Cingular Treo 650 hacked: Bluetooth Dial-Up Networking enabled

31/01/2005 @ 23:56 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Cingular Treo 650 hacked: Bluetooth Dial-Up Networking enabled - Cingular Treo 650 hacked: Bluetooth Dial-Up Networking enabled: kick ass

Hot Rod KitchenAid

31/01/2005 @ 23:56 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Hot Rod KitchenAid - Hot Rod KitchenAid: heh

Down on SideWinder’s Emergency Cell Phone Charger

31/01/2005 @ 23:56 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Down on SideWinder’s Emergency Cell Phone Charger - Down on SideWinder’s Emergency Cell Phone Charger: hmm, interesting idea

A parody of the latest issue of new ETech patron saint, Iron Man

31/01/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

plasticbag : A parody of the latest issue of new ETech patron saint, Iron Man - Warren Ellis is taking Iron Man in a fascinating direction, based around the contemporary tech community. But not everyone's as thrilled by that as me...

Pharmacopoeia's amazing "Cradle to Grave" art exhibity that I saw at the British Museum on Sunday

31/01/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

plasticbag : Pharmacopoeia's amazing "Cradle to Grave" art exhibity that I saw at the British Museum on Sunday - A beautiful piece of cloth has thousands of pills sewn into it creating a biography in medication...

Four million pictures have been uploaded to Flickr

31/01/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

plasticbag : Four million pictures have been uploaded to Flickr - And this is the four millionth - it's a picture of cups!

TiVo launches Home Media Engine SDK

31/01/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

Andy Baio : TiVo launches Home Media Engine SDK - PVRBlog is hosting a gallery of apps, and TiVo is running a programming contest

The WASP Praise

31/01/2005 @ 22:55 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : The WASP Praise - Heh #

Dave Pollard advice on making a difference with your blog

31/01/2005 @ 22:55 UTC

ricmac : Dave Pollard advice on making a difference with your blog - "If bloggers really want to make money [...] Give content (ideas, surveys, stories) away free, and charge for the add-ons, for effectively implementing them for the customer."

Seth Godin: The Music Industry: Aspen Report

31/01/2005 @ 22:55 UTC

ricmac : Seth Godin: The Music Industry: Aspen Report - He's quoting some music wannabe-honcho: "You've got to work the fringes. Where the FANS are. Let THEM grab hold. And then THEY'LL spread the idea. Seth calls this an "ideavirus"."

Christian rock is so cool!

31/01/2005 @ 22:55 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Christian rock is so cool! - Targeted consumption, baby.

BBC - Comedy - Look Around You

31/01/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

Rod Begbie : BBC - Comedy - Look Around You - New series of "Look Around You' starts tonight, and looks even more warped than the last. [via#

Embedding IPython

31/01/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

deusx : Embedding IPython - "It is possible to start an IPython instance inside your own Python programs." Using this like I've used the BeanShell console in Java programs before.

SIMILE | Piggy-Bank

31/01/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

Philippe Janvier : SIMILE | Piggy-Bank - "The Piggy-Bank extension is designed to let users of the Mozilla Firefox browser collect and browse "semantic data" linked from ordinary web pages". [via#

Andy Baio : Piggy Bank extension turns Firefox into a semantic web browser - deep and interesting app; read more from one of the developers [via]  [via]

deusx : SIMILE | Piggy Bank - 'Piggy Bank is an extension to the Firefox web browser that turns it into a ?Semantic Web browser?, letting you make use of existing information on the Web in more useful and flexible ways.'

joshua : Piggy Bank - semweb browser

John Battelle's Searchblog: Conferences Ahoy!

31/01/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

ricmac : John Battelle's Searchblog: Conferences Ahoy! - "eTech is where the seeds of new and interesting technologies are first discovered, whilst Web 2.0 is where they take root in the soil of business."

Make a Life Poster with iPhoto

31/01/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Make a Life Poster with iPhoto - a 20"x30" collage of 98 photos, printed by Kodak for $29 [via]  [via]

Ethan Marcotte : Make a life poster in iPhoto - Very damned cool.

doug : Life Posters - Cool set of tips on how to use iPhoto to make posters and prints of multiple images.

Matthew M. Boedicker : How to Make a Life Poster

Eric Meyer : How to make a Life Poster - This is pretty cool. Honestly, the folks at Apple should build that capability right into iPhoto, but at least there's a way to do it right now.

Internet Daily: MediaBistro.com launches five Web logs

31/01/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

ricmac : Internet Daily: MediaBistro.com launches five Web logs - What MediaBistro looks for in its writers: '"I knew I was looking for voicey writers who would be interesting and had a good idea for material," she added.'

Digg, community-moderated link blog

31/01/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Digg, community-moderated link blog - like Metafilter meets K5; how it works [via]  [via]

Video: Gene Kelly breakdancing in VW Golf commercial

31/01/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Video: Gene Kelly breakdancing in VW Golf commercial - great editing, but crass exploitation of the dead [via]  [via]

TiVo Home Media Engine SDK

31/01/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

Rod Begbie : TiVo Home Media Engine SDK - Create applications and run them on your TiVo. This could create some *very* kewl apps. #

Video: IBM's The Information Machine

31/01/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Video: IBM's The Information Machine - animated film directed by Charles and Ray Eames in 1958, with an Elmer Bernstein score [via]  [via]

Transcend: a new video game by Jason Rohrer

31/01/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

deusx : Transcend: a new video game by Jason Rohrer - "Transcend can best be described as retro-style, abstract, 2D shooter. The graphics are geometrical, and the pace is sometimes frenzied." OpenGL, lots of platforms.

Home of the Underdogs - The Scratchware Manifesto

31/01/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

deusx : Home of the Underdogs - The Scratchware Manifesto - "The machinery of gaming has run amok."

MySQLdb docs

31/01/2005 @ 17:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : MySQLdb docs - Very hard to find this online, but here are the actual updated docs

A little bubble flashback from James Cramer

31/01/2005 @ 17:55 UTC

Steve Cook : A little bubble flashback from James Cramer - "Heck, people are just learning these stories on Wall Street, and the more they come to learn, the more they love and own!"

[IP] more on Research under fire?

31/01/2005 @ 17:55 UTC

deusx : [IP] more on Research under fire? - "Putting roadblocks in front of knowledge doesn't stop it from coming about -- it moves offshore."

Lifehacker

31/01/2005 @ 17:55 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Lifehacker - Gina Trapani joins the Gawker weblog junta. It is your civic duty to earn her billions of dollars in ad revenue.

Rod Begbie : Lifehacker - New blog promoting geektools to make your life easier. [via#

Jeremy Zawodny : Lifehacker - Lifehacker: new geeky blog

Witold Riedel - With the bear at the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC

31/01/2005 @ 16:56 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : Witold Riedel - With the bear at the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC - Witold Riedel - With the bear at the National Gallery of Art [via] [via]

Manos Hands of Fate quotes in Firefox source

31/01/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : Manos Hands of Fate quotes in Firefox source

Interview with a link spammer

31/01/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Interview with a link spammer - Interview with a link spammer: a lot of what we already knew

Andy Baio : Register UK's interview with a comment spammer - a good list of obstacles; blocking open proxies, non-default paths, user auth, and so on [via]  [via]

François Nonnenmacher : Interview with a link spammer - Nothing personal

Simon Willison : Interview with a link spammer - Or how knowledge of LWP can earn you seven figures.

Tim Bray: Hats Off to the Atomics

31/01/2005 @ 13:55 UTC

Isofarro : Tim Bray: Hats Off to the Atomics - Keep up the excellent progress and discussion guys and gals!

Krantenkoppen

31/01/2005 @ 11:55 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Krantenkoppen - Some are quite funny although you have to like the type of humor I guess #

We're tuning in to TV

31/01/2005 @ 11:55 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : We're tuning in to TV - "But of course there was no way to find it." I wonder how many times a Google developer said such a thing #

Unofficial Firefox 1.1 changelog

31/01/2005 @ 11:55 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Unofficial Firefox 1.1 changelog - "What's new in Firefox 1.1" #

kayodeok : Unofficial Firefox 1.1 changelog - This page lists the most important improvements in trunk builds (as of May 14, 2005) over Firefox 1.0

RFC 3987: Internationalized Resource Identifiers (IRIs)

31/01/2005 @ 11:55 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : RFC 3987: Internationalized Resource Identifiers (IRIs) - Cool, it is final! #

RFC 3986: Uniform Resource Identifier (URI): Generic Syntax

31/01/2005 @ 11:55 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : RFC 3986: Uniform Resource Identifier (URI): Generic Syntax - Another update #

Me and the big "G"

31/01/2005 @ 11:55 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Me and the big "G" - Another Mozilla person joins Google #

One-Click Subscription

31/01/2005 @ 11:55 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : One-Click Subscription - Yeah, Atom is cool! I certainly hope RSS will get a namespace anytime soon #

Using the Google APIs to Spell Check

31/01/2005 @ 11:55 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Using the Google APIs to Spell Check - Neat! [via#

Feeds for DP

31/01/2005 @ 11:55 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Feeds for DP - Nice! (They fixed the URIs as well.) #

Everyone thinks they're hiring the top 1%

31/01/2005 @ 11:55 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Everyone thinks they're hiring the top 1% - Heh, although you expect that answer from the beginning #

outdated HTML guides

31/01/2005 @ 11:55 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : outdated HTML guides - Yeah, they suck. More important, how are they found? #

Office 2003 XML Reference Schemas

31/01/2005 @ 11:55 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Office 2003 XML Reference Schemas - Cool: "Microsoft offers open and royalty-free documentation and licenses for the Microsoft Office 2003 XML Reference Schemas." #

Vernieuwde validweb

31/01/2005 @ 11:55 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Vernieuwde validweb - Ziet er goed uit! #

Using Rsync and SSH

31/01/2005 @ 11:55 UTC

François Nonnenmacher : Using Rsync and SSH - One day I'll setup that backup plan ;-)

Top 10 Apple Flops

31/01/2005 @ 11:55 UTC

François Nonnenmacher : Top 10 Apple Flops

Quicken extorsion practices

31/01/2005 @ 11:55 UTC

François Nonnenmacher : Quicken extorsion practices - An excellent example of why it's bad to put your data in a proprietary format!

'Blair' doodles amuse Number 10

31/01/2005 @ 11:55 UTC

François Nonnenmacher : 'Blair' doodles amuse Number 10 - Er... that was Bill Gates'!

Why Apple Makes a One Buttoned Mouse

31/01/2005 @ 11:55 UTC

François Nonnenmacher : Why Apple Makes a One Buttoned Mouse - Clear explanation why this is actually not such a bad idea

Many-to-Many: Finding Mavens in Usenet

31/01/2005 @ 11:55 UTC

philgyford : Many-to-Many: Finding Mavens in Usenet - Hot social network analysis action.

NewtVNC: VNC for the Newton

31/01/2005 @ 10:57 UTC

philgyford : NewtVNC: VNC for the Newton - Been meaning to get round to trying this for ages now.

Andrew Lark points to Stephen O'Grady comments on open source analyst companies

31/01/2005 @ 10:57 UTC

ricmac : Andrew Lark points to Stephen O'Grady comments on open source analyst companies - "Stephen O'Grady - the other half of Redmonk has five pointers on why the open source analyst model might work..."

Redmonk: changing the analyst industry by open sourcing it

31/01/2005 @ 10:56 UTC

ricmac : Redmonk: changing the analyst industry by open sourcing it - Redmonk are getting a lot of attention currently for "open sourcing" their analyst business. Interesting to follow.

Search Engine Marketing - Rich Skrenta on Topix, DMOZ and more

31/01/2005 @ 10:56 UTC

ricmac : Search Engine Marketing - Rich Skrenta on Topix, DMOZ and more - "Our system won't be complete until it performs as well as a human editor."

Advanced Business Blogging: RSS Traffic Tracking Help is On The Way

31/01/2005 @ 10:56 UTC

ricmac : Advanced Business Blogging: RSS Traffic Tracking Help is On The Way - "Syndicate IQ seems to be all about comprehensive syndication analytics."

the iCite net - Creating a commons for sampling information architecture and data structures

31/01/2005 @ 10:56 UTC

ricmac : the iCite net - Creating a commons for sampling information architecture and data structures - "..."sampling" is also an essential tool used in the creation of new information architectures and data structures."

Greenhouse Associates: 10 Predictions for 2005

31/01/2005 @ 10:56 UTC

ricmac : Greenhouse Associates: 10 Predictions for 2005 - "As rule, the closer an information service tailors its content and applications to the needs of a specific type of user, the more successful it will be. Facing this reality, aggregators increasingly are packaging content and applications for specific job

Yahoo to Offer Financial Data Feeds

31/01/2005 @ 10:55 UTC

ricmac : Yahoo to Offer Financial Data Feeds - "Now we're expanding that strategy of syndication to include financial information" (via paidcontent.org)

Angie Hart on the bitter breakup and new reunion of Frente!

31/01/2005 @ 10:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Angie Hart on the bitter breakup and new reunion of Frente! - there's a new song up on Myspace, but it just doesn't have the same sense of wonder

Del the Funky Homosapien performs at the Dreamcast launch party in 1999

31/01/2005 @ 10:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Del the Funky Homosapien performs at the Dreamcast launch party in 1999 - don't miss the video of Del performing the gaming-focused song "Proto Culture" [via]  [via]

Hands-on preview of Katamari Damacy 2

31/01/2005 @ 10:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Hands-on preview of Katamari Damacy 2 - with two videos of gameplay from the classroom demo [via]  [via]

Controlled Vocabularies and Folksonomies: Why Change is Good. : Bokardo.com

31/01/2005 @ 09:55 UTC

ricmac : Controlled Vocabularies and Folksonomies: Why Change is Good. : Bokardo.com - "Folksonomies never stop changing, and I think this is their biggest asset."

Jeremy Wagstaff: The Tag Report IV: A Chat With Joshua from delicious

31/01/2005 @ 09:55 UTC

ricmac : Jeremy Wagstaff: The Tag Report IV: A Chat With Joshua from delicious - "Basically, the way I think of the what I'm doing is taking the process of memory, and building prosthetics. [...] Search is more associated with the recall, whereas tagging is more associated with the storage."

Matt Biddulph made two new Del.icio.us hacks

31/01/2005 @ 09:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Matt Biddulph made two new Del.icio.us hacks - a tool that detects similarly-named tags, and a Firefox extension that embeds Del.icio.us into the BBC website [via]  [via]

plasticbag : Mr Biddulph also has decided to graft together the Radio 3 site with del.icio.us - Clearly we're not keeping him busy enough at work!

Thermite synthesis

31/01/2005 @ 07:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Thermite synthesis - Thermite synthesis: wikipedia rocks!

Crooked Timber: Faith in progress

31/01/2005 @ 07:01 UTC

Steve Cook : Crooked Timber: Faith in progress - Henry of Crooked Timber looks at Easterbrook's "Collapse" review in the context of right-wing extropianism.

"Wild at Heart" teaches Christian men to reclaim their inner warrior

31/01/2005 @ 06:58 UTC

Steve Cook : "Wild at Heart" teaches Christian men to reclaim their inner warrior - Russell Crowe, Christian role model.

Google Loses "Top Brand" Crown to Apple

31/01/2005 @ 06:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Google Loses "Top Brand" Crown to Apple - Google Loses "Top Brand" Crown to Apple: who saw *that* coming?!

Live from Iraq…It’s the elections in High Definition on HDNet

31/01/2005 @ 05:58 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Live from Iraq…It’s the elections in High Definition on HDNet - Live from Iraq…It’s the elections in High Definition on HDNet: Mark sends his TV station to Iraq. Wow!

IM bot that handles the rejection for you

31/01/2005 @ 05:55 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : IM bot that handles the rejection for you - With publically posted transcripts. Hilarious.

Rod Begbie : laim.name - "The Rejection Line" for the 21st century. Give out a fake AIM name, and let the robot do the dumping. [via#

Jon Udell remixes an Elvis Costello interview

31/01/2005 @ 04:55 UTC

ricmac : Jon Udell remixes an Elvis Costello interview - "As more and more interviews and conference sessions produce online audio content, remixing will help us compress time and focus attention."

Noteworthy: A blogger's roleplaying game

31/01/2005 @ 04:08 UTC

Steve Cook : Noteworthy: A blogger's roleplaying game - Turning LiveJournal into an epistolatory RPG.

Brad DeLong on Gregg Easterbrook

31/01/2005 @ 04:05 UTC

Steve Cook : Brad DeLong on Gregg Easterbrook - "Somebody's job should be to catch book reviewers who don't understand or don't accurately present the books they are reviewing." For Mr. Easterbrook, that seems to be anything other than pro football, defense budgets, and superbabes.

The Boy Who Pierced His Labia

31/01/2005 @ 04:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : The Boy Who Pierced His Labia - The Boy Who Pierced His Labia: funny little story

Music licenses should be cross-platform

31/01/2005 @ 03:58 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Music licenses should be cross-platform - Music licenses should be cross-platform: indeed

Better Spam Protection

31/01/2005 @ 03:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Better Spam Protection - Better Spam Protection: TMDA hack

osViews Interviews Jim White from the Darwine project :: osViews | osOpinion :: Tech Opinions for...

31/01/2005 @ 02:07 UTC

deusx : osViews Interviews Jim White from the Darwine project :: osViews | osOpinion :: Tech Opinions for the People, by the People - "The Darwine project intends to port and develop Wine as well as other supporting tools that will allow Darwin and Mac OS X users to run Windows Applications"

Back to Iraq 3.0: Election Day

31/01/2005 @ 02:04 UTC

Simon Willison : Back to Iraq 3.0: Election Day - Early indications are that they pulled if off. Excellent news. (via) [via]

Web Application Form Design

31/01/2005 @ 02:01 UTC

Simon Willison : Web Application Form Design - Smart thinking on form layout.

Ethan Marcotte : Web application form design - Sweet.

jimray : Web application form design - Better design makes better forms

bmilleare : Web Application Form Design

Google!

31/01/2005 @ 01:58 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Google! - Google!: hahahaha.... portal

weather module for RSS

31/01/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : weather module for RSS - weather module for RSS: cool, I have some ideas where this could be used

So you want to be a consultant...?

31/01/2005 @ 01:01 UTC

François Nonnenmacher : So you want to be a consultant...? - Or: Why work 8 hours/day for someone else when you can work 16 hours/day for yourself?

philgyford : So you want to be a consultant...? - Loads of really solid, useful advice for contractors/consultants.

How do you stand it?

31/01/2005 @ 00:58 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : How do you stand it? - :-) #

Wayne Burkett : phil ringnalda dot com: How do you stand it? - "Atom starts out as a good looking car, but 200 people are constantly working on it, even while it's driving along, building up and then tearing down enormous spoilers and scoops and weird things sticking out the sides that don't make any sense at all..." #

deusx : phil ringnalda dot com: How do you stand it? - "How do you stand it, remembering your dreams all the time?"

Philippe Janvier : How do you stand it ? - Dream or reality of RSS and Atom history :) [via#

Kingsley Idehen's definition of Web 2.0

31/01/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

ricmac : Kingsley Idehen's definition of Web 2.0 - "...a Point of Presence on the Web for exposing of invoking Web Services and/or Syndicating or Subscribing to XML based content."

Plinko as a Metaphor for Life

31/01/2005 @ 00:07 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Plinko as a Metaphor for Life - Plinko as a Metaphor for Life: featuring a little java applet

SearchViews

31/01/2005 @ 00:04 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : SearchViews - SearchViews: an SEM blog with good search stuff on it

Call for a Web 2.0 Spam Squashing Summit

31/01/2005 @ 00:01 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Call for a Web 2.0 Spam Squashing Summit - Call for a Web 2.0 Spam Squashing Summit: good idea

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