Best of Feeds – 21 links – programming, code, development, geek, lolcats
RSS feeds are like cookies (that are good enough for me). Best of Feeds is a weekly collection of the best stuff I saw on the Internet this week. I post them on Twitter as they happen and then collected together on Saturdays. I don’t blog on the weekend so read these links instead.
- [FIREFOX] Programming: How to build a Firefox extension
(lifehacker.com, 676 saves, 81 inbound links, 1195 diggs)
- Maybe I should start trying proper extensions instead of Greasemonkey scripts.
- [CODE] LOLCODE – lolcatz the programming language
(lolcode.com, 380 saves, 100 inbound links, 37 diggs)
- I can’t believe I can read and understand this language.
- [BOOKS] Nina Katchadourian – Sorted Books
(ninakatchadourian.com, 141 saves, 86 inbound links, 23 diggs)
- Art project that sorted book titles into poetry/stories.
- [CODE/BOOKS] The Art of ‘Ware [version 2.0]
(and-still-i-persist.com, 139 saves, 21 inbound links)
- The Art of Software online e-book. Was originally printed as a book in 1995, now out of print.
- [BLOG] 17 Firefox Extensions That Make Blogging Easy
(lifehack.org, 118 saves, 14 inbound links, 25 diggs)
- [STARTUPS] Startup Search. Directory of web technology startups.
(startupsearch.org, 85 saves, 73 inbound links)
- Source of information about new companies.
- [CODE] Pimp My Code, Part 14: Be Inflexible!
(wilshipley.com, 61 saves, 15 inbound links, 4 diggs)
- Don’t worry about corner cases until they’re a real problem.
- [FATBLOGGING] Physics Diet
(physicsdiet.com, 51 saves, 100 inbound links, 2 diggs)
- Web based tool to go with the Hacker’s Diet
- [CODE] The Best Code is No Code At All
(codinghorror.com, 47 saves, 32 inbound links, 3 diggs)
- Do things in the least amount of code as possible. Only add the features that are absolutely necessary.
- [LIFEHACK] How to keep cookies fresh
(megnut.com, 31 saves, 27 inbound links)
- I eat a lot of cookies, so this is very important to me. The same tricks for brown sugar works for cookies. Stick in a slice of apple or a fresh piece of bread.
- [GOOG] Google now owns FeedBurner
(blogs.feedburner.com, 23 saves, 100 inbound links, 7 diggs)
- Official announcement about Google buying FeedBurner
- [BLOG] Networking within your Blog Niche
(doshdosh.com, 23 saves, 21 inbound links, 14 diggs)
- A friend asked me how to promote his blog/cartoon… I told him it was all about networking.
- [LOLMEME] Roll Your Own LOL, Not Just For Cats Anymore
(laughingsquid.com, 23 saves, 17 inbound links, 15 diggs)
- Break down of all the diverging lolmemes going around.
- [TWITTER] Twitter / timer
(twitter.com, 20 saves, 37 inbound links)
- Twitter bot for timed reminders.
- [PSYCH] Lessons about dehumanization and technology from a man living under the gun
(networkperformancedaily.com, 18 saves, 21 inbound links, 1841 diggs)
- Art installation where you can shoot an Arabic man with a paint gun over the Internet. But will you? Can you cross the cogitative dissidence that there’s another person on the other side?
- [MOVIES] Stars Wars: Where Are They Now?(30 years later)
(recentworld.com, 10 saves, 4 inbound links, 31 diggs)
- Very good recap of the original Star Wars cast, with then and now photos.
- [ITUNES] Return of the Wildly Popular iTunes Backup Application, Now DIY
(uneasysilence.com, 4 saves, 6 inbound links, 1 diggs)
- Bandwagon lets you backup your iTunes for $24/year + Amazon S3 storage/transfer costs. If you have a small collection, fairly cheap… if you have a big collection then buy an external hard drive.
- [PROGRAMMABLE WEB] Everything is Open – What a PITA (and what opportunities)
(techsoapbox.com, , 5 diggs)
- Everything has an API, which means in order to succeed on the net you should be EVERYWHERE.
- [FATBLOGGING] Does Keeping Up Mean Staying Home?
- Why do tech people ignore everything non-tech? Good discussion in the comments.
- [OTTAWA] Café Scientifique
- Café Scientifique is a meetup to discuss issues in science.
- [SMO] 8 More New-ish Social Media Sites (That Actually Send Traffic)
(tropicalseo.com, 8 inbound links, 2 diggs)
- A couple of other sites to try other than digg
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