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Blue rose

1/07/2004 @ 23:55 UTC

Nelson Minar : Blue rose - Unholy mongrel gene manipulation

Sony mp3 criticism

1/07/2004 @ 23:55 UTC

Nelson Minar : Sony mp3 criticism - The MeFi crowd is really unimpressed. Me too - I have 20+ gigs of MP3. Screw your ATRAC

All you wanted to know about Web type but were afraid to ask

1/07/2004 @ 23:55 UTC

Richard MacManus : All you wanted to know about Web type but were afraid to ask - Excellent overview of Web fonts. [via] [via]

Gamecritics interviews E3 "booth babes"

1/07/2004 @ 23:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Gamecritics interviews E3 "booth babes" - the guys are generally scared of the women [via]  [via]

Aquarion : Booth Babes Dialogues - Sounds dull and uncomfortable

linus moving to portland

1/07/2004 @ 22:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : linus moving to portland - linus moving to portland: maybe we'll see him at oscon?

MSN search sandbox

1/07/2004 @ 22:55 UTC

anildash : MSN search sandbox - interesting little things going on there

jimray : MSN Sandbox - It's like the world of yesterday -- TOMORROW! Wait...

mono goes 1.0

1/07/2004 @ 22:55 UTC

anildash : mono goes 1.0 - pretty impressive that they've reached this milestone

getting ready for nathan's contest

1/07/2004 @ 22:55 UTC

anildash : getting ready for nathan's contest - can't have independence day without the kobayashi shake

How to Make Money with Your Blog

1/07/2004 @ 22:55 UTC

anildash : How to Make Money with Your Blog - elise does the best MT tutorials around

Richard MacManus : Elise: How to Make Money with Your Blog - Feeding the blog habit.

Safari needs an accessibility developer

1/07/2004 @ 20:57 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Safari needs an accessibility developer - I thought he was talking about himself, but: "No, I can?t and won?t do the work. But somebody?s got to." #

And Breathe Out

1/07/2004 @ 20:57 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : And Breathe Out - Must read for everyone using PHP #

Reject Incorrectly encoded Pingbacks

1/07/2004 @ 20:56 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Reject Incorrectly encoded Pingbacks - use. utf-8. now. #

Welcome to Design In-Flight

1/07/2004 @ 20:56 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Welcome to Design In-Flight - I don't have a credit card :-( [via#

WebDAV

1/07/2004 @ 20:55 UTC

Philippe Janvier : WebDAV - "A set of extensions to the HTTP protocol which allows users to collaboratively edit and manage files on remote web servers."

Driving lesson goes awry and SUV ends up at the bottom of a swimming pool

1/07/2004 @ 20:55 UTC

jkottke : Driving lesson goes awry and SUV ends up at the bottom of a swimming pool - Driving lesson goes awry and SUV ends up at the bottom of a swimming pool (Love the photo.)

Tom Coates : You ever wanted to see an SUV at the bottom of a swimming pool?

hide your iPod in the body of a vintage Sony Walkman

1/07/2004 @ 19:57 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : hide your iPod in the body of a vintage Sony Walkman

in Japan blood type is a common way of defining temperament and personality

1/07/2004 @ 19:56 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : in Japan blood type is a common way of defining temperament and personality

unocal statement on afghanistan pipeline

1/07/2004 @ 19:56 UTC

cobra libre : unocal statement on afghanistan pipeline - i really thought this tired theory had been laid to rest two years ago

Flash: Titanic in 30 Seconds, with bunnies

1/07/2004 @ 19:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Flash: Titanic in 30 Seconds, with bunnies - not as good as The Shining or The Exorcist [via]  [via]

Dan Cederholm : Titanic in 30 seconds - Re-enacted by bunnies. No kidding.

Underdog Webloggers 2004

1/07/2004 @ 19:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Underdog Webloggers 2004 - list is too pundit-heavy, so I nominated five of my favs in the comments

Richard MacManus : Celebrating the Underblog - 2004 - Wow, there's a whole universe of unknown blogs out there! [via] [via]

A trip to Danny Meyer's new Shake Shack in Madison Square Park is in order later this month

1/07/2004 @ 19:55 UTC

jkottke : A trip to Danny Meyer's new Shake Shack in Madison Square Park is in order later this month - A trip to Danny Meyer's new Shake Shack in Madison Square Park is in order later this month

SUV in pool

1/07/2004 @ 18:57 UTC

Nelson Minar : SUV in pool - jwz always gets the coolest photos

Hussein, no beard dye

1/07/2004 @ 18:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : Hussein, no beard dye - Rumour was he dyed his beard for years.

Apple will repeat Microsoft sins

1/07/2004 @ 18:56 UTC

Tomas Jogin : Apple will repeat Microsoft sins - Apple fanboys likely to look the other way.

Anne van Kesteren : Apple's ActiveX - Hmm, browser updates only available by OS upgrades, ActiveX; Microsoft? No, Apple! #

Josh points to the more interesting preview of MSN's new search technology

1/07/2004 @ 18:55 UTC

Erik Benson : Josh points to the more interesting preview of MSN's new search technology - Out of my 3 test queries, MSN came back with ZERO results for 2 of them. Oops.

'application/xml' in Internet Explorer

1/07/2004 @ 18:55 UTC

Paul Hammond : 'application/xml' in Internet Explorer <Anne's Weblog about Markup & Style> - I have done a little testing with his experiment and optimized the example a bit

Interface Design Tip: Find the Epicenter (Signal vs. Noise)

1/07/2004 @ 18:55 UTC

Paul Hammond : Interface Design Tip: Find the Epicenter (Signal vs. Noise) - allows you to focus on what really matters first

MSNBC on the "Fahrenheit 9/11" BitTorrent leak

1/07/2004 @ 18:55 UTC

Andy Baio : MSNBC on the "Fahrenheit 9/11" BitTorrent leak - correction: it's terrible quality, by any standard

Finding a country

1/07/2004 @ 17:56 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Finding a country - +1 #

The Capitalism of Soccer - Why Europe's favorite sport is more American than baseball.

1/07/2004 @ 17:55 UTC

jkottke : The Capitalism of Soccer - Why Europe's favorite sport is more American than baseball. - The Capitalism of Soccer - Why Europe's favorite sport is more American than baseball.

This summer's best and worst album covers

1/07/2004 @ 17:55 UTC

jkottke : This summer's best and worst album covers - This summer's best and worst album covers

Dog toy, or marital aid?

1/07/2004 @ 16:57 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Dog toy, or marital aid? - Nausea-inducing humor for the whole family.

Newthings on STALKER and the wave of realism in games

1/07/2004 @ 16:57 UTC

Andy Baio : Newthings on STALKER and the wave of realism in games - 3D modeling the mundane and the ordinary

Chess Boxing

1/07/2004 @ 16:57 UTC

Andy Baio : Chess Boxing - finally, a well-rounded sport [via]  [via]

Ethan Marcotte : Chess boxing - No, I don't know either.

Night vision goggles foil Chatsworth teen's effort to bootleg Spiderman 2

1/07/2004 @ 16:56 UTC

Andy Baio : Night vision goggles foil Chatsworth teen's effort to bootleg Spiderman 2 - despite this, the telesync was released yesterday [via]  [via]

Salon on the Photoshopping of the President

1/07/2004 @ 16:56 UTC

Andy Baio : Salon on the Photoshopping of the President - how a software application brought political satire to the masses

Implanted device relieves man of hiccups

1/07/2004 @ 16:56 UTC

Andy Baio : Implanted device relieves man of hiccups - stimulates the vagus nerve to permanently stop hiccups

NYT on political video games

1/07/2004 @ 16:56 UTC

Andy Baio : NYT on political video games - including the best one of all time, Bushgame.com [via]  [via]

Microsoft drops paid inclusion for MSN Search

1/07/2004 @ 16:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Microsoft drops paid inclusion for MSN Search - it's still no Google

The mysteries of Wilco

1/07/2004 @ 16:55 UTC

jkottke : The mysteries of Wilco - The mysteries of Wilco ("The album is like an aimless, droning lecture by a guy who every 20 minutes does a magic trick that blows your mind".)

The Photoshopping of the President

1/07/2004 @ 16:55 UTC

jkottke : The Photoshopping of the President

On Oblivion: "David Foster Wallace has perfected a particularly subtle form of horror story -- so...

1/07/2004 @ 16:55 UTC

jkottke : On Oblivion: "David Foster Wallace has perfected a particularly subtle form of horror story -- so subtle, in fact, that to judge from the book's reviews, few of his readers even realize that's what these stories are." - On Oblivion: "David Foster Wallace has perfected a particularly subtle form of horror story -- so subtle, in fact, that to judge from the book's reviews, few of his readers even realize that's what these stories are." (After the 3rd or 4th story in, I had

Microsoft-owned Slate recommends ditching Internet Explorer for Mozilla Firefox

1/07/2004 @ 16:55 UTC

jkottke : Microsoft-owned Slate recommends ditching Internet Explorer for Mozilla Firefox

Kayode Okeyode : Are the Browser Wars Back? How Mozilla's Firefox trumps Internet Explorer - Are the Browser Wars Back? How Mozilla's Firefox trumps Internet Explorer

Toronto-Rochester ferry running ... sometimes ... and at 10% capacity

1/07/2004 @ 15:55 UTC

Graham Leuschke : Toronto-Rochester ferry running ... sometimes ... and at 10% capacity - 'can carry 774 passengers and 238 vehicles, but Brennan said there were only a few dozen people on board'

Audio: new Rilo Kiley songs ripped from KCRW

1/07/2004 @ 15:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Audio: new Rilo Kiley songs ripped from KCRW - these are so very good, thanks Leonard

Perl Design Patterns

1/07/2004 @ 15:26 UTC

Isofarro : Perl Design Patterns - Monster collection of programming idioms

BrailleNote PK

1/07/2004 @ 14:55 UTC

Isofarro : BrailleNote PK - Braille PDA! (via Boing Boing)

The Drink of Pale Death

1/07/2004 @ 13:56 UTC

Tomas Jogin : The Drink of Pale Death - Ben Hammersley provides an entertaining insight to the Swedish tradition of summer solstice (Midsommar).

How many hours ?

1/07/2004 @ 13:55 UTC

Philippe Janvier : How many hours ? - "About how many hours of productive work do you get done a day ?"

Erik posts the Tiger desktop widgets

1/07/2004 @ 13:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Erik posts the Tiger desktop widgets - some require Safari to run, though [via]  [via]

jkottke : Play with the widgets that are turning up in OS X Tiger

Paul Hammond : Tiger Gadgets/Widgets fra The Veland Show - I was able to extract the gadgets that came with the WWDC-preview and make them available for you

Copyright Basics

1/07/2004 @ 13:55 UTC

anildash : Copyright Basics - a good introductory reference

Greil Marcus on PJ Harvey and reviews of 'Uh Huh Her'

1/07/2004 @ 11:55 UTC

Phil Gyford : Greil Marcus on PJ Harvey and reviews of 'Uh Huh Her' - "The person whose name is on the work has momentarily replaced herself with a made-up person who can say or do anything. This is what makes such a person an artist, and it's why critics who try to reduce an artist's work to her life are cretins."

WCAG 2.0 Scripting group

1/07/2004 @ 10:56 UTC

Isofarro : WCAG 2.0 Scripting group - Accessible Javascript and best practices. via WebStandards.org

Richard Rutter : WCAG 2.0 Scripting group - Best practices for making JavaScript accessible (filed under Accessibility). [via WaSP]

Interview: Ian Hickson

1/07/2004 @ 10:55 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Interview: Ian Hickson - And it isn't about Web Forms 2.0 :-) #

The IE Three Pixel Text-Jog

1/07/2004 @ 10:55 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : The IE Three Pixel Text-Jog - They found a workaround, great! Why didn't anyone tell me? :-) #

Tom Coates on new Radio 3 website

1/07/2004 @ 10:55 UTC

Richard MacManus : Tom Coates on new Radio 3 website - I would love to read more from Tom about the theory behind the site.

msn search redesigned

1/07/2004 @ 09:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : msn search redesigned - msn search redesigned: very google-like

women in refrigerators

1/07/2004 @ 09:55 UTC

anildash : women in refrigerators - i don't know much about comics, but i know what i don't like

Tom Coates : "These are superheroines who have been either depowered, raped, or cut up and stuck in the refrigerator..." - "These are superheroines who have been either depowered, raped, or cut up and stuck in the refrigerator..."

Is PHP Really More Scalable Than JSP?

1/07/2004 @ 08:56 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Is PHP Really More Scalable Than JSP? - Russell: "I guess this just breaks with my little world view." #

WCAG 2.0 Scripting group

1/07/2004 @ 08:56 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : WCAG 2.0 Scripting group - Interesting [via#

Ten questions for Richard Rutter

1/07/2004 @ 08:56 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Ten questions for Richard Rutter - Richard: "All-in-all accesskeys could be used successfully in controlled environments such as Intranets, but their usefulness on the public Web is sadly limited." #

Eric Meyer : Ten Questions for Richard Rutter - "I'll leave you to translate that into money, but I can tell you the move to Web standards paid for itself within a month." [via Richard] [via]

Paul Hammond : Web Standards Group - Ten Questions for Richard Rutter - personal perspectives on Web development and design, accessibility, usability and information architecture

Tiger Watching

1/07/2004 @ 08:55 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Tiger Watching - This is one of the "make you want to get a Mac" posts #

It's Over

1/07/2004 @ 08:55 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : It's Over - Argh #

Anti-Moore site urging people to download "Fahrenheit 9/11"

1/07/2004 @ 07:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Anti-Moore site urging people to download "Fahrenheit 9/11" - it's a low-quality video, which may encourage more people to pay for it

'E&P' Picks Its Annual '10 Newspapers That Do It Right'

1/07/2004 @ 06:55 UTC

Simon Willison : 'E&P' Picks Its Annual '10 Newspapers That Do It Right' - The Journal-World made the list.

XMLStarlet Command Line XML Toolkit

1/07/2004 @ 06:55 UTC

Simon Willison : XMLStarlet Command Line XML Toolkit - Process XML with Unix pipes. (via) [via]

apostrophe and acute accent confusion

1/07/2004 @ 06:55 UTC

Mark Pilgrim : apostrophe and acute accent confusion - long live U+2019 [via#

Man who was featured in Errol Morris' Thin Blue Line exectued in Texas

1/07/2004 @ 06:55 UTC

jkottke : Man who was featured in Errol Morris' Thin Blue Line exectued in Texas - Man who was featured in Errol Morris' Thin Blue Line exectued in Texas

microsoft revolutionizes search

1/07/2004 @ 06:55 UTC

anildash : microsoft revolutionizes search - it's *nothing* like google! nothing!

"There is a tendency to over-attribute the role that individual agency play in shaping our behavi...

1/07/2004 @ 05:55 UTC

Erik Benson : "There is a tendency to over-attribute the role that individual agency play in shaping our behavior, while under-attributing the role that the situation plays in our behavior" - via many2many

Jabber support in OS X 10.4's iChat

1/07/2004 @ 05:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Jabber support in OS X 10.4's iChat -

Wired: Cracking the Code to Romance

1/07/2004 @ 04:55 UTC

Graham Leuschke : Wired: Cracking the Code to Romance - how geeks go about hooking up

Mobissimo Travel (travel site meta-search)

1/07/2004 @ 03:56 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : Mobissimo Travel (travel site meta-search)

The 365 Days project lives!

1/07/2004 @ 03:55 UTC

Steve Cook : The 365 Days project lives! - 365 amateurish, offensive, ill-conceived, and just plain odd MP3s. The Louis Farrakhan calypso tune alone is worth the price of admission.

Phil Gyford : 365 Days Project - Awesome collection of 365 very strange MP3s. All together now: "I'm a Mormon, through and through..."

Flash: Japanese counting game

1/07/2004 @ 03:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Flash: Japanese counting game - click the numbers in order, as fast as you can

wingedpig.com: Coming Soon

1/07/2004 @ 02:56 UTC

Rod Begbie : wingedpig.com: Coming Soon - MarkF teases #

News.com on Kazaa's declining popularity

1/07/2004 @ 02:55 UTC

Andy Baio : News.com on Kazaa's declining popularity - eDonkey and BitTorrent are gaining

Beyond Cleveland's sooty past

1/07/2004 @ 01:21 UTC

Eric Meyer : Beyond Cleveland's sooty past - Want to know why I love living here? This article provides a pretty good summary.

Video: Talking dogs

1/07/2004 @ 00:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Video: Talking dogs -

anildash : video of talking dogs - this is why the good lord gave us weblogs

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