Day: April 13, 2009

  • 4chan’s Precision Hack of the Time 100

    [Not only is moot #1 with 12 times the votes of anyone else][link], but they spelled out a message with the first letter of each person’s name. [link]: http://musicmachinery.com/2009/04/13/hacking-recommenders/ “Hacking recommenders « Music Machinery”

  • Mike Tyson’s Intergalactic Power Punch ROM Released

    [The unreleased sequel to Punch Out!!][link], now available for download or purchase in the form of [a reproduction cart][cart]. [link]: http://www.gamesetwatch.com/2009/04/mike_tysons_intergalactic_powe.php “GameSetWatch – Mike Tyson’s Intergalactic Power Punch ROM Released” [cart]: http://www.retrousb.com/product_info.php?cPath=23&products_id=71 “Mike Tyson’s Intergalactic Power Punch”

  • iTunes Price Changes Hurt Some Rankings

    [Glenn Peoples, writing for Billboard][link]: >On Wednesday, one day after the price increase, the iTunes Top 100 chart had 40 songs priced at $1.29 and 60 with the original $0.99 price point. The $1.29 songs lost an average of 5.3 places on the chart while the $0.99 songs gained an average of 2.5 chart positions.…

  • Birdhouse — A notepad for Twitter

    [Birdhouse][link], co-created by [Adam Lisagor][adam] of [You Look Nice Today][ylnt], is a great example of an application made for a niche audience, with the application’s authors being a part of that niche. [adam]: http://lonelysandwich.com/ “Adam Lisagor / lonelysandwich” [link]: http://birdhouseapp.com/ “Birdhouse — A notepad for Twitter” [ylnt]: http://youlooknicetoday.com “You Look Nice Today” Birdhouse is for…

  • Hacker-Troll “Weev” Taking Credit For the #amazonfail Controversy

    [I don’t know if I buy it][link], but it makes about as much sense as Amazon being suddenly homophobic. [link]: http://valleywag.gawker.com/5210142/why-it-makes-sense-that-a-hackers-behind-amazons-big-gay-outrage “Gawker – Why It Makes Sense That a Hacker’s Behind Amazon’s Big Gay Outrage – Amazon.com”