Noise-making CD to take revenge on noisy neighbors available

4/08/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

jimray : Noise-making CD to take revenge on noisy neighbors available - Seems like this would be perfect to use against telemarketers...

Freeverse : Chatalog

4/08/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

jimray : Freeverse : Chatalog - Stores your iChats in Mail.app - interesting

GHH - The "Google Hack" Honeypot

4/08/2005 @ 22:56 UTC

joshua : GHH - The "Google Hack" Honeypot

A Rocket to Nowhere

4/08/2005 @ 22:56 UTC

Andy Baio : A Rocket to Nowhere - Maciej Ceglowski's excellent article on the problems with NASA's manned space flight program

jimray : An unimpassioned look at the shuttle - With a great historical perspective I had never heard

joshua : rocket to nowhere - maciej versus the space shuttle: FIGHT

kayodeok : A Rocket To Nowhere - "Clearly this primitive space plane must have been a sacred artifact, used in religious rituals to deliver sacrifice to a sky god"

znarf : A Rocket To Nowhere #

deusx : Idle Words: A Rocket to Nowhere - "As tempting as it is to picture a blood-spattered Canadarm flinging goat carcasses into the void, we know that the Shuttle is the fruit of what was supposed to be a rational decision making process."

jkottke : Fantastic must-read article slamming NASA with regard to the Space Shuttle program - I've been following Maciej's del.icio.us links about the Shuttle for weeks now and was wondering if he'd get around to writing it up. Worth the wait.

Milo Vermeulen : Idle Words - A Rocket To Nowhere [via]

Charles Miller : A Rocket To Nowhere - Maciej Ceglowski points out that the NASA shuttle program has no clothes.

standpoint.us

4/08/2005 @ 22:56 UTC

jimray : standpoint.us - Well designed political t-shirts

[Greasemonkey] MagicLine

4/08/2005 @ 22:55 UTC

deusx : [Greasemonkey] MagicLine - 'Consider this a preview of "Greasemonkey Hacks".' Mark Pilgrim has created a semweb/microformat centered mini-Quicksilver for Firefox & Greasemonkey

znarf : MagicLine [via#

davidflanagan.com: Synthetic tags and unobtrusive JavaScript

4/08/2005 @ 22:55 UTC

deusx : davidflanagan.com: Synthetic tags and unobtrusive JavaScript - 'It occurs to me that it would be a useful convention for any script that creates and adds elements to the document to tag those elements by adding "synthetic" to the class attribute of the element'

Accessibility: It's just about customers

4/08/2005 @ 21:56 UTC

Isofarro : Accessibility: It's just about customers - A round-table discussion about accessibility. Tackling perceptions. 'At O2 we won't engage with an agency if they won't respond to our interpretation of the accessibility guidelines.'

OSCON: Sun, Yahoo, Google -- and maybe you

4/08/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : OSCON: Sun, Yahoo, Google -- and maybe you - OSCON: Sun, Yahoo, Google -- and maybe you: in which I am quoted about open source and yahoo stuff

Mozilla Foundation Announces Creation of Mozilla Corporation

4/08/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Mozilla Foundation Announces Creation of Mozilla Corporation - Mozilla Foundation Announces Creation of Mozilla Corporation: an interesting development, to be sure

Obscenities uttered by Jesus Christ

4/08/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

jkottke : Obscenities uttered by Jesus Christ - "Holy Mom, mother of me."

Tiger running on Intel VMWare

4/08/2005 @ 20:56 UTC

jimray : Tiger running on Intel VMWare - Mmmmm....emulations

Sony pays $1.5m over fake critic

4/08/2005 @ 20:56 UTC

jimray : Sony pays $1.5m over fake critic - But they're only gonna give you $5 back if you saw the craptacular movies they lied about

CARLTON DRAUGHT BIG AD

4/08/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

cameron : CARLTON DRAUGHT BIG AD - This ad had better sell some bloody beer

Six Degrees of "Who Cares?"

4/08/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

cameron : Six Degrees of "Who Cares?" - Our most important connections we *do* meet in person, but that doesn't preclude us from having met them online

A good logic puzzle from Coudal Partners and Einstein

4/08/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

erikbenson : A good logic puzzle from Coudal Partners and Einstein - I stayed up late trying to solve this, but will have to finish it tonight.

gleuschk : Coudal Partners - ooh, time to make up one of those grid thingies

Yahoo tests blog search in Korea

4/08/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Yahoo tests blog search in Korea - Yahoo tests blog search in Korea: heh

A list of things that are not specified in the US Constitution

4/08/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

jkottke : A list of things that are not specified in the US Constitution

jimray : Things that are not in the U.S. Constitution - Privacy, separation of church and state, explicit voting rights and marriage, among others

A standards truce in the browser war?

4/08/2005 @ 19:56 UTC

Douglas Bowman : A standards truce in the browser war? - Story sheds light for those wondering on the new behind-the-scenes workings between Microsoft and The Web Standards Project.

Isofarro : A standards truce in the browser war? - The relationship between Microsoft and WaSP. Good comments from Molly Holzschlag, Brian Goldfarb, Chris Wilson and Jeffrey Zeldman

Christians taking on Grand Theft Auto

4/08/2005 @ 19:56 UTC

jimray : Christians taking on Grand Theft Auto - We need more of this and less of Hilary Clinton wasting my goddamn tax dollars

Danom: proof-of-concept viruses for Microsoft Command Shell codename Monad

4/08/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

kayodeok : Danom: proof-of-concept viruses for Microsoft Command Shell codename Monad - Danom viruses are proof-of-concept viruses for Microsoft Command Shell codename Monad. They do infect other Monad scripts, although there is also a cross infector for .MSH, .BAT and .CMD files. It is not yet clear if Monad will ship with Vista

Redbug, graphic Javascript demo from Assembly 2005

4/08/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Redbug, graphic Javascript demo from Assembly 2005 - try it in IE

deusx : redbug | shingebis @ assembly 2005 | browser demo - JavaScript is the new AmigaOS. "(depacked on the fly... yes, I'm mad enough to implement LZW decompression in JavaScript. Unisys can bite my shiny metal patent violating ass."

Slashdot | DHTML Utopia

4/08/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

philgyford : Slashdot | DHTML Utopia - Review of a book on "Modern web design using JavaScript and DOM". Ajax and stuff. Sounds good.

Goin' Dot Com! - The Musical

4/08/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

jkottke : Goin' Dot Com! - The Musical - Back in the day, some friends of mine and I used to joke about doing "Dot Com, the Musical". I believe someone even wrote a song.

6 yr old sound design

4/08/2005 @ 18:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : 6 yr old sound design - Continuing helping his son write a game, the introduction of sound

Broken counterfeit jeans

4/08/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Broken counterfeit jeans - buggy code prints an Excel function onto clothing labels  [via]

Rod Begbie : broken counterfeit jeans on Flickr - Hee. A bug in the counterfeiter's script causes an Excel macro to be printed on the label of the jeans. I want a pair! (And incidentally, more fuel for my "There's nothing you can't do in Excel" argument) [via#

jkottke : Counterfeiters print Excel function on jeans by accident - "The counterfeiters are using Excel or Access to store all the logos for their counterfeit jeans and then print them out onto leather. This is what happens when there is a bug in their software."

Maybe we've got it all wrong about this whole capitialism thing

4/08/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

jkottke : Maybe we've got it all wrong about this whole capitialism thing - "In every substantive sense, employees of a company carry more risks than do the shareholders. Also, their contributions of knowledge, skills and entrepreneurship are typically more important than the contributions of capital by shareholders, a pure

Gobby

4/08/2005 @ 17:56 UTC

joshua : Gobby - multiplatform multiuser text editor

Rod Begbie : Gobby - Cross-platform multi-user text editor - Multiple users collaborating in realtime across the SubEtha on text documents. [via#

jimray : Gobby - Free, cross platform, multi-user text editor

PHP Markdown Extra

4/08/2005 @ 17:56 UTC

kayodeok : PHP Markdown Extra - PHP Markdown Extra is a special version of PHP Markdown which implements some added features currently not available with plain Markdown syntax

Open-Source Software Gets Vote of Confidence at OSCON

4/08/2005 @ 17:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Open-Source Software Gets Vote of Confidence at OSCON - Open-Source Software Gets Vote of Confidence at OSCON: in which my talk is mentioned early on

Corporate and Employee Blog Policies - Unplugged

4/08/2005 @ 17:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Corporate and Employee Blog Policies - Unplugged - Corporate and Employee Blog Policies - Unplugged: Mike recounts the panel I was on a few weeks ago

A history and examination of paint by number

4/08/2005 @ 17:55 UTC

jkottke : A history and examination of paint by number - "It invited people who had never before held a paintbrush to enter a world of art and creativity."

Great list of seven internet companies that should have been big or bigger, but screwed up somehow

4/08/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

jkottke : Great list of seven internet companies that should have been big or bigger, but screwed up somehow - I've got the comments open, so add your own thoughts. My pick: Moreover. They were into RSS before almost anyone, wanted to get into blog search in early 2001 but instead veered into the safe waters of enterprise software. (Comment on this)

Authentic Boredom: Mobile Web Design - The Series

4/08/2005 @ 15:57 UTC

kayodeok : Authentic Boredom: Mobile Web Design - The Series - Introducing "Mobile Web Design," a four-part series of how-to's and savvy conversation, arriving at your newsreader, browser, or possibly even your mobile device over the next few weeks

François Nonnenmacher : Mobile Web Design ~ The Series

Post-it Notes are used as pixels to make huge images in this Bergdorf-Goodman window display

4/08/2005 @ 15:56 UTC

jkottke : Post-it Notes are used as pixels to make huge images in this Bergdorf-Goodman window display

The decline of the baseball card industry

4/08/2005 @ 15:55 UTC

jkottke : The decline of the baseball card industry - I collected in the late 80s, early 90s. It became a lot less fun when the companies started releasing special editions in limited quantities just to drive up value and demand artificially.

Drawings of war from children caught up in the Sudanese cleansing in Darfur

4/08/2005 @ 15:55 UTC

jkottke : Drawings of war from children caught up in the Sudanese cleansing in Darfur - "Without any instruction or guidance, the children drew scenes from their experiences of the war in Darfur: the attacks by the Janjaweed, the bombings by Sudanese government forces, the shootings, the burning of entire villages, and the flight to Cha

Harnessing the power of Malcolm Gladwell's Blink to win at poker

4/08/2005 @ 15:55 UTC

jkottke : Harnessing the power of Malcolm Gladwell's Blink to win at poker

Design critique of the alphabet

4/08/2005 @ 15:55 UTC

jkottke : Design critique of the alphabet - "Puhleez! The capital I without the crossbars top and bottom is either the laziest piece of design in history, or an elegant stroke of modernism. With the crossbars it's just clunky, boring and awkward. The lowercase i is kind of cute with that

Garrison Keillor's ruminations on radio: what he likes and where he sees it going

4/08/2005 @ 15:55 UTC

jkottke : Garrison Keillor's ruminations on radio: what he likes and where he sees it going - "Clear Channel's brand of robotics is not the future of broadcasting. With a whole generation turning to iPod and another generation discovering satellite radio and internet radio, the robotic formatted-music station looks like a very marginal o

jimray : AlterNet: Confessions of a Listener

Communicating error messages accessibly

4/08/2005 @ 14:56 UTC

Isofarro : Communicating error messages accessibly - Sensible and logical method of presenting validation errors to a visitor.

kayodeok : Communicating error messages accessibly - Error messages should be accessible for as many users as possible regardless of culture, age and impairment

First "Vista Virus" found

4/08/2005 @ 14:55 UTC

kayodeok : First "Vista Virus" found - An Austrian virus writer has published five simple viruses targeting Microsoft MSH in a virus writing magazine.

State of the Mobile Web

4/08/2005 @ 11:55 UTC

Richard Rutter : State of the Mobile Web - Mobile Web Design part one.

kayodeok : Authentic Boredom: Mobile Web Design Part One - State of the Mobile Web - This is the first article in the four-part series,

developer.mozilla.org JavaScript documentation

4/08/2005 @ 08:56 UTC

Isofarro : developer.mozilla.org JavaScript documentation - A JavaScript portal. References and articles.

Excel Watch: Facts, rumors, and speculation about the next version of Microsoft Excel

4/08/2005 @ 08:56 UTC

kayodeok : Excel Watch: Facts, rumors, and speculation about the next version of Microsoft Excel - The purpose of this blog is to provide a central source for information about the next version of Excel, currently known only as Excel 12

MS KB: How to integrate Windows XP Service Pack 2 files into the Windows XP installation folder

4/08/2005 @ 08:56 UTC

kayodeok : MS KB: How to integrate Windows XP Service Pack 2 files into the Windows XP installation folder - This article describes how to integrate Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) files into the Windows XP installation folder

Dissecting Mighty Mouse

4/08/2005 @ 08:56 UTC

kayodeok : Dissecting Mighty Mouse - Dissecting Apple's Mighty Mouse

deusx : Dissecting Mighty Mouse : Page 1 - "It's amazing how well telephone silence can convey astonishment."

jimray : Dissecting Mighty Mouse - Ars technica takes a look inside Apple's new mouse

John Battelle's Searchblog: Search Engine Watch (SEW) Sold

4/08/2005 @ 08:55 UTC

kayodeok : John Battelle's Searchblog: Search Engine Watch (SEW) Sold - Search Engine Watch Sold. Buyer is Incisive Media of the UK (quite possibly the worst use of color on a site in the history of the web). $43 million

Greasemonkey user script: Magic Line

4/08/2005 @ 08:55 UTC

kayodeok : Greasemonkey user script: Magic Line - This is a Greasemonkey user script that adds a personal command line for searching your browsing history, tags, XFN links, autodiscovered RSS/Atom feeds and FOAF files, and much more.

Jack Dollhausen's talk at Dorkbot was impressive

4/08/2005 @ 08:55 UTC

erikbenson : Jack Dollhausen's talk at Dorkbot was impressive - His philosophy of romantic sensitive robots that you had to dilate your eyes for was a great change from the destructo-bots.

Yahoo! Search - Audio Search

4/08/2005 @ 07:55 UTC

kayodeok : Yahoo! Search - Audio Search - "Y! Audio Search is the largest index of audio content on the Web today, with over 50 million audio files (consider that the average music service has 1 million files, and the next largest audio engine has 12.5 million)"

plasticbag : Yahoo! Search - Audio Search - Now this is very interesting indeed. I'll be exploring this one a lot more over the coming days...

200 amazing secrets

4/08/2005 @ 05:55 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : 200 amazing secrets

Boston hiking guide

4/08/2005 @ 04:55 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : Boston hiking guide

Fraser Speirs - So Ashamed

4/08/2005 @ 03:56 UTC

Eric Meyer : Fraser Speirs - So Ashamed - As I'm getting an iPod mini soon, I'm giving serious consideration to the idea of doing this myself. [via Jon] [via]

artist Banksy homepage

4/08/2005 @ 03:56 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : artist Banksy homepage

Assembly 2005 awards and releases

4/08/2005 @ 03:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Assembly 2005 awards and releases - the PC demoscene continues to amaze; don't miss Fairlight's Che Guevara 64k demo

Milo Vermeulen : pouet.net - Assembly '05 results + downloads [via]

Ask Mefi on porn in the woods

4/08/2005 @ 03:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Ask Mefi on porn in the woods - growing up in the San Fernando Valley, I'd never encountered this phenomenon

gleuschk : Porn in the woods. | Ask MetaFilter - I feel like I missed something fundamental

Nelson Minar : Porn in the woods - Interesting Ask Metafilter

TiVo banner ads released

4/08/2005 @ 02:56 UTC

Andy Baio : TiVo banner ads released - show me ads or charge subscription fees, but not both

Lugaru

4/08/2005 @ 01:56 UTC

joshua : Lugaru - anthropomorphized rabbit kicks kung-fu ass

deusx : Lugaru - Go go anthropomorphic kung-fu rabbits! "Lugaru’s primary feature is its unique combat system."

Adrian is leaving the Journal-World

4/08/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

Simon Willison : Adrian is leaving the Journal-World - This opens an excellent Python job opportunity in Kansas.

Beautiful Code, Spring 2003: Syllabus

4/08/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

Simon Willison : Beautiful Code, Spring 2003: Syllabus - Ka-Ping Yee's Python course. Learn from the best. [via]

Rick Santorum: Big gubmint lovin' librul

4/08/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

jimray : Rick Santorum: Big gubmint lovin' librul - Well, when it comes to monied interests in his own backyard, that is

Strongspace lives!

4/08/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

jimray : Strongspace lives! - Killer online storage from our friends at TextDrive

Ethan Marcotte : Strongspace - SFTP hosting from the fine folks at TextDrive. $8/month for 4 gigs of space? Yes, please.

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