The Ward-O-Matic: The Polar Express: A Virtual Train Wreck (conclusion)

19/01/2005 @ 23:58 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : The Ward-O-Matic: The Polar Express: A Virtual Train Wreck (conclusion) - The Ward-O-Matic: The Polar Express: A Virtual Train Wreck [related] [via]

Grapefruits

19/01/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

Philippe Janvier : Grapefruits - "...a beautiful use of Javascript, RDF and XSLT to create a system that annotates images". [via#

Trenton

19/01/2005 @ 22:55 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Trenton - One day I will wake up in Trenton.

Metafilter Tags, 24 hours later

19/01/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Metafilter Tags, 24 hours later - unbelievable explosion as Mefi users tag all their old posts

plasticbag : Now even Metafilter is using tags - by the time we're talking about our work in this area I wonder if it'll still be fashionable? - The implementation here though is a bit odd - you can only tag stuff that you've written, and there doesn't appear to be any immediate personal benefit for doing so, except maybe self-promotion...

ricmac : Metafilter DoesTags - It's a tagalicious blog world right now... glad to see "ART" is the biggest tag on Metafilter. (via waxy.org)

cameron : Metafilter | Tags - Metafilter gets categorizionized

What a difference one letter makes

19/01/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

Dan Cederholm : What a difference one letter makes - Perhaps this section should be renamed 'QuicklyBits'.

NOFOLLOW : major search engines and blog software editors introduce an anti-spam measure

19/01/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

Philippe Janvier : NOFOLLOW : major search engines and blog software editors introduce an anti-spam measure - "This tends to suggest that Google would not follow a link with rel="nofollow", which would be the correct behavior, frankly". [via#

Justice Dept. gets first two convictions in P2P piracy case

19/01/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Justice Dept. gets first two convictions in P2P piracy case - "felony copyright infringement" is an upsetting phrase

Synus ignites a Gen-Y debate

19/01/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

deusx : Synus ignites a Gen-Y debate - "Is the world so scary that you need a car that doubles as a safe room?"

NFL Game Broadcasts Coming to IPods

19/01/2005 @ 18:56 UTC

Jason Shellen : NFL Game Broadcasts Coming to IPods - Prices will be $10 a GAME. Way to compete with AM radio Audible! #

WinXP error reports

19/01/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

Nelson Minar : WinXP error reports - How to disable them.. This is a really smart feature, but I choose not to participate

CSS Structure and Rules

19/01/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : CSS Structure and Rules - CSS Structure and Rules: a helpful reminder of stuff I always forget

[advocacy] MSFT refuses to give XP licenses for notebooks for relief related work - Linux anyone?

19/01/2005 @ 17:55 UTC

deusx : [advocacy] MSFT refuses to give XP licenses for notebooks for relief related work - Linux anyone? - Wow, what a boneheaded move.

37signals launches Ta-Da Lists: "simple shareable to-do lists"

19/01/2005 @ 17:55 UTC

jkottke : 37signals launches Ta-Da Lists: "simple shareable to-do lists" - It's a mini web app that they spun out of Basecamp.

Andy Baio : Ta-Da Lists - 37signal's free shared to-do lists; I've already set one up for Upcoming.org

François Nonnenmacher : Ta-da Lists - Make lists and get stuff done. Tada!

Paul Hammond : Ta-da List: Simple sharable to-do lists. - Make lists and get stuff done. Tada!

cameron : Ta-da List: Simple sharable to-do lists. - 37signals gift to the world

Philippe Janvier : Ta-da List : Simple sharable to-do lists. - "Free todo list manager". [via#

plasticbag : The terribly named, but incredibly elegant tadalist from 37 signals - "Simple, sharable to-do lists. It's just what you need and nothing you don't..." - The thing about 37 signals is that they not only do good consulting, but they also make beautiful things for their own sake. That's a company ethos that I can understand...

Oldish Gladwell interview on steroids, choking, and why he hates baseball

19/01/2005 @ 17:55 UTC

jkottke : Oldish Gladwell interview on steroids, choking, and why he hates baseball - My review of Blink is coming soon. I hope.

Photographs of signs enforcing racial discrimination from the Library of Congress

19/01/2005 @ 17:55 UTC

jkottke : Photographs of signs enforcing racial discrimination from the Library of Congress

cobra libre : photographs of signs enforcing racial discrimination - from the library of congress [via#

Andy Baio : Photographs of Signs Enforcing Racial Discrimination - boy, I'm glad nobody cares about race anymore [via]  [via]

Gay gaming

19/01/2005 @ 16:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : Gay gaming - Thoughtful essay on the presence of gay and lesbian characters in games

WoW community mess

19/01/2005 @ 16:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : WoW community mess - Employee of Blizzard gets too deeply into game, anti-gay statements

SF Sundial

19/01/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

Nelson Minar : SF Sundial - I didn't know this was in San Francisco! (via Metafilter comment)

Cory refuses to give up personal info to American Airlines

19/01/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Cory refuses to give up personal info to American Airlines - his letter to AA is a great read

Nelson Minar : Cory doesn't go along - I wish more people were able to challenge the inanity of air travel today

deusx : Boing Boing: Why is American Airlines gathering written dossiers on fliers' friends? - Another data point for my hesitation to ever take a plane to anywhere this decade, even domestically.

Mac mini dissection

19/01/2005 @ 15:57 UTC

François Nonnenmacher : Mac mini dissection

PostgreSQL 8.0 Released

19/01/2005 @ 15:56 UTC

François Nonnenmacher : PostgreSQL 8.0 Released

Son of the Cube

19/01/2005 @ 15:56 UTC

François Nonnenmacher : Son of the Cube - Proud papa, lol!

The Ward-O-Matic: The Polar Express: A Virtual Train Wreck (conclusion)

19/01/2005 @ 15:55 UTC

philgyford : The Ward-O-Matic: The Polar Express: A Virtual Train Wreck (conclusion) - Interesting, fun post about computer modelling of humans for animation.

jkottke : Fixing the poor animation in The Polar Express - Also a bit about Gollum, The Incredibles, and the uncanny valley.

Memorial Tiling on Flickr - Photo Sharing!

19/01/2005 @ 15:55 UTC

philgyford : Memorial Tiling on Flickr - Photo Sharing! - If you've seen the film 'Closer'... it's really there! (But don't look if you haven't - spoiler!)

Flickr: Archive of gac's photos posted to Flickr on 19th January 2005

19/01/2005 @ 15:55 UTC

philgyford : Flickr: Archive of gac's photos posted to Flickr on 19th January 2005 - Gregory Carafelli's beautifully simple photos of the Delaware River at dawn.

London Perl Workshop

19/01/2005 @ 15:55 UTC

Paul Hammond : London Perl Workshop - Talks are available here

A hack for implementing zoom layouts

19/01/2005 @ 14:57 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : A hack for implementing zoom layouts - Hmm, not sure what to think of this. [via#

CLC-4-TTS

19/01/2005 @ 14:57 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : CLC-4-TTS - "CLC-4-TTS is a collection of JavaScript functions that can be used for creating a screen reader within Firefox." #

Technorati Tags!

19/01/2005 @ 14:56 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Technorati Tags! - Some might like it, I call it tag abuse. (Or attribute value, for that matter.) #

Does Accessibility Belong on the Server-Side?

19/01/2005 @ 14:56 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Does Accessibility Belong on the Server-Side? - I didn't find the point in this article. It also has some interesting links. Accessibility is mostly client side though. #

The perils of using XHTML properly - my comment

19/01/2005 @ 14:56 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : The perils of using XHTML properly - my comment - I like the first paragraph. You might want to read the article as well for some background information if you have forgotten the stuff on this very site ;-) #

XMLHTTPRequest demo

19/01/2005 @ 14:56 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : XMLHTTPRequest demo - Cool [via#

Philippe Janvier : XMLHttpRequest() demo - "I dabbled a little with a xmlhttprequest demo". [via#

Paul Hammond : XMLHttpRequest() demo - Retrieves an xml atom feed and xsl stylesheet with XMLHttpRequest()

ECMAScript Language Specification in HTML!

19/01/2005 @ 14:56 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : ECMAScript Language Specification in HTML! - Although developer.mozilla.org is not really officially open, this document is just great! #

Isofarro : ECMAScript Language Specification - HTML version of the ECMAScript specification (via virtuelvis)

Atom/RDF/RSS content-negotiation survey

19/01/2005 @ 14:55 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Atom/RDF/RSS content-negotiation survey - Interesting, especially the comments. Feed readers should fix their Accept headers by the way. #

Pret met Jensen

19/01/2005 @ 14:55 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Pret met Jensen - :-) #

Defining privacy

19/01/2005 @ 14:55 UTC

François Nonnenmacher : Defining privacy - Paris Hilton?s style

Boxer, Rice Exchange Pointed Words

19/01/2005 @ 13:55 UTC

deusx : Boxer, Rice Exchange Pointed Words - "SEN. BOXER: ... I'm just quoting what you said. You contradicted the president and you contradicted yourself."

nofollow, no love: Google admits they are losing to spammers

19/01/2005 @ 12:55 UTC

Isofarro : nofollow, no love: Google admits they are losing to spammers - 'I boldly predict that in one year Google will give up and ignore nofollow meta-data'

Kayode Okeyode : nofollow, no love: Google admits they are losing to spammers

Subtraction: Grid Computing... and Design

19/01/2005 @ 11:55 UTC

Paul Hammond : Subtraction: Grid Computing... and Design - establishing a rational and sustainable layout grid that would see me through at least a few more years of doing this

Mike Davidson: Does Accessibility Belong on the Server-Side?

19/01/2005 @ 09:55 UTC

Paul Hammond : Mike Davidson: Does Accessibility Belong on the Server-Side? - unless you are physically bringing in a person with a disability to test your site out, you really have no idea what sort of experience you're offering

A crap fix for a crap bug (Soft hyphens in Mozilla)

19/01/2005 @ 09:55 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : A crap fix for a crap bug (Soft hyphens in Mozilla) - O my god, Mozilla is not standard compliant! [via#

Paul Hammond : Yoz Grahame's Cheerleader: A crap fix for a crap bug (Soft hyphens in Mozilla) - It's all to do with the rendering of one particular character: Latin-1 codepoint 173, a.k.a. Unicode 00AD, a.k.a. ­, a.k.a. the soft hyphen

Bnoopy: Startups and the Stockdale Paradox

19/01/2005 @ 09:55 UTC

Paul Hammond : Bnoopy: Startups and the Stockdale Paradox - So, on the one hand it was about unswerving faith that one will ultimately prevail while on the other hand it's about banishing all false hopes?

Anil Dash: Accountability and Culture in a Loosely Coupled World

19/01/2005 @ 09:55 UTC

Paul Hammond : Anil Dash: Accountability and Culture in a Loosely Coupled World - tools influence culture

50 Strategies for Making Yourself Work

19/01/2005 @ 09:55 UTC

Paul Hammond : 50 Strategies for Making Yourself Work - If you've been sitting on an idea until you think you're good enough to do it justice, do it now!

Thoughts on Weblog Comment Spam Prevention | Acts of Volition

19/01/2005 @ 09:55 UTC

Paul Hammond : Thoughts on Weblog Comment Spam Prevention | Acts of Volition - I fear this may hurt the web in the long run

Anne van Kesteren : More on rel="nofollow" - More posts #

Image: One does not simply walk into Mortor

19/01/2005 @ 09:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Image: One does not simply walk into Mortor -

Movie: The Cyberpunk Educator

19/01/2005 @ 09:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Movie: The Cyberpunk Educator - analysis of cyberpunk movies of the 1980s, full download with BitTorrent [via]  [via]

Jib Jab's Second Term on Yahoo!

19/01/2005 @ 07:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Jib Jab's Second Term on Yahoo! - Jib Jab's Second Term on Yahoo!: heh, another amusing jib jab video

Movable Type Publishing Platform: Movable Type 'nofollow' plugin

19/01/2005 @ 05:55 UTC

Rod Begbie : Movable Type Publishing Platform: Movable Type 'nofollow' plugin - MT plugin to automagically enable nofollow links on all comments + trackbacks. Hurrah! [via#

Working Together Against Blog Spam

19/01/2005 @ 05:10 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Working Together Against Blog Spam - Working Together Against Blog Spam: yay for msn search too!

Yahoo, Google, MSN announce "nofollow" support to combat comment and Trackback spam

19/01/2005 @ 05:07 UTC

Andy Baio : Yahoo, Google, MSN announce "nofollow" support to combat comment and Trackback spam - more details about the spec that removes the Pagerank incentive for spammers [via]  [via]

Jason Shellen : Preventing comment spam - In which we (Google) propose a tag to help address the problem of comment spam. #

Rod Begbie : Google Blog: Preventing Comment Spam - New URL tag to help make weblog comments (and wiki pages) less appealing to spammers. #

Clément Hardoüin : Google prend des mesures contre le spam - Une façon détournée de dire que l'algorythme de Page Rank a atteint ses limites ?

Paul Hammond : Google Blog - Preventing comment spam - We hope the web software community will quickly adopt this attribute

Simon Willison : Google Blog: Preventing comment spam - I was right, then.

Kayode Okeyode : Preventing comment spam with rel="nofollow" - Preventing comment spam with rel="nofollow"

Chris Anderson on the Long Tail applied to TV shows

19/01/2005 @ 05:04 UTC

Andy Baio : Chris Anderson on the Long Tail applied to TV shows - the conclusion to his very good recent series

Star Trek Enterprise not cancelled?

19/01/2005 @ 05:01 UTC

Andy Baio : Star Trek Enterprise not cancelled? - this sounds like a non-denial denial to me [via]  [via]

deusx : TrekToday - 'Enterprise' Not Cancelled Yet - "Enterprise showrunner Manny Coto today denied a rumour that crew members had already been told of the show's cancellation."

plasticbag : Paramount people deny that Enterprise is going to be cancelled before the end of Season Four - "As to whether or not we'll be back for Season 5," Coto continued, "that's always been up in the air. We'll see what the future brings."

Socialtext loses Disney deal to Jotspot

19/01/2005 @ 04:58 UTC

Andy Baio : Socialtext loses Disney deal to Jotspot - Mike downplays it, and he should know [via]  [via]

Unintended consequences of "nofollow" support by search engines

19/01/2005 @ 04:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Unintended consequences of "nofollow" support by search engines - legitimate linking in comments helped make Google relevant, but spammers ruined it for everyone

90% Crud: Interrobang

19/01/2005 @ 04:17 UTC

deusx : 90% Crud: Interrobang - "If you find yourself needing an interrobang you can use Unicode character 8253 or the HTML entity ‽."

Colocate your Mac mini - The Unofficial Apple Weblog - apple.weblogsinc.com

19/01/2005 @ 04:14 UTC

deusx : Colocate your Mac mini - The Unofficial Apple Weblog - apple.weblogsinc.com - This seems like such a great idea, although their site seems to be inaccessible.

Slashdot | 'Star Trek: Enterprise' Cancelled?

19/01/2005 @ 04:11 UTC

deusx : Slashdot | 'Star Trek: Enterprise' Cancelled? - Son of a bitch! And the show was just finally getting as good as it should have.

pixeltees : shop : minid : shirt detail : Syndicate This Shirt

19/01/2005 @ 04:08 UTC

deusx : pixeltees : shop : minid : shirt detail : Syndicate This Shirt - Syndicate This Shirt. I think I need one of these.

A Defense Against Comment Spam

19/01/2005 @ 04:04 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : A Defense Against Comment Spam - A Defense Against Comment Spam: guess what I spent the last day on

Yahoo, Google, MSN, Six Apart announce "nofollow" support to combat comment and Trackback spam

19/01/2005 @ 04:01 UTC

Andy Baio : Yahoo, Google, MSN, Six Apart announce "nofollow" support to combat comment and Trackback spam - more details about the spec that removes the Pagerank incentive for spammers [via]  [via]

Jeremy Zawodny : Support for nofollow - Support for nofollow: yay for six apart!

Comic: Perry Bible Fellowship's "Shotgun"

19/01/2005 @ 03:58 UTC

Andy Baio : Comic: Perry Bible Fellowship's "Shotgun" - how do Rock, Scissors, and Paper settle disputes?

Calculating the best albums of 2004 from 60 top ten lists

19/01/2005 @ 03:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Calculating the best albums of 2004 from 60 top ten lists - Franz Ferdinand firmly at the top [via]  [via]

Hasselhoff recursion

19/01/2005 @ 02:58 UTC

Nelson Minar : Hasselhoff recursion - The goggles! They do nothing! (via MetaFilter)

The Big Red Button (of Doom) - Engadget - www.engadget.com

19/01/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

deusx : The Big Red Button (of Doom) - Engadget - www.engadget.com - Oh. My. God. I *so* need one of these. I would *find* dangerous tasks to tie to this button. I'd make it fire off horrific sound files, at the least.

MagpieRSS 0.7+ - now with support for "bourgeois fripperies"

19/01/2005 @ 02:08 UTC

kellan : MagpieRSS 0.7+ - now with support for "bourgeois fripperies" - It's true, the people's parser has been co-opted. #

David Galbraith on search ordering by date

19/01/2005 @ 02:04 UTC

Andy Baio : David Galbraith on search ordering by date - I've been wanting this for years; it will be increasingly essential as the web stagnates

Matt adds tagging to Metafilter

19/01/2005 @ 02:01 UTC

Andy Baio : Matt adds tagging to Metafilter - hopping on the tag bandwagon

New Yorker on Collegehumor.com

19/01/2005 @ 01:58 UTC

Andy Baio : New Yorker on Collegehumor.com - four guys in their early 20s, 8 million unique visitors and $400k/month [via]  [via]

jkottke : The College Humor guys get the Rebecca Mead treatment in the New Yorker - "The friends finally arrived in New York last summer, and took up residence in a newly renovated, forty-two-hundred-square-foot, five-bedroom loft in Tribeca, which rents for ten thousand dollars a month -- a move that bears about as much relation to

Scott wonders if Jamba Juice really works in NYC

19/01/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

jkottke : Scott wonders if Jamba Juice really works in NYC

More mmcache/eAccelerator license incompatible with PHP?

19/01/2005 @ 01:04 UTC

kellan : More mmcache/eAccelerator license incompatible with PHP? - More mmcache concerns #

RSS 1.1 : RDF Site Summary (DRAFT)

19/01/2005 @ 00:59 UTC

Philippe Janvier : RSS 1.1 : RDF Site Summary (DRAFT) - "RSS 1.1 is hence to be considered a bugfix and streamline release of RSS 1.0 for users of RSS 1.0 who do not want to migrate to Atom". [via#

jkottke : Folks are working on RSS 1.1, an update to RSS 1.0 - BTW, the heck ever happened to Atom? (Comment on this)

Blinx Video Search signs major networks

19/01/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Blinx Video Search signs major networks - you can search the archives of BBC, Fox, Sky, and more [via]  [via]

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