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Build Your Own Life HUD With a Smartphone and Some Cardboard - Diy life hud - Gizmodo

28/10/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

deusx : Build Your Own Life HUD With a Smartphone and Some Cardboard - Diy life hud - Gizmodo - "A cardboard box, sliced to pieces, taped together, fastened to a pair of work goggles, and capped off with an HTC Magic: this is what DIY augmented reality looks like, right now."

Enabling Vertical (\G) Output in the MySQL Client | Slaptijack

28/10/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

deusx : Enabling Vertical (\G) Output in the MySQL Client | Slaptijack - "One problem with the MySQL command line client is that queries with lots of columns tend to wrap crazily based on your terminal size. To overcome this, you can get a vertical output by terminating your queries with \G instead of ;. I find this forma

Underscore.js

28/10/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Underscore.js - Underscore.js. A new library of functional programming primitives for JavaScript—each, map, all, any, inject, detect etc. Unlike some similar libraries this one doesn’t extend the built-in objects, instead opting to bind the new functions to the und

deusx : Underscore.js - "Underscore is a utility-belt library for Javascript that provides a lot of the functional programming support that you would expect in Prototype.js (or Ruby), but without extending any of the built-in Javascript objects. It's the tie to go alon

nelson : Underscore.js - Functional programming library for Javascript. "It's the tie to go along with jQuery's tux."

joshua : Underscore.js - Underscore is a utility-belt library for JavaScript that provides a lot of the functional programming support that you would expect in Prototype.js (or Ruby), but without extending any of the built-in JavaScript objects. It's the tie to go along with

Foam Block Turns Into A Chair When You Sit On It – Neatorama

28/10/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

deusx : Foam Block Turns Into A Chair When You Sit On It – Neatorama - "Yu-Ying Wu, a graduate student in industrial design at a Taiwanese university, created a foam block that turns into a chair when compressed. The holes in the block aren’t random — they’re carefully shaped and selected to fold into a specific p

MacFarlane special loses Microsoft - Entertainment News, TV News, Media - Variety

27/10/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

deusx : MacFarlane special loses Microsoft - Entertainment News, TV News, Media - Variety - "For most of the special, however, MacFarlane and Borstein made typical "Family Guy"-style jokes, including riffs on deaf people, the Holocaust, feminine hygiene and incest. Such material was apparently a bit much for Microsoft."

A Writing Revolution § SEEDMAGAZINE.COM

27/10/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

deusx : A Writing Revolution § SEEDMAGAZINE.COM - "As readers, we consume. As authors, we create. Our society is changing from consumers to creators."

ATLUS ENDS YEARS OF ALLEGEDLY NOT PRINTING ENOUGH COPIES OF GAMES AND THEN LAUGHING AT EMPTY-HAND...

27/10/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

deusx : ATLUS ENDS YEARS OF ALLEGEDLY NOT PRINTING ENOUGH COPIES OF GAMES AND THEN LAUGHING AT EMPTY-HANDED CUSTOMERS, RELEASES DIGITAL DOWNLOAD VERSIONS OF PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) SYSTEM CLASSICS VIA PlayStation®NETWORK | Game development | Press release - "Atlus U.S.A., Inc. today broke from its supposed practice of undersupplying the retail channel and guffawing as fans desperately scramble to find one of only dozens of copies of a game"

pigz - Parallel gzip

17/10/2009 @ 01:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : pigz - Parallel gzip - pigz - Parallel gzip: runs great w/16 cores!

deusx : pigz - Parallel gzip - "A parallel implementation of gzip for modern multi-processor, multi-core machines"

Getting To The Root Of The Great Cilantro Divide : NPR

16/10/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

deusx : Getting To The Root Of The Great Cilantro Divide : NPR - "This, it turns out, is the real problem. My whole life I've been unable to pick up on the scent that is so overwhelmingly good for cilantro lovers that it trumps any possible bad. I come to a disappointing realization: I am not an X-Man with su

Gold d20 Online Dating Package - Geek's Dream Girl | DriveThruRPG.com

16/10/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

deusx : Gold d20 Online Dating Package - Geek's Dream Girl | DriveThruRPG.com - "My name is E. Foley and I'm a d20-rolling geek girl. I've been involved in the online dating industry, first as a client and then as a professional, for a little over a decade. I've been there, done that, gotten the t-shirt. So when I

Scott Baio is a Twitter jackass

16/10/2009 @ 07:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Scott Baio is a Twitter jackass - I hate sharing a last name with that guy

deusx : Totally The Bomb.com » Blog Archive » Charles in Charge of My Direct Messages? - "So, I have a good twitter friend, Gwen Hayes. She’s a total sweetheart, and the kind of writer I strive to be. Earlier today she got into a little twitter battle with Scott Baio."

Vehicular cycling - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

16/10/2009 @ 02:00 UTC

deusx : Vehicular cycling - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - "Vehicular cycling (VC) is the practice of driving bicycles on roads in a manner that is visible, predictable, and in accordance with the principles for driving a vehicle in traffic. The phrase was coined by John Forester in the early 1970s to differ

WebSDR on 20m, 40m and 80m in JO32KF

16/10/2009 @ 02:00 UTC

deusx : WebSDR on 20m, 40m and 80m in JO32KF - "On this page you can listen to and control a short-wave receiver located at the amateur radio club ETGD at the University of Twente. In contrast to other web-controlled receivers, this receiver can be tuned by multiple users simultaneously, thanks t

Inweb: Inform

15/10/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

deusx : Inweb: Inform - "A key step in literate programming, in our view at least, is publishing. It means tidying up and properly explaining code, and is a process much like writing up roughly-correct ideas for journal publication. The main aim of the Inform project since

The Dead Battery Society

15/10/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

deusx : The Dead Battery Society - "Several arcade game manufacturers decided it would be a good idea to put a battery on their game boards that, when they die (and they will die), disable the game. Why they did this isn't exactly clear. Usually the way suicide batteries work is,

WELCOME

15/10/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

deusx : WELCOME - "An attack has been launched on Matt and Renee of Rock Art brewery SEptember 14 , 2009 an energy drink issues a cease and desist order on : THE VERMONSTER the energy drink Claims that consumers will likely be confused with the two products. I have I

Bad Gods™ | One Word: Desiccant

15/10/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

deusx : Bad Gods™ | One Word: Desiccant - "I asked a bunch of people on Twitter and Facebook to suggest a single word for a One Word comic. This word was suggested by Matthew Frederick."

CIP - Commodore Info Page - Commodore C64 - Car wash

15/10/2009 @ 04:00 UTC

deusx : CIP - Commodore Info Page - Commodore C64 - Car wash - "This article is about controlling a car wash with the help of a Commodore C64."

Blendtec Total Blender Teardown - iFixit

13/10/2009 @ 22:00 UTC

deusx : Blendtec Total Blender Teardown - iFixit - "We wanted to show off all the hard work the good folks at Blendtec have put into their machines!"

Shouts & Murmurs: Subject: Our Marketing Plan : The New Yorker

13/10/2009 @ 00:00 UTC

deusx : Shouts & Murmurs: Subject: Our Marketing Plan : The New Yorker - "Hi, Ellis— Let me introduce myself. My name is Gineen Klein, and I’ve been brought on as an intern to replace the promotion department here at Propensity Books."

No Moods, Ads or Cutesy Fucking Icons (Re-reloaded) » PRISMs, Gom Jabbars, and Consciousness

12/10/2009 @ 05:00 UTC

deusx : No Moods, Ads or Cutesy Fucking Icons (Re-reloaded) » PRISMs, Gom Jabbars, and Consciousness - "You are never more alive, more awake, more conscious, than when in excruciating conflict with yourself. If self-awareness is the hallmark of humanity, then Sophie’s Choice may be its most mind-expanding exemplar."

Please be patient - This Page is Under Construction!

8/10/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

deusx : Please be patient - This Page is Under Construction! - More "Under Construction" animgifs than you can handle.

wearehugh : Please be patient - This Page is Under Construction!

"Uppercase Magazine is a new quarterly publication for the ‘creative and curious.’"

8/10/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

Cameron Moll : "Uppercase Magazine is a new quarterly publication for the ‘creative and curious.’" - "Uppercase Magazine is a new quarterly publication for the ‘creative and curious.’" Looks lovely. (Preview)

deusx : Uppercase Magazine: idsgn (a design blog) - "In an industry where popular magazines are dying or fighting to stay alive, it's exciting to see a fresh new independent magazine aimed at fellow designers and the crafty-alike (with every issue selling out so far). I'm currently enjoying

Twig - The flexible, fast, and secure template language for PHP

8/10/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

deusx : Twig - The flexible, fast, and secure template language for PHP - "When it comes to template languages in PHP, many people will tell you that PHP itself is a template language. But even if PHP started its life as a template language, it did not evolve like one in the recent years. As a matter of fact, it doesn'

Templating Engines in PHP - Fabien Potencier

8/10/2009 @ 04:00 UTC

deusx : Templating Engines in PHP - Fabien Potencier - "So, you think PHP is a templating engine? So did I... for a very long time. But recently, I changed my mind. Even if PHP can be used as a templating engine, the syntax is just plain ugly as a template language."

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