Þú ert ekki Dave Chappelle

16/06/2004 @ 23:12 UTC

kaninka.net : Þú ert ekki Dave Chappelle

lesotho suddenly fascinates me

16/06/2004 @ 23:11 UTC

cobra libre : lesotho suddenly fascinates me - pro: no sailors. con: no seafood.

ROFLCopter

16/06/2004 @ 23:11 UTC

deusx : ROFLCopter - OMGWTFBBQ INCOMING!!!!

Build a 1.2 terabyte RAID file server for $1600

16/06/2004 @ 22:02 UTC

Andy Baio : Build a 1.2 terabyte RAID file server for $1600 - $33,400 cheaper than January 2002 [via]

Metafilter goes social with Mefi Contacts

16/06/2004 @ 22:02 UTC

Andy Baio : Metafilter goes social with Mefi Contacts - here's my growing contacts page

How to read difficult books, especially fiction

16/06/2004 @ 22:02 UTC

jkottke : How to read difficult books, especially fiction

tough call: no XP service pack for pirates?

16/06/2004 @ 22:01 UTC

anildash : tough call: no XP service pack for pirates? - i understand the security concern, but i also understand microsoft's position

The orange XML icon sucks

16/06/2004 @ 21:05 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : The orange XML icon sucks - So why use (and promote) it? #

Philippe Janvier : The orange XML icon sucks - Now XML is also known as RSS :)

The Great Book Giveaway Contest

16/06/2004 @ 21:05 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : The Great Book Giveaway Contest - 43 has always been my lucky number... #

Retailers say Doom 3 for PC in late July

16/06/2004 @ 21:03 UTC

Andy Baio : Retailers say Doom 3 for PC in late July - Xbox version following in October [via]

New Scientist update on ChatNannies

16/06/2004 @ 21:03 UTC

Andy Baio : New Scientist update on ChatNannies - still a hoax, Wightman showed off a modified copy of the Alice bot

Erik Benson : New Scientist still not sure if Jim Wightman is for real (how many strange coincidences will it take?) - I knew my Google News Alert for Jim would turn up some interesting stuff

Character Encoding and HTML Forms

16/06/2004 @ 20:02 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Character Encoding and HTML Forms - Important, read it please #

Kayode Okeyode : Character Encoding and HTML Forms

Isofarro : Character encoding and HTML forms - a browser will submit the data from a form using the same character encoding that the page is served in

Forcing Comment Previews

16/06/2004 @ 20:01 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Forcing Comment Previews - For people who use MT #

dionidium : Forcing Comment Previews - Jacques Distler has more help for Movable Type users interested in comment validation.

LawMeme - How Not to Shutter a Service: Weblogs.com Goes Dark

16/06/2004 @ 20:01 UTC

deusx : LawMeme - How Not to Shutter a Service: Weblogs.com Goes Dark - "Dave Winer says you can trust him. Can you?" Ouchie ow.

dionidium : How Not to Shutter a Service: Weblogs.com Goes Dark - Charity is not impunity.

Info Freako, or who's already past arguing about syndication formats? - Archives - Blog - 0xDECAF...

16/06/2004 @ 20:00 UTC

Paul Hammond : Info Freako, or who's already past arguing about syndication formats? - Archives - Blog - 0xDECAFBAD Blog - while I freakishly want to catch as much info as possible, I can only handle so much in a day

Joystiq, new gaming blog by the Engadget folks

16/06/2004 @ 20:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Joystiq, new gaming blog by the Engadget folks - bringing the Weblogs, Inc. roster to 49 blogs

This person has read 112 books so far this year

16/06/2004 @ 20:00 UTC

jkottke : This person has read 112 books so far this year - This person has read 112 books so far this year (Including 4 Harry Potter books in 2 days.)

A well-written essay on a topic that ends up being pretty obvious

16/06/2004 @ 19:04 UTC

Erik Benson : A well-written essay on a topic that ends up being pretty obvious - I do like all the Microsoft history folklore that's included

kellan : "Windows developers added special code that checked if SimCity was running, and if so ran the memory allocator in a special mode." - I would *never* buy an operating system from someone who thought that was a good idea. #

anildash : How Microsoft Lost the API War - hey, joel's really good at this stuff

Andy Baio : Joel on How Microsoft Lost the API War - still catching up on my links since Baby Day [via]

Paul Hammond : Joel on Software - How Microsoft Lost the API War - The new API is HTML, and the new winners in the application development marketplace will be the people who can make HTML sing

Anne van Kesteren : How Microsoft Lost the API War - One for tomorrow, intro looks nice though #

Simon Willison : Joel on Software - How Microsoft Lost the API War - Read it through for a fascinating conclusion.

Kayode Okeyode : How Microsoft Lost the API War

Richard MacManus : Joel Spolsky on Microsoft's desktop API strategy - "The new API is HTML". Great essay on why browser apps are winning the war against rich clients.

Tomas Jogin : Joel on Software - How Microsoft Lost the API War - Fantastic, astonishingly insightful article by Joel Spolsky. If you only read one article about software this year...

it's been a long day

16/06/2004 @ 19:04 UTC

kellan : it's been a long day - it's been a long day #

Series Finale: That Wicked Worn Look

16/06/2004 @ 19:03 UTC

Tomas Jogin : Series Finale: That Wicked Worn Look - Whatever you do, don't miss this!

the fine tang of faintly scented urine

16/06/2004 @ 19:03 UTC

cobra libre : the fine tang of faintly scented urine - eat with relish!

MSNBC - Grim Numbers

16/06/2004 @ 19:02 UTC

deusx : MSNBC - Grim Numbers - "A U.S.-sponsored poll shows Iraqis have lost confidence in the occupying authorities--and that the majority of Iraqis want Coalition troops out of the country ‘immediately’"

RSS feed of Suprnova box sets

16/06/2004 @ 19:02 UTC

Andy Baio : RSS feed of Suprnova box sets - reminder: the RIAA monitors Suprnova

3D FPS-style car navigation system in Japan

16/06/2004 @ 19:01 UTC

Andy Baio : 3D FPS-style car navigation system in Japan - this is badass, but not a very practical visualization [via]

Linux Ext2fs Undeletion mini-HOWTO

16/06/2004 @ 18:13 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : Linux Ext2fs Undeletion mini-HOWTO

Weblogs.com shutdown : and now the movie script!

16/06/2004 @ 18:13 UTC

tehu : Weblogs.com shutdown : and now the movie script! - Waiting for the NéoCon version. Forthcoming title : Weblog Holocaust!

the ulysses project

16/06/2004 @ 18:13 UTC

cobra libre : the ulysses project - so far he's up to 'aeolus,' which happens to be my favorite chapter (so far)

Northwest Airlines' new brand

16/06/2004 @ 18:12 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Northwest Airlines' new brand - Now with attitude!

Pitchformula, crunching thousands of Pitchfork album review to write better songs

16/06/2004 @ 18:12 UTC

Andy Baio : Pitchformula, crunching thousands of Pitchfork album review to write better songs - he includes all the Perl scripts he wrote for his BA project [via]

Adam Gessaman : pitchformula.com: music criticism as a creative tool - The results are quite entertaining. The latter sounds like what would happen if Ben Gibbard took his Postal Service tricks back to DCFC. The former is rather like Modest Mouse on crack.

Image: How not to check a diaper

16/06/2004 @ 18:12 UTC

Andy Baio : Image: How not to check a diaper - if only someone had told me this four days ago [via]

Jet engine that plays CDs

16/06/2004 @ 18:11 UTC

jkottke : Jet engine that plays CDs - Jet engine that plays CDs (Which button activates the afterburner? And wasn't this a prop in The Fifth Element?)

Inclusion of Anna Karenina on Oprah's book list pushes Leo Tolstoy, dead almost 100 years, to the...

16/06/2004 @ 18:11 UTC

jkottke : Inclusion of Anna Karenina on Oprah's book list pushes Leo Tolstoy, dead almost 100 years, to the top of several US bestseller lists, including that of the NY Times - Inclusion of Anna Karenina on Oprah's book list pushes Leo Tolstoy, dead almost 100 years, to the top of several US bestseller lists, including that of the NY Times

Short interview with David Sedaris in Time magazine

16/06/2004 @ 18:11 UTC

jkottke : Short interview with David Sedaris in Time magazine - Short interview with David Sedaris in Time magazine ("It's the kind of job where you just couldn't take enough baths.")

Printer majors rally around ISO toner lifespan standard

16/06/2004 @ 17:02 UTC

François Nonnenmacher : Printer majors rally around ISO toner lifespan standard

TuneTeller, MIDI search engine with a piano UI

16/06/2004 @ 17:00 UTC

Andy Baio : TuneTeller, MIDI search engine with a piano UI - focus the Java applet and play with your keyboard

Boing Boing tweaks their layout a bit, adds advertising

16/06/2004 @ 17:00 UTC

jkottke : Boing Boing tweaks their layout a bit, adds advertising

nice story on creating a food blog

16/06/2004 @ 17:00 UTC

anildash : nice story on creating a food blog - and be sure to check out her typepad site

Negative Margins

16/06/2004 @ 15:58 UTC

Isofarro : Negative Margins - about floating sidebars to the right of flexible content when the sidebar is after the content in the markup.

Word Browser Plug-in

16/06/2004 @ 15:57 UTC

Jon Hicks : Word Browser Plug-in - Saves me having to open Word to read client briefs – look at them in Safari instead!

Bloomsday 100

16/06/2004 @ 15:57 UTC

Steve Cook : Bloomsday 100 - Thousands of tourists will converge on Dublin today to drink Guiness, feed kidneys to the cat, get rocks chucked at them, and masturbate. Ah, literature!

90% of all usability testing is useless

16/06/2004 @ 15:57 UTC

Richard Rutter : 90% of all usability testing is useless - User research for the Web should delve into qualitative aspects (filed under Information design).

Happy Bloomsday 100 years later

16/06/2004 @ 15:57 UTC

Graham Leuschke : Happy Bloomsday 100 years later - see esp. the all-day reading in Lawrence. Oh, and more later.

Many-to-Many: MT Licensing vs Weblogs.com Shutdown

16/06/2004 @ 15:56 UTC

Paul Hammond : Many-to-Many: MT Licensing vs Weblogs.com Shutdown - why the differing responses?

90% of All Usability Testing is Useless

16/06/2004 @ 15:56 UTC

anildash : 90% of All Usability Testing is Useless - lane's stint in jakob's headline writing classes has really paid off

A page of Ulysses every day

16/06/2004 @ 15:01 UTC

Steve Cook : A page of Ulysses every day - Tune in tomorrow to find out what stately, plump Buck Mulligan does next!

jkottke : Ulysses, one page each day via the Web and RSS - Ulysses, one page each day via the Web and RSS (Like Gyford's Pepys and Webb's Da Vinci efforts.)

Graham Leuschke : James Joyce's Ulysses: One Page Every Day ... by RSS - subscribed ... again

Richard MacManus : Ulysses: One Page Every Day RSS feed - I've fallen behind already on Matt Webb's Da Vinci feed, but still...great use of RSS [via]

If newspaper Web sites aren't like blogs, at least they're not like Fox News

16/06/2004 @ 14:20 UTC

François Nonnenmacher : If newspaper Web sites aren't like blogs, at least they're not like Fox News - "The Fox News Web site looks like a porn site without the tits"

BBC to Open Content Floodgates

16/06/2004 @ 14:19 UTC

François Nonnenmacher : BBC to Open Content Floodgates - Turning the idea of copyright upside down

State Sets Standard for E-Voting

16/06/2004 @ 14:19 UTC

François Nonnenmacher : State Sets Standard for E-Voting

How to survive creative burnout - UIWEB.COM

16/06/2004 @ 14:18 UTC

Paul Hammond : How to survive creative burnout - UIWEB.COM - Everything seems gray and pointless

The Bloomsday Centenary

16/06/2004 @ 13:06 UTC

Richard MacManus : The Bloomsday Centenary - James Joyce's Ulysses takes place on a single day in Dublin 100 years ago.

Joyce's Schema for Ulysses

16/06/2004 @ 13:06 UTC

Richard MacManus : Joyce's Schema for Ulysses - Makes more sense than an XML Schema.

Dynamically underlining accesskeys | clagnut/blog

16/06/2004 @ 13:05 UTC

Paul Hammond : Dynamically underlining accesskeys | clagnut/blog - instead of hand coding the span for each link, why not use some DOM scripting to do so?

Six Apart changes MT 3.0 licensing again

16/06/2004 @ 13:05 UTC

Andy Baio : Six Apart changes MT 3.0 licensing again - unlimited blogs is much, much better [via]

doug : New MT Pricing - 6A responds to feedback and simplifies licensing for Movable Type ? unlimited weblogs with any paid license

anildash : Movable Type: unlimited blogs, new pricing, new site - and yup, you get a free update to the general release when it's available

Paul Hammond : Six Log: Announcing Pricing & Licensing Changes to Movable Type - We made these revisions based on what people have told us they wanted to see

Dan Cederholm : New Movable Type pricing - Looks much better.

Adam Gessaman : MovableType prices changed yet again - finally, they seem to be getting something right. Sell software, don't sell authors and weblogs.

Richard Feynman and The Connection Machine

16/06/2004 @ 12:00 UTC

Richard MacManus : Richard Feynman and The Connection Machine - He was detail-oriented and "distrusted abstractions that could not be directly related to the facts."

Straight Dope on electricity failure after a zombie takeover

16/06/2004 @ 11:14 UTC

Andy Baio : Straight Dope on electricity failure after a zombie takeover - answer: scattered blackouts within 4-6 hours, complete failure in 24 hours [via]

Aquarion : When the zombies take over, how long till the electricity fails? - Straight Dope Rocks

deusx : When the zombies take over, how long till the electricityfails? - Scary. Time to go move near a dam in Canada.

Eric Meyer : When the zombies take over, how long till the electricity fails? - Well, at least now I know.

cobra libre : when the zombies take over, how long till the electricity fails? - a valuable contribution to the existing body of zombie-related knowledge

Cityofsound: The Black Rider

16/06/2004 @ 11:13 UTC

phil : Cityofsound: The Black Rider - Went to see this last night: excellent. A bit like 'Shock-headed Peter' but harder to understand.

"Work is for saps!"

16/06/2004 @ 11:13 UTC

Erik Benson : "Work is for saps!" - I have a strange feeling that the folks at Ludicorp have read this essay.

The Bore-osphere

16/06/2004 @ 11:13 UTC

François Hodierne : The Bore-osphere #

Perfect.co.uk - Practical Utopianism. Seems to be to be a real shortage of intelligent weblogs ab...

16/06/2004 @ 10:00 UTC

Tom Coates : Perfect.co.uk - Practical Utopianism. Seems to be to be a real shortage of intelligent weblogs about UK politics and the like. Certainly there are way less than in the States.

Frodo, the bicorn, and the Golden Donut, and other lesser known works of Tolkien

16/06/2004 @ 08:53 UTC

kellan : Frodo, the bicorn, and the Golden Donut, and other lesser known works of Tolkien - That is Smaug, but the infamous flying moose. #

Archive/Restore

16/06/2004 @ 08:53 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Archive/Restore - When permalinks fail; switch all to WordPress! #

deusx : Sam Ruby: Archive/Restore - "Apparently in early July, there will be several dozen opportunities to observe first hand the issues related to weblog migration."

Comment System Dilemma

16/06/2004 @ 08:52 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Comment System Dilemma - I will help him if he switches to WordPress #

Your Comment Has Been Posted

16/06/2004 @ 08:52 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Your Comment Has Been Posted - When your comment needs to be accepted first by the site owner people are confused when it doesn't show up and no message appears; not sure about WordPress, I should probably look it up #

Michael seems to have stolen an entry from my own brain

16/06/2004 @ 08:52 UTC

Erik Benson : Michael seems to have stolen an entry from my own brain - It's amazing how close we are to having something like this

anildash : it's messages all the way down - sippey still hasn't given up on the idea of connecting it all together

Graham Leuschke : high/low privacy, high/low context - sippey thinking about the essentials again

WordPress Hackers Mailing List

16/06/2004 @ 08:52 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : WordPress Hackers Mailing List - On the ToDo list #

Gavin Bryars

16/06/2004 @ 08:51 UTC

Steve Cook : Gavin Bryars - During the set break at tonight's awesome Neko Case show, I got Tom Waits singing "Jesus' blood never failed me yet" stuck in my head, and I never knew what weirdo wrote that piece. Now I do.

Amy Sullivan on Left Behind

16/06/2004 @ 08:51 UTC

Steve Cook : Amy Sullivan on Left Behind - Ignore the suspect theology and wafer-thin characters -- I read the first one of these, and the prose is, unbelievably, much worse than Sullivan makes it out to be. Her take on why they sell is interesting but not entirely convincing.

Is It the APIs, Stupid?

16/06/2004 @ 08:51 UTC

deusx : Is It the APIs, Stupid? - XPath is the only way to walk through XML

Ash Taking On Freddy And Jason?

16/06/2004 @ 08:50 UTC

deusx : Ash Taking On Freddy And Jason? - 'Bruce Campbell, who played Ash in the Evil Dead horror films, told SCI FI Wire that there is "some validity" to the rampant rumors about the possibility of a movie that would pit his character against Freddy of A Nightmare on Elm Street and Jason from th

BOFH: Downsizing the human deadwood

16/06/2004 @ 08:50 UTC

deusx : BOFH: Downsizing the human deadwood - "good news, there was a virus on our HR server and your CV accidentally got sent to a placement agency..."

ThinkGeek :: Umph Energy Tablets

16/06/2004 @ 08:50 UTC

deusx : ThinkGeek :: Umph Energy Tablets - "Each tablet contains 99 milligrams of caffeine and 30 milligrams of Panax Ginseng along with Vitamin B6." I wonder what these would do to me, if dropped into a mug of coffee?

Harvard man loses 3,000 weblogs

16/06/2004 @ 08:50 UTC

dionidium : Harvard man loses 3,000 weblogs - Andrew Orlowski's scathing take on the weblogs.com shutdown. Look, there is absolutely, positively, no fucking reason Dave couldn't have announced this on Scripting News. End of story.

Aquarion : Harvard man loses 3,000 weblogs | The Register - As much as I dislike Orlowski's opinion on blogs, I like this. Possibly mostly because it's aimed at someone whose views I generally mistrust.

François Nonnenmacher : Harvard man loses 3,000 weblogs - Mmh, let's expect more Winer bashing very soon...

Gmail scavenger hunt

16/06/2004 @ 08:49 UTC

Andy Baio : Gmail scavenger hunt - find 15 items online, win a Gmail account

Anne van Kesteren : Got Gmail? - 4 invites left, be quick! #

Boing Boing 2.0

16/06/2004 @ 08:49 UTC

Andy Baio : Boing Boing 2.0 - now with ads and a new layout

Get at least a partial version of weblogs.com weblog from Bloglines.

16/06/2004 @ 03:02 UTC

kellan : Get at least a partial version of weblogs.com weblog from Bloglines. - wingedpig.com: Help with Weblogs.com Blog Migration #

INXS to star in reality TV show

16/06/2004 @ 03:01 UTC

deusx : INXS to star in reality TV show - "Rock group INXS are to search for a new lead singer on a reality TV show." *sniff* But it won't bring back Michael!

Brad Choate: OS X software inventory

16/06/2004 @ 03:01 UTC

veen : Brad Choate: OS X software inventory - What's in *your* Aplications folder?

Transcript of Winer's Weblogs.com audio announcement

16/06/2004 @ 03:01 UTC

Andy Baio : Transcript of Winer's Weblogs.com audio announcement - Wired News on the shutdown, and more [via]

Adam Gessaman : Typed Transcript of Dave Winer's Audio Post - Actually, for once, this is something that I wish that people wouldn't hold against Winer.

Proof of concept Bluetooth virus

16/06/2004 @ 03:01 UTC

Andy Baio : Proof of concept Bluetooth virus - replicates on Nokia 60 phones [via]

Disembodied hand in Victoria's Secret catalog

16/06/2004 @ 03:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Disembodied hand in Victoria's Secret catalog - when Photoshop goes bad [via]

Eric Meyer : SCANDAL: Victoria's Secret ...REVEALED? SCANDAL: Victoria's Secret ...REVEALED? - I can personally verify the truth of this article; I've seen a paper copy of the catalog myself. Creeeepy...

Notlong, short URLs with subdomains

16/06/2004 @ 03:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Notlong, short URLs with subdomains - more readable alternative to TinyURL and their ilk [via]

Snopes on dollar store toothpaste

16/06/2004 @ 03:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Snopes on dollar store toothpaste - now with dangerously high levels of fluoride!

Firefox open to malicious spyware installers

16/06/2004 @ 02:02 UTC

Andy Baio : Firefox open to malicious spyware installers - but don't let that stop you from using today's Firefox 0.9 release

Construction of a sand mandala

16/06/2004 @ 02:02 UTC

Andy Baio : Construction of a sand mandala - nice photos of each step

Plain Layne, another Kaycee Nicole?

16/06/2004 @ 02:02 UTC

Andy Baio : Plain Layne, another Kaycee Nicole? - Kottke rounds up other recent fakes in his comments

Second Life upgrade adds XML-RPC, in-world marriage

16/06/2004 @ 02:01 UTC

Andy Baio : Second Life upgrade adds XML-RPC, in-world marriage - you can blog from within the world [via]

manhattan media map

16/06/2004 @ 02:01 UTC

anildash : manhattan media map - gawker's omission must be a simple oversight

If newspaper Web sites aren't like blogs, at least they're not like Fox News

16/06/2004 @ 01:19 UTC

Simon Willison : If newspaper Web sites aren't like blogs, at least they're not like Fox News - The FoxNews.com redesign looks "like a porn site without the tits".

Bruce vs. Bruce

16/06/2004 @ 01:19 UTC

Simon Willison : Bruce vs. Bruce - Schneier and Sterling discuss security and technology. (via)

A Response to the League of Women Voters

16/06/2004 @ 01:18 UTC

Simon Willison : A Response to the League of Women Voters - Voting machine FAQ debunked. (via)

Fox News raves about Fahrenheit 9/11

16/06/2004 @ 01:18 UTC

Andy Baio : Fox News raves about Fahrenheit 9/11 -

Adam Gessaman : FOXNews actually <em>liked</em> 'Fahrenheit 9/11'

How Houdini did his Metamorphosis trick

16/06/2004 @ 00:02 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : How Houdini did his Metamorphosis trick

Terraserver - an online database of aerial photographs of the United States

16/06/2004 @ 00:02 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : Terraserver - an online database of aerial photographs of the United States

Backing Up and Restoring Your MySQL Database

16/06/2004 @ 00:01 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : Backing Up and Restoring Your MySQL Database

Matthew M. Boedicker : backing up and restoring your MySQL database

CSS 2 Selector Fundamentals

16/06/2004 @ 00:01 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : CSS 2 Selector Fundamentals

The Webcomics Examiner

16/06/2004 @ 00:01 UTC

Aquarion : The Webcomics Examiner - An ezine about webcomics

A Houseful of Lords, pt. 2

16/06/2004 @ 00:01 UTC

Aquarion : A Houseful of Lords, pt. 2 - What would LotR be like if $foo wrote it?

Hack Your Keyboard

16/06/2004 @ 00:00 UTC

deusx : Hack Your Keyboard - "You are more likely to connect your arcade controls to your computer through the keyboard port than any other way."

Mirror.co.uk - THE WORLD'S CRAZIEST ADVICE

16/06/2004 @ 00:00 UTC

deusx : Mirror.co.uk - THE WORLD'S CRAZIEST ADVICE - "IN order to get out of car, open door, get out, lock doors, and then close doors - car handbook"

Aluminum Foil Deflector Beanie

16/06/2004 @ 00:00 UTC

deusx : Aluminum Foil Deflector Beanie - "This site is dedicated to spreading the word about the Aluminum* Foil Deflector Beanie and how it can help the average human."

Jogin.com :: Statistics

16/06/2004 @ 00:00 UTC

dionidium : Jogin.com :: Statistics - Hacking Awstats to better support feeds.

Jabber on port 80

16/06/2004 @ 00:00 UTC

François Hodierne : Jabber on port 80 - "useful for those users that are 'jailed' on offices with firewalls or proxies" [via#

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