retrozone: (via miguelandrade)

16/07/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

kaninka.net : retrozone: (via miguelandrade) [via]

printedandbound: Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger, was...

16/07/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

kaninka.net : printedandbound: Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger, was... - printedandbound: Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger, was published today back in 1951.

Joe Gregorio | BitWorking | Spreadsheet Data Structure

16/07/2009 @ 22:00 UTC

jcgregorio : Joe Gregorio | BitWorking | Spreadsheet Data Structure

Boy Floats Unharmed Down River On Toy Truck : NPR

16/07/2009 @ 22:00 UTC

deusx : Boy Floats Unharmed Down River On Toy Truck : NPR - "Police in Canada say a boy celebrating his third birthday was unhurt after floating down a river riding on top of a toy truck. The boy's family was camping when the boy wandered off."

Why an OAuth iframe is a Great Idea

16/07/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Why an OAuth iframe is a Great Idea - Why an OAuth iframe is a Great Idea. Because users should a) learn to be phished and b) not even be given the option to avoid being phished if they know what they’re doing? No, no and thrice no. If you want to improve the experience, use a popup windo

Curating conversations

16/07/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Curating conversations - Curating conversations. Chris Thorpe has open-sourced the Guardian’s moderated Twitter backchannel app, for displaying back channels at high profile (and hence high potential for abuse) events. It’s a Python application that runs on App Engine.

NaCl: Networking and Cryptography library

16/07/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

Simon Willison : NaCl: Networking and Cryptography library - NaCl: Networking and Cryptography library. A new high level cryptography library. “NaCl advances the state of the art by improving security, by improving usability and by improving speed.? Ambitious claims, but DJB is one of the core maintainers.

Nmap 5.00 Release Notes

16/07/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Nmap 5.00 Release Notes - Nmap 5.00 Release Notes: wow, lots of cool new stuff in nmap 5

Simon Willison : Nmap 5.00 Release Notes - Nmap 5.00 Release Notes. Released today, “the most important Nmap release since 1997?. New features include Ncat, a powerful netcat alternative, Ndiff, a utility for comparing scan results so you can spot changes to your network, and a new Nmap Scri

Alcatel-Lucent Unveils 100GbE Network Interface

16/07/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Alcatel-Lucent Unveils 100GbE Network Interface - Alcatel-Lucent Unveils 100GbE Network Interface: holy crap that's fast

IanVisits: London Events Calendar

16/07/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

Simon Willison : IanVisits: London Events Calendar - IanVisits: London Events Calendar. Ian Mansfield maintains a superb calendar of cultural (and geeky) events in London. Lectures, tours, bat walks, film screenings... did you know there’s a Festival of Model Tramways this weekend?

philgyford : IanVisits London Events Guide - Fantastic guide of interesting things going on in London. I'd like an iCal file, but otherwise, handy stuff. (via Simon Willison)

Cato Unbound Blog Archive Not an Upgrade, an Upheaval

16/07/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

Linkorama : Cato Unbound Blog Archive Not an Upgrade, an Upheaval - This will not replace the older forms journalism, but then nothing else will either; both preservation and simple replacement are off the table. The change we’re living through isn’t an upgrade, it’s a upheaval, and it will be decades before anyone

Hey, Kid: Support Your Local Wiki | GeekDad | Wired.com

16/07/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

Linkorama : Hey, Kid: Support Your Local Wiki | GeekDad | Wired.com - On Saturday, my oldest son and I jumped on the bus and headed to the public library. Awaiting us there were a few other people ready to spend a rainy afternoon adding content to our city wiki.

Apple - Support - Discussions - What's the OS X equivalent of "useradd ...

16/07/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

deusx : Apple - Support - Discussions - What's the OS X equivalent of "useradd ... - "in leopard to add a user to a group you need to run sudo dscl . append /groups/groupname GroupMembership username in your case it would be sudo dscl . append /groups/_www GroupMembership niels "

Writing a Technical Book

16/07/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

deusx : Writing a Technical Book - "Based on the amount of time we put into the book this works out at something slightly below slave labour rates. Never write a technical book for the money. No really. Spend your evenings in McDonalds if you need extra cash."

"Ted Goertzel, a professor of sociology at Rutgers University who has studied conspiracy theorist...

16/07/2009 @ 13:00 UTC

kaninka.net : "Ted Goertzel, a professor of sociology at Rutgers University who has studied conspiracy theorists,..." - “Ted Goertzel, a professor of sociology at Rutgers University who has studied conspiracy theorists, said “there’s a similar kind of logic behind all of these groups, I think.? For the most part, he explained, “They don’t undertake to prove tha

December 1942. Chicago, Illinois. “View in a departure...

16/07/2009 @ 13:00 UTC

kaninka.net : December 1942. Chicago, Illinois. “View in a departure... - December 1942. Chicago, Illinois. “View in a departure yard at Chicago & North Western’s Proviso yard at twilight. Brakeman is signaling with a red flare and the train is going by during exposure.? Kodachrome by Jack Delano. (via Shorpy Photo Archiv [via]

txtsfrmlstnght: (630): Lady with a stroller in a bar. Think she’s out of my league?

16/07/2009 @ 13:00 UTC

kaninka.net : txtsfrmlstnght: (630): Lady with a stroller in a bar. Think she’s out of my league?

"The week of Maslenitsa kicks off with Pancake Day, a day entirely devoted to eating as many blin...

16/07/2009 @ 12:00 UTC

kaninka.net : "The week of Maslenitsa kicks off with Pancake Day, a day entirely devoted to eating as many bliny..." - “The week of Maslenitsa kicks off with Pancake Day, a day entirely devoted to eating as many bliny with as many toppings as possible. Next comes Mother-in-Law Day, a day where sons-in-law visit their wives’ mothers, eat pancakes, and pretend to get al

Keyspace

16/07/2009 @ 11:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Keyspace - Keyspace. Yet Another Key-Value Store—this one focuses on high availability, with one server in the cluster serving as master (and handling all writes), and the paxos algorithm handling replication and ensuring a new master can be elected should the e

joshua : Scalien - Keyspace - distributed k/v store

Google's Chiller-less Data Center

16/07/2009 @ 10:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Google's Chiller-less Data Center - Google’s Chiller-less Data Center. Google are operating an outside data center in Belgium with no chillers (refrigeration units used to cool water, but at a high cost in energy) making “local weather forecasting a larger factor in its data center m

Wikipedia: Singing Sand

16/07/2009 @ 07:00 UTC

cobra libre : Wikipedia: Singing Sand #

The Big Picture - Remembering Apollo 11

16/07/2009 @ 06:00 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : The Big Picture - Remembering Apollo 11 [via]

HTML5 drag and drop in Firefox 3.5

16/07/2009 @ 06:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : HTML5 drag and drop in Firefox 3.5 - HTML5 drag and drop in Firefox 3.5: well isn't that all fancy and stuff

Scratch impressions

16/07/2009 @ 05:00 UTC

nelson : Scratch impressions - Shamus makes a demo with Scratch

"If you really want to see the school counselor..."

16/07/2009 @ 05:00 UTC

deusx : "If you really want to see the school counselor..."

wkhtmltopdf - Google Code

16/07/2009 @ 04:00 UTC

joshua : wkhtmltopdf - Google Code - webkit html to pdf (like webkit2html)

Main Page - Wookieepedia, the hirsute encyclopedia

16/07/2009 @ 04:00 UTC

joshua : Main Page - Wookieepedia, the hirsute encyclopedia - whoa

NYT: The History of the Gyro

16/07/2009 @ 02:00 UTC

cobra libre : NYT: The History of the Gyro - Chicago, gyro butcher for the world #

NYT: Vocal Minority Insists Apollo Program Was All Smoke and Mirrors

16/07/2009 @ 02:00 UTC

cobra libre : NYT: Vocal Minority Insists Apollo Program Was All Smoke and Mirrors - I no longer find conspiracy theorists entertaining. #

The Quotable Bill Gates

16/07/2009 @ 00:00 UTC

Anil : The Quotable Bill Gates - The two best quotes from Ina Fried's interview with Bill Gates today: On advanced science: "That's right. We're going to make the cows that don't fart. You name it, we've got it under control." On Google and his deep understanding of FUD: "[T]he more v

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