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Domain registrars sued over URL patent

17/01/2004 @ 01:01 UTC

Simon Willison : Domain registrars sued over URL patent - More patent insanity - and it looks like my site infringes this one

Web Services? What has the industry been smoking?

16/01/2004 @ 10:00 UTC

Paul Hammond : Web Services? What has the industry been smoking? - Let's take an old idea, like RPC, and wrap it with some new hype and nomenclature, and then mediate it with a completely orthogonal protocol! Yeah, lets!

Simon Willison : Web Services? What has the industry been smoking? - Great rant

Colored boxes

16/01/2004 @ 01:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Colored boxes - Another great CSS tutorial from Russ Weakley

Kayode Okeyode : Colored boxes - one method of building full CSS layouts

Richard MacManus : Maxdesign: Using coloured boxes to build CSS layouts - Very useful tutorial (via CSS Vault).

Surf*Mind*Musings :: Widescreen fun.

15/01/2004 @ 21:02 UTC

Paul Hammond : Surf*Mind*Musings :: Widescreen fun. - As you scroll the first pane, the second stays one page ahead

Simon Willison : Widescreen fun - Taking advantage of wide screen monitors for web browsing

Digital Web Magazine - Keep It Simple: The Behavior Layer

15/01/2004 @ 15:00 UTC

Paul Hammond : Digital Web Magazine - Keep It Simple: The Behavior Layer - There are three general rules for the use of JavaScript in an accessible site.

Simon Willison : Keep It Simple: The Behavior Layer - PPK on best practises for JavaScript

Warp Records is selling MP3s of their catalog direct to consumers

14/01/2004 @ 19:00 UTC

jkottke : Warp Records is selling MP3s of their catalog direct to consumers

Ethan Marcotte : BLEEP - Digital downloads from Warp Records

Simon Willison : BLEEP - Digital Downloads from Warp Records - Pay for downloads, no DRM. Excellent.

Tom Coates : Warp Records have released apparently unrestricted MP3s for sale on their new service 'Bleep' - Warp Records have released apparently unrestricted MP3s for sale on their new service 'Bleep'

ongoing - Mac OS X

14/01/2004 @ 01:01 UTC

Simon Willison : ongoing - Mac OS X - Collected OS X tips from Tim Bray

An ASP version of time_since

14/01/2004 @ 01:00 UTC

Simon Willison : An ASP version of time_since - Nat's function in ASP, with commentary

Torture by proxy / How immigration threw a traveler to the wolves

14/01/2004 @ 01:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Torture by proxy / How immigration threw a traveler to the wolves - The most disturbing thing I've read in a long time (via)

UsingAssertionsEffectively - PythonInfo Wiki

14/01/2004 @ 01:00 UTC

Simon Willison : UsingAssertionsEffectively - PythonInfo Wiki - The PythonInfo Wiki is well worth exploring

integrating javascript into stylesheets

11/01/2004 @ 06:00 UTC

Les Orchard : integrating javascript into stylesheets - This seems like a further way to split out style/layout from HTML

Paul Hammond : milov.nl 2389: integrating javascript into stylesheets - background: url(" javascript: ... ");

Simon Willison : integrating javascript into stylesheets - It's a shame this trick doesn't appear to work in user stylesheets (via)

Amazon's not-really-sekrit 800 number

11/01/2004 @ 01:03 UTC

Simon Willison : Amazon's not-really-sekrit 800 number - Useful to know

uControl

11/01/2004 @ 01:02 UTC

Simon Willison : uControl - Make your PowerBook's keyboard behave

Linux on the WRT54G

11/01/2004 @ 01:02 UTC

Simon Willison : Linux on the WRT54G - Install Linux on your LinkSys Wireless router (via)

Blog as Contact Manager

11/01/2004 @ 01:02 UTC

Simon Willison : Blog as Contact Manager - Managing contacts with a weblog and CVS

Microsoft ships GPL'd software

11/01/2004 @ 01:02 UTC

Simon Willison : Microsoft ships GPL'd software - Who'd a thunk it? (via)

TiVo-to-go inherently broken?

11/01/2004 @ 01:01 UTC

Simon Willison : TiVo-to-go inherently broken? - A good reponse to Cory's "dinosaur industry" rant

ColorSync Profiles

11/01/2004 @ 01:01 UTC

Simon Willison : ColorSync Profiles - More crazy Mac prettiness (via)

Gollum iPod T-shirts

11/01/2004 @ 01:01 UTC

Simon Willison : Gollum iPod T-shirts - I guess I'd have to get an iPod first... (via)

Tips For New Switchers

11/01/2004 @ 01:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Tips For New Switchers - I wish I'd read this before I'd set up my Mac (via)

TongueJoy Oral Vibrator

9/01/2004 @ 20:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : TongueJoy Oral Vibrator

Simon Willison : Tongue mounted vibrators - I kid you not (via)

Faux Columns: A List Apart

9/01/2004 @ 20:00 UTC

Paul Hammond : Faux Columns: A List Apart - The embarassingly simple secret is to use a vertically tiled background image

Ben Milleare : Faux Columns: A List Apart

phil : A List Apart on 'faux columns' in CSS. I was hoping for a magical solution. Instead: well, duh!

Simon Willison : Faux Columns - A useful CSS trick for faking equal length columns

My, what an enormous disk you have!

9/01/2004 @ 20:00 UTC

Tom Coates : My, what an enormous disk you have!

Les Orchard : LaCie - Bigger Disk - largest hard drive capacity available - One terabyte of love

Simon Willison : 1 TeraByte FireWire drive from LaCie - In a 5.25" form factor. I want. (via)

How to make a documentary

9/01/2004 @ 01:00 UTC

Simon Willison : How to make a documentary - Peter's advice on filming a documentary with a consumer mini-DV camera

Tribune Co. Fires Baltimore Sun Editor

9/01/2004 @ 01:00 UTC

Simon Willison : Tribune Co. Fires Baltimore Sun Editor - "The Tribune is a profit-oriented company, and higher profits are not always compatible with good journalism."

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