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fontplore // an interactive application designed for searching and exploring font databases

2009 Jul 31, 6:09An interactive touchable table to help you browse and select fonts.PermalinkCommentsart visualization design font typography surface table touchscreen video

The Electric Unicycle

2009 Jul 31, 6:04An electric unicycle controlled in a similar manner as the Segway.PermalinkCommentshumor photo unicycle transportation segway diy hardware howto via:swannman

Anyone can write this crap (Phil Gyford’s website)

2009 Jul 31, 5:57"Is it worth the sensationalism and scaremongering? The endlessly inaccurate and dangerous science reporting? The pointless and news-free lifestyle articles? Do newspapers that prioritise stories based on celebrities and spectacle rather than importance to the world deserve to exist?"PermalinkCommentsvia:sambrook internet news journalism media

Kill or cure?

2009 Jul 29, 11:00"Help to make sense of the Daily Mail’s ongoing effort to classify every inanimate object into those that cause cancer and those that prevent it."PermalinkCommentshumor journalism health via:bengoldacre news science

Charlie Rose - A conversation with Chris Anderson of Wired Magazine

2009 Jul 29, 10:58Chris Anderson of Wired Magazine promotes and discusses the concepts in his book "Free" on the Charlie Rose show.PermalinkCommentscharlie-rose chris-anderson wired free internet web economics video interview via:bengoldacre

Internationalized Resource Identifiers (IRIs)

2009 Jul 29, 5:48The new draft IRI spec to replace RFC 3987. "To accomodate widespread current practice, additional derivative protocol elements are defined, and current practice for resolving IRI-based hypertext references in HTML are outlined."PermalinkCommentsiri uri rfc html reference technical

Question Suggestions - small voyages into the collective psyche of humans who ask google questions

2009 Jul 29, 4:40Lists of Google's search suggestions for the starts of various phrases. Sometimes humorous.
PermalinkCommentshumor google search search-suggestions web psychology

Guidelines for Media Sanitization - Recommendations of the National Institute of Standards and Technology

2009 Jul 29, 3:18PermalinkCommentssecurity computer storage nist erase technical system:filetype:pdf system:media:document

40 Free and Useful GUI Icon Sets for Web Designers | Icons

2009 Jul 28, 9:21PermalinkCommentsweb free css gui icon graphic technical

Common Sense Journalism: Local news value = 0? Not exactly, but ...

2009 Jul 28, 5:07Suggests that local news must provide the raw facts and only in particular cases do a 'story' on top of that -- not everything needs to be a story.PermalinkCommentsnews via:sambrook journalism

Building Walt’s Dream - Disneyland Construction Timelapse Video | The Disney Blog

2009 Jul 28, 4:27Timelapse construction of Disneyland.PermalinkCommentstimelapse disney disneyland history video via:waxy

Linus Torvalds: "Microsoft hatred is a disease" - Ars Technica

2009 Jul 28, 3:39Linus Torvalds: "I'm a big believer in "technology over politics"...I may make jokes about Microsoft at times, but at the same time, I think the Microsoft hatred is a disease." This goes well with his previous quote calling Slashdot a "big public wanking session".PermalinkCommentslinux linus-torvalds microsoft politics technical

Olivia Wilde Talks Tron Legacy, Light Cycles | Underwire | Wired.com

2009 Jul 27, 11:28Olivia Wilde (I know her from House) who will appear in Tron Legacy gives an interview at Comic-Con that includes "...her experiences working with Jeff Bridges (she had to put her fist in her mouth to not ask about “The Dude”)."PermalinkCommentshumor interview house olivia-wilde tron tron-legacy wired jeff-bridges dude video

Am I Awesome?

2009 Jul 27, 11:12Answers a burning question on many of our minds.PermalinkCommentshumor web awesome

RFC 2483 - URI Resolution Services Necessary for URN Resolution

2009 Jul 27, 7:28Includes the text/uri-list mime type!PermalinkCommentstechnical url uri mime reference ietf

W3C File Upload API

2009 Jul 27, 5:34"This specification provides an API used to prompt the user with a file selection dialogue and obtain the data contained in files on the user's file system."PermalinkCommentsweb w3c api upload script dom technical

Best of Wikipedia

2009 Jul 27, 5:29"A twice-daily updated collection of some of the best reading on Wikipedia."PermalinkCommentswiki wikipedia daily reference blog via:ethan_t_hein

DSpace@MIT : Parallel and Distributed Computation:Numerical Methods

2009 Jul 27, 5:27"Parallel and Distributed Computation:Numerical Methods", Bertsekas, Dimitri P.; Tsitsiklis, John N., 2003-11-21PermalinkCommentsprogramming mit pdf algorithm distributed parallel math todo technical

Self-Portrait Machine - we make money not art

2009 Jul 27, 4:29"Jen Hui Liao's Self-Portrait Machine is a device that takes a picture of the sitter and draws it but with the model's help. The wrists of the individual are tied to the machine and it is his or her hands that are guided to draw the lines that will eventually form the portrait." With video!PermalinkCommentsvideo drawing art technology machine robot automation self-portrait

TrendsNow | World Time Clock

2009 Jul 27, 4:23"To find the local time in another time zone, simply roll the clock so the city representing that time zone is on top."
PermalinkCommentsclock time timezone
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