Waiting for Costeau

11/05/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Waiting for Costeau - Arve: ?Well, UserJS.org is actually mostly ready for release, and will be revealed to the general public real soon now? #

Scoble on copyists who don't link back

11/05/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

ricmac : Scoble on copyists who don't link back - "there are several sites that are republishing my content without providing links back to my original blog. That's just nasty behavior." I agree - and as I commented, what are our options? Nobody wants to go to court over such things...

Web Browser Forensics, Part 2

11/05/2005 @ 22:55 UTC

kayodeok : Web Browser Forensics, Part 2 - This second article in the two-part series described tools and techniques to reconstruct files cached by Mozilla Firefox browsers.

Monkeywire mailing list

11/05/2005 @ 22:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Monkeywire mailing list - since October 2000, the #1 source for monkey-related news online

Developing Dashboard Widgets

11/05/2005 @ 22:51 UTC

erikbenson : Developing Dashboard Widgets - I think I'll practice by building a simple 43 Things dashboard widget unless someone beats me to it

Cameron Moll : Developing Dashboard Widgets - Apple how-to: Developing Dashboard Widgets. Archived for that elusive 25th hour of the day, when I finally find time to knock out one of these.

Importing stuff into your Outlook Calendar (or Tasks) from Excel

11/05/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

kayodeok : Importing stuff into your Outlook Calendar (or Tasks) from Excel - How to import todo lists from Excel into Outlook Tasks

Ten questions for Joe Clark

11/05/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

Isofarro : Ten questions for Joe Clark - The common sense approach to accessibility. And not afraid to call on 'established experts'

Anne van Kesteren : Ten questions for Joe Clark - ?Joe: Yes, when you've got a lot of navigation to skip over, or a large code sample, or - and this is a recurring favourite of the WCAG Working Group, and indicates what they spend their time worrying about - ASCII art.? #

Richard Rutter : Ten Questions for Joe Clark - Joe is entertaining and informative as usual..

Frank Bruni on avant guard cuisine (also called molecular gastronomy)

11/05/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

jkottke : Frank Bruni on avant guard cuisine (also called molecular gastronomy)

Yahoo! Music Engine

11/05/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Yahoo! Music Engine - Yahoo! Music Engine: or "ytunes" if you prefer

Caching output in PHP

11/05/2005 @ 18:56 UTC

Isofarro : Caching output in PHP - caching wrapper around an existing script. Uses ob_start(), ob_get_contents() and ob_end_flush()

Far Cry / AMD64

11/05/2005 @ 18:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : Far Cry / AMD64 - First 64 bit PC game? (via GameTab)

BHG: Rise of Legends

11/05/2005 @ 18:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : BHG: Rise of Legends - Rise of Nations is the best RTS ever. Now they're back with an Arabian themed RTS. Looks awesome.

White peacock

11/05/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

Nelson Minar : White peacock - Popular photo

Frank Zappa's Proposal For A System To Replace Ordinary Record Merchandising

11/05/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Frank Zappa's Proposal For A System To Replace Ordinary Record Merchandising - from 1983, he saw the future of streaming digital audio distribution from the network; as seen in the Frank Zappa Book [via]  [via]

No more Mother's Days

11/05/2005 @ 17:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : No more Mother's Days - Waiter Rant is consistently entertaining

Store Wars

11/05/2005 @ 17:55 UTC

cameron : Store Wars - The store has been taken over by... the dark side of the farm

Jeremy Zawodny : Grocery Store Wars - Grocery Store Wars: Join the Organic Rebellion

jimray : Grocery Store Wars | Join the Organic Rebellion

volvo, toyota, ford....mazda?

11/05/2005 @ 17:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : volvo, toyota, ford....mazda? - volvo, toyota, ford....mazda?: complete with redneck engineering

Curiosity is bliss: "XMLHttpRequest Tracing" for AJAX debugging

11/05/2005 @ 16:59 UTC

jimray : Curiosity is bliss: "XMLHttpRequest Tracing" for AJAX debugging - Helpful

Anne van Kesteren : "XMLHttpRequest Tracing" for AJAX debugging - Nice! #

Isofarro : XMLHttpRequest Tracing for AJAX debugging - Greasemonkey script that logs XmlHttpRequest requests and responses

Importing audio book CDs into iTunes

11/05/2005 @ 16:59 UTC

jimray : Importing audio book CDs into iTunes - Helpful tips, plus a bunch of stuff I didn't know about bookmarkable m4b files

A Tinderbox Reference File

11/05/2005 @ 16:58 UTC

deusx : A Tinderbox Reference File - ""aTbRef'24" is a reference file to some of Tinderbox objects and functions, based on the v2.4.0 release."

A self-referential aptitude test

11/05/2005 @ 16:57 UTC

Wayne Burkett : A self-referential aptitude test - To attempt after I'm done with school-mandated tests. #

My Recent Kerfluffle

11/05/2005 @ 16:57 UTC

Wayne Burkett : My Recent Kerfluffle - A conservative high school history teacher's rant on history textbooks. #

Obscure Phone Carrier Forms Very Strategic Alliance

11/05/2005 @ 16:57 UTC

Wayne Burkett : Obscure Phone Carrier Forms Very Strategic Alliance - Wowzers. A telemarketing conversation with Christian-based phone carrier United American Technologies. #

Duff's Device

11/05/2005 @ 16:57 UTC

Wayne Burkett : Duff's Device - "Many people (even bwk?) have said that the worst feature of C is that switches don't break automatically before each case label. This code forms some sort of argument in that debate, but I'm not sure whether it's for or against." #

BBC Backstage

11/05/2005 @ 16:56 UTC

Andy Baio : BBC Backstage - open API, feeds, and tools for remixing BBC content; if only all media was this open [via]  [via]

znarf : BBC Backstage - "backstage.bbc.co.uk is the BBC's new developer network, providing content feeds for anyone to build with. Alternatively, share your ideas on new ways to use BBC content. This is your BBC. We want to help you play." Waow, this rocks ! [via#

Rod Begbie : BBC Backstage - Auntie's new forum for sharing their (online) content. [via#

jimray : BBC backstage - The beeb gets remix religion

Simon Willison : BBC Backstage - Feeds, APIs, and other geeky stuff. This is really, really good. (via) [via]

kayodeok : BBC Backstage: Build what you want using BBC content - backstage.bbc.co.uk is the BBC's new developer network, providing content feeds for anyone to build with.

François Nonnenmacher : backstage.bbc.co.uk - Build what you want using BBC content -- an API to the BBC!

Philippe Janvier : BBC Backstage - "BBC's new developer network". [via#

Video: Katamari Damacy creator's lecture from Game Developers Conference 2005

11/05/2005 @ 16:56 UTC

Andy Baio : Video: Katamari Damacy creator's lecture from Game Developers Conference 2005 - hour-long discussion of the game design, with hand puppets! [via]  [via]

Where do mob nicknames come from?

11/05/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

jkottke : Where do mob nicknames come from?

Kansas man is renting out his prarie land for people to burn; $100 a pop

11/05/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

jkottke : Kansas man is renting out his prarie land for people to burn; $100 a pop - Having lived in a rural area and burned grass like this, I can tell you that it's great fun.

deusx : WSJ.com - Burn, Prairie, Burn:Tourists in KansasCome to Torch Grass - I had a friend in high school whose little brother did this to the field behind their house every few months, for free. Only, well, it wasn't really a good thing.

Robert McNamara: "the United States must no longer rely on nuclear weapons as a foreign-policy to...

11/05/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

jkottke : Robert McNamara: "the United States must no longer rely on nuclear weapons as a foreign-policy tool. To do so is immoral, illegal, and dreadfully dangerous"

Microsoft Security Advisories

11/05/2005 @ 15:55 UTC

kayodeok : Microsoft Security Advisories - Microsoft Security Advisories are a way for Microsoft to communicate security information to customers about issues that may not be classified as vulnerabilities and may not require a security bulletin. Each advisory will be accompanied with a unique Micr

Microsoft Security Advisory (892313): Default Setting in Windows Media Player Digital Rights Mana...

11/05/2005 @ 15:55 UTC

kayodeok : Microsoft Security Advisory (892313): Default Setting in Windows Media Player Digital Rights Management Could Allow a User to Open a Web Page Without Requesting Permission - Default Setting in Windows Media Player Digital Rights Management Could Allow a User to Open a Web Page Without Requesting Permission

DocBook: The Definitive Guide

11/05/2005 @ 15:55 UTC

kayodeok : DocBook: The Definitive Guide - I've always wanted to learn about docbook. To read

Staff at The Spotted Pig restaurant in NYC wear shoes custom-designed for the restaurant

11/05/2005 @ 15:55 UTC

jkottke : Staff at The Spotted Pig restaurant in NYC wear shoes custom-designed for the restaurant - Can Air Batali's be far behind?

mod_rewrite Cheat Sheet

11/05/2005 @ 14:55 UTC

Isofarro : mod_rewrite Cheat Sheet - Also includes allowable regex expressions - all on one page (via kayodeok)

kayodeok : mod_rewrite Cheat Sheet - The mod_rewrite cheat sheet is designed to act as a reminder and reference sheet, listing useful information about mod_rewrite

Milo Vermeulen : mod_rewrite Cheat Sheet - mod_rewrite Cheat Sheet [via] [via]

Jeremy Zawodny : mod_rewrite Cheat Sheet - mod_rewrite Cheat Sheet: very handy when mucking about in htaccess files

Omnipelagos.com help and faq

11/05/2005 @ 14:55 UTC

kayodeok : Omnipelagos.com help and faq - Omnipelagos.com searches for chains of relationships between any two arbitrary concepts. Each chain is displayed along with a short text fragment which provides context. It can be used for fact-finding, brainstorming, or just plain fun

Ajaxed out

11/05/2005 @ 13:56 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Ajaxed out - ?Is Flash Ajax? No. Is it capable of enabling an Ajax-style applications? Yes. Dunno what's so hard about this question.? #

Simon Willison : Ajaxed out - Scott Andrew reports from the O'Reilly / Adaptive Path Ajax summit.

Isofarro : Ajaxed out - Summary of the O'Reilly Ajax Summit

Sets in Javascript

11/05/2005 @ 13:56 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Sets in Javascript - Looks useful. [via#

Milo Vermeulen : Sets in Javascript - Sets in Javascript [via] [via]

Paul Hammond : Sets in Javascript - var typeInSet = nodeType in set(2, 3, 4, 7, 8);

deusx : Sets in Javascript - "In this example the javascript in operator is used in combination with a function set that converts its arguments to an object."

Why You Should (or Should Not) Use the Yahoo! Music Engine

11/05/2005 @ 13:55 UTC

ricmac : Why You Should (or Should Not) Use the Yahoo! Music Engine - "We're not selling you operating systems or hardware on the side. Yahoo! Music Engine is a container for network media services." (via Lucas Gonze)

Simon Willison : Why You Should (or Should Not) Use the Yahoo! Music Engine - Engineers are better at marketing than marketing people.

Off to Yahoo!

11/05/2005 @ 12:55 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Off to Yahoo! - Congrats! #

Blogosphere Code of Conduct

11/05/2005 @ 12:55 UTC

François Nonnenmacher : Blogosphere Code of Conduct

kayodeok : Blogosphere Code of Conduct - The Blogosphere Code of Conduct (BCOC), or "How to Disagree without Being Disagreeable"

★ The Joy of Tech! ★ "Forget Enterprise"

11/05/2005 @ 12:55 UTC

deusx : ★ The Joy of Tech! ★ "Forget Enterprise" - "Forget... FORGET..."

kayodeok : The Joy of Tech! Forget Enterprise - Vulcan Mind Meld to forget Enterprise ever existed

Type Museum

11/05/2005 @ 10:55 UTC

Richard Rutter : Type Museum - I must get to Stockwell one Wednesday for an open day.

Tribune not clueless, embraces Craigslist

11/05/2005 @ 09:56 UTC

jimray : Tribune not clueless, embraces Craigslist - The empire strikes back

Joe Scarborough is an idiot, part 4,325

11/05/2005 @ 09:55 UTC

jimray : Joe Scarborough is an idiot, part 4,325 - Why is this asshat allowed on the air? Anyone?

Yahoo! Premieres Yahoo! Music Unlimited

11/05/2005 @ 09:55 UTC

jimray : Yahoo! Premieres Yahoo! Music Unlimited - Holy crap - $5/month to stream all the tracks you want, with all that delicious Windows DRM

Trend Micro to buy anti-spyware firm InterMute

11/05/2005 @ 07:55 UTC

kayodeok : Trend Micro to buy anti-spyware firm InterMute - Trend Micro today announced its intent to acquire privately held anti-spyware software provider InterMute Inc., which makes both consumer and enterprise SpySubtract products, for $15 million.

Validating an entire site

11/05/2005 @ 07:55 UTC

kayodeok : Validating an entire site - How to validate an entire site by Installing the W3C validator on a local machine

Paul Hammond : Validating an entire site - Standards-schmandards - The script will log information about the number of validation errors

Video: Katamari Damacy creator's lecture from Game Developers Conference 2005

11/05/2005 @ 07:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Video: Katamari Damacy creator's lecture from Game Developers Conference 2005 - hour-long discussion of the game design, with hand puppets! [via]  [via]

Netflix is using Ajax to bring detailed info into the queue

11/05/2005 @ 05:56 UTC

kellan : Netflix is using Ajax to bring detailed info into the queue - Simple, but nice. #

ThinkGeek :: LighTalk LED Scanner

11/05/2005 @ 05:55 UTC

deusx : ThinkGeek :: LighTalk LED Scanner - "Scan Your Doodle and Flash Your Friends"

gne.yahoo.com?

11/05/2005 @ 05:55 UTC

ricmac : gne.yahoo.com? - Flickr thread discussing what will happen to Ludicorp's Game Neverending now that Yahoo owns it. GNE was a grand idea that unfortunately never played itself out... (thanks Andy for the link)

CNN.com - The real scandal of Tom DeLay - May 9, 2005

11/05/2005 @ 04:56 UTC

deusx : CNN.com - The real scandal of Tom DeLay - May 9, 2005 - Tom DeLay: Immoral, cheap-labor conservative.

Google Content Blocker

11/05/2005 @ 04:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Google Content Blocker - block everything except ads; remember to read the privacy policy [via]  [via]

kayodeok : Google Content Blocker - After you install Google Content Block, just surf the Web as you normally do. When we find a site that has content, we will block that content so you see only the ads. It all happens automatically, with no effort on your part

Jeremy Zawodny : Google Content Blocker - Google Content Blocker: hahahahahahaha

Apple granted patent for Mac touchscreen tablet

11/05/2005 @ 04:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Apple granted patent for Mac touchscreen tablet - with simple illustrations [via]  [via]

Thoughts on Apple's video plans

11/05/2005 @ 04:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Thoughts on Apple's video plans - spurred by the insightful Apple insider's Slashdot comments

Blogumentary: A Documentary About Blogs

11/05/2005 @ 04:50 UTC

erikbenson : Blogumentary: A Documentary About Blogs - Chuck Olsen's documentary premiers on UW campus this friday

Flickr moving from Flash to Ajax

11/05/2005 @ 03:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Flickr moving from Flash to Ajax - also: if you want it now, there's always Lickr [via]  [via]

ricmac : Ajaxian Blog: Flickr moving from Flash to Ajax - btw whatever happened to Game Neverending?? The great unknown question... anyway, this is yet another via waxy link

jimray : Flickr moving to Ajax? - Ajax is faster than Flash? Maybe, but what about development time?

mennovanslooten.nl

11/05/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : mennovanslooten.nl - Bloglined. Don?t worry, it?s English. #

I'd love to go to the 'Future Scenarios for RSS' talk...

11/05/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

ricmac : I'd love to go to the 'Future Scenarios for RSS' talk... - "RSS is the delivery vehicle for the Web 2.0, at the heart of this next phase of the Internet. RSS is the push-pull technology at the heart of new forms of media."

Omnipelagos.com: meandering search engine

11/05/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

ricmac : Omnipelagos.com: meandering search engine - More geekery: "Omnipelagos finds the shortest paths between any two things." Via waxy (who is on fire today with all these links to neat Web 2.0-ish apps)

Seth's Blog: The New Digital Divide

11/05/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

ricmac : Seth's Blog: The New Digital Divide - "your most-connected, most influential customers are part of the digerati. They can make or break your product, your service or even your religion's new policies."

Ã?sa Amma

11/05/2005 @ 01:56 UTC

kaninka.net : �sa Amma - �su Ömmu var rænt.

Yahoo! News Tag Soup

11/05/2005 @ 01:56 UTC

ricmac : Yahoo! News Tag Soup - Automatic tagging of Yahoo News, using the Content Analysis web service. [via waxy]

ProNet: Rip, Mix, and Burn web pages

11/05/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

ricmac : ProNet: Rip, Mix, and Burn web pages - "Once you've read over the excellent examples in the book [by Mark Pilgrim], check out Platypus."

Pirillo: NewsGator Remains Stagant, Irresponsible

11/05/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

ricmac : Pirillo: NewsGator Remains Stagant, Irresponsible - Harsh words...not quite sure what he's on about tho. quote: "The aggregator is a commodity on the desktop - you'd be smart to chase after licenses with organizations, not individuals."

Greg Reinacker of Newsgator responds to Chris Pirillo

11/05/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

ricmac : Greg Reinacker of Newsgator responds to Chris Pirillo - "some of the changes we've made in the upcoming version have to do with the way we retrieve content...so stay tuned"

Omnipelagos

11/05/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Omnipelagos - find connections between any two Wikipedia entries, like here to there [via]  [via]

Access your GMail account on a WAP or Pocket PC device

11/05/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

Philippe Janvier : Access your GMail account on a WAP or Pocket PC device - "...free access to your gmail account using a wireless WAP and Pocket PC browsers". [via#

ScrappyGoo - Google News Feed Scraper

11/05/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

ricmac : ScrappyGoo - Google News Feed Scraper - "ScrappyGoo lets you search Google News and generate a unique RSS feed of your results."

kayodeok : ScrappyGoo - Google News Feed Scraper - ScrappyGoo lets you search Google News and generate a unique RSS feed of your results. This persistent news search delivery is offered as a free service. By default, each feed has 16 entries. It uses standard boolean operators

ResearchBuzz on Google News lack of RSS support

11/05/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

ricmac : ResearchBuzz on Google News lack of RSS support - "...the lack of RSS functionality is more and more annoying as I integrate RSS more and more into my "online experience" ..."

Free movies in NYC's Bryant Park all summer; here's the schedule

11/05/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

jkottke : Free movies in NYC's Bryant Park all summer; here's the schedule - Ooh, Touch of Evil.

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