Microsoft developing 'senior PC' (Usability News) →
“Microsoft UK is developing a ‘senior PC’, which will have a simple interface and be aimed at older users.” What could go wrong? Just recompile ageK567.dll and put it in your root system folder….
A well-heeled exit →
TV news, in particular, he says, “doesn’t have an interest in...– It’s Funny How Funny Just the Facts Can Be (washingtonpost.com) I’m surprised Daily Show’s researcher didn’t acknowledge the passive subtext underlying “23rd paragraph” nuggets on the part of the poor journalists who have to cover politics. That’s always...
Jamie Lidell - Wait For Me →
One of Nailler9’s podcasts chucked in this gem at the end of their mix of mashups, Santogold, latin europop and general international randomness. About a week later, I realized that their podcast was…
Santogold - You'll Find A Way (Switch and Sinden... →
My brother first tipped me off to Santogold, based on from the fact he’s a scour-the-internet fanboy for Spank Rock. He knew I liked M.I.A., and thought (not unexpectedly) that Santi was MIA under some…
Designing for the Social Web (Voices That Matter) →
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MX ‘08 Slidecast: “A House Divided” →
nialler9 Podcast #14: April 08 →
ESPN - Central Washington offers the ultimate act... →
SAI 25: The World's Most Valuable Digital Startups... →
Nice to see Andreessen’s Ning kicking ass, as well as Etsy. Genuinely helpful, populist sites on the list, which is a nice change.
The Art of Self-Branding →
The Nation | Unconventional Wisdom Since 1865 →
Redesign by Airbag. Nicely done! (Now playing around with browser tools….)
If Microsoft goes fully hostile on Yahoo →
Beer Menus - Find Great Beer in New York City →
The boys behind BeerMenus had the same idea I did—online beer selection updates. Cool; now I won’t have to build it. However, should the branch out to Seattle and our somewhat daunting beer culture, I’m happy to contribute my expertise.
The “Holy Crap!” Pepper →
social media can also strongly lessen your appeal and, even worse, if the...– Prove it or lose it: how social proof can kill or fill your (Awake At The Wheel) It seems we’re finally starting to figure out what collectively indicates credibility on the web. I appreciate that Mr. Fields explained his own deductive process in visiting a site, and clarified what each...
A day in the life of a big local story (the... →
Really fascinating look at the breaking of an important local story from inside the newsroom(s) involved.
New state law requires condo associations to... →
Now this is the kind of housing market changes I’m glad to see passed during a housing crisis. Well done; let the fraudulent reporting begin! (Best part of the article? Instructions for reading the bill on wa.gov: ‘Read the bill: The requirement that condominium associations conduct reserve studies passed the Legislature as Senate Bill 6215. To see it, go to...
Title and Escrow - Who Chooses? →
Sifter Screencast Status Update (Next Update) →
Garrett Dimon and company put together a screencast of Sifter. Can’t wait to use it. We’re praying it is released (or beta’d) before work makes us use the truly awful, anti-human Product Studio.
Long View: Even the great investors get the right... →
“We all make mistakes, even if our names are Buffett or Soros. But when great investors such as Warren Buffett and George Soros make a mistake, the lessons for the rest of us are so much more interesting.”
via postcardsfromyomomma: I’m just as excited as you about Peru! Just PLEASE don’t fall in love with an Inca Indian. It’s hard enough planning a NYC wedding, never mind a different continent! Good idea to check with Health Services re Hep A. SUMMER IS COMING!!!! Love, Mom
Full report tomorrow, but to satiate you musicologists, here are the highlights...– Soundboard (Los Angeles Times)
PBW: 21.38 +0.07 (0.33%) - PowerShares WilderHill... →
Why Haven't Existing Home Sales Fallen... →
Open Data and Accessibility →
yourmonkeycalled: ROMANCE TIP: Women love honesty. Brutal, withering honesty.
Bitter Patter (The New Yorker) →
I dislike election debate critiques almost as much as I dislike election debates themselves. But I like this one for getting into the warped pschology of campaigns on all sides: voter, candidate, press, spin-doctor…everybody.
[Ad-hoc projects are] productive, but only in hindsight. Until now, this seemed...– David Seah - The Art of Not Finishing
Figuring out the timing is as much art as science. And there is more at stake...– Art of the deal: Details on the Farecast sale (Seattle PI tech blog)
Yeah, what Baratunde said. →
Women in Computing
Tonight I attended Google Kirkland’s TechTalk, “Unlocking the Clubhouse: Women in Computing” (based around an excellent book). To get past the obvious, yes, I wanted to see their offices; yes, they were comfy; yes, the Googleites were great hosts and I picked up some cool schwag. But beyond the geek novelty, I geniuinely wanted to hear the talk. And even more than that, I...
Searching for a product or service? Here’s a link to information on that product...– The Future Of Online Advertising: Entertainment vs. Information - Publishing 2.0
Correcting the Weighted Average in the Redfin... →
Designer Interview: CouldBe Studios →
Another sour merger… →
Convicted Forger Freed By Presidential Pardon (The... →
U can haz dream job! Lolcat site hiring; spelling... →
Yes, folks, that’s front-cover, hard news reporting right there.