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Aza’s Thoughts » Identity in the Browser (Firefox)

2009 Nov 30, 6:31"At Mozilla Labs, we’ve been working on some potential integrations of identity directly into the browser. Note, this is an extremely rough draft." Looks pretty!PermalinkCommentsfirefox browser identity web mozilla security authentication openid

Geekologie - Evolution of Storage Infographic

2009 Nov 29, 2:01PermalinkCommentsvia:boingboing storage information infographics visualization poster system:filetype:jpg system:media:image

PSFK » Blog Archive » (Pics) Posterchild Finds New Uses for Old Phone Booths

2009 Nov 29, 1:58Phone booths get makeovers: "For Your Convenience Super-Hero Changing Station", "Coming Soon, improvements and upgrades to this public urination facility", and more.
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Vanjamrgan's Gallery

2009 Nov 29, 1:53Fictional characters with beards. "Bearded: Brock Samson, Bearded: Robocop, Bearded: Hellboy, Bearded: Boba Fett, Bearded: Black Mage, Bearded: Wario, Bearded: Clint Eastwood, Bearded: Batman"
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YouTube - Automatic Mario~Don't Stop Me Now~【自動マリオシーケンサ×Queen】

2009 Nov 29, 1:43Queen's "Don't Stop Me Now" accompanied by 4 games of a hacked Super Mario World level. The matching of the background images between the four plays is what gets me.PermalinkCommentshumor videogame video youtube mario queen music dont-stop-me-now via:waxy

Thanksgiving 2009

2009 Nov 29, 1:32

Pre Thanksgiving DinnerSarah and I had Thanksgiving dinner at our house the Sunday before. Sarah's parents and siblings came as well as my parents who came up for the a handful of days. It was our first time hosting Thanksgiving so I was a little nervous, but my parents helped us setup and get ready so of course it went well! I cheated a bit: I ordered a turkey online from Whole Foods where you can just tell them when you want to pick it up, they have it cooked and ready including garnish and you just need to warm it up. When we moved in together Sarah and I each had slightly different small dining room tables. Thankfully they're roughly the same height and width and we could put them together end to end and seat everybody with no room to spare. On actual Thanksgiving day we went over to Rachel & Anson's lovely new place for Thanksgiving and the annual game of Trivial Pursuit.

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Post Thanksgiving Dinner

2009 Nov 29, 1:23

sequelguy posted a photo:

Post Thanksgiving Dinner

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Parents Pre Thanksgiving

2009 Nov 29, 1:23

sequelguy posted a photo:

Parents Pre Thanksgiving

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Pre Thanksgiving Dinner

2009 Nov 29, 1:23

sequelguy posted a photo:

Pre Thanksgiving Dinner

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YouTube - Surprised Kitty

2009 Nov 28, 8:04PermalinkCommentshumor cute kitten cat

All bow before the mighty power of the nocebo effect – Bad Science

2009 Nov 28, 3:50The downside of the placebo the nocebo: "This is the amazing world of the nocebo effect, where negative expectations can induce unpleasant symptoms, in the absence of a physical cause.", "In two of them, the consent form contained a statement outling various gastrointestinal side effects, and in these centres there was a sixfold increase in the number of people reporting such symptoms and dropping out of the trial, compared with the one centre that did not list such side effects in the form."PermalinkCommentsnocebo placebo science medicine ben-goldacre

English Shellcode

2009 Nov 27, 6:10"What follows is a brief description of the method we have developed for encoding arbitrary shellcode as English text. This English shellcode is completely self-contained, i.e., it does not require an external loader, and executes as valid IA32 code."PermalinkCommentssecurity polyglot intel paper research programming hack obfuscation english language technical system:filetype:pdf system:media:document

11 Ways Geeks Measure the World | GeekDad | Wired.com

2009 Nov 27, 6:04"Megafonzies (coolness): We don’t know if Professor Hubert Farnsworth, inventor of the Finglonger, coined the term ‘Megafonzie.’ We can assume that one Fonzie is the amount of coolness generated by Arthur Fonzarelli...", "Warhols (fame duration): 1 Warhol equals 15 minutes of fame, So if you’ve been famous for three years, that’s just over 105 kilowarhols..."PermalinkCommentsvia:kottke humor measurement nerd

RFC battle: Browsers vs. programming languages - cat /dev/random | grep security -

2009 Nov 25, 7:09Relative URI resolution differences in browsers vs programming language libraries.PermalinkCommentsvia:ericlaw url uri rfc web browser programming dotnet java technical

Metalink/HTTP: Mirrors and Checksums in HTTP Headers

2009 Nov 24, 5:51"Metalink/HTTP describes multiple download locations (mirrors), Peer-to-Peer, checksums, digital signatures, and other information using existing standards for HTTP headers. Clients can transparently use this information to make file transfers more robust and reliable."PermalinkCommentshttp metalink url p2p http-header cache redirect reference technical

Atlas of True Names

2009 Nov 23, 2:20"The Atlas of True Names reveals the etymological roots, or original meanings, of the familiar terms on today's maps of the World, Europe, the British Isles and the United States. For instance, where you would normally expect to see the Sahara indicated, the Atlas gives you "The Tawny One", derived from Arab. es-sahra “the fawn coloured ,desert”."PermalinkCommentshumor reference map etymology translation atlas geography

McSweeney's Internet Tendency: Has Bell Invented a "Telegraph Killer"?

2009 Nov 23, 1:24"This week Bell Labs plans to roll out the Telephone, the first viable Telegraph alternative, but reports indicate they may not be ready."PermalinkCommentsvia:waxy humor telephone telegraph internet

Inspirations typographiques françaises | Pixiome : nouvelles inspirations et tendances.

2009 Nov 23, 1:21"Je vous propose aujourd’hui de découvrir le travail de StarType, un ex typographe qui a connu le temps du plomb et travaillé dans de nombreuses imprimeries pour évoluer et devenir graphiste par la suite."PermalinkCommentstypography advertising font french design history

Ajaxian » New SVG Web Release: Gelatinous Cube

2009 Nov 23, 12:38Update to SVG Web: "SVG Web is a JavaScript library which provides SVG support on many browsers, including Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Safari. Using the library plus native SVG support you can instantly target close to 100% of the existing installed web base."PermalinkCommentssvg development web browser ie firefox safari javascript technical

The Old New Thing : Can I talk to that William fellow? He was so helpful

2009 Nov 23, 11:47'Bill Gates is being taken on a guided tour of the product support department's new office building...Bill puts on a headset, sits down, and answers the phone. "Hello, this is Microsoft Product Support, William speaking. How can I help you?"'PermalinkCommentshumor microsoft bill-gates raymond-chen support history
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