Standards Angst

9/03/2004 @ 23:01 UTC

jonhicks : Standards Angst - Spot on!...

markdown

9/03/2004 @ 22:00 UTC

cobra libre : markdown - a text formatting syntax (along the lines of textile or the like) from the creator of SmartyPants

Paul Hammond : Daring Fireball Projects: Markdown - Markdown is a text-to-HTML conversion tool for web writers

Mark Pilgrim : markdown - yet another structured text format

Adam Gessaman : Markdown - It's like Textile, but it's not Textile. At least the end result is HTML, so you can pick your PMLC(Plaintext Markup Language of Choice) and no one will know the difference.

François Hodierne : Markdown - Une "nouvelle syntaxe wiki" avec un moteur Perl.

Jeff Veen : Markdown - allows you to write using an easy-to-read, easy-to-write plain text format, then convert it to structurally valid XHTML

bmilleare : Markdown (this rocks!)

Drew McLellan on Web Standards Solutions

9/03/2004 @ 21:01 UTC

Dan Cederholm : Drew McLellan on Web Standards Solutions - I was fortunate to have Drew on as Technical Reviewer for the book.

Summoner geeks

9/03/2004 @ 21:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Summoner geeks - 17MB Quicktime movie. Right next to the Cheetos.

what's in Cory's gadget bag?

9/03/2004 @ 21:00 UTC

anildash : what's in Cory's gadget bag? - hey, that's actually an interesting post for a gadget blog!

Adam Gessaman : What's in Cory's Bag? - Ahhh... to live the geek jet-set lifestyle. I bet he gets all the really geeky women with all that gear he's packing.

pokemon at the SoHo house

9/03/2004 @ 21:00 UTC

anildash : pokemon at the SoHo house - it's better to be geeky than cool

surprisingly open discussion between Lotus and MS blogs

9/03/2004 @ 21:00 UTC

anildash : surprisingly open discussion between Lotus and MS blogs - of course there's some attendant sniping, but we'd never have seen this level of dialogue in the past

Bush's flip flops

9/03/2004 @ 20:01 UTC

Les Orchard : Bush's flip flops - Does Kerry beat this record?

The write way to read

9/03/2004 @ 20:01 UTC

Les Orchard : The write way to read

Unusual baseball cards

9/03/2004 @ 20:01 UTC

Andy Baio : Unusual baseball cards - [via]

RIAA must sue file sharers one at a time

9/03/2004 @ 20:00 UTC

Andy Baio : RIAA must sue file sharers one at a time - no more mass lawsuits [via]

Paige calls NEA 'terrorist organization'

9/03/2004 @ 19:00 UTC

Les Orchard : Paige calls NEA 'terrorist organization' - If this isn't funny at airports, it sure as hell shouldn't be funny in our government.

Fire Rod Paige!

9/03/2004 @ 19:00 UTC

Les Orchard : Fire Rod Paige!

Hack a Super Mario cart to remove everything but clouds

9/03/2004 @ 19:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Hack a Super Mario cart to remove everything but clouds - the gameplay may suffer a little, though [via]

jkottke : How to hack a Super Mario Bros cart to erase everything but the clouds

Meg Ryan=Jackie Kallen?

9/03/2004 @ 18:00 UTC

kaninka.net : Meg Ryan=Jackie Kallen? - Mikið hlakka ég til að sjá þessa mynd...

�slenskar IP tölur

9/03/2004 @ 18:00 UTC

kaninka.net : �slenskar IP tölur - Listi yfir íslenskar IP tölur frá RIX (Reykjavík Internet Exchange).

How to glue This to That

9/03/2004 @ 18:00 UTC

phil : How to glue This to That

Nelson Minar : This to That - How to glue things, one of my favourite microsites ever

Get you own reBlog

9/03/2004 @ 18:00 UTC

jkottke : Get you own reBlog - Get you own reBlog (For those bloggers that "prefer curating content to writing original posts".)

anildash : reBlog, link filtering for MT - integrating aggregation and publishing on the server side

kellan : New version of reBlog available - new version of FoF based republishing tool adds output to RSS #

Andy Baio : reBlog 1.0 released - reblogging tool comes with a neat web-based feedreader

philgyford : ReBlog by Eyebeam R&D - A way of aggregating RSS feeds and publishing them through weblog software. All a bit vague.

PlaySphere, a round PlayStation 2

9/03/2004 @ 18:00 UTC

jkottke : PlaySphere, a round PlayStation 2 - PlaySphere, a round PlayStation 2 (Looks like a bowling ball.)

Play old school video games at the Blip exhibition at the American Museum of the Moving Image in NYC

9/03/2004 @ 17:00 UTC

jkottke : Play old school video games at the Blip exhibition at the American Museum of the Moving Image in NYC

"Almighty God created the races white, black, yellow, malay and red, and he placed them on separa...

9/03/2004 @ 16:00 UTC

Tom Coates : "Almighty God created the races white, black, yellow, malay and red, and he placed them on separate continents. And but for the interference with his arrangements there would be no cause for [interracial] marriages. The fact that he separated the races sh - "Almighty God created the races white, black, yellow, malay and red, and he placed them on separate continents. And but for the interference with his arrangements there would be no cause for [interracial] marriages. The fact that he separated the rac

Good roundup of MP3 blogs

9/03/2004 @ 16:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Good roundup of MP3 blogs - blogs that regularly put free MP3s online [via]

cobra libre : mp3 blogs! - see also matthew perpetua's blogroll on fluxblog, my personal favorite

Kill cable clutter with Zip-Linq retractable cables

9/03/2004 @ 16:00 UTC

jkottke : Kill cable clutter with Zip-Linq retractable cables - Kill cable clutter with Zip-Linq retractable cables (Available for all sorts of devices.)

Yellow fade technique

9/03/2004 @ 14:29 UTC

Richard Rutter : Yellow fade technique - Briefly spotlight the change, then fade out the highlight. (filed under Information design). [via meyerweb.com]

Are you a grammar fuhrer?

9/03/2004 @ 14:29 UTC

Richard Rutter : Are you a grammar fuhrer? - I am. (filed under Typography). [via meyerweb.com]

PNG alpha transparency fix for IE

9/03/2004 @ 14:00 UTC

cobra libre : PNG alpha transparency fix for IE - easier than ALA's solution (but note that your CSS will no longer validate)

Richard Rutter : PNG transparency ? the IE fix - It uses ‘behaviours’ – swallow pride and use (filed under CSS techniques).

deusx : PNG Behavior (WebFX) - ""

smartplaylists.com

9/03/2004 @ 14:00 UTC

Graham Leuschke : smartplaylists.com - ramping up!

deusx : Smart Playlists.com

SimpleBits | SimpleQuiz > Part XIII > Empholdics > Conclusion

9/03/2004 @ 14:00 UTC

Paul Hammond : SimpleBits | SimpleQuiz > Part XIII > Empholdics > Conclusion - giving more priority to text than the rest that surrounds it

overstated: radio vox populi

9/03/2004 @ 14:00 UTC

Paul Hammond : overstated: radio vox populi - I thought it would be interesting to see what the voice of the people actually sounded like

Monkeymagic:: thoughts on thinking :: March 01, 2004 archives

9/03/2004 @ 14:00 UTC

Paul Hammond : Monkeymagic:: thoughts on thinking :: March 01, 2004 archives - What makes them valuable today is that visibility, because that way leads fresh thinking, and that way leads balanced thinking.

Ascription is an anathema to any enthusiasm: Autopoiesis

9/03/2004 @ 14:00 UTC

Paul Hammond : Ascription is an anathema to any enthusiasm: Autopoiesis - We used to joke that the driving force behind any meeting was to spawn two more meetings. It's in their nature.

Rob Cross | Introduction to Social Network Analysis

9/03/2004 @ 14:00 UTC

Paul Hammond : Rob Cross | Introduction to Social Network Analysis - a powerful means of making invisible patterns of information flow and collaboration in strategically important groups visible

RSVP - Please Reply : iChat - Ambush offline User

9/03/2004 @ 14:00 UTC

Paul Hammond : RSVP - Please Reply : iChat - Ambush offline User - let your computer do the watching

SuperfluousBanter: Time Management

9/03/2004 @ 14:00 UTC

Paul Hammond : SuperfluousBanter: Time Management - How do you effectively manage your time?

matt jones | work & thoughts | Post-user, post-consumer

9/03/2004 @ 14:00 UTC

Paul Hammond : matt jones | work & thoughts | Post-user, post-consumer - Consumer is a horrible word. User is not much better

search.cpan.org: Event - Event loop processing

9/03/2004 @ 14:00 UTC

Paul Hammond : search.cpan.org: Event - Event loop processing - The Event module provide a central facility to watch for various types of events and invoke a callback when these events occur

Simplified DVD labeling

9/03/2004 @ 13:00 UTC

Richard Rutter : Simplified DVD labeling - LightScribe burns a silk screen-like label directly onto the DVD (filed under Tools & software).

Alpha PNGs in IE

9/03/2004 @ 11:00 UTC

jonhicks : Alpha PNGs in IE - This is the neatest implementation of transparency support in IE I've seen yet....

Stewart Butterfield's buddy icon mosaic

9/03/2004 @ 11:00 UTC

phil : Stewart Butterfield's buddy icon mosaic - What's surprising is how much familiar faces (friends' icons and re-purposed images) stand out from the crowd.

Paul Hammond : sylloge: People - if you squint at that graphic...

Lyubov Sirota Returns to Pripyat

9/03/2004 @ 09:00 UTC

Adam Gessaman : Lyubov Sirota Returns to Pripyat - I don't know why Chernobyl facinates me so. [Via boing boing]

Bill gets some more press for MyTunes

9/03/2004 @ 09:00 UTC

Adam Gessaman : Bill gets some more press for MyTunes

Fat's Full of True Stem Cells

9/03/2004 @ 06:00 UTC

Les Orchard : Fat's Full of True Stem Cells - "Finding confirms that liposuction could be a first step to regenerating bone, cartilage and nerves"

Liquid Knee Repair Possible

9/03/2004 @ 06:00 UTC

Les Orchard : Liquid Knee Repair Possible - "A gel that's poured into joint damage and solidifies in light has shown promise for regrowing cartilage, providing support to cells as they regenerate tissue."

Team Ryouko videos

9/03/2004 @ 05:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Team Ryouko videos - HAI! Via Ordinary-Life.

Spalding Gray's body found

9/03/2004 @ 04:00 UTC

Steve Cook : Spalding Gray's body found - I remember how blown away I was by 'Swimming to Cambodia', and I'm too sad to make the obvious cheap joke.

xcoffee : the first networked appliance

9/03/2004 @ 04:00 UTC

Les Orchard : xcoffee : the first networked appliance

Coffee is 'health drink' says Italian

9/03/2004 @ 04:00 UTC

Les Orchard : Coffee is 'health drink' says Italian - Coffee is 'health drink' says Italian

SCI FI Thursday Ratings Soar

9/03/2004 @ 04:00 UTC

Les Orchard : SCI FI Thursday Ratings Soar - Gah! What the hell? I know I watched it, but I won't be this week. I wonder how it'll do from here out.

Dick Clark Hit With Age Discrimination Lawsuit

9/03/2004 @ 04:00 UTC

Les Orchard : Dick Clark Hit With Age Discrimination Lawsuit - Pot. Kettle. Black.

smartplaylists.com

9/03/2004 @ 04:00 UTC

Graham Leuschke : smartplaylists.com - ramping up!

Bucky in 28 links

9/03/2004 @ 04:00 UTC

Graham Leuschke : Bucky in 28 links - meditative

Ross Mayfield: "The number of users as developers is increasing" / "...may actually translate hac...

9/03/2004 @ 04:00 UTC

Richard MacManus : Ross Mayfield: "The number of users as developers is increasing" / "...may actually translate hacking beyond the hacker set to fulfill the mainstream demand to co-create technology".

Ross Mayfield: "Any tool can be hacked, turning a user into a developer."

9/03/2004 @ 04:00 UTC

Richard MacManus : Ross Mayfield: "Any tool can be hacked, turning a user into a developer."

the bottom line on the gadget blog battle?

9/03/2004 @ 04:00 UTC

anildash : the bottom line on the gadget blog battle? - controversy never hurts traffic

XML - syndicate this shirt

9/03/2004 @ 02:01 UTC

Adam Gessaman : XML - syndicate this shirt - Only geeks... only geeks...

images to ponder

9/03/2004 @ 02:01 UTC

cobra libre : images to ponder - at least twice as exciting if you ignore the explanatory text at the top

Know Your Enemy

9/03/2004 @ 02:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Know Your Enemy - A great series of essays about defending against script kiddies. (via)

Divmod.Org :: Nevow

9/03/2004 @ 02:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Divmod.Org :: Nevow - a next-generation web application templating system

Les Orchard : Divmod.Org :: Home :: Projects :: Nevow - "Nevow is a next-generation web application templating system, based on the ideas developed in the Twisted Woven package."

A Transforming Experience for Content Management?

9/03/2004 @ 02:00 UTC

Simon Willison : A Transforming Experience for Content Management? - Good overview of XSLT 2.0. (via)

SharedID

9/03/2004 @ 02:00 UTC

Simon Willison : SharedID - Single sign-in system based on FOAF - but it isn't decentralised. (via)

Andy Baio : SharedID, centralized web authentication - neat idea, but the charging for more than 10k monthly uniques makes me nervous [via]

anildash : SharedID, web authentication service - there's also a mention that the service is AtomEnabled

Philippe Janvier : SharedID - "SharedID is an webservice for providing authentication and single sign on services to developers of web applications."

Joel on Software - Back to Basics

9/03/2004 @ 02:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Joel on Software - Back to Basics - And oldie but still worth re-reading.

Essential utility: "screen"

9/03/2004 @ 02:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Essential utility: "screen" - Multiple terminals in a single session.

Rounded Corners in CSS

9/03/2004 @ 02:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Rounded Corners in CSS - Using :before and :after, so no show in IE. (via)

Waking up with my brain is like having a labrador.

9/03/2004 @ 02:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Waking up with my brain is like having a labrador. - Sweet Jesus, who's been feeding you the seventies?

Eric Meyer's new books

9/03/2004 @ 01:00 UTC

Dan Cederholm : Eric Meyer's new books - He's been busy - both look to be great updates.

How News Travels on the Internet

9/03/2004 @ 01:00 UTC

François Hodierne : How News Travels on the Internet - joli. Il a juste oublié les BlogMarks

Graham Leuschke : How News Travels on the Internet - how did Andy come to be mentioned in the same sentence as Instaschmuck? (and don't miss the follow-up)

Perl Of Wisdom

9/03/2004 @ 00:00 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : Perl Of Wisdom

Regular Expression Mastery

9/03/2004 @ 00:00 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : Regular Expression Mastery

Vim: Seven habits of effective text editing

9/03/2004 @ 00:00 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : Vim: Seven habits of effective text editing

Les Orchard : Vim: Seven habits of effective text editing - "If you spend a lot of time typing plain text, writing programs or HTML, you can save much of that time by using a good editor and using it effectively."

Rod Begbie : Vim: Seven habits of effective text editing - Despite using vim daily for a few years, I know I've barely scratched the surface of what it can do.

Jeremy Zawodny : seven highly effective habits of text editing - seven highly effective habits of text editing: assuming you are a vim user

Aquarion : Vim: Seven habits of effective text editing

kellan : Vim: Seven habits of effective text editing - Manages to make Vim sound intriguing #

Steve Cook : Vim: Seven habits of effective text editing - I need to make a habit of using some of these vim-specific commands.

Dictionary of Programming Languages

9/03/2004 @ 00:00 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : Dictionary of Programming Languages

Choosing and Protecting Passwords

9/03/2004 @ 00:00 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : Choosing and Protecting Passwords

Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs

9/03/2004 @ 00:00 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs

Wayne Burkett : Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs - Full text online! #

Steven's Sendmail Blues. (I don't have this problem myself since I have my own smtp server... bu...

9/03/2004 @ 00:00 UTC

Erik Benson : Steven's Sendmail Blues. (I don't have this problem myself since I have my own smtp server... but I feel your pain. Email setup is still a huge pain.) - I also like the solution of setting up your own smtp server on your powerbook. That's pretty cool.

Typographica's amazing photo gallery of Disneyland sign lettering

9/03/2004 @ 00:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Typographica's amazing photo gallery of Disneyland sign lettering - also: this handy guide to Disney typefaces

EV1 underestimated reaction of SCO licensing

9/03/2004 @ 00:00 UTC

Andy Baio : EV1 underestimated reaction of SCO licensing - also, SCO and Microsoft have a lot more 'splaining to do [via]

Apple industrial design photos from out-of-print AppleDesign by Paul Kunkel

9/03/2004 @ 00:00 UTC

jkottke : Apple industrial design photos from out-of-print AppleDesign by Paul Kunkel

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