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37 Signals' Movie-to-Website Title Mashups

21/01/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

Andy Baio : 37 Signals' Movie-to-Website Title Mashups - It's A Wonderful Lifehacker, the Fark Knight, Face/Book/Off, and many more

Google search volume dropped while Obama spoke

21/01/2009 @ 11:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Google search volume dropped while Obama spoke - a similar dip happened on Flickr and Last.fm, but Twitter exploded during his oath

Mat Honan geocodes his life for Wired

21/01/2009 @ 10:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Mat Honan geocodes his life for Wired - funny, I was with Mat when he twittered from Greens and the mentioned awkwardness ensued

YouTube Street Fighter

21/01/2009 @ 04:00 UTC

Andy Baio : YouTube Street Fighter - short side-scroller built with YouTube annotations

The Electronic Playground, a massive archive of pinball and arcade game cameos in film and TV

21/01/2009 @ 02:00 UTC

Andy Baio : The Electronic Playground, a massive archive of pinball and arcade game cameos in film and TV - highlights include Charles Bronson with Marble Madness, Michael J. Fox with Death Race, David Hasselhoff with Jungle Hunt, Starsky and Hutch playing Pong

Visiting the Obama inauguration site in Fallout 3

21/01/2009 @ 02:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Visiting the Obama inauguration site in Fallout 3 - instead of Secret Service, the Mall is patrolled by enemy super-mutants

2D Boy's Ron Carmel and Kyle Gabler talk about developing World of Goo

21/01/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

Andy Baio : 2D Boy's Ron Carmel and Kyle Gabler talk about developing World of Goo - some insight into the creative process of my favorite game of 2008; the free soundtrack was just released

Why I'm Happy, Why I'm Not Satisfied

20/01/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Why I'm Happy, Why I'm Not Satisfied - Ill Doctrine on the work ahead

Whitehouse.gov's Old and New Robots.txt Files

20/01/2009 @ 22:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Whitehouse.gov's Old and New Robots.txt Files - all third-party content's licensed under Creative Commons and there's a Twitter account, too

microprinter

20/01/2009 @ 22:00 UTC

joshua : microprinter - prints out bacn and other email automated reciepts

Andy Baio : Tom Taylor's Microprinter, a web-connected receipt printer for daily notifications - it pulls data from Google Calendar, iCal, BBC Weather, and Dopplr daily

Twitter stats

20/01/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

nelson : Twitter stats - 5x traffic, suffered some short delays. Good job folks!

Andy Baio : Twitter's traffic on inauguration day - five times the normal traffic with only slight delays  [via]

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

Seattle Times on The Game, a large-scale treasure hunt in 2002 that went wrong

20/01/2009 @ 02:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Seattle Times on The Game, a large-scale treasure hunt in 2002 that went wrong - the original version of the game inspired the movie 1980s screwball comedy Midnight Madness  [via]

Marble Madness speedrun

19/01/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

nelson : Marble Madness speedrun - I'd forgotten how great the sound is in this game

Andy Baio : Marble Madness speedrun in 2:35 - related: the original Marble Madness design documents  [via]

The Story of Boxxy

19/01/2009 @ 22:00 UTC

Andy Baio : The Story of Boxxy - well-written story of how one girl inadvertently launched a 4chan civil war; yesterday, her channel was hacked and videos deleted  [via]

Belkin employee paid Mechanical Turkers to write positive product reviews

19/01/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Belkin employee paid Mechanical Turkers to write positive product reviews - Belkin's CEO responded, saying it was a rogue employee

danah boyd's dissertation on social networks and the American teen

19/01/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

Andy Baio : danah boyd's dissertation on social networks and the American teen - an essential read, she interviewed and observed hundreds of teens across 16 states, tracking the rise of Myspace and Facebook in the process

Kottke.org's roundup of new footage of the Hudson River plane landing

18/01/2009 @ 22:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Kottke.org's roundup of new footage of the Hudson River plane landing - this also gives me a chance to point to Kottke's new redesign; older designs here

Paul's SXSW Artist Catalog, annotated with the YouTube and Last.fm APIs

18/01/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Paul's SXSW Artist Catalog, annotated with the YouTube and Last.fm APIs - brilliant, SXSW should replace their official list with this immediately

Jorma Dances to Fleet Foxes during SNL rehearsal

18/01/2009 @ 04:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Jorma Dances to Fleet Foxes during SNL rehearsal - see also: Jorm Dances to My Chemical Romance, Death Cab, and Arcade Fire

How to use Amazon EC2 for BitTorrent

18/01/2009 @ 02:00 UTC

Andy Baio : How to use Amazon EC2 for BitTorrent - step-by-step guide to building a cheap, anonymous seedbox

Google releases open-source Blog Converters project

17/01/2009 @ 11:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Google releases open-source Blog Converters project - hold up, Google has a Data Liberation team!?

philgyford : Google Open Source Blog: Google Blog Converters 1.0 Released - Excellent - scripts to convert between Blogger, LiveJournal, MovableType and WordPress. I reckon every single online service should have an "Export" button and nag you if you haven't backed-up in a while. (via Tom Taylor)

Google search results for "KH(Ax)N" for x=1 to 100

16/01/2009 @ 22:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Google search results for "KH(Ax)N" for x=1 to 100 - see also: hmmm, Oh Shiit, and Daaaamn, and X Girls Y Cups  [via]

YouTube offering download links on selected videos

16/01/2009 @ 22:00 UTC

Andy Baio : YouTube offering download links on selected videos - high-quality MP4 files, starting with all Change.gov videos; for everything else, there's KeepVid

New law threatens handmade children's toy and clothing crafters

16/01/2009 @ 22:00 UTC

Andy Baio : New law threatens handmade children's toy and clothing crafters - used toys are now exempted, but Etsy sellers are rightfully panicking; some endangered toys  [via]

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