LRB · David Runciman · Look…

30/12/2010 @ 22:00 UTC

philgyford : LRB · David Runciman · Look… - For this: "a new divide in British public life: between the people who say ‘Look…’ and the people who say ‘So…’"

Windows XP simulation recreated in LittleBigPlanet 2 beta

30/12/2010 @ 21:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Windows XP simulation recreated in LittleBigPlanet 2 beta - the BSOD is a nice touch  [via]

LRB · John Lanchester · Let Us Pay

30/12/2010 @ 20:00 UTC

philgyford : LRB · John Lanchester · Let Us Pay - On the future of the newspaper industry. Many good nuggets, including: "New York Times, if it stopped printing a physical edition of the paper, could afford to give every subscriber a free Kindle. Not the bog-standard Kindle, but the one with free gl

The battle of Towton: Nasty, brutish and not that short | The Economist

30/12/2010 @ 15:00 UTC

philgyford : The battle of Towton: Nasty, brutish and not that short | The Economist - Fascinating account of a War of the Roses battle from an excavated mass grave. I didn't know men of the time weren't much shorter than the average today (people shrank in the Victorian era). (via Kottke)

cobra libre : The battle of Towton: Nasty, brutish and not that short - Fascinating account of the excavation of a mass grave from the War of the Roses. [via#

LRB · August Kleinzahler · Diary

30/12/2010 @ 15:00 UTC

philgyford : LRB · August Kleinzahler · Diary - I really enjoyed this description of a road trip in the American West, although it's for subscribers only.

The Best Debugging Story I've Ever Heard

30/12/2010 @ 08:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : The Best Debugging Story I've Ever Heard - The Best Debugging Story I've Ever Heard: I wish I could explain why, but I just love stories like this.

Polar bears get the better of spy cameras

30/12/2010 @ 07:00 UTC

Rod Begbie : Polar bears get the better of spy cameras - In related news, polar bears are FUCKING AWESOME AND DON'T TAKE NO SHIT FROM NO ONE! [via#

Half Of 26-Year-Old's Memories Nintendo-Related | The Onion - America's Finest News Source

30/12/2010 @ 05:00 UTC

deusx : Half Of 26-Year-Old's Memories Nintendo-Related | The Onion - America's Finest News Source - ""Due to sheer repetition in his peak synaptic years for processing new information, every neural strand in Philip's basal ganglia is embedded with the Konami Code: up, up, down, down, left, right, left, right, B, A, select, start," Mc

Mining of Massive Datasets

30/12/2010 @ 04:00 UTC

joshua : Mining of Massive Datasets

K.O.L.M. | Armor Games

30/12/2010 @ 04:00 UTC

deusx : K.O.L.M. | Armor Games - "You're a broken robot. Fix yourself up to please Mother. Do as you're told. You don't want to let her down, and you can't even jump yet. Let's do something about that."

An introvert’s guide to spontaneous departures – Copylicious. Persuasion for business. Now wi...

30/12/2010 @ 03:00 UTC

deusx : An introvert’s guide to spontaneous departures – Copylicious. Persuasion for business. Now with 30% more Kelly Parkinson. - "The Essential Law of Parties has a secret loophole, which introverts can use to their advantage."

Mangler | A Ventrilo Compatible Client for Linux

30/12/2010 @ 01:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Mangler | A Ventrilo Compatible Client for Linux - Mangler | A Ventrilo Compatible Client for Linux: "Mangler is an open source VOIP client capable of connecting to Ventrilo 3.x servers. It is capable of performing almost all standard user functionality found in a Windows Ventrilo client."

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