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loaf

20/03/2004 @ 17:00 UTC

Paul Hammond : loaf - LOAF is a simple extension to email that lets you append your entire address book to outgoing mail message without compromising your privacy

François Hodierne : LOAF - Uh? Qui peut m'expliquer?

Simon Willison : About LOAF - Share your hashed address book and tell when a new contact is a friend-of-a-friend.

ORD, JFK, SFO, AXA...where do those airport codes come from anyway?

20/03/2004 @ 01:00 UTC

jkottke : ORD, JFK, SFO, AXA...where do those airport codes come from anyway?

Simon Willison : Airport Codes: A History and Explanation - I finally understand why Kansas City International is MCI. (via)

kristine : airport codes explained - Airport Codes: The ABCs A History and Explanation -- neato overview of why airport codes are named the way they are. I'm happy to finally know why O'Hare is ORD, I've always wondered on that one! :meredith: #

Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures

20/03/2004 @ 00:01 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures

Simon Willison : Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures - Sure to come in useful some day. (via)

jkottke : Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures

Jeremy Zawodny : Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures - Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures: I had no idea this existed... Our tax dollars are work, huh?

KICK! scores are posted

19/03/2004 @ 09:00 UTC

anildash : KICK! scores are posted - thanks to everyone who came out last week, and see you next year!

Simon Willison : Kick! scores - I was on team 1. (via)

SCPlugin

19/03/2004 @ 02:02 UTC

Jeff Veen : SCPlugin - Allows acces to SVN and CVS commands from the Finder

Rod Begbie : SCPlugin - Early version of a TortoiseSVN-esque plugin for OSX's Finder. Hurrah!

Simon Willison : SCPlugin - Subversion plugin for the Finder. (via) [via]

Phil Gyford : SCPlugin - Mac OS X Finder plugin providing an interface to Subversion (and one day, CVS). In case I ever need it.

E-mail technical support warning

19/03/2004 @ 02:01 UTC

Simon Willison : E-mail technical support warning - "...in accordance with our zero-tolerance policy for Internet troublemakers we have had him shot..."

Sports Illustrated's digital photo workflow

19/03/2004 @ 00:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Sports Illustrated's digital photo workflow - a glimpse into a major magazine's editing process [via]

Simon Willison : Sports Illustrated's digital workflow - 16,183 photos in just 6 hours. (via)

Paul Hammond : Rob Galbraith DPI: Sports Illustrated's digital workflow - Steve Fine is looking at two pictures every second

LugRadio Episode Three

18/03/2004 @ 22:00 UTC

Aquarion : LugRadio Episode Three - I'll listen to this when I have broadband...

Simon Willison : LugRadio Episode 7 - I wish they had permalinks for each episode. (via)

People kissed by Min Jung at SXSW

18/03/2004 @ 19:00 UTC

Andy Baio : People kissed by Min Jung at SXSW - she really gets around [via]

Adam Gessaman : Min Jung was very busy at SXSW04

Simon Willison : iwaskissedbyminjung.org Club - Bah, looks like I missed out on a great closing party. (via)

unicode: dividing the world one character, and between one and six bytes, at a time

18/03/2004 @ 14:00 UTC

cobra libre : unicode: dividing the world one character, and between one and six bytes, at a time - 'This is so much worse than Y2K.'

Mark Pilgrim : unicode: dividing the world one character, and between one to six bytes, at a time - character encoding is the hard part, and nobody gets it right on the first try

Simon Willison : Unicode: Dividing the world One Character, and Between One and Six Bytes, At A Time. - If you thought you had problems with unicode, you aint seen nothing yet! (via)

5k Chess: A chess Game in under 5 kilobytes

18/03/2004 @ 00:00 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : 5k Chess: A chess Game in under 5 kilobytes

Simon Willison : Chess in 5K - Insane! It plays a pretty mean game as well. (via)

Overreaction

13/03/2004 @ 02:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Overreaction - Absolutely storming rant from Russell about America's culture of fear.

Will Mono Become the Preferred Platform for Linux Development?

13/03/2004 @ 00:07 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : Will Mono Become the Preferred Platform for Linux Development?

Simon Willison : Will Mono Become the Preferred Platform for Linux Development? - Excellent overview of Mono from ONLamp.com. (via)

xml namespaces support in python tools

12/03/2004 @ 16:00 UTC

Mark Pilgrim : xml namespaces support in python tools - i use libxml2 for everything now

Simon Willison : XML Namespaces Support in Python Tools - Expert analysis from Uche Ogbuji. (via)

Fascinating interview with a US medical corps soldier in Iraq

12/03/2004 @ 11:00 UTC

phil : Fascinating interview with a US medical corps soldier in Iraq

Simon Willison : "Unknown Soldier" Speaks Out To Bring Troops Home :: Intervention Magazine :: War, Politics, Culture - Fascinating (via)

cam joins the kerry campaign

12/03/2004 @ 05:00 UTC

anildash : cam joins the kerry campaign - congrats on a well-deserved new gig

Simon Willison : Greetings From the John Kerry for President HQ - Cam lands on his feet after the Clark campaign.

Naming Classes - Do It Once And Do It Right

12/03/2004 @ 02:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Naming Classes - Do It Once And Do It Right - Some great tips. (via)

Mark Pilgrim : naming classes - AnalRetentive

Kayode Okeyode : Naming Classes - Do It Once And Do It Right

Boing Boing switches to Movable Type!

12/03/2004 @ 00:01 UTC

Andy Baio : Boing Boing switches to Movable Type! - finally, individual archives!

anildash : boingboing, powered by movable type and atomenabled - *now* that blog will finally get some readers

Adam Gessaman : Boing Boing goes MT - About damn time. And w00t!

Simon Willison : Boing Boing: We're a Movable Type blog now! - Archive pages suck less.

Mark Pilgrim : boingboing migrates ot movable type - in progress

Richard MacManus : Boing Boing goes Movable Type: "It means that we've got access to some of the fastest-evolving tools in the business, with all the third-party plugins that talk to MT's API."

jkottke : Boing Boing finally moves to a more powerful, stable blogging system - Boing Boing finally moves to a more powerful, stable blogging system (Monthly/weekly archives are missing tho...I was gone for five days and missed a whole mess of posts.)

Painful XHTML/CSS jokes

11/03/2004 @ 23:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Painful XHTML/CSS jokes - you've been warned [via]

Simon Willison : CSS jokes - These should have been strangled at birth. (via)

Mark Pilgrim : why was the xhtml bird an invalid? - who says standards geeks don't have a sense of humor?

Column Two: The quality of yours indexers matters

11/03/2004 @ 02:01 UTC

Simon Willison : Column Two: The quality of yours indexers matters - Metadata remains ridiculously hard to gather.

Photomatt: Code is Food

10/03/2004 @ 21:02 UTC

Adam Gessaman : Photomatt: Code is Food - It seems to me that this whole Lockergnome thing would be a great PR stunt, if they hadn’t botched the redesign so horribly. They are getting mentioned over and over again. On the other hand, they did manage to rewind the clock to about 1997 ̵

Dan Cederholm : Code is Food - Matt Mullenweg's nice analogy of food and web standards

Paul Hammond : Photo Matt >> Code is Food - I think the Big Mac is a pretty good example of bad ingredients crappily presented. Bad markup and no CSS.

Simon Willison : Photo Matt : Code is Food - Why the Locker Gnome thing is upsetting.

W3C semantic data extractor

10/03/2004 @ 20:00 UTC

anildash : W3C semantic data extractor - uh oh, it knows things about your web pages!

Simon Willison : Semantic data extractor - Structured markup advocacy tool. (via)

Mark Pilgrim : semantic data extractor - all your metadata are belong to us

Paul Hammond : Semantic data extractor - tries to extract some information from a HTML semantic rich document

Feedster at One Year

10/03/2004 @ 02:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Feedster at One Year - "With a little help from our friends"

CouchSurfing

10/03/2004 @ 02:00 UTC

Simon Willison : CouchSurfing - Stay on random people's couches. Inspired.

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)

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