TypeKey: whoop there it is!

20/03/2004 @ 02:00 UTC

Erik Benson : TypeKey: whoop there it is! - I'm curious to see how many of the talkr.net features they'll be implementing, and then whether or not I should still build it.

Andy Baio : Typekey, central authentication for blog comments - not limited to MovableType blogs, either [via]

cobra libre : typekey: single signon for weblogs, etc. - could be good, could be bad

anildash : an introduction to TypeKey - we've built an entire service just so people developing cool things don't have to build login systems

jkottke : TypeKey, authentication services for weblogs - TypeKey, authentication services for weblogs (I wonder if you could hack MT 3.0 to use Flickr for authentication instead...)

Dan Cederholm : TypeKey - Free comment authentication from Six Apart

Adam Gessaman : TypeKey -- just the basics - I guess it’ll be a race to see who can secure the username ‘adam’ first. Please Santa SixApart, let it be me.

Mark Pilgrim : typekey - knowing ben, i bet it's a friendly layer on top of pgp

Paul Hammond : TypeKey - a free, open system providing a central identity that anyone can use to log in and post comments on blogs and other web sites

François Hodierne : TypeKey - Les services d'authentification, nouvel eldorado ?

Jeffrey Veen doesn't care about accessibility

18/03/2004 @ 14:01 UTC

Andy Baio : Jeffrey Veen doesn't care about accessibility - his SXSW notes are great reading for anyone who designs for the web

jkottke : Veen: "when Web design is practiced as a craft, accessibility comes for free" - Veen: "when Web design is practiced as a craft, accessibility comes for free"

Paul Hammond : Jeffrey Veen: I don't care about accessibility. - when Web design is practices as a craft, and not a consolation, accessibility comes for free

Mark Pilgrim : if you do the web right, accessibility falls into place - contrapositive: if your site is horribly inaccessible, it's probably horribly unweblike too

Les Orchard : Jeffrey Veen: I don't care about accessibility. - I want to work where the web work isn't stuck in 1998

Tom Coates : Brilliant Jeff Veen post on accessibility and designing for the web

Richard MacManus : Jeffrey Veen's SXSW speech - Real Web Designers use terms like "Spectrum of Degradability". How about the Sphere of Semanticality?

phil : Good notes from Jeff Veen: "When Web design is practiced as a craft, and not a consolation, accessibility comes for free."

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.

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.)

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!)

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.

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.

Cameron's latest project: radio vox populi: live from the commons

3/03/2004 @ 19:01 UTC

Erik Benson : Cameron's latest project: radio vox populi: live from the commons - I've always suspected that you're all a bunch of silly sounding robots.

jkottke : Radio Vox Populi takes weblog content and plays it over the radio - Radio Vox Populi takes weblog content and plays it over the radio (Reminds me of Press Nothing to Continue, a blog-to-phone project I did for 0sil8 a few years ago.)

Tom Coates : This is Radio Vox Populi...

Richard MacManus : Radio Vox Populi - weblogs synthesized into speech, then streamed to listeners as an Internet radio station. Radiohead's 'OK Computer' is now reality!

François Hodierne : radio vox populi - ca pète :-)

cobra libre : radio vox populi - shall we read a blog?

Paul Hammond : radio vox populi: live from the commons - Radio Vox Populi is a realization of the people's voice, taking the content of the weblogs and broadcasting it back to the world

Pete Rojas leaves Gizmodo for the greener (?) pastures of Weblogs, Inc.

2/03/2004 @ 18:00 UTC

jkottke : Pete Rojas leaves Gizmodo for the greener (?) pastures of Weblogs, Inc.

anildash : pete leaves gizmodo for weblogs inc. - i suggest denton and calcanis with pistols, at ten paces, for the honor of pete's love

Tom Coates : Peter Rojas abandons Gizmodo to go to Engadget.com

Andy Baio : Engadget reports on new video iPod - the rumors were right; 2.5" screen with TV-out for $399

deusx : Engadget - www.engadget.com

Cameron Moll : Engadget's resolution-dependent layout - "I just used your fix on Engadget's IE6 (per)version," writes Mark Priestap, Senior Designer for Engadget. "Thanks a ton man! It's working like a charm." Note to self: Engadget uses a resolution-dependent layout. Awesomeness.

FOAF added to Livejournal

24/02/2004 @ 20:00 UTC

Andy Baio : FOAF added to Livejournal -

Erik Benson : LiveJournal FOAF. Anyone can generate FOAF, but who can use it? - I guess it's a step in a direction, though.

anildash : LiveJournal supports FOAF - i wonder if there's any intersection between the FOAF networks of TypePad users and LiveJournal users

cobra libre : livejournal supports foaf - this is the semantic web equivalent of nixon in china

Les Orchard : LiveJournal FOAF - "LiveJournal now exports FOAF data, including foaf:interests, foaf:knows, and contact information."

Paul Hammond : LiveJournal FOAF - LiveJournal now exports FOAF data

gladwell's fantastic piece on the false security of SUVs

20/02/2004 @ 04:00 UTC

anildash : gladwell's fantastic piece on the false security of SUVs - somehow, i'm fine with the fact that dumb people's families are more likely to be injured

Mark Pilgrim : big and bad - "The only time those S.U.V.s are going to be off-road is when they miss the driveway at 3 a.m."

jkottke : Malcolm Gladwell on the SUV and automotive safety

Simon Willison : Big and Bad - Why SUV safety is a myth. (via)

cobra libre : big and bad - how SUVs highlight changing attitudes toward safety, not to mention a damning look at SUVs themselves

Jeremy Zawodny : Big and Bad - Big and Bad: about SUVs and the perception of safety

The browser formerly known as Firebird gets an update and a new name: Firefox

9/02/2004 @ 10:26 UTC

jkottke : The browser formerly known as Firebird gets an update and a new name: Firefox - The browser formerly known as Firebird gets an update and a new name: Firefox (Which is also a fighter pilot movie with Clint Eastwood.)

François Hodierne : Firebird 0.8 now Firefox - uhh?

anildash : mozilla firefox! - i think there should be a bugzilla category for "product name" and then i can set the status to "won't fix"

Matthew M. Boedicker : Firefox 0.9 has been released

Richard Rutter : Firefox 0.9 is out - (filed under Browsers).

Tom Coates : Instead of Internet Explorer, try Firefox...

Isofarro : Firefox 1.0 released - The best browser on the planet finally reaches version 1.0!

Ethan Marcotte : Firefox 1.0 - Site seems to be everything-dotted right about now.

Rod Begbie : Firefox - Rediscover the web - Firefox one-point-oh is out. Hurrah! #

Seven Steps to Better Presentations

7/02/2004 @ 03:00 UTC

anildash : Seven Steps to Better Presentations - all great points, and make sure to look at your audience, not your notes or slides

Jeremy Zawodny : Seven Steps to Better Presentationss

Paul Hammond : Jeffrey Veen: Seven Steps to Better Presentationss - 1. Tell stories. Seriously

Erik Benson : I'm nervous about my first panel at SXSW, so these are good tips to remind myself about - +

Simon Willison : Seven Steps to Better Presentationss - Advice from Jeffrey Veen (via)

Richard Rutter : Seven steps to better presentationss - Helpful comments too: ‘Dress better than your audience’ (filed under New media industry). [via Blog | 1976design.com]

How to Stop Worrying and Learn to Love the Internet

5/02/2004 @ 02:08 UTC

Les Orchard : How to Stop Worrying and Learn to Love the Internet - "Because the Internet is so new we still don’t really understand what it is."

Paul Hammond : DNA/How to Stop Worrying and Learn to Love the Internet - Interactivity. Many-to-many communications. Pervasive networking. These are cumbersome new terms for elements in our lives so fundamental that, before we lost them, we didn't even know to have names for them

Graham Leuschke : How to Stop Worrying and Learn to Love the Internet - the Internet is so new we still donÂ’t really understand what it is

kayodeok : How to Stop Worrying and Learn to Love the Internet

jimray : How to Stop Worrying and Learn to Love the Internet - Douglas Adams, circa 1999, on this new fangled thing called the Internet. Seems especially prescient now.

jcgregorio : DNA/How to Stop Worrying and Learn to Love the Internet - Douglas Adams on the Internet

philgyford : DNA/How to Stop Worrying and Learn to Love the Internet - All good, but particularly the points from "everything that’s already in the world when you’re born is just normal." Very good. (via Russell Davies)

atom api tutorial

4/02/2004 @ 19:00 UTC

Mark Pilgrim : atom api tutorial - simple, concise, and already deployed on 2 million sites

Wayne Burkett : Atom API Update - Joe Gregorio on the most recent draft of the Atom API

anildash : Atom API draft 8 - it seems joe's been quite busy lately

Kayode Okeyode : Atom API Update

Jeremy Zawodny : Atom API Update

Philippe Janvier : Atom API Update - "...how the Atom API can be used to edit the content of a typical weblog"

Dave's Browser Support 2004 roundup

2/02/2004 @ 22:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Dave's Browser Support 2004 roundup - also: The Counter's global browser stats are back

Mark Pilgrim : it's 2004: which browsers should you support? - ie 5: the netscape 4 of a new generation

Simon Willison : Browser Support 2004 - Dave Shea's supported browsers

Richard MacManus : Dave Shea's browser support list: IE5+(Win), IE5.2(Mac), Safari1.0(Mac), Mozilla1.x, Netscape7, Opera7, OmniWeb4.5, Lynx

Paul Hammond : mezzoblue - Browser Support 2004 - For what it's worth then, my own list

Jeff Veen : Browser Support 2004 - Oy. I remember writing columns like this one.

Seattle newspaper customizes their homepage by time of day

26/01/2004 @ 18:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Seattle newspaper customizes their homepage by time of day - big news in the morning, lighter stories after lunch

Anil Dash : Seattle PI adapts content to time of day - this kind of smart publication scheduling is what i thought online periodicals would have done years ago

Paul Hammond : Seattle Post-Intelligencer - We know your interests change as the day rolls along

Wayne Burkett : Seattle Post-Intelligencer - Now customizing news content according to time of day

Erik Benson : Interesting, if a bit gimmicky, way to personalize the front page of a news site by the time of day (not as easy to do for non-location-specific portals) - +

Les Orchard : Seattle Post-Intelligencer - "Why does the home page look one way in the morning and different when I come back later?"

cooperative linux, runs as a Windows driver

26/01/2004 @ 05:00 UTC

Anil Dash : cooperative linux, runs as a Windows driver - what a terrifying but oddly elegant idea

Will Pate : Cooperative Linux - Towards a Linux kernel that can operate cooperatively alongside Windows operating systems.

Andy Baio : Cooperative Linux, run Linux on Windows natively - yes, natively. here's how it works [via]

Kayode Okeyode : Cooperative Linux: Running Linux on Microsoft Windows

Simon Willison : Cooperative Linux - Run Linux on Windows, natively.

Jeremy Zawodny : colinux - colinux: the mind boggles

10 mistakes writers don't see

19/01/2004 @ 02:00 UTC

Aquarion : 10 mistakes writers don't see - Guilty

phil : Ten Mistakes Writers Don't See (But Can Easily Fix When They Do)

Paul Hammond : Holt Uncensored :: Ten Mistakes Writers Don't See (But Can Easily Fix When They Do) - Show, Don't Tell

Tom Coates : Ten Mistakes Writers Don't See (But Can Easily Fix When They Do) - Ten Mistakes Writers Don't See (But Can Easily Fix When They Do)

Will Pate : Ten Mistakes Writers Don't See (But Can Easily Fix When They Do) - I think I score a 10 in most blog posts.

Jeremy Zawodny : ten mistakes writers don't see - ten mistakes writers don't see: good points

Matt Haughey goes Under the Iron

16/01/2004 @ 20:01 UTC

Andy Baio : Matt Haughey goes Under the Iron - great interview

Graham Leuschke : great interview with mathowie - aka Matt Haughey -- wonder what the big secret project in production is?

Anil Dash : interview with matt haughey, rock star - that guy's so cool!

Paul Hammond : under the iron - #11 Matt Haughey - when I was in my 20s I had all the free time in the world

Dan Cederholm : Matt Haughey under the iron - Good interview with the man behind MetaFilter and 3,579 other great sites.

Richard MacManus : Matt Haughey: "I hope new web users see it as the read/write medium it was meant to be instead of seeing it as an information appliance to look at."

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).

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.

isoHunt, IRC and BitTorrent search engine

12/01/2004 @ 17:00 UTC

Andy Baio : isoHunt, IRC and BitTorrent search engine -

Wayne Burkett : isoHunt - IRC and Bit Torrent Search Engine

Graham Leuschke : isoHunt.com - BitTorrent search engine - currently 18.1 TERAbytes. That's right.

Alex Dudas : A deep torrent search engine - This site provides you with an advanced BitTorrent search engine and .torrent mirror, along with integrated XDCC search, Fserve search and NFO search for files on IRC. 1367.19 TB of goodness.

Jeremy Zawodny : isoHunt - isoHunt: IRC and Bit Torrent Search Engine

Matthew M. Boedicker : isoHunt BitTorrent search engine fights back against MPAA legal threats

Rands In Repose: N.A.D.D.

12/01/2004 @ 12:00 UTC

Paul Hammond : Rands In Repose: N.A.D.D. - How many things are you doing right now in addition to reading this column?

Aquarion : Do you suffer? - Nerd Attention Deficiency Disorder

Jeremy Zawodny : 'Weblogs are designed for those with NADD' - 'Weblogs are designed for those with NADD'

Manuzhai : N.A.D.D. - A TV card for my computer would be nice, those TV shows don't need all of my attention!

Ben Milleare : Have you got NADD?

Mark Pilgrim : nerd attention deficit disorder - weblogging is the perfect medium for people who can't... hey look, a butterfly

Will Pate : NADD - Nerd Attention Deficiency Disorder - Finally they have a name for my incurable disease.

Weblog shrinky-dinks

8/01/2004 @ 19:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Weblog shrinky-dinks - my blog is longer than your blog

Jeremy Zawodny : weblog snapshots

gleuschk : itsy-bitsy teeny-weeny weblogs - mine's longer than yours

Ethan Marcotte : Blog snapshots - Maybe taken for no particular reason, but entertaining stuff.

Anil Dash : i have a short weblog - sippey's taken some cool-looking pictures of a couple of weblogs, including mine

Wayne Burkett : Weblog snapshots - Linked and created for no particular reason

Jeff Veen : weblog snapshots - It's an honor just to be nominated.

Tom Coates : Sippey's snapshots of weblogs circa Jan 2004 - Sippey's snapshots of weblogs circa Jan 2004

Paul Hammond : weblog snapshots - for no particular reason

Erik Benson : 10 weblog shrinky dinks--they look so nice together like this - +

Philippe Janvier : Weblog snapshots - "For no particular reason". Where's mine :)

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