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getluky.net » A Warning About the Real Cost of Microformats

10/01/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

deusx : getluky.net » A Warning About the Real Cost of Microformats - "Anyway, here’s the question I want to put into the reader’s mind: should one spend time and effort making a frontend into an informal API through microformats, or to instead spend it on building a fully supported API or data publishing system th

Barack Obama vows to keep Blackberry despite hacking fears - Telegraph

9/01/2009 @ 00:00 UTC

deusx : Barack Obama vows to keep Blackberry despite hacking fears - Telegraph - "But Obama told CBNC he is struggling to keep the Blackberry so he can maintain contact with the outside world. "They're going to pry it out of my hands," he said, "This is a concern, I should add, not just of Secret Service, but

Palm.com : Palm Developer Network ; Announcing Palm WebOS, Palm Mojo Application Framework, and ...

9/01/2009 @ 00:00 UTC

deusx : Palm.com : Palm Developer Network ; Announcing Palm WebOS, Palm Mojo Application Framework, and Palm Mojo SDK - "Palm WebOS applications are easy to write using Mojo, a new application framework based on the HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript standards that web developers already know and love. WebOS applications are installed and run directly on the device at native

Rod Begbie : Welcome to webOSdev - Palm have released the "Mojo" SDK for the Palm Prē's WebOS. Now that this is publicly available, it will be interesting to see how Palm's app store grows. #

A Softer World: 386

8/01/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

deusx : A Softer World: 386 - "Yes. Yes I am the fluffiest kitty oh my gosh ever. And every day I learn how to make myself smarter and fluffier. I am the fluffy singularity."

ThinkGeek :: Coffee Cup Power Inverter

8/01/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

deusx : ThinkGeek :: Coffee Cup Power Inverter - "The Coffee Cup Power Inverter is a conveniently shaped power source that coverts your car's DC power into two 120-volt AC outlets. Perfect for powering or charging TV's, DVD players, game consoles, cell phones, and other portable electroni

How we use IRC at Last.fm

8/01/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

Simon Willison : How we use IRC at Last.fm - How we use IRC at Last.fm. With IRCCat, an elegant Java IRC bot that accepts Twitter-like messages to a network port (generally sent using netcat) and directs them to a user or channel.

deusx : How we use IRC at Last.fm | Richard Jones, Esq. - "Using netcat, you can easily send events to irc from shell scripts: $ echo “Something just happened? | nc -q0 somemachine 12345 That will send to the default channel only (first in the config file). You can direct messages to specific comb

mackstann's markovio at master — GitHub

8/01/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

deusx : mackstann's markovio at master — GitHub - "this script generates randomized super mario bros level-like images using python and a markov chain. "

jQuery pageSlide - Halobrite

8/01/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

deusx : jQuery pageSlide - Halobrite - "jQuery pageSlide was inspired by the UI work of Aza Raskin. In his recent posts regarding concepts for Firefox Mobile and a mouse-based Ubiquity, Aza introduced the idea of sliding (or "throwing") content aside to reveal a secondary conten

Do Tags Work?

8/01/2009 @ 16:00 UTC

deusx : Do Tags Work? - If you can get past the rambling paragraphs of awkward fun-poking at tags interspersed with library science / web 2.0 / cultural references—as well as a discovery of what, you know, Flickr is all about—there's a well-embellished and obsessively-a

Patient adherence to CPAP therapy elusive despite new methods | Clinical Psychiatry News | Find A...

8/01/2009 @ 16:00 UTC

deusx : Patient adherence to CPAP therapy elusive despite new methods | Clinical Psychiatry News | Find Articles at BNET - Crimony. I don't think I've slept a night without CPAP since I first got the machine. I can't imagine just not using it. "Continuous positive airway pressure is widely viewed as the treatment of choice for obstructive sleep apnea. W

Rate limiting with memcached

8/01/2009 @ 00:00 UTC

deusx : Rate limiting with memcached - "I think I’ve found a solution, thanks to memcached and in particular the incr command. incr lets you atomically increment an already existing counter, simply by specifying its key. add can be used to create that counter—it will fail silently if

WWdN: In Exile: ficlets is going to the land of wind and ghosts. here's how to save your stories.

7/01/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

deusx : WWdN: In Exile: ficlets is going to the land of wind and ghosts. here's how to save your stories. - "AOL is shutting down Ficlets on January 15, and in their infinite corporate wisdom and understanding of how communities on the Internet work, they're not providing any easy way to archive the stories you've written there beyond advising th

iTunes music: The cost of removing Apple’s copy protection - Apple 2.0

7/01/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

wearehugh : iTunes music: The cost of removing Apple’s copy protection - Apple 2.0 - "Leave it to Apple to turn the lifting of restrictions into a profit center."

deusx : iTunes music: The cost of removing Apple’s copy protection - Apple 2.0 - "Leave it to Apple (AAPL) to turn the lifting of restrictions into a profit center. If users convert every one of the 9 billion songs purchased from the iTunes Store over the past six years, a rich new revenue stream will flow toward Cupertino. Techc

fixfreenode - ZNC

7/01/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

deusx : fixfreenode - ZNC - "This module blocks some freenode-specific feature which results in plus (+) and minus (-) signs being displayed in front of every message from a client. "

Google Reader Subscribers Count for Greasemonkey

7/01/2009 @ 08:00 UTC

deusx : Google Reader Subscribers Count for Greasemonkey - "This script checks if the html contains alternate links to a feed on every page you visit. When an unknown feed found, it sends a request to google reader using your account for the number of subscribers. And it caches the number for subsequent visi

Main Page - Archiveteam

7/01/2009 @ 08:00 UTC

deusx : Main Page - Archiveteam - "This website is intended to be an offloading point and information depot for a number of archiving projects, all related to saving websites or data that is in danger of being lost. Besides the team-based pulling down and mirroring of data, we also p

ASCII by Jason Scott / Team Archive is GO

7/01/2009 @ 08:00 UTC

deusx : ASCII by Jason Scott / Team Archive is GO - "Registered, set up, and now live, ARCHIVETEAM.ORG is a wiki dedicated to saving data, assembling mirroring or retrieval efforts, and providing simple links to methodologies of archiving data. Think of it as a really profane, rough and tumble version

It Died

7/01/2009 @ 08:00 UTC

deusx : It Died - "A compendium of what services and companies are no longer available for our Internet pleasure and use."

TiVo to iPod command - Private Paste - Pastie

7/01/2009 @ 06:00 UTC

deusx : TiVo to iPod command - Private Paste - Pastie - "/usr/bin/curl -k --digest -u tivo:`cat ~/.tivodecode_mak` ~/ -c /dev/null TIVO_SOURCE_URL | /usr/local/bin/tivodecode -- - | ffmpeg -y -i - -threads 4 -s 432x320 -aspect 432:320 -r 29.97 -vcodec h264 -g 150 -qmin 24 -b 200k -level 30 -loop 1 -sc_thr

Single-Engine Cessna Crashes Into Bush | The Onion - America's Finest News Source

7/01/2009 @ 06:00 UTC

deusx : Single-Engine Cessna Crashes Into Bush | The Onion - America's Finest News Source - Okay, so this one is actually kind of funny. "The Federal Aviation Administration said engine failure was to blame for a pilot losing control of a four-seater Cessna aircraft that crashed head-on into President Bush Thursday. According to the FAA rep

Autopope! - Uh-oh

6/01/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

deusx : Autopope! - Uh-oh - "I don't know, honestly. And for my purposes, I have a real headache if LJ goes titsup.com. I use LJ for private venting/diary/blogging to a restricted audience rather than my main public blog -- that's a business proposition and I can

Archbishop of the Land of Me - Rest In Peace

6/01/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

deusx : Archbishop of the Land of Me - Rest In Peace - "I always joked about it, but I never actually wanted it to happen... Janine was laid off today, along with a number of other employees in the SF office of LJ, Inc. She has the rest of the week to work and then she's done. They are giving her n

Icrontic Gaming » Decals - When are you going to grow up?

6/01/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

deusx : Icrontic Gaming » Decals - When are you going to grow up? - "There have been far too many advancement in real-time computer graphics to leave the simple decal at such an archaic state. We shouldn’t be excited when I still see tire marks after lap three or bullet impacts remain after a firefight. Those are h

Hunter S. Thompson Motivational Posters | Sloshspot Blog

6/01/2009 @ 02:00 UTC

deusx : Hunter S. Thompson Motivational Posters | Sloshspot Blog - "A man who graciously documented the uncharted depths of the binge unlike any other in history, HST provided us with nuggets of wisdom and encouragement all along the way. So instead of merely sharing a list of my favorite quotes from the author, I h

Linkorama : Hunter S. Thompson Motivational Posters

SmartGo touch

5/01/2009 @ 22:00 UTC

deusx : SmartGo touch - "We're proud to introduce SmartGo touch for the iPhone and iPod touch. Carry thousands of Go games and problems in your pocket, and study Go on the go. SmartGo touch is available in the App Store. Average rating 4 stars! Over 20 5-star reviews

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