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Developer of Japanese P2P system arrested

10/05/2004 @ 23:00 UTC

François Nonnenmacher : Developer of Japanese P2P system arrested - And I thought that France, not Japan, was leading the world in stupid Internet policing

Thoughts on the new Blogger templates

10/05/2004 @ 23:00 UTC

Tomas Jogin : Thoughts on the new Blogger templates - "Much has been and will be written about the new Blogger design. I agree with much of the positive response. Rather than adding to the chorus of praise (again, which I mostly agree with), I have some criticism of the templates."

Bright Creative

10/05/2004 @ 22:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Bright Creative - Just in case good design makes you hot.

Dan Cederholm : Bright Creative - Dave Shea's brand new biz site. Looking sharp.

Simon Willison : Bright Creative - Dave Shea's consulting business gets a great looking redesign. (via)

Jon Hicks : Bright Creative launches - Very nicely done Dave......

You can annotate Flickr photos now? Kick. Ass.

10/05/2004 @ 22:00 UTC

jkottke : You can annotate Flickr photos now? Kick. Ass.

the best prince songs you haven't heard

10/05/2004 @ 22:00 UTC

anildash : the best prince songs you haven't heard - slate's list isn't canonical, but it's not that bad either

Janet Jackson Would Also Have Been a Hit in the 1600s

10/05/2004 @ 21:00 UTC

François Nonnenmacher : Janet Jackson Would Also Have Been a Hit in the 1600s - Selling tricks haven't changed in the last 400 years

Unqualified Offerings - Poetry Corner

10/05/2004 @ 21:00 UTC

phil : Unqualified Offerings - Poetry Corner - Jim Henley on how to be a poet.

Info about the Disneyland 50th anniversary events

10/05/2004 @ 20:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Info about the Disneyland 50th anniversary events - the Tower of Terror opened last week

L.A. Philharmonic plays Final Fantasy game soundtrack

10/05/2004 @ 20:00 UTC

Andy Baio : L.A. Philharmonic plays Final Fantasy game soundtrack - [via]

Working with Blogger

10/05/2004 @ 20:00 UTC

doug : Working with Blogger - Jeff Veen provides another side of the story on the Blogger redesign

Tom Coates : Jeff Veen on Blogger too. He rocks also.

Mark Pilgrim : working with blogger is fun - the architect speaks

ebay's growth is just beginning?

10/05/2004 @ 20:00 UTC

anildash : ebay's growth is just beginning? - i'm curious what thinking they're doing about decentralization

Blogger gets Atomized

10/05/2004 @ 19:01 UTC

François Nonnenmacher : Blogger gets Atomized

Ancient maps

10/05/2004 @ 19:00 UTC

Nelson Minar : Ancient maps - via Muxway

Cringely on the sale of virtual goods through Paypal

10/05/2004 @ 18:01 UTC

Andy Baio : Cringely on the sale of virtual goods through Paypal - without physical goods, chargeback policies don't work well [via]

Nelson Minar : Bad PayPal policy - PayPal's aggressive chargeback rules backfire when virtual goods are involved

Everquest economics

10/05/2004 @ 18:01 UTC

Nelson Minar : Everquest economics - The exchange rate for virtual to real money varies 2x on different EQ servers

Blog Songs

10/05/2004 @ 18:00 UTC

Nelson Minar : Blog Songs - Anil Dash with an amusing reflection

Tom Coates : Anil's survey of blog songs... - Anil's survey of blog songs...

Zogby predicts that Kerry will win in November

10/05/2004 @ 18:00 UTC

Adam Gessaman : Zogby predicts that Kerry will win in November - Unless some dirty dealing with Osama, Oil or Iraq gets in the way…

Guidelines for Visualizing Links

10/05/2004 @ 18:00 UTC

Tom Coates : Guidelines for Visualizing Links

Paul Hammond : Design Guidelines for Visualizing Links (Jakob Nielsen's Alertbox) - it's not always absolutely necessary to underline it

The knuckleball is getting its groove back

10/05/2004 @ 18:00 UTC

jkottke : The knuckleball is getting its groove back - The knuckleball is getting its groove back (Red Sox GM and Moneyballer Theo Epstein currently has two more knuckleballers in the pipeline with which to torment the Yankees.)

Steve Cook : Project Knuckleball - All hail the sons of Tim Wakefield! Knuckleballers are inherently valuable if only because their arms -never get hurt-; man was not meant to throw 94-mph fastballs, but 64-mph knucklers are another story.

Dan Cederholm : Project Knuckleball - Fascinating New Yorker article about the legendary pitch.

How does a man on a motorscooter catch a runaway ostrich?

10/05/2004 @ 18:00 UTC

jkottke : How does a man on a motorscooter catch a runaway ostrich? - How does a man on a motorscooter catch a runaway ostrich? (Answer: he doesn't.)

This aerial photo by Vincent Laforet of a lone cab moving through Brooklyn after a snowstorm is a...

10/05/2004 @ 18:00 UTC

jkottke : This aerial photo by Vincent Laforet of a lone cab moving through Brooklyn after a snowstorm is awesome

Tom Coates : Via Mr Kottke: Awesome Stunning Beautiful Picture of a cab driving through Brooklyn

Dan on TicTac

10/05/2004 @ 17:01 UTC

doug : Dan on TicTac - Dan covers his new TicTac Blogger template

Direct links to the new Blogger templates

10/05/2004 @ 17:01 UTC

dionidium : Direct links to the new Blogger templates - Designs by Zeldman, Cederholm, Bowman, et al.

Tomas Jogin : The New Blogger Templates - List of samples of the new Blogger templates. Blogger registration not required to view. Prediction: Dan Cederholm's templates, called TicTac, are going to be the most popular choices.

Valid Design

10/05/2004 @ 17:01 UTC

dionidium : Valid Design - Alex Keeny's stab at a better W3C Validator.

Kayode Okeyode : Redesigning the W3C Validator Page

MSNBC's interview with Madeleine L'Engle

10/05/2004 @ 17:00 UTC

Andy Baio : MSNBC's interview with Madeleine L'Engle - the Wrinkle in Time movie airs tonight [via]

Steve Cook : Madeline L'Engle on religious literature - "...[Y]ou have to take truth seriously even when it expands beyond the facts."

Blogger now publishes UTF-8 by default

10/05/2004 @ 17:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Blogger now publishes UTF-8 by default - so does MT 3.0

"States with higher IQ vote Democrat" meme is a hoax

10/05/2004 @ 17:00 UTC

jkottke : "States with higher IQ vote Democrat" meme is a hoax - "States with higher IQ vote Democrat" meme is a hoax (Stupid gullible liberals!)

Adam Gessaman : IQ by state is a hoax - I sort of suspected it, as they say there are lies, damn lies, and statistics.

Tom Coates : Apologies everyone - it appears that bright people do vote Republican after all...

Adam Gopnik talks with Jane Jacobs on her return to New York and her new book

10/05/2004 @ 17:00 UTC

jkottke : Adam Gopnik talks with Jane Jacobs on her return to New York and her new book

Tom Coates : Jane Jacobs on Cities and Songs and "Dark Age Ahead" - Jane Jacobs on Cities and Songs and "Dark Age Ahead"

anildash : "Our songs and cities are the best things about us." - jane jacobs explains the things that matter most

Introducing Scribe

10/05/2004 @ 16:00 UTC

doug : Introducing Scribe - Todd discusses Scribe, his unique, nicely executed Blogger template

Gloomy bear

10/05/2004 @ 16:00 UTC

Steve Cook : Gloomy bear - Very cute, only moderately gloomy.

Gallery of industrial art

10/05/2004 @ 16:00 UTC

Steve Cook : Gallery of industrial art - Beautiful patent drawings and mechanical schema.

IGN's Half Life 2 hands-on review

10/05/2004 @ 16:00 UTC

Andy Baio : IGN's Half Life 2 hands-on review - this time, they're saying summer 2004

Nelson Minar : Half Life 2 preview - IGN has a good hands-on look (via Waxy)

ACME Novelty Archive

10/05/2004 @ 16:00 UTC

Andy Baio : ACME Novelty Archive - Kempa's excellent archive of Chris Ware work

Steve Cook : A Chris Ware bibliography - Andrew of Kempa resurrects the Acme Novelty Warehouse, a kindness to sad robots and angry superhero divinities everywhere.

New version of the excellent They Rule

10/05/2004 @ 16:00 UTC

jkottke : New version of the excellent They Rule - New version of the excellent They Rule (Create your own diagrams a la Mark Lombardi.)

In case you're wondering who Mark Lombardi is

10/05/2004 @ 16:00 UTC

jkottke : In case you're wondering who Mark Lombardi is - In case you're wondering who Mark Lombardi is

Sony US music service an 'embarrassment'

10/05/2004 @ 15:01 UTC

François Nonnenmacher : Sony US music service an 'embarrassment' - Poor catalogue, format and hardware limitations, "bloated, bug-ridden" download software make it an embarrassment to the company that made the Walkman

Google preps new tool to juice revenue

10/05/2004 @ 15:01 UTC

François Nonnenmacher : Google preps new tool to juice revenue - match more searches to advertisements

accessibility in the news

10/05/2004 @ 15:00 UTC

Mark Pilgrim : accessibility in the news - fantastic write-up (i wish the news itself was as good)

ten questions for anne van kesteren

10/05/2004 @ 15:00 UTC

Mark Pilgrim : ten questions for anne van kesteren - ultra-geeky but excellent interview about mime types and web standards

(setq default-frame-alist '((font . "-raster-ProFontWindows-normal-r-normal-normal-22-112-96-96-c...

10/05/2004 @ 15:00 UTC

Mark Pilgrim : (setq default-frame-alist '((font . "-raster-ProFontWindows-normal-r-normal-normal-22-112-96-96-c-70-iso8859-1"))) - i did a similar thing on my mac last night, i love this font

the arrogance of taste

10/05/2004 @ 15:00 UTC

Mark Pilgrim : the arrogance of taste - aesthetics and the art of api design

ssh tunneling through a dmz

10/05/2004 @ 15:00 UTC

Mark Pilgrim : ssh tunneling through a dmz - hey, i need to do that

how to respect your elders

10/05/2004 @ 15:00 UTC

Mark Pilgrim : how to respect your elders - zoooom!

when semantic coders go bad

10/05/2004 @ 15:00 UTC

Mark Pilgrim : when semantic coders go bad - mu

Paul Hammond : Matthew Thomas - When semantic coders go bad - b and i are not deprecated

Kayode Okeyode : When semantic coders go bad

Do-It-Yourself PowerBook Repair

10/05/2004 @ 14:00 UTC

François Nonnenmacher : Do-It-Yourself PowerBook Repair - Free guides to accessing and replacing components in your PowerBook.

Jeremy Zawodny : do it yourself powerbook repairs - do it yourself powerbook repairs: good howtos if you need them

philgyford : FixIt Guide - FixIt Guide Series - Very clear step-by-step guides to replacing various parts of your PowerBook or iBook.

European Shuttle Prototype Lands Safely

10/05/2004 @ 14:00 UTC

François Nonnenmacher : European Shuttle Prototype Lands Safely - Unmanned prototype of a European space shuttle lands in Sweden

E-voting promises US election tragicomedy

10/05/2004 @ 14:00 UTC

François Nonnenmacher : E-voting promises US election tragicomedy

New version of Sasser undermines lone coder theory

10/05/2004 @ 14:00 UTC

François Nonnenmacher : New version of Sasser undermines lone coder theory

New Blogger

10/05/2004 @ 13:00 UTC

Philippe Janvier : New Blogger - Nouvelle interface blogger. Chouette :)

François Nonnenmacher : Google revamps Blogger

Live Wire

10/05/2004 @ 12:00 UTC

Jon Hicks : Live Wire - Shaun Inman has been shamelessly plugging his Live Wire T-Shirt, now available from Threadless. Its a damn good thing its a gorgeous design. I've got mine.....

Lineto fonts

10/05/2004 @ 12:00 UTC

phil : Lineto fonts - Font catalogue demonstrated using live BBC News headlines.

Reuter RSS

10/05/2004 @ 12:00 UTC

Philippe Janvier : Reuter RSS - Un imperatif pour ne pas se faire piquer son business. Reste maintenant la nature du service et la qualité des nouvelles.

skEdit v.3.4

10/05/2004 @ 11:00 UTC

Jon Hicks : skEdit v.3.4 - Now out! Many new features, but code hinting for Movable Type tags is my favourite!...

Poland Joins the European Union

10/05/2004 @ 11:00 UTC

anildash : Poland Joins the European Union - maciej has a fantastic first-hand account

Moodle, a free course/learning management system

10/05/2004 @ 10:00 UTC

François Nonnenmacher : Moodle, a free course/learning management system

Doug Bowman on the Blogger redesign

10/05/2004 @ 07:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Doug Bowman on the Blogger redesign - it's hard to compete with free done well [via]

jkottke : Doug Bowman on the Blogger redesign - Doug Bowman on the Blogger redesign (The "publish thoughts, get feedback, find people" explanation of blogging on the front page of the site is as good as I've seen anywhere.)

Jon Hicks : Blogger redesign - Read Doug Bowman's report on the redesign process of Blogger, Fascinating stuff...

François Hodierne : The New Blogger - vu par Douglas Bowman. Voir aussi

Philippe Janvier : The New Blogger - He done it again. Must read !

Mark Pilgrim : the new blogger - the designer speaks

Paul Hammond : Stopdesign | The New Blogger - we focused on making the Blogger brand and interface much more friendly and approachable

phil : Stopdesign | The New Blogger - Doug Bowman on redesigning Blogger.

Tom Coates : Wonderful article on designing the new Blogger site with Adaptive Path and StopDesign

Kayode Okeyode : Bowman on the Blogger redesign

Simon Willison : Stopdesign | The New Blogger - Doug helped redesign Blogger: this is his write-up.

Richard MacManus : Stopdesign describes design process for the new Blogger - Complete with obligatory IE whinges ;-)

Blogger redesigns

10/05/2004 @ 06:00 UTC

dionidium : Blogger redesigns - Add Blogger to the list of sites with an attractive new look for Spring. Is it something about this time of year?

Philippe Janvier : Blogger - Tiens on dirait que Blogger s'attaque au marché français. Pas d'inquiétude, ça ne dépasse pas encore la deuxième page, mais l'aide ne devrait pas tarder. [via#

Self-esteem games

10/05/2004 @ 05:00 UTC

Steve Cook : Self-esteem games - Can't you feel your esteem for yourself growing?

The demise of the loft as a meaningful cultural icon

10/05/2004 @ 04:01 UTC

Steve Cook : The demise of the loft as a meaningful cultural icon - "Why not? ThereÂ’s no frame of reference out here."

New version of Blogger launches

10/05/2004 @ 04:00 UTC

jkottke : New version of Blogger launches - New version of Blogger launches (With new features -- like comments and single page archives -- and the now-ubiquitous double drop shadowed design.)

Cameron Marlow : Blogger relaunch - Pyra is a robot transformer morphing into Movabletypepad

Mark Pilgrim : the great blogger relaunch - standards-based design and templates, individual entry archives, and comments

Paul Hammond : Blogger - The Great Blogger Relaunch - We've splashed around some bright colors and rounded the corners a bit.

Kayode Okeyode : The Great Blogger Relaunch

Friendster's high school age crowd

10/05/2004 @ 03:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Friendster's high school age crowd - the fakester teacher profiles are an interesting form of commentary

How a Nation Forfeits its Meaning

10/05/2004 @ 01:17 UTC

François Nonnenmacher : How a Nation Forfeits its Meaning - Will America rediscover that it is a democracy?

EU Council Plans to Scrap Parliamentary Vote without Discussion

10/05/2004 @ 01:16 UTC

François Nonnenmacher : EU Council Plans to Scrap Parliamentary Vote without Discussion - Why do we vote for a parliament already?

Jónsa spáð góðu gengi

10/05/2004 @ 01:15 UTC

kaninka.net : Jónsa spáð góðu gengi - ... segði það einu sinni enn: 20. sæti.

Survival Guide to LAMP: Ten Basic Commands of Linux

10/05/2004 @ 01:14 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : Survival Guide to LAMP: Ten Basic Commands of Linux

Survival Guide to LAMP: The command line is Fine, Come on In

10/05/2004 @ 01:13 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : Survival Guide to LAMP: The command line is Fine, Come on In

Why Programming is a good medium for expressing poorly understood and sloppily-formulated ideas

10/05/2004 @ 01:12 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : Why Programming is a good medium for expressing poorly understood and sloppily-formulated ideas

Switch statements in Python

10/05/2004 @ 01:11 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : Switch statements in Python

Nelson Minar : Python switch stmt - Clever use of anonymous dictionaries

Seven Low-Cost Ways to Improve Legacy Code

10/05/2004 @ 01:10 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : Seven Low-Cost Ways to Improve Legacy Code

Perl: Building Testing Libraries

10/05/2004 @ 01:09 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : Perl: Building Testing Libraries

Your First Cup of Java (for Microsoft Windows)

10/05/2004 @ 01:08 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : Your First Cup of Java (for Microsoft Windows)

Screensaver: Dreaming of Electric Sheep

10/05/2004 @ 01:07 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : Screensaver: Dreaming of Electric Sheep

Semantic Coding

10/05/2004 @ 01:06 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : Semantic Coding

Paul Hammond : Andy Budd::Blogography: Semantic Coding - Some things are purely presentational and sometimes it's going to be impossible to completely separate meaning from display

Why Learning Assembly Language is Still a Good Idea

10/05/2004 @ 01:05 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : Why Learning Assembly Language is Still a Good Idea

W3C Validator Update

10/05/2004 @ 01:04 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : W3C Validator Update

Internet Protocols

10/05/2004 @ 01:03 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : Internet Protocols

Microsoft Allows Pirates to Install XP SP2

10/05/2004 @ 01:02 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : Microsoft Allows Pirates to Install XP SP2

Sasser Worm Suspect Confesses

10/05/2004 @ 01:01 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : Sasser Worm Suspect Confesses

First season of Dukes of Hazzard on DVD

10/05/2004 @ 01:00 UTC

jkottke : First season of Dukes of Hazzard on DVD - First season of Dukes of Hazzard on DVD (Looks like Knight Rider and A-Team DVDs are available as well. What, no Diff'rent Strokes?)

Alain Lipietz - Blog

10/05/2004 @ 00:00 UTC

François Hodierne : Alain Lipietz - Blog

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