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Linutop 3

28/04/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

tehu : Linutop 3 - I wonder if it could function as a small Server@Home.

Linux Migration - The Halifax Regional CAP Association

28/04/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

tehu : Linux Migration - The Halifax Regional CAP Association - Thin Linux clients for public access : Linutop & Termtek

Dreamwidth Studios

28/04/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

deusx : Dreamwidth Studios - "Dreamwidth Studios is an Open Source social networking, content management, and personal publishing platform. Our mission in life is to make it easy for you to share the things you make, and easy to find the people who are making the things you want

The Irony of Satire: Political Ideology and the Motivation to See What You Want to See in The Col...

28/04/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

deusx : The Irony of Satire: Political Ideology and the Motivation to See What You Want to See in The Colbert Report -- LaMarre et al. 14 (2): 212 -- The International Journal of Press/Politics - "no significant difference between the groups in thinking Colbert was funny, but conservatives were more likely to report that Colbert only pretends to be joking and genuinely meant what he said while liberals were more likely to report that Colbert

Ubuntu brings advanced Screen features to the masses

28/04/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Ubuntu brings advanced Screen features to the masses - Ubuntu brings advanced Screen features to the masses. Ubuntu 9.04’s screen-profiles package adds a taskbar to screen and emulates the gnome panel. You can even add a widget showing the cost of your current EC2 session.

Jeremy Zawodny : Ubuntu brings advanced Screen features to the masses - Ubuntu brings advanced Screen features to the masses: cool... screen rocks

Drizzle Modularity

28/04/2009 @ 22:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Drizzle Modularity - Drizzle Modularity: Eric's diagram says a lot, actually

The problem with STM: your languages still suck | Enfranchised Mind

28/04/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

jcgregorio : The problem with STM: your languages still suck | Enfranchised Mind - ""STM is the worst possible way to parallelize code, except for all the others."" Do you have stirrups for that hobby horse?

Aidan Doherty | Aidan, the Cavachon Dog

28/04/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

deusx : Aidan Doherty | Aidan, the Cavachon Dog - "My name is Aidan and I am a cavachon!"

YOU LITTLE BASTARD [pic]

28/04/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : YOU LITTLE BASTARD [pic] - YOU LITTLE BASTARD [pic]: YOU HAVE KILLED US ALL.

deusx : 27K39.jpg (JPEG Image, 640x480 pixels) - "YOU LITTLE BASTARD. YOU'VE KILLED US ALL."

First Orgy After Brian's Death Very Solemn

28/04/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : First Orgy After Brian's Death Very Solemn - First Orgy After Brian's Death Very Solemn: holy crap that's funny!

python-sqlparse

28/04/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

Simon Willison : python-sqlparse - python-sqlparse. Python library for re-identing SQL statements. This could make debugging Django’s generated SQL a whole lot easier. You can try the library out using an App Engine hosted application (complete with an API).  [via]

Google's What's Popular

28/04/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Google's What's Popular - algorithm surfaces trending links culled from YouTube and Google Reader  [via]

Farbs' resignation letter to 2K Australia

28/04/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Farbs' resignation letter to 2K Australia - best resignation ever, from the creator of ROM CHECK FAIL, who's gone full indie

Op-Ed Contributor - End the University as We Know It - NYTimes.com

28/04/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

jcgregorio : Op-Ed Contributor - End the University as We Know It - NYTimes.com - Interesting ideas for higher education. But talk about entrenched interests fighting against it, it would take the federal government tying the changes to grants to actually get the eradication of tenure through the system.

Twitter / why the lucky stiff: trying to reading dhh’s ar ...

28/04/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

jcgregorio : Twitter / why the lucky stiff: trying to reading dhh’s ar ... - """trying to reading dhh’s articles on himself, but his website is so drenched in axe body spray that it has more of a tear gas effect."""

DM's Esoteric Programming Languages - Intelligent Design Sort

28/04/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

jcgregorio : DM's Esoteric Programming Languages - Intelligent Design Sort - Awesome!

Nizmlab, surfacing the best of YouTube and Vimeo

28/04/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Nizmlab, surfacing the best of YouTube and Vimeo - fed up with YouTube's most popular, they built an elegant community site  [via]

Team Fortress 2: The RPG.

28/04/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

Greg Storey : Team Fortress 2: The RPG. - Make it happen captain.

Twitter failure

28/04/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

nelson : Twitter failure - This tweet is a great example of how Twitter makes a terrible medium for some things. Picture, a bunch of retweet and other non-English markup

Social Fresh Cruise, a Netcation | Social Fresh Cruise

28/04/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

deusx : Social Fresh Cruise, a Netcation | Social Fresh Cruise - "The Social Fresh Cruise is your opportunity to enjoy a Cruise vacation while also connecting with others who are leaders in the Social Media industry. It is a networking vacation; a Netcation if you will. Sharing the unique experience of a cruise is

About Us (Open Library)

28/04/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

deusx : About Us (Open Library) - "One web page for every book ever published. It's a lofty, but achievable, goal. To build it, we need hundreds of millions of book records, a brand new database infrastructure for handling huge amounts of dynamic information, a wiki interface,

techbrewery ‎(techbrewery.org)‎

28/04/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

deusx : techbrewery ‎(techbrewery.org)‎ - "a community of technologists, entrepreneurs & startups"

jQuery Eye for the Design Guy.

28/04/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

Greg Storey : jQuery Eye for the Design Guy. - Just patted myself on the back for that one.

Jacquet Fritz Junior's toilet paper roll sculptures

28/04/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

Cameron Moll : Jacquet Fritz Junior's toilet paper roll sculptures - Jacquet Fritz Junior's toilet paper roll sculptures. Love that they all look like they just expended the entire roll.

Shon Tanner's Swiss Canton ice cream packaging

28/04/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

Cameron Moll : Shon Tanner's Swiss Canton ice cream packaging - Student Shon Tanner's design for Swiss Canton ice cream packaging.

GiantURL.com

28/04/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

nelson : GiantURL.com - Like TinyURL, but bigger and therefore better

PLATO dnd5

28/04/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

nelson : PLATO dnd5 - Exploration of a very early computer role playing game

FREE End of Day Stock Market Data and Historical Stock Prices

28/04/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

bmilleare : FREE End of Day Stock Market Data and Historical Stock Prices

Mosso Pricing

28/04/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Mosso Pricing - Mosso Pricing: you can get some surprisingly cheap cloud CPUs via Rackspace/Mosso

Life of a dirty pageInnoDB disk IO

28/04/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Life of a dirty pageInnoDB disk IO - Life of a dirty pageInnoDB disk IO: the only talk that Mark gave and I did not see last week

My grandfather and his magic 65 Ford Galaxy.

28/04/2009 @ 16:00 UTC

Greg Storey : My grandfather and his magic 65 Ford Galaxy.

Apparently, China loves to shop.

28/04/2009 @ 16:00 UTC

Greg Storey : Apparently, China loves to shop. - And they love any thing from Russia.

Goodbye Pontiac.

28/04/2009 @ 16:00 UTC

Greg Storey : Goodbye Pontiac. - Exactly.

One guy, two DSes.

28/04/2009 @ 16:00 UTC

Greg Storey : One guy, two DSes. - His Rhythm Heaven-Fu can not be stopped.

North Dakota has the lowest unemployment because no one lives there.

28/04/2009 @ 16:00 UTC

Greg Storey : North Dakota has the lowest unemployment because no one lives there. - Population has to play a factor in percentages as they pertain to employment and taxes.

Goodbye Portfolio.

28/04/2009 @ 16:00 UTC

Greg Storey : Goodbye Portfolio. - I hope this isn't a sign of things to come for Monocle.

Jeff, tell me they took down the flag before throwing up the advertising.

28/04/2009 @ 16:00 UTC

Greg Storey : Jeff, tell me they took down the flag before throwing up the advertising. - Also get that photo into Veer, make it rain.

Double your cars gas mileage.

28/04/2009 @ 16:00 UTC

Greg Storey : Double your cars gas mileage. - I thought stuffing Willie Nelson down the tank would be on the list, but it's not.

Mozilla Creative Collective, Round One.

28/04/2009 @ 15:00 UTC

Greg Storey : Mozilla Creative Collective, Round One. - Please to make the feedback.

Madgex Lazy Registration Demo

28/04/2009 @ 11:00 UTC

Richard Rutter : Madgex Lazy Registration Demo - Registration by stealth.

Type Nesting

28/04/2009 @ 09:00 UTC

joshua : Type Nesting - ya joke blog

Milo Vermeulen : Type Nesting [via]

Andy Baio : Type Nesting, photos of birds nesting in storefront signage - they seem to prefer capital Rs and As  [via]

How 4chan hacked ReCAPTCHA to win the Time 100 Poll

28/04/2009 @ 08:00 UTC

Andy Baio : How 4chan hacked ReCAPTCHA to win the Time 100 Poll - Paul Lamere breaks down the brute force hack, optimized to crank out 200 votes per minute

nelson : Hacking the Time poll - The 4chan nerds actually typed 30 captchas / minute.

Simon Willison : moot wins, Time Inc. loses - moot wins, Time Inc. loses. The Time.com poll hack was more sophisticated than I first thought... Time implemented reCAPTCHA half way through the voting period, but the 4chan community fought back with a custom interface that crowdsourced the job of vot

William Gibson

28/04/2009 @ 06:00 UTC

jcgregorio : William Gibson - That's what? A ziploc baggie with a sharpie and a map of the Lourve?

The White House - Blog Post - The Necessity of Science

28/04/2009 @ 06:00 UTC

jcgregorio : The White House - Blog Post - The Necessity of Science - ""At such a difficult moment, there are those who say we cannot afford to invest in science, that support for research is somehow a luxury at moments defined by necessities. I fundamentally disagree. Science is more essential for our prosperit

Research Subjects Sue Jared Diamond for $10-Million

28/04/2009 @ 06:00 UTC

WillPate : Research Subjects Sue Jared Diamond for $10-Million

End the University as We Know It - NY Times

28/04/2009 @ 06:00 UTC

WillPate : End the University as We Know It - NY Times

H1N1 Swine Flu - Google Maps

28/04/2009 @ 04:00 UTC

joshua : H1N1 Swine Flu - Google Maps - outbreak tracking

Lexcycle has been acquired by Amazon.com! | Lexcycle

28/04/2009 @ 02:00 UTC

deusx : Lexcycle has been acquired by Amazon.com! | Lexcycle - "We are not planning any changes in the Stanza application or user experience as a result of the acquisition. Customers will still be able to browse, buy, and read ebooks from our many content partners. We look forward to offering future products and

A new leaf.

28/04/2009 @ 02:00 UTC

Simon Willison : A new leaf. - A new leaf.. George Oates is now heading up the Open Library project at the Internet Archive. Sounds like a perfect match.

deusx : kewlchops: A new leaf. - "I'm very excited about my first day at work tomorrow in my new job at the Internet Archive, here in San Francisco, in the beautiful Presidio. I'll be heading up the Open Library project."

Computer Program to Take On 'Jeopardy!'

28/04/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

Rod Begbie : Computer Program to Take On 'Jeopardy!' - What news story is a combination of Artifical Intelligence and my favourite TV quiz? [via#

grinding.be » Blog Archive » two ways the gadgets of the future will be powered by your blood

28/04/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

deusx : grinding.be » Blog Archive » two ways the gadgets of the future will be powered by your blood - "The yeast-based fuel cell produces around 40 nanowatts of power, compared to the microwatt a typical wristwatch battery might produce ... zinc oxide piezoelectric nanowires that generate an electric current when subjected to mechanical stress. ... h

Jason Scott's progress update on mirroring Geocities

28/04/2009 @ 00:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Jason Scott's progress update on mirroring Geocities - in 48 hours, Archive Team's already saved over 200,000 Geocities sites

nelson : Archiving Geocities - Notes from the team spidering Geocities before it's shut down

philgyford : ASCII by Jason Scott / Geocities: Lessons So Far - Not just for the good stuff about archiving Geocities, but also about the history of the site and its structure. (via Waxy)

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