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Cocaine keyboard cat

19/06/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

nelson : Cocaine keyboard cat - Pretty complete

Towards a Standard for Django Session Messages

19/06/2009 @ 22:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Towards a Standard for Django Session Messages - Towards a Standard for Django Session Messages. I completely agree that Django’s user.message_set (which I helped design) is unfit for purpose, but I don’t think sessions are the right solution for messages sent to users. A signed cookie containing

Unimpressed by NodeIterator

19/06/2009 @ 22:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Unimpressed by NodeIterator - Unimpressed by NodeIterator. John Resig, one of the most talented API designers I’ve ever come across, posts some well earned criticism of the document.createNodeIterator DOM traversal API.

jcgregorio : John Resig - Unimpressed by NodeIterator - Java-think raises its ugly head again, this time infecting Javascript.

The breakneck race to build an application to crowdsource MPs' expenses

19/06/2009 @ 22:00 UTC

Simon Willison : The breakneck race to build an application to crowdsource MPs' expenses - The breakneck race to build an application to crowdsource MPs’ expenses. Charles Arthur wrote up a very nice piece on the development effort behind the Guardian’s crowdsourcing expenses app.

Cleveland Clinic pushes into future

19/06/2009 @ 21:01 UTC

Eric Meyer : Cleveland Clinic pushes into future - We could do a lot worse than rework the U.S. health care system on these lines. Actually, we already have.

Nobody understands Emo Bun — Cute Overload

19/06/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

deusx : Nobody understands Emo Bun — Cute Overload - "Emo Bun is going to put on his skinny jeans and play guitar in the garage. Emo Bun doesn’t expect you fascists to understand his art. Emo Bun is destined to travel through the misty and cold fog of existence alone and cold. Life is hard for Emo

Icrontic » Firefox 3.5 by month’s end

19/06/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

deusx : Icrontic » Firefox 3.5 by month’s end - "The new version of the increasingly popular browser carries a clearinghouse of features, some 5,000 in all according to Mozilla. Headlining for the raft of changes includes: HTML5 streaming video, IP geolocation for location-sensitive websites (thin

Beck is kind of a dick

19/06/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

gleuschk : Beck is kind of a dick - but the Flaming Lips are as awesome as you might think

Adaptive Path's Mobile Literacy project

19/06/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

Cameron Moll : Adaptive Path's Mobile Literacy project - If you don't have budget to fly around the world and witness how people use mobile phones in emerging markets, this may be the next best thing: Adaptive Path's Mobile Literacy project is complete with photos, anecdotal reports, and video interviews (scrol

Punchcut's list of mobile apps they couldn't live without

19/06/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

Cameron Moll : Punchcut's list of mobile apps they couldn't live without - Punchcut's list of mobile apps they couldn't live without. Just downloaded a couple from the list.

Finding Similar Items with Amazon Elastic MapReduce, Python, and Hadoop Streaming

19/06/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Finding Similar Items with Amazon Elastic MapReduce, Python, and Hadoop Streaming - Finding Similar Items with Amazon Elastic MapReduce, Python, and Hadoop Streaming: this reminds me that I was to play with something similar soon

Pixar grants dying 10-year-old girl's last wish to see "UP"

19/06/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Pixar grants dying 10-year-old girl's last wish to see "UP" - prepare to weep  [via]

Eric Meyer : Pixar grants girl's dying wish with home viewing of 'Up' - It's not just superior movies that make Pixar the best studio in the business. [via John] [via]

First!

19/06/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

Anil : First! - Jay Smooth, "Please stop calling everyone and their mother 'The First Rapper'": U-Roy may be one of rap's predecessors, and among the influences that laid the foundation for rap, but he did not invent it...any more than Jocko Henderson, Gil Scott Heron,

Andy Baio : Anil Dash on the first rapper vs. the first blogger - "all of blogging is hip hop"

screen recycler

19/06/2009 @ 09:01 UTC

joshua : screen recycler - use another computer's monitor

Who's Really Winning the Search Race? - InternetNews.com

19/06/2009 @ 09:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Who's Really Winning the Search Race? - InternetNews.com - Who's Really Winning the Search Race? - InternetNews.com: "Instead, it's Craigslist that leads in percent growth according to comScore. The online classifieds site posting a 12 percent jump in queries from 583 million to 651 million from Apri

Mac OS X Manual Page For pubsub(1)

19/06/2009 @ 07:00 UTC

deusx : Mac OS X Manual Page For pubsub(1) - "Utility for managing RSS/Atom subscriptions via the PubSub framework"

Missile Command Vinyl Soundtrack | Proto-dev-grail-interesting auctions | gameSniped.com

19/06/2009 @ 07:00 UTC

deusx : Missile Command Vinyl Soundtrack | Proto-dev-grail-interesting auctions | gameSniped.com - "Arati era soundtrack LPs can be had for signicicantly cheaper than this BID if you bide your time, but they`re pretty cool items."

Home - Pencil Project

19/06/2009 @ 07:00 UTC

deusx : Home - Pencil Project - "With the power of the underlying Mozilla Gecko engine, Pencil turns your excellent Firefox 3 browser into a sketching tool with just a 400-kilobyte installation package. "

First!

19/06/2009 @ 06:00 UTC

Anil : First! - Jay Smooth, "Please stop calling everyone and their mother 'The First Rapper'": U-Roy may be one of rap's predecessors, and among the influences that laid the foundation for rap, but he did not invent it...any more than Jocko Henderson, Gil Scott Heron,

The Ideological History of the Supreme Court of the U.S. Supreme Court.

19/06/2009 @ 04:00 UTC

joshua : The Ideological History of the Supreme Court of the U.S. Supreme Court. - nice visualization

Ajax Nethack

19/06/2009 @ 04:00 UTC

nelson : Ajax Nethack - Browser based version of one of the best games ever

Slice a bottle in half ... with string | Wonder How To

19/06/2009 @ 03:00 UTC

deusx : Slice a bottle in half ... with string | Wonder How To - "The ingredients necessary are simple: string, acetone and a match. ... The clean break in the glass occurs when the exact ring of heated glass comes in contact with the cold water. Thermal shock slices the bottle in half."

Google App Engine adds a task queue

19/06/2009 @ 02:00 UTC

nelson : Google App Engine adds a task queue - Now you can do work on Google's cluster without having to be an HTTP request handler

Windows Internet Explorer 8: Get the facts

19/06/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Windows Internet Explorer 8: Get the facts - Windows Internet Explorer 8: Get the facts: facts? FAIL

Marine Traffic

19/06/2009 @ 00:00 UTC

nelson : Marine Traffic - interesting live overlay of cargo ships on a Google map

Tony Stubblebine on Twitter

19/06/2009 @ 00:00 UTC

nelson : Tony Stubblebine on Twitter - Interesting insider perspective

Rod Begbie : The Real Lessons From Twitter - By Tony Stubblebine, who was at Odeo when Twitter launched. "Rails was never the problem". [via#

Photofusion, London, UK | Darkroom Hire Facilities

19/06/2009 @ 00:00 UTC

philgyford : Photofusion, London, UK | Darkroom Hire Facilities - In SW9. A friend recommended them.

Asian Poses - The Definitive Guide to Asian Poses

19/06/2009 @ 00:00 UTC

philgyford : Asian Poses - The Definitive Guide to Asian Poses - A blog describing all the common standard poses people in that part of the world use in photographs. Fascinating. (via Kottke)

Seth's Blog: Textbook rant

19/06/2009 @ 00:00 UTC

philgyford : Seth's Blog: Textbook rant - Why textbooks prescribed for college courses are a bad thing: "They are expensive ... They don't make change ... They don't sell the topic ... They are incredibly impractical." (via Preoccupations)

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