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Submarine Cable Map 2007: Maps: TeleGeography Research

2008 Jan 31, 11:29A lovely infographic style map of underwater cabling. Actually its a poster. And it costs $250. Argh!PermalinkCommentsvia:newscientist graph visualization map network technology underwater cable internet purchase product

New Scientist Technology Blog: Stop wasting my time, me

2008 Jan 31, 11:27Tools to stop yourself from wasting time on the Internet.PermalinkCommentsarticle blog browser software extension

Windows Vista Help: Opening the Windows Vista box

2008 Jan 31, 11:19Dang, my Vista must be broken!PermalinkCommentshumor howto box windows microsoft via:swannman help

LibraryThing Developers are Responsive

2008 Jan 31, 10:47

[Many books in large bookcase. Photo creator http://flickr.com/people/babblingdweeb/]I use my recently added books feed from LibraryThing, a site I've mentioned before where you track, review, recommend, and share your books, and I put the recently added books on my page. I thought it might be nice to include the book covers so I suggested adding book covers to RSS feeds in LibraryThings 'Recommend Site Improvements' group. The next day I had a response from the founder and lead developer Tim Spalding who had started implementing the feature. I noticed a few bugs, reported them on the same thread, and he fixed them soon after. Fantastic! It makes me want to upgrade to a paying account.

Incidentally, if you notice the Ghost in the Shell book appear multiple times in my RSS feed its due to the previously mentioned iterative bug fixes. The same item appeared multiple times slightly differently with each bug fix and your RSS aggregator may have picked them up as distinct items.

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YouTube - Sorry, Internet

2008 Jan 30, 10:12Internet videos support WGA strike.PermalinkCommentswga youtube humor video strike internet

Inhabitat - REVERSE GRAFFITI: Clean Green Street Art

2008 Jan 30, 3:00Graffiti created by cleaning your art into publicly viewable walls, signs, etc.PermalinkCommentsvia:boingboing cultural-disobediance graffiti art

Lemon Demon

2008 Jan 30, 2:04Somehow I missed the Ultimate Showdown of Ultimate Destiny music video Internet meme. This is a list of Lemon Demon's work including the previously mentioned meme.PermalinkCommentslemon-demon music video meme internet-meme ultimate-showdown-of-ultimate-destiny

Large-scale RDF Graph Visualization Tools - AI3:::Adaptive Information

2008 Jan 30, 2:01Lots of links to tools to help visualize RDF graphs. Referenced tools aren't necessarily restricted to visualizing RDF graphs -- at least some visualize plain old graphs like GraphViz (Yay for GraphViz!).PermalinkCommentsvia:ethan_t_hein rdf graph visualization tools

Periodic Table Printmaking Project

2008 Jan 30, 1:55Periodic table with each element represented as a its own painting by different artists.PermalinkCommentsvia:boingboing science periodic-table-of-elements art visualization

Make3D --- convert your image into 3d

2008 Jan 30, 1:15Turns photos into 3D environments.PermalinkCommentsvia:swannman 3d photo tool standford

Reusing Internet Explorer's Builtin CSS

2008 Jan 29, 9:32

When throwing together an HTML page at work that other people will view, I stick the following line in for style. Its IE's error page CSS and contaits a subtle gradient background that I like.

This uses the res URI scheme. You can see the other interesting IE resources using my resource list tool.PermalinkCommentsresource technical css internet-explorer ie res

making_coins [Zotero Developer Documentation]

2008 Jan 29, 7:28A standard URI scheme for describing books.PermalinkCommentsmetadata microformats openurl coins uri

Ben Folds Myspace Gig playlist on YouTube

2008 Jan 29, 5:10Ben Folds performs his myspace gig, webcast live from his studio in Nashville, Tennessee on October 24th 2006. The performance has been split into various videos gathered here. I hadn't heard "Bitches Ain't Shit" like that before (last video).PermalinkCommentsben-folds ben-folds-five bff music video myspace youtube performance live

volity.net | Digital Games for Analog People

2008 Jan 29, 11:55Includes an online version of Fluxx. I have my own version of Fluxx over the Internet that I had working but not pretty but this is apparently a publisher sanctioned version so there you go.PermalinkCommentsfluxx game card internet online free

Download details: PowerPoint Viewer 2007

2008 Jan 28, 7:54A free PowerPoint file viewer.PermalinkCommentsfree microsoft office powerpoint tools windows

/EP (Preprocess to stdout Without #line Directives) (C++)

2008 Jan 28, 2:42Use this option with cl.exe (the Visual Studio C/C++ compiler) to see what your files look like after all the #define macro magic occurs. Useful when debugging crufty or organic macros.PermalinkCommentsmicrosoft msdn reference c++ cpp preprocessor tool compiler cl

DHCP/mDNS Injection Issues | GNUCITIZEN

2008 Jan 28, 10:39Name your computer an HTML string to inject that HTML into the target wireless router's HTML configuration page.PermalinkCommentsvia:swannman security xss injection dhcp

YouTube - Daily Show & Colbert Report Writers in Mock WGA Debate

2008 Jan 26, 12:32Another hilarious Internet video generated from the writer strike. Yay for the strike!PermalinkCommentsvia:boingboing wga writing writers-strike video youtube tv daily-show colbert-report

New Scientist Technology Blog: Phones that plan their meals

2008 Jan 25, 1:54Research paper suggests location aware cellphones ask their owners to charge them when the phones see they're at home.PermalinkCommentsarticle newscientist research cellphone battery power microsoft

The Afterlife of Cellphones - Cellular Telephone - Waste Materials - Recycling - New York Times

2008 Jan 25, 1:49Article on consumer electronics waste, recycling, and associated companies.PermalinkCommentsvia:ethan_t_hein article electronics recycle nytimes cellphone phone
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