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n900Fly - An irresponsible app for the n900 - maemo.org - Talk

28/01/2010 @ 23:00 UTC

deusx : n900Fly - An irresponsible app for the n900 - maemo.org - Talk - "Start the app and throw your phone into the air, it will show how long was the "flight" and a naive estimative of its height. (Yes, I got the idea from the much "acclaimed" iPhone Hangtime)"

Why the iPad may be just what we need for Digital Inclusion

28/01/2010 @ 22:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Why the iPad may be just what we need for Digital Inclusion - Why the iPad may be just what we need for Digital Inclusion. Chris Thorpe: “It may not be a Jesus phone, a Moses tablet or something that lives up to hype and hyperbole, but if it does something for the digital inclusion agenda it might live up to Ste

Introducing docent

28/01/2010 @ 22:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Introducing docent - Introducing docent. Paul Mison’s clever little Flickr app for viewing galleries that have been added by your contacts. It runs in Python on App Engine and makes extensive use of the Task Queue API.

Brandon Boyer asks indie game all-stars about the iPad

28/01/2010 @ 21:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Brandon Boyer asks indie game all-stars about the iPad - new music apps, cocktail-style gaming, and more complex game genres

Dive Into Python 3 - Review - tante's blog

28/01/2010 @ 21:00 UTC

wearehugh : Dive Into Python 3 - Review - tante's blog

Science Channel Refuses To Dumb Down Science Any Further

28/01/2010 @ 20:00 UTC

Eric Meyer : Science Channel Refuses To Dumb Down Science Any Further - "Punkin Chunkin, for Christ's sake... What more do you people want?"

maemo.org - Downloads: The Ur-Quan Masters

28/01/2010 @ 20:00 UTC

deusx : maemo.org - Downloads: The Ur-Quan Masters - Wow. Now we're *really* living in the future when this runs on a phone. "The Ur-Quan Masters is the public release of the legendary Star Control 2 from 1992. Starcon2 was a revolutionary adventure game which featured role-playing elements and 2D

J. D. Salinger, dead at 91

28/01/2010 @ 20:00 UTC

Andy Baio : J. D. Salinger, dead at 91 - "Who wants flowers when you're dead? Nobody."

Rafe Colburn on the iPad and the closed future of consumer computing

28/01/2010 @ 19:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Rafe Colburn on the iPad and the closed future of consumer computing - I'm concerned it'll shift creation to consumption; even the iPhone was better on that count

cobra libre : Is the iPad the harbinger of doom for personal computing? - Yes, almost certainly. #

MMO flameouts

28/01/2010 @ 18:00 UTC

nelson : MMO flameouts - Quick rundown of disasters in multiplayer game history

Keanu Reeves To Play Selfish Cryo Creep In Scifi Romance Feature - Passengers - io9

28/01/2010 @ 17:00 UTC

deusx : Keanu Reeves To Play Selfish Cryo Creep In Scifi Romance Feature - Passengers - io9 - "The film Passengers is set in the future, on board a spacecraft where the crew is making 100-year trip to a new planet via cryogenic sleep. Unfortunately for Keanu, his character is woken up a mere 10 years into the journey. Which means he can spend

Against Me! - How Low I’m sick of feeling like I’m...

28/01/2010 @ 16:00 UTC

kaninka.net : Against Me! - How Low I’m sick of feeling like I’m... - Against Me! - How Low I’m sick of feeling like I’m losing my mind. Sick of doing the same things most nights after night. Sick of self-loathing and self-absorbtion, self-destructive narcissism. I’m sick to death of being constantly fucking sick

28/01/2010 @ 15:00 UTC

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Reexamining Python 3 Text I/O

28/01/2010 @ 14:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Reexamining Python 3 Text I/O - Reexamining Python 3 Text I/O. Python 3.1’s IO performance is a huge improvement over 3.0, but still considerably slower than 2.6. It turns out it’s all to do with Python 3’s unicode support: When you read a file in to a string, you’re asking Py

Spice-rubbed chicken leg with emergency biryani

28/01/2010 @ 10:00 UTC

Richard Rutter : Spice-rubbed chicken leg with emergency biryani - Not tried it yet, but it looks good to me.

Firefox for Maemo RC3 « blog.pavlov.net

28/01/2010 @ 08:00 UTC

deusx : Firefox for Maemo RC3 « blog.pavlov.net - "We’re excited to bring you the third release candidate of Firefox for Maemo. Since RC2, we fixed several usability bugs that were found, as well as addressed a number of performance issues. Based on feedback we’ve received so far, we were able

How to use a semicolon - The Oatmeal

28/01/2010 @ 04:00 UTC

gleuschk : How to use a semicolon - The Oatmeal - the most feared punctuation on earth

20 Things Worth Knowing About Beer - The Oatmeal

28/01/2010 @ 04:00 UTC

gleuschk : 20 Things Worth Knowing About Beer - The Oatmeal - I have cenosillicaphobia.

The Prisoner's Dilemma recreated in Mechanical Turk

28/01/2010 @ 01:00 UTC

Andy Baio : The Prisoner's Dilemma recreated in Mechanical Turk - gauging altruism and how priming changes behavior

Anil Dash on geek attention on the iPad vs. tonight's State of the Union

28/01/2010 @ 00:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Anil Dash on geek attention on the iPad vs. tonight's State of the Union - a little perspective

Anil : Free Publicity: Who do we help? - I'm not a Democrat; I don't much care about the scorekeeping of who has more seats in any given chamber of Congress. But I do think there are things that need fixing in this country, and one of the most important is acknowledging when things are going the

Jeremy Zawodny : Free Publicity: Who do we help? - Free Publicity: Who do we help?: my personal reckoning has just shown me that a bunch of libertarian-leaning geeks in Silicon Valley who refuse to engage with government and civic society at all are never going to make an impact on most of the things that

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