Peering DB
A simple viewer of BGP routing data. Requires guest login
peering  bgp  internet  networking 
6 hours ago
open address machine
Migurski's work on OpenAddresses automation
maps  osm  openaddresses 
7 hours ago
Browser Unicode normalization
WebKit browsers screw up user input when POSTing data to a server
unicode  chrome  bug  webkit 
7 hours ago
Vib-Ribbon revival
Odd story of a quirky Playstation games
games  vibribbon  playstation  sony 
21 hours ago
SF poop map
San Francisco, the city where people shit on the sidewalks
sanfrancisco  homeless  shit  shame 
Uber vs another journalist
More concerns that Uber may misuse its rider data
uber  privacy  journalism 
ASL writing systems
Overview of various options for writing ASL
asl  sign  deaf  language  writing 
ASL Wikipedia
One approach to transcribing a sign language to web pages
language  asl  deaf  sign 
A complete Tweet index
Engineering details for a large search engine
search  twitter  indexing 
2 days ago
Let's Encrypt
EFF project to make a very easy to set up SSL certificate
security  ssl  encryption  ca 
2 days ago
Google profile tools
Simple collection of 6 sites at Google that shows data they have on you
via:reddit  google  privacy 
2 days ago
Simple leaderboard listing of static site generators
sites  web  development  jekyll  pelican 
2 days ago
Fix the one drawback of HandBrake
converstion  video  handbrake  mp4 
2 days ago
Uber opposition research
Yet more evidence of a corrupt internal culture
uber  journalism  ridiculous  batshitinsane  pandodaily  sarahlacy 
2 days ago
Uber CEO profile
Great article by @elcush about Travis Kalanick, the thorny guy in charge
uber  sanfrancisco  startups 
3 days ago
Worth a reload or three
toomanycooks  funny  tv  via:waxy  smarf 
3 days ago
Scarlett profile
Excellent detailed article about a top Starcraft 2 player
via:metafilter  scarlett  starcraft  esports 
3 days ago
Funny old hack; kill processes by playing the FPS game
games  fps  doom  unix  process 
3 days ago
SpaceQuest Ltd
Satellite company that provides AIS monitoring to track ship postions
data  space  ais  shipping 
3 days ago
Satellite visualization
Every satellite in orbit, graphed by altitude
space  satellite  visualization 
3 days ago
ISPs stripping email encryption
Technical measure against spam backfires, prevents security
encryption  badtech  isp  endtoend 
3 days ago
Twitter election shenanigans
GOP posted information they couldn't share privately in public, but only barely
twitter  fraud  gop  republican  election 
3 days ago
MSN Messenger's last gasps
Apparently Microsoft is shutting down service; a bunch of third party clients broke this week
im  messenger  msn  chat 
4 days ago
TCPINC working group
IETF group to add encryption extensions to TCP
tcp  internet  tcpip  security  encryption 
5 days ago
Hire More Women In Tech
A list of simple things companies can do
diversity  women  tech  hiring 
5 days ago
The Faze Clansman
A parody of a parody of gaming videos
mlg  games  via:metafilter  parody  funny  noscope 
5 days ago
Netflix API death
Today is the day Netflix shuts off their public API
api  netflix  business 
6 days ago
New d3.js wrapper for simple kinds of data graphs
data  visualization  d3js  javascript  bootstrap 
6 days ago
Philae bounce
Simple visualization of the problematic comet landing
philae  space  comet 
6 days ago
D3 Deconstructor
Reads data + marks out of a D3 visualization so you can restyle
d3  d3js  code  javascript  visualization 
6 days ago
online code reviews for git repos
code  review  git  google 
6 days ago
Net Neutrality is just a symptom
Excellent editorial calling for more ISP competition
internet  isp  sonicnet  broadband  fcc  netneutrality 
6 days ago
Cast iron pans
Some detailed science lite for the old school cooking implement
cooking  food  castiron  via:kottke 
7 days ago
Space Age game
Retro adventure game for iOS and Mac
games  ios  mac  adventure  via:waxy 
7 days ago
Ninja / Waddy Jones
Amazing background on Die Antwoord's frontman
music  via:metafilter  ninja  southafrica 
7 days ago
Weaponized review embargoes
Game company Ubisoft abuses the gaming press
games  reviews  ubisoft  assassinscreed 
8 days ago
Flour tortillas you buy and cook yourself
tortillas  food  cooking 
8 days ago
Philae landing preview
Details of the comet landing taking place in about 16 hours
comet  astronomy  rosetta  philae  space 
8 days ago
Javscript text rendering in canvas
canvas  html5  javascript  typography  fonts 
9 days ago
Lovely story of Blizzard's World of Warcraft writing
games  warcraft  lore  wow  blizzard 
9 days ago
Browser databases
War stories from PouchDB, making WebSQL and IndexDB work
javascript  database  browser  pouchdb  couchdb 
9 days ago
Fred Wilson on Uber
Calls Uber's attempts to manipulate Lyft funding unethical. (and also pointless)
ethics  uber  vc  lyft  startups 
10 days ago
Deregister iMessage
Apple finally made a tool to recover your SMS number
sms  imessage  apple  iphone  ios 
10 days ago
Life in the potato pits
Remarkably great Metafilter comment about working peeling potatoes
potatoes  food  funny  metafilter 
10 days ago
Javascript Terrarium
A way to run code in a separate process so it can be inspected, etc
javascript  code  vm 
10 days ago
Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy
A book about Anonymous, the hacker identity
hacker  4chan  anonymous 
10 days ago
Third-party login problems
Real story about "login with Facebook" and the hidden costs
facebook  login  oauth  openid  authentication 
11 days ago
Women fighting Twitter harassment
Organization takes it on themselves to fight awful people on Twitter
gamergate  twitter  harassment  sexism  feminism 
11 days ago
Estonia eResidenciy
Estonia's innovative online authentication system extended to foreigners /cc @timbray
via:metafilter  estonia  identity  password  login  oauth  openid 
11 days ago
Korean ID woes
South Korea's impressive national identity system is hopelessly compromised
korea  southkorea  identity  oauth  openid  login  authentication  passwords  badtech 
11 days ago
The Amazing Randi
Lovely profile, with an interesting story about his personal life
randi  amazingrandi  skepticism  gay 
11 days ago
A lovely local drinking establishment in the Mission
beer  shotwells  mission 
11 days ago
Bitbucket VS. GitHub
A recently updated comparison. They're very similar now; I think GitHub has more fancy features, BitBucket has free private repos
bitbucket  github  dvcs  code 
11 days ago
A generative book based on the Voynich manuscript
voynich  books  nanogenmo  via:metafilter 
11 days ago
Gamergate eats itself
Disgusting awful people begin to act disgusting and awful to themselves
gamergate  feminism  stupid  games  via:waxy 
12 days ago
Missing Maps
Coordinated effort to map areas in the developing world *before* the crisis
maps  hot  osm  redcross 
12 days ago
Red Pill misogyny
In which boys have a discussion about whether advocating "choking bitches" is a good strategy
feminism  women  reddit  disgusting  rape 
13 days ago
Too Many Cooks
Brilliance from Adult Swim; may require being high
funny  adultswim  parody  80s 
13 days ago
The Stewart
Hilarious gift from Matt Haughey to Stewart Butterfield; an oil painting of a great photo by Paul Bausch
funny  art  photo  mathowie  stewart  slack  slackhq  pb 
13 days ago
La Petite Ceinture
An abandoned rail right of way in Paris
paris  train  park 
13 days ago
What runs groups.io
A look at a modern web / email tech stack, using go
golang  go  email  mailinglists  architecture  systems 
14 days ago
36 people run Wikipedia
Article about the stewards, moderators for the entire site
wikipedia  culture  osm  moderators  community 
14 days ago
A Russian castration cult; had as many as 100,000 members
castration  religion  russia  batshitinsane 
14 days ago
YouTube: full album
Google runs the largest store of pirated music the Internet has ever seen
google  youtube  copyright  music  napster 
15 days ago
Bivariate color maps for climate data
Another 2d map technique, this one overloads hue in a way that seems to work
maps  visualization  color  bivariate  climate 
15 days ago
NYT bivariate election maps
Nice application of the value-by-alpha technique
maps  election  visualization  colors 
15 days ago
Value-by-alpha maps
Bivariate mapping technique; vary hue and value for 2 axes of data
mapping  colors  datavis  visualization 
15 days ago
Retro-Computing and nostalgia
Paul Ford expresses the feelings I have about the emotional weight of old computer systems
emulation  nostalgia  80s  history  computers 
15 days ago
Referer is dead
Notes on how The Guardian can't tell how people get to their stories anymore
news  guardian  referer  traffic  analytics  security 
16 days ago
BuiltWith Trends
What web components are major sites built with?
trends  analytics  web  technology 
16 days ago
Top map technologies
Chart shows which map libraries various web sites use
maps  metrics  leaflet 
16 days ago
Election ink
Alternative to voter ID; mark fingers so people can't vote twice
voting  voterid  civilrights 
16 days ago
Intelligent dance music
Learn how to dance to Autechre
music  autechre  dance  funny 
16 days ago
Gigabyte Brix review
PC manufacturers finally building Mac Mini competitors
sff  server  linux  computer  pc  macmini 
16 days ago
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