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Blog: type.tiff
via www.flickr.com You better believe my heart was ***racing*** before hitting a wall and tumbling to my death on my iPod touch. I'm not gonna stop 'til I make it to the top! Continue »
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Blog: Dollarshort
"A radical departure from the skinny-pants trend of the past few years, the baggy trousers can take some getting used to. Jean Hall, 24, says the low-slung crotch of her American Apparel African-print harem pants got caught on her bike... Continue »
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A reason to celebrate today, as the comScore October US numbers were released. Some Six Apart Media highlights include: Retains #1 spot in blogging category Raises to #4 in conversational media category passing MySpace Reaches 33% of the web 1.125... Continue »
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Apparently miracles also take patience. Alethea and baby are healthy and happy. Thanks for all the well wishes. Continue »
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I finally got my pictures from Tokyo off my camera, cleaned up and uploaded to Flickr. I've found that most of my pictures fall into about three groups: Food, People and ... Stuff. Here are some of my favorites. Food There is of course amazing food in Tokyo. Every time I go there's something new: Japanese food in the US is typically a single dish; a plate of sushi, a bowl of udon or a dish of tonkatsu. However in Japan, everything comes with a myriad of small side dishes. Before the main meal even comes we get (clockwise) taro... Continue »
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Tatsuhiko Miyagawa / Tatsumaki-0.1000 - search.cpan.org Tatsumaki, my tiny Perl port of Tornado using Plack and AnyEvent originally started as a proof of concept to test and demonstrate PSGI's streaming interface but its chat app using a simple long-poll Comet got a lot of attentions from people: Audrey Tang used the MessageQueue and comet interface to build multi-person SocialCalc, Daisuke Maki packaged the chat app, gugod is building an iPhone IRC client and jshirley is doing some interesting to stream content with YUI. Actually, by "tiny port" I mean Tatsumaki does most of the things Tornado does, but in a very limited but simple way: simple embedded Perl templates, non-blocking I/O for everything including built-in HTTP clients, long-poll Comet ready... Continue »
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Blog: Hello Motion
OH: "trying to make a goddamn json get!" Continue »
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Getting ready for an amazing day and looking forward to meeting a new friend. Continue »
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Blog: sippey.com
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Inspired by clusterflock... I love the web. Continue »
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Blog: Awesome Blog
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This one begins as traditional science fiction and branches out into radio signals from Mars, nosebleeds, Sartre's theories about free will, amputated toes, NASA, the National Security Agency, wind tunnels, murders, black Town Cars, obnoxious waiters, and a mysterious stranger.... Continue »
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Blog: Awesome Blog
via www.scoutingny.com"Go back to Williamsburg, you dirty hipsters." Continue »
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Blog: oopsie daisy
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Here's the thing: I get that we're destroying the Earth. Global warming, greenhouse gases, deforestation, ozone depletion, air pollution, acid rain (although, is that even still a thing anymore?)... I get it. We're totally fucked. And I do my best,... Continue »
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2009 has been the most innovative and impressive year in TypePad history. We are constantly improving TypePad trying to make it easier to use and helping you connect with your audience. We've been particularly busy... Continue »
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Blog: Dollarshort
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It's Friday. It's almost Halloween. Let's blog about fun stuff, shall we? How about our latest TypePad Motion site: mmmeow? Join today to share your love for cuteness. And we're platform-agnostic when it comes to... Continue »
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You asked for it, you got it - now we've done two new themes in two weeks. The latest is a great new theme exclusively for our Beta team: Chroma. When you pick this theme, you'll upload an image to... Continue »