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Identity: toward an internet publicity policy

16/03/2005 @ 23:56 UTC

kellan : Identity: toward an internet publicity policy - What is possible when everyone knows your a dog? #

François Nonnenmacher : Identity: toward an internet publicity policy - From "on the internet, no one knows you are a dog�?" to "offline, no one knows you are a talented photographer, that you want to learn Italian, that you discover great links or know some great people�"

Microsoft to release six new typefaces

16/03/2005 @ 23:56 UTC

Richard Rutter : Microsoft to release six new typefaces - And they look extremely good. Please can we have them on OS X?. [via What Do I Know]

Nýtt letur frá Microsoft

16/03/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

kaninka.net : Nýtt letur frá Microsoft

Rod Begbie : The Next Big Thing in Online Type - MS launching new "Corefonts" in 2006 to replace Verdana, Tahoma, etc. [via#

Paul Hammond : Poynter Online - The Next Big Thing in Online Type - Beginning in 2006, Microsoft says it will ship with its operating system and other software products six brand new typefaces created especially for extended on-screen reading

Andy Baio : Microsoft previews new screen fonts shipping with Longhorn - surprisingly tasteful, but how do they look at 9px aliased? [via]  [via]

jkottke : Here's a look at the new screen fonts that Microsoft will start shipping in 2006 - "The Microsoft collection includes two serif, three sans serif, and a monospaced face for use in programming environments. They are intended to be text typefaces as opposed to display faces that are used in larger sizes for headlines."

plasticbag : Microsoft's new fonts designed for screen and print use - The article seems to imply that these should be used for web use - hopefully designers won't be stupid enough to go along with that...

Current status of lucene4c

16/03/2005 @ 20:57 UTC

kellan : Current status of lucene4c - Come along way since last I checked. What what would need to happen to make it the basis of lucene4r? #

The Acid2 Challenge

16/03/2005 @ 20:57 UTC

Isofarro : The Acid2 Challenge - Hakon Wium Lie and WaSP set down an acid test challenge for IE7. Excellent idea!

draft-ietf-atompub-format-06

16/03/2005 @ 20:57 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : draft-ietf-atompub-format-06 - Now with rel="via" and IRIs. #

Isofarro : The Atom Syndication Format draft 6 - Tim Bray says the end is now in sight. We're expecting draft 7 to be the one to go into IETF's last call process.

Microsoft to release six new typefaces

16/03/2005 @ 20:57 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Microsoft to release six new typefaces - Interesting. #

Molyneaux: The Room

16/03/2005 @ 20:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : Molyneaux: The Room - When game designers experiment. Sounds cool.

FCC member Kevin Martin will replace Michael Powell

16/03/2005 @ 20:56 UTC

jimray : FCC member Kevin Martin will replace Michael Powell - Well, he can't be much WORSE of a chariman

Wonderland: Tim O'Reilly's Radar

16/03/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

Paul Hammond : Wonderland: Tim O'Reilly's Radar - Notes on What Tim Said to open this year's Emerging Technology Conference

plasticbag.org | weblog | Folksonomy vs. Fauxonomy

16/03/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

Paul Hammond : plasticbag.org | weblog | Folksonomy vs. Fauxonomy - When I found out it was folksonomy I was a little disappointed, to be honest

NYT on newspapers closing their archives

16/03/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

Andy Baio : NYT on newspapers closing their archives - the irony is thick; they argue for pay archives throughout [via]  [via]

BoingBoing Butler

16/03/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

Andy Baio : BoingBoing Butler - Greasemonkey script to remove all non-content from BB [via]  [via]

cobra libre : boingboing butler - de-junks the boing boing interface [via#

Rod Begbie : BoingBoing Butler - Get rid of the porn ads and assorted other whoring on BoingBoing. If it could block Xeni too, then it'd be perfect. [via#

jimray : Curiosity is bliss: BoingBoing Butler - Removes all the extraneous cruft from BoingBoing - now if only there were a filter to make it not suck [via Waxy]

Steve Cook : BoingBoing Butler - Using Greasemonkey to enhance weblog readability. This sort of thing will make Dave Winer's head burst like an overripe melon.

Washington Post on Creative Commons

16/03/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Washington Post on Creative Commons - some unlikely mainstream media coverage [via]  [via]

Cory at ETech

16/03/2005 @ 19:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : Cory at ETech - "All Complex Ecosystems have Parasites"

"fauxonomy"

16/03/2005 @ 19:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : "fauxonomy" - Funny pun on folksonomy

The future of web development is here

16/03/2005 @ 19:56 UTC

plasticbag : The future of web development is here - Or is it just a passing fetish?

Nelson Minar : Ruby on Rael - via irc.freenode.net/#etech

Paul Hammond : Ruby on Rael - The future of web apps development.

Nifty Corners

16/03/2005 @ 19:56 UTC

jimray : Nifty Corners - Pure CSS rounded corners [via /popular]

Simon Willison : Nifty Corners - Rounded corners with no images and no crufty markup (JavaScript required).

Yahoo gets into blogging, social networking

16/03/2005 @ 19:56 UTC

jimray : Yahoo gets into blogging, social networking - Yahoo is kicking ass right now, they'll do well with this

Screenshots of Will Wright's Spore game

16/03/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Screenshots of Will Wright's Spore game - insanely expansive scope, simulating every scale from amoeba to galaxies [via]  [via]

Nelson Minar : Spore screenshots - interesting visual style (via Waxy)

New Dr. Who leaked online deliberately to build buzz

16/03/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

Andy Baio : New Dr. Who leaked online deliberately to build buzz - someone "leaked" a TV pilot recently by sending me a DV tape in an unmarked envelope

Goombah

16/03/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Goombah - Mac app to provide music recommendations by comparing available iTunes shares; uses BitTorrent to transfer profile info around [via]  [via]

Net surfing for those unable to see

16/03/2005 @ 18:56 UTC

Isofarro : Net surfing for those unable to see - '[Amazon.com] 'Imagemaplinkrefequals!' it barked. And, 'blankblankblank!''

George Dyson...

16/03/2005 @ 18:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : George Dyson... - ...is Senator Palpatine. Awesome photo from etech.

Microsoft's del.icio.us killer?

16/03/2005 @ 18:56 UTC

jimray : Microsoft's del.icio.us killer? - Still really alpha - I couldn't get it to work for me, even on Win/IE

Yahoo 360° beta

16/03/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Yahoo 360° beta - Yahoo's entry into the blog and social networking market, without Flickr or Six Apart? [via]  [via]

Clocky

16/03/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Clocky - an alarm clock that hides from you every day after hitting snooze [via]  [via]

Rod Begbie : Clocky -- The clock for people who have trouble getting out of bed. - I. Need. This. [via#

Hand-powered iPod shuffle

16/03/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Hand-powered iPod shuffle - useful, if you're stranded on a deserted isle

Comcast and TiVo finally team up

16/03/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Comcast and TiVo finally team up - good for TiVo, but great for Comcast customers because their PVRs suck

Game Gardens

16/03/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Game Gardens - build and host your own multiplayer games with a Java toolkit! from the brilliant people behind Puzzle Pirates [via]  [via]

Rod Begbie : Game Gardens - The Puzzle Pirates folks open up their infrastructure and toolkit to allow anyone to create multi-player games. Awesome. [via#

Hubble Heritage Gallery of Images

16/03/2005 @ 17:57 UTC

mbertier : Hubble Heritage Gallery of Images [via#

Doug Cutting on configuring Lucene for Technorati

16/03/2005 @ 17:57 UTC

kellan : Doug Cutting on configuring Lucene for Technorati - Why do I feel like shouting 'Bingo!' #

Google Sets

16/03/2005 @ 17:56 UTC

kayodeok : Google Sets - Automatically create sets of items from a few examples

cobra libre : Google Sets - Old, but its usefulness never occurred to me before. Say you need to name several things... #

A9.com > OpenSearch

16/03/2005 @ 17:56 UTC

kayodeok : A9.com > OpenSearch - OpenSearch is a collection of technologies, all built on top of popular open standards, to allow content providers to publish their search results in a format suitable for syndication

Spyware Defined!

16/03/2005 @ 17:56 UTC

kayodeok : Spyware Defined! - "Silent background use of an Internet backchannel connection MUST BE PRECEDED by a complete and truthful disclosure of proposed backchannel usage, followed by the receipt of explicit, informed, consent for such use"

SXSW revokes press passes for Chunklet and others

16/03/2005 @ 17:55 UTC

Andy Baio : SXSW revokes press passes for Chunklet and others - for drawing attention away from SXSW with popular day parties

Short interview with Harold McGee about the updated version of his classic On Food and Cooking

16/03/2005 @ 17:55 UTC

jkottke : Short interview with Harold McGee about the updated version of his classic On Food and Cooking

Amazon is searching inside its library for "statistically improbable phrases"

16/03/2005 @ 17:55 UTC

jkottke : Amazon is searching inside its library for "statistically improbable phrases" - A good way to discover proto-memes.

Doogie Howser, M.D. Season One, quite possibly the most worthless DVD release ever

16/03/2005 @ 17:55 UTC

jkottke : Doogie Howser, M.D. Season One, quite possibly the most worthless DVD release ever - Sometimes the Long Tail should be a little shorter.

Timeline: A History of Communications 35,000 BC - 1998 AD

16/03/2005 @ 17:55 UTC

jkottke : Timeline: A History of Communications 35,000 BC - 1998 AD

Yahoo! 360

16/03/2005 @ 17:55 UTC

jkottke : Yahoo! 360 - Looks like Yahoo! has created its own version of Livejournal (blogs + social networking)...Flickr will fit into this nicely. ;)

Somebody got a font pack

16/03/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

jkottke : Somebody got a font pack

NY Times mentions bugmenot.com in a story about dealing with annoyances

16/03/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

jkottke : NY Times mentions bugmenot.com in a story about dealing with annoyances

Panoramic view of the protests in Beirut, Lebanon

16/03/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

jkottke : Panoramic view of the protests in Beirut, Lebanon

How-to: Erase Old Hard Disks

16/03/2005 @ 14:56 UTC

kayodeok : How-to: Erase Old Hard Disks - With a Linux boot disk and a little patience, you can securely and easily erase your old hard disks

WebDog webcam

16/03/2005 @ 14:55 UTC

kayodeok : WebDog webcam - "Somewhere out there in the fabric of spacetime exists a web camera, shaped like a dog, with a camera lens for a nose"

Hardware security sneaks into PCs - but Microsoft's plans to take advantage of the Technology has...

16/03/2005 @ 14:55 UTC

kayodeok : Hardware security sneaks into PCs - but Microsoft's plans to take advantage of the Technology has been delayed until longhorn - Computer makers have started selling desktops and notebooks with so-called trusted computing hardware, which allows security-sensitive applications to lock down data to a specific PC

Using XPCOM in JavaScript without leaking

16/03/2005 @ 13:56 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Using XPCOM in JavaScript without leaking - "Despite this, it's easy to write JavaScript code that leaks. It's easy to to write leaky code in any garbage-collected language." [via#

IE 7 Rumors

16/03/2005 @ 13:55 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : IE 7 Rumors - I hope so. #

?Just? use HTTP

16/03/2005 @ 13:55 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : ?Just? use HTTP - An update to his earlier presentation. [via#

kayodeok : Just use HTTP - A user's comment: "If you ?get? this slide, you maybe need to get a life. (An excellent presentation from Sam Ruby ? 125 slides of pure headache material.)"

Hack most wireless LANs in minutes!

16/03/2005 @ 12:55 UTC

kayodeok : Hack most wireless LANs in minutes! - In the past, a hacker had to wait long periods of time for legitimate traffic on a wireless LAN to collect 10 million packets to break a WEP key. Instead of waiting for hours or even days for those packets, now you only need 200,000 packets to break WEP

Newsmashing - The new technique that will change blogging forever.

16/03/2005 @ 09:55 UTC

kayodeok : Newsmashing - The new technique that will change blogging forever. - What is Newsmashing? Think back to college. When you got a term paper back, it only took a few seconds to spot your transgressions - all you had to do was look for bright red ink, passages highlighted in yellow, or the dreaded "See me" sticky note

jkottke : Paul Boutin on newsmashing, or the remixing of the news

Wayne Burkett : Newsmashing - The new technique that will change blogging forever - Cue the anti-AutoLink crowd's whining about losing the ability to control how *their* content is viewed. #

MoonEdit - Tom Dobrowolski's multi-platform collaborative text editor

16/03/2005 @ 09:55 UTC

kayodeok : MoonEdit - Tom Dobrowolski's multi-platform collaborative text editor - "Every co-author can edit the shared document at any time, from any place, and at the same time! There's no need to send files via FTP or to compare documents when multiple users need to make changes to it independently"

znarf : MoonEdit - Tom Dobrowolski's multi-platform collaborative text editor. A free Windows/Linux concurrent to SubEthaEdit [via#

CSS Library - A CSS Resource

16/03/2005 @ 09:55 UTC

kayodeok : CSS Library - A CSS Resource - "CSS Library is a spinoff of CSS Vault. While CSS Vault is a repository of great designs and links to good sources of CSS information across the internet, CSS Library is an actual source of CSS information"

Female bloggers pitch 'Bloghercon' to gain visibility

16/03/2005 @ 06:55 UTC

Jason Shellen : Female bloggers pitch 'Bloghercon' to gain visibility - I for one welcome our new female overlords. #

Google X

16/03/2005 @ 06:55 UTC

Jason Shellen : Google X - An alternate Google interface that pays homage to Apple OS X from Google Labs. #

Andy Baio : GoogleX - Google's silly little tribute to OS X [via]  [via]

The fucking bloggies

16/03/2005 @ 06:55 UTC

jimray : The fucking bloggies - "No, I hate the Bloggies because they are precisely the sort of toe-curling self-congratulatory meaningless in-crowd circle-jerk that makes me feel a bit ashamed when I am forced to describe linkbunnies.org as a 'weblog'." Right on.

The Gardner Heist, details of unsolved 1990 Boston art heist

16/03/2005 @ 05:55 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : The Gardner Heist, details of unsolved 1990 Boston art heist

Dunkin' Donuts - a more perfect pastry

16/03/2005 @ 04:56 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : Dunkin' Donuts - a more perfect pastry

Google Local adds business registration tools

16/03/2005 @ 04:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Google Local adds business registration tools - makes perfect sense; "manage your own damn info!" [via]  [via]

Apple developing 2-button mouse

16/03/2005 @ 04:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Apple developing 2-button mouse - finally seeing the light, and making Macs even more attractive to PC users [via]  [via]

mapping flickr

16/03/2005 @ 03:55 UTC

Paul Hammond : mapping flickr - * works with flickr to make maps

Sam Ruby: Don't Panic

16/03/2005 @ 03:55 UTC

Wayne Burkett : Sam Ruby: Don't Panic - '"Just" use HTTP.' Yeah, right. #

Paul Hammond : Sam Ruby: Don't Panic - ?Just? use HTTP.

heyblog: EtCon vs. SXSW

16/03/2005 @ 03:55 UTC

Paul Hammond : heyblog: EtCon vs. SXSW - the panels at SX just did not challenge the audiences in any way. There was just so much agreement everywhere.

SuperTab - Do all your insert-mode completion with Tab! : vim online

16/03/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

deusx : SuperTab - Do all your insert-mode completion with Tab! : vim online - Wow, now this is hott.

Amaztype, generates words from Amazon thumbnails

16/03/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Amaztype, generates words from Amazon thumbnails - for example, hacks [via]  [via]

plasticbag : Amaztype - awesomely beautiful book search engine using the Amazon API - It creates the search terms out of the books it brings back. You can click on the books too. Sweet.

A9's OpenSearch

16/03/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

Andy Baio : A9's OpenSearch - add in any third-party search service into A9

Beatallica suit dropped, band coming back

16/03/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Beatallica suit dropped, band coming back - thanks to Lars Ulrich, of all people

mbertier : Beatallica back, thanks to Lars Ulrich, fair use crusader. - "Ulrich says he believes that cover bands, mash-ups, and the right to re-interpret art on the internet are things worth fighting for." -- Ulrich == metallica drummer #

Making Light: Virtual panel participation

16/03/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

Simon Willison : Making Light: Virtual panel participation - Excellent thinking on the subject of online community moderation.

hairstyles of victorian gentlemen

16/03/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

cobra libre : hairstyles of victorian gentlemen [via#

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