37signals' Chalk Dissected →
“A Git wrapper so awesome, it should be illegal”
To summarize: a real app became a fake retro artwork joke which became a real...– Panic Blog (via brianoberkirch)
Achieving, without goals →
“Get excited and do things” Actually quite a thought provoking article.
What Killed Waterfall Could Kill Agile. →
Is your cat syn-periplanar?
Roommate: Dude what is up with your cat?
You: Ginger is clearly hungry. She’s in the eclipsed conformation and her head and tail are syn-periplanar.
What Android Is →
by Tim Bray
Give Me Something To Read Best of 2010 →
marco: This was my first full year at the helm of Give Me Something To Read, and to mark it, I’ve compiled this list of the best articles and essays I posted through 2010 (limited to those that were actually published in 2010). Richard has done1 an amazing job this year editing Instapaper’s sister site, Give Me Something To Read. This is a great collection of interesting content to load...
Conversion at what cost? →
James makes some excellent points. Recommended.
Life inside Facebook: how head of developers... →
A proposal for a sane php package manager →
Lox’s manifesto for a new PHP package manager named Phark.
Tasteless or brilliant? Iceberg water might be... →
“A Newfoundlander who hopes to “mine” icebergs with a special ship in order to produce gourmet bottled water” via @bldgblog
The Ultimate Productivity Blog →
A must read!
What Makes an Entrepreneur? Four Letters: JFDI →
Ask HN: How do you come up with new project ideas? →
The Other Startup Advice →
Anil Dash presents some interesting and insightful advice on seemingly obvious startup questions.
[Python-Dev] Breaking undocumented API →
Guido van Rossum has some sensible advice on following and maintaining style guides.
I’m Comic Sans, Asshole.– Timothy McSweeney’s Internet Tendency
Cracking Passwords In The Cloud: Amazon’s New EC2... →
“Google Maps goes where no one wants to go”
Be good. Be very good. Don’t be the “front-end guy” or the...– coffeemug
You can dress it up however you want—I call it a siesta—but a nap is lame and...– Get Up Early - TwoShay
Gnarls Barkley — Who’s Gonna Save My Soul
How To Balance an MMO, And How To Stop →
Some insight into making a balanced game. It reminds me of the amount of tuning that went into Canabalt.
The Language I Wish Go Was →
MathJax - Beautiful math in all browsers →
Lessons from Doom →
Really interesting article about gameplay and map design from Doom. I found this linked from a reddit discussion comparing FPS map design then and now.
Niklas Roy: Grafikdemo →
“Grafikdemo is a physical wireframe model of a teapot inside a Commodore CBM cabinet. The model can be rotated by pushing keys on the keyboard. Sophisticated lighting of the model makes it hard for the viewer to distinguish whether he sees a real digital model or a fake computer screen.” Faking 3d graphics with real objects. Clever.
5 Google Engineering Management Mistakes →
Also, don’t miss the discussion at Hacker News.
Life aboard the International Space Station →
“When we see it here in Houston, we think of them on board, all in their sleeping bags, tumbling around the Earth. Everybody here feels they own a little piece of it. It’s a lasting achievement.” via Kottke