Friday, July 31, 2009

Windows Phone mobile OS demonstrated

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Uhhuh I’m not sure about this… All the menus done with just text?

Rob Kerr THE INQUIRER

INQTV Exclusive First video of final version







Thursday, July 30, 2009

One shot: the ancient tale of Mario and Bowser

Link: One shot: the ancient tale of Mario and Bowser

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In which we discover that Shigeru Miyamoto took strong liberties with previously-unknown Edo period legend when creating his most famous game. (OK, actually, Singapore illustrator…

Fat Princess Home space arrives tomorrow, Trophy list arrives now

Link: Fat Princess Home space arrives tomorrow, Trophy list arrives now



Tomorrow, Fat Princess begins its invading spree. First it’ll invade the PlayStation Store, then it’ll invade PlayStation Home and then, finally, the game will invade our hearts

Sunday, July 26, 2009

VIDEO: On board with Marcus Gronholm's Ford Fiesta at Pikes Peak

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Ford Fiesta RallyCross “Peak Performance” - click above to watch…

Hawaiians want Wienermobile off their rock

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If I’d be in need of a car…

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What’s a giant wheeled hot dog have to do to get some respect? It seems…

Friday, July 24, 2009

AT&T CEO: iPhone Won’t Be Exclusive Forever

Link: AT&T CEO: iPhone Won’t Be Exclusive Forever

Ina Fried, reporting for CNet:

“There will be a day when you are not exclusive with the iPhone,” Stephenson said, speaking at Fortune’s Brainstorm: Tech conference here. However, he declined to…

Bazaar Version Control

Link: Bazaar Version Control

In light of my earlier mention of Mercurial and next-generation version control systems, it’s also worth mentioning Bazaar. Probably even less common than Mercurial, but arguably even more…

The AP, Stuck in a Hole, Digs Deeper

Link: The AP, Stuck in a Hole, Digs Deeper

Richard Perez-Pena, reporting for the NYT on the AP’s latest announcement regarding their attempt to restrict their articles from being linked to or appearing in search results:

Tom Curley, The…

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

How to Taste and Describe a Beer

Link: How to Taste and Describe a Beer

It occurred to me that some of my friends don’t really know how to taste and describe beer properly. Even my wine friends, descriptive as they are, are pretty poor at describing beer. The methods of…

Monday, July 20, 2009

Apple and RIM Outsmart the Phone Market

Link: Apple and RIM Outsmart the Phone Market

Sara Silver, reporting for the WSJ:

[Apple and RIM] accounted for only 3% of all cellphones sold in the world last year but 35% of operating profits, according to Deutsche Bank analyst Brian…

Mobiili-tv

Link: Mobiili-tv

No, nyt se on sitten oikein “asiantuntijoiden” toimesta sanottu ääneen – “Mobiili-tv on jo epäonnistunut”. Kun ensimmäisen kerran kokeilin tätä mobiili-tv:tä, niin ymmärsin heti ensi metreillä,…

How to Taste and Describe a Beer

Link: How to Taste and Describe a Beer

It occurred to me that some of my friends don’t really know how to taste and describe beer properly. Even my wine friends, descriptive as they are, are pretty poor at describing beer. The methods of…

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

WWF:n tuoreet palmuöljy- ja soijauutiset

Link: WWF:n tuoreet palmuöljy- ja soijauutiset

WWF- verkoston Metsäkato-ohjelman (Forest conversion programme) tuore uutislehti on ilmestynyt. Keskitymme Metsäkato-ohjelmassa palmuöljyn ja soijan tuotannon kielteisten vaikutusten minimointiin.

Top Ten List - July 2009

Link: Top Ten List - July 2009

Wow I’ve been slacking with the charts…but hey no excuses, let’s do it.



1. Downtown Party Network: Heart Break Dancing (preview)
New one by the Days Like These -guys and just as good.

Sunday, July 12, 2009

FB mainonnan lowpointteja

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laiton 9 maassa? VAIN? olkaa nyt ylpeitä, ettette ole saanu vielä turpaanne. vittu mitä paskaa.

"60% ajasta se toimii joka kerta" lol

Friday, July 10, 2009

A Robot Rises Over Tokyo

Link: A Robot Rises Over Tokyo

Awesome.

Parturi

Link: Parturi

“Jätä kampaamot naisille” luki ikkunassa ja olin samantien myyty. Tänään sitten tein kätevän nettiajanvarauksen GROOM parturiin Ruoholahdenkadulla leikatakseni helppohoitoisen kesäkuontalon….

Nolo porkkana

Link: Nolo porkkana

Taksitilastoja odotetaan eduskunnassa aina pelonsekaisin tuntein. Vaikka eduskunnan taksikortti on periaatteessa edustajalle työkalu siinä missä VR:n junakortti tai eduskunnan läppäri, kukaan ei…

Valokuvaus: Suomen ja Norjan lappi

Link: Valokuvaus: Suomen ja Norjan lappi

"Muotoa etsimässä" palailee pikkuhiljaa lomilta ja tulee käsittelemään jonkin aikaa melkein puhtaasti valokuvaukseen liittyviä asioita. Olen nimittäin viettänyt viimeiset pari viikkoa matkalla…

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Sticker Guy & Mentalgassi

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Very sweet! This made me feel very very good today.

Danke Max fuer den Link zu diesem Youtube-Video eines Fernsehbeitrages ueber Streetart in… irgendwo in China? Interessant:…

Mini Interview: Jake Watling

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Good stuff. I love the raccoons.

Jake Watling creates rambling urban landscapes where the sidewalks are shared equally by tattooed bikers, kids, outlaws, giraffes, raccoons, African…

Google Announces Google Chrome Operating System

Link: Google Announces Google Chrome Operating System

Google announced that it is getting into the operating system business with Google Chrome Operating System. The new OS is described as Google’s attempt to “re-think” what operating systems should be.

New Heat-Reflecting Technology Threatens to Make Incandescent Bulbs Fashionable Again [Lightbulbs]

Link: New Heat-Reflecting Technology Threatens to Make Incandescent Bulbs Fashionable Again [Lightbulbs]

I know, I know. Tech writers spent all this time hyping CFLs, and now it’s possible that incandescent bulbs might be acceptable again thanks to a new technology that seals the filament in a…

I’m Not Here To Make Friends

Link: I’m Not Here To Make Friends


Already a classic.


[Credit: Trax]


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Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Matt Mullenweg on the GPL and WordPress

Link: Matt Mullenweg on the GPL and WordPress

Matt Mullenweg responds to Daniel Jalkut’s argument “that the GPL does more to harm collaborative development than it does to help it”:

  1. I’ve never encountered a serious client who chose not…

Monday, July 6, 2009

DIY Secret Passage Adds Mystery to Your Home [DIY]

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Whoa! If I ever tune up a big apartment / house that belong to me, I’m definitely going for secret passages.

There’s really no doubt about it: secret passages are totally…

Whiteboard Clock Clears Your Schedule For You [Design]

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I want one! This is very nice.

Here’s a clever design: a whiteboard clock that erases your appointments as they happen. The lack of a minutes hand robs it of some of its…

Nokia N97 Review: Nokia Is Doomed [Review]

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Yes.

The N97 is Nokia’s attempt to stand tall in an unfamiliar, hostile world populated by the iPhone, Pre and Android the only way it knows how: by throwing the kitchen…

Kuuminta hottia – Crabcore … not!

Link: Kuuminta hottia – Crabcore … not!

Yritän olla mahdollisimman avoin kaikelle uudelle kaikessa mahdollisessa, mutta aina välillä tulee eteen suuria vaikeuksia sulattaa jotakin uutta. Tänään tuli yksi suuri vaikeus eteen. Mitä saadaan,…

The Pegasus Open 50 Raceboat: WTF is a Sailboat Doing on Gizmodo? [Solar Powered Fun]

Link: The Pegasus Open 50 Raceboat: WTF is a Sailboat Doing on Gizmodo? [Solar Powered Fun]

Why a boat? Because the Pegasus Open 50, is laden with mechanical and material technology. And the captain is the inventor of the camphone and founder of Borland, Philippe Kahn. He’s…

Saturday, July 4, 2009

Spectacular Steampunk Art Update, Part 2

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These are pretty cool even when I personally wouldn’t put any of them on my wall.



"QUANTUM SHOT" #575
Link - by A. Abrams



"Eye Has Not Seen, Nor Ear Has…

6 Russian People Who Changed the USA

Link: 6 Russian People Who Changed the USA

1) Sergey Brin – Google 111

Sergey Brin, who was born August 21, 1973, in Moscow, became a co-founder of Google, Inc., the world’s largest Internet company, providing users with a technology of …

The Pegasus Open 50 Sailing Log: Weather [Summer Funnology]

Link: The Pegasus Open 50 Sailing Log: Weather [Summer Funnology]

Philippe Kahn describes the weather before the race.I took a serious look at the weather. What a mess! In 11 crossings I have never seen such messy weather patterns in the usually very…

Happy Birthday, America!

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Yeah, some tattoos are weirder than others.


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How important is Independence Day, you ask? Well, it’s the one day of the year where this guy’s priorities are slightly…

Pegasus Open 50 Tour: This is How a Race Sailboat Works (Part 1) [Summer Funnology]

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Whoa. Hitek sailing stuff.

The official Gizmodo raceboat, the Pegasus Open 50, was originally rigged for reliability for global cruising. Going from CA to HI in a race…

Pentagon's Robot Hummingbird Christened "Nano Air Vehicle" [Robots]

Link: Pentagon's Robot Hummingbird Christened "Nano Air Vehicle" [Robots]

The Pentagon’s wacky sci-fi department DARPA has been working on robotic hummingbird-based drones to serve as miniature spies. They’re not nearly as agile or adorable as real hummingbirds, but…

This 21-Gun Salute To America Blows Fireworks Away [Tgif]

Link: This 21-Gun Salute To America Blows Fireworks Away [Tgif]

You want fireworks for the Fourth? Oh, I’ve got some fireworks for you—21 crazy boomsticks, in fact. All in honor of our nation’s 233 birthday.

Get fired up


A note about your…

Friday, July 3, 2009

Can I Take My Fireworks on a Plane?

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This is relevant to my interests.

It’s almost the 4th of July! Certain things come to mind on the 4th. American flags, green lawns, BBQ, the smell of lighter fluid burning on…

Zu Hause

Link: Zu Hause

Koneen kiihdyttäessä ja noustessa kohti kevyttä pilviverhoa en enää nähnyt taakse jäävää kaupunkia, vaan omakotitalojen ja siirtolapuutarhojen tilkkutäkin, jonka jälkeen silmänkantamattomiin…

Tim Schafer walks us through Brutal Legend's beginning

Link: Tim Schafer walks us through Brutal Legend's beginning



Brütal Legend's Rocktober release is drawing closer, and the game’s creator, Tim Schafer, has tossed us a bone in a pair of developer walkthroughs for the beginning sections of the…

Amnesty International.

Link: Amnesty International.

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Campaña creada por Amnistía Internacional en Suiza, haciendo alusión a la frase “No está pasando aquí, pero está pasando ahora”. Por la agencia publicitaria…

No Casinos

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No Casinos in Russia

June 30st, 2009 was the last day allowed for casinos and slot machines to operate in Russian cities.


Before there were thousands of casinos of different size and level all across the…

The Piece of a Shuttle

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Russian shuttle buran piece

There is a piece of what was before a glorious Russian shuttle “Buran”, staying in front of one of the Moscow hospitals. It hasn’t been placed there as a monument or something. People who know…

Walrus and the Gang

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Walrus and the gang
Walrus and the gang
Walrus and the gang
Walrus and the gang