The Great Reset - The Atlantic (February 11, 2009)

17/02/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

jcgregorio : The Great Reset - The Atlantic (February 11, 2009)

How the Crash Will Reshape America - The Atlantic (March 2009)

17/02/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

jcgregorio : How the Crash Will Reshape America - The Atlantic (March 2009)

why's bloopsaphone

17/02/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

cobra libre : why's bloopsaphone - FUN: "for writing chiptune-style songs in c or ruby. you know: the sounds of ataris, gameboys and the like." #

The Georgian Index

17/02/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

cobra libre : The Georgian Index - For Seth. And do try a cheese assortment. [via#

Sasha Frere-Jones: The Gerbil's Revenge

17/02/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

cobra libre : Sasha Frere-Jones: The Gerbil's Revenge - "At this late date, it's hard to see how the invisible use of tools could imply an inauthentic product, as if a layer of manipulation were standing between the audience and an unsullied object." #

Announcing django-viewtools

17/02/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Announcing django-viewtools - Announcing django-viewtools. A really excellent idea—run ./manage.py viewtools --pdb /path/on/site/ to debug a view in your Django project that is raising an error using the Python debugger, or use --profile to run the full request cycle for that URL

Яolcats

17/02/2009 @ 22:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Яolcats - "Your floral offering serves as no deterrent to the inevitable, betrayer."

cobra libre : Яolcats [via#

Rod Begbie : Яolcats - Has someone already done the "In Soviet Russia, cats caption YOU!" joke? [via#

Where is Twitter's WordPress?

17/02/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

Linkorama : Where is Twitter's WordPress? - It's time for a thousand Twitters to bloom. The mother ship will do great, but we need a path that's independent of the corporate entity that runs Twitter. We've learned this time and again, let's not learn it one more time.

Searching across websites with OpenSearch | StressFree

17/02/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

deusx : Searching across websites with OpenSearch | StressFree - "Providing search services that span a number of disparate websites is a challenging problem that in the past has been left to the big-boys such as Google. However Amazon's OpenSearch RSS format is changing this reality and providing a means for

Founder of Islamic TV station accused of beheading wife - CNN.com

17/02/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

deusx : Founder of Islamic TV station accused of beheading wife - CNN.com - I think this guy's just a psycho, but certainly he didn't reach his stated goal. "He launched Bridges TV, billed as the first English-language cable channel targeting Muslims inside the United States, in 2004. At the time, Hassan said he h

Non-Hierarchical Management

17/02/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Non-Hierarchical Management - Non-Hierarchical Management: agreed 100%

Canadian company lands deal to provide cellphone banking in Uganda

17/02/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

WillPate : Canadian company lands deal to provide cellphone banking in Uganda

TechStars Fills Void Left By Y Combinator With New Incubator In Boston

17/02/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

WillPate : TechStars Fills Void Left By Y Combinator With New Incubator In Boston

Bill Gates wants to help the third world with cellphone banking

17/02/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

WillPate : Bill Gates wants to help the third world with cellphone banking

Second Annual Design Review posters

17/02/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

Cameron Moll : Second Annual Design Review posters - Last Friday was our Second Annual Design Review at work. My letterpress poster was created to commemorate the event last year. This year, several posters were created, including this one by Pepe Sustaita. (These are actual Mexican luchador masks placed ov

Flickr: Through the noise

17/02/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

Cameron Moll : Flickr: Through the noise - Flickr: Through the noise. Fave'd. (Related.)

Jakob Nielsen: Mobile Web 2009 = Desktop Web 1998

17/02/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

Cameron Moll : Jakob Nielsen: Mobile Web 2009 = Desktop Web 1998 - Jakob Nielsen: Mobile Web 2009 = Desktop Web 1998. I agree with a lot of the points and observations in this article. However, take cautiously this advice: "For the best user performance, you should design different websites for each mobile device class..

UI tour for The Invoice Machine

17/02/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

Cameron Moll : UI tour for The Invoice Machine - The UI for The Invoice Machine is pretty clean, as evidenced by this tour. A lot of modals in play (not a big fan of modals for the sake of modals), but clean nonetheless.

Stunning photography of parking garages by Branislav Kropilak

17/02/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

Cameron Moll : Stunning photography of parking garages by Branislav Kropilak - Stunning photography of parking garages by Branislav Kropilak.

Two nice portfolio sites worth skimming

17/02/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

Cameron Moll : Two nice portfolio sites worth skimming - Two nice portfolio sites worth skimming: Thomas Prior and Aaron J. Shapiro.

The Cellphone, Navigating Our Lives - NYTimes.com

17/02/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

Linkorama : The Cellphone, Navigating Our Lives - NYTimes.com - With the dominance of the cellphone, a new metaphor is emerging for how we organize, find and use information. New in one sense, that is. It is also as ancient as humanity itself. That metaphor is the map.

The Trilogy Tomatometer

17/02/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

Andy Baio : The Trilogy Tomatometer - inspired by Dan Meth's charts, Darren Levy fulfilled my Lazyweb request

moot of 4chan

17/02/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

nelson : moot of 4chan - Neat profile of the guy behind the unruly bulletin board community

Andy Baio : Washington Post profile of 4chan's moot - they spend four pages in backstory, leaving the interesting personal stuff for the last page

Gmail, MobileMe, Address Book synced contacts sanity - Derek Punsalan

17/02/2009 @ 14:00 UTC

43folders : Gmail, MobileMe, Address Book synced contacts sanity - Derek Punsalan - Useful ways to try and get Gmail and Address Book sync to play nice. This, I'm learning, is Very Hard.

CloudMade: A Summary of the Future of Mapping

17/02/2009 @ 13:00 UTC

Simon Willison : CloudMade: A Summary of the Future of Mapping - CloudMade: A Summary of the Future of Mapping. CloudMade are now offering commercially supported APIs on top of OpenStreetMap, including geocoding, routing and tile access libraries in Python/Ruby/Java and a very neat theming tool that lets you design y

The Architects Who Made London with Maxwell Hutchinson - Architecture Programme - Royal Academy o...

17/02/2009 @ 11:00 UTC

philgyford : The Architects Who Made London with Maxwell Hutchinson - Architecture Programme - Royal Academy of Arts - Series of six discussions about twentieth century architects who have done important stuff in London. On Mondays, first was last night, no online booking *rolls eyes*.

All Things Seen and Unseen " Similar Posts

17/02/2009 @ 11:00 UTC

philgyford : All Things Seen and Unseen " Similar Posts - WordPress plugin for doing "more posts like this" stuff. Sounds well done. (via Infovore)

Tech Support, Manuals & Troubleshooting for Consumers

17/02/2009 @ 11:00 UTC

philgyford : Tech Support, Manuals & Troubleshooting for Consumers - Nice idea. Like user-filled tech support forums but for everything, from white goods, cars, etc on. Although I did see a comment about them not paying people they'd promised to... (via Noisy Decent Graphics)

SQL Data Services (SDS)

17/02/2009 @ 08:00 UTC

joshua : SQL Data Services (SDS) - microsoft's cloud database.

Facebook terms of service compared with MySpace, Flickr, Picasa, YouTube, LinkedIn, and Twitter

17/02/2009 @ 07:00 UTC

Linkorama : Facebook terms of service compared with MySpace, Flickr, Picasa, YouTube, LinkedIn, and Twitter - With today’s outrage over Facebook’s newly altered Terms of Service at its peak, I figured I’d do a quick comparison of their terms of service as regards user-uploaded content to the terms specified by other social networking sites, just to see if s

Andy Baio : Facebook's TOS changes compared to MySpace, Flickr, YouTube, Twitter, and more - while I'm sure Mark means well, Facebook's lawyers are still overreaching  [via]

On Facebook, People Own and Control Their Information

17/02/2009 @ 07:00 UTC

Linkorama : On Facebook, People Own and Control Their Information - "There is no system today that enables me to share my email address with you and then simultaneously lets me control who you share it with and also lets you control what services you share it with."

What Economists Agree On

17/02/2009 @ 03:00 UTC

WillPate : What Economists Agree On - Surprising...

The Trilogy Meter

17/02/2009 @ 02:00 UTC

Andy Baio : The Trilogy Meter - I'd love to see a version redone using ratings from Rotten Tomatoes

Greg Storey : The Trilogy Meter. - Spot on.

Commentary: If you oppose stimulus, don't take the money - CNN.com

17/02/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

deusx : Commentary: If you oppose stimulus, don't take the money - CNN.com - "Gov. Mark Sanford of South Carolina took umbrage at my writing that his approach to the economic crisis is to do nothing. I'll deal with his "ideas" in a moment, but first let me make a modest proposal: If Republican politicians are

Miami banker gives $60 million of his own to employees - Miami Herald

17/02/2009 @ 00:00 UTC

WillPate : Miami banker gives $60 million of his own to employees - Miami Herald

SEC mandates 500 U.S. firms to adopt XBRL

17/02/2009 @ 00:00 UTC

WillPate : SEC mandates 500 U.S. firms to adopt XBRL

Dulwich

17/02/2009 @ 00:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Dulwich - Dulwich. A pure Python implementation of the Git file format and protocols. Reinforces my impression that a key to Git’s success is stable, well designed and documented on-disk formats.

"Recover my account" link on the login page

17/02/2009 @ 00:00 UTC

Simon Willison : "Recover my account" link on the login page - “Recover my account? link on the login page. For the record, collecting and verifying e-mail addresses is a VERY good idea, even (especially?) if you accept OpenID. A verified e-mail address is still absolutely the best way to deal with lost passwor

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