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does your vorpal blade go snicker-snack?

25/06/2004 @ 23:56 UTC

cobra libre : does your vorpal blade go snicker-snack? - 'what happened to Dungeons and Dragons?'

Smoothie Metaphysics

25/06/2004 @ 23:55 UTC

Philippe Janvier : Smoothie Metaphysics - test

25/06/2004 @ 23:55 UTC

Wayne Burkett :

What the Stock Pages Would Look Like if Businesses Chose Ticker Abbreviations the Way Bar Patrons...

25/06/2004 @ 23:55 UTC

jkottke : What the Stock Pages Would Look Like if Businesses Chose Ticker Abbreviations the Way Bar Patrons Choose Initials for Arcade-Game High-Score Lists

Kevin Kelly: iPod + rechargable battery-powered speaker = portable jukebox

25/06/2004 @ 23:55 UTC

jkottke : Kevin Kelly: iPod + rechargable battery-powered speaker = portable jukebox

britney spears has good judgement

25/06/2004 @ 23:55 UTC

anildash : britney spears has good judgement - oh, no, wait. she doesn't.

Sources: Cheney curses senator over Halliburton criticism

25/06/2004 @ 22:59 UTC

Eric Meyer : Sources: Cheney curses senator over Halliburton criticism - Wait, isn't this the same administration that got all outraged when Kerry used similar language in an interview?

class="mijnPlaatje"

25/06/2004 @ 22:56 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : class="mijnPlaatje" - Niet doen dus; 'class="foo"' is wel geschikt als voorbeeld. #

The new worm: Scob

25/06/2004 @ 22:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : The new worm: Scob - More on the new worm. What a nasty name!

Pigeons lead to hidden Renaissance fresco

25/06/2004 @ 22:56 UTC

Eric Meyer : Pigeons lead to hidden Renaissance fresco - It turns out that pigeons are good for something after all.

R.A. Lafferty, "Slow Tuesday Night"

25/06/2004 @ 22:55 UTC

Steve Cook : R.A. Lafferty, "Slow Tuesday Night" - A gem of a wryly deadpan story from the past master of same -- it's about Our Fastpaced Times, only even more so.

Greg Kucera Gallery

25/06/2004 @ 22:55 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Greg Kucera Gallery - Knitted and embroidered works. Be very, very afraid.

r.i.p. bob bemer (ASCII, esc, \)

25/06/2004 @ 22:55 UTC

anildash : r.i.p. bob bemer (ASCII, esc, \) - someday i'll be recognized for my evangelism of the tilde key

Major new net worm

25/06/2004 @ 21:55 UTC

Nelson Minar : Major new net worm - Someone's installing keystroke sniffers in all Windows IIS servers.

clinton presidential materials project

25/06/2004 @ 21:55 UTC

anildash : clinton presidential materials project - i love that guy

an uncivil culture

25/06/2004 @ 21:55 UTC

anildash : an uncivil culture - i've been thinking a lot about how we've made the blogosphere a mean place

Will Pate : The Blogosphere's Bad Behavior - 6 tips to move past it: be civil, be honest, criticize ideas not people, don't sit on the fence, give credit where it's due and slow down enough to write well.

Today's two NYT op-eds on file-sharing

25/06/2004 @ 20:56 UTC

Andy Baio : Today's two NYT op-eds on file-sharing - here's the other one, both advocate blanket licensing [via]

Glassdog diagnoses Dave Winer

25/06/2004 @ 20:56 UTC

Andy Baio : Glassdog diagnoses Dave Winer - sociopath, or at least empathy-deficient

Anne van Kesteren : Dave Winer: A Diagnosis - "Dave can't see â€Â? is incapable of seeing â€Â? why everyone else wouldn't feel exactly like he does." #

Tomas Jogin : Dave Winer is a sociopath, Glassdog writer says - "You can start pretty much anywhere in his on-line history and move forward: the constant removal of other's comments and/or complaints about the removal of his, the under-defined specs, what Wired called "a cringe-inducing snippet about his aversion to p

Tom Coates : Lance Arthur diagnoses Dave Winer as a sociopath

tehu : Dave Winer: A Diagnosis - Less offensive as you expect to read. You can lean towards his medical conclusion, unless you belong to the last bunch of DW's friends.

CMP's not blocking google news

25/06/2004 @ 20:55 UTC

anildash : CMP's not blocking google news - sounds like it was just a bug

how trackback improves a market conversation

25/06/2004 @ 20:55 UTC

anildash : how trackback improves a market conversation - comments let people argue with each other instead of addressing the topic at hand

time's 50 coolest websites

25/06/2004 @ 20:55 UTC

anildash : time's 50 coolest websites - lots of blogs and social software apps on there this year

geeking my 15-year-old self

25/06/2004 @ 20:55 UTC

anildash : geeking my 15-year-old self - jane's addiction, typepad, and getting over rock stars

BBC: Web browser flaw prompts warning

25/06/2004 @ 19:57 UTC

Isofarro : BBC: Web browser flaw prompts warning - avoid using Internet Explorer until Microsoft patches a serious security hole in it

Tom Coates : Blunt warning: Don't use Internet Explorer - Blunt warning: Don't use Internet Explorer

YARAM!

25/06/2004 @ 19:56 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : YARAM! - "On Optimism: Any reasonable implementation will…" #

Spider-Man comics with funny dialog mods

25/06/2004 @ 19:56 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : Spider-Man comics with funny dialog mods

Cleaning My Room

25/06/2004 @ 19:56 UTC

Aquarion : Cleaning My Room - Paul Ford tidies up a bit

Invitations Gmail

25/06/2004 @ 19:56 UTC

Philippe Janvier : Invitations Gmail - Enfin une bonne idée :) En voilà au moins un qui a osé.

Nationmaster's Mortality statistics

25/06/2004 @ 19:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Nationmaster's Mortality statistics - the rest of the site's stats are amazing [via]

proof god doesn't exist:: MA$E returns

25/06/2004 @ 19:55 UTC

anildash : proof god doesn't exist:: MA$E returns - if jesus wanted the world to be happy, he wouldn't inflict mushmouth on us

For the love of God, just stop using Internet Explorer. RIGHT NOW.

25/06/2004 @ 18:56 UTC

Aquarion : For the love of God, just stop using Internet Explorer. RIGHT NOW. - Security hole in IE. Suprised?

Amusing places close to you

25/06/2004 @ 18:56 UTC

Aquarion : Amusing places close to you - By UK post code (SG6 2BB, for example)

office space wars

25/06/2004 @ 18:56 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : office space wars - office space wars: i wish i had thought of this!

my office space wars mirror

25/06/2004 @ 18:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : my office space wars mirror - my office space wars mirror: it's the least i can do to help

Flash: Swinger game

25/06/2004 @ 18:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Flash: Swinger game - left and right to move, space to jump [via]

Newly discovered IE browser flaw; experts are telling people not to use Internet Explorer

25/06/2004 @ 18:55 UTC

jkottke : Newly discovered IE browser flaw; experts are telling people not to use Internet Explorer - Newly discovered IE browser flaw; experts are telling people not to use Internet Explorer (Step 1: Google "firefox"...)

Nelson Minar : MSIE is unsafe today - Advice is not to use MSIE at all because of the Scob worm. Great. (via Kottke)

10 Time Travelling Bloggers

25/06/2004 @ 17:56 UTC

Jon Hicks : 10 Time Travelling Bloggers - Someone rang me up last week asking me all sorts of damn fool questions about time travel. Now I know why…

Flash: J. Otto's "Alice in Wonderland"

25/06/2004 @ 17:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Flash: J. Otto's "Alice in Wonderland" - more about the pop-up book [via]

Matthew M. Boedicker : Flash port of Alice in Wonderland pop-up book

1000 Characters

25/06/2004 @ 17:55 UTC

Andy Baio : 1000 Characters - obsessive doodling [via]

Flash: The Animal Alphabet

25/06/2004 @ 17:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Flash: The Animal Alphabet - you know, for kids! [via]

Punching holes into firewalls

25/06/2004 @ 16:58 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : Punching holes into firewalls

deusx : Punching holes into firewalls - or "Why firewalls shouldn't be considered a ultimate weapon for network security"

Kayode Okeyode : Punching holes into firewalls

the Dogme 95 Vow of Chastity in filmmaking

25/06/2004 @ 16:57 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : the Dogme 95 Vow of Chastity in filmmaking

Douglas Adams on making a good cup of tea

25/06/2004 @ 16:57 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : Douglas Adams on making a good cup of tea

tips for travelers to canada

25/06/2004 @ 16:56 UTC

cobra libre : tips for travelers to canada - i could use a vacation

Finnegans Wake, a page a day

25/06/2004 @ 16:56 UTC

Graham Leuschke : Finnegans Wake, a page a day - this is too much even for me

Cheney drops the F-bomb

25/06/2004 @ 16:55 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Cheney drops the F-bomb - Get 'im, Leahy!

Update on the Plain Layne hoax

25/06/2004 @ 16:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Update on the Plain Layne hoax -

Bearskinrug Compositionals

25/06/2004 @ 16:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Bearskinrug Compositionals - the submissions are nice [via]

Costco keeps labor costs down by paying their employees more

25/06/2004 @ 16:55 UTC

jkottke : Costco keeps labor costs down by paying their employees more - Costco keeps labor costs down by paying their employees more (More pay = less employee turnover = more productivity.)

Matthew M. Boedicker : A Corporation That Breaks the Greed Mold (reduce labor costs by paying workers more)

The BBC has virtual replays of Euro 2004 goals as well

25/06/2004 @ 16:55 UTC

jkottke : The BBC has virtual replays of Euro 2004 goals as well - The BBC has virtual replays of Euro 2004 goals as well (Shockwave required, but the animation is more detailed than the Flash version I mentioned earlier. Don't miss all the different camera angles.)

Pack goats!

25/06/2004 @ 15:55 UTC

Steve Cook : Pack goats! - Rent a goat for your next extreme hike! Has the added bonus of cutting down on illegal cross-border tin-can smuggling.

So much for Swiss impartiality

25/06/2004 @ 15:55 UTC

Richard Rutter : So much for Swiss impartiality - Send Urs Meier feedback about Sol Campbell’s disallowed goal. (filed under Cricket for the masses).

Flash animations of the best Euro 2004 goals

25/06/2004 @ 15:55 UTC

jkottke : Flash animations of the best Euro 2004 goals

out-law: Accessibility of top UK company web sites improving

25/06/2004 @ 14:55 UTC

Isofarro : out-law: Accessibility of top UK company web sites improving - 37% meet level A compliance

Open GMail Account

25/06/2004 @ 14:55 UTC

Philippe Janvier : Open GMail Account - Un compte Gmail ouvert à tout vent c'est malheureusement mettre trop de confiance là où il n'y en a pas toujours :[

HM heimilislausra

25/06/2004 @ 13:55 UTC

kaninka.net : HM heimilislausra - www.streetsoccer.org

Validatienazi

25/06/2004 @ 12:56 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Validatienazi - Dat zie ik toch echter anders(om)! #

CSS Hacks

25/06/2004 @ 12:55 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : CSS Hacks - Keep them clean and simple #

Htmlfilter for PHP

25/06/2004 @ 12:55 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Htmlfilter for PHP - " This is a set of PHP routines to make sure that untrusted HTML code is safe to display in a end-user's browser." [via#

Schade Deutschland alles ist vorbei!

25/06/2004 @ 11:58 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Schade Deutschland alles ist vorbei! - Hah! #

Separating Comments and Trackbacks

25/06/2004 @ 11:58 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Separating Comments and Trackbacks - Never use trackback, it bugs #

Mystery Solved

25/06/2004 @ 11:57 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Mystery Solved - On feed validator differences #

WHAT is the Opera plot

25/06/2004 @ 11:57 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : WHAT is the Opera plot - "You're on to us! It's all part of an insidious Opera plot to take over the world! Why didn't I see it before!" #

Pointing and laughing

25/06/2004 @ 11:57 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Pointing and laughing - Argh #

XStandard gets Better!

25/06/2004 @ 11:56 UTC

Isofarro : XStandard gets Better! - standards compliant XHTML WYSIWYG editor

Anne van Kesteren : XStandard gets Better! - Great! #

England 5 Portugal 6

25/06/2004 @ 11:56 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : England 5 Portugal 6 - Heh #

Why Body Padding Makes Sense

25/06/2004 @ 11:56 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Why Body Padding Makes Sense - Nice try, but you are wrong. The 'background' property gets applied from the BODY element to the canvas in HTML documents. #

The Dangers of Judging Web Designs Superficially

25/06/2004 @ 11:55 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : The Dangers of Judging Web Designs Superficially - Great post! #

Atom dates

25/06/2004 @ 10:56 UTC

Wayne Burkett : Atom dates - Anne van Kesteren argues that entry-level dates are essential. He's right; feed-level dates are the problem. #

Isofarro : Atom Dates - Definitions of created, modified and updates

5 questions to ask your web development team

25/06/2004 @ 10:56 UTC

Isofarro : 5 questions to ask your web development team - website owner advice. (via panopticdesign)

Kayode Okeyode : 5 questions to ask your web development team

10 Accessibility Blunders of the Big Players

25/06/2004 @ 10:56 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : 10 Accessibility Blunders of the Big Players - Don't you dare to make the same! ;-) #

Isofarro : 10 accessibility blunders of the big players - structure, alts, link text, invalid markup...

Matt May: On "separate but equal" design

25/06/2004 @ 10:56 UTC

Isofarro : Matt May: On "separate but equal" design - The very point of segregation is to ensure the quality of the services provided to one group, at the expense of the other.

I thought the 'Webmaster' days were gone

25/06/2004 @ 10:55 UTC

Jon Hicks : I thought the 'Webmaster' days were gone - Are we expected to do too much these days? Is ‘Designers’ Design, Coders Code’ not applicable anymore?

BMW Product Recall

25/06/2004 @ 10:55 UTC

Aquarion : BMW Product Recall - Funny

DJ suspended for playing Cliff Richard

25/06/2004 @ 09:56 UTC

Charles Miller : DJ suspended for playing Cliff Richard - Classic Gold Digital DJ, Tony Blackburn has been suspended for playing Cliff Richard. I love on-air DJ vs management spats. (via Simon)

Python development with Eclipse and Ant

25/06/2004 @ 09:56 UTC

Isofarro : Python development with Eclipse and Ant

Charles Miller : Eclipse, Python - Python development with Eclipse and Ant on IBM DeveloperWorks. (via Simon)

Don't Make me Eat the Elephant Again

25/06/2004 @ 09:56 UTC

Charles Miller : Don't Make me Eat the Elephant Again - "Don't Make me Eat the Elephant Again," an article by Bruce Tate, author of the newly released "Better, Faster, Lighter Java."

Using CSV Files as Databases and Interacting with Them Using Java

25/06/2004 @ 09:55 UTC

Isofarro : Using CSV Files as Databases and Interacting with Them Using Java

Charles Miller : Using CSV Files as Databases and Interacting with Them Using Java - "Using CSV Files as Databases and Interacting with Them Using Java" by Kulvir S. Bhogal & Kwang Sik Kang. Easier than trying to find a Java CSV reader with a useful license.

Common Sense Rare

25/06/2004 @ 09:55 UTC

Will Pate : Common Sense Rare - 43% of Americans surveyed thought they had it, 7% passed the suprise common sense test that followed.

bill gates is gonna start blogging?

25/06/2004 @ 09:55 UTC

anildash : bill gates is gonna start blogging? - i've always wondered what pictures of his cat would look like

Andy Baio : Bill Gates may start blogging - [via]

Will Pate : Bill Gates May Blog - Microsoft spokesman says "Bill would love to do his own blog..."

yahoo preparing social networking service?

25/06/2004 @ 08:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : yahoo preparing social networking service? - yahoo preparing social networking service?: if you have a good imagination when reading craigslist, you can find anything

21 Rules of Thumb – How Microsoft develops its Software

25/06/2004 @ 08:55 UTC

anildash : 21 Rules of Thumb – How Microsoft develops its Software - this is among the best bits of free software development advice i've ever seen

Bob Bemer, Motto (original) for a Half-Century: ((((DO SOMETHING!) SMALL) USEFUL) NOW!)

25/06/2004 @ 07:56 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : Bob Bemer, Motto (original) for a Half-Century: ((((DO SOMETHING!) SMALL) USEFUL) NOW!)

Greg Miller's Guide to Lock Picking for Beginners

25/06/2004 @ 07:56 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : Greg Miller's Guide to Lock Picking for Beginners

Elvis Costellos's 500 Albums You Need

25/06/2004 @ 07:55 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : Elvis Costellos's 500 Albums You Need

Linux distro poll

25/06/2004 @ 06:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : Linux distro poll - Slashdot asks what Linux distribution people like. Me, I like Debian.

Mutant toddler has giant muscles

25/06/2004 @ 06:55 UTC

Steve Cook : Mutant toddler has giant muscles - Discovery of the mutation in humans may someday lead to treatments for muscular dystrophy and a Chris Claremont-penned mutant preschool massacre.

The Science Frontiers Sourcebook Project

25/06/2004 @ 06:55 UTC

Steve Cook : The Science Frontiers Sourcebook Project - "The ashen light of Venus; The Martian 'pyramids'; Kinks in Saturn's rings; Continuing debate about the Voyager life-detection experiments; Neptune's mysterious ring...." A series of Fortean anomalies; these look absolutely delightful.

EFF's Prelude to a Fake Complaint

25/06/2004 @ 06:55 UTC

Andy Baio : EFF's Prelude to a Fake Complaint - Induce Act makes the iPod illegal

Chart of popular P2P artists with little or no radio airplay

25/06/2004 @ 05:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Chart of popular P2P artists with little or no radio airplay -

VP potty mouth

25/06/2004 @ 03:01 UTC

Nelson Minar : VP potty mouth - BTW, when they say 'f-word', I think they mean 'fuck'

Virtual Communities Conference 2004

25/06/2004 @ 03:01 UTC

Richard MacManus : Virtual Communities Conference 2004 - Lots of yummy presentations here, incl keynote from Dave Snowden. [via]

the internet is full

25/06/2004 @ 03:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : the internet is full - the internet is full: damn. again?!

New Bjork album is entirely acapella

25/06/2004 @ 03:00 UTC

Andy Baio : New Bjork album is entirely acapella - [via]

Half Life 2 may arrive in August too?

25/06/2004 @ 02:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Half Life 2 may arrive in August too? - Valve reacts to Doom III ship date [via]

Wired News on the "Inducing of Copyright Infringement Act"

25/06/2004 @ 02:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Wired News on the "Inducing of Copyright Infringement Act" - it's inducing me to vomit

Installing WordPress on OS X 10.3

25/06/2004 @ 01:57 UTC

Eric Meyer : Installing WordPress on OS X 10.3 - Where was this when I installed Wordpress a few months ago? Oh well.

GNU Netcat

25/06/2004 @ 01:56 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : GNU Netcat

§ 42.01(3): noxious odor

25/06/2004 @ 01:56 UTC

cobra libre : § 42.01(3): noxious odor - i was intrigued by the sight of the "noxious odor" filing cabinet during a recent visit to the travis county justice of the peace office

CMP blocks Google News referers

25/06/2004 @ 01:55 UTC

Andy Baio : CMP blocks Google News referers - when corporate paranoia affects your readership [via]

Mayday Mystery texts

25/06/2004 @ 01:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Mayday Mystery texts - read about the history of the weirdness [via]

Video conferencing at 35,000 feet

25/06/2004 @ 01:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Video conferencing at 35,000 feet - Kottke's worried about security [via]

no, mr. cheney, *you* go fuck yourself

25/06/2004 @ 01:55 UTC

anildash : no, mr. cheney, *you* go fuck yourself - the vice president exercises his formidable rhetorical skills

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