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4-Hour Dentist

2/02/2011 @ 21:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : 4-Hour Dentist - 4-Hour Dentist: heh

Sample datasets for benchmarking and testing - MySQL Performance Blog

2/02/2011 @ 21:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Sample datasets for benchmarking and testing - MySQL Performance Blog - Sample datasets for benchmarking and testing - MySQL Performance Blog: a good set of datasets

Nick Montfort releases Curveship, new interactive fiction framework

2/02/2011 @ 21:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Nick Montfort releases Curveship, new interactive fiction framework - Python framework for world modeling with the ability to interactively change narrative style

Match.com acquires OkCupid

2/02/2011 @ 21:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Match.com acquires OkCupid - seriously hoping Christian Rudder continues updating OkTrends; they deleted a critical post from last April

A Facebook story | A mother's joy and a family's sorrow | The Washington Post

2/02/2011 @ 20:00 UTC

philgyford : A Facebook story | A mother's joy and a family's sorrow | The Washington Post - An obviously sad story, but actually bookmarked as an example of an annotated set of Facebook updates as a news story.

Tank Auth authentication library for CodeIgniter

2/02/2011 @ 20:00 UTC

philgyford : Tank Auth authentication library for CodeIgniter - It's been a while since I looked at CodeIgniter. Still no really obvious winner to the "how do I just authenticate people dammit?" question, but this looks like a front-runner.

Robert Sheckley's "The Prize of Peril"

2/02/2011 @ 19:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Robert Sheckley's "The Prize of Peril" - 1958 short story that predated The Running Man and predicted reality TV  [via]

Photo loss blogger to Flickr: You're f*cking kidding • The Register

2/02/2011 @ 15:00 UTC

philgyford : Photo loss blogger to Flickr: You're f*cking kidding • The Register - In case you need even more reasons why trusting your stuff to even the most well-meaning third-party services is only as good as their ability to never, ever make a mistake. (via Lee)

On River Maps « somethingaboutmaps

2/02/2011 @ 13:00 UTC

philgyford : On River Maps « somethingaboutmaps - Not so much for the Harry Beck-style interpretation of the Mississippi River System, but for the interesting explanation of the decisions and compromises involved in the exercise. (via Blech)

Global Village Construction Set - Open Source Ecology

2/02/2011 @ 12:00 UTC

philgyford : Global Village Construction Set - Open Source Ecology - Creating the fifty "tools/technologies for building post-scarcity, resilient communities" and open-sourcing the plans. (via Kottke)

The difference between the UK, Great Britain, and England [video] - Holy Kaw!

2/02/2011 @ 12:00 UTC

philgyford : The difference between the UK, Great Britain, and England [video] - Holy Kaw! - A very good description of the differences, which was an education to me. I can never remember all of this stuff. (via @tomcoates)

Everything is a Remix, Part 2

2/02/2011 @ 05:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Everything is a Remix, Part 2 - worth it just for the wall of sequel title frames; I want that as a screensaver

Facebook hype will fade - CNN.com

2/02/2011 @ 03:00 UTC

Rod Begbie : Facebook hype will fade - CNN.com - "It's not that MySpace lost and Facebook won. It's that MySpace won first, and Facebook won next. They'll go down in the same order." — Douglas Rushkoff [via#

Wired on a Toronto statistician who cracked a lottery ticket system

2/02/2011 @ 01:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Wired on a Toronto statistician who cracked a lottery ticket system - finding flaws in pseudo-random interactive games designed for print  [via]

NYMag feature on the changing landscape of online porn

2/02/2011 @ 01:00 UTC

Andy Baio : NYMag feature on the changing landscape of online porn - "we're living in a grand age of micro-smut, a burgeoning empire of lemonade-stand porn"

nelson : State of the porn market - Summary of how Internet porn sites are doing

New York Observer on the "end of blogging"

2/02/2011 @ 01:00 UTC

Andy Baio : New York Observer on the "end of blogging" - more like evolution than an end; Clive Thompson nailed it, it's the rise of the long take

philgyford : The End of Blogging | The New York Observer - Often, as here, the people noticing "the end of blogging" seem to have a very, very narrow definition of what "blogging" is. Thankfully, they're wrong. (via Waxy)

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