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Want a Stronger Democracy? Invest in Education - Economix Blog - NYTimes.com

3/11/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

jcgregorio : Want a Stronger Democracy? Invest in Education - Economix Blog - NYTimes.com - I take everything by Edward L. Glaeser with a big grain of salt, but this does look like an interesting result.

Frickin’ Lasers! (and Pico Projectors) « random($foo)

3/11/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : Frickin’ Lasers! (and Pico Projectors) « random($foo) [via]

What IDE to use for Python - Stack Overflow

3/11/2009 @ 22:00 UTC

joshua : What IDE to use for Python - Stack Overflow

Berkshire Bets on U.S. With Purchase of Railroad - DealBook Blog - NYTimes.com

3/11/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

jcgregorio : Berkshire Bets on U.S. With Purchase of Railroad - DealBook Blog - NYTimes.com - Buys Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad. Wonder how much this is influenced by trends in gov't investment in high-speed rail, more concern over transportation costs for everything (rail is incredibly efficient). This also makes me wonder what thei

Win-Vector Blog » “I don’t think that means what you think it means;? Statistics to Englis...

3/11/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

joshua : Win-Vector Blog » “I don’t think that means what you think it means;? Statistics to English Translation, Part 1: Accuracy Measures

Breiðholtið (via pallih)

3/11/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

kaninka.net : Breiðholtið (via pallih) [via]

“Double Business Man? (via sionfullana)

3/11/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

kaninka.net : “Double Business Man? (via sionfullana) [via]

IMG_6492.JPG (via acb)

3/11/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

kaninka.net : IMG_6492.JPG (via acb) [via]

evening (via Anna Kharina)

3/11/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

kaninka.net : evening (via Anna Kharina) [via]

Lagarfljót (via _Skotta_)

3/11/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

kaninka.net : Lagarfljót (via _Skotta_) [via]

Eric Testroete's papercraft portrait Halloween costume

3/11/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Eric Testroete's papercraft portrait Halloween costume - incredibly creepy, like videogames leaking into the real world  [via]

philgyford : Papercraft Self Portrait - Art Portfolio for Eric Testroete - This looks wonderful.

Perfect Pitch

3/11/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

Douglas Bowman : Perfect Pitch - Helping Adactio get that perfect pitch. To nail it, even. You should probably link to his page too, if you're so inclined to fight DMCA take-downs for the sake of SEO. link

Yubikey

3/11/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

nelson : Yubikey - Multi-factor authentication dongle. Emulates a USB keyboard to generate one time passwords

(via Noah Kalina)

3/11/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

kaninka.net : (via Noah Kalina) [via]

Stabby the Narwhal

3/11/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

deusx : Stabby the Narwhal - Yes.

K-punk: London litened

3/11/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

philgyford : K-punk: London litened - A nice description from 2008 of a London where everyone is reading those bloody free newspapers. (via City of Sound)

Illicit filesharing - p2p - government evidence to the culture committee | Tom Watson MP

3/11/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

philgyford : Illicit filesharing - p2p - government evidence to the culture committee | Tom Watson MP - Good questioning from Tom Watson. I'm continually gob-smacked by the craven corporate backwardness of the government. I wish there was a Labour party.

Facebook Developers | Platform Live Status

3/11/2009 @ 18:00 UTC

philgyford : Facebook Developers | Platform Live Status - Current status of the Facebook platform.

Movie narrative charts

3/11/2009 @ 17:01 UTC

nelson : Movie narrative charts - Great timeline visualization

Visiting Argleton

3/11/2009 @ 17:01 UTC

nelson : Visiting Argleton - Fake town in Google's database

Leaving Scientology

3/11/2009 @ 16:00 UTC

nelson : Leaving Scientology - Tampa Bay paper publishes part 3 of their investigation, including crazy stories on how hard it is to leave Scientology

"If the person you are talking to doesn’t appear to be listening, be patient. It may simply be ...

3/11/2009 @ 12:00 UTC

kaninka.net : "If the person you are talking to doesn’t appear to be listening, be patient. It may simply be that..." - “If the person you are talking to doesn’t appear to be listening, be patient. It may simply be that he has a small piece of fluff in his ear.? - Winnie the Pooh (via fuckyeahhappy) [via]

Using Graphics Card Memory as Swap

3/11/2009 @ 12:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Using Graphics Card Memory as Swap - Using Graphics Card Memory as Swap. Interesting idea: “Graphic cards contain a lot of very fast RAM, typically between 64 and 512 MB. With Linux, it’s possible to use it as swap space, or even as RAM disk.?  [via]

Large Problems in Django, Mostly Solved: Search

3/11/2009 @ 12:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Large Problems in Django, Mostly Solved: Search - Large Problems in Django, Mostly Solved: Search. Eric Holscher shows how Haystack uses a number of common Django patterns (object registration, pluggable backends, QuerySet-style chaining and class-based views) to great effect in creating a powerful sea

nevver: Dennis Hopper Photographs, 1961-67

3/11/2009 @ 11:00 UTC

kaninka.net : nevver: Dennis Hopper Photographs, 1961-67

Machinarium

3/11/2009 @ 07:00 UTC

Rod Begbie : Machinarium - Gorgeous and fun point-n-click adventure. I played one screen and then paid for the full version. [via#

Every vandalism edit to Nickelback's Wikipedia page

3/11/2009 @ 07:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Every vandalism edit to Nickelback's Wikipedia page - I wonder edits managed to stay in the longest without detection

MOA - Massive Online Analysis

3/11/2009 @ 05:00 UTC

joshua : MOA - Massive Online Analysis - the next weka?

Statistical Learning as the Ultimate Agile Development Tool

3/11/2009 @ 04:00 UTC

jcgregorio : Statistical Learning as the Ultimate Agile Development Tool - Peter Norvig talk.

HTML history: IMG tag

3/11/2009 @ 03:00 UTC

nelson : HTML history: IMG tag - Great little trip down 16 year old mailing list discussions

Andy Baio : Mark Pilgrim's history of the IMG element - told through annotated conversations from 1993  [via]

Milo Vermeulen : Why do we have an IMG element? [dive into mark] [via]

philgyford : Why do we have an IMG element? [dive into mark] - The history of the image element in HTML. A great bit of documenting internet history. (via Waxy)

My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2009-11-1)

3/11/2009 @ 03:00 UTC

kaninka.net : My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2009-11-1) - My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2009-11-1): The Gaslight Anthem (19)  Kelly Clarkson (18)  Nas (17)  Against Me! (14)  AFI (8)  Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz

The Story of Phoot Camp.

3/11/2009 @ 02:00 UTC

Greg Storey : The Story of Phoot Camp. - Too cool. #

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