Monday, August 31, 2009

John Siracusa’s Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard Review

Link: John Siracusa’s Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard Review

The definitive review, as always.

Jay-Z pelastaa tämän vuoden hiphopin?

Link: Jay-Z pelastaa tämän vuoden hiphopin?

Tämän vuoden odotetuin räp-levy ainakin itselleni on ehdottomasti Jay-Z:n Blueprint 3. DOA nosti odotukset jo aika korkealla, mutta valitettavasti uudet Timbalandin kanssa tuotetut biisit eivät…

Katutaide: Berliini, elokuu 2009

Link: Katutaide: Berliini, elokuu 2009

Tässä postauksessa on nyt tarjolla sen verran reippaasti uutta kuvamateriaalia Berliinin kaduilta, että suunnittelin sen jakamista useaan osaan. Sitten totesin että eipä sisältöä kai kannata turhaan…

Nerd Patrol

Link: Nerd Patrol

I installed Snow Leopard over the weekend and decided afterwards to reset my Time Machine backup, which I was surprised to find went back more than a year and had grown to 1.5TB. If you ever find…

Sunday, August 30, 2009

Wil Shipley: ‘On Heuristics and Human Factors’

Link: Wil Shipley: ‘On Heuristics and Human Factors’

It’s easier to write about programming from a logical perspective. It’s harder to write about programming how software feels — explaining how much work and thought goes into seemingly small details…

Saturday, August 29, 2009

Oasis 1991 - 2009

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Jaahas. Se Oasiksesta.





Pointteja:



  • Toivottavasti Liam ei pidä itsellään Oasiksen nimeä.

  • Onneksi ehdin nähdä Oasiksen tammikuussa Tukholmassa.


Friday, August 28, 2009

Review: Shadow Complex

Link: Review: Shadow Complex

Think you’ve already played a game like Shadow Complex? Think again.

Dagobah frogtank

Link: Dagobah frogtank

Yes, you read right. A Dagobah.. frog-growing tank.


C0d2_dagobah_frog_habitat 


Well now I want to grow frogs!!





Microsoft: Dropping HDMI cable gives Xbox 360 consumers 'flexibility'

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Ghehe, ridiculous!


Microsoft’s VP of Interactive Entertainment Business in Europe, Chris Lewis, tells GI.biz that the removal of the HDMI cable from the Elite…

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Google Maps traffic… it needs work.

Link: Google Maps traffic… it needs work.

I always wondered how Google Maps knew traffic conditions. Today, there’s a blog post where they explain it a bit better.



That ain't on an iPhone...

That ain’t on an iPhone…



Basically, they simply have all the…

PLAYSTATION 3 logo replaced due to 'visibility' issues

Link: PLAYSTATION 3 logo replaced due to 'visibility' issues


The system wasn’t the only thing that got smaller when Sony officially unveiled the slimmer PS3. The entire PlayStation branding has been reworked: the system is no longer PLAYSTATION 3…

Monday, August 24, 2009

Typedia: A Shared Encyclopedia of Typefaces

Link: Typedia: A Shared Encyclopedia of Typefaces

From the About page:

In a nutshell, Typedia is a community website to classify typefaces and educate people about them. Think of it like a mix between IMDb and Wikipedia, but just for type.


Helsinki 78-82 arvostus

Link: Helsinki 78-82 arvostus


Helsinki 78-82 on parasta suomalaista uutta musiikkia tällä hetkellä. Ehkä Villa Nahin debyytti-ep nousee samalle tasolle, mutta toisaalta tyypit vierailee myös tällä levyllä. Todella…

Cooking With Dog is mesmerizing.

Link: Cooking With Dog is mesmerizing.



Cooking With Dog is mesmerizing.

Sunday, August 23, 2009

Lucy and Ethel Get Jobs as App Store Reviewers

Link: Lucy and Ethel Get Jobs as App Store Reviewers

80 apps per reviewer per day, every day. These numbers alone explain a lot.

(Thanks to Jason Snell.)

Vartti.fi: Molly Malone’s not paying salaries, abusing foreigners

Link: Vartti.fi: Molly Malone’s not paying salaries, abusing foreigners

Wow, what a coincidence. Just a few weeks after I mentioned how Molly Malone’s wouldn’t pay me for work I did there, there’s an article on Vartti.fi about other foreigners having the exact same…

How to reach the Reach beta on ODST

Link: How to reach the Reach beta on ODST




Bungie is trying to make entry into Halo: Reach's beta as easy as possible — at least if you pick up Halo 3 ODST next month. Bungie explained to Joystiq at GamesCom ODST's main…

BlizzCon '09: WoW: Cataclysm Part 2: The World Reshaped

Link: BlizzCon '09: WoW: Cataclysm Part 2: The World Reshaped

As the Worgen and the Goblins join the Alliance and Horde, Azeroth as we know it is no more - the explosive Cataclysm has reshaped the world from level 1 to level 85.

Nice

Link: Nice

The awesomeness of the APC – Executive summary

Link: The awesomeness of the APC – Executive summary

Last week, we were fortunate enough to get an Akai APC 40 at work for development purposes.
So I took the unit at home for the week-end, to test drive it together with Ableton Live. It was…

Saturday, August 22, 2009

Alt+Escape: Use Boxmen

Link: Alt+Escape: Use Boxmen

Even if Use Boxmen wasn’t a fiendishly clever puzzle platformer, it’d be worth playing for the music alone.

Thursday, August 20, 2009

www.cliftonsextet.net

Link: www.cliftonsextet.net

Clifton Sextetin kotisivulta löytyy nyt aikajana levyistä.
Vanhojen ep-levyjen kappaleet ovat nyt taas ladattavina.

http://www.cliftonsextet.net

Announcing the hibernation of lessig.org/blog (from the blogs-deserve-a-sabbatical-too department)

Link: Announcing the hibernation of lessig.org/blog (from the blogs-deserve-a-sabbatical-too department)

So my blog turns seven today. On August 20, 2002, while hiding north of San Francisco working on the Eldred appeal, I penned my first (wildly and embarrassingly defensive) missive to Dave. Some…

Pretty hot, Canon. 28mm at f/2, shoots RAW, manual controls...

Link: Pretty hot, Canon. 28mm at f/2, shoots RAW, manual controls...



Pretty hot, Canon. 28mm at f/2, shoots RAW, manual controls (the ring at the base of the lens actually works and can be assigned to focus, shutter speed, aperture, or exposure compensation). They…

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Wilco - Huvilateltta 17.8.09

Link: Wilco - Huvilateltta 17.8.09

Koska kuvaaminen oli keikan aikana kielletty, käytän härskisti yhtyeen sivustolta löytyvää promokuvaa.

Olen myöhäissyntyinen Wilco-fani. Olin toki Doc Martens-aikana kuullut nimen Uncle…

Kuumin viraalivideo tälle viikolle

Link: Kuumin viraalivideo tälle viikolle

Tämä näyttää pyörivän vähän joka puolella. Pyöräytetään se sitten täälläkin.


‘No Chance’

Link: ‘No Chance’

Some classic claim chowder from Steve Ballmer, back in April 2007 (two months before the iPhone hit stores):

There’s no chance that the iPhone is going to get any significant market share. No…

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Rodiganin vikat biisit

Link: Rodiganin vikat biisit


Kova oli meno, ei voi muuta sanoa. Kiitokset Komposti Soundin Enricolle videosta.

Lily Allen “He Wasn’t There”

Link: Lily Allen “He Wasn’t There”


Lily vakuutti selkäkivuista huolimatta.

Xbox 360's Death Rate is 54.2%

Link: Xbox 360's Death Rate is 54.2%

A print-only survey published in Game Informer found that Xbox 360 owners were five times as likely to have a fatal hardware error as PS3 owners, seeing the dreaded RRoD at an astounding rate of…

Art Of The Arcade: your new favorite tumblr follow

Link: Art Of The Arcade: your new favorite tumblr follow

artofthearcade.jpg

Just launched and ready for your doting ‘reblog’s and ‘like’s: Nick Dart's Art of the Arcade tumblr, which has already given us this excellent quote about the meaning behind Atari’s…

Monday, August 17, 2009

White box – animation by Makoto Yabuki. It’s sweet!

Link: White box – animation by Makoto Yabuki. It’s sweet!

Makoto Yabuki is a Japanese artist who has done some brilliant animation and photography combined with computer generated stuff. His “White box” animation really hit us because it looks like it’s…

Sunday, August 16, 2009

Piiras on palannut!

Link: Piiras on palannut!

Useimpien asioiden katoamisen yksinkertaisesti unohtaa. Joidenkin asioiden katoamista suree. Ja joidenkin asioiden katoamiseen vain alistuu kiitollisena siitä, että on edes joskus saanut…

Saturday, August 15, 2009

Music On / TV OFF Spotify playlist #1

Link: Music On / TV OFF Spotify playlist #1

Here’s a bunch of tracks we have been listening to lately and spinning at Music On / TV OFF dj gigs, compiled as a Spotify playlist. Doing this turned out to be lots of fun so it’s probably going to…

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Tr.im ‘Resurrected’

Link: Tr.im ‘Resurrected’

The tr.im URL shortening service, which announced it was shutting down a few days ago, now says they’re back, for good. But who’d trust them now? I’ll never use them again.

This Wednesday: Trials HD skids onto XBLA

Link: This Wednesday: Trials HD skids onto XBLA




We have to admit to feeling just a little silly about continuing to remind you about these XBLA releases when you knew the lot of them a month or so ago. But, we’re told that people…

Agile development, startups and government policy

Link: Agile development, startups and government policy

When I visited Chicago last, John Bracken and Brian Fitzpatrick aka Fitz from Google organized a very interesting meeting with people from The MacArthur Foundation, Google and various…

Listen: Josh Stafford's videogame mixtape Songs to Frag By

Link: Listen: Josh Stafford's videogame mixtape Songs to Frag By

songsfrag.jpgReleased as part of Yewknee’s ongoing Summer Mix Series — which opened up the floor for anyone to curate and upload their own MP3 mixtape (I still have yet to make my own, though you do…

Monday, August 10, 2009

URL Shortener tr.im to Discontinue Service

Link: URL Shortener tr.im to Discontinue Service

They plan to keep redirecting existing tr.im URLs through the end of the year, but after that, they’re all dead. And people ask me why I wrote my own URL shortener for DF’s Twitter account.

Review: Trials HD

Link: Review:
Trials HD


Try Trials again.

There’s a level, around halfway through Trials HD, where the only route to success involves hopping your little stunt bike between two giant, latticed metal spheres, which…

I’m sure this design for MoMA tower, by Axis Mundi, would...

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This was interesting!



I’m sure this design for MoMA tower, by Axis Mundi, would have to be significantly toned down if it ever got built, but right now, this is pretty neat…

Sunday, August 9, 2009

My cat's too loud.

Link: My cat's too loud.

Listening to: Nothing.



I would love to try this because, as noted previously, I’m a big jerk.

Related Link: It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia - Seasons 1 & 2

Julkisen ja yksityisen rajalla

Link: Julkisen ja yksityisen rajalla

Kansanedustaja on outo ristisiitos. Toisaalta hän on julkinen henkilö, jonka toimintaa äänestäjillä on oikeus seurata. Toisaalta kansanedustaja on kuitenkin myös ihminen, jolla on poliittisen elämän…

We Have a New Winner of the "Worst Shipping Practices" Award [Image Cache]

Link: We Have a New Winner of the "Worst Shipping Practices" Award [Image Cache]

It’s a competitive category, trust me. We’ve seen some pretty ridiculous abuses of packaging and shipping in our day. But this one’s great, especially since the box is upside-down and sort of…

Thursday, August 6, 2009

Velka yhteiskunnalle

Link: Velka yhteiskunnalle

Printti-Hesarista sain tänään lukea, että kohta valmistuva Ilmari Helin on alkanut puistofilosofiksi. Kuka tahansa voi pysähtyä Hesperian puistossa keskustelemaan filosofiasta. Ilmarin mukaan hän…

This Is How It Feels To Be a U2 Spy Plane Pilot [Airplanes]

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Way cool!

I love Top Gear, but when James May gets the opportunity to fly to the edge of space on board a U2 spy plane, my love turns to plain, absolute, complete,…

Monday, August 3, 2009

Upouus Acid Symphony Orchestra -video

Link: Upouus Acid Symphony Orchestra -video

Kokeellisen kokoonpanon kapellimestari, kotimaisen elektronisen veteraani Jori Hulkkonen esiintyy siis Saunapihalla lauantaina.



Acid Symphony Orchestra - Diamonds Of The Night from

Sunday, August 2, 2009

Wet trailer gives us a shot at love

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More game ads like this!



What’s better than controlling a femme fatale equipped with handguns and a katana? How about a song making light of her murderous nature?

No Sleep Til Brooklyn

Link: No Sleep Til Brooklyn

Jay replaced the Beasties and set it off with this:

Splendid NYT Infographic on Music Sales

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How neat! NYT is always on point.

Interesting and informative graph comparing the sales of music in various formats over time. (The graphic accompanies this column by Charles…

Q-Lat 3

Link: Q-Lat 3

Q-Lat 3

You’ll recall that during our Classic Games Week we covered Q-Lat 2, an old marble-painting game by Piste Games (best known for the Pekka Kana series). Well, the good news is that the…

Harry Potter Fan - Touch, okay?

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Weirrrrrrrd! But also very nice. She seems happy about the fan meeting!

Listening to: Nothing.



I guess Ron is kinda cool. [crosses arms across chest in disapproving…