How FriendFeed uses MySQL to store schema-less... →
Pretty interesting read… talks about how FriendFeed built a schema-less database on top of mysql.. I’ll finish reading this later…
git ready →
Some really fantastic info on getting stuff done with git.
Term Extraction Documentation for Yahoo! →
This is pretty impressive.. instead of having to manually tag articles or blog posts, this API can be used to attempt to figure out the key terms of a document automatically. More info here.
dphiffer: Used BMX on eBay “If you buy this bike you will instantly become a member to every club that was ever invented, worldwide” http://is.gd/kWmX The description of this BMX is totally rad.
The Merb Internals Handbook →
A pretty decent intro to how the Merb framework works under the hood.
Happy Up Here on Vimeo (via kottke)
100 - [10L - 7F + C(k - C) + T(m - T)]/(S - E)– Perfect pancake recipe
The Lie →
techno weenie presents Machinist for generating test data (as an alternative to writing fixture files). I’ve been thinking recently about how to make using test data as painless as possible, this seems like a pretty interesting technique.
Heist: A Scheme Interpreter Written in Ruby →
Time Slider →
“The most surprising thing I’ve seen in 2009, courtesy of Etherpad” It’s pretty cool to see how Paul Graham writes his essays.
Slow Motion Punches to The Face on Vimeo (via Vimeo)
Atlas - 280 North →
“Atlas: An Interface Builder for Cappuccino.” Seems like pretty cool tech.. pretty nice demo too.
This in combination with checkinstall makes installing stuff from source on ubuntu pretty managable.
3M Performance Plus Duct Tape →
Nuclear grade duct tape… awesome! :D
PyML: machine learning in Python →
A pretty good thread on Hacker News about machine learning. I’d like to learn more about this stuff.
Why HTTP? →
“The world doesn’t need another arbitrary binary protocol. Just use HTTP. Your life will be simpler.”
Does TechCrunch Publish Scurrilous Unsubstantiated... →
Explanations to common Java exceptions →
New job @ 99designs.com
I started my new job at 99designs.com today. The company is still pretty small, but it’s got a really cool vibe. There’s gonna be heaps to learn, but I reckon it’s gonna be fun. Wish me luck! :D
Fast geometric hashing for automated astrometry →
Will read this later…
RIP HotU →
jack: dhotson: Home of the underdogs goes offline for good… I just heard about this and I’m totally speechless. :’( I just hope they still have everything archived and backed up. It would be a huge shame to lose some of these classic games. There’s always torrents? And a lot of other good abandonware sites. I’ve been playing a lot of old point-and-click adventure games lately: Day of the...
RIP HotU →
Home of the underdogs goes offline for good… I just heard about this and I’m totally speechless. :’( I just hope they still have everything archived and backed up. It would be a huge shame to lose some of these classic games.
AVAILABLE ONLINE FOR FREE (the Sticker) →
I’ll have to check these out a bit later, looks like a pretty useful resource.
What git is not →
Good stuff to know about git
Non-Hierarchical Management →
Leaving Facebook →
I’ve been teasing with the idea of leaving facebook for a while.. I’ve pretty much stopped using it already.
Found in space →
This is pretty cool, I’ll have to read more about geometric hashing..
An Interview with _why the Lucky Stiff →
Pretty cool interview heh..
What do companies want? →
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is...– Arthur Schopenhauer
T E X T F I L E S →
Using Doctrine ORM for more effective and... →
Some pretty good info on using Doctrine effectively.
Um, I have a question! →
Reg questions how people actually measure programmer productivity. A pretty insightful post.
How Not To Sort By Average Rating →
I really didn’t expect this to be so complicated.. I guess considering the complexity of the ‘correct’ solution, it’s not that surprising that so many big sites are doing it incorrectly.