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Clay Shirky on the death of newspapers and reinvention of journalism

14/03/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Clay Shirky on the death of newspapers and reinvention of journalism - the single best essay on the topic I've read

nelson : Journalism revolution - Well reasoned, calm essay about the coming end of newspaper journalism and how to approach replacing it

jcgregorio : Newspapers and Thinking the Unthinkable « Clay Shirky - Shirky nails it.

Eric Meyer : Newspapers and Thinking the Unthinkable - Everyone else is linking to it, so I might as well. Besides, it's incredibly insightful and intelligent stuff.

joshua : Newspapers and Thinking the Unthinkable - clay sighting

carlfish : Newspapers and Thinking the Unthinkable - Clay Shirky on the ongoing demise of print media, and why we can't point at anything specific that can replace it: "The old stuff gets broken faster than the new stuff is put in its place."

Scrapy.org. an open source web scraping framework in Python

13/03/2009 @ 20:01 UTC

joshua : Scrapy.org. an open source web scraping framework in Python

deusx : Scrapy.org. an open source web scraping framework in Python - "Scrapy is a high level scraping and web crawling framework for writing spiders to crawl and parse web pages for all kinds of purposes, from information retrieval to monitoring or testing web sites. "

nelson : Scrapy - Another web scraping toolkit for Python

Hark! A Vagrant

13/03/2009 @ 02:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Hark! A Vagrant - Kate Beaton's new site for her history-inspired comics

joshua : Hark, a vagrant: 314

Did You Know: BeautifulSoup's bits are rotting

13/03/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

joshua : Did You Know: BeautifulSoup's bits are rotting - several alternatives discussed

Mosso: The Hosting Cloud » Blog Archive » Breaking News: Mosso | The Rackspace Cloud Announces ...

13/03/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

joshua : Mosso: The Hosting Cloud » Blog Archive » Breaking News: Mosso | The Rackspace Cloud Announces Availability of Cloud Servers and More

Comparison of data analysis packages: R, Matlab, SciPy, Excel, SAS, SPSS, Stata - Brendan O'Conno...

13/03/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

joshua : Comparison of data analysis packages: R, Matlab, SciPy, Excel, SAS, SPSS, Stata - Brendan O'Connor's Blog

Google Friend Connect: Add social features to your site

12/03/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

joshua : Google Friend Connect: Add social features to your site - gotta check this out for my blog

Using Git as a versioned data store in Python - Lost in Technopolis

11/03/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

joshua : Using Git as a versioned data store in Python - Lost in Technopolis

redis

11/03/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

joshua : redis - another k/v distributed store

Simon Willison : redis - redis. An in-memory scalable key/value store but with an important difference: this one lets you perform list and set operations against keys, opening up a whole new set of possibilities for application development. It’s very young but already support [via]

Rod Begbie : redis - Key-value datastore. Fast like memcached, but persists to disk and can deal with pushing and popping with lists and sets. Just the thing to solve some of the problems I've been having with my RDBMS on a project I'm hacking on. [via#

bmilleare : Redis - A persistent key-value database with built-in net interface written in ANSI-C for Posix systems. Seems pretty fast - 110k SETs/sec and 81k GETs/sec on an entry level linux box.

The Comics Archetype Times Table

11/03/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

Andy Baio : The Comics Archetype Times Table - reminds me of the dessert taxonomy

Milo Vermeulen : The Official Creebobby Comics Archetype Times Table [via]

Rod Begbie : The Official Creebobby Comics Archetype Times Table - Tell your Zombie/Lincoln from your Ninja/T-Rex [via#

joshua : the official comics archetype times table

pHash

9/03/2009 @ 16:00 UTC

joshua : pHash - the open source perceptual hash library

Amazon S3 tools: s3cmd : command line S3 client

8/03/2009 @ 11:01 UTC

joshua : Amazon S3 tools: s3cmd : command line S3 client

YouTube - CONRADCIGARSPIPES's Channel

7/03/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

joshua : YouTube - CONRADCIGARSPIPES's Channel - six THOUSAND videos of a dude smoking a pipe.

Juno: A Lightweight and Simple Web Framework

7/03/2009 @ 11:00 UTC

joshua : Juno: A Lightweight and Simple Web Framework

California Layoff Notices (Frequently Updated)

7/03/2009 @ 05:00 UTC

joshua : California Layoff Notices (Frequently Updated)

Unofficial mirror of Kutiman's Thru-You

7/03/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Unofficial mirror of Kutiman's Thru-You - unfortunately missing the sample list, which is half the fun  [via]

joshua : Researching thruYOU - Kutiman mixes YouTube - mp3s of kutiman's stuff. unbelievably good

feedly: a magazine-like start page

6/03/2009 @ 02:00 UTC

joshua : feedly: a magazine-like start page - another entry in the mozilla startpage redesign idea.

SuperMagnetMan Magnets

5/03/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

joshua : SuperMagnetMan Magnets

Overview | Colubrid

5/03/2009 @ 03:00 UTC

joshua : Overview | Colubrid - Colubrid is a WSGI publisher which simplifies Python web developement.

thread on statin use

5/03/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

joshua : thread on statin use

Better than Barefoot | Ask Metafilter

4/03/2009 @ 22:00 UTC

joshua : Better than Barefoot | Ask Metafilter

national association of realtors vs the housing market

4/03/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

joshua : national association of realtors vs the housing market

Steam Hardware Survey

4/03/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

joshua : Steam Hardware Survey

nelson : Steam hardware survey - Snapshot of what Windows gamers have for computers

HTML-PDF-Converter.com – Free HTML to PDF converter, convert HTML to PDF, Web Page to PDF online

4/03/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

joshua : HTML-PDF-Converter.com – Free HTML to PDF converter, convert HTML to PDF, Web Page to PDF online - kinda useful

Mistaken Identifiers: Gene name errors can be introduced inadvertently when using Excel in bioinf...

4/03/2009 @ 18:01 UTC

joshua : Mistaken Identifiers: Gene name errors can be introduced inadvertently when using Excel in bioinformatics - Proof: Excel causes mutations

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