Keep your cool

6/07/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

jimray : Keep your cool - Drinks for summer, including my own sweet tea

If we were picking the best albums

6/07/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

jimray : If we were picking the best albums - MSNBC staffers cop Spin, pick the best albums of the past 20 years

Mariopedia

6/07/2005 @ 22:56 UTC

joshua : Mariopedia - everything you wanted to know about the mario bros

jkottke : Mariopedia is "an illustrated listing of virtually every character, item, and enemy from the 'Super Mario Universe'"

deusx : TMK | Mariopedia - 'Welcome to the Mariopedia -- an illustrated listing of virtually every character, item, and enemy from the "Super Mario Universe."'

Ads from 80's comics!

6/07/2005 @ 22:55 UTC

joshua : Ads from 80's comics!

Motorola RAZRBerry?

6/07/2005 @ 22:55 UTC

Jason Shellen : Motorola RAZRBerry? - Shhh! Don't tell my Treo, but I might be in love. #

Worming Attention

6/07/2005 @ 21:59 UTC

Linkorama : Worming Attention - Seth's Final Media Futures Piece...

I want a portable wiki...

6/07/2005 @ 21:58 UTC

Linkorama : I want a portable wiki... - a WalkAbout Wiki (with TagAbout GPS technology...)

SoundStory

6/07/2005 @ 21:58 UTC

jimray : SoundStory - J. Carl Gantner: "Show me, don't tell me"

Gmaps Pedometer

6/07/2005 @ 21:58 UTC

jimray : Gmaps Pedometer - This is totally rad

So Who Are the Activists?

6/07/2005 @ 21:58 UTC

jimray : So Who Are the Activists? - A look at activist judges, according to who most often votes to overturn Congressional laws. The results are shocking, I say, shocking.

Rewrite of Bookmarks Code Planned

6/07/2005 @ 21:57 UTC

kayodeok : Rewrite of Bookmarks Code Planned - Vladimir Vukićević has announced that he plans to completely rewrite the bookmarks code used by Mozilla Firefox.

Bookmarks Data API

6/07/2005 @ 21:57 UTC

kayodeok : Bookmarks Data API - The goal of this is to create a Bookmarks Data API that can support all the various sorts of things we want to be able to do with bookmarks (smart bookmarks, live bookmarks, remote bookmarks, shared bookmarks, live imported bookmarks, etc etc etc)

Bookmarks Use Cases

6/07/2005 @ 21:57 UTC

kayodeok : Bookmarks Use Cases - This page is meant for describing particular behaviours you would like to see in a revamped Bookmark system

Wayne Burkett : Bookmarks Use Cases - wiki.mozilla.org - "This page is meant for describing particular behaviours you would like to see in a revamped Bookmark system." #

Opera embeds BitTorrent client

6/07/2005 @ 21:56 UTC

Andy Baio : Opera embeds BitTorrent client - great news; every browser should support the BitTorrent protocol natively, as they do with FTP

Gmaps Pedometer

6/07/2005 @ 21:56 UTC

Andy Baio : Gmaps Pedometer - great Google Maps hack to track traveling distance or creating custom routes [via]  [via]

Philippe Janvier : Gmaps Pedometer - "...a little hack that uses Google's superb mapping application to help record distances traveled during a running or walking workout". Great ! [via#

RSSContact, simple contact sharing

6/07/2005 @ 21:56 UTC

Andy Baio : RSSContact, simple contact sharing - from the creator of RSSCalendar [via]  [via]

joshua : RSSContact.com

ricmac : RSSContact - RSS for your contacts. One of the new non-blog ways RSS is being used. [via waxy.org]

kayodeok : RSS Contact - RSSContact allows individuals to share their personal contact information among family, friends, and colleagues - utilizing the latest in Really Simple Syndication (RSS) technology, including RSS channel creation and aggregation

Philippe Janvier : RSSContact - Partager ses informations personnelles et professionnelles avec ses parents, ses amis ou ses relations grâce à RSS. Un peu tiré par les cheveux, mais praticable quand même. [via#

Google Video, search playable videos only

6/07/2005 @ 21:56 UTC

Andy Baio : Google Video, search playable videos only - filtering Google Video to find the good stuff; why isn't this an option yet? [via]  [via]

Wikipedia's history of the Goomba

6/07/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Wikipedia's history of the Goomba - did I mention I love Wikipedia? [via]  [via]

Dreamhost adds Ruby on Rails support

6/07/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Dreamhost adds Ruby on Rails support - possibly the first big host to support it officially

A map of Google's Master Plan

6/07/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

jkottke : A map of Google's Master Plan

How to solve the separation of church and state problem in the US

6/07/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

jkottke : How to solve the separation of church and state problem in the US - "Offer greater latitude for religious speech and symbols in public debate, but also impose a stricter ban on state financing of religious institutions and activities".

BBC Listen Live OSX widget

6/07/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

Rod Begbie : BBC Listen Live OSX widget - Lovely little one-click BBC Radio dashboard widget for Tiger. #

Apple Executive Calls Family of Teenager Killed for IPod

6/07/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

kayodeok : Apple Executive Calls Family of Teenager Killed for IPod - Steve Jobs Calls Family of Teenager Killed for IPod

Windows to become RFID-friendly

6/07/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

kayodeok : Windows to become RFID-friendly - Microsoft wants to boost the uptake of the wireless tracking technology by giving readers and tags plug-and-play compatibility

Mechawolf!!!!11!!!1!

6/07/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Mechawolf!!!!11!!!1! - I weep for humanity.

deusx : Giant Robot Costume - Holy cow! It's a mecha-furry!

The Origins and Common Usage of British Swear-words

6/07/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

kayodeok : The Origins and Common Usage of British Swear-words - This entry discusses the etymology and application of a selection of words that, to varying degrees, can be considered vulgar or offensive

The shape of a mobile world

6/07/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

djacobs : The shape of a mobile world - The main purpose of the Personal World Map is to give awareness of your actual position in the world in relation to other places by taking into account the "effort" you need to get to a certain destination.

divmod projects

6/07/2005 @ 17:57 UTC

joshua : divmod projects

A Church-State Solution

6/07/2005 @ 17:56 UTC

Eric Meyer : A Church-State Solution - This totally works for me. A shame that it's far too sensible to actually gain traction in today's political climate.

Wage Slaves: a look inside video game sweatshops

6/07/2005 @ 17:56 UTC

jkottke : Wage Slaves: a look inside video game sweatshops - Low-paid workers "farm" gold and other trickets in virtual worlds and make their employers thousands of dollars a month.

Nelson Minar : MMOG farmers - 1UP actually talks to third world game labour (via Metafilter)

plasticbag : Wage Slaves - people are being paid sweatshop wages to farm MMORPGs for corporations - Webb told me about this about a year ago. Terra Nova talk about it a lot too. Fascinatingly weird, the whole thing...

Greasemap

6/07/2005 @ 17:55 UTC

kayodeok : Greasemap - GreaseMap augments any web page you visit by searching the page for geocodeable addresses or other geotags. If it finds any, it automatically shows all such locations on a Google Map

Philippe Janvier : Greasemap - "...a Greasemonkey script which adds a Google map to a page if it finds any geocodable addresses or other geotags on the page". [via#

Europe Parliament nixes software patent law

6/07/2005 @ 16:57 UTC

Isofarro : Europe Parliament nixes software patent law - EU Parliament votes 648 - 14 against the Software Patent directive. Yay!!

Animated geographic history of the United States

6/07/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

jkottke : Animated geographic history of the United States - This is pretty cool.

Unsanity.org: WindowShade X 4.0: Public Beta

6/07/2005 @ 15:55 UTC

deusx : Unsanity.org: WindowShade X 4.0: Public Beta - "WindowShade X 4.0 is the next free major upgrade to one of our most popular haxies, and it is almost ready for public release."

df20050705.jpg (JPEG Image, 640x480 pixels)

6/07/2005 @ 15:55 UTC

deusx : df20050705.jpg (JPEG Image, 640x480 pixels) - "The considerate plumber plants an herb garden for his customers."

London wins right to host 2012 Olympic Games

6/07/2005 @ 15:55 UTC

jkottke : London wins right to host 2012 Olympic Games

Why London won the Olympic race

6/07/2005 @ 14:56 UTC

kayodeok : Why London won the Olympic race

Insensitive iTunes

6/07/2005 @ 14:56 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Insensitive iTunes - Mark Pilgrim is back. #

kayodeok : Sam Ruby: Insensitive iTunes - Mark Pilgrim: it appears that iTunes uses a real, draconian, namespace-aware XML parser... except that namespaces are case-insensitive

Linkorama : Insensitive iTunes - on iTunes and standards

An Introduction to Redirecting URLs on an Apache Server

6/07/2005 @ 14:56 UTC

kayodeok : An Introduction to Redirecting URLs on an Apache Server - For mod_rewrite beginners

London beats Paris to 2012 Games

6/07/2005 @ 14:56 UTC

kayodeok : London beats Paris to 2012 Games - London won a two-way battle against Paris at the IOC vote in Singapore, after bids from Moscow, New York and Madrid were eliminated

philgyford : BBC Sport | London beats Paris to 2012 Games - Bugger. If only there was some way one could opt out of paying for this nonsense, or put my money toward something actually useful.

Interview with Jeff Bezos on the occasion of Amazon's 10th anniversary

6/07/2005 @ 14:55 UTC

jkottke : Interview with Jeff Bezos on the occasion of Amazon's 10th anniversary

Eyebeam is looking for R&D Fellows for their new OpenLab

6/07/2005 @ 14:55 UTC

jkottke : Eyebeam is looking for R&D Fellows for their new OpenLab - "The ideal fellow has experience creating innovative creative technology projects, a love of collaborative development, and a desire to distribute his or her work as widely as possible. We encourage artists, hackers, designers and engineers to apply.

joshua : Join the Eyebeam Open Lab - work with jonah and mike as a researcher

Andy Baio : Join the Eyebeam Open Lab - they'll pay you $30k/year to contribute whatever you want to the public domain

40,000 year-old human footprints found in Mexico

6/07/2005 @ 14:55 UTC

jkottke : 40,000 year-old human footprints found in Mexico - Humans are thought to have come to the Americas only 11,000 years ago.

Business traveling advice from Ben Stein

6/07/2005 @ 14:55 UTC

jkottke : Business traveling advice from Ben Stein

After a privacy breach, how should you break the news?

6/07/2005 @ 13:56 UTC

kayodeok : After a privacy breach, how should you break the news? - Timeliness is important

Tweaking PHP 4 on Tiger

6/07/2005 @ 13:47 UTC

Aquarion : Tweaking PHP 4 on Tiger - Using Eaccelerator

WaSP to collaborate with Microsoft

6/07/2005 @ 13:47 UTC

Richard Rutter : WaSP to collaborate with Microsoft - After the rumours, it’s finally official. Good luck to them both.

Geotagging Flickr with Multimap

6/07/2005 @ 13:47 UTC

Richard Rutter : Geotagging Flickr with Multimap - This works worldwide, unlike the Google Maps option.

Tribute to a Friend

6/07/2005 @ 13:46 UTC

Simon Willison : Tribute to a Friend - Nigel McFarlane did more for Mozilla documentation than anyone else I know of. He will be sorely missed.

Atom : The Standard in Syndication

6/07/2005 @ 10:55 UTC

Philippe Janvier : Atom : The Standard in Syndication - "Maintaining interoperability is vital to preserving the medium's effectiveness and openness". [via#

Don't Be a Bad Pitcher!

6/07/2005 @ 10:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Don't Be a Bad Pitcher! - Don't Be a Bad Pitcher!: yeah, I see this shit all the time too

Milo Vermeulen : Anil Dash: Don't Be a Bad Pitcher! - Anil Dash: Don't Be a Bad Pitcher!

A Tool to Wake Up Wi-Fi Zombies

6/07/2005 @ 08:55 UTC

kayodeok : A Tool to Wake Up Wi-Fi Zombies - Computers are fabulous at connecting people over a long distance, but they can become a wall between people who are sitting right next to each other

2 new songs from ex-Unicorn members, now Islands

6/07/2005 @ 06:18 UTC

erikbenson : 2 new songs from ex-Unicorn members, now Islands - Apparently they're recording an album with some members of the Arcade Fire. Woo!

Sonic Youth mp3

6/07/2005 @ 05:55 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : Sonic Youth mp3

incognito Paul McCartney busks in London subway

6/07/2005 @ 04:56 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : incognito Paul McCartney busks in London subway

the Tokay wine region

6/07/2005 @ 04:56 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : the Tokay wine region

Student Talk Reloaded: The Podcast

6/07/2005 @ 04:55 UTC

Wayne Burkett : Student Talk Reloaded: The Podcast - Will Shipley's WWDC slides. #

Cat and Girl: Stuck in Traffic

6/07/2005 @ 04:55 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Cat and Girl: Stuck in Traffic - Funny 'cause it's true. And it alludes to the bladder. Hilarious.

Fiona Apple rerecording Extraordinary Machine

6/07/2005 @ 04:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Fiona Apple rerecording Extraordinary Machine - rumors that she was unhappy with Jon Brion's production? [via]  [via]

4th of July 2005 - Angela's photoset on Flickr

6/07/2005 @ 04:21 UTC

erikbenson : 4th of July 2005 - Angela's photoset on Flickr - A truly un-Seattle experience, laying in the sun, swimming, playing bocci ball

IYHY

6/07/2005 @ 03:42 UTC

Dan Cederholm : IYHY - B. Adam Howell's new service that optimizes sites for mobile devices by stripping away styles, images and other (hopefully) non-essential code. Visit site

I can't stop watching this person fall

6/07/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

jkottke : I can't stop watching this person fall

gleuschk : Falling - can't. stop. falling. (via kottke)

Full Circle: A Brief History of NeXT

6/07/2005 @ 01:59 UTC

kayodeok : Full Circle: A Brief History of NeXT - Steve Jobs left Apple in 1985, founded NeXT, developed a powerful object oriented operating system, and saw it become Apple's modern OS

jkottke : A brief history of NeXT

Obsoletely Famous

6/07/2005 @ 01:57 UTC

Simon Willison : Obsoletely Famous - Replacing old tutorials with new ones.

AJAXSLT on code.google.com

6/07/2005 @ 01:57 UTC

Simon Willison : AJAXSLT on code.google.com - A pure JavaScript XPath and XSLT implementation. With a really silly name.

The state of accessibility in the real world

6/07/2005 @ 01:57 UTC

Simon Willison : The state of accessibility in the real world - Screen readers are tricker beasts than you may have imagined.

Salted Hash Login Generator for Rails

6/07/2005 @ 01:56 UTC

Simon Willison : Salted Hash Login Generator for Rails - I've used the precursor to this, Login Generator, to good effect.

Prototype Effect.Flash

6/07/2005 @ 01:56 UTC

Simon Willison : Prototype Effect.Flash - Richard's been hacking around with Prototype.

Handling International Text with Unicode in Python

6/07/2005 @ 01:56 UTC

Simon Willison : Handling International Text with Unicode in Python - A nice straight forward recipe from the Python Cookbook.

PHPXMLRPC Library Remote Code Execution

6/07/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

Simon Willison : PHPXMLRPC Library Remote Code Execution - IXR is not affected by this vulnerability. (via) [via]

Naked Law

6/07/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

Simon Willison : Naked Law - A blog about technology law, written by actual lawyers. (via) [via]

VLC 0.8.2

6/07/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

Simon Willison : VLC 0.8.2 - Now with support for Dirac and Apple Lossless Audio. (via) [via]

Scripting Media Types

6/07/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

Simon Willison : Scripting Media Types - JavaScript finally has an official mime-type (or several) - application/javascript looks like the best bet. (via) [via]

Halfbakery idea for McAmbulances

6/07/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Halfbakery idea for McAmbulances - Starbucks Medical would work, too

MarkP: "it appears that iTunes uses a real, draconian, namespace-aware XML parser... "

6/07/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

kellan : MarkP: "it appears that iTunes uses a real, draconian, namespace-aware XML parser... " - except that namespaces are case-insensitive. (just keeps getting better) #

ready... aim... fire! (answer to Ross)

6/07/2005 @ 00:48 UTC

Linkorama : ready... aim... fire! (answer to Ross) - danah summarizes the past couple of months

Context Free

6/07/2005 @ 00:38 UTC

joshua : Context Free - a language for art (like proce55ing?)

jimray : Context Free - Programming for artists, looks like Proce55ing

motel signs

6/07/2005 @ 00:38 UTC

joshua : motel signs

Marvel Value Stamps

6/07/2005 @ 00:27 UTC

joshua : Marvel Value Stamps

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