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Git vs. Bazaar vs. Mercurial

2/04/2009 @ 22:00 UTC

nelson : Git vs. Bazaar vs. Mercurial - Python project evaluates distributed source code control systems. In a shocker, picks the one implemented in Python

Orchestrate - Easily schedule location based tasks and people

2/04/2009 @ 22:00 UTC

jonhicks : Orchestrate - Easily schedule location based tasks and people - This is a big web app project that I worked on for most of 2008, and now it's launched!

OCZ Neutrino 10" DIY Netbook

2/04/2009 @ 22:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : OCZ Neutrino 10" DIY Netbook - OCZ Neutrino 10" DIY Netbook: if I didn't already have an NC10...

Bed Bath & Beyond - Zojirushi Electric Water Dispensing Pot

2/04/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

deusx : Bed Bath & Beyond - Zojirushi Electric Water Dispensing Pot - "One-touch electric dispensing system has a micro computerized temperature control system to keep your water hot for your favorite beverages. Choice of three temperatures -- 208°, 195°, 175°. The dechlorinate mode reduces chlorine and musty orders

TinyURL/Bit.ly decoder for Greasemonkey

2/04/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

Andy Baio : TinyURL/Bit.ly decoder for Greasemonkey - resolves 13 different URL shortening services, so no more mystery links from Twitter

Star Trek + A-Team

2/04/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

nelson : Star Trek + A-Team - = awesome

For Some, Voice Mail Is Losing Its Allure

2/04/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : For Some, Voice Mail Is Losing Its Allure - For Some, Voice Mail Is Losing Its Allure: yes, voicemail sucks

Darwinia+ dev process

2/04/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

nelson : Darwinia+ dev process - Detailed documents from an Xbox Live Arcade game. Development notes, Microsoft approval, etc.

Tracking UK Liberal Indecency

2/04/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Tracking UK Liberal Indecency - Tracking UK Liberal Indecency. The mashup I’ve been waiting for: Tom Hume used the Guardian Content API to track swearword usage over time.

Amazon announces Elastic MapReduce service

2/04/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Amazon announces Elastic MapReduce service - instant Hadoop cluster, pay only what you use

Google's 12V servers

2/04/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

nelson : Google's 12V servers - Some detail on Google hardware

Andy Baio : Google reveals details about its custom server hardware and datacenters - "It was our Manhattan Project"  [via]

FF Nelio OT

2/04/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

Cameron Moll : FF Nelio OT - FF Nelio OT is a rather interesting mix of script and pixelated styles in the same typeface.

Flickr Blog: Stargazing

2/04/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

Cameron Moll : Flickr Blog: Stargazing - I've been a stargazer since I was a young lad. The Flickr blog has a great collection of incredible astronomy photography.

Ecoki, the eco-conscious news community

2/04/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

Cameron Moll : Ecoki, the eco-conscious news community - Ecoki, the eco-conscious news community. Nice idea. Equally nice design.

YouTube - Railroad tank car vacuum implosion

2/04/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

gleuschk : YouTube - Railroad tank car vacuum implosion - watching this over and over

FileFront saved, original founders buy it back from Ziff-Davis

2/04/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

Andy Baio : FileFront saved, original founders buy it back from Ziff-Davis - unfortunate timing, the community's still suspicious  [via]

Valleywag on layoffs at Wired.com and Ars Technica

2/04/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Valleywag on layoffs at Wired.com and Ars Technica - including Lore Sjöberg and Leander Kahney; they cut 25% back in November

Amazon Elastic MapReduce

2/04/2009 @ 12:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Amazon Elastic MapReduce - Amazon Elastic MapReduce. Hadoop as a service. Basically a web based GUI around Hadoop—you could roll this yourself on EC2 but for a small markup on regular EC2 prices you get to avoid the extra work setting everything up. Data processing scripts can [via]

Google uncloaks once-secret server

2/04/2009 @ 12:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Google uncloaks once-secret server - Google uncloaks once-secret server. Instead of a data centre wide UPS and redundant power supplies, each Google server has its own 12V battery. They live in standard shipping containers, each holding 1,160 servers.

deusx : Google uncloaks once-secret server | Business Tech - CNET News - "Google's big surprise: each server has its own 12-volt battery to supply power if there's a problem with the main source of electricity. The company also revealed for the first time that since 2005, its data centers have been composed of s

Heap Dump Analysis

2/04/2009 @ 12:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Heap Dump Analysis - Heap Dump Analysis. Using jmap to dump the JVM’s memory to disk, then analysing it using the visualvm GUI tool.

On the ground at the G20 protests

2/04/2009 @ 09:00 UTC

Simon Willison : On the ground at the G20 protests - On the ground at the G20 protests. Roo Reynolds got trapped in the square mile.

It's Not Like You Can Predict Memes, but...

2/04/2009 @ 08:00 UTC

joshua : It's Not Like You Can Predict Memes, but... - tracking the bizarre Goldeneye Gets Down meme

Andy Baio : Get Down, Goldeneye N64 glitch becomes Japanese meme - more on tilting and the crooked cartridge trick; hundreds of variations on YouTube, mostly from Nico Nico Douga

My road-trip mix tape

2/04/2009 @ 06:00 UTC

Anil : My road-trip mix tape - On and On by Janet Jackson It's literally a song about cruising down the road with the top down. Dolphin by Prince It's about reincarnating a

Xbox community games sales

2/04/2009 @ 02:00 UTC

nelson : Xbox community games sales - Not much money being made

Palestine archipeligo 2

2/04/2009 @ 02:00 UTC

nelson : Palestine archipeligo 2 - Larger version of the map I linked awhile back

Intel Xeon 5500 Release

2/04/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Intel Xeon 5500 Release - Intel Xeon 5500 Release: drool

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