Dupes & ongoing updates to Digg’s algo

We wanted to address some complaints about weaknesses in our duplicate detection mechanism and provide some insights on upcoming changes to the Digg promotional algorithm. <a href="http://blog.digg.com/?p=474" >read more | digg story

My New Favorite Tech Personality – Robert Scoble

Great post about celebrity vs authority or why it’s better to care about who you follow online than who follows you. Now, to be fair, the post that started this mess, from Loic Le Meur, had a good goal: to make it possible to find better tweets in searches. In other words, to separate the […]

Exclusive: Cheney’s admissions to the CIA leak FBI

We all know that Cheney was a part of the Plame CIA leak. How do we know for sure? He admitted it. Cheney conceded during his interview with federal investigators that in drawing attention to Plame’s role in arranging her husband ’s Africa trip reporters might also unmask her role as CIA officer. Cheney denied […]

Dave Winer Joins Posterous?

Link to Dave’s post on scripting.com reviewing and critiqueing posterous. Posted via email from heathbar’s posterous

My TWiT Army Helmet

View @ Flickr :: Originally uploaded by TWiT Army Flickr Thanks to thefrogman aka thefrogman54 for this helmetization.


Ron Paul’s speech on the floor of the House on the auto industry bailout. It’s been a distraction from what has really been happening this year. watch video | <a href="http://d igg.com/politics/PAY_ATTENTION_14″>digg story

GM trying to survive for a shot at Plan O (Obama)

They’re shutting off the escalators and cutting back on pens! Pretty good article though still. read more | <a href="http://digg. com/business_finance/GM_trying_to_survive_for_a_shot_at_Plan_O_Obama”>digg story

How to Change Screen Resolution in Windows XP Safe Mode

Google searches for ‘safe mode screen resolution’ are littered with results telling you that you just can’t change the screen resolution in safe mode. Well, the truth is that you can! First move the slider to the resolution you want, but don’t clic k apply or ok. Then click advanced, and click ok to dismiss […]

With Saturn, G.M. Failed a Makeover

“With sales of Saturn vehicles falling, General Motors said it was “exploring alternatives” for the brand that was once considered a symbol of its future.” [T]he small Saturn Aura, part of a refreshed lineup b ased on vehicles from G.M.’s European division, “might be the best undiscovered car in America,” said Jack R. Nerad, the […]

10 Dirty Little Web Development Tricks

We all have them – little coding tricks and snippets of knowledge that we’ve picked up over years of experimentation and evolution of our processes, that are now part of our regular routine and save us make money internet time, gnashing of teeth and allow us to work quickly and efficiently. Here’s some of mine […]