Reworked images reveal hot Venus

14/01/2004 @ 22:00 UTC

Les Orchard : Reworked images reveal hot Venus

As Metafilter Turns

14/01/2004 @ 22:00 UTC

gleuschk : As Metafilter Turns - diary of a MeFi lurker

Top video game sidekicks

14/01/2004 @ 22:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Top video game sidekicks - I won't tell you how many of these I recognize, because I enjoy what little respect I've earned.

MPAA has no idea about (or won't admit) the level of screener piracy

14/01/2004 @ 21:00 UTC

gleuschk : MPAA has no idea about (or won't admit) the level of screener piracy - andy puts on his Sherlock Holmes hat and hunts down the truth.

A New Map of the Universe

14/01/2004 @ 21:00 UTC

gleuschk : A New Map of the Universe - stand on a tin can and see Chicago (NYTimes link, see also the paper on the preprint server arxiv.org and the site for the project at Princeton, featuring the map itself and graphs of their slashdotting)

shelley complains that legitimate sites are being blacklisted in the fight against comment spam

14/01/2004 @ 21:00 UTC

Mark Pilgrim : shelley complains that legitimate sites are being blacklisted in the fight against comment spam - i can't tell you how depressing it is to slowly watch every single one of my predictions come true

Duct Tape Wall Tapings

14/01/2004 @ 20:00 UTC

Les Orchard : Duct Tape Wall Tapings - "If you are going to do a wall taping, please remember that this CAN and IS dangerous unless you know what you are doing. You can actually crucify someone if they are not properly supported during the taping process."

Aquarion : Duct Tape Wall Tapings - [...]

GM has big idea: Smaller Hummer

14/01/2004 @ 20:00 UTC

Les Orchard : GM has big idea: Smaller Hummer - What the hell is the point? Smaller? It's like caffeine-free sugar-free Mountain Dew. Either way, I'll still be flipping them off.

Sunken/Highlighted Input Fields with CSS

14/01/2004 @ 20:00 UTC

Les Orchard : Sunken/Highlighted Input Fields with CSS

Toyota Prius Bluetooth

14/01/2004 @ 20:00 UTC

Les Orchard : Toyota Prius Bluetooth - "Prius models equipped with "Bluetooth" offer the ability to interface with Bluetooth-enabled cell-phones, providing a convenience well beyond just a hands-free connection."

Confidential to T-Mobile: NASA is downloading 36 MB TIFFs from Mars and I only get 2 bars of sign...

14/01/2004 @ 20:00 UTC

gleuschk : Confidential to T-Mobile: NASA is downloading 36 MB TIFFs from Mars and I only get 2 bars of signal on my cell phone inside my house. Please look into upgrading. - where's my flying car, dammit?

Apparently, there is an IE team

14/01/2004 @ 20:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Apparently, there is an IE team - And wouldn't you know it, those security bugs are SO hard to fix!

Tetris Finals video

14/01/2004 @ 19:00 UTC

Aquarion : Tetris Finals video - You thought you were good? You ain't.

Oooh, 'Mapping the Metropolis' exhibition of historical London maps until Feb 28

14/01/2004 @ 19:00 UTC

phil : Oooh, 'Mapping the Metropolis' exhibition of historical London maps until Feb 28

Improbable Research: the blog

14/01/2004 @ 19:00 UTC

gleuschk : Improbable Research: the blog - daily AIR

dean.edwards.name/my

14/01/2004 @ 19:00 UTC

Paul Hammond : dean.edwards.name/my - enable DHTML Behaviors for Mozilla browsers

Many-to-Many: "KVETCH is Dead": Community in adverse technological contexts

14/01/2004 @ 19:00 UTC

Paul Hammond : Many-to-Many: "KVETCH is Dead": Community in adverse technological contexts - People try to connect even in the harshest climates

Warp Records is selling MP3s of their catalog direct to consumers

14/01/2004 @ 19:00 UTC

jkottke : Warp Records is selling MP3s of their catalog direct to consumers

Ethan Marcotte : BLEEP - Digital downloads from Warp Records

Simon Willison : BLEEP - Digital Downloads from Warp Records - Pay for downloads, no DRM. Excellent.

Tom Coates : Warp Records have released apparently unrestricted MP3s for sale on their new service 'Bleep' - Warp Records have released apparently unrestricted MP3s for sale on their new service 'Bleep'

David LaChapelle's photo of Lil' Kim as a Louis Vuitton product is fantastic

14/01/2004 @ 19:00 UTC

jkottke : David LaChapelle's photo of Lil' Kim as a Louis Vuitton product is fantastic - David LaChapelle's photo of Lil' Kim as a Louis Vuitton product is fantastic

Homosexuals Sullivan, Drudge silent on publisher's call for genocide of gays

14/01/2004 @ 18:02 UTC

Les Orchard : Homosexuals Sullivan, Drudge silent on publisher's call for genocide of gays - "Does right-wing ideology run so deep that you tolerate calls for mass killing of gays--even if you're gay?"

eBay item 2772461666

14/01/2004 @ 18:02 UTC

Les Orchard : eBay item 2772461666 - Apple PowerBook G4 Box, 1GHz 512, 60, 17" NR

2003-PA-0013, or No Primary in Michigan in 2004

14/01/2004 @ 18:02 UTC

Les Orchard : 2003-PA-0013, or No Primary in Michigan in 2004 - "Except in 2004 when no statewide presidential primary shall be conducted, a statewide presidential primary election shall be conducted under this act on the fourth Tuesday in February in each presidential election year."

Keen Eye for the Nano Guys

14/01/2004 @ 18:01 UTC

Les Orchard : Keen Eye for the Nano Guys - Cool story, but damn I'm tired of /.* eye for the .* guy/ and all its cousins.

Video gamers go out of their way for ill children

14/01/2004 @ 18:01 UTC

Les Orchard : Video gamers go out of their way for ill children - "In any case, the Penny-arcade Web site and many of their readers, who are apparently gamers, demonstrated that they have big hearts and generous instincts."

Bush admits he targeted Saddam from the start

14/01/2004 @ 18:01 UTC

Les Orchard : Bush admits he targeted Saddam from the start

63% of all e-mail is now spam

14/01/2004 @ 18:00 UTC

Andy Baio : 63% of all e-mail is now spam - I propose a bounty for the systematic murder of spammers

I'll Have You Know I Have Several Black Friendsters

14/01/2004 @ 18:00 UTC

Andy Baio : I'll Have You Know I Have Several Black Friendsters -

Sp@m: the myst.eries xp1ained!!!

14/01/2004 @ 17:02 UTC

Aquarion : Sp@m: the myst.eries xp1ained!!! - The True Story

Japan invents the gadget of your dreams

14/01/2004 @ 17:01 UTC

Aquarion : Japan invents the gadget of your dreams - Estimated time to teledildonics...

Bush Plans $1.5 Billion Drive for Promotion of Marriage

14/01/2004 @ 17:01 UTC

Les Orchard : Bush Plans $1.5 Billion Drive for Promotion of Marriage - What business does the government have making any actions or decisions toward marriage between private citizens?

GC Metal Gear Solid Twin Snakes exclusive videos

14/01/2004 @ 17:01 UTC

Les Orchard : GC Metal Gear Solid Twin Snakes exclusive videos - SNAKE!!!!!

Technology Predictor Success Matrix

14/01/2004 @ 17:01 UTC

Les Orchard : Technology Predictor Success Matrix - "Which new technologies will make it, and which will fail?"

SipIntro

14/01/2004 @ 17:01 UTC

Les Orchard : SipIntro - An Introduction to the SIP Protocol for the Impatient Technologist

Bob, the Door-to-Door Spammer

14/01/2004 @ 17:01 UTC

Andy Baio : Bob, the Door-to-Door Spammer -

Les Orchard : It's Bob! The Door-to-Door Spammer! - "Who the fuck is Brian?!"

UK song-swappers 'could be sued'

14/01/2004 @ 17:00 UTC

Alex Dudas : UK song-swappers 'could be sued' - The British Phonographic Industry (BPI) has warned it may sue people who swap songs on the internet illegally. The BPI said the "disturbing increase" in...

Bugmenot, open accounts for popular websites

14/01/2004 @ 17:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Bugmenot, open accounts for popular websites - nytimes.com is the most popular

Jeremy Zawodny : bugmenot.com

Steve Cook : BugMeNot.com - Read websites without filling out obnoxious registration forms (I'm looking at -you-, LA Times!)

Kayode Okeyode : Bug Me Not

Rod Begbie : BugMeNot.com - Save registering for sites such as latimes or nytimes by using a fake login.

Adam Gessaman : Bug Me Not - Is sharing passwords still legal? I can’t find the link, but I thought it was legally questionable in Bush’s America™.

Nelson Minar : BugMeNot - bypass web site registrations

Richard Rutter : BugMeNot bookmarklet - Bypass compulsory Web registration for newspapers etc (filed under New media industry).

Table of Condiments That Periodically Go Bad

14/01/2004 @ 17:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Table of Condiments That Periodically Go Bad -

Jeremy Zawodny : Periodic Table of Condiments

Aquarion : Table of Condiments - The periodic table of condiments

TunesAtWork lets you listen to your iTunes music library over the Web

14/01/2004 @ 17:00 UTC

jkottke : TunesAtWork lets you listen to your iTunes music library over the Web

Ethan Marcotte : TunesAtWork - MP3 server for iTunes.

Les Orchard : TunesAtWork - TunesAtWork lets you listen to your personal iTunes music collection while at your office or lab, even though your iTunes collection resides at home.

Paul Hammond : TunesAtWork - TunesAtWork lets you listen to your personal iTunes music collection while at your office or lab, even though your iTunes collection resides at home.

Erik Benson : iTunes at Work: I'll be trying this out on Monday (via sippey.com) - +

Alex Dudas : TunesAtWork - TunesAtWork lets you listen to your personal iTunes music collection while at your office or lab, even though your iTunes collection resides at home.

A summary of the movie critics' 2003 top ten lists

14/01/2004 @ 17:00 UTC

jkottke : A summary of the movie critics' 2003 top ten lists - A summary of the movie critics' 2003 top ten lists (Nicely done infographic)

Carr release bid prompts changes

14/01/2004 @ 16:01 UTC

Aquarion : Carr release bid prompts changes - Justice doesn't apply to people the home secretary doesn't like

No relief from Microsoft phishing bug

14/01/2004 @ 16:01 UTC

Les Orchard : No relief from Microsoft phishing bug - If you're using MSIE, don't click that link; it might have a %01 and be not what it seems.

PalmSource stealth releases OS milestone

14/01/2004 @ 16:01 UTC

Les Orchard : PalmSource stealth releases OS milestone - BeOS lives again, sorta?

Big Picture of the XML Family of Specifications by Ken Sall

14/01/2004 @ 16:00 UTC

Les Orchard : Big Picture of the XML Family of Specifications by Ken Sall - Whoo. That's a lotta boxes.

Face Off in Pakistan bombing

14/01/2004 @ 15:00 UTC

Aquarion : Face Off in Pakistan bombing - John Travolta stars in the movie remake

...and trains stop being so much of an annoyance...

14/01/2004 @ 14:00 UTC

Aquarion : ...and trains stop being so much of an annoyance... - Fremtris - Tetris-like game for mobiles (J2ME)

This is cool

14/01/2004 @ 13:02 UTC

Aquarion : This is cool - Kieron Gillen's workblog

A trial of a possibly incredibly useful service

14/01/2004 @ 13:01 UTC

Aquarion : A trial of a possibly incredibly useful service - London Underground : Estimated time of arrival

Wesley Clark's Loose Lips - Six quotes overheard in New Hampshire.

14/01/2004 @ 13:01 UTC

Les Orchard : Wesley Clark's Loose Lips - Six quotes overheard in New Hampshire. - "But Clark has the same propensity [as Howard Dean] for speaking imprecisely off the cuff."

Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation

14/01/2004 @ 13:01 UTC

Les Orchard : Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation - Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation

Bacterial Viruses Provide a Guide to New Antibiotics

14/01/2004 @ 13:01 UTC

Les Orchard : Bacterial Viruses Provide a Guide to New Antibiotics - "The targets that bacterial viruses use to attack bacteria could help scientists develop new antibiotics, new research suggests."

Brain Gene May Explain Human, Chimp Differences

14/01/2004 @ 13:01 UTC

Les Orchard : Brain Gene May Explain Human, Chimp Differences - "A gene has been identified that appears responsible for key differences between the brain of humans and other primates."

Faith in the game

14/01/2004 @ 13:00 UTC

Les Orchard : Faith in the game - "What's the difference between knowing something and just knowing the name of it?" Oh, where are you, disenchanted.com? We miss you.

Device Monitors Cells to Prevent Terrorist Attacks

14/01/2004 @ 13:00 UTC

Les Orchard : Device Monitors Cells to Prevent Terrorist Attacks - "Quickly identifying new biological agents used in terrorist attacks could become possible with a new device that monitors the metabolism of living cells in near real time."

Vacuum: Socialtext in the Wall Street Journal

14/01/2004 @ 13:00 UTC

Les Orchard : Vacuum: Socialtext in the Wall Street Journal

Lisp machines

14/01/2004 @ 12:00 UTC

Les Orchard : Lisp machines - "This page is intended as a catalog of web-accessible information about Lisp Machines."

Urban myth: the NY mole people

14/01/2004 @ 11:00 UTC

Alex Dudas : Urban myth: the NY mole people - Do they really exist?

Liberal Hawks Reconsider the Iraq War

14/01/2004 @ 11:00 UTC

Alex Dudas : Liberal Hawks Reconsider the Iraq War - With the arguable exceptions of Fareed and Christopher, you're liberals by background and inclination. Yet you decided to support the U.S. invasion of Iraq...

What is Literature?

14/01/2004 @ 10:01 UTC

Paul Ford : What is Literature? - Jim Esch on what makes lit lit.

Richard MacManus : turksheadreview on writing about literature: "You will do this by analyzing the works in question and synthesizing the elements you find with valid and interesting ideas of your own."

Bumper Stickers

14/01/2004 @ 10:00 UTC

Paul Ford : Bumper Stickers - ...and Howard Dean, violence, and orcs.

At Night

14/01/2004 @ 10:00 UTC

Paul Ford : At Night - For now I see the universe outspread   Within my vision, as with close-shut lids One may read clear the history of the dead   And stand with Pharaohs by the Pyramids, Or sit within some rare Athenian home; Ã

Images of Hamlet

14/01/2004 @ 10:00 UTC

Paul Ford : Images of Hamlet - In his many forms.

Thought experiment [dive into mark]

14/01/2004 @ 10:00 UTC

Paul Hammond : Thought experiment [dive into mark] - Imagine, if you will, that all web browsers use strict XML parsers

Wayne Burkett : Thought experiment [dive into mark]

ongoing - Two Laws of Explanation

14/01/2004 @ 10:00 UTC

Paul Hammond : ongoing - Two Laws of Explanation - When someone's explaining something to you and you're not getting it, it's not your problem, it's their problem.

Les Orchard : Two Laws of Explanation

Philippe Janvier : Two Laws of Explanation - It's not your problem !

One True Interview

14/01/2004 @ 07:00 UTC

Dan Cederholm : One True Interview - The Web Standards Project interivews Ryan Carver, designer for Lee Jeans' onetruefit.com

Kodak to stop selling traditional cameras

14/01/2004 @ 07:00 UTC

gleuschk : Kodak to stop selling traditional cameras - does that mean my digital kodak is suddenly better? (tx, Kord)

oo

14/01/2004 @ 06:01 UTC

Les Orchard : oo - ooo000ooooooooo

Favelets For The W3C MarkUp Validation Service

14/01/2004 @ 06:01 UTC

Les Orchard : Favelets For The W3C MarkUp Validation Service

The Military - DARPA's new supersoldiers

14/01/2004 @ 06:00 UTC

Les Orchard : The Military - DARPA's new supersoldiers - "Human augmentation is coming; the only question is how soon."

shtoom

14/01/2004 @ 06:00 UTC

Les Orchard : shtoom - Pure python VoIP. Damn. Uses Twisted.

Robert Fripp's diary (Despite my clear & ongoing & rampant eccentricity...)

14/01/2004 @ 06:00 UTC

gleuschk : Robert Fripp's diary (Despite my clear & ongoing & rampant eccentricity...) - King Crimson guitarist and user of the passive voice

The Numbered Shirts Project

14/01/2004 @ 06:00 UTC

Andy Baio : The Numbered Shirts Project -

Wayne Burkett : The Numbered Shirts Project

Movitz, a Lisp-based "bare metal" kernel

14/01/2004 @ 05:00 UTC

Les Orchard : Movitz, a Lisp-based "bare metal" kernel - Movitz, a Lisp-based "bare metal" kernel

Blood Sacrifice

14/01/2004 @ 05:00 UTC

Les Orchard : Blood Sacrifice - "The computer wants your blood."

Kodak abandoning film cameras

14/01/2004 @ 05:00 UTC

Les Orchard : Kodak abandoning film cameras - Holy crap.

Stem cells used to create fertile sperm in mice

14/01/2004 @ 05:00 UTC

Les Orchard : Stem cells used to create fertile sperm in mice - "...coaxed stem cells from mice to change into immature sperm that can fertilise eggs to develop into embryos..."

Apt-Pinning for Beginners

14/01/2004 @ 04:01 UTC

Les Orchard : Apt-Pinning for Beginners - "Have you ever gotten annoyed at how Debian Stable always seems to be out of date?"

Final Builds Site

14/01/2004 @ 04:00 UTC

Wayne Burkett : Final Builds Site - Excellent program alternatives

Tiny Mix Tapes

14/01/2004 @ 04:00 UTC

Wayne Burkett : Tiny Mix Tapes

Vivendi spinoff takes MP3.com archive private

14/01/2004 @ 04:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Vivendi spinoff takes MP3.com archive private -

NetFlix is Hiring

14/01/2004 @ 03:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : NetFlix is Hiring

Las Vegas Airport Sucks

14/01/2004 @ 03:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Las Vegas Airport Sucks

Stunningly horrific: Canadian Church uses HIV tests to screen potential gay priests

14/01/2004 @ 02:00 UTC

Tom Coates : Stunningly horrific: Canadian Church uses HIV tests to screen potential gay priests

MJ bailed out by friends?

14/01/2004 @ 02:00 UTC

Anil Dash : MJ bailed out by friends? - the financial mess may well force Jackson to make the changes the legal mess hasn't yet inspired

Today show segment on teen blogs

14/01/2004 @ 02:00 UTC

Anil Dash : Today show segment on teen blogs - seems like an on-air followup to the Sunday NY Times Mag story

ongoing - Mac OS X

14/01/2004 @ 01:01 UTC

Simon Willison : ongoing - Mac OS X - Collected OS X tips from Tim Bray

An ASP version of time_since

14/01/2004 @ 01:00 UTC

Simon Willison : An ASP version of time_since - Nat's function in ASP, with commentary

Torture by proxy / How immigration threw a traveler to the wolves

14/01/2004 @ 01:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Torture by proxy / How immigration threw a traveler to the wolves - The most disturbing thing I've read in a long time (via)

UsingAssertionsEffectively - PythonInfo Wiki

14/01/2004 @ 01:00 UTC

Simon Willison : UsingAssertionsEffectively - PythonInfo Wiki - The PythonInfo Wiki is well worth exploring

Mobile PC Magazine

14/01/2004 @ 01:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Mobile PC Magazine

Google News RSS feeds

14/01/2004 @ 01:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Google News RSS feeds - Yay for Perl.

business 2.0 weblog

14/01/2004 @ 01:00 UTC

Anil Dash : business 2.0 weblog - powered by typepad, and looks like it's off to a good start.

film ends up on net, movie industry shocked!

14/01/2004 @ 01:00 UTC

Anil Dash : film ends up on net, movie industry shocked! - i have friends that haven't watched a film in the past 3 years that didn't have text scrolling across the bottom

We Media: report on Participatory Journalism (via Seb Paquet)

14/01/2004 @ 00:00 UTC

Richard MacManus : We Media: report on Participatory Journalism (via Seb Paquet)

SF Gate's sensationalistic anti-net bias

14/01/2004 @ 00:00 UTC

Anil Dash : SF Gate's sensationalistic anti-net bias - they linked to this story on their homepage with "Death-Row Monster's Blog" even though there's no evidence he *has* a blog and the submissions to the page come through postal mail

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