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Doug Cutting to Cloudera

10/08/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

nelson : Doug Cutting to Cloudera - Doug's one of the smartest systems engineers out there

Sorting big data in Python

10/08/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

nelson : Sorting big data in Python - Nicely annotated example of how to do something simple, well

non-English programming languages

10/08/2009 @ 22:00 UTC

nelson : non-English programming languages - Most programming languages use English keywords ("for", "if", "return", etc.)

Facebook buys Friendfeed

10/08/2009 @ 22:00 UTC

nelson : Facebook buys Friendfeed - huh

Andy Baio : Facebook buys FriendFeed - will it get sucked into the black hole, or help Facebook open up? Techcrunch says it's a talent acquisition

Ars Technica on the worries of high-frequency algorithmic trading

10/08/2009 @ 22:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Ars Technica on the worries of high-frequency algorithmic trading - used for years, it's accelerated since the Wall Street crisis

FAITH NO MORE Stripsearch (via jp3design)

10/08/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

kaninka.net : FAITH NO MORE Stripsearch (via jp3design) [via]

topia.termextract

10/08/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

Simon Willison : topia.termextract - topia.termextract. Impressive Python term extraction library (similar to the various term extraction web APIs but you can run it on your own hardware), incorporating a Parts-Of-Speech tagging algorithm.

Atlantica Online microtransactions

10/08/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

nelson : Atlantica Online microtransactions - Nice description of how this new game finance model works in AO

Periodical Photographs.

10/08/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

Greg Storey : Periodical Photographs. - Great backstory on the making of a fantastic book. #

b3ta - Kittens Bookmarklet - Reload.me.uk

10/08/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

deusx : b3ta - Kittens Bookmarklet - Reload.me.uk - "Internet getting you down? Tired of reading tales of doom and disaster? Ever wanted to cheer yourself up by looking at floofy kittins? Of course you have. And now you can! With this little bookmarkelet that replaces all images on the page with pictu

Self-Portrait With Ground Squirrel - Neatorama

10/08/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

deusx : Self-Portrait With Ground Squirrel - Neatorama - "Melissa Brandts wasn’t trying to take a photo of this ground squirrel at Banff National Park. She’d set up the camera’s timer so that she’d have a nice picture of herself and her husband, with spectacular Lake Minnewanka in the background.

Men at their most masculine

10/08/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

nelson : Men at their most masculine - Interesting photo project (Note: some photos are nudes)

HookPress: Webhooks for WordPress

10/08/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

deusx : HookPress: Webhooks for WordPress - "I recently have spent a little time putting together a new WordPress plugin called HookPress. HookPress lets you add webhooks to WordPress, letting you easily develop push notifications or extend WordPress in languages other than PHP."

X Troop.

10/08/2009 @ 16:00 UTC

Greg Storey : X Troop. - A story of the real inglourious basterd. #

Dogs are as intelligent as a two-year old human.

10/08/2009 @ 16:00 UTC

Greg Storey : Dogs are as intelligent as a two-year old human. - They would be a hell of a lot smarter if they could drop the habit of sniffing each other's posterior. #

US banks stand to collect a record $38.5bn in fees for customer overdrafts this year.

10/08/2009 @ 16:00 UTC

Greg Storey : US banks stand to collect a record $38.5bn in fees for customer overdrafts this year. - Great, so now they can pay the taxpayers back now right?! Hello? #

Get the facts about the stability and security you get from health insurance reform | Health Insu...

10/08/2009 @ 16:00 UTC

jcgregorio : Get the facts about the stability and security you get from health insurance reform | Health Insurance Reform Reality Check

How Different Groups Spend Their Day

10/08/2009 @ 15:00 UTC

Simon Willison : How Different Groups Spend Their Day - How Different Groups Spend Their Day. Classy interactive infographic from the New York Times.

Full House, Alternate Intro

10/08/2009 @ 11:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Full House, Alternate Intro -  [via]

txtsfrmlstnght: (972): 90% of the problems in your life are directly related to your vagina

10/08/2009 @ 07:00 UTC

kaninka.net : txtsfrmlstnght: (972): 90% of the problems in your life are directly related to your vagina

Mid-air Crash Photo

10/08/2009 @ 03:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Mid-air Crash Photo - Mid-air Crash Photo: pretty amazing

nelson : Plane collision photo - Amazing photo of the mid air collision

tr.im shutting down

10/08/2009 @ 03:00 UTC

nelson : tr.im shutting down - First big URL shortener to go away; what happens to the links?

Rod Begbie : tr.im R.I.P. - Another URL shortener gets shuttered. As it turns out, unless you slap frames and shite over the links you bounce users to, there's no business model. Another example of why I run rdbgb.us: I am solely responsible for keeping the links in my Twitter post [via#

jcgregorio : tr.im URLs | tr.im R.I.P. - One down, all the rest to go.

Andy Baio : Tr.im shuts down, breaking millions of shortened links by year's end - we were warned; someone should call Archive Team

Simon Willison : tr.im is "discontinuing service" - tr.im is “discontinuing service?. “However, all tr.im links will continue to redirect, and will do so until at least December 31, 2009.Your tweets with tr.im URLs in them will not be affected.?—these statements seem to contradict themselves. W

tr.im shutting down

10/08/2009 @ 02:00 UTC

nelson : tr.im shutting down - First big URL shortener to go away; what happens to the links?

status update Björn Ingi Hrafnsson Píanósónata nr. 14, Tunglskinssónatan eftir Beethoven er ...

10/08/2009 @ 02:00 UTC

kaninka.net : status update Björn Ingi Hrafnsson Píanósónata nr. 14, Tunglskinssónatan eftir Beethoven er eitt af... - status update Björn Ingi Hrafnsson Píanósónata nr. 14, Tunglskinssónatan eftir Beethoven er eitt af undrum veraldar. Meðtakist í rólegheitum og með lokuð augu. Jafnvel kreppur hverfa einsog dögg fyrir sólu…

Online Community Expert Interview: Dawn Lacallade, SolarWinds

10/08/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

WillPate : Online Community Expert Interview: Dawn Lacallade, SolarWinds

COBOL – Still doing the business | CIO - Blogs and Discussion

10/08/2009 @ 00:00 UTC

jcgregorio : COBOL – Still doing the business | CIO - Blogs and Discussion - Filled with lots of numbers, none of which are verified, or even verifiable.

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