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Companies Should Rotate Their Sysadmins Every Couple Years

31/12/2004 @ 23:58 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Companies Should Rotate Their Sysadmins Every Couple Years - Companies Should Rotate Their Sysadmins Every Couple Years: yup

Do the Right Thing - Cancel Inauguration Parties

31/12/2004 @ 23:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Do the Right Thing - Cancel Inauguration Parties - Do the Right Thing - Cancel Inauguration Parties: I agree

43 Things launches a day early! (make some resolutions)

31/12/2004 @ 21:55 UTC

Erik Benson : 43 Things launches a day early! (make some resolutions) - Let me know what you think.

Inspector Lohmann: Proud To Be Counted Among the Worst Americans [North American Diptych -- South...

31/12/2004 @ 21:04 UTC

deusx : Inspector Lohmann: Proud To Be Counted Among the Worst Americans [North American Diptych -- Southern Panel] - Long, but good.

BlogAid

31/12/2004 @ 21:01 UTC

Dan Cederholm : BlogAid - Pledge your affiliate, advertising or sponsorship earnings for tsunami relief.

Richard Rutter : BlogAid - Pledge income from your blog (AdSense, Amazon affiliate etc) (filed under Blogging).

I crapped out on my 52 magazines in a year project, but David achieved his goal of reading 52 boo...

31/12/2004 @ 20:58 UTC

jkottke : I crapped out on my 52 magazines in a year project, but David achieved his goal of reading 52 books in 52 weeks

Ayn Rand Institute: the US should not help tsunami victims

31/12/2004 @ 20:55 UTC

jkottke : Ayn Rand Institute: the US should not help tsunami victims - All of the giving should come from private organizations and individuals.

plasticbag : Another block of separatist right-wing inhuman libertarian bullshit from The Ayn Rand Institute: U.S. Should Not Help Tsunami Victims - Which - as usual - misses the fact that in the long run, we all benefit from living in a stable and humane world in which people help each other out in times of trouble...

The NY Times has an amazing package of infographics and photos of the Indian Ocean tsunami

31/12/2004 @ 19:55 UTC

jkottke : The NY Times has an amazing package of infographics and photos of the Indian Ocean tsunami - The photos are heartbreaking and gut-wrenching.

Practice proper wheelchair etiquette

31/12/2004 @ 19:11 UTC

Isofarro : Practice proper wheelchair etiquette

"memcached is a high-performance, distributed memory object caching system, generic in nature, bu...

31/12/2004 @ 19:07 UTC

jkottke : "memcached is a high-performance, distributed memory object caching system, generic in nature, but intended for use in speeding up dynamic web applications by alleviating database load"

Jeremy Zawodny : memcached - memcached: a distributed memory object caching system

Nelson Minar : memcached - Handy little standalone distributed in-memory cache (via Titus Brown)

Matthew M. Boedicker : memcached: a distributed memory object caching system

"Dear 2004, I love you, now please fuck off"

31/12/2004 @ 19:04 UTC

jkottke : "Dear 2004, I love you, now please fuck off" - Ditto.

Apparently kottke.org was on the TV last night

31/12/2004 @ 19:01 UTC

jkottke : Apparently kottke.org was on the TV last night

Mouseradio doesn't have any buttons or knobs

31/12/2004 @ 18:58 UTC

jkottke : Mouseradio doesn't have any buttons or knobs - Tip the speaker end up to turn it on and slide it around to control the volume and tuning.

plasticbag : The mouseradio is a fully functioning radio without buttons. The idea was to use the mouse navigation and to implement it in a radio. - "Moving the radio vertically changes the volume, moving the radio on the horizontal axis changes the frequency. The radio is on, when the black speaker points up in the air."

cameron : Mouseradio: buttonless radio - I like the dramatic pauses in the video

The Economist is using Salon's "day pass" idea to offer their premium content to non-subscribers

31/12/2004 @ 18:55 UTC

jkottke : The Economist is using Salon's "day pass" idea to offer their premium content to non-subscribers - Huzzah!

"Annoyed Contributor" FAQ

31/12/2004 @ 17:02 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : "Annoyed Contributor" FAQ - Read this #

MozBackup Development Discontinued

31/12/2004 @ 16:59 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : MozBackup Development Discontinued - I wanted to download that for easy upgrading, too bad they stopped developing #

Jullie publiceren leugens!!! Bel chello maar

31/12/2004 @ 16:56 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Jullie publiceren leugens!!! Bel chello maar - Lol! #

Accessibar Project

31/12/2004 @ 16:05 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Accessibar Project - "These features primarily focus on the dynamic manipulation of the visual display of the web page in addition to the integration of a text to speech reader which can read out loud the browser's user interface as well as web page content." [via#

RSS, updated items, and links

31/12/2004 @ 16:01 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : RSS, updated items, and links - How does "drop RSS" sound? #

Feed Reading Habits

31/12/2004 @ 15:58 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Feed Reading Habits - I'm more of a browser person I guess #

Tsunami videos

31/12/2004 @ 15:55 UTC

kaninka.net : Tsunami videos

List of banished words for 2005

31/12/2004 @ 14:55 UTC

jkottke : List of banished words for 2005 - "Red/blue states", "blog", and "you're fired" make the list.

Jeremy Zawodny : Banished Words List :: 2005 - Banished Words List :: 2005: can we put "creative" on the list too?

The Annotated Grateful Dead Lyrics

31/12/2004 @ 13:56 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : The Annotated Grateful Dead Lyrics

Boing Boing: Moment of sex tech patent zen

31/12/2004 @ 11:02 UTC

Tristan Rivoallan : Boing Boing: Moment of sex tech patent zen - the schema is really cool

Handy Keylogger 3.24 is out

31/12/2004 @ 10:58 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Handy Keylogger 3.24 is out - Handy Keylogger 3.24 is out: ooh, fun spy toy

Rubric

31/12/2004 @ 10:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Rubric - Rubric: a del.icio.us clone

Is The Recording Industry Hiding spyware In Windows Media Files?

31/12/2004 @ 08:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Is The Recording Industry Hiding spyware In Windows Media Files? - Is The Recording Industry Hiding spyware In Windows Media Files?: it wouldn't surprise me in the slightest

"Life's Greatest Trip" by Arthur Blessit

31/12/2004 @ 07:04 UTC

Andy Baio : "Life's Greatest Trip" by Arthur Blessit - "naturally stoned on Jesus" [via]  [via]

KFC Knockoffs, presidential edition

31/12/2004 @ 07:01 UTC

Andy Baio : KFC Knockoffs, presidential edition - don't miss the states, also [via]  [via]

Video: Darth Vader/Weirdo

31/12/2004 @ 06:58 UTC

Andy Baio : Video: Darth Vader/Weirdo - completely inexplicable [via]  [via]

Theme from Blog

31/12/2004 @ 06:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Theme from Blog - every blog needs a theme song [via]  [via]

ABC News' "Person of the Year" is bloggers

31/12/2004 @ 03:58 UTC

Andy Baio : ABC News' "Person of the Year" is bloggers - get used to it, Jennings [via]  [via]

Jason Shellen : ABC News: People of the Year: Bloggers - Always nice to see the orange B on national TV. #

passPod, Disneyland schedule for the iPod

31/12/2004 @ 03:55 UTC

Andy Baio : passPod, Disneyland schedule for the iPod - for extreme Disney nerds only

Website Color Schemes

31/12/2004 @ 02:58 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Website Color Schemes - Website Color Schemes: a useful set of scemes

AtariVox speech synthesizer for the Atari 2600

31/12/2004 @ 02:55 UTC

Andy Baio : AtariVox speech synthesizer for the Atari 2600 - completely new, from the homebrew 2600 scene [via]  [via]

The shadow Internet

31/12/2004 @ 02:05 UTC

Nelson Minar : The shadow Internet - Nice Wired article about how pirate groups work (via Waxy)

Kayode Okeyode : The Shadow Internet

Browser security test

31/12/2004 @ 02:01 UTC

Nelson Minar : Browser security test - Automated suite of various attacks (via Slashdot)

Links for 30 December 2004

31/12/2004 @ 01:58 UTC

Phil Gyford : Links for 30 December 2004 - Seb's Open Research - del.icio.us backlink feeds And a post about Commentlogging beneath that.

Video for Futureheads "Decent Days and Nights" - WARNING! RAM FILE!

31/12/2004 @ 01:55 UTC

plasticbag : Video for Futureheads "Decent Days and Nights" - WARNING! RAM FILE! - The Futureheads are currently occupying a lot of my attention because they sing good British-sounding smart sharp bouncy guitar songs and the lead singer is hot.

Medium-bunkish article about the role of weblogs in 2004 that compounds the old myth that blogs a...

31/12/2004 @ 01:01 UTC

plasticbag : Medium-bunkish article about the role of weblogs in 2004 that compounds the old myth that blogs are more about publishing and punditry than they are about representing the voices of individuals online - "But it was in 2004 that debate about the role of the political blog and its impact on society really got under way."

LokiTorrent fighting the MPAA lawsuits

31/12/2004 @ 00:58 UTC

Andy Baio : LokiTorrent fighting the MPAA lawsuits - they're setting up a legal defense fund

An interview with a Pixar employee

31/12/2004 @ 00:55 UTC

jkottke : An interview with a Pixar employee - "I think that movies are mirrors, and what people find in them usually says more about the viewer than the movie."

i just wanted to get my fiance a present.

31/12/2004 @ 00:10 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : i just wanted to get my fiance a present. - i just wanted to get my fiance a present.: Is love stronger than Apple?

eBay Drops Microsoft Passport

31/12/2004 @ 00:07 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : eBay Drops Microsoft Passport - eBay Drops Microsoft Passport: did anyone ever use it?

WI forces cuts to Little Britain

31/12/2004 @ 00:04 UTC

plasticbag : WI forces cuts to Little Britain - "Complaints by the Women's Institute have prompted the BBC to make changes to hit comedy show Little Britain."

Wired Magazine on the piracy scene

31/12/2004 @ 00:01 UTC

Andy Baio : Wired Magazine on the piracy scene - an excellent overview, with only minor flaws

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