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What Startups Are Really Like

28/10/2009 @ 11:00 UTC

philgyford : What Startups Are Really Like - I love descriptions of start-ups and businesses like this. (via Daring Fireball)

Reocities , rising from the ashes - RIP Geocities...

28/10/2009 @ 11:00 UTC

philgyford : Reocities , rising from the ashes - RIP Geocities... - Wonderful - one guy raced to copy all of GeoCities. Worth reading 'Making of'. He should win medals, awards, certificates, etc. (via Kottke)

Statistical analysis, data and graphing | Timetric: making data useful

28/10/2009 @ 11:00 UTC

philgyford : Statistical analysis, data and graphing | Timetric: making data useful - Datagasm. Loads of data sets available for analysing, exporting, monitoring, fiddling with, etc. (via Blackbeltjones)

Theatricalia

27/10/2009 @ 10:00 UTC

philgyford : Theatricalia - Matthew Somerville's new theatre database site. It already features nearly 19,000 productions, and you can add more.

LRB · Bridget Riley: At the End of My Pencil

27/10/2009 @ 10:00 UTC

philgyford : LRB · Bridget Riley: At the End of My Pencil - Bridget Riley on why she draws and how her paintings developed. Good, although it all sounds more straighforward than I imagine it was.

Click opera - Hanging gardens of Barbican

27/10/2009 @ 10:00 UTC

philgyford : Click opera - Hanging gardens of Barbican - Momus on growing to love the Barbican. (via Blackbeltjones)

Facebook memorializes profiles for people who have passed away

26/10/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Facebook memorializes profiles for people who have passed away - they no longer show up in Suggested Users and privacy's increased

philgyford : Memories of Friends Departed Endure on Facebook | Facebook - After hearing, a while back, about Yahoo denying access to relatives and then closing accounts of the deceased, this sounds very good. (via Preoccupations)

Is the Magazine Dead? « Jimmy Wales

22/10/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

philgyford : Is the Magazine Dead? « Jimmy Wales - Wikipedia's founder on small groups making their own magazines with a MagCloud/Wikia partnership.

LRB · Roy Mayall: Diary

22/10/2009 @ 11:00 UTC

philgyford : LRB · Roy Mayall: Diary - A good day to finally read this report from a pseudonymous postman. "Figures are down" but volumes are up; companies are important, ordinary people aren't.

Free PDF Printer

22/10/2009 @ 11:00 UTC

philgyford : Free PDF Printer - I failed to get Windows XP running on VMWare to print. Grrr. But this allowed me to print to a PDF, which I could drag to the Mac and print from there.

Hiddenloop's paging_keys_js at master - GitHub

22/10/2009 @ 11:00 UTC

philgyford : Hiddenloop's paging_keys_js at master - GitHub - Could be handy - javascript for doing the j/k up/down navigation thing through a page. (via Kottke)

Cadence | your music. your motion.

21/10/2009 @ 11:00 UTC

philgyford : Cadence | your music. your motion. - Mainly for Cadence Desktop, which claims to apply BPM values to your iTunes songs. I've heard that before, but you never know. (via Lee)

gRaphaël—Charting JavaScript Library

21/10/2009 @ 11:00 UTC

philgyford : gRaphaël—Charting JavaScript Library - That looks very nice indeed. (via Infovore)

joshua : gRaphaël—Charting JavaScript Library

Warren Ellis » Paper Nets

21/10/2009 @ 11:00 UTC

philgyford : Warren Ellis » Paper Nets - "I keep wondering. What can a one-writer magazine look like?" Me too.

Thomas Dolby’s Blog » Blog Archive » ‘Gig’ announcement!

21/10/2009 @ 11:00 UTC

philgyford : Thomas Dolby’s Blog » Blog Archive » ‘Gig’ announcement! - I'm unreasonably excited about this.

100 years of Big Content fearing technology—in its own words - Ars Technica

15/10/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

philgyford : 100 years of Big Content fearing technology—in its own words - Ars Technica - How companies have complained that new technologies will destroy content industries over the past century. Like when home taping killed music. Wasn't that terrible. (via Kottke)

Building iPhone Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

15/10/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

philgyford : Building iPhone Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript - Sounds like an interesting, free, online book for those of us unlikely to learn real programming any time soon. (via Infovore)

CityEngine

15/10/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

philgyford : CityEngine - I love watching this kind of stuff. "And... generate the buildings." (via City of Sound)

Equinux - Mac software to watch, chat and record digital TV

15/10/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

philgyford : Equinux - Mac software to watch, chat and record digital TV - The Tube. Looks like an interesting alternative to something like EyeTV for watching and recording TV, if you have a tuner. Plus social gubbins.

Flickr for busy people

12/10/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

philgyford : Flickr for busy people - Which of your contacts have added photos recently?

Parse JSON with jQuery and JavaScript redux using the Flickr Services API | d'bug

8/10/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

philgyford : Parse JSON with jQuery and JavaScript redux using the Flickr Services API | d'bug - I've read oodles of JavaScript examples on weblogs recently and it's so nice to occasionally find one that explains things well, has good working examples, and inspires confidence. Shouldn't be rare, but is.

How To: Getting Started with Amazon EC2 — PaulStamatiou.com

8/10/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

philgyford : How To: Getting Started with Amazon EC2 — PaulStamatiou.com - A good intro to EC2, which I'd like to get know better. (via Infovore)

iPhone / iPod Touch Backup Extractor

8/10/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

philgyford : iPhone / iPod Touch Backup Extractor - Need to try this out. I'd like an archive of my SMSes and this might help me extract them.

Wired Scenarios: - Global Neighborhood Watch Neal Stephenson

8/10/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

philgyford : Wired Scenarios: - Global Neighborhood Watch Neal Stephenson - For blech, Neal Stephenson in 1995, imagining people watching CCTV cameras over the internet, like the new 'Internet Eyes' scheme starting in Britain.

Rescuing The Reporters « Clay Shirky

6/10/2009 @ 16:00 UTC

gleuschk : Rescuing The Reporters « Clay Shirky - I'd really like to try this with the Syracuse paper

philgyford : Rescuing The Reporters « Clay Shirky - On how much of a local newspaper is actual news, and suggesting that they should be non-profit organisations.

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