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All About Birds

17/06/2004 @ 23:55 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : All About Birds

can google continue to beat yahoo and msn?

17/06/2004 @ 23:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : can google continue to beat yahoo and msn? - can google continue to beat yahoo and msn?: what do you mean by continue? read the numbers

more on craigslist killing classifieds

17/06/2004 @ 23:55 UTC

anildash : more on craigslist killing classifieds - and the newspapers still don't know what hit 'em

redefining what's picture-worthy

17/06/2004 @ 23:55 UTC

anildash : redefining what's picture-worthy - sweet, sweet moblogs

Teleportation breakthrough made

17/06/2004 @ 22:57 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : Teleportation breakthrough made

Reading and Writing Registry Keys with Visual Basic

17/06/2004 @ 22:56 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : Reading and Writing Registry Keys with Visual Basic

PHP on the Command Line - Part 1

17/06/2004 @ 22:56 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : PHP on the Command Line - Part 1

Interesting Things to Know about MySQL

17/06/2004 @ 22:56 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : Interesting Things to Know about MySQL

Paul Hammond : Interesting Things to Know about MySQL | Linux Gazette - show processlist

Using Emacs for Perl Programming

17/06/2004 @ 22:56 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : Using Emacs for Perl Programming

A Practical Guide to Active Server Pages

17/06/2004 @ 22:56 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : A Practical Guide to Active Server Pages

Ways to talk with Internet Explorer team

17/06/2004 @ 22:55 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : Ways to talk with Internet Explorer team

Why can't a newspaper be more like a blog

17/06/2004 @ 22:55 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : Why can't a newspaper be more like a blog - Why can't a newspaper be more like a blog

Bookmarks Synchronizer, an extension for Firefox

17/06/2004 @ 22:55 UTC

Graham Leuschke : Bookmarks Synchronizer, an extension for Firefox - been waiting for this for years

Rod Begbie : Mozilla Update :: Bookmarks Synchroniser - Handy wee Firefox extension to sync your bookmarks between PCs [via#

Simon Willison : Firefox Extension: Bookmarks Synchronizer - Very, very cool. Syncs bookmarks via an FTP server. (via)

Aquarion : Bookmarks Synchroniser - Sync bookmarks over FTP. I've been waiting for this since Fx came out...

self-circumcised boy in hospital

17/06/2004 @ 22:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : self-circumcised boy in hospital - self-circumcised boy in hospital: what is it with africans and their machettes?

Sideline bashers

17/06/2004 @ 22:55 UTC

anildash : Sideline bashers - ev identifies a truism about people who complain

Buzzard dies dive-bombing a van

17/06/2004 @ 21:56 UTC

Aquarion : Buzzard dies dive-bombing a van - [...]

It's JUSTIN!

17/06/2004 @ 21:55 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : It's JUSTIN! - Headphones and a strong stomach suggested.

List of IE's development goals

17/06/2004 @ 21:55 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : List of IE's development goals - IE's project manager weighs in with something like a roadmap.

Simon Willison : The IE team's Group Program Manager speaks - Comment on Channel 9, emphasizes importance of backwards compatibility. (via)

Winer blog story hits the front page of Yahoo

17/06/2004 @ 21:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Winer blog story hits the front page of Yahoo - I'm with Matt, this isn't front page news

Draft Bruce

17/06/2004 @ 21:55 UTC

anildash : Draft Bruce - boss beat bush?

raving about blinkx

17/06/2004 @ 21:55 UTC

anildash : raving about blinkx - sounds like i'll have to give it a try

Andy Baio : Om on Blinkx - I don't use IE, but I'll try the desktop search [via]

On Spawned Windows

17/06/2004 @ 20:57 UTC

dionidium : On Spawned Windows - Lots of good information on opening new windows.

Anne van Kesteren : On Spawned Windows - Great link! [via#

Marvel names than DC names could feasibly be used for vibrators and/or freaky sex toys

17/06/2004 @ 20:56 UTC

Aquarion : Marvel names than DC names could feasibly be used for vibrators and/or freaky sex toys - An interesting, and apparently valid, statement. Fear.

Police called into Big Brother house

17/06/2004 @ 20:56 UTC

Tom Coates : Police called into Big Brother house

Exxomsecrets.org - How Exxonmobil funds the Climate Change Skeptics

17/06/2004 @ 20:56 UTC

Tom Coates : Exxomsecrets.org - How Exxonmobil funds the Climate Change Skeptics

jkottke : Explore the links between ExxonMobile and the funding of climate change skeptics - Explore the links between ExxonMobile and the funding of climate change skeptics (From the creator of They Rule.)

Anti-pot advertisement

17/06/2004 @ 20:55 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Anti-pot advertisement - True! All true! Fear outer space!

Wired on the TechTV/G4 merger

17/06/2004 @ 20:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Wired on the TechTV/G4 merger - fans of both camps are annoyed

deusx : Wired News: TechTV Fans Mad as Hell - I've got an idea: Let's take a popular geek TV network and destroy it. That'll make us tons of money and happy fans.

Screenshot: Winer blog story hits the front page of Yahoo

17/06/2004 @ 20:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Screenshot: Winer blog story hits the front page of Yahoo - here's the AP story... those damn loggers!

Add style system support for CSS column properties

17/06/2004 @ 19:56 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Add style system support for CSS column properties - Nice! #

That Wicked Worn Look

17/06/2004 @ 19:56 UTC

Dan Cederholm : That Wicked Worn Look - Fantastic series from Cameron Moll on achieving the worn look with Photoshop.

0-Click Shopping(tm), using Amazon's Web Services

17/06/2004 @ 19:55 UTC

Erik Benson : 0-Click Shopping(tm), using Amazon's Web Services - He better patent this before Amazon gets wind of it

Andy Baio : Automatic wishlist purchases with Amazon's API - or "0-click shopping," as Erik calls it [via]

wrapup of Internet Planet blog panel

17/06/2004 @ 19:55 UTC

anildash : wrapup of Internet Planet blog panel - we had a surprisingly good turnout and got to cover some new stuff

March

17/06/2004 @ 18:56 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : March - Comments from the usual suspects #

Madonna becomes 'Esther'

17/06/2004 @ 18:55 UTC

Adam Gessaman : Madonna becomes 'Esther' - Crazy shit, yo.

www.niggerfreehosting.com - Ein plan, Ein price, Ein policy!

17/06/2004 @ 18:55 UTC

Aquarion : www.niggerfreehosting.com - Ein plan, Ein price, Ein policy! - Gods. I _hope_ this is satire

Gothamist interview with John Hodgman

17/06/2004 @ 18:55 UTC

jkottke : Gothamist interview with John Hodgman

Wanted: Gluttonous RSS Feeders (or how to read 1600 feeds a day) (via)

17/06/2004 @ 17:55 UTC

kellan : Wanted: Gluttonous RSS Feeders (or how to read 1600 feeds a day) (via) - Roger is prototyping it with Magpie #

logorrhea

17/06/2004 @ 17:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : logorrhea - logorrhea: search ichat message archives

beyond bullets

17/06/2004 @ 17:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : beyond bullets - beyond bullets: powerpoint weblog

SimpleBits | The Great Book Giveaway Contest

17/06/2004 @ 17:55 UTC

Paul Hammond : SimpleBits | The Great Book Giveaway Contest - a nice collection of links for people to browse

Reality of Running Away from Stuff

17/06/2004 @ 17:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Reality of Running Away from Stuff - top speeds of common Hollywood moving hazards [via]

deusx : The Reality of Running Away from Stuff - "Here's a chart showing maximum speeds for some of the more common Hollywood hazards measured against the fastest speeds that an Olympic level human can deliver (all in meters/second)."

jkottke : The reality of running away from stuff in movies

X-Phile №68

17/06/2004 @ 16:56 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : X-Phile №68 - X-Phile, 'utf-8', what do you want more? #

dionidium : X-Phile №68 - Good work.

notes and pictures from the set of "A Scanner Darkly"

17/06/2004 @ 16:56 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : notes and pictures from the set of "A Scanner Darkly"

Baghdad's emerging bar scene for occupying forces

17/06/2004 @ 16:56 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : Baghdad's emerging bar scene for occupying forces

FDA History, The Case of the Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich

17/06/2004 @ 16:55 UTC

Andy Baio : FDA History, The Case of the Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich - with vintage photos and typography [via]

Steve Cook : The Pure Foods Act and PB&J - "[T]here never was a product made but some gosh darn fool could make it worse and sell it for less." Absolutely wonderful.

"The Turing machine is an abstract model of computer execution and storage introduced in 1936 by ...

17/06/2004 @ 16:55 UTC

jkottke : "The Turing machine is an abstract model of computer execution and storage introduced in 1936 by Alan Turing" - "The Turing machine is an abstract model of computer execution and storage introduced in 1936 by Alan Turing"

No doubt about it, push is back, baby!

17/06/2004 @ 16:55 UTC

jkottke : No doubt about it, push is back, baby! - No doubt about it, push is back, baby! (Mike Davidson on agents and smart aggregation.)

How IE can be standard compliant without breaking the web

17/06/2004 @ 15:55 UTC

Isofarro : How IE can be standard compliant without breaking the web - Clever standards based solution.

Paul Hammond : How IE can be standard compliant without breaking the web <Anne's Weblog about Markup & Style> - application/xhtml+xml

Clarendon is the new Helvetica

17/06/2004 @ 15:55 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Clarendon is the new Helvetica - "The quirky slab serif has been quietly undergoing a renaissance" #

Optical concrete

17/06/2004 @ 15:55 UTC

Steve Cook : Optical concrete - See shadows through your cinder blocks.

Andy Pryke's detailed meeting with Nanniebots creator

17/06/2004 @ 15:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Andy Pryke's detailed meeting with Nanniebots creator - he includes transcripts of his chats, some background on the story

Attempting to retrieve data for gmail.com on Alexa brings up information on catalinaisland.com in...

17/06/2004 @ 15:55 UTC

jkottke : Attempting to retrieve data for gmail.com on Alexa brings up information on catalinaisland.com instead - Attempting to retrieve data for gmail.com on Alexa brings up information on catalinaisland.com instead (OMG! OMG!! Is Amazon conspiring against Google?)

Toronto-Rochester ferry to finally start service today, but may not run tomorrow

17/06/2004 @ 14:55 UTC

Graham Leuschke : Toronto-Rochester ferry to finally start service today, but may not run tomorrow - classic

Office Doors of the North American Professor

17/06/2004 @ 14:55 UTC

Graham Leuschke : Office Doors of the North American Professor - blogs are the new office doors

Typographic illustration project

17/06/2004 @ 14:55 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Typographic illustration project - Just...damn.

Mathematical Backgrounds of Futurama Writers

17/06/2004 @ 14:00 UTC

Graham Leuschke : Mathematical Backgrounds of Futurama Writers - Bender's serial number is 1729, a historically significant integer to mathematicians everywhere; that 'joke' alone is worth six years of grad school, I'd say.

Steve Cook : The Mathematical Background of Futurama Writers - Now, calculate Fry's Erdös number.

Fleep

17/06/2004 @ 14:00 UTC

Graham Leuschke : Fleep - two pens, a paperback novel, three coins and 20 ft of unwaxed dental floss

Open Source Web Design

17/06/2004 @ 12:16 UTC

François Hodierne : Open Source Web Design - "Open Source Web Design is a community of designers and site owners sharing free web design templates as well as web design information." [via#

Eric Meyer : Open Source Web Design - Download free web design templates - Absolutely worth checking out. Almost 1,700 designs as of this posting!

They know where you are

17/06/2004 @ 11:15 UTC

kaninka.net : They know where you are

That old hopeful feeling

17/06/2004 @ 11:14 UTC

François Hodierne : That old hopeful feeling - "I'm actually getting excited about weblog syndication again!" [via#

anildash : getting excited about syndication again - as always, it's the cool apps that make the effort worthwhile

deusx : phil ringnalda dot com: That old hopeful feeling - "Somebody hold me: I'm actually getting excited about weblog syndication again!"

Philippe Janvier : That old hopeful feeling - Hors format. De nouvelles idées pour l'agregation et la syndication de contenu.

Teleportation Breakthrough

17/06/2004 @ 10:06 UTC

Jon Hicks : Teleportation Breakthrough - “We are able to teleport in a deliberate way – that is, at the push of a button”

jeffcroft.com redesigns

17/06/2004 @ 10:05 UTC

dionidium : jeffcroft.com redesigns - Looks great, Jeff.

Mike Davidson is purposely making his site invalid to prove that it doesn't matter

17/06/2004 @ 10:05 UTC

dionidium : Mike Davidson is purposely making his site invalid to prove that it doesn't matter - I feel bad that he spent so much time missing the point.

Anne van Kesteren : March to Your Own Standard - 24 errors ;-) #

Paul Hammond : Mike Davidson: March to Your Own Standard - like carrying a canary down a mine shaft with you

Nelson Minar : Gratuitous unstandard - "By invalidating my entire site with this one line of code, I ensure that I am made aware the instant it matters" (via Evan)

Can Mozilla and Opera Renew the Browser Innovation?

17/06/2004 @ 08:36 UTC

kellan : Can Mozilla and Opera Renew the Browser Innovation? - Kendall proposes re-opening the browser wars. He has a point, but I bet a lot of old standards warriors are having trauma flashbacks. #

RSS-Feast - Simple RSS feed reader plugin for WordPress

17/06/2004 @ 08:36 UTC

kellan : RSS-Feast - Simple RSS feed reader plugin for WordPress - With MagpieRSS. #

New Kwiki finally available.

17/06/2004 @ 08:36 UTC

kellan : New Kwiki finally available. - Now if I can just remember what it was I wanted to use this for. #

Hacker Stickers, Stickers for Geeks, Nerds and Computers or Cars

17/06/2004 @ 08:36 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : Hacker Stickers, Stickers for Geeks, Nerds and Computers or Cars

Veen Diagram (now that's a business model)

17/06/2004 @ 08:35 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : Veen Diagram (now that's a business model)

typewriter cufflinks

17/06/2004 @ 08:35 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : typewriter cufflinks

Improving JSF by Dumping JSP

17/06/2004 @ 08:35 UTC

Charles Miller : Improving JSF by Dumping JSP - Improving JSF by Dumping JSP by Hans Bergsten explores the problems inherent in using JSF with JSP.

Waxy.org: Dave Winer Remix Contest

17/06/2004 @ 08:34 UTC

Adam Gessaman : Waxy.org: Dave Winer Remix Contest

Tomas Jogin : Basically, People Just Love To Jump Up And Down - Uhm, and, uhm, basically, uhm, people just like to jump up and down.

kellan : Dave Winer Remix Contest - 'This is Not A Morning Coffee Note' sounds like a Talking Heads lyric. #

Ethan Marcotte : Dave Winer remix contest - Yes, I'm catching up on a backlog of newsfeeds. Still, this rocks.

Terry Jones: This won't hurt much

17/06/2004 @ 08:34 UTC

Rod Begbie : Terry Jones: This won't hurt much - Swiftian satyre from the pen of the former Python [via#

Why Open Source is Critical to our Economic Future

17/06/2004 @ 08:34 UTC

Will Pate : Why Open Source is Critical to our Economic Future - Car makers using proprietary code for their chips could mean that one day only branded mechanics can work on your car.

IE Dev team respond to 'IE is horribly broken' reports

17/06/2004 @ 08:33 UTC

Aquarion : IE Dev team respond to 'IE is horribly broken' reports - Interesting reading, here. IE not apparently as dead as is thought

Wherein Maciej attempts to solve the selection portion of dating

17/06/2004 @ 08:33 UTC

deusx : Wherein Maciej attempts to solve the selection portion of dating

Graham Leuschke : checklist - Begin with score obtained at AmIHotOrNot.com and apply following corrections

Power implant aims to run on body heat

17/06/2004 @ 08:32 UTC

deusx : Power implant aims to run on body heat - 'The "biothermal battery" under development by Biophan Technologies of West Henrietta, will generate electricity using arrays of thousands of thermoelectric generators built into an implantable chip.'

Taking Small Wonder Seriously

17/06/2004 @ 08:32 UTC

deusx : Taking Small Wonder Seriously - "My stomach just upturned. Goodbye, Internet."

subscribe to daring fireball

17/06/2004 @ 08:32 UTC

anildash : subscribe to daring fireball - john's putting your money where his mouth is. support a smart idea.

deusx : Daring Fireball: Something Daring - "No stagecraft. No artifice. Just me, your humble author, hat in hand, heart in throat, asking for your support."

Richard MacManus : John Gruber tries to earn money from blogging - By hawking tee-shirts and selling "memberships". This man has big kahonas.

Ethan Marcotte : Something Daring - Support an amazing website. Tote bag not included.

Ecamegapedal - Realtime Audio Processor

17/06/2004 @ 08:32 UTC

deusx : Ecamegapedal - Realtime Audio Processor - "Ecamegapedal is a real-time effect processor software with a graphical user interface for controlling the effect parameters."

ardour

17/06/2004 @ 08:32 UTC

deusx : ardour - "Ardour is a digital audio workstation. You can use it to record, edit and mix multi-track audio. Produce your own CD's. Mix video soundtracks. Experiment with new ideas about music and sound."

Waking Up - Selections - by Charles T. Tart

17/06/2004 @ 08:32 UTC

deusx : Waking Up - Selections - by Charles T. Tart - Need to read more Gurdjief

New AlterNet design

17/06/2004 @ 08:32 UTC

phil : New AlterNet design - Lovely and clean. Uses tables, but I can't say I blame them.

Mike Industries

17/06/2004 @ 08:31 UTC

Dan Cederholm : Mike Industries - Mike Davidson launches a new site, with great articles right off the bat.

How does one pronounce "leading," the term in printing for space between lines of type?

17/06/2004 @ 08:31 UTC

Graham Leuschke : How does one pronounce "leading," the term in printing for space between lines of type? - I've wondered this for years (it's 'led')

unexpected poetry, and sadness, from Erik

17/06/2004 @ 08:31 UTC

Graham Leuschke : unexpected poetry, and sadness, from Erik - .

what did Washington, Jefferson, and Franklin "sound" like?

17/06/2004 @ 08:31 UTC

Graham Leuschke : what did Washington, Jefferson, and Franklin "sound" like? - another question I've pondered for years, not really answered in this thread

Liuns Torvalds moving to PDX?

17/06/2004 @ 08:31 UTC

Graham Leuschke : Liuns Torvalds moving to PDX? - I recommend the #7 on dark rye at the Woodstock Wine & Deli

de Branges now explicitly claiming Riemann

17/06/2004 @ 08:31 UTC

Graham Leuschke : de Branges now explicitly claiming Riemann - go on with your bad self, Louis

Eight clicks to pr0n!!1!

17/06/2004 @ 08:30 UTC

Graham Leuschke : Eight clicks to pr0n!!1! - it's amazing what people can fail to understand

On Principle

17/06/2004 @ 08:30 UTC

doug : On Principle - Jason Fried, from 37 Signals, turns down a job because the client wanted to own rights to the work before completing payment for said work.

Graham Leuschke : You don't own it until it's all paid up. Period. - negotiation from a position of strength? (this one's for Kord)

Seb Paquet: "If you're on a Quest for the Really New, you shouldn't act as if link rank is everyt...

17/06/2004 @ 08:30 UTC

Richard MacManus : Seb Paquet: "If you're on a Quest for the Really New, you shouldn't act as if link rank is everything." - I agree, 'the edge' is where it's at!

UK Strategy Unit's Discussion Document

17/06/2004 @ 08:29 UTC

Richard MacManus : UK Strategy Unit's Discussion Document - Sweeping strategic analysis of UK's future. I esp liked the sections on community and trust. [via]

UK Govt Strategy Unit: Strategy Survival Guide

17/06/2004 @ 08:29 UTC

Richard MacManus : UK Govt Strategy Unit: Strategy Survival Guide - This is what I've been looking for! Govt websites are such great resources.

A rule to highlight replies to messages sent in Mail

17/06/2004 @ 08:29 UTC

Simon Willison : A rule to highlight replies to messages sent in Mail - A superb Mac hack. (via)

Survey: 2 million bank accounts robbed

17/06/2004 @ 08:28 UTC

Simon Willison : Survey: 2 million bank accounts robbed - Phishing works. (via)

MediaSavvy

17/06/2004 @ 08:28 UTC

Simon Willison : MediaSavvy - Excellent Online News industry insight. (via)

The Observer Pattern in Python

17/06/2004 @ 08:28 UTC

Simon Willison : The Observer Pattern in Python - Makes smart use of weak references. (via)

Colour me Spammy

17/06/2004 @ 08:28 UTC

Simon Willison : Colour me Spammy - Smart tip from Drew on sending bulk emails using Unix.

If you have iTunes, here's all the songs that I can find on the store that I've given 5-stars to ...

17/06/2004 @ 08:27 UTC

Tom Coates : If you have iTunes, here's all the songs that I can find on the store that I've given 5-stars to on my personal library. 109 out of 580 isn't the best of success rates, but hey... - If you have iTunes, here's all the songs that I can find on the store that I've given 5-stars to on my personal library. 109 out of 580 isn't the best of success rates, but hey...

Paul Boutin reviews Starz's new movie downloading service

17/06/2004 @ 08:26 UTC

Andy Baio : Paul Boutin reviews Starz's new movie downloading service - of course it sucks, it's Real

Sony to ship new PS2/PVR models next month

17/06/2004 @ 08:26 UTC

Andy Baio : Sony to ship new PS2/PVR models next month - now creates DVD-Rs with graphical menus [via]

Lucky (??) Meg will be running the NYC marathon this fall

17/06/2004 @ 08:26 UTC

jkottke : Lucky (??) Meg will be running the NYC marathon this fall

Courriels et secret des correspondances privées

17/06/2004 @ 00:01 UTC

Philippe Janvier : Courriels et secret des correspondances privées - "Le courriel peut accéder à la qualification de correspondance à caractère privé (I) et à ce titre jouir de la protection, assurée par la loi 91-646 du 10 juillet 1990[1] en l'absence d'atteinte à la vie pri

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