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SiliconValleyWatcher launches ionRSS.com edited by noted blogger Richard MacManus

12/05/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

ricmac : SiliconValleyWatcher launches ionRSS.com edited by noted blogger Richard MacManus - I like it when nice things are said about me. Noted blogger... [puffs up chest] :-)

A selection of personal letters written by Richard Feynman

12/05/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

jkottke : A selection of personal letters written by Richard Feynman

Debate on the science of gender and science between Elizabeth Spelke and Steven Pinker

12/05/2005 @ 22:55 UTC

jkottke : Debate on the science of gender and science between Elizabeth Spelke and Steven Pinker - "On sex differences between men and women and how they may relate to the careers of women in science".

HP contributor David Rees: "The Huffington Post has been live for two days and I still havenÂ’...

12/05/2005 @ 22:55 UTC

jkottke : HP contributor David Rees: "The Huffington Post has been live for two days and I still havenÂ’t met Gwyneth Paltrow" - He also complains that Larry David hasn't read his screenplay.

FontLab buys Fontographer from Macromedia and plans for future upgrades

12/05/2005 @ 22:55 UTC

jkottke : FontLab buys Fontographer from Macromedia and plans for future upgrades

Xbox 360 to debut on MTV tonight

12/05/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Xbox 360 to debut on MTV tonight - here's the TiVo link [via]  [via]

Scientology losing ground to new Fictionology

12/05/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Scientology losing ground to new Fictionology - "we offer our preclear followers procedures to erase overts in the reactive mind" [via]  [via]

deusx : The Onion | Scientology Losing Ground To New Fictionology - 'McSavage added, "As a Fictionologist, I live in a world of pretend. It's liberating."'

Microsoft is sponsoring a short film contest called Thought Thieves about intellectual property t...

12/05/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

jkottke : Microsoft is sponsoring a short film contest called Thought Thieves about intellectual property theft - And the entry form states: "I will formally license on terms acceptable to Microsoft, all intellectual property rights in my film and agree to waive all moral rights in relation to my film if requested to do so". Heh.

The Swiss are putting a blanket on one of their glaciers to keep it from melting

12/05/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

jkottke : The Swiss are putting a blanket on one of their glaciers to keep it from melting

We Are Scientists reviews section

12/05/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

jimray : We Are Scientists reviews section - If every band were this unassuming and hilarious, the music world would be a better place

Broadcast Machine preview released

12/05/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Broadcast Machine preview released - publish RSS video channels, distributing the bandwidth with Blog Torrent

ricmac : Broadcast Machine: Publish RSS / Torrent Video Channels

A group called Art Mobs is producing their own audio guides for the MoMA

12/05/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

jkottke : A group called Art Mobs is producing their own audio guides for the MoMA

Biologically odd people are pushing the limits of what the human body is capable of

12/05/2005 @ 19:56 UTC

jkottke : Biologically odd people are pushing the limits of what the human body is capable of - "In 2002, Lynne Cox swam to Antarctica, withstanding 32-degree water in only a swimsuit."

Nelson Minar : Genetic freaks - People with superhuman abilities (via MeFi)

Learning to juggle increases grey matter

12/05/2005 @ 19:56 UTC

jimray : Learning to juggle increases grey matter - Get smarter and learn a trick to help you pick up chicks

Learning WordPress

12/05/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

kayodeok : Learning WordPress - Resources for Learning WordPress

Google ponders Blogger, Gmail integration

12/05/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

ricmac : Google ponders Blogger, Gmail integration - "Although Blogger currently allows users to post text and photos to their blogs via any e-mail program, Google is looking into a tighter integration with Gmail, Stone said."

Andy Baio : Google ponders Blogger, Gmail integration - also: privacy options and native photo uploading [via]  [via]

Threat level scam

12/05/2005 @ 17:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : Threat level scam - White House was telling Homeland Security to raise threat levels (via Metafilter)

Photos of the 28-course tasting menu at chef Grant Achatz's Alinea

12/05/2005 @ 17:55 UTC

jkottke : Photos of the 28-course tasting menu at chef Grant Achatz's Alinea

Andy Baio : Photos of 28 course, 7.5 hour tasting menu at Alinea restaurant - read more about this remarkable new restaurant [via]  [via]

Kittenwar - may the cutest kitten win...

12/05/2005 @ 15:58 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : Kittenwar - may the cutest kitten win... - Kittenwar - may the cutest kitten win... [via] [via]

adash : KITTENWAR - This is what the internet was made for.

Jeremy Zawodny : kittenwar.com - kittenwar.com: dear god, that's addictive

plasticbag : Kitten War... May the cutest kitten win... - Most of these cats look moth-eared and grouchy. My kitten was much cuter when I was a kid. Bah.

Ethan Marcotte : Kitten War! - Say it with me: "Awwww..."

wearehugh : Kittenwar! May The Cutest Kitten Win!

deusx : Kittenwar! May The Cutest Kitten Win! - Click the cutest kitten picture!

nelson : Kittenwar! - A Hot or Not site full of pussies

Colours and Contrast

12/05/2005 @ 15:57 UTC

Isofarro : Colours and Contrast - Tommy Olsson's Colour Contrast Analyser - uses the same calculation as Juicy Studio's

Beneath the surface

12/05/2005 @ 15:57 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Beneath the surface - Ouch. No documentation makes things though. For sure. #

Free Online Graph Paper PDFs

12/05/2005 @ 15:56 UTC

Steve Cook : Free Online Graph Paper PDFs - Very handy to have on demand. (via Making Light)

In Buenos Aires, Researchers Exhume Long-Unclaimed African Roots

12/05/2005 @ 15:56 UTC

Steve Cook : In Buenos Aires, Researchers Exhume Long-Unclaimed African Roots - A two-hundred-year-old demographic mystery is explained. (via Colorado Luis)

The British Columbia Citizens' Assembly on Electoral Reform

12/05/2005 @ 15:56 UTC

Steve Cook : The British Columbia Citizens' Assembly on Electoral Reform - They recommend instant runoff voting, but more interesting is the makeup of the commission itself: 80 men and 80 women randomly chosen from BC's election rolls.

Pow! Zap! Tips for reporters writing about comic books

12/05/2005 @ 15:56 UTC

Steve Cook : Pow! Zap! Tips for reporters writing about comic books - Or, "It's not 1989, learn to write like it." I'd love to see a New Yorker profile of Steve Ditko and Mr. A sometime.

Building a megapixel digital camera from a flatbed scanner

12/05/2005 @ 15:55 UTC

Steve Cook : Building a megapixel digital camera from a flatbed scanner - Wonderfully hackalicious.

Christian Century: New world order, old world anti-Semitism

12/05/2005 @ 15:55 UTC

Steve Cook : Christian Century: New world order, old world anti-Semitism - Pat Robertson, populism, Christian anti-usury movements, economic unrest, and the Elders of Zion.

Drga and drop to be in HTML 5

12/05/2005 @ 15:55 UTC

Richard Rutter : Drga and drop to be in HTML 5 - Hixie has started working on the drag and drop API in HTML 5.

Joel on Software - Making Wrong Code Look Wrong

12/05/2005 @ 13:55 UTC

deusx : Joel on Software - Making Wrong Code Look Wrong - "The dark side took over Hungarian Notation."

Simon Willison : Making Wrong Code Look Wrong - How Hungarian notation was misunderstood, and why exceptions reduce collocation and make code harder to debug.

kayodeok : Joel on Software - Making Wrong Code Look Wrong - In defense of Hungarian Notation

Milo Vermeulen : Joel on Software - Making Wrong Code Look Wrong - Joel on Software - Making Wrong Code Look Wrong [via] [via]

dchud's work log : project/sentinel/clickable-sparklines.html

12/05/2005 @ 10:55 UTC

mbertier : dchud's work log : project/sentinel/clickable-sparklines.html - So, voila! Clickable sparklines. -- miam ! [via#

The Tofu Hut - Monday, May 09, 2005

12/05/2005 @ 10:55 UTC

philgyford : The Tofu Hut - Monday, May 09, 2005 - Huge categorised list of MP3 blogs and other sites with free MP3s.

mbertier : THE TOFU HUT - "Believe it or not, there's a thriving sub-genre of people who love, perform and share VIDEO GAME music" -- hihi [via#

Manipulating Definition Lists for Fun and Profit

12/05/2005 @ 07:55 UTC

kayodeok : Manipulating Definition Lists for Fun and Profit

Boot Knoppix 3.6 from USB key - How To

12/05/2005 @ 07:55 UTC

kayodeok : Boot Knoppix 3.6 from USB key - How To - How To Boot Knoppix 3.6 from USB key

Another theory about the long tail

12/05/2005 @ 07:21 UTC

erikbenson : Another theory about the long tail - I couldn't pass up the pun opportunity, but the article is interesting as well

Ben Hammersley - Backstage at the BBC

12/05/2005 @ 06:55 UTC

ricmac : Ben Hammersley - Backstage at the BBC - People "can take the BBC news content itself and innovate and add value to the way it is presented, analysed, contextualised and so on. There?s actually more of a business opportunity here now, than there has ever been."

Keeping an Eye on Dave Winer

12/05/2005 @ 06:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Keeping an Eye on Dave Winer - Keeping an Eye on Dave Winer: how have I not heard of this until today?

Isofarro : EyeOnWiner: Reading Dave's drivel so you don't have to. - There's a concerted attack by Dave Winer on Adam Curry (and most likely without basis).

Pac-Man Turns 25

12/05/2005 @ 03:55 UTC

Jason Shellen : Pac-Man Turns 25 - I feel old! This was our generations horse-less carriage. #

Google Maps UFO

12/05/2005 @ 03:55 UTC

Nelson Minar : Google Maps UFO - Strange object caught in a Google map

Andy Baio : UFOs on Google Maps - a commenter posted link to several other identical UFOs, all in a grid [via]  [via]

NASA's WorldWind on a Pocket PC

12/05/2005 @ 03:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : NASA's WorldWind on a Pocket PC - NASA's WorldWind on a Pocket PC: kick ass! I have a Pocket PC

OpenStreetMap

12/05/2005 @ 03:55 UTC

Andy Baio : OpenStreetMap - a wiki world map, created and hand-drawn by users [via]  [via]

E3's "I Love Katamari" ball

12/05/2005 @ 03:55 UTC

Andy Baio : E3's "I Love Katamari" ball - a giant ball of stuff to be contributed by E3 attendees; should be fun [via]  [via]

Flying Dog

12/05/2005 @ 02:56 UTC

Charles Miller : Flying Dog - If you're going to do aerobatics, give your dog a seatbelt. (via Simon)

Wigglr stereo photos

12/05/2005 @ 02:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : Wigglr stereo photos - Nice Flickr hack to show stereo 3d photos

Miss Manners headline

12/05/2005 @ 02:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : Miss Manners headline - Too rad (via AxMe)

Google Web Accelerator pulled

12/05/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Google Web Accelerator pulled - Google Web Accelerator pulled: Lifehacker reads between the lines

Google Accelerator decelerating user interest

12/05/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Google Accelerator decelerating user interest - Google Accelerator decelerating user interest: well said

Google buys Dodgeball

12/05/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Google buys Dodgeball - some interesting possibilities with Blogger and Google Maps [via]  [via]

Fundable launches

12/05/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Fundable launches - like Dropcash for groups; if the goal isn't met, everyone gets refunds

mbertier : Welcome to Fundable ? Fundable [via#

philgyford : Fundable Online Fundraising - Ask people to pledge money to something you do. No one pays anything until you reach your funding target. (via Kevin Kelly)

dodgeball + Google

12/05/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

Jason Shellen : dodgeball + Google - MoSoSo @ Google #

jkottke : Wow, Dodgeball acquired by Google - Congrats to Dens and Alex.

OS X Network Location support from the command line

12/05/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

Simon Willison : OS X Network Location support from the command line - Thank you! I've been wanting something like this for ages.

Wingnut Republican pastor resigns for being an idiot

12/05/2005 @ 00:56 UTC

jimray : Wingnut Republican pastor resigns for being an idiot

coda.coza

12/05/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

Richard Rutter : coda.coza - Awe inspiring liquid design. [via Cameron Moll]

Ascription is an Anathema to any Enthusiasm » Blog Archive » Ships in the Night

12/05/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

Paul Hammond : Ascription is an Anathema to any Enthusiasm » Blog Archive » Ships in the Night - a delightful pattern in collaborative design

A VC: The Starbucks of the Internet

12/05/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

Paul Hammond : A VC: The Starbucks of the Internet - That's great for them but its also great news for the little guy like Joe who can make a better cup of coffee or a better web service

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