OpenCL

20/05/2011 @ 21:00 UTC

nelson : OpenCL - Portable language for writing shaders, etc to run on GPUs

Remove Bitcoin mining option

20/05/2011 @ 21:00 UTC

nelson : Remove Bitcoin mining option - Interesting discussion; the default Bitcoin client had its option to remove coins removed because it's so unlikely you'd actually succeed in generating a coin.

SSL false start blacklist

20/05/2011 @ 18:00 UTC

nelson : SSL false start blacklist - List of the 0.4% of the websites in the world that don't work with Google's faster SSL hack

Following the spam money

20/05/2011 @ 17:00 UTC

nelson : Following the spam money - Berkeley study shows three banks are responsible for processing 95% of payments related to spam

Parachute Ending

20/05/2011 @ 17:00 UTC

nelson : Parachute Ending - lovely video for a Birdy Nam Nam song (with producer credit to Justice)

ssh -> PHP exploit

20/05/2011 @ 17:00 UTC

nelson : ssh -> PHP exploit - Hysterical; crafted username in a failed ssh login shows up in a log that's processed as PHP by the web server

Portal 2 Negative Review

20/05/2011 @ 17:00 UTC

nelson : Portal 2 Negative Review - been waiting for someone to write something like this

LRB · Howard Hotson · Don’t Look to the Ivy League

20/05/2011 @ 16:00 UTC

philgyford : LRB · Howard Hotson · Don’t Look to the Ivy League - A good account of why the US's market-based university system (admired by Tories) harms the public system and isn't as good as a first glance at league tables suggests.

LRB · Christopher Tayler · Short Cuts

20/05/2011 @ 16:00 UTC

philgyford : LRB · Christopher Tayler · Short Cuts - Mainly for this phrase about the School of Life: "My friend said that it was like watching people marooned on a desert island doing their best to re-create Radio 4."

LRB · Donald MacKenzie · How to Make Money in Microseconds

20/05/2011 @ 16:00 UTC

philgyford : LRB · Donald MacKenzie · How to Make Money in Microseconds - A look at algorithms used in stock market trading, their effects, and including an explanation of why the market fell by 6 per cent in five minutes in May 2010.

Stewart Lee - Officially the 41st Best Stand Up Ever - Latest News

20/05/2011 @ 13:00 UTC

philgyford : Stewart Lee - Officially the 41st Best Stand Up Ever - Latest News - Scroll down the newsletter for "More from the message boards", nearly 500 web comments and press reviews describing how awful Stewart Lee is. Brilliant press. (not a permalink)

octopus

20/05/2011 @ 03:00 UTC

joshua : octopus

Day Glo Freaks

20/05/2011 @ 02:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Day Glo Freaks - an album made entirely from from Steely Dan's discography; the timeline shows every sample

Ronen's Adventure: Trapped in an iPhone

20/05/2011 @ 02:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Ronen's Adventure: Trapped in an iPhone - he's producing new videos every Friday  [via]

Pre-IPO LinkedIn prices

20/05/2011 @ 01:00 UTC

nelson : Pre-IPO LinkedIn prices - SecondMarket publishes private market prces of LinkedIn for the last year

Amazon now selling more Kindle books than all print books

20/05/2011 @ 00:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Amazon now selling more Kindle books than all print books - less than four years after the Kindle launched  [via]

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