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computer programmers should not do home repai

3/12/2004 @ 23:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : computer programmers should not do home repai - computer programmers should not do home repai: amen to that

Aubrey de Grey: "I think the first person to live to 1,000 might be 60 already."

3/12/2004 @ 23:55 UTC

jkottke : Aubrey de Grey: "I think the first person to live to 1,000 might be 60 already."

Bhopal hoax

3/12/2004 @ 22:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : Bhopal hoax - Admission of responsibility was a fake

Python Is Not Java

3/12/2004 @ 22:56 UTC

kellan : Python Is Not Java - Very well done write up on the difference of coding in Java vs a scripting language #

Nelson Minar : Python is not Java - I like his comments about XML (via Daily Python URL)

Matthew M. Boedicker : Python is Not Java

Rod Begbie : Python Is Not Java - Stuff I need to keep in mind as I transition to Python [via#

Mind Hacks: Choice Irrationalities

3/12/2004 @ 22:55 UTC

deusx : Mind Hacks: Choice Irrationalities - "All models are false, but some are useful, as they say."

Erik Benson : The Mind Hacks blog: I love this post on reasons why we might choose to be irrational - I think this book was written for me.

google scholar patent problem?

3/12/2004 @ 22:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : google scholar patent problem? - google scholar patent problem?: i guess we need a google legal site to search with

Maybe Algorthmic News Isn't All It's Cracked Up To Be?

3/12/2004 @ 22:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Maybe Algorthmic News Isn't All It's Cracked Up To Be? - Maybe Algorthmic News Isn't All It's Cracked Up To Be?: you think?

yahoo farechase launched

3/12/2004 @ 22:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : yahoo farechase launched - yahoo farechase launched: and it works on firefox

Cameron Moll : Yahoo FareChase - Yahoo's FareChase puts all those mundane "we're now searching for flights" splash screens to shame. Give it a whirl and you'll see what I mean.

PageRank is Just For Entertainment Purposes

3/12/2004 @ 22:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : PageRank is Just For Entertainment Purposes - PageRank is Just For Entertainment Purposes: well, duh!

Microsoft Applies for Patent on Reading Email as Plain Text

3/12/2004 @ 22:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Microsoft Applies for Patent on Reading Email as Plain Text - Microsoft Applies for Patent on Reading Email as Plain Text: microsoft, putting the "evil" in "don't be evil" one day at a time

Homemade Lord of the Rings Monopoly game

3/12/2004 @ 22:55 UTC

jkottke : Homemade Lord of the Rings Monopoly game

kellan : Home made 'Lord of the Rings' Monopoly - Much nicer then the commercial version. And nice use of Flickr #

RSS Feeds

3/12/2004 @ 21:55 UTC

Philippe Janvier : RSS Feeds - Plenty of RSS feeds. [via#

Jeremy Zawodny's Space

3/12/2004 @ 21:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Jeremy Zawodny's Space - Jeremy Zawodny's Space: my msn space

BBC NEWS | Technology | Anti-spam plan overwhelms sites

3/12/2004 @ 20:55 UTC

deusx : BBC NEWS | Technology | Anti-spam plan overwhelms sites - "And what is to stop a mistake happening and the wrong number going on the list?" Hmm, ugh. Okay, I've been using the screensaver, but now this worries me: A counter tactic for spammers might be to randomly include other URLs in emails. How does Lycos

Rands In Repose: A Del.icio.us Interview

3/12/2004 @ 20:55 UTC

Wayne Burkett : Rands In Repose: A Del.icio.us Interview - "Joshua Schachter is the decidedly low-profile author of Del.icio.us and he graciously agreed be interviewed via email." #

Andy Baio : Rands interviews Joshua Schachter about Del.icio.us - not surprisingly, this is on the Delicious Most Popular [via]  [via]

Paul Hammond : Rands In Repose: A Del.icio.us Interview - Avoiding features until the interface for them is apparent

Milo Vermeulen : interview with Del.icio.us creator - interview with Del.icio.us creator [via] [via]

deusx : Rands In Repose: A Del.icio.us Interview - Do you remember the days when del.icio.us had 30k users and rapid feature development? "The original headline for this article hit me last week in a post-Turkey haze… laying on the couch… staring at the ceiling in the living room — “Why Del.

US: more torture

3/12/2004 @ 19:55 UTC

Nelson Minar : US: more torture - Nevermind that torture produces notoriously unreliable information

Smash Up Derby, live mashup cover band

3/12/2004 @ 19:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Smash Up Derby, live mashup cover band - clever idea, but the vocals sound too karaoke [via]  [via]

Simon Willison: Casting out getters and setters

3/12/2004 @ 18:57 UTC

Tristan Rivoallan : Simon Willison: Casting out getters and setters - "getters and setters are evil, evil, evil !"

Downloadable beer logos

3/12/2004 @ 18:56 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Downloadable beer logos - Holy crap, this is great. Via SimpleBits.

Dan Cederholm : Beer logos - A huge assortment of downloadable beer logos in Illustrator and EPS formats. via irelan.net

Dot-com instigator Henry Blodget writes about himself

3/12/2004 @ 18:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Dot-com instigator Henry Blodget writes about himself - he calls himself a short-sighted moron

The correlation between politics and OS/browser choice

3/12/2004 @ 18:55 UTC

Andy Baio : The correlation between politics and OS/browser choice - visitors to liberal blogs more likely to use non-Microsoft products

First-hand account of a NYC subway fire

3/12/2004 @ 18:55 UTC

Andy Baio : First-hand account of a NYC subway fire - a blogger citizen journalist was actually on the train yesterday [via]  [via]

Nelson Minar : Subway fire account - Plainly told (via Waxy)

China now has the largest mall in the world, but no one is buying anything

3/12/2004 @ 18:55 UTC

jkottke : China now has the largest mall in the world, but no one is buying anything

Journalists, paid speaking engagements, and conflicts of interest

3/12/2004 @ 18:55 UTC

jkottke : Journalists, paid speaking engagements, and conflicts of interest

Finding Neverland named best film of 2004 by National Board of Review of Motion Pictures

3/12/2004 @ 17:55 UTC

jkottke : Finding Neverland named best film of 2004 by National Board of Review of Motion Pictures - No Eternal Sunshine in the top 10?

Yahoo! News - Fat Americans overwhelm imaging machines

3/12/2004 @ 16:56 UTC

deusx : Yahoo! News - Fat Americans overwhelm imaging machines - "The biggest problems were with abdominal ultrasound followed by chest X-ray and abdominal computed tomography, the report said." Oh for fuck's sake, put down the damn ThickBurger!

a(tom)Blog

3/12/2004 @ 16:56 UTC

Philippe Janvier : a(tom)Blog - "...a school essay about dealing with atom format, HTTP request and XSL transformation." [via#

What happens when you get a bunch of Guinness record holders together in the same room?

3/12/2004 @ 16:56 UTC

jkottke : What happens when you get a bunch of Guinness record holders together in the same room? - You learn that some guy scaled Mt. Fuji on a pogo stick.

Flickr is up for a place in the 2005 Fast 50...go rate or post a comment

3/12/2004 @ 16:55 UTC

jkottke : Flickr is up for a place in the 2005 Fast 50...go rate or post a comment

Interview with Fabrice Frere, creative director of CITY magazine, on running an award-winning mag...

3/12/2004 @ 16:55 UTC

jkottke : Interview with Fabrice Frere, creative director of CITY magazine, on running an award-winning magazine on a small budget

Marcel Duchamp's urinal voted most influential piece of modern art in poll of experts

3/12/2004 @ 16:55 UTC

jkottke : Marcel Duchamp's urinal voted most influential piece of modern art in poll of experts - Picasso (x2), Warhol, and Matisse round out the top five.

A list of 100 things to do before you die, with a scientific bent

3/12/2004 @ 16:55 UTC

jkottke : A list of 100 things to do before you die, with a scientific bent - My favorite: DIY DNA extraction using salt water, soap, and gin.

"Is Bigger Better? Corporate Clouds on the Organic Horizon"

3/12/2004 @ 15:55 UTC

jkottke : "Is Bigger Better? Corporate Clouds on the Organic Horizon"

William Safire on the slang that the kids are using these days

3/12/2004 @ 15:55 UTC

jkottke : William Safire on the slang that the kids are using these days

Forget the building, what about the art at the new MoMA?

3/12/2004 @ 15:55 UTC

jkottke : Forget the building, what about the art at the new MoMA? - Verdict: still good.

Excellent article on medicine's bell curve: why are some hospitals so much better than others?

3/12/2004 @ 15:55 UTC

jkottke : Excellent article on medicine's bell curve: why are some hospitals so much better than others? - The author visited an average hospital, was impressed by the level of care, but then went to a top hospital and discovered the average hospital wasn't doing so well in comparison.

President Bush sings with the children of the damned

3/12/2004 @ 14:55 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : President Bush sings with the children of the damned - Okay, this begs for a new caption.

Kerry's campaign joins call for Ohio recount

3/12/2004 @ 14:55 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Kerry's campaign joins call for Ohio recount - Filed in the "Day Late, Dollar Short" department.

Tenet calls for Internet security -- The Washington Times

3/12/2004 @ 13:55 UTC

deusx : Tenet calls for Internet security -- The Washington Times - "Access to networks like the World Wide Web might need to be limited to those who can show they take security seriously, he said." I'd definitely support an amendment to the constitution declaring the right to bear web.

Google Groups

3/12/2004 @ 13:55 UTC

Philippe Janvier : Google Groups - Entre Gmail et Google. [via#

Cascading Style Cheatsheet

3/12/2004 @ 10:55 UTC

Philippe Janvier : Cascading Style Cheatsheet - "Most Useful CSS Properties with Examples" [via#

MSN Spaces: seven dirty blogs

3/12/2004 @ 10:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : MSN Spaces: seven dirty blogs - MSN Spaces: seven dirty blogs: hahahahahahahahahahahahahaha!

Anne van Kesteren : MSN Spaces: seven dirty blogs - Heh #

Lycos screen saver attacks spammers

3/12/2004 @ 06:02 UTC

Eric Meyer : Lycos screen saver attacks spammers - The arms race continues. I wonder what the countermove will be?

the Wandering Moleskine Project is about Moleskine notebooks travelling around the world

3/12/2004 @ 05:58 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : the Wandering Moleskine Project is about Moleskine notebooks travelling around the world

Metafilter Stats updated through Nov 2004

3/12/2004 @ 05:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Metafilter Stats updated through Nov 2004 - November was a huge month for Mefi's growth

Dr Beat(li) - Plagg README

3/12/2004 @ 04:55 UTC

deusx : Dr Beat(li) - Plagg README - Ooh. Need to check this out. I used to use blagg for my news aggregator a few years ago

there were three heads of state at yalta...

3/12/2004 @ 04:01 UTC

cobra libre : there were three heads of state at yalta... - Josef... I mean George W. Bush posing with FDR and Churchill [via#

Nelson Minar : Bush as Stalin - Did he really intend to put himself in this position?!

Photos of New York, from today and the 1930s

3/12/2004 @ 03:58 UTC

jkottke : Photos of New York, from today and the 1930s

Joe Gillespie, one of the Web design's early pioneers, is retiring his influential Web Page Desig...

3/12/2004 @ 03:55 UTC

jkottke : Joe Gillespie, one of the Web design's early pioneers, is retiring his influential Web Page Design for Designers site - Good luck in your new career, Joe.

Paul Hammond : Web Page Design for Designers - Stop the Web, I want to get off - I'm going to quit while I'm ahead!

MobileRead: iSilo now has RSS support

3/12/2004 @ 02:58 UTC

Richard MacManus : MobileRead: iSilo now has RSS support - Apparently Plucker and Sunrise already offer RSS conversion support. I must look into this...

Using search log analysis to divine emerging stories

3/12/2004 @ 02:55 UTC

Richard MacManus : Using search log analysis to divine emerging stories - Or "instant Web feedback creates the next day's paper" (see comment 1).

This is rock and roll

3/12/2004 @ 02:05 UTC

Jason Shellen : This is rock and roll - As a result Ringo Starr and Neil Peart simultaneously retire. #

defending repression

3/12/2004 @ 02:01 UTC

cobra libre : defending repression - those feisty free-market libertarians at reason tackle michelle malkin and ann coulter, but of course can't resist taking a swipe at the left [via#

Kid 0.2 and a note on Template Design

3/12/2004 @ 01:58 UTC

deusx : Kid 0.2 and a note on Template Design - "I pushed up a much needed 0.2 release of Kid today."

Slashdot users review Flickr

3/12/2004 @ 01:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Slashdot users review Flickr - and spectacularly miss the point, in endless ways

Small Town Moment

3/12/2004 @ 00:08 UTC

kellan : Small Town Moment  #

a six-part history of tex-mex

3/12/2004 @ 00:04 UTC

cobra libre : a six-part history of tex-mex - for the record, chuy's is awful [via#

Blogmarks on del.icio.us

3/12/2004 @ 00:01 UTC

Philippe Janvier : Blogmarks on del.icio.us - A suivre : "This evening I wrote a script to import my blogmarks in to del.icio.us. I don't plan to replace them with a feed from the site for a couple of reasons: firstly, I like to keep my data somewhere I control and secondly, del.icio.us doesn' [via#

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