PieSpy - Inferring and Visualizing Social Network on IRC

17/03/2004 @ 23:00 UTC

Paul Hammond : PieSpy - Inferring and Visualizing Social Network on IRC - a mathematical model of a social network for any channel

yahoo beta tests new news search

17/03/2004 @ 23:00 UTC

anildash : yahoo beta tests new news search - it's, um, a lot like google news search

identity and language in china and japan

17/03/2004 @ 23:00 UTC

anildash : identity and language in china and japan - this probably is a topic better suited to a book than a short article

Which blogs does Senate candidate Brad Carson read?

17/03/2004 @ 22:01 UTC

Steve Cook : Which blogs does Senate candidate Brad Carson read? - That's actually an entirely credible list, and he gets bonus points aplenty for Crooked Timber.

Google PageRank Calculator

17/03/2004 @ 22:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Google PageRank Calculator

anildash : pagerank reporting tool - it's amazing how much people value high pagerank

Richard Rutter : PageRank calculator - Find your Google value without downloading the IE toolbar (filed under Google). [via Andy Budd]

Morse code hidden in music

17/03/2004 @ 22:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Morse code hidden in music - the rhythm for the Rush song "YYZ" spells those letters in Morse

outage on the web: server configuration

17/03/2004 @ 22:00 UTC

Mark Pilgrim : outage on the web: server configuration - it ain't a lack of vision, and feed: is not the answer

The Skyscraper Museum has a new home in Battery Park City, opening April 2nd

17/03/2004 @ 22:00 UTC

jkottke : The Skyscraper Museum has a new home in Battery Park City, opening April 2nd

french TV wakes up to political blogging

17/03/2004 @ 22:00 UTC

anildash : french TV wakes up to political blogging - american TV, meanwhile, still is completely unaware of blogs

the sexy urinal

17/03/2004 @ 22:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : the sexy urinal

anildash : unfortunate trends in bathroom fixtures - urinals for men with serious issues

tha ruckus theory of geopolitics

17/03/2004 @ 22:00 UTC

anildash : tha ruckus theory of geopolitics - or, wu tang and al qaida, together at long last

nice KICK panorama

17/03/2004 @ 22:00 UTC

anildash : nice KICK panorama - i guess the good part about overcast skies is it makes the whole game look more interesting

LaRouchies game the 1986 Illinois primaries

17/03/2004 @ 21:00 UTC

Steve Cook : LaRouchies game the 1986 Illinois primaries - Is it a rebuke to rational choice theory? And check out those wholesome whitebread names!

Le scandale du vote électronique arrive en France

17/03/2004 @ 21:00 UTC

François Hodierne : Le scandale du vote électronique arrive en France

"Come Back With A Warrant" doormat

17/03/2004 @ 21:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : "Come Back With A Warrant" doormat - Gifts for lawyers.

Rod Begbie : "Come Back With a Warrant" Doormat - Think I'll get one of these for the new house.

Rumsfeld's selective memory

17/03/2004 @ 21:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Rumsfeld's selective memory - Always fun to watch a grown man stammer.

Tom Coates : Donald Rumsfeld's selective self-narrativisation exposed on camera... - Donald Rumsfeld's selective self-narrativisation exposed on camera...

Erik Benson : Take one down, pass it around - It's fun to see people eat their feet.

Adam Gessaman : Rumsfeld on Meed the Press

Corante's great series on broadcatching news

17/03/2004 @ 21:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Corante's great series on broadcatching news - RSS + BitTorrent = broadcatching

United Media's lawyers C&Ded everyone hosting the "Hey Ya" Charlie Brown video

17/03/2004 @ 21:00 UTC

Andy Baio : United Media's lawyers C&Ded everyone hosting the "Hey Ya" Charlie Brown video - copy of the cease and desist, and my local mirror of the video

Hello Kitty USB hub talks, moves, and vibrates while you work

17/03/2004 @ 20:00 UTC

jkottke : Hello Kitty USB hub talks, moves, and vibrates while you work

Ethan Marcotte : Hello Kitty USB Hub - Dear god, WHY?!

The sideways smiley was first used on Sept 19, 1982. Here's the original message and resulting th...

17/03/2004 @ 20:00 UTC

jkottke : The sideways smiley was first used on Sept 19, 1982. Here's the original message and resulting thread. - The sideways smiley was first used on Sept 19, 1982. Here's the original message and resulting thread.

Alex Dudas : Original Bboard Thread in which :-) was proposed - It was retrieved from the spice vax oct-82 backup tape by Jeff Baird on September 10, 2002. The period covered is 16 September 1982 through 21 October 1982.

Loads of good stuff at GUIdebook, a graphical user interface gallery

17/03/2004 @ 20:00 UTC

jkottke : Loads of good stuff at GUIdebook, a graphical user interface gallery

Rod Begbie : GUIdebook: Graphical User Interface gallery - Gorgeously-designed romp through the history of the GUI.

excellent Voice piece on gen X debt

17/03/2004 @ 20:00 UTC

anildash : excellent Voice piece on gen X debt - a series of stories covering young people's upcoming financial crisis is surprisingly innovative

blog-o-fobik: Embeding flash in python

17/03/2004 @ 19:00 UTC

Les Orchard : blog-o-fobik: Embeding flash in python - Holy cow. "...embed a swf file in python and make the two communicate"

Interesting BBC site on the UK's African music scene

17/03/2004 @ 19:00 UTC

Tom Coates : Interesting BBC site on the UK's African music scene - Interesting BBC site on the UK's African music scene

Friendster CEO Jon Abrams' keynote at SXSW

17/03/2004 @ 19:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Friendster CEO Jon Abrams' keynote at SXSW - Matt and Danah think he's a bit of an ass

Spain in perspective

17/03/2004 @ 18:46 UTC

Tomas Jogin : Spain in perspective - In the critical hours after the attack, Aznar's Government confronted and bipolarized the Spanish people lying and manipulating even when the truth was alreday obvious for millions. This caused an automatic reaction in the low and middle classes thinking

TrackBack to the Future

17/03/2004 @ 18:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : TrackBack to the Future

Apple's Spoken Interface aims to improve accessibility in the next version of OS X

17/03/2004 @ 18:00 UTC

jkottke : Apple's Spoken Interface aims to improve accessibility in the next version of OS X - Apple's Spoken Interface aims to improve accessibility in the next version of OS X

Mark Pilgrim : spoken interface - all the AT vendors have abandoned the mac, so apple is building their own

Mistrust of U.S. Abroad Rising Fast

17/03/2004 @ 17:04 UTC

Les Orchard : Mistrust of U.S. Abroad Rising Fast

Bush challenges Kerry comments

17/03/2004 @ 17:03 UTC

Les Orchard : Bush challenges Kerry comments - 'President Bush on Tuesday said that his Democratic rival, Sen. John Kerry, should "back up" his claim that a number of world leaders want a new U.S. president.' Uhh. Why, so he can then go invade their countries too?

Seeking the continuous playing platform

17/03/2004 @ 17:03 UTC

Les Orchard : Seeking the continuous playing platform - This is about the concept of continuous games spanning multiple platforms (ie. GameCube to GameBoy to cell phone to PC and back, all the same game)

IHT: Bacteria that defy antibiotics

17/03/2004 @ 17:02 UTC

Les Orchard : IHT: Bacteria that defy antibiotics - The war against resistant staph.

Super Smart Babies Are Coming

17/03/2004 @ 17:01 UTC

Les Orchard : Super Smart Babies Are Coming

Google takes localized search out of beta

17/03/2004 @ 17:01 UTC

Andy Baio : Google takes localized search out of beta - for example, "donuts santa monica"

anildash : google integrates local search - this is exactly the direction that many people i've spoken to were hoping they'd go

a labor story

17/03/2004 @ 17:01 UTC

Mark Pilgrim : a labor story - "was there anything we wanted to get done before the birth of the baby?"

i'm grateful that new york allows different-sex marriages

17/03/2004 @ 17:00 UTC

Mark Pilgrim : i'm grateful that new york allows different-sex marriages - damn the statistics

more on escaped madness

17/03/2004 @ 17:00 UTC

Mark Pilgrim : more on escaped madness - things that tremble as if they were mad

tim bray co-chairs atom ietf working group

17/03/2004 @ 17:00 UTC

Mark Pilgrim : tim bray co-chairs atom ietf working group - referee for the squabbling kiddies

wsdl support in python

17/03/2004 @ 17:00 UTC

Mark Pilgrim : wsdl support in python - that sounds like a good topic for a dive into python chapter

Time-Life - The Best of the Muppet Show

17/03/2004 @ 16:01 UTC

Les Orchard : Time-Life - The Best of the Muppet Show - The Muppet Show on DVD! (Thanks to Neil Gaiman for the link!)

Who will save rock?

17/03/2004 @ 16:01 UTC

Les Orchard : Who will save rock? - "The savior of Rock and Roll is Huey Lewis."

A LOOK AT THE AMAZING WORKS OF TAMMY!

17/03/2004 @ 16:00 UTC

Les Orchard : A LOOK AT THE AMAZING WORKS OF TAMMY!

Survey finds hope in occupied Iraq

17/03/2004 @ 16:00 UTC

Les Orchard : Survey finds hope in occupied Iraq - "An opinion poll suggests most Iraqis feel their lives have improved since the war in Iraq began about a year ago." Well, that's good news at least!

In Their Own Words: Iraq's 'Imminent' Threat

17/03/2004 @ 16:00 UTC

Les Orchard : In Their Own Words: Iraq's 'Imminent' Threat - In Their Own Words: Iraq's 'Imminent' Threat

Home Coffee Roasting Equipment - Coffee Roasters - Green Coffee Beans

17/03/2004 @ 16:00 UTC

Les Orchard : Home Coffee Roasting Equipment - Coffee Roasters - Green Coffee Beans - I need a coffee roaster.

CoffeeGeek - FreshRoast Roaster - Brian Withnell's Review

17/03/2004 @ 16:00 UTC

Les Orchard : CoffeeGeek - FreshRoast Roaster - Brian Withnell's Review - "I had two foot high flames coming out the top of the machine that were over a foot across." Okay. Not buying this roaster.

Margaret Cho's Blog: What Do You Love?

17/03/2004 @ 16:00 UTC

Les Orchard : Margaret Cho's Blog: What Do You Love? - Margaret Cho's Blog: What Do You Love?

how to get a bloggie

17/03/2004 @ 16:00 UTC

Mark Pilgrim : how to get a bloggie - worked for me too, last year

Darwine

17/03/2004 @ 15:00 UTC

jonhicks : Darwine - I'll be keeping a close eye on this project. Its an OS X port of Linux's 'Wine', which will allow you to run windows apps on OS X. No emulation software, and no speed problems!...

logical rudeness

17/03/2004 @ 15:00 UTC

Mark Pilgrim : logical rudeness - lot of that around here

Iraq on the Record

17/03/2004 @ 14:01 UTC

Les Orchard : Iraq on the Record - "This database identifies 237 specific misleading statements about the threat posed by Iraq made by these five officials in 125 public appearances in the time leading up to and after the commencement of hostilities in Iraq." Google needs to index *this*

François Hodierne : Iraq on the Record - "Petite comptabilité des mensonges du gouvernement américain."

Fast Company - Google, Innovation, and the Web

17/03/2004 @ 14:00 UTC

Paul Hammond : Fast Company - Google, Innovation, and the Web - Ideas come from everywhere

luvly: Why do people give up weblogs?

17/03/2004 @ 14:00 UTC

Paul Hammond : luvly: Why do people give up weblogs? - it just didn't seem relevant to my life

Mark Pilgrim : why do people give up weblogs? - "i just don't want to be associated with a group of hyperactive prima donnas"

Kayode Okeyode : Why do people give up weblogs?

Richard MacManus : luvly: Why do people give up weblogs? - Via Mark Pilgrim. Interesting thoughts, but is it ironic that this is an example of why personal publishing is a good thing?

Clay Shirky on RELATIONSHIP at Internet Alchemy

17/03/2004 @ 13:00 UTC

Paul Hammond : Clay Shirky on RELATIONSHIP at Internet Alchemy - my polite response

Fast Company - Google, Innovation, and the Web

17/03/2004 @ 13:00 UTC

Paul Hammond : Fast Company - Google, Innovation, and the Web - Ideas come from everywhere

Design by Fire: An open letter to Jakob Nielsen

17/03/2004 @ 13:00 UTC

Paul Hammond : Design by Fire: An open letter to Jakob Nielsen - There is no place for this sort of talk from anyone in our field, especially from someone at your level

Tom Coates : An open letter to Jakob Neilson (hear hear!)

Jeff Veen : An open letter to Jakob Nielsen - "[I]t is good design that will save the world from bad design. Usability is one piece of that puzzle..."

anildash : kindness is more effective - it's supposed to be an open letter to Jakob Nielsen, but it's really just a reminder that antagonism fails

SXSW session: Google

17/03/2004 @ 09:06 UTC

Richard MacManus : SXSW session: Google - Talks about Google's ideas culture, Sparrow, and (my fave) having a Billboard-like Top 100 ideas.

Greg Egan interviews

17/03/2004 @ 09:06 UTC

Richard MacManus : Greg Egan interviews - "The whole point of being a writer, for me, is to have the freedom to explore the things I'm interested in."

Greg Egan on Stephen Wolfram's Science

17/03/2004 @ 09:04 UTC

Richard MacManus : Greg Egan on Stephen Wolfram's Science - "Complexity need not arise from an overwhelming morass of details and connections, too vast to fathom. Sometimes it grows on the spot from simple rules."

Street Smarts: Learning From JetBlue

17/03/2004 @ 09:02 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Street Smarts: Learning From JetBlue

jkottke : JetBlue's CEO regularly serves as a flight attendant on his company's flights - JetBlue's CEO regularly serves as a flight attendant on his company's flights ("Hi, my name is Dave Neeleman, and I'm the CEO of JetBlue. I'm here to serve you this evening, and I'm looking forward to meeting each of you before we land.")

BitTorrent gains corporate support

17/03/2004 @ 09:00 UTC

Andy Baio : BitTorrent gains corporate support - Blizzard and Valve are using it for distribution

Great roundup of old ZX Spectrum software found on vinyl albums

17/03/2004 @ 09:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Great roundup of old ZX Spectrum software found on vinyl albums - including the Thompson Twins graphic adventure game! [via]

Les Orchard : Kempa.com: Vinyl Data - ".. there were a handful of records released in the late 70's and early 80's that contained computer programs as part of the audio." I had a lot of fun using a C64 and a 300 baud modem to decode the Information Society track when it came out

Rod Begbie : Kempa.com: Vinyl Data - Compilation of the ZX Spectrum programs sometimes included with British pop singles in the 80s. "OH DEAR!! a bat bit you" I had no idea about the Urusei Yatsura track. Gonna have to give that a shot! [via#

Maciej hacks Russian literature

17/03/2004 @ 09:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Maciej hacks Russian literature - geeks eat books for breakfast

Mark Pilgrim : your literary masterpiece was delicious - chomp

Steve Cook : Your Literary Masterpiece Was Delicious - Maciej explores the world of brute force textual analysis

Erik Benson : Graphing the social networks of characters in Russian literature - This is interesting to me for a dozen different reasons. Brilliant!

iPod Can't Buy Me Love

17/03/2004 @ 08:15 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : iPod Can't Buy Me Love - iPod Can't Buy Me Love

iTunes, 50 million and counting

17/03/2004 @ 08:10 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : iTunes, 50 million and counting

Microsoft Word sucks dirty donkey balls!!!

17/03/2004 @ 08:05 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Microsoft Word sucks dirty donkey balls!!!

Ask Dr. Michael, the 8-year-old advice columnist

17/03/2004 @ 08:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Ask Dr. Michael, the 8-year-old advice columnist - also: part 1

Giants in the Head: The Cardiff Giant in American Historical Consciousnes

17/03/2004 @ 07:00 UTC

Steve Cook : Giants in the Head: The Cardiff Giant in American Historical Consciousnes - I wish anything I had written as an undergrad had been this interesting.

Shut up about Offshoring Already

17/03/2004 @ 07:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Shut up about Offshoring Already

Nosepulling and shame

17/03/2004 @ 06:00 UTC

Steve Cook : Nosepulling and shame - "Hardly any account mentions [Andrew] Jackson's nose as the object of either the intended or the actual attack."

Large-Scale Registration of Domains with Typographical Errors

17/03/2004 @ 05:05 UTC

Graham Leuschke : Large-Scale Registration of Domains with Typographical Errors - our pal John Zuccarini (via)

Mark Pilgrim : large-scale registration of domains with typographical errors - widespread problems can sometimes be traced to a single fuckhead

Oblivion is a new book of stories by David Foster Wallace

17/03/2004 @ 05:00 UTC

jkottke : Oblivion is a new book of stories by David Foster Wallace

BlogRunner's list of most influential reporters and bloggers on the web

17/03/2004 @ 04:05 UTC

Richard MacManus : BlogRunner's list of most influential reporters and bloggers on the web - Hmm, I don't read any of the top 10. But isn't that the point of blogs?

anildash : warblog-heavy list of top blog authors - the error here is in mistaking readership for influence

Tom Coates : Apparently I'm #101 of the most influential columnists or webloggers on the web - I would have more faith in this if people like Jason Kottke weren't completely absent - Apparently I'm #101 of the most influential columnists or webloggers on the web - I would have more faith in this if people like Jason Kottke weren't completely absent

escaping the madness

17/03/2004 @ 04:00 UTC

Mark Pilgrim : escaping the madness - noticed this this morning, feeddemon wrongly assumes it's html

Mark Cuban's blog

17/03/2004 @ 03:06 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Mark Cuban's blog - Mark Cuban's blog

Steve Cook : Mark Cuban's blog - I'll give it six weeks until he starts drawing fines.

Starbucks opens first music cafe in U.S.

17/03/2004 @ 03:05 UTC

Andy Baio : Starbucks opens first music cafe in U.S. - three blocks away from me, I'm heading over there to see Rufus play

Lifeline, Konami's voice recognition game for the PS2

17/03/2004 @ 03:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Lifeline, Konami's voice recognition game for the PS2 - the official site isn't very good, but the game sounds strangely good [via]

Les Orchard : Wired News: Talk Your Way Out of Trouble - "Lifeline ... uses a headset microphone as its main method of interaction."

BitMover is Hiring

17/03/2004 @ 02:11 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : BitMover is Hiring

CNN on the Gameboy DS

17/03/2004 @ 02:10 UTC

Andy Baio : CNN on the Gameboy DS - free wireless gaming and local IM capabilities over RF [via]

rediff replaces homepage for indo-pak cricket series

17/03/2004 @ 02:05 UTC

anildash : rediff replaces homepage for indo-pak cricket series - NOTHING is more important than cricket

ask mefi on where to start with prince

17/03/2004 @ 02:05 UTC

anildash : ask mefi on where to start with prince - my good god i don't even know how to start answering this question

dan's ipod video for nikolai's "vote for me"

17/03/2004 @ 02:00 UTC

anildash : dan's ipod video for nikolai's "vote for me" - immortalizing the theme from this year's bloggies

I, Lobot

17/03/2004 @ 01:05 UTC

Andy Baio : I, Lobot - the Star Wars geeks have a sense of humor

princess di knelt before zod

17/03/2004 @ 01:00 UTC

anildash : princess di knelt before zod - nothing says "people's princess" like fucking the guy from Superman 2

zod's whitehouse Q&A page

17/03/2004 @ 01:00 UTC

anildash : zod's whitehouse Q&A page - seems like a legitimate platform to me

Toshiba Creates World's Smallest Hard-Disk Drive

17/03/2004 @ 00:38 UTC

Adam Gessaman : Toshiba Creates World's Smallest Hard-Disk Drive - Slightly larger than a quarter. Damn!

Perl Vs PHP

17/03/2004 @ 00:38 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : Perl Vs PHP

Andy Baio : Translation guide for Perl and PHP - very handy, bookmarked for later [via]

jkottke : Translation guide for Perl and PHP - Translation guide for Perl and PHP (Would be great if this included several other popular languages.)

anildash : perl/php translation table - oh it is a thing of beauty for those of us who are lowly scripters

Richard Rutter : Perl/PHP translation - I use Perl at work and PHP at home, so this is super handy (filed under PHP/MySQL).

Alex Dudas : Translation guide for Perl and PHP - This is a godsend for my two most used languages.

Lean Programming

17/03/2004 @ 00:37 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : Lean Programming

Running PHP 4 and PHP 5 Concurrently

17/03/2004 @ 00:37 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : Running PHP 4 and PHP 5 Concurrently

Ben Milleare : Running PHP 4 + PHP 5 Concurrently

Honey, I Shrunk the URL

17/03/2004 @ 00:32 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : Honey, I Shrunk the URL

Cookin' With Google

17/03/2004 @ 00:27 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : Cookin' With Google - Cookin' With Google

Learn (almost) anything about anybody

17/03/2004 @ 00:22 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : Learn (almost) anything about anybody

Port Reporter (PortRptr.exe)

17/03/2004 @ 00:21 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : Port Reporter (PortRptr.exe)

Why firewalls aren't always enough

17/03/2004 @ 00:16 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : Why firewalls aren't always enough - Why firewalls aren't always enough

They Can Already Taste blood and They are  Ready to Kill... OurAmerica

17/03/2004 @ 00:10 UTC

Les Orchard : They Can Already Taste blood and They are  Ready to Kill... OurAmerica - "It’s going to be a long and brutal fight and you MUST REMEMBER…"

Rumsfeld Faces The Nation, And Stammers

17/03/2004 @ 00:05 UTC

Les Orchard : Rumsfeld Faces The Nation, And Stammers - "Mm-hmm. It--my view of--of the situation was that he--he had--we--we believe..."

Thoughts on a tablet iBook

17/03/2004 @ 00:05 UTC

Tom Coates : Thoughts on a tablet iBook

ScummVM 0.6.0 released

17/03/2004 @ 00:00 UTC

Andy Baio : ScummVM 0.6.0 released - now supports all of Lucasarts' SCUMM-based games

calcanis' write up of the Blogging Next panel

17/03/2004 @ 00:00 UTC

anildash : calcanis' write up of the Blogging Next panel - i am linking to jason calcanis but i am not saying bad things about him!

some first bits of information on Movable Type 3.0

17/03/2004 @ 00:00 UTC

anildash : some first bits of information on Movable Type 3.0 - we'll be putting out lots of specifics in the coming days, as well

Tom Coates : Dribble. Movable Type 3.0 is on the horizon...

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