My Occupy LA Arrest

9/12/2011 @ 01:00 UTC

nelson : My Occupy LA Arrest - First person account of LAPD acting like thugs

Andy Baio : Family Guy writer's first-person account of his Occupy LA arrest - sickening treatment at the hands of the LAPD; there's absolutely no excuse for this

Don't be a free user

7/12/2011 @ 00:00 UTC

nelson : Don't be a free user - Maciej's hysterical essay on the value of paying for web services

Andy Baio : Maciej Ceglowski on the dangers of free web services - if you love a service, demand that they find a business model or clone them yourself

Jamie Zawinski on Mike Arrington and the myths of startup success

29/11/2011 @ 08:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Jamie Zawinski on Mike Arrington and the myths of startup success - "When a VC tells you what's good for you, check your wallet, then count your fingers"

nelson : jwz vs arrington - Legendary hacker calls bullshit on a VC blogger

Python Ecosystem

28/11/2011 @ 21:00 UTC

nelson : Python Ecosystem - Excellent introduction to libraries and environments

Jeremy Zawodny : Python Ecosystem - An Introduction » - Python Ecosystem - An Introduction » a fantastic introduction to getting started with python stuff. I wish most languages (hello Ruby and JavaScript/node.js) had a document like this

Web Symbols typeface

19/11/2011 @ 18:00 UTC

nelson : Web Symbols typeface - Wingdings for the web

joshua : Web Symbols typeface

Google adds verbatim search mode

15/11/2011 @ 20:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Google adds verbatim search mode - I like to think I had something to do with this

nelson : Verbatim search - Seems hidden away, but at least it's there

Twitter 11:11 11/11/11

14/11/2011 @ 23:00 UTC

nelson : Twitter 11:11 11/11/11 - Clever visualization

Andy Baio : Visualization of 11/11/11 11:11 activity on Twitter - love the second wave isolated to countries that use 12-hour time

The Social Graph Is Neither

9/11/2011 @ 02:00 UTC

Andy Baio : The Social Graph Is Neither - "we have tasted of the blogroll and the lolcat and found that they were good"

nelson : Maciej on social graph - Ruminations on the complexity of human relationships

cobra libre : Maciej Ceglowski: The Social Graph is Neither - "We have a name for the kind of person who collects a detailed, permanent dossier on everyone they interact with, with the intent of using it to manipulate others for personal advantage -- we call that person a sociopath. And both Google and Facebook have #

Meanwhile released for iPhone/iPad

8/11/2011 @ 09:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Meanwhile released for iPhone/iPad - Jason Shiga's mind-expanding puzzle comic ported to iOS by interactive fiction legend Andrew Plotkin

Rod Begbie : Meanwhile for iOS - Jason Shiga's outstanding "interactive" time-warping comic, reimagined as an iPad app. Highly recommended. [via#

86th Birthday Rage

6/11/2011 @ 18:00 UTC

nelson : 86th Birthday Rage - Totally sweet comic from an older generation

Andy Baio : 86th Birthday Rage -  [via]

Chris Wetherell on dreams, discernment, and Google Reader

3/11/2011 @ 20:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Chris Wetherell on dreams, discernment, and Google Reader - thoughts from its founder; related: Mihai's history of social features in Reader

nelson : cw on Google Reader - Another of Reader's initial creators weighs in


3/11/2011 @ 18:00 UTC

nelson : Skinemax - nostalgic video mashup of 80s, 90s stuff

Andy Baio : Skinemax - "Koyaanisqatsi for a generation raised on late night television and B-movie VHS tapes"

Mourning the death of Google Reader's social features

22/10/2011 @ 01:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Mourning the death of Google Reader's social features - and again, only a week's notice to save everything? really?

nelson : Google Reader social - I didn't know anyone used Reader this way.

AD&D Coloring Book

20/10/2011 @ 06:00 UTC

nelson : AD&D Coloring Book - so much awesome

cobra libre : The Official AD&D Coloring Album [via#

PMOG / Nethernet post-mortem

11/10/2011 @ 22:00 UTC

nelson : PMOG / Nethernet post-mortem - Long, sad story of a failed startup by one of the Internet's most promising people

Andy Baio : Justin Hall's GameLayers postmortem - emotional, thoughtful look at the failure of PMOG and The Nethernet, his browser-based MMO

Qu8k rocket

10/10/2011 @ 21:00 UTC

nelson : Qu8k rocket - Amateur launched a rocket to 120,000' at Burning Man

Jeremy Zawodny : Qu8k - Qu8k: wow, 121,000 feet up with a home built rocket!

Plink, a multiplayer audio experiment built with Node and Web Audio

9/10/2011 @ 10:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Plink, a multiplayer audio experiment built with Node and Web Audio - see also: ToneCraft, by the same creator

nelson : Plink - Interactive multiplayer music toy / Chrome demo

Olson timezone database shut down over IP case

6/10/2011 @ 23:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Olson timezone database shut down over IP case - the volunteer-run open-source project is the definitive source for global tz info

nelson : Timezone DB debacle - Bogus copyright claim screws an important database

Steve Jobs, 1955 – 2011

6/10/2011 @ 08:00 UTC

Rod Begbie : Steve Jobs, 1955 – 2011 - The best obituary of Steve Jobs I've read this evening, by Steven Levy.  [via#

Andy Baio : Steven Levy's Wired obituary for Steve Jobs - the best I've read

Leigh Alexander on the rapture of Ian Bogost's Cow Clicker

4/10/2011 @ 21:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Leigh Alexander on the rapture of Ian Bogost's Cow Clicker - a biting satire of Facebook games became frustratingly popular for its creator

nelson : Cow Clicker denouement - melancholy story of Bogost's satire game

Waxy's PDX geek guide

30/09/2011 @ 22:00 UTC

nelson : Waxy's PDX geek guide - Great suggestions for food, geek sights, etc in Portland

Andy Baio : Geek's Guide to Portland 2011 - I have a bunch of friends coming into town for ROFLCon Summit on Saturday, and rather than email them my suggestions of stuff to do in Portland, I thought I'd make it public. This is my guide to PDX for people like me: people who geek out about good food

Glitch is live!

27/09/2011 @ 19:00 UTC

nelson : Glitch is live! - Some of the original Flickr team made an online game

Andy Baio : Glitch opens to the public - adorable MMO from the creators of Flickr, Game Neverending, and Katamari Damacy

Project T-B.A.C

25/09/2011 @ 04:00 UTC

nelson : Project T-B.A.C - High school kid's balloon photography project

joshua : Project T-B.A.C - Home

QR Time

24/09/2011 @ 12:00 UTC

Andy Baio : QR Time - for additional obfuscation, when someone asks for the time, show them this

nelson : QRTime - A clock for robots.

Bootstrap, from Twitter

23/09/2011 @ 09:00 UTC

joshua : Bootstrap, from Twitter

Andy Baio : Bootstrap 2 released - here's the announcement