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Albert Wenger on the NYT's pay fence and Kickstarter

18/03/2011 @ 20:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Albert Wenger on the NYT's pay fence and Kickstarter - I'd be much more excited about the NYT's plan if it was around benefits vs. limits

Bloomberg feature on the history of Twitter

18/03/2011 @ 03:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Bloomberg feature on the history of Twitter - good interviews, covers the early Blogger and Odeo days  [via]

Jake "virt" Kaufman's AAA sound design for vintage videogames

18/03/2011 @ 03:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Jake "virt" Kaufman's AAA sound design for vintage videogames - sequel to his realistic Super Mario Bros. audio

SMBC on old computing and the snug blanket of nostalgia

18/03/2011 @ 00:00 UTC

Andy Baio : SMBC on old computing and the snug blanket of nostalgia - his NYC book launch on May 8 donates all proceeds to DonorsChoose

Notch shares some of his pre-Minecraft games

18/03/2011 @ 00:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Notch shares some of his pre-Minecraft games - success is rarely overnight; like Ze, it takes feedback and iteration over time

NYT announces their paywall, effective March 28

17/03/2011 @ 23:00 UTC

Andy Baio : NYT announces their paywall, effective March 28 - Nieman Lab outlines their big challenges

Paul Graham shares his email exchanges with Fred Wilson over Airbnb

17/03/2011 @ 22:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Paul Graham shares his email exchanges with Fred Wilson over Airbnb - fascinating glimpse into the thought process

nelson : VCs never say No - Exchange about AirBnB: Fred Wilson's last comment is "We are still in the gathering data phase"

An Open Letter to Jon Bon Jovi

17/03/2011 @ 01:00 UTC

Andy Baio : An Open Letter to Jon Bon Jovi - responding to his claim that "Steve Jobs is personally responsible for killing the music business"

How Fred Wilson missed Airbnb

17/03/2011 @ 01:00 UTC

Andy Baio : How Fred Wilson missed Airbnb - great story about the Airbnb team, Obama O's cereal, and a whole lot of hustle

NYT editorial on the abuse of Bradley Manning

16/03/2011 @ 22:00 UTC

Andy Baio : NYT editorial on the abuse of Bradley Manning - a State Department official was forced to resign after critical comments about his treatment  [via]

Jeri Ellsworth makes $10 alternative to $4k bus alert system, gets harassed by contractor

16/03/2011 @ 22:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Jeri Ellsworth makes $10 alternative to $4k bus alert system, gets harassed by contractor - even non-anonymized people lose their minds in YouTube comments

Chatroulette Love Song

16/03/2011 @ 22:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Chatroulette Love Song - I wonder if he skipped everyone with less harmonious names  [via]

Jack Dorsey's Twttr stories

16/03/2011 @ 21:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Jack Dorsey's Twttr stories - his earliest archives from Twitter's development, more on Twitter

Horrifying first-person video as tsunami sweeps Japanese city

16/03/2011 @ 20:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Horrifying first-person video as tsunami sweeps Japanese city - also: InFocus feature on the recovery efforts  [via]

nelson : First person tsunami - Horrifying video of rising floodwaters; it just keeps coming and coming.

OkTrends asks, what if there weren't so many white people?

16/03/2011 @ 18:00 UTC

Andy Baio : OkTrends asks, what if there weren't so many white people? - more data porn, plus guitars with knives

Kat Hack

16/03/2011 @ 18:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Kat Hack - turn any Web page into an HTML5 Katamari Damacy  [via]

Matt Haughey's SXSW talk on community lessons learned from Metafilter

16/03/2011 @ 18:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Matt Haughey's SXSW talk on community lessons learned from Metafilter - fasincating glimpse into the site's moderation techniques and homegrown tools; how it was recorded

Jeremy Zawodny : Lessons from 11 years of community (my SXSW 2011 talk) on Vimeo - Lessons from 11 years of community (my SXSW 2011 talk) on Vimeo: interesting to see what sort of tools metafilter has built up (and how similar some of them are to ours at craigslist)

Mr. Rogers' Lifetime Achievement Award at the 1997 Emmys

11/03/2011 @ 05:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Mr. Rogers' Lifetime Achievement Award at the 1997 Emmys - don't miss Esquire's eloquent description of the moment  [via]

What if you'd bought Apple stock instead of their products?

11/03/2011 @ 05:00 UTC

Andy Baio : What if you'd bought Apple stock instead of their products? - spoiler: you'd be rich  [via]

Instapaper goes social with 3.0 version

11/03/2011 @ 05:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Instapaper goes social with 3.0 version - sharing, editor's picks, and browsing your friends' likes  [via]

Ushahidi launches open-source location service

11/03/2011 @ 04:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Ushahidi launches open-source location service - roll your own Foursquare; here's the requisite SXSW example running on Crowdmap

Chicago Tribune feature on Kickstarter and crowdfunding

11/03/2011 @ 02:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Chicago Tribune feature on Kickstarter and crowdfunding - some great stories about how it's impacting Chicago artists

Bytejacker goes to GDC 2011

11/03/2011 @ 02:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Bytejacker goes to GDC 2011 - great episode; interviews with the creators of Sword & Sworcery, Indie Game: The Movie, and Cave Story  [via]

The Smartest Dog in the World

11/03/2011 @ 02:00 UTC

Andy Baio : The Smartest Dog in the World - Graham Annable is a genius  [via]

The Content Farm launches new website

11/03/2011 @ 02:00 UTC

Andy Baio : The Content Farm launches new website - "written by people with a passing knowledge"  [via]

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