Why let your ad agency write your blog?

5/04/2005 @ 23:56 UTC

François Nonnenmacher : Why let your ad agency write your blog?

Warrenellis.com » Key Iraqi WMD Source Was Crazy Drunken Crapsack

5/04/2005 @ 23:56 UTC

deusx : Warrenellis.com » Key Iraqi WMD Source Was Crazy Drunken Crapsack - "An alcoholic cousin of an aide to Ahmed Chalabi has emerged as the key source in the US rationale for going to war in Iraq." Oh god, it's so funny it makes me want to cry.

Stretching the Lessons

5/04/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Stretching the Lessons - Stretching the Lessons: back and foth on yahoo 360

new designer on yahoo messenger

5/04/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : new designer on yahoo messenger - new designer on yahoo messenger: Welcome to Yahoo!

Yahoo goes to the mat to keep Semel

5/04/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Yahoo goes to the mat to keep Semel - Yahoo goes to the mat to keep Semel: throwing around some serious cash (at least on paper)

Diary of a Google Researcher

5/04/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Diary of a Google Researcher - Diary of a Google Researcher: how amusing...

kayodeok : Diary of a Google Researcher - Funny diary of a Google researcher (from the future) that goes into Google's recent announcement on entering the video blogging space

On Sony's "not invented here" problem

5/04/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

jkottke : On Sony's "not invented here" problem - "A quarter century later, Sony is still pursuing its own obsessions, but it hasn't produced anything like the Walkman for a long time. Today, Sony is known for floundering into new markets, not for creating them."

America stand as one

5/04/2005 @ 22:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : America stand as one - A rock anthem (via Metafilter)

Reno Stead Airport

5/04/2005 @ 22:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Reno Stead Airport - Reno Stead Airport: on Google Maps... this is where the Reno Air Races are each year

Lifehacker interviews Merlin Mann about 43 Folders

5/04/2005 @ 22:55 UTC

jkottke : Lifehacker interviews Merlin Mann about 43 Folders - It's a life hacking mash-up.

Nelson Minar : Merlin Mann interview - Very insightful discussion

Simon Willison : Interview: 43Folders' Merlin Mann - LifeHacker talks to a Life Hacker.

Bionic eye will let the blind see

5/04/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

kayodeok : Bionic eye will let the blind see - The bionic eye comprises a computer chip that sits in the back of the individual's eye, linked up to a mini video camera built into glasses that they wear

Ufology

5/04/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Ufology - Ufology: Ufology is the study of Unidentified flying object (UFO) reports, sightings and other related phenomena.

Burning Man camp on Google Maps

5/04/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Burning Man camp on Google Maps - also: Dave! [via]  [via]

Matt Haughey's annotated Google Map on Flickr

5/04/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Matt Haughey's annotated Google Map on Flickr - it inspired a new Memory Maps group

Ego Belts - Custom Name Belt Buckles

5/04/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

cameron : Ego Belts - Custom Name Belt Buckles - I'll be taking advertising inquiries as soon as mine arrives

The Triforce » Toothing

5/04/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

Rod Begbie : The Triforce » Toothing - Large quantities of the unthinking non-critical media, effortlessly hoaxed. [via#

cameron : Toothing declared a hoax - Good game guys, you had me on

Nelson Minar : Toothing was a hoax - The common sense test apparently no longer applies (via BoingBoing)

Groove: $120M

5/04/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

Nelson Minar : Groove: $120M - Nasty sounding shareholder lawsuit (via ...)

mathowie's childhood

5/04/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

Nelson Minar : mathowie's childhood - As seen on Google Maps, annotated in Flickr

kayodeok : My childhood, seen by Google Maps - Clever use of Flicker and Google Maps to create a Memory Map. Requires Flash.

Simon Willison : My childhood, seen by Google Maps - Very clever use of Flickr notes and Google Maps.

Google Maps - 2600 bay area boulevard,houston, tx

5/04/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

philgyford : Google Maps - 2600 bay area boulevard,houston, tx - Sattelite photo of where I used to live. I love the pattern of those suburbs.

Mitch Kapor': Should Groove Have Gone Open Source?

5/04/2005 @ 17:56 UTC

kellan : Mitch Kapor': Should Groove Have Gone Open Source? - On the challenges of open sourcing a proprietary product. #

Data is the next "Intel Inside": owning a unique, hard-to-replicate data source as a competitive ...

5/04/2005 @ 17:56 UTC

kellan : Data is the next "Intel Inside": owning a unique, hard-to-replicate data source as a competitive advantage - However the network, properly incented, can find new ways to create previously hard-to-replicate data #

Upcoming.org adds search, e-mail invites, and more

5/04/2005 @ 17:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Upcoming.org adds search, e-mail invites, and more - we've been cranking on the site; go check it out

Rod Begbie : Upcoming.org: News: Searching, Invite by E-mail, and More - Upcoming.org adds functionality to make them a less-evil alternative to Evite. Cool. [via#

Jack Shafer (favorably) reviews David Foster Wallace's Atlantic Monthly article on talk radio

5/04/2005 @ 17:55 UTC

jkottke : Jack Shafer (favorably) reviews David Foster Wallace's Atlantic Monthly article on talk radio

The Domesday Project

5/04/2005 @ 17:06 UTC

Rod Begbie : The Domesday Project - Christ, this takes me back. Alloa Library had the necessary BBC Micro, laserdisc player and trackball, and I used to spend hours playing around with it. [via#

Lisa has the same idea I had a while ago: Netflix for cats

5/04/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

erikbenson : Lisa has the same idea I had a while ago: Netflix for cats - It would be interesting to see how a program like this would play with my cat-loving emotions

deusx : lisawhiteman.com - "I've been thinking of getting a temporary cat." Weird.

Questionable Content: New comics every Monday through Friday

5/04/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

deusx : Questionable Content: New comics every Monday through Friday - "SCOOOOT"

BBC NEWS | Election 2005 | Weblog

5/04/2005 @ 16:45 UTC

Rod Begbie : BBC NEWS | Election 2005 | Weblog - Auntie's got an election blog too. #

Guardian Unlimited: Election 2005

5/04/2005 @ 16:32 UTC

Rod Begbie : Guardian Unlimited: Election 2005 - Looks the the "Observer Blog" was just a warm-up for this -- A UK equivalent to Salon's War Room. Subscribed! [via#

MathMe - The Most Powerful Mobile Calculator Ever

5/04/2005 @ 15:55 UTC

cameron : MathMe - The Most Powerful Mobile Calculator Ever - Mobile connection to a remote Mathematica kernel

tediouslimbs video by Noah Lyon

5/04/2005 @ 15:55 UTC

cameron : tediouslimbs video by Noah Lyon - Mesmerizing looped video ball of cartoon goodness

Rootkiting Your Database

5/04/2005 @ 14:55 UTC

kayodeok : Rootkiting Your Database - "If a database is a kind of operating system it should be possible to migrate operating system malware (like rootkits or viruses) to the database world. The following linked paper will try to explain how this migration can be done"

Flickr Related Tag Browser

5/04/2005 @ 14:55 UTC

Philippe Janvier : Flickr Related Tag Browser - Une belle présentation Flash des résultats d'une recherche dans les tags Flickr. [via#

Fanatical Apathy: The Past Two Weeks of TV News

5/04/2005 @ 13:55 UTC

deusx : Fanatical Apathy: The Past Two Weeks of TV News

Trailer for Mad Hot Ballroom, a documentary about ballroom dancing kids

5/04/2005 @ 13:55 UTC

jkottke : Trailer for Mad Hot Ballroom, a documentary about ballroom dancing kids - "Gentlemen, where's my tango face?"

Andy Baio : Video: Mad Hot Ballroom trailer - adorable documentary about a children's ballroom dancing competition [via]  [via]

Guerilla poster art for Firefly

5/04/2005 @ 12:55 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : Guerilla poster art for Firefly - Guerilla poster art for Firefly [via] [via]

Sufficiently simple technology

5/04/2005 @ 11:55 UTC

Philippe Janvier : Sufficiently simple technology - "...our magical technologies aren't yet sufficiently advanced. If they were, they'd be as magically useful in failure mode as they are when they just work". [via#

Google Maps - Saint Souis, MO

5/04/2005 @ 10:55 UTC

Wayne Burkett : Google Maps - Saint Souis, MO - Satellite images. I used to spend hours (on dial-up) on Terraserver, painstakingly poking from image to image, gradually stitching cities together in Photoshop. This rocks! #

Maciej on Paul Graham and other blowhards

5/04/2005 @ 09:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Maciej on Paul Graham and other blowhards - I love a spirited rant

Wayne Burkett : Idle Words: Dabblers and Blowhards - "I am not qualified to call bullshit on Paul Graham when he writes about programming, history, starting a business, or even growing up as a social pariah, but I do know enough about art to see when someone is just making shit up." #

Rod Begbie : Dabblers and Blowhards - Paul Graham (and ESR, and Winer) in bullshit-rant shocker. Despite people pointing to them, I've never been able to read a Paul Graham essay. Favourite quote: "Great paintings, for example, get you laid in a way that great computer programs never do." [via#

jkottke : Dabblers and Blowhards, or Why hackers are nothing like painters - Maciej takes issue with Paul Graham's non-technical body of writing.

deusx : Idle Words - Dabblers and Blowhards - "But you, sir, are no painter."

jimray : Dabblers and blowhards - Maciej Ceglowski doesn't think hackers are anything like painters [via Daring Fireball]

cameron : Idle Words: Dabblers and Blowhards - Maciej reveals the truth: programming is nothing like painting, as painters get laid for what they do

Steve Cook : Maciej Ceglowski beats the crap out of "Hackers and Painters" - He's got a beef with the Paul Graham/Dave Winer/ESR style of "hackers are" essay, and calls bullshit on Graham's qualifications to even -talk- about painting. (via Waxy)

plasticbag : A glorious response to essays on Hackers and Painters... - "Great paintings, for example, get you laid in a way that great computer programs never do. Even not-so-great paintings - in fact, any slapdash attempt at splashing paint onto a surface - will get you laid more than writing software"

Paul Hammond : Idle Words - Dabblers and Blowhards - So let me say it simply - hackers are nothing like painters.

memeorandum

5/04/2005 @ 08:55 UTC

kayodeok : memeorandum - "memeorandum presents an automated hourly synopsis of the latest online news and opinion, combining weblog commentary with traditional news reports"

The Erotic Diary of George Wendt

5/04/2005 @ 08:55 UTC

Andy Baio : The Erotic Diary of George Wendt - an inspired part of TeeVee's brilliant April 1 prank, if you missed it

How To Build a Secure Windows XP Desktop

5/04/2005 @ 07:55 UTC

kayodeok : How To Build a Secure Windows XP Desktop - Nothing new to offer but handy as a checklist

Google Maps adds satellite photos!

5/04/2005 @ 07:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Google Maps adds satellite photos! - insanely cool to switch back and forth [via]  [via]

kayodeok : Google Adds Satellite Imagery to Maps - Have you ever wished you could see what someplace looked like before you got there? A house? A hotel? A freeway exit?

Rod Begbie : Google Blog: A bird's-eye view - Google integrate satellite photos into Google Maps in a gorgeous fashion, and in doing so, continue to piss on Mapquest's chips. #

Simon Willison : Google Maps + Keyhole = Satellite photos - Even more like map.search.ch ;)

The Annotated New York Times

5/04/2005 @ 06:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : The Annotated New York Times - The Annotated New York Times: this is really fucking cool

Jason Shellen : The Annotated New York Times - Nice use of blog search. #

Andy Baio : The Annotated New York Times - tracking NYT stories with real-time reactions from blogs [via]  [via]

kayodeok : The Annotated New York Times - "The Annotated New York Times is a fascinating new blog that tracks weblog postings citing articles published by The New York Times"

jimray : The Annotated New York Times - See what the bloggers are squawking about

AirSailing gliderport on google maps

5/04/2005 @ 06:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : AirSailing gliderport on google maps - AirSailing gliderport on google maps: keyhole rocks

Google Maps now has an option to switch to a satellite view

5/04/2005 @ 06:55 UTC

jkottke : Google Maps now has an option to switch to a satellite view - Holy crap, try the zoom!

Compassionate conservative

5/04/2005 @ 04:56 UTC

Eric Meyer : Compassionate conservative - A look at the philosophical legacy of John Paul II, and how it's already being dumbed down and twisted. [via TjL] [via]

Why We Need Atom Now

5/04/2005 @ 04:55 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Why We Need Atom Now - Feed autodiscovery is in my opinion far more effective than the rel="self" thing. O well. #

ricmac : Tim Bray: Why We Need Atom Now - He makes a very good point about duplicates in topic feeds, which is probably *the* biggest problem with PubSub, Feedster et al feeds currently. So if Atom helps solve that, I'm all for it...

We're living in a crazy world when a former Vice Pres. of the US launches a TV news station and e...

5/04/2005 @ 04:55 UTC

jkottke : We're living in a crazy world when a former Vice Pres. of the US launches a TV news station and explains what he's up to in terms of video blogging - So, this TV I've been hearing about...it's like blogs?

Google Maps now with satellite data

5/04/2005 @ 03:56 UTC

Jason Shellen : Google Maps now with satellite data - Get directions to your next protest. #

Implausible Claims Made by Vanilla Ice in "Ice Ice Baby"

5/04/2005 @ 03:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Implausible Claims Made by Vanilla Ice in "Ice Ice Baby" - "Turn off the lights and I'll glow." [via]  [via]

The people behind the DVD

5/04/2005 @ 03:55 UTC

jkottke : The people behind the DVD - On the making of DVDs and how it's just as or even more important than the release of films in theatres.

Design Without Reach

5/04/2005 @ 03:55 UTC

jkottke : Design Without Reach - Cheapo versions of Design Within Reach classics.

Internet ad firms are using Flash to track people who delete or don't accept browser cookies

5/04/2005 @ 03:55 UTC

jkottke : Internet ad firms are using Flash to track people who delete or don't accept browser cookies

François Nonnenmacher : Company Bypasses Cookie-Deleting Consumers - Beware of Flash remoting

Darren Rowse on weblogsinc Adsense revenue

5/04/2005 @ 02:56 UTC

ricmac : Darren Rowse on weblogsinc Adsense revenue - Apparently Darren has made approx $50k from Adsense in the last 7 mths! OMG!!

Are bloggers journalists? San Francisco Says Yes

5/04/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Are bloggers journalists? San Francisco Says Yes - Are bloggers journalists? San Francisco Says Yes: this is an interesting development

LiningUp.net

5/04/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : LiningUp.net - LiningUp.net: Get in Line for Star Wars Episode III in Hollywood!

yhoo schedule 14a

5/04/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : yhoo schedule 14a - yhoo schedule 14a: interesting numbers in this document

Yahoo! Poaches MSN Content Exec

5/04/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Yahoo! Poaches MSN Content Exec - Yahoo! Poaches MSN Content Exec: mmm... media

Yahoo Auto-Linker

5/04/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Yahoo Auto-Linker - Yahoo Auto-Linker: neat use of our APIs

Watching TV in bed with an iSight, or "a webcam is basically a light cable with a wormhole in the...

5/04/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

jkottke : Watching TV in bed with an iSight, or "a webcam is basically a light cable with a wormhole in the middle" - Matt, take a picture of Vega for me as it flies by.

deusx : joy (4 April 2005, Interconnected) - "Later that night, we watched TV by sending it upstairs using the camera and one-way video chat (in iChat). Really."

plasticbag : Mr Webb is using his new iSight to watch TV in bed - Glad you like the toy, old chap. Missing you already.

peecasting

5/04/2005 @ 01:57 UTC

Nelson Minar : peecasting - .

My Washington D.C. photos

5/04/2005 @ 01:56 UTC

Simon Willison : My Washington D.C. photos - Touristy photos. Includes squirrels... and ENIAC!

Episode III Line FAQ

5/04/2005 @ 01:56 UTC

Simon Willison : Episode III Line FAQ - Yup, the line for Star Wars Episode III has its own FAQ. (via) [via]

Canon PowerShot SD500

5/04/2005 @ 01:56 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Canon PowerShot SD500 - Canon PowerShot SD500: this looks like a great replacement for my S400

Venture Brothers renewed!

5/04/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Venture Brothers renewed! - I don't know how I missed this last week, but nonetheless: HELL YES.

The Strange Zen of JavaScript

5/04/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : The Strange Zen of JavaScript - Scott Andrew blogging about JS again? This makes me very, very happy.

Paul Hammond : The Strange Zen Of JavaScript - A weblog about JavaScript quirks, caveats, odd hacks, curiosities and collected wisdom

The cheapening of music

5/04/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : The cheapening of music - Dan's got some great points. Food for thought.

Richard Rutter : The Cheapening of Music - Technology has affected how we buy, digest and perceive music.

Joe vs. the Volcano creator wins Pulitzer Prize

5/04/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Joe vs. the Volcano creator wins Pulitzer Prize - strangely, AP doesn't mention "Joe" at all

Thurston Moore on the power of mix tapes

5/04/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Thurston Moore on the power of mix tapes - don't miss the last graf; "trying to control music sharing ... is like trying to control an affair of the heart"

COCHRAN & TERRI SCHIAVO with JESUS in HEAVEN!!!

5/04/2005 @ 00:57 UTC

jimray : COCHRAN & TERRI SCHIAVO with JESUS in HEAVEN!!! - If this isn't satire, I don't know what is

Mojavi Project

5/04/2005 @ 00:57 UTC

jimray : Mojavi Project - Open source MVC framework for PHP -- kinda like Ruby on Rails, but not

allconsuming.net cracked

5/04/2005 @ 00:57 UTC

cobra libre : allconsuming.net cracked - bummer. #

eHype

5/04/2005 @ 00:56 UTC

Wayne Burkett : eHype - Another recommendation for Ruby on Rails. #

Windows 3.11 on a bootable floppy

5/04/2005 @ 00:56 UTC

Wayne Burkett : Windows 3.11 on a bootable floppy - With added support for long filenames, FAT32, and USB devices. #

FeedBurner announces more funding

5/04/2005 @ 00:56 UTC

ricmac : FeedBurner announces more funding - Plus a detailed description of their business model and future plans. Great stuff, they are living up to the mantle of being Read/Write Web's Most Promising Web 2.0 Company (an honour I conferred on Feedburner in Dec 04).

Nelson Minar : FeedBurner $7M - Not rumour, straight from the company

pY! Voice Chat

5/04/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : pY! Voice Chat - pY! Voice Chat: pY! Voice Chat is the first Linux client for Yahoo! voice chat.

Thirst and the Drinking Pilot

5/04/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Thirst and the Drinking Pilot - Thirst and the Drinking Pilot: good stuff on deydration

Richard Rutter : Thirst and the drinking pilot - Must. Drink. More. Water. (And this explains why and how). [via Ben Hammersley]

360invites.com

5/04/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : 360invites.com - 360invites.com: Yahoo 360 Invites

Google video to accept submissions

5/04/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Google video to accept submissions - Google video to accept submissions: I wonder if they'll use Media RSS...

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