2012-11-21 - Wednesday
Energy from a single orange…
What a photo!
2012-11-19 - Monday
LCE: The failure of operating systems and how we can fix it [LWN.net]
2012-11-16 - Friday
Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore: The perfect nerdish fantasy - Boing Boing
Who doesn't love a perfect nerdish fantasy? Looks like a fun novel.
2012-11-14 - Wednesday
For Gamers With Autism, Online Worlds a Cycle of Attraction and Fear | Game|Life | Wired.com
Windows 95 Tips, Tricks, and Tweaks
Funny, disturbing Windows 95 tumblr thing
2012-11-09 - Friday
The Signal and the Noise - Books by Nate Silver - Penguin Group (USA)
I hadn't heard of Nate Silver before US Election Day, minus one... Either I live under a rock, or this guy is trending into household-name territory.
The little ssh that (sometimes) couldn't - Mina Naguib
I love a good detective story. :)
Like ChosenJS on steroids. This library has support for remote calls (autosuggest), which ChosenJS currently doesn't.
Privacy in Ubuntu 12.10: Amazon Ads and Data Leaks | Electronic Frontier Foundation
2012-11-07 - Wednesday
Mechanical Sympathy: Inter Thread Latency
The LMAX Architecture
Resurfacing this, I've been thinking of an application for this design in one of our busier applications.
2012-11-06 - Tuesday
Is the GOP stealing Ohio? - Salon.com
'Uncertified, "experimental" software patches have been installed on machines in 39 counties of the key swing state.'
2012-11-05 - Monday
The NYT's Visual Election Outcome Explorer - Features - Source: An OpenNews project
cool! thanks for this. (and good luck tomorrow, USA!)
2012-11-02 - Friday
Understanding Unix Timekeeping - The UNIX and Linux Forums
Cron is pretty good about handling timezone changes (DST).
d3.js ~ Box Plots
I have some box plots to render, and was going to do them in R... but ooh, this does look nice. (Belated thx to dchud, who I think has posted d3 to unalog a couple times.)
The Future of Learning Management Systems | Contact North
2012-11-01 - Thursday
2012-10-30 - Tuesday
CppDB: CppDB - SQL Connectivity Library
SQL connectivity for CppCMS.
CppCMS 1.x.x — Stable
OK, maybe I'll never write a Web app in C++. But this is pretty well done.
2012-10-29 - Monday
Google C++ Style Guide
High Scalability - All Time Favorites
2012-10-27 - Saturday
Badass of the Week: Cliff Young
a make-you-smile story.
2012-10-26 - Friday
Django 1.5 alpha 1 released | Weblog | Django
Experimental Python 3 support. I'm not a Py3 user myself... maybe this will push Py3 adoption?
csvkit 0.5.0 (beta) — csvkit 0.5.0 (beta) documentation
that does look handy! Thanks, Dan.
2012-10-25 - Thursday
Vagrant - Virtualized development for the masses.
Really gotta play with this some time.
Aviation vulnerability: Scan boarding passes to discover if you're in for deep screening; print new barcodes if you don't like what you find - Boing Boing
2012-10-24 - Wednesday
The Island Where People Forget to Die - NYTimes.com
Teaching programming to underprivileged NY kids.
The L’Aquila Verdict: A Judgment Not against Science, but against a Failure of Science Communication | Guest Blog, Scientific American Blog Network
2012-10-23 - Tuesday
Mozilla Plans H.264 Video for Desktop Firefox | Webmonkey | Wired.com
Good news for some of our video projects. (And hey, Webmonkey! I didn't know that still existed.)
2012-10-17 - Wednesday
New Jack Librarian: Bibliographic Software → ??? → BePress
2012-10-11 - Thursday
SmoothLifeL | jwz
"A continuous version of Conway's Life, using floating point values instead of integers." If you've ever played with Life, you'll like this.
2012-10-09 - Tuesday
Advanced Linux Programming
2012-10-06 - Saturday
Cooks.com - Recipe - Old Fashioned Rice Pudding (Baked Method)
2012-10-05 - Friday
Wait, DevTools could do THAT? [Chrome DevTools]
Some good things in here!
2012-10-03 - Wednesday
The Keccak sponge function family
This is SHA-3. [edit: we probably don't need this any time soon; it seems it's been approved largely as a backup plan in case vulnerabilities in SHA-2 are discovered. At least that's what Reddit is suggesting: http://is.gd/hd09jv]
2012-09-28 - Friday
Worst fight scene ever? More like BEST fight scene ever. (video) - Boing Boing
(Sorry to share silly movies on unalog, but this one is painfully funny.)
2012-09-27 - Thursday
Canadian Dance Moves - YouTube
We dance like this all the time. (goofy but cute video.)
What every developer needs to know about Ubuntu Upstart | Stackful.io
2012-09-26 - Wednesday
Ejecta - PhobosLab
Almost makes me want an iOS device!
2012-09-24 - Monday
Emacs Rocks! [Episode 13: multiple-cursors]
C++ Primer, 5th Edition | InformIT
2012-09-21 - Friday
The TTY demystified
Emacs Rocks! [Episode 12: Working with HTML]
[Video] editing HTML in Emacs like a hipster boss.
2012-08-30 - Thursday
Bootstrap 2.1.0 released · Twitter Bootstrap Blog
2012-08-14 - Tuesday
Does Religion Really Poison Everything? - The Chronicle Review - The Chronicle of Higher Education
[Solved] ZFS cannot replace failed drive - The FreeBSD Forums
this helped fix a ZFS problem at $WORK.
A node.js based Web framework. I don't use node.js, but this looks neat.
2012-08-10 - Friday
Is Haskell liberal or conservative? : Inside 374
A nice counterpoint to Yegge's liberal/conservative rant, from the allegedly far-right Haskell camp.
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