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Links for 20 December 2004

23/12/2004 @ 23:58 UTC

Phil Gyford : Links for 20 December 2004 - cityofsound: Los Angeles: Grand Theft Reality Particularly for the deja vu photos of virtual and real LA. USATODAY.com - Play is under siege USA Today advocates adaptively designed toys for kids (if not in so many words).

NZ Marketing Magazine: Logging On To Blogging

23/12/2004 @ 23:55 UTC

Richard MacManus : NZ Marketing Magazine: Logging On To Blogging - Thanks to Mopsos and Mathemagenic for pointing out a local New Zealand article on blogging - from the other side of the world! (I love the Web)

When Does a Copyright Expire...?

23/12/2004 @ 23:05 UTC

Jason Shellen : When Does a Copyright Expire...? - Just take the year of copyrighted work + authors age, add 70 or 95 or not, then jam self in eye with nearest sharp utencil. It's just that easy! #

Andrew Lark (Sun exec): Ten Ways Communications Will Change In 2005

23/12/2004 @ 23:01 UTC

Richard MacManus : Andrew Lark (Sun exec): Ten Ways Communications Will Change In 2005 - "Communicators begin to grasp that blogging isn't about 'reach', it's about participating in and facilitating the building of communities."

Microsoft Attempts to Patent Object Persistence

23/12/2004 @ 22:58 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Microsoft Attempts to Patent Object Persistence - Microsoft Attempts to Patent Object Persistence: ah, the HTML protocol

Ohio Transportation Information System

23/12/2004 @ 22:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Ohio Transportation Information System - Ohio Transportation Information System: get road/weather conditions

Achewood - December 22, 2004

23/12/2004 @ 21:58 UTC

deusx : Achewood - December 22, 2004 - OH I AM YOUR MOM AND I JUST TOOK YOU TO SCHOOL IN THE CAR OF PAIN. SAY IT.

Project Gutenberg Top 100

23/12/2004 @ 21:55 UTC

Richard MacManus : Project Gutenberg Top 100 - Lists top 100 free eBook downloads for past 3-4 months. A book I've never heard of, Hand Shadows to Be Thrown upon the Wall by Henry Bursill, is number 1 (looks suspiciously like a Boing Boing link). Da Vinci's notebooks, The Art of War, and Ulysses are m [via]

The New York Times > Advertising: Entertaining Web Sites Promote Products Subtly

23/12/2004 @ 20:58 UTC

cameron : The New York Times > Advertising: Entertaining Web Sites Promote Products Subtly - Memes as an effective, yet subtle way of promoting a product

blue shopping

23/12/2004 @ 20:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : blue shopping - blue shopping: use politics in your consumption

Less airport groping

23/12/2004 @ 18:55 UTC

Nelson Minar : Less airport groping - What has the US come to?

Tor: An anonymous Internet communication system

23/12/2004 @ 18:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : Tor: An anonymous Internet communication system - EFF funding development of Tor. I got the Windows package up & running in 10 minutes, and the internet is barely slower. Nice stuff. [via#

Matthew M. Boedicker : Tor: An anonymous Internet communication system

Speegle : Speak Perfect Web Search

23/12/2004 @ 17:58 UTC

Philippe Janvier : Speegle : Speak Perfect Web Search - Plus amusant que vraiment efficace : Ecouter le résultat de vos recherches web. [via#

Anne van Kesteren : Speegle Speak Perfect Web Search - Neat! [via#

Meg, Ev, Paul Bausch, Ben, and Mena are PC Magazine's People of the Year

23/12/2004 @ 17:55 UTC

jkottke : Meg, Ev, Paul Bausch, Ben, and Mena are PC Magazine's People of the Year - Recognized for something called "blogging".

The Horde Project

23/12/2004 @ 17:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : The Horde Project - The Horde Project release IMP 4.0 -- The best self-hostable webmail package I've seen. #

Salon.com Arts & Entertainment | When comedy drew blood

23/12/2004 @ 16:58 UTC

Rod Begbie : Salon.com Arts & Entertainment | When comedy drew blood - Round up of the best of this year's satire. George Bush might be fucking up the country, but the political environment he's fostered is ripe for great comedy. #

Wikipedia live recent changes feed

23/12/2004 @ 16:55 UTC

Rod Begbie : Wikipedia live recent changes feed - Watch Wikipedia change before your very eyes. [via#

Andy Baio : Real-time Wikipedia changelog - watch the encyclopedia get better with every second [via]  [via]

kayodeok : Live recent changes in Wikipedia - Real-time Wikipedia changelog

digiKam

23/12/2004 @ 15:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : digiKam - digiKam: it's like iPhoto for KDE

Help Stonewall fight homophobic bullying in schools

23/12/2004 @ 14:55 UTC

plasticbag : Help Stonewall fight homophobic bullying in schools - This is a bit of a cause for me, I'm afraid. Anti-gay bullying, rhetoric and language in schools causes incredible harm to young gay people and now we're free of Section 28 it's time to start putting it right.

BBC News' in-depth pages on "The Harry Potter Phenomenon"

23/12/2004 @ 12:55 UTC

plasticbag : BBC News' in-depth pages on "The Harry Potter Phenomenon" - The whole thing is so weird. The book's not out for six months and is already at #1 (and #2) at Amazon.co.uk - probably to stay there until July...

John Battelle's predictions for 2005

23/12/2004 @ 09:58 UTC

Richard MacManus : John Battelle's predictions for 2005 - LOTS to think about here. I like numbers 12 and 15 in particular.

Bob Wyman of PubSub is bullish on RSS for 2005

23/12/2004 @ 09:55 UTC

Richard MacManus : Bob Wyman of PubSub is bullish on RSS for 2005 - "I think it is clear that blogging and the technology of blogging (syndication) is about to enter a new era."

Christmas Carols and Songs

23/12/2004 @ 07:59 UTC

Jason Shellen : Christmas Carols and Songs - Legal classical mp3 downloads from Amazon #

Dylan Verdi, 11-year-old videoblogger

23/12/2004 @ 07:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Dylan Verdi, 11-year-old videoblogger - kids like this will soon kick the asses of all the old-timers [via]  [via]

Self-confidence

23/12/2004 @ 05:55 UTC

Richard MacManus : Self-confidence - http://www.flickr.com/photos/sebpaquet/1069486/...

Caterina Fake: a definition of 'social software' by Matt Jones

23/12/2004 @ 04:55 UTC

Richard MacManus : Caterina Fake: a definition of 'social software' by Matt Jones - "Social software", Matt said, "is something that gets better the more people are using it."

Mystery object orbits earth

23/12/2004 @ 03:55 UTC

Steve Cook : Mystery object orbits earth - Yay! Santa's back! From space!

who owns bruno schulz?

23/12/2004 @ 01:58 UTC

cobra libre : who owns bruno schulz? - filing this away to read sometime when i'm not desperate to leave the office immediately [via#

some drawings by bruno schulz

23/12/2004 @ 01:55 UTC

cobra libre : some drawings by bruno schulz - don't bother clicking on them; they're booby-trapped [via#

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