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Back From Vegas

2009 Feb 28, 2:21

Penn and Teller StageSarah and I met up with Jon, Scott, Jesse, and Grib in Las Vegas last weekend and we had a fun time.

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Vegas Security Guard on Segway

2009 Feb 28, 1:55

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Vegas Security Guard on Segway

Why do security guards love Segway's so much?

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Penn and Teller Stage

2009 Feb 28, 1:54

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Penn and Teller Stage

Penn and Teller's stage before their Las Vegas show

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Scott, Jesse, and Jon in Vegas

2009 Feb 28, 1:53

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Scott, Jesse, and Jon in Vegas

On the bridge in front of Treasure Island just before the first show of 'Sirens of TI' that day.

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Las Vegas Street Crowd

2009 Feb 28, 1:52

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Las Vegas Street Crowd

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No Media Kings - Sword of My Mouth #1 Out Soon

2009 Feb 28, 11:34"It's completely nuts... It's a book about what if the Rapture actually happened, and that's all I'm gonna tell you." -Junot Diaz, 2008 Pulitzer Prize Winner for FictionPermalinkCommentscreativecommons comic literature religion magic download pdf

CC - Games > The Space Game

2009 Feb 27, 1:08The Space Game is like advanced Desktop Tower Defense (and from the same people) and set in space.PermalinkCommentsgame online flash space strategy videogame

The world's shortest escalator - Boing Boing Gadgets

2009 Feb 27, 11:31"World's Shortest Escalator - certified by the Guinness Book of Records"PermalinkCommentshumor video escalator

Please Enjoy - The Work of Ji Lee

2009 Feb 27, 11:23Ji Lee's "Google Me" business card design. Nice.PermalinkCommentshumor google business-card design

The Old New Thing : How does Raymond decide what to post on any particular day?

2009 Feb 27, 11:00Raymond Chen has a years worth of blog content written and scheduled! "To give you an idea of how far in advance I write my blog entries, I wrote this particular entry on February 13, 2008. ... this particular entry ended up on February 27, 2009 because that was the next available open day. ... Now, with a buffer of over a year, I do have quite a bit of leeway in choosing when any particular article is published." Humorous commentor John writes in response: "If you were to disappear off the face of the Earth, how long would it be before we knew?"PermalinkCommentsblog raymond-chen writing humor

YouTube - VMware demo showing two operating systems running on one phone

2009 Feb 27, 10:49Finally, you can play solitare on your phone while waiting for Android to boot with VMWare's mobile phone OS: "VMware has demoed its mobile virtualisation platform, which could potentially let users simultaneously run two different operating systems."PermalinkCommentsvideo vmware mobile phone cellphone os android google microsoft windows windows-ce

Royksopp on Vimeo

2009 Feb 26, 4:26Royksopp official music videos on VimeoPermalinkCommentsmusic video royksopp

25 ideas: Creating An Open-Source Business Model For Newspapers

2009 Feb 26, 11:52This is what I'd like in a newspaper: "1: Focus on original content, do not rewrite wire stories or press releases." and "2: Focus on hyper-local coverage, newspapers should "own" their regional beat because they have the best contacts and the best understanding of local companies and issues."PermalinkCommentsvia:sambrook newspaper advertising business journalism internet

Why the Music Industry Hates Guitar Hero

2009 Feb 26, 11:41"Aerosmith has reportedly earned more from 'Guitar Hero : Aerosmith' than from any single album in the band's history." Games are usually more expensive than albums but still impressive stat.PermalinkCommentsvia:ethan_t_hein music guitar-hero videogames copyright art media rock-band ip riaa

Downloads: PlayOn Streams Netflix, Hulu, YouTube, and More to Your Xbox 360 and PS3

2009 Feb 24, 9:32Of course Netflix is already available on the 360, but PlayOn lets you watch Hulu on the 360. So far so good with the trial software. "Windows only: Previously mentioned Windows utility PlayOn-which streams popular online video to your PS3, Xbox 360, and HP MediaSmart TV-has officially left its beta phase in the dust"PermalinkCommentshulu video xbox xbox360 mediacenter dvr windows tv

android-vnc-viewer - Google Code

2009 Feb 23, 6:00"A VNC viewer for Android platform. android-vnc-viewer is forked from tightVNC viewer. This project is still under development. ... When android-vnc-viewer is more stable, it will be available on Android Market. In the meantime you can install the development builds."PermalinkCommentsandroid vnc client viewer phone cellphone google remote g1 open-source

Two Stanford students rethink the light switch - Nudge blog

2009 Feb 23, 11:04"...the two have designed what they are calling a SmartSwitch, which lets people know how much energy they are using, not through colors, but through tactile feedback."PermalinkCommentsecology ui interface hci energy light lightswitch

Some Datasets Available on the Web - Data Wrangling Blog

2009 Feb 23, 10:34Lots of neat web APIs. Added to Delicious network. "Over the past year, I've been tagging interesting data I find on the web in del.icio.us. I wrote a quick python script to pull the relevant links from my del.icio.us export and list them at the bottom of this post. Most of these datasets are related to machine learning, but there are a lot of government, finance, and search datasets as well."PermalinkCommentsapi data semanticweb information reference

Semantic Search the US Library of Congress

2009 Feb 23, 10:31"This is an experimental service that makes the Library of Congress Subject Headings available as linked-data using the SKOS vocabulary. The goal of lcsh.info is to encourage experimentation and use of LCSH on the web with the hopes of informing a similar effort at the Library of Congress to make a continually updated version available. More information about the Linked Data effort can be found on the W3C Wiki."PermalinkCommentslibrary-of-congress loc semanticweb web rdf metadata library api

One Bus Away

2009 Feb 17, 1:56Track real time bus info in a manner more convenient than what's provided by King County's bus website.PermalinkCommentsbus traffic washington seattle redmond map
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