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Kickstarter and the 1,000 True Fans

24/07/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Kickstarter and the 1,000 True Fans - 94% of projects that hit the 25% mark ultimately hit their goal

deusx : The Kickstarter Blog - Kickstarter and the 1,000 True Fans - "From the beginning, we’ve encouraged creators to tap into their networks as much as possible: there’s clearly a desire from audiences for greater interaction, more access, a more intimate relationship. Twitter has demonstrated that. And so what

The Ann Arbor Chronicle » Transitioning Ann Arbor to Self-Reliance

24/07/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

deusx : The Ann Arbor Chronicle » Transitioning Ann Arbor to Self-Reliance - "The assumption behind Transition Towns is that we’re reaching a convergence of three crises: 1) a moment when oil production can’t meet demand, forcing us to confront a future of dramatically lower energy use; 2) climate change, which requires a

1980s TV Theme Songs; wav files. Brought to you by Triplets and Us

24/07/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

deusx : 1980s TV Theme Songs; wav files. Brought to you by Triplets and Us - "Television Theme Songs (Prime Time TV)"

Chocolate Milk Tastes Better When I am Not Being Violated

24/07/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

deusx : Chocolate Milk Tastes Better When I am Not Being Violated - "Sadly, after he said hello, he then preceded to smack, tap or touch me right in the chalk and erasers (I am still not sure what exactly happened because the shock, the horror and the nightmare continue to haunt my dreams). I nearly drowned in my ow

Take 18 Minutes to Keep Your Days on Track - Time management - Lifehacker

24/07/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

deusx : Take 18 Minutes to Keep Your Days on Track - Time management - Lifehacker - "Basically, you'll start the day off right by grabbing a sheet of paper and writing down the goals which you can realistically accomplish that day. The important part is to immediately assign time slots to those tasks by order of importance and

Maker's Schedule, Manager's Schedule

24/07/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

deusx : Maker's Schedule, Manager's Schedule - "When you're operating on the maker's schedule, meetings are a disaster. A single meeting can blow a whole afternoon, by breaking it into two pieces each too small to do anything hard in. Plus you have to remember to go to the meeting. That

Old_Spice.wav (audio/x-wav Object)

24/07/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

deusx : Old_Spice.wav (audio/x-wav Object)

100 Things Your Kids May Never Know About | GeekDad | Wired.com

24/07/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

deusx : 100 Things Your Kids May Never Know About | GeekDad | Wired.com - "There are some things in this world that will never be forgotten, this week’s 40th anniversary of the moon landing for one. But Moore’s Law and our ever-increasing quest for simpler, smaller, faster and better widgets and thingamabobs will alway

Ann Arbor Startup Community Report H1′09 | Ann Arbor Startup Blog

24/07/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

deusx : Ann Arbor Startup Community Report H1′09 | Ann Arbor Startup Blog - "Here’s a brief review of the last 6 months of grassroots tech / startup community organizing in Ann Arbor, MI, originally intended for the July 2009 Ann Arbor New Tech Meetup (but foiled by a blown projector bulb)…"

Javascript framework survey

24/07/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

nelson : Javascript framework survey - Interesting view into how developers look at their JS libraries

deusx : Survey Results: JavaScript Frameworks | Kyle Hayes | Proficiency by Derivation

Taco Bell announces the Yo Quiero Golden Ticket campaign.

23/07/2009 @ 03:00 UTC

Greg Storey : Taco Bell announces the Yo Quiero Golden Ticket campaign. - Find the burrito with the dead Chihuahua inside and win free Mountain Dew for a year.

deusx : Taco Bell Dog Dies - ABC News

Hallvord R. M. Steen - Most expensive javascript ever?

22/07/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

deusx : Hallvord R. M. Steen - Most expensive javascript ever? - "However, one of the world's biggest hardware vendors - whose name every single reader will be familiar with, and whose hardware a good share of you will be using right now - apparently didn't do their homework. When Opera's sysadmin b

Theft ends in torn genitals Weird News - The Mercury - The Voice of Tasmania

22/07/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

deusx : Theft ends in torn genitals Weird News - The Mercury - The Voice of Tasmania - "The owner, 28-year-old Olga, agreed to hand over the takings but as she was giving him the money, used her karate skills to knock him to the ground and tie him up with a hairdryer cord. She then locked him in the storeroom and told colleagues she&#

Jaws Wired Shut

22/07/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

deusx : Jaws Wired Shut - "The culinary adventures of a fractured jaw patient. I was lucky enough to avoid being wired shut for the first two weeks of my injury, but now am in for four weeks of the wires, which means only blender foods and liquids. I'm keeping track of

TaskFreak! web based task manager / todo list written in PHP

21/07/2009 @ 22:00 UTC

joshua : TaskFreak! web based task manager / todo list written in PHP

deusx : TaskFreak! web based task manager / todo list written in PHP - "TaskFreak! is a simple but efficient web based task manager written in PHP."

Op-Ed Columnist - They Got Some ’Splainin’ to Do - NYTimes.com

20/07/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

deusx : Op-Ed Columnist - They Got Some ’Splainin’ to Do - NYTimes.com - "It’s the American way that we judge people as individuals, not as groups. And by that standard we can say unequivocally that this particular wise Latina, with the richness of her experiences, would far more often than not reach a better conclusion

Post Your Pre's Self Test Image!!! - PreCentral Forums

20/07/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

deusx : Post Your Pre's Self Test Image!!! - PreCentral Forums - "Lets see all the different views we will get! Maybe one of us might have something interesting! "

pre dev wiki: Pictures from Self-Test

20/07/2009 @ 07:00 UTC

deusx : pre dev wiki: Pictures from Self-Test - "There is some interesting stuff leftover from the testing process"

pre dev wiki: Applying Patches

19/07/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

deusx : pre dev wiki: Applying Patches - "Since we cannot legally redistribute Palm source code (it is copyrighted code, and is not released under an open source license), then we need to manage our modifications as patches. Since these patches will come from many different places, and wil

Twine: a tool for creating interactive stories

19/07/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

deusx : Twine: a tool for creating interactive stories - "Create your own interactive stories with Twine, the same tool used to produce the stories on this Web site."

Tor.com / Science fiction and fantasy / Blog posts / Cory Doctorow’s Makers, Part 1 (o...

19/07/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

deusx : Tor.com / Science fiction and fantasy / Blog posts / Cory Doctorow’s <em>Makers</em>, Part 1 (of 81)

pre dev wiki: Global Search Addons

19/07/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

deusx : pre dev wiki: Global Search Addons - Now, if only it supported OpenSearch

Ask a Basterd: Can I Talk on the Phone While Taking a Whiz?

19/07/2009 @ 04:00 UTC

deusx : Ask a Basterd: Can I Talk on the Phone While Taking a Whiz? - "No, you can't talk on the phone! Do you want the guy next to you to hear your entire conversation? That's why you should only text in the bathroom. Just be sure you don't hit the wrong button and end up putting a photo of your junk on

Ditch the Headset - Wired

18/07/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

deusx : Ditch the Headset - Wired - "Let's be clear: Walking around with a Bluetooth device in your ear is pure douchebaggery. There is no excuse for it."

Some E-Books Are More Equal Than Others - Pogue’s Posts Blog - NYTimes.com

18/07/2009 @ 00:00 UTC

deusx : Some E-Books Are More Equal Than Others - Pogue’s Posts Blog - NYTimes.com - "This is ugly for all kinds of reasons. Amazon says that this sort of thing is “rare,? but that it can happen at all is unsettling; we’ve been taught to believe that e-books are, you know, just like books, only better. Already, we’ve learned

Andy Baio : Amazon ironically removes books from the Kindle - related: Amazon's Final Message to Its Creation

Eric Meyer : Some E-Books Are More Equal Than Others - So long, 1984. Big Brother never had a chance.

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