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Say "NO" to Violence Against Trout on IRC Petition

21/01/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

deusx : Say "NO" to Violence Against Trout on IRC Petition - "Since 1995, Trout all over the world have been abused by mIRC users with the default /slap alias. This command is used to achieve many different outcomes, but the one common outcome is the continual mistreatment of the humble trout. Trout have inha

Save The Trout Slap! Petition

21/01/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

deusx : Save The Trout Slap! Petition - "This petition is for the The Rights Of Universal Trout Slappers or 'TROUTS' for short - There is a strong belief that Khaled Mardam-Bey, author of IRC Client mIRC may actually remove the default trout slap that has been present since 1995.

Atari's First Building - Where it all started. | None | ATARIGAMES.COM

21/01/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

deusx : Atari's First Building - Where it all started. | None | ATARIGAMES.COM - Rode past here every day I worked at Yahoo "I lived in Silicon Valley for 30 years, and I passed this intersection all the time. I finally stopped by this week, and got some pictures of the first building Atari occupied. This is the building where Po

YouTube - Little Wings - Mark Gormley

21/01/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

deusx : YouTube - Little Wings - Mark Gormley - This looks like something bound for Tim & Eric's Awesome Show, Great Job!

Upgrading Tivo With Your MacBook Pro(intel) and VMware's Fusion! | Winged Power Photography

21/01/2009 @ 16:00 UTC

deusx : Upgrading Tivo With Your MacBook Pro(intel) and VMware's Fusion! | Winged Power Photography - "Okay, it's pretty much as involved as most other howto's, but using this method, you can use any Intel Mac computer with USB ports, to perform an upgrade of the Tivo drives, using the Linux-based tools. This means you will be able to make

Atari’s 1984 Touch Tablet: A Retro-Unboxing | Technologizer

21/01/2009 @ 16:00 UTC

deusx : Atari’s 1984 Touch Tablet: A Retro-Unboxing | Technologizer - "The next time you use your shiny new Wacom tablet and Adobe Photoshop CS4, think back to a time before time–a time before blends, morphs, heal brushes, and 10-megapixel images. A time like 1984, which, for computer graphics, was darker than the D

Tivo HD Hard Drive Upgrade (via Virtual Machine) at The Furrygoat Experience

21/01/2009 @ 15:00 UTC

deusx : Tivo HD Hard Drive Upgrade (via Virtual Machine) at The Furrygoat Experience - "So, after doing some research on Google, I came across this fantastic post about Upgrading TiVo With Your Mac and VMWare Fusion. While the article describes the process for Series 1 and Series 2 boxes, I tried it this afternoon with my Series 3, and

xpra – Parti – Trac

21/01/2009 @ 03:00 UTC

deusx : xpra – Parti – Trac - "Xpra gives you "persistent remote applications" for X. That is, unlike normal X applications, applications run with xpra are "persistent" -- you can run them remotely, and they don't die if your connection does. You can deta

Crowbar - SIMILE

21/01/2009 @ 02:00 UTC

joshua : Crowbar - SIMILE - Crowbar is a web scraping environment based on the use of a server-side headless mozilla-based browser.

deusx : Crowbar - SIMILE - "Crowbar is a web scraping environment based on the use of a server-side headless mozilla-based browser. Its purpose is to allow running javascript scrapers against a DOM to automate web sites scraping but avoiding all the syntax normalization issues

Simon Willison : Crowbar - Crowbar. Headless Gecko/XULRunner which exposes a web service API for screen scraping using a real browser DOM—just pass it the URL of a page and the URL of a screen scraping JavaScript script (a bit like a Greasemonkey user script) and get back RDF/X

Bush Passes Three-Pound Kidney Stone | The Onion - America's Finest News Source

21/01/2009 @ 02:00 UTC

deusx : Bush Passes Three-Pound Kidney Stone | The Onion - America's Finest News Source - Whoa, I missed one from back in November. "President Bush collapsed in the Oval Office after spontaneously expelling a 3-pound kidney stone from his bladder, sources reported Tuesday. According to witnesses, the president was attending his daily Iraq

The Onion Bashes Bush (Literally) | The Huffington Post

21/01/2009 @ 02:00 UTC

deusx : The Onion Bashes Bush (Literally) | The Huffington Post - "In the weeks leading up to the above story, President Bush has fallen down the stairs of the Washington Monument, had his arm taken off by a crocodile, and passed a three-pound kidney stone. Hilarious or too dark? Let us know in the comments sectio

Text of President Barack Obama's inaugural address - Yahoo! News

20/01/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

deusx : Text of President Barack Obama's inaugural address - Yahoo! News - "Text of President Barack Obama's inaugural address on Tuesday, as prepared for delivery and released by the Presidential Inaugural Committee."

Twitter friends' favorites feeds as OPML

20/01/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

deusx : Twitter friends' favorites feeds as OPML - This is a quick & dirty PHP page that builds an OPML outline of favorites feeds from a user's friends list on Twitter.

lmorchard's friends' twitter favorites

20/01/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

deusx : lmorchard's friends' twitter favorites - Combining my Twitter friends' favorites feeds with my FeedMagick2 OPML reading list blender gives me one merged feed of all favorites.

President Obama: Living Proof that Family Values Without Religion Build Character | Friendly Athe...

20/01/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

deusx : President Obama: Living Proof that Family Values Without Religion Build Character | Friendly Atheist by Hemant Mehta - "We hear so much these days about how traditional religious family values are necessary for raising moral children who can grow into accomplished adults,? said American Humanist Association Executive Director Roy Speckhardt, father of two. “But w

Copyright Policy | whitehouse.gov

20/01/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

deusx : Copyright Policy | whitehouse.gov - "Except where otherwise noted, third-party content on this site is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License. Visitors to this website agree to grant a non-exclusive, irrevocable, royalty-free license to the rest of the world for thei

Bush Dies Peacefully In His Sleep | The Onion - America's Finest News Source

20/01/2009 @ 16:00 UTC

deusx : Bush Dies Peacefully In His Sleep | The Onion - America's Finest News Source - "George W. Bush, 43rd president of the United States of America, passed away painlessly in his sleep Monday night, White House sources confirmed. The 62-year-old Bush was reportedly discovered lying unresponsive in his bed by first lady Laura Bush, a

Andy Baio : The Onion: Bush Dies Peacefully In His Sleep - a fitting finale for their series of news briefs

ASCII by Jason Scott / FUCK THE CLOUD

20/01/2009 @ 02:00 UTC

deusx : ASCII by Jason Scott / FUCK THE CLOUD - "Don’t blow anything into the Cloud that you don’t have a personal copy of. ... Insult, berate and make fun of any company that offers you something like a “sharing? site that makes you push stuff in that you can’t make copies out of or whi

wearehugh : ASCII by Jason Scott / FUCK THE CLOUD - "Insult, berate and make fun of any company that offers you something like a “sharing? site that makes you push stuff in that you can’t make copies out of or which you can’t export stuff out of. They will burble about technology issues. They

Rod Begbie : FUCK THE CLOUD - "If you lose your shit, the technogeeks will not help you. They will giggle at you and make fun of your not understanding the fundamental principles and engineering of client-server models." [via#

philgyford : ASCII by Jason Scott / FUCK THE CLOUD - A follow-up to the previous link on why keeping your stuff on servers run by other companies is a recipe for trouble. I try to avoid this but some things, like Flickr, make me nervous. (via Blech)

How To Give A Great Man To Man Hug (Modern Manners: General Etiquette)

17/01/2009 @ 22:00 UTC

deusx : How To Give A Great Man To Man Hug (Modern Manners: General Etiquette)

Boxee, Used to View Web on TV, Generates Buzz - NYTimes.com

17/01/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

deusx : Boxee, Used to View Web on TV, Generates Buzz - NYTimes.com - "Boxee bills its software as a simple way to access multiple Internet video and music sites, and to bring them to a large monitor or television that one might be watching from a sofa across the room. Some of Boxee’s fans also think it is much more

pipes frozen - Twitter Search

17/01/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

deusx : pipes frozen - Twitter Search - "Realtime results for pipes frozen"

WordPress › Oulipo « WordPress Themes

17/01/2009 @ 04:00 UTC

deusx : WordPress › Oulipo « WordPress Themes - "A grid-based, black and white WordPress theme"

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

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

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