getting a court order would be complicated and time-wasting so why doesn't Cryptome be "patriotic...

24/08/2004 @ 23:56 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : getting a court order would be complicated and time-wasting so why doesn't Cryptome be "patriotic" and remove the document in the interest of national security

Things Google knows about you

24/08/2004 @ 23:55 UTC

Richard MacManus : Things Google knows about you - Google wants your mind, but Microsoft wants your body!

jkottke : Things Google knows about you - Things Google knows about you (Google's security and privacy policies need to address these issues.)

Tom Coates : Things Google knows about you

Paul Hammond : HubLog: Things Google knows about you - Every web page you visit that has Google Adsense ads on it

Graham Leuschke : Things Google knows about you - apocalyptic babbling (the corresponding list for Microsoft would be seven times longer)

Anne van Kesteren : Things Google knows about you - And you thought free things were good? #

François Nonnenmacher : Things Google knows about you

Jeremy Zawodny : things google knows about you - things google knows about you: any surprises here?

Godchecker - Your Guide To The Gods. Mythology with a twist!

24/08/2004 @ 22:56 UTC

deusx : Godchecker - Your Guide To The Gods. Mythology with a twist!

GTAForums.com -> I found a digital camera in the woods

24/08/2004 @ 22:56 UTC

deusx : GTAForums.com -> I found a digital camera in the woods

Steve Cook : Attack of the Catspiders - A beautifully done Blair Witch-esque series of photos devolves into a running joke on a GTA fan forum. Wonderful in about six different ways.

Tom Coates : Images found on an abandoned digital camera in the woods

Transporting Atom Notifications over the Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol

24/08/2004 @ 22:56 UTC

deusx : Transporting Atom Notifications over the Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol - This is hot stuff. Pub-sub here we come. And I just happened to have been investigating Jabber again with something like this in mind...

Mark Pilgrim : atom over jabber - it's coming #

Paul Hammond : Transporting Atom Notifications over the Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) - describes a method for notifying interested parties about changes in syndicated information encapsulated in the Atom feed format

historyAgent

24/08/2004 @ 22:55 UTC

Philippe Janvier : historyAgent - "History Agent is a poweruser's tool to rapidly log, catalog and search websites from any computer, anywhere."

Dave Winer on monetizing the blogosphere

24/08/2004 @ 22:55 UTC

Richard MacManus : Dave Winer on monetizing the blogosphere - "I have a mind, I also have eyeballs, but I'd prefer if you think of me as a mind."

ClickOnDetroit.com - News - Massive Sterling Heights Sinkhole Continues To Grow

24/08/2004 @ 21:56 UTC

deusx : ClickOnDetroit.com - News - Massive Sterling Heights Sinkhole Continues To Grow - "Several families remain evacuated and a stretch of 15 Mile Road remains closed Monday as a massive sinkhole continues to grow at more than one foot per hour, according to Local 4 reports." Holy crap. I used to live pretty close by there...

Video: "Planet of the Apes" as a Twilight Zone episode

24/08/2004 @ 21:56 UTC

Andy Baio : Video: "Planet of the Apes" as a Twilight Zone episode - brilliant fan re-edit [via]  [via]

Typewriter mod that sends e-mail

24/08/2004 @ 21:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Typewriter mod that sends e-mail - with detailed photos [via]  [via]

"I found a digital camera in the woods"

24/08/2004 @ 21:55 UTC

Andy Baio : "I found a digital camera in the woods" - like the Internet's version of the Blair Witch Project [via]  [via]

Stephen King's Everything You Need to Know About Writing Successfully - in Ten Minutes

24/08/2004 @ 21:55 UTC

jkottke : Stephen King's Everything You Need to Know About Writing Successfully - in Ten Minutes - Stephen King's Everything You Need to Know About Writing Successfully - in Ten Minutes

Matthew M. Boedicker : Everything You Need to Know About Writing Successfully - in Ten Minutes, by Stephen King

outsource your own job

24/08/2004 @ 20:56 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : outsource your own job

jkottke : Here's a story that mentions that Slashdot commenter that outsourced his job - "About a year ago I hired a developer in India to do my job. I pay him $12,000 out of the $67,000 I get. He's happy to have the work. I'm happy that I have to work only 90 minutes a day just supervising the code. My employer thinks I'm

Simoniker's last post on Slashdot Games

24/08/2004 @ 20:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Simoniker's last post on Slashdot Games - Simon Carless was the best editor of the best section of Slashdot

Tricks of the Trade

24/08/2004 @ 20:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Tricks of the Trade - great list of trade secrets, more on Mefi [via]  [via]

jkottke : Tricks of the Trade

Matthew M. Boedicker : tricks of the trade, for various trades

Jeremy Zawodny : tricks of the trade - tricks of the trade: the gap between software engineers and birthday clowns is almost negligible

Manuzhai : Tricks of the Trade - Little tricks to make life in your profession easier.

Rod Begbie : The Morning News - Tricks of the Trade - "Always put copper grease on the battery terminals after servicing a car.", and more useful tips of various trades. [via#

Nelson Minar : Tricks of the trade - funny on the Morning News (via kottke)

Phil Gyford : The Morning News - Tricks of the Trade - Different professions. Landscape architect: "If you say the drawings are 'rendered' rather than 'colored,' you can charge four times as much."

Aquarion : Tricks of the Trade - In this respect, the gap between software engineers and birthday clowns is almost negligible

kellan : Tricks of the Trade - The Morning News - Tricks of the Trade #

Mark Pilgrim : tricks of the trade - every actor eventually has to act drunk #

A overview of the dearly departed Deepleap project

24/08/2004 @ 20:55 UTC

jkottke : A overview of the dearly departed Deepleap project - A overview of the dearly departed Deepleap project (People are just now getting around to doing some of this stuff.)

anildash : a history of deepleap - they were so early and so right-on with their goals... still amazing

Jason Craft

24/08/2004 @ 19:56 UTC

Steve Cook : Jason Craft - "Video games, comic books, popular media and literary theory."

Science Blog - Detoxing Alzheimer's brains keeps cognitive deficits at bay

24/08/2004 @ 19:55 UTC

deusx : Science Blog - Detoxing Alzheimer's brains keeps cognitive deficits at bay - "Now researchers have shown in a preliminary study that reducing the levels of isoprostanes, which specifically reflect oxidative damage in the brain, by draining cerebral spinal fluid can stave off future reductions in cognitive abilities. "

How to make your own red-blue 3-D photos

24/08/2004 @ 19:55 UTC

Andy Baio : How to make your own red-blue 3-D photos - the JPL tutorial is nice, too [via]  [via]

How I survived Chernobyl

24/08/2004 @ 18:57 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : How I survived Chernobyl

We, the kidnapped two-headed albino snark

24/08/2004 @ 18:56 UTC

Steve Cook : We, the kidnapped two-headed albino snark - "'I missed the snake,' Sonnenschein responded. 'I love him.'"

A Bit of Transparency

24/08/2004 @ 18:55 UTC

Dan Cederholm : A Bit of Transparency - How Dave tackles alternate transparent effects for IE. The checkboard GIF pattern is a classic.

Pop a cap

24/08/2004 @ 18:55 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Pop a cap - Righteous Indignation From Zeldman. Hilarious Stuff, Indeed.

been getting a lot of this spam recently

24/08/2004 @ 18:55 UTC

Mark Pilgrim : been getting a lot of this spam recently - people are strange #

The Big Lie

24/08/2004 @ 17:56 UTC

kellan : The Big Lie - Been used a lot lately, people should know its history. (Doesn't mean it was used inaccurately) #

Is Firefox going NUTS or what?!?

24/08/2004 @ 16:56 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Is Firefox going NUTS or what?!? - I still use Mozilla fortunately although the FireFox UI for switching style sheet was great, imho #

Drainspotting

24/08/2004 @ 16:55 UTC

Dan Cederholm : Drainspotting - Cool gallery of manhole and drain covers. via comment on kottke.org

James' near-beatdown by Afrika Bambaataa's bouncers

24/08/2004 @ 16:55 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : James' near-beatdown by Afrika Bambaataa's bouncers - Never disrespect the Zulu Nation.

ColorWhore

24/08/2004 @ 15:55 UTC

Dan Cederholm : ColorWhore - A directory of nice colors. via netdiver

Jon Hicks : Colour Whore - I love this! Instant access to to good colours!

Paul Hammond : ColorWhore - a directory of nice colors

Jeremy Zawodny : color whore - color whore: helps you pick colors [via nick bradbury]

Richard Rutter : ColorWhore - A directory of nice colours (filed under Design thinking). [via Nick Bradbury]

Jason Shellen : ColorWhore - a directory of nice colors #

Entries in the Vancouver manhole cover competition

24/08/2004 @ 15:55 UTC

jkottke : Entries in the Vancouver manhole cover competition

What is the real purpose of military spending?

24/08/2004 @ 13:55 UTC

kaninka.net : What is the real purpose of military spending?

One for Postal Service fans

24/08/2004 @ 11:55 UTC

Jon Hicks : One for Postal Service fans - Have a listen to Jimmy Tamborello’s new side project ‘figurine’. Even more of a n ‘80’s vibe!

Huge portal of UX resources

24/08/2004 @ 11:55 UTC

Richard Rutter : Huge portal of UX resources - Updates via the Digest of usability news and resources (filed under Information design). [via GUUUI]

Web accessibility litigation: it's not what we want

24/08/2004 @ 10:56 UTC

Isofarro : Web accessibility litigation: it's not what we want - Matt: Priceline's culture of haggling served them well. They avoid having to conform to three Priority 1 checkpoints, along with some twenty-one Priority 2 checkpoints.

Web development mistakes

24/08/2004 @ 10:56 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Web development mistakes - So true #

Mixing class and id selector prevent proper rendering

24/08/2004 @ 10:55 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Mixing class and id selector prevent proper rendering - If Safari, Opera and IE say it is different, who is correct? #

car runs on water and sun

24/08/2004 @ 09:56 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : car runs on water and sun - car runs on water and sun: kick ass

textmate

24/08/2004 @ 09:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : textmate - textmate: the missing editor for os x

camping in the rain is funny

24/08/2004 @ 09:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : camping in the rain is funny - camping in the rain is funny: when it's not you who is camping

the virgin game

24/08/2004 @ 09:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : the virgin game - the virgin game: play today

Erik Benson : The Virgin Game (I got 52% right the first time, but 80% right the second time) - The trick is to not second guess yourself.

Kittenfight

24/08/2004 @ 08:57 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Kittenfight - :-) #

Slash Happy

24/08/2004 @ 08:57 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Slash Happy - Now all the geeks know IE has security issues... #

Markup Missive

24/08/2004 @ 08:57 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Markup Missive - On 'h5>b' #

mysql and XML output

24/08/2004 @ 08:56 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : mysql and XML output - Query results in XML #

Ethan Marcotte : MySQL and XML output - Ooh. Pretty.

Paul Hammond : mysql and XML output - Archives - Blog - 0xDECAFBAD Blog - So- How many of you have ever used mysql -X?

There's AdSense in My Blog!

24/08/2004 @ 08:55 UTC

Wayne Burkett : There's AdSense in My Blog! - Blooger Knowledge AdSense article. #

Rod Begbie : There's AdSense in My Blog! - Bloggers invited to make some more money for Google. Despite my skepticism, I may take this for a spin. [via#

atomflow, a storage and query core

24/08/2004 @ 08:55 UTC

anildash : atomflow, a storage and query core - diego's done some great eurofoo-inspired hacking

jkottke : Atomflow is Atom input and output on the Unix command line - Atomflow is Atom input and output on the Unix command line (Pipe your way to almost anything.)

finally! *even bigger* icons for OS X

24/08/2004 @ 08:55 UTC

anildash : finally! *even bigger* icons for OS X - which OS has bigger icons? none. none more big.

Jon Hicks : 256 pixel square icons coming in Tiger - How big do you want it? More work for me…

Vote count at mercy of clandestine testing

24/08/2004 @ 06:57 UTC

Eric Meyer : Vote count at mercy of clandestine testing - I find myself hoping that my precinct won't have touchscreen machines this November. That isn't a good sign.

PEAR: No release with state equal to: 'stable' found for ...

24/08/2004 @ 06:56 UTC

kellan : PEAR: No release with state equal to: 'stable' found for ... - CPAN it ain't, but it works #

Mohammad Mosaddeq and the 1953 Coup in Iran

24/08/2004 @ 06:56 UTC

kellan : Mohammad Mosaddeq and the 1953 Coup in Iran - CIA has done more to promote fundamentalist Islam as a political force then any other group in the world. #

Bruce Schneier says SHA-1 needs to be put down

24/08/2004 @ 06:55 UTC

Steve Cook : Bruce Schneier says SHA-1 needs to be put down - Schneier is both the world's best writer on computer security issues and a very smart man, so I take him seriously on this. The MD5 collision fallout has begun.

Matthew M. Boedicker : Schneier says new standard hash function needed

Kayode Okeyode : Cryptanalysis of MD5 and SHA: Time for a new standard

A Million Random Digits

24/08/2004 @ 05:56 UTC

Steve Cook : A Million Random Digits - If you can show that the RAND Corporation predicted the Kennedy assassination in their "Million Random Digits" project, you've got a best-seller on your hands!

PostgreSQL and XML

24/08/2004 @ 05:56 UTC

deusx : PostgreSQL and XML - "Here's a brief outline of the four production-ready XPath functions which represent the most complete XML support of any open source RDBMS."

NYT on the Trey Parker and Matt Stone's "Team America: World Police"

24/08/2004 @ 05:55 UTC

Andy Baio : NYT on the Trey Parker and Matt Stone's "Team America: World Police" - new marionette movie, with political themes and graphic puppet sex [via]  [via]

Windows worm accesses webcams and microphones

24/08/2004 @ 05:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Windows worm accesses webcams and microphones - the first virus with a voyeur component? [via]  [via]

Excerpts from Polar Bear book

24/08/2004 @ 04:55 UTC

Richard MacManus : Excerpts from Polar Bear book - Information Architecture for the World Wide Web, 2nd Edition

Banner Report, gallery of 15,000+ ad banners

24/08/2004 @ 04:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Banner Report, gallery of 15,000+ ad banners - Wired covered the site today [via]  [via]

Lycos launches Discussion Search

24/08/2004 @ 04:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Lycos launches Discussion Search - searches mish-mash of message boards, discussion lists, and blogs [via]  [via]

Jeremy Zawodny : lycos discussion search - lycos discussion search: aren't they dead yet?

Confluence 1.2

24/08/2004 @ 03:56 UTC

Charles Miller : Confluence 1.2 - Confluence 1.2 is out, featuring a cool new search interface, better space navigation, image thumbnails, image galleries, and much more besides.

wired news on collecting banner ads

24/08/2004 @ 03:55 UTC

anildash : wired news on collecting banner ads - neglects to mention hotwired's role in inflicting banners on the web

How to Be Rich and Famous

24/08/2004 @ 02:55 UTC

Andy Baio : How to Be Rich and Famous - endlessly ridiculous comments, because of this [via]  [via]

Graham Leuschke : How to be rich and famous - I agree completely with Bill Wyman

Charles Miller : How to be rich and famous - How to be rich and famous. The comment thread that got away, made it over the border to Mexico, married a rich Tijuanan widow, finally settling down in the penthouse suite of the Copacabana Palace Hotel in Rio. (via Simon)

Phil Gyford : How to be rich and famous - As Webb said, "JESUS FUCKING CHRIST HOW STUPID ARE PEOPLE."

This is where people go when they search for "amazon customer service phone number"

24/08/2004 @ 02:55 UTC

Erik Benson : This is where people go when they search for "amazon customer service phone number" - The internet adapts to obstacles that are placed in its way.

Jeremy Zawodny : Amazon.com customer service phone number - Amazon.com customer service phone number: dear amazon, put your number on the fucking web site...

The ritual killing of Canadian rifles

24/08/2004 @ 01:56 UTC

Steve Cook : The ritual killing of Canadian rifles - "A symbolic association has been postulated between trade musket brass dragon sideplates and the Northern Iroquoian panther/fire-dragon (meteor) man-being and the water lynx, Mishipizheu, among Algonkian-speaking groups..."

New Zealand's first blog scandal

24/08/2004 @ 01:55 UTC

Richard MacManus : New Zealand's first blog scandal - Ticketek employee makes bogus comment and is exposed via their ip address.

Sam Ruby: Electronic Forgery

24/08/2004 @ 01:55 UTC

Simon Willison : Sam Ruby: Electronic Forgery - A nice, simple explanation of the collision in MD5.

Wayne Burkett : Sam Ruby: Electronic Forgery - A simple explanation of the MD5 collision. #

Only defenestrate

24/08/2004 @ 00:57 UTC

Tomas Jogin : Only defenestrate - "The sad part is that this case has been made repeatedly over the years, and will undoubtedly have to be made again and again before the simple message sinks in."

Seeing is believing

24/08/2004 @ 00:57 UTC

Tomas Jogin : Seeing is believing - "I hope to ignite a general trend within the programming community at large and Ruby in particular: More showing, less telling!"

This Modern World: The very nice Democratic convention

24/08/2004 @ 00:57 UTC

Tomas Jogin : This Modern World: The very nice Democratic convention - "So -- you post your thoughts and opinions on the internet? That's so fascinating!"

Interesting notes on al Qaeda's computer

24/08/2004 @ 00:56 UTC

Tomas Jogin : Interesting notes on al Qaeda's computer - "[The aim of the attack on 9/11] was to tempt the powers to strike back in a way that would create sympathy for the terrorists. Al-Qaeda has so far gained little from the ground war in Afghanistan; the conflict in Iraq, closer to the center of the Arab wo

A Picture Worth Exactly One Thousand Words

24/08/2004 @ 00:56 UTC

Tomas Jogin : A Picture Worth Exactly One Thousand Words - "You are looking not only at the image of a war crime, but at the worst fears of a war criminal; the reason that those accused will cooperate, but not implicate."

Real Networks HQ is now Spin City

24/08/2004 @ 00:56 UTC

Tomas Jogin : Real Networks HQ is now Spin City - "Real Networks is saying iPod users are denied choice due to Apple's unwillingness to open the platform. Well, evidently, over half the iPod market doesn't matter to Real, because what they mean is Windows iPod users."

Hivelogic redesigns

24/08/2004 @ 00:55 UTC

Tomas Jogin : Hivelogic redesigns - And, Dan Benjamin goes first-person.

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