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Blog: nataliepo
The cover art for the "Run for Cover" issue of V as in Victor speaks to me. It came out the week after cancelling the marathon, when Manhattan still sat in the dark. It was when we were forced to... Continue »
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I love my people who work in, around, alongside, next-to, by-the-way-side, and with technology, and I don't give a damn what their gender is. I do know that there still aren't a whole lot of females coding but I'm putting... Continue »
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Did you get a visit from the Google Feature Fairy yesterday? I did, and some lovely new colors appeared in the top navigation bar. I saw some changes on the Grand Ol’ Search Engine page, too. Then, a curious little... Continue »
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Blog: markpasc
As a first step toward a distributed journal network, last weekend I started writing an [OStatus][] node in Django. While I did get to the point where it can subscribe and receive statuses posted from status.net, I started looking at actually *telling* status.net I was subscribed. That's where things get... Continue »
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I find it infuriating that I ACTUALLY MISS THIS SHOW. This subway-styled map of the island (from johncabrera.com) sucked me right back into the feeling of fuzzy nostalgia and confusion. My eyes automatically go to the lower-right quandrant of my part of Brooklyn (??) to discover, SADLY, that both Mr.... Continue »
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Blog: markpasc
Here are some things I've been working on lately. * [Convore for iPhone][]. Leah, Eric, and Eric at [Convore][] were kind enough to let me pitch in for their iPhone app so they could submit it in time for SXSW. It's definitely a 1.0 but people seem to like it... Continue »
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God bless The Apple for making us some seriously good goods, but, they've really got to keep their vanity in check. As much as their slick, clean designs work for the majority of their users, there will always be a... Continue »
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Yeah, you heard me right: I'm a coder who has zero desire to ever step foot in events known as "Hackathons". Jeffrey To's article has reminded me that some developers find it puzzling that female developers aren't going to these... Continue »
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Last night, I said this: Writing Perl after months of coding in Python is really frustrating.less than a minute ago via web Benjamin Trott btrott And I thought I'd expand on it, as a couple of people had questions and/or... Continue »
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Every year when the calendar makes the big flip end of year lists fill the last two weeks of the month. One trend I'm noticing is that people love their iPads, but not their iPad apps. And people really hate... Continue »
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via gothamist.com "Someone should do the MTA Service Advisory for TaunTauns." Continue »
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The Sweden Solar System is the world's largest scale model of the solar system. The sun is represented by the Ericsson Globe in Stockholm, the largest hemispherical building in the world. The inner planets can also be found in Stockholm... Continue »
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Blog: markpasc
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I've been working with Martin on a new version of [Leapfrog][], the neighborhood reader we've been building in various forms for a while. I haven't really put down any thoughts about this iteration, though, so here perhaps are some. @markpasc is there a blog post or something describing what leapf... Continue »
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Blog: markpasc
The last thing I would imagine the world would need is a *new* blog app, but [Anil suggested just that][personalcomment] in response to my post on building a journal mesh: > I think the best thing that could happen right now to encourage long-form sharing, though, would be having tools... Continue »
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Hey, look, everyone! It's an app that glorifies that real-life holiday hazing apparatus that's globally hated by all women as much as Peppy Le Pew himself -- MISTLETOE! As a bonus, it supports a binary reaction from its users: a... Continue »
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via thehairpin.com Also: "A Culture That Openly Endorses Constant Snacking (90%)". Continue »
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I'm getting some wonky vibes from the redesign of the private Facebook profile. The left-most column is fine with clearer navigational elements below the userpic, and the wall is just as ugly as ever. Targeted friend suggestions at the upper... Continue »
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I haven't gotten any Modcult Rejects lately, so I'm just going to go the other way and suggest new content for them. Continue »
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