Belkin is paying people to say their products don’t suck

17/01/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

Kellan : Belkin is paying people to say their products don’t suck - I wonder how much they’d pay for me to take down this post and the 60+ associated comments. #

Load Windows ICO files

17/01/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Load Windows ICO files - Load Windows ICO files. Apparently PIL has trouble with the most recent versions of the windows .ico format (Vista now embeds PNG images in them)—this clever function deals with the differences and gives back a PIL Image object.

How To Give A Great Man To Man Hug (Modern Manners: General Etiquette)

17/01/2009 @ 22:00 UTC

deusx : How To Give A Great Man To Man Hug (Modern Manners: General Etiquette)

Harry Eng - Master Bottle Filler

17/01/2009 @ 21:01 UTC

joshua : Harry Eng - Master Bottle Filler

Project Voldemort

17/01/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Project Voldemort - Project Voldemort. Yet Another “big, distributed, persistent, fault-tolerant hash table?—this time from LinkedIn, released under the Apache 2.0 license. The approach to consistency is interesting—instead of using distributed transactions, they u

Jeremy Zawodny : Project Voldemort - Project Voldemort: a distributed key/value store written in java with a python client available

Our new president

17/01/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

nelson : Our new president - Are there any bad photographs of Obama?

Boxee, Used to View Web on TV, Generates Buzz - NYTimes.com

17/01/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

deusx : Boxee, Used to View Web on TV, Generates Buzz - NYTimes.com - "Boxee bills its software as a simple way to access multiple Internet video and music sites, and to bring them to a large monitor or television that one might be watching from a sofa across the room. Some of Boxee’s fans also think it is much more

Von Heimat zu Heimat

17/01/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

nelson : Von Heimat zu Heimat - Amazing child's map of his journey out of Nazi Germany to a new home in South America

Radio spectrum

17/01/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

nelson : Radio spectrum - FCC allocation chart of where it all goes

pipes frozen - Twitter Search

17/01/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

deusx : pipes frozen - Twitter Search - "Realtime results for pipes frozen"

Flathead: Matt Taibbi reviews Thomas Friedman's new book

17/01/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

cobra libre : Flathead: Matt Taibbi reviews Thomas Friedman's new book - "This is the intellectual version of Far Out Space Nuts, when NASA repairman Bob Denver sets a whole sitcom in motion by pressing 'launch' instead of 'lunch' in a space capsule." #

Raising Octopus from Eggs

17/01/2009 @ 16:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Raising Octopus from Eggs - Raising Octopus from Eggs. I love that forums like this exist.  [via]

Google releases open-source Blog Converters project

17/01/2009 @ 11:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Google releases open-source Blog Converters project - hold up, Google has a Data Liberation team!?

philgyford : Google Open Source Blog: Google Blog Converters 1.0 Released - Excellent - scripts to convert between Blogger, LiveJournal, MovableType and WordPress. I reckon every single online service should have an "Export" button and nag you if you haven't backed-up in a while. (via Tom Taylor)

Kaloian Toshev

17/01/2009 @ 06:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Kaloian Toshev - Kaloian Toshev is twenty-two years old. Twenty-two. I may hate Kaloian Toshev. Seriously though, there is some lovely work to be seen here. Go. Look. Drool. ∞

Charles Meets Barack

17/01/2009 @ 06:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Charles Meets Barack - Hope. ∞

Alka Seltzer’s Hot New Ad Campaign

17/01/2009 @ 06:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Alka Seltzer’s Hot New Ad Campaign

Confessions of a Naked Sushi Model

17/01/2009 @ 06:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Confessions of a Naked Sushi Model - Here’s an option to consider in case the market bottoms out, Greg. ∞

Adventuring Party Politics: The Campaign is Getting Ugly

17/01/2009 @ 06:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Adventuring Party Politics: The Campaign is Getting Ugly - If the general election was a Dungeons & Dragons campaign. “KUCINICH: DID I MENTION MY WIFE IS A TOTALLY BANGIN DRYAD WITH 20 CHARISMA” ∞

Worth Your Time: The Art of the Title

17/01/2009 @ 06:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Worth Your Time: The Art of the Title - From their About page: Remember when your heart sank just a little when you realized the Pink Panther movie wasn’t a cartoon? Then, only a few years later, seeing Edward Gorey’s eerily fantastic opening to “Mystery!? capped with

Dude-a-Day

17/01/2009 @ 06:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Dude-a-Day - Andy Helms is no mere stupidly talented illustrator: he’s a stupidly talented illustrator on a mission. Drawing a different dude every day, he injects a ton of personality into some pretty disparate franchises. (My kingdom for an RSS feed,

EE Insider

17/01/2009 @ 06:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : EE Insider - A new production from Ryan Irelan, noted EE guru and chair-sitter. Highly recommended, and not only because the design is Greg-enabled; there are some damned handy tips to be found herein. (Disclaimer: I work with Ryan, whom I consider a friend. Also, hi

What boy doesn’t grow up wanting to own a car engineered by ninja super-warriors?

17/01/2009 @ 06:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : What boy doesn’t grow up wanting to own a car engineered by ninja super-warriors? - The answer, of course, is “none.? NONE BOYS DO. (I need sleep.) ∞

Richard Rodriguez on Proposition 8

17/01/2009 @ 06:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Richard Rodriguez on Proposition 8 - This Salon interview with Richard Rodriguez (who, I’m ashamed to say, I’ve never read) on the “real issues” behind Proposition 8 is, to say the least, awesome. RELEASE THE MONEY QUOTE: Monotheistic religions feel threatened by t

“How fine is your design??

17/01/2009 @ 06:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : “How fine is your design?? - The first issue of John Allsopp and Maxine Sherrin’s new hybrid magazine, Scroll, is now fully online—and yes, that includes my own little minor contribution. It was a fun, rambling little piece to write, and I hope you enjoy it. ∞

We Are We’re

17/01/2009 @ 06:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : We Are We’re - Found this site Josh Spear, and fell in love with the logo, the compulsive yet sexy use of Georgia, and the stark illustrations. Also: cheap t-shirts! Everybody likes cheap t-shirts! …right? Guys? ∞  [via]

Watchmen dispute resolved between Fox and Warner Bros

17/01/2009 @ 06:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Watchmen dispute resolved between Fox and Warner Bros - We are saved, presumably, from having Summer Glau recast as Doctor Manhattan, and from the movie being buried in the unsavory Friday night slot immediately following Spanish reruns of Prison Break. ∞

Richard Rutter on font-weight

17/01/2009 @ 06:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Richard Rutter on font-weight - As usual, Richard comes up with a couple great test cases to show us just how infuriatingly busted our browsers are. Yay, progress! ∞

Pretty Loaded

17/01/2009 @ 06:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Pretty Loaded - Dedicated to the art of the Flash-based preloader, and of the design of small, easily overlooked details. Lovely. ∞

We Are We’re

17/01/2009 @ 05:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : We Are We’re - Found this site Josh Spear, and fell in love with the logo, the compulsive yet sexy use of Georgia, and the stark illustrations. Also: cheap t-shirts! Everybody likes cheap t-shirts! …right? Guys? ∞  [via]

WordPress › Oulipo « WordPress Themes

17/01/2009 @ 04:00 UTC

deusx : WordPress › Oulipo « WordPress Themes - "A grid-based, black and white WordPress theme"

New Thinking on How to Protect the Heart

17/01/2009 @ 03:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : New Thinking on How to Protect the Heart - New Thinking on How to Protect the Heart: the debate may never end!

ThinkGeek :: Umbrella Umbrella

17/01/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

joshua : ThinkGeek :: Umbrella Umbrella - zomg

Interactive Digital Photomontage

17/01/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

joshua : Interactive Digital Photomontage

Microsoft Research Image Composite Editor (ICE)

17/01/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

joshua : Microsoft Research Image Composite Editor (ICE)

Three Days With Windows 7

17/01/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Three Days With Windows 7 - Three Days With Windows 7: interesting to read...

Watchmen dispute resolved between Fox and Warner Bros

17/01/2009 @ 00:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Watchmen dispute resolved between Fox and Warner Bros - We are saved, presumably, from having Summer Glau recast as Doctor Manhattan, and from the movie being buried in the unsavory Friday night slot immediately following Spanish reruns of Prison Break. ∞

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