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Amazon.com: The Economist: The Kindle Store

1/07/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

Rod Begbie : Amazon.com: The Economist: The Kindle Store - This makes me tremendously happy -- The Economist is now available as a Kindle subscription. Interestingly, it's priced almost identically to the dead tree subscription, which is causing a rare amount of bitching in the Amazon reviews from those who don't #

The Extinction Oscillator

1/07/2009 @ 22:00 UTC

nelson : The Extinction Oscillator - Crazy theory of a 65 million year cycle in Earth's biodiversity, based on our solar system's position relative to a nearby galaxy

Triangular churches

1/07/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

nelson : Triangular churches - Unusual floor plans

PubSub-over-Webhooks with RabbitHub

1/07/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

Simon Willison : PubSub-over-Webhooks with RabbitHub - PubSub-over-Webhooks with RabbitHub. RabbitMQ, the Erlang-powered AMQP message queue, is growing an HTTP interface based on webhooks and PubSubHubBub.

iPhoney

1/07/2009 @ 20:01 UTC

nelson : iPhoney - iPhone knockoffs made in China include a custom OS

Address Extractor

1/07/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Address Extractor - Address Extractor. Running on App Engine, an address extractor web service using code from the EveryBlock open source release.

RIAA wins lawsuit against Usenet.com

1/07/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

Andy Baio : RIAA wins lawsuit against Usenet.com - judge rules Betamax case doesn't apply; every other Usenet provider is next

Bless bless athugasemdir á eyjan.is

1/07/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

kaninka.net : Bless bless athugasemdir á eyjan.is - Hér er Greasemonkey skrifta sem fjárlægir fávitalegar athugasemdir við fréttir á eyjan.is: http://gotuli.st/kaninka/pallih/greasemonkey/eyjan-comments-off.user.js Verði þér að góðu, kæra internet.

A Place Geeks Can Call Home - Concentrate

1/07/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

deusx : A Place Geeks Can Call Home - Concentrate - "Geeks can now find a home, build business success and form strong social bonds with others of their kind in the new private workspaces. Workantile Exchange, a co-working facility on Main Street, and Tech Brewery on the city's north side, have b

MacBinaries – Tribler

1/07/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

deusx : MacBinaries – Tribler - "Note that you might get the error: hdiutil: create failed - Device not configured According to man hdiutil, this can be caused by running inside a reattached screen session and other detached shells. "

Kauai's Farmer's Markets

1/07/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

cameron : Kauai's Farmer's Markets - List of Kauai farmer's markets, both sunshine (public) and others (private)

Kauai Hawaii Sunshine Markets

1/07/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

cameron : Kauai Hawaii Sunshine Markets - Official list of public markets

</homesite>

1/07/2009 @ 16:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : </homesite> - HomeSite was the very first HTML editor I used, and I still consider it one of the best. I’m sad to hear that it’s been discontinued. ∞

I want it back NOW, yours is too big for me (via pallih)

1/07/2009 @ 15:00 UTC

kaninka.net : I want it back NOW, yours is too big for me (via pallih) [via]

HomeSite Discontinued

1/07/2009 @ 14:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : HomeSite Discontinued - The application that launched a thousand thousand sites is put out to pasture. A moment of silence, please.

deusx : Nick Bradbury: HomeSite Discontinued - "It's been almost 15 years since I created HomeSite, and I stopped working on it in 1998 when I left Allaire Corporation. Several other developers took over after I left, but to the best of my knowledge nobody has touched it for several years,

Five tempting flavors

1/07/2009 @ 14:00 UTC

kaninka.net : Five tempting flavors - magicmolly: Minute written accounts of other peoples’ daily routines are fascinating. Any piece beginning with “A Day in the Life of? or its variants will always be an interesting (if disposable) read, for one of two reasons. 1. If the subject lead

Scope (Schulze & Webb)

1/07/2009 @ 12:00 UTC

philgyford : Scope (Schulze & Webb) - More Matt Webb, his opening presentation at last week's Reboot. It was very, very good, and it's great to have the whole thing written much as he delivered it.

Pulse Laser: Shownar

1/07/2009 @ 12:00 UTC

philgyford : Pulse Laser: Shownar - This is what I've been working on, off and on, for the past while, with the lovely folks at Schulze & Webb. Is good.

Newspaper Club - A work in progress

1/07/2009 @ 12:00 UTC

philgyford : Newspaper Club - A work in progress - Just down the corridor Russell, Ben and Tom are doing some marvellous things, and sharing their progress. This will be awesome.

Simon Willison : Newspaper Club - A work in progress - Newspaper Club—A work in progress. “We’re building a service to help people make their own newspapers. This is the blog where we’re alarmingly honest about where it’s all going wrong.?

Andy Baio : Newspaper Club - building a customizable newspaper printing service in 60 days; they're using InDesign as the backend

EveryBlock releases source code

1/07/2009 @ 09:00 UTC

Andy Baio : EveryBlock releases source code - it was a requirement of their funding from the Knight Foundation

Simon Willison : EveryBlock source code released - EveryBlock source code released. EveryBlock’s Knight Foundation grant required them to release the source code after two years, under the GPL. Lots of neat Django / PostgreSQL / GIS tricks to be found within.

jcgregorio : EveryBlock source code released / The EveryBlock Blog - w00t!

10 Minute Mail

1/07/2009 @ 05:00 UTC

nelson : 10 Minute Mail - Disposable address service; all ajaxy, very nice

This chart pretty much sums up why I switched to Sprint.

1/07/2009 @ 04:00 UTC

Greg Storey : This chart pretty much sums up why I switched to Sprint. - Reliability is everything when you depend on a phone for business.

Michael Nielsen » Is scientific publishing about to be disrupted?

1/07/2009 @ 03:00 UTC

gleuschk : Michael Nielsen » Is scientific publishing about to be disrupted? - this is a really fantastic essay. pushes all my buttons

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1/07/2009 @ 02:00 UTC

kaninka.net : Deleted 1070 | Deleted Images

Hype Machine detects cheating on charts, names names

1/07/2009 @ 02:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Hype Machine detects cheating on charts, names names - one of the bands responds in the comments and gets schooled by Anthony  [via]

Ze Frank on black, white, and shades of green

1/07/2009 @ 02:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Ze Frank on black, white, and shades of green - I'm loving this series

IE8: now with less barf!

1/07/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

nelson : IE8: now with less barf! - Their ad campaign is bad, but this is truly awful. Memorable, though

He's now known as Senator Albert Franken.

1/07/2009 @ 00:00 UTC

Greg Storey : He's now known as Senator Albert Franken. - I'm sure half of Minnesota is heading for a pound cake.

What do Programmers Feel About their Software?

1/07/2009 @ 00:00 UTC

joshua : What do Programmers Feel About their Software? - Affect and emotion analysis of open source commit messages, artistically visualized

cobra libre : What do programmers feel about their software? - "I've written a little program to find out. It works by extracting the comments from the source code and feeding them into Synesketch, a textual emotion recognition and visualization engine." [via#

Malcolm Gladwell reviews Free by Chris Anderson

1/07/2009 @ 00:00 UTC

kaninka.net : Malcolm Gladwell reviews Free by Chris Anderson

Real Gabinete Portugues De Leitura Rio De Janeiro, Brazil (via...

1/07/2009 @ 00:00 UTC

kaninka.net : Real Gabinete Portugues De Leitura Rio De Janeiro, Brazil (via... - Real Gabinete Portugues De Leitura Rio De Janeiro, Brazil (via Librophiliac Love Letter: A Compendium of Beautiful Libraries | Curious Expeditions) [via]

The Pirate Bay Sold To Software Company, Goes Legal

1/07/2009 @ 00:00 UTC

kaninka.net : The Pirate Bay Sold To Software Company, Goes Legal

@font-face: The Potential of Web Typography

1/07/2009 @ 00:00 UTC

wearehugh : @font-face: The Potential of Web Typography - "as commissioned by the Mozilla foundation, [w]ith Underware's approval, we created glyph-limited editions of some of their typefaces for this one time use only." 100s of open source fonts, and they go out of their way to license proprietar

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