John Romero confirms the N-Gage 2

5/03/2004 @ 23:00 UTC

Andy Baio : John Romero confirms the N-Gage 2 - he should port Daikatana to it [via]

CAP report on the Passion of the Christ

5/03/2004 @ 23:00 UTC

jkottke : CAP report on the Passion of the Christ - CAP report on the Passion of the Christ (They recommend caution in deciding whether or not to take the kids to see it.)

Form Highlighting

5/03/2004 @ 22:04 UTC

Dan Cederholm : Form Highlighting - Neat trick from Ryan Brill to emulate OS X's form field highlighting.

Richard Rutter : Form highlighting redux - Did the rounds ages ago but worth a bookmark (filed under JavaScript).

Gates proposes a system to buy stamps to send e-mail

5/03/2004 @ 22:03 UTC

Erik Benson : Gates proposes a system to buy stamps to send e-mail - Could be really bad and evil if done wrong, but good if done right

Dan Cederholm : Gates proposes postage stamps for email - I can see the logic, but boy what a mess that would be.

HP's lab research shows interesting blogging trends

5/03/2004 @ 22:02 UTC

anildash : HP's lab research shows interesting blogging trends - i think i already knew it's possible to have a popular blog by linking to ideas instead of thinking of them

Erik Benson : Interesting concept of iRank (the ability to inject memes into mainstream) - The premise is that popular bloggers more often serve as distributors of existing memes than creators of new memes

Richard MacManus : I like the sound of this: "the iRank algorithm ranks sites based on how good they are at injecting ideas into the mainstream."

sensecam, Microsoft's video panopticon

5/03/2004 @ 22:01 UTC

anildash : sensecam, Microsoft's video panopticon - record everything! all the time! and then use your next lifetime to play it all back

Statistical Abstract of the U.S.

5/03/2004 @ 22:01 UTC

anildash : Statistical Abstract of the U.S. - mmmm. raw data.

BuddyGopher: tracking IM away messages

5/03/2004 @ 22:01 UTC

anildash : BuddyGopher: tracking IM away messages - for lots of college kids, away messages act as blogs. buddygopher tracks over 200,000 of them.

Coke Red Lounge, starbucks for kids

5/03/2004 @ 22:00 UTC

anildash : Coke Red Lounge, starbucks for kids - coke's marketing people are smart enough that they might understand the crying need for third places

smart thinking about IM security issues

5/03/2004 @ 22:00 UTC

anildash : smart thinking about IM security issues - i get more IM spam in a day than i've gotten comment spam in my entire life

"We could hire God...."

5/03/2004 @ 21:02 UTC

Graham Leuschke : "We could hire God...." - I've been watching this happen. It's, um, interesting

An atmospheric picture of one of London's mighty erections...

5/03/2004 @ 21:02 UTC

Tom Coates : An atmospheric picture of one of London's mighty erections... - An atmospheric picture of one of London's mighty erections...

Dan Burzynski's terrible 'tache

5/03/2004 @ 21:01 UTC

Tom Coates : Dan Burzynski's terrible 'tache - Dan Burzynski's terrible 'tache

Phil Gyford's beautiful pictures of California

5/03/2004 @ 21:01 UTC

Tom Coates : Phil Gyford's beautiful pictures of California - Phil Gyford's beautiful pictures of California

I can't help wondering whether the new flash map on the front of TimeOut.com actually answers a u...

5/03/2004 @ 21:01 UTC

Tom Coates : I can't help wondering whether the new flash map on the front of TimeOut.com actually answers a user need to find a city by it's place in the world rather than by its name, or if it's just an excuse for some pointless glamour; - I can't help wondering whether the new flash map on the front of TimeOut.com actually answers a user need to find a city by it's place in the world rather than by its name, or if it's just an excuse for some pointless glamour;

The "Google Friends" mailing list is hosted by Yahoo

5/03/2004 @ 21:01 UTC

Andy Baio : The "Google Friends" mailing list is hosted by Yahoo - delicious irony [via]

Hilary Rosen joins fight against marriage amendment

5/03/2004 @ 21:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Hilary Rosen joins fight against marriage amendment - I guess she's not all bad [via]

i've been staring at the same rock for two weeks. stupid, boring rock. this weekend i got my r...

5/03/2004 @ 20:02 UTC

Graham Leuschke : i've been staring at the same rock for two weeks. stupid, boring rock. this weekend i got my revenge. first i got to grind into it, then i drove right over it. - Spirit Rover's blog

German man wants state-paid sex

5/03/2004 @ 20:01 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : German man wants state-paid sex - Wonders never cease.

Alex Dudas : German man wants state-paid sex - A German court has rejected a claim from an unemployed man who wanted the state to provide him with pornographic material and free visits to a brothel.

The Exorcist in 30 Seconds, with bunnies

5/03/2004 @ 20:01 UTC

Andy Baio : The Exorcist in 30 Seconds, with bunnies - [via]

Ethan Marcotte : The Exorcist in 30 seconds. - With bunnies.

Simon Willison : The Exorcist in 30 seconds - (and re-enacted by bunnies) (via)

Richard Rutter : The Exorcist in 30 seconds - And re-enacted by bunnies (filed under Funny stuff).

O'Reilly may launch "Make," a hacking lifestyle mag

5/03/2004 @ 20:00 UTC

Andy Baio : O'Reilly may launch "Make," a hacking lifestyle mag -

google ad gibberish poetry

5/03/2004 @ 20:00 UTC

anildash : google ad gibberish poetry - hemmorhoids buy a bidet

A history of Apple's operating systems

5/03/2004 @ 19:00 UTC

Tom Coates : A history of Apple's operating systems - A history of Apple's operating systems

Jeff Veen : A History of Apple's Operating Systems - A fascinating look at both the interfaces and strategies from Cupertino

Mark Pilgrim : a history of apple's operating systems - i've used a disturbing number of these

A bunch of hand-drawn maps

5/03/2004 @ 19:00 UTC

jkottke : A bunch of hand-drawn maps

One fanboy's quest to develop River City Ransom 2 for the GBA

5/03/2004 @ 18:01 UTC

Andy Baio : One fanboy's quest to develop River City Ransom 2 for the GBA - he bought the trademark, but backed down when another developer stepped in

CSS replacement for image slicing rollovers

5/03/2004 @ 18:01 UTC

Andy Baio : CSS replacement for image slicing rollovers - damn cool trick

Ethan Marcotte : CSS Sprites - Dave Shea's new A List Apart article; excellent stuff.

Mark Pilgrim : css sprites - like fast image rollovers, taken to a whole new level

Dan Cederholm : CSS Sprites: Image Slicing’s Kiss of Death - Brilliant ideas from Dave Shea in his A List Apart article.

Les Orchard : CSS Sprites: Image Slicing’s Kiss of Death - Holy crap, this is a great idea!

Kayode Okeyode : A List Apart: CSS Sprites: Image Slicing's Kiss of Death - A List Apart: CSS Sprites: Image Slicing's Kiss of Death

Paul Hammond : CSS Sprites: Image Slicing's Kiss of Death: A List Apart - a bit of creative thinking

phil : CSS Sprites: Image Slicing's Kiss of Death: A List Apart" - Although this method of CSS rollovers works better on Mac IE.

auto even/odd coloring with css and javascript

5/03/2004 @ 18:00 UTC

Mark Pilgrim : auto even/odd coloring with css and javascript - would probably work with tables too, but let's not tell anybody

Les Orchard : Zebra Tables: A List Apart - CSS and JS used to make even/odd greenbar tables

Kayode Okeyode : A List Apart: Zebra Tables

Core77 roundtable on design with some top-notch participants

5/03/2004 @ 18:00 UTC

jkottke : Core77 roundtable on design with some top-notch participants

The American People

5/03/2004 @ 18:00 UTC

Andy Baio : The American People - Greg Knauss' new mini-project [via]

jkottke : The American People, what politicians are saying in our name

anildash : the American People - greg's fantastic new project shows you who's the latest to use the people's name in vain

Jeff Veen : The American People - Keeping track of who’s claiming to speak for us, the American People

Taxi fares to rise in NYC

5/03/2004 @ 18:00 UTC

jkottke : Taxi fares to rise in NYC - Taxi fares to rise in NYC (Fine with me, I almost never take cabs.)

HP's Blog Epidemic Analyzer

5/03/2004 @ 17:02 UTC

Andy Baio : HP's Blog Epidemic Analyzer - visualization of meme/link propagation, like the Star Wars Kid video

Graham Leuschke : Blog Epidemic Analyzer - if only we could enter `blog epidemic analyzer' and watch a singularity form

Popular bloggers borrow from less popular sites without attribution

5/03/2004 @ 17:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Popular bloggers borrow from less popular sites without attribution - I'm going to add a "via" field to my links sidebar someday

Mark Pilgrim : mature poets steal - i got this from slashdot, who didn't tell me where they got it

Interface issues in store self-checkout machines

5/03/2004 @ 17:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Interface issues in store self-checkout machines - brilliant and detailed breakdown, and how it relates to the web

The Clownsweater Project

5/03/2004 @ 16:00 UTC

Andy Baio : The Clownsweater Project - via Mr. Pants

Girl Watcher, vintage cheesecake scans

5/03/2004 @ 16:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Girl Watcher, vintage cheesecake scans - neat typography and clip art in 1959's precursor to Maxim

I wish I had the stones to write abstracts like this

5/03/2004 @ 15:00 UTC

Graham Leuschke : I wish I had the stones to write abstracts like this - Is the paper any good? No way to know. Hard to say. Could be!

80's Room Posters

5/03/2004 @ 15:00 UTC

Les Orchard : 80's Room Posters - 80's Room Posters

Graham Leuschke : 80's Room Posters - now just need a big Bob Marley flag, and I'm all set (including)

Bush ads anger some 9/11 families

5/03/2004 @ 14:01 UTC

Alex Dudas : Bush ads anger some 9/11 families - Just why is it objectionable?

If only everyone could vote for Bush or Kerry

5/03/2004 @ 14:00 UTC

Alex Dudas : If only everyone could vote for Bush or Kerry - If the human race as a whole, rather than 50 states plus the District of Colombia, could cast a ballot this coming November, John Kerry would surely win the presidency by a landslide.

What Newspapers and their websites must do to survive

5/03/2004 @ 14:00 UTC

Alex Dudas : What Newspapers and their websites must do to survive - Web sites must change their approach to publishing news - online and off - if they want to successfully compete with the many Web sites and other new information sources vying for readers' attention and loyalty.

Richard MacManus : OJR: What newspapers must do to survive - Mass customization, editors provide "flow of stories", audiences forsaking generic sources and "mixing newer media vehicles".

François Nonnenmacher : What Newspapers and Their Web Sites Must Do to Survive - Printed editions are becoming ever less relevant and less popular in most people's lives.

Yoshimi Battles the Hip Hop Robots

5/03/2004 @ 09:01 UTC

Andy Baio : Yoshimi Battles the Hip Hop Robots - Flaming Lips remixes, here's boogah's mirror

John Kerry on Friendster

5/03/2004 @ 09:00 UTC

Andy Baio : John Kerry on Friendster - John Edwards too, and they're both real

The black area represents the total area of 10% efficient solar cells necessary to supply ALL of ...

5/03/2004 @ 06:00 UTC

Graham Leuschke : The black area represents the total area of 10% efficient solar cells necessary to supply ALL of the United States' energy requirements. - Will no one think of the horny toads and tarantulas?

Les Orchard : US Energy: How Many Solar Panels Would It Take?

windows costs more than the computer it runs on

5/03/2004 @ 06:00 UTC

Mark Pilgrim : windows costs more than the computer it runs on - windows hardware is commodity, windows software is not

the next generation of mail clients

5/03/2004 @ 06:00 UTC

Mark Pilgrim : the next generation of mail clients - i use thunderbird for its imap, it also has a decent nntp interface

Kayode Okeyode : The Next Generation of mail clients

nick's got his ear to the ground on gizmodo

5/03/2004 @ 04:00 UTC

anildash : nick's got his ear to the ground on gizmodo - listening to your audience is always a good sign

surprisingly good austin chron article on blogging

5/03/2004 @ 04:00 UTC

anildash : surprisingly good austin chron article on blogging - they seem to understand why bloggers are central to the SXSW Interactive festival

CBS MarketWatch reports on the gizmodo dustup

5/03/2004 @ 04:00 UTC

anildash : CBS MarketWatch reports on the gizmodo dustup - in late news, weblog markets were soft due to continued uncertainty in the gadget sector

more on blank slate design

5/03/2004 @ 04:00 UTC

anildash : more on blank slate design - helping people ease into a new application environment is a fascinating development challenge

Paul Hammond : Follow-up: Designing a web app's "Blank Slate" state: Signal vs. Noise Weblog / Blog (by 37signals) - make the best possible first impression

unconscionable

5/03/2004 @ 03:00 UTC

Graham Leuschke : unconscionable - Reversing Position, Bush Uses 9/11 in Political Ad

8 versions of the yeti-penguin game

5/03/2004 @ 02:00 UTC

Graham Leuschke : 8 versions of the yeti-penguin game - just what I needed (and history)

Art, licenses and freedom

5/03/2004 @ 02:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Art, licenses and freedom - Jono Bacon on LugRadio's CC license. (via)

wanna be director of dev at the Village Voice?

5/03/2004 @ 02:00 UTC

anildash : wanna be director of dev at the Village Voice? - looks like they finally created the position i always thought they should have

laura's incredibly moving reflection on america

5/03/2004 @ 02:00 UTC

anildash : laura's incredibly moving reflection on america - i hate to see a friend go through this kind of anguish, but i'm glad she explains it so eloquently

Les Orchard : I'd Leave the Country, but My Wife Won't Let Me by Laura Conaway - "Can we just go to Canada now?"

Simon Willison : Bush's gay marriage ban: I'd leave the country, but my wife won't let me - Powerful writing from Laura Conaway. (via)

MS Word File Reveals Changes to SCO's Plans

5/03/2004 @ 01:00 UTC

Alex Dudas : MS Word File Reveals Changes to SCO's Plans - The SCO Group filed lawsuits this week against DaimlerChrysler and AutoZone, but the Unix seller's attorneys also had prepared a complaint against Bank of America, according to a document.

Rod Begbie : Document shows SCO prepped lawsuit against BofA - Remember kids, always convert your DOC files to PDF before sending them out

Designing death in multiplayer online games

5/03/2004 @ 00:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Designing death in multiplayer online games - the NYT compares several different methods

Ted Jesus Christ GOD

5/03/2004 @ 00:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Ted Jesus Christ GOD - Ted thinks he's the next messiah and is spreading the word through spam

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