HTMLstamps

20/09/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

kayodeok : HTMLstamps - HTMLstamps for Adobe Illustrator CS2, Adobe Illustrator CS1, Adobe Photoshop CS2 (as brushes), Adobe InDesign CS2 as well as Macromedia Fireworks and Microsoft Visio

plasticbag : HTMLstamps - intriguing and slightly random way for web designers to indicate how the pages should be coded up... - I don't really know what I think about this, but then again I've always been slightly suspicious of designing web sites in Illustrator or Photoshop, even though I do it too...

IEBlog : More details on Protected Mode IE in Windows Vista

20/09/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

kayodeok : IEBlog : More details on Protected Mode IE in Windows Vista - Protected Mode helps to eliminate the silent install of malicious code through Windows Vista’s User Account Protection (UAP) technology by blocking writes outside of the Temporary Internet Files (TIF) folder

Microsoft Realigns for Next Wave of Innovation and Growth

20/09/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

kayodeok : Microsoft Realigns for Next Wave of Innovation and Growth - CEO Ballmer appoints presidents of three core divisions; Allchin announces retirement plan

Apple head attacks record firms

20/09/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

plasticbag : Apple head attacks record firms - "Greedy" record companies are pushing for an increase in the price of music downloads, Apple's chief executive Steve Jobs has said.

Google's chef strikes out on his own

20/09/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

jkottke : Google's chef strikes out on his own - Neat article on Charlie Ayers, Google's former chef, and his future plans to open his own eco-aware restaurant.

Jed's Other Poem (Beautiful Ground)

20/09/2005 @ 22:56 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : Jed's Other Poem (Beautiful Ground)

Andy Baio : Video: Grandaddy's "Jed's Other Poem" - don't miss this one; fan-made video programmed on an Apple ][+

Wayne Burkett : Video: Jed's Other Poem (Beautiful Ground) - Fan video. Programmed on an Apple ][+. #

plasticbag : Jed's Other Poem (Beautiful Ground) - A stunning video for a Grandaddy song that uses an Apple II to create 'expressive' typography. Wonderful.

Richard Rutter : Jed’s Other Poem - Brilliant video for this Grandaddy song, made using an Apple II.

Eric Meyer : Jed's Other Poem (Beautiful Ground) - Awesome. Check it. [via Richard] [via]

Nelson Minar : Jed's Other Poem - Pretty volunteer video (via Kevin Fox)

SiliconBeat: Google's Katrina site

20/09/2005 @ 22:55 UTC

ricmac : SiliconBeat: Google's Katrina site - 2 buttons: "One allows you to search on any keyword and get results from only Hurricane Katrina-related web pages. The other, Katrina People Search, accesses public databases to find information on affected friends or family members."

Dunstan has a new toy

20/09/2005 @ 22:55 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Dunstan has a new toy - As always, he is teh funney.

The difference between XML and RDF

20/09/2005 @ 21:56 UTC

kayodeok : The difference between XML and RDF - RDF is not a data format, but a simple model (which goes a bit like: something has a something of something)

Case, B.Anne and Leggett, A.M., eds.: Complexities: Women in Mathematics.

20/09/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

gleuschk : Case, B.Anne and Leggett, A.M., eds.: Complexities: Women in Mathematics. - apparently Karen Smith is in it

Profile of Robert Trivers

20/09/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

jkottke : Profile of Robert Trivers - Profile of Robert Trivers who "ame up with the first Darwinian explanations for human cooperation, jealousy and our sense of justice that made genetic sense, and he showed how these arose from the same forces as act on all animals, from the pigeons outsid

Kerplunk - The rise and fall of the Lookout Records empire.

20/09/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

Jason Shellen : Kerplunk - The rise and fall of the Lookout Records empire. - Great read about the 'post-Dookie Lookout' [via Stereogum] #

The genetics of Harry Potter

20/09/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

jkottke : The genetics of Harry Potter - Scientists are having a bit of fun wondering about the genetics of wizardry in Harry Potter. "This suggests that wizarding ability is inherited in a mendelian fashion, with the wizard allele (W) being recessive to the muggle allele (M). According to this

Reuse a CVS Disposable Camcorder

20/09/2005 @ 19:56 UTC

Eric Meyer : Reuse a CVS Disposable Camcorder - Nice. Requires some physical hacking, but hey, who doesn't love a good hack? [via Scott Andrew] [via]

Network for Good and Groundspring to Merge

20/09/2005 @ 19:56 UTC

kellan : Network for Good and Groundspring to Merge - First public announcement I've seen #

The 6 Percent Solution: Skip Real Estate Agents - New York Times

20/09/2005 @ 19:56 UTC

jimray : The 6 Percent Solution: Skip Real Estate Agents - New York Times - I have this really deep loathing of fast talking, silver Mercedes-driving real estate agents I can't quite explain - I long for the day when the Internet puts them all out of a job

Safeguard Organic Standards

20/09/2005 @ 19:56 UTC

jimray : Safeguard Organic Standards - Certain members of congress seem to think our organic standards, among the most lax in the world, are a bit too lenient. Seriously, wtf?

Wedding Photojournalist Association - WEDDING PHOTOJOURNALISM

20/09/2005 @ 19:56 UTC

jimray : Wedding Photojournalist Association - WEDDING PHOTOJOURNALISM - Good to know about...

Schumer v. Roberts

20/09/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

Wayne Burkett : Schumer v. Roberts - A funny exchange from the confirmation hearings. #

Kill A Watt, Electricity Usage Monitor at X-tremegeek.com

20/09/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

Wayne Burkett : Kill A Watt, Electricity Usage Monitor at X-tremegeek.com - A few of these in a recent Wired, too. (This site's got a lot of neat toys.) #

Challenged by Creationists, Museums Answer Back

20/09/2005 @ 18:56 UTC

jimray : Challenged by Creationists, Museums Answer Back - Wingnut fundamentalists are taking museums by storm and overwhelming volunteers with idiotic questions about outdated mythology. W!T!F! America!

deusx : Challenged by Creationists, Museums Answer Back - New York Times - Creationists who show up at museums just to argue are assholes.

Faithbuilders-Four Killer Questions

20/09/2005 @ 18:56 UTC

jimray : Faithbuilders-Four Killer Questions - "If Genesis 1 is not true AS IT IS WRITTEN, then how can we trust anything else in Scripture that we base our faith on?" Exactly.

B.C. Tours Home

20/09/2005 @ 18:56 UTC

jimray : B.C. Tours Home - These are the wingnuts that tour smoothbrain, unthinking fundies around to museums. Here's a deal, assholes, you keep your nonsense out of my museums and I'll promise not to use critical judgement in your churches.

deusx : B.C. Tours Home - "Think Differently | Think Biblically" We are all individuals! (crowd: Yes, we are all individuals!)

Google Secure Access: Frequently Asked Questions

20/09/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

kayodeok : Google Secure Access: Frequently Asked Questions - Google Secure Access is a downloadable client application that allows users to establish a more secure WiFi connection

2005 MacArthur Fellows

20/09/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

jkottke : 2005 MacArthur Fellows - The MacArthur Foundation has announced their 2005 Fellows...the so-called genius grant. Fellows "will be given $500,000 in 'no strings attached' support over the next five years".

note from Prof Knuth to www-validator@w3.org

20/09/2005 @ 17:55 UTC

Wayne Burkett : note from Prof Knuth to www-validator@w3.org - Heh. #

Suroweicki on gas prices and Katrina

20/09/2005 @ 17:55 UTC

jkottke : Suroweicki on gas prices and Katrina - Suroweicki on gas prices and Katrina: "Americans are happy with the free market when it allows them to buy cheap T-shirts and twenty-nine-dollar DVD players, but they tend to like it less when they have to pay fifty dollars to fill up their gas tanks."

Liquid Sculpture - High-speed and Fine Art Photography of Drops and Splashes

20/09/2005 @ 16:57 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : Liquid Sculpture - High-speed and Fine Art Photography of Drops and Splashes [via]

plasticbag : Liquid Sculpture - High-speed and Fine Art Photography of Drops and Splashes - Stunning. Beautiful. Really worth exploring in substantial detail. And if you work in ceramics or glass or plastics, there are some forms here you should be exploring. Awesome.

The Question that Won%u2019t Die: Optimal Screen Resolution?

20/09/2005 @ 16:56 UTC

Eric Meyer : The Question that Won%u2019t Die: Optimal Screen Resolution? - Jared brings on the practicality and puts the focus where it's needed.

iCurve - Griffin Technology

20/09/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

deusx : iCurve - Griffin Technology - ""

A Shout Out to My Pepys - boingboing hits a new low

20/09/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

deusx : A Shout Out to My Pepys - boingboing hits a new low - "As much as geeks think we can hack and outsmart everything, there may be limits to our starchild crystal wonder powers. For example, I hear biochemistry is hard! And slow, painful death sucks!"

Wayne Burkett : boingboing hits a new low - "And slow, painful death sucks! And reading the manual is an even better idea when you're doing tech support for your own viscera!" #

sur matin un lapin

20/09/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

plasticbag : sur matin un lapin - So I never have to search for it again - a classic flash cartoon from the depths of internet history!

Ja Da

20/09/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

plasticbag : Ja Da - Another one from the archive - and classic late-Friday afternoon UpMyStreet fodder too, from before I worked at b3ta

Two all-business class airlines

20/09/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

jkottke : Two all-business class airlines - Two new airlines are about to start offering all-business class service to/from NYC and London starting at prices more than half than those offered by existing carriers like AA and BA.

Ask MetaFilter - J-pop recommendations

20/09/2005 @ 15:56 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : Ask MetaFilter - J-pop recommendations

Opera is Free !

20/09/2005 @ 15:55 UTC

Philippe Janvier : Opera is Free ! - "...no more ads, no more registration, and there has been no better time to try the best browser on the planet". [via#

paul martin, “i don’t cross picket lines�.

20/09/2005 @ 14:56 UTC

kellan : paul martin, “i donÂ’t cross picket linesÂ?. - I'm trying to imagine a US president saying this.... and failing utterly. #

The Birth of the Pilot

20/09/2005 @ 14:56 UTC

Isofarro : The Birth of the Pilot - History of Palm, from Zoomer through to Touchdown, which became the Palm Pilot

SurfWax LookAhead: Dynamic Search Navigation and Query Refinement

20/09/2005 @ 14:55 UTC

kayodeok : SurfWax LookAhead: Dynamic Search Navigation and Query Refinement - Helps users browse before they search

Feel Free: Opera Eliminates Ad Banner and Licensing Fee

20/09/2005 @ 14:55 UTC

kayodeok : Feel Free: Opera Eliminates Ad Banner and Licensing Fee - Opera Software today permanently removed the ad banner and licensing fee from its award-winning Web browser. The ad-free, full-featured Opera browser is now available for download - completely free of charge – at http://www.opera.com.

How easy is your writing to understand ?

20/09/2005 @ 14:55 UTC

Philippe Janvier : How easy is your writing to understand ? - "Clear, simple, easy-to-understand writing is a mark of an excellent communicator. It's worth taking some time and effort to improve. After all, people won't act on information they don't understand". [via#

SaveMyAss Dot Com

20/09/2005 @ 14:55 UTC

gleuschk : SaveMyAss Dot Com - Panic Button! Panic Button! She's throwing things!

In defense of big

20/09/2005 @ 13:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : In defense of big - Mena talks about why SixApart isn't a small company

JohnKerry.com - Senator John Kerry's Speech at Brown University

20/09/2005 @ 13:55 UTC

deusx : JohnKerry.com - Senator John Kerry's Speech at Brown University - "The incompetence of Katrina's response is not reserved to a hurricane. There's an enormous gap between Americans' daily expectations and government's daily performance."

OttoMate Web Test Automator Actions - Automator Actions

20/09/2005 @ 13:55 UTC

deusx : OttoMate Web Test Automator Actions - Automator Actions - "A Suite of Mac OS X Automator Actions that mates the simple, intuitive beauty of the Aqua graphical user interface with Automated Web Testing."

Video Games Live | www.videogameslive.com

20/09/2005 @ 13:55 UTC

deusx : Video Games Live | www.videogameslive.com - Concert tour featuring video game music along with video clips, laser light show, and live action.

hifidelity.org - Music Makes You Lose Your Scale (a mashup)

20/09/2005 @ 12:56 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : hifidelity.org - Music Makes You Lose Your Scale (a mashup)

Opera free - no banner ads

20/09/2005 @ 12:55 UTC

Isofarro : Opera free - no banner ads - via accessifyforum and whitingx

kayodeok : Opera Web Browser removes integrated ad banners. Opera is Free - Opera has removed the banners, found within our browser, and the licensing fee. Opera’s growth, due to tremendous worldwide customer support, has made today’s milestone an achievable goal

Simon Willison : Opera is now Free - I wonder how this will affect their market share.

TickerFox

20/09/2005 @ 12:55 UTC

Philippe Janvier : TickerFox - "Keep on top of the latest Firefox download". [via#

Ellison's yacht

20/09/2005 @ 11:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : Ellison's yacht - 450+ yards long, $200M. And he's selling it.

Swiss local foods

20/09/2005 @ 11:55 UTC

Nelson Minar : Swiss local foods - Various regional specialities

C'mon Kids, Let's Play Programmer

20/09/2005 @ 11:55 UTC

kayodeok : C'mon Kids, Let's Play Programmer - Computer programmer Igor Kholodov has created a game that he says can entertain while teaching the basics of computer programming languages like Java or C

c-jump: computer programming board game

20/09/2005 @ 11:55 UTC

kayodeok : c-jump: computer programming board game - c-jump helps children to learn basics of programming languages, such as C, C and Java

Ji Lee pastes empty speech bubbles on street ads and photographs the results

20/09/2005 @ 08:57 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : Ji Lee pastes empty speech bubbles on street ads and photographs the results [via]

Improving the screw

20/09/2005 @ 08:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : Improving the screw - Re-engineering a thousands-year-old technology (via amitp)

jkottke : A new kind of screw - Kenneth LeVay has invented a new type of screw (designed using computer modeling) which works even in concrete or plastic.

Photo of the future

20/09/2005 @ 08:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : Photo of the future - Awesome find

deusx : bighappyfunhouse found photos. free pie. the future - "Remember ladies, the keys to a happy life are some white go-go boots, a mini-bike and a cel phone."

chomsky text generator

20/09/2005 @ 08:56 UTC

cobra libre : chomsky text generator - easier to understand than the postmodernist text generator (the code, that is) #

An Experts' Guide to Keyword Research

20/09/2005 @ 08:56 UTC

kayodeok : An Experts' Guide to Keyword Research - To be effective, you must understand the language actually used by your customers, rather than the words you or your marketing department think will be most effective

Keyword Research Guide

20/09/2005 @ 08:56 UTC

kayodeok : Keyword Research Guide - Want to get the most from Wordtracker? Let the experts show you how

Flash: JCB Song

20/09/2005 @ 08:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Flash: JCB Song - from the brilliant animator of Low Morale's Creep video  [via]

plasticbag : Monkeyhub presents a music video to the single JCB by band Nizlopi - It's a pretty fluffy song, and kind of gimmicky, but the sentiment appears genuine and the video is pretty amazing. They want to be Christmas #1 and I see no reaason not to help them achieve it...

Plague strikes World of Warcraft

20/09/2005 @ 08:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Plague strikes World of Warcraft - contagious disease infects players, leading to quarantines and panic

jkottke : Disease spreads through online game - The citizens of World of Warcraft are being infected by a disease that got out of hand, just like in the real world. "Blizzard recently added the Zul'Gurub instance to the game, where Hakkar, the god of blood, uses a devastating disease attack on anyone w [via]

Whither Chef Charlie?

20/09/2005 @ 07:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : Whither Chef Charlie? - He's truly a good person and a good chef, glad he's finding something interesting to do.

Mark's Sysinternals Blog: Multi-platform Images

20/09/2005 @ 07:55 UTC

kayodeok : Mark's Sysinternals Blog: Multi-platform Images - Embedding drivers specific to each Windows version into sysinternal's products

Google Plans National Optical Fiber Network

20/09/2005 @ 07:55 UTC

ricmac : Google Plans National Optical Fiber Network - "The vendors who have seen Google’s fiber network RFP say that the nature of the network can really only mean that Google ultimately hopes to push massive amounts of voice, video and data close to the end user. " (via Om Malik)

IncParadise.com

20/09/2005 @ 07:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : IncParadise.com - IncParadise.com: setup your Nevada LLC cheaply

Roku intros Soundbridge radio

20/09/2005 @ 06:56 UTC

jimray : Roku intros Soundbridge radio - I want one of these for my kitchen. And bedroom.

deusx : Roku - "SoundBridge Radio is a complete Wi-Fi Music System that brings the world of Internet radio to every room of the house in rich, clear, stereo sound. "

Forms vs. Applications (Jakob Nielsen's Alertbox)

20/09/2005 @ 06:55 UTC

kayodeok : Forms vs. Applications (Jakob Nielsen's Alertbox) - Once an online form goes beyond two screenfuls, it's often a sign that the underlying functionality is better supported by an application, which offers a more interactive user experience

Will Windows Upgrade Hand Power to Big Media?

20/09/2005 @ 06:55 UTC

kayodeok : Will Windows Upgrade Hand Power to Big Media? - The idea is to make it easier to download HDTV-quality video to your desktop or laptop. But, in the process, critics fear you will lose something: the freedom to use whatever hardware or software you want. So what you'll hear about Vista depends on whom y

9rules Network: no 80/20

20/09/2005 @ 06:55 UTC

ricmac : 9rules Network: no 80/20 - This is a big part of why I joined: "Part of the 9rules Network philosophy was born from the fact that there is no longer an 80/20 rule on the web."

Flight - Service and Repair Manuals for DG Sailplanes

20/09/2005 @ 06:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Flight - Service and Repair Manuals for DG Sailplanes - Flight - Service and Repair Manuals for DG Sailplanes: nice PDF versions

video of new Nintendo controller in action

20/09/2005 @ 05:56 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : video of new Nintendo controller in action

maps showing explorer's routes

20/09/2005 @ 05:55 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : maps showing explorer's routes

WingRigger.com

20/09/2005 @ 05:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : WingRigger.com - WingRigger.com: looks like a good one man rig unit for modern 15m gliders

Browsing the Site, Not Watching the Show - New York Times

20/09/2005 @ 01:56 UTC

jimray : Browsing the Site, Not Watching the Show - New York Times - "Why is MSNBC.com doing so well if its parent perennially trails other TV news channels?" The answer is simple: all cable news sucks and there's simply not enough room for three 24-hour news channels amongst such a small, simple-minded audience.

The News and Observer's executive editor has a blog

20/09/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

jimray : The News and Observer's executive editor has a blog - I love seeing this sort of thing - she's doing an excellent job so far. One quibble - trackbacks appear to be broken - there's no link to the site that's pinging the blog

torrentocracy - blog - PEP is delicious

20/09/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

deusx : torrentocracy - blog - PEP is delicious - "Using their RSS feed for popular videos, Prodigem now automatically torrents the most popular videos on the web as decided by the del.icio.us folksonomy."

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