Fluid shadows

21/06/2004 @ 23:56 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Fluid shadows - Kicks so much more ass than what I implemented.

Dan Cederholm : Fluid Shadows - Nice explanation of creating fluid, drop-shadowed borders.

Wayne Burkett : Fluid CSS shadows #

Paul Hammond : thought anomalies. archives. fluid shadows. - consists of two div's overlapping one another

Jon Hicks : Fluid shadows - Michael Simmons on making those background page shadows fluid

google: install linux dell latitude d600

21/06/2004 @ 23:56 UTC

Graham Leuschke : google: install linux dell latitude d600 - looks like getting the wireless card working is the biggest hurdle (some links for possible future reference: Knoppix, RH, Knoppix again, JAMD, Fedora, Mandrake)

WhizzyTeX, an Emacs minor mode for incremental viewing of LaTeX documents

21/06/2004 @ 23:56 UTC

Graham Leuschke : WhizzyTeX, an Emacs minor mode for incremental viewing of LaTeX documents - nifty-slick

Solving the Rubik's Revenge (4x4x4)

21/06/2004 @ 23:56 UTC

Graham Leuschke : Solving the Rubik's Revenge (4x4x4) - with pictures!

Stowe Boyd on "swarms of avatars"

21/06/2004 @ 23:56 UTC

Richard MacManus : Stowe Boyd on "swarms of avatars" - Ohh I like! The LLuna project enables "swarming avatars of users viewing the same web location." [via Marc]

Dave Winer on two-way web culture

21/06/2004 @ 23:55 UTC

Richard MacManus : Dave Winer on two-way web culture - "If you're part of an audience, run run run get out of there. Do something with your life. It's passing you by."

Folderblog, drop-dead simple PHP photo blog or gallery

21/06/2004 @ 23:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Folderblog, drop-dead simple PHP photo blog or gallery - the default template is clean and simple [via]

François Nonnenmacher : FolderBlog - See & snap. Drag & drop. A photoblog for the rest of us. And absolutely free.

Snopes on those obnoxious "Word of Mouth" spams

21/06/2004 @ 23:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Snopes on those obnoxious "Word of Mouth" spams - someone is researching your background!

Tom Coates : "Someone is looking into your background at our website" - this is a spam / scam e-mail by really dodgy people who are attempting to creep you out and squeeze money out of you. Snopes has the full story... - "Someone is looking into your background at our website" - this is a spam / scam e-mail by really dodgy people who are attempting to creep you out and squeeze money out of you. Snopes has the full story...

Tracking the ranking of the most popular photos from Yahoo News over time

21/06/2004 @ 23:55 UTC

jkottke : Tracking the ranking of the most popular photos from Yahoo News over time

anildash : chart Yahoo Most Emailed pics over time - shocking: boobies, kittens, and acts of god

Tom Coates : The most popular Yahoo photos infographica

phil : Yahoo! Tracker - Graph showing changing popularity over time of particular photos at Yahoo!

Nelson Minar : Yahoo popular graph - Time series of evolution of yahoo's most popular (via Anil Dash)

Ben Affleck wins California State Poker Championship

21/06/2004 @ 23:55 UTC

jkottke : Ben Affleck wins California State Poker Championship - Ben Affleck wins California State Poker Championship (While J. Lo. is busy pursuing leader Liz Taylor in the failed marriage derby.)

SXPipe: Simple XML Pipelines

21/06/2004 @ 22:55 UTC

deusx : SXPipe: Simple XML Pipelines - "SXPipe is a language for building Simple XML Pipelines and a Java toolkit that implements it."

PHP FoafPerson parser

21/06/2004 @ 22:55 UTC

Philippe Janvier : PHP FoafPerson parser - Une utilisation de RAP 0.8 pour parser FOAF.

Web Standards Link Bonanza

21/06/2004 @ 22:55 UTC

Wayne Burkett : Web Standards Link Bonanza - A giant list of design links. #

Eric Meyer : Web Standards Link Bonanza - A massive collection of standards-oriented design information.

Interview with Carol Kolb, editor in chief of the Onion

21/06/2004 @ 22:55 UTC

jkottke : Interview with Carol Kolb, editor in chief of the Onion

Supreme Court overturns right to privacy and 4th and 5th Amendments

21/06/2004 @ 21:55 UTC

kellan : Supreme Court overturns right to privacy and 4th and 5th Amendments - This not only undermines your basic privacy, but also the tactics which allow non-violence to be effective. #

Standards Link Bonanza

21/06/2004 @ 21:55 UTC

doug : Standards Link Bonanza - Dan gets his readers to help generate a huge link list of articles, tutorials, and sites

Jon Hicks : Web Standards Link Bonanza! - Them’s a lot of links ye have ther Mr Cederholm!

Paul Hammond : SimpleBits | Web Standards Link Bonanza - a great collection of links

François Hodierne : Web Standards Link Bonanza - 302 liens ver les articles les plus marquants parlant des standards du web [via#

"[Formica] was intended to serve as an electrical insulator and was created as a replacement for ...

21/06/2004 @ 21:55 UTC

jkottke : "[Formica] was intended to serve as an electrical insulator and was created as a replacement for Mica, which was used for that purpose at the time. Hence the name 'for mica'." - "[Formica] was intended to serve as an electrical insulator and was created as a replacement for Mica, which was used for that purpose at the time. Hence the name 'for mica'."

migrate your MT2.x blog to MT3

21/06/2004 @ 21:55 UTC

anildash : migrate your MT2.x blog to MT3 - it's all about the comment tags

Kansas Department of Revenue - Personal Tax Types - Drug Tax Stamp

21/06/2004 @ 20:56 UTC

Rod Begbie : Kansas Department of Revenue - Personal Tax Types - Drug Tax Stamp - "The fact that dealing marijuana and controlled substances is illegal does not exempt it from taxation." [via#

Music Industry Spinning DRM Tales

21/06/2004 @ 20:55 UTC

Will Pate : Music Industry Spinning DRM Tales - Barry Ritholtz shoots down the music industry's claims that the digital rights management protection helped make the new Velvet Revolver CD a success.

The Bloggist

21/06/2004 @ 20:55 UTC

Will Pate : The Bloggist - A blogging magazine pre-project. I think that means its an experiment.

Werkkzeug, tool to create amazing real-time 3D graphic demos

21/06/2004 @ 20:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Werkkzeug, tool to create amazing real-time 3D graphic demos - see also: Conspiracy's Addict software and Moppi's Demopaja

beasties DRM FUD?

21/06/2004 @ 20:55 UTC

anildash : beasties DRM FUD? - mike's throwing some facts on the fire

AP on blogs at the political conventions

21/06/2004 @ 20:55 UTC

anildash : AP on blogs at the political conventions - i keep thinking what a non-story this will seem like by the next election

Authen::TypeKey, a new CPAN module

21/06/2004 @ 20:55 UTC

anildash : Authen::TypeKey, a new CPAN module - because building login systems is boring

SpaceShipOne test succesful

21/06/2004 @ 19:55 UTC

Andy Baio : SpaceShipOne test succesful - first manned private space flight

anildash : private space flight! - congrats to the Scaled Composites team, and here's hoping we get back to space soon

Michael Chabon's "Amazing Adventures of the Escapist Vol. 1"

21/06/2004 @ 19:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Michael Chabon's "Amazing Adventures of the Escapist Vol. 1" - B&N has Chris Ware's gorgeous cover sans watermarks [via]

Ask Metafilter asks, "Why have kids?"

21/06/2004 @ 19:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Ask Metafilter asks, "Why have kids?" -

Burrow out of captive portals by tunneling ssh over DNS

21/06/2004 @ 18:56 UTC

kellan : Burrow out of captive portals by tunneling ssh over DNS - Sounds like I have a date with Starbucks to try this. #

Justin Low

21/06/2004 @ 18:55 UTC

Jon Hicks : Justin Low - Can’t get that header image out of my head!

That would be an ecumenical matter...

21/06/2004 @ 18:55 UTC

Jon Hicks : That would be an ecumenical matter... - Our Arch-Bish is set for an appearance in the Simpsons. Hurrah!

Wadi Rum

21/06/2004 @ 18:55 UTC

Steve Cook : Wadi Rum - Sunset in the deserts of Jordan. (Bonus points for the Kogepan favicon for the site.)

Gay soldier discharge

21/06/2004 @ 17:57 UTC

Nelson Minar : Gay soldier discharge - What a stupid policy

FDA Approves Antidepression Brain Implant

21/06/2004 @ 17:56 UTC

deusx : FDA Approves Antidepression Brain Implant - "The implant involves connecting a wire to the left vagus nerve in the side of the neck; a battery is implanted high in the left chest or under the armpit, and the amount of current can be regulated externally"

Matthew M. Boedicker : FDA Approves Antidepression Brain Implant

Japanese boy writes apology in blood

21/06/2004 @ 17:56 UTC

deusx : Japanese boy writes apology in blood - "A Japanese teenager was forced by his teacher to write an apology in blood after dozing in the classroom, the school's principal said on Monday."

Private craft heads for space

21/06/2004 @ 17:56 UTC

deusx : Private craft heads for space - "The rocket plane SpaceShipOne separated from its carrier aircraft and launched toward the outer limits of Earth's atmosphere at 7:50 a.m. Monday (10:50 a.m. ET), controllers said."

interview with Molly on standards

21/06/2004 @ 17:56 UTC

anildash : interview with Molly on standards - the template tag reference in molly and porter's MT book is really cool

doug : Ten for Molly - The Web Standards Group interviews Molly Holzschlag, where she talks about her numerous books, the IE Factor, and the WaSP?s changing face.

Dan Cederholm : Ten Questions for Molly Holzschlag - Yet another great interview from Russ at the Web Standards Group.

Jon Hicks : Ten for Molly - Interrogation of the web standards matriach

kristine : ten questions for molly - Web Standards group interview -- Molly talks about her books, standards, CSS vs tables, the IE factor, the Web Standards Project and more. I enjoyed reading this, and look forward to getting her MT book now that its out. web-graphics #

Eric Meyer : Ten Questions for Molly Holzschlag - Molly holds forth on CSS versus tables, new books for her wing of the library, and tweaks me a bit.

Surfer pour de vrai

21/06/2004 @ 17:56 UTC

Philippe Janvier : Surfer pour de vrai - Pour être sûr de rester sur la planche :)

Follow SpaceShipOne's progress as it attempts to make the first commercial manned space flight

21/06/2004 @ 17:55 UTC

jkottke : Follow SpaceShipOne's progress as it attempts to make the first commercial manned space flight - Follow SpaceShipOne's progress as it attempts to make the first commercial manned space flight

Religion and economics

21/06/2004 @ 17:55 UTC

jkottke : Religion and economics - Religion and economics ("Religious participation is negatively correlated with economic growth" but religious belief is not.)

GIF patent expiration

21/06/2004 @ 16:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : GIF patent expiration - Expired in the US last year; other countries are falling, I think July 7 is the last date

The Museum of Bad Art

21/06/2004 @ 16:55 UTC

Richard Rutter : The Museum of Bad Art - Fine site; foul art. (filed under Funny stuff). [via ]

Indignant, Ignant Rumsfeld

21/06/2004 @ 16:55 UTC

deusx : Indignant, Ignant Rumsfeld - "Rumsfeld takes the podium like he is already put out by the fact that people dare to have him explain his actions, then he just expounds on his indignity and then he says he doesn't know."

Bizarre Rev. Moon coronation ceremony held in Senate office building

21/06/2004 @ 16:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Bizarre Rev. Moon coronation ceremony held in Senate office building - I'm hosting the video for Salon on my BitTorrent tracker

Torrentocracy, a BitTorrent RSS plugin for MythTV

21/06/2004 @ 16:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Torrentocracy, a BitTorrent RSS plugin for MythTV - download new torrents with your TV remote control

how to spot utf-8

21/06/2004 @ 16:55 UTC

Mark Pilgrim : how to spot utf-8 - now you have two problems #

the realities of working in the ietf

21/06/2004 @ 16:55 UTC

Mark Pilgrim : the realities of working in the ietf - please cut the dramatic wails of helplessness #

Beastie Boys new album installs software on your computer without permission

21/06/2004 @ 16:55 UTC

jkottke : Beastie Boys new album installs software on your computer without permission - Beastie Boys new album installs software on your computer without permission (The record companies are learning the wrong lessons from scumware installers like Kazaa.)

Transfer your email from your current mail app into Gmail

21/06/2004 @ 16:55 UTC

jkottke : Transfer your email from your current mail app into Gmail

kayodeok : Mark Lyon's GMail Loader (GML) - Import Your Mail into GMail - Today, the GMail Loader is a graphical, cross-platform, Python based utility that supports two mBox formats (Netscape, Mozilla, Thunderbird, Most Other Clients), MailDir (Qmail, others), MMDF (Mutt), MH (NMH), and Babyl (Emacs RMAIL)

Donald Sterling, basketball's savviest, lamest owner

21/06/2004 @ 15:55 UTC

Steve Cook : Donald Sterling, basketball's savviest, lamest owner - It's like Bizarro "Moneyball" -- instead of finding ways to win cheaply, Donald Sterling finds ways to lose very, very cheaply.

Embedding Atom elements in your RSS 2.0 feed

21/06/2004 @ 15:55 UTC

Isofarro : Embedding Atom elements in your RSS 2.0 feed - Yummm. Funky RSS from the RSS Advisory Board.

Wayne Burkett : Embedding Atom elements in your RSS 2.0 feed - That's one way to do it. #

Andrew Grumet's comments on embedding Atom in RSS 2.0

21/06/2004 @ 15:55 UTC

Wayne Burkett : Andrew Grumet's comments on embedding Atom in RSS 2.0 - Supported by some aggregators. #

Gmail for the troops

21/06/2004 @ 15:55 UTC

Graham Leuschke : Gmail for the troops - nice idea

Gorilla's amazing leap puzzles zoo experts

21/06/2004 @ 13:55 UTC

deusx : Gorilla's amazing leap puzzles zoo experts - '"I think we probably have underestimated the ability of these animals," Maple said. "I'm not saying he did it, but if he did do it, it was a tremendous feat of athleticism that heretofore was not known to this species."'

More Sprint Work

21/06/2004 @ 09:55 UTC

doug : More Sprint Work - France details the major undertaking of converting more and more of Sprint over to standards-based design.

Dan Cederholm : Sprint adds more CSS - France and co. continue their great work on Sprint sites, including IFR for headlines.

IFR at Sprint

21/06/2004 @ 09:55 UTC

doug : IFR at Sprint - Incredibly detailed write-up about the use of the Inman Flash Replacement (IFR) technique on Sprint.com, and the modifications the team made to IFR for their own implementation.

I'm now publishing my link log in Atom

21/06/2004 @ 07:55 UTC

dionidium : I'm now publishing my link log in Atom - The old feed is still hosted on the del.icio.us servers, but I recommend the new Atom feed.

Tea and Peterb: del.icio.us

21/06/2004 @ 07:55 UTC

dionidium : Tea and Peterb: del.icio.us - "I'd like to be able to put something into del.icio.us without having it pop up on the main page. Whether it's research for a future article, lesbian left-handed midget albino pornography, or just something personal..."

.gif is free again

21/06/2004 @ 07:55 UTC

anildash : .gif is free again - lzw might have expired, but i still like png better

jkottke : The patent governing the compression algorithm used for GIF files has expired - The patent governing the compression algorithm used for GIF files has expired (Just waiting for them to make it back into the GD library.)

Cameron Marlow : GIFs are finally free - GIF's first statement out of jail: I'm coming to get PNG. PNG asks for a restraining order.

Themed Fonts

21/06/2004 @ 06:55 UTC

Charles Miller : Themed Fonts - Nice collection of themed fonts for free download. (via BoingBoing)

"We spent a few hours googling you last night."

21/06/2004 @ 06:55 UTC

Graham Leuschke : "We spent a few hours googling you last night." - Blogger gets dream job. Yow.

Richard MacManus : Xian gets his dream job via blogging - An inspiration to all of us. Congrats Xian.

Steve Gillmor on RSS Paradox

21/06/2004 @ 06:55 UTC

Richard MacManus : Steve Gillmor on RSS Paradox - "Today, the customers are saying they want their MTV on their schedule, on demand, on RSS time."

Jim Heath: How to write non-fiction

21/06/2004 @ 06:55 UTC

Richard MacManus : Jim Heath: How to write non-fiction - "Rivers of non-fiction run into the book market, yet the market is not full."

NY Times article on computing in Formula One

21/06/2004 @ 06:55 UTC

Richard MacManus : NY Times article on computing in Formula One - "the result has been to create a cyborg - a blend of man and machine in every sense of the word."

New feeds added to HotLinks

21/06/2004 @ 05:55 UTC

dionidium : New feeds added to HotLinks - Nicolas Tehu, Charles Miller, Matthew M. Boedicker, Anne van Kesteren, and Isofarro.

Frisson SF

21/06/2004 @ 03:55 UTC

Nelson Minar : Frisson SF - New restaurant from Daniel of the latent lamented Elisabeth Daniel (thanks, Marc!)

WinXP: survive 1st day

21/06/2004 @ 03:55 UTC

Nelson Minar : WinXP: survive 1st day - Slashdot post - apparently the virus ecology on the Net is so bad that you can't run a new WinXP install long enough to update itself over the net

The NY Times on Michael Moore and Fahrenheit 9/11

21/06/2004 @ 03:55 UTC

jkottke : The NY Times on Michael Moore and Fahrenheit 9/11 - The NY Times on Michael Moore and Fahrenheit 9/11 (And on the difficulties of presenting truth as the basis for opinion. Or is it vice versa?)

Aaron Swartz decontructs The Daily Show's coverage

21/06/2004 @ 02:55 UTC

Adam Gessaman : Aaron Swartz decontructs The Daily Show's coverage - There's news, and then there's satire. Former (ostensibly) requires a knowledge of the facts, the latter requires an analysis of them. Maybe that's part of the difference we are detecting.

Halfbakery: Coffee Cup Watermark

21/06/2004 @ 02:55 UTC

deusx : Halfbakery: Coffee Cup Watermark - It’s a regular-looking coffee mug, but on the bottom (in relief) is the mirror image of your coat of arms, seal, or logo.

Test drive a Macintosh System 7.0

21/06/2004 @ 02:55 UTC

Tom Coates : Test drive a Macintosh System 7.0

Graham Leuschke : Test Drive a Mac with System7.0 - yay, googly eyes! (I'm all choked up with the nostalgia.)

plane lands at air force base by mistake

21/06/2004 @ 01:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : plane lands at air force base by mistake - plane lands at air force base by mistake: use your fucking gps next time!

Video: Graphics Then and Now panel

21/06/2004 @ 01:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Video: Graphics Then and Now panel - Will Wright, Jordan Mechner and Rand Miller talk about graphics history and future [via]

The Daily Show provides better coverage than most "real" news shows

21/06/2004 @ 00:55 UTC

Andy Baio : The Daily Show provides better coverage than most "real" news shows - Aaron breaks coverage of one recent story down

Nelson Minar : 2003 terror miscount - Aaron takes apart the press "coverage" of the Bush administration's misstating terroism statistics. Strangely enough, the Daily Show seems to be the only "news" source that really gets it.

Elfima Notepad

21/06/2004 @ 00:55 UTC

Philippe Janvier : Elfima Notepad - "Un traitement de texte élémentaire avec lequel vous pouvez créer des documents simples aux formats PDF, HTML, XML, et SVG. Il offre également la possibilité unique de pouvoir réimporter et modifier les documents gén

What's in a name (pt2)

21/06/2004 @ 00:55 UTC

dionidium : What's in a name (pt2) - Suggestions for CSS naming conventions.

doug : What's In a Name, II - Proposal for consistent, cross-site ID and class naming schemes

Kayode Okeyode : CSS Naming Conventions: What's in a name (pt2) - CSS Naming Conventions: What's in a name (pt2)

Saw Molly in the pub yesterday. Hey, Molly! Nice to see you in the pub yesterday!

21/06/2004 @ 00:55 UTC

Tom Coates : Saw Molly in the pub yesterday. Hey, Molly! Nice to see you in the pub yesterday!

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