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Man refuses to buy iPod because of font used in the display

24/12/2004 @ 23:55 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Man refuses to buy iPod because of font used in the display - Man is crazy, plain and simple.

Startup Run

24/12/2004 @ 21:58 UTC

Nelson Minar : Startup Run - Little Windows utility to manage what's run at boot time. Like msconfig, only better.

Stereogum's Top 14 Albums of 2004

24/12/2004 @ 21:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Stereogum's Top 14 Albums of 2004 - with b-side MP3s for every one

Davey and Goliath

24/12/2004 @ 21:08 UTC

Nelson Minar : Davey and Goliath - Classics for download (via Metafilter)

8.1 earthquake

24/12/2004 @ 21:04 UTC

Nelson Minar : 8.1 earthquake - South of Australia

Macquarie Island

24/12/2004 @ 21:01 UTC

Nelson Minar : Macquarie Island - 1000 miles of Australia, where the earthquake was.

Macquarie webcam

24/12/2004 @ 20:58 UTC

Nelson Minar : Macquarie webcam - Middle of nowhere and you get live pictures

Macquarie location

24/12/2004 @ 20:55 UTC

Nelson Minar : Macquarie location - Really is middle of nowhere

WoW: BitTorrent

24/12/2004 @ 19:55 UTC

Nelson Minar : WoW: BitTorrent - Blizzard is using BitTorrent to distributed World of Warcraft stuff! (via Jeffrey)

The WSJ on Apple's potential halo effect

24/12/2004 @ 18:55 UTC

jkottke : The WSJ on Apple's potential halo effect - "The runaway success of iPods could drive sales of Apple computers".

Syndicate Conference

24/12/2004 @ 16:58 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Syndicate Conference - Syndicate Conference: rss is going mainstream

Japan's Internet Watch on Yahoo

24/12/2004 @ 16:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Japan's Internet Watch on Yahoo - Japan's Internet Watch on Yahoo: feature a photo of me!

Badass Australian Cows

24/12/2004 @ 16:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Badass Australian Cows - Badass Australian Cows: ah, drinking does funny things to people

Desert Parties

24/12/2004 @ 15:58 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Desert Parties - Desert Parties: a photoset on Flickr

The Destination Matters More Than the Journey

24/12/2004 @ 15:55 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : The Destination Matters More Than the Journey - Old DW article by Dean Allen. Excellent read; don't know how I'd missed it before.

Web Site Quality Assurance Testing using Mozilla

24/12/2004 @ 14:11 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Web Site Quality Assurance Testing using Mozilla - "This article provides an introduction to using Mozilla to automate the task of performing web site quality assurance testing with regard to reporting JavaScript™ errors, CSS parsing errors and server configuration." #

Mozilla Sunbird Update: 0.2 Branched, Backend Work, UI Refinements

24/12/2004 @ 14:08 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Mozilla Sunbird Update: 0.2 Branched, Backend Work, UI Refinements - Almost there... #

Lightning Project Launched to Provide Calendar Features for Mozilla Thunderbird

24/12/2004 @ 14:05 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Lightning Project Launched to Provide Calendar Features for Mozilla Thunderbird - "Lightning is the working project name for an extension to tightly integrate calendar functionality (scheduling, tasks, etc.) into Thunderbird." #

Associated Press Underwhelmed by Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0

24/12/2004 @ 14:02 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Associated Press Underwhelmed by Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0 - I thought people would expect more of it, after all, Firefox is great #

Some notes on Wikipedia

24/12/2004 @ 13:58 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Some notes on Wikipedia - Nice overview! #

Eric Meyer : Some notes on Wikipedia - Simon shares a pile of wikilinks. I'm honestly blown away; I had no idea most of this stuff existed. Simply amazing.

Matthew M. Boedicker : a few things about Wikipedia you may have missed

What's Next for Google

24/12/2004 @ 13:55 UTC

Philippe Janvier : What's Next for Google - "... the only successful neutral nations are those, like Switzerland, that are permanently armed to the teeth. And for Google, neutrality is not an option". [via#

Why SIMPLICITY ?

24/12/2004 @ 12:55 UTC

Philippe Janvier : Why SIMPLICITY ? - "I have always been interested in how the computer (which is an object of great complexity) and design (which is traditionally about simplicity) tend to mix poorly together like the proverbial "oil and water."" [via#

A Request For Assistance

24/12/2004 @ 07:55 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : A Request For Assistance - Help a friend of Eric's raise money to find a cure for lymphoma.

iPodderX

24/12/2004 @ 06:04 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : iPodderX - iPodderX: podcasting client

Torres Talking: Folders, files, and backup

24/12/2004 @ 06:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Torres Talking: Folders, files, and backup - Torres Talking: Folders, files, and backup: torres discusses his windows backups

HP iPAQ hx4700 Pocket PC

24/12/2004 @ 05:58 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : HP iPAQ hx4700 Pocket PC - HP iPAQ hx4700 Pocket PC: soon to be my new flight computer

HP iPAQ hx4700 Pocket PC FAQ

24/12/2004 @ 05:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : HP iPAQ hx4700 Pocket PC FAQ - HP iPAQ hx4700 Pocket PC FAQ: answers to questions about my new flight computer

Digital Press Sound Archives

24/12/2004 @ 04:01 UTC

Steve Cook : Digital Press Sound Archives - WAVs, MP3s, and MIDI tracks representing my wasted youth. (Pitfall 2!)

Activision buys the cover of Electronic Gaming Monthly

24/12/2004 @ 03:58 UTC

Andy Baio : Activision buys the cover of Electronic Gaming Monthly - Variety does this too, but EGM's case is more deceitful

LABlogs's Notable Blogs of 2004

24/12/2004 @ 03:55 UTC

Andy Baio : LABlogs's Notable Blogs of 2004 - a great list of other Los Angeles bloggers

Arthur unpacks the myth of a utopian prefiguration of Electric Sheep

24/12/2004 @ 02:27 UTC

kellan : Arthur unpacks the myth of a utopian prefiguration of Electric Sheep - Who knew Arthur had a blog? #

On the Graduate Record Examination's not so subtle crypto-facist biases

24/12/2004 @ 02:24 UTC

kellan : On the Graduate Record Examination's not so subtle crypto-facist biases - As if the tests weren't bad enough #

Currently watching: The Nightmare Before Christmas

24/12/2004 @ 02:21 UTC

kellan : Currently watching: The Nightmare Before Christmas - 'Kidnap the Sandy Claws' is in my Xmas playlist #

Links for 23 December 2004

24/12/2004 @ 02:17 UTC

Phil Gyford : Links for 23 December 2004 - Photos: Mecha evolution | CNET News.com The history of giant robot exoskeletons in five easy steps.

iTunes Producer Patent

24/12/2004 @ 02:14 UTC

Simon Willison : iTunes Producer Patent - Screenshots of Apple's iTunes Producer internal application, snarfed from a patent filing.

Web Application Component Toolkit - Template View

24/12/2004 @ 02:10 UTC

Simon Willison : Web Application Component Toolkit - Template View - A summary of various approaches to HTML templating.

xmlhttprequest.cpp

24/12/2004 @ 02:07 UTC

Simon Willison : xmlhttprequest.cpp - The source code for Safari's XMLHttpRequest implementation; for the curious.

MediaWiki 1.4 upgrade

24/12/2004 @ 02:04 UTC

Simon Willison : MediaWiki 1.4 upgrade - Cool new image features, including galleries and the Special:Newimages page. (via) [via]

Wikipedia new images gallery

24/12/2004 @ 02:01 UTC

Simon Willison : Wikipedia new images gallery - Brand new feature, from the 1.4 upgrade.

Andy Baio : Wikipedia's new images gallery - comic books, old men, and other random fun [via]  [via]

Image:Polar bears near north pole

24/12/2004 @ 01:58 UTC

Simon Willison : Image:Polar bears near north pole - Photos taken by U.S. naval personnel are in the public domain.

Eye on the Fleet

24/12/2004 @ 01:55 UTC

Simon Willison : Eye on the Fleet - The latest photos released by the U.S. navy.

Pub Sub has big plans for 2005

24/12/2004 @ 00:55 UTC

Richard MacManus : Pub Sub has big plans for 2005 - Check out their promo "holiday card".

Every exit

24/12/2004 @ 00:53 UTC

tehu : Every exit - Scott in the steps of Mark Pilgrim

Project Udat

24/12/2004 @ 00:49 UTC

Steve Cook : Project Udat - Roll your own small-form-factor RAID

whats.wrong.with.this.picture.jpg (JPEG Image, 900x675 pixels) - Scaled (90%)

24/12/2004 @ 00:45 UTC

deusx : whats.wrong.with.this.picture.jpg (JPEG Image, 900x675 pixels) - Scaled (90%) - Be safe, not sorry. Use your own staple-free condoms.

Andy Baio : Image: Anti-Aids Drive 2004 - what's wrong with this picture? [via]  [via]

Nelson Minar : Condom mistake - Nice to have a red ribbon, but is a staple the best idea? (via Waxy)

Links for 1 December 2004

24/12/2004 @ 00:42 UTC

Phil Gyford : Links for 1 December 2004 - Tim's Bandwagon: Bumping into Bodoni Mutant in Budapest Tim spots one of his fonts in the wild, years after releasing it on the net.

Links for 2 December 2004

24/12/2004 @ 00:39 UTC

Phil Gyford : Links for 2 December 2004 - Microsoft's Netscan generates maps of Usenet group activity Posted ages ago, the date got mangled on import.

Links for 4 December 2004

24/12/2004 @ 00:36 UTC

Phil Gyford : Links for 4 December 2004 - Extisp.icio.us - philgyford What my tags look like.

Links for 7 December 2004

24/12/2004 @ 00:33 UTC

Phil Gyford : Links for 7 December 2004 - Rodcorp: How we work Fascinating collection of snippets about different people's work habits. Poynter Online - How I Wrote The Sopranos: Deconstructing the Stories Behind the Bada-Bing Summary of David Chase and team's process for creating the nested st

Links for 8 December 2004

24/12/2004 @ 00:30 UTC

Phil Gyford : Links for 8 December 2004 - Del.icio.us/philgyford/top My new 'top' tag for all the links that might conceivably be of interest to other people, ignoring the dull stuff bookmarked for me.

Links for 9 December 2004

24/12/2004 @ 00:27 UTC

Phil Gyford : Links for 9 December 2004 - Rodcorp: How we work: Ricardo Semler and Semco, entrepreneur Intriguing snippets about Semco's determine-your-own-salary, all-meetings-voluntary style practices. List-based CSS / JavaScript menus What it says. Seems to work in most browsers you'd care a

Links for 10 December 2004

24/12/2004 @ 00:23 UTC

Phil Gyford : Links for 10 December 2004 - [css-d] Font size inheritance So that when, yet again, I forget how to fix IE5's inability to inherit font sizes into table cells, I can find the answer. Sparkly Trainers | The travels of Mary Loosemore: Napoleon Dynamite - the movie What she said. It's

Links for 12 December 2004

24/12/2004 @ 00:20 UTC

Phil Gyford : Links for 12 December 2004 - torrent.hackz.nl Never be stuck for a torrent again. Computers > Movable Type > Making A Dynamic Upload Directory Involves hacking the perl, but could be handy at some point.

Links for 14 December 2004

24/12/2004 @ 00:17 UTC

Phil Gyford : Links for 14 December 2004 - Zach Braff's Garden State Blog It has a few flaws, but 'Garden State' is crammed with magical bittersweet moments. I didn't want it to end.

Links for 15 December 2004

24/12/2004 @ 00:14 UTC

Phil Gyford : Links for 15 December 2004 - Soho Theatre - Trachtenburg Family Slideshow Players Went last night and it was a lot of fun - on till 23rd December. Access Magazine "Official magazine of the University of California Transportation Center" available for download twice yearly.

Links for 16 December 2004

24/12/2004 @ 00:11 UTC

Phil Gyford : Links for 16 December 2004 - This Magazine: The Rebel Sell "If we all hate consumerism, how come we can?t stop shopping?" via haddock

Links for 17 December 2004

24/12/2004 @ 00:08 UTC

Phil Gyford : Links for 17 December 2004 - blinkx video search Search TV and radio broadcasts. Works nicely, although clips are a bit short. "Smart Folders" (if you're on Windows) sound good. Pas/Cal's cover of Last Christmas A jolly picture and a free MP3. Merry Christmas!

Links for 18 December 2004

24/12/2004 @ 00:04 UTC

Phil Gyford : Links for 18 December 2004 - MVGroup Good collection of Bit Torrented documentaries, including 'Connections' (you have to register for forums to see the listings).

Links for 19 December 2004

24/12/2004 @ 00:01 UTC

Phil Gyford : Links for 19 December 2004 - iamcal.com - publish - PHP : Searching with PHP and MySQL If only all code examples were explained as well (and appeared so solid) as Cal's.

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