Extenuating Circumstances

is a weblog by Dan Hon

Month: January, 2008

links for 2008-01-13

RubyForge: Starling: Project Info Blaine’s Twitter queue server (tags: memcache ruby rails gem scaling twitter messaging queue server development memcached) Steve Burg (tags: sketch art sf drawing blog steveburg) TED | Talks | J.J. Abrams: The mystery box (video) (tags: creativity ted mysterybox jjabrams storytelling) Terminator The Sarah Connor Chronicles TV Series | Television Without […]

links for 2008-01-11

Wildtoy’s Major Matt Mason Home Page Official mascot of Six to Start. All accessories based on NASA concept drawings! (tags: mattmason toy astronaut omg figure) BDH | Our Work Seven Ages of Rock (Titles) (tags: bafta craft 2008 tv motiongraphics titles bdh sevenagesofrock bbc vh1) BDH | Our Work BBC Snooker (Titles) (tags: bafta craft […]

links for 2008-01-10

Dopplr Posin’, Six To Start edition on Flickr – Photo Sharing! Hello, I’m Confident Matt (tags: dopplrposin dopplr sixtostart danhon benburry flickr photo confident nervous) MTV Rhythm Game Track Finder Would be nice if it was worldwide. Good start. Bizarre that it doesn’t look more ‘MTV’. (tags: via:jbolton bemani gaming games mtv discovery reference resource […]

links for 2008-01-09

Why we switched to Jetty (tags: zimbra jetty comet bayeuxprotocol bayeux server push scaling performance webdev development via:simonwillison) Obviously: Help Wanted: Office/Operations/Executive Assistant/Master of Miscellaneous Domains Cute, honest. (tags: recrutiment hr job posting description obvious via:mattb) cowbite.org (tags: hilaryperkins channel4 newmedia factual blog)

links for 2008-01-08

BT Vision targets Xbox gamers for growth | The Register Oh. It doesn’t get a Freeview tuner. That would’ve been interesting. Need a bigger than 120GB disk, though. (tags: xbox360 btvision iptv stb) YouTube – Nickelback – Rockstar (Official Video) 1:00 in. Not me. (tags: hironakamura) GrabFS: The Screenshot File System Absolutely mental (tags: grabfs […]

links for 2008-01-07

Lucumr Cogitations » Blog Archive » Django’s Problems and Why 2.0 is a Bad Idea (tags: comparison django rails ruby webdev python orm curse fork development) Leah Culver » Portable Social Networks for Django (tags: pownce django sns app) Helen Smith (tags: helensmith writer children screenplays plays) Amazon.co.uk: Alison Wonderland: Books: Helen Smith (tags: alisonwonderland […]

links for 2008-01-05

Punkadyne Labs – My dystopian fear of flying This isn’t funny at all. It’s depressing. (tags: airport flying transport terrorism prediction fiction shortfiction lj humor shortstory)

links for 2008-01-04

Coolest Girl in School Mobile casual game for girls. (tags: casual gaming gamedesign australia mobile) Nowheremen ARGish game running on Ning (tags: arg teen ning socialsoftware)

links for 2008-01-03

Mark Iddon – A Multiplatform Monkey (tags: bbc multiplatform producer development tv 360 commissioning) Mark Iddon – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (tags: markiddon multiplatform bbc commissioning)