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Not their parents' basement: Students open business incubator on ground floor of Ann Arbor building

24/06/2009 @ 22:00 UTC

deusx : Not their parents' basement: Students open business incubator on ground floor of Ann Arbor building - "A group of student entrepreneurs has opened a small-business incubator in the basement of a downtown Ann Arbor building. They'll spend the summer sharing space, equipment and ideas. The incubator, called the TechArb, hosts 30 students running

FiveThirtyEight: George F. Will Admits Public Option Will Cut Costs

24/06/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

cobra libre : FiveThirtyEight: George F. Will Admits Public Option Will Cut Costs - "What Will's position reflects instead is ideology: who cares that the federal government could build a better mousetrap? They're the government and that's bad. His argument is really no more sophisticated than that." #

deusx : FiveThirtyEight: Politics Done Right: George F. Will Admits Public Option Will Cut Costs - "Will's argument is apparently this: The government does not need to make a profit and will have greater leverage with providers; therefore it will deliver the same service for less money. That's unfair! Is this really the best argument th

jcgregorio : FiveThirtyEight: Politics Done Right: George F. Will Admits Public Option Will Cut Costs - Excellent writeup.

"The use of planted questioners is a no-no at presidential news conferences, because it sends a..."

24/06/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

kaninka.net : "The use of planted questioners is a no-no at presidential news conferences, because it sends a..." - “The use of planted questioners is a no-no at presidential news conferences, because it sends a message to the world — Iran included — that the American press isn’t as free as advertised. But yesterday wasn’t so much a news conference as it was

Leaner CSS

24/06/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

nelson : Leaner CSS - A compiler for a simple language whose result is CSS

joshua : LESS - Leaner CSS

printedandbound: Woody Guthrie birthplace - Okemah, Oklahoma,...

24/06/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

kaninka.net : printedandbound: Woody Guthrie birthplace - Okemah, Oklahoma,... - printedandbound: Woody Guthrie birthplace - Okemah, Oklahoma, USA

MySQL Performance on Sun Storage 7000

24/06/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : MySQL Performance on Sun Storage 7000 - MySQL Performance on Sun Storage 7000: Hm, interesting reading...

Peter Nitsch ported AA-Lib to Flash

24/06/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Peter Nitsch ported AA-Lib to Flash - the demo is fun; also: his real-time video conversion to ASCII  [via]

Scientology rundown

24/06/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

nelson : Scientology rundown - Amazingly detailed investigative reporting, sourced from some high up insiders

Flashterm, free telnet client for the web

24/06/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Flashterm, free telnet client for the web - I love his gallery page, full of BBSes

Simon Willison's four lessons from the Guardian's journalism crowdsourcing experiment

24/06/2009 @ 16:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Simon Willison's four lessons from the Guardian's journalism crowdsourcing experiment - they deliberately made it game-like to encourage participation  [via]

Simon Willison : Four crowdsourcing lessons from the Guardian's (spectacular) expenses-scandal experiment - Four crowdsourcing lessons from the Guardian’s (spectacular) expenses-scandal experiment. Michael Andersen from the Nieman Journalism Lab interviewed me about the MP expenses crowdsourcing site.

"On June 22, 2009 Eastman Kodak Co. announced the end of Kodachrome production, citing declining..."

24/06/2009 @ 13:00 UTC

kaninka.net : "On June 22, 2009 Eastman Kodak Co. announced the end of Kodachrome production, citing declining..." - “On June 22, 2009 Eastman Kodak Co. announced the end of Kodachrome production, citing declining demand.[3] Many Kodak and independent laboratories once processed Kodachrome, but only one Kodak certified facility remained: Dwayne’s Photo in Parsons, K

Why EOT really didn’t make it into Gecko and Webkit

24/06/2009 @ 11:00 UTC

Richard Rutter : Why EOT really didn’t make it into Gecko and Webkit - It was down to the lawyers..

Test-Driven Heresy

24/06/2009 @ 11:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Test-Driven Heresy - Test-Driven Heresy. Tim Bray advocates TDD for maintenance development, but argues that it may not be as useful during the exploratory, greenfield development phase of a project.

Using Web Workers

24/06/2009 @ 08:00 UTC

wearehugh : Using Web Workers

Fix Outlook.

24/06/2009 @ 07:01 UTC

Greg Storey : Fix Outlook. - Microsoft is the new Iran.

Iranian soccer players who supported the protests have been banned for life.

24/06/2009 @ 07:01 UTC

Greg Storey : Iranian soccer players who supported the protests have been banned for life. - Insecure much? Something tells me the leadership in Iran prefers to drive Humvees.

To Sprite Or Not To Sprite at Vladimir Vukićević

24/06/2009 @ 03:00 UTC

deusx : To Sprite Or Not To Sprite at Vladimir Vukićević - "The biggest problem with CSS sprites is memory usage. Unless the sprite image is carefully constructed, you end up with incredible amounts of wasted space. My favourite example is from WHIT TV's web site, where this image is used as a sprite.

Simon Willison : To Sprite Or Not To Sprite - To Sprite Or Not To Sprite. CSS sprite images are decompressed to full bitmaps by browsers before they are rendered, so sprite files with large numbers of pixels will dramatically increase the memory footprint of your site.

TiVo Elbows Into Living Rooms With Recording Patent (Update1) - Bloomberg.com

24/06/2009 @ 03:00 UTC

deusx : TiVo Elbows Into Living Rooms With Recording Patent (Update1) - Bloomberg.com - Good for them, I <3 my TiVo. They've been getting screwed, and cable companies obviously want them sunk. "TiVo Inc., armed with a federal court ruling backing the company’s digital-recording patent, plans to elbow its way onto every U.S. p

My SF to PDX roadtrip

24/06/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

nelson : My SF to PDX roadtrip - Experiment with Google Maps

Manifesto Games shuts down

24/06/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

nelson : Manifesto Games shuts down - What a shame, Greg Costikyan's pioneering game distribution startup is closing

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