XMLHttpRequest - W3C Working Draft 20 August 2009

1/09/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

deusx : XMLHttpRequest - W3C Working Draft 20 August 2009 - This is very annoying for Palm webOS, where WebKit is basically the top-level OS and not a browser. Might be a problem for ChromeOS too? Apps can't set their own User-Agent headers: "For security reasons, these steps should be terminated if head

Teen pregnant after ‘swimming in pool’ | The Sun |News

1/09/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

deusx : Teen pregnant after ‘swimming in pool’ | The Sun |News - "Magdalena believes the teenager conceived from stray sperm after taking a dip in the hotel's mixed pool. She is now seeking compensation from the hotel. "

Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard: the Ars Technica review

1/09/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard: the Ars Technica review - Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard: the Ars Technica review. The essential review: 23 pages of information-dense but readable goodness. Pretty much everything I know about Mac OS X internals I learnt from reading John Siracusa’s reviews—this one is particul

Canabalt

1/09/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Canabalt - atmospheric, one-button platformer; just needs checkpoints and more story

Rod Begbie : CANABALT - Rather fun and challenging Flash platformer. The only control is Jump. [via#

Implementor feedback on new elements in HTML5 from Maciej Stachowiak on 2009-09-01 (public-html@w...

1/09/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

wearehugh : Implementor feedback on new elements in HTML5 from Maciej Stachowiak on 2009-09-01 (public-html@w3.org from September 2009) - "In this message I'm trying to represent the views of Apple"

Eric Meyer : Implementor feedback on new elements in HTML5 from Maciej Stachowiak - One implementor community's perspective on the additions to HTML. Summary: "cool! except maybe one or two bits".

Petabytes on a budget: How to build cheap cloud storage

1/09/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

bmilleare : Petabytes on a budget: How to build cheap cloud storage - 67 terabyte 4U servers for $7,867 = Awesome.

Jeremy Zawodny : Petabytes on a budget: How to build cheap cloud storage - Petabytes on a budget: How to build cheap cloud storage: that totally kicks ass... needs ZFS though. :-)

nelson : Backblaze disk pods - Great article about how to build large, cheap systems

Simon Willison : Petabytes on a budget: How to build cheap cloud storage - Petabytes on a budget: How to build cheap cloud storage. Explains how Backblaze can operate an unlimited backup service for five dollars a month—their custom storage hardware stores 67 terabytes for $7,867.

"Someone with less passion and talent and poorer content can totally beat you if they're willing ...

1/09/2009 @ 18:01 UTC

Greg Storey : "Someone with less passion and talent and poorer content can totally beat you if they're willing to work longer and harder than you are." - If that's not a wake up call, I don't know what is. #

Kongregate is looking to expand their design team.

1/09/2009 @ 18:01 UTC

Greg Storey : Kongregate is looking to expand their design team. - How could you not want to work at a place that hosts eighteen thousand games? #

ALA: Inline Validation in Web Forms

1/09/2009 @ 18:01 UTC

Cameron Moll : ALA: Inline Validation in Web Forms - A List Apart: Inline Validation in Web Forms by Luke Wroblewski. A fantastic article with test data and screen capture videos. "Not all web form questions are equal. There are some things, such as given names, that we know instantly. Other things, such as

David McCandless visualizes recent swine flu activity

1/09/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

Andy Baio : David McCandless visualizes recent swine flu activity - using data from the Guardian Datastore

Font Squirrel

1/09/2009 @ 16:00 UTC

Richard Rutter : Font Squirrel - Hundreds of free @font-face font kits which include TTF and EOT files.

The Guide to UK Citations for Local Search

1/09/2009 @ 13:00 UTC

bmilleare : The Guide to UK Citations for Local Search - Great list of UK citation sources to boost your local SEO

10 Valuable, Actionable, Take-Aways From the SEOmoz Pro Training Seminar

1/09/2009 @ 13:00 UTC

bmilleare : 10 Valuable, Actionable, Take-Aways From the SEOmoz Pro Training Seminar

NPR on the end of Reading Rainbow

1/09/2009 @ 09:00 UTC

Andy Baio : NPR on the end of Reading Rainbow - after a 26 year run, thanks Levar

Computer Chronicles Videos

1/09/2009 @ 05:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Computer Chronicles Videos - Computer Chronicles Videos: Holy Crap! I remember watching these as a kid. Amazing to find them on-line!

fire dnager today?

1/09/2009 @ 02:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : fire dnager today? - fire dnager today?: heh

Yahoo Serious Festival

1/09/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

Rod Begbie : Yahoo Serious Festival - For your RSS reader consideration: A new Tumblelog I've started, which will highlight ace online videos. Might turn it into a group blog at some time. (And yes, the domain name was bought first, then the idea for the blog came later) #

Goollery - A collection of Google-related projects from people around the world

1/09/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

jonhicks : Goollery - A collection of Google-related projects from people around the world

Fixed positioning in Mobile Safari | Doctyper

1/09/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

jonhicks : Fixed positioning in Mobile Safari | Doctyper

A List Apart: Articles: Put Your Content in My Pocket

1/09/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

jonhicks : A List Apart: Articles: Put Your Content in My Pocket

Pretweeting

1/09/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Pretweeting - virtual stock exchange for Twitter trends  [via]

In Defense of the Punditocracy

1/09/2009 @ 00:00 UTC

Anil : In Defense of the Punditocracy - Michael Arrington. Dave Winer. Tim O'Reilly. Jason Calacanis. Add a few names of your own. Within the navel-gazing little corner of the tech world that I inhabit, the mere mention of these names are among the most evocative things you can say. As much as

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