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IE8.0 and Clickjacking ha.ckers.org web application security lab

28/01/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

wearehugh : IE8.0 and Clickjacking ha.ckers.org web application security lab

Britain from Above.

28/01/2009 @ 22:00 UTC

Greg Storey : Britain from Above. - I would love to see this in HD.

Dogster's Ted Rheingold on the quiet death of Yahoo! Pets

28/01/2009 @ 22:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Dogster's Ted Rheingold on the quiet death of Yahoo! Pets - it's sad, even a maligned site like Pets had a tremendous amount of potential if done right

Bay Area TV news report about "electronic newspapers" in 1981

28/01/2009 @ 22:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Bay Area TV news report about "electronic newspapers" in 1981 - it took two hours to download the whole paper at $5/hour for Compuserve service  [via]

The Bacon Explosion - Take Bacon. Add Sausage. Blog. - NYTimes.com

28/01/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

joshua : The Bacon Explosion - Take Bacon. Add Sausage. Blog. - NYTimes.com - now i'm hungry

Converting Pi to binary - alt.math.recreational | Google Groups

28/01/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

deusx : Converting Pi to binary - alt.math.recreational | Google Groups - "WARNING: Do NOT calculate Pi in binary. It is conjectured that this number is normal, meaning that it contains ALL finite bit strings. If you compute it, you will be guilty of: * Copyright infringement (of all books, all short stories, all new

vowe dot net :: Corporate productivity and the π constant

28/01/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

deusx : vowe dot net :: Corporate productivity and the π constant - "Which leads me to my rule of thumb when estimating the effort to complete a task: 1. Estimate how long it takes to complete the task and multiply by π. 2. Multiply by π again if it involves a group of up to 10 people. 3. Multiply by π a

Happy Cog Philadelphia needs some help moving pixels around.

28/01/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

Greg Storey : Happy Cog Philadelphia needs some help moving pixels around. - Bonus skill: Ability to pick up and drop off Hoy's laundry at the cleaners.

Why working from home sucks

28/01/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

Cameron Moll : Why working from home sucks - Why working from home sucks. "The first thing to go is probably motivation. For this you can blame a massive cut in feedback. In an office you get feedback constantly. At the coffee pot in the morning, eye contact shows interest in your latest tasks, or n

deusx : Geeks in Boston » Working from Home: Why It Sucks - Maybe it's early yet, but I haven't been unhappy with working from home. I'll be interested to see the second part of this. "I’ve been working from home for three years. I started in 2005, when I left a cube-farm commuter job and j

Netdiver Best of the Year 2008

28/01/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

Cameron Moll : Netdiver Best of the Year 2008 - Netdiver Best of the Year 2008. Plenty of inspiration here.

Fluid 960 Grid System

28/01/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

Cameron Moll : Fluid 960 Grid System - Fluid 960 Grid System, based on 960.gs. I've had many discussions with colleagues about the need for a fluid framework. This is the first I've seen.

Berliner Philharmoniker Digital Concert Hall

28/01/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

Cameron Moll : Berliner Philharmoniker Digital Concert Hall - Berliner Philharmoniker Digital Concert Hall. Not only is this site full of character, but the idea is fantastic: Purchase online tickets to watch live streaming concerts in full-fidelity video and audio.

Scott Hansen's ISO50 Design Tutorial for Computer Arts

28/01/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

Cameron Moll : Scott Hansen's ISO50 Design Tutorial for Computer Arts - Scott Hansen's ISO50 Design Tutorial for Computer Arts. Download the tutorial PDF and support files.

Brione House by architects Wespi de Meuron

28/01/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

Cameron Moll : Brione House by architects Wespi de Meuron - Brione House in Brione sopra Minusio, Switzerland, by architects Wespi de Meuron. Absolutely stunning.

Adblock Plus and (a little) more: Displaying web content in an extension - without security issues

28/01/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

deusx : Adblock Plus and (a little) more: Displaying web content in an extension - without security issues - "Over the last few years I reported a bunch of security vulnerabilities in various extensions and by far the most common issue was: “Extension Foo allows execution of remote code in privileged context?. Typically, an RSS reader extension would ta

Tracking an entire Windows sytem inside Git - apenwarr - Business is Programming

28/01/2009 @ 16:00 UTC

deusx : Tracking an entire Windows sytem inside Git - apenwarr - Business is Programming - "After setting it all up (which was admittedly a bit painful), I realized just how efficient Windows 98 is... at least compared to later versions. Did you know a base install of Win98 is less than 100 megs? Why, I have bigger source trees than that l

RESOLUTE! | MetaFilter --- fantastic post about the Oval Office desk

28/01/2009 @ 16:00 UTC

gleuschk : RESOLUTE! | MetaFilter --- fantastic post about the Oval Office desk - seriously, best of the web

Andy Baio : Metafilter's history of the Resolute Desk, the President's desk in the Oval Office - did you know the Dept. of Homeland Security meets in the old barber shop?

Cosmo Catalano: Tom Champion "snow emergency" remix

28/01/2009 @ 13:00 UTC

Rod Begbie : Cosmo Catalano: Tom Champion "snow emergency" remix - As a former Somervillain, this makes me very happy. [via#

Closure.

28/01/2009 @ 13:00 UTC

Rod Begbie : Closure. - Awesome atmospheric platformer, where you can only stand on what you can see. [via#

Andy Baio : Closure, a game experimenting with light and shadow - from the programmer/designer of Aether

Giant, Python Powered Robots

28/01/2009 @ 12:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Giant, Python Powered Robots - Giant, Python Powered Robots. “They each weigh about 11 tonnes and have a 17 meter reach. The control system is written in Python, with small sections of C which run in hard-real-time to guarantee safety.?

Study Finds High-Fructose Corn Syrup Contains Mercury - washingtonpost.com

28/01/2009 @ 05:00 UTC

deusx : Study Finds High-Fructose Corn Syrup Contains Mercury - washingtonpost.com - "The use of mercury-contaminated caustic soda in the production of HFCS is common. The contamination occurs when mercury cells are used to produce caustic soda. "

Chipotle Employee Just Gave Guy In Front Of You More Rice | The Onion - America's Finest News Source

28/01/2009 @ 05:00 UTC

deusx : Chipotle Employee Just Gave Guy In Front Of You More Rice | The Onion - America's Finest News Source - "In a lunchtime incident significant enough to warrant you pause, an employee at the fast food Mexican restaurant Chipotle has just dispensed to you a smaller serving of rice than the customer ahead of you. Though it appears likely the less-generous

Everything You Need to Get Started With CodeIgniter - NETTUTS

28/01/2009 @ 05:00 UTC

deusx : Everything You Need to Get Started With CodeIgniter - NETTUTS - "CodeIgniter is a web application framework for PHP. It enables developers to build web applications faster, and it offers many helpful code libraries and helpers which speed up tedious tasks in PHP. CodeIgniter is based on a modular design; meaning

Monkeying with the Lizard Feeder

28/01/2009 @ 05:00 UTC

deusx : Monkeying with the Lizard Feeder - "The call to action is to build on the Lizard Feeder concept with anything from ideas to pixels to code. I hacked up a grease monkey script that weights the data-source checkbox & label on the left according to the volume of flow. This provides a

President Obama's Watch

28/01/2009 @ 05:00 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

List of confidence tricks - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

28/01/2009 @ 03:00 UTC

joshua : List of confidence tricks - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

NYT launches Best Sellers API

28/01/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

Andy Baio : NYT launches Best Sellers API - if you're near NYC, their hack day next month should be great

The White House on Vimeo

28/01/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

Andy Baio : The White House on Vimeo - nice alternative to the YouTube channel  [via]

Softwear by Microsoft, their new clothing line

28/01/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Softwear by Microsoft, their new clothing line - collaboration with Common and Urban Outfitters; this isn't very Microsoft-like  [via]

mini-itx + 4 hotswap drives

28/01/2009 @ 00:00 UTC

joshua : mini-itx + 4 hotswap drives

baconcamp

28/01/2009 @ 00:00 UTC

Rod Begbie : baconcamp - Move over CupcakeCamp, we may have a new challenger for "Best *Camp EVAH!" [via#

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