"Forget altruism. Misanthropy and egotism are the fuel of online social production. That’s the..."

30/06/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

kaninka.net : "Forget altruism. Misanthropy and egotism are the fuel of online social production. That’s the..." - “Forget altruism. Misanthropy and egotism are the fuel of online social production. That’s the conclusion suggested by a new study of the character traits of the contributors to Wikipedia. A team of Israeli research psychologists gave personality test

Internet Archive: Free Download: Apple II Forever

30/06/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

deusx : Internet Archive: Free Download: Apple II Forever - "Today they're called "mac heads", but way back in the 1980's, Apple users were in love with the Apple II. Despite the introduction of the Mac in 1984, the Apple II continued to have its devoted fans. This program looks at the App

Mac OS X Manual Page For hdiutil(1)

30/06/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

deusx : Mac OS X Manual Page For hdiutil(1) - "Device Not Configured ... DO doesn't work under dead mach bootstrap contexts such as exist in a reattached screen(1) session." So... don't try to run scripts that use hdiutil to mount DMGs from a reattached screen session. Doh.

KFC Tortures Chickens

30/06/2009 @ 22:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : KFC Tortures Chickens - KFC Tortures Chickens: heh

Does Twitter Match The Mission?

30/06/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

Linkorama : Does Twitter Match The Mission? - Asking all the right questions about engaging on Twitter, but unfortunately implies the wrong questions about enterprise microblogging

Twitterbursts: It's Not About The Tools; It's All About The Tools | Learn at All Levels | Fast Co...

30/06/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

Linkorama : Twitterbursts: It's Not About The Tools; It's All About The Tools | Learn at All Levels | Fast Company - Humans have conveyed short messages, rife with meaning, for over thirty thousand years. Smoke signals have traversed the airways. Expressive quips filled Seinfeld’s show. At all stages and ages, we burst forward.

The true cost of Microsoft SharePoint - Business Exchange

30/06/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

Linkorama : The true cost of Microsoft SharePoint - Business Exchange - This article explores the true costs of SharePoint-both expected and unexpected. By gaining a firm handle on these costs, IT leaders will be able to identify whether the product is right for their organisations and will be better prepared to take advantag

"When Jeffrey Dahmer died, I initially thought it served him right. And then I got to thinking ab...

30/06/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

kaninka.net : "When Jeffrey Dahmer died, I initially thought it served him right. And then I got to thinking about..." - “When Jeffrey Dahmer died, I initially thought it served him right. And then I got to thinking about the internal torture that must have made him who he was, and I lost my righteousness. When the mountain falls on people who’ve spent their lives infli

"I live on a street with dozens of kids, ranging from toddlers to teens. A few months ago, at a p...

30/06/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

kaninka.net : "I live on a street with dozens of kids, ranging from toddlers to teens. A few months ago, at a pool..." - “I live on a street with dozens of kids, ranging from toddlers to teens. A few months ago, at a pool party, one of them brought up Michael Jackson. I had the videos and the CDs, so I brought them over. Yes, I felt a little weird about it, and I sensed u

"Mikilvægasti þátturinn í að svo megi verða er að út úr búi Landsbankans komi það upp...

30/06/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

kaninka.net : "Mikilvægasti þátturinn í að svo megi verða er að út úr búi Landsbankans komi það upp í kröfurnar sem..." - “Mikilvægasti þátturinn í að svo megi verða er að út úr búi Landsbankans komi það upp í kröfurnar sem ráð er fyrir gert. Það sem gæti sett strik í reikninginn er annars vegar að íslenskir dómstólar mundu telja að forgangur sá s

Manilla, Philippines: Dismissed Triumph International workers...

30/06/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

kaninka.net : Manilla, Philippines: Dismissed Triumph International workers... - Manilla, Philippines: Dismissed Triumph International workers throw bras in the air during a demonstration at the Department of Labour and Employment Photograph: Romeo Ranoco/Reuters (via 24 hours in pictures | News | guardian.co.uk) [via]

Using Mongo for Real-Time Analytics

30/06/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Using Mongo for Real-Time Analytics - Using Mongo for Real-Time Analytics. MongoDB supports an “upsert? query, which when combined with the $inc operator can cause counter fields to be incremented if they exist and created otherwise. This makes it a great fit for real-time analytics app

Three Evolutionary Stages of Version Control // plasmasturm.org

30/06/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

wearehugh : Three Evolutionary Stages of Version Control // plasmasturm.org

Specification Process - OpenSocial

30/06/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

jcgregorio : Specification Process - OpenSocial

The death of Michael Jackson: Topics for further discussion

30/06/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

kaninka.net : The death of Michael Jackson: Topics for further discussion

NYT: The Ethics of Letterman's Palin Joke

30/06/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

cobra libre : NYT: The Ethics of Letterman's Palin Joke #

No Machine Can Do My Job As Resentfully As I Can | The Onion - America's Finest News Source

30/06/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

deusx : No Machine Can Do My Job As Resentfully As I Can | The Onion - America's Finest News Source - "In today's increasingly mechanized world, where the bottom line so often takes precedence over human considerations, the working man never knows how long it will be before he is replaced by a machine. It's no secret that some in management

MongoDB

30/06/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

Simon Willison : MongoDB - MongoDB. Lots of discussions about this at EuroPython today—it’s a document database, very similar to CouchDB but significantly faster and suggested for production use. Best of all, trying it out on OS X is as easy as extracting the tarball and runn

The Pirate Bay sold to publicly-traded Swedish gaming company

30/06/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

Andy Baio : The Pirate Bay sold to publicly-traded Swedish gaming company - Brokep's statement is delusional; being acquired will almost certainly kill the site

China bans gold farming, real-world sale of virtual goods

30/06/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

Andy Baio : China bans gold farming, real-world sale of virtual goods - Eurogamer estimates 1 million Chinese gold farmers with worldwide trade worth more than US$10 billion annually  [via]

Spezify, a new visual search engine

30/06/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

Cameron Moll : Spezify, a new visual search engine - Spezify, a new visual search engine. More about it at idsgn.

gist: 138169 - GitHub

30/06/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

deusx : gist: 138169 - GitHub - Managing a Firefox profile using Git.

Mimo Monitors - Mimo 710

30/06/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

deusx : Mimo Monitors - Mimo 710 - "A single USB connection from your computer gets you an instant secondary (tertiary, quaternary, quinary…) display. This awesome display is perfect for your IM client, widgets, PC gaming tools, your email, a spreadsheet, your PhotoShop tools, or ev

Firefox 3.5 for developers

30/06/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Firefox 3.5 for developers - Firefox 3.5 for developers. It’s out today, and the feature list is huge. Highlights include HTML 5 drag ’n’ drop, audio and video elements, offline resources, downloadable fonts, text-shadow, CSS transforms with -moz-transform, localStorage, geol

"I will not brag to interns about things I did when they were 11."

30/06/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

Cameron Moll : "I will not brag to interns about things I did when they were 11." - "I will not brag to interns about things I did when they were 11." -Words to Work By

"Tease me, I buy. Love me, I come back."

30/06/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

Cameron Moll : "Tease me, I buy. Love me, I come back." - "Tell me, I forget. Provoke me, I engage. Tease me, I buy. Love me, I come back." -Kellie Konapelsky

iPhone (2G) gets MMS, courtesy of a hacked iPhone OS 3.0

30/06/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

Cameron Moll : iPhone (2G) gets MMS, courtesy of a hacked iPhone OS 3.0 - If you're an original 2G iPhone owner too (2-year anniversary yesterday!), IntoMobile announces ActivateMMS2G will offer MMS capability for iPhone 2G. I'm not fond of jailbreaking my phone and have yet to do so, but at this point -- 2 years later and way

"any city with electricity has a death-metal scene"

30/06/2009 @ 16:00 UTC

kaninka.net : "any city with electricity has a death-metal scene" - “any city with electricity has a death-metal scene? - Heavy metal | Music | A.V. Club

Harrow Technical - Pentax Repairs, Pentax Spares, Pentax Cameras, Pentax Service

30/06/2009 @ 15:00 UTC

philgyford : Harrow Technical - Pentax Repairs, Pentax Spares, Pentax Cameras, Pentax Service - In case I need to get my old camera fixed.

YouNotSneaky!: How to read The Economist

30/06/2009 @ 15:00 UTC

philgyford : YouNotSneaky!: How to read The Economist - Several friends seem to rate the Economist, which confuses the lefty in me. But this is a handy guide. (via Haddock)

The 1KB CSS Grid by Tyler Tate :: A simple, lightweight approach

30/06/2009 @ 15:00 UTC

philgyford : The 1KB CSS Grid by Tyler Tate :: A simple, lightweight approach - As simple as a grid-based CSS framework thing could be. (via Infovore)

Michael Rubin's "Droidmaker" book now available for free download!

30/06/2009 @ 11:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Michael Rubin's "Droidmaker" book now available for free download! - authoritative 518-page history of Lucasfilm, the creation of Pixar, and much more  [via]

Nelson Rubens

30/06/2009 @ 05:00 UTC

nelson : Nelson Rubens - My Twitter doppelganger; I get a bunch of @nelson stuff intended for him

"He’s a young guy,? Hov countered. “So he doesn’t have a full understanding..."

30/06/2009 @ 05:00 UTC

kaninka.net : "He’s a young guy,? Hov countered. “So he doesn’t have a full understanding..." - ““He’s a young guy,? Hov countered. “So he doesn’t have a full understanding of what I’m saying. Maybe he’ll understand one day, but right now, he’s a young guy, he don’t know no better.?? - Jigga man! Jay-Z Blames Wendy’s Commer

teoskaffa.com AND THAT'S WASSUP

30/06/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

jonhicks : teoskaffa.com AND THAT'S WASSUP

Sorry Star Wars fans, but Ghostbusters is the best film ever made | Caitlin Moran

30/06/2009 @ 00:00 UTC

Rod Begbie : Sorry Star Wars fans, but Ghostbusters is the best film ever made | Caitlin Moran - I definitely agree. Rare is the conversation in which you can't use the phrase "Cats and dogs, living together". #

Kristof: It's Time to Learn From Frogs

30/06/2009 @ 00:00 UTC

cobra libre : Kristof: It's Time to Learn From Frogs - Today's most disappointing headline. #

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