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Matt Haughey on Ev's character and the origins of Twitter

21/04/2011 @ 09:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Matt Haughey on Ev's character and the origins of Twitter - including a critical piece missing from Business Insider: Odeo investors were offered Twitter stock

nelson : Ev's not an asshole - Nicely balanced, personal reflection from Matt Haughey about working with Evan Williams

iPhone Tracker

20/04/2011 @ 19:00 UTC

nelson : iPhone Tracker - iPhone records where you've been. Being pitched as a security problem, but I think it's kinda cool

joshua : petewarden/iPhoneTracker @ GitHub

Andy Baio : iPhone Tracker - your minute-by-minute movements are recorded and synced to your PC, but it makes pretty charts!

Otomata

17/04/2011 @ 19:00 UTC

nelson : Otomata - Fun music toy

Andy Baio : Otomata - like Tenori-on meets Conway's Game of Life

Panic: Prompt

14/04/2011 @ 19:00 UTC

nelson : Panic: Prompt - New SSH client for iOS. $5.

Andy Baio : Panic releases Prompt for iOS - a lovely SSH client

Online Identity

9/04/2011 @ 02:00 UTC

nelson : Online Identity - Ev breaks down different aspects of online identity

Andy Baio : Ev Williams breaks down five parts of online identity - I hope "CRAPR" catches on

Access Main Computer File

8/04/2011 @ 21:00 UTC

joshua : Access Main Computer File

Andy Baio : Access Main Computer File - a Tumblr of fake GUIs in film

cobra libre : Access Main Computer File - "A visual study of computer GUI in cinema." [via#

nelson : Access Main Computer File - Images from movie computer interfaces

Creepy, Windows/Linux app maps locations from shared online photos

1/04/2011 @ 08:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Creepy, Windows/Linux app maps locations from shared online photos - like Firesheep and Please Rob Me, making stalking user-friendly only makes the world worse

nelson : Creepy - Stalk people online via geotags in social media

Madmanimation

30/03/2011 @ 19:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Madmanimation - Man Men titles redone with jQuery/CSS3

simplebits : Madmanimation - Mad Men opening credits done with CSS3 animations.

Anil Dash consults an expert on the actual dangers of radiation exposure

29/03/2011 @ 22:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Anil Dash consults an expert on the actual dangers of radiation exposure - "risk of harm is a function of both dose and dose rate"

cobra libre : Anil Dash: TMI: Fear, Fukushima and Facts #

Anil : TMI: Fear, Fukushima and Facts - Thirty-two years ago today, I noticed that things were odd at our pre-school. The teachers had drawn the blinds closed in a few rooms and at least one of the other kids had had his mom pick him up in a big wood-sided station wagon before the day was actua

Bootstrapped, Profitable, & Proud: Coudal - (37signals)

29/03/2011 @ 21:00 UTC

philgyford : Bootstrapped, Profitable, & Proud: Coudal - (37signals) - Via Waxy who described it fine: "37signals profiles Coudal Partners, how they moved from client work to projects like Field Notes, Jewelboxing, and The Deck."

Andy Baio : 37signals profiles Coudal Partners - how they moved from client work to projects like Field Notes, Jewelboxing, and The Deck

Peanuts despair

28/03/2011 @ 18:00 UTC

nelson : Peanuts despair - Peanuts comic without the final panel is remarkably bleak

Andy Baio : 3eanuts - removing the fourth panel reveals the despair in the Peanuts universe

GIRP

28/03/2011 @ 18:00 UTC

nelson : GIRP - Amazing little climbing game, like a modern Crazy Climber

Andy Baio : GIRP - from the creator of QWOP

Data Science Toolkit

26/03/2011 @ 01:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Data Science Toolkit - handy collection of web services, bundled as a self-contained VM or Amazon AMI

nelson : Data Science Toolkit - Free data sources, particularly a non-OSM geocoder

PhantomJS

22/03/2011 @ 21:00 UTC

nelson : PhantomJS - A headless WebKit for running Javascript

Andy Baio : PhantomJS - headless Webkit lets you script a browser without display  [via]

joshua : PhantomJS: Headless WebKit with JavaScript API - headless webkit renderer!

xkcd: Radiation Dose Chart

20/03/2011 @ 17:00 UTC

cobra libre : xkcd: Radiation Dose Chart #

Andy Baio : xkcd's radiation dose chart - with help from a senior reactor operator at Reed Research Reactor

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"

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.

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)

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

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]

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]

1900 infographics

7/03/2011 @ 19:00 UTC

nelson : 1900 infographics - amazing sociology data from students of WEB DuBois

Andy Baio : Black history charts from 1900 - hand-drawn by students from W.E.B. Du Bois' sociology class, they look like modern infographics  [via]

AI Rock Paper Scissors

6/03/2011 @ 18:00 UTC

nelson : AI Rock Paper Scissors - Simple learning Markov system, but it beats me!

Andy Baio : Play against the NYT's Rock Paper Scissors robot - with a sneak peek into what the computer thinks you'll do next

Help Archive Team save Yahoo! Video

4/03/2011 @ 21:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Help Archive Team save Yahoo! Video - 7TB saved so far, they need geeks with bandwidth/storage and cash for hard drives ASAP

philgyford : ASCII by Jason Scott / Archive Team Yahoo Video Final Push (and a rousing speech) - I sent Archive Team money to pay for 1TB of storage, so they can store more of Yahoo Video, which is being deleted by Yahoo! Every little helps, so maybe send a little? (via Waxy)

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