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2009-10-07 (Wednesday)


  1. Wired Scenarios: - Global Neighborhood Watch Neal Stephenson

    For blech, Neal Stephenson in 1995, imagining people watching CCTV cameras over the internet, like the new ‘Internet Eyes’ scheme starting in Britain.

  2. The Data Liberation Front (the Data Liberation Front)

    “An engineering team at Google whose singular goal is to make it easier for users to move their data in and out of Google products.” (via Haddock)

  3. How To: Getting Started with Amazon EC2 —

    A good intro to EC2, which I’d like to get know better. (via Infovore)

  4. iPhone / iPod Touch Backup Extractor

    Need to try this out. I’d like an archive of my SMSes and this might help me extract them.

  5. Parse JSON with jQuery and JavaScript redux using the Flickr Services API | d’bug

    I’ve read oodles of JavaScript examples on weblogs recently and it’s so nice to occasionally find one that explains things well, has good working examples, and inspires confidence. Shouldn’t be rare, but is.


  • philgyford’s avatar

    @celiaspace @genmon only eats fresh souls. Maybe you can get something nice from the market?

  • philgyford’s avatar

    @spaceboy I have a manual for a StyleWriter II that I don't know what to do with. Does that help?

  • philgyford’s avatar

    Rough edges disappearing. Aiming today for progress, looking forward to the downhill at last. If I say it, it's true.