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Good article that I found in my referrers: "Personal Knowledge Mapping And The Concept Of Data Em...

1/12/2003 @ 23:00 UTC

Erik Benson : Good article that I found in my referrers: "Personal Knowledge Mapping And The Concept Of Data Emergence" - +

Story behind Paul Ford's Harpers website

1/12/2003 @ 23:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Story behind Paul Ford's Harpers website - Everything is in the Taxonomy

Erik Benson : Paul Ford in The Making of Something Cooler Than You'll Ever Make, You Pansy! - +

Anil Dash : paul's fantastic semweb reimagining of harper's - remember all that semantic web stuff that doesn't exist? that's what powers their spectacular new site

Simon Willison : A New Website for Harper's Magazine - Paul Ford's semantic web publishing system gets a commercial outing

Richard MacManus : Paul Ford re-designs Harpers: "Harper's is built upon a Semantic Web framework—albeit a primitive one...divided into two parts: narrative content [...] and a taxonomy (or ontology, depending on your preferred term), called Connections."

Paul Hammond : A New Website for Harper's Magazine (Ftrain.com) - Harper's is built upon a Semantic Web framework

Mark Pilgrim : a new web site for harper's magazine - paul takes backlinks to a whole new level

Nine crazy ideas in science

1/12/2003 @ 23:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Nine crazy ideas in science - time travel, two suns, and no big bang

Digital sundial

1/12/2003 @ 23:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Digital sundial -

vatican reiterates its anti-condom stance

1/12/2003 @ 23:00 UTC

Anil Dash : vatican reiterates its anti-condom stance - abstinence is a wonderful ideal that almost nobody chooses to abide by

Transfert s'arrête... encore !

1/12/2003 @ 22:00 UTC

François Hodierne : Transfert s'arrête... encore ! - Bah mince, c'est sûr que le pari était pas facile. Ce serait tout de même bien que cela continue bénévolement, même avec un rythme moins soutenu. Ciao, a bientôt.

Atom API Draft 08

1/12/2003 @ 22:00 UTC

François Hodierne : Atom API Draft 08 - "Refactored the specification, Merging the Introspection file into the feed format, Dropped the distinction between the type of URI used to create new entries and the kind used to create comments, Dropped user preferences."

Selectutorial: CSS selectors

1/12/2003 @ 22:00 UTC

Paul Hammond : Selectutorial: CSS selectors - the structure of rules, the document tree, types of selectors and their uses

Mark Pilgrim : selectutorial: css selectors - fantastic tutorial covers concepts and implementation

Seattle's Sushi Finder (via Ben Hammersley)

1/12/2003 @ 21:00 UTC

Erik Benson : Seattle's Sushi Finder (via Ben Hammersley) - +

Good entry from Caterina about filling the brain

1/12/2003 @ 21:00 UTC

Erik Benson : Good entry from Caterina about filling the brain - +

Tom Coates : A lovely, intriguing post by the wife of my future husband

eBay: Tori Amos book of handwritten lyrics

1/12/2003 @ 21:00 UTC

Andy Baio : eBay: Tori Amos book of handwritten lyrics - my wife is lusting after this, the holy grail of Tori collectibles

Esquire profile of Will Ferrell

1/12/2003 @ 21:00 UTC

jkottke : Esquire profile of Will Ferrell

About-AIDS: information and prevention in India

1/12/2003 @ 21:00 UTC

Anil Dash : About-AIDS: information and prevention in India - most estimates say there are over 4 million adults and children living with HIV/AIDS in India today

Amazing series on San Francisco homelessness

1/12/2003 @ 20:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Amazing series on San Francisco homelessness - Mat explains the political subtext of the story's timing

MTV page on the 46664 concert

1/12/2003 @ 20:00 UTC

Anil Dash : MTV page on the 46664 concert - they'll be playing the concert at 6PM EST today, but you can donate right now

World AIDS Day official site

1/12/2003 @ 20:00 UTC

Anil Dash : World AIDS Day official site - five people die of AIDS every minute of every day

metafilter's World AIDS day observation 2000

1/12/2003 @ 20:00 UTC

Anil Dash : metafilter's World AIDS day observation 2000 - every year, the MetaFilter community has come up with an extraordinary day of links about the AIDS pandemic

metafilter's World AIDS day observation 2001

1/12/2003 @ 20:00 UTC

Anil Dash : metafilter's World AIDS day observation 2001 - this was the first year the online observation was called "link and think"

metafilter's World AIDS day observation 2002

1/12/2003 @ 20:00 UTC

Anil Dash : metafilter's World AIDS day observation 2002 - last year's links were perhaps the best yet

I'm reading on a hell of a feeling

1/12/2003 @ 18:49 UTC

Cameron Marlow : I'm reading on a hell of a feeling - I miss college

Family Unsure What To Do With Dead Hipster's Possessions

1/12/2003 @ 18:49 UTC

Cameron Marlow : Family Unsure What To Do With Dead Hipster's Possessions - So creepy to see someone your age die, even if it is completely fiction

Fundrace 2004

1/12/2003 @ 18:49 UTC

Cameron Marlow : Fundrace 2004 - Explain to me how G.W. Bush is number 2 for grassroots contributions?

Who owns social networks?

1/12/2003 @ 18:49 UTC

Cameron Marlow : Who owns social networks? - In a patent grabbing frenzy, people are trying to claim ownership of social software

Personal Activaire - coolness can be purchased

1/12/2003 @ 18:49 UTC

Cameron Marlow : Personal Activaire - coolness can be purchased - Fedex or bike courier your iPod to activaire and get a weeks worth of music for $170

SSH for sidekick

1/12/2003 @ 18:49 UTC

Cameron Marlow : SSH for sidekick - Now I can be an administrator from anywhere!

I WANT ONE.

1/12/2003 @ 18:49 UTC

Cameron Marlow : I WANT ONE. - If only it were really true

Pleix films

1/12/2003 @ 18:49 UTC

Cameron Marlow : Pleix films - Video consortium with a deep catalog of glitchy, techy pieces

joshua : Pleix films - bunch of nice music videos

Don't mess with D.C.

1/12/2003 @ 18:49 UTC

Cameron Marlow : Don't mess with D.C. - Apparently, he needed intelligence for his brain

Environmental graphics wall murals

1/12/2003 @ 18:49 UTC

Cameron Marlow : Environmental graphics wall murals - As featured on Queer Eye and in the Media Laboratory

Media Lab Taiwan

1/12/2003 @ 18:49 UTC

Cameron Marlow : Media Lab Taiwan - Talk about being out of the loop... I didn't even know this was in consideration

Andrea's stalker training pays off

1/12/2003 @ 18:48 UTC

Cameron Marlow : Andrea's stalker training pays off - She's got that looking-up-at-the-camera-look down pat

Medium footwear

1/12/2003 @ 18:48 UTC

Cameron Marlow : Medium footwear - Some fresh, hybrid kicks from a friend of a friend of a friend

Nice and simple introduction to writing shell scripts, Perl scripts, and AppleScripts on OS X

1/12/2003 @ 18:20 UTC

Erik Benson : Nice and simple introduction to writing shell scripts, Perl scripts, and AppleScripts on OS X - +

Lizard brain surgery, by Jon Udell

1/12/2003 @ 18:20 UTC

Erik Benson : Lizard brain surgery, by Jon Udell - +

Newly re-implemented Early Adopter Products at Amazon

1/12/2003 @ 18:19 UTC

Erik Benson : Newly re-implemented Early Adopter Products at Amazon - +

Alan finds almost 300 official Cat in the Hat product tie-ins. And we're worried about weblog co...

1/12/2003 @ 18:19 UTC

Erik Benson : Alan finds almost 300 official Cat in the Hat product tie-ins. And we're worried about weblog comment spam. This kind of corporate spam is much scarier, in my opinion - +

Apparently the Base Rate Fallacy is a common mistake that the human mind makes over and over. So...

1/12/2003 @ 18:19 UTC

Erik Benson : Apparently the Base Rate Fallacy is a common mistake that the human mind makes over and over. So much so, that it can be considered a bug in our brains (hopefully the software update will come out soon) - +

Make yourself look like a fool by trying to answer this riddle

1/12/2003 @ 18:19 UTC

Erik Benson : Make yourself look like a fool by trying to answer this riddle - +

Light Can Twist as Well as Spin

1/12/2003 @ 18:19 UTC

Erik Benson : Light Can Twist as Well as Spin - +

Learn about the Blub Paradox

1/12/2003 @ 18:18 UTC

Erik Benson : Learn about the Blub Paradox - +

The world's smallest and lightest helicopter, "Micro Flying Robot"

1/12/2003 @ 18:18 UTC

Erik Benson : The world's smallest and lightest helicopter, "Micro Flying Robot" - +

Just finished watching all 3 hours of The Elegant Universe... somewhat disappointed though, didn'...

1/12/2003 @ 18:18 UTC

Erik Benson : Just finished watching all 3 hours of The Elegant Universe... somewhat disappointed though, didn't learn anything new. It was okay though - +

Amazon is taking Google's search results and remembering not only which searches you've done, but...

1/12/2003 @ 18:18 UTC

Erik Benson : Amazon is taking Google's search results and remembering not only which searches you've done, but which results you've already seen. Very cool... but they could've designed it a bit better - +

Doctors baffled as Indian man claims not to have eaten for 68 years, and all they say is, "Jani's...

1/12/2003 @ 18:18 UTC

Erik Benson : Doctors baffled as Indian man claims not to have eaten for 68 years, and all they say is, "Jani's supposed feat could come in handy for astronauts." - +

Imagine that you have a quantum PC and you set it a problem. What happens is that a huge number o...

1/12/2003 @ 18:18 UTC

Erik Benson : Imagine that you have a quantum PC and you set it a problem. What happens is that a huge number of versions of your PC split off from this Universe into their own separate, local universes, and work on parallel strands of the problem. A split second later - +

An interesting proposal for fighting spam... make email clients that punish spammers by crawling ...

1/12/2003 @ 18:18 UTC

Erik Benson : An interesting proposal for fighting spam... make email clients that punish spammers by crawling the links in the email numerous times. Send out a million spams and your server will end up with large bandwidth bills - +

An introduction to Quantum Computing

1/12/2003 @ 18:18 UTC

Erik Benson : An introduction to Quantum Computing - +

Great essay by Umberto Eco on the three types of memory: organic (the brain), mineral (tablets an...

1/12/2003 @ 18:18 UTC

Erik Benson : Great essay by Umberto Eco on the three types of memory: organic (the brain), mineral (tablets and computers), and vegetal (books). He makes a good case for the survival of all three. Via benhammersley.com - +

Is the first rule of Innovation Club not to talk about innovation?

1/12/2003 @ 18:17 UTC

Erik Benson : Is the first rule of Innovation Club not to talk about innovation? - +

Rainy Day links on social software from Ross Mayfield

1/12/2003 @ 18:17 UTC

Richard MacManus : Rainy Day links on social software from Ross Mayfield

Feeding the Ducks, a k-collector topic I started the other day, now has 7 items in it.

1/12/2003 @ 18:17 UTC

Richard MacManus : Feeding the Ducks, a k-collector topic I started the other day, now has 7 items in it.

Bill Seitz defines Broadcast: "idea of a single message being sent from a small number of produce...

1/12/2003 @ 18:17 UTC

Richard MacManus : Bill Seitz defines Broadcast: "idea of a single message being sent from a small number of producers unchanged to a large number of consumers"

Paulo compares different taxonomies by different bloggers

1/12/2003 @ 18:17 UTC

Richard MacManus : Paulo compares different taxonomies by different bloggers

Tim Bray: So, a reasonable person might ask: "Why all this taxonomy work? What is it being used f...

1/12/2003 @ 18:17 UTC

Richard MacManus : Tim Bray: So, a reasonable person might ask: "Why all this taxonomy work? What is it being used for?" And I wouldn't have a good answer.

Wired 11.12: The Second Coming of Philip K. Dick (via Seb). PKD is a huge influence on my own wri...

1/12/2003 @ 18:17 UTC

Richard MacManus : Wired 11.12: The Second Coming of Philip K. Dick (via Seb). PKD is a huge influence on my own writing.

Dave Winer: "Here's how my blogging taxonomy works. I use the RSS 2.0 category element to specify...

1/12/2003 @ 18:17 UTC

Richard MacManus : Dave Winer: "Here's how my blogging taxonomy works. I use the RSS 2.0 category element to specify the category, and a popup hierarchic menu to select categories, and an outliner to edit my taxonomy."

William Mitchell interview: "We really have to figure out the ethics of interconnectivity," Mitch...

1/12/2003 @ 18:17 UTC

Richard MacManus : William Mitchell interview: "We really have to figure out the ethics of interconnectivity," Mitchell says. "If you're connected to someone else, you have some ethical responsibility."

Wellington's newspaper has a special section of their website devoted to Lord of the Rings. The w...

1/12/2003 @ 18:17 UTC

Richard MacManus : Wellington's newspaper has a special section of their website devoted to Lord of the Rings. The world premiere will be held in Wellington NZ on Monday 1 Dec.

Rogers Cadenhead comments on Foo Fighters re-make of Prince's 'Darling Nikki'. Excellent! Purple ...

1/12/2003 @ 18:16 UTC

Richard MacManus : Rogers Cadenhead comments on Foo Fighters re-make of Prince's 'Darling Nikki'. Excellent! Purple Rain is an all-time fave album of mine and Foo Fighters are one of my fave bands. Plus Rogers mentions Fooeys upcoming DVD, which I've been waiting for.

Erik Benson: "The shape of a complex thing in my head is a lot like a spider web that someone has...

1/12/2003 @ 18:16 UTC

Richard MacManus : Erik Benson: "The shape of a complex thing in my head is a lot like a spider web that someone has picked up in their fingers by the center."

Bill Seitz is thinking of building a Wiki inside Radio Userland. I'd sign up for that in an insta...

1/12/2003 @ 18:16 UTC

Richard MacManus : Bill Seitz is thinking of building a Wiki inside Radio Userland. I'd sign up for that in an instant! btw Bill apparently came up with the name 'Radio Userland'.

Lord of the Rings World premiere in Wellington today. I walked down Courtenay Place at lunchtime....

1/12/2003 @ 18:16 UTC

Richard MacManus : Lord of the Rings World premiere in Wellington today. I walked down Courtenay Place at lunchtime. On the way I saw Frodo eating lunch in a sidewalk cafe.

LOTR fans, here's a webcam for Courtenay Place in Wellington. I walked across the red carpet (on ...

1/12/2003 @ 18:16 UTC

Richard MacManus : LOTR fans, here's a webcam for Courtenay Place in Wellington. I walked across the red carpet (on the blue bit) about 1 hour ago. Beautiful day here...

Sun Fire 15K - nice!

1/12/2003 @ 18:00 UTC

Ben Milleare : Sun Fire 15K - nice!

del.icio.us

1/12/2003 @ 18:00 UTC

Ben Milleare : del.icio.us

François Hodierne : del.icio.us - "Delicious is a social bookmarks manager." Ultra alpha mais déjà vraiment pas mal.

Andy Baio : Del.icio.us redesigns - increasing the emphasis on recently popular links is very smart

More Web Design Links

1/12/2003 @ 18:00 UTC

Ben Milleare : More Web Design Links

Youth sceptical on 3G

1/12/2003 @ 18:00 UTC

Ben Milleare : Youth sceptical on 3G

FreeBSD 5.2 By Christmas

1/12/2003 @ 18:00 UTC

Ben Milleare : FreeBSD 5.2 By Christmas

O'Reilly: Spidering Hacks

1/12/2003 @ 18:00 UTC

Ben Milleare : O'Reilly: Spidering Hacks - O'Reilly: Spidering Hacks

Dell PCs for 28 Euros!

1/12/2003 @ 18:00 UTC

Ben Milleare : Dell PCs for 28 Euros!

Intricate egg sculpture

1/12/2003 @ 17:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Intricate egg sculpture - pretty intense

The Harper's web site gets the Ftrain treatment

1/12/2003 @ 17:00 UTC

jkottke : The Harper's web site gets the Ftrain treatment - The Harper's web site gets the Ftrain treatment

gleuschk : Holy crap, harpers.org looks like Ftrain! - and there's a reason for this

Erik Benson : Harpers and Ftrain, sitting in a tree - +

Simon Willison : Harper's Magazine - Harper’s Magazine. The site with the best metadata on the Web just relaunched, with even MORE metadata.  [via]

Random people in cars

1/12/2003 @ 16:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Random people in cars - As wacky as it sounds. Or not.

Aggregator usage is a power law too [dive into mark]

1/12/2003 @ 14:00 UTC

Paul Hammond : Aggregator usage is a power law too [dive into mark] - Let's do that thing again, the one where we all bicker in predictable ways

mezzoblue - Font Size Redux

1/12/2003 @ 14:00 UTC

Paul Hammond : mezzoblue - Font Size Redux - Phew. We're turning over the font size issue so vigorously it's gone green.

alphabet 26

1/12/2003 @ 14:00 UTC

Paul Hammond : alphabet 26 - A new alphabet concept

decaffeinated archives :: Alphabet soup

1/12/2003 @ 14:00 UTC

Paul Hammond : decaffeinated archives :: Alphabet soup - What in blue blazes are my eyes supposed to grasp as they glance across lines and lines of monotonous, wholly-identical letterforms?

Slashdot on completely missing the point of the iPod

1/12/2003 @ 14:00 UTC

Orlando : Slashdot on completely missing the point of the iPod

Above average interview with Grant Morrison

1/12/2003 @ 13:00 UTC

Orlando : Above average interview with Grant Morrison

Color Scheme

1/12/2003 @ 08:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Color Scheme

Simon Willison : Color scheme - Awesome colour scheme helper tool from pixy

google is the great social equalizer

1/12/2003 @ 08:00 UTC

Mark Pilgrim : google is the great social equalizer - via kami

Gillmor's Holiday Geek Gift Ideas

1/12/2003 @ 07:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Gillmor's Holiday Geek Gift Ideas - Gillmor's Holiday Geek Gift Ideas

Stuck in the Mud

1/12/2003 @ 07:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Stuck in the Mud

Optimal small image sizes

1/12/2003 @ 07:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Optimal small image sizes

Paul Hammond : Nelson's Weblog: tech / smallImageSizes - what's important is number of packets, not bytes

François Hodierne : Optimal small image sizes - "3000 octets is no better than 4020" Une remarque vraiment intéressante ...

Connection to eBay

1/12/2003 @ 07:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Connection to eBay

fantastic deconstruction of the MJ sideshow

1/12/2003 @ 06:00 UTC

Anil Dash : fantastic deconstruction of the MJ sideshow - the gruesome infatuation with the figurative and literal money shot is the darkest part of the public's interest in the scandal

Roy Disney's letter of resignation to Eisner

1/12/2003 @ 05:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Roy Disney's letter of resignation to Eisner - Big Trouble in Magic Kingdom

The dirty secret behind the iPod's dirty secret

1/12/2003 @ 04:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : The dirty secret behind the iPod's dirty secret - Via Boing Boing.

Search Intent

1/12/2003 @ 02:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Search Intent

I'm not sure I'm buying the Power Law stuff any more... The circumstantial evidence at my disposa...

1/12/2003 @ 00:01 UTC

Orlando : I'm not sure I'm buying the Power Law stuff any more... The circumstantial evidence at my disposal doesn't seem to support it particularly well... - I'm not sure I'm buying the Power Law stuff any more... The circumstantial evidence at my disposal doesn't seem to support it particularly well...

Paul Hammond : Many-to-Many: Whatever chart you put on the wall goes up - Traffic numbers have become such a powerful feed-forward* mechanism that sites are now gaming the system to get into alpha blog territory

Richard MacManus : Clay Shirky on bloggers desire for traffic: "People respond to incentives, and attention is an incredibly powerful one."

Googley woogley

1/12/2003 @ 00:01 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Googley woogley - Dunstan heads out to make some cash, and draw a nice chickens diagram.

Star Wars Kid video on VH-1 tonight

1/12/2003 @ 00:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Star Wars Kid video on VH-1 tonight - nominated for the "Big on the Web" category

The Guts of a New Machine

1/12/2003 @ 00:00 UTC

jkottke : The Guts of a New Machine - The Guts of a New Machine (NY Times article on the iPod)

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