Cut your own vinyl with the VRX-2000

28/05/2005 @ 22:55 UTC

djacobs : Cut your own vinyl with the VRX-2000 - There was a time when I would have given up a toe for this machine.

Steve Cook : Vestax VRX-2000 - Cut your own vinyl from tape, CD, or sound card. Wow.

Audi + Spinning rims

28/05/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

Nelson Minar : Audi + Spinning rims - = racial discomfort on the Audi forums

Tides at Half Moon Bay in iCal!

28/05/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

kellan : Tides at Half Moon Bay in iCal! - And other locations #

"Invited to Iraq"

28/05/2005 @ 19:08 UTC

Nelson Minar : "Invited to Iraq" - Astounding (via Metafilter)

when i used browser bookmarks (27 May 2005, Interconnected)

28/05/2005 @ 19:04 UTC

deusx : when i used browser bookmarks (27 May 2005, Interconnected) - "Here's a feature I want from my RSS feeder. Every so often it should silently hide one of the feeds." Excellent idea!

Console Controller Family Tree

28/05/2005 @ 19:01 UTC

Andy Baio : Console Controller Family Tree - visual history of console joysticks and gamepads [via]  [via]

Nelson Minar : Game controllers - Evolution of the hardware interface (via Waxy)

joshua : Video Game Controller Family Tree

MP3: Interview with Mark Frauenfelder and Carla Sinclair

28/05/2005 @ 18:58 UTC

Andy Baio : MP3: Interview with Mark Frauenfelder and Carla Sinclair - they cover the history of Boing Boing, from zine to Xeni

The Times picks up on Art Mobs' mp3 MoMa tours

28/05/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

djacobs : The Times picks up on Art Mobs' mp3 MoMa tours

Virtual objects

28/05/2005 @ 17:58 UTC

Nelson Minar : Virtual objects - Looking at Magic: The Gathering as inspiration for MMOs

del.icio.us me

28/05/2005 @ 17:55 UTC

Philippe Janvier : del.icio.us me - If you like this post, why not make it del.icio.us. [via#

Jimmyhat op TV West

28/05/2005 @ 17:03 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : Jimmyhat op TV West

Outlook vs Evolution vs Kontact: an e-mail client comparison - Part 2

28/05/2005 @ 16:59 UTC

kayodeok : Outlook vs Evolution vs Kontact: an e-mail client comparison - Part 2 - We've put together a series of side-by-side screen shots of Outlook 2003, Evolution 2.2.1.1 and Kontact 1.1 as a visual comparison of these three groupware rivals

A co-worker went to TED and talked to someone at the Google stand who asked about me...

28/05/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

plasticbag : A co-worker went to TED and talked to someone at the Google stand who asked about me... - Anyone know who this was? Would be cool to wave and say hi...

An awesome representation of the Internet on a Threadless T-shirt by Oliver J Moss

28/05/2005 @ 15:58 UTC

plasticbag : An awesome representation of the Internet on a Threadless T-shirt by Oliver J Moss - They don't have it in my size unfortunately, otherwise I'd buy it right now. It could help me in my Nathan Barley aspirations...

From the new issue of Wired: The Mad Genius from the Bottom of the Sea

28/05/2005 @ 15:55 UTC

plasticbag : From the new issue of Wired: The Mad Genius from the Bottom of the Sea - Two articles in the same wired about highly implausible geniuses with theories that the mainstream are suspicious of - getting more visionary or am I reading Fortean Times?

A weird little almost-anti-long-tail story from Nature.com: How long did it take you to find this...

28/05/2005 @ 14:55 UTC

plasticbag : A weird little almost-anti-long-tail story from Nature.com: How long did it take you to find this story? - It's states that most people who are ever going to read an online new story (blog post) will have done so within three days of publishing...

deusx : news @ nature.com - Life is short in online news - How long did it take you to find this story? - "Will it have typical time history, or might it get picked up by popular blogs and given a new lease of life? Nature will monitor its fate and reveal the results in a week's time. Watch this space."

"All parents are supposed to think their children are attractive - but Canadian researchers claim...

28/05/2005 @ 13:55 UTC

plasticbag : "All parents are supposed to think their children are attractive - but Canadian researchers claim that "ugly" offspring are treated differently." - Bit old this article, but interesting in terms of the unconscious cues that govern our behaviour.

Free wireless internet connection on any PC, without ANY hardware

28/05/2005 @ 13:09 UTC

kayodeok : Free wireless internet connection on any PC, without ANY hardware - Or how to connect a TV antenna to your PC as a WiFi antenna! I am not sure if this is a joke or if it actually works. Ingredients: 10 foot of wire (any wire), a biro, a pencil, a copy of wifi-spy.exe (free ware)

Windows 2000 won't be able to run IE7: Windows 2000 moves into Extended Support after June 30th

28/05/2005 @ 13:05 UTC

kayodeok : Windows 2000 won't be able to run IE7: Windows 2000 moves into Extended Support after June 30th - It should be no surprise that we do not plan on releasing IE7 for Windows 2000. One reason is where we are in the Windows 2000 lifecycle. Another is that some of the security work in IE7 relies on operating system functionality in XPSP2 that is non-trivia

Anne van Kesteren : IE7 not for Windows 2000 - Ouch! Go Firefox and Opera! #

Congratulations to ex-co-worker and b3ta godfather Rob Manuel on the birth of his son, Angus

28/05/2005 @ 13:01 UTC

plasticbag : Congratulations to ex-co-worker and b3ta godfather Rob Manuel on the birth of his son, Angus - I give it an hour before the child's picture is in three thousand viral animations...

Firefox gets a question on US quiz show, "Jeopardy"

28/05/2005 @ 12:58 UTC

plasticbag : Firefox gets a question on US quiz show, "Jeopardy" - I'm now using the Firefox Web Browser that got its start from this Time Warner company's Netscape division

djacobs : Firefox featured in Jeopardy! question

"Bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon! Mushroom! mushroom!"

28/05/2005 @ 12:55 UTC

plasticbag : "Bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon! Mushroom! mushroom!" - Awesome little video that makes me feel a little queasy, but is kind of funny and cool...

AJAX Spreadsheet

28/05/2005 @ 09:14 UTC

kayodeok : AJAX Spreadsheet - This spreadsheet "mimics the basic functionality of local spreadsheet, and even has some calculating fields (ie. if you change one cell, multiple dependent cells values will update)"

The Parable of the Two Programmers

28/05/2005 @ 09:11 UTC

kayodeok : The Parable of the Two Programmers - I am closer to "Charlie". This parable appears to have been written back in 1985; unfortunately, it is still true today as it was back then. Management is still clueless about programmer productivity

Jeremy Zawodny : The Parable of the Two Programmers - The Parable of the Two Programmers: a classic story about building software

Description of the Windows Genuine Advantage (WGA) validation check in the Microsoft Windows Upda...

28/05/2005 @ 09:07 UTC

kayodeok : Description of the Windows Genuine Advantage (WGA) validation check in the Microsoft Windows Update Web site

GM Script: Google Image Re-Linker

28/05/2005 @ 09:04 UTC

Wayne Burkett : GM Script: Google Image Re-Linker - Make Google Image links point directly to the selected image. #

Procyon MP3 Player

28/05/2005 @ 09:01 UTC

Wayne Burkett : Procyon MP3 Player - "Procyon MP3 is a hardware MPEG 1 Layer 3 (MP3) audio player which supports user-controlled playback of MP3 files stored on a typical IDE hard disk connected to the device." #

Salon changes their 'Day Pass' structure to prevent ad-skipping

28/05/2005 @ 08:58 UTC

Wayne Burkett : Salon changes their 'Day Pass' structure to prevent ad-skipping - In response to Mark Pilgrim's Greasemonkey script? #

Lost as an Infocom game

28/05/2005 @ 08:55 UTC

Andy Baio : <i>Lost</i> as an Infocom game - clever bit of TV writing

Nelson Minar : Lost as Zork - Freakin hysterical (via Waxy)

Rod Begbie : TeeVee Archive - Lost Explained! - Lost as Infocom adventure game. Excellently funny. "You are lost in the jungle in a maze of twisty little paths, all alike." [via#

Penny Arcade! - E32K5: Request Granted

28/05/2005 @ 05:55 UTC

deusx : Penny Arcade! - E32K5: Request Granted - "I have esoteric refrigerator magnets, I have an H. P. Lovecraft set and a Cooking set whose coitus has breached a terrifying, if perhaps overly specific, cavern of linguistic delights." I want H. P. Lovecraft kitchen magnets

list of weird titles common in many big-name corporations

28/05/2005 @ 04:05 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : list of weird titles common in many big-name corporations

Neighbornode, the extensible neighborhood network

28/05/2005 @ 04:02 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : Neighbornode, the extensible neighborhood network

Andy Baio : NeighborNode uses wifi to build local community - redirects free wifi users to neighborhood homepage on first connection  [via]

List of fictional curse words

28/05/2005 @ 03:58 UTC

Andy Baio : List of fictional curse words - from Wikipedia's amazing Archive of fictional things

Flickr Lifehack pool

28/05/2005 @ 03:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Flickr Lifehack pool - this shoe hack is useful, as is the stapler/remover and ruler tattoo

gmail delete button

28/05/2005 @ 02:58 UTC

cobra libre : gmail delete button - indispensable #

Blake Ross digs up link spam on the Stanford Daily site

28/05/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Blake Ross digs up link spam on the Stanford Daily site - there are many spam blog entries linking to Stanford Daily with the "diet pills" keyword, too

Wayne Burkett : Blake Ross on Firefox and Beyond » Stanford Daily link spam harms the web and students #

Happy Birthday!

28/05/2005 @ 01:59 UTC

Nelson Minar : Happy Birthday! - awesome comic (via Metafilter)

Greasemonkey: Yet Another Reason to Use Firefox

28/05/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

Simon Willison : Greasemonkey: Yet Another Reason to Use Firefox - Great writeup of Greasemonkey on the PC World Techlog(!)

The most linked UK weblogs as of May 2005, according to troubled diva...

28/05/2005 @ 00:58 UTC

plasticbag : The most linked UK weblogs as of May 2005, according to troubled diva... - Interesting set of statistics which go to show (again) that links bear very little relationship to traffic

Yahoo! Mindset

28/05/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Yahoo! Mindset - brilliant idea, a slider moving from commercial to non-commercial web results [via]  [via]

plasticbag : Yahoo's Mindset is an 'intent-driven search' interface that gives you a slider to help you influence the results you receive between 'research' and 'shopping' polar extremes - It's an interesting concept. Two thoughts: Are the axes correct? Do the results correspond to them properly? Not sure about either...

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