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Breaking The Law

17/02/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

Wayne Burkett : Breaking The Law - Copyright-related civil disobedience. Rawk. "Come and get me, Apple! Come and get me, RIAA!" #

Excellent overview of RSS by SiliconRepublic.com (via Nooked)

17/02/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

ricmac : Excellent overview of RSS by SiliconRepublic.com (via Nooked) - "RSS and blogging are part of a technical revolution that is ?democratising? the internet, making it available to a much wider audience and much easier to use. Web 2.0 is the name that has been given to this new-look internet."

Video: Daily Show segment on blogger journalism

17/02/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Video: Daily Show segment on blogger journalism - brilliant coverage, here's a partial transcript

You go, Gary! 'Numa' takes Web by storm

17/02/2005 @ 22:56 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : You go, Gary! 'Numa' takes Web by storm - You go, Gary! 'Numa' takes Web by storm: this shit cracks me up

jimray : 'Today' show finds the next Star Wars kid - Hey, another fat kid we can make fun of and call it news! Have I mentioned how much I hate Matt Lauer and Katy Couric?

No Protection for Bloggers

17/02/2005 @ 22:56 UTC

jimray : No Protection for Bloggers - Interesting perspective from Wired - bloggers won't get journalist's protection because it doesn't actually exist (that's just what the WANT you to think!)

More Watchful, Probably Not Safer

17/02/2005 @ 22:56 UTC

jimray : More Watchful, Probably Not Safer - Why we need smarter, not necessarily more, tech

Redhat's intro to the commandline

17/02/2005 @ 22:55 UTC

jimray : Redhat's intro to the commandline - Most helpful bash tips [via waferbaby'

Blogging howto for small city newspapers

17/02/2005 @ 22:55 UTC

jimray : Blogging howto for small city newspapers - Dave Winer's tips [via joeweiss]

Slipknot

17/02/2005 @ 22:55 UTC

kaninka.net : Slipknot - Slipknot á tónleikum í Stokkhólmi. Linkurinn er virkur fram yfir helgi.

Groupware BAD

17/02/2005 @ 22:55 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Groupware BAD - Design for users, not for managers. Hilarious and insightful stuff from jwz.

Jeremy Zawodny : Groupware Bad - Groupware Bad: people good -- a classic jwz rant/story

jimray : JWZ on why groupware is bad - "Nobody cares about that shit. Nobody you'd want to talk to, anyway."

The C10K problem

17/02/2005 @ 21:57 UTC

Nelson Minar : The C10K problem - How to build a server that can handle 10,000 clients

macosxhints - Convert Real Audio files to MP3s

17/02/2005 @ 21:56 UTC

deusx : macosxhints - Convert Real Audio files to MP3s - "By using a few freely available UNIX command line tools, and codecs from the OS X version of Real Player, one can easily and quickly convert Real Audio to MP3."

Wayne Burkett : Convert Real Audio files to MP3s - Using command line tools on OS X. #

John Battelle meets Danny Hillis (June 04)

17/02/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

ricmac : John Battelle meets Danny Hillis (June 04) - "Danny and Bram have, in essence, created a lab [Applied Minds] where they get paid to think orthogonal to a problem, and invent/design/prototype just about any kind of solution they can dream up."

John Battelle: subscription model for content (July 04)

17/02/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

ricmac : John Battelle: subscription model for content (July 04) - nb: comments are interesting. "The content providers to the paid channel get paid by the search engine based on usage patterns over time."

Spid.ero.us

17/02/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Spid.ero.us - social bookmark comparisons, including Japanese Delicious clones! [via]  [via]

Which celebrities make the best wine?

17/02/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

jkottke : Which celebrities make the best wine? - Francis Ford Coppola, Ernie Els, Gerard Depardieu, or Elvis?

Google Maps query for "miserable failure in Washington DC"

17/02/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

jkottke : Google Maps query for "miserable failure in Washington DC"

WordPress 1.5

17/02/2005 @ 19:58 UTC

doug : WordPress 1.5 - Congrats to Matt and other WP developers on the release of WordPress 1.5.

Rod Begbie : Announcing WordPress 1.5 - I think I might give WordPress a try some time soon. [via#

Simon Willison : Announcing WordPress 1.5 - The new features look awesome. I'm considering switching very soon. (via) [via]

Jeremy Zawodny : Announcing WordPress 1.5 - Announcing WordPress 1.5: yay!

Andy Baio : Wordpress 1.5 released - looks impressive

bmilleare : WordPress 1.5

McAfee redesign

17/02/2005 @ 19:58 UTC

doug : McAfee redesign - Nice, clean redesign of McAfee, using CSS for layout. (via SimpleBits.com)

Switching to Mac Isn't for Everybody

17/02/2005 @ 19:58 UTC

doug : Switching to Mac Isn't for Everybody - Walt Mossberg takes a look at some of the reasons why switching may not be right for you. I agree with many of his points, but hey, I'm a Mac user again, and I love it.

jkottke : Switching to a Mac isn't for everybody - "In general, the best candidates for a switch to the Mac are those who use their computers overwhelmingly for common, mainstream consumer tasks."

ID Theft in CA

17/02/2005 @ 19:57 UTC

doug : ID Theft in CA - Possibly "as many as 35,000 Californians" affected. If major databases like this can be hacked, do we have any guarantees of security and privacy anymore? Fellow CA residents, keep a close watch on your accounts.

Make Python operators

17/02/2005 @ 19:57 UTC

Nelson Minar : Make Python operators - It is an abomination (via Daily Python URL)

SCO to be delisted?

17/02/2005 @ 19:57 UTC

Nelson Minar : SCO to be delisted? - They're late with their 10-K. Couldn't happen to nicer people.

Portable freeware

17/02/2005 @ 19:57 UTC

Nelson Minar : Portable freeware - Software you can run off a USB thumb drive

SMS Advertising Hits the Streets

17/02/2005 @ 19:56 UTC

Rod Begbie : SMS Advertising Hits the Streets - SMS-based advertising reaches the US. This billboard has been on the Mass Pike for the last few weeks too. #

The Somerville Gates

17/02/2005 @ 19:56 UTC

Rod Begbie : The Somerville Gates - Anything New York can do, Somerville can do better. [via#

jimray : The Somerville Gates - Nice [via mathowie]

Another Quicktime VR panorama of The Gates

17/02/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

jkottke : Another Quicktime VR panorama of The Gates

jimray : Really nice panorama of The Gates [via linkbunnies]

no guru, no method, no "davinci code"

17/02/2005 @ 18:56 UTC

cobra libre : no guru, no method, no "davinci code" #

jimmy smith, r.i.p.

17/02/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

cobra libre : jimmy smith, r.i.p. #

Today Show covers the Numa Numa video

17/02/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Today Show covers the Numa Numa video - Matt Lauer dubs him the new Star Wars Kid

Yet Another Technorati Tags MT plugin

17/02/2005 @ 17:57 UTC

kellan : Yet Another Technorati Tags MT plugin - Adds the ability to use a regex to define the seperator

RichardHerring.com - Wednesday 16th February 2005

17/02/2005 @ 17:56 UTC

philgyford : RichardHerring.com - Wednesday 16th February 2005 - I had that I-Spy book of Car Numbers. I was a fascinating child, oh yes.

Katamari Damacy hand puppet

17/02/2005 @ 17:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Katamari Damacy hand puppet - they should make vinyl action figures, too [via]  [via]

Typographica's favorite fonts of 2004

17/02/2005 @ 17:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Typographica's favorite fonts of 2004 - Galaxie Polaris is lovely

jkottke : Typographica lists their favorite fonts of 2004 - Currently coveting Whitney. Mmmm...

FlySketch - OS X app with tracing features

17/02/2005 @ 16:57 UTC

kellan : FlySketch - OS X app with tracing features - FlySketch can show its main drawing window above all other windows in the system. Change the transparency of the canvas... #

Simon Willison : Flying Meat: FlySketch - Really neat OS X application - lets you draw over part of your screen, then save the drawing.

Richard Rutter : FlySketch - Very cool screen grab and annotation app for OS X.

deusx : Flying Meat: FlySketch - "Draw, highlight, everywhere."

joshua : Flying Meat: FlySketch - simple doodling/drafting app

Charles Miller : FlySketch - FlySketch: The other day we were projecting a webpage onto a whiteboard so we can draw over it. This is much more civilised... and durable!

Boston.com / A&E / One-hit wonder

17/02/2005 @ 16:56 UTC

Rod Begbie : Boston.com / A&E / One-hit wonder - Joy appears in the Boston Globe, on the topic of Google Whacking. #

Shakespeare & Lauderdale Towers on Flickr - Photo Sharing!

17/02/2005 @ 16:56 UTC

philgyford : Shakespeare & Lauderdale Towers on Flickr - Photo Sharing! - A lovely photo of the Barbican that looks different to all the others for once.

Video: Thundercats

17/02/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Video: Thundercats - fan-made short film, complete with CGI effects and leather pants [via]  [via]

The return of the Kottke webcam

17/02/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

Andy Baio : The return of the Kottke webcam - wait, where's the monkey?

Parent's guide to computer slang by Microsoft

17/02/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Parent's guide to computer slang by Microsoft - darn those "online videogame bullies"! [via]  [via]

Jeremy Zawodny : A parent's primer to computer slang - A parent's primer to computer slang: microsoft explains 1337 speak

deusx : microsoft.com - A parent's primer to computer slang - "Understand how your kids communicate online to help protect them" 31337 d00d! k-r4d! u need 2 raed dis

Nelson Minar : l33tspeak guide - Hysterically earnest primer for parnets (via Waxy, or a search on microsoft.com for 'l33t')

Simon Willison : A parent's primer to computer slang - According to MS, "pwn" is a leet word possibly indicating illegal activity. (via) [via]

Charles Miller : A parent's primer to computer slang - Microsoft teaches parents how to speak l33t. No, really. (via el Reg)

Trailer for The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy movie

17/02/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

jkottke : Trailer for The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy movie - Doesn't look too bad, actually.

Phil Windley's Technometria | Building Interactive Web Programs with Continuations

17/02/2005 @ 15:55 UTC

deusx : Phil Windley's Technometria | Building Interactive Web Programs with Continuations - '...what if I could write programs for the Web that were ?structured? in the programming sense of that word?'

I find this woman dressed as Ronald McDonald slightly sexy and I don't know how to feel about that

17/02/2005 @ 15:55 UTC

jkottke : I find this woman dressed as Ronald McDonald slightly sexy and I don't know how to feel about that

Blank keyboards

17/02/2005 @ 15:55 UTC

jkottke : Blank keyboards - It would be cool to get your own type printed on these.

The Guardian on Moog, a documentary about Robert Moog and electronic music machines

17/02/2005 @ 15:55 UTC

jkottke : The Guardian on Moog, a documentary about Robert Moog and electronic music machines

Beautiful pinhole photography of Paris

17/02/2005 @ 15:55 UTC

jkottke : Beautiful pinhole photography of Paris

BlogMarks.net

17/02/2005 @ 14:55 UTC

Philippe Janvier : BlogMarks.net - Enlarge your blogmarks :) [via#

Tristan Rivoallan : Blogmarks.net - neat.

François Hodierne : BlogMarks.net - Enlarge your bookmarks :) #

tehu : BlogMarks.net : by the wondeful team who brought to you Hot Links ! - ça va je l'ai bien dit ? :-p

Wayne Burkett : BlogMarks.net : Public Marks - BlogMarks is a new public, delicious-like bookmark manager from the folks behind Hot Links. #

kellan : BlogMarks.net - social bookmarking with screenshots - The HotLinks team is making their kick ass tools generally available in a del.icio.us like fashion #

Nelson Minar : BlogMarks.net - The guy behind Hot Links makes a fancy social bookmarks site

BBC NEWS | In pictures: How the world is changing

17/02/2005 @ 13:55 UTC

deusx : BBC NEWS | In pictures: How the world is changing - "While the effect of human activity on the global climate is hotly debated, physical signs of environmental change are all around us."

uiGarden

17/02/2005 @ 12:55 UTC

Richard Rutter : uiGarden - Engligh-Chinese bilingual magazine dedicated to UI matters (filed under Information design).

National Hockey League Players' Association: NHL CANCELS SEASON

17/02/2005 @ 12:55 UTC

deusx : National Hockey League Players' Association: NHL CANCELS SEASON - Wow. Didn't this happen to baseball? Right about when they lost a whole bunch of fans to hockey? Greedy dumbasses, all.

Wimax for train commuters

17/02/2005 @ 11:55 UTC

Richard Rutter : Wimax for train commuters - Launching as free trial in March on Brighton to Victoria line (filed under Brighton).

Daily Show On Bloggers

17/02/2005 @ 09:56 UTC

Jason Shellen : Daily Show On Bloggers - Ted Hitler reporting with a shoutout to Atrios to boot. #

ESPN looking for Web 2.0 developers

17/02/2005 @ 09:55 UTC

ricmac : ESPN looking for Web 2.0 developers - "Do you grok Web 2.0 and want your great ideas to be adopted by millions?"

Sleater-Kinney begs people to stop pirating their new unreleased album

17/02/2005 @ 09:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Sleater-Kinney begs people to stop pirating their new unreleased album - the release date is three months away?! your biggest fans are pirating it because there's no legal alternative [via]  [via]

MPAA cracking down on fan fiction sites

17/02/2005 @ 08:55 UTC

Andy Baio : MPAA cracking down on fan fiction sites - for using movie-style ratings to grade mature content in fanfic

Muni Photography Ban

17/02/2005 @ 07:55 UTC

doug : Muni Photography Ban - "We get no sense of security from officials enforcing unwritten laws by bullying the public and hoping that they're too scared or confused to argue for their rights." (via, roundaboutly, Veen.com)

Panic has released Transmit 3, the newest version of my favorite OS X FTP app

17/02/2005 @ 06:55 UTC

jkottke : Panic has released Transmit 3, the newest version of my favorite OS X FTP app

jimray : Transmit 3 launched - Lots of groovy new features, still the best FTP app for OS X

plasticbag : A new version of FTP client Transmit has come out - I've been getting cross with Fetch recently. I think maybe it's time to switch...

Entire NHL hockey season cancelled

17/02/2005 @ 06:55 UTC

jkottke : Entire NHL hockey season cancelled - Can the sport recover from this?

NASA has found "strong evidence" that life currently exists on Mars

17/02/2005 @ 06:55 UTC

jkottke : NASA has found "strong evidence" that life currently exists on Mars - Fluctuating methane levels and the presence of sulfate jarosite may indicate that life is present.

plasticbag : NASA Researchers Claim Evidence of Present Life on Mars - It's all to do with methane emissions from subterranean caves. Very hopeful about this one. Life on another planet - however trivial and basic - would blow the world open...

Screenfont.ca

17/02/2005 @ 05:55 UTC

doug : Screenfont.ca - Joe Clark launches a project to explore the possibilities and improvements for captions and subtitles. Brand new, with lots of meticulous attention to details to come.

Anne van Kesteren : screenfont.ca - It is live! #

Stay Free! pans Gladwell's Blink

17/02/2005 @ 05:55 UTC

jkottke : Stay Free! pans Gladwell's Blink - "His writing follows a simple formula: put forth a counterintuitive argument, then cleverly select points that advance this claim while ignoring and obscuring those that don't."

Peterme on Google Maps

17/02/2005 @ 04:56 UTC

doug : Peterme on Google Maps - Peter deconstructs the UI and design behind Google Maps with an interesting critique and some good points.

Chameleon: Cool little alpha app that uses Bloglines Web Services

17/02/2005 @ 04:55 UTC

ricmac : Chameleon: Cool little alpha app that uses Bloglines Web Services - e.g. "Keeps track of which feeds you read, how often, and when..." (link via waxy.org)

They Might Be Giants releases second kids' album, Here Come the ABC's

17/02/2005 @ 04:55 UTC

Andy Baio : They Might Be Giants releases second kids' album, Here Come the ABC's - buy direct online from the band, or watch the videos

American Idol blocking fast-forwards on Comcast DVRs

17/02/2005 @ 04:55 UTC

Andy Baio : American Idol blocking fast-forwards on Comcast DVRs - get ready to hear more of this

Acme Novelty Toy gallery

17/02/2005 @ 04:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Acme Novelty Toy gallery - the Chris Ware cutouts actually work [via]  [via]

Record video conferences held in iChat AV

17/02/2005 @ 04:55 UTC

jkottke : Record video conferences held in iChat AV

Richard Rutter : Conference Recorder for iChat AV - Turn your audio and video chats into Quicktime movies (filed under Apple).

MSNFound, MSN Search's new viral web game

17/02/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

Andy Baio : MSNFound, MSN Search's new viral web game - no matter how good the game may be, it still forces you to use MSN [via]  [via]

jimray : MSN .: FOUND - Search game from MSN - next time someone asks you why Microsoft is so lame, just point 'em here

Interview with Mark Jen, the fired Google blogger

17/02/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Interview with Mark Jen, the fired Google blogger - Mark confirms Google has no blogging policy [via]  [via]

IN EVENT OF MOON DISASTER:

17/02/2005 @ 01:56 UTC

deusx : IN EVENT OF MOON DISASTER: - July 18, 1969.

Cocoa and the Emerging Software Market

17/02/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

Simon Willison : Cocoa and the Emerging Software Market - Cocoa is letting small teams build big things.

jkottke : Cocoa has led to a rise in small independent developers for OS X producing neat software - Transmit, NetNewsWire, OmniGraffle, Delicious Monster, etc.

Wayne Burkett : Cocoa and the Emerging Software Market #

Paul Hammond : x180 / james duncan davidson: Cocoa and the Emerging Software Market - the story of Cocoa is about the small software shop where people are busting out incredible software with small teams

GoogleMapsHacking

17/02/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

Simon Willison : GoogleMapsHacking - Jeremy Dunck's wiki page collecting Google Maps Hacks.

Eric Meyer : GoogleMapsHacking - Given my loves of microhacking and maps, there's no way I could resist this site. [via Simon] [via]

kayodeok : GoogleMapsHacking - An Unnamed MoinMoin Wiki - Google Maps Hacking Wiki

NY Daily News on the "Numa Numa" lip-synching teen

17/02/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

Andy Baio : NY Daily News on the "Numa Numa" lip-synching teen - the video is sent to me by e-mail and IM several times a day

MSNBC's Big Picture - 2005 Academy Awards

17/02/2005 @ 00:56 UTC

jimray : MSNBC's Big Picture - 2005 Academy Awards - "JLO IS CLEO!"

Ghetto McDonalds

17/02/2005 @ 00:56 UTC

kaninka.net : Ghetto McDonalds - I'm loving it

DJ History: Archive Interviews - Ian Levine

17/02/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

philgyford : DJ History: Archive Interviews - Ian Levine - Remembrances of Northern/Modern Soul in the 1970s.

SunKilMoon

17/02/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

philgyford : SunKilMoon - I'm so out of touch - I didn't know Mark "Red House Painters" Kozelek had a new band. Joy.

[Mac] Apps of the Year, 2004

17/02/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

Wayne Burkett : [Mac] Apps of the Year, 2004 - Affrus sounds awesome. #

Lawrence Lessig's first podcast

17/02/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

Wayne Burkett : Lawrence Lessig's first podcast - A reading of his March column in Wired. #

Colin Cunningham very occasionally plays a minor character in Stargate

17/02/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

plasticbag : Colin Cunningham very occasionally plays a minor character in Stargate - In the series, he seems kind of neat. On his acting site, he looks like a tit. Reality is such a disappointment...

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