Ello funding: PBC
Bold move, incorporated in a way that prevents them showing ads or selling user data
ello  ethics  vc  startups  pbc 
22 hours ago
Burrito unboxing
What's inside the wrapper?
burrito  funny  theonion  onion  parody 
Twitter's new app strategy
From Twitter Flight, building various mobile developer tools
twitter  developer  mobile 
Gyro-Stabilized Systems
Grass Valley tech company; aerial imaging
grassvalley  nevadacounty  startups  camera  drones 
OpenVPN instructions
Humane-looking set of notes on how to set up an OpenVPN system
openvpn  vpn  privacy  security  networking  linux 
2 days ago
Poor man's VPN, scripts to automate setting up IP in IP tunnelling over SSH
ssh  tunnel  vpn  network  privacy  security 
2 days ago
Abstract polygon art
polygons  art  gifs  via:sha 
2 days ago
Yet another ad blocking extension for Chrome; aims to be lighter weight
ads  adblock  chrome  extension 
3 days ago
Cindy Brewer profile
Geography professor behind the excellent perceptual color scales
colorbrewer  brewer  via:mbostock  maps  design 
3 days ago
Playboy on LoL
SFW: great profile of eSports, Cloud 9
games  playboy  leagueoflegends  lol  via:reddit  cloud9  c9 
3 days ago
X-37B orbit
Secret military spaceplane flew around 400 km, 43° inclination
space  x37b  classified  orbit 
3 days ago
eSports in Korea
Some coverage of the gaming phenomenon
korea  games  lol  esports 
4 days ago
Robot space plan returns home
2 years in orbit for X-37B, running autonomously, now it's back
space  x37b  drone 
4 days ago
Write desktop apps using Javascript and HTML
apps  webkit  javascript  node  nodejs 
4 days ago
Silence of the Lambs analysis
Terrific breakdown of how Demme works the camera
via:boingboing  film  silenceofthelambs  hopkinds  foster 
4 days ago
Twitter Block Bot
A spam filter of sorts for Twitter, blocking anti-feminist obsessives
twitter  feminism  gamergate  spam 
4 days ago
Slovakian Tokaj
They make dessert wine like Hungarian Tokaji in Slovakia
slovakia  tourism  via:ckline  wine  tokaj  tokaji  tokay 
5 days ago
UDP in practice
Some data for low bandwidth UDP uses
udp  network  internet 
5 days ago
Faroe islands maps
Some confusing geometry for a tiny northern nation
faroes  maps  via:reddit 
6 days ago
Yosemite vs /usr/local
Apple manges to screw up their upgrader
apple  homebrew  macos  badtech 
6 days ago
Sarkeesian interview
Clear, inspiring words from the feminist game critic
gamergate  games  sarkeesian  feminism 
6 days ago
Very easy site for uploading a file to share via HTTP; command line friendly
via:onethingwell  sharing  http  tools 
7 days ago
Plex on Xbox
Big news for the best play-video-on-your-TV system
plex  xbox  video 
7 days ago
n'est pas un sextoy
Eyebrow raising sculpture installed in Paris
funny  paris  france  sex  buttplug 
7 days ago
The Making Of Berzerk
Classic arcade game, the story of design
games  berzerk  stern 
7 days ago
Chrono Trigger design
"Reversing the design", game analaysis
games  chronotrigger  snes  via:metafilter 
10 days ago
The NSA and Me
Spy agency's first public historian reminesces
nsa  civilrights  bamford  via:metafilter 
10 days ago
Cardinal Fashion Plate
Jackass cardinal known for saying jackass things also has a flair for costume
catholic  cardinal  priest  gay  fashion 
11 days ago
NYT on LoL
Mainstream press about the esports game, awkward article
lol  nyt  games  mobas  esports 
12 days ago
Organs of Paris
Guides for hearing organ music in Paris
paris  organ  music  concert 
12 days ago
The First Female Gamers
Detailed history of women playing D&D
games  dnd  women  feminism  via:metafilter 
13 days ago
thefork Paris
Online restaurant reservations. Like OpenTable for Paris, reports are it actually works
paris  dining  restaurants  opentable 
15 days ago
10 ways to be a male advocate
Simple, actionable ways men can help women in tech
tech  feminism  sexism 
15 days ago
GamerGate deconstruction
Analysis of how the "movement" is structurally flawed
gamergate  games  feminism 
15 days ago
Trouble at the Koolaid Point
Amazingly thoughtful essay about online harassment, the culture we have built. "Twitter, for all its good, is a hate amplifier."
twitter  harassment  gender  sexism  feminism  weev  seriouspony  kathysierra 
16 days ago
Belkin router fiasco
Firmware fails when some Internet service is broken
router  badtech  belkin  fail 
16 days ago
New browser tool for managing what advertisers know
ads  google  chrome  extension  privacy  advertising 
16 days ago
Sarkeesian at XOXO
Talking about sexist backlash to her feminist critique of gaming
gaming  feminism  gamergate  sarkeesian  xoxo  xoxofest 
16 days ago
monit dmca claim
Open source project goes after a rewrite clone
go  monit  dmca  copyright  github 
16 days ago
Konrad Zuse
German computer designer; built arguably the first working stored program computer
computers  history  zuse  z1  z3  berlin  germany 
16 days ago
Twin Peaks 2600
Fan-made Atari game, "Black Lodge"
games  atari  twinpeaks  retrogaming 
17 days ago
Internet troll talks about his growing racism, sexism, his swastika tattoo
nazi  batshitinsane  weev  awful  ugly 
18 days ago
BGP 512k problem
Detailed analysis of the routing problem that screwed the Internet in August 2014
bgp  badtech  router  bug  internet 
18 days ago
Why nerd culture must die
"We’re still behaving like the rebel alliance, but now we’re the Empire."
feminism  sexism  tech  geek  culture 
18 days ago
SF's shittiest streets
A handy guide to our urban dysfunction
sanfrancisco  shit  gross  disgusting  sf  city 
20 days ago
Xen Security Advisories 108
The bug that had Amazon and Rackspace rebooting all of their computers
security  badtech  xen  amazon  ec2 
22 days ago
The subreddit alternative to 'Murica
murica  yurop  funny  europe  reddit  stereotypes 
23 days ago
Hadza fecal transplant
Random Western biologist decides to hot-swap in some shit from a Tanzanian hunter-gatherer
batshitinsane  microbiome  biology  hadz  tanzania  shit 
23 days ago
Radical Cartography
A fun collection of odd maps
maps  cartography 
23 days ago
Worn and Wound
Guide to watches that are not stupidly expensive
watches  fashion  jewelry 
23 days ago
Tabletop Whale
Lovely scientific illustrations published as animated GIF
gif  animation  science  via:reddit 
24 days ago
Battlefield 4 art
Arty screenshots from the military game
games  battlefield4  dice  screenshot 
24 days ago
The Church of Robotron
Are you the mutant savior? Be tested in Portland
portland  robotron  karl  kra  games 
26 days ago
Leave Chelsea Alone
An unlikely gay pop culture meme from the early 90s
chelsea  chelseaclinton  actup  dontpanic 
26 days ago
Walt's Wardrobe
Iconic drawings of every costume from Walter White in Breaking Bad
breakingbad  via:Reddit  tv  walterwhite  costume  clothing 
26 days ago
RIP Yahoo Directory
Yahoo's first product, one of the first Web commercial products ever, at end of life
yahoo  history  internet  web 
26 days ago
Fed / Goldman Sachs malfeasance
Collusion or incompetence in federal regulation of financial services
corruption  goldman  goldmansachs  fed  regulation  finance  money 
27 days ago
#Gamergate explained
NPR gives a simple overview of the outrageous misogyny going on all summer in the gaming community
feminism  women  gamergate  npr  journalism  games 
27 days ago
Sonos Controller
Open source Python code to control a Sonos
27 days ago
FAA drone approval
Incredibly limited, requires pilot's license and under 400 feet
aviation  drones  faa  hollywood  cameras 
27 days ago
Ello financing
The indie social network has not-so-indie financing
money  entrepreneurs  ello  vc  startup 
28 days ago
GNSS Surveyor
Sub-meter accuracy GPS, includes access to raw data
gps  gnss  survey  badelf  ios 
28 days ago
Clever match 3 game
games  browser  match3 
29 days ago
Fancy tool for creating time lapse movies
photography  movies  lightroom  via:raffi 
29 days ago
Ariane integer overflow
Programming bug destroyed the Ariane 5 rocket
bugs  software  badtech  space  ariane 
29 days ago
Butterfly Labs Bitcoin scam?
FTC clamps down on a manufacturer of Bitcoin mining hardware
bitcoin  scam  butterfly  ftc 
4 weeks ago
Astound registration password
Weird user registration system requires a bogus password
badtech  security  astound  password 
4 weeks ago
Pathfinder Online
MMO in development, ambitious
games  mmos  sandbox  dnd  pathfinder 
4 weeks ago
Founder of Egroups and Bloglines is back to fix email groups
email  groups  communication 
4 weeks ago
Go at Stripe
Payments company uses Google's newish systems language
go  golang  programming  code  stripe 
4 weeks ago
Space Hippies main jam
A long forgotten nadir of Star Trek action
startrek  hippies  funny  tos 
4 weeks ago
Rackspace beats patent troll
Fights a $75,000 request from someone claiming to own the idea of screen rotation
patents  rackspace 
4 weeks ago
Atari ABAQ
Obscure 1980s computer, a transputer-based system for consumers
atari  transpute  computer  history 
4 weeks ago
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