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Improve your world with Steven's bedroom cleaning technique

29/12/2004 @ 22:58 UTC

jkottke : Improve your world with Steven's bedroom cleaning technique

William Drenttel remembers Susan Sontag

29/12/2004 @ 22:55 UTC

jkottke : William Drenttel remembers Susan Sontag - "I was never among her closest of friends. But I was her graphic designer."

we're taking back the web

29/12/2004 @ 22:02 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : we're taking back the web - Yeah! #

Query Links on the Web

29/12/2004 @ 21:58 UTC

Philippe Janvier : Query Links on the Web - "I find it a handy way to create dynamic, one-to-many links". [via#

deusx : Query Links on the Web - "The dynamic nature of the link means that it will find new files relevant to the link's purpose after I create the link, as long as those new files are described by the query."

A company called Accentus is using music to communicate market data to financial traders

29/12/2004 @ 21:55 UTC

jkottke : A company called Accentus is using music to communicate market data to financial traders - If you hear a "short ascending clarinet melody", it means that the Canadian dollar gained 0.1 percent against US dollar.

did animals in Sri Lanka sense the tsunami before it happened?

29/12/2004 @ 21:11 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : did animals in Sri Lanka sense the tsunami before it happened?

Think Secret - EXCLUSIVE: Apple to drop sub-$500 Mac bomb at Expo

29/12/2004 @ 21:08 UTC

Rod Begbie : Think Secret - EXCLUSIVE: Apple to drop sub-$500 Mac bomb at Expo - If true, this could be a genius move by Apple. Hook in all the PC-owners (who already have monitors) who got an iPod for Christmas, and turn them into Mac-heads, at a reasonable price. [via#

Cat and Girl on moral consumption

29/12/2004 @ 21:04 UTC

Andy Baio : Cat and Girl on moral consumption - I also liked this wordless comic [via]  [via]

Business Week on video blogging

29/12/2004 @ 21:01 UTC

Andy Baio : Business Week on video blogging - vog, vlog, and vidblog all sound awkward to me, but so did "blog" [via]  [via]

Rumor: Apple to introduce sub-$500 Mac at Expo

29/12/2004 @ 20:58 UTC

Andy Baio : Rumor: Apple to introduce sub-$500 Mac at Expo - designed to further lure PC owners who were tempted with iPods [via]  [via]

The Long Tail effect on Magnatune

29/12/2004 @ 20:55 UTC

Andy Baio : The Long Tail effect on Magnatune - also, how much money each country chose to pay for music on Magnatune

Max AMD CPU temps

29/12/2004 @ 20:02 UTC

Nelson Minar : Max AMD CPU temps - I had no idea that 85 degrees C was OK!

The Washington Post's best photos of 2004

29/12/2004 @ 19:58 UTC

jkottke : The Washington Post's best photos of 2004

MSNBC's Year in Pictures 2004

29/12/2004 @ 19:55 UTC

jkottke : MSNBC's Year in Pictures 2004

Clay's Flickr notes

29/12/2004 @ 19:08 UTC

Nelson Minar : Clay's Flickr notes - Worth a read (via Waxy)

Audio: Hank Handy's Beatles Mashup Medley

29/12/2004 @ 19:04 UTC

Andy Baio : Audio: Hank Handy's Beatles Mashup Medley - mixes 40 different Beatles songs, well worth the download

Ricky Gervais to write for the Simpsons

29/12/2004 @ 19:01 UTC

Andy Baio : Ricky Gervais to write for the Simpsons - Matt Groening is a big fan of The Office [via]  [via]

Temporary signage at the new Seattle Library

29/12/2004 @ 18:58 UTC

Andy Baio : Temporary signage at the new Seattle Library - temporary signs usually indicate larger usability problems [via]  [via]

Creative Commons for Science

29/12/2004 @ 18:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Creative Commons for Science - promote open sharing of information in the academic world [via]  [via]

jkottke : Creative Commons announces the Science Commons project - "The mission of Science Commons is to encourage scientific innovation by making it easier for scientists, universities, and industries to use literature, data, and other scientific intellectual property and to share their knowledge with others."

Jerry Orbach, who played Detective Lenny Briscoe on Law and Order, died Tuesday aged 69

29/12/2004 @ 17:58 UTC

jkottke : Jerry Orbach, who played Detective Lenny Briscoe on Law and Order, died Tuesday aged 69 - Aw crap. We'll miss you, Jerry.

How to help tsunami victims: donate to the Red Cross

29/12/2004 @ 17:55 UTC

jkottke : How to help tsunami victims: donate to the Red Cross - Amazon has raised $1.5 million so far.

CocoViewX - faster and lighter then iPhoto

29/12/2004 @ 17:08 UTC

kellan : CocoViewX - faster and lighter then iPhoto - excellent David Lanham icon doesn't quite size it from ugliness, but it works well #

UPS Tracking With RSS

29/12/2004 @ 17:05 UTC

Rod Begbie : UPS Tracking With RSS - I seem to recall that this is forbidden by the UPS Terms of Service, but let's hope they turn a blind eye. [via#

BBC- Doctor Who - Radiophonatron

29/12/2004 @ 17:01 UTC

Rod Begbie : BBC- Doctor Who - Radiophonatron - Yikes, this takes me back! Piece together the components of the Dr Who theme. I think I'm going to set "Neow" as my "You've got mail" sound. [via#

bbPress

29/12/2004 @ 16:58 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : bbPress - bbPress: Photo Matt wrote his own forum software, but it lacks RSS output!

Ken Jennings will compete for $2 million in Super Tournament

29/12/2004 @ 16:55 UTC

jkottke : Ken Jennings will compete for $2 million in Super Tournament - His opponents will be "two survivors of a competition between nearly 150 past five-time winners".

The state of QuirksMode.org

29/12/2004 @ 16:24 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : The state of QuirksMode.org - A new weblog. (I would love to see him talk about MIME types and XHTML, really. Especially the fact that XML triggers standards mode.) #

MikeyC's 2004 Year-End Round-Up

29/12/2004 @ 16:21 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : MikeyC's 2004 Year-End Round-Up - Michael: "The Still Not Ready For Primetime award goes to: XHTML." #

WordPress Comment Spam

29/12/2004 @ 16:18 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : WordPress Comment Spam - Too bad WordPress now has similar problems as MT. #

1.8 alpha 6 around the corner

29/12/2004 @ 16:15 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : 1.8 alpha 6 around the corner - 10 days, if you want to do something on Mozilla mail me or join some Mozilla IRC channel #

Announcing bbPress

29/12/2004 @ 16:12 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Announcing bbPress - Looks cool! He does play a bit safe with the announcement though, "even if WordPress.org is the only site that ever runs this software, it?ll be totally worth it" #

Chapters hides itself from the validator

29/12/2004 @ 16:09 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Chapters hides itself from the validator - Idiots #

Ethan Marcotte : Chapters.ca hides itself from the W3 validator - Hilarious. Friends, don't let friends produce invalid code.

The Unsung Security Hole

29/12/2004 @ 16:05 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : The Unsung Security Hole - "Surrounding the Thunderbird 1.0 release, many media outlets said that there seemed little reason to switch to Thunderbird given the lack of a security threat like there has been affecting IE this year. This analysis unfortunately shows a lack of apprecia #

Domain Extentions Considered a Pain in the Ass

29/12/2004 @ 16:02 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Domain Extentions Considered a Pain in the Ass - More information on domain extensions from Charl #

The Firefox download graph

29/12/2004 @ 15:59 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : The Firefox download graph - Looks good #

These folks are raising money to build themselves a habitable Hobbit hole

29/12/2004 @ 15:55 UTC

jkottke : These folks are raising money to build themselves a habitable Hobbit hole

Movable Type Plugin Directory: Moderate

29/12/2004 @ 13:55 UTC

cameron : Movable Type Plugin Directory: Moderate - Simple comment moderation to prevent spam from getting onto your site

After the IBM Deal, Where Is the " PC" Business Headed?

29/12/2004 @ 12:46 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : After the IBM Deal, Where Is the " PC" Business Headed? - After the IBM Deal, Where Is the " PC" Business Headed?

One Canadian's Wireless Neighborhood Network Could Someday Serve Us All

29/12/2004 @ 12:43 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : One Canadian's Wireless Neighborhood Network Could Someday Serve Us All - One Canadian's Wireless Neighborhood Network Could Someday Serve Us All

deusx : PBS | I, Cringely . Archived Column | The Limits of SpongeBob SquarePants - "One Canadian's Wireless Neighborhood Network Could Someday Serve Us All" The exploding PC splatters all over the neighborhood.

Great moments in microprocessor history

29/12/2004 @ 12:39 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : Great moments in microprocessor history

Installing the Knoppix LiveCD on a hard drive

29/12/2004 @ 12:36 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : Installing the Knoppix LiveCD on a hard drive

An introduction to system administration of a Linux system for novices

29/12/2004 @ 12:33 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : An introduction to system administration of a Linux system for novices

Microsoft granted patent for "Method and system for editing software programs"

29/12/2004 @ 12:30 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : Microsoft granted patent for "Method and system for editing software programs" - Microsoft granted patent for "Method and system for editing software programs"

Microsoft granted patent for "Method and system for compiling multiple languages"

29/12/2004 @ 12:27 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : Microsoft granted patent for "Method and system for compiling multiple languages" - Microsoft granted patent for "Method and system for compiling multiple languages"

At I.B.M., That Google Thing Is So Yesterday

29/12/2004 @ 12:24 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : At I.B.M., That Google Thing Is So Yesterday

How to speed up firefox? (Some warnings)

29/12/2004 @ 12:20 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : How to speed up firefox? (Some warnings)

IOTBS: The Director's Cut

29/12/2004 @ 12:17 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : IOTBS: The Director's Cut - "I am pleased to announce the release of the latest incarnation of Invasion of the Body Switchers, cheekily entitled The Director's Cut." #

Kayode Okeyode : Invasion of the Body Snatchers: The Directors Cut

Guide to Unicode, Part 2

29/12/2004 @ 12:14 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : Guide to Unicode, Part 2

Anne van Kesteren : Guide to Unicode, Part 2 - More information on Unicode #

Guide to Unicode, Part 1

29/12/2004 @ 12:11 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : Guide to Unicode, Part 1

Philippe Janvier : Guide to Unicode, Part 1 - "a brief understanding of Unicode" [via#

Microsoft's strategy for addressing spyware and other potentially unwanted software

29/12/2004 @ 12:08 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : Microsoft's strategy for addressing spyware and other potentially unwanted software - Microsoft's strategy for addressing spyware and other potentially unwanted software

Microsoft Windows Multiple Vulnerabilities

29/12/2004 @ 12:05 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : Microsoft Windows Multiple Vulnerabilities

Network Security Hacks: 100 Industrial-Strength Tips & Tools

29/12/2004 @ 12:02 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : Network Security Hacks: 100 Industrial-Strength Tips & Tools

Netcraft Anti-Phishing Toolbar Available for Download

29/12/2004 @ 11:58 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : Netcraft Anti-Phishing Toolbar Available for Download

How to Fix Mom's Computer

29/12/2004 @ 11:55 UTC

Kayode Okeyode : How to Fix Mom's Computer - How to Fix Mom's Computer

Comcast news server

29/12/2004 @ 09:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Comcast news server - Comcast news server: I was just thinking of looking for this info and it showed up in NNW

Tornado warning in Southern California

29/12/2004 @ 08:58 UTC

Andy Baio : Tornado warning in Southern California - the end times are near

Lycos' Top 100 search terms of 2004

29/12/2004 @ 08:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Lycos' Top 100 search terms of 2004 - with previous year's rankings in parentheses

Delorme Bluerunner: Bluetooth GPS for $149?

29/12/2004 @ 08:04 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Delorme Bluerunner: Bluetooth GPS for $149? - Delorme Bluerunner: Bluetooth GPS for $149?: kick ass

Bickr, photo contests powered by Flickr

29/12/2004 @ 08:01 UTC

Andy Baio : Bickr, photo contests powered by Flickr - smart use of the Flickr API, discussed by Clay [via]  [via]

Point-Counterpoint: Animal Adoption

29/12/2004 @ 07:58 UTC

Andy Baio : Point-Counterpoint: Animal Adoption - some compelling points on both sides of the issue [via]  [via]

Wired profile on Bram Cohen and BitTorrent

29/12/2004 @ 07:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Wired profile on Bram Cohen and BitTorrent - long overview, with some good quotes from Bram

jkottke : Wired article about BitTorrent and its creator, Bram Cohen

NSLU2 native toolchain

29/12/2004 @ 07:01 UTC

deusx : NSLU2 native toolchain - "The toolchain works for compiling most software packages."

Most Email Marketers Still Missing Out on Blog & RSS Revolution

29/12/2004 @ 06:58 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Most Email Marketers Still Missing Out on Blog & RSS Revolution - Most Email Marketers Still Missing Out on Blog & RSS Revolution: no shit

Santa Brings MS Patents for Editing, Compiling Code

29/12/2004 @ 06:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Santa Brings MS Patents for Editing, Compiling Code - Santa Brings MS Patents for Editing, Compiling Code: uh... okay.

Jerry Garcia guitar history

29/12/2004 @ 05:08 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : Jerry Garcia guitar history

Autocomplete CPAN Search Site

29/12/2004 @ 05:04 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Autocomplete CPAN Search Site - Autocomplete CPAN Search Site: oh, this totally raises the bar now

Andy Baio : Autocomplete CPAN Search - a la Google Suggest [via]  [via]

Amazon Light

29/12/2004 @ 05:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Amazon Light - Amazon Light: nice affiliate site using the web service APIs

TheOpenCD

29/12/2004 @ 04:58 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : TheOpenCD - TheOpenCD: open soruce stuff for windows

Lost Hitchhiker's Guide computer game from 1998

29/12/2004 @ 04:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Lost Hitchhiker's Guide computer game from 1998 - the concept art is nice, but the screenshots look like Leisure Suit Larry [via]  [via]

Sickening headline: "Tsunamis shatter celebrity holidays"

29/12/2004 @ 03:58 UTC

Andy Baio : Sickening headline: "Tsunamis shatter celebrity holidays" - note that CNN is the only outlet to use that headline for the AP wire article

Blockbuster may attempt hostile takeover of Hollywood Video

29/12/2004 @ 03:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Blockbuster may attempt hostile takeover of Hollywood Video - fun prediction of the day: video rental stores will be gone in ten years

Beta Testers Wanted for "Netflixter" Netflix Software

29/12/2004 @ 03:04 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Beta Testers Wanted for "Netflixter" Netflix Software - Beta Testers Wanted for "Netflixter" Netflix Software: ooh, that sounds cool

Rocchi Report

29/12/2004 @ 03:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Rocchi Report - Rocchi Report: a netflix blog

It Seemed Like a Scene From the Bible

29/12/2004 @ 02:58 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : It Seemed Like a Scene From the Bible - It Seemed Like a Scene From the Bible: a Washington Post reported writes about being in the ocena when the wave hit

Grey Album is Entertainment Weekly's Album of the Year

29/12/2004 @ 02:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Grey Album is Entertainment Weekly's Album of the Year - funny, I liked the Kleptones album better [via]  [via]

The NY Times Year in Pictures 2004

29/12/2004 @ 01:55 UTC

jkottke : The NY Times Year in Pictures 2004

Nelson Minar : NYT year in pictures - Good stuff

Microsoft Antitrust Settlement Dollars Going Largely Unclaimed

29/12/2004 @ 00:05 UTC

François Nonnenmacher : Microsoft Antitrust Settlement Dollars Going Largely Unclaimed - California companies and consumers who purchased Microsoft PC software may be leaving more than $1 billion on the table as a deadline for filing in a California class action approaches

Comair: 2^15

29/12/2004 @ 00:02 UTC

Nelson Minar : Comair: 2^15 - Whole airline shuts down because of a 15 bit counter

Jeremy Zawodny : signed 16 bit int ruins holiday travel - signed 16 bit int ruins holiday travel: this is classic!

Matthew M. Boedicker : 1,100 Comair planes grounded by 16-bit counter overflow

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