MTV To Launch New Track Upload Program For 'Rock Band'

17/07/2009 @ 22:00 UTC

Rod Begbie : MTV To Launch New Track Upload Program For 'Rock Band' - Harmonix is building a program to allow bands to upload their own music to Rock Band and have indie game developers build the play tracks. This has great potential for AMAZING! [via#

Memcached 1.4.0 released

17/07/2009 @ 22:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Memcached 1.4.0 released - Memcached 1.4.0 released. The big new feature is the (optional) binary protocol, which enables other features such as CAS-everywhere and efficient client-side replication. Maintainer Dustin Sallings has also released some useful sounding EC2 instances w

Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet

17/07/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

joshua : Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet - wow

Evil Avatar - Harmonix to Launch Music Creation Service, Allows for Sale of Songs

17/07/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

deusx : Evil Avatar - Harmonix to Launch Music Creation Service, Allows for Sale of Songs - "Back when Guitar Hero World Tour was announced, we found out that one of the features would be a music creation studio. Harmonix and MTV Games were asked about including a similar feature and responded that they were interested, but wouldn't re

creators.rockband.com - Rock Band®

17/07/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

deusx : creators.rockband.com - Rock Band® - "Coming Soon - Use our tools to author playable tracks. Upload and submit your tracks for review by the Rock Band Creators community. Approved tracks become available in the Rock Band Store and on the Xbox LIVE Marketplace*, and you get a cut of ever

Little Professor

17/07/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

nelson : Little Professor - Funny 70s-era calculator for kids. Turns out all my friends had them, too

Janey Thomson's Marathon

17/07/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Janey Thomson's Marathon - like Desert Bus meets Track & Field; send me a screenshot if you win  [via]

nelson : Janey Thomson's Marathon - Brilliant Flash game

Rod Begbie : Janey Thomson's Marathon - Track & Field meets Desert Bus. Can you keep going for 26.2 miles? [via#

Illusion of Accomplishment

17/07/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

nelson : Illusion of Accomplishment - Thoughts on game design.

Andy Baio : David Rosen on meta-games and creating the illusion of accomplishment - "does our game make players happy when they play, or just make them sad when they stop?"

Ajaxian » HTML5 Drag and Drop in deeetail

17/07/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

deusx : Ajaxian » HTML5 Drag and Drop in deeetail - Aww, shucks! "Les Orchard isn't just a cool domain name. He is a person. A person who has done a great job detailing HTML 5 drag and drop that you can use today in Firefox 3.5."

Tweeting vs. getting things done

17/07/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

Cameron Moll : Tweeting vs. getting things done - In A Good Day's Busy Work, Khoi Vinh debates the merits of tweeting frequency vs. actually getting things done during the day. "What does it mean, exactly, to 'embrace the medium'? Apparently, it means a compulsive dedication to what essentially amounts t

WWDC session videos now available for purchase

17/07/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

Cameron Moll : WWDC session videos now available for purchase - Missed Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) this year? Videos from the sessions are now available for purchase.

Palm Pre GUI PSD

17/07/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

Cameron Moll : Palm Pre GUI PSD - teehan+lax follow-up on their iPhone GUI PSD with one for Palm Pre. If you're comping for mobile, enjoy.

Sous les pavés, le fleuve!

17/07/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

cobra libre : Sous les pavés, le fleuve! - Et la poésie est dans la rue. #

Meet iFixit: Mitra’s Upgrade Success Story « iFixit Blog

17/07/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

deusx : Meet iFixit: Mitra’s Upgrade Success Story « iFixit Blog - User serviceable parts inside depend on the user. Also, nice: "I used a cupcake baking pan to organize the screws as I took the laptop apart."

The Robert Jolly is sacrificing his knees to raise money for cancer research.

17/07/2009 @ 16:00 UTC

Greg Storey : The Robert Jolly is sacrificing his knees to raise money for cancer research. - Let help him reach his goal today.

Orz - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

17/07/2009 @ 16:00 UTC

deusx : Orz - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - My Go playing tonight = Orz "Orz, an emoticon representing a kneeling, bowing, or comically fallen over person (Mainly used in eastern Asian countries & regions: Japan, Mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan). Particularly, representing depression,

Eggs Of History # 76 « Delicate Adventures

17/07/2009 @ 15:00 UTC

kaninka.net : Eggs Of History # 76 « Delicate Adventures

A bad free press is better than the alternative

17/07/2009 @ 14:00 UTC

kaninka.net : A bad free press is better than the alternative

"Ryszard Kapuściński, in Shah of Shahs, his account of the Khomeini revolution, located the pre...

17/07/2009 @ 14:00 UTC

kaninka.net : "Ryszard Kapuściński, in Shah of Shahs, his account of the Khomeini revolution, located the precise..." - “Ryszard Kapuściński, in Shah of Shahs, his account of the Khomeini revolution, located the precise moment of this rupture: at a Tehran crossroad, a single demonstrator refused to budge when a policeman shouted at him to move, and the embarrassed poli

The Present Sound of London by Giles Turnbull - The Morning News

17/07/2009 @ 14:00 UTC

philgyford : The Present Sound of London by Giles Turnbull - The Morning News - I was sceptical about this -- "I don't have time to listen to sounds!" "I live in London, I don't need to hear it through a computer!" -- but it's really quite lovely in its framing of brief moments of life. Would like t

Lighthouse - Beautifully Simple Issue Tracking

17/07/2009 @ 14:00 UTC

philgyford : Lighthouse - Beautifully Simple Issue Tracking - Another simple, pretty bug tracking web app thingummy.

Farewell to Mashup Editor

17/07/2009 @ 13:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Farewell to Mashup Editor - Farewell to Mashup Editor. It’s not just Microsoft Popfly that’s shutting down—Google Mashup Editor will be gone in four weeks time (this was announced in January). You get to keep your code, but I don’t know enough about Mashup Editor to know i

Eggs Of History

17/07/2009 @ 11:00 UTC

Rod Begbie : Eggs Of History - Eggs. Dressed as historical figures. Obviously. [via#

Serious doubts

17/07/2009 @ 11:00 UTC

Rod Begbie : Serious doubts - Marco Arment, author of Instapaper, considers quitting iPhone development given Apple's dumb moves. Steven Frank of Panic is looking even smarter for never falling into this mess. #

nelson : AppStore problems - Being an iPhone developer can suck

Where was the 'editorial viewpoint' at the News Innovation unconference?

17/07/2009 @ 11:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Where was the 'editorial viewpoint' at the News Innovation unconference? - Where was the ’editorial viewpoint’ at the News Innovation unconference?. Martin Belam points out that a problem with unconferences when applied to audiences outside the technology world is that techies who know how the system operates will inadvert

Popfly Shutting Down

17/07/2009 @ 10:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Popfly Shutting Down - Popfly Shutting Down. Yet another reminder that building stuff on a closed-source platform (especially a hosted service) is risky business, even from a vendor as large as Microsoft. This certainly won’t help them make the case for Azure.

Announcing Alice and Wonderland

17/07/2009 @ 09:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Announcing Alice and Wonderland - Announcing Alice and Wonderland. Continuing the RabbitMQ “stuff to do with rabbits? naming convention, Alice is a RESTful interface to RabbitMQ which exposes information about vhosts/queues/users/exchanges/etc as JSON. Wonderland is a web UI for Rab

Best. Concert. Evar. on Twitpic

17/07/2009 @ 08:00 UTC

deusx : Best. Concert. Evar. on Twitpic - "Darmok and Jalad at Tanagra, September 1991"

Study Suggests Wind Power Potential Is Much Higher Than Current Estimates - Green Inc. Blog - NYT...

17/07/2009 @ 06:00 UTC

jcgregorio : Study Suggests Wind Power Potential Is Much Higher Than Current Estimates - Green Inc. Blog - NYTimes.com - Looks like good news.

Need a flash intro?

17/07/2009 @ 04:00 UTC

nelson : Need a flash intro? - Handy flowchart, some appropriate swearing

Programatically determining amount of parameters a function requires - Python - Stack Overflow

17/07/2009 @ 03:00 UTC

jcgregorio : Programatically determining amount of parameters a function requires - Python - Stack Overflow - This is what happens when a Java person tries to answer a Python question. This is what's wrong with Java.

TurboGears on Sourceforge

17/07/2009 @ 03:00 UTC

Simon Willison : TurboGears on Sourceforge - TurboGears on Sourceforge. Sourceforge recently relaunched, powered by TurboGears 2 and MongoDB. Mark Ramm has the details.

ignite Raleigh

17/07/2009 @ 02:00 UTC

jcgregorio : ignite Raleigh

Global Gaming CEO confirms Pirate Bay switching to pay site

17/07/2009 @ 02:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Global Gaming CEO confirms Pirate Bay switching to pay site - "If the new owners will screw around with the site, nobody will keep using it."

Slate on Spotify

17/07/2009 @ 02:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Slate on Spotify - best streaming service ever, the celestial jukebox done right

Citizen Media Project on the legality of Techcrunch publishing stolen Twitter docs

17/07/2009 @ 02:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Citizen Media Project on the legality of Techcrunch publishing stolen Twitter docs - publishing trade secrets and receiving stolen property are both illegal under California law

Image: Vague Scientist

17/07/2009 @ 02:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Image: Vague Scientist - "the magazine for people who try to have conversations about science news"  [via]

Hidden Triforce

17/07/2009 @ 02:00 UTC

nelson : Hidden Triforce - Google logs have had a hidden Zelda figure embedded

Andy Baio : The Google Doodle Triforce Conspiracy - the artist has been hiding a triforce in the logo illustrations

Jamaica Avenue!

17/07/2009 @ 02:00 UTC

Anil : Jamaica Avenue! - Everyone claims to be at the Combination Pizza Hut and Taco Bell: And yet, this venue has no mayor! THE BLOGOSPHERE IS FACT-CHECKING YOUR ASS, Das Racist!

Gearman

17/07/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

joshua : Gearman - batch queueing system

Shadowplay

17/07/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

cobra libre : Shadowplay - The Austin Chronicle talks to Manikin. #

There are no small changes

17/07/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : There are no small changes - There are no small changes: it is frustrating but true

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