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topics for May 2009

[discuss] 2009-05-31 Sweden is one of the most secular countries in the world. .jpg [farm4.static.flickr.com]
It's a land of no color where children will kill you for candy.

[discuss] 2009-05-30 The world economy: Drowning, not waving? [economist.com]
Don't get too excited about some recent brighter economic news

[discuss] 2009-05-29 Green-glowing marmosets - Boing Boing [boingboing.net]
These are the hands of a marmoset, genetically engineered to glow green under ultraviolet light. The transgenic marmosets aren't the first primates to glow but are apparently the first that pass the genetic modification down to their offspring.

[discuss] 2009-05-29 Hanna Hellquist - På stan-bloggen [pastan.nu]
Att inte världens alla män ligger med varandra är för mig ett stort mysterium. Ni älskar ju varandra!

[discuss] 2009-05-28 Google Wave Drips With Ambition. A New Communication Platform For A New Web. [techcrunch.com]
"Wave is what email would look like if it were invented today."

[discuss] 2009-05-28 Servern var lösenordsskyddad [idg.se]
Antipiratbyråns bevismaterial i det första Ipred-målet i Sverige samlades in från en lösenordsskyddad server. Det ger stöd åt anklagelserna om dataintrång.

[discuss] 2009-05-28 tennis.jpg [imgur.com]

[discuss] 2009-05-28 Google Bets Big on HTML 5: News from Google I/O [radar.oreilly.com]

[discuss] 2009-05-27 Vattenfelsbrytare [vattenfelsbrytare.se]
30 min droppfritt / 24 h, annars stänger den av vattnet.

[discuss] 2009-05-27 Burnout [alistapart.com]

[discuss] 2009-05-26 Use RunPee.com to know when to go to the bathroom during a movie [runpee.com]

[discuss] 2009-05-26 Is it OK to run an illegal library from my locker at school? - Yahoo! Answers [answers.yahoo.com]
Is it OK to run an illegal library from my locker at school?%aLet me explain.%a%aI go to a private school that is rather strict. Recently, the principal and school teacher council released a (very long) list of books we're not allowed to read.

[discuss] 2009-05-26 Are reusable bags really a food safety concern? : BarfBlog [barfblog.foodsafety.ksu.edu]
The Canadian Plastic Industry Association (likely feeling reduced sales due to the popularity of reusable cloth bags) says that reusable bags are a public health risk.

[discuss] 2009-05-26 Become an Escort [perfect-date.com]
You can earn a lucrative part time income working as a non-sexual male escort with The Perfect Date Escort Agency. This might be one of the most interesting and challenging part time jobs you ever take. Not to mention well paid.

[discuss] 2009-05-25 Starting a business isn't as crazy and risky as they say [blog.asmartbear.com]

[discuss] 2009-05-25 Gordon Ramsay Swears at You! [gordonramsayswearsatyou.com]
Precis vad som behövs en måndagmorgon

[discuss] 2009-05-24 Do Not Play the Lottery Unless You Are a Millionaire [r6.ca]

[discuss] 2009-05-24 Message in What We Buy, but Nobody 19s Listening [nytimes.com]

[discuss] 2009-05-24 Paul Erdos [en.wikipedia.org]

[discuss] 2009-05-23 HopePhones.org [hopephones.org]
Old phones save lives. Donate yours to a medical clinic in a developing country today

[discuss] 2009-05-23 How Silicon Chips Are Made [pcplus.co.uk]

[discuss] 2009-05-23 How Opera's business model works [community.zdnet.co.uk]

[discuss] 2009-05-21 Pictures of the day: 20 May 2009 [telegraph.co.uk]
A child demonstrates the PediSedate, which gently sedates youngsters by administering anaesthetic nitrous oxide gas through a headset as they play computer games on handheld consoles

[discuss] 2009-05-20 PNG transparency test [entropymine.com]
Is your browser transparant ?

[discuss] 2009-05-20 The History of The Teapot [sjbaker.org]

[discuss] 2009-05-20 Google Calculating Who's About to Quit [blogoscoped.com]
He also says that the algorithm helps Google "get inside people's heads even before they know they might leave"

[discuss] 2009-05-19 Mixed Feelings [wired.com]

[discuss] 2009-05-18 How the hell does Wolfram Alpha work? [techradar.com]

[discuss] 2009-05-18 FT.com / Japan - Sony Ericsson needs to get smart, and fast [ft.com]
1cAnd if I lose, what the hell? 1d

[discuss] 2009-05-17 Yes! 50 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Persuasive [moskalyuk.com]

[discuss] 2009-05-17 UN Climate Neutral Network [unep.org]
Klicka på Sverige...

[discuss] 2009-05-17 How to Quit Your Job and Start a Company [blog.guykawasaki.com]

[discuss] 2009-05-17 Sony Pictures CEO: "I'm A Guy Who Doesn't See Anything Good Having Come From The Internet. Period." [current.com]

[discuss] 2009-05-16 How to build a Universal Answer Engine: ten vital principles [blog.trueknowledge.com]

[discuss] 2009-05-15 Anatomy of the McNugget. (jpg) [mikethepod.com]

[discuss] 2009-05-15 The EU Parliament still sticks with Microsoft. Here 19s why. [stefanoforenza.com]

[discuss] 2009-05-15 GPS Accuracy Could Start Dropping in 2010 [db.tidbits.com]

[discuss] 2009-05-14 Cykelauktion 14 maj - Lunds kommun [lund.se]

[discuss] 2009-05-14 Omkörd av en tjej [lillagumman.se]

[discuss] 2009-05-13 MySQL Founder Monty Widenius and Percona CEO Peter Zaitsev Launch the Open Database Alliance [prweb.com]

[discuss] 2009-05-13 Twitter Invented in 1935? [infomarketingblog.com]

[discuss] 2009-05-13 Vill du ha en snigel på bredbandet? Om inte, betala din Internetavgift till Danowsky idag! Annars kanske slemmiga advokater kladdar på dina torrenter. [internetavgift.se]

[discuss] 2009-05-13 What Is Google Squared? [techcrunch.com]

[discuss] 2009-05-12 The Programming Language with the Happiest Users [blog.doloreslabs.com]

[discuss] 2009-05-12 Why am I getting an error after declaring a Foo object via Foo x(Bar())? [parashift.com]
och därför slutar vi koda i c++

[discuss] 2009-05-12 Smart people can rationalize anything [thefarmers.org]

[discuss] 2009-05-11 Shotgun Software [shotgunsoftware.com]
Project management for digital media productions. 1cThese guys truly 18get it 19. 1d - PIXAR

[discuss] 2009-05-11 Water Rights and Rain [wildlifemanagementpro.com]

[discuss] 2009-05-10 Fel om försäljningsras för dvd-filmer [second-opinion.se]

[discuss] 2009-05-08 Stop Trying to Save the Planet [wired.com]

[discuss] 2009-05-08 400 får lämna Sony Ericsson i Lund [sydsvenskan.se]

[discuss] 2009-05-08 Themes Creator [sonyericsson.com]
Now with a promo-URL :-)

[discuss] 2009-05-07 pew pew pew [ekosystem.org]

[discuss] 2009-05-06 The Last Question -- Isaac Asimov [multivax.com]

[discuss] 2009-05-06 The Britney Spears Problem [americanscientist.org]
Tracking who's hot and who's not presents an algorithmic challenge

[discuss] 2009-05-05 Nerd Boyfriend [nerdboyfriend.com]

[discuss] 2009-05-05 Oberon [ignorethecode.net]

[discuss] 2009-05-05 Wolfram Alpha and Google Face Off [technologyreview.com]

[discuss] 2009-05-04 Why text messages are limited to 160 characters [latimesblogs.latimes.com]

[discuss] 2009-05-03 Old Japanese maps on Google Earth unveil secrets [tech.yahoo.com]
An employee at a large, well-known Japanese company, who works in personnel and has direct knowledge of its hiring practices, said the company actively screens out burakumin job seekers.

[discuss] 2009-05-03 Never Mind the APIs, Here's YQL Execute [readwriteweb.com]

[discuss] 2009-05-03 GSM Coverage Maps [gsmworld.com]
detailed information about network operators worldwide that offer services from the GSM family

[discuss] 2009-05-02 How Much Sugar in Breakfast Items? [sugarstacks.com]

[discuss] 2009-05-02 Things our grandkids will never understand (JPEG Image, 550x253 pixels) [stickycomics.com]

[discuss] 2009-05-02 Is There Anything Good About Men? [denisdutton.com]
Nature rolls the dice with men more than women. Men go to extremes more than women. It 19s true not just with IQ but also with other things, even height.

[discuss] 2009-05-01 Alternatives to SQL Databases [lwn.net]

[discuss] 2009-05-01 Are Commercial Databases Worth It? [codingthewheel.com]
I like to think of SQL Server and Oracle as the Death Stars of the relational database universe. Extremely powerful. Monolithic. Brilliant. And a monumental waste of money except in those rare situations when you actually need to destroy a planet.

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