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Readings show Four Corners marker off by 2.5 miles

20/04/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Readings show Four Corners marker off by 2.5 miles - Readings show Four Corners marker off by 2.5 miles: geography FAIL

FairSpin

20/04/2009 @ 22:06 UTC

joshua : FairSpin - new political news tracker from Stephen Hood (formerly PM of delicious)

History of Rainn Wilson's Twitter feud with Sockington

20/04/2009 @ 22:01 UTC

Andy Baio : History of Rainn Wilson's Twitter feud with Sockington - unfortunately, it's led to over 100 threats; Rainn's toned it down recently

Bit.ly Builds Business on Libya Domain | Workbench

20/04/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

deusx : Bit.ly Builds Business on Libya Domain | Workbench - "So the names must conform to Islamic morality, and it's possible that the use of the domains could fall under the same rules. What are the odds that some of those 20 million clicks on a Bit.ly-shortened URL end up at sites that would be conside

nelson : bit.ly and Libya - Small look into what it means for bit.ly to be based on Libya

atebits - Tweetie for Mac

20/04/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

Rod Begbie : atebits - Tweetie for Mac - Tweetie has been my iPhone Twitter app of choice for some time. The new OS X version seems equally lovely. Not going to tear away folks with seven-column Tweetdeck setups, but it seems to be a good step-up from Twitterrific. #

peeping into memcached

20/04/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

Simon Willison : peeping into memcached - peeping into memcached. “Peep uses ptrace to freeze a running memcached server, dump the internal key metadata, and return the server to a running state?—you can then load the resulting data in to MySQL using LOAD LOCAL INFILE and analyse it using

pubsubhubbub

20/04/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

Simon Willison : pubsubhubbub - pubsubhubbub. From Brad Fitzpatrick, a simple but clever way of using web hooks (HTTP callbacks) to inform subscribers that an Atom feed has updated in almost real-time—solving the constant polling problem and making it easier for small sites to offer

Casual Profanity's liquid sculpture made from plastic tubing

20/04/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Casual Profanity's liquid sculpture made from plastic tubing - see also: the Superfluid Skirt  [via]

Tex-Cajun Poutine

20/04/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

nelson : Tex-Cajun Poutine - Lord that sounds good

Firediff

20/04/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Firediff - Firediff: Firediff is a Firebug extension that tracks changes to a pages DOM and CSS.

deusx : Firediff - In Case of Stairs - "Firediff implements a change monitor that records all of the changes made by firebug and the application itself to CSS and the DOM. This provides insight into the functionality of the application as well as provide a record of the changes that were

Kara Swisher announces changes to AllThingsD's Voices section

20/04/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Kara Swisher announces changes to AllThingsD's Voices section - in response to my article, they removed the comments/Share links and changed the wording; compare then and now

Understanding the role of Enterprise 2.0

20/04/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

Linkorama : Understanding the role of Enterprise 2.0 - How can we take these concepts of social leverage and apply them to Governance, Management, R&D, Measurement, Markets and also IT? What are these themes that run through each element of transformation and which are unique? Which elements are missing a

Do the red corpuscles get a new chance at Oracle?

20/04/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

Linkorama : Do the red corpuscles get a new chance at Oracle? - John Chambers is probably chuckling this morning that his move into servers was well timed.

Oracle to Buy Sun Microsystems for $7.4 Billion

20/04/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

Linkorama : Oracle to Buy Sun Microsystems for $7.4 Billion - “This would make the Sun acquisition more profitable in per share contribution in the first year than we had planned for the acquisitions of BEA, PeopleSoft and Siebel combined.

Roger Ebert's Journal: Parrot asks, "What'd the frozen turkey want?"

20/04/2009 @ 11:00 UTC

Rod Begbie : Roger Ebert's Journal: Parrot asks, "What'd the frozen turkey want?" - Great Ebert column on comedy and joke-telling. #

Dogs Looking Like People

20/04/2009 @ 10:00 UTC

Rod Begbie : Dogs Looking Like People - Your second cute-things-photo-site of the weekend. You're welcome. #

Adam Berg's Carousel, short film capturing a frozen moment in time

20/04/2009 @ 10:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Adam Berg's Carousel, short film capturing a frozen moment in time - you can scrub through it on the official site

Inspired Bicycles: Danny MacAskill

20/04/2009 @ 08:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Inspired Bicycles: Danny MacAskill - breathtaking in parts, it's like watching parkour on a bike

Uncomfortable Plot Summaries

20/04/2009 @ 06:00 UTC

joshua : Uncomfortable Plot Summaries

Phusion Passenger for nginx

20/04/2009 @ 06:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Phusion Passenger for nginx - Phusion Passenger for nginx. Passenger (aka mod_rails / mod_rack) enables easy deployment of Rails and Ruby apps under Apache... and the latest version adds support for nginx as well. It works as an HTTP proxy and process manager, spawning worker proces

Sign in with Twitter

20/04/2009 @ 05:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Sign in with Twitter - Sign in with Twitter. Intriguing: Twitter are now an OpenID-style identity provider... using OAuth.

Power Line - An obscene insult

20/04/2009 @ 04:00 UTC

deusx : Power Line - An obscene insult - Iraq War protesters were called worse. And besides, this is damn funny. "There is not only something funny going on here, there is a story here. These supposed journalists and their networks (or publisher, in Sullivan's case) have rather serio

David Hellman releases all the artwork for “Braid?

20/04/2009 @ 03:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : David Hellman releases all the artwork for “Braid? - And I exclaim, “Holy sweet fuck.” ∞

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