Monday, July 31, 2006

Darth Vadar being a smart ass

Sunday, July 30, 2006

Dave Chappelle: The Internet In Real Life

Wednesday, July 26, 2006


HOWTO Install Kanotix on a USB External Drive (24 Jul 2006)
Tremulous: The best free software game ever? (19 Jul 2006)
Baghira - Arnaud's OSX cloning tutorial (18 Jul 2006)
Connect to remote Unix desktops with Cygwin (18 Jul 2006)
Exploring Linux with Ubuntu (18 Jul 2006)
CLI Magic: Searching with find (17 Jul 2006)
Video: Sims 2
Python on the Nintendo DS
Digg Labs

Monday, July 24, 2006

MusicLens is a cool app that generates a list of songs according to the various parameters (vocals, tempo, mood etc) that you set.

Hat tip:John Batelle

Saturday, July 22, 2006

Jupiter's two red spots

The Gemini Observatory has imaged Jupiter in infra-red , showing its two red spots in white,
More here at

Friday, July 21, 2006

Friday linkdump

Video trailer for Valve's Portal game
revolutionary gameplay.
Big Lebowski - short version
Video edit
Boing Boing analysis
Stats and more stats
Bezos invests in 37signals
Amazon meets Rails
Unnecessary Censorship video

Wednesday, July 19, 2006

N.Korean missile sites revealed on Google Earth

Google Earthing the North Korean military

Monday, July 17, 2006

Tip for your Gnome desktop

Tips for your Gnome Desktop

Links off to various sites containing information on how to tweak your Gnome experience.

Google Mail for Mobile

Google has launched Google Mail for Mobile

More here

Wednesday, July 12, 2006


ASCII Zidane
"Le Headbutt" ASCIIfied
Awkward questions for the RIAA
From the EFF
Google Maps now has continuous zoom - just double click.
Office 2007 icons

50 Terabyte DVD disks being developed
The Big Here
Via Kottke
Interview with Physicist Lawrence Krauss
Empty space turns out to be not so empty
Top 50 blogs written by scientists
10 Most beautiful OS X apps

Sunday, July 09, 2006

Remembering Cosmos

I might be a bit late with this, but I stumbled upon this Discovery Science page, where viewers have posted their memories of the Carl Sagan's Cosmos tv series, which was rebroadcast last year for its 25th anniversary on The Science Channel, (formerly known as Discovery Science).

Saturday, July 08, 2006

The plot to hijack your hard drive

Very interesting article by Businessweek on the dodgy side of Internet advertising - namely, spyware & pop-up ads, focussing on a New York based company called Direct Revenue.

Friday, July 07, 2006

Googlefight over airplane

From the WSJ : Lawsuits fly over Google plane

Wednesday, July 05, 2006


Music from TV commericials
Includes samples. Archived back to 2002
Wardriving with Ubuntu & Google Earth
Integrated coolness
Mouse with floating duckie
Out of context photoshops
Worth1000 comp, using landmarks.
Vertical data in Google Earth
Proof of concept
Tour De France tracker
Another Google Maps mashup
SSH tricks
Robin Williams on Who's Line is it Anyway?

Tuesday, July 04, 2006

Switching from Mac to Ubuntu

Canaries in a coal mine - Tim O'Reilly writes about Mark Pilgrim and others who have switched from OS X to Ubuntu Linux.

Mark's list of essential Ubuntu software