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Recreating the button

5/02/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Recreating the button - Recreating the button. Fascinating article from Doug Bowman on the work that went in to creating custom CSS buttons for use across Google’s different applications, avoiding images to improve performance ensure they could be easily styled using just CS

philgyford : Recreating the button | stopdesign - Doug Bowman on how buttons were developed on Google apps. Good HTML/CSS cleverness. (via Simon Willison)

The Stanford Laptop Orchestra.

5/02/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

Greg Storey : The Stanford Laptop Orchestra. - Trippy.

OSM needs new servers

5/02/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

Simon Willison : OSM needs new servers - OSM needs new servers. OpenStreetMap need to raise £10,000 to buy a new API database server.

_why on the Art & Code conference for young hackers

5/02/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

Andy Baio : _why on the Art & Code conference for young hackers - created by Golan Levin, who spoke at TED today; here's his 2004 talk

Robin Hood's "Oo De Lally," Translated

5/02/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Robin Hood's "Oo De Lally," Translated - There's something enchanting about these localized versions of Roger Miller's "Oo De Lally" from Disney's Robin Hood from 1973. While all of these videos were found on YouTube, each was created by a different person around the world. (Bonus points if you

Milo Vermeulen : Robin Hood's "Oo De Lally," Translated Into 13 Languages - Waxy.org - Waxy.org - Robin Hood's Oo De Lally Translated Into 13 Languages [via]

Air traffic tapes of Hudson plane crash released

5/02/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Air traffic tapes of Hudson plane crash released - Air traffic tapes of Hudson plane crash released: sounds like they considered their options but had to ditch... those jets just don't glide very far with power off

jessenoller.com - SSH Programming with Paramiko | Completely Different

5/02/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

wearehugh : jessenoller.com - SSH Programming with Paramiko | Completely Different

Stalking And Capturing A Business Process

5/02/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

Linkorama : Stalking And Capturing A Business Process - We need a process for creating business processes.

Social processes: if you add social software to BPM, do you get Enterprise 2.0's killer app?

5/02/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

Linkorama : Social processes: if you add social software to BPM, do you get Enterprise 2.0's killer app? - The real world is so much more complex than we thought, when we started trying to model it.

Monty Leaves Sun/MySQL

5/02/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Monty Leaves Sun/MySQL - Monty Leaves Sun/MySQL: congrats, Monty.

Battlefield 1943.

5/02/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

Greg Storey : Battlefield 1943. - Fair warning Jason, you're going to have to put down the Modern Combat.

Nothing To Do With Arbroath: Here's a man with a cat on his head

5/02/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

deusx : Nothing To Do With Arbroath: Here's a man with a cat on his head

Cornify easter egg with jQuery — Paul Irish - Javascript, front-end web development, and hackery

5/02/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

deusx : Cornify easter egg with jQuery — Paul Irish - Javascript, front-end web development, and hackery - "After a user hits the Konami code (up,up,down,down,left,right,left,right,b,a), every other keystroke will add happiness to the world. You'll find this website has already been enabled. Try it out. :)"

Cornify - Unicorns & Rainbows On-Demand

5/02/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

deusx : Cornify - Unicorns & Rainbows On-Demand - "Cornify is the #1 unicorn and rainbow service worldwide, giving websites sparkle around the world."

Fraser Speirs on the desperately disappointing Flickr support in iPhoto ‘09

5/02/2009 @ 11:00 UTC

Richard Rutter : Fraser Speirs on the desperately disappointing Flickr support in iPhoto ‘09 - No concept of Flickr photosets or groups; deletions sync’ed, etc..

Twitter feed of Genevieve Spencer

5/02/2009 @ 10:00 UTC

Douglas Bowman : Twitter feed of Genevieve Spencer - If Twitter existed in 1937, and farmgirls had web access, this is how we would see one teen girl’s account of daily life during the Depression. Fascinating in a strange, time-travel kind of way. Here’s the back story and a few answers to FAQs [via]

Starting your own business during a downturn

5/02/2009 @ 10:00 UTC

Richard Rutter : Starting your own business during a downturn - Really sound advice from Rachel Andrew of edgeofmyseat.com.

YouTube - Her Morning Elegance / Oren Lavie

5/02/2009 @ 07:00 UTC

Rod Begbie : YouTube - Her Morning Elegance / Oren Lavie - Wicked cool stop-motion music video. #

Headset Hotties

5/02/2009 @ 04:00 UTC

deusx : Headset Hotties - "Thanks for stopping by. This site examines the cross-cultural trend of headset-wearing customer support representatives on corporate websites! While supplies last, we aim to provide 1 per workday for your entertainment and analysis. The popularity

National Vulnerability Database (NVD)National Vulnerability Database (CVE-2008-5353)

5/02/2009 @ 02:00 UTC

deusx : National Vulnerability Database (NVD)National Vulnerability Database (CVE-2008-5353) - "Unspecified vulnerability in Java Runtime Environment (JRE) for Sun JDK and JRE 6 Update 10 and earlier; JDK and JRE 5.0 Update 16 and earlier; and SDK and JRE 1.4.2_18 and earlier allows untrusted applets and applications to gain privileges via unk

Where's your data? (Scripting News)

5/02/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

deusx : Where's your data? (Scripting News) - "Pay attention to what Craig says, and don't store anything on anyone else's server unless you know how you're going to get it off when you need to. Even better, don't store the original on someone else's server, keep that in

HP releases netbook interface for Ubuntu

5/02/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : HP releases netbook interface for Ubuntu - HP releases netbook interface for Ubuntu: interesting...

Complexfruit

5/02/2009 @ 00:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Complexfruit - Paul Torres’ portfolio is worth your time, adulation, and drool. Via FFF ∞  [via]

NYT announces Article Search API

5/02/2009 @ 00:00 UTC

Andy Baio : NYT announces Article Search API - get JSON for every article from 1981 to today

Simon Willison : Announcing the Article Search API - Announcing the Article Search API. The most interesting API from the NYTimes yet—search against 2.8 million articles from 1981 until today using 35 searchable fields and get back detailed metadata as well as the first paragraph of the articles themsel

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