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Jason Kottke is getting legal grief from Sony

2/12/2004 @ 23:58 UTC

Richard MacManus : Jason Kottke is getting legal grief from Sony - "...it sure has had a chilling effect on my enthusiasm for continuing to maintain kottke.org."

Wired on the open-source metaverse projects

2/12/2004 @ 23:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Wired on the open-source metaverse projects - they're trying to develop an open equivalent to Second Life [via]  [via]

Sydney IMC Planning Migration to Drupal

2/12/2004 @ 22:56 UTC

kellan : Sydney IMC Planning Migration to Drupal - Interesting to see what is involved in modifying Drupal to be an IMC codebase. #

1-888-5-OPTOUT

2/12/2004 @ 22:55 UTC

Nelson Minar : 1-888-5-OPTOUT - Call here to get no more credit card offers

Stopping junk mail

2/12/2004 @ 22:55 UTC

Nelson Minar : Stopping junk mail - FTC hints on ways to get less junk mail

Tobbi góður

2/12/2004 @ 22:55 UTC

kaninka.net : Tobbi góður

Timely article in the NY Times about journalism, weblogs, and the protection of confidential sources

2/12/2004 @ 22:55 UTC

jkottke : Timely article in the NY Times about journalism, weblogs, and the protection of confidential sources

BandAidDilemma.net

2/12/2004 @ 21:56 UTC

Jason Shellen : BandAidDilemma.net - Help the poor and take the piss out of celebrities. We like to call that a Win-Win where I come from. #

The Spread of Weighted Lists (Signal vs. Noise)

2/12/2004 @ 21:55 UTC

Paul Hammond : The Spread of Weighted Lists (Signal vs. Noise) - You can still find items alphabetically but you can also use visual weight to find the most requested items

Andy Baio : The Spread of Weighted Lists - interesting visualization, but readability suffers in some cases [via]  [via]

Dan Schimpf Software - MacJournal

2/12/2004 @ 21:55 UTC

Paul Hammond : Dan Schimpf Software - MacJournal - MacJournal is a program for creating, modifying, and managing a personal journal

The Sphere of Design (Web Design from Scratch)

2/12/2004 @ 21:55 UTC

Paul Hammond : The Sphere of Design (Web Design from Scratch) - your web site should be both appealing and functionally powerful!

Costco selling Ultracade arcade emulator cocktail tables

2/12/2004 @ 21:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Costco selling Ultracade arcade emulator cocktail tables - 35 games for $2300, a lovely Christmas gift

deusx : Costco.com - Arcade Legends Cocktail Table Arcade Game - "It?s the real thing, except the coin door is permanently deactivated: play for free! It plays 35 of the most popular arcade games of all time, made famous by Atari, Capcom and Universal." Need. This.

Generating FOAF From Flickr

2/12/2004 @ 20:57 UTC

Philippe Janvier : Generating FOAF From Flickr - SemErgence : "My end goal for this is to generate FOAF with name, nick, gender, location, groups, contacts, and photos. Then we'll start on RDF for the photos themselves, including the tags a photo has." [via#

FotoNotes RolloverViewer

2/12/2004 @ 20:57 UTC

Philippe Janvier : FotoNotes RolloverViewer - "...an open-source PHP script which will read a FotoNote-annotated image and create an imagemap with Javascript rollovers to display the image's notes." [via#

Internet for the Blind

2/12/2004 @ 20:56 UTC

Philippe Janvier : Internet for the Blind - Une "expérience" d'internet en aveugle. J'hésite... [via#

Advanced Google

2/12/2004 @ 20:56 UTC

Philippe Janvier : Advanced Google - "...a comprehensive, 23 minute video showing how to use all the advanced features Google offers to their fullest." [via#

MobiPocket eNews feed for The Kitchen

2/12/2004 @ 20:56 UTC

Philippe Janvier : MobiPocket eNews feed for The Kitchen - "...my application of choice for reading on my PDA, because I can use the one application for reading books, news and blog feeds." [via#

"Exploding Mouse" t-shirt

2/12/2004 @ 20:55 UTC

Andy Baio : "Exploding Mouse" t-shirt - can Disney sue for a deconstructed Mickey Mouse image? [via]  [via]

cameron : Exploding Mouse Tee | Built by Wendy - Can Disney sue for mouse pieces?

Google Blog removed an entry about Google Groups beta

2/12/2004 @ 20:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Google Blog removed an entry about Google Groups beta - possibly because someone posted a link to Yahoo Groups?

Abandonia, abandonware games for DOS

2/12/2004 @ 20:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Abandonia, abandonware games for DOS - very well-designed site, with an RSS feed and list of most popular games [via]  [via]

Jennings' final appearance on Jeopardy was broadcast 4 days early on WMAZ in Macon, GA

2/12/2004 @ 20:55 UTC

jkottke : Jennings' final appearance on Jeopardy was broadcast 4 days early on WMAZ in Macon, GA - Seems the result wasn't quite so secret after all.

eBay item 2290680118 (Ends Dec-07-04 22:06:39 PST) - Unauthorized iPod U2 vs. Negativland Special...

2/12/2004 @ 19:55 UTC

cameron : eBay item 2290680118 (Ends Dec-07-04 22:06:39 PST) - Unauthorized iPod U2 vs. Negativland Special Edition - proceeds to benefit downhill battle

Val Kilmer Tagging Caper

2/12/2004 @ 19:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Val Kilmer Tagging Caper - someone else figured out who's behind it [via]  [via]

cameron : Val Kilmer streetmemes in Toronto - he's so cute

The Seattle Times: Personal Technology: Internet connections grow when people Plone home

2/12/2004 @ 18:55 UTC

deusx : The Seattle Times: Personal Technology: Internet connections grow when people Plone home - 'As the Web "gets local," what better way to bring Internet-worked people together than over steaming lattes at their favorite hangouts?' I miss my dial-up BBS that had coffee shop meetups back in the early 90's

KONTRABAND.COM - Japanese Schoolgirl Panties / MTV Asia

2/12/2004 @ 18:55 UTC

deusx : KONTRABAND.COM - Japanese Schoolgirl Panties / MTV Asia - "Just scratch and sniff ! (QT6 req.)" Ooky UGH

evhead: Web Developer Needed (in/around SF)

2/12/2004 @ 18:55 UTC

deusx : evhead: Web Developer Needed (in/around SF) - Definitely need to move to one of the coasts.

QuickHoney

2/12/2004 @ 17:55 UTC

Steve Cook : QuickHoney - A gorgeous illustration portfolio (not all pieces are worksafe) - the Soap Machine is particularly great.

Lexis-Nexis's new AlaCarte search

2/12/2004 @ 17:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Lexis-Nexis's new AlaCarte search - excellent for research, pay only for articles retrieved [via]  [via]

: Have I started Windows on my devbox for the last time?

2/12/2004 @ 16:55 UTC

deusx : <XSLT:Blog />: Have I started Windows on my devbox for the last time? - Okay, so when do we start forming anti-script-kiddie vigilante teams?

Une radio met tout son contenu au format ouvert

2/12/2004 @ 15:56 UTC

Tristan Rivoallan : Une radio met tout son contenu au format ouvert - Bravo arte.

Lycos *antispam* Screensaver Site Blocked by Internet Backbones

2/12/2004 @ 15:56 UTC

tehu : Lycos *antispam* Screensaver Site Blocked by Internet Backbones - Is this Love ?

BikerFox 4-eva!

2/12/2004 @ 15:55 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : BikerFox 4-eva! - That sound you hear? Oh, that's just me clawing at my eyes. Carry on.

Microsoft launches Spaces, their blogging tool

2/12/2004 @ 15:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Microsoft launches Spaces, their blogging tool - here's a video demo of it [via]  [via]

JOBS at the University of Michigan - LECTURER - Elec Engr & Comp Sci

2/12/2004 @ 14:55 UTC

deusx : JOBS at the University of Michigan - LECTURER - Elec Engr & Comp Sci - "Develop a course on the practical aspects of software development and software engineering." I don't have the degree, but I do have experience. This almost seems appealing to me. (Although there's a candidate in mind.)

XML.com: How to create a REST Protocol

2/12/2004 @ 13:56 UTC

Tristan Rivoallan : XML.com: How to create a REST Protocol - good article - points out to nice ressources.

deusx : XML.com: How to Create a REST Protocol - "This article outlines a series of steps you can follow in creating your protocol--guidance that will help you get all the benefits that REST has to offer, while avoiding common pitfalls."

Isofarro : How to Create a REST Protocol - 'how to use the REST architectural style to create an application protocol with web-like properties'

Overcompensating: Jeffrey Rowland's True Oklahoma Stories: So Evil

2/12/2004 @ 13:55 UTC

deusx : Overcompensating: Jeffrey Rowland's True Oklahoma Stories: So Evil - "He's so evil that when you fold him up he turns unto a gun."

Demos - Catalogue - The Pro-Am Revolution

2/12/2004 @ 13:55 UTC

deusx : Demos - Catalogue - The Pro-Am Revolution - "How enthusiasts are changing our economy and society"

Cat and Girl on "Sissy"

2/12/2004 @ 13:55 UTC

plasticbag : Cat and Girl on "Sissy" - "Sissy is a pejorative term for boys who appear effeminate - typical for a society that considers the separation of male and female identified characteristics more important than the separation of church and state..."

froogle wishlists on blogger

2/12/2004 @ 11:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : froogle wishlists on blogger - froogle wishlists on blogger: cool. good job blogger and froogle guys

Andy Baio : Froogle wishlists added to Blogger profiles - that's synergy, people!

Made in USA

2/12/2004 @ 11:55 UTC

Paul Hammond : Made in USA - Working slowly and meticulously is premature optimization

Merriam-Webster's Words of the Year 2004

2/12/2004 @ 11:55 UTC

plasticbag : Merriam-Webster's Words of the Year 2004 - "Blog noun [short for Weblog] (1999) : a Web site that contains an online personal journal with reflections, comments, and often hyperlinks provided by the writer"

cameron : Merriam-Webster Online: top word searches of 2004 - blog is number one? ouch.

MySQL Query Browser

2/12/2004 @ 10:55 UTC

Tristan Rivoallan : MySQL Query Browser

Web Page Design for Beginners goes offline

2/12/2004 @ 07:55 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Web Page Design for Beginners goes offline - Best of luck, Joe.

Better Dead Than Red

2/12/2004 @ 06:55 UTC

Eric Meyer : Better Dead Than Red - Long, angry, and food for thought no matter where you fall politically. Strip away the slant, and you still see the possibility of a fundamental reshaping of national, state, and local politics.

video of ABC news segment on Firefox

2/12/2004 @ 04:55 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : video of ABC news segment on Firefox

Philippe Janvier : Video of ABC News on Firefox - Bien sûr y en a qui diront que la télé, c'est mieux :) [via#

"Our culture, how we know it today, is under attack from every angle."

2/12/2004 @ 03:55 UTC

Steve Cook : "Our culture, how we know it today, is under attack from every angle." - An Alabama legislator seeks to have books with gay characters yanked from the shelves and blows up my irony meter.

Why 'More Than Valid'?

2/12/2004 @ 02:18 UTC

Eric Meyer : Why 'More Than Valid'? - A promising start to a new weblog. It also turns out to be a better summation of my philosophy for Web design than I've ever managed.

Science as advertising

2/12/2004 @ 02:15 UTC

kellan : Science as advertising - Rob has started blogging, and is posting great stuff. #

SleepWatcher

2/12/2004 @ 02:11 UTC

veen : SleepWatcher - "SleepWatcher (version 1.0.1) is a command line tool (daemon) for Mac OS X that executes a command or shell script when the Mac goes to sleep mode or wakes up from sleep."

deusx : bb's Homepage - SleepWatcher - "SleepWatcher 2.0.3 is a command line tool (daemon) for Mac OS X that monitors sleep, wakeup and idleness of a Mac."

joshua : sleepwatcher - can watch for a mac sleeping or waking

The Graphic Stylings of Ken Jennings

2/12/2004 @ 02:08 UTC

veen : The Graphic Stylings of Ken Jennings - A collection of the various ways Jennings signed his name during his Jeopardy stint. Or, as I like to call it, Kottke's screensaver.

Rod Begbie : The Graphic Stylings of Ken Jennings - Font design on a white & blue monitor. [via#

Optimizing JavaScript for Execution Speed

2/12/2004 @ 02:04 UTC

Simon Willison : Optimizing JavaScript for Execution Speed - Performance tips from Andy King (via) [via]

Tristan Rivoallan : Optimizing JavaScript for Execution Speed - excellent

Isofarro : Optimizing JavaScript for Execution Speed - 'choosing the right algorithm and data structure, refactoring to simplify code, minimizing DOM and I/O interaction, and using local optimizations last'

HTACCESS Wrappers with PHP

2/12/2004 @ 02:01 UTC

Simon Willison : HTACCESS Wrappers with PHP - Perform magic. (via) [via]

Could it be any uglier?

2/12/2004 @ 01:58 UTC

Simon Willison : Could it be any uglier? - The new AOL/Netscape browser (based on Firefox) looks, well, horrible.

First Look at Firefox-Based Netscape

2/12/2004 @ 01:55 UTC

Simon Willison : First Look at Firefox-Based Netscape - Interestingly enough, there's a "display like IE" option.

West Western Europe proposal by Dack

2/12/2004 @ 00:56 UTC

Jason Shellen : West Western Europe proposal by Dack - I think 'covert sodomy' should be on the red list. By the way, welcome back Dack. #

Six fingers

2/12/2004 @ 00:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : Six fingers - Polydactyly

Health toll of anti-gay prejudice

2/12/2004 @ 00:55 UTC

plasticbag : Health toll of anti-gay prejudice - "Discrimination is being blamed for high rates of mental health problems amongst gay men and lesbians, a study suggests. A survey of 1,285 homosexual and bisexual men and women found just under a third had attempted suicide."

Simple guide to .htaccess-based password protection

2/12/2004 @ 00:55 UTC

plasticbag : Simple guide to .htaccess-based password protection - Not terribly thrilling this one, but always useful for quick reference when you need to protect some admin interface or back-end that's lying around the place.

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