Emily Chang: eHub

16/09/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

ricmac : Emily Chang: eHub - "eHub is a constantly updated list of web applications, services, resources, blogs or sites with a focus on next generation web (web 2.0)"

Computer programmer uses Google Maps to discover Roman ruins

16/09/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Computer programmer uses Google Maps to discover Roman ruins - next, finding Jimmy Hoffa's body  [via]

jkottke : Archeological discovery via Google Maps - Local man uses Google Maps to find the undiscovered remains of a Roman villa near his town in Italy.

AIGA Design Conference podcasts

16/09/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

jkottke : AIGA Design Conference podcasts - Something to look forward to: podcasts from the AIGA Design Conference. I've been told they'll be up in a week or two and that they will include many of the presentations as well as a lot of interviews with speakers. I'll point to them when they're availa

OPENSTUDIO

16/09/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

jkottke : OPENSTUDIO - OPENSTUDIO was announced at the conference today by John Maeda. Keith sez about the project: "described as an experiment in creativity, collaboration, and capitalism, Open Studio is designed to simplify tools for the creative process and provide a pseudo-

Firefox wallpaper

16/09/2005 @ 22:57 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : Firefox wallpaper

Microsoft Said to Be in Talks on Forming Link to AOL - New York Times

16/09/2005 @ 22:56 UTC

jimray : Microsoft Said to Be in Talks on Forming Link to AOL - New York Times - Word from the MSN mothership is that this story is way overblown, but it's certainly not surprising that Microsoft would want out of the web portal biz

New Scientist Breaking News - Biases revealed in US House of Representatives

16/09/2005 @ 22:56 UTC

gleuschk : New Scientist Breaking News - Biases revealed in US House of Representatives - not unexpected, but surprisingly blatant. and, it turns out, illegal!

interesting discussion about a NYT op-ed on rising textbook prices

16/09/2005 @ 22:55 UTC

gleuschk : interesting discussion about a NYT op-ed on rising textbook prices - and yes, elsevier is evil

Blog panel @ AIGA conf

16/09/2005 @ 22:55 UTC

jkottke : Blog panel @ AIGA conf - UnBeige blogged the blog panel that I participated on with Michael Bierut, Jen Bekman, Armin Vit, and Steven Heller. More here and here. (Comment on this)

The Design Encyclopedia wiki

16/09/2005 @ 22:55 UTC

jkottke : The Design Encyclopedia wiki - The Design Encyclopedia is a wiki that aims to be filled with definitions and descriptions of design terms, people, concepts, companies, etc. This could become a great resource. (thx armin) (Comment on this)

DUX 2005 conference

16/09/2005 @ 22:55 UTC

jkottke : DUX 2005 conference - The Designing for User eXperience conference "[gathers] together researchers and practitioners of all the design disciplines and related fields to share their stories and experiences on how the needs and goals of both users and businesses are met through

Welcome to Mindawn -

16/09/2005 @ 21:56 UTC

jimray : Welcome to Mindawn - - Cross platform FLAC tagger + ripper

Pure Music audio player

16/09/2005 @ 21:56 UTC

jimray : Pure Music audio player - Supposedly has support for ripping + tagging in FLAC

Opera Watch: New Yahoo Mail not Supported by Opera

16/09/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

kayodeok : Opera Watch: New Yahoo Mail not Supported by Opera - With Yahoo Mail on the other hand, there are lots of Opera users that currently have Yahoo Mail accounts, which would effectively lock them out of the new Yahoo Mail

Special: How to host a personal wiki on your home computer - Lifehacker

16/09/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

kayodeok : Special: How to host a personal wiki on your home computer - Lifehacker - How to host a personal wiki on your home computer

'Firefox Secrets' and 'Hacking Firefox' Published

16/09/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

kayodeok : 'Firefox Secrets' and 'Hacking Firefox' Published - Two new books about Mozilla Firefox have been published recently. Firefox Secrets by Cheah Chu Yeow was launched by SitePoint in July, while August saw the release of Mel Reyes' Hacking Firefox from Wiley

Convert audio between MP3, FLAC, WAV - including hi-fi and lo-fi and short clips

16/09/2005 @ 20:56 UTC

jimray : Convert audio between MP3, FLAC, WAV - including hi-fi and lo-fi and short clips

andy » ScreenGrab (0.5!)

16/09/2005 @ 20:56 UTC

jimray : andy » ScreenGrab (0.5!) - Full page screen grabs in Firefox

KleinWare - Software

16/09/2005 @ 20:56 UTC

jimray : KleinWare - Software - Get art for iTunes and convert email to iCal events - handy

The Chronicle: 12/08/2000: The Renaissance of Anti-Intellectualism

16/09/2005 @ 20:56 UTC

jimray : The Chronicle: 12/08/2000: The Renaissance of Anti-Intellectualism - Just in case you were feeling at all good about the direction the country has been careening towards the last five years

Bush to Focus on Vision for Reconstruction in Speech - New York Times

16/09/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

deusx : Bush to Focus on Vision for Reconstruction in Speech - New York Times - What. The. Fuck?! "Republicans said Karl Rove, the White House deputy chief of staff and Mr. Bush's chief political adviser, was in charge of the reconstruction effort, which reaches across many agencies of government and includes the direct involvemen

Talking Points Memo: by Joshua Micah Marshall: September 11, 2005 - September 17, 2005 Archives

16/09/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

deusx : Talking Points Memo: by Joshua Micah Marshall: September 11, 2005 - September 17, 2005 Archives - "President Bush has now put us on notice, the Gulf Coast reconstruction effort is going to be run as a patronage and political operation."

Daily Nightly: A trick of the light? - Nightly News with Brian Williams - MSNBC.com

16/09/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

deusx : Daily Nightly: A trick of the light? - Nightly News with Brian Williams - MSNBC.com - "The motorcade route through the district was partially lit no more than 30 minutes before POTUS drove through. And yet last night, no more than an hour after the President departed, the lights went out. The entire area was plunged into total darkness aga

Mixed motives

16/09/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

gleuschk : Mixed motives - the punniest math book title evar

XHTML Character Entity Reference

16/09/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

kayodeok : XHTML Character Entity Reference - This page contains the 252 allowed entities in HTML 4 and XHTML 1.0, as outlined in section 24 of the official HTML 4 specifications, published by the W3C.

Eric Meyer : XHTML Character Entity Reference - Useful, yes, but very beautifully presented as well. [via Molly] [via]

Ethan Marcotte : XHTML Character Entity Reference - Hot. Via...well, everybody. I suck.

Philippe Janvier : XHTML Character Entity Reference - "This page contains the 252 allowed entities in HTML 4 and XHTML 1.0". [via#

Nelson Minar : XHTML characters - What a dumb list of random things (via Hot Links)

Richard Rutter : XHTML Character Entity Reference - . [via sidesh0w.com]

One nation, under FSM | MetaFilter

16/09/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

deusx : One nation, under FSM | MetaFilter - "One consequence was that the wealthy parasites known as the American Right, desperate to find a convincing argument against communism, seized on religion. Up to that point, the American Government had been devoutly secular, as specified by the Constituti

Gangsta nerd

16/09/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

jkottke : Gangsta nerd - New vocabulary word (to me): gangsta nerd.

Reuters Explains Photo Of Bush Bathroom Note

16/09/2005 @ 18:56 UTC

jimray : Reuters Explains Photo Of Bush Bathroom Note - "The photographer and editors on this story were looking for other angles in their coverage of this event, something that went beyond the stock pictures of talking heads that these kind of forums usually offer. This picture certainly does that." Heh.

Why Ajax Matters Now

16/09/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

veen : Why Ajax Matters Now - The rise of Ajax represents the new and widening recognition that the days of “Yes, if…� are numbered.

The Classification of the Finite Simple Groups

16/09/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

gleuschk : The Classification of the Finite Simple Groups - the first volume, online, free

Helvetica vs. Arial

16/09/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

jkottke : Helvetica vs. Arial - Helvetica vs. Arial. Two of the world's most popular typefaces battle it out for supremacy. (Comment on this)

Rhythm Science

16/09/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

jkottke : Rhythm Science - Paul D. Miller (aka Dj Spooky) has a new book out about remix culture called Rhythm Science. More on the book at MIT Press and it's available at Amazon. (Comment on this)

Distorted Minds video

16/09/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

jkottke : Distorted Minds video - Cool video by a British group called Distorted Minds. It's almost audiovisual hypertext. (Comment on this)

rut or routine?

16/09/2005 @ 17:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : rut or routine? - rut or routine?: I dunno, I like having a good routine...

Amazon.com: So You'd Like to... feed your Su Doku addiction!

16/09/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

gleuschk : Amazon.com: So You'd Like to... feed your Su Doku addiction! - Su Doku for Dummies. not kidding

Indie bands move closer to mainstream

16/09/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Indie bands move closer to mainstream - AP news takes on Modest Mouse, Bright Eyes, and Arcade Fire

Reviews of AIGA Design Conference in Vancouver

16/09/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

jkottke : Reviews of AIGA Design Conference in Vancouver - In preparing for the conference, I read up on the last conference (held in Vancouver in 2003) on the Speak Up design blog: 1, 2, 3, 4.

Design for Democracy

16/09/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

jkottke : Design for Democracy - Design for Democracy is utilizing the skillset of designers to improve the election process in America, including ballot redesigns and polling place signage. (Comment on this)

Atari Le Stick

16/09/2005 @ 14:55 UTC

Nelson Minar : Atari Le Stick - Precedent for the Revolution controller? I used one; it sucked.

deusx : Vidgame.net: Atari 2600 Peripherals - " Le Stick Joystick. The mercury filled joystick for the 2600."

Maikimo.net Psychology and worldview

16/09/2005 @ 14:55 UTC

deusx : Maikimo.net Psychology and worldview - "How did a worldview short on empathy and imagination and that prioritizes property over people become identified with the faith of Jesus champion of empathy and unconditional love, of envisioning God's kingdom, and above all, of people over earthly poss

Firefox exploit count

16/09/2005 @ 12:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : Firefox exploit count - More published sploits than MSIE

Debian SMTP auth

16/09/2005 @ 12:55 UTC

Nelson Minar : Debian SMTP auth - This seems awfully complicated

Debian SMTP auth 2

16/09/2005 @ 12:55 UTC

Nelson Minar : Debian SMTP auth 2 - Newer instructions

Jeremy Zawodny : ISP-style Email Service with Debian-Sarge and Postfix 2.1 - ISP-style Email Service with Debian-Sarge and Postfix 2.1: a good tutorial

joshua : Tutorial: ISP-style Email Service with Debian-Sarge and Postfix 2.1

Feld Thoughts: 2006 Will Be The Year of Microsoft

16/09/2005 @ 12:55 UTC

ricmac : Feld Thoughts: 2006 Will Be The Year of Microsoft - "The home of “build it cheap and stack it high� is about to have two major project releases (Vista and Office 12) that will be relevant to over 500 million computers during the next few years. "

Mail Beta

16/09/2005 @ 11:55 UTC

kayodeok : Mail Beta - Microsoft has built an entirely new service to replace Hotmail named Mail Beta. The development team is focusing on creating a product around "real customers". The team is aiming for simplicity, efficiency, and clarity with Mail Beta, codenamed "Kahuna"

L - Athens Monitors (Resolutions of up to 19200 x 2400 Pixels)

16/09/2005 @ 10:55 UTC

kayodeok : L - Athens Monitors (Resolutions of up to 19200 x 2400 Pixels) - With 5 widescreen UltraSpeed LCD Panels featuring resolutions of up to a mammoth 19200 x 2400 Pixels, the new Athens Display Series brings desktop views and resolutions to unheard of new heights

jkottke : Gigantic computer monitors - Giant-ass monitor features 5 wide flatscreen displays glued together for a resolution of 19200 x 2400 pixels.

User Account Protection (UAP) in Vista: Did Microsoft get it right?

16/09/2005 @ 09:55 UTC

kayodeok : User Account Protection (UAP) in Vista: Did Microsoft get it right? - Even when logged into the administrator account, apps will start up in standard mode (meaning without elevated privileges). If you need admin perms, then you can select "Run Elevated" to do so. In many cases, it will prompt you to do so

loose wire: How To Run Programs From a USB Drive

16/09/2005 @ 09:55 UTC

kayodeok : loose wire: How To Run Programs From a USB Drive - RUNit is a little program launcher with all its settings stored in an ini file (portable). I wrote a little batch file to edit the ini file to refer to new locations of programs when the drive letter changes

Linux Online - Linux Courses

16/09/2005 @ 09:55 UTC

kayodeok : Linux Online - Linux Courses - Beginner and Intermediate Level courses in Linux

RoundCube Webmail

16/09/2005 @ 08:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : RoundCube Webmail - Intereting looking free webmail system

Jeremy Zawodny : RoundCube Webmail Project - RoundCube Webmail Project: RoundCube Webmail is a browser-based multilingual IMAP client with an application-like user interface. It provides full functionality you expect from an e-mail client, including MIME support, address book, folder manipulation an

Rod Begbie : RoundCube Webmail Project - Attractive, and fairly lightweight, self-hostable webmail client. Works with any IMAP server. [via#

Skype VC: 200x

16/09/2005 @ 08:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : Skype VC: 200x - Interesting story on how the investments were made (via Kedrosky)

Revolution controller

16/09/2005 @ 08:55 UTC

Nelson Minar : Revolution controller - This looks like a disaster. Your two hands need to be physically connected.

First look at the Nintendo Revolution

16/09/2005 @ 08:55 UTC

jimray : First look at the Nintendo Revolution - I fear Nintendo will become a niche player in the next-gen console wars, but I would definitely get one of these in addition to a PS 3

Andy Baio : Nintendo Revolution controller revealed - a motion-sensitive remote control device, instead of a gamepad!?  [via]

Rod Begbie : Nintendo Revolution Controller Finally Revealed - Holy crapoly. Nintendo's next-gen controller is a spectacular leap away from the standard. [via#

Matthew M. Boedicker : innovative Nintendo Revolution controller

What Not To Blog

16/09/2005 @ 07:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : What Not To Blog - What Not To Blog: Congrats to Google for being way more open with their personal business than they are about their products.

50 Things That Out of Town College Students Must Know About Boston

16/09/2005 @ 06:55 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : 50 Things That Out of Town College Students Must Know About Boston

Rod Begbie : 50 Things That Out of Town College Students Must Know About Boston - Origin unknown, but it's fucking hilarious. "Remember to say a little pray that you are fortunate enough to live somewhere that celebrates holidays by drinking Guinness and drinking Guinness while watching a Kenyan run." [via#

iPod nano : Page 1

16/09/2005 @ 04:55 UTC

gleuschk : iPod nano : Page 1 - at arstechnica. don't miss the stress test

Tech Memeorandum

16/09/2005 @ 04:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Tech Memeorandum - it's grown on me since the redesign launched earlier this week

Linkorama : tech.memeorandum

Twenty-Eight Design Aphorisms

16/09/2005 @ 04:55 UTC

jkottke : Twenty-Eight Design Aphorisms - A list of twenty-eight design aphorisms to consider before attending the AIGA conference.

Russell Beattie: AOL Going

16/09/2005 @ 03:55 UTC

ricmac : Russell Beattie: AOL Going - According to rumors, Google, MS or Yahoo may buy AOL -- I can't fathom why, but I do know it would trump the eBay-Skype deal!

Meebo.com

16/09/2005 @ 03:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Meebo.com - very neat multi-service Ajax instant messaging  [via]

Nelson Minar : meebo AJAX IM - Been waiting for someone to do this (via Waxy)

SPORTS

16/09/2005 @ 02:56 UTC

jimray : SPORTS - "only Colin Meloy can pull off kball in a suit jacket" -- Greg Perez

XML Nanny

16/09/2005 @ 02:56 UTC

jimray : XML Nanny - Handy

joshua : XML Nanny - xml "debugger"

Jonathan Ive / Designer of the Year 2003: Product Designer (1967-) - Design/Designer Information

16/09/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

jimray : Jonathan Ive / Designer of the Year 2003: Product Designer (1967-) - Design/Designer Information

Chicagocrime.org wins $10,000 Batten prize

16/09/2005 @ 01:56 UTC

jimray : Chicagocrime.org wins $10,000 Batten prize - I don't know, this doesn't really strike me as interactive journalism. Whatever, everybody love Holovaty, more power to the guy.

Abe's Twisted book it out soon

16/09/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

Simon Willison : Abe's Twisted book it out soon - And it has the best O'Reilly cover ever.

Video clips of The Simpsons for the blind

16/09/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Video clips of The Simpsons for the blind - the sight gags are still funny, but in a very different way

WikiHome - The Wiki for Finding Web Service and Open APIs

16/09/2005 @ 00:58 UTC

kayodeok : WikiHome - The Wiki for Finding Web Service and Open APIs - This is a community effort to create a list of all APIs and web services that are publicly available for people to play with

IEBlog : The prolog, strict mode, and XHTML in IE

16/09/2005 @ 00:58 UTC

kayodeok : IEBlog : The <?xml> prolog, strict mode, and XHTML in IE - We have fixed the DOCTYPE switch so it will skip an XML prolog, so that valid XHTML can be handled in strict compliance mode rather than quirks mode

Paul Hammond : IEBlog : The <?xml> prolog, strict mode, and XHTML in IE - I made the decision to not try to support the MIME type in IE7 simply because I personally want XHTML to be successful in the long run

Open Internet, We Hardly Knew Ye

16/09/2005 @ 00:57 UTC

Philippe Janvier : Open Internet, We Hardly Knew Ye - "On the internet, having to ask permission first can kill the creation of a useful new tool". Une façon quand même très ouverte de voir la propriété intelectuelle sur le net. [via#

Atom 0.3 Deprecated

16/09/2005 @ 00:57 UTC

Philippe Janvier : Atom 0.3 Deprecated - "...this will slow down the rate at which new Atom 0.3 feeds are being created, and will ultimately encourage producers to upgrade to the IETF standard". [via#

College life, powered by Google

16/09/2005 @ 00:57 UTC

gleuschk : College life, powered by Google - sneaky of them

Juicy Fruit What?

16/09/2005 @ 00:57 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Juicy Fruit What? - Juicy Fruit What?: Wow, this Juicy Fruit blog is so bad, I could hardly tear myself away from it. Usually I wouldn't bother blogging about this, but it's like a trainwreck.

Corporate Gibberish Generator: Yahoo

16/09/2005 @ 00:56 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Corporate Gibberish Generator: Yahoo - Corporate Gibberish Generator: Yahoo: At Yahoo, we have proven we know how to aggregate magneticly.

Web 2.0 on Wikipedia

16/09/2005 @ 00:56 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Web 2.0 on Wikipedia - Web 2.0 on Wikipedia: good description of web 2.0 ideas

Startup good, big company bad?

16/09/2005 @ 00:56 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Startup good, big company bad? - Startup good, big company bad?: Tim thinks about small vs. big in the world of search

Top Ten Things You Can Do To Get Blogged

16/09/2005 @ 00:56 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Top Ten Things You Can Do To Get Blogged - Top Ten Things You Can Do To Get Blogged: heh, there are way more than 10, really...

The battle of the middle... A Long Tail lesson...

16/09/2005 @ 00:56 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : The battle of the middle... A Long Tail lesson... - The battle of the middle... A Long Tail lesson...: interesting stuff from bob wyman

Tailwheel Pilots Association

16/09/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Tailwheel Pilots Association - Tailwheel Pilots Association: Tailwheel Discussion Forums for Tailwheel pilots

Trade-A-Plane

16/09/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Trade-A-Plane - Trade-A-Plane: Airplanes for sale, Aircraft for sale

Improving Movable Type Documentation

16/09/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Improving Movable Type Documentation - Improving Movable Type Documentation: I should upgrade to 3.2 soon

SpamAssassin 3.1.0 is released!

16/09/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : SpamAssassin 3.1.0 is released! - SpamAssassin 3.1.0 is released!: kick ass!

Google Blog Search Fortunate to be in Beta

16/09/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Google Blog Search Fortunate to be in Beta - Google Blog Search Fortunate to be in Beta: Darren wants more!

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