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"Hey we're taking a photo here.." (in NY accent) http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/your-sh...
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Isn't that just typical!!!! - Kevin J Hatton
One in a million. I love it. - Adam Reyher from Alert Thingy
That's insanely lucky. - James Rishabh Mishra
seriously this is not photoshopped? oh this is too funny, it's like that annoying kid that always jumps in front of the camera. - R. Ferguson
LoL. This is a true once in a life time shot. - Bluesun 2600
precious! - Tammy Hoeck
LOL! Adorable! - Kevin Winn
Quelle jolie photo!! Très originale, j'adore;-) - Orangeade
Cool - Bob Lyr
uhuh, just excellent - TiTi
I think that must be the 'mini-wanker' the lake is named after. - Ken Morley
I love how the camera focuses on the squirrel rather than the people - Stephan!e•CogSc!L!brar!an
This shot is hilarious!! This is a totally gorgeous spot. been there once. - Nathalie
Begging to be captioned ~ http://img.ly/2tG :3 - CannonGod
That's one photogenic little critter. <3 - Sung W. Lim
haha @ Jake Fudge. spot on! - stefan
It's so cute! It almost doesn't look real. Loving it!!! - Jennifer Medlin
So awesome - Mitch
love how its head lines up exactly with the horizon line. *So* much better than it would have been. - Kamilah Reed (K. Gill)
Unbelievable. - Ramene Anthony
See more about this story in CBC news http://www.cbc.ca/video... - Carloe Stamp
I laugh ever time I see this. It is so great. - Jim Williams
^^)b - YungSang from FriendFooV2
lol ( in NY accent :) ) - Pinkpackrat
Isn't there a website where you can submit pictures of photo-stealers? This should totally be submitted. || Edit: Found it. http://thisisphotobomb.com/ - Miss Elle
excelent - Rui
...it was only after Chipper received his prints from the local PhotoMat that he realized two humans had snuck into the background of his lakeview self-portrait. - .LAG liked that
haha cute....family picture? lol just kidding =] - Marissa
Bump. - Kol Tregaskes
Still funny! :) - Ken Morley
Nice Photo really ! - Michael Stuart
GOOD - hongyanself
Bret Taylor
The Secret Behind The Real-Time Web - YouTube - http://www.youtube.com/watch...
The Secret Behind The Real-Time Web - YouTube
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Ross and Dan made this video to illustrate the advanced technology we use behind the scenes at FriendFeed. (Ross and Dan, you are amazing - I can't believe how awesome this thing turned out) - Bret Taylor from Bookmarklet
How very creative. This is very fluid and cool. - Louis Gray
OK, not exactly what I was expecting, but very cool. - Kevin Arth
Anyone have the video somewhere other than Youtube? it's banned here in Turkey and I can't wait until we get home (next month) to watch it!! - Chris Myles
This is awesome! - Christopher Chung
with a community like this - you just can't roll-it into f.b.. keep the dream alive! - michael sean wright
:O - Josh Haley
Amazing, thanks for that! - dkb
According to Ross, they used about 1030 individual pictures in the final version. Stop motion is a lot of work :) - Bret Taylor
Sure, sure--give away all the secrets. (Are those Lego dudes union?) - Kathy Fitch
very creative. wonder how long it took to do that stop-action? - berchman
Ross's best work so far ! great job Ross - goutham
Major props to Ross and Dan. FriendFeed lives on - Shane
That's priceless. Great job, guys. - John Craft
This is superb. I just showed it to my 5 year old son who enjoys Lego and has already taken some great photos, including one or two of his toys. So now he has the seed of the idea that, in time, he could take multiple stills and put them together to make moving pictures. Thank you very much for posting it and giving me and him that opportunity. Maybe, he might use FriendFeed one day too! - John W Lewis
Great project! - Anne Bouey
AWESOME! - Kevin Fox
I think they need to make a full stop-motion version of the Matrix in legos. Now THAT would be awesome. I wonder what bullet-time looks like in LEGO? - Bret Taylor
i'd pay to see the stop animation lego matrix, but not the sequels - patrick
"Equipment Generously Provided By Casey Muller" - hahaha!! THIS IS AWESOMESAUCE!!! I love the creative energy and vibe in this video... LOTS of work went into that one! Thanks guys!! :) - Susan Beebe
Genius, how much time did that all take? - Wayne Hornsey
Chris Myles: if you want ot - DM me an address and I'll mail you a copy. - guruvan (Rob Nelson)
That is so awesome - Glenn Slaven
happy-making! - Felicia Yue
I am more proud than ever for being a FriendFeeder :) - Arvind
Wow!!!!! - Mona Nomura
Excellent!! - Kol Tregaskes
That's great! - Devon Govett
Cool! The friendfeed's manufactury - Benedetto Vacca
неплохо, неплохо! Продолжение будет? - atner
hahaha very nice stop motion and music! - Alex Huinchucleffy
FULL OF WIN - Jac Falcon
might I remind everyone that we are still loving FrF ^__^ - Peter Fedin
Peter +1. - Ahmet Yükseltürk
This is very cool and interesting, thanks for sharing! - Sarah Stamos
+1 - solncee
I do love this video and all the time Dan and Ross put in to it. - Kevin Fox
Thanks, Kevin! :D - Dan Hsiao
I love that this got bumped!! - Rachel Lea Fox
Me too Rachel! \o, Long live the Real-Time Web! - Zu from AOD
Jesse Stay
Why Google will win: entrapment in the iPhone is a failing long-term strategy - http://vanelsas.wordpress.com/2009...
There's no entrapment here. The analogy is completely wrong. The iPhone actually set the standard for connectivity to the Network. This 'silo' argument belongs in a museum. - Cliff Gerrish
Cliff, what do you mean? The iPhone sets a standard but you can't call it open, can you? Apple controls everything, from what apps get into the store to what Mobile carrier I "get to choose". - Alexander van Elsas
Are there people you can't call? Web sites you can't visit? Music you can't listen to? How many apps are in the appstore? How many are added every day? Are their WebApps you can't develop and use? The issue of the telecom cartel is entirely separate-- Apple completely changed the dynamics there. Without their pressure there would be no Google phone. - Cliff Gerrish
Cliff -- there are websites you can't visit -- ones that use Flash would be at the top of the list. There are apps that I can't develop and use -- why are you limiting your argument to "Webapps"? But even there webapps that use Flash are eliminated. - Brian Sullivan
Cliff, Apple dictates the market, the technology and the carriers. Yes, they brought a nice product, but to me it doesn't weigh up to the ability to have choice. - Alexander van Elsas from iPhone
I've ensured I have choice btw, in case you wonder why I use an iPhone. - Alexander van Elsas from iPhone
I have issues even calling people because I'm forced to use AT&T. - Jesse Stay
Why not just unlock the iPhone? There's no denying the iPhone and the App store have advanced the state of the mobile market even if there are a few things to dislike about the pipeline. If they spur Nokia et al to outdo them with Android stuff then consumers win. - Daniel J. Pritchett
As long as the golden cage is shiny enough we'll stay inside. - Todd Hoff
Daniel, the fact that you have to hack it, and constantly fight Apple in doing so does not make the iPhone open either. An unlocked iPhone is not an Apple product. If Apple were to encourage it that would be a different story. - Jesse Stay
I certainly don't expect many people to unlock, and I'd love to see something that was just like the iPhone but fully open. I'm pretty happy with what I've got now though. Maybe if I could get the same thing but pay $20/mo. for the service rather than what I'm paying now... - Daniel J. Pritchett
Flash? Is that really an issue? What is it that you feel that you can't choose? You can certainly choose a phone other than the iPhone. There are a lot of open source computing choices that are unusable. You have choice, but you don't choose it. Open largely means poor user experience. - Cliff Gerrish
I'd love to see Flash on the iPhone... hello to every video service other than YouTube! - Daniel J. Pritchett
I'd love to see video independent of Flash. What exactly is open about that? - Cliff Gerrish
This all assumes we will be using phones in the way we do for long enough for time to level it out. Apple seems to be a catergory leader then move on. - Johnny from iPhone
"Open largely means poor user experience." Uhhh yeah, we call that the web. - Matt Terenzio
Matt, which "open" phone do you recommend? - Cliff Gerrish
Wrong. :) - Louis Gray
Cliff, it has a standard browser it's cool in my book. Though it is a little odd that audio gets redistributed (does it?). They do want to keep you in iTunes. - Matt Terenzio
Louis, no, you're wrong :) - Jesse Stay
The iPhone will "fail" if Apple sticks with AT&T too much longer. - Spencer
Matt, I think you can directly access MP3s in the browser. But the issue is that in the long term, Apple is 5 steps ahead. The rest of the industry, including the beloved "open" phones are struggling to replicate year 1 of the iPhone. - Cliff Gerrish
I had a Sidekick II back in the day that I loved, but it was a closed system. Apps had to come from their store and they didn't have what needed. I switched to a Windows device because I could put whatever I wanted on it. A few years down the line and we're still dealing with the same crap. - Rahsheen
Yeah, the AppStore only has about 91,000 apps with more than 2 Billion downloaded. Pretty tough to find what you need. - Cliff Gerrish
I think the "openness" issue only matters to a small subset of potential users, at least as it pertains to functionality. Do you honestly think that with 85,000 apps on the device already regular users aren't able to do mostly what they want with the phone? Apple will eventually rectify the iPhone's one meaningful liability - AT&T- by launching devices for other networks. It's not a question of if, but when. - Kevin (aka ThreadKilla)
Or what Cliff said. - Kevin (aka ThreadKilla)
Looks like there are about 22,000 active publishers of iPhone apps - a closed, elite group: http://148apps.biz/app-sto... - Cliff Gerrish
22,000 active publishers is an elite group? How many does WinMo have? - Daniel J. Pritchett
Sorry, I forgot to append the obligatory emoticon ;-) - Cliff Gerrish
Daniel, I believe Cliff was being sarcastic. Time to recalibrate your sarcaso-meter - Kevin (aka ThreadKilla)
I don't know about others, but in the last several days I'm seeing more comments (less likes, but more comments) than before on FriendFeed. Pretty cool to see the arguments here! - Jesse Stay
No doubt, it's because friendfeed is dead. Or the Walrus is Paul... - Cliff Gerrish
Also, the openness of Android is subject to the whims of the carriers. If you honestly think Verizon will allow any and all apps to be used over their network, let me just refer you to the entirety of their history up this point. Ain't. Gonna. Happen. - Kevin (aka ThreadKilla)
My point is a lot simpler. Apple makes a great product. There is NO reason except commercial why they shouldn't unleash it to all users across all mobile carriers. And they have a dodgy reputation when it comes to approval of apps to their store. Apple should focus on the product only AND let everyone participate, including users that do not want AT&T. No matter how you look at it. They... more... - Alexander van Elsas
Paul Buchheit
Cool video, yet the tennis shoes and socks seem out of place. - Louis Gray
i wonder how he carries it all back - bob
"and he gives thanks for the life he has taken so that he may sustain the lives of his family waiting for him back in their settlement" - April Buchheit
waiting for him but not coming to help carry it back... - bob
The music reminded me of Battlestar Galactica. - Robert Felty
there is a nice book called "The Tracker" - Robert Higgins
Looks like a bloody hard way to make a living to me. - Bill Hooker
how come he's wearing shoe and sock? - Lim, Kok Kim
Mahendra (SkepticGeek)
Palm: Free Apps For The Web, Free Development For Open Source, And Free Phones! http://www.techcrunch.com/2009...
April Buchheit
Commentary: The sunflower boy's smile - CNN.com - http://www.cnn.com/2009...
Commentary: The sunflower boy's smile - CNN.com
"On the morning of last year's annual Sunflower Fair in La Porte, Indiana, a family, appearing a little lost, walked up and down a crowded street, looking in vain for the table to sign up their entry. They carried a large sunflower with them. If no one noticed the exhausted, grieving look in the family's eyes, that was understandable. The Sunflower Fair is a place of happy noise: rides and music and food booths. It is La Porte's fall festival, and people from across northwest Indiana come to spend a Saturday in the midst of the milling, chattering crowds. The family silently bearing the large sunflower had never been to the fair before. But this was important." - April Buchheit from Bookmarklet
What a beautiful story. - Charley M
I cried. - Mike Hussein Cohen
It is really sad when people die of simple infections these days. My best friend's mom died of pneumonia when she was only about 48. It was almost as sudden as this case. - Robert Felty
I saw this on reddit, and yes, I cried. It hit me when they called his name as the winner. - Carlton Prest
Robert, it is sad. Especially sad that we can't use phage therapy in those extreme cases. - Daniel Dulitz
Nilesh
At this cafe, you get what the person before you ordered. The next person gets what you ordered. (via cabel.name: Kashiwa Mystery Cafe) - http://nileshbabu.tumblr.com/post...
At this cafe, you get what the person before you ordered. The next person gets what you ordered. (via cabel.name: Kashiwa Mystery Cafe)
Pradeep
உலகிலேயே சுபிட்சமான இடம் மாணிக் பார்ம்தான் http://tamilthesiyam.blogspot.com/2009...
Mahendra (SkepticGeek)
Women Are a Majority On All Social Networks Except One - http://www.labnol.org/interne...
A lot of people used to use classmates.com, before Friendfeed opened up to people outside of .edu domains. I had no idea people were still using it, though. - COMPLICATED MR. NOODLE
vijay
How Dinosaurs actually went extinct...
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ehehehehe - AJ Batac
I LOLed :D - vijay
This theory cannot be ruled out ;) - Ashish
Matt Cutts
Chrome Frame: Run Google Chrome *inside* IE - http://blog.chromium.org/2009...
Chrome Frame: Run Google Chrome *inside* IE
Yay! - Matt Cutts from Bookmarklet
Awesome. - Paul Buchheit
Whoa. - Micah
WHOA! - Anika
Ewww. - τorƍue
Now we just need to make the Chrome plugin as common as the Flash plugin :) - Paul Buchheit
Are commas required? - dannysullivan
wow, my prediction was right (you totally need to put it in toolbar also): http://www.satine.org/archive... - Charles Ying
that is cool and cruel - Thierry Lhôte
Hahaha :) Very cruel indeed. Curious to see if this is adopted, corporate users who have IE may still be unable to even install a plugin... but at the very least this still lowers the barrier to HTML5 enabled pages. - James Kuypers
It is not even fork, it is inside piracy... this is provocation ;-) - Thierry Lhôte
Do the people who don't have permissions to install a non-IE browser have permissions to install plugins? - Sean O'Connor
Sean, think of enterprises who have IE6-only legacy internal apps. CF lets them build _new_ internal apps to HTML5, so that someday they can leave IE6. Otherwise they need to dual-target _all_ their apps to IE6 and modern browsers before they can switch. Painful. Also, many enterprises who feel it's too disruptive to move from IE6 may be okay with installing CF, because it's default-off. Let's say half of all enterprises do. Now the need to support IE6 goes down even more. - Daniel Dulitz
Fantastic hack but won't take off. Fix the core issue and get people to upgrade or switch, enough with the band-aids. - Dave Evans
Very cool stuff - Charlie Anzman
Now what about a firefox plugin? Is this open source chromium or chrome... - James Michael Mike DuPont
Dave, the core issue is that enterprises with IE6-only legacy internal apps don't have the resources to run a modern browser. CF fixes the core issue. - Daniel Dulitz
Dave hit my issue dead-on. Installing a plugin is a cheat when the real issue is educating people on why more modern browsers are better. - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart from iPhone
Cool! - Kol Tregaskes
"education" is typically the worst solution to a technical problem. - Paul Buchheit
yes, education is a slow solution, because most people tend to resist change. better show them there is a better way without forcing them to change anything :) - George Moga
I'd actually love to see the opposite: IE8 running inside Chrome, just like the IE Tab plugin for Firefox. I use Chrome for almost everything, but Outlook webmail looks and works so much better in IE8, and I doubt that Microsoft will be working very hard to fix that. - Tudor Bosman
Johnny
Waiting for my Wave invite is like loosing my virginity... Waited a long time, false starts, many promises and everyone else is doing it. I just want to get in, be confused and slightly disappointed like everyone else.
It's ok, many of us were late bloomers. I'm in the same boat. I'm sure when it finally happens I'll be just as baffled too. - veo
ok.................. - Rachael Worthington
"Let's Wait Awhile"... who sings that? - Josh Haley from iPhone
That's right. It's not "Baby". It's Janet. Miss Jackson if you're nasty. - Josh Haley from iPhone
"Loosing" your virginity on what? - Melly - #TeamMarina
hundreds of nubile women, of course. - Josh Haley
I was apparently sent an invite from a friend-of-a-friend. But that was yesterday, and I haven't received it yet. Friend-of-a-friend -- a Google employee -- sez it's taking up to 2 days to process all the invite e-mails. - rowlikeagirl
Paul Buchheit
Facebook news feed implemented in Javascript: http://www.streamdiff.com/
It's a pretty cool fb app. - Paul Buchheit
reminds me about friendfeed :) - Chris Hofmann
Wow. I do get that immediate comfortable feeling with it. It's FF minus share and hide plus the miniavatar hack http://friendfeed.com/friendf... - Micah
Very cool. And so much snappier. Lovin' it already. And Paul, I'm assuming you're going to try to move Facebook in that direction. - Johan Bakken
I love it. Now if only we could use it in Facebook. - Faraz Mullick
Excellent! A bit of real-time here, a bit of hiding there and now we have the best Facebook client. Congrats! - Andrés David Aparicio
The implementation of read state in kind of confusing. I look forward to more iteration in this space... long overdue. - Michael Leggett
awesome - andy brudtkuhl
Paul: does the BSD-CC license apply to code files in the dev URL? - Andrés David Aparicio
how come that it does not update in realtime ? ah, okay,it's not ff... - Lode Nachtergaele
I'd like it more if I could hide individual posts on a one by one basis like I can on FriendFeed. - Thomas Hawk
It also seems like it only went three pages back for me. Would be better to page indefinitely. - Thomas Hawk
To clarify, this isn't something that I or anyone else from FriendFeed created -- it's just a cool app. I don't know anything about the licensing terms. - Paul Buchheit
Our wishful thinking got the best of us, it seems :) - Andrés David Aparicio
I wonder who is behind it, I'll repeat my question in the Fan Page then... - Andrés David Aparicio
it may not be something that FF created, but it's something along the lines of what the FF team ought to consider creating -- maybe as a place to test and experiment with engagement before considering features for broader roll out at Facebook. Creating a FF version of Facebook's news feed, complete with hide functionality, thread bumping, etc. would seem like a far more interesting way to interact with Facebook. - Thomas Hawk
Paul, thanks for sharing it. Andrés, it is indeed BSD-CC licensed and the code is hosted on GitHub: http://github.com/nshah.... - daaku
Excellent! Thanks, Daaku. - Andrés David Aparicio
nice! I never want to goto facebook.com again! - Jay
Alp
My new FriendFeed app: "FFSPY": Find out who stops following you on FriendFeed! (help spreading please, reshare, like...) - http://ffspy.com/
My new FriendFeed app: "FFSPY": Find out who stops following you on FriendFeed! (help spreading please, reshare, like...)
FFSPY allows you to find out who unsubscribed from you by sending you hourly, daily or weekly reports via e-mail. Try it now: http://ffspy.com - Alp from Bookmarklet
kan cikmaz, aklini basina alir insanlar. Postlari insanlarin hosuna gimtiyorsa ogrenmek hakki. guzel bir tool - denizoktar
"Post to FriendFeed on your behalf" Why? What for? - Nikos Anagnostou
@Nikos it is not a message created by us. It is a generic message from FriendFeed. We don't post anything. - Alp
Next up: FFHitman: "Make people think twice before unfollowing you on FriendFeed again." - Meryn Stol
ohlala süpermiş bu - Hakan İyice
Meryn, haha that was great :-} - Alp
@Meryn, haha that was great. - Alp
comments? - Alp
i'll be sure to comment when report arrives. - bora "head" basman
one way to read the alerts in friendfeed is by using a group with a secret email address added - Mike Chelen
Am I actually supposed to care if people unsubscribe? Apparently I'm too self absorbed. Never occurred to me to try and find out. - Eoghann Irving
@Franz, there is a bug and I'm trying to solve it. Could you check that ffspy is listed here: http://friendfeed.com/setting... and inform me after that, please? - Alp
@Frans, sorry I pasted wrong URL, could you check out existance of ffspy at here: http://friendfeed.com/setting... - Alp
@Dave, if you have doubts, you can revoke ffspy at http://friendfeed.com/setting... - Alp
@Franz, thanks for your help, I'm still investigating on the issue, this is a very rare situation but happened on a few users among hundreds. Such an interesting bug. I'll inform you when I figure out. - Alp
Oh, don't worry about it :) - Alp
Thanks for your opinions. I hope it may be useful for someone else. - Alp
Alp, dude. You are awesome. You should work for FriendFeed. - AJ Batac
Wait. You are only 19 years old? Whoa. - AJ Batac
Ehm you can see all my apps here http://www.ahmetalpbalkan.com/ - Alp
tanx - مصطفا
Next, you need to develop an app that lets you unfollow someone *without* setting off an FFSpy alert. (More seriously: I *like* the fact that FF doesn't notify someone if I unfollow them.) - Kevin Shaum
Kevin, maybe we follow some people for trends, news and good stuff. Sometimes it does not matter whether they do follow us, or they don't. - Alp
all this time you are working on a new app? - testbeta
will check this out! - Srikanth AD
خیلی این سایت مطمئن به نظر نمیرسه ... عضو نشید - گل
@peykan @sargardani, what are you talking about? - AlpB.
Why would you care? Just asking... - Fossil Huntress
it only matters to ppl with a trophy mentality. vindictive ppl, at that. very MySpace. :P - Big Joe Silence
why does it have to be vindictive? maybe the point is to notice if you make mistakes or do something that upsets people without realizing =D - Mike Chelen
@Fossil @Otto, nevermind, someone cares, so more than 800 people using it. - AlpB.
Otto, you know some people have obsessions. They really care about who follows them. That's just obvious for some nations, they do care this trivial thing. - AlpB.
application is good thats all that matters and alp has been working on a great lot of apps for friendfeed, i am looking forward to some great unique service of its own from him, i don't care who follows me but @otto it does give some happy moments when you are followed by someone of high integrity and expertise, helps one have a smile on one's face :) thanks for the app though, i too tried it but i don't really care if someone leaves ;) - testbeta
is that a ... good picture for software? ? ... just saying ... don't get me wronk / - pb:
bana email falan gelmedi :( - ugurarcan
Nivi
"You’re not here to write code; you’re here to ship products." – Jamie Zawinski, http://www.joelonsoftware.com/items...
Benjamin Golub
Amazing interactive 360-degree panoramic view of the entire night sky | Mail Online - http://www.dailymail.co.uk/science...
Amazing interactive 360-degree panoramic view of the entire night sky | Mail Online
"A new magnificent 800-million-pixel panorama of the entire sky has been unveiled online today. It was stitched together from 1,200 photos by astronomers at the European Southern Observatory from viewing sites in Chile." - Benjamin Golub from Bookmarklet
wow! - Chris Myles
Oh wow. Totally resharing this, thx! - Ayşe E.
You're not going to see anything like this in the Northern Hemisphere. This is only the night sky for those south of the equator. But it is cool. - Nina Jansen
WOW! - Susan Beebe
LOVE it!! - Roshan Ramachandran
hmmm didn't supply a link in the article! Ahh its the Daily Mail, to explain to non-UK-ites, the Daily Mail is the UK equivalent of Fox News. - Toby Graham
wow thats huge! 800 megapixels... - Matt Ellsworth
Truly beautiful! Makes earthlings so small! - Cool Wired
wow it's beautiful. - Benjo Castillo
AJ Batac
AT&T PREDICTED the FUTURE in 1993 with almost 100% accuracy. - http://www.youtube.com/watch...
AT&T PREDICTED the FUTURE in 1993 with almost 100% accuracy.
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"This montage of AT&T ads came from a 1993 Newsweek CD-ROM, when Newsweek thought that one day, magazines would be sent to you in CD-ROM form, sponsored with ads. It's an interesting view of the future." - AJ Batac from Bookmarklet
The only thing is that it wasn't them who executed the products. - AJ Batac
indeedy! - Big Joe Silence
Extraordinary, AJ! Hard to believe that we WEREN'T doing those things 16 years ago! And a piece of trivia: that is definitely the voice of Tom Selleck. - Karma Martell
They forget to mention how they'd be taking all the heat during the birth of the iphone. But quite amazing nonetheless. - Micah
They also forgot to mention how they'd be illegally mirroring their network to the NSA. - Tinfoil 2.0
#ATTFAIL! - CW™ You are comparing apples and oranges. Predicting the future is creative thinking. Planning for infrastructure is a different dept - eg: operations. - Karma Martell
That's a good point there KM. - AJ Batac
This is great post, AJ - Karma Martell
bob
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Michael McKean
Reaching Near Space For Less Than $150 - http://www.universetoday.com/2009...
Reaching Near Space For Less Than $150
Reaching Near Space For Less Than $150
"A group of MIT students have launched a low-budget satellite to near space, taking images of the curvature of Earth and the blackness of space. Their approach was to use low tech, off the shelf equipment, which included a Styrofoam beer cooler, a camera from eBay, open source software and an inexpensive helium balloon as the launch vehicle in order to do their complete mission launch for less than $150. Total cost? $148. The experience? Priceless, including getting interviewed on CNN and Fox News about their achievement. The best news for the rest of us? They'll soon be sharing an illustrated step-by-step guide on how to launch your own low-budget satellite." - Michael McKean from Bookmarklet
Cool! What's next? LEO for under $1500? - Pandu ● IT Optimizer from fftogo
Genious. - Micah
Nah, it all falls back to earth. - Andrew C (✔)
Zeynep Mengi
Böyle kesmeyi deneyeceğim ben de.
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31 ekim'e hazırlık :) - Burak "cyrus" Bayburtlu
Evet elmada başarı sağlarsam kabağa geçebilirim. :) - Zeynep Mengi
aaa bende bende:) - Duygu Ozen
bu bir sanat : ) - Burak Yüce
bizde öyle turuncu kabak var mı ya? - Burak "cyrus" Bayburtlu
Var, biz oymuştuk 2004'te bir parti için. :) Pazara falan git biraz Burak. :)) - Zeynep Mengi
benim pazarda gördüğüm kabaklar genelde dışı yeşil içi turuncu :P - Burak "cyrus" Bayburtlu
Oyabilirim dersen turuncusundan getireyim sana? :) - Zeynep Mengi
hahah deal ;) - Burak "cyrus" Bayburtlu
Güzel, cadılar bayramı kabağı senden o zaman. :) - Zeynep Mengi
hahha tek gözüde kısık böyle :) - Aykut Önen
nşmetle şaka olmaz :)) - Pir-i mungan
Kabuğunu koparmadan, ne bir elmayı soyabildim, ne de iyileştirebildim bir yaramı. Ama karşıma çıkınca kızmadım hiç elma kurduna, bendim çünkü bıçağı saplayan, onun yurduna… - yicit
Ben elma soymayı denemedim bile. :/ - Zeynep Mengi
Vitamini kabuğunda onun. :)) - Zeynep Mengi
Ben öğretirim ki sana, istersen:) - GFKA
Sen öğreteceksen olur, öğrenirim. :) - Zeynep Mengi
Verniklenir mi bu? - Zeynep Mengi
Nasıl şekerle kaplamak lazım? - Zeynep Mengi
Güzel de olur. :) - Zeynep Mengi
Ben keçeli kalemle yumurta boyama olayını deneyeceğim. Çok ilginç oluyor :) - Müjdat Korkmaz
Sets :))))) Çok güldüm ya... Elma şekeriyle aram yok iyi ki. Bir ömür gider o. :D - Zeynep Mengi
İstinye Parktaki Pelit Pastanesinde bir elma şekeri satılıyor... Mutlaka ondan dene dedim Zeynep ve diğer elma şekeri delileri. Benim eski bir arkadaşım almıştı, muhteşem bir şey. Yeşil elmanın üzerini karamel ve kavrulmuş fındıkla kaplamışlar. Muhteşem bir tat, bir de görüntüsü süper. - GFKA
O elma şekerini aşmış bence, başka birşey olmuş. Denenir o. :D - Zeynep Mengi
Armut var masamda ama bıçağım yok. Olsaydı denerdim. :D - Zeynep Mengi
O kadar beceriksiz değilim yahu. :D - Zeynep Mengi
Kurtlar vadisi gibi olmuş :) - memolim
Somebody save that poor knife from that crazy apple! - Vezquex
Aahahahaha - Zeynep Mengi
Barbara R. S.
"From Google to youtube, from craigslist to flickr - how some of today's biggest sites looked back in the early days of their existence." - Barbara R. S. from Bookmarklet
Wow! Yahoo was the first I used back in 94 - orionstarr from iPhone
remember using yahoo to see what was popular on the "internet" since it was new and unfamiliar :D - Mike Chelen
same here - yahoo was the first site i used - Barbara R. S.
Kol Tregaskes
Fwd: FFWho (http://ffwho.com) - Allows you to see people who commented, liked your feeds and subscribed you but not in your subscription list. Here it is: http://ffwho.com #ffwho (via http://friendfeed.com/friendf...)
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whoa - Josh Haley
Ooh, I'm scared to look. - Derrick
thanks :) - Kaan Şengül
Very Cool, I'll have to play with this. - manielse (Mark Nielsen)
Neat thanks Kol - Brodie Beta
No worries, Brodie. :-) - Kol Tregaskes
Amazing Kol! so cool I had no idea there were that many :) - comix aka martha
You might also like some of the FriendFeed-related apps mentioned here: http://ff.im/75w9C - Kol Tregaskes
@socializationeur Create friend lists to sort your subscriptions, dropping people into lists as you follow them. You can also drop the people you are already following into lists too, rather than unsubscribing and losing them. It makes it all much easier to handle, especially when you are subscribed to a lot of people. - April Russo
That's awesome! (Whoa. There are a bunch of people I thought I subscribed to that I haven't. Fixing that right now...) - Jennifer Dittrich
The Twitter link doesn't work. :-( - Kol Tregaskes
Now, it's working ;) - Kaan Şengül
Matt Cutts
Wondering how Chrome is doing after one year? I just collected all the latest market share data: http://www.mattcutts.com/blog...
The blog post has more details, but three major vendors estimate Chrome's market share as 2.84%, 3.59%, and 4.004%. What do the browser stats look like for your site? - Matt Cutts
Not bad. - Paul Buchheit
Tech early adopters def. like Chrome. It is around 3% on my own blog. I'm starting to use it a lot more because it's so light. - beersage
Chromium daily build on my Linux box rocks! They deserve more marketshare. - Fernando Parra
I believe, share would increase once stable version is available on Mac and Linux. - siva s
I love Chrome. Though it seems so HUGELY inspired by Opera. :) - Space Cowboy
Quick check on my Google Analytics shows about 20% Chrome on both my "geeky startups", around 10% on all others - mostly corporate IT sites. PS: All sites except one are in russian language. - Phil Smirnov
love chrome, firefox, opera - testbeta
I would like to see those google analitics on a page like OMG! Yahoo!.. - sebastian☆rocket brother
55% Firefox, 9% Chrome, but it's a site for developers. - Amit Patel
it is good i haven't got to worry about markets, i love google çhrome and firefox is my old companion and fast too so can't leave it ;) - testbeta
Rochelle
Sorry they're a little blurry. iPhone cam isn't too steady when I'm trying to take a picture with one hand. - Rochelle
Fastest babby alive - RAPatton from iPhone
"Have ya seen my baby walking..." - Johnny
TOO DAMN CUTE. - Lola Bean (Penguin)
Ok, she's ready to hit the trail! <3 x 1 bajillion. - Yolanda
SO cute!! - Rachel Lea Fox
AIR BABBIES! - L to tha B
awww, super cute! - Tamara
Good lord, she is so adorable. - Ayşe E.
"Look out world, here I come!" - Kristine Gray
She'll be walking before long. And then soon after, RUNNING! - iTad
Ok...finally something to put a smile on my face today. - Mark Krynsky
Adorable :) - Zee.
adorable!!! - Sardar Mohkim Khan
*adores Babby* - Lindsay
I can't believe I met this cute little girl when she was in your belly, and now she has shoes. *sniff - Shevonne
(just happy this bumped up again in my feed.) :) - Ayşe E.
wow your baby is so cute :* - Viva Vida
good lord that's a cute baby! oh the eyes and the ears! - val, an ominous portent
the baby with the surprise look! god bless you little one - testbeta
Victor Ganata
You can't consume health care like you can consume, say, technology. You're not going to die if you don't buy an iPhone at this very moment. But you just might if you have blood in your stool, you've been losing weight and feeling a little tired, but you can't afford the colonscopy right now, and want to wait until the price comes down.
Did you check eBay? - Andy Bakun
Maybe just find a resident who looks hungry ;) - MiniMage
The myth of consumerism in healthcare: when your doctor order an MRI do you request a simple flat plate because its cheaper? ;) - WarLord
*shudders remembering when she had to upgrade the memory in the computers connected to the equipment that does colonoscopies* Thanks, Victor (I should have gone to bed an hour ago) - MiniMage
Cristo thats just sensible - percocet is a quality of life issue - WarLord
Do you ever get your script for Percocet, though? (If you do, let me know who your doctor is so I can, uh, consult them.) - Victor Ganata
Chronic heartburn might not kill me, but the esophageal cancer it can cause might. Plus, getting testing done is more like renting. You rarely take the MRI machine home. - Heather
in the middle of my last one, doc says: "Would you like a bit more sedation?" ...MMMKAY... woke up in the car half way home - WarLord
So are you going to skip the colonscopy to save some money and just ask your doctor for a colon resection? Never mind that we have no idea whether or not you really have cancer. - Victor Ganata
WarLord, I'm really hoping you weren't driving! ;-P - Jeff P. Henderson
Victor doctors hate people who jump right to the punchline justsayin - WarLord
+100 Cristo - Jeff P. Henderson
Jeff no they took my keys on the way in - WarLord
MiniMage, I hope you've gone to sleep now. But now you've given me nightmares about what's probably growing in those keyboards. - Victor Ganata
WarLord, I was just picturing the scene from Heavy Metal where the Trans Am was flying through space. - Jeff P. Henderson
..I'm sorry we're going to have to repeat the test, software crashed.... - WarLord
I'll hold out for less invasive. A dog is, what, $15,000 a year to maintain? http://afp.google.com/article... - MiniMage
Jeff they tell me it was hardly noticable that I was totally trashed ;) - WarLord
Yikes, well a colonscopy will probably only set you back less than $1k out-of-pocket if you don't have insurance, and it's usually a package deal that includes the drugs and everything ;) - Victor Ganata
If only 50 patients split the pooch's maintenance for a year, there'd be savings for them, and there could STlLL be profit... err, I mean revenue. Just DON'T name him "Frisky." - MiniMage
Of course, a dog wouldn't be able to snare pre-cancerous lesions. At least, I assume they wouldn't be able to. *shudder* - Victor Ganata
Victor - maybe with a smaller dog! - Andrew C (✔)
I knew that was coming. I think I'd rather just part this mortal coil than end up doing a side job at the home of someone who did my colonoscopy. Considering I came pretty close to that kind of situation... I'll tike my chances with the dog. How nonchalant are physicians when it comes to their OWN bodies, anyway? Can they golf and have drinks with their proctologists and gynecologists?[edit: or any HCP's, for that matter] - MiniMage
So are we now all looking forward to the days when colonoscopies can be completely replaced with cancer-sniffing chihuahuas? - Victor Ganata
ROFLMCO - MiniMage
I wonder if a dachshund could get up to the splenic flexure? - Victor Ganata
yo quiero colon! - Jeff P. Henderson
A bit of free advice from a 40 year Crohnie: "Any problem that you can fix with money is NOT a problem" ;) Good Night be well - WarLord
Now I wouldn't choose the dog over an MRI... - MiniMage
WarLord, unless you don't have any money and/or no insurance, then you have a problem. - Jeff P. Henderson
No Jeff I respectfully beg to differ: while I do understand intimately the issues of money insurance and medicine Some problems especially medical ones if left to fester become unfixable for any sum. - WarLord
About the colonscopy costing $1000 with no insurance, next time you go to the dr ask how much something would cost with no insurance. Then look at how much your insurance is charged. There will be a difference. Insurance companies are charged less for the same procedure/test then an individual with no insurance. But you can get a discount if you pay head of time. Not enough to make it equal, but enough that if you can charge $2k on your Visa it works out better. - Heather
Actually, the way it works is that the health care provider charges the patient and the insurance company (or the government) the same amount, but the health care provider signs a contract with the insurance company/the gov't that stipulates the fractional payment they receive is to be accepted as payment in full. So while the charge on the bill is $1k, very few insurance companies will... more... - Victor Ganata
So what has happened is that prices have become hyperinflated in order to maximize the fractional reimbursements. The person who gets screwed by this is the person without health insurance, since I think technically Medicare makes it illegal to charge the person without insurance less than what you would charge Medicare. - Victor Ganata
Although I realize this isn't actually true (see the CMS HHS uninsured FAQ http://www.cms.hhs.gov/AcuteIn... ) But there definitely is a misconception among many health care providers that you might go to jail for offering discounts to uninsured and underinsured patients while charging Medicare the full price. - Victor Ganata
MN attorney General (Dem) slammed a hospital for charging uninsured patients the retail price while big insurers got wholesale ie discounts for same procedures. I think last I read she was getting reimbursements to patients and a rules change - I'll have check - WarLord
Therein lies the conflict. What an insurance company reimburses a hospital is almost never anywhere near what the hospital charges. What the MN AG wants hospitals to do is charge the uninsured what they get reimbursed rather than what they would normally charge. It's a step in the right direction. - Victor Ganata from iPod
Is this what you mean, WarLord? http://www.ag.state.mn.us/Consume... - Victor Ganata
Vitak
Never Miss a Game: Google Calendar Adds Sports Schedules - http://mashable.com/2009...
B, look at the example game. - Vitak
Benjamin Golub
Should you 'friend' your doctor on Facebook? - CNN.com - http://www.cnn.com/2009...
They could tell you not to drink or smoke based on your photos you upload. Sure! - Louis Gray
My Aunt is my Doctor, so already done. I'm also friends with my kids' teachers. - Jesse Stay
With a proper privacy setting, you can friend anyone. - Ozgur Demir
This New England Journal of Medicine article asks the reverse question: Should your doctor 'friend' you? http://content.nejm.org/cgi... - Victor Ganata
Nice way of turning the tables around =D - Shevonne
Louis Gray
New Blog Post: Conversations on Google Reader Shared Items Are Booming http://www.louisgray.com/live... @googlereader
I think this is happening only to A-list bloggers. My own blog sees *way* more comments on Facebook than on Reader or Friendfeed. It annoys me to no end --- not only does Google lose adsense revenue from the Facebook syndication, the conversation is now in 3 places with no chance of re-integration. - Piaw Na
Piaw, I'm more likely an A-list Google Reader sharer than an A-list blogger. :) And that whole argument about AdSense? Ugh. Let it go. Conversations move. - Louis Gray
Even discounting Adsense, losing conversations by splitting them into 3 places is undesireable. Not to mention all of Facebook's comments are immune to searching or discovery through search engines. - Piaw Na
Even though it seems (on the surface) a really really great idea to centralize all conversations into a single place (or every place, for that matter), I have thought about this A LOT from a UI perspective and there are many many cascading issues, not the least of which is the context in which the item was discovered or read greatly lends to the type of conversation or comment the item... more... - Jenna Bilotta
Piaw, this is a natural evolution as communities centralize around people, not content. The best bloggers are the ones who know where the conversations are and take place there. It's absolutely worth the effort. Otherwise, shouldn't I shut this down? This too is a conversation away from the blog. I am happy to see conversations around the content in smaller groups, wherever they are. - Louis Gray
In Google Reader's case, I'd be happy to just have a "subscribe to the conversation" link somewhere. As it is, I have no way of ever seeing if many of the other items I've shared ever have other people adding their comments. But personally, I'm very sick of the walled garden that is Facebook, and I wish there was a way to make people use blogger's comments feature (or set it up so that... more... - Piaw Na
It's not about owning the conversation. It's about conversations being searchable and therefore making the entire conversation more useful. - Piaw Na
If I want to have a conversation about a piece of content with select people, like my friends, I don't want that conversation to be searchable/discoverable, and I don't want it to be part of a larger conversation: I just want to talk to my friends. There's a time and place for public conversations, but there's a value to private ones as well: not everyone cares what strangers think about something. - Mark Trapp
I'm looking at the comments on my blog entries from Facebook. None of them line up with your criteria, Mark. All of them could have just as easily been blog comments publicly accessible and searchable, and at least 50% of them were useful content that would have interested others who stumbled upon that blog entry through a google search. But they're all now behind the walled garden that is Facebook. - Piaw Na
But that's not your call, Piaw: you don't get to decide whether a comment should be public or available to others, the commenter does. Even if you think you should have access to a comment, if they placed in a system that's private, unindexed, or closed, they intended it to be private, unindexed, or closed. This is especially true on Facebook, where the whole system is based on an... more... - Mark Trapp
Of course it's not my call. I just want the default option to be: "Expose it to the public." Most of my friends using facebook weren't thinking: "Oh, I only want to share this with my friends." - Piaw Na
Google Reader transforming into an aggregator. - siva s
This becomes even more interesting now with the news of Facebook purchasing FriendFeed. Although, a lot depends on what Facebook does with FriendFeed... - deceth
Adam Lasnik
One of the most frustrating things as a Googler is not being able to offer info & commentary (due to legal constraints) on so many fascinating issues of the day facing our society!
Especially for those of us who love communicating, enjoy clarifying, and so on... it's like Shave 'n' a Haircut next to Roger Rabbit (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki...). Thankfully, though, I have better self-control than Roger :) - Adam Lasnik
Do other companies limit what their employees can say about politics? Didn't a lot of Googlers work on the Obama campaign? I must be missing something - Robert Felty
Ah, sorry for the confusion, Robert. I'm talking about things like the current debates about Google Books, YouTube, copyright, fair use, competition, etc. Our lawyers at Google rock: they're friendly, open, and approachable. But they're also not stupid, and they have (absolutely understandably) told us not to say anything that relates to pending legal issues involving the company. - Adam Lasnik
And, as you've rightly noted, our freedom of expression in political, religious, and other contexts is not affected; we have many MANY Googlers who are outspoken about controversial issues (speaking on behalf of themselves, not the company. :) - Adam Lasnik
good to know that you have better self-control than Roger Rabbit. I - on the other hand, do not :P - Claudia Petrilli
thank you for the warning ;-) - Adam Lasnik
now you know! *giggles* - Claudia Petrilli
Evan Williams
好可愛的小baby:) - Vista
Awesome - being a dad is the best thing I've ever done! - Gary Walter (gwalter)
какое чудо! :) - Banda
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