when your co-worker is away

18/11/2004 @ 23:58 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : when your co-worker is away - when your co-worker is away: mess with their office

cameron : When Your Co-Worker is Away

plasticbag : When Your Co-Worker is Away - How apposite! And on the day when my co-worker appears to have bunked off work because he is "ill" or something. Bah! I shall have fun with this forthwith...

google employee stock sales

18/11/2004 @ 23:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : google employee stock sales - google employee stock sales: they have a lot of insiders

adam rifkin's one-liners

18/11/2004 @ 22:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : adam rifkin's one-liners - adam rifkin's one-liners: he's got a ton of 'em

File Magazine's Screen Series

18/11/2004 @ 22:55 UTC

Andy Baio : File Magazine's Screen Series - photos taken through screen doors [via]  [via]

XMLHttpRequest and asynchronous programming

18/11/2004 @ 21:55 UTC

kellan : XMLHttpRequest and asynchronous programming - On building Javascript libraries for del.icio.us and languid. #

Inuit folks can now publish on the web in their own language thanks to a custom CMS

18/11/2004 @ 21:55 UTC

jkottke : Inuit folks can now publish on the web in their own language thanks to a custom CMS

The guy preparing your food in a restaurant is a "Mexican guy earning a paycheck, watching the cl...

18/11/2004 @ 21:55 UTC

jkottke : The guy preparing your food in a restaurant is a "Mexican guy earning a paycheck, watching the clock praying for his shift to end as he sweats in front of a blast furnace" - It's not "someone like Emeril or Mario Battalia waxing ecstatically about herbs and oils, engaging in something close to foreplay as they lovingly prepare your entree".

Ethan Marcotte : Se habla español - A waiter rant.

Macromedia Tech Wednesday on sIFR

18/11/2004 @ 20:57 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Macromedia Tech Wednesday on sIFR - Cool! #

Primus passport photos

18/11/2004 @ 20:56 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : Primus passport photos

Primus Live, full concert downloads

18/11/2004 @ 20:56 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : Primus Live, full concert downloads

Jabber @ Apinc

18/11/2004 @ 20:55 UTC

Philippe Janvier : Jabber @ Apinc - Un serveur Jabber à l'APINC. Encore un truc de geek :) [via#

Wall-mounted toilet seats

18/11/2004 @ 20:55 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Wall-mounted toilet seats - I weep for humanity. Via Greg Storey.

Knork, the spork-like knife/fork

18/11/2004 @ 20:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Knork, the spork-like knife/fork - yet another Half Bakery idea finally baked [via]  [via]

We're half the country - and we're not going away

18/11/2004 @ 19:56 UTC

Eric Meyer : We're half the country - and we're not going away - A reminder that the margin of victory was pretty thin, and that 51% does not a mandate make. (Well, not in the real world--things might be different in Washington, D.C., I suppose.)

XMLHttpRequest and asynchronous programming

18/11/2004 @ 19:56 UTC

kellan : XMLHttpRequest and asynchronous programming - On building Javascript libraries for del.icio.us and languid. #

Looking forward to this movie quite a bit

18/11/2004 @ 19:55 UTC

Erik Benson : Looking forward to this movie quite a bit - I'm glad Owen Wilson is in it... I was afraid that he'd wouldn't be a part of the new Wes Anderson movie

Metafilter turns on new user signups

18/11/2004 @ 19:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Metafilter turns on new user signups - membership has been closed for two years!

Chinese soy sauce from human hair

18/11/2004 @ 18:55 UTC

deusx : Chinese soy sauce from human hair - And it could be causing cancer! Agh

Capitol Years: Mounds of Money

18/11/2004 @ 18:55 UTC

Dan Cederholm : Capitol Years: Mounds of Money - Free download of a great song, as heard on various MTV promos. Rock!

Debate about Firefox not supporting image tooltips for ALT tags

18/11/2004 @ 18:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Debate about Firefox not supporting image tooltips for ALT tags - someone wrote an extension to emulate IE's behavior

Anne van Kesteren : Firefox, ALT Tags, and Tooltips - "/Mark" in Firefox and read his comment. #

Paul Hammond : Firefox, ALT Tags, and Tooltips | Gadgetopia - Flaming ensued

The false dichotomy of design: you're either an agent of neutrality or an aesthete of style

18/11/2004 @ 18:55 UTC

jkottke : The false dichotomy of design: you're either an agent of neutrality or an aesthete of style

Sage 1.3 Released

18/11/2004 @ 17:56 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Sage 1.3 Released - Get it! #

Practical usability tip #19: turn off current page links using CSS

18/11/2004 @ 17:56 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Practical usability tip #19: turn off current page links using CSS - Don't solve a problem with CSS when the problem is not supposed to be there anyway. #

Paul Hammond : The Man in Blue - Writing Practical usability tip #19: turn off current page links using CSS - this is no real replacement for removing the link from the HTML, but you're a lazy slob, so why do you care?

interview with Israeli interrogator

18/11/2004 @ 17:56 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : interview with Israeli interrogator

Strange photos of Justin Timberlake and Cameron Diaz attacking some photographers

18/11/2004 @ 17:55 UTC

jkottke : Strange photos of Justin Timberlake and Cameron Diaz attacking some photographers - Look at Cameron use her mad Charlie's Angels skillz, yo!

Preliminary evidence found that humans may have inhabited North America 25,000 years sooner than ...

18/11/2004 @ 17:55 UTC

jkottke : Preliminary evidence found that humans may have inhabited North America 25,000 years sooner than previously thought

Sotheby's is auctioning off the world's largest bottle of wine

18/11/2004 @ 17:55 UTC

jkottke : Sotheby's is auctioning off the world's largest bottle of wine - The 4.5 foot tall bottle holds 1200 glasses of wine.

London Applestore pics

18/11/2004 @ 16:55 UTC

Richard Rutter : London Applestore pics - It looks seriously impressive. Much rent on Regent Street. (filed under Apple).

plasticbag : The Apple Store Regent Street Preview Gallery - Pictures of the new Apple Store to open tomorrow morning on Regent Street in London. There are apparently 250 grab bags with a value of over £700 for sale for under half that price, if you're prepared to wait outside for six-ten hours to get them.

An interview with Michael Koubi, former member of Israel's security service

18/11/2004 @ 16:55 UTC

jkottke : An interview with Michael Koubi, former member of Israel's security service - Some interesting stuff about interrogation techniques and approach.

Bill Gates gets 4 million emails a day

18/11/2004 @ 16:55 UTC

jkottke : Bill Gates gets 4 million emails a day - I thought I had a spam problem...

Inside Apple's new Regent Street store

18/11/2004 @ 15:55 UTC

jonhicks : Inside Apple's new Regent Street store - First pictures of the new store interior

Depanneren

18/11/2004 @ 15:55 UTC

François Hodierne : Depanneren #

jkottke : The self similarity of fishing motor vehicles out of the water

plasticbag : Lorry rescues car from sea - with hilarious consequences - If it's real of course, which it might not be. And then of course if no one got hurt in the process. Which they very well might have been. Still, pretty awesome visuals...

2.5 gigapixel photo

18/11/2004 @ 15:55 UTC

Andy Baio : 2.5 gigapixel photo - a busy city scene would've been more interesting [via]  [via]

Who framed the web: Frames and usability

18/11/2004 @ 14:56 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Who framed the web: Frames and usability - He's right, imo. #

Paul Hammond : Who framed the web: Frames and usability | 456 Berea Street - To me there is no doubt that frames should be avoided for public websites

Kayode Okeyode : Who framed the web: Frames and usability

Philippe Janvier : Who framed the web : Frames and usability - "I don't miss frames at all, and it's been years since I last used frames myself, but recently I asked myself what the problems with frames are, and if there are occasions where the pros of frames outweigh the cons." [via#

Open Letter to Netscape

18/11/2004 @ 14:56 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Open Letter to Netscape - Some people will never learn it. #

Paul Hammond : blakeross.com - Open Letter to Netscape - Your track record is not good

Kayode Okeyode : Open Letter to Netscape

Making Money From Mozilla Development

18/11/2004 @ 14:56 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Making Money From Mozilla Development - It's possible #

Microsoft Director of Windows Product Management Talks Firefox

18/11/2004 @ 14:56 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Microsoft Director of Windows Product Management Talks Firefox - Blah. #

Church fury at Damned's switch-on

18/11/2004 @ 14:55 UTC

jonhicks : Church fury at Damned's switch-on - No Christopher Biggins for the people of Cambridge this year!

Google Scholar - a new way of navigating through scholarly materials

18/11/2004 @ 14:55 UTC

plasticbag : Google Scholar - a new way of navigating through scholarly materials - This is pretty awesome - using keyword searches and citations to help you find academic materials from across the web. When it can, it links through to PDFs of the articles concerned. Many hours of fun to be had here...

Anne van Kesteren : Google Scholar - Cool stuff [via#

Jeremy Zawodny : google scholar - google scholar: beta, of course

cobra libre : google scholar - i've already found some lit crit articles that i wouldn't have otherwise found #

cameron : Google Scholar - citeseer destroyer

Simon Willison : Google Scholar - Search academic papers. Invaluable for degree course final year projects.

Kayode Okeyode : Google Scholar: Stand on the shoulders of giants

Philippe Janvier : Google Scholar - Mémoires de fin d'année :) "We at Google have benefited much from academic research. This is one of the ways in which we are giving back to the research community." [via#

Linkorama : Google Scholar - Stand on the shoulders of giants

"Blog Threat Management" - ludicrous and scaremongering crap?

18/11/2004 @ 14:55 UTC

plasticbag : "Blog Threat Management" - ludicrous and scaremongering crap? - "Viruses, Trojan horses ... organized crime, terrorists ... continue to make the Internet a dangerous place due to fraud, extortion, denials of service, identity theft, espionage, and other crimes. Now, blogging is emerging as a threat to the Internet use

Sidebar links with de.licio.us

18/11/2004 @ 13:55 UTC

Richard Rutter : Sidebar links with de.licio.us - Jon provides all you need to write a de.licio.us sidebar in PHP (filed under Blogging).

Kayode Okeyode : Sidebar links with de.licio.us

Different design strategies of the leading handheld companies

18/11/2004 @ 10:57 UTC

Richard MacManus : Different design strategies of the leading handheld companies - 'Where HP and Dell both think in terms of feature count, palmOne, rather out of necessity, tends to tailor its markets more.'

Businessweek: Yahoo! as 'conduit for services'

18/11/2004 @ 10:57 UTC

Richard MacManus : Businessweek: Yahoo! as 'conduit for services' - 'Yahoo will become not simply a place for people to go largely for information but a conduit for services to handle their increasingly digital lives.'

Many-to-Many: What's New in Social Software

18/11/2004 @ 10:57 UTC

Richard MacManus : Many-to-Many: What's New in Social Software - 'Individuals and groups use these tools to express who they are, and to assemble signs of individual and group identity around their personal and group addresses.'

The Gaia Hypothesis

18/11/2004 @ 10:56 UTC

Richard MacManus : The Gaia Hypothesis - 'The key point here is the hypothesis that the Earth acts as a single system...'

Del.icio.us: The Future of Annotating Space

18/11/2004 @ 10:56 UTC

Richard MacManus : Del.icio.us: The Future of Annotating Space - 'While del.icio.us thrives as a 'social bookmark' site, it depends on the me-ness of the activity.'

What *wasn't* talked about at Web 2.0 conference

18/11/2004 @ 10:56 UTC

Richard MacManus : What *wasn't* talked about at Web 2.0 conference - '...technologies that received no mentions in hallway chatter were SOAP-style Web Services, Longhorn, Bluetooth, and WAP'.

Guardian: Simon Waldman on Wikipedia's success

18/11/2004 @ 10:56 UTC

Richard MacManus : Guardian: Simon Waldman on Wikipedia's success - 'The truth is that Wikipedia reveals what is normally hidden in an encyclopedia: the countless decisions that lie behind each entry.'

Kiwi publisher Wendy Pye pursues her American dream

18/11/2004 @ 10:55 UTC

Richard MacManus : Kiwi publisher Wendy Pye pursues her American dream - 'When she goes back to the US, she will take with her a 133-page vision ''on how to change America''.'

Scientific American: Music and the Brain

18/11/2004 @ 10:55 UTC

Richard MacManus : Scientific American: Music and the Brain - 'Overall, findings to date indicate that music has a biological basis and that the brain has a functional organization for music.'

Clayton Christensen: Gartner Fellows Interview

18/11/2004 @ 10:55 UTC

Richard MacManus : Clayton Christensen: Gartner Fellows Interview - 'Pattern recognition is more useful for identifying trends than standard metrics.'

LinuxWorld on Microsoft vs Open Source business models

18/11/2004 @ 10:55 UTC

Richard MacManus : LinuxWorld on Microsoft vs Open Source business models - 'The secret is out. The value of open source business models is in the packaging.'

The FCC as Marketing Partner

18/11/2004 @ 09:55 UTC

Jason Shellen : The FCC as Marketing Partner - Mark Cuban identifies the Apologevent. Perhaps Cuban is looking for an FCC fine to go with that NBA fine? #

Mustangs, SUVs, Trucks and Baseball Bats. And Nuns.

18/11/2004 @ 07:55 UTC

Jason Shellen : Mustangs, SUVs, Trucks and Baseball Bats. And Nuns. - Even this eurocar nut must admit that the 2005 Mustang is somewhat bitchin'. #

Doc Searls doesn't like the word 'content'

18/11/2004 @ 04:58 UTC

Richard MacManus : Doc Searls doesn't like the word 'content' - 'The problem, for the APs of the world, is that they can't stop thinking in terms of distribution, of piping, of moving the goods they call ''content.'''

Strongbad gets an e-mail virus

18/11/2004 @ 04:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Strongbad gets an e-mail virus - lots of clever stuff here, plus a Livejournal reference [via]  [via]

Vicepoker, free strip poker game for the Gameboy Advance

18/11/2004 @ 03:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Vicepoker, free strip poker game for the Gameboy Advance - possibly the first porn for Nintendo's kid-friendly handheld? [via]  [via]

2005 - turning point in e-book reader technology

18/11/2004 @ 03:01 UTC

Richard MacManus : 2005 - turning point in e-book reader technology - AFAICS Research predicts that Smartphone usage for eBooks will increase, PDAs will decline.

Mark Cuban fined by NBA for a blog entry

18/11/2004 @ 02:58 UTC

Andy Baio : Mark Cuban fined by NBA for a blog entry - [via]  [via]

Mash the Planet

18/11/2004 @ 02:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Mash the Planet - Philip Torrone's onto something here

iPod eBooks Creator

18/11/2004 @ 02:04 UTC

Richard MacManus : iPod eBooks Creator - Very cool! eBookpodcasting, anyone? :-)

Mugwump - Kerry Bailey's weblog

18/11/2004 @ 02:01 UTC

plasticbag : Mugwump - Kerry Bailey's weblog - Favourite LA pal and regular host of my sporadic visits to West Coast America starts a weblog. Weblog has all the incredible energy and weird rhythms of a newbie but with added pith. Worth a punt.

Why Do All These Homosexuals Keep Sucking My Cock?

18/11/2004 @ 01:58 UTC

plasticbag : Why Do All These Homosexuals Keep Sucking My Cock? - "A few months back, I started wearing an intimidating-looking black leather thong with menacing metal studs in the hopes that it would frighten those faggots off, but it didn't work. In fact, it only seemed to encourage them."

Library of Congress putting 30 million newspapers online

18/11/2004 @ 01:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Library of Congress putting 30 million newspapers online - papers published from 1836 through 1922, and available by 2006 [via]  [via]

Textfiles.com gets a threatening letter from a catheter manufacturer

18/11/2004 @ 01:01 UTC

Andy Baio : Textfiles.com gets a threatening letter from a catheter manufacturer - they want him to remove enema references in years-old BBS text files [via]  [via]

deusx : ASCII by Jason Scott: "Use of our client's trademark to identify enema equipment in erotic fiction is likely to cause confusion" - "...the careful re-editing of years-old enema stories to not involve the BARDEX trademark is certainly not in the top of my to-do-list."

Don't all link to me at once...

18/11/2004 @ 00:58 UTC

François Hodierne : Don't all link to me at once... - I was just wondering that i don't have read it or linked to it. #

A report from the Museum of Media History, circa 2014

18/11/2004 @ 00:55 UTC

jkottke : A report from the Museum of Media History, circa 2014 - Featuring Googlezon, Newsbotster, and news editing robots. I want me some Google Grid.

Andy Baio : Flash: EPIC, a prediction of the Google-enabled future - if this is the dystopian future, count me in [via]  [via]

Panda Cam from the San Diego Zoo

18/11/2004 @ 00:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : Panda Cam from the San Diego Zoo - PANDAS! [via#

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