BBC News - Reporter breaks an 'unbreakable' mobile phone at CES

11/01/2010 @ 19:00 UTC

Rod Begbie : BBC News - Reporter breaks an 'unbreakable' mobile phone at CES - Wonderful wonderful wonderful. [via#

FontShop: Top Type of 2009

11/01/2010 @ 16:00 UTC

Cameron Moll : FontShop: Top Type of 2009 - FontShop: Top Type of 2009. Of the "top fonts of 2009" lists, this is by far the most comprehensive I've seen. Well done.

Designing for Mobile with CSS3 with Dan Rubin

11/01/2010 @ 16:00 UTC

Cameron Moll : Designing for Mobile with CSS3 with Dan Rubin - Designing for Mobile with CSS3 with Dan Rubin (UK, April 1). Undoubtedly worth attending.

Al Gore requests a typeface tweak

11/01/2010 @ 15:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Al Gore requests a typeface tweak - the VP has an eye for type usability  [via]

Snoop Dogg and Martha Stewart make brownies.

11/01/2010 @ 12:13 UTC

Greg Storey : Snoop Dogg and Martha Stewart make brownies. - No sticks, no seeds, no stems. #

Fifty best comic book covers in 2009.

11/01/2010 @ 12:13 UTC

Greg Storey : Fifty best comic book covers in 2009. - I love the colors found in this cover. #

The best CODMW2 kill ever.

11/01/2010 @ 12:13 UTC

Greg Storey : The best CODMW2 kill ever. - Like, ever. #

"I think The Tablet is nothing short of Apple's reconception of personal computing."

11/01/2010 @ 12:13 UTC

Greg Storey : "I think The Tablet is nothing short of Apple's reconception of personal computing." - As long as I can also use it as a hoverboard then I'm all for it. #

Biff's question song.

11/01/2010 @ 12:13 UTC

Greg Storey : Biff's question song. - For those who have to work today: Have a laugh. #

Kerouac's Belief & Technique for Modern Prose.

11/01/2010 @ 12:13 UTC

Greg Storey : Kerouac's Belief & Technique for Modern Prose. - A list to write to keep close at hand. #

The relative prices of different liquids.

11/01/2010 @ 12:13 UTC

Greg Storey : The relative prices of different liquids. - Missing two key products: Milk and gasoline. #

"Worst Guy Ever: Ryan Irelan."

11/01/2010 @ 12:13 UTC

Greg Storey : "Worst Guy Ever: Ryan Irelan." - Kenny nails it. Oh, wait... #

Twenty years of FontShop with Erik Spiekermann.

11/01/2010 @ 12:13 UTC

Greg Storey : Twenty years of FontShop with Erik Spiekermann. - The man can do no wrong. #

Fifty badges.

11/01/2010 @ 12:13 UTC

Greg Storey : Fifty badges. - Stars and shields of the Los Angeles Police Department. #

Hire for your career.

11/01/2010 @ 12:13 UTC

Greg Storey : Hire for your career. - Bookmark this for any time you need to hire someone. #

"Earth has a long and sad history of intra-racial and sectarian genocide."

11/01/2010 @ 12:13 UTC

Greg Storey : "Earth has a long and sad history of intra-racial and sectarian genocide." - Jeff retorts criticisms against the theme of Avatar and similar movies. #

The decade ahead in jobs.

11/01/2010 @ 12:13 UTC

Greg Storey : The decade ahead in jobs. - Management FTW. #

Soliciting criticism.

11/01/2010 @ 12:13 UTC

Greg Storey : Soliciting criticism. - "Designers are generally too kind to each other." #

job and income growth per decade

11/01/2010 @ 12:13 UTC

jcgregorio : job and income growth per decade - not sure where this comes from originally

Airs – Ian Lance Taylor » Generics

11/01/2010 @ 12:13 UTC

jcgregorio : Airs – Ian Lance Taylor » Generics - Ian on Generics in Go. The last largest missing piece. Go was released w/o them in part so this conversation could take place in public. I'm really interested to see what gets implemented.

How America Can Rise Again - The Atlantic(January/February 2010)

11/01/2010 @ 12:13 UTC

jcgregorio : How America Can Rise Again - The Atlantic(January/February 2010) - ""He says that thanks to California’s famous Proposition 13, which has limited property taxes over the past 30 years, his annual taxes in California are about $600—one-twentieth of what they are for a similar property in New York.""

Nexus One Phone-Web meets phone.

11/01/2010 @ 12:13 UTC

jcgregorio : Nexus One Phone-Web meets phone. - Yay! Finally public!

WebFinger | BitWorking | Joe Gregorio

11/01/2010 @ 12:13 UTC

jcgregorio : WebFinger | BitWorking | Joe Gregorio

"Cousin Marriage Conundrum" by Steve Sailer for TAC

11/01/2010 @ 12:13 UTC

jcgregorio : "Cousin Marriage Conundrum" by Steve Sailer for TAC

How to Achieve Painless Registration

11/01/2010 @ 12:13 UTC

jcgregorio : How to Achieve Painless Registration - Excellent advice, and a well deserved call-out to tripit.

Move Your Money

11/01/2010 @ 12:13 UTC

jcgregorio : Move Your Money - A fascinating piece of activism. I wonder if it will take off. We already use the local credit union, so nothing for us to do. The one downside is that most local banks just sell off their loans to the the megabanks, so you end up having to deal with them

Joystick Labs

11/01/2010 @ 12:13 UTC

jcgregorio : Joystick Labs

Happy birthday to me! I’m joining Google | FactoryCity

11/01/2010 @ 12:13 UTC

jcgregorio : Happy birthday to me! I’m joining Google | FactoryCity - Awesome news that Chris Messina is joining Google!

How America Can Rise Again - The Atlantic(January/February 2010)

11/01/2010 @ 12:13 UTC

jcgregorio : How America Can Rise Again - The Atlantic(January/February 2010) - Really interesting article, actually seems well researched.

Asterisk 52

11/01/2010 @ 12:13 UTC

Cameron Moll : Asterisk 52 - D. Keith Robinson: "Asterisk 52 is an old concept given new life.... I'll be updating this site once a week, for 52 weeks in 2010, with a new bit of writing paired with a new photograph or illustration." Keith's wisdom is always worth considering, as his

"Wicked Worn comes to iPhone"

11/01/2010 @ 12:13 UTC

Cameron Moll : "Wicked Worn comes to iPhone" - "Wicked Worn comes to iPhone". Could have put this to good use in Rome.

2010 HOW Board of Advisors

11/01/2010 @ 12:13 UTC

Cameron Moll : 2010 HOW Board of Advisors - Somehow I've been lucky enough to have been recruited as one of the 2010 HOW Board of Advisors. Hopefully my advising leads to your benefit for HOW conferences, magazine content, and the like.

Introducing Machine Wash Deluxe

11/01/2010 @ 12:13 UTC

Cameron Moll : Introducing Machine Wash Deluxe - The good folk over at Mister Retro have rebuilt their super handy Machine Wash filters, which I blogged about way back when, packaging everything in plug-in compatible with Photoshop and Fireworks. You can download Machine Wash Deluxe and give it spin (pu

Digging into WordPress, the book

11/01/2010 @ 12:13 UTC

Cameron Moll : Digging into WordPress, the book - Contemplating the switch to WordPress or hoping to get the most out of it? Pick up a copy of Digging into WordPress authored by WP experts Chris Coyier and Jeff Starr.

Andy Budd: Improve your public speaking

11/01/2010 @ 12:13 UTC

Cameron Moll : Andy Budd: Improve your public speaking - Gifted and seasoned speaker Andy Budd offers several ways to improve your public speaking. Lots of great advice here.

Vowpal Wabbit (Fast Online Learning)

11/01/2010 @ 12:13 UTC

joshua : Vowpal Wabbit (Fast Online Learning) - text-oriented ml

fireworks vs uav

11/01/2010 @ 12:13 UTC

joshua : fireworks vs uav - wow

Wheel Magic, Inc. - Onsite Wheel Repair Services

11/01/2010 @ 12:13 UTC

joshua : Wheel Magic, Inc. - Onsite Wheel Repair Services

bup

11/01/2010 @ 12:13 UTC

joshua : bup - backup system

Charcuterie 101 - Sausage Fighter II Super Speecy Spicy Turbo Innuendo Edition! - Help / Advice F...

11/01/2010 @ 12:13 UTC

joshua : Charcuterie 101 - Sausage Fighter II Super Speecy Spicy Turbo Innuendo Edition! - Help / Advice Forum - Penny Arcade Forums

flashpunk, flash sprite framework

11/01/2010 @ 12:13 UTC

joshua : flashpunk, flash sprite framework - competitor to flixel

How we create and deploy sites fast with virtualenv and Django | Open Source at The Washington Times

11/01/2010 @ 12:13 UTC

joshua : How we create and deploy sites fast with virtualenv and Django | Open Source at The Washington Times

Alinea At Home

11/01/2010 @ 12:13 UTC

joshua : Alinea At Home - another alinea follower

Alineaphile

11/01/2010 @ 12:13 UTC

joshua : Alineaphile - molecular gastronomy

Hacker News | Django-forum

11/01/2010 @ 12:13 UTC

joshua : Hacker News | Django-forum - forum app for django

Arq - Online Backup for the Mac with Privacy and Control

11/01/2010 @ 12:13 UTC

joshua : Arq - Online Backup for the Mac with Privacy and Control

The Listorious 140 - Who's Been on Twitter the Longest?

11/01/2010 @ 12:13 UTC

Linkorama : The Listorious 140 - Who's Been on Twitter the Longest? - I'm the 92nd person who joined Twitter

trendbeheer: Sneeuwpret, sociale cohesie en buurtparticipatie II

11/01/2010 @ 12:13 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : trendbeheer: Sneeuwpret, sociale cohesie en buurtparticipatie II [via]

The Things by Peter Watts

11/01/2010 @ 12:13 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : The Things by Peter Watts

The Hype Machine - Top 50 Artists & Bands of 2009, with a custom artwork for each

11/01/2010 @ 12:13 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : The Hype Machine - Top 50 Artists & Bands of 2009, with a custom artwork for each [via]

Strange Worlds - miniatures by Matthew Albanese

11/01/2010 @ 12:13 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : Strange Worlds - miniatures by Matthew Albanese

Looking Back at Google in 2009

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

Douglas Bowman : Looking Back at Google in 2009 - A fairly thorough retrospective of Google and the huge impact the company had over the past year. Check out the list of releases and new ideas Google pushed in 2009. Impressive and scary at the same time. I wish the little blip about me leaving earlier th

Success secrets of graphic designer superstars

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

Douglas Bowman : Success secrets of graphic designer superstars - Worth skimming through, if even just for the eye candy. But also for each designer’s nuggets of wisdom. link

C215

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

nelson : C215 - Interesting Parisien street artist

2009 MMO critique

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

nelson : 2009 MMO critique - harsh, but spot on critique of the online game industry

Apollonia Poilane

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

nelson : Apollonia Poilane - Nice little interview with the improbable head of Paris' most famous boulangerie

Yola language

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

nelson : Yola language - An English alternative from Ireland, now lost

Gallagher interview

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

nelson : Gallagher interview - Jaw dropping, but interesting

Body scan = child porn

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

nelson : Body scan = child porn - Get some popcorn, this debate oughtta be fun

Loran-C shutdown

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

nelson : Loran-C shutdown - pre-GPS radio navigation system is being shut down

Netflix sellout

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

nelson : Netflix sellout - Have to wait an extra month to watch Warner Bros. movies? Why, oh why, would Netflix agree to this?

Loudness war graph

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

nelson : Loudness war graph - Great visualization of the decreasing dynamic range of music recordings

Grendel: cloud data protection

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

nelson : Grendel: cloud data protection - Wesabe is giving away their innovative technology for protecting data stored on a server. Data is stored encrypted, only decrypted in memory when the user is logged in

MagickJack GSM

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

nelson : MagickJack GSM - Interesting, an unlicensed femotcell for internet telephony on your cell phone

deusx : AP News: MagicJack's next act: disappearing cell phone fees - "The device is, in essence, a very small cellular tower for the home. The size of a deck of cards, it plugs into a PC, which needs a broadband Internet connection. The device then detects when a compatible cell phone comes within 8 feet, and places

parkour motion reel

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

nelson : parkour motion reel - Great little animation

Google toilet paper

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

nelson : Google toilet paper - Is there any product category the Internet giant can't dominate?

Bear vs. plane

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

nelson : Bear vs. plane - There's nothing you can't fix with duct tape

DIY Drones

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

nelson : DIY Drones - Why should the military have all the fun? Build your own UAV

My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2009-12-27)

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

kaninka.net : My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2009-12-27) - My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2009-12-27): Elvis Presley (21) Pearl Jam (7) Tom Waits (3) R.E.M. (2) The Gaslight Anthem (2) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz

Epík hér: Dillibossar á Borginni á nýárs- myndir

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

kaninka.net : Epík hér: Dillibossar á Borginni á nýárs- myndir

Haustfundur miðstjórnar (via Framsókn)

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

kaninka.net : Haustfundur miðstjórnar (via Framsókn) [via]

yeahyoureright: Sex.

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

kaninka.net : yeahyoureright: Sex.

yamswool: shanolyno: 2001_102 (via Pierre Wayser)

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

kaninka.net : yamswool: shanolyno: 2001_102 (via Pierre Wayser)  [via]

fairphantom: Lupe Valez by George Hurrell, 1933

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

kaninka.net : fairphantom: Lupe Valez by George Hurrell, 1933

fairphantom: (via papertissue)

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

kaninka.net : fairphantom: (via papertissue)  [via]

melisaki: reclining nude photo by Lucien Clergue

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

kaninka.net : melisaki: reclining nude photo by Lucien Clergue

Myndmál Morgunblaðsins á forsíðu eftir "hrun" #4

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

kaninka.net : Myndmál Morgunblaðsins á forsíðu eftir "hrun" #4 - Gæsirnar og geimskipið - 5. desember 2008

"The UK authorities have just made their usual pious New Year’s resolution on our behalf: they..."

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

kaninka.net : "The UK authorities have just made their usual pious New Year’s resolution on our behalf: they..." - “The UK authorities have just made their usual pious New Year’s resolution on our behalf: they resolve that we shall all give up smoking this year. Hence 2010 has begun as 2009 ended, with yet another round of state-sponsored anti-smoking propaganda,

danaewhispering: sharplydressedmen: sexual: libraryvixen: neck...

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

kaninka.net : danaewhispering: sharplydressedmen: sexual: libraryvixen: neck... - danaewhispering: sharplydressedmen: sexual: libraryvixen: neck

NIN - Closer You let me violate you You let me desecrate...

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

kaninka.net : NIN - Closer You let me violate you You let me desecrate... - NIN - Closer You let me violate you You let me desecrate you You let me penetrate you You let me complicate you Help me; I broke apart my insides Help me; i’ve got no soul to sell Help me; the only thing that works for me Help me get away from m

Ó tíundi áratugurinn! suede - metal mickey (live 94) (via...

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

kaninka.net : Ó tíundi áratugurinn! suede - metal mickey (live 94) (via... - Ó tíundi áratugurinn! suede - metal mickey (live 94) (via meEskondo) [via]

lavieenrosie: ( love hurts )

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

kaninka.net : lavieenrosie: ( love hurts )

Embarassing Jennifer Garner photo of the day

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

kaninka.net : Embarassing Jennifer Garner photo of the day

Photo

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

kaninka.net : Photo

Why can’t I own a Canadian?

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

kaninka.net : Why can’t I own a Canadian?

"A sparsely populated country with the self-inflicted misfortune to have had some very big and ba...

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

kaninka.net : "A sparsely populated country with the self-inflicted misfortune to have had some very big and badly..." - “A sparsely populated country with the self-inflicted misfortune to have had some very big and badly run banks, Iceland now thinks of itself as a victim, which it is in part, except that Icelanders were happy to take the profits in the boom years. Back

bendyouover: jo grabowski

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

kaninka.net : bendyouover: jo grabowski

A Short List of Works that Would Have Entered the Public Domain on Jan. 1 Were It Not For Our Out...

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

kaninka.net : A Short List of Works that Would Have Entered the Public Domain on Jan. 1 Were It Not For Our Outmoded Copyright Laws - crumbler: Saul Bellow’s The Adventures of Augie March Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 C.S. Lewis’s The Silver Chair (the fourth book in The Chronicles of Narnia) J.D. Salinger’s Nine Stories James Baldwin’s Go Tell It On the Mountain Ian Fle [via]

Tweeteorites iPhone App

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

Rod Begbie : Tweeteorites iPhone App - Features push notifications of your tweets being faved, so you can have your ego stroked IN REAL TIME! #

How to keep your New Year's resolution

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

Rod Begbie : How to keep your New Year's resolution - Solid practical advice on setting and sticking to New Years Resolutions. [via#

namebench

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

Rod Begbie : namebench - Handy open source tool from Google to analyze DNS servers and see if it might be worth switching away from your ISP's default. [via#

nelson : namebench - Benchmark DNS servers

The tale of the Great Basset Hound Rescue

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

Rod Begbie : The tale of the Great Basset Hound Rescue - A heartwarming tale on a sad day for Joy & I: The story of Golden Gate Basset Rescue managing to save and foster 61 hounds after a puppy mill could no longer afford to keep them healthy. [via#

SAY2K10 Doh

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

Rod Begbie : SAY2K10 Doh - Justin Mason on the SpamAssassin Y2K10 bug that caused lots of false positives on Jan 1st. #

Atlantic Records Time Capsule

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

Rod Begbie : Atlantic Records Time Capsule - Killer box set -- 165 tracks (11.5 hours!) spanning Atlantic Records's 60+ years. Stones, Zeppelin, Archie Bell & the Drells… all the greats are here. I *ahem* downloaded this a few days ago, and have been enjoying it thoroughly. Well worth seeking o #

Best of Bootie 2009

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

Rod Begbie : Best of Bootie 2009 - This year's mash-up-mega-mix. Amazing as ever! #

Comicraft Fonts $20.10 Sale

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

Rod Begbie : Comicraft Fonts $20.10 Sale - Comicraft does an annual new year's day sale where they sell all their fonts for ~$20. Completely bargainous, since they are usually priced in the $100s. I bought a bunch last year, and have found them indispensable. [via#

Snow across Great Britain

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

Rod Begbie : Snow across Great Britain - Fab satellite shot from NASA. [via#

Muppets with Jimmy Fallon - One

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

Rod Begbie : Muppets with Jimmy Fallon - One - Even my reasonably strong dislike for Jimmy Fallon couldn't stop me loving the little outtake of him rehearsing with the Muppets. [via#

Letterheady

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

Rod Begbie : Letterheady - I don't know why letterhead design interests me as much as it does, but I'm always fascinated by it. Random fact: As a kid, I collected "With Compliments" slips. #

An odd juxtaposition: George Washington and "Fanny Hill"

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

cobra libre : An odd juxtaposition: George Washington and "Fanny Hill" - Why the HRC's copy of The Farewell Address of Gen. George Washington is bound with pages from Fanny Hill. #

Willie Mitchell, R.I.P.

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

cobra libre : Willie Mitchell, R.I.P. - Hi Records producer who worked on records for Al Green, O.V. Wright, Syl Johnson, and Ann Peebles. #

The Bolaño Myth and the Backlash Cycle

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

cobra libre : The Bolaño Myth and the Backlash Cycle - A thoughtful rebuttal to Horacio Castellanos Moya's unfortunately patronizing "Bolaño, Inc." [via#

QualiaSoup: Substance Dualism

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

cobra libre : QualiaSoup: Substance Dualism - A refutation of substance dualism (e.g., mind/body dualism) in convenient 10-minute YouTube format, perfect for sharing with friends and family. #

A Ceauşescu Christmas

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

cobra libre : A Ceauşescu Christmas #

Calder's planes

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

cobra libre : Calder's planes - One of which was destroyed in the filming of Bad Boys! [via#

Early Modern Texts

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

cobra libre : Early Modern Texts - Some greatest hits of early modern Western thought, rendered in plain contemporary English. [via#

Who Can Kill a Child?

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

cobra libre : Who Can Kill a Child? #

Incredibly weird, inch-wide single-celled creatures discovered rolling across the sea floor

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

cobra libre : Incredibly weird, inch-wide single-celled creatures discovered rolling across the sea floor - Bahamian Gromia, and what they mean for the Cambrian explosion. #

Pisan Cantos: Kenner digression

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

cobra libre : Pisan Cantos: Kenner digression - "I have told the whole story in plain and simple words, in the same way my old nurse Mary Sheridan used to be telling stories from the Irish long ago, and I a child at Roxborough." #

Web-safe Fonts

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

Richard Rutter : Web-safe Fonts - List of fonts likely to be installed – a bit like the font matrix.

Browser Choice vs Font Rendering

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

Richard Rutter : Browser Choice vs Font Rendering - Phinney on Fonts.

thestar.com iPhone : The 'Israelification' of airports: High security, little bother

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

deusx : thestar.com iPhone : The 'Israelification' of airports: High security, little bother - ""Do you know why Israelis are so calm? We have brutal terror attacks on our civilians and still, life in Israel is pretty good. The reason is that people trust their defence forces, their police, their response teams and the security agencies.

Lady GaGa vs. Human League (AplusD Mashup Mix) on Vimeo

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

deusx : Lady GaGa vs. Human League (AplusD Mashup Mix) on Vimeo - "Lady GaGa - Bad Romance vs. Human League - Don't you want me."

DICK THE COWARD - The Washington Monthly

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

deusx : DICK THE COWARD - The Washington Monthly - "Democrats, at the time, didn't launch an assault against the Bush administration, and we didn't see Al Gore condemning the White House. It simply didn't occur to Democrats in 2001 to use the attempted mass murder of hundreds of Americ

The Same Old Washington Blame Game | The White House

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

deusx : The Same Old Washington Blame Game | The White House - "President Obama doesn’t need to beat his chest to prove it, and – unlike the last Administration – we are not at war with a tactic (“terrorism?), we at war with something that is tangible: al Qaeda and its violent extremist allies. And we

AndroidSPIN • View topic - [ROM] Drizzy's DROID 2.1 for G1

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

deusx : AndroidSPIN • View topic - [ROM] Drizzy's DROID 2.1 for G1 - "Our good friend Drizzy has been hard at work converting the DROID Android 2.1 ROM over to the HTC Dream / T-Mobile G1 and his dedication has paid off. YES, You did read that right. Drizzy has also made this DROID rom from Android 2.1."

Review - Is DVD Digital Copy worth the trouble?

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

deusx : Review - Is DVD Digital Copy worth the trouble? - "Not only are you paying for a DRM infested file that will only play on a couple of devices and getting files which aren't optimized for the portable devices they're supposed to be designed for, you have to wait several weeks to get the sam

Rachel Maddow rips apart Cheney, GOP attack machine - Daily Kos TV (beta)

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

deusx : Rachel Maddow rips apart Cheney, GOP attack machine - Daily Kos TV (beta) - "Again, my friends and colleagues in the media have two choices in covering this. You can just copy down what the Republicans and Vice President Cheney are saying, and click "send," call it journalism, or you can actually fact-check those c

Antennapedia - Journal migration tool

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

deusx : Antennapedia - Journal migration tool - "I've written a command-line tool for migrating journal entries from any LJ-style server to any other LJ-style server. This tool needs testers. It should run on any system with a recent Python installed. That means OS X out of the box, most Linu

B10m: "Religious backfire"

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

deusx : B10m: "Religious backfire"

GPS-led travel goes amiss; 3 Ore. parties rescued - Yahoo! News

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

deusx : GPS-led travel goes amiss; 3 Ore. parties rescued - Yahoo! News - "If you are following your GPS and all of a sudden you find yourself in the middle of nowhere with snow all around, don't go there. Turn around."

Taking Inventory » Blog Archive » The Upgrade Guarantee

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

deusx : Taking Inventory » Blog Archive » The Upgrade Guarantee - "I GUARANTEE THAT IF YOU BUY THE GET LAMP DVD ONLINE THROUGH THIS SITE, ANY FUTURE EDITIONS OF GET LAMP WILL BE AVAILABLE TO YOU AT COST OR CLOSE TO COST."

What Airline Passengers Can Learn - TIME

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

deusx : What Airline Passengers Can Learn - TIME - "This now familiar ritual distracts us from the real lesson, which is that we are not helpless. And since regular people will always be first on the scene of terrorist attacks, we should perhaps prioritize the public's antiterrorism capability

Commentpress

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

philgyford : Commentpress - "An open source theme and plugin for the WordPress blogging engine that allows readers to comment paragraph by paragraph in the margins of a text."

NGM Blog Central - The Cost of Care - National Geographic Magazine - NGM.com

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

philgyford : NGM Blog Central - The Cost of Care - National Geographic Magazine - NGM.com - Nice infographic. Not understandable in a very quick glance but it shows a lot of info after a couple of seconds. Also, the UK looks nicely average. (via Kottke)

WW2: A Civilian in the Second World War

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

philgyford : WW2: A Civilian in the Second World War - Another historical-diary-as-weblog, this time diaries from the home front in Essex during World War II.

Westminster City Council - The Life and Loves of a Victorian Clerk

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

philgyford : Westminster City Council - The Life and Loves of a Victorian Clerk - Least inspiring implementation yet of realtime-historical-diary-online? No RSS, links, weblog view. Does have pictures though. And pointless generic "Was this useful?" block.

The Diary of a Nobody, as a daily weblog

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

philgyford : The Diary of a Nobody, as a daily weblog - From 'Punch' magazine in 1888.

Looking Into the Past - a gallery on Flickr

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

philgyford : Looking Into the Past - a gallery on Flickr - Lovely photos featuring an old photo of the same view held between camera and background. Oh, just look, it'll make more sense.

Yes! 50 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Persuasive « alex.moskalyuk

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

philgyford : Yes! 50 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Persuasive « alex.moskalyuk - If a pop science book is still too in-depth, this is a nice summary of the ideas in one. (Not sure where this is via as I belatedly read it on Instapaper.)

BLDGBLOG: Remnants of the Biosphere

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

philgyford : BLDGBLOG: Remnants of the Biosphere - Wow. Amazing to think this could be part of suburbs - I visited in 1997 and it was in the middle of nowhere.

Milo Vermeulen : BLDGBLOG: Remnants of the Biosphere [via]

Simon Reynolds's Notes on the noughties: The musically fragmented decade | Music | guardian.co.uk

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

philgyford : Simon Reynolds's Notes on the noughties: The musically fragmented decade | Music | guardian.co.uk - The 200 best albums of the noughties weren't as good as the best 200 of the 1960s. But the 2,000 best albums were better than the 2,000 best of the 1960s.

Dave Eggers on his favorite things about newspapers | Books | Interview | The A.V. Club

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

philgyford : Dave Eggers on his favorite things about newspapers | Books | Interview | The A.V. Club - An interview. I like, and share, his bemusement at newspapers' reliance on wire stories when the world isn't short of writers. (via Tom Taylor)

Design 1968 Journal - VADS: the online resource for visual arts

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

philgyford : Design 1968 Journal - VADS: the online resource for visual arts - A favourable period review of Britannic House, since revamped as City Point.

Why Leslie Harpold's Sites Disappeared | Workbench

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

philgyford : Why Leslie Harpold's Sites Disappeared | Workbench - Sad-making. For the record, I would love it if everything I've ever put online remains available after my death. (via Haddock)

Dave's Mechanical Pencils: Uni Kuru Toga

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

philgyford : Dave's Mechanical Pencils: Uni Kuru Toga - A pencil in which the lead rotates when you press down so you don't get a sloping point. Plus: a blog about mechanical pencils! (via Crackunit)

Walking Off the Big Apple

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

philgyford : Walking Off the Big Apple - "A strolling guide to New York City." I'm planning a few days there in March, and I like walking around cities. Looks like a good place to start.

Search-dropdown Hybrid Box

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

bmilleare : Search-dropdown Hybrid Box

Access DMA, Affiliation, Second Page, Exit Page and More in Google Analytics

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

bmilleare : Access DMA, Affiliation, Second Page, Exit Page and More in Google Analytics - Great bookmarklet to access extra dimensions within GA

100+ SMB Blogging Ideas to Kick Start 2010

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

bmilleare : 100+ SMB Blogging Ideas to Kick Start 2010 - Good list by @lisabarone

Generating Thousands of PDFs on EC2 with Ruby

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

bmilleare : Generating Thousands of PDFs on EC2 with Ruby - Excellent write-up of how to use Chef to manage a cloud.

Chef - Opscode

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

bmilleare : Chef - Opscode - Infrastructure automation for the masses.

Balsamiq: A look back at 2009

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

Simon Willison : Balsamiq: A look back at 2009 - Balsamiq: A look back at 2009. Peldi Guilizzoni from Balsamiq shares some numbers from 2009—$1.1 million profit on $1.6 million revenue, with a team of three people.

The Maximal Usage Doctrine for Open Source

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

Simon Willison : The Maximal Usage Doctrine for Open Source - The Maximal Usage Doctrine for Open Source. Yehuda Katz shares my own philosophy on Open Source licensing—stick BSD or MIT on it to maximise the number of people who can use it. The projects I work on are small enough that I don’t care if someone ma

rlisagor's freshen

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

Simon Willison : rlisagor's freshen - rlisagor’s freshen. A Python clone of Ruby’s innovative Cucumber testing framework. Tests are defined as a set of plain-text scenarios, which are then executed by being matched against test functions decorated with regular expressions. Has anyone us

FleetDB

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

Simon Willison : FleetDB - FleetDB. Yet Another Key-Value Store: Schema-free, JSON protocol, everything cached in RAM, append-only log for durability, multi-record transactions... but what’s really interesting about this one is that it’s written in Clojure and takes full adva [via]

Timing attack in Google Keyczar library

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

Simon Willison : Timing attack in Google Keyczar library - Timing attack in Google Keyczar library. An issue I also need to fix in the proposed Django signing code. If you’re comparing two strings in crypto (e.g. seeing if the provided signature matches the expected signature) you need to use a timing indepen

Design and code review requested for Django string signing / signed cookies

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

Simon Willison : Design and code review requested for Django string signing / signed cookies - Design and code review requested for Django string signing / signed cookies. Do you know your way around web app security and cryptography (in particular signing things using hmac and sha1)? We’d appreciate your help reviewing the usage of these conce

PythonInterface - OpenCV

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

Simon Willison : PythonInterface - OpenCV - PythonInterface—OpenCV. OpenCV’s new Python interface looks very nice. I’d love to see some full fledged examples of using it to solve real-world computer vision problems.  [via]

last.fm for television

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

Simon Willison : last.fm for television - last.fm for television. Dale Lane’s neat hack to visualise his television watching habits. An Ubuntu / vdx home theatre stores TV events in SQLite, and graphs are generated using Python and Open Flash Chart 2. The really clever bit: the back-end captu

Current State of Unladen Swallow (Towards a Faster Python)

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

Simon Willison : Current State of Unladen Swallow (Towards a Faster Python) - Current State of Unladen Swallow (Towards a Faster Python). The Unladen Swallow team are now planning to merge their work back in to the mainline Python 3 branch, adding a powerful incentive for Python developers to port their old Python 2 code (since t

GPS and Relativity

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

Simon Willison : GPS and Relativity - GPS and Relativity. GPS satellite clock ticks need an accuracy of 20-30 nanoseconds. The satellites move fast enough that their clocks fall behind by 7 microseconds a day due to time dilation, but orbit high enough that the curvature of spacetime due to [via]

BLPOP and BRPOP in Redis

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

Simon Willison : BLPOP and BRPOP in Redis - BLPOP and BRPOP in Redis. Added over Christmas—Redis now has blocking list pop operations. This means you can use Redis to drive a queue server without the need for polling—simply BLPOP against a key and, if it’s empty, your client will block unti

What's new in Django 1.2 alpha 1

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

Simon Willison : What's new in Django 1.2 alpha 1 - What’s new in Django 1.2 alpha 1. Multiple database support, improved CSRF prevention, a messages framework (similar to the Rails “flash? feature), model validation, custom e-mail backends, template caching for much faster handling of the include [via]

Thinking Sphinx And Unicode

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Thinking Sphinx And Unicode - Thinking Sphinx And Unicode: this may prove to be useful in the not too distant future

Sweet and Spicy Chicken Curry

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Sweet and Spicy Chicken Curry - Sweet and Spicy Chicken Curry: this would be good to make

AeroDynamic Aviation: RHV Airport Webcam

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : AeroDynamic Aviation: RHV Airport Webcam - AeroDynamic Aviation: RHV Airport Webcam: nice! now you can see where our airplane used to live [via]

Adam Parrish on The Joking Computer

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

Andy Baio : Adam Parrish on The Joking Computer - a bot that can make up bad puns

Anil Dash on the perceived vs. actual value of Twitter's suggested user list

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

Andy Baio : Anil Dash on the perceived vs. actual value of Twitter's suggested user list - most new users aren't active or engaged, so clickthroughs and replies don't change with the influx

Anil : Life on the List - In the time it takes you to read this sentence, I'll have gained another follower or two on Twitter. Within an hour, I'll have added more followers than 99% of Twitter users ever have. On a typical day, I'll have averaged 100 new followers every hour. It'

Demo of Proswitcher, multitasking for jailbroken iPhones

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

Andy Baio : Demo of Proswitcher, multitasking for jailbroken iPhones - the only thing that makes me jealous of the Pre  [via]

Volker Shreiner's Counter, short film from 2004

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

Andy Baio : Volker Shreiner's Counter, short film from 2004 - found footage from classic films counts down from 266, mostly using door numbers  [via]

One Frame of Fame

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

Andy Baio : One Frame of Fame - crowdsourced music video, judged by Mechanical Turk and rendered with new frames hourly

15,740 self-proclaimed social media gurus on Twitter

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

Andy Baio : 15,740 self-proclaimed social media gurus on Twitter - gurus, ninjas, and experts  [via]

Simon Willison : Self-Proclaimed Social Media Gurus on Twitter Multiplying Like Rabbits - Self-Proclaimed Social Media Gurus on Twitter Multiplying Like Rabbits. 15,740 of them, including 2,091 social media consultants, 807 social media experts, 445 social media gurus and 68 social media stars.  [via]

Daniel Raffel's favorite new geek projects of 2009

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

Andy Baio : Daniel Raffel's favorite new geek projects of 2009 - an unusually great list  [via]

Spam Assassin scores any email in 2010 as spammy

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

Andy Baio : Spam Assassin scores any email in 2010 as spammy - they hardcoded a regex for 2010-2099 as "grossly in the future"

The Kickstarter Awards, Part 1

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

Andy Baio : The Kickstarter Awards, Part 1 - highlighting the most successful, popular, and prolific projects from our first eight months

Metafilter community on the tragic death of Brad Graham

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

Andy Baio : Metafilter community on the tragic death of Brad Graham - I still can't believe he's gone

Rex's 30 Best Blogs of 2009

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

Andy Baio : Rex's 30 Best Blogs of 2009 - thoughtful list following some interesting trends

Two Gentlemen of Lebowski

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

Andy Baio : Two Gentlemen of Lebowski - Wherefore the nihilist weeps and cries for 'fair'?

The Third & The Seventh

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

Andy Baio : The Third & The Seventh - a nicely shot, but otherwise unexciting short film, until you realize it's 100% CGI

Roger Ebert on losing the ability to eat, drink, and speak

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

Andy Baio : Roger Ebert on losing the ability to eat, drink, and speak - his journal's been consistently great lately

Blink-182's Tom DeLonge tries to sell Vampire Weekend a social network

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

Andy Baio : Blink-182's Tom DeLonge tries to sell Vampire Weekend a social network - "call it a space cam"

Boing Boing's guide to the IGF 2010 finalists

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

Andy Baio : Boing Boing's guide to the IGF 2010 finalists - videos and descriptions for all 20

Project 880, summary of James Cameron's original Avatar treatment

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

Andy Baio : Project 880, summary of James Cameron's original Avatar treatment - more backstory, new characters, and more depth

Vintage Ad Browser

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

joshua : Vintage Ad Browser

Andy Baio : Vintage Ad Browser - Philipp Lenssen collected and categorized over 120,000 images from online and offline sources

Simon Willison : Vintage Ad Browser - Vintage Ad Browser. Fantastic. 100,000+ vintage advertisements scanned and organised by date and topic, going all the way back to the 1840s and covering every decade in between. An absolute gold mine.

Maciej Ceglowski on six months of Pinboard

11/01/2010 @ 12:11 UTC

Andy Baio : Maciej Ceglowski on six months of Pinboard - by charging a small fee, he's earned enough to work on it full-time  [via]

100 Games Cupcakes

11/01/2010 @ 12:11 UTC

Andy Baio : 100 Games Cupcakes - here they all are in one image  [via]

Gumby creator Art Clokey dies

11/01/2010 @ 12:11 UTC

Andy Baio : Gumby creator Art Clokey dies - don't miss Gumbasia, his pioneering Claymation film from 1953 that predated Gumby

Python script takes a webcam snapshot when code commits fail

11/01/2010 @ 12:11 UTC

Andy Baio : Python script takes a webcam snapshot when code commits fail - and posts your frustrated face to Twitter

Russell Davies on RIG's dataviz Christmas ornaments

11/01/2010 @ 12:11 UTC

Andy Baio : Russell Davies on RIG's dataviz Christmas ornaments - the more Twitter followers, the larger the snowman's head

Simon Willison : russell davies: datadecs - russell davies: datadecs. Personalised christmas decorations made from data from Twitter, Doppler, last.fm and Flickr. The Twitter snowman came from a 3D printer—the size of the head varies depending on your number of followers. Best of all though is

Newspaper Club announces prices for custom-printed papers

11/01/2010 @ 12:11 UTC

Andy Baio : Newspaper Club announces prices for custom-printed papers - UK-only for now, includes delivery; examples: Last.fm's newspaper charts and Rev. Dan Catt's photo paper

Zach Gage's Antagonistic Books

11/01/2010 @ 12:11 UTC

Andy Baio : Zach Gage's Antagonistic Books - from the creator of temporary.cc, a book that burns itself when opened and another that can't be closed  [via]

Google Chrome Extensions: HTML5 Local Storage APIs

11/01/2010 @ 12:11 UTC

wearehugh : Google Chrome Extensions: HTML5 Local Storage APIs

What boyfriends and girlfriends search for on Google

11/01/2010 @ 12:11 UTC

Andy Baio : What boyfriends and girlfriends search for on Google - the answers match up nicely  [via]

cortesi - Portrait of the Hilbert curve

11/01/2010 @ 12:11 UTC

wearehugh : cortesi - Portrait of the Hilbert curve - I fucking love the Hilbert curve.

Opera Core Concerns - (re-)Introducing

11/01/2010 @ 12:11 UTC

wearehugh : Opera Core Concerns - (re-)Introducing <video>

Working Group Decision on ISSUE-76 Microdata/RDFa (DRAFT)

11/01/2010 @ 12:11 UTC

wearehugh : Working Group Decision on ISSUE-76 Microdata/RDFa (DRAFT)

Pros and Cons about Python 3 » Armin Ronacher

11/01/2010 @ 12:11 UTC

wearehugh : Pros and Cons about Python 3 » Armin Ronacher

Hixie's Natural Log: Phone "support"

11/01/2010 @ 12:11 UTC

wearehugh : Hixie's Natural Log: Phone "support"

jessenoller.com - Unladen Swallow: Python 3’s Best Feature.

11/01/2010 @ 12:11 UTC

wearehugh : jessenoller.com - Unladen Swallow: Python 3’s Best Feature.

provide_html5.js

11/01/2010 @ 12:11 UTC

wearehugh : provide_html5.js

Life on the List

11/01/2010 @ 12:11 UTC

Anil : Life on the List - In the time it takes you to read this sentence, I'll have gained another follower or two on Twitter. Within an hour, I'll have added more followers than 99% of Twitter users ever have. On a typical day, I'll have averaged 100 new followers every hour. It'

Nobody Has A Million Twitter Followers

11/01/2010 @ 12:11 UTC

Anil : Nobody Has A Million Twitter Followers - Last week, I wrote a bit about what it's like to be on Twitter's suggested user list. The response to that post has been really gratifying, and I wanted to share a bit of what I've learned, as well some of the more interesting responses. First, to recap:

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