mtupgrade

21/04/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : mtupgrade - mtupgrade: Upgrading Movable Type

SpamLookup

21/04/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : SpamLookup - SpamLookup: must try this out now that I've upgraded MT

Steve Cook : Brad Choate's SpamLookup - Thank goodness. Now there will be another three month lag while the comment spammers regroup.

Bill Gates, Michael Dell big DeLay contributers

21/04/2005 @ 21:56 UTC

jimray : Bill Gates, Michael Dell big DeLay contributers - Gave hundreds of thousands of dollars to DeLay's children fund

Science News Online - Navigating Celestial Currents

21/04/2005 @ 21:56 UTC

deusx : Science News Online - Navigating Celestial Currents - "Math leads spacecraft on joy rides through the solar system"

Evan Williams to blame for Google's recent problems

21/04/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Evan Williams to blame for Google's recent problems - if you don't know why this is hilarious, read the comments [via]  [via]

Rod Begbie : Why Google Is Faltering on RSS - Dana Blankenhorn rants that Evan Williams is to blame for all Google's current blogging problems and should be fired, blissfully unaware that Evan Williams left Google six months ago. Heh. [via#

Steve Cook : Corante: Why Google Is Faltering on RSS - Fine research from the folks at Corante. Next up: why hasn't President Kerry delivered on his campaign promises?

tehu : Evan Williams doen't work any longer at Google - A 25 years business journalist has forgotten what fact-checking means. How to ruin a career in one good laugh.

Image: Meanwhile, Back at UCB

21/04/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Image: Meanwhile, Back at UCB - pixel comic about the Berkeley laptop thief [via]  [via]

Podscope, full-text search engine for podcast audio

21/04/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Podscope, full-text search engine for podcast audio - works surprisingly well, though only for words in its dictionary; plastic returns results, but not blog [via]  [via]

kayodeok : Podscope - search inside podcasts - Apparently uses speech recognition technology to search inside podcasts. baby steps... but I am more interested in technology that will transcribe podcasts for the deaf.

Emulate a Texas Instruments calculator on your Nintendo DS

21/04/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Emulate a Texas Instruments calculator on your Nintendo DS - brilliant early hack, with an innovative use of the touchscreen [via]  [via]

Street art legend Revs is back, but this time he's (almost) legal and working with iron sculpture

21/04/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

jkottke : Street art legend Revs is back, but this time he's (almost) legal and working with iron sculpture - I've seen a bunch of his work in Dumbo.

Spring-cleaning tips to spruce up your kitchen

21/04/2005 @ 20:56 UTC

jimray : Spring-cleaning tips to spruce up your kitchen - Good ole baking soda

Seattle Gas Prices

21/04/2005 @ 20:56 UTC

jimray : Seattle Gas Prices - Find cheap gas

MissPoppy.com | - Unborn Baby Ornament - US Troop Model

21/04/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

deusx : MissPoppy.com | - Unborn Baby Ornament - US Troop Model - "What if the fetus you were going to abort would grow up to be a soldier bringing democracy to a godless dictatorship?" Run screaming.

Charlie's Diary - On swings, roundabouts, and long-term trends in science fiction

21/04/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

deusx : Charlie's Diary - On swings, roundabouts, and long-term trends in science fiction - "When the future looks grim, how on earth can you write optimistically about it?"

Google Maps on TiVo

21/04/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Google Maps on TiVo - nice HME hack by the founder/CTO of Strangeberry

GoogleMap for Tivo

21/04/2005 @ 18:57 UTC

Jason Shellen : GoogleMap for Tivo - Enter a zip code and zoom away on your TV. #

Jeremy Zawodny : Google Maps for Tivo - Google Maps for Tivo: that's cool

LiveJournal usage statistics by state

21/04/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

Andy Baio : LiveJournal usage statistics by state - 4.5% of Massachusetts has a LiveJournal account [via]  [via]

Wired's Why Google Is Like Wal-Mart

21/04/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Wired's Why Google Is Like Wal-Mart - for some perspective, try Fast Company's article on Wal-Mart's business practices [via]  [via]

Yahoo Images search for "O'Reilly Radar"

21/04/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Yahoo Images search for "O'Reilly Radar" - are the O'Reilly folks big M*A*S*H fans? [via]  [via]

Processing 1.0 beta released

21/04/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Processing 1.0 beta released - very neat programming language for designers and artists [via]  [via]

jkottke : Processing, a programming environment for designers and artists, is in beta - It's the first public release.

Milo Vermeulen : Processing 1.0 (BETA) - Processing 1.0 (BETA) [via] [via]

Weekly World News - NEW FAT-FRIENDLY POTTIES ENDANGERING THE SKINNY!

21/04/2005 @ 17:55 UTC

deusx : Weekly World News - NEW FAT-FRIENDLY POTTIES ENDANGERING THE SKINNY! - "Skinny people are falling into enormous toilets - and fat folks are to blame."

The Fat Duck, a UK restaurant known for its "molecular gastronomy" approach, has nabbed the top s...

21/04/2005 @ 17:55 UTC

jkottke : The Fat Duck, a UK restaurant known for its "molecular gastronomy" approach, has nabbed the top spot in Restaurant magazines best of list - El Bulli is #2, French Laundry is 3rd, Per Se is 6th, and several other London spots made the top 20.

Form submission and i18n

21/04/2005 @ 15:55 UTC

Richard Rutter : Form submission and i18n - Ad-hoc tutorial-ish note on submitting non-ASCII data in forms. [via del.icio.us/richardkeen]

Doctor Fun: Quentin Tarantino's "Learn Java in a Minute"

21/04/2005 @ 13:55 UTC

deusx : Doctor Fun: Quentin Tarantino's "Learn Java in a Minute" - "public void wetPants()"

Ridiculously comprehensive movie genre primers from GreenCine

21/04/2005 @ 13:55 UTC

jkottke : Ridiculously comprehensive movie genre primers from GreenCine - If you've ever wanted to know what French New Wave films to watch or what "Hammer Horror" movies are, this is the resource for you.

kayodeok : GreenCine Movie Primers: Movie Genres Explained - "A fun introductory overview of major film genres and movements, they also serve as handy guides in DVD rental selection processes"

Wayne Burkett : GreenCine | Movie Primers - "If you're like most people, you've probably heard of the French New Wave or Dogme95, but when asked at a party to explain what they are or to name more than a couple of films, you may struggle a little bit. Well, fear not!" #

Nine Inch Nails is offering a GarageBand file with the complete mix of a forthcoming song

21/04/2005 @ 13:55 UTC

jkottke : Nine Inch Nails is offering a GarageBand file with the complete mix of a forthcoming song - Can't use the remixes commerically, but still pretty cool.

Jim Minatel's Wrox Book Editor Blog: Every author and author wanna-be should blog. Period.

21/04/2005 @ 12:55 UTC

deusx : Jim Minatel's Wrox Book Editor Blog: Every author and author wanna-be should blog. Period. - "If you're writing about something you are really passionate about (and if you aren't passionate about what you write about, why are you writing), 1 1/2 - 2 hours of blogging a week should be fun."

The Oxyrhynchus Papyri, a cache of previously unreadable ancient documents discovered a century a...

21/04/2005 @ 12:55 UTC

jkottke : The Oxyrhynchus Papyri, a cache of previously unreadable ancient documents discovered a century ago, are now being read using IR imaging techniques - "Oxford's classicists have used it to make a series of astonishing discoveries, including writing by Sophocles, Euripides, Hesiod and other literary giants of the ancient world, lost for millennia."

Old (but great) Jeffrey Steingarten on learning how to eat everything

21/04/2005 @ 12:55 UTC

jkottke : Old (but great) Jeffrey Steingarten on learning how to eat everything

An Overview of Linux USB

21/04/2005 @ 08:56 UTC

kayodeok : An Overview of Linux USB - Learn some of the basics of the USB subsystem, including how URBs work and what kind of host controllers are available

Exclusive: MSN To Build Tabbed Browsing Into IE (6)

21/04/2005 @ 08:55 UTC

kayodeok : Exclusive: MSN To Build Tabbed Browsing Into IE (6) - The updated version will include an implementation of tabbed browsing allowing users of IE6 without Windows XP SP2 (& IE7) to benefit from tabbed browsing in Internet Explorer

TLS and SSL in the real world

21/04/2005 @ 08:55 UTC

kayodeok : TLS and SSL in the real world - What the Internet Explorer Team is doing to combat phishing

Why Google Scares Bill Gates

21/04/2005 @ 08:55 UTC

kayodeok : Why Google Scares Bill Gates - Bill Gates is on a mission to build a Google killer. What got him so riled? The darling of search is moving into software - and that's Microsoft's turf

Daring Fireball: Translation From PR-Speak to Plain English of Selected Portions of Adobe's 'FAQ'...

21/04/2005 @ 08:55 UTC

Wayne Burkett : Daring Fireball: Translation From PR-Speak to Plain English of Selected Portions of Adobe's 'FAQ' Regarding Their Acquisition of Macromedia - Nice. #

jkottke : John Gruber's plain English version of the Adobe/Macromedia Acquisition FAQ - "Please also note that PDF is an excellent format for sending out resumes."

Anne van Kesteren : Translation From PR-Speak to English of Selected Portions of Adobe?s ?FAQ? Regarding Their Acquisition of Macromedia - Heh. #

Rod Begbie : Daring Fireball: Translation From PR-Speak to English of Selected Portions of Adobe's 'FAQ' Regarding Their Acquisition of Macromedia - "Please also note that PDF is an excellent format for sending out resumes." [via#

Nelson Minar : PR translation - Hysterical read on the Adobe/Macromedia press release

deusx : Daring Fireball: Translation From PR-Speak to English of Selected Portions of Adobe's 'FAQ' Regarding Their Acquisition of Macromedia - "We didn?t buy Macromedia, we bought the market."

Sony WiFi stereo first to suppot iTMS DRM files

21/04/2005 @ 06:55 UTC

jimray : Sony WiFi stereo first to suppot iTMS DRM files - The source for this is the Inquirer, so grab your grain of salt. I think partnerships with Sony are going to increasingly work well for both Apple and Sony, though

Basecode - Firefox extension for Basecamp project management

21/04/2005 @ 06:55 UTC

jimray : Basecode - Firefox extension for Basecamp project management - AND the first shareware Firefox extension I've seen

Greg Linden on Google search history

21/04/2005 @ 06:55 UTC

ricmac : Greg Linden on Google search history - "A9, My Yahoo Search, My Ask Jeeves, and Findory have had this feature for a while."

kismac, passive stumbler for MacOS X

21/04/2005 @ 05:56 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : kismac, passive stumbler for MacOS X

Brookline considering city-wide wifi

21/04/2005 @ 05:56 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : Brookline considering city-wide wifi

Trent Reznor release track in Garageband format

21/04/2005 @ 05:56 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : Trent Reznor release track in Garageband format

Pioneer unveils Bluetooth headunit

21/04/2005 @ 04:56 UTC

jimray : Pioneer unveils Bluetooth headunit - Has an iPod interface, too!

Boing Boing: High-speed Dance Dance Revolution kid juggling three pins

21/04/2005 @ 04:56 UTC

deusx : Boing Boing: High-speed Dance Dance Revolution kid juggling three pins - My god. I'd love to see an MRI or something of his brain while all this is going on, just to see what all he's got lit up in there to coordinate things.

Slashdot: Gmail Getting RSS Aggregation?

21/04/2005 @ 04:55 UTC

ricmac : Slashdot: Gmail Getting RSS Aggregation? - Slashdotters ponder...

Fortune on Gates and Google

21/04/2005 @ 04:55 UTC

ricmac : Fortune on Gates and Google - "Google is interesting not just because of web search, but because they're going to try to take that and use it to get into other parts of software," says Gates as he leans forward in his chair, his body coiled as if he could spring to his feet at any sec

Video: Psychos

21/04/2005 @ 03:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Video: Psychos - overlay of Hitchcock's shower scene with Gus van Sant's remake [via]  [via]

Pointment

21/04/2005 @ 03:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Pointment - online meeting scheduler, but some screenshots would be nice [via]  [via]

Aaron Swartz accepted into Paul Graham's Summer Founders Program

21/04/2005 @ 03:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Aaron Swartz accepted into Paul Graham's Summer Founders Program - Y Combinator is funding startups over a summer period

ricmac : Aaron Swartz gets start-up funding from Paul Graham - ...and has the beginnings of a book too, by the looks of it. Be interesting to follow the progress via blog. [via waxy]

Prison terms on tap for 'prerelease' pirates

21/04/2005 @ 03:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Prison terms on tap for 'prerelease' pirates - Congress approved bill allowing three years of prison for sharing one prerelease movie, program, or song

Firms paid Today show tech editor to promote products on-air

21/04/2005 @ 03:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Firms paid Today show tech editor to promote products on-air - $15,000 each from Apple, Sony, HP, Epson, and Creative [via]  [via]

jimray : Payola on the Today show - Apple, HP, Creative, among others, paid a tech journalist to shill for their gadgets

Macromedia may be a bit concerned about Ajax competing with Flash's XML socketing

21/04/2005 @ 03:55 UTC

jkottke : Macromedia may be a bit concerned about Ajax competing with Flash's XML socketing - "Kevin [Lynch] specifically wanted to explore the possibility of hooking into the Ajax system with Flash, via Flex."

MBTA Maps overlaid on Google Maps

21/04/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

kellan : MBTA Maps overlaid on Google Maps - Seth talked about this at dinner tonight #

Matthew M. Boedicker : MBTA on Google Maps

O'Reilly Radar, new O'Reilly blog on tech trends

21/04/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

Andy Baio : O'Reilly Radar, new O'Reilly blog on tech trends - here's a great transcript from last year discussing some of the trends they observe [via]  [via]

Nelson Minar : O'Reilly Radar - New blog from the guys at O'Reilly. Looks really great so far. (via mathowie)

Spamusement! Poorly-drawn cartoons inspired by actual spam subject lines!

21/04/2005 @ 01:56 UTC

jimray : Spamusement! Poorly-drawn cartoons inspired by actual spam subject lines! - Brilliant

Mozilla Gains Canvas Element Support

21/04/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

Simon Willison : Mozilla Gains Canvas Element Support - After discussion and documentation by the WHATWG. (via) [via]

Web Applications 1.0 section on canvas

21/04/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

Simon Willison : Web Applications 1.0 section on canvas - "Do not implement this in a production product. It is not ready yet! At all!" ;)

Surplus project names

21/04/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Surplus project names - silly, but a surprisingly good way to think of API remix ideas [via]  [via]

Simon Willison : Surplus Project Names Need Real Bones - I'm intrigued by the possibilities of Greasecasting.

Tom DeLay criticizes Supreme Court Justice for doing Internet research

21/04/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Tom DeLay criticizes Supreme Court Justice for doing Internet research - a very strange comment, considering most lawyers and judges do the same

Google fails the Acid2 test.

21/04/2005 @ 00:56 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Google fails the Acid2 test. - Google is non-compliant! Yay! #

Paul Hammond : Wednesday, April 20, 2005 - Sjoerd Visscher's weblog - w3future.com - the second ERROR is a bug in parsing of comments

Google - My Search History

21/04/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

Rod Begbie : Google - My Search History - Keep track of your Google searchs *and* which links you clicked through on. Smart. [via#

b16 vs. liberation thelogy

21/04/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

cobra libre : b16 vs. liberation thelogy #

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