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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]

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]

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]

MIT Media Lab's new logo is a Processing sketch

11/03/2011 @ 02:00 UTC

Andy Baio : MIT Media Lab's new logo is a Processing sketch - identity by algorithm  [via]

Is Scoble In This Room?

11/03/2011 @ 02:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Is Scoble In This Room? - breakout app of SXSW 2011

Clay Johnson on why he joined Expert Labs

11/03/2011 @ 00:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Clay Johnson on why he joined Expert Labs - yay, crazy excited to work with Clay; also: I made a video intro to ThinkUp

Homebirth tragedy

10/03/2011 @ 18:00 UTC

nelson : Homebirth tragedy - Very sad story of a child dying because of a preventable infection. Turns out medical science has some value, who would have guessed?

Andy Baio : Dreamhost CEO shares his heartbreaking, preventable homebirth story - a huge warning to anyone considering home births  [via]

Long form tweet: Anti-Social SxSW

10/03/2011 @ 15:00 UTC

Kellan : Long form tweet: Anti-Social SxSW - I posit this is going to be the year of the anti-social SxSW. Back in pre-history SxSWi was tiny, really small, negligible. You felt lucky to have simply found anyone else who cared about what you cared about. Moving into more modern times, it star

Andy Baio : Kellan predicts the year of the anti-social SXSW - software scoped to friends-only favors intimacy over serendipity

Lanyrd releases Chrome/Firefox extension to instantly hide all SXSW tweets

10/03/2011 @ 08:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Lanyrd releases Chrome/Firefox extension to instantly hide all SXSW tweets - if you're not in Austin, you're going to need this

NYT on the Groupon clone cottage industry

10/03/2011 @ 01:00 UTC

Andy Baio : NYT on the Groupon clone cottage industry - Yipit, an aggregator of 335 daily deals sites, spawned 20 copycats itself

DNS Prefetching Implications

10/03/2011 @ 00:00 UTC

Simon Willison : DNS Prefetching Implications - DNS Prefetching Implications. deviantart use a subdomain per user, which meant the DNS prefetching feature in Firefox and Chrome was costing them an extra 10 billion DNS queries per month. Disabling it with a meta tag saves them $1600/month in DNS servi

Andy Baio : Browser DNS prefetching harmful for sites with many subdomains - a single meta tag reduced Deviant Art's DNS queries by 10 billion per month  [via]

Jason Kottke introduces Stellar.io

9/03/2011 @ 22:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Jason Kottke introduces Stellar.io - I've been playing with it for a while, and it's great for surfacing interesting stuff

The Like Log Study

9/03/2011 @ 22:00 UTC

Andy Baio : The Like Log Study - analyzing 45 million Facebook reactions to 100k+ articles from 45 news sites

Colbert interviews Dan Sinker, the journalism professor behind @MayorEmanuel

9/03/2011 @ 22:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Colbert interviews Dan Sinker, the journalism professor behind @MayorEmanuel - "time vortexes are funny things"; the whole thing needs to go to print  [via]

Windows 7's Microsoft Paint executable interpreted as audio

9/03/2011 @ 21:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Windows 7's Microsoft Paint executable interpreted as audio - surprisingly listenable  [via]

Lanyrd adds Firefox/Chrome extensions to see SXSW sessions in Twitter

9/03/2011 @ 20:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Lanyrd adds Firefox/Chrome extensions to see SXSW sessions in Twitter - hey, that guy in the second screenshot looks familiar

Lag

9/03/2011 @ 20:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Lag - an animated tale of high latency  [via]

Thanks for Trumpet Winsock

9/03/2011 @ 20:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Thanks for Trumpet Winsock - used the essential Windows app in the early '90s? make it right by paying for it now

TIME's video feature on the indie gaming scene

9/03/2011 @ 20:00 UTC

Andy Baio : TIME's video feature on the indie gaming scene - nice trend piece interviews the people behind Babycastles, Area/Code, and Osmos

Pinboard Crushing

9/03/2011 @ 01:00 UTC

nelson : Pinboard Crushing - Post-mortem of what happened to PinBoard the day they doubled their user count

Andy Baio : Anatomy of a Crushing - Maciej's entertaining postmortem of the mini-exodus from Delicious to Pinboard  [via]

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