Mike Clark's Weblog - Dear Manager, They Need a Build Machine

25/01/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

Paul Hammond : Mike Clark's Weblog - Dear Manager, They Need a Build Machine - Let me tell you why

Christie's The Origins of Cyberspace auction

25/01/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Christie's The Origins of Cyberspace auction - historical documents galore; BUY IT NOW! NO RESERVE!

jkottke : Christie's is auctioning off a library of writings on computing, networking, and telecom - Includes writing from Pascal, Babbage, Claude Shannon, and Ada Lovelace.

Flickr coincidence

25/01/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Flickr coincidence - it's not the only uncanny coincidence on Flickr [via]  [via]

jkottke : A Flickr coincidence - "A guy from Scotland goes 5490 miles to Tokyo and takes a picture of a girl taking a picture. She turns out to be from England, 413 miles away from him" and then "he posts the picture he took on a Website (in Canada, irrelevantly) and withi

Gothic lolita

25/01/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

jkottke : Gothic lolita

Ashlee Simpson's spamming message boards

25/01/2005 @ 22:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Ashlee Simpson's spamming message boards - maybe not her, but someone involved with her PR effort [via]  [via]

Nelson Minar : Astroturfing Ashlee - You think they'd be smart enough to use a different post in each forum

SimpleBits t-shirts restocked (including M and XXL)

25/01/2005 @ 22:55 UTC

Dan Cederholm : SimpleBits t-shirts restocked (including M and XXL) - A fresh batch has just arrived from the printers.

An ethnic dining guide; Wash. DC centric but with good general info

25/01/2005 @ 22:55 UTC

jkottke : An ethnic dining guide; Wash. DC centric but with good general info - "Ordering the plain steak in Latin America may be a great idea, but it is usually a mistake in Northern Virginia. Opt for dishes with sauces and complex mixes of ingredients."

Master Gaita in English - Bag Pipe style MIDI controller

25/01/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

deusx : Master Gaita in English - Bag Pipe style MIDI controller - "Far from being a simple practice chanter, Master Gaita ® is a simple but powerful tool that lets to use the bagpipe fingering to get into and control the MIDI universe, and also to open new ways faced to the learning of bagpipe technique and musi

John Battelle: Firefox Pro Going to Google

25/01/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

ricmac : John Battelle: Firefox Pro Going to Google - "I am sure this will re-ignite the browser speculation, but I think the thing after the browser, whatever it may be, is far more interesting to speculate upon."

Gothamist makes a pilgrimage to Per Se and isn't disappointed

25/01/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

jkottke : Gothamist makes a pilgrimage to Per Se and isn't disappointed

Perfect, amicable, and sociable numbers

25/01/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

jkottke : Perfect, amicable, and sociable numbers

Oscar nominees are out, Aviator leads with 11 nominations

25/01/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

jkottke : Oscar nominees are out, Aviator leads with 11 nominations - It was the most accessible, big, good Hollywood movie out in theatres...makes sense that it got so many nominations.

plasticbag : 2005 Oscar nominees - Lots of films I've not been able to see yet, and more nominations for the entertaining and engaging "Aviator" than for anything else...

How to get a reservation at The French Laundry using Opentable

25/01/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

jkottke : How to get a reservation at The French Laundry using Opentable - "Watch your time.gov webpage. When 11:59:55 strikes, click 'reload' in your browser until you see either available tables show up or you see a 'No tables are available' message. If you see 'No tables are available,' sorr

The evidence of duration

25/01/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : The evidence of duration - Very cool photo study. I heart street art.

Firefox clone window

25/01/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

Nelson Minar : Firefox clone window - Fixes an obnoxious misfeature in Firefox

Rotating Universes and Time Traveling

25/01/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

deusx : Rotating Universes and Time Traveling - "A title like 'Rotating Universes and Time Traveling' is certainly enough for some people to consider me a mad scientist or an incurable geek."

Squashed Philosophers- Condensed Plato Aristotle Augustine Descartes Hume Marx Freud Copernicus H...

25/01/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

philgyford : Squashed Philosophers- Condensed Plato Aristotle Augustine Descartes Hume Marx Freud Copernicus Hobbes Sartre Ayer Sade Wittgenstein Einstein - Ooh, fantastic. Not that I'll even get round to reading the squashed versions. Bah.

phil ringnalda dot com: A wee tweak to my feed links

25/01/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

Paul Hammond : phil ringnalda dot com: A wee tweak to my feed links - Copy it or drag it, it's a link. Click it the way the average user will, with JavaScript enabled, and it gives you at least some idea what you ought to do with it, without being too baffling

deusx : phil ringnalda dot com: A wee tweak to my feed links - href for the feed URL, onclick for the human click.

Rod Begbie : phil ringnalda dot com: A wee tweak to my feed links - Really nice way of making the XML button usable. I think I'll implement this too. [via#

Ringo Starr, superhero

25/01/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Ringo Starr, superhero - Somebody, anybody please stop him.

Student photographer's expulsion from his dorm for taking photos raises questions about the right...

25/01/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

jkottke : Student photographer's expulsion from his dorm for taking photos raises questions about the rights and responsibilities of photojournalists - "Vega's pictures of partying, binge drinking, oral sex and, in particular, an alleged car burglary, thrust him into the center of a debate among photojournalists over their rights and responsibilities."

Comparative Morphologies

25/01/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

jkottke : Comparative Morphologies - "What looks like vintage natural history studies turns out to be, on closer inspection, images of computer and technological cords and peripherals, each slightly manipulated to take on organic characteristics--a fused or sprouting growth from a stem,

cobra libre : comparative morphologies - a cabinet of technological curiosities [via#

A long New Yorker profile of Johnny Carson from 1978

25/01/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

jkottke : A long New Yorker profile of Johnny Carson from 1978

TRON 2.0

25/01/2005 @ 15:55 UTC

cameron : TRON 2.0 - USER: YOU'VE BEEN DIGITIZED

Ken MacLeod - One-click subscription: sometimes the solution is staring us in the face

25/01/2005 @ 15:55 UTC

Paul Hammond : Ken MacLeod - One-click subscription: sometimes the solution is staring us in the face - Why do you have a link to a machine-only readable file on your web page? Hello, your users aren't machines.

ZopeZen - Isn't it cool when standards work? :)

25/01/2005 @ 14:55 UTC

deusx : ZopeZen - Isn't it cool when standards work? :) - "Uploading existing HTML content to Plone via FTP/Webdav is easy and all the metadata sticks."

So what are you reading these days?

25/01/2005 @ 14:55 UTC

cameron : So what are you reading these days? - Rojo combines rss with social networking

Daft Punk return!

25/01/2005 @ 14:55 UTC

cameron : Daft Punk return! - To release a new album "Human After All" in late March

FOXBlocker

25/01/2005 @ 14:55 UTC

cameron : FOXBlocker - I seem to remember talking about this meme at some point... glad someone built it.

Upgrade to iLife 05

25/01/2005 @ 11:55 UTC

Richard Rutter : Upgrade to iLife 05 - If you bought a Mac last year you probably qualify (filed under Apple).

Micro Persuasion: As Sites Add Tags, Tagtextual Advertising Will Follow

25/01/2005 @ 10:55 UTC

ricmac : Micro Persuasion: As Sites Add Tags, Tagtextual Advertising Will Follow - "...will give the marketer new ways to reach engaged consumers by sponsoring tags across one or more sites that carry folksonomies."

An edited-down video of the Apple keynote when they introduced the Macintosh

25/01/2005 @ 10:55 UTC

plasticbag : An edited-down video of the Apple keynote when they introduced the Macintosh - Wow. I was stunned by how emotionally affected I was by watching this. Please don't laugh at me. It's pretty moving...

TypeWorks

25/01/2005 @ 09:55 UTC

doug : TypeWorks - Interesting-looking web-based publishing tool, coming soon from some clever Aussies. (via whatdoiknow.org)

Photon is now free

25/01/2005 @ 09:55 UTC

doug : Photon is now free - The plugin I mentioned last week in my write-up on the photo galleries is now available for free, and has been updated to work with iPhoto 5. Also, now exports keywords ? woot!

Important MT fix

25/01/2005 @ 09:55 UTC

doug : Important MT fix - The new release of MT 3.15 fixes a bug that allows mass emailing through the application. Also available as a plugin for users that haven?t upgraded to 3.x yet.

Real-life tribute to Calvin & Hobbes' snowmen

25/01/2005 @ 08:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Real-life tribute to Calvin & Hobbes' snowmen - a wonderful, gory homage

The Center for Cartoon Studies

25/01/2005 @ 07:55 UTC

Dan Cederholm : The Center for Cartoon Studies - A two-year college devoted to the art of cartooning. Located in my old hometown, even.

Audio: Staccato Music 7

25/01/2005 @ 07:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Audio: Staccato Music 7 - featuring an interview with Magnatune Records creator John Buckman [via]  [via]

Google and Yahoo Are Extending Search Ability to TV Programs

25/01/2005 @ 07:04 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Google and Yahoo Are Extending Search Ability to TV Programs - Google and Yahoo Are Extending Search Ability to TV Programs: the new battleground?

Today, Some McSweeney's Lists

25/01/2005 @ 07:01 UTC

Andy Baio : Today, Some McSweeney's Lists - Olivia Newton-Tron [via]  [via]

Google Video Search

25/01/2005 @ 06:58 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Google Video Search - Google Video Search: it's like video search, without the video

Andy Baio : Google Video launched - search major networks, but no video clips are available! [via]  [via]

Jason Shellen : Google Video Search - Currently showing fair use video snapshots and accompanied text. #

Rod Begbie : Google Video Search - Searches recent TV broadcasts, using closed captioning info for context. Nifty. [via#

Ethan Marcotte : Google video beta launches - Porn surfers everywhere rejoice.

Philippe Janvier : Google Video Search - Google TV Guide. [via#

Matthew M. Boedicker : Google Video now puts random videos on the front page

Discarded Titles for George Orwell's 1984

25/01/2005 @ 06:55 UTC

jkottke : Discarded Titles for George Orwell's 1984 - "O, Brother, Where Art Thou? Oh Right, Everywhere"

Susan Mernit: Disintermediation $$, baby--ad/revenue paradigm for 2005

25/01/2005 @ 05:55 UTC

ricmac : Susan Mernit: Disintermediation $$, baby--ad/revenue paradigm for 2005 - "It is entirely possible to imagine a day when an RSS feed for "Iraq + casualties" or "Prada + latest fashions" has a ton of subscribers getting the data all over the place--browsers, newsreaders, phones, PDAs, SMS, and so on."

Tales of the Composite Superman

25/01/2005 @ 04:11 UTC

Steve Cook : Tales of the Composite Superman - "omic-reading kids of today, "sophisticated" party-poopers that they are, would take one look at the Composite Superman and declare him the dumbest villain ever created."

Neighborhoods in Cleveland

25/01/2005 @ 04:08 UTC

Steve Cook : Neighborhoods in Cleveland - For potential future investigation.

The Galloper Magazine: Europe's online magazine for old showland.

25/01/2005 @ 04:04 UTC

Steve Cook : The Galloper Magazine: Europe's online magazine for old showland. - Frost fairs, freak shows, organ grinders, and much much more. (via Ramage)

PostSecret

25/01/2005 @ 04:01 UTC

Steve Cook : PostSecret - See a secret, share a secret, via the US mail.

Jason Shellen : PostSecret - Secrets posted on a group blog. Cool and sorta scary. #

bmilleare : PostSecret

Ethan Marcotte : PostSecret - Just...well, incredible.

jkottke : Postsecret: send your secret in on a postcard and it'll get put up on this site - Like grouphug.us, but way more effective because of the handmade cards.

kaninka.net : http://postsecret.blogspot.com/ - Sendu leyndarmálin á póstkorti

jimray : PostSecret - Share your secret. Absolutely beautiful

Jeremy Zawodny : PostSecret - PostSecret: so much fun to read

Defining importance by nesting elements

25/01/2005 @ 03:58 UTC

Wayne Burkett : Defining importance by nesting elements <Anne's Weblog about Markup & Style> - "There might be another alternative. If one of those tags really is more important than the other you could use nested EM elements which would save some bytes over using the BIG element." #

Video of Jobs introducing the Macintosh in 1984

25/01/2005 @ 03:55 UTC

Wayne Burkett : Video of Jobs introducing the Macintosh in 1984 - Yay! #

Boston Globe readers' photos from the blizzard of 2005

25/01/2005 @ 02:18 UTC

kellan : Boston Globe readers' photos from the blizzard of 2005 - I'm still split on how I feel to have missed this. #

Portraits from the (Off) center of the Universe

25/01/2005 @ 02:15 UTC

kellan : Portraits from the (Off) center of the Universe - Very nice illustrated interpretation of Fremont #

Yahoo! News - Teen Is Co-Creator of Firefox Browser

25/01/2005 @ 02:11 UTC

cameron : Yahoo! News - Teen Is Co-Creator of Firefox Browser - Blake Ross, half of the original Firefox team

Today is the most depressing day of the year. "It seems that people are most likely to buy a tic...

25/01/2005 @ 02:08 UTC

Erik Benson : Today is the most depressing day of the year. "It seems that people are most likely to buy a ticket to paradise when they feel like hell." - I bought mine to Brazil.

THE FLICKR SONG

25/01/2005 @ 02:04 UTC

Simon Willison : THE FLICKR SONG - Oh Dear God...

Kottke on the maximum Starbucks density

25/01/2005 @ 02:01 UTC

Andy Baio : Kottke on the maximum Starbucks density - current winner is downtown NYC with 169 stores in a 5-mile radius

Unusual articles on Wikipedia

25/01/2005 @ 01:58 UTC

Andy Baio : Unusual articles on Wikipedia - heavy metal umlaut is on there [via]  [via]

jimray : Unusual articles on Wikipedia - So much amazingly good stuff here

The A/C trains are massively hosed up due to a fire over the weekend

25/01/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

jkottke : The A/C trains are massively hosed up due to a fire over the weekend - The C may be out of commission for *five years* (wtf?). What a nightmare.

WoW operations

25/01/2005 @ 01:17 UTC

Nelson Minar : WoW operations - Comments from the folks fighting the fires

Drury Lane, The Producers | London Theatre Guide

25/01/2005 @ 01:14 UTC

philgyford : Drury Lane, The Producers | London Theatre Guide - I didn't laugh much, but worth it for the climax of 'Springtime for Hitler' alone.

Delicious Mind Map Maker

25/01/2005 @ 01:11 UTC

Philippe Janvier : Delicious Mind Map Maker - "This program will make a Clustered Mind Map out of your delicious entries and add the map to the list". [via#

Anatomy for beginners

25/01/2005 @ 01:08 UTC

plasticbag : Anatomy for beginners - Channel 4 TV series in which a human corpse is dissected in front of a camera. Gross more because of the way it is handled - bluntly, like a butcher - than because of the subject matter itself...

Google Video Search coming soon?

25/01/2005 @ 01:04 UTC

Andy Baio : Google Video Search coming soon? - the directory and subdomain now temporarily redirect to the homepage

Long-lost video of Steve Jobs introducing the Mac in 1984

25/01/2005 @ 01:01 UTC

Andy Baio : Long-lost video of Steve Jobs introducing the Mac in 1984 - taped off public TV, finally available online

Bugs Bunny in drag

25/01/2005 @ 00:58 UTC

Andy Baio : Bugs Bunny in drag - for those who were worried about Spongebob's pro-gay agenda [via]  [via]

Stephen is using Flickr to identify airports that have available power outlets and wifi

25/01/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

jkottke : Stephen is using Flickr to identify airports that have available power outlets and wifi

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