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BBC NEWS | Technology | The end of an era - Windows 3.x
Windows 3.x has come to the closing moments of its long life. On 1 November Microsoft stopped issuing licences for the software that made its debut in May 1990 in the US.
software  news  windows  technology  computers  history  hardware  microsoft  os 
november 2008 by ulrichp
ThinkGeek :: Cellphone Signal Extender
If this thing actually works, it is my dream product. If I were made of money, I would buy two. My cellphone reception is horrible (with ANY phone, not just my iPhone), both at work and at home. I've spent the last 45 minutes at work trying to get a signal.
internet  technology  wishlist  mobile  shopping  gadgets  cellphones 
august 2008 by ulrichp
Programming Nu
Nu: it's like Lisp and Objective-C had a baby. A highly parenthetical baby.
apple  cocoa  development  lisp  mac  osx  programming  software  technology  tools  interesting  todo 
october 2007 by ulrichp
Blowing steam...
So, if that is indeed the case, and efficient people can solve most (if not all) of the IT world's problems in a cost efficient manner, why am I upset? Because we are not allowed to.
technology  work 
august 2007 by ulrichp
DP: Welcome
Distributed Proofreaders provides a web-based method to ease the conversion of Public Domain books into e-books. By dividing the workload into individual pages, many volunteers can work on a book at the same time, which significantly speeds up the creatio
books  ebook  literature  interesting  technology  todo  tools  writing 
august 2007 by ulrichp
Creating a Cute Cat Frenzy - TIME
Time on lolcats: "...the reigning instance of an Internet meme, a running gag that won't stop running but instead reproduces and mutates in the petri dish of the Net's collective imagination."
humor  internet  lolcats  news  technology 
july 2007 by ulrichp
Kempa.com: Vinyl Data
Adding digital content to music isn't a new thing - in fact, some musicians added Spectrum ZX code to vinyl recordings! Jawdroppingly weird. Includes some versions ready for emulation.
art  computers  emulation  games  geekery  hardware  history  humor  interesting  music  nostalgia  programming  software  technology  trivia  video  videogames  todo  howto 
june 2007 by ulrichp
absidea » Helix — a 1D skyscraper with a single corridor
"A shiny Archimedes’ screw flashed for a split second before my eye: there were the blueprints of a revolutionary architecture concept. We can build a tall office building where everyone is on the same floor..."
architecture  art  engineering  interesting  technology 
may 2007 by ulrichp
10 Reasons It Doesn’t Pay To Be “The Computer Guy” · LifeReboot.com
Two words: Fuck. Yeah. And people wonder why sometimes I only claim the philosophy degree. I am not all-knowing. I am certainly not that patient.
computers  interesting  technology  work 
may 2007 by ulrichp
How to Write a Spelling Corrector
...in 20 lines of Python 2.5 code, using a collection of Sherlock Holmes stories as your 'good word' corpus.
development  diy  programming  howto  interesting  linguistics  python  productivity  software  statistics  technology 
april 2007 by ulrichp
Programming Blog - Problems & Solutions, Tips & Tricks » Things Computers Can Do in Movies
11. All computer panels operate on thousands of volts and have explosive devices underneath their surface. Malfunctions are indicated by a bright flash of light, a puff of smoke, a shower of sparks and an explosion that causes you to jump backwards.
computers  humor  movies  technology 
april 2007 by ulrichp
Build a Green PC
ExtremeTech covers how to build an everyday-use PC (for about two grand) that will also save the Earth a little bit.
computers  diy  environment  hacks  hardware  howto  technology  interesting 
march 2007 by ulrichp
The Orton Effect - Digital Photography Tip of the Week at PCIN.net Update
How to create an artificial 'watercolor-esque' glow by sandwiching together two layers - one sharpened, one out of focus.
art  howto  photography  photoshop  technology  useful 
january 2007 by ulrichp
Mac OS X S3 Browser
A Cocoa-based administrative tool for the S3 application at Amazon. Requires an Amazon account.
cocoa  freeware  mac  opensource  software  technology  tools  webdev 
january 2007 by ulrichp
macfuse - Google Code
A FUSE-Compliant File System Implementation Mechanism for Mac OS X
mac  development  freeware  software  technology  tools  useful  interesting  opensource  google 
january 2007 by ulrichp
madvillainy blog: New logo for Mozilla Firefox browser.
"I think it's a good candidate for further versions of Firefox :)." (NSFW depending on your workplace, I guess.)
firefox  internet  humor  software  technology 
december 2006 by ulrichp
Realmac Software | RapidWeaver | Powerful Website Creation for Mac
"RapidWeaver is an easy to use and very powerful website building application allowing anyone to create and publish professional looking websites in minutes."
blogging  cocoa  css  internet  mac  technology  webdev  development 
december 2006 by ulrichp
X-Entertainment - Dr. Sbaitso, From Creative Labs.
"...it's because of him that I found a temporary but much needed best friend. No, I'm not talking about my brother. I'm talking about the dude who lived in his computer. Doctor Sbaitso."
computers  humor  software  technology  todo  freeware 
december 2006 by ulrichp
Allen Riddle - OOP in the Enterprise
"But I fell in love once I started using OO design and learned from people who had been programming in Smalltalk. When done correctly and simply, you can't make programming business applications any easier."
development  java  software  technology  work  database 
december 2006 by ulrichp
Geek to Live: Top Firefox 2 config tweaks
Better late than never, right? I keep forgetting where this handy list of Firefox 2-related config tweaks is at any given time.
firefox  howto  lifehacks  technology  todo  tools 
november 2006 by ulrichp
Project Darkstar
Sun's gaming platform? Interesting.
games  java  technology  development 
october 2006 by ulrichp
The Croquet Project
I've seen virtual reality, and it is apparently written in Smalltalk.
architecture  computers  environment  games  groupware  internet  linux  mac  windows  work  tools  todo  technology  project  software  space  opensource  web3.0  development 
july 2006 by ulrichp
rentzsch.com: Embedded Cocoa Frameworks
Jonathan Rentzsch presents the most comprehensive and easiest to follow example of how to build an embeddable Cocoa framework, and how to write an app that embeds it. Great stuff!
apple  cocoa  howto  mac  software  technology  video  development 
may 2006 by ulrichp
How to make a Windows keygen. Bet this won't stick around for long.
technology  development 
march 2006 by ulrichp
XULRunner - MDC
A standaline XUL executable - run Mozilla-based apps without requiring Mozilla. Hurrah!
javascript  linux  windows  mac  software  technology  tools  todo  development 
february 2006 by ulrichp
"Send Music and Photos to your Cellphone, for FREE as Ringtones and Graphics!"
hacks  howto  lifehacks  mobile  music  technology  todo  tools  useful  wallpaper 
february 2006 by ulrichp
Creating Passionate Users: BrainDeath by Micromanagement: The Zombie Function
This is... fitting, right now, to say the least. Anyone wanna hire me away?
technology  work 
january 2006 by ulrichp
Millennium Music Movies Books - trade CDs for an iPod?!
The sad part is, I think I have enough CDs I don't listen to that I could get 120 GB worth of iPod. Hmmm.
mac  music  technology  wishlist  ipod 
december 2005 by ulrichp
Andrew's Mac Tips
A bunch of freeware and cheapware. I should do one of these pages.
useful  tools  todo  technology  software  mac  apple  freeware  interesting 
november 2005 by ulrichp
Howstuffworks "How the Death Star Works"
Be sure not to miss the bit on what would happen if you blow up a planet.
movies  science  scifi  space  technology  geekery  interesting 
november 2005 by ulrichp
Welcome to ASSEMbler - Home of the obscure
Nerd heaven: an assortment of rare, old, and/or discontinued video game hardware.
games  technology  videogames  hardware 
october 2005 by ulrichp
Yay Flock! It's finally in developer preview. It's strange how Maclike the Windows version looks (I'm using it at work). Integrated del.icio.us and blogging? Yes please!
blogging  internet  opensource  software  technology 
october 2005 by ulrichp
Win This Sharp Laptop - Gizmodo
Time to see if I have a picture of my old iBook anywhere. And by iBook, I mean 'box of parts that used to be an iBook.'
contests  interesting  technology 
october 2005 by ulrichp
Sun Ultra 20 Workstation
Comes recommended by Tim Bray. At only $900 I can't say I'm not tempted...
sun  wishlist  technology 
october 2005 by ulrichp
Jottings.com - 100 oldest dot com domains
Intriguing. Who'd think the first one is one that seems like a relative nobody?
interesting  internet  technology 
october 2005 by ulrichp
Like Spotlight, if Spotlight didn't suck. I'm curious about its interaction with non-Apple programs: namely, Adium instead of iChat, since I dumped iChat a year ago.
apple  email  internet  interesting  lifehacks  mac  music  organization  pim  productivity  software  technology  todo  tools  useful 
october 2005 by ulrichp
PortForward.com - Free Help Setting up Your Router or Firewall
Need help figuring out what to forward for what? PortForward probably has the answer.
howto  internet  security  technology  useful 
october 2005 by ulrichp
Getting Things Done on a Macintosh | Ask MetaFilter
The title pretty much explains it. Sadly, it devolves at first into a debate on Mac email clients before anything useful is gleaned.
apple  lifehacks  mac  organization  productivity  project  technology  software  tools  useful 
october 2005 by ulrichp
Xona.com - Domain Hacks
Type in a word, get domain names from any TLD that fit it.
hacks  humor  interesting  internet  technology  tools  useful  webdev 
october 2005 by ulrichp
Ning | Home: Front Page
Roll-your-own social software? That's what Ning is promising. Any of the software can also be cloned and altered by other users, to boot. Sadly, light.ning.com is inactive, but shi.ning.com is still available!
ajax  interesting  productivity  software  technology  tools  useful  web2.0  webdev  socnet  development 
october 2005 by ulrichp
The Most Officialest SkiFree Home Page
God help us all. There is a 32-bit version of SkiFree now.
games  internet  software  windows  technology  videogames  wtf  development 
september 2005 by ulrichp
Meetro: It Breaks The Ice
Dear Meetro people: some of us are at work. Furthermore, not all of us can play sounds. Hence, please put somewhere on your website IN TEXT what your product does. Sincerely, Phil. P.S. Screenshots are good, too.
im  technology  tools  windows  socnet 
september 2005 by ulrichp
Using existing formats to solve new problems. Example: XOXO, a derivative of XHTML designed for writing outlines. Great stuff.
blogging  interesting  internet  opensource  opml  technology  tools  webdev  development 
september 2005 by ulrichp
iPhoto web exporter on steroids, but that interface... Stop! With! The! Brushed! Metal! Already! Argh!
apple  mac  photography  technology  tiger  tools  useful  webdev 
september 2005 by ulrichp
Taylor McKnight - //gtmcknight - Backpack tips and tricks
I've been using Backpack for a while, and it still amazes me what people will come up with to make it useful. Taylor's got a great collection of tips here - including API wrappers! Now I might have to build a Backpack tool...
backpack  css  hacks  interesting  organization  productivity  technology  useful  development 
september 2005 by ulrichp
Info From Us » Blog Archive » Record your life…
From your brain, to a handheld, to a computer, to a transcription program. Sweet. Too bad it's just one guy's schoolwork and not a product at all.
geekery  technology  gadgets  wishlist 
september 2005 by ulrichp
The Generator Blog
Need something generated? Here you go. A look into the wonderful world of internet _______ generators.
tools  writing  useful  blogging  games  humor  interesting  internet  technology  development 
september 2005 by ulrichp
brendandawes.com / play-doh
using Play-Doh to control playback speed of a video
art  technology  video 
september 2005 by ulrichp
» Blog Archive » Space Elevator: Wake up, NASA!
"I personally think NASA is acting stupid in the way only a big bureaucracy can by suggesting we spend 100 billion dollars and use 40 year-old Apollo-style rockets to get us to the moon and Mars."
blogging  interesting  space  technology 
september 2005 by ulrichp

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