Anonymity no protection for online libellers

24/03/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

François Nonnenmacher : Anonymity no protection for online libellers - On the internet, only dogs think nobody knows they're dogs

Fedora's new wobbly windows

24/03/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Fedora's new wobbly windows - watch the videos to see the crazy effects [via]  [via]

Wow, scientists found T. Rex remains with soft tissue, including "blood vessels, bone cells and p...

24/03/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

jkottke : Wow, scientists found T. Rex remains with soft tissue, including "blood vessels, bone cells and possibly intact blood cells with nuclei"

SOA, AJAX and REST

24/03/2005 @ 22:56 UTC

Philippe Janvier : SOA, AJAX and REST - "One minute people are complaining about standards compliance in various websites and browsers but the next minute Google ships websites built on proprietary Microsoft APIs and it births a new buzzword". [via#

Amazon A9 driver caught in photo

24/03/2005 @ 22:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Amazon A9 driver caught in photo - very funny [via]  [via]

Video: Japanese girls watching "The Ring"

24/03/2005 @ 22:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Video: Japanese girls watching "The Ring" - by the end, some of them are crying from sheer fright

Milo Vermeulen : Watching The Ring is scary (mpeg video) - Watching The Ring is scary (mpeg video) [via] [via]

Scientists find soft tissue in T-Rex fossil

24/03/2005 @ 22:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Scientists find soft tissue in T-Rex fossil - Jurassic Park, anyone? [via]  [via]

A9 closeup

24/03/2005 @ 21:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : A9 closeup - Picture of the a9.com yellow pages driver?

AJAX Is For Tubs

24/03/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

Philippe Janvier : AJAX Is For Tubs - "As far as I'm concerned, AJAX is little more than a band aid" :) [via#

Dr. Who leak culprit identified and fired

24/03/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Dr. Who leak culprit identified and fired - I guess it wasn't a deliberate promotional leak, after all

Zug's Credit Card Prank II

24/03/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Zug's Credit Card Prank II - the first part was an instant classic [via]  [via]

"What sites are you looking forward to?"

24/03/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

kellan : "What sites are you looking forward to?" - 2 Rails sites, 2 calendar sites #

Siam Waxy

24/03/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Siam Waxy - I'm thinking of using this as my new logo and mascot

Glassdog's amazing rant on Boing Boing ads

24/03/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Glassdog's amazing rant on Boing Boing ads - I adore Boing Boing, but Ponyboy's call for transparency rings true

jkottke : On the NASCARing of Boing Boing and what the hell are they up to anyway?

jimray : glassdog: "Boing Boing, Ka-Ching Ka-Ching" - The ads, as well as the constant self promotion and the continual inclusion of anything from Xeni are pretty much the reason I stopped reading BoingBoing

plasticbag : Glassdog on BoingBoing making money - At the little weblog conference I was at the other day, someone said that BoingBoing was making $40,000 a month. I have no idea if this is true...

Simon Willison : Boing Boing, Ka-Ching Ka-Ching - In light of the whole WordPress kerfluffle, I'm surprised this story didn't get much attention.

nelson : Boing Boing, Ka-Ching Ka-Ching - 2005 complaint about advertising on BoingBoing

It's the Content, Not the Source

24/03/2005 @ 17:56 UTC

jimray : It's the Content, Not the Source - "The Apple lawsuit really boils down to the definition of a trade secret, not the definition of a journalist." Precisely!

Sleeptracker watch

24/03/2005 @ 17:55 UTC

jimray : Sleeptracker watch - Wake up at the absolute optimal time for your sleep cycle [via gizmodo]

Doogie Howser, the first blogger

24/03/2005 @ 17:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Doogie Howser, the first blogger -

Ikke's Blog - Vim and SCP/SFTP

24/03/2005 @ 16:59 UTC

deusx : Ikke's Blog - Vim and SCP/SFTP - ":e scp://username@host/a/file/in/your/homedir" I had absolutely no idea you could do this with Vim.

Photoessay of imagined Apple products by Pentagram Design, including a watch, phone, and wireless...

24/03/2005 @ 16:59 UTC

jkottke : Photoessay of imagined Apple products by Pentagram Design, including a watch, phone, and wireless iPod

The Mona Lisa gets her first day off in more than 30 years

24/03/2005 @ 16:58 UTC

jkottke : The Mona Lisa gets her first day off in more than 30 years - "In short, Mona Lisa has become like so many pop icons: a prima donna who puts outrageous demands on her handlers."

Today's New York Airfare Report

24/03/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

jkottke : Today's New York Airfare Report - This looks like essential reading for finding travel deals to/from the NYC area.

More Banksy mischief: last year he erected an unauthorized statue in Clerkenwell Green

24/03/2005 @ 16:00 UTC

jkottke : More Banksy mischief: last year he erected an unauthorized statue in Clerkenwell Green - "It shows the figure of justice - whose statue overlooks the Old Bailey in London - with US dollar bills stuffed into her garter and a plaque on the plinth saying: 'Trust no-one.'"

More fun unauthorized art: a plaque placed next to a museum fire alarm that read, "Untitled, 1993...

24/03/2005 @ 15:58 UTC

jkottke : More fun unauthorized art: a plaque placed next to a museum fire alarm that read, "Untitled, 1993. Red plastic." - The "artist" took photos of the work, made up postcards, and they were sold at the gift shop.

Google is displaying ad keywords on AdSense publishers' sites

24/03/2005 @ 15:57 UTC

jkottke : Google is displaying ad keywords on AdSense publishers' sites - Another attempt by Google to turn ads into content (as opposed to everyone else who just wants to make ads *appear* to be content).

Iceland grants citizenship to former chess prodigy and current fugitive Bobby Fischer

24/03/2005 @ 15:55 UTC

jkottke : Iceland grants citizenship to former chess prodigy and current fugitive Bobby Fischer - Fischer is wanted in the US for "breaking international sanctions by playing a match in Yugoslavia in 1992" and has been stranded in Japan since July without a country.

Knoppix Used in Internet Banking Solution

24/03/2005 @ 14:55 UTC

kayodeok : Knoppix Used in Internet Banking Solution - "Australian company Cybersource says it's currently talking to two domestic banks about providing Knoppix-based bootable CDs to consumers to ensure Internet banking security"

Read/Write Web: Bloglines' Search-based Makeover - In The Big League Now

24/03/2005 @ 14:55 UTC

kayodeok : Read/Write Web: Bloglines' Search-based Makeover - In The Big League Now - Is Search and RSS Aggregration the new Web Strategy?

Mark Lyon's GMail Loader (GML)

24/03/2005 @ 14:55 UTC

Philippe Janvier : Mark Lyon's GMail Loader (GML) - "Import your existing email into GMail and many applications that make GMail easier to use". [via#

Banksy improves some of New York's finest museums

24/03/2005 @ 14:55 UTC

plasticbag : Banksy improves some of New York's finest museums - "Dressed as a British pensioner, over the last few days Banksy entered each of the galleries and attached one of his own works, complete with authorative name plaque and explanation."

Rod Begbie : Banksy Hits New York's Most Famous Museums (All of them) - The New York art galleries get a taste of the Banksy experience. Brilliant. [via#

Atom Publishing Protocol - new draft spec

24/03/2005 @ 13:55 UTC

mbertier : Atom Publishing Protocol - new draft spec - Doesn't look like the protocol's going to be finished this month... #

What are Microformats?

24/03/2005 @ 13:55 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : What are Microformats? - Introduction to Microformats. #

Philippe Janvier : What Are Microformats ? - "The XML ecosystem is expansive, in that lots of new ideas (or recycled old ideas) are continually being explored. If it can be done, someone, somewhere, is probably doing it. In this light, microformats are a refreshing new way of looking at tools we reg [via#

Official zip builds for Firefox/Thunderbird discontinued

24/03/2005 @ 13:55 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Official zip builds for Firefox/Thunderbird discontinued - Ugh, they were useful! #

HttpBasicAuthToWsseAuthWrapper - Blogmarks - Trac

24/03/2005 @ 12:55 UTC

mbertier : HttpBasicAuthToWsseAuthWrapper - Blogmarks - Trac - With this script you can access your private marks in news aggregators wich support Basic HTTP authentication (tested with Feeddemon). #

Philippe Janvier : My marks in my news aggregator - "Access your private blogmarks.net in news aggregators which support Basic HTTP authentication". [via#

Del.icio.us linkbacks bookmarklet

24/03/2005 @ 11:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Del.icio.us linkbacks bookmarklet - someone needs to make a combined one that grabs referers from Technorati, Bloglines, and so on

Wayne Burkett : Newsmashing with del.icio.us - A bookmarklet for viewing del.icio.us user comments on any web page. #

kayodeok : Newsmashing with del.icio.us - A new bookmarklet that lets you see what del.icio.us users are saying (or tagging) about nearly any web page with one click

tehu : Newsmashing with del.icio.us - Using del.icio.us like you use Technorati : clever trick

Philippe Janvier : Newsmashing with del.icio.us - Qu'est ce que les utilisateurs de del.icio.us peuvent bien dire la page que vous êtes en train de lire ? [via#

Transparent Screens

24/03/2005 @ 08:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Transparent Screens - very clever fun with desktop wallpaper

Rod Begbie : Transparent Screens - Desktop backgrounds to confound and delight! [via#

Milo Vermeulen : Transparent Screens - neat wallpaper trick - Transparent Screens - neat wallpaper trick [via] [via]

Flickr photoset of RFID hand self-implant

24/03/2005 @ 08:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Flickr photoset of RFID hand self-implant - insane, if true [via]  [via]

Video: Sims-style anti-pregnancy commercial for teen girls

24/03/2005 @ 08:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Video: Sims-style anti-pregnancy commercial for teen girls - accurate look and feel from the Belgian public health dept. [via]  [via]

Yahoo! Search for Creative Commons

24/03/2005 @ 07:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Yahoo! Search for Creative Commons - Yahoo! Search for Creative Commons: find docs you can remix via Yahoo

ricmac : Yahoo! Creative Commons Search (beta) - One of the options: "Find content I can modify, adapt, or build upon." Excellent!

Adam Mathes on playing Harvest Moon

24/03/2005 @ 07:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Adam Mathes on playing Harvest Moon - I love this kind of writing about games; also, part 2 and 3

SessionSaver .2

24/03/2005 @ 06:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : SessionSaver .2 - SessionSaver .2: everyone should use this

Tim Bray on RSS Aggregator Market Share

24/03/2005 @ 05:55 UTC

ricmac : Tim Bray on RSS Aggregator Market Share - His site has 55% Bloglines and pretty much mirrors the Feedburner-based stats of others (he points to my posts on the subject - hat-tip Joe Lindsay)

Anne van Kesteren : Aggregator Market Share - Bloglines is big. #

You Are Here

24/03/2005 @ 04:55 UTC

doug : You Are Here - Cool video for Sam Bisbee by Tobias Perse that exposes the stop-motion animation process. There's even a link on the page to the contact sheet of all the still photographs.

Warrenellis.com » Joss Whedon Can No Longer Talk Shit About My Facial Hair

24/03/2005 @ 04:55 UTC

deusx : Warrenellis.com » Joss Whedon Can No Longer Talk Shit About My Facial Hair - "Now you?re a proper comics writer, son"

Photobloggies

24/03/2005 @ 03:56 UTC

doug : Photobloggies - Links to some great photo sites.

Yahoo Feed Seeker

24/03/2005 @ 03:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : Yahoo Feed Seeker - learn how many my yahoo users read your blog

sidesh0w is having a massage, will return soon.

24/03/2005 @ 03:55 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : sidesh0w is having a massage, will return soon. - Edit the subdomain to give anybody/thing a massage. Via mathowie.

MIA's Galang + Super Mario Bros. theme = Super Galang Galang

24/03/2005 @ 03:55 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : MIA's Galang + Super Mario Bros. theme = Super Galang Galang - Best. Mashup. Ever.

Steven Johnson about why he doesn't blog during the book writing process

24/03/2005 @ 03:55 UTC

jkottke : Steven Johnson about why he doesn't blog during the book writing process - "[Blogging while writing a book is] like trying to compose a new melody in your head while standing in the middle of a full-throated choral group."

Designed incompatibile

24/03/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

Nelson Minar : Designed incompatibile - Things that are made nonstandard on purpose

Unicode hammer

24/03/2005 @ 01:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : Unicode hammer - Convert Latin-1 to nearest neighbour ascii. Ugly, but may be useful.

Rod Begbie : Latin1 to ASCII -- The UNICODE Hammer - aka "The Stupid American". Quick Python recipe to get rid of all those pesky foreign accented characters in a string and replace them with their ASCII "equivalent". [via#

IronPython 0.7

24/03/2005 @ 01:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : IronPython 0.7 - New release of Python for .NET

Rod Begbie : IronPython - The Python compiler for .net gets a (still pre-alpha) update. It's worth noting that this project was so good, MS hired the author for their CLR team. [via#

How to really confuse your party guests

24/03/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

Simon Willison : How to really confuse your party guests - A normal room?

The Path of Least Resistance

24/03/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

Simon Willison : The Path of Least Resistance - This was one of the most interesting issues raised at SxSW.

PyCon 2005 photos

24/03/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

Simon Willison : PyCon 2005 photos - I've started uploading to Flickr.

Greaseblog

24/03/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

Simon Willison : Greaseblog - The weblog about greasemonkey (via) [via]

Image: Transparent Powerbook

24/03/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Image: Transparent Powerbook - very clever wallpaper

Interview with the PBS Online developers about their Trackback implementation

24/03/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

jkottke : Interview with the PBS Online developers about their Trackback implementation

The non-typographer's guide to practical typeface selection

24/03/2005 @ 00:57 UTC

doug : The non-typographer's guide to practical typeface selection - Cameron expands on his brief type segment from SXSW. A good set of steps, and links to good resources, especially if you didn't geek out in typography courses at school.

Awful. Awful, awful

24/03/2005 @ 00:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : Awful. Awful, awful - Right to life; any kind of life, even zombie life

PaidContent's Buyout Countdown List

24/03/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

ricmac : PaidContent's Buyout Countdown List - Fun! Some suggestions so far: Technorati, Feedster, FeedBurner, Findory, Pheedo, PubSub, Tribe, LinkedIn. I also suggested delicious, 43Things, blogdigger.

Susan Mernit: "Valuation for Topix.net is rumored to be way higher than Bloglines."

24/03/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

ricmac : Susan Mernit: "Valuation for Topix.net is rumored to be way higher than Bloglines." - Wow. I still can't believe Ask Jeeves is worth nearly $2billion though...

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

24/03/2005 @ 00:55 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 previous Banksy unauthorized art placement took place in the Natural History Museum in London

24/03/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

jkottke : A previous Banksy unauthorized art placement took place in the Natural History Museum in London - "The graffiti artist Banksy has managed to smuggle in his latest work, a dead rat in a glass-fronted box, into the Natural History Museum where it was exhibited on a wall for several hours."

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