From the Ground

20/08/2004 @ 23:55 UTC

Andy Baio : From the Ground - a guy is blogging his walk from Nebraska to the East Coast [via]  [via]

Movie: Red vs Blue's primer on Real Life vs the Internet

20/08/2004 @ 22:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Movie: Red vs Blue's primer on Real Life vs the Internet - funniest thing I've seen all month, from these guys [via]  [via]

Flash: The Invisibility Game

20/08/2004 @ 22:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Flash: The Invisibility Game - don't miss the ending to level 12 [via]  [via]

Helicopters piloted by Hollywood stunt pilots will snare a NASA probe on its return to Earth to "...

20/08/2004 @ 22:55 UTC

jkottke : Helicopters piloted by Hollywood stunt pilots will snare a NASA probe on its return to Earth to "ensure a safe and impact-free landing" - Helicopters piloted by Hollywood stunt pilots will snare a NASA probe on its return to Earth to "ensure a safe and impact-free landing"

free wi-fi in downtown Syracuse, NY

20/08/2004 @ 21:56 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : free wi-fi in downtown Syracuse, NY

T-shirts for the liberal hipster

20/08/2004 @ 21:55 UTC

jkottke : T-shirts for the liberal hipster

T-shirts for the conservative hipster

20/08/2004 @ 21:55 UTC

jkottke : T-shirts for the conservative hipster

the uncanny valley, human response to creatures of varying degrees of anthropomorphicity

20/08/2004 @ 20:56 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : the uncanny valley, human response to creatures of varying degrees of anthropomorphicity

Internet Archive: Search Engine "Amiga"

20/08/2004 @ 20:56 UTC

deusx : Internet Archive: Search Engine "Amiga" - Wow. Searching for Commodore Amiga coverage in the Computer Chronicles.

Browse Happy, the anti-IE switch campaign

20/08/2004 @ 20:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Browse Happy, the anti-IE switch campaign - IMO, Firefox is the best of the bunch [via]  [via]

kellan : Browse Happy -- Online. Worry-free. - Internet Explorer can make your computer unsafe. #

Dan Cederholm : Browse Happy - Informational site on switching from IE. From your friends at the Web Standards Project.

Paul Hammond : Browse Happy - Online. Worry-free. - Brought to you by The Web Standards Project

Jon Hicks : Browse Happy - Please add Camino and Omniweb to the list chaps!

Anne van Kesteren : Browse Happy - Nice project! (They will fix the DOCTYPE issue soon enough, I guess) #

Clément Hardoüin : Browse happy - 23-08-2004 - (via http://sidesh0w.com/) - La nouvelle initiative du WASP visant à faire adopter des navigateurs alternatifs (Firefox, Safari, Opera) plutôt que la passoire Internet Explorer.

Matthew M. Boedicker : Browse Happy

François Nonnenmacher : Browse Happy - Online, worry-free. Internet Explorer can make your computer unsafe. Why not switch to a browser that's more secure?

FoxyTunes, control your media player from Firefox

20/08/2004 @ 20:55 UTC

Andy Baio : FoxyTunes, control your media player from Firefox - Mac support is in development [via]  [via]

Sen. Kennedy Flagged by No-Fly List

20/08/2004 @ 19:56 UTC

Rod Begbie : Sen. Kennedy Flagged by No-Fly List - I'd like to see someone else get removed from the No-Fly list with only 3 phonecalls. [via#

"undersea boat of twelve thumbs"

20/08/2004 @ 19:56 UTC

cobra libre : "undersea boat of twelve thumbs" - me, i'd be happy to understand any spoken french

Video: Interviews from FanimeCon 2004

20/08/2004 @ 19:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Video: Interviews from FanimeCon 2004 - courtesy of Kwoon, an online Kung Fu series

Surowiecki on the Google IPO

20/08/2004 @ 19:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Surowiecki on the Google IPO - Wall Street retaliated from being removed from the process [via]  [via]

Business lessons from Star Trek: The Ferengi Rules of Acquisition

20/08/2004 @ 19:55 UTC

jkottke : Business lessons from Star Trek: The Ferengi Rules of Acquisition - Business lessons from Star Trek: The Ferengi Rules of Acquisition (Rule #49: "Everything is worth something to somebody".)

Kayode Okeyode : Business Lessons from The Ferengi Rules of Acquisition

Article: Language may shape human thought | New Scientist

20/08/2004 @ 18:58 UTC

deusx : Article: Language may shape human thought | New Scientist - "Hunter-gatherers from the Pirahã tribe, whose language only contains words for the numbers one and two, were unable to reliably tell the difference between four objects placed in a row and five in the same configuration, revealed the study."

Database snafu puts US Senator on terror watch list

20/08/2004 @ 18:57 UTC

deusx : Database snafu puts US Senator on terror watch list - "It is not known exactly how Kennedy became mixed up in a national terrorist database - whether by accident, or as a practical joke, or as a Republican dirty trick to keep him out of Boston during the Democratic National Convention."

Sci-Fi Hi-Fi: Weblog

20/08/2004 @ 18:57 UTC

Paul Hammond : Sci-Fi Hi-Fi: Weblog - an early version of my Cocoa Del.icio.us Client

Closeup prop photos from Back to the Future trilogy

20/08/2004 @ 18:56 UTC

Andy Baio : Closeup prop photos from Back to the Future trilogy - note the "Queen Diana" detail on the USA Today

deusx : original movie props from the Back To The Future trilogy

Build your own hoverboard

20/08/2004 @ 18:56 UTC

Andy Baio : Build your own hoverboard - here are some design ideas [via]  [via]

Time Travel Mutual Fund threatens Museum of Hoaxes

20/08/2004 @ 18:56 UTC

Andy Baio : Time Travel Mutual Fund threatens Museum of Hoaxes - I'm upgrading them from "hoax" to "scam"

Detachable phonecam lenses

20/08/2004 @ 18:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Detachable phonecam lenses - makes it possible to shoot good photos with crappy phonecams

Radio Userland adds Atom support

20/08/2004 @ 18:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Radio Userland adds Atom support - very surprising; now Blogger should add RSS support [via]  [via]

Cute... and Evil!

20/08/2004 @ 18:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Cute... and Evil! - Glassdog on Six Apart conspiracy theories

anildash : a look into six apart's dark heart - you know how google's slogan is "don't be evil"? well...

Paul Hammond : glassdog: "Cute... and Evil!" - First Annual Six Apart Crack-Pot Conspiracy Theory Contest!

Anne van Kesteren : Cute... and Evil! - :-) #

John Gilmore on inflight activism, spam and sarongs (GrepLaw interview)

20/08/2004 @ 17:57 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : John Gilmore on inflight activism, spam and sarongs (GrepLaw interview)

Dr. Fun for 2004/08/19

20/08/2004 @ 17:56 UTC

deusx : Dr. Fun for 2004/08/19 - "Dougie annoyed the other theoretical physicists with his wasteful and unnecessary sport utility brain."

Date to Save - Missionary Dating Ministry Web Page

20/08/2004 @ 17:56 UTC

deusx : Date to Save - Missionary Dating Ministry Web Page - "As you can probably tell, I'm a Christian who loves Jesus and cares for all humans, even the wicked. What you probably don't know is that I'm hot."

Article: Global warming to devastate Europe first | New Scientist

20/08/2004 @ 17:55 UTC

deusx : Article: Global warming to devastate Europe first | New Scientist - "European winters will disappear by 2080 and extreme weather will become more common unless global warming across the continent is slowed, warns a major new report."

Vaporized alcohol comes to Manhattan bars

20/08/2004 @ 17:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Vaporized alcohol comes to Manhattan bars - order yours today for only $2995 [via]  [via]

Carmello Anthony and the Team USA doghouse

20/08/2004 @ 17:55 UTC

jkottke : Carmello Anthony and the Team USA doghouse - Carmello Anthony and the Team USA doghouse (What? A selfish, lazy superstar? Say it ain't so.)

gmail notifier

20/08/2004 @ 16:58 UTC

anildash : gmail notifier - i still can't get into using gmail, but maybe i'm just stubborn

Matthew M. Boedicker : Google releases official Gmail notifier

Richard MacManus : Gmail Notifier - A downloadable Windows application that alerts you when you have new Gmail messages.

ESPN.com: Font Choice Really Needed? (Signal vs. Noise)

20/08/2004 @ 16:57 UTC

Paul Hammond : ESPN.com: Font Choice Really Needed? (Signal vs. Noise) - seems closer to let's-do-it-because-we-can than let's-do-it-because-we-should

phil ringnalda dot com: HostMeNot

20/08/2004 @ 16:56 UTC

Paul Hammond : phil ringnalda dot com: HostMeNot - Wondering why BugMeNot is returning nothing but an empty directory?

Organizr is Nice, But Not a Web App

20/08/2004 @ 16:56 UTC

Paul Hammond : Organizr is Nice, But Not a Web App - what is Flash but a desktop runtime that happens to be integrated with most browsers?

layering web services for maximum coolness

20/08/2004 @ 16:56 UTC

anildash : layering web services for maximum coolness - a debate on the nature of web apps makes me wonder why we're not stacking them higher

Paul Hammond : Anil Dash: A middle layer of web apps - The more interesting part to me is the layering over web services that we're seeing

chownat - NAT to NAT communication

20/08/2004 @ 16:55 UTC

Paul Hammond : chownat - NAT to NAT communication - there is NO middle man, NO proxy, NO 3rd party, and the application runs as an unprivileged user on both ends

Nelson Minar : ChowNAT: TCP between two NATs - Clever hack that takes advantage of leaky UDP routing with NATs. (via muxway)

Shizuo Kakutani's fixed point theorem

20/08/2004 @ 16:55 UTC

jkottke : Shizuo Kakutani's fixed point theorem - Shizuo Kakutani's fixed point theorem (I'm confused about the 3-D example...)

Making maps easy to read

20/08/2004 @ 16:55 UTC

jkottke : Making maps easy to read - Making maps easy to read (This site summarizes "a research project that set out to discover some of the factors that make maps easy to read and to use".)

yahoo blog supports atom

20/08/2004 @ 15:55 UTC

Mark Pilgrim : yahoo blog supports atom - yay #

radio supports atom

20/08/2004 @ 15:55 UTC

Mark Pilgrim : radio supports atom - yay [via#

deusx : Beta: Atom support for news aggregator in Manila and Radio UserLand - It's about time. Very nice!

Spitzer agreement to make web sites accessible to the blind and visually impaired

20/08/2004 @ 13:56 UTC

Isofarro : Spitzer agreement to make web sites accessible to the blind and visually impaired - Priceline and Ramada settle and agree to make website accessible.

Graham Leuschke : web sites must be accessible to blind and visually impaired in New York State - math.syr.edu is so noncompliant it makes my teeth hurt, and we could get fined for it

Faithless - No Roots: Album review

20/08/2004 @ 13:56 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Faithless - No Roots: Album review - Good review! I have the album myself and I really enjoy it. #

ASCII by Jason Scott: How It's Done: Digitizing and Culling

20/08/2004 @ 13:55 UTC

deusx : ASCII by Jason Scott: How It's Done: Digitizing and Culling - "I'm going to go over the process of taking my video footage to where I can edit it"

PHP turns evil

20/08/2004 @ 09:55 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : PHP turns evil - I thought it already was #

Interesting story about a guy who likes to solve riddles

20/08/2004 @ 08:55 UTC

Erik Benson : Interesting story about a guy who likes to solve riddles - This is the only copy of the story I could find that was available online.

Matthew M. Boedicker : UChicago economics professor Steven Levitt

Mister Donut desktop wallpaper

20/08/2004 @ 08:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Mister Donut desktop wallpaper - the commercials are pretty damn cute, too

Risky Business

20/08/2004 @ 06:55 UTC

Dan Cederholm : Risky Business - Andy Budd on the value of risk communication over at Digital Web.

ie objectifier

20/08/2004 @ 06:55 UTC

Mark Pilgrim : ie objectifier - elegant hack #

Simon Willison : IE Objectifier - mod_action + XSLT + PHP = neat hack. (via) [via]

Alex Edelman leaves Amazon too

20/08/2004 @ 03:55 UTC

Erik Benson : Alex Edelman leaves Amazon too - I plan on cutting and pasting his farewell email verbatim as my own. I wonder if anyone will notice.

Google Search: "hypertext links to this site, you must contact"

20/08/2004 @ 03:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Google Search: "hypertext links to this site, you must contact" - more stupid linking policies [via]  [via]

Form widgets in Gecko browsers

20/08/2004 @ 01:59 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Form widgets in Gecko browsers - Some tricks for Mac people #

Hypocrite, Thy Name is Real

20/08/2004 @ 01:58 UTC

Charles Miller : Hypocrite, Thy Name is Real - Hypocrite, Thy Name is Real: "In the RealNetworks v. Streambox case, Real was among the first litigants to invoke the DMCA to squash a competitor trying to interoperate with Real's proprietary streaming software."

Woeful Circulation for Just Retailed Digital Edition of Newspapers

20/08/2004 @ 01:57 UTC

Simon Willison : Woeful Circulation for Just Retailed Digital Edition of Newspapers - Not as bad as I originally thought.

Toogle Search: ball of twine

20/08/2004 @ 01:57 UTC

Simon Willison : Toogle Search: ball of twine - It's me in ASCII.

Using Nicecast to send any audio to AirPort Express

20/08/2004 @ 01:56 UTC

Simon Willison : Using Nicecast to send any audio to AirPort Express - A $20 shareware app and a clever workaround.

Inquiry leads to Google Zeitgeist's removal of OS stats

20/08/2004 @ 01:56 UTC

Andy Baio : Inquiry leads to Google Zeitgeist's removal of OS stats -

Fox News billboard gets Photoshopped

20/08/2004 @ 01:56 UTC

Andy Baio : Fox News billboard gets Photoshopped - worthy of the BLF

Video: "The Life Aquatic" trailer

20/08/2004 @ 01:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Video: "The Life Aquatic" trailer - new Wes Anderson movie starring Bill Murray [via]  [via]

jkottke : Trailer for The Life Aquatic, the new Wes Anderson movie starring Bill Murray - Trailer for The Life Aquatic, the new Wes Anderson movie starring Bill Murray (This is either going to be fantastic or when Wes jumps the shark.)

explaining margin of error

20/08/2004 @ 01:55 UTC

anildash : explaining margin of error - and debunking the myth of a "statistical tie"

from media lab asia: pedal-powered wifi point

20/08/2004 @ 01:55 UTC

anildash : from media lab asia: pedal-powered wifi point - Infothela is a mobile unit meant for exchanging info via fax, internet and phone

Michael McDaniel leaves Amazon's personalization group too

20/08/2004 @ 00:56 UTC

Erik Benson : Michael McDaniel leaves Amazon's personalization group too - Don't worry, I'm not going to Microsoft.

Queso's review of his Dropcash campaign

20/08/2004 @ 00:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Queso's review of his Dropcash campaign - he raised $450 in 13 hours, thanks to Metafilter

anildash : jason reviews his dropcash campaign - in summary, dropcash: smooth sailing. paypal: still tends to be sucky.

Paul Hammond : QDN: DropCash and PayPal experience - DropCash was totally simple to use

MP3: NES-style cover of Michael Jackson's "Thriller"

20/08/2004 @ 00:55 UTC

Andy Baio : MP3: NES-style cover of Michael Jackson's "Thriller" - using the Konami VRC6 sound chip extensions for the NES [via]  [via]

Khoi Vinh's outstanding redesign contest mockups

20/08/2004 @ 00:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Khoi Vinh's outstanding redesign contest mockups - his own site is amazing, highly recommended [via]  [via]

anildash : elegant boxes and arrows redesign submission - khoi vinh's done some really clean work here

Tom Coates : New Boxes, Same Arrows - classy proposed redesign for Boxes and Arrows

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