Eric's Archived Thoughts: That Acid Buzz

23/03/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

kayodeok : Eric's Archived Thoughts: That Acid Buzz - Eric Meyer's opinion on Hakon Lie's Acid Test: "An acid test worthy of its name would expose bugs in every browser on the market today"

Paul Hammond : Eric's Archived Thoughts: That Acid Buzz - Why only Microsoft?

Webservices Mashup Resources - O'Reilly Etech 2005

23/03/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

ricmac : Webservices Mashup Resources - O'Reilly Etech 2005 - kokogiak.com provides an excellent list of web services references (incl a Web 2.0 section)

BBC faces strike ballot deadline

23/03/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

plasticbag : BBC faces strike ballot deadline - "Union leaders have threatened to hold a strike ballot at the BBC if it presses ahead with its plan for 2,050 redundancies at the corporation."

UK guerilla artist Banksy installs own pictures in four museums

23/03/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

Andy Baio : UK guerilla artist Banksy installs own pictures in four museums - it took them several days to notice and remove the beautiful works

deusx : Stealing gallery space (kottke.org) - "Banksy went into four of NYC's most prominent museums .. and installed four of his own pieces of art" The ultimate in D.I.Y.

Mozilla Foundation no longer shipping Firefox Windows zipped builds

23/03/2005 @ 22:55 UTC

kayodeok : Mozilla Foundation no longer shipping Firefox Windows zipped builds - Asa Dotzler explains why

How To Disable GreaseMonkey On Your Web Site

23/03/2005 @ 22:55 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : How To Disable GreaseMonkey On Your Web Site - Interesting. #

kayodeok : How To Disable GreaseMonkey On Your Web Site - GreaseMonkey can break DOM scripting because it tends to alter the DOM before any homegrown script; Dean Edwards provides a script to disable GreaseMonkey

Paul Hammond : How To Disable GreaseMonkey On Your Web Site - GreaseMonkey can break DOM scripting.

Jeremy Zawodny : How To Disable GreaseMonkey On Your Web Site - How To Disable GreaseMonkey On Your Web Site: wow, that's pretty damned easy

ricmac : How To Disable GreaseMonkey On Your Web Site - via Threadwatch

State-of-the-art interactivity?

23/03/2005 @ 21:56 UTC

doug : State-of-the-art interactivity? - Veen smacks down the depressing trends he saw while judging a recent interaction design contest.

jkottke : Jeff Veen rightly rips into the entries in interactive design competitions - I can't even look at the results of these contests anymore because they're often so bad and non-web.

Wayne Burkett : Jeffrey Veen: State-of-the-art interactivity? - A great rant. So true. From the comments: "Pretend you're going to buy a car. Visit the auto-maker's sites. See if it's even *possible* to make your decision based on what you find there." #

Simon Willison : Jeffrey Veen: State-of-the-art interactivity? - All-Flash sites still suck.

Nelson Minar : Bad interactive sites - Jeff Veen tears into crappy Flash sites, etc (via everyone)

Milo Vermeulen : Jeffrey Veen: State-of-the-art interactivity? - Jeffrey Veen: State-of-the-art interactivity? [via] [via]

Sanity is Having A Massage - Flickr-style

23/03/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

plasticbag : Sanity is Having A Massage - Flickr-style - Ah. Back in the UK. Work. Flat. Computers. How very drole. {snaps}

Jamie4U is the funniest parody of a young gay weblog that I've ever read. Well done sir! Bravo...

23/03/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

plasticbag : Jamie4U is the funniest parody of a young gay weblog that I've ever read. Well done sir! Bravo... - "Then me and Craig were like boyfriends for a whole week, but then I got bored of him and dumped him because he was too clingy and I needed like SPACE and FREEDOM to BE MYSELF."

BBC to cut 2,000 programme jobs

23/03/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

plasticbag : BBC to cut 2,000 programme jobs - The BBC is to cut more than 2,000 jobs in its programme-making divisions and new media...

Jeremy Dear and Mark Thompson go head-to-head about the BBC cuts

23/03/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

plasticbag : Jeremy Dear and Mark Thompson go head-to-head about the BBC cuts - "The BBC has announced more job losses in its programme-making divisions, bringing the total to 2,050 over three years, as it seeks to save £355m a year to reinvest in programmes."

Exploring Better Standards Support

23/03/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

jimray : Exploring Better Standards Support - Eric Meyer's requests for IE 7 [via Zeldman]

Bootstrap Institute: Engelbart papers

23/03/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

cameron : Bootstrap Institute: Engelbart papers - All of Douglas Engelbart's papers (the guy who invented the mouse/everything)

Symantec claims Mac viruses on the rise

23/03/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

jimray : Symantec claims Mac viruses on the rise - "Hey, people are buying Macs - you should buy our virus protections software!"

16 Military Wives :: Bittorrent Download - The Decemberists

23/03/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

jimray : 16 Military Wives :: Bittorrent Download - The Decemberists - Who needs MTV when you've got BitTorrent?

Sony PSP 101

23/03/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Sony PSP 101 - excellent roundup of info about the PSP

Monumental projectors

23/03/2005 @ 18:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : Monumental projectors - Nice images, follow the links

Get your Schiavo on

23/03/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

Nelson Minar : Get your Schiavo on - As always, right on message (via jwz)

deusx : www.mnftiu.cc | get your war on | page 45 - "...if I fall into a persistent vegetative state, and Tom DeLay comes within a hundred miles of me, I am to turn into a zombie and rip his fucking head off."

Peeps marshmallow maker

23/03/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Peeps marshmallow maker - Good lord, I don't know why I'm linking to this.

10GHZ Athlon!!!11! Teh r0x0rs!

23/03/2005 @ 17:55 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : 10GHZ Athlon!!!11! Teh r0x0rs! - I heart Amazon spam.

Video: House of Cosbys

23/03/2005 @ 17:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Video: House of Cosbys - I'm Curiosity Cosby, you see

Ridiculously detailed bitmappy poster of London from eboy

23/03/2005 @ 17:55 UTC

jkottke : Ridiculously detailed bitmappy poster of London from eboy - They also have NYC wrapping paper, but would love to see a poster.

plasticbag : Awesome eboy poster of London that I ordered and arrived in the office today... - It's beautiful and it's huge! I have no idea where to put it...

Universal Towels

23/03/2005 @ 16:56 UTC

Rod Begbie : Universal Towels - For the "frood who really knows where his towel is" in your life. [via#

BBC NEWS | Magazine | I'll show you mine...

23/03/2005 @ 16:56 UTC

philgyford : BBC NEWS | Magazine | I'll show you mine... - I wrote an article about Flickr for the BBC News 'Magazine'. More later, no time now.

plasticbag : Phil Gyford writes about Flickr for BBC News (and talks to Timo and me as well) - "It's about capturing moments - things your eyes have got caught on - and doing what you'd do to a friend if they happened to be on the street with you, saying 'check that out, isn't that awesome'.."

Mozilla Wiki on fixing CSS pixels

23/03/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Mozilla Wiki on fixing CSS pixels - The math's way (way, WAY) over my head, but it's great to see some momentum on the whole pixel rounding error problem. Finally.

"Popstrology is a system for achieving self-awareness through the study of the pop-music charts -...

23/03/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

jkottke : "Popstrology is a system for achieving self-awareness through the study of the pop-music charts -- specifically, by determining which pop song was No. 1 on the day of your birth"

A post of mine made it into the "Trackback" sidebar in the April 2005 issue of Wired

23/03/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

jkottke : A post of mine made it into the "Trackback" sidebar in the April 2005 issue of Wired - My 24 yo self can die happy now.

New technology could send data over human skin to all sort of different devices

23/03/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

jkottke : New technology could send data over human skin to all sort of different devices - "It may soon be possible to trade music files by dancing cheek to cheek, or to swap phone numbers by kissing".

Is TiVo Trying to Buy the Media?

23/03/2005 @ 15:57 UTC

jimray : Is TiVo Trying to Buy the Media? - TiVo offering a $200 discount to "journalist" -- if by journalist, you mean "paid corporate shill" [via Jossip]

Adam Felber discovers that Joe Scarborough is, in fact, an asshat

23/03/2005 @ 15:56 UTC

jimray : Adam Felber discovers that Joe Scarborough is, in fact, an asshat - And calls him out on it brilliantly

Google stops using AFP

23/03/2005 @ 15:56 UTC

jimray : Google stops using AFP - AFP == myopic morons

'DVD Jon' reopens iTunes backdoor | CNET News.com

23/03/2005 @ 15:56 UTC

jimray : 'DVD Jon' reopens iTunes backdoor | CNET News.com - Well, that didn't take long

Wired on the Decemberists use of BitTorrent for new video

23/03/2005 @ 15:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Wired on the Decemberists use of BitTorrent for new video - here's the torrent

Robocop logos

23/03/2005 @ 15:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Robocop logos - obsessive fandom; the entire site is very thorough [via]  [via]

Fascinating look at how all kinds, shapes, and sizes of life adheres to quarter-power scaling laws

23/03/2005 @ 15:55 UTC

jkottke : Fascinating look at how all kinds, shapes, and sizes of life adheres to quarter-power scaling laws - "In subsequent decades, biologists have found that the 3/4-power law [relating mass to metabolic rate] appears to hold sway from microbes to whales, creatures of sizes ranging over a mind-boggling 21 orders of magnitude."

dederdebelg_getekend_verslag

23/03/2005 @ 14:57 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : dederdebelg_getekend_verslag

Diving into work...

23/03/2005 @ 14:56 UTC

kaninka.net : Diving into work... - frá Keikó í kaffið

Defeating Honeypots: System Issues, Part 1

23/03/2005 @ 14:56 UTC

kayodeok : Defeating Honeypots: System Issues, Part 1 - "As honeypots are being deployed more and more often within computer networks, blackhats have started to devise techniques to detect, circumvent, and disable the logging mechanisms used on honeypots."

eBay item 5762562547 - Vmyths Up For Sale On eBay

23/03/2005 @ 14:55 UTC

kayodeok : eBay item 5762562547 - Vmyths Up For Sale On eBay - "Vmyths, the web site that takes a skeptical look a the anti-virus industry, is for sale on eBay: item 5762562547 at a starting bid of $200,000. (Or you can buy the whole thing for $280,000)" - via: Jeremy Wagstaff's LOOSE wire

CNET News.com Reports on Greasemonkey

23/03/2005 @ 14:55 UTC

kayodeok : CNET News.com Reports on Greasemonkey - "A much more legitimate concern raised by the article is that of the security risks associated with Greasemonkey user scripts."

Del.icio.us : the screencast

23/03/2005 @ 14:55 UTC

Philippe Janvier : Del.icio.us : the screencast - "Beyond illustrating the mechanics, I argue that social tagging services create the kinds of environments in which we can evolve metadata vocabularies in a natural way". [via#

Mr. Moore in the Datacenter

23/03/2005 @ 13:56 UTC

François Nonnenmacher : Mr. Moore in the Datacenter - 1000 times more bang for your bucks in a decade. The ASP era is finally coming

Mark A. R. Kleiman: Schiavo, Hudson, and Nikolouzos

23/03/2005 @ 13:56 UTC

deusx : Mark A. R. Kleiman: Schiavo, Hudson, and Nikolouzos - "What I can't figure out is how someone could be genuinely outraged about the Schiavo case but not about the Hudson and Nikolouzos cases."

CHARLES DARWIN HAS A POSSE -- free bookmarks and stickers

23/03/2005 @ 13:55 UTC

deusx : CHARLES DARWIN HAS A POSSE -- free bookmarks and stickers - "These stickers and bookmarks are being introduced to increase awareness and appreciation of Charles Darwin." Awesome.

Matthew M. Boedicker : Charles Darwin has a posse stickers

jimray : CHARLES DARWIN HAS A POSSE! -- stickers in support of evolution - Rock out

ABC News: Poll: No Role for Government in Schiavo Case

23/03/2005 @ 13:55 UTC

deusx : ABC News: Poll: No Role for Government in Schiavo Case - "Federal Intervention in Schiavo Case Prompts Broad Public Disapproval"

The Rude Pundit - Briefly Noted: "Unanimous" Senate Vote on Schiavo Bill

23/03/2005 @ 13:55 UTC

deusx : The Rude Pundit - Briefly Noted: "Unanimous" Senate Vote on Schiavo Bill - "Only three members were on the floor and the bill's prime sponsor, Republican Sen. Mel Martinez of Florida, served as presiding officer." Disgusting as all hell.

L'ordinateur des aveugles

23/03/2005 @ 13:55 UTC

Philippe Janvier : L'ordinateur des aveugles - Comment prendre conscience par l'observation d'un cas réel, des problématiques d'accessibilité que rencontre une personne déficiente visuelle pour accéder à l'informatique et à l'Internet. [via#

bReEzAh-chicks 60 cent duurder

23/03/2005 @ 12:57 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : bReEzAh-chicks 60 cent duurder - Hehe. #

Extension Manager Changes

23/03/2005 @ 12:56 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Extension Manager Changes - Looks good. #

Proper Auto Root Signatures and User Javascript

23/03/2005 @ 12:56 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Proper Auto Root Signatures and User Javascript - Neat. #

MercuryNews.com: Spirit of innovation survives the turmoil

23/03/2005 @ 12:55 UTC

ricmac : MercuryNews.com: Spirit of innovation survives the turmoil - "Still, the spirit of invention -- the dream of creating the new, new thing -- remains central to the valley's culture."

USATODAY.com - Google's AdSense a bonanza for some Web sites

23/03/2005 @ 12:55 UTC

ricmac : USATODAY.com - Google's AdSense a bonanza for some Web sites - "In his first four months of Web publishing, AdSense brought in $45,000. Some of his blogs produce $3,000 a month. His best do "four figures," Calacanis says..."

Excellent Susan Mernit article on RSS and media

23/03/2005 @ 12:55 UTC

ricmac : Excellent Susan Mernit article on RSS and media - Quote from Rich Skrenta: "There's an opportunity for existing media organizations to take advantage of online trends, and add incremental value and profit to their delivery of content online"

Mitch Kapor's take on Microsoft Acquiring Groove

23/03/2005 @ 12:55 UTC

ricmac : Mitch Kapor's take on Microsoft Acquiring Groove - "Now I would say a project like Groove should most likely be started as free/open source software. You could not do it as a cathedral; it would have to be put together as a set of incremental pieces."

The rssInclusion Plugin

23/03/2005 @ 08:56 UTC

kayodeok : The rssInclusion Plugin - Allows using custom tags to include the entries from an RSS resource as a list within the text of a post. Does not render into feeds.

'DVD Jon' Reopens iTunes DRM Hole

23/03/2005 @ 08:55 UTC

kayodeok : 'DVD Jon' Reopens iTunes DRM Hole - Just one day after Apple closed a hole that allowed a third-party program to access its iTunes Music Store and download content without digital rights management protection, programmer Jon Johansen re-opened the back door with a new version of the softwar

John Battelle re IAC purchase of Ask Jeeves

23/03/2005 @ 08:55 UTC

ricmac : John Battelle re IAC purchase of Ask Jeeves - "This marks the rise of a fourth [media] network - after Google, Yahoo, and MSN - or maybe a fifth, if you include AOL."

PaidContent.org on "social media deals"

23/03/2005 @ 08:55 UTC

ricmac : PaidContent.org on "social media deals" - "This time next year social media startups that haven't sold out will be wondering why they didn't while the going was good."

Memorable Quotes from Office Space (1999)

23/03/2005 @ 07:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Memorable Quotes from Office Space (1999) - Memorable Quotes from Office Space (1999): imdb rules!

Bryght: Web 2.0 Definition - Under Construction

23/03/2005 @ 06:55 UTC

ricmac : Bryght: Web 2.0 Definition - Under Construction - SemWeb ref has been added to Wikipedia page: "[Semantic Web] refers to content structure and organization, while Web 2.0 refers to the next stage of the Web from a technology or perhaps business standpoint."

Susan Mernit: Topix.net acquired by newspaper J-V

23/03/2005 @ 06:55 UTC

ricmac : Susan Mernit: Topix.net acquired by newspaper J-V - "...for far less than the NYTimes, they've acquired a resource that will help them launch and create local feeds, monetize text ads far better than Google AdWords can off the shelf, and help make them a leader in the search, local and RSS spaces."

The Mopier

23/03/2005 @ 05:56 UTC

Charles Miller : The Mopier - McSweeny: "I just want people to respect the Mopier."

Subway

23/03/2005 @ 05:56 UTC

Rod Begbie : Subway - To be investigated -- Ruby on Rails-esque framework for Python. [via#

Nelson Minar : Py Subway milestone - Another Rails-like effort; has reached milestone 1

The Average Joe

23/03/2005 @ 05:55 UTC

deusx : The Average Joe - "Book Publishing and Technology Perspectives"

Feedhacks

23/03/2005 @ 05:55 UTC

deusx : Feedhacks - A new blog about feed hacks - I wish I'd thought of grabbing this domain :)

Questionable Content: Post-Funny

23/03/2005 @ 05:55 UTC

deusx : Questionable Content: Post-Funny - "He's like an incontinent kitten. Endearing, but you don't want it on top of you."

.: jsolait.net :.

23/03/2005 @ 05:55 UTC

deusx : .: jsolait.net :. - "The goal is to ease JavaScript development by building a library of reusable modules and components and enhancing JavaScript with simpler Class and Module handling mechanisms."

b3ta.com - "I'll show those bastards"

23/03/2005 @ 05:55 UTC

deusx : b3ta.com - "I'll show those bastards" - Wherein a Dozer gets his revenge on the Fraggles.

Decompiling Programmer-Speak

23/03/2005 @ 04:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Decompiling Programmer-Speak - Decompiling Programmer-Speak: this is so true

Rod Begbie : Decompiling Programmer-Speak - "The UIÂ’s still a little bit rough." Translation: WhatÂ’s not to love about the A:> prompt? [via#

The Wealthy Blogger

23/03/2005 @ 03:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : The Wealthy Blogger - The Wealthy Blogger: dude, okay but lay off the adsense

Return to Castle Wolfenstein for the Mac

23/03/2005 @ 02:56 UTC

jimray : Return to Castle Wolfenstein for the Mac - Free Wolfenstein for Nazi-hating Mac-heads [via waferbaby]

Thoughts of a Dreamer

23/03/2005 @ 02:56 UTC

jimray : Thoughts of a Dreamer - Shocker - kid who shoots up school is a LiveJournal user [via mathowie]

jkottke : Thoughts of a Dreamer, the Livejournal of the teen who killed 10 people in northern MN

Nelson Minar : Jeff Weise LiveJournal - You gotta love the Internets (via mathowie)

Ajax connector with Ruby on Rails

23/03/2005 @ 02:56 UTC

jimray : Ajax connector with Ruby on Rails - May not be necessary now that RoR 0.11 is out...

Tabtastic

23/03/2005 @ 02:56 UTC

jimray : Tabtastic - CSS/JS tabs that degrade real swell for screen readers and crappy browsers

bmilleare : Tabtastic

Crypto anywhere

23/03/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

jimray : Crypto anywhere - Portable PGP app that runs from a USB drive

fuware.net Repository - revision 82 - pymusique

23/03/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

Rod Begbie : fuware.net Repository - revision 82 - pymusique - Now *that*'s a commit! Pymusique works around Apple's "fix" within a day, thereby meaning that Apple shut out users of earlier iTunes versions for nothing. #

Python on Rails?

23/03/2005 @ 01:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : Python on Rails? - Nice description of what it'd take

Backpack is coming soon - it'll be better, not beta

23/03/2005 @ 01:56 UTC

jimray : Backpack is coming soon - it'll be better, not beta - From the fine folks who brought you the equally fine Basecamp

Andy Baio : 37signals' Backpack goes live - brilliant and very flexible web-based PIM, with adding data by e-mail, RSS changes, and a very loose wiki style

Rod Begbie : Backpack - New "Personal information manager" from those 37signals kids. #

Jason Shellen : Backpack launches - Lists, calendars and blogs - oh my! #

ricmac : Backpack goes live - Web-based Personal information management, to do lists, organizer.

Philippe Janvier : Backpack - Personal information management tool. [via#

kayodeok : Personal and small business information manager: Get organized, Backpack - Gather your ideas, to-dos, notes, photos, and files online. Set email and mobile reminders so that you don't forget the little things. Easily collaborate with others

The State of the Scripting Universe

23/03/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

Simon Willison : The State of the Scripting Universe - More buzz for dynamic languages.

Beautiful photo on Flickr

23/03/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

Simon Willison : Beautiful photo on Flickr - Spotted via the iraq tag feed.

Backpack, 37signal's new app

23/03/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Backpack, 37signal's new app - but what does it do? Writeboard is still brewing, too

Which Came First- The Chicken Or the Egg?

23/03/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

cameron : Which Came First- The Chicken Or the Egg? - Answer: chicken.

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