The Top Tech Stories of 2004

28/12/2004 @ 23:58 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : The Top Tech Stories of 2004 - The Top Tech Stories of 2004: no real surprises here

Anti-Walmart book for sale on Walmart.com

28/12/2004 @ 23:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Anti-Walmart book for sale on Walmart.com - [via]  [via]

My neighbourhood

28/12/2004 @ 22:58 UTC

Nelson Minar : My neighbourhood - Nice little article

Ten ways in which you can protect your privacy as a consumer

28/12/2004 @ 22:55 UTC

jkottke : Ten ways in which you can protect your privacy as a consumer

Jeremy Zawodny : EPIC Top Ten Privacy Resolutions for 2005 - EPIC Top Ten Privacy Resolutions for 2005: useful tips of keeping junkmail down and such

Kayode Okeyode : Top Ten Consumer Privacy Resolutions

Congrats Aaron!

28/12/2004 @ 22:06 UTC

kellan : Congrats Aaron! - Aaron joins the Flickr team in Van. #

Invader Sneaker

28/12/2004 @ 22:02 UTC

Nelson Minar : Invader Sneaker - I love this guy's thing

Suprnova preparing December 30 announcement

28/12/2004 @ 21:58 UTC

Andy Baio : Suprnova preparing December 30 announcement - probably announcing the first Exeem release

Stewart Brand reviews Jared Diamond's new book for Wired

28/12/2004 @ 21:55 UTC

jkottke : Stewart Brand reviews Jared Diamond's new book for Wired

R.I.P. Susan Sontag

28/12/2004 @ 20:14 UTC

Nelson Minar : R.I.P. Susan Sontag - via Metafilter

ETech 2005 Featured Speakers

28/12/2004 @ 20:10 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : ETech 2005 Featured Speakers - ETech 2005 Featured Speakers: quite a lineup

SNES for the Mac?

28/12/2004 @ 20:07 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : SNES for the Mac? - Yes, please.

Review of Linux for the iPod

28/12/2004 @ 20:04 UTC

Andy Baio : Review of Linux for the iPod - new games and picture viewing, and it supports Ogg at 80% speed [via]  [via]

The last Americans: environmental collapse and the end of civilization by Jared Diamond

28/12/2004 @ 20:01 UTC

jkottke : The last Americans: environmental collapse and the end of civilization by Jared Diamond - Why did the once-mighty Maya civilization collapse?

François Nonnenmacher : The last Americans: environmental collapse and the end of civilization

Profile of Sean Thackrey, wine craftsman extraordinaire

28/12/2004 @ 19:58 UTC

jkottke : Profile of Sean Thackrey, wine craftsman extraordinaire

How to fix Mom's computer

28/12/2004 @ 19:55 UTC

jkottke : How to fix Mom's computer - Gina does battle with a spyware-infected Win98 box and lives to tell us how she fixed.

Andy Baio : How to fix Mom's computer - excellent primer for cleaning and securing any tainted Windows box [via]  [via]

Nelson Minar : Fixing Mom's computer - Great list of things to repair Windows boxes (via Waxy)

Jeremy Zawodny : How to fix Mom's computer - How to fix Mom's computer: good advice for non-moms too

Buy "How Wal-Mart is Destroying America and The World" book at Wal-Mart

28/12/2004 @ 18:55 UTC

jkottke : Buy "How Wal-Mart is Destroying America and The World" book at Wal-Mart

speed up firefox

28/12/2004 @ 18:11 UTC

kellan : speed up firefox - how to tweak firefoxes hidden pipelining prefs #

N379P: torture plane

28/12/2004 @ 18:08 UTC

Nelson Minar : N379P: torture plane - Mystery airplane the US uses to whisk off high value prisoners

Blog design in the age of RSS

28/12/2004 @ 18:05 UTC

Philippe Janvier : Blog design in the age of RSS - "...a significant aesthetic retreat, from the pretty to the practical". "...a behavioral change on the part of the readers". [via#

The Office Weblog

28/12/2004 @ 18:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : The Office Weblog - The Office Weblog: who knew?!

Animation of the spread of the Indonesian tsunami

28/12/2004 @ 17:58 UTC

jkottke : Animation of the spread of the Indonesian tsunami

cameron : Sumatra earthquake animation - I assume red is primary waves, blue secondary reflections

New York magazine tells us where to eat in NYC in 2005

28/12/2004 @ 17:55 UTC

jkottke : New York magazine tells us where to eat in NYC in 2005

innodb checksum validator

28/12/2004 @ 17:04 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : innodb checksum validator - innodb checksum validator: kick ass

Cisco, in 2004 bought software start-ups

28/12/2004 @ 17:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Cisco, in 2004 bought software start-ups - Cisco, in 2004 bought software start-ups: wow, I didn't realize how many companies they'd bought and that most of them make software

firefox drives gecko traffic up to 25% at most popular weblogs

28/12/2004 @ 16:58 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : firefox drives gecko traffic up to 25% at most popular weblogs - firefox drives gecko traffic up to 25% at most popular weblogs: I think the methodology is flawed, but the data is probably reasonable anyway

Survey results: American views on science issues

28/12/2004 @ 16:55 UTC

jkottke : Survey results: American views on science issues - Surprisingly, "well over one-third of college graduates are also strict creationists".

Seattle Times profile of Robot Co-op's 43 Things

28/12/2004 @ 11:55 UTC

Richard MacManus : Seattle Times profile of Robot Co-op's 43 Things - Great to see the robots are targetting 1 Jan as go-live! Good luck guys. [via] [via]

The South-East Asia Earthquake and Tsunami blog

28/12/2004 @ 10:05 UTC

Jason Shellen : The South-East Asia Earthquake and Tsunami blog - A blog to track and help during this tragedy. #

Main Page - WikiPodLinux

28/12/2004 @ 10:02 UTC

deusx : Main Page - WikiPodLinux - If this worked well on my 4G iPod, I could add side-trips to shuffle

js-markdown

28/12/2004 @ 09:58 UTC

deusx : js-markdown - "a partial implementation of Markdown, written in JavaScript"

Isofarro : js-markdown - Javascript implementation of markdown

Developing Dashboard Widgets

28/12/2004 @ 09:55 UTC

deusx : Developing Dashboard Widgets - "Tiger introduces a new feature called Dashboard, which provides a new and unique class of mini-applications called Widgets."

Spam Stopgap Extreme for Wordpress

28/12/2004 @ 08:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Spam Stopgap Extreme for Wordpress - stops comment spam by requiring Javascript to send back a computed MD5 hash [via]  [via]

kellan : Using Javascript to fight comment spam - I'm trying a slight variant of this on LM, let me know how it works. #

NYT on first-person blog coverage of tsunami disaster

28/12/2004 @ 06:55 UTC

Andy Baio : NYT on first-person blog coverage of tsunami disaster - Xeni's roundups of first-person coverage have been very good

Search Google's Adwords

28/12/2004 @ 05:58 UTC

Andy Baio : Search Google's Adwords - search only the text of sponsored links [via]  [via]

cameron : Search Google AdWords - A great way to see who's tracking/advertising to particular terms

WaPo on the Kings of Chaos web game

28/12/2004 @ 05:55 UTC

Andy Baio : WaPo on the Kings of Chaos web game - developed by teens in their spare time, KoC earned $175k this year [via]  [via]

Our first article about 43 Things (in English at least... there was one in Hungarian)

28/12/2004 @ 04:58 UTC

Erik Benson : Our first article about 43 Things (in English at least... there was one in Hungarian) - A bit dorky, but fun anyway.

Ask Mefi on the phonetic spelling of Homer's drool sound

28/12/2004 @ 04:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Ask Mefi on the phonetic spelling of Homer's drool sound - this would be a good one to pitch to Google Answers

Lovely things, subnets

28/12/2004 @ 03:01 UTC

deusx : Lovely things, subnets - "I will say that we heard a lot in the boom about the death of distance and the erasure of place, but that DRM developers have been working hard (between region coding, location-awareness, geolocation, and proximity detection) to bring place and distance

ccPublisher 1.0 released

28/12/2004 @ 02:58 UTC

Andy Baio : ccPublisher 1.0 released - CC license your work and optionally upload it to the Internet Archive!

FutureFeature

28/12/2004 @ 02:55 UTC

Andy Baio : FutureFeature - feature requests in the style of 43things

Fortune on the marketing force of bloggers

28/12/2004 @ 00:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Fortune on the marketing force of bloggers - mentions the fake Mazda blog that I helped unravel

Kayode Okeyode : Why There's No Escaping the Blog - Why There's No Escaping the Blog

My ETech talk

28/12/2004 @ 00:05 UTC

Nelson Minar : My ETech talk - Coming up in March

WoW Census

28/12/2004 @ 00:02 UTC

Nelson Minar : WoW Census - Surveys 330,000 players in World of Warcraft

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