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Getting started with node.js

19/03/2010 @ 22:00 UTC

joshua : Getting started with node.js

Why I take an omega-3 supplement before bedtime

19/03/2010 @ 22:00 UTC

WillPate : Why I take an omega-3 supplement before bedtime - "significant renewal and turnover of brain nerve cells membranes - whose fluidity is modulated by omega-3 content - occurs during sleep"

Author Michael Lewis On Wall St's Delusion

19/03/2010 @ 22:00 UTC

WillPate : Author Michael Lewis On Wall St's Delusion - 60 Minutes report including full video of the interview

Ordinary Outcomes of Extraordinary Recklessness

19/03/2010 @ 22:00 UTC

WillPate : Ordinary Outcomes of Extraordinary Recklessness - John Hussman says "the recent credit crisis did not emerge as some unpredictable surprise, but was instead the very ordinary outcome of extraordinary recklessness"

Untangling Financial Regulation

19/03/2010 @ 22:00 UTC

WillPate : Untangling Financial Regulation - Justin Fox, author of The Myth of the Rational Market, helps make sense of a confusing subject in this Harvard Business interview

zombie flow chart

19/03/2010 @ 21:00 UTC

joshua : zombie flow chart

Derivatives not so dangerous?

19/03/2010 @ 21:00 UTC

WillPate : Derivatives not so dangerous? - Hedge funds that used them showed lower fund risks, engaged in less risk shifting in 2nd & 3rd quarters to make up for losses in 1st & 2nd st quarters, and were less likely to liquidate during downturns

It Helps to be Rich

19/03/2010 @ 21:00 UTC

WillPate : It Helps to be Rich - The most recent letter from the Lisco Report, very well researched

The Story of the CDO Market Meltdown: An Empirical Analysis (PDF)

19/03/2010 @ 21:00 UTC

WillPate : The Story of the CDO Market Meltdown: An Empirical Analysis (PDF) - A Harvard undergrad's award winning report that cited in Michael Lewis’ book "The Big Short"

Wall Street Reform That Will Prevent The Next Financial Crisis (PDF)

19/03/2010 @ 21:00 UTC

WillPate : Wall Street Reform That Will Prevent The Next Financial Crisis (PDF) - Senator Ted Kaufman says separate commercial from investment banking, cap bank size, regulate derivatives, prevent conflicts of interest, leverage constraints, extend fiduciary standard to retail brokers, put civil liability for securities violations on t

The Coming Oil & Water Shortage

19/03/2010 @ 21:00 UTC

WillPate : The Coming Oil & Water Shortage - A truly excellent presentation from oil industry analyst Matthew Simmons

S&P Misfit Stocks

19/03/2010 @ 21:00 UTC

WillPate : S&P Misfit Stocks - Deletions from the S&P 500 outperform new additions, and the “index effect? has decreased over time

Is China broke? Hidden debt burdens Asia giant

19/03/2010 @ 21:00 UTC

WillPate : Is China broke? Hidden debt burdens Asia giant - "The nation has erected a complex system for magically making its debts disappear, but a look up China's sleeve shows that its IOUs may equal its GDP."

Good Dog, Smart Dog

19/03/2010 @ 21:00 UTC

WillPate : Good Dog, Smart Dog - Are dogs may be smarter than we thought or just great actors?

Potentially risky loans helped ease recession?

19/03/2010 @ 21:00 UTC

WillPate : Potentially risky loans helped ease recession? - "lines of credit not only spared small and mid-sized firms from bankruptcy, but also let them emerge from the recession on more solid financial ground"

 Complexity and Collapse

19/03/2010 @ 21:00 UTC

WillPate :  Complexity and Collapse - Niall Ferguson says "Imperial collapse may come much more suddenly than many historians imagine...fiscal deficits and military overstretch suggests that the United States may be the next empire on the precipice"

The Retirement Lottery

19/03/2010 @ 21:00 UTC

WillPate : The Retirement Lottery - Absolute Return Partners' most recent letter says buy and hold is "likely to yield disappointing returns" for the next few years

What economists are learning from cyber-economies

19/03/2010 @ 20:00 UTC

WillPate : What economists are learning from cyber-economies - "ideal petri dishes for studying economic behavior and testing economic-policy theories" with "good, clean data"

Revealing BAAC Supercycles

19/03/2010 @ 20:00 UTC

WillPate : Revealing BAAC Supercycles - Bronson Capital Markets Research says that market supercycles happen on average every 16 years

Reframing Health As More Than Healthcare

19/03/2010 @ 20:00 UTC

WillPate : Reframing Health As More Than Healthcare - Self-management is going to become more discussed as we face up to the long term costs

Citi on Sovereign CDS

19/03/2010 @ 20:00 UTC

WillPate : Citi on Sovereign CDS - "You Can't Blame the Mirror for Your Ugly Face"

The benefits of naked CDS

19/03/2010 @ 20:00 UTC

WillPate : The benefits of naked CDS - A contrarian view of a vilified financial instrument

NTFS symbolic link

19/03/2010 @ 20:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : NTFS symbolic link - NTFS symbolic link: holy crap! widnows got symlinks

redhat.com | MRG

19/03/2010 @ 19:00 UTC

joshua : redhat.com | MRG

tahoe-lafs

19/03/2010 @ 19:00 UTC

joshua : tahoe-lafs - Tahoe-LAFS is a secure, decentralized, data store.

"So why has Beckham’s injury been met with such interest? Matthew Syed, writing in The Times, s...

19/03/2010 @ 18:00 UTC

kaninka.net : "So why has Beckham’s injury been met with such interest? Matthew Syed, writing in The Times, seemed..." - “So why has Beckham’s injury been met with such interest? Matthew Syed, writing in The Times, seemed to put his finger on it in his sporting obituary of Becks. He wasn’t just a talented footballer, but New Labour personified. Exploding onto the scen

Jane McGonigal's TED talk on using games to save the world

19/03/2010 @ 18:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Jane McGonigal's TED talk on using games to save the world - games can motivate you to do mundane tasks or something meaningful, choose wisely

forhereyesonly: (via art-or-porn)

19/03/2010 @ 17:00 UTC

kaninka.net : forhereyesonly: (via art-or-porn)  [via]

melisaki: United States Airship Akron photo by Margaret...

19/03/2010 @ 16:00 UTC

kaninka.net : melisaki: United States Airship Akron photo by Margaret... - melisaki: United States Airship Akron photo by Margaret Bourke-White, 1931

The End Of 9-To-5

19/03/2010 @ 16:00 UTC

cobra libre : The End Of 9-To-5 #

webhook-relay

19/03/2010 @ 11:00 UTC

Simon Willison : webhook-relay - webhook-relay. Another of my experiments with Node.js: webhook-relay is a self-contained queue and webhook request sending agent. Your application can POST to it specifying a webhook alert to be sent off, and webhook-relay will place that request in an

kumofs

19/03/2010 @ 10:00 UTC

joshua : kumofs - kumofs is a scalable and highly available distributed key-value store

The MessagePack Project

19/03/2010 @ 10:00 UTC

joshua : The MessagePack Project - MessagePack is a binary-based efficient object serialization library. It enables to exchange structured objects between many languages like JSON. But unlike JSON, it is very fast and small.

Jeremy Zawodny : The MessagePack Project - The MessagePack Project: Extremely efficient object serialization library. It's like JSON, but very fast and small.

Simon Willison : The MessagePack Project - The MessagePack Project. A cross-language efficient binary-based serialization library—“It’s like JSON, but very fast and small?. Claims to outperform protocol buffers for at least some benchmarks.

Compressive Imaging: A New Single-Pixel Camera

19/03/2010 @ 10:00 UTC

joshua : Compressive Imaging: A New Single-Pixel Camera

Pro Git - Smart HTTP Transport

19/03/2010 @ 05:00 UTC

deusx : Pro Git - Smart HTTP Transport - "I think HTTP based Git will be a huge part of the future of Git, so if you’re running your own Git server, you should really check it out. If you’re not, GitHub and I’m sure other hosts will soon be supporting it - upgrade your Git client to 1

Retro Fun - Yorkville - Toronto, ON

19/03/2010 @ 04:00 UTC

deusx : Retro Fun - Yorkville - Toronto, ON - "Sadness: Retro Fun appears to be closed. It had been a few years since last I was in Toronto, and this shop had been one of my favorite stops on the trip. Only place I've ever seen Whacky Packages trading cards, still in the package. Also, an

Tribute to Famous People by Pomplamoose

19/03/2010 @ 03:00 UTC

Rod Begbie : Tribute to Famous People by Pomplamoose - The fabulous Pomplamoose have compiled their outstanding cover versions into a new album. Many examples of cover versions being better than the originals, particularly their gorgeous take on "Single Ladies". [via#

C-SPAN opens massive video archives

19/03/2010 @ 03:00 UTC

Andy Baio : C-SPAN opens massive video archives - 160,000 hours of video dating to 1987

Joel Johnson, "Raiding Eternity"

19/03/2010 @ 03:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Joel Johnson, "Raiding Eternity" - more tech writing like this, please

Deconstructing Lady Gaga's "Telephone" Video

19/03/2010 @ 02:00 UTC

Rod Begbie : Deconstructing Lady Gaga's "Telephone" Video - It fills my heart with love to see a pop star make a video _worth_ deconstructing! ♥♥♥ [via#

Factual

19/03/2010 @ 00:00 UTC

joshua : Factual

Data Marketplace : Find, buy and sell data online

19/03/2010 @ 00:00 UTC

joshua : Data Marketplace : Find, buy and sell data online

WillPate : Data Marketplace - A new marketplace for structured data, looks like it will significantly lower costs

Ren'Py Visual Novel Engine

19/03/2010 @ 00:00 UTC

deusx : Ren'Py Visual Novel Engine - "Ren'Py is a free and cross-platform visual novel engine that helps you use words, pictures, and sounds to tell stories with the computer. Its easy and efficient script language makes it possible for non-programmers to make visual novels, while

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