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]: “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]: “GameSetWatch – Mike Tyson’s Intergalactic Power Punch ROM Released” [cart]: “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]: “Adam Lisagor / lonelysandwich” [link]: “Birdhouse — A notepad for Twitter” [ylnt]: “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]: “Gawker – Why It Makes Sense That a Hacker’s Behind Amazon’s Big Gay Outrage –”