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Jason Scott's uploading five years of 4chan to Archive.org

24/07/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Jason Scott's uploading five years of 4chan to Archive.org - it's vital Internet history, but are there privacy concerns when most everyone's anonymous?

"It's the Internet, not English class."

24/07/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

Andy Baio : "It's the Internet, not English class." - related: " [via]

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 pushbutton Web

24/07/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

nelson : The pushbutton Web - Anil breaks down some of the recent work around realtime messaging

Simon Willison : The Pushbutton Web: Realtime Becomes Real - The Pushbutton Web: Realtime Becomes Real. Anil Dash is excited by the potential for PubSubHubBub and Webhooks to make near-real-time scalable event publishing accessible to regular web developers. So am I.

jimray : Anil's thoughts on the "pushbutton web" are really smart - And really well written, to boot. This is the future.

Andy Baio : Anil Dash on the Pushbutton Web - the best articulation of the current real-time web trend I've seen

Greg Storey : Pushbutton. - Forgot to link to this earlier. Go. Read. Now.

Anil : The Pushbutton Web: Realtime Becomes Real - tweetcount_url = 'http://dashes.com/anil/2009/07/the-pushbutton-web-realtime-becomes-real.html#comment-661209'; tweetcount_title = 'The Pushbutton Web, about realtime messaging getting real'; tweetcount_src = 'By @anildash:'; tweetcount_

Joel Johnson bought Wally Wood's 22 Panels That Always Work

24/07/2009 @ 03:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Joel Johnson bought Wally Wood's 22 Panels That Always Work - and offered up lovely high-quality scans; related: his awesome About page

Harry Potter's media counterparts

23/07/2009 @ 22:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Harry Potter's media counterparts - Nick Denton as Severus Snape: "Is he evil? Is he good? What does he have up his sleeve?"

James Paterson's 3D illustrations with Rhonda

23/07/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

Andy Baio : James Paterson's 3D illustrations with Rhonda - from the creator of the Sonic Wire Sculptor  [via]

Lisa Katayama's NYT profile on otaku with "2-D lovers"

23/07/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Lisa Katayama's NYT profile on otaku with "2-D lovers" - it's okay to love cartoons, as long as you don't love cartoons  [via]

Comic themes for iGoogle

23/07/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Comic themes for iGoogle - Renee French, R. Stevens, Jeffrey Brown, Dan Clowes, James Kochalka, Jim Woodring, and more

One-Man Rock Band

23/07/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

Andy Baio : One-Man Rock Band - playing Rock Band's guitar, bass, drums, and vocals at the the same time

Vanish

23/07/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

nelson : Vanish - Self-destructing encryption, for making data disappear after several hours/days. The decryption key is scattered across many peers and disintegrates over time

Andy Baio : Vanish, self-destructing digital data - the encryption key's distributed to multiple nodes and dissolves over time  [via]

Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition released for iPhone

23/07/2009 @ 09:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition released for iPhone - $7.99 and 350MB of space

Tanaka's Friendly Adventure

23/07/2009 @ 08:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Tanaka's Friendly Adventure - tiny, adorable freeware Windows game

Steven Frank's Internet Garage Sale

23/07/2009 @ 07:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Steven Frank's Internet Garage Sale - I keep waiting for someone to replace eBay, since fraud made it completely useless

Rod Begbie : Introducing Internet Garage Sale - Steven Frank of Panic has created a small-scale invitation-only geek auction site. I can confirm from selling an Airport Extreme base station on it last week that it was less hassle, and probably got me a better price, than eBay or Craigslist would have b #

Sam Raimi to direct World of Warcraft movie

22/07/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Sam Raimi to direct World of Warcraft movie - two hours of the protagonist grinding to level 60  [via]

Khoi Vinh on two projects reviving newspaper comics in print

22/07/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Khoi Vinh on two projects reviving newspaper comics in print - see also: Newspaper Club and the upcoming McSweeney's newspaper project

Kevin Spacey shows Twitter to David Letterman

22/07/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Kevin Spacey shows Twitter to David Letterman - Letterman gets about 3.5M viewers nightly, about 425% more than Spacey's followers

Kernest

22/07/2009 @ 10:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Kernest - like Typekit for free, legal typefaces

wearehugh : Bringing Web Fonts Closer | Kernest - fuck the foundries

MapQuest releases driving directions web service

22/07/2009 @ 09:00 UTC

Andy Baio : MapQuest releases driving directions web service - as Adam points out, now someone could overlay MapQuest routes on Google Maps  [via]

Threadless prints Three Keyboard Cat Moon shirt

22/07/2009 @ 02:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Threadless prints Three Keyboard Cat Moon shirt - the meme mashup earned the highest score and most votes ever  [via]

WSJ on Michigan credit unions using the lottery effect to encourage saving

22/07/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

Andy Baio : WSJ on Michigan credit unions using the lottery effect to encourage saving - they offset the winnings with a slightly lower interest rate  [via]

Engine Yard's SHA-1 programming contest

22/07/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Engine Yard's SHA-1 programming contest - the approaches include crowdsourcing from Zappos and Dolores Labs, but the current leader is using 4 Nvidia GPUs

Apollo 11 lunar and command module software open-sourced

21/07/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Apollo 11 lunar and command module software open-sourced - hand-typed from original scans by the Virtual AGS project; in the comments, numero mysterioso and hope hope hope

Jonas Jaeger's augmented reality business card

21/07/2009 @ 03:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Jonas Jaeger's augmented reality business card - also, James Alliban's talking augmented card

Pterodactyl Squad's 8-bit tribute to Weezer

21/07/2009 @ 02:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Pterodactyl Squad's 8-bit tribute to Weezer - the Tugboat, PDF Format, and OxygenStar tracks are all great  [via]

Rod Begbie : Weezer - The 8-bit Album - Compilation of chiptunes covers of Weezer. Ace! [via#

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