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Fahrenheit 9/11 Trailer

2/06/2004 @ 23:02 UTC

Andy Baio : Fahrenheit 9/11 Trailer -

jkottke : Trailer for Fahrenheit 9/11

Matthew M. Boedicker : Fahrenheit 9/11 trailer

Rod Begbie : Fahrenheit 9/11 Trailer - Looks like it might be worth watching. [via#

Zappa Quote of the Day

2/06/2004 @ 23:01 UTC

deusx : Zappa Quote of the Day

Google upgrades the Google Search Appliance

2/06/2004 @ 23:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Google upgrades the Google Search Appliance - with prices for the low and high end servers [via]

the story behind christ's daring raid on hell

2/06/2004 @ 23:00 UTC

anildash : the story behind christ's daring raid on hell - it would have been a better forgery if they said jesus was on a motorcycle

Meeting Our Local Green Candidate

2/06/2004 @ 22:00 UTC

Will Pate : Meeting Our Local Green Candidate - Now featured on the BlogCanada E-Group election blog.

Ed Anger lives!

2/06/2004 @ 20:03 UTC

Steve Cook : Ed Anger lives! - And he's a woman from Virginia, and apparently perfectly serious!

Do you have 'cicada envy'?

2/06/2004 @ 20:02 UTC

deusx : Do you have 'cicada envy'? - Yeah, I haven't seen a single one up here in Michigan.

Biodiesel Boom Well-Timed

2/06/2004 @ 20:01 UTC

deusx : Biodiesel Boom Well-Timed - "Higgins said most diesel vehicles do not have to be modified to burn biodiesel, and auto manufacturers support fueling their vehicles with biodiesel, which burns cleaner than standard fuel."

Bug-laden foam destroys stink of manure

2/06/2004 @ 20:01 UTC

deusx : Bug-laden foam destroys stink of manure - "A bacteria-laden foam could destroy the foul-smelling pongs from animal waste on intensive farms"

Rom Downloads from StarROMs: Download Games for the MAME Emulator

2/06/2004 @ 20:01 UTC

deusx : Rom Downloads from StarROMs: Download Games for the MAME Emulator - "StarROMs was established to provide an inexpensive and legal source for classic video games."

Atom Community Meeting Report

2/06/2004 @ 20:01 UTC

François Hodierne : Atom Community Meeting Report #

dionidium : Atom Community Meeting Report - "Herewith notes and reporting from the Atom Community Meeting, June 2nd at Sun’s Santa Clara campus."

Flash: Polyphonic Spree's "Quest for the Rest" game

2/06/2004 @ 20:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Flash: Polyphonic Spree's "Quest for the Rest" game - from the creator of Samorost [via]

Adam Gessaman : The Polyphonic Spree - The Quest For The Rest - Amazingly surreal Flash game. [via]

Rod Begbie : The Polyphonic Spree - The Quest For The Rest - Fun little webgame to play, whilst listening to some fab new choons. [via#

a byte of python

2/06/2004 @ 20:00 UTC

Mark Pilgrim : a byte of python - python doesn't have a periodic table of operators #

The Seven Deadly Things That Really Do Us In (the underlying processes that kill us)

2/06/2004 @ 19:01 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : The Seven Deadly Things That Really Do Us In (the underlying processes that kill us)

How To Have A Number One The Easy Way

2/06/2004 @ 19:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : How To Have A Number One The Easy Way - The full text of the KLF's "manual". I wonder if the guarantee still applies. [via#

Yahoo! Groups : motorcityfreecycle Messages

2/06/2004 @ 19:01 UTC

deusx : Yahoo! Groups : motorcityfreecycle Messages - Now if only all the members-only Yahoo groups offered RSS

Couple divorces for the third time over wife's cellphone usage

2/06/2004 @ 19:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Couple divorces for the third time over wife's cellphone usage - There are so many things wrong with that sentence, I don't know where to start.

oh really?

2/06/2004 @ 18:02 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : oh really? - "Drop 99% of the web and 90% of the browsers. Yeah, let's do that tomorrow :-)" #

Intel plans to open up boot code

2/06/2004 @ 18:02 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : Intel plans to open up boot code

KnoppixMAME, bootable MAME CD image

2/06/2004 @ 18:01 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : KnoppixMAME, bootable MAME CD image

It's The Feed Stupid

2/06/2004 @ 18:01 UTC

Will Pate : It's The Feed Stupid - It's 1:30 AM. Do you know who's checking your RSS feed?

Step Away From the Laptop

2/06/2004 @ 18:00 UTC

Will Pate : Step Away From the Laptop - If I ever die by gunfire, please have the investigating officer read this comic.

dean's brilliant ie7 hack has been updated

2/06/2004 @ 18:00 UTC

Mark Pilgrim : dean's brilliant ie7 hack has been updated - makes ie5 and ie6 behave like a real browser [via#

Kill them all and let God figure it out

2/06/2004 @ 17:04 UTC

Cameron Marlow : Kill them all and let God figure it out - Good response to a Salon article claiming that worm authors should be given the death penalty

Man's pants explode after electric shock

2/06/2004 @ 17:04 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Man's pants explode after electric shock - Huh-huh. They said "pants."

DHTML "chords"

2/06/2004 @ 17:03 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : DHTML "chords" - Two words: Easter Egg.

Phone conversation between parents and their son, a few hours after his funeral

2/06/2004 @ 17:03 UTC

Andy Baio : Phone conversation between parents and their son, a few hours after his funeral - [via]

Video: Driving from LA to Oregon in six minutes

2/06/2004 @ 17:03 UTC

Andy Baio : Video: Driving from LA to Oregon in six minutes - mirrors and torrent links in the comments

Interplay closes office, lays off remaining employees

2/06/2004 @ 17:01 UTC

Andy Baio : Interplay closes office, lays off remaining employees - another classic game developer gone

more on the xslt/xquery thread

2/06/2004 @ 17:01 UTC

Mark Pilgrim : more on the xslt/xquery thread - ah, the joys of arguing with dare #

deusx : More on the XSLT/XQuery Thread - "The idea of using XQuery to transform DocBook is, uhm, interesting"

the content-type saga

2/06/2004 @ 17:01 UTC

Mark Pilgrim : the content-type saga - msie makes up its own rules #

http://www.smith-house.org/books/Others/byte_of_python_115.html

2/06/2004 @ 17:01 UTC

Mark Pilgrim : http://www.smith-house.org/books/Others/byte_of_python_115.html - python doesn't have a periodic table of operators #

nothing says contact us like a woman vomiting into a well

2/06/2004 @ 17:00 UTC

Mark Pilgrim : nothing says contact us like a woman vomiting into a well - and associated comment thread #

Michael Moore's Fahrenheit 9/11 will be out in theatres on June 25th

2/06/2004 @ 17:00 UTC

jkottke : Michael Moore's Fahrenheit 9/11 will be out in theatres on June 25th - Michael Moore's Fahrenheit 9/11 will be out in theatres on June 25th (This will break all sorts of records for a documentary and make Moore a rich(er) white man. Is it time yet for someone to make Michael and Me?)

Manhattan Timeformations, mapping Manhattan's skyscraper districts through time

2/06/2004 @ 17:00 UTC

jkottke : Manhattan Timeformations, mapping Manhattan's skyscraper districts through time - Manhattan Timeformations, mapping Manhattan's skyscraper districts through time (Transparent New York is the best one; overlay the 1811 grid on top of the map of farms.)

Gunkanjima

2/06/2004 @ 16:02 UTC

Steve Cook : Gunkanjima - Battleship Island, an abandoned artificial island and coal mining town off the coast of Japan.

Taking Stock of a Dot-Com Freebie

2/06/2004 @ 16:00 UTC

Aquarion : Taking Stock of a Dot-Com Freebie - Dot-Com stock actually *worth* something? Gosh, I'll have to find new wallpaper

DB2 'Stinger' to pack powerful punch

2/06/2004 @ 16:00 UTC

Aquarion : DB2 'Stinger' to pack powerful punch - I saw this at the Linux Expo. It looks good, and I'm not just saying that because they gave me a rubber cube

Hixie: Day 1 of the W3C web application workshop

2/06/2004 @ 14:02 UTC

Isofarro : Hixie: Day 1 of the W3C web application workshop - Internet Explorer in Longhorn will not support XHTML or SVG

Time to put a limit on when your pop-ups appear

2/06/2004 @ 14:02 UTC

Isofarro : Time to put a limit on when your pop-ups appear - 60% of web users mistrust any company that uses -- or even hosts -- pop-ups

Simply the best

2/06/2004 @ 14:01 UTC

kaninka.net : Simply the best - Hér er samansafn af "bestu" Idol keppendunum í Svíþjóð. Eða þannig. Enjoy!

Angry White Boy Polka (Flash)

2/06/2004 @ 14:00 UTC

Aquarion : Angry White Boy Polka (Flash) - The charts in seconds

Technorati developers brainstorm

2/06/2004 @ 14:00 UTC

Richard MacManus : Technorati developers brainstorm - Notes from Christian Crumlish. Lots of interesting ideas.

The New Blogger Templates

2/06/2004 @ 12:01 UTC

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.

cobra libre : so... a lot of my friends use blogspot... - hint, hint

Andrew Sullivan ponders if it was worth it

2/06/2004 @ 12:00 UTC

Tomas Jogin : Andrew Sullivan ponders if it was worth it - "If I knew before the war what I know now, would I still have supported it? I cannot deny that the terrible mismanagement of the post-war - something that no reasonable person can now ignore - has, perhaps fatally, wrecked the mission."

Self Education and Business Success

2/06/2004 @ 12:00 UTC

Will Pate : Self Education and Business Success - The vast majority of uneducated entrepreneurs should check out the plethrora of blogs giving out previously "billable" advice for free every day.

Widgetopia moves

2/06/2004 @ 11:00 UTC

Jon Hicks : Widgetopia moves - Spam got too much it seems, so it's off to a new home......

Entrepreneurship and Social Networking Skills

2/06/2004 @ 11:00 UTC

Will Pate : Entrepreneurship and Social Networking Skills - Distinguished panel speakers say that leaders need social networking skills and humility is trendy.

Wikipedia as a Reliable Medium (PDF)

2/06/2004 @ 11:00 UTC

Aquarion : Wikipedia as a Reliable Medium (PDF)

Fahrenheit 9/11 set for US release before end of June

2/06/2004 @ 10:00 UTC

François Nonnenmacher : Fahrenheit 9/11 set for US release before end of June - BTW, the distributor is Canadian

CEOs lack midichlorians?

2/06/2004 @ 10:00 UTC

François Nonnenmacher : CEOs lack midichlorians? - Fun in this, I see

Hermish.com: Accessibility Tool

2/06/2004 @ 09:00 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Hermish.com: Accessibility Tool - And another one for the toolbox [via#

the most impressive lazyweb leverage ever

2/06/2004 @ 09:00 UTC

anildash : the most impressive lazyweb leverage ever - 4 days, three outliner implementations in three different languages

nice history of MS Entourage

2/06/2004 @ 09:00 UTC

anildash : nice history of MS Entourage - still one of the few mac apps that i really like using

Web Standards ROI

2/06/2004 @ 09:00 UTC

anildash : Web Standards ROI - real numbers explaining how embracing standards pays for itself

Isofarro : Web Standards ROI - interesting project comparision that clearly demonstrates the savings on using web standards

Anne van Kesteren : Web Standards ROI - "Is there anyone out there who still doubts the real world benefits of developing with Web standards?" #

Kayode Okeyode : Web Standards ROI (or The benefits of Web Standards)

veen : Web Standards ROI - With actual numbers!

chris allbritton is back in iraq

2/06/2004 @ 09:00 UTC

anildash : chris allbritton is back in iraq - he's stringing for Time magazine and doing some great freelance reporting too

fanny and señor borges

2/06/2004 @ 08:00 UTC

cobra libre : fanny and señor borges - i enjoy the smell of newspapers, but news sites much less so

Transcripts of Enron employees caught on tape

2/06/2004 @ 08:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Transcripts of Enron employees caught on tape - man, what a bunch of bastards [via]

anildash : enron assholes hate citizens but love bush - funny how they thought the current administration wouldn't mind their behavior

Kempa on secret codes on album covers

2/06/2004 @ 08:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Kempa on secret codes on album covers -

Matthew M. Boedicker : ciphered text in the liner notes of various albums

Software hack turns Canon Digital Rebel into a 10D

2/06/2004 @ 08:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Software hack turns Canon Digital Rebel into a 10D - turn your $1000 camera into a $1500 one

New release of Feed on Feeds, FoF 0.1.3

2/06/2004 @ 07:01 UTC

kellan : New release of Feed on Feeds, FoF 0.1.3 - Congrats Steve! Includes Atom support, one click mark all as read, Safari speedup #

Arcata passes resolution removing personhood rights from corporations

2/06/2004 @ 07:01 UTC

kellan : Arcata passes resolution removing personhood rights from corporations - Step in the right direction! Go Kaitlin #

Tim Oreilly on Red Mars

2/06/2004 @ 07:01 UTC

kellan : Tim Oreilly on Red Mars - I was reminded in some ways of Thomas Mann's 'The Magic Mountain' #

Living in China: Info Flow between Chinese and English Blogospheres mostly one-way

2/06/2004 @ 07:00 UTC

Richard MacManus : Living in China: Info Flow between Chinese and English Blogospheres mostly one-way - Has a great graphic to illustrate this. We definitely need language translation software. [via]

Tim Berners-Lee: Realising the Full Potential of the Web ('98)

2/06/2004 @ 07:00 UTC

Richard MacManus : Tim Berners-Lee: Realising the Full Potential of the Web ('98) - Classic TBL bears repeating. eg "For [the Web] to work, it had to be not only easy to 'browse', but also easy to express oneself."

TIME.com: The False Controversy of Stem Cells -- May. 31, 2004

2/06/2004 @ 06:00 UTC

deusx : TIME.com: The False Controversy of Stem Cells -- May. 31, 2004 - "Is destroying that microscopic dot the exact moral equivalent of driving a knife through the heart of an innocent 6-year-old girl?"

Google Search: "my name is * and I approve this *"

2/06/2004 @ 06:00 UTC

deusx : Google Search: "my name is * and I approve this *" - Look! It's a new meme! My name is Les Orchard, and I approve this link.

paramiko: ssh2 protocol for python

2/06/2004 @ 06:00 UTC

deusx : paramiko: ssh2 protocol for python - "it is written entirely in python (no C or platform-dependent code) and is released under the GNU LGPL (lesser GPL)."

Steve Cook : Paramiko: SSH in Python - Not a line of C or Java in it. Impressive.

Simon Willison : paramiko: ssh2 protocol for python - The SFTP support has a very pleasant API.

Transparent NY

2/06/2004 @ 06:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Transparent NY - Transparent NY: The green is where alligators nest

Prepare early

2/06/2004 @ 06:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Prepare early - Welcome back, Dunstan. Please stop scaring me.

The slippery slope

2/06/2004 @ 06:00 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : The slippery slope - "Pop-up windows are...a dig-a-tunnel-and-escape-from-jail card that leaves you forever looking over your shoulder and living life on the run."

Learn from Comrade Lei Feng

2/06/2004 @ 05:00 UTC

Steve Cook : Learn from Comrade Lei Feng - "His greatest desire in life was to be nothing more than 'a revolutionary screw that never rusts'."

Double-Tongued Word Wrester

2/06/2004 @ 04:00 UTC

Steve Cook : Double-Tongued Word Wrester - Grant of the great World New York has a new project for etymological trufans.

zAAP

2/06/2004 @ 02:01 UTC

Charles Miller : zAAP - zAAP is IBM's Java co-processor for zSeries mainframes. Yours for just 125,000USD (list price.)

The Onion interviews Chip Kidd

2/06/2004 @ 02:01 UTC

Steve Cook : The Onion interviews Chip Kidd - Book cover designer, comic book patron, Batman fan

Purple Pilcrows

2/06/2004 @ 02:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Purple Pilcrows - Pilcrows are cool.

Midwest US hit by severe storms

2/06/2004 @ 02:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Midwest US hit by severe storms - They mostly missed Kansas. This time.

kansascity.craiglist.org

2/06/2004 @ 02:00 UTC

Simon Willison : kansascity.craiglist.org - craigslist comes to KC. (via)

WEEGEE's STORY

2/06/2004 @ 01:00 UTC

Steve Cook : WEEGEE's STORY - Drunks, whores, ghetto low-lifes, corpses: 220 photos of the Naked City from Weegee the Great

Video: God Hates Soccer

2/06/2004 @ 01:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Video: God Hates Soccer - amazing footage of an instant tornado appearance [via]

American Idol vs. Presidential election voting records

2/06/2004 @ 01:00 UTC

Andy Baio : American Idol vs. Presidential election voting records - the fourth season of Idol could have a larger turnout [via]

Mirror.co.uk - OFFICE BORE

2/06/2004 @ 00:00 UTC

Rod Begbie : Mirror.co.uk - OFFICE BORE - US-ified version of The Office "too depressing" for US audiences. Duh. #

The Eephus Pitch

2/06/2004 @ 00:00 UTC

Steve Cook : The Eephus Pitch - The world needs more junkballers.

A masterpiece of terrible writing from the Times

2/06/2004 @ 00:00 UTC

Steve Cook : A masterpiece of terrible writing from the Times - "She took up horses to please Daddy, joined the riding council to please Daddy. Daddy, Daddy, Daddy."

Context, Not Navigation | Yahoo and Plaxo | Gmail Cartoon

2/06/2004 @ 00:00 UTC

Paul Hammond : Context, Not Navigation | Yahoo and Plaxo | Gmail Cartoon - There is no navigation. There is no structure to your website

Simon Willison : Context, Not Navigation - People don't care how you categorise your site's content - they just want to find what they want.

How to get GPRS access on your iBook

2/06/2004 @ 00:00 UTC

Paul Hammond : How to get GPRS access on your iBook - portable Internet where ever you are

HDLoader, easily load PS2 games off any IDE drive

2/06/2004 @ 00:00 UTC

Andy Baio : HDLoader, easily load PS2 games off any IDE drive - $30 for the CD and a spare hard drive

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