javascript:xmlhttprequest [JPSPAN]

12/11/2004 @ 23:56 UTC

deusx : javascript:xmlhttprequest [JPSPAN]

jimray : javascript:xmlhttprequest [JPSPAN] - Nice collection of resources

jkottke : Lots of XMLHTTPRequest resources

François Nonnenmacher : XMLHttpRequest Introduction

dragon.JPG (JPEG Image, 1533x2019 pixels)

12/11/2004 @ 23:56 UTC

deusx : dragon.JPG (JPEG Image, 1533x2019 pixels) - Freaky dragon illusion

httpcache.py

12/11/2004 @ 23:55 UTC

deusx : httpcache.py - "A caching http interface that supports ETags and gzip to conserve bandwidth."

Wanted by the Police: A Good Interface

12/11/2004 @ 23:55 UTC

veen : Wanted by the Police: A Good Interface - "Do you think if you're hunkered down and someone's shooting at you, you're going to be able to sit there and look for Control or Alt or Function? No, you're going to look for the red button."

NeXT Screenshot

12/11/2004 @ 23:55 UTC

Phil Gyford : NeXT Screenshot - Steve Jobs introduces you to "the NeXT world", 14 years ago. Funny.

Matthew M. Boedicker : Steve Jobs says welcome to the NeXT world

Blahgger: I Haven't Forgotten, And We Will Never Forget.

12/11/2004 @ 23:55 UTC

Phil Gyford : Blahgger: I Haven't Forgotten, And We Will Never Forget. - Steve Gedikian of Nullsoft on what it's like to sell your little company to a big one. "As time goes on, everything you loved is ripped from your hands piece by piece."

Jeremy Zawodny : the reality of high-tech acquisitions - the reality of high-tech acquisitions: from the little guy's side

Jorge Luis Borges

12/11/2004 @ 22:56 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : Jorge Luis Borges

Head on over to Flickr and pick a good name for my helper monkey (you'll see when you get there)

12/11/2004 @ 22:55 UTC

jkottke : Head on over to Flickr and pick a good name for my helper monkey (you'll see when you get there) - Best name gets 3 free months of a Flickr Pro account. Good luck!

Hardcore Morris Dancers - MC Skibadee

12/11/2004 @ 21:55 UTC

cameron : Hardcore Morris Dancers - MC Skibadee

TestMy.net :: BroadBand Speed Test

12/11/2004 @ 20:55 UTC

Rod Begbie : TestMy.net :: BroadBand Speed Test - Handy Java-free bandwidth tester. #

Inside The Election Fraud Battle - Think Kerry Is Not Involved In This Fight?

12/11/2004 @ 20:55 UTC

deusx : Inside The Election Fraud Battle - Think Kerry Is Not Involved In This Fight? - "It is the prosecutor, also one of Kerry?s previous jobs, who knows well enough to thoroughly prepare and investigate his case be leveling charges." Maybe the Fad Lady ain't sung yet?

PodShop | Essential Maccessories | iDrops

12/11/2004 @ 20:55 UTC

deusx : PodShop | Essential Maccessories | iDrops - I really wish their website wasn't just one big freaking image, though.

Bruce Sterling: Social networks for scientific and artistic funding

12/11/2004 @ 20:55 UTC

cameron : Bruce Sterling: Social networks for scientific and artistic funding - what about preferential attachment? not a fair way to distribute funds

Microsoft's Google-killer arrives with a 'whuh?'

12/11/2004 @ 19:55 UTC

François Nonnenmacher : Microsoft's Google-killer arrives with a 'whuh?' - Better than Google in all aspects but one: search!

Why Robert Blackwill lost his job

12/11/2004 @ 19:55 UTC

Steve Cook : Why Robert Blackwill lost his job - The top NSC official in charge of Iraq policy didn't get shoved out in a conflict between realists and neoconservatives; he reportedly resigned because he hit an aide. Did this sort of thing happen to Lord Palmerston?

Prepared Statements

12/11/2004 @ 18:56 UTC

Tristan Rivoallan : Prepared Statements

Ludwig Boltzmann's tombstone showing his entropy equation

12/11/2004 @ 18:55 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : Ludwig Boltzmann's tombstone showing his entropy equation

toys are evil

12/11/2004 @ 18:55 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : toys are evil

Magic propaganda mill

12/11/2004 @ 18:55 UTC

Nelson Minar : Magic propaganda mill - Hypnotic (via Metafilter)

NYTimes lovely review of 'Polar Express' and its imagery not usually found in a children's movie.

12/11/2004 @ 17:57 UTC

kellan : NYTimes lovely review of 'Polar Express' and its imagery not usually found in a children's movie. - Including a Dickensian factory, Nazi propaganda, and a giant red scrotum. #

Vancouver WifiMug

12/11/2004 @ 17:57 UTC

kellan : Vancouver WifiMug - Just getting started, but already lots of great listings. #

natalie jeremijenko, the Q of direct action protest

12/11/2004 @ 17:56 UTC

cobra libre : natalie jeremijenko, the Q of direct action protest - "it will make your mind fizz" [via#

EA's employees filing a class action lawsuit?

12/11/2004 @ 17:56 UTC

Steve Cook : EA's employees filing a class action lawsuit? - Working conditions in the computer game industry can be brutal, but there must be something else going on here.

The True Story of Audion

12/11/2004 @ 17:56 UTC

Dan Cederholm : The True Story of Audion - Fascinating story behind the retiring of Panic's MP3 app.

nelson : the true story of audion - Amazingly detailed story of a Mac shareware music program and getting rolled over by apple

The Atom End-Game

12/11/2004 @ 17:56 UTC

Philippe Janvier : The Atom End-Game - "I recently proposed to the IETF Atom Working Group that we might be nearly finished. Some people think that's a mistake because, as they point out, Atom doesn't have much more in the way of features than RSS. Here's why I disagree." [via#

flickr is sorry

12/11/2004 @ 17:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : flickr is sorry - flickr is sorry: good to see what's going on from an honest company

Blackadder quote generator

12/11/2004 @ 17:55 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Blackadder quote generator - "Something's always wrong, Balders. The fact that I am not a millionaire aristocrat with the sexual capacity of a rutting rhino is a constant niggle."

Slashdot post from when Apple announced the iPod

12/11/2004 @ 17:55 UTC

jkottke : Slashdot post from when Apple announced the iPod - They said "well-thats-not-very-exciting" and "lame"...but the commenters got it.

Looks like the folks at Flickr are working on something like Google's PageRank for photos

12/11/2004 @ 17:55 UTC

jkottke : Looks like the folks at Flickr are working on something like Google's PageRank for photos

interview with mathematician Benoit Mandelbrot

12/11/2004 @ 16:56 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : interview with mathematician Benoit Mandelbrot

eBay item 2282460229 (Ends Nov-14-04 12:00:00 PST) - Star Trek Classic Communicator Bluetooth Hea...

12/11/2004 @ 16:55 UTC

deusx : eBay item 2282460229 (Ends Nov-14-04 12:00:00 PST) - Star Trek Classic Communicator Bluetooth Headset Pokia - "You can use it to make and recieve calls with any bluetooth 1.1 compatible mobile phone." *eyebrow* Fascinating.

Veen diagram

12/11/2004 @ 16:55 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Veen diagram - teh funney is h33r!

Green and Libertarian candidates request Ohio recount

12/11/2004 @ 16:55 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Green and Libertarian candidates request Ohio recount - It's about damn time.

Coastopia, My Ass

12/11/2004 @ 16:55 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Coastopia, My Ass - "People. I know you're angry. I'm angry, too. But hate only breeds more hate."

Firefox Fear Level Plugin

12/11/2004 @ 16:55 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Firefox Fear Level Plugin - Doubleplusgood.

Women design databases too - on Cal Henderson saying normalised data is for sissies

12/11/2004 @ 15:55 UTC

plasticbag : Women design databases too - on Cal Henderson saying normalised data is for sissies - 'Sissy' as a term is often used as a term to suggest that a man is gay. Sure it's not positive about the feminine either, but to pick up on one injustice at the cost of another is ludicrous. And bluntly, in this case misplaced, given how well I know Cal.

µTidylib, the TidyLib Python wrapper

12/11/2004 @ 13:55 UTC

deusx : µTidylib, the TidyLib Python wrapper - Looks like a simple, more recent wrapper in HTML Tidy

Guide d'installation et de configuration de Linux

12/11/2004 @ 12:56 UTC

Tristan Rivoallan : Guide d'installation et de configuration de Linux - excellent guide

Microsoft says Firefox not a threat to IE | CNET News.com

12/11/2004 @ 12:56 UTC

Tristan Rivoallan : Microsoft says Firefox not a threat to IE | CNET News.com - hihihi

Mailing List Community Care

12/11/2004 @ 12:55 UTC

François Nonnenmacher : Mailing List Community Care

Fuck the South

12/11/2004 @ 12:55 UTC

Tomas Jogin : Fuck the South - "Well this gravy train is fucking over. Take your liberal-bashing, federal-tax-leaching, confederate-flag-waving, holier-than-thou, hypocritical bullshit and shove it up your ass."

Your Wordpress is broken

12/11/2004 @ 11:55 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Your Wordpress is broken - Time to upgrade to 1.2.1 #

ENORME!!!!

12/11/2004 @ 10:55 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : ENORME!!!! - Get firefox now! #

science crackers and vodka

12/11/2004 @ 08:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : science crackers and vodka - science crackers and vodka: yum

microsoft is evil

12/11/2004 @ 07:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : microsoft is evil - microsoft is evil: so says msn search

Ethan Marcotte : Microsoft is evil - According to the new MSN search, anyway. (via zawodny)

ThoughtStorms: The Flow Internet

12/11/2004 @ 05:55 UTC

Richard MacManus : ThoughtStorms: The Flow Internet - More things for me to explore on the theme of Design for Data.

The Incredibles was just as good the second time around

12/11/2004 @ 05:55 UTC

jkottke : The Incredibles was just as good the second time around

Moore's Lore: The King Of Yes, But

12/11/2004 @ 04:55 UTC

deusx : Moore's Lore: The King Of Yes, But - ?The way to drag them into the future is with love."

St. Expedite, patron saint of hackers

12/11/2004 @ 03:56 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : St. Expedite, patron saint of hackers

Sex in Second Life

12/11/2004 @ 03:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Sex in Second Life - the adult clubs are the most popular locations in the virtual world [via]  [via]

Nelson Minar : Sex and Second Life - Interesting comments on virtual sex (via Waxy)

EB breaks Half-Life 2's street date

12/11/2004 @ 03:55 UTC

Andy Baio : EB breaks Half-Life 2's street date - I'm sure it'll be on Usenet by tomorrow [via]  [via]

Halo 2 sales break all entertainment records

12/11/2004 @ 03:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Halo 2 sales break all entertainment records - between GTA, Halo 2 and HL2, it's a good year for games

Panic - The True Story of Audion

12/11/2004 @ 02:55 UTC

Rod Begbie : Panic - The True Story of Audion - Behind-the-scenes magic of a long-time Mac app. [via#

Eric Meyer : The True Story of Audion - The thrilling tale of two guys from Portland and the Mac software they created. Lengthy, but worth it. From the creators of Transmit, one of my must-have applications.

jkottke : The true story of Audion - An independent Mac software developer loving tells the story of the little MP3 player that could. Worth a read. (Comment on this)

deusx : Panic - Extras - The True Story of Audion - "Is it just me? I mean, do you ever wonder about the stories behind everyday products?" Great story. Click on the links.

Phil Gyford : Panic - Extras - The True Story of Audion - Cabel Sasser on the story of developing Audion and the emergence of iTunes. A long but great read.

Simon Willison : The True Story of Audion - A long but fascinating read. (via) [via]

Jon Hicks : The True Story of Audion - I know the would and his wife have linked to this, but it really is worth your time!

Jeremy Zawodny : The True Story of Audion - The True Story of Audion: It seems you can either be free to do anything you want, to create anything you dream of without answering to anyone, or you can be rich. You're not likely to be both.

Honourable Fiend

12/11/2004 @ 01:56 UTC

Simon Willison : Honourable Fiend - Shaping up to be the UK's Wonkette? (via) [via]

Write Great Code. Get an iPod.

12/11/2004 @ 01:56 UTC

Simon Willison : Write Great Code. Get an iPod. - Feedster are running a developer competition, with iPod minis up for grabs.

Donald E. Knuth: Musings and more

12/11/2004 @ 01:55 UTC

Simon Willison : Donald E. Knuth: Musings and more - Downloadable videos of Knuth lectures. (via) [via]

Microsoft says Firefox not a threat to IE

12/11/2004 @ 01:55 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Microsoft says Firefox not a threat to IE - The stench of denial makes for a powerful aftershave. Or something.

Grill Skill

12/11/2004 @ 01:55 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Grill Skill - Wendy's training video. Now with hip AND hop.

The Venn diagram of "getting it"

12/11/2004 @ 01:55 UTC

Andy Baio : The Venn diagram of "getting it" - no relation to Getting It [via]  [via]

deusx : the space in between: getting it - The Venn diagram of getting it.

Microsoft Search Beta Manipulating Results?

12/11/2004 @ 00:56 UTC

Jason Shellen : Microsoft Search Beta Manipulating Results? - Gentlemen, this isn't any way to make friends. #

Digital Web asks: What's the Next Emerging Thing on the Web?

12/11/2004 @ 00:56 UTC

Richard MacManus : Digital Web asks: What's the Next Emerging Thing on the Web? - An interesting conversation to track.

Dave S. explains it all to you

12/11/2004 @ 00:55 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Dave S. explains it all to you - Love life getting you down? Need help buying a car? Stock tips? Well, me neither.

Dan Cederholm : Ask Dave - Got a question for Dave Shea? He's answering anything and everything over at Mezzoblue.

Rich nutcase trying to collect an MP3 of every song ever recorded

12/11/2004 @ 00:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Rich nutcase trying to collect an MP3 of every song ever recorded - I posted some thoughts in the Mefi thread [via]  [via]

Phil Gyford : MacNETv2 - The Music Man – King Of The Pirates Has A Goal – Own It All! - Interview with a man who's downloaded 900,000 tunes to save them for posterity, and kind of echoes my view of "pirating" music.

Usability and users as hungry mice, cheese, and electric shocks

12/11/2004 @ 00:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Usability and users as hungry mice, cheese, and electric shocks - or: people care less about usability as usefulness increases [via]  [via]

jkottke : "If you want to have any hope at all of users actually using your application, forget about the cheese: just make sure you aren't shocking your users"

Paul Hammond : Coding Horror: You'll never have enough cheese - We may think our applications are compelling, but I seriously doubt they look that compelling to users

Experiment: can you improve the taste of crappy vodka by repeatedly filtering it through a Britta...

12/11/2004 @ 00:55 UTC

jkottke : Experiment: can you improve the taste of crappy vodka by repeatedly filtering it through a Britta charcoal filter?

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