Links from October 2005
- Links for 2 October 2005
- PrimerMovie.com :: View topic - My version of the Primer explanation.
- I can't remember the movie enough to see how much this makes sense, but for next time I see it... (via Tom Coates)
- Stone Cold Pimpin': Petracovich - The New Video
- My friend Ted's made a lovely music video for Petracovich's dreamy track 'Others'.
- Links for 4 October 2005
- Ning | Developer : Home
- New site that makes it easy to create your own social software apps, from the secretive 24 Hour Laundry. (I did most of the HTML/CSS.)
- Links for 7 October 2005
- TomDispatch - Tomgram: Mike Davis, Has the Age of Chaos Begun?
- My only hope is that tipping over into a new ice age happens after I die. (via Boing Boing)
- EZPDO » Comments on "Cross the Divide, Object Persistence in PHP"
- Response to some of the criticisms in the previous review.
- Crossing the Divide: Object Persistence in PHP by Theo Spears (PDF)
- Review of DB_DataObject, Propel and EZPDO. I've been using the first, but the last sounds tempting for PHP 5.
- The Stage Online :: Newsblog
- I stumbled across the Stage's weblog earlier in the week, and it's very good indeed.
- Links for 9 October 2005
- Wired News: The Future Needs Futurists
- On the need for professionalising futurism. (via Annie)
- The Believer - Interview with Jonathan Haidt
- On whether moral judgements are based on reason. Not sure how much of it I agree with, but it's interesting.
- Fads are so yesterday - Los Angeles Times
- On how "coolhunters" are doing. I find the whole trend-spotting-in-order-to-sell-more-stuff thing pretty sickening. (via Boing Boing)
- ONLamp.com: Keeping Your Life in Subversion
- Using Subversion to backup all your files, and sync them among different machines. (via Tim)
- RichardHerring.com - Warming Up - Friday 7th October 2005
- "So George W Bush is saying that God told him to invade Iraq. ... The last person I remember who argued that God had told him to do stuff was Peter Sutcliffe, the Yorkshire Ripper."
- Links for 10 October 2005
- BBC NEWS | UK | England | Bristol/Somerset | Fire hits Wallace and Gromit sets
- Makes me sad, as if a tiny piece of my own posessions have gone up in smoke. Commiserations, Aards folk.
- Links for 17 October 2005
- Ideas Bazaar: Weblog: Goodbye
- Links for 19 October 2005
- TIME.com Print Page: TIME Magazine -- The Road Ahead
- A handful of celebs-in-the-weblog-world talk about the future. (via Kottke)
- Links for 20 October 2005
- Web Services - Audioscrobbler
- It's been a while since I looked - I didn't realise there was so much juicy data easily accessible.
- MT Extensions: Avoiding Duplicate Comments 3.01
- Movable Type hack to solve a problem I've been getting a lot recently.
- Merchandise - OpenStreetMap
- Very nice large map of plotted GPS data in London, only ten quid. Even better, raises money for OpenStreetMap. (via Tom Carden)
- Links for 22 October 2005
- Digitally Distributed Environments: Flooding London Panorama
- Photoshopped panorama of a flooded Charlotte Street in London. It'll look much less prettier when/if it really happens! (via Tom Carden)
- Digitally Distributed Environments: Global Warming - London Flooding
- A movie showing the effects of rising sea levels on a model of London.
- Links for 25 October 2005
- The Observer | Magazine | Just Say 'No'
- Scarily close to the bone. I have "no" down to a far-too-instant reflex response. (via Annie Feighery)
- Links for 27 October 2005
- New puritans are the (26 October 2005, Interconnected)
- Matt Webb on the New Puritans being a sign of impending societal collapse (although I lose him a bit towards the end).
- Pricing (27 October 2005, Interconnected)
- Webb again on how to charge for freelance and consulting work. Brilliant, without having to mention embarrassing figures.
- Amazon.co.uk: Books: The Collapse of Complex Societies (New Studies in Archaeology) by Joseph Tainter
- Book mentioned by Matt Webb in his New Puritans piece.