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Links for Sunday, July 11, 2010

  • Every Car Listed – “Used Cars for Sale and New Cars for Sale
  • Forno Bravo: The World’s Finest Pizza Ovens – “Forno Bravo imports and produces the world’s finest wood-fired pizza ovens for the home and garden, caterers, bakeries and restaurants. Since 2003, we have sold thousands of pizza ovens in North America and around the world.
  • Contraptor: Open Source DIY Rapid Hardware Prototyping – “Contraptor is a DIY open source construction set for experimental personal fabrication, desktop manufacturing, prototyping and bootstrapping.
  • Seattle 2.0: Geek Week in Seattle – “I just wanted to let everyone know that there’s a neat movement occurring in Seattle. GeekWeek is happening the week of Aug 13 to Aug 20, 2010. The week is bookended on one side by TechStars inaugural office opening in South Lake Union : And on the other side: Gnomedex.
  • Stanford University: Protovis – “Protovis composes custom views of data with simple marks such as bars and dots. Unlike low-level graphics libraries that quickly become tedious for visualization, Protovis defines marks through dynamic properties that encode data, allowing inheritance, scales and layouts to simplify construction.
  • Seattle Date Night – “After moving in together in 2008, Brett and Mandy decided that, although they spent every waking day together (literally), they felt it was important to pick one day a week to actually spend QUALITY, pre-planned, thought-out time together…
  • Queen of Seattle: Paddle Wheel Cruises – “Relive the days of the 1890’s Gold Rush when fortune seekers journeyed from Seattle to the Yukon Territory and paddle wheelers plied the waters of Alaska’s Yukon River. Blending the past and present, your narrated cruise aboard the largest steam powered paddle wheeler west of the Mississippi, will include fun and historical information about this period in Seattle history, along with fascinating facts about the sights you will be seeing.
  • The Electric Boat Company: Boat Rentals – “Come and rent an Electric “Duffy” boat on beautiful Lake Union. Our boats are 21′ long and seat a maximum of 10 adults comfortably! Be your own captain. The boats are equipped with two tables, a CD player and sound system and plush leather seats. They are fully enclosed and heated or the windows can be opened for those beautiful Seattle days as well!
  • Gizmo’s Zone: A Place for Movement, Robot Design, and Innovation – “Offering various mechanical parts and accessories to our customers, automation engineers, researchers, robot enthusiasts, railroading hobbyist and modelers to build their own gizmos. Also, we introduce some unique house-brand products here, hoping to provide you more choices to make your things a little easier, smaller and cheaper.
  • TheJit: JavaScript InfoVis Toolkit – “The JavaScript InfoVis Toolkit provides tools for creating Interactive Data Visualizations for the Web.