David Weinberger cites 'Dean the Angry Man' meme as evidence of "power of The Narrative" bias in ...

21/01/2004 @ 23:00 UTC

Richard MacManus : David Weinberger cites 'Dean the Angry Man' meme as evidence of "power of The Narrative" bias in journalism.

Torrentz, cleanly-designed BitTorrent site

21/01/2004 @ 23:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Torrentz, cleanly-designed BitTorrent site - nicely organized and popular enough to seed most torrents

Anil Dash : torrentz, finally a decent bittorent site - taking the "de" out of "decentralized"!

Wayne Burkett : Home - Torrentz.com

Interview with CTO of Kazaa/Sharman Networks

21/01/2004 @ 23:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Interview with CTO of Kazaa/Sharman Networks - he seems much less shady than his evasive employer

Magical Gadget

21/01/2004 @ 23:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Magical Gadget - forgotten electronics of the '70s and '80s

can anyone help me understand what this page says?

21/01/2004 @ 21:00 UTC

Graham Leuschke : can anyone help me understand what this page says? - a commutative-algebra page in Japanese

Surfin' Safari - More on XML Error Handling

21/01/2004 @ 21:00 UTC

Paul Hammond : Surfin' Safari - More on XML Error Handling - I thought I'd respond to a few of the comments I received

Disneyland's Tower of Terror opening event

21/01/2004 @ 21:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Disneyland's Tower of Terror opening event - hey Cory and Mena, tickets are only $1,595 each!

pyra was incorporated 5 years ago

21/01/2004 @ 21:00 UTC

Anil Dash : pyra was incorporated 5 years ago - hmm. that's been one busy half-decade.

Induction cities: constraint derived urban planning

21/01/2004 @ 20:01 UTC

Cameron Marlow : Induction cities: constraint derived urban planning - Automatic high-level city planning including the first realized "computer program generated" architecture

Proof: sleep boosts problem solving

21/01/2004 @ 20:01 UTC

Cameron Marlow : Proof: sleep boosts problem solving - And since oversleepers die early, we're slated to spend our long lives confused

Alex Dudas : Sleep boosts lateral thinking - "Sleep on it" is standard advice to anyone agonizing over a tricky puzzle. A study of mathematical problem-solving has now shown that a good...

Search for the oldest computer

21/01/2004 @ 20:00 UTC

Cameron Marlow : Search for the oldest computer - Answer: Voyager, same age as me

LibDB: HomePage

21/01/2004 @ 20:00 UTC

Paul Hammond : LibDB: HomePage - smartly and easily catalog your movies, books, magazines, comics, etc

Billy Joel is Shiite

21/01/2004 @ 20:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Billy Joel is Shiite - separated at birth?

Magnetlinks, link directly to P2P files

21/01/2004 @ 20:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Magnetlinks, link directly to P2P files - open standard developed by Kazaa folks

Anil Dash : magnetlink p2p file distribution platform - interesting that kazaa's been reaching out to bloggers so much, and maybe this can solve the popularity penalty for syndication feeds

Les Orchard : MagnetLink.org - "Magnet links allow users to directly download large media files saving website creators and bloggers money on bandwidth costs and effectively propagating files on p2p networks that attract millions of users per day."

baby safe ii

21/01/2004 @ 20:00 UTC

Mark Pilgrim : baby safe ii - also works for cats, although they won't admit that they enjoy it

CSS hacks and filters

21/01/2004 @ 19:02 UTC

Richard Rutter : CSS hacks and filters - (Web standards) Heaps and heaps and heap of browsers tested. [via]

Paul Hammond : CSS Hacks (dithered.com) - hide CSS stylesheets, rules, and declarations from browsers that won't understand or will mis-interpret them

A Few Thoughts on Cognitive Overload

21/01/2004 @ 19:02 UTC

Jeff Veen : A Few Thoughts on Cognitive Overload - Dealing with information overload from a scientific -- not self-help -- perspective

Erik Benson : When I have time, I will read this (via sippey) - +

For three quid my life's that tiny bit better

21/01/2004 @ 19:01 UTC

phil : For three quid my life's that tiny bit better

Jeff Veen : Synergy - Remote control for iTunes

deusx : Synergy - "Synergy won't take up precious space in your Dock as it appears only in the menubar." Neat iTunes accessory. Unfortunately, on this 12" PowerBook, menubar space is *so* much more precious than dock space.

Jeremy Zawodny : synergy - synergy: most of what's sorely missing from itunes, all for about $10

Mysterious deaths onboard Miami-Heathrow flights

21/01/2004 @ 19:00 UTC

Cameron Marlow : Mysterious deaths onboard Miami-Heathrow flights - Viral meningitis, heart attack.. methinks it's a coincidence, but I'm still cancelling my Boston-Miami-London trip

Strategies for Indoocement

21/01/2004 @ 19:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Strategies for Indoocement - Featuring Al Roker's nipples, Ben Stiller, and Hilda "Her Whoreness" Santo-Thomas.

Mark Pilgrim : three hours of nipple twiddling - there's very little about pregnancy that could be described as dignified

del.icio.us is NOT METAFILTER

21/01/2004 @ 18:01 UTC

Graham Leuschke : del.icio.us is NOT METAFILTER - but it could be, so easily

Paul Hammond : del.icio.us - all technology eventually (d)evolves into a messaging platform?

Rolling Stone's interview with Justin Frankel

21/01/2004 @ 18:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Rolling Stone's interview with Justin Frankel -

jkottke : Rolling Stone story about Justin Frankel, inventor of WinAmp and Gnutella and a continual thorn in AOL's side - Rolling Stone story about Justin Frankel, inventor of WinAmp and Gnutella and a continual thorn in AOL's side

Periodic table museum display, with element samples

21/01/2004 @ 18:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Periodic table museum display, with element samples - gorgeous, and so very cool

Ethan Marcotte : The most beautiful periodic table displays in the world - As long as manganese and darmstadtium are looking sexy, that's all I care about.

Graham Leuschke : The Most Beautiful Periodic Table Displays in the World - and don't say it's a competition of one

El Toasto! It's the toaster museum.

21/01/2004 @ 17:00 UTC

Cameron Marlow : El Toasto! It's the toaster museum. - Created by the former author of After Dark screen savers

When people are Bayesian

21/01/2004 @ 17:00 UTC

Cameron Marlow : When people are Bayesian - How do basketball players know the exact muscle movements to put it in the hole? Millions of examples.

Erik Benson : Subconsciously, Athletes May Play Like Statisticians. I'd like to read more about this topic somewhere... (via overstated) - +

Cameron Marlow : When people are Bayesian - How do basketball players know the exact muscle movements to put it in the hole? Millions of examples.

Eurekster: friendster plus search

21/01/2004 @ 17:00 UTC

Cameron Marlow : Eurekster: friendster plus search - We'll see how important search is to people to motivate them to add friends. I wonder what their technology is.

Cameron Marlow : Eurekster: friendster plus search - We'll see how important search is to people to motivate them to add friends. I wonder what their technology is.

quickSub

21/01/2004 @ 17:00 UTC

François Hodierne : quickSub - "making feed subscribing easier for your readers!"

Richard MacManus : quickSub: one-click rss subscribe - Noticed at Jon Udell's blog. Javascript function that enables 1-click sub to most Aggregators.

validate on subscription

21/01/2004 @ 17:00 UTC

Anil Dash : validate on subscription - nick revises how he handles invalid feeds, and i'm struck by how much i like the elegance of the solution the atom community ended up with

The end of public space

21/01/2004 @ 16:02 UTC

Steve Cook : The end of public space - The zoning-inspired giveback plazas of New York City

Sleep Deep to Store New Memories

21/01/2004 @ 16:01 UTC

Les Orchard : Sleep Deep to Store New Memories

US Version of Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles shipping on GC in two weeks

21/01/2004 @ 16:01 UTC

Les Orchard : US Version of Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles shipping on GC in two weeks

For a bigger brain, juggle

21/01/2004 @ 16:01 UTC

Les Orchard : For a bigger brain, juggle - "Juggling and probably other visual skills that take time to master increase the size of your brain."

"Exponential" Thinking for the Future

21/01/2004 @ 16:01 UTC

Les Orchard : "Exponential" Thinking for the Future - "Exponential" Thinking for the Future

Musicplasma - visual music browser

21/01/2004 @ 16:00 UTC

Cameron Marlow : Musicplasma - visual music browser - Like all other map broswers, the connections sort of make sense and are mostly confusing (how is David Gray similar to Radiohead?)

Cameron Marlow : Musicplasma - visual music browser - Like all other map broswers, the connections sort of make sense and are mostly confusing (how is David Gray similar to Radiohead?)

Adam Gessaman : MusicPlasma -- Visual Mapping of Music Tastes - I’m not sure I understand all of their categorization choices, but it is interesting to see the possibly ‘natural’ clustering of musical styles.

Aquarion : musicplasma : the music visual search engine - Like the Visual Thesaurus, but for music

Vonnegut's "Harrison Bergeron," dystopian affirmative action short story

21/01/2004 @ 16:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Vonnegut's "Harrison Bergeron," dystopian affirmative action short story - via Matt Jones

Radiohead, Pixies, Cure Flaming Lips slated for Coachella festival

21/01/2004 @ 16:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Radiohead, Pixies, Cure Flaming Lips slated for Coachella festival -

Mike Rowe no soft touch

21/01/2004 @ 15:00 UTC

Richard Rutter : Mike Rowe no soft touch - (New media industry) My name is Mike Rowe, so I added ‘soft’ at the end.

The NY Times explores the wonders of Aerogel

21/01/2004 @ 15:00 UTC

jkottke : The NY Times explores the wonders of Aerogel

ar216.guide - Interview with SideWinder

21/01/2004 @ 13:00 UTC

Les Orchard : ar216.guide - Interview with SideWinder - An old interview by me with Sidewinder of classic Amiga MOD fame. Breathless and awkward.

Pure css tooltips

21/01/2004 @ 13:00 UTC

Ben Milleare : Pure css tooltips

Paul Hammond : Pure css tooltips by santaklauss - The basic idea comes from Eric Meyer's pure css popupsa very clever way to get dynamic effects on an html page without using javascript.

Philippe Janvier : Pure css tooltips - De beaux "tooltips" en CSS et sans Javascript. Et en plus ils s'impriment :)

Wayne Burkett : Pure CSS tooltips - By, uh, by SantaKlauss

Defensive design for the Web

21/01/2004 @ 11:00 UTC

Richard Rutter : Defensive design for the Web - (Information design) Amazon: Upcoming book from 37signals

Screw George Bush, this is the State of the Weblog Nation

21/01/2004 @ 11:00 UTC

Tom Coates : Screw George Bush, this is the State of the Weblog Nation

Graham Leuschke : the 2004 State of the Weblog Nation - the wonderchicken goes incandescent - R4WK.

Mark Pilgrim : when everyone is in a band, there's no one left to watch the shows - best. metablogging. ever.

Alex Dudas : State of the Weblog Nation 2004 - These weblog people I found myself (virtually) amongst had banded together, it seemed to me, in part because people do that when they're exploring...

Supervilians Run Linux?

21/01/2004 @ 08:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Supervilians Run Linux?

InfoWorld: Sometimes, IT can't win

21/01/2004 @ 07:00 UTC

Jeff Veen : InfoWorld: Sometimes, IT can't win - The CTO of Infoworld thinks the problem is stupid users. Sigh.

Octodog

21/01/2004 @ 07:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Octodog

kendall clark takes over xfmllib

21/01/2004 @ 07:00 UTC

Mark Pilgrim : kendall clark takes over xfmllib - more to come

snarkout joins the dark side

21/01/2004 @ 06:00 UTC

Graham Leuschke : snarkout joins the dark side - it's nice here; we've got krispy kreme

PubSub: Ambiguous aggregation

21/01/2004 @ 06:00 UTC

Cameron Marlow : PubSub: Ambiguous aggregation - Their election coverage rivals Googlerace, nice graphs

François Hodierne : PubSub.com - "PubSub Concepts provides real-time, content based publish and subscribe systems at internet scale."

Philippe Janvier : PubSub.com - Un moteur pour chercher par mots clés dans les blogs (PubSub un peu "à la Feedster") et souscrire (QuickSub) au fil RSS des résultats "à la blogdigger". Pratique !

Nelson Minar : PubSub aggregator - Another blog aggregator; this one works by doing keyword searches on zillions of blogs and providing new feeds.

jimray : Welcome to PubSub

Chris Locke: "Internet audiences aggregate by areas of interest, not top down but bottom up."

21/01/2004 @ 06:00 UTC

Richard MacManus : Chris Locke: "Internet audiences aggregate by areas of interest, not top down but bottom up."

The fractal blogosphere

21/01/2004 @ 05:00 UTC

Cameron Marlow : The fractal blogosphere - Wouldn't it make a pretty picture?

Paul Hammond : Read/Write Web - The Fractal Blogosphere - the power law should not be used by bloggers as a way to define themselves

Cameron Marlow : The fractal blogosphere - Wouldn't it make a pretty picture?

Cave blogging

21/01/2004 @ 05:00 UTC

Cameron Marlow : Cave blogging - And Ben took credit for Trackback! He's almost as bad as Barabasi!

Cameron Marlow : Cave blogging - And Ben took credit for Trackback! He's almost as bad as Barabasi!

Ed Cone: "You need TV and other mass media. One of the central fallacies of many Internet cultist...

21/01/2004 @ 05:00 UTC

Richard MacManus : Ed Cone: "You need TV and other mass media. One of the central fallacies of many Internet cultists is the either/or dichotomy."

Jeff Jarvis asks "Did blogging hurt Dean?". Nicely sums up that bloggers must explore outside the...

21/01/2004 @ 05:00 UTC

Richard MacManus : Jeff Jarvis asks "Did blogging hurt Dean?". Nicely sums up that bloggers must explore outside their "club", listen, and converse.

Microsoft: We took MikeRoweSoft too seriously

21/01/2004 @ 04:01 UTC

Les Orchard : Microsoft: We took MikeRoweSoft too seriously - Oops. Heh, heh.

Aquarion : Microsoft: We took MikeRoweSoft too seriously - You think?

Very neat 3-column flowing text layout using CSS and Javascript

21/01/2004 @ 04:01 UTC

Les Orchard : Very neat 3-column flowing text layout using CSS and Javascript - (Oh, and the article is interesting, too.)

PubSub.com

21/01/2004 @ 04:01 UTC

Wayne Burkett : PubSub.com - Subscribe to custom feeds according to specific search terms

How to Write Good

21/01/2004 @ 04:00 UTC

Wayne Burkett : How to Write Good

Paul Hammond : How to Write Good - There are many more writing hints I could share with you, but suddenly I am run over by a truck.

Herve sings

21/01/2004 @ 04:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Herve sings - Please, make it stop.

Beautiful beaches of Toronto

21/01/2004 @ 03:00 UTC

Tom Coates : Beautiful beaches of Toronto

Mozilla 1.6 ActiveX control installer, scriptable ActiveX plugin for Mozilla 1.6 released

21/01/2004 @ 03:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Mozilla 1.6 ActiveX control installer, scriptable ActiveX plugin for Mozilla 1.6 released - In related news, Mike Doyle announced that he invented Mosaic.

Me

21/01/2004 @ 02:00 UTC

Dan Cederholm : Me - The first photo of myself I've ever posted. Not sure why. The backdrop is our shower curtain.

My book is the number one (uniquely selling) book at Amazon (okay, just among the employees)!

21/01/2004 @ 02:00 UTC

Erik Benson : My book is the number one (uniquely selling) book at Amazon (okay, just among the employees)! - +

Beautiful fiery skyscape

21/01/2004 @ 02:00 UTC

Tom Coates : Beautiful fiery skyscape

Posting logs

21/01/2004 @ 02:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Posting logs - I, for one, welcome our new "cool kid" overlords.

le golie dot net

21/01/2004 @ 01:00 UTC

Graham Leuschke : le golie dot net - there are all kinds of inflatable friends

Graphics from the command line

21/01/2004 @ 01:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Graphics from the command line - Tutorial for ImageMagick's command line tools (via)

64 bit immediates in Python

21/01/2004 @ 01:00 UTC

Simon Willison : 64 bit immediates in Python - Low level language geekery

New Technorati Infrastructure beta test!

21/01/2004 @ 01:00 UTC

Simon Willison : New Technorati Infrastructure beta test! - It certainly feels faster (via)

non-consensual http user tracking using caches

21/01/2004 @ 01:00 UTC

Simon Willison : non-consensual http user tracking using caches - Interesting security issue involving HTTP caching headers

Wayne Burkett : meantime: non-consensual http user tracking using caches

Paul Hammond : meantime: non-consensual http user tracking using caches - HTTP cache-control headers such as If-Modified-Since allow servers to track individual users in a manner similar to cookies, but with less constraints

SimpleBits | SimpleQuiz > Part XI > Image Floating > Conclusion

21/01/2004 @ 01:00 UTC

Paul Hammond : SimpleBits | SimpleQuiz > Part XI > Image Floating > Conclusion - Oftentimes, I keep an unstyled "view" of the document in mind when marking things up

Weblogs as an Emerging Communication Medium by Mike Rundle

21/01/2004 @ 01:00 UTC

Paul Hammond : Weblogs as an Emerging Communication Medium by Mike Rundle - how it is impacting traditional media, and what weblogs mean for the future of communication

luvly: Finding the non-blog personal web

21/01/2004 @ 01:00 UTC

Paul Hammond : luvly: Finding the non-blog personal web - the non-blog personal web is being sidelined and ignored

Godel, Escher, Bach - Wikipedia

21/01/2004 @ 00:00 UTC

Les Orchard : Godel, Escher, Bach - Wikipedia

Snapple Pie

21/01/2004 @ 00:00 UTC

Dan Cederholm : Snapple Pie - According to a friend: 'Apple pie. In your mouth.' I'm frightened.

Lord Of The Rings: On the Go!

21/01/2004 @ 00:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Lord Of The Rings: On the Go! - Hilarious Photoshop Phriday nonsense over at Something Awful. Can't believe I missed this.

Anna Maltz's One Size Fits All

21/01/2004 @ 00:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Anna Maltz's One Size Fits All - hand-knit mohair naked bodysuits for the whole family

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