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2011-05-05 09:41:31     Email: How do you manage it? « Beki's Blog

http://beki70.wordpress.com/2.../email-how-do-you-manage-it/

I was just recently asked how I dealt with my email. Tha...
* I take reassurance knowing that others clearly can’t ...
* When I think its going to distract me, I quit my mail ...
* When reading email I try to decide whether a task can ...
... What do

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2011-05-04 17:47:15     neo4j open source nosql graph database »

http://neo4j.org/

Neo4j is a high-performance graph engine with all the fe... and robust database. The programmer works with an object... flexible network structure rather than with strict and s... yet enjoys all the benefits of a fully transactional, en... database. F

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2011-05-04 17:46:15     Home - GitHub

https://github.com/tinkerpop/blueprints/wiki/

Blueprints is a collection of interfaces, implementation... and test suites for the property graph data model. Bluep... to the JDBC, but for graph databases. As such, it provid... interfaces to allow developers to plug-and-play their gr... backend. Mo

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2011-05-04 12:10:51     Adrian Short » Blog Archive » Boris says bye-bye to indie Boris Bikes developers

http://adrianshort.co.uk/...to-indie-boris-bikes-developers/

Courted, used and discarded in less than a year. That’... Transport for London’s attitude towards independent ap... the Barclays Cycle Hire scheme.

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2011-05-04 12:10:23     Twitter angers third-party developers with 'no more timelines' urging | Technology | guardian.co.uk

http://www.guardian.co.uk/...itter-developers-client-warning

Twitter tells software developers not to try to mimic fu... 'timeline' apps - but missteps by official apps suggest ... alternatives still needed

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2011-05-04 11:33:27     Lawnchair

http://westcoastlogic.com/lawnchair/

a client side JSON document store. Perfect for webkit mo...
Fork me on GitHub
Features
micro tiny storage without the nasty SQL: pure and d ...
... se syntax for searching and therefore finding of objects

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2011-05-04 11:30:08     Microjs: Fantastic Micro-Frameworks and Micro-Libraries for Fun and Profit!

http://microjs.com/

Fantastic Micro-Frameworks and
Micro-Libraries for Fun and Profit!
How much library code do you really need — 50K? 100K? ...
Sure, we all love our favorite monolithic frameworks, an ...
... akes it easy for you to pick one that’ll work for you.

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2011-05-04 11:29:40     Underscore.js

http://documentcloud.github.com/underscore/

Underscore is a utility-belt library for JavaScript that... the functional programming support that you would expect... (or Ruby), but without extending any of the built-in Jav... It's the tie to go along with jQuery's tux.
Underscore provides 60-odd f

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2011-05-02 11:16:32     Tweet Library - damon / osamaraidlivetweets

http://tweetlibrary.com/damon/osamaraidlivetweets

Osama Raid Live Tweets
Published by Damon Clinkscales (@damon) — RSS Feed | Embed
ReallyVirtual
Helicopter hovering above Abbottabad at 1AM (is a rare e ...
... May 02, 2011, 4:42 AM

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2011-05-01 20:27:56     Self-Powering, Wireless Energy Sensors Join the Internet | Gadget Lab | Wired.com

http://www.wired.com/gadge.../wireless-energy-sensors-tcpip/

EnOcean's self-powering sensors -- found inside these sw...
Humans are inherently inefficient creatures. We leave li ...
And despite the advances in computing power over the pas ...
“Most buildings today are dumb,” says EnOcean Chairm ...
... through

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2011-04-29 07:45:42     Create Facebook Fanpages easily with Free Wordpress Templates!

http://www.wp4fb.com/?...

As of March 11th Facebook removed it’s Static FBML app... Facebook Fan Pages. Instead, they’re forcing everyone ... iFrame applications, making it a lot harder to create an... pages…
We figured there should be an easy way to create and mai ...

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2011-04-29 07:44:45     How Dmoz.org can help your Google Ranking | Beatrice Whelan Website Developer Extraordinaire Blog

http://www.beatricewhelan.ie/web.../dmoz-org-google-ranking/

DMOZ.org, also known as The Open Directory Project is ‮..
Don’t be put off by the archaic style of DMOZ.org, it ...
Google Snippets
Snippets are the two lines of text that appear below you ...
... ich your website is classified and then submit your

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2011-04-23 08:41:45     XL: The 1900 Date System vs. the 1904 Date System

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/180162

Microsoft Excel supports two different date systems: the... and the 1904 date system. This article describes the two... the problems that you may encounter when you use workboo... different date systems.

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2011-04-23 08:40:31     Magic number (programming) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magic_number_(programming)

Magic debug values
Magic debug values are specific values written to memory ...
Since it is very unlikely, although possible, that a 32- ...
Famous and common examples include:
... in a live environment to reduce errors[citation needed].

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2011-04-05 08:16:47     IBM Research | | arun_kumar | WWTW - The World Wide Telecom Web (a.k.a. The Spoken Web)

http://domino.research.ibm.com/comm/.../arun_kumar.wwtw.html

WWTW - The World Wide Telecom Web (a.k.a. The Spoken Web)
The World Wide Telecom Web (also referred to as The Spok ...
The World Wide Telecom Web
Past and Present Collaborators:
... Related Publications are available here

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2011-04-04 08:22:41     Gmail Motion April Fools' gag inevitably turned into reality using Kinect (video) -- Engadget

http://www.engadget.com/...evitably-turned-into-reality-usi/

Gmail Motion April Fools' gag inevitably turned into rea... (video)
By Vlad Savov posted Apr 2nd 2011 1:24PM
It had to happen. When Google showed off a new and revol ...

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2011-04-01 09:05:43     Gmail Motion BETA

http://mail.google.com/mail/help/motion.html

The mouse and keyboard were invented before the Internet... Since then, countless technological advancements have al... more efficient human computer interaction. Why then do w... outdated technology? Introducing Gmail Motion -- now you... with your b

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2011-03-25 10:16:58     Fisher Space Pen

http://history.nasa.gov/spacepen.html

During the first NASA missions the astronauts used penci...
During this time period, Paul C. Fisher of the Fisher Pe ...
Fisher developed his space pen with no NASA funding. The ...
Fisher offered the pens to NASA in 1965, but, because of ...
... rt into

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2011-03-17 06:13:46     BBC News - Can libraries survive in a digital world?

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programmes/click_o.../9421996.stm

"Communities need libraries more than they ever have don... are in a superb position to help [during difficult econo...
"People who say 'we don't need libraries because it's al ...

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2011-03-13 15:08:30     REAL Software: Real Studio, Best Development Tool for Mac, Windows and Linux

http://www.realsoftware.com/realstudio/

Real Studio is a full-featured, cross-platform software ... suited to creating a wide range of applications, from ut... enterprise-class applications. Real Studio is the only o... cross-platform software development tool that enables us... to create p

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2011-03-13 14:40:26     The Problem With Code-Point Open From Ordnance Survey – Jamie Thompson

http://jamiethompson.co.uk/...int-open-from-ordnance-survey/

The Code-Point Open dataset is advertised with the bold ... “Code-Point Open locates every postcode unit in the UK... precision”. Unfortunately this is simply untrue, and a... me to point this out, they’ve fallen at the first hurd... Northern Ir

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2011-03-13 14:38:17     UK Postcode -> geocode (latitude,longitude) - Flat, Baroque & Berserk

http://baroque.posterous.com/uk-postcode-latitudelongitude

Want to find the latitude/longitude of any UK postcode? ... Wales, and Northern Ireland? Read these first:
The problem with code point open from ordnance survey
Code point open northern ireland addendum
Then follow these instructions:

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2011-03-13 14:35:31     Refractions Research : PostGIS

http://www.refractions.net/products/postgis/

PostGIS is a spatial database extension for the popular ... object-relational database. PostGIS “spatially enables... server, allowing it to be used as a back-end spatial dat... geographic information systems (GIS) and web-mapping app... same manner

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2011-03-12 19:15:47     LiSC « Lincoln Social Computing Research Centre

http://lisc.lincoln.ac.uk/

The most important issue that came to light was that dat... readily available in on-line API formats and are current... masses of spreadsheets that need to be downloaded and ho... worked into a usable and highly available format. If thi... process is

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2011-03-10 21:19:19     Maps: Finding Our Place in the World, Akerman, Karrow, McCarter

http://www.press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/bo.../bo5486535.html

Maps are universal forms of communication, easily unders... appreciated regardless of culture or language. This trul... introduces readers to the widest range of maps ever cons... volume: maps from different time periods and a variety o... made for di

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2011-03-10 08:25:43     Precisely Defining the World's Emoticons - Alexis Madrigal - Technology - The Atlantic

http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2011/.../72258

The Unicode Consortium controls the standards that gover... displayed on the world's computers, which means, of cour... define the world's emoticons. Last month, they released ... of the standard, 6.0. It features this lovely and defini...
unicode.jpg

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2011-03-08 18:05:51     About - Statistical Analysis - Stack Exchange

http://stats.stackexchange.com/about

This is a free, community driven Q&A for statisticians, ... miners and data visualization experts.

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2011-03-08 11:52:04     BBC GEL Social Media Icons – the set | nicepaul.com

http://nicepaul.com/2010/07/19/icons/

BBC GEL Social Media Icons v1.0
Back in April, before I left Clearleft, I started creati ...
The BBC’s icons were lovely, single-colour icons, and ...
When BBC News (my news source of choice) launched a beau ...
... d I claim no ownership of the logos

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2011-03-04 12:54:46     Feuz

http://firstmonday.org/htbin/cgiwrap/bin/ojs/index.p.../2766

[ From frame: http://firstmonday.org/htbin/cgiwrap/bin/ojs/index.p.../2766 ]

Web search engines have become indispensable tools for f... online effectively. As the range of information, context... Internet searches has grown, the relationship between th... search interest and user has become more tenuous. Not al... seeking the

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2011-03-02 16:12:33     Docvert - Microsoft Word to Open Standards [current 4.0]

http://holloway.co.nz/docvert/index.html

Docvert takes word processor files (typically .doc) and ...
Web Service receives .doc file and converts it to a Open ...
The resulting OpenDocument is then optionally converted ...
The result is returned in a .zip file.
Docvert has a user-friendly inter

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