Sound time reversal

18/06/2004 @ 23:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : Sound time reversal - With a mesh of simple acoustic sensors and a simulation, you can "reverse time" to locate sharp sounds like gunshots in cities (via Physics News Update)

apple dumplin' shop

18/06/2004 @ 23:56 UTC

cobra libre : apple dumplin' shop - a brief overview of american english cussin'

Indie rock goes mainstream

18/06/2004 @ 23:56 UTC

Steve Cook : Indie rock goes mainstream - Which I'm totally fine with, except didn't Vagrant already do this by selling eight trillion Dashboard Confessional albums?

Anti-skateboard deterrants for

18/06/2004 @ 23:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Anti-skateboard deterrants for - turns rails and curbs into faceplants [via]

Steve Cook : Skate deterrents - Skateboarding is not a crime; it's an excuse to put annoying plastic geegaws over the entire landscape.

Flash: Robots Are Our Friends

18/06/2004 @ 23:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Flash: Robots Are Our Friends - but sometimes they slash human flesh [via]

Video: Soldiers Under Command

18/06/2004 @ 23:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Video: Soldiers Under Command - 57MB Quicktime documentary of 2nd Annual Stryper Expo [via]

the ascendance of labels over folders

18/06/2004 @ 23:55 UTC

anildash : the ascendance of labels over folders - call them labels or categories, assigning arbitrary metadata is catching on

good thinking on syndication and identity

18/06/2004 @ 23:55 UTC

anildash : good thinking on syndication and identity - ross and sippey are on top of it as always, and i hope this is addressed by Atom soon

CBS only runs anti-left advocacy ads

18/06/2004 @ 23:55 UTC

anildash : CBS only runs anti-left advocacy ads - which makes sense, given that the median age of their viewers is well into 3 digits

how to choose between MT and TypePad

18/06/2004 @ 23:55 UTC

anildash : how to choose between MT and TypePad - elise does a great job of explaining the differences in the two tools

Parsing Dates with MagpieRSS

18/06/2004 @ 22:56 UTC

kellan : Parsing Dates with MagpieRSS - For RSS 1.0, RSS 2.0, and Atom. (I keep meaning to standardize this) #

US torture policy

18/06/2004 @ 22:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : US torture policy - Gillmor's reflection on some of the ugly news

Steve Dalkowski, the greatest arm ever to miss the bigs

18/06/2004 @ 22:55 UTC

Steve Cook : Steve Dalkowski, the greatest arm ever to miss the bigs - Capable of throwing a 110-mph fastball and throwing -through- an outfield fence, Dalkowski didn't learn control until just before a career-ending injury.

Stephen King had John Lennon killed

18/06/2004 @ 22:55 UTC

Steve Cook : Stephen King had John Lennon killed - The proof is in Playboy magazine!

Nickelback vs Nickelback

18/06/2004 @ 22:55 UTC

phil : Nickelback vs Nickelback - Are they by any chance related?

Issac Mizrahi mixes $30 sweaters with coture clothes on the same runway

18/06/2004 @ 22:55 UTC

jkottke : Issac Mizrahi mixes $30 sweaters with coture clothes on the same runway

Tom hired to be the new SchoolTools project lead.

18/06/2004 @ 21:56 UTC

kellan : Tom hired to be the new SchoolTools project lead. - Congratulations! #

Google Search: perfect markup

18/06/2004 @ 21:56 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Google Search: perfect markup - Heh, I already knew 'application/xhtml+xml' is important #

Pyongyang pizza

18/06/2004 @ 21:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : Pyongyang pizza - Weird story of an Italian chef brought to North Korea

Plain of Jars

18/06/2004 @ 21:55 UTC

Nelson Minar : Plain of Jars - Odd archaeological site in Laos: giant stone jars

www.gmail-is-too-creepy.com

18/06/2004 @ 21:55 UTC

Graham Leuschke : www.gmail-is-too-creepy.com - for...?

Jeremy Zawodny : google-is-too-creepy.com - google-is-too-creepy.com: nice domain name

Richard MacManus : gmail-is-too-creepy.com - And you thought all the good web addresses were gone!

Fun book, but the cover, oy, the cover. It looks like a bodice ripper with the heroine in an empi...

18/06/2004 @ 20:56 UTC

kellan : Fun book, but the cover, oy, the cover. It looks like a bodice ripper with the heroine in an empire-waisted dress clutched by a winged, bare-chested hunk. - I've had similar problems reading Bujold and Kristine Smith in public. Makes you want to give the editor a serious talking to. #

Half Life 2 thief arrests

18/06/2004 @ 20:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : Half Life 2 thief arrests - gaming community helps track down the folks who stole code from Valve

iPod Donut

18/06/2004 @ 20:56 UTC

Jon Hicks : iPod Donut - Customise your pods’ scrollwheel with silicone-based stickers. I’d like the vines please!

'one big cock tale about one and only one thing'

18/06/2004 @ 20:56 UTC

cobra libre : 'one big cock tale about one and only one thing' - i'm sorry, but i never tire of this sort of thing

Madonna changes her name to Esther

18/06/2004 @ 20:56 UTC

Aquarion : Madonna changes her name to Esther - Um. 'kay. *WHY*?

how to upgrade to firefix 0.9

18/06/2004 @ 20:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : how to upgrade to firefix 0.9 - how to upgrade to firefix 0.9: how to upgrade to firefix 0.9 in case you'd rather not get screwed

new google websearch program pays publishers for searches

18/06/2004 @ 20:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : new google websearch program pays publishers for searches - new google websearch program pays publishers for searches: hmm. interesting

Ebert on whether Fahrenheit 9/11 is a "documentary"

18/06/2004 @ 20:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Ebert on whether Fahrenheit 9/11 is a "documentary" -

Erik Benson : Are documentaries supposed to be objective? - I like Roger.

kellan : Roger Ebert has a nice little bit on the myth of objectivity. (as it relates to 'Farenheit 9/11') - Seeing this idea get pushed out to the mainstream culture raises my hopes. #

jkottke : Roger Ebert addresses accuracy and bias in discussing Fahrenheit 9/11

Adam Gessaman : Gee, documentaries are partisan? Who'da thunk it.

Boing Boing Lite

18/06/2004 @ 20:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Boing Boing Lite - ditch the ads, guest sidebar, and filter out posts by author or keyword [via]

kellan : BoingBoing Lite allows you to filter by keyword or author! - See BoingBoing restored to its former glory. (oh, and its made with Magpie!) #

François Hodierne : bOINGbOING Reconstituted ... (beta) - tellement mieux ! [via#

Philippe Janvier : BoingBoing LITE - "I don't know what it was, but BoingBoing “2.0� has finally pushed me over the edge. So, I made my own boingboing."

Amazon is now listing purchase statistics on some of their product pages

18/06/2004 @ 19:55 UTC

jkottke : Amazon is now listing purchase statistics on some of their product pages - Amazon is now listing purchase statistics on some of their product pages ("Customers who viewed this page ultimately bought...")

find us a home

18/06/2004 @ 19:55 UTC

anildash : find us a home - still looking for an apartment in san francisco, got any suggestions?

Nokia Funding Minimo

18/06/2004 @ 18:56 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Nokia Funding Minimo - I actually thought MozillaZine had written something about "Fiding Nemo", but it appears Nokia is founding a browser project! #

the universal feed parser

18/06/2004 @ 18:55 UTC

cobra libre : the universal feed parser - a thing of beauty

Anne van Kesteren : Universal Feed Parser - It has moved #

deusx : Universal Feed Parser - "Version 4.0 is under active development and already fully supports Atom 1.0 feeds and Apple's iTunes extensions."

Haikus for a newly neutered dog

18/06/2004 @ 18:55 UTC

Steve Cook : Haikus for a newly neutered dog - Spring is here. Be glad / for the flowers in the field. / You're just a friend now.

John Carmack's test liftoff a success

18/06/2004 @ 18:55 UTC

Andy Baio : John Carmack's test liftoff a success - that explains the Doom 3 delays

Inventory of crappy CDs sent to libraries for price-fixing settlement

18/06/2004 @ 18:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Inventory of crappy CDs sent to libraries for price-fixing settlement - bastards are sending garbage CDs sold in remainder bins [via]

Rod Begbie : CD settlement to libraries - RIAA in "Acting Like a Bunch of Dicks" shocker. [via#

Steve Cook : Libraries get screwed in the CD settlement - Have the big record companies ever dealt fairly with anyone?

Adam Gessaman : CD settlement sends crappy CDs to libraries

The Seven-Year-Old Bloggers

18/06/2004 @ 17:56 UTC

Will Pate : The Seven-Year-Old Bloggers - One British school got kids blogging and now their teacher says they're doing better than their non-blogging peers.

Bill Gates and Petals around the Rose

18/06/2004 @ 17:56 UTC

Isofarro : Bill Gates and Petals around the Rose - I think I have it figured after the answer to the second roll

deusx : Bill Gates plays Petals Around the Rose - Insidious brainworm of a puzzle

Graham Leuschke : Petals Around the Rose - got it on the fourth roll

Production for Use

18/06/2004 @ 17:55 UTC

Dan Cederholm : Production for Use - Zeldman on the well-balanced diet of web design

Richard MacManus : Zeldman: "design fails when abstracted from use" - This connects with the Richard Feynman quote I dug up last week.

anildash : criticize in context - zeldman explains how design critiques that don't consider use context are less useful

#1 Matt on the Internet

18/06/2004 @ 17:55 UTC

Andy Baio : #1 Matt on the Internet - and he's following through with his promise [via]

Matthew M. Boedicker : the #1 Matt on the internet (is not me)

21 more facts proven to be true by Fox's pioneering research method

18/06/2004 @ 16:57 UTC

Aquarion : 21 more facts proven to be true by Fox's pioneering research method - The moon is made of green cheese

My little Justice League Of America

18/06/2004 @ 16:57 UTC

Aquarion : My little Justice League Of America - Comics Geekery

Conservative Groups try and ban Moore film - look set to make it an enormous box-office draw coun...

18/06/2004 @ 16:56 UTC

Tom Coates : Conservative Groups try and ban Moore film - look set to make it an enormous box-office draw country-wide

New Xbox Video Chat allows remote joypad vibration

18/06/2004 @ 16:56 UTC

Andy Baio : New Xbox Video Chat allows remote joypad vibration - Jane's going to have to pick one up

Snopes update on the guy living in a Paris airport

18/06/2004 @ 16:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Snopes update on the guy living in a Paris airport - The Terminal movie is loosely based on his story

Financial Times: "The Bush administration has misled the American people"

18/06/2004 @ 16:55 UTC

jkottke : Financial Times: "The Bush administration has misled the American people" - Financial Times: "The Bush administration has misled the American people"

#1 Matt

18/06/2004 @ 15:55 UTC

Dan Cederholm : #1 Matt - Photo Matt fulfills his promise after becoming the #1 result for 'Matt' on Google.

Site Flavored Google Search

18/06/2004 @ 15:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Site Flavored Google Search - explicit categorization is not very useful, it should analyze my site content instead

anildash : Site-Flavored Google Search - interesting that Google Labs is focusing on business. what's the lab doing for adsense?

Why you should dump Internet Explorer

18/06/2004 @ 14:56 UTC

Isofarro : Why you should dump Internet Explorer - an MCSE viewpoint - security, standards and options

Shooting and Data Gathering | Model Making | Mori Urban Institute for the Future

18/06/2004 @ 14:55 UTC

phil : Shooting and Data Gathering | Model Making | Mori Urban Institute for the Future - I want to make these.

Andy Baio : How to make a scale model of a city - next: how to make it into a Quake map? [via]  [via]

Mozilla Control

18/06/2004 @ 14:55 UTC

Paul Hammond : Mozilla Control - Embed the Mozilla browser engine (Gecko) into any ActiveX application

Yoz Grahame's Cheerleader: What I Want For WHAT

18/06/2004 @ 14:55 UTC

Paul Hammond : Yoz Grahame's Cheerleader: What I Want For WHAT - these are the things that spring most readily to mind

Web Developer Extension on chrispederick.com

18/06/2004 @ 14:55 UTC

Paul Hammond : Web Developer Extension on chrispederick.com - adds a menu and a toolbar to the browser with various web developer tools

cameron : Web Developer Extension for Mozilla/Firefox

NY Times: "President Bush should apologize to the American people"

18/06/2004 @ 14:55 UTC

jkottke : NY Times: "President Bush should apologize to the American people" - NY Times: "President Bush should apologize to the American people"

Nuke It From Orbit

18/06/2004 @ 11:56 UTC

Charles Miller : Nuke It From Orbit - Todays's cliche-search: "nuke it from orbit."

mt press in eweek

18/06/2004 @ 11:55 UTC

kristine : mt press in eweek - eWeek: Movable Type Answers Critics with Pricing Remodel -- good press. :) Six Apart this week sought to calm critics of its Movable Type pricing plans by unveiling licensing changes to its popular Weblogging software. PubSub: Six Apart #

American Apology Shirt

18/06/2004 @ 11:55 UTC

Aquarion : American Apology Shirt - "I'm sorry my president's an idiot, I didn't vote for him"

Enkoder 3.0

18/06/2004 @ 10:55 UTC

Jon Hicks : Enkoder 3.0 - Dan Benjamin releases a new version of his essential email address encoder app for OS X.

Dan Cederholm : Enkoder 3.0 - Brand new version of the email encoding app from Automatic Labs.

Enkoder 3.0 for Mac OS X

18/06/2004 @ 07:56 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Enkoder 3.0 for Mac OS X - Why does Mac have all the cool software? Not fair! #

My first WordPress plugin: HeadMeta

18/06/2004 @ 07:55 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : My first WordPress plugin: HeadMeta - Hmm, why not use RDF? :-P #

Web Browsers Used to Access Google

18/06/2004 @ 07:55 UTC

Graham Leuschke : Web Browsers Used to Access Google - 3/01 - 5/04

Anne van Kesteren : Google browser stats - I hope my statistics say different [via#

More Safari odds 'n' ends

18/06/2004 @ 07:55 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : More Safari odds 'n' ends - Mozilla should update the bookmark export code too! #

.PNG alpha transparency hack limitations

18/06/2004 @ 07:55 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : .PNG alpha transparency hack limitations - /me uses '.png' #

Joel on WHATWG

18/06/2004 @ 07:55 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Joel on WHATWG - Write it down! #

jkottke : Web browser features that would enhance Web application development

Paul Hammond : Joel on Software - Web Hypertext Applications Technology Working Group - Here are some examples of the kinds of features I'd like to see in web browsers:

Isofarro : Joel on WHAT WG - wishlist: inline editing, REST, rich controls, performance, GUI standardisation, tree views, graceful degradation

Validation, Moderation, Constipation

18/06/2004 @ 07:55 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Validation, Moderation, Constipation - It's time for software to be improved! #

On Custom Schemas

18/06/2004 @ 07:55 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : On Custom Schemas - Tim Bray: "But I do think that the cost of rolling your own is a lot higher than you think, and you should really try to avoid doing that if you possibly can." #

collection of geek fonts

18/06/2004 @ 06:56 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : collection of geek fonts

Lebowski stickers

18/06/2004 @ 06:55 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : Lebowski stickers

Paradise Glossed

18/06/2004 @ 06:55 UTC

Steve Cook : Paradise Glossed - Nick Confessore lays into David Brooks' latest. The funny thing is that despite its image as Berkeley on the Beltway, the part of Takoma Park I live near is a working-class Salvadoran neighborhood.

History of Programming Languages chart

18/06/2004 @ 06:55 UTC

jkottke : History of Programming Languages chart

Eyebeam launches Street Memes, "a project designed to track the spread of street art"

18/06/2004 @ 06:55 UTC

jkottke : Eyebeam launches Street Memes, "a project designed to track the spread of street art" - Eyebeam launches Street Memes, "a project designed to track the spread of street art"

Yahoo! brand new interface

18/06/2004 @ 06:55 UTC

anildash : Yahoo! brand new interface - oh, to be seven years younger again. 0sil8

French power works cut power to to Chirac's house, and Eiffel Tower

18/06/2004 @ 05:55 UTC

kellan : French power works cut power to to Chirac's house, and Eiffel Tower - Wow, now thats hard core! We need politicized power workers. #

the new diamond age

18/06/2004 @ 05:55 UTC

anildash : the new diamond age - more on the implications of cheap man-made diamonds

PHP, XML, and Character Encodings: a tale of sadness, rage, and (data-)loss

18/06/2004 @ 04:55 UTC

kellan : PHP, XML, and Character Encodings: a tale of sadness, rage, and (data-)loss - Amazing work by Steve. Alas these are the days when the PHP's reputation as a toy language seems richly deserved. #

Philippe Janvier : PHP, XML, and Character Encodings in FoF - Character encoding pour FoF.

Isofarro : PHP, XML, and Character Encodings: a tale of sadness, rage, and (data-)loss - PHP and XML encodings quagmire. Ewwwww!

Kayode Okeyode : PHP, XML, and Character Encodings: a tale of sadness, rage, and (data-)loss

Mark Pilgrim : php, xml, and character encodings: a tale of sadness, rage, and data loss - php sucks, xml sucks, character encoding sucks, and we're all doomed #

phil : Steve Minutillo :: messy-78 » PHP, XML, and Character Encodings: a tale of sadness, rage, and (data-)loss - Forcing PHP to properly handle XML in different encodings. I'm bound to need this at some point.

Aquarion : PHP, XML, and Character Encodings - a tale of sadness, rage, and (data-)los

Simon Willison : PHP, XML, and Character Encodings: a tale of sadness, rage, and (data-)loss - Fixing some very funky behaviour in PHP's XML parser. (via)

Populate Gmail from mbox or maildir

18/06/2004 @ 04:55 UTC

kellan : Populate Gmail from mbox or maildir - If you want the advantaged of fully indexed email (and those luvly targetted ads) #

Matthew M. Boedicker : mbox and maildir to Gmail loader

Yetisports 5

18/06/2004 @ 04:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Yetisports 5 - yet another Yeti game

Philippe Janvier : Yetisports 5 - Part 5 : Out of Africa :)

glambient, app that creates seamless tiles

18/06/2004 @ 04:55 UTC

Andy Baio : glambient, app that creates seamless tiles - exports to Flash [via]

"...but when the going gets tough, the tough use 'print'."

18/06/2004 @ 03:56 UTC

kellan : "...but when the going gets tough, the tough use 'print'." - 20 years of programming wisdom. #

Espresso machine for your car!

18/06/2004 @ 03:56 UTC

kellan : Espresso machine for your car! - Best argument I ever heard for getting a car. #

THE ALBUM CLUB - luxury music service

18/06/2004 @ 03:56 UTC

Rod Begbie : THE ALBUM CLUB - luxury music service - The indier-than-thou Rough Trade folks offer a personal-shopper-esque CD club. I NEED THIS! #

Why Microsoft should get out of DRM

18/06/2004 @ 03:56 UTC

Rod Begbie : Why Microsoft should get out of DRM - Excellent speech by Cory Doctorow on why DRM is DUM [via#

jkottke : A talk about DRM and copyright given by Cory Doctorow to Microsoft's Research Group - A talk about DRM and copyright given by Cory Doctorow to Microsoft's Research Group

Graham Leuschke : Cory Doctorow's talk on DRM at Microsoft Research - fire in his belly

Matthew M. Boedicker : Why Microsoft should get out of DRM

Andy Baio : Cory Doctorow's Microsoft speech on DRM - everyone linked this already, but I don't care... it's the best thing I've read all month

François Hodierne : Cory Doctorow on DRM at Microsoft Research #

Simon Willison : Microsoft Research DRM talk - Cory tells MS why they should sit out on DRM.

paypal developer network blog

18/06/2004 @ 03:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : paypal developer network blog - paypal developer network blog: hmm, nice

debian worldwide mirror sites

18/06/2004 @ 02:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : debian worldwide mirror sites - debian worldwide mirror sites: time to update /etc/apt/sources.list

Chicago Trib's Top 50 Magazines

18/06/2004 @ 02:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Chicago Trib's Top 50 Magazines - Wired, Real Simple, and Economist top the list [via]

jkottke : The Chicago Tribune lists it's 50 favorite magazines - The Chicago Tribune lists it's 50 favorite magazines (Wired tops the list.)

Ben's research into a white supremacist ISP

18/06/2004 @ 02:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Ben's research into a white supremacist ISP - scary stuff

I Almost Won A Darwin Award

18/06/2004 @ 02:55 UTC

jkottke : I Almost Won A Darwin Award

cityrag, a new NYC blog

18/06/2004 @ 02:55 UTC

anildash : cityrag, a new NYC blog - powered by typepad!

Schmo Blog

18/06/2004 @ 01:56 UTC

Rod Begbie : Schmo Blog - Blog written by the producer of the incredibly funny Joe Schmo Show #

My audioscrobbler stats

18/06/2004 @ 01:56 UTC

Steve Cook : My audioscrobbler stats - A reasonably good snapshot of my musical tastes, only add in more Pixies.

99 rooms

18/06/2004 @ 01:55 UTC

Graham Leuschke : 99 rooms - gorgeous

Ton Zijlstra: notes on Dave Snowden's keynote at KM in Europe

18/06/2004 @ 01:55 UTC

Richard MacManus : Ton Zijlstra: notes on Dave Snowden's keynote at KM in Europe - Nice summary of KM guru Dave Snowden's theories.

Matthew Mullenweg interview

18/06/2004 @ 01:55 UTC

Richard MacManus : Matthew Mullenweg interview - I like Matt's reasoning for including his "asides" (short posts) in his main content.

Linus vs. Tanenbaum

18/06/2004 @ 01:55 UTC

Simon Willison : Linus vs. Tanenbaum - Linux vs. MINIX back in 1992. (via)

bash select vs. mysql select

18/06/2004 @ 01:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : bash select vs. mysql select - bash select vs. mysql select: heh. computers are funny

how to shut down a free web service without hurting the user base

18/06/2004 @ 01:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : how to shut down a free web service without hurting the user base - how to shut down a free web service without hurting the user base: good advice

Andy Baio : How to shut down a free website without hurting your users -

deusx : How to shut down a free website without hurting the user base - "As soon as you have at least one regular user that depends on your service, you are no longer the only person affected by the site. Yes, you still own it, yes, it's still yours and yours alone to do with what you please, but now you have an ethical oblig

accenture in bremuda

18/06/2004 @ 01:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : accenture in bremuda - accenture in bremuda: all about the dollar

TeXShop

18/06/2004 @ 00:55 UTC

Steve Cook : TeXShop - A native TeX editor for OS X

Why Garfield sucks

18/06/2004 @ 00:55 UTC

Steve Cook : Why Garfield sucks - No, seriously; making something inoffensive with broad but incredibly shallow appeal seems to have been Jim Davis' conscious business decision, and it worked.

The Atom Link Model

18/06/2004 @ 00:55 UTC

anildash : The Atom Link Model - real world docs for using Atom today

Philippe Janvier : The Atom Link Model - "Every article need a permanent home". Again.

Isofarro : The Atom Link Model - my uncertainty about the linkblog links clarified. Thanks Mark.

Anne van Kesteren : The Atom Link Model - It's great! I want Atom archives too! #

dionidium : The Atom Link Model - Linking and archiving with everyone's favorite syndication format.

deusx : XML.com: The Atom Link Model [Jun. 16, 2004]

Kayode Okeyode : The Atom Link Model

google ipo unlikely to be smooth

18/06/2004 @ 00:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : google ipo unlikely to be smooth - google ipo unlikely to be smooth: ah, the winner's curse

Complete leather-bound set of Far Side cartoons only $800

18/06/2004 @ 00:55 UTC

jkottke : Complete leather-bound set of Far Side cartoons only $800

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