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topics for May 2008

[discuss] 2008-05-31 Det perfekta kriget [inslag.se]
Hur vi än försöker, kommer vi aldrig att kunna överträffa det kriget. Därför kommer det aldrig att bli ett tredje världskrig. Det är inte lönt. Går inte att toppa tvåan.

[discuss] 2008-05-31 The Shell Game [learcapital.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-30 Conway's Game of Life in one line of APL [catpad.net]

[discuss] 2008-05-30 Toyota chief: refrain from using PowerPoint [presentationzen.com]
(in the good old days?) they used to use one piece of paper to make a clear point or proposal, or to summarize an issue, but now everything is in PowerPoint

[discuss] 2008-05-30 Notes on A History of Erlang [sauria.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-29 Incredible pictures of one of Earth's last uncontacted tribes firing bows and arrows [dailymail.co.uk]
defiant

[discuss] 2008-05-29 hitta.se 3D [hitta.se]

[discuss] 2008-05-29 Långtradare som kör om [inslag.se]
En långtradare som kör om en annan långtradare är helt enkelt ett litet stycke fungerande samarbetsnorm ute på motorvägen.

[discuss] 2008-05-29 Christopher Alexander on the difference between a fifty-year-old carpenter and a novice [37signals.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-29 Memristor man says the computer age is yet to begin [theinquirer.net]
"Memristance is not a quantum effect, but it's another effect that becomes more important as things get smaller."

[discuss] 2008-05-29 delete cookies? [jeremygaddis.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-28 Are FP and OO Incompatible Syntactic Styles? [michaelfeathers.typepad.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-28 Alice and Bob [en.wikipedia.org]

[discuss] 2008-05-28 It's the hat. [scaryideas.com]
.jpg

[discuss] 2008-05-28 Why Agile Doesn 19t Really Work [elegantcode.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-28 Peter Principle [en.wikipedia.org]
Aldrig har en princip stämt så bra som denna.

[discuss] 2008-05-28 Chicken chicken chicken [youtube.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-28 Escher's "Relativity" in LEGO [andrewlipson.com]
Escher-teckning i fysisk form mha Lego

[discuss] 2008-05-28 Första olyckan i rulltrappan [sydostran.se]
Ronneby, rulltrappa, rullator - finn minst ett fel.

[discuss] 2008-05-28 Huge Hole in Open Source Software Found, Leaves Millions Vulnerable [dailytech.com]
The Valgrind code caused errors, so the programmers simply commented out all the code, including the other methods of generating randomness on accident.

[discuss] 2008-05-28 Villaägarna vill ha krig mot sniglar [sydsvenskan.se]
snart har vi 8 miljarder sniglar i sverige. stoppa dom.

[discuss] 2008-05-28 Six Degrees of Wikipedia [netsoc.tcd.ie]

[discuss] 2008-05-28 An Erlang Course [erlang.org]
This is the content of the Erlang course

[discuss] 2008-05-27 Why Facebook chat scaled so well [thefactoryfactory.com]
The answer is 26.aside from having a pretty amazing dev team of course, yep, Erlang.

[discuss] 2008-05-27 BIGGEST DRAWING IN THE WORLD [biggestdrawingintheworld.com]
With the help of a GPS and DHL, I have drawn a self portrait on our planet.

[discuss] 2008-05-27 The Road we didn't go down [armstrongonsoftware.blogspot.com]
Corba vs Erlang RPC

[discuss] 2008-05-27 Home | burdastyle.com [burdastyle.com]
open source sewing

[discuss] 2008-05-27 Swedish only [thepiratebay.org]
Igår fick vi två oberoende tips från väldigt säkra källor (insiders som det heter) om att den 31-åriga mannen som blev dömd till villkorlig dom för fildelning, har fått sina böter och rättegångskostnader betalda av upphovsrättslobbyn

[discuss] 2008-05-27 Telia säljer Iphone [sydsvenskan.se]

[discuss] 2008-05-27 Scoble has a productivity problem [scobleizer.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-27 How Many Friends Do You Have? [howtosplitanatom.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-27 New York Times API Coming [readwriteweb.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-26 Twitter 19s business model is to sell the company [flaptor.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-26 Cannabis blunder at Tokyo airport [news.bbc.co.uk]

[discuss] 2008-05-26 We Are The World remade by impersonators on Japanese pop show (video) [boingboing.net]
Jodåsåatte...

[discuss] 2008-05-26 ConfigureMyPhone - Mobile Email Web MMS & Java Settings [configuremyphone.com]
The fastest way to configure your mobile phone for web browsing, MMS, email and Java applications

[discuss] 2008-05-26 Evolution of game controllers [liftlab.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-26 Apple takes delivery of 188 mysterious ocean containers [apple20.blogs.fortune.cnn.com]
they've spotted a "major spike" since mid March in ocean containers marked with a mysterious new label: "electric computers"

[discuss] 2008-05-26 HTC Touch Diamond Demo [smallsurfaces.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-26 This Is Funny Only if You Know Unix [nytimes.com]
om xkcd

[discuss] 2008-05-26 tapeter som ändrar färg beroende på rummets temperatur [yatzer.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-25 Västra Hamnen in High Dynamic Range Imaging [flickr.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-25 Bilbrand i Malmö vart tredje dygn [sydsvenskan.se]
brinnande bilar är ett tecken på att det finns folk som är beredda att göra värre saker.

[discuss] 2008-05-25 Humane Code Highlighting and js2-mode [toolness.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-25 Bike Commuting for Newbies [firedoglake.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-24 Miljökatastrof på Årets bild [svd.se]
"Jag fick massor av mejl efter att Svenska Dagbladet publicerat reportaget. De flesta var från människor som var skitförbannade för att de just köpt en etanolbil", säger Karl Melander.

[discuss] 2008-05-24 Alla bilder är subjektiva [journalisten.se]
Han hade precis tittat på en etanolbil hos sin bilhandlare men ångrade sig efter att ha sett mitt reportage om etanolproduktionen. Bilhandlaren hade då sagt att "den där Årets bild-bilden är falsk och manipulerad i Photoshop, inget att tro på".

[discuss] 2008-05-23 Javascript Super Mario Kart [nihilogic.dk]

[discuss] 2008-05-23 Can slackers go corporate? [economist.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-22 Who Is This "Licklider" Guy? [moserware.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-22 An Unorthodox Approach to Database Design : The Coming of the Shard [highscalability.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-22 The Quest For Every Beard Type [dyers.org]

[discuss] 2008-05-22 The infographic that saved a million lives? [37signals.com]
om artiklen som fick billg att bestämma vad han skulle lägga sina pengar på

[discuss] 2008-05-22 Svensken som bygger ny mobilplattform i Indien [idg.se]
193 lång och med rött hår är han ingen vanlig syn i Indien. - Det är som att vara tjej på Ericsson 13 alla vet vad man heter även om man inte träffat dem förut.

[discuss] 2008-05-22 Why I 19m switching to Yahoo Search [benlog.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-22 He Took a Polaroid Every Day, Until the Day He Died [mentalfloss.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-21 Zlatan hyllad av Maradona [svd.se]
"Zlatan behärskar bollen och de andra kan bara hålla käften."

[discuss] 2008-05-21 Jättepungen är uppfunnen [expressen.se]
Äntligen!

[discuss] 2008-05-21 How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Using a Lot of Disk Space to Scale [highscalability.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-21 Dömda killar från Rödeby togs för fylla [blt.se]
Moppefylleri i gangsterbyn

[discuss] 2008-05-21 Geohashing [xkcd.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-20 You Can't Soak the Rich [online.wsj.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-20 Social network death spiral: How Metcalfe's Law can work against you [andrewchen.typepad.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-20 Why Zappos Pays New Employees to Quit 14And You Should Too [discussionleader.hbsp.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-20 "Let It Crash" Programming [blogs.teamb.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-19 Why Microsoft will buy Facebook and keep it closed [scobleizer.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-19 AirCar - runs on compressed air [gadgets-reviews.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-18 CouchSurfing [couchsurfing.com]
Soffor att låna när du är ute och reser.

[discuss] 2008-05-18 Utredning 2003: "FRA bryter mot grundlagen" [rickfalkvinge.se]
Senast sedan år 2000 är det alltså helt klargjort att de inblandade måste känt till att det inte ens är i en gråzon, utan solklart bryter mot lagen. Grundlagen.

[discuss] 2008-05-17 Cartoonist arrested for 'insulting people' [msnbc.msn.com]
A Dutch political cartoonist was arrested this week on suspicion of insulting people

[discuss] 2008-05-17 Dr Alban och Haddaway gör duett [expressen.se]
Nooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo.

[discuss] 2008-05-17 Vänta till efter fem för då har åklagaren hunnit gå hem [veckovis.blogspot.com]
Sydsvenskans instruktioner till sin web-redaktion

[discuss] 2008-05-17 Har ni sett och hört på maken? [niklasstromstedt.blogspot.com]
Niklas Strömstedt läxar upp Se & Hör

[discuss] 2008-05-17 Debunking the Laundry List Fallacy: Why Doing Less is More Impressive [calnewport.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-17 Saying Goodbye to Air Travel [globalpublicmedia.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-16 SVT:s jurister vs Boyahed - Historien om en fejkad DVD-annons [boyahed.com]
"En representant från SVT:s rättsliga avdelning, Birgitta Adamson, mejlade vårt webbhotell, Servage, och fick dem att stänga ner sajten under torsdagen."

[discuss] 2008-05-16 100 Must-Read Books: The Essential Man 19s Library [artofmanliness.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-16 WIFIKARTAN: Sveriges nya wifi-sajt [wifikartan.se]
Hitta caféer och andra ställen i Sverige som har gratis trådlöst internet för sina gäster!

[discuss] 2008-05-16 Kraftwerk - Tanzmusik (1973) [youtube.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-16 Det goda svenska köket i Malmö [detgodailivet.blogspot.com]
Härom veckan var jag på lokal med vänner i Malmö 13 på Svea Bar och Bistro för att vara exakt. Jag är lyrisk!

[discuss] 2008-05-16 My experiment with smart drugs [johannhari.com]
Viagra for the brain?

[discuss] 2008-05-16 Close Up Topp 100 [closeuptopp100.blogspot.com]
I Close-Up Magazine #100 så listades de 100 bästa albumen mellan 1991-2008, enligt tidningens samlade skribent- och recensentkår. Eftersom jag är listskadad kunde jag inte motstå att lyssna igenom hela listan

[discuss] 2008-05-15 Lorem Ipsum - All the facts - Lipsum generator [lipsum.com]
"Lorem Ipsum has been the industry's standard dummy text ever since the 1500s"

[discuss] 2008-05-15 The Rise of Contextual User Interfaces [readwriteweb.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-15 Google Maps [maps.google.com]
nu med foto och wikipediaartiklar

[discuss] 2008-05-14 You find $140,000 in the street... what do you do next? [dailybreeze.com]
"I'm not going to say it wasn't tough, but I know returning the money was the right thing," Estrada said with a small smile Tuesday.

[discuss] 2008-05-14 Twitter + Bash == Bad Idea [blog.unixdaemon.net]

[discuss] 2008-05-14 The Narcissism of Small Code Differences [weblog.raganwald.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-13 XML: The Angle Bracket Tax [codinghorror.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-13 Muto - an ambiguous animation painted on public walls [blublu.org]

[discuss] 2008-05-13 Lifecycle Messaging [redeye.firstround.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-12 Jacqueline Stallone's Rumpology¨ [jacquelinestallone.com]
"Just as a print of your fingertips, palms, soles and ears tell a story, so does your rump". Jacqueline Stallone = Mamma Stallone.

[discuss] 2008-05-12 Be Good [paulgraham.com]
if you start the kind of startup where users come back each day, you've basically built yourself a giant tamagotchi. You've made something you need to take care of.

[discuss] 2008-05-12 Political Loyalties in Web Frameworks [plope.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-12 Folding your arms can help your brain [canada.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-11 Cash-Burning Facebook Borrows $100mm...Because It Couldn't Sell Stock? [alleyinsider.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-11 The coolest thing I saw at JavaOne 2008 was... [blogs.sun.com]
...the Livescribe Smartpen

[discuss] 2008-05-11 Säg hej till mygg- sommaren 2008 | Nyheter | Aftonbladet [aftonbladet.se]
jotack, det märks redan.

[discuss] 2008-05-11 Steven Seagal Emotion Chart [farm4.static.flickr.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-10 Undervattensbegravning i korallrev [dn.se]

[discuss] 2008-05-10 "äktenskap är ett förhållande där den ena personen har rätt och den andra är mannen." [deeped.tumblr.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-10 Marrakeazh [marrakezh.se]
En produkt om dagen. Som woot.com fast på svenska.

[discuss] 2008-05-10 How I Built a Working Poker Bot, Part 1 [codingthewheel.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-09 How Advertising Works, and Why It Won 19t For Facebook [mattmaroon.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-09 Processing.js [ejohn.org]

[discuss] 2008-05-09 tinydb [tinydb.org]
store some tiny data in a tiny url

[discuss] 2008-05-08 YouTube - GNEVE - GNU Emacs Video Editor mode demo [youtube.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-08 Corporate Information - Google User Experience [google.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-08 Accidental Emacs [wordaligned.org]

[discuss] 2008-05-08 Chinese firms bargain hunting in U.S. [latimes.com]
States are aggressively trying to lure companies looking to grow. Incentives and a weak dollar are spurring investment.

[discuss] 2008-05-07 Death of the SUV [globaleconomicanalysis.blogspot.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-07 twittearth [twittearth.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-07 Killing Twitter Before It Can hurt Us [whydoeseverythingsuck.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-07 Why Apple is more expensive than Amazon [weblog.raganwald.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-07 MVC - Xerox Parch 1978-1979 [heim.ifi.uio.no]
I spent a very happy and inspiring year as a visiting scientist with the Smalltalk group at Xerox PARC from the summer of 1978 to the summer of 1979

[discuss] 2008-05-06 Scipy - the embarrassing way to code [vetta.org]

[discuss] 2008-05-06 The day the music died [diveintomark.org]

[discuss] 2008-05-06 An open letter to environmentalists [wattsupwiththat.wordpress.com]
Here 19s what 19s wrong with that: the science is not valid. There is no Global Warming underway and the science on which the computer projections of weather chaos are based is wrong. Dead wrong.

[discuss] 2008-05-06 vi implementerat i javascript [gpl.internetconnection.net]

[discuss] 2008-05-06 Meanwhile, in his spare time... [politico.com]
...Obama seems to have brought peace to the Niger Delta. No joke.

[discuss] 2008-05-06 Your Life Ambition [phdcomics.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-05 Tio topputvecklare [computersweden.idg.se]
2. Jimmy Nilsson

[discuss] 2008-05-05 Why Japan didn 19t create the iPod [blog.gatunka.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-05 ny skiva från nin. [theslip.nin.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-04 Microsoft Withdraws Yahoo Bid; Walks Away From Deal (Updated) [techcrunch.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-03 6 Reasons to Visit the World 19s Happiest Country [fourhourworkweek.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-03 The best investment advice you'll never get [sanfranmag.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-03 Let's skip the meeting [sethgodin.typepad.com]
"Meetings - The Practical Alternative to Work"

[discuss] 2008-05-02 Beware Pseudo-Arrays [okasaki.blogspot.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-02 Is Office the new Netscape? [roughtype.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-02 Google Now Lets You Place Ads On TV [mashable.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-01 Adobe - Open Screen Project [adobe.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-01 Så lät det då [metrobloggen.se]
Den 14 maj 1979 varnar statstelevisionens Rapport för att diskoteken hotar att slå ut dansbanden, ett helt okritiskt snyftreportage regisserat av Musikerförbundet.

[discuss] 2008-05-01 Lesbos islanders dispute gay name [news.bbc.co.uk]
The issue boils down to who has the right to call themselves Lesbians.

[discuss] 2008-05-01 Volvo's 2020 vision: The injury-proof car [sciam.com]
In the very long run, Volvo's Ivarsson said, we may all drive the ultimate vehicle: the uncrashable car.

[discuss] 2008-05-01 Architecture astronauts take over [joelonsoftware.com]

[discuss] 2008-05-01 doing-it-wrong.jpg [xach.com]

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