DARPA Network Challenge

30/10/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

Rod Begbie : DARPA Network Challenge - This is a perfectly fascinating piece of research. In much the same way as the NSA's key-cracking competitions helped measure that state of the art in distributed computing, DARPA is running a contest that will help measure how social software and the in [via#

Poison Labels

30/10/2009 @ 22:00 UTC

joshua : Poison Labels - totally awesome

Max Maischein / WWW-Mechanize-FireFox - search.cpan.org

30/10/2009 @ 22:00 UTC

bmilleare : Max Maischein / WWW-Mechanize-FireFox - search.cpan.org - Perl module to control Firefox, using the same interface as the WWW::Mechanize web robot module.

Google talent search: error 502?

30/10/2009 @ 22:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Google talent search: error 502? - Google talent search: error 502?: hahahaha.. recruiting fail

The Secret Identity of the Peep Show Tweeter

30/10/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

Simon Willison : The Secret Identity of the Peep Show Tweeter - The Secret Identity of the Peep Show Tweeter. Like many others, I had assumed the Peep Show character accounts were “official?—especially when they started live-tweeting their thoughts in real time as the episodes were aired. Turns out it was actu

Twitter, Outlines, Lists, Directories, Y!ou

30/10/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

Anil : Twitter, Outlines, Lists, Directories, Y!ou - Humans create the web, but we've largely abdicated the act of organizing web content to software. That could change. Twitter this week made its new Lists feature broadly available. As they've been described, Lists, allow you to enumerate a collection o

iTunes blocks Palm Pre

30/10/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

nelson : iTunes blocks Palm Pre - when is that anti-trust investigation starting?

SSD TRIM command

30/10/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

nelson : SSD TRIM command - new drive protocol message tells the SSD when a block is not being used, to help the drive optimize

Cook the Book: Simple, Perfect Chili

30/10/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Cook the Book: Simple, Perfect Chili - Cook the Book: Simple, Perfect Chili: this one is about as simple as the one I make... may be worth trying

Delicious Dishings: Mini Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

30/10/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Delicious Dishings: Mini Pumpkin Whoopie Pies - Delicious Dishings: Mini Pumpkin Whoopie Pies: I'm going to try making these for Thanksgiving this year.

TOENAIL FUNGUS - Well Blog - NYTimes.com

30/10/2009 @ 17:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : TOENAIL FUNGUS - Well Blog - NYTimes.com - TOENAIL FUNGUS - Well Blog - NYTimes.com: Vicks Vapor Rub or Thyme or Thyme Oil apparently can treat toenail fungus

Recycled Knowledge: Why Are PHBs Stupid?

30/10/2009 @ 16:00 UTC

deusx : Recycled Knowledge: Why Are PHBs Stupid? - "Scott Adams is not only a manager now, he has always been one by training: he was an economics major, not any kind of scientist or engineer, and he got an MBA before he worked with his first geek. He is extraordinarily observant (especially for an M

Slashdot Your Rights Online Story | Amazon Patents Changing Authors' Words

30/10/2009 @ 16:00 UTC

deusx : Slashdot Your Rights Online Story | Amazon Patents Changing Authors' Words - Damn - I had this idea for use on my own work, if I ever got around to self-publishing. "Amazon's newly-patented System and Method for Marking Content, which calls for 'programmatically substituting synonyms into distributed text content,&#

Python quirks

30/10/2009 @ 09:00 UTC

joshua : Python quirks

Build a Silent, Standalone XBMC Media Center On the Cheap - Feature

30/10/2009 @ 02:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Build a Silent, Standalone XBMC Media Center On the Cheap - Feature - Build a Silent, Standalone XBMC Media Center On the Cheap - Feature: if I didn't already have a media center PC, I'd hack on this

nelson : $200 XBMC system - Looks promising as a settop PC.

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