Ann Arbor Area's Blog Scene

28/06/2004 @ 23:57 UTC

deusx : Ann Arbor Area's Blog Scene - Ann Arbor Area's Blog Scene

new home for riley dog

28/06/2004 @ 23:57 UTC

Graham Leuschke : new home for riley dog - just can't pin that damn dog down

Website Database Basics With PHP and MySQL

28/06/2004 @ 23:57 UTC

Graham Leuschke : Website Database Basics With PHP and MySQL - read this when you get home, G

Kayode Okeyode : Website Database Basics With PHP and MySQL

Quick and Dirty Search Engine with PHP and MySQL

28/06/2004 @ 23:56 UTC

Graham Leuschke : Quick and Dirty Search Engine with PHP and MySQL - this too

Kayode Okeyode : Quick and Dirty Search Engine with PHP and MySQL

Is Graduate School a Cult?

28/06/2004 @ 23:56 UTC

Graham Leuschke : Is Graduate School a Cult? - only if you do it right

Alex Dudas : Is Graduate School a Cult? - Graduate schools in the humanities indoctrinates students into believing that they are failures if they do not remain inside the ivory tower, even if there are no suitable academic jobs for them.

what should i do when the internet goes down?

28/06/2004 @ 23:56 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : what should i do when the internet goes down? - what should i do when the internet goes down?: a classic

Nicely designed British fruit and veg postage stamps

28/06/2004 @ 23:56 UTC

jkottke : Nicely designed British fruit and veg postage stamps - Nicely designed British fruit and veg postage stamps (They come with stickers to affix to the stamps.)

Tom Coates : I bought some of these stamps from "Stamp Lady" who wanders around our office occasionally (and quite randomly) selling stamps... - I bought some of these stamps from "Stamp Lady" who wanders around our office occasionally (and quite randomly) selling stamps...

SubCategories 1.2

28/06/2004 @ 23:55 UTC

anildash : SubCategories 1.2 - david's done some great work in implementing his plugin

new safari reads atom, too

28/06/2004 @ 23:55 UTC

anildash : new safari reads atom, too - not bad for a year-old format, getting built into a browser

Anne van Kesteren : Safari RSS - Let's all call Atom RSS [via#

Alex Ross (New Yorker music critic) has a blog

28/06/2004 @ 23:55 UTC

anildash : Alex Ross (New Yorker music critic) has a blog - goooo, typepad!

Troy's Blast Cushion Stands Proud

28/06/2004 @ 23:05 UTC

Eric Meyer : Troy's Blast Cushion Stands Proud - The Ursus Mark-VII yields some very interesting and useful materials, assuming they stand up to further testing. [via HotAIR] [via]

Building a Site Engine Using PHP, Part 3

28/06/2004 @ 22:56 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : Building a Site Engine Using PHP, Part 3

Profiling Perl

28/06/2004 @ 22:56 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : Profiling Perl

Generating CSS with PHP

28/06/2004 @ 22:56 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : Generating CSS with PHP

Making the Absolute, Relative

28/06/2004 @ 22:56 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : Making the Absolute, Relative

Explaining CSS Positioning in Greater Detail

28/06/2004 @ 22:55 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : Explaining CSS Positioning in Greater Detail

Sam Ruby's PHP 1252->UTF8 converter

28/06/2004 @ 22:55 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : Sam Ruby's PHP 1252->UTF8 converter - Sam Ruby's PHP 1252->UTF8 converter

MMORPG currency exchange defrauded for $3,000

28/06/2004 @ 22:55 UTC

Eric Meyer : MMORPG currency exchange defrauded for $3,000 - People are paying real money for virtual game widgets. It was only a matter of time before someone gamed the market. [via Penny Arcade] [via]

Quick guide to UTF-8

28/06/2004 @ 22:55 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : Quick guide to UTF-8

Windows Explorer vs. the Standards

28/06/2004 @ 22:55 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : Windows Explorer vs. the Standards

Web Forms 2.0: Call For Comments - 27 June 2004

28/06/2004 @ 22:55 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : Web Forms 2.0: Call For Comments - 27 June 2004

Proposal to Explore a Science Commons

28/06/2004 @ 21:56 UTC

Graham Leuschke : Proposal to Explore a Science Commons - I just submitted one paper on Friday, and will submit another in the next month -- I'll have to read this to find out whether it could change the way my papers are copyrighted.

The Election Night Drinking Game

28/06/2004 @ 21:56 UTC

Graham Leuschke : The Election Night Drinking Game - I'm going to print this out and keep it by me on the couch

Apple's Tiger Preview

28/06/2004 @ 21:56 UTC

Erik Benson : Apple's Tiger Preview - I'll be upgrading

jkottke : Sneak preview of Tiger, aka OS X 10.4 - Sneak preview of Tiger, aka OS X 10.4 (Computer-wide search, dashboard widgets, task automation (woo!), smart folders (drool), and a new version of Safari with newsreading capabilities.)

Matthew M. Boedicker : sneak preview of OS X 10.4 (Tiger)

safari rss preview video

28/06/2004 @ 21:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : safari rss preview video - safari rss preview video: looks like a good start

jkottke : Watch Safari's RSS reader in action - Watch Safari's RSS reader in action (Looks pretty slick. Gosh, who would have thought they would put an RSS reader in Safari?)

in praise of dead zones

28/06/2004 @ 21:55 UTC

anildash : in praise of dead zones - occasionally connected apps are important is because people will deliberately unplug

The Simplest Thing that Could Possibly Work

28/06/2004 @ 21:55 UTC

anildash : The Simplest Thing that Could Possibly Work - A Conversation with Ward Cunningham

Paul Hammond : The Simplest Thing that Could Possibly Work - complexity that empowers versus complexity that creates difficulty

veen : The Simplest Thing that Could Possibly Work - An interview with Mr. Wiki, Ward Cunningham

SubCategories 1.0

28/06/2004 @ 21:55 UTC

anildash : SubCategories 1.0 - david's done some great work in implementing his plugin

Boy named ESPN gets visit from sports network

28/06/2004 @ 20:57 UTC

Aquarion : Boy named ESPN gets visit from sports network - You people scare me

Pepe's PID Silvia

28/06/2004 @ 20:57 UTC

deusx : Pepe's PID Silvia - An internally installed PID - allows for more precise temperature control

A Tail about Silvia

28/06/2004 @ 20:56 UTC

deusx : A Tail about Silvia - Externally mounted PID on a gooseneck

My Silvia page

28/06/2004 @ 20:56 UTC

deusx : My Silvia page - Sidecar-mounted PID

Winning Argument

28/06/2004 @ 20:55 UTC

Graham Leuschke : Winning Argument - ammunition for those conversations I don't ever have (via)

Belanna is a Windows programmer; Scotty does Unix

28/06/2004 @ 20:55 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Belanna is a Windows programmer; Scotty does Unix - Geekiest page on the internet, hands down.

117 kindergarten kids photograph the alphabet

28/06/2004 @ 20:55 UTC

Andy Baio : 117 kindergarten kids photograph the alphabet - [via]

Steve Jobs announces RSS reader for Safari

28/06/2004 @ 20:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Steve Jobs announces RSS reader for Safari -

jkottke : Notes from Jobs' keynote at Apple's WWDC - Notes from Jobs' keynote at Apple's WWDC

Bush Bargains Badly

28/06/2004 @ 19:56 UTC

deusx : Bush Bargains Badly - Kim Jong-il outwits W. on nukes.

Lip Venom and similar glosses "plumps" to deliver "fuller, bee-stung lips"

28/06/2004 @ 19:55 UTC

jkottke : Lip Venom and similar glosses "plumps" to deliver "fuller, bee-stung lips" - Lip Venom and similar glosses "plumps" to deliver "fuller, bee-stung lips"

Plain Layne hoax gets some play in the Mercury News

28/06/2004 @ 19:55 UTC

jkottke : Plain Layne hoax gets some play in the Mercury News

what's new with InfoPath service pack

28/06/2004 @ 19:55 UTC

anildash : what's new with InfoPath service pack - WSDL support sounds interesting

US court rules for jurisdiction of courts

28/06/2004 @ 18:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : US court rules for jurisdiction of courts - Finally, a bit of sanity in the scary US imprisonment of suspected terrorists

Napoleon Dynamite

28/06/2004 @ 18:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : Napoleon Dynamite - Lots of buzz for this film

CD copy protection

28/06/2004 @ 18:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : CD copy protection - a complete failure in this case. I love how it's supposed to work: you wait 60 seconds for software to be installed that then talks to the Internet. To listen to a damn CD.

Mercury News on Plain Layne hoax

28/06/2004 @ 18:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Mercury News on Plain Layne hoax - bugmenot [via]

Hoefler Type Foundry renamed Hoefler and Frere-Jones

28/06/2004 @ 18:55 UTC

jkottke : Hoefler Type Foundry renamed Hoefler and Frere-Jones - Hoefler Type Foundry renamed Hoefler and Frere-Jones (With Tobias's brother Sasha going great guns at the NYer as their music critic, 2004 is the year of Frere-Jones.)

Lev Manovich is guest posting over at Julia Set

28/06/2004 @ 18:55 UTC

jkottke : Lev Manovich is guest posting over at Julia Set

People are using alibi clubs and prerecorded sounds (like a hacking cough) to get out of work, pu...

28/06/2004 @ 18:55 UTC

jkottke : People are using alibi clubs and prerecorded sounds (like a hacking cough) to get out of work, push back deadlines, and cheat on significant others

Hollywood Bitchslap - Defending Truth: Slate's Chris Hitchens does a hatchet job on Michael Moore

28/06/2004 @ 17:56 UTC

deusx : Hollywood Bitchslap - Defending Truth: Slate's Chris Hitchens does a hatchet job on Michael Moore - Hollywood Bitchslap - Defending Truth: Slate's Chris Hitchens does a hatchet job on Michael Moore

full body floss

28/06/2004 @ 17:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : full body floss - full body floss: this is rather disgusting

deusx : Full Body Floss - Urr. Wow. 40 feet of floss.

what's so exclusive about im?

28/06/2004 @ 17:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : what's so exclusive about im? - what's so exclusive about im?: what he said

An Ode to screen

28/06/2004 @ 16:57 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : An Ode to screen

followup on 'w the debater'

28/06/2004 @ 16:57 UTC

cobra libre : followup on 'w the debater' - questioning why bush lost his ability to speak, with sound clips

Project Little Quill: a documentary about the Wrens

28/06/2004 @ 16:56 UTC

Steve Cook : Project Little Quill: a documentary about the Wrens - Blogger Kathryn Yu and friends are working on a documentary about New Jersey's very fine indie band the Wrens, and they're looking for support.

anildash : rock and roll documentary! - support kathryn's wrens documentary. it'll be better than any major label video would be

jkottke : Help finance a documentary on indie rock

Belgium Doesn't Exist!

28/06/2004 @ 16:56 UTC

Aquarion : Belgium Doesn't Exist!

Grover is bitter

28/06/2004 @ 16:56 UTC

Graham Leuschke : Grover is bitter - Grovski Carbunkle reminds me of Herschel Krustofsky

Tokyo subway people packers

28/06/2004 @ 16:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Tokyo subway people packers -

Gmail notifier for Firefox

28/06/2004 @ 16:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Gmail notifier for Firefox - [via]

Video: Van Halen's "Eruption" on a violin

28/06/2004 @ 16:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Video: Van Halen's "Eruption" on a violin - holy crap!

Ronald Reagan's son gives an interview with the NY Times

28/06/2004 @ 16:55 UTC

jkottke : Ronald Reagan's son gives an interview with the NY Times - Ronald Reagan's son gives an interview with the NY Times (Sometimes the apple falls far, far from the tree.)

MacOSX on WindowsXP

28/06/2004 @ 15:58 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : MacOSX on WindowsXP - Fun! #

check if a GMail username is available

28/06/2004 @ 15:58 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : check if a GMail username is available

Winamp plugin to manage an iPod

28/06/2004 @ 15:58 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : Winamp plugin to manage an iPod

RTE's Bush Interview

28/06/2004 @ 15:57 UTC

Rod Begbie : RTE's Bush Interview - "Just look at the size of my smirk now." [via#

Texting lights up Glasto?s tents

28/06/2004 @ 15:56 UTC

Richard Rutter : Texting lights up Glasto?s tents - An antenna in the tent lights up when you text it. (filed under Wireless).

Pride parade

28/06/2004 @ 15:55 UTC

Graham Leuschke : Pride parade - what a blast

Of all of the king’s cows, only Bootsie had magical poop

28/06/2004 @ 15:55 UTC

Graham Leuschke : Of all of the king’s cows, only Bootsie had magical poop - I've got a huge file of first sentences somewhere, few of which are as good as these

The American Highway Project

28/06/2004 @ 14:47 UTC

Steve Cook : The American Highway Project - Photos documenting a lost America.

Bashing Unitarians

28/06/2004 @ 14:47 UTC

Steve Cook : Bashing Unitarians - The religion of John Priestly is a "controversial religious cult".

Here's a Gmail invitation

28/06/2004 @ 12:55 UTC

Tomas Jogin : Here's a Gmail invitation - Here's another. (Both gone now)

Simon St. Laurent's xml-xhtml-tips Archives by Date

28/06/2004 @ 12:55 UTC

Wayne Burkett : Simon St. Laurent's xml-xhtml-tips Archives by Date - I wish I'd have found these four years ago, when they were written. #

Internet Explorer in the News... again

28/06/2004 @ 11:56 UTC

Isofarro : Internet Explorer in the News... again - lots of references

Google Search: define:rss

28/06/2004 @ 11:56 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Google Search: define:rss - Fortunately, Atom is just a word, not an abbreviation #

Here's a Gmail invitation

28/06/2004 @ 11:55 UTC

Tomas Jogin : Here's a Gmail invitation - Here's another.

Designing the Complete User Experience Downloads

28/06/2004 @ 11:55 UTC

anildash : Designing the Complete User Experience Downloads - that adaptive path bunch is quite generous

Why Web Forms 2.0 isn't far enough to make a difference

28/06/2004 @ 10:56 UTC

Isofarro : Why Web Forms 2.0 isn't far enough to make a difference - Javascript shims - javascript libraries don't work on the web

Spring Redesigns: A List Apart

28/06/2004 @ 10:56 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Spring Redesigns: A List Apart - I'm an important weblog that has redesigned this spring! Great :-) (Note that according to Egor Kloos we are all wrong and should use "restyled" instead.) #

Gmail for chariteee

28/06/2004 @ 10:55 UTC

Jon Hicks : Gmail for chariteee - Help Garrett raise money for National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Donations of $5 or more get a Gmail account, while stocks last!

jkottke : Donate $5 or more to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and qualify to win a Gmail acct. - Donate $5 or more to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and qualify to win a Gmail acct. (A good cause. Also, the number of people without Gmail accts. must be approaching zero at this point.)

Peter Lindberg's moodboard is like a Sergeant Pepper's cover of some of my favourite contemporary...

28/06/2004 @ 10:55 UTC

Tom Coates : Peter Lindberg's moodboard is like a Sergeant Pepper's cover of some of my favourite contemporary web design... - Peter Lindberg's moodboard is like a Sergeant Pepper's cover of some of my favourite contemporary web design...

Paul Hammond : The Unskilled Designer (Tesugen, Peter Lindberg's Weblog/Blog) - the final design departed quite a bit from the mood board. But it was of great help.

Simon Willison: Separate but equal?

28/06/2004 @ 09:56 UTC

Isofarro : Simon Willison: Separate but equal? - separate web applications? Matt May responds

Web Forms 2.0 CFC

28/06/2004 @ 09:55 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Web Forms 2.0 CFC - Finally some form improvement! [via#

This should keep Redmond busy

28/06/2004 @ 09:55 UTC

Jon Hicks : This should keep Redmond busy - I love the banners at WWDC!

amazon's trademark on "plog"

28/06/2004 @ 04:55 UTC

anildash : amazon's trademark on "plog" - just to upset people who don't distinguish between trademarks, patents, and copyrights

Anil on mob justice online

28/06/2004 @ 04:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Anil on mob justice online - he's proposing more constructive action than a pile-on

anildash : learning from experience - a proposal for a kinder blogosphere

Dan Cederholm : Learning From Experience - Anil Dash offers an alternative to knee-jerk blogging.

Nelson Minar : Don't just flame - Anil Dash: learning from experience

a sikh in the SC state assembly

28/06/2004 @ 04:55 UTC

anildash : a sikh in the SC state assembly - congrats to south carolina and to ms. haley

Magic Menu for Amiga

28/06/2004 @ 03:55 UTC

deusx : Magic Menu for Amiga - "...Magic Menu offers the possibility of so-called popup menus, i.e. menus which are activated on any point on the screen will unfold on exectly this position."

Matt's started doing stuff like this in meetings now. I need a kill-file in my brain.

28/06/2004 @ 03:55 UTC

Tom Coates : Matt's started doing stuff like this in meetings now. I need a kill-file in my brain. - Matt's started doing stuff like this in meetings now. I need a kill-file in my brain.

deusx : two things ive been (27 June 2004, Interconnected) - "The other task of visual processing is to throw information away."

secret revealed

28/06/2004 @ 03:55 UTC

Mark Pilgrim : secret revealed - "I’m not sure that’s an area of my body that needs glitter" #

CSS Hack Management

28/06/2004 @ 02:55 UTC

doug : CSS Hack Management - Molly covers some excellent tips for managing hacks in CSS files, including the idea of keeping hacks in separate files, which I?m doing here in Stopdesign?s CSS.

Isofarro : Strategies for Long-Term CSS Hack Management - comment, comment, comment

kayodeok : Integrated Web Design: Strategies for Long-Term CSS Hack Management - "If you're working with CSS and you're trying to address the oddities of multiple browsers, you simply cannot achieve consistency between those browsers without employing hacks"

Celebrate genetic determinism through jewelry!

28/06/2004 @ 02:55 UTC

Steve Cook : Celebrate genetic determinism through jewelry! - "Xq28 Inc was established to promote the possibilities of genetically influenced homosexuality and advance the concept with a line of jewelry, clothes and promotional items that the gay community could wear and be proud of."

kottke.org has been redesigned

28/06/2004 @ 02:55 UTC

jkottke : kottke.org has been redesigned

anildash : kottke redesigns - introducing "black text on a white background" to the blog world

Andy Baio : Kottke redesigns - new homepage, tour, and archives

Ethan Marcotte : Kottke redesigns - Less is lovely.

Tom Coates : Rationale and background for Jason Kottke's redesign - Rationale and background for Jason Kottke's redesign

tehu : kottke.org redesign (kottke.org) - Two years to produce the same green. Did I miss something ?

Dan Cederholm : Kottke redesign - Still the best weblog out there.

Anne van Kesteren : kottke.org redesign - He's right about archive pages, they suck! #

Richard Rutter : kottke.org redesign - It’s spare, not flashy, and looks a lot like the old design. (filed under Design thinking).

Tomas Jogin : Kottke.org redesigned - The master of simplicity strikes again.

Paul Hammond : kottke.org redesign (kottke.org) - you're probably thinking it's not much to look at

Quick reference cards

28/06/2004 @ 01:55 UTC

Nelson Minar : Quick reference cards - Handy collection (via delicious)

The two-way Web is a social space

28/06/2004 @ 01:55 UTC

Richard MacManus : The two-way Web is a social space - I like this graphic, from a Seb Paquet powerpoint presentation.

Seb's Open Research

28/06/2004 @ 00:55 UTC

Philippe Janvier : Seb's Open Research - When private becomes public : "It has just dawned upon me that part of my email might as well be shared with the wider world".

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