(this should be in beta) The open journalism toolkit
Cats Pose as Famous Art Portraits
Create interactive infographics - Infogr.am
oh, I can plus again.
Just look at this banana peel trucker hat (for a banana)
I can haz 1 km2 wordcloud? CNN Transcript Collection (2000-2012) : CNN
(this should be a standard template for quantified self visualisation libraries; via @chl) Artistic planetary maps: colourful images of our solar system
Portraits of apes
(his style is sick, really funny after the other guy chimed in)
john peel's record collection http://thespace.org/ (or so I've heard; I don't get the site and the tracks I've discovered seem to be coupled to spotify, but I might be missing sth. or eth.)
Eagerly waiting for the return of the Google Goats.
Cube - A game about Google Maps
(I think he is levitating)
(squirrels and fox(!) cam)
wishlist.add (http://kottke.org/12/04/the-descriptive-camera) (should output a tweet, actually) Descriptive Camera
(maybe yps will be the blueprint for all future business models for print)
MoMM - Minds of Modern Mathematics.
better yet: this should be in beta: http://www.pizzashirt.net/
I wish this were in beta http://alchemy.grimoire.ca/mockflow
Sonntagsei How to make a heart shaped egg
Make Angry Birds out of paper! GO!!! http://rov.io/AngryCubes
oh noes, the +1 button no longer works for me. (for personal reasons I'm using a kinda oldish browser, but wth? triggering a binary flag shouldn't rely on any assumption; posting, reading, commenting, etc. is working fine)
10 Amazing Practical Jokes via http://boingboing.net/2012/04/18/10-delightful-practical-jokes.html
Small Furry Hyrax Sings in Regional Dialects The foundations of complex language have been found in colonies of unusual furry animals called hyraxes.
I also don't get why Google made the new default profile page actually really nice looking. No motivation to change the pic and make it your own.
I don't get those arrows indicating the hotness of the trendyness on G+. If a term is amongst the 5 most popular terms right now it obviously is trending and I don't need the psychological barrier of clicking on sth which's momentum - according to the grey downwards arrow - might have peaked.
http://youtu.be/4ZKeb_sDRi0 Yes, it really did happen. On June 8, 1986 at Coney Island's historic Sideshows by the Seashore. And man, what a freak-out that must have been.
enjoying G+ in old school mode.
love all those spring cleaning tips. spring cleaning is awesome. Shared from the Google+ spring cleaning tips stream
(this could be vastly improved if the dolls had their own dolls) American girls pose with their American Girl dolls
R2D2 skirt - Boing Boing
pro tip for today: start drinking alcoholic beverages - preferably liquors or spirits - early in the morning; most jokes will be funny.
(distorted reality) The Missing 20th Century: How Copyright Protection Makes Books Vanish
virgin has its mojo back. Richard Branson launches journeys to the centre of the Earth through Virgin Volcanic
a² Automated science, deep data and the paradox of information
$(this).placekitten(); Placekitten jQuery Plugin
(robot content is the new cat content; via @kottke) A Day in the Life of a Kiva Robot
(shitter; via +Franz Patzig ; cries for a shit+) Shitter, App That Creates Toilet Paper Rolls Printed With a Twitter Feed
(wow, it's been a while since the last real beta from Google) MoMB: Google Account Activity
(untested aber lindner) Digilern 2012: Die Videos
(a little late to the party but google comments kinda make sense) Google to launch third-party commenting platform to rival Facebook
is there a specific symbol for indicating some indirect effect for finding sth.? (i.e. less specific than via and h/t but still pointing to the baseline for the journey which led to the thing?
(das gewohnheitstier in mir ist wirklich happy, weil delicious wieder halbwegs performant funktioniert; öffnet gleichzeitig andere möglichkeiten für pinboard)
recommended tag: system:unfiled
I don't know what's going on. 42 of the last 50 pitches for the MoMB have been for apps with nothing but some LaunchRock style landing page. For the time being I go back to the roots and only post public betas (and public alphas).
"If you are around people who are able to understand these things before you are, it's worthwhile to call yourself on it, and see if you can get into some discussions about what they see that you don't. I get particularly restless if it's obvious that there's something going on but I can't see it. I can't move on until I see it too ." I don't see it
occupy meadow revisited http://www.metafilter.com/114222/OH-GOD-GRASS-YES
Hi there! I have a question about squirrels... #question
plus polyphasically #plusprotips
just subscribed to daring fireball again (I think he lost me in 2007 with his paid only model and I never bothered to check whether he had reconsidered afterwards)
("I can't believe I watched the whole thing") Project Re: Brief by Google
cat content (via bb) CAT SCIENTISTS OF THE 1960S
verleger vs. zerleger
(Google have outdone themselves with this new +1 button; clicking it is deeply satisfying)
cute (via +Andreas Lenz ) Input/Output
TwooglePlus » TwooglePlus watches your Twitter account 24 hours a day and cross-posts your Tweets to your Google Plus Circles
seems like delicious finally fixed their bookmarklet probs. (I'm torn between delicious and pinboard; whatever I'm doing feels wrong; #doublebind )
guys, please learn the difference between correlation and causation.
heh (via bb): bzzzzz
Stop Stealing Dreams The economy has changed, probably forever. School hasn't. School was invented to create a constant stream of compliant factory workers to the growing businesses of the 1900s.
(It's funny 'cause it's true It's funny 'cause it's true ): Pinterest Bingo
(I'd love to see a remix from fischli & weiss)
Quora's Weekly Digests are becoming more and more gossipy. I like that.
(new schachter thingy) Skills
(don't be fooled by the walkürenritt-ish intro) ((via +Markus Trapp )): Robot Quadrotors Perform James Bond Theme
The New York Times Timelined #wow (via too many) The New York Times - New York City
youtube -> my_history
Happy Leap Day!
mozilla app store thingy: Mozilla Marketplace
old maps online http://www.oldmapsonline.org/
email as stream, brilliant idea (via +Werner Trotter ) Fluent – Making the future of email
weird Scripting News: No comment
(from the hall of meme dept.) Hey! What’s in your bag? « Flickr Blog
(there are still 3 pts. up for grabs) live.hackr : Quiz Pt. 55 (The Probabilistic Writable Models Edition) was haben Sokrates, Jeremy Bentham, Alfred Kerr, James Joyce, Vannevar Bush, Karl Popper und Graham Chapman gemeinsam?
ducks ducks go ducks
(I'm a squirrel which likes donuts) swissmiss | Social Media Explained
(sehr gut) Sascha Lobo originally shared this post: ACTA am Abgrund
(by Bakhari) Animal-Made ‘Art’ Challenges Human Monopoly on Creativity
omg, a beta band. (h/t +Wolf Witte ) The Beta Band - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
I really start to dig orkut. Hashtags in Orkut communities
the knutsens, a fantastic new podcast. The Knutsens – Rundfunkanstalt – Pilots
duchamp was there Duchamp was here
(the squirrel) Three Men and a Squirrel
google obviously has been messing with the CSE lately (more ads, rather annoying preview pics, wrongly displaying results of the 'did you mean' search term even if there is no single resulte, etc.).
huh, is the 'incoming' stream gone?
obviously some book about the beta principle. Das Beta-Prinzip
(metaphotography) Famous Photogs Pose With Their Most Iconic Images
iVi Applidium — Vim
science 101 (via +Markus Trapp ) The Best Fictional Scientists From TV and Movies
(via +Thomas N. Burg ) Portraits of Dogs as They Shake Off Water
I probably need another year to get rid of my (hard, hybrid and soft) clutter. #2012
(from the self-educated self dept.) 'MITx' will offer courses online and make online learning tools freely available.