jaiku and open-sourcing the code

Spider Eggs Hatch In Bush's Brain | The Onion - America's Finest News Source

15/01/2009 @ 06:00 UTC

deusx : Spider Eggs Hatch In Bush's Brain | The Onion - America's Finest News Source - "President Bush collapsed to the floor of the Oval Office during a meeting with advisers when spiderlings hatched from thousands of egg sacs affixed between the hemispheres of his brain, according to a White House memo released Monday. The spiders se

War as child's play

15/01/2009 @ 04:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : War as child's play - I can only quote Jeffrey Zeldman: "If even one child gets killed, you're doing it wrong."

Big Island activities

15/01/2009 @ 03:00 UTC

joshua : Big Island activities

Proper backspace/delete in iTerm, Screen, and Irssi - brybot :: Bryan Rite and the Alkaloid Networks

15/01/2009 @ 03:00 UTC

joshua : Proper backspace/delete in iTerm, Screen, and Irssi - brybot :: Bryan Rite and the Alkaloid Networks

Girls Piss Me Off

15/01/2009 @ 03:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Girls Piss Me Off - Girls Piss Me Off: OMG that is so true

The $300 Million Button

15/01/2009 @ 02:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : The $300 Million Button - The $300 Million Button: also "Register Considered Harmful"

Greg Storey : The $300M dollar button. - Must read. Must bookmark.

MySQL Bugs: #16979: AUTO_INC lock in InnoDB works a table level lock

15/01/2009 @ 02:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : MySQL Bugs: #16979: AUTO_INC lock in InnoDB works a table level lock - MySQL Bugs: #16979: AUTO_INC lock in InnoDB works a table level lock: ugh. this keeps biting us too. time to upgrade soon?

Robots per capita

15/01/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

nelson : Robots per capita - Great visualization of who has the most robots / worker

Localbuilder

15/01/2009 @ 00:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Localbuilder - Localbuilder. Gareth Rushgrove’s neat little Python continuous integration tool—it watches a directory for changes, then runs a command when it spots any.

Legends of Zork

15/01/2009 @ 00:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Legends of Zork - the Zork franchise is being revived as a browser-based MMO from the creator of Trukz

DeWitt Clinton takes a Twitter sample

15/01/2009 @ 00:00 UTC

Andy Baio : DeWitt Clinton takes a Twitter sample - he estimates about 23% of the userbase is active and connected, about 1.2M people  [via]

Melodie, the one-year-old videogame expert

15/01/2009 @ 00:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Melodie, the one-year-old videogame expert - hell, I didn't even know five of them  [via]

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