Stefano’s Linotype » The screen mimics the sky, not the earth

10/02/2010 @ 23:00 UTC

deusx : Stefano’s Linotype » The screen mimics the sky, not the earth - "The screen mimics the sky, not the earth. It bombards the eye with light instead of waiting to repay the gift of vision. It is not simultaneously restful and lively, like a field full of flowers, or the face of a thinking human being, or a well-made

Longboard activity has moved temporarily.

10/02/2010 @ 22:01 UTC

Greg Storey : Longboard activity has moved temporarily. - Programming will continue there until a pending site update. #

The Quiet Coup - The Atlantic(May 2009)

10/02/2010 @ 21:00 UTC

jcgregorio : The Quiet Coup - The Atlantic(May 2009) - The American Oligarchs

Three-Ingredient Banana, Honey, and Peanut Butter Ice Cream

10/02/2010 @ 21:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Three-Ingredient Banana, Honey, and Peanut Butter Ice Cream - Three-Ingredient Banana, Honey, and Peanut Butter Ice Cream: that seems remarkably simple and tasty!

Eve's girl pirate corp

10/02/2010 @ 19:00 UTC

nelson : Eve's girl pirate corp - Interview with the founder of Hellcats, an all-women pirate corporation in Eve Online

Fonts supplied with Windows 7

10/02/2010 @ 19:00 UTC

Richard Rutter : Fonts supplied with Windows 7 - Handy list from Ascender..

The Anatomy of a Whale

10/02/2010 @ 18:00 UTC

nelson : The Anatomy of a Whale - Great example of a Twitter engineer investigation into performance problems

Everything You Love about Java is Everything I Love About Good Design | Virtuous Code

10/02/2010 @ 17:00 UTC

deusx : Everything You Love about Java is Everything I Love About Good Design | Virtuous Code - "The Java ecosystem warps your brain into a mode of thinking where modularity patterns like DI and decoration are like ancient gods which can only be invoked with a great deal of pomp and ceremony. And I think that perspective tends to make it hard t

Joe Dog Software - Siege Home

10/02/2010 @ 17:00 UTC

deusx : Joe Dog Software - Siege Home - "Siege is an http load testing and benchmarking utility. It was designed to let web developers measure their code under duress, to see how it will stand up to load on the internet. Siege supports basic authentication, cookies, HTTP and HTTPS protocol

On walking into a disaster zone

10/02/2010 @ 17:00 UTC

Simon Willison : On walking into a disaster zone - On walking into a disaster zone. Schuyler Erle: “The World Bank was looking for technical GIS professionals, ideally French-speaking, to go and advise the government [...] I can sort of speak French. Sure, why not??

GEICO | GEICO Ringtones - Download free ringtones to your phone

10/02/2010 @ 16:01 UTC

deusx : GEICO | GEICO Ringtones - Download free ringtones to your phone - "Envious of the Gecko's boss? You've seen the commercial, now you can have his "worst" ringtone, a snappy sounding ringity-ding-ding-dingy-dong, on your phone. Download the ringtone below. "

Flickr Developer Blog: 5 Questions for Simon Willison

10/02/2010 @ 14:00 UTC

Kellan : Flickr Developer Blog: 5 Questions for Simon Willison - My interview with Simon is up, and full of wildlife, machine tag goodness, and a couple of easter eggs as well. #

Simon Willison : 5 Questions for Simon Willison - 5 Questions for Simon Willison. I got interviewed about WildlifeNearYou for the Flickr code blog, in particular the way the site uses machine tags.

Plupload

10/02/2010 @ 14:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Plupload - Plupload. Fantastic new open source project from the team behind TinyMCE. Plupload offers a cross-browser JavaScript File uploading API that handles multiple file uploads, client-side progress meters, type filtering and even client-side image resizing a [via]

Jeremy Zawodny : Plupload - A tool for uploading files using Flash, Silverlight, Google Gears, HTML5 or Browserplus - Plupload - A tool for uploading files using Flash, Silverlight, Google Gears, HTML5 or Browserplus: finally what appears to be a good solution to photo uploads from the browser!

philgyford : Plupload - A tool for uploading files using Flash, Silverlight, Google Gears, HTML5 or Browserplus - From the developers of TmyMCE. (via Simon Willison)

Presenting django-devserver, a better runserver

10/02/2010 @ 13:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Presenting django-devserver, a better runserver - Presenting django-devserver, a better runserver. I really like this—it’s a Django management command (./manage.py rundevserver) which adds SQL logging and cache access summaries to the console output of Django’s local development server. It solves

glitch zen

10/02/2010 @ 13:00 UTC

Simon Willison : glitch zen - glitch zen. Glitch is the upcoming online game from Tiny Speck, many of whom are ex Flickr and indeed ex Game Never Ending before that. Glitch Zen is the first fan site.

Google Chrome Frame Developer Updates

10/02/2010 @ 13:00 UTC

wearehugh : Google Chrome Frame Developer Updates

T-Shirt War

10/02/2010 @ 08:00 UTC

Rod Begbie : T-Shirt War - Great stop-motion music video. [via#

Adam Kempa helps spot the hidden image on New Yorker's 85th anniversary covers

10/02/2010 @ 08:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Adam Kempa helps spot the hidden image on New Yorker's 85th anniversary covers - covers by Brunetti, Tomine, Clowes, and Chris Ware, who also wrote an essay

Revised Baseline Scenario: February 9, 2010 « The Baseline Scenario

10/02/2010 @ 07:00 UTC

jcgregorio : Revised Baseline Scenario: February 9, 2010 « The Baseline Scenario - A real good read on the current state of the economy, and the future. It will make your stomach queasy.

Activity Streams / Cross Posting

10/02/2010 @ 03:00 UTC

jcgregorio : Activity Streams / Cross Posting

Why I love everything you hate about Java « Magic Scaling Sprinkles

10/02/2010 @ 02:00 UTC

Kellan : Why I love everything you hate about Java « Magic Scaling Sprinkles - NK: “All that boilerplate is really important when you work at massive scale and where efficiency really matters.” More meditations on the coding for scale question and the role of cleverness and abstractions. That said I think the factories #

Dulles Jet Center roof collapse on biz jets

10/02/2010 @ 01:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Dulles Jet Center roof collapse on biz jets - Dulles Jet Center roof collapse on biz jets: failed hangar roof takes out a bunch of very expensive jets

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