Edd's first look at iTunes RSS extensions

28/06/2005 @ 23:56 UTC

kellan : Edd's first look at iTunes RSS extensions - Verdict: gob-smackingly ignorant, daft, and nuts. (okay, he thinks they did a decent job in a handful of cases) #

deusx : A first look at iTunes RSS extensions - "Apple prove they know how to be cool, but they've got no idea about making friends on the web."

wtf sticker

28/06/2005 @ 23:56 UTC

deusx : wtf sticker - W... tf?

House of Cosbys publisher cease-and-desisted by Bill Cosby!?

28/06/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

Andy Baio : House of Cosbys publisher cease-and-desisted by Bill Cosby!? - the short films are brilliant; "I like to sue people! I'm litigation Cosby, you see." [via]  [via]

A Cynic's Guide to Videogame Politics

28/06/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

Andy Baio : A Cynic's Guide to Videogame Politics - what the key players in game legislation have to gain, from the excellent Game Politics blog on (gasp!) Livejournal [via]  [via]

Google Press Releases for 2006

28/06/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Google Press Releases for 2006 - more search engine humor from Philipp Lenssen

kayodeok : 10 Google Headlines You Don't Want to Read - 10 Google Headlines You Don't Want to Read

What does it take to "induce" infringement?

28/06/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

Andy Baio : What does it take to "induce" infringement? - an excellent example from the Betamax era; Sony would've failed the Grokster test [via]  [via]

WikiChinaPedia!

28/06/2005 @ 23:33 UTC

Linkorama : WikiChinaPedia! - Wiki on Chinese civilization about to be launched

Vertical LEAP Coverage

28/06/2005 @ 23:19 UTC

Linkorama : Vertical LEAP Coverage - Sure wish I could have been to the first vertical search conference

Stop the presses, Dave Winer makes sense, sounds reasonable

28/06/2005 @ 22:56 UTC

kellan : Stop the presses, Dave Winer makes sense, sounds reasonable - Takes Apple to task for their *lame* podcasting extension. They make MSFT look clueful. (Yes prefixes are syntactic sugar, but that isn't how they're used in the RSS community) #

deusx : RSS: Apple's itunes namespace - "It would have been really smart to review this stuff with the community before releasing their software."

Ajaxian Blog: Prototype and DWR: function $()

28/06/2005 @ 22:56 UTC

deusx : Ajaxian Blog: Prototype and DWR: function $() - "Handy, elegant, and Perlish."

Quake on your cellphone - Joystiq - www.joystiq.com

28/06/2005 @ 22:55 UTC

deusx : Quake on your cellphone - Joystiq - www.joystiq.com - "New 3D enabled phones will start shipping with the title in July."

New TV Show: "(Hulk) Hogan Knows Best"

28/06/2005 @ 22:55 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : New TV Show: "(Hulk) Hogan Knows Best" - I know this was listed in the Book of Revelations. I'm sure of it.

Take it to Karl

28/06/2005 @ 21:56 UTC

jimray : Take it to Karl - American servicemen (and women?) sound off on Karl Rove's America

Our Brains do not work like Computers

28/06/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

kayodeok : Our Brains do not work like Computers - New Cornell study suggests that mental processing is continuous, not like a computer

The Entrepreneur in a Post-Grokster World

28/06/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

Andy Baio : The Entrepreneur in a Post-Grokster World - blurring the lines of the Betamax decision [via]  [via]

Wil Wheaton interviewed by Slashdot

28/06/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Wil Wheaton interviewed by Slashdot - as always, he's witty and humble and essential reading

Milo Vermeulen : Wil Wheaton interview on Slashdot - Wil Wheaton interview on Slashdot [via] [via]

Gibraltar runway

28/06/2005 @ 20:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : Gibraltar runway - Is the only road into Gibraltar really across a runway?! (via Google Sightseeing)

RSS/Email: In RSS/Email, senders are responsible for storing messages, and merely notify receive...

28/06/2005 @ 20:56 UTC

kayodeok : RSS/Email: In RSS/Email, senders are responsible for storing messages, and merely notify receiver agrregators that new mail is available - Today (2005) we rely on email to perform many functions. This paper argues that by 2010 many, if not all, of these functions will be subsumed by a combination of instant messaging and RSS/Email

43 Places goes live

28/06/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

Andy Baio : 43 Places goes live - the wanderlust is a great snapshot of where people want to visit

Rod Begbie : 43 Places - New travel guide/tool from the Robot Co-op. Review places you've been and investigate where you want to go. #

Richard Rutter : 43 Places - Stories, tagging, photos of places around the world.

Matthew M. Boedicker : 43 places, stories about places

Bloggers accepting payment for blog mentions without disclosure

28/06/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Bloggers accepting payment for blog mentions without disclosure - commentary from Rebecca and Matt, and a list of other blogger shills; even USWeb's blog got in on it [via]  [via]

Extracting video from cat brains

28/06/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Extracting video from cat brains - Strange Days, indeed [via]  [via]

World of Warcraft player stumbles on unfinished area

28/06/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

Andy Baio : World of Warcraft player stumbles on unfinished area - I've always suspected places like this exist in the real world, too [via]  [via]

Monkeys, Ninjas, Pirates, and Robots in Safari's RSS database schema

28/06/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Monkeys, Ninjas, Pirates, and Robots in Safari's RSS database schema - very funny, I wonder what the unused fields are for

Simon Willison : Safari RSS databases in Mac OS X Tiger - You can query them using sqlite3 - and there are (unintended?) easter eggs.

Strawberry Shortcake

28/06/2005 @ 19:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : Strawberry Shortcake - on LSD (via Metafilter)

Atom and RSS users

28/06/2005 @ 19:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : Atom and RSS users - Different demographics. odd.

Google relaunches personalized search

28/06/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Google relaunches personalized search - reorders search results based on past searching history; a step in Google's plan to fight spam [via]  [via]

jimray : Google - Personalized Search Help (Beta) - My God, do these people sleep?

Yahoo to relaunch Yahoo Mail with Oddpost features

28/06/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Yahoo to relaunch Yahoo Mail with Oddpost features - expect a very GUI look and feel to try to outshine Gmail [via]  [via]

ricmac : Yahoo overhauls free Web e-mail service - More details...

A basketball fan couldn't wait until next year, so he's documenting 2005-6 Bulls season with NBA ...

28/06/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

jkottke : A basketball fan couldn't wait until next year, so he's documenting 2005-6 Bulls season with NBA Live 2005 - Looks like the Bulls lost their home opener.

Guitarlog.nl

28/06/2005 @ 18:56 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : Guitarlog.nl

Monkey menace

28/06/2005 @ 18:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : Monkey menace - Barbary apes run wild in Gibraltar, an unusually funny NYT article

Lexi in Paris

28/06/2005 @ 18:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : Lexi in Paris - A friend of mine blogs about her first time visiting France. It's really great stuff.

" User-side tracking of multimedia application usage within a web page"

28/06/2005 @ 18:56 UTC

jimray : " User-side tracking of multimedia application usage within a web page" - Un. Fucking. Believable. Plus, I'm pretty sure there's prior art on this.

AMD files antitrust lawsuit against Intel

28/06/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

Andy Baio : AMD files antitrust lawsuit against Intel - claims Intel coerced hardware industry to avoid AMD [via]  [via]

Connect Draw Remix, interactive CD sleeves

28/06/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Connect Draw Remix, interactive CD sleeves - plug the CD box into a USB port, remix tracks with a pencil [via]  [via]

All Your Base Rhapsody

28/06/2005 @ 18:25 UTC

Aquarion : All Your Base Rhapsody - For great justice.

A screenshot tour of Knoppix 4.0

28/06/2005 @ 17:55 UTC

kayodeok : A screenshot tour of Knoppix 4.0 - A screenshot tour of Knoppix 4.0 (32 slides)

With higher rents (and other factors), good cheap food is getting hard to find in Manhattan

28/06/2005 @ 17:55 UTC

jkottke : With higher rents (and other factors), good cheap food is getting hard to find in Manhattan

Stewart Butterfield's weird mischievous side emerges on Flickr

28/06/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

plasticbag : Stewart Butterfield's weird mischievous side emerges on Flickr - Funny chap. Short. Kind of ginger. You'd know him if you'd seen him around...

"Dear hipsters, No matter how much you loved Napoleon Dynamite, Vote For Pedro shirts aren't cool...

28/06/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

jkottke : "Dear hipsters, No matter how much you loved Napoleon Dynamite, Vote For Pedro shirts aren't cool anymore." - The Google Ads on this entry feature Vote for Pedro shirts. Hee.

The anti-white racism of the NBA

28/06/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

jkottke : The anti-white racism of the NBA - "The NBA is not a league for black, white, red, blue, or green people. It is a league for winners."

Cars that drive where you draw

28/06/2005 @ 15:56 UTC

kellan : Cars that drive where you draw - Been a long time since I saw a toy car I wanted, but I love the idea of a written/annotated interface #

Slide show depicting a collection of New York City coffee cups

28/06/2005 @ 15:55 UTC

jkottke : Slide show depicting a collection of New York City coffee cups

iTunes 4.9 ships with built-in podcasting support

28/06/2005 @ 15:55 UTC

Andy Baio : iTunes 4.9 ships with built-in podcasting support - their Podcast Directory is very impressive

jkottke : iTunes 4.9 now supports podcasting - Boy, podcasting went from zero to corporate in no time flat. Will that pace stunt the growth of indie podcasting before it even has a chance to get started?

Rod Begbie : Apple - iTunes - Podcasting - Apple launch their Podcast directory, and it's really quite promising. Content from ABC/ESPN/Disney, a handful of stuff from Auntie and NPR, an "iTunes New Music" show and Al Franken. #

deusx : Apple - iTunes - Podcasting - "Welcome to the Golden Age of Podcasting" Pretty nice podcast UI so far...

180solutions is informing PC users that its ad-serving software is installed and is offering a li...

28/06/2005 @ 14:56 UTC

kayodeok : 180solutions is informing PC users that its ad-serving software is installed and is offering a link to uninstall information - In an apparent attempt to rid itself of the image of an aggressive adware pusher, 180solutions is alerting PC users whose PCs run its ad-serving software and is offering tips on removing it

RSS: Safe At Any Feed?

28/06/2005 @ 14:56 UTC

kayodeok : RSS: Safe At Any Feed? - "When Microsoft laid out its plans last week for building RSS -- Real Simple Syndication - into Longhorn, it didn't say anything about how it might secure the automated feeds"

deusx : TechWeb | Microsoft Windows Longhorn security | RSS: Safe At Any Feed? - "If it gets built, someone will try to make a hole in it," said Pescatore. "That's the world of security."

InJoy Firewall: World class Software Firewall/VPN

28/06/2005 @ 14:56 UTC

kayodeok : InJoy Firewall: World class Software Firewall/VPN - This multi-purpose Firewall readies you for the future through Deep Packet Inspection, unique MULTI-PLATFORM support, and market-leading IPSec VPN support. Its unparalleled network monitoring turns you into an SECURITY PROFESSIONAL with unique real-time i

Yummy! Personal PDF Library

28/06/2005 @ 14:55 UTC

kayodeok : Yummy! Personal PDF Library - Social PDF Linking

Google Personalized Search: Get the search results most relevant to you

28/06/2005 @ 14:55 UTC

kayodeok : Google Personalized Search: Get the search results most relevant to you - Personalized Search is an improvement to Google search that orders your search results based on what you've searched for before. Learning from your history of searches and search results you've clicked on, Personalized Search brings certain results closer

Philippe Janvier : Google Personalized Search - "The Search History feature of Personalized Search lets you view and manage your history of searches and search results you've clicked on...". Là, c'est sûr que ça se resserre ! [via#

Google Relaunches Personal Search - This Time, It Really Is Personal

28/06/2005 @ 14:55 UTC

kayodeok : Google Relaunches Personal Search - This Time, It Really Is Personal - Google has released a new version of Google Personalized Search, this time in a format intended to constantly monitor what people select from search results and shape future queries based on their choices

Future winners of the New Yorker cartoon caption contest

28/06/2005 @ 14:55 UTC

jkottke : Future winners of the New Yorker cartoon caption contest - "I love being wealthy in the Hamptons."

Russian posters, Cuban and other propaganda posters

28/06/2005 @ 14:15 UTC

joshua : Russian posters, Cuban and other propaganda posters

The Worst Mistake in the History of the Human Race

28/06/2005 @ 12:55 UTC

deusx : The Worst Mistake in the History of the Human Race - "In particular, recent discoveries suggest that the adoption of agriculture, supposedly our most decisive step toward a better life, was in many ways a catastrophe from which we have never recovered."

jkottke : Jarad Diamond calls agriculture "the worst mistake in the history of the human race" - "With the advent of agriculture [the] elite became better off, but most people became worse off".

The Jailbirds

28/06/2005 @ 10:56 UTC

jimray : The Jailbirds - These guys look like total rock stars -- Greg and Stacy and I hung out with these cats tonight, they're a fucking trip

Flash: Michael Jackson Famicom

28/06/2005 @ 08:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Flash: Michael Jackson Famicom - essential Japanese weirdness

Nelson Minar : Michael Jackson NES - MJ owns all NES games (via Waxy)

Google Earth - A 3D interface to the planet

28/06/2005 @ 07:55 UTC

kayodeok : Google Earth - A 3D interface to the planet - "Google Earth combines satellite imagery, maps and the power of Google Search to put the world's geographic information at your fingertips"

Andy Baio : Google Earth launches - the massive Keyhole upgrade with businesses, driving directions, and 3D buildings [via]  [via]

Philippe Janvier : Google Earth - "Google Earth combines satellite imagery, maps and the power of Google Search to put the world's geographic information at your fingertips". Let's try this ! [via#

Rod Begbie : Google Earth - This has elicited a few "Holy Crap"s from me and my cow-orkers. Google have released Keynote for free, now with driving directions and sightseeing. Fantastic. #

jimray : Google Earth - Some guys were playing with this at work - looks bitching

Google Earth Flies Free

28/06/2005 @ 07:55 UTC

kayodeok : Google Earth Flies Free - Google has released its long-anticipated geographic search tool, a new application that combines local search with satellite images and maps from around the globe

Gmail blocking Greasemonkey users?

28/06/2005 @ 07:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Gmail blocking Greasemonkey users? - can anyone else confirm this?

kayodeok : Is gmail blocking greasemonkey users? - "Your account may be temporarily disabled if, among other things, you are: [...] using certain browser extensions that change the behavior of a website (Greasemonkey, a popular Firefox extension, often interferes with Gmail. We suggest disabling Greasemon

Silicon Valley the place to be

28/06/2005 @ 06:55 UTC

ricmac : Silicon Valley the place to be - "despite all the issues (people, traffic, VC's) with Silicon Valley -- it is still the place to be if you're in the tech space (people, traffic, VC's). You really do run into opportunities on every corner."

Art of Science Competition / Gallery

28/06/2005 @ 05:55 UTC

Rod Begbie : Art of Science Competition / Gallery - Imagery produced in the course of scientific research at Princeton. Some gorgeous stuff here. [via#

joshua : Art of Science Competition Gallery - gorgeous

Nelson Minar : Art of Science - Nice images (via BoingBoing)

The Blissbat Review

28/06/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

jimray : The Blissbat Review - A weblog about fiction about children, aimed at adults, by the insanely talented copywriting diva Erin Kissane

Lazy lovers, listen up!

28/06/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

jimray : Lazy lovers, listen up! - My Indie Study on The Brazilian Girls

Hacking Apple's Weather Widget to Show the Time of the Last Update

28/06/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

jimray : Hacking Apple's Weather Widget to Show the Time of the Last Update - Gruber was a little dissatisfied with the default setup, so he he hacked it quite nicely

deusx : Daring Fireball: Hacking Apple's Weather Widget to Show the Time of the Last Update - Sooner or later, I need to get into working with widgets.

The Bad Review Revue: Burned At The Stake

28/06/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

Andy Baio : The Bad Review Revue: Burned At The Stake - "Critics are enchanted with Bewitched!"

hatful!

28/06/2005 @ 00:57 UTC

cobra libre : hatful! - a musical comedy featuring the songs of the smiths #

Udell: How do you design a remixable Web application?

28/06/2005 @ 00:56 UTC

ricmac : Udell: How do you design a remixable Web application? - "A website that wants to be remixable will deliver content as XML and behavior as script."

The Librie as a Games Machine

28/06/2005 @ 00:56 UTC

ricmac : The Librie as a Games Machine - Dave re-makes Sony's eBook Reader into a games machine.

jkottke : Thoughts on turning the Sony Libre into a "Universal Game Board"

London Underground accelerated time disruption map

28/06/2005 @ 00:56 UTC

plasticbag : London Underground accelerated time disruption map - Get past the post and click on the link to the Quicktime movie at the bottom of the page

Paul Hammond : Whitelabel.org » London Underground accelerated time disruption map - I wrote a script that grabs and saves the disruption map every 10 minutes

Inside Knowledge interviews the BBC's Euan Semple

28/06/2005 @ 00:56 UTC

plasticbag : Inside Knowledge interviews the BBC's Euan Semple - "A letter in our internal newspaper said that the people with time to waste writing blogs should be the first to go," he says...

philgyford : The knowledge: Euan Semple - Inside Knowledge - Interesting article about the philosophy of the BBC's head of knowledge management.

A freaky Japanese blog map of the world as spotted on Flickr, features an older and more flatteri...

28/06/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

plasticbag : A freaky Japanese blog map of the world as spotted on Flickr, features an older and more flattering photo of me than normal - And - as Mr Hammersley put it - Dan Gillmore's on top of RuPaul, which is not something that happens every day. Anyone know what all the verbiage means?

His Mission: Simplify Podcasting

28/06/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

plasticbag : His Mission: Simplify Podcasting - This is an old article that I've been meaning to post up for ages - but again, I decided in the end to just linklog it. Odeo = Good shit. Watch the skies.

Who Will Google Buy Next?

28/06/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

plasticbag : Who Will Google Buy Next? - "Google is the new Internet behemoth, snatching up small companies left and right. So, in this article, I ask: what tech gems are in the running for Google's growing subsidiary menagerie?"

Supreme Court rules that file-sharing companies can be sued for what their users do with their se...

28/06/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

jkottke : Supreme Court rules that file-sharing companies can be sued for what their users do with their service - Next up, gun companies being liable for murders committed with their products.

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