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"Global warming is the new religion of First World urban elites."

29/07/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

Greg Storey : "Global warming is the new religion of First World urban elites." - If people can worship a spaghetti monster then I suppose this is possible.

Ars Technica on AP's confusion over their own technology

29/07/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Ars Technica on AP's confusion over their own technology - Yoz Graham interviewed the lead hNews guy, and there seems to be a gap between reality and the AP

Conan O'Brien & Andy Richter dub "Ghost In The Shell"

29/07/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Conan O'Brien & Andy Richter dub "Ghost In The Shell" - anime, not manga

Eve butterfly effect

29/07/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

nelson : Eve butterfly effect - Nice promo video for the Eve Online game, highlights the single-server sandbox stuff

iPhone SMS exploit

29/07/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

nelson : iPhone SMS exploit - Buffer overflow = bad time. Phone manufacturers and carriers live in fear of bugs like this.

Yahoo gives up on search in 10-year Microsoft agreement

29/07/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Yahoo gives up on search in 10-year Microsoft agreement - the press site is the worst of both worlds; what's the fate of Delicious, BOSS, Search Monkey and their other search projects?

Maker's schedule

29/07/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

nelson : Maker's schedule - Cogent explanation of why meetings are bad for programmers

Jeremy Zawodny : Maker's Schedule, Manager's Schedule - Maker's Schedule, Manager's Schedule: yes, Paul gets it totally right here

philgyford : Maker's Schedule, Manager's Schedule - Seems so obvious now it's been put into words. If I have a meeting in a morning or afternoon I know that half of the day will be a right-off for all other useful work. (via Daring Fireball)

Hitchens on Gates arrest

29/07/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

nelson : Hitchens on Gates arrest - Mostly been ignoring this sideshow, but Hitchens writing is dead-on

iPhone 3GI

29/07/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

nelson : iPhone 3GI - For the truly faithful

Rod Begbie : Apple Claims New iPhone Only Visible To Most Loyal Of Customers | The Onion - The packed auditorium, which had been listening to Jobs in hushed reverence for several minutes, then erupted into applause, with hundreds of men and women suddenly jumping to their feet and shouting, "I can see it!" "Look, there it is!" and "God, it's so #

Obama naked with unicorns

29/07/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

nelson : Obama naked with unicorns - mostly SFW

RIP Overture, Inktomi

29/07/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

nelson : RIP Overture, Inktomi - Sounds like the new deal basically replaces Yahoo's technology with Microsoft's

Making Light: AT&T pokes a beehive with a stick

29/07/2009 @ 16:00 UTC

jcgregorio : Making Light: AT&T pokes a beehive with a stick - "Fighting evil is good. Just sort of tripping and spilling coffee on evil's shoes is pretty stupid."

National Center for the History of Electronic Games

29/07/2009 @ 16:00 UTC

deusx : National Center for the History of Electronic Games - "Situated at Strong National Museum of Play, the National Center for the History of Electronic Games™ collects, studies, and interprets electronic games and related material and the ways in which electronic games are changing how people play, learn

Building Rome in a Day

29/07/2009 @ 16:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Building Rome in a Day - Building Rome in a Day. “The ?rst system capable of city-scale reconstruction from unstructured photo collections?—computer vision techniques used to construct 3D models of cities using 10s of thousands of photos from Flickr. Reminiscent of Micr [via]

Andy Baio : Computer vision project reconstructs 3D cities/landmarks in hours using Flickr photos - they generated a skeleton of Rome in 21 hours using 500 compute cores and 150,000 photos  [via]

joshua : Building Rome in a Day

Developer Color Picker

29/07/2009 @ 14:00 UTC

philgyford : Developer Color Picker - Quite handy, although I wish it gave the option to display the Color Values in CSS friendly hex too. (via Daring Fireball)

Mattb's git and workflow Bookmarks on Delicious

29/07/2009 @ 14:00 UTC

philgyford : Mattb's git and workflow Bookmarks on Delicious - Links to examples of how people use Git. I still find it hard to get my head round this kind of stuff, and reading things like this helps.

Django: Security updates released

29/07/2009 @ 14:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Django: Security updates released - Django: Security updates released. A fix for a directory traversal attack in the Django development server (the one with the big “never run this in production? warnings in the documentation). Also reminds that the release of 1.1 means that 0.96, rel

Toy Chest: Online or Downloadable Tools for Building Projects

29/07/2009 @ 12:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Toy Chest: Online or Downloadable Tools for Building Projects - Toy Chest: Online or Downloadable Tools for Building Projects. “Toy Chest collects online or downloadable software tools/thinking toys that humanities students and others without programming skills (but with basic computer and Internet literacy) can u [via]

Oversized Wall Prints

29/07/2009 @ 11:00 UTC

bmilleare : Oversized Wall Prints - I have to get some of these for my little boys room.

Django 1.1 release notes

29/07/2009 @ 09:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Django 1.1 release notes - Django 1.1 release notes. Django 1.1 is out! Congratulations everyone who worked on this, it’s a fantastic release. New features include aggregate support in the ORM, proxy models, deferred fields and some really nice admin improvements. Oh, and the t [via]

IDNA and IRI document way forward from Larry Masinter on 2009-07-29 (uri@w3.org from July 2009)

29/07/2009 @ 08:00 UTC

jcgregorio : IDNA and IRI document way forward from Larry Masinter on 2009-07-29 (uri@w3.org from July 2009) - Coming changes to the IRI spec.

BootXChanger

29/07/2009 @ 08:00 UTC

Rod Begbie : BootXChanger - Replace the Apple graphic on OS X boot. Being a traditionalist, I've got with an old school Happy Mac. [via#

emacs 23 is very near

29/07/2009 @ 06:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : emacs 23 is very near - emacs 23 is very near: kick ass

thread on icons and conversion

29/07/2009 @ 05:00 UTC

joshua : thread on icons and conversion

fruux - Just Sync, No-frills!

29/07/2009 @ 05:00 UTC

joshua : fruux - Just Sync, No-frills! - sync bookmarks, tasks, calendars, etc

gheat - Project Hosting on Google Code

29/07/2009 @ 05:00 UTC

joshua : gheat - Project Hosting on Google Code - heatmaps for google maps

Automattic

29/07/2009 @ 04:00 UTC

jcgregorio : Automattic - Had no idea Automattic had so many products.

Bonjour for Windows

29/07/2009 @ 04:00 UTC

joshua : Bonjour for Windows

create.live.love.moapp.applications.leo

29/07/2009 @ 04:00 UTC

joshua : create.live.love.moapp.applications.leo

RethinkDB - The database for solid state drives.

29/07/2009 @ 04:00 UTC

joshua : RethinkDB - The database for solid state drives. - mysql storage engine

bmilleare : RethinkDB - New MySQL storage engine specifically for SSD.

txtsfrmlstnght: (801): If one more person calls me a lesbian I am going to have to give you head ...

29/07/2009 @ 04:00 UTC

kaninka.net : txtsfrmlstnght: (801): If one more person calls me a lesbian I am going to have to give you head in... - txtsfrmlstnght: (801): If one more person calls me a lesbian I am going to have to give you head in public.

"I spotted a can in the corner whose red label read SADNESS. Was there so much of it they could c...

29/07/2009 @ 03:00 UTC

kaninka.net : "I spotted a can in the corner whose red label read SADNESS. Was there so much of it they could can..." - “I spotted a can in the corner whose red label read SADNESS. Was there so much of it they could can it and sell it? A bolt of pain went through my intestines before I realized that it was not SADNESS but SARDINES.? - The Lazarus Project by Aleksandar [via]

Ctrl+F'd, bookmarklet to censor any webpage

29/07/2009 @ 03:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Ctrl+F'd, bookmarklet to censor any webpage - reminds me of Motion Theory's Google Chrome ad

Cory Arcangel's YouTube mashup of cats playing Arnold Schoenberg's Op11

29/07/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Cory Arcangel's YouTube mashup of cats playing Arnold Schoenberg's Op11 - absolutely brilliant, don't miss the MP3 and his methodology  [via]

Email full-size photos from iPhone

29/07/2009 @ 00:00 UTC

nelson : Email full-size photos from iPhone - Copy and paste to work around the stupid resolution limit; may destroy EXIF data

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