Here are some of the links that I have posted to del.icio.us.
If this selection does not satisfy your curiosity regarding what I find interesting you could browse them all.
Most recently posted
- Research: Cubicles Are the Absolute Worst - Sarah Green - Harvard Business Review
- The $300 Million Button
How Changing a Button Increased a Site's Annual Revenues by $300 Million
- Take your SMART goals and shove 'em! | Brian Gerald Murphy
"You know who you are, the list makers, the task masters, the life hackers. The early adopters and the tech savvy. You?ve got processes and applications and frameworks and templates and to dos and project management systems to take over the world. But you?re not making very much progress, are you?"
- Inside NASA?s Mysterious Rubber Room |
- Keeping Safari a secret
"For much of the time we spent developing Safari ? long before it was called by that name ? it pretended to be Microsoft Internet Explorer. Specifically, Internet Explorer for Mac, which Apple had provided with the OS since 1998. Less than six months before Safari debuted, it started pretending to be a Mozilla browser."
- Why the Moon landing wasn't faked
Filmmaker S.G. Collins argues that in 1969, it was easier to send people to the Moon than to fake the landing in a studio. Technologically speaking, it was impossible to shoot that video anywhere other than the surface of the Moon. Which sounds crazy.
- John E. Karlin, Who Led the Way to All-Digit Dialing, Dies at 94 - NYTimes.com
- Pallets: The single most important object in the global economy. - Slate Magazine
Pallets, of course, are merely one cog in the global machine for moving things. But while shipping containers, for instance, have had their due, in Marc Levinson?s surprisingly illustrative book The Box (?the container made shipping cheap, and by doing so changed the shape of the world economy?), pallets rest outside of our imagination, regarded as scrap wood sitting outside grocery stores or holding massive jars of olives at Costco. As one German article, translated via Google, put it: ?How exciting can such a pile of boards be??
- A Long, Painful History of Time - Erik Naggum
- Falsehoods programmers believe about time: @NoahSussman: Infinite Undo
- YouTube - "Inside The Personal Computer" - 3D Popup Book
- Pop Up Guide to the Personal Computer - JonathanRyan.org
- Making of the 1984 Apple Commercial
A look back on the making of the legendary 1984 commercial aired at the Super Bowl
- Welcome to Tom Hormby's Orchard
articles about the history of computers, software and services that have impacted our lives
- Old Computers - rare, vintage and obsolete computers
- Apple Advertising and Brochure Gallery
- Daniel Kottke's Amazing Apple Relics - DigiBarn Computer Museum
Three pages that just scratch the surface of Daniel's personal computing history through a photo gallery of some of his amazing Apple "relics"
- Electronic Computers Within The Ordnance Corps, Introduction
HISTORICAL MONOGRAPH FROM 1961
- IBM Archives: Valuable resources on IBM's history
- Braeburn :: Tracing the history of Computing
"Braeburn provides articles about the history of computing and technology in general. The site is operated by Hume-Fogg student, Thomas Hormby, who also contributes to OSViews and Low End Mac"
- Screw Hashbangs: Building the Ultimate Infinite Scroll - tumbledry.org
- blogs.perl.org - blogging the onion
blogs.perl.org is a common blogging platform for the Perl community. Written in Perl and offering the modern features you've come to expect in blog platforms, this site is hosted by Aaron Crane and administered by Dave Cross, with a design donated by Six Apart, Ltd.
- User groups in Melbourne - PerlNet
Melbourne is home to a large number of Information Technology user groups covering almost everything and was therefore host to the first three Open Source Developers Conferences.
- Perlsphere - the Perl blog aggregator
The Perl firehose! The Web's biggest collection of Perl blogs.
What's happening in the world of Perl 5, Perl 6, the CPAN and Parrot?
- Modern Perl Books
The best way to write Perl programs in 1991 or 2001 or 2004 isn't necessarily the best way to write Perl programs in 2009. It's time to discuss and document and disseminate all of the wisdom of the greater Perl community. It's time to talk about modern Perl.
Code, tech and getting dirt under your fingernails
- Fabulous Adventures In Coding
Eric Lippert's blog is primarily a technical blog about the design, implementation and use of programming languages, I've occasionally delved into other interests such as ancient Greek politics, music theory, and relationship advice.
- Eric Sink's Weblog
Thoughts about software from yet another person who invented the internet
- Coding Horror
programming and human factors by Jeff Atwood
- Cutting from Victoria Park to Eastern Freeway - Railpage Australia? Forums (Melbourne suburban)
- Box Hill 1980s @ Fotopic.Net
- Box Hill Station reconstruction
In the early 1980's a major project was undertaken at Box Hill to drop the entire station to eliminate 2 level crossings and allow a commercial development above the station. An up Comeng is seen after the tracks had been dropped but before the station wa
- Rail & Infrastructure - Evan Cottle's Gallery
- Working at Bombardier Dandenong @ Fotopic.Net
- London Underground History - Disused Stations on London's Underground
The history and background of London's subterranean railway, the oldest and one of the busiest underground railway networks in the world.
- London's Abandoned Tube Stations
- Stephensons Legacy - the iron road from Newcastle 1850-2000
- Public transport - City Loop 25th Anniversary
Tuesday 24 January 2006 marked the 25th anniversary of the opening of Museum Station (now Melbourne Central Station) and 2005 was the 20th anniversary of the completion of the City Loop. This page provides a range of resources about the construction of th
- 7SM1's Gunzel Gallery @ Fotopic.Net
- Looking for Group
- Piled Higher and Deeper
- Sluggy Freelance
- xkcd - A webcomic of romance, sarcasm, math, and language - By Randall Munroe
- Penny Arcade!
- Least I Could Do
- General Protection Fault - The Comic Strip
- Garfield and Friends Official Website
- FoxTrot by Bill Amend
- Filthy Lies!
- William Gibson aleph - essential information collection
the essential information collection about contemporary writer William Gibson
- John Grisham | The Official Web Site
- William Gibson - Official Website