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Make: Online : Hack the box to get to the phone

2009 Dec 31, 4:40"Nokia has been struggling a bit this year, but this "hack it" to get your phone unboxing is pretty interesting. Once you "root" the box it opens up and a little puff of smoke appears, along with your phone (if you're a phone / gadget reviewer)." Makes me wonder how many devs and engineers they had working on the box to contain this phone.PermalinkCommentsphone video cellphone hack

Emanuel Derman's Blog: Trading Places

2009 Dec 31, 1:50Har har: "I had a fantasy in which the Fed and the TSA (Transportation Security Administration) switched roles. If a bank failed at 9 a.m. one morning and shut its doors, the TSA would announce that all banks henceforth begin their business day at 10 a.m. And, if a terrorist managed to get on board a plane between Stockholm and Washington, the Fed would increase the number of flights between the cities."PermalinkCommentseconomics humor airplane emanuel-derman tsa fed government

Google Books - Weekly World News Covers

2009 Dec 29, 1:31PermalinkCommentshumor google archive newspaper weeklyworldnews

SensorEvent | Android Developers

2009 Dec 28, 9:27"This class represents a sensor event and holds informations such as the sensor type (eg: accelerometer, orientation, etc...), the time-stamp, accuracy and of course the sensor's data."PermalinkCommentssensor android technical programming development reference accelerometer java

Mystic Lake Software: Sensor - Accelerometer & Magnetics

2009 Dec 28, 8:04"Just as I was finishing my first look at the accelerometer and magnetic field sensors a couple of threads cropped up on the Android Developer's group..."PermalinkCommentsandroid cellphone programming development java sensor technical 3d orientation

The Metalink Download Description Format

2009 Dec 28, 2:19"This document specifies Metalink, an XML-based download description format. Metalink describes download locations (mirrors), checksums, and other information. Clients can transparently use this information to reliably transfer files."PermalinkCommentsxml download browser web url todo

YouTube - HAMSTERDAM HILARIOUS VIDEO! WATCH!

2009 Dec 27, 7:43"Have a look what happens when a huge hamster hits the Amsterdam Canals in a giant inflatable ball!" Almost a good idea. Maybe next time add some paddles to the outside of the ball.PermalinkCommentshumor video youtube hamster amsterdam water

Developing on a Device | Android Developers

2009 Dec 26, 7:11Wow, that was easy to setup. After installing the driver Eclipse just asks me if I want to debug on my phone or my virtual device.PermalinkCommentstechnical reference android programming development cellphone g1 documentation google

GL10 (Java Binding for the OpenGL ES(R) API)

2009 Dec 25, 6:15"The GL10 interface contains the Java(TM) programming language bindings for OpenGL(R) ES 1.0 core functionality."PermalinkCommentsprogramming java opengl android cellphone technical reference 3d

Introducing GLSurfaceView | Android Developers

2009 Dec 24, 9:14PermalinkCommentsopengl android programming development cellphone technical

TopatoCo: White Rabbit Shirt

2009 Dec 23, 10:15Cute bunny tshirt gift idea...PermalinkCommentsgift purchase bunny cute rabbit tshirt

4chan Founder “moot” to Speak at TED – GigaOM

2009 Dec 23, 10:03"Christopher “moot” Poole, the young founder of the irascible online forum 4chan, will speak in February at the TED conference, the elite gathering of thought leaders whose video-taped talks have become immensely popular online." Its like TED is just asking for it.PermalinkCommentsted 4chan christopher-poole moot

The "blueprints" of Monsieur Eiffel

2009 Dec 23, 10:02"These designs are reproductions of Eiffel's original designs included in his book "The 300 Meter Tower", Lemercier publications, Paris 1900."PermalinkCommentsdesign architecture blueprints france eiffel eiffel-tower retro visualization illustration

curlies - Project Hosting on Google Code

2009 Dec 23, 9:58Results of a set of black box tests on various characters in various parts of URLs in various popular browsers.PermalinkCommentsvia:mnot url uri iri idn dns browser web technical

Wii Remote API | Javascript API for the Opera-powered Wii browser

2009 Dec 22, 9:39"The Wii Remote API also allows the Web page to detect all Wii Remotes that are connected to the Wii; up to four at a time. This makes it possible to make Web pages interact with up to four users at the same time..."PermalinkCommentswii wiimote remote web javascript opera programming development reference technical

Benji Hughes – Discover music, videos, concerts, & pictures at Last.fm

2009 Dec 22, 7:17Listen to "Why do These Parties Always End" and "You Stood Me Up"PermalinkCommentsmusic benji-hughes electronica folk rock

(Video) Panic Attack! And The Power Of The Web - PSFK

2009 Dec 21, 3:40"“I uploaded (Panic Attack!) on a Thursday and on Monday my inbox was totally full of e-mails from Hollywood studios,” he told the BBC’s Latin American service BBC Mundo. “It was amazing, we were all shocked.”" And I can see why -- its a good video.PermalinkCommentsvideo scifi robot youtube hollywood

The Volokh Conspiracy » Blog Archive » The Really Traditional Socratic Method

2009 Dec 20, 1:38The really traditional socratic method: "You ask people hard questions. Then they kill you."PermalinkCommentshumor joke quote socratic socrates

YouTube - Steve Mcqueen Intro

2009 Dec 20, 12:24PermalinkCommentshumor video cat cute macgyver

YouTube - "Move B*tch Get Out The Way!" Desperate House CAT on Roomba Driver Bitch Slaps a Dog pit bull Sharky

2009 Dec 20, 12:19Lazy cat is also disgruntled and rides a RoombaPermalinkCommentsvideo humor cat dog roomba
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