"While commies have enhanced suspension-of-disbelief capability..."

9/09/2005 @ 23:58 UTC

kellan : "While commies have enhanced suspension-of-disbelief capability..." - Turn of phrase that made me smile. As opposed to us anarchist who always see with blinding clarity. #

Small ActiveRecord STI Gotcha

9/09/2005 @ 23:58 UTC

kellan : Small ActiveRecord STI Gotcha - Yeah, got burned by that one as well. Still not an STI fan. #

Menacing Earthworks, Inc

9/09/2005 @ 23:58 UTC

kellan : Menacing Earthworks, Inc - Yet another good domain name that fails to work as a name for a consulting shop. Alas. Taking suggestions for a good name btw #

Is FEMA New Orlean's punishment for the sin of voting overwhelmingly (78%) for Kerry?

9/09/2005 @ 23:57 UTC

kellan : Is FEMA New Orlean's punishment for the sin of voting overwhelmingly (78%) for Kerry? - Whiskey Bar: Where There's a Will #

Paragon NTFS for Linux driver - Read-Write access to NTFS volumes

9/09/2005 @ 23:56 UTC

kayodeok : Paragon NTFS for Linux driver - Read-Write access to NTFS volumes - You not only can install NTFS access driver into Linux operating system, but you can also use bootable CD included in the product to access NTFS volumes

xml:id Version 1.0: W3C Recommendation 9 September 2005

9/09/2005 @ 23:56 UTC

kayodeok : xml:id Version 1.0: W3C Recommendation 9 September 2005 - This document defines the meaning of the attribute xml:id as an ID attribute in XML documents and defines processing of this attribute to identify IDs in the absence of validation, without fetching external resources, and without relying on an internal su

Microsoft tries to recruit Eric S Raymond

9/09/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

kayodeok : Microsoft tries to recruit Eric S Raymond - "I called Mike Walters, who told me my name had been passed to him by his research team. I indicated to him that I thought somebody was probably having a little joke at his expense, and promised him an email reply. Here is my reply in its entirety"

Andy Baio : Microsoft tries to recruit Eric S. Raymond - hilarity ensues  [via]

1,000,000 pixels for sale

9/09/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

jkottke : 1,000,000 pixels for sale - This guy is selling 1,000,000 pixels on his site for $1 apiece. Minimum purchase is a 100 pixel block on which you can put a tiny banner and a link to your Web site or whatever. (via cyn-c) [via]

erikbenson : The Million Dollar Homepage: buy a pixel for a $1, and make this guy rich. - He's already made almost half a million off of this wacky idea. It'll be interesting to see if people can rent and sell their pixels as property values go up.

plasticbag : The Million Dollar Homepage has sold every single bloody pixel - Some of them are being resold by rather unscrupulous people, but what the hey. Obviously you have to hate the person concerned because he thought of it and you didn't. I can't imagine what good Googlejuice people get from this...

nelson : The Million Dollar Homepage - It's still online!

Mozilla Firefox 1.5 Beta 1 Release Notes

9/09/2005 @ 22:55 UTC

jimray : Mozilla Firefox 1.5 Beta 1 Release Notes - It's my great hope that Firefox 1.5 will be as good on my Mac as it is on Windows

Matthew M. Boedicker : Firefox 1.5 beta 1 released

Dodge - File not found

9/09/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

deusx : Dodge - File not found - ""

Bush allows Katrina contractors to pay below prevailing wage

9/09/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Bush allows Katrina contractors to pay below prevailing wage - Bush allows Katrina contractors to pay below prevailing wage: President Bush issued an executive order Thursday allowing federal contractors rebuilding in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina to pay below the prevailing wage.

Everybody loves Eric Raymond

9/09/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Everybody loves Eric Raymond - Everybody loves Eric Raymond: Show them the code

Power to Detain U.S. Terror Suspect Is Upheld - New York Times

9/09/2005 @ 20:56 UTC

jimray : Power to Detain U.S. Terror Suspect Is Upheld - New York Times - Preseident "unquestionably" has the right to detain U.S. citizens as enemy combatants

Wired News: RNAi Interferes With Disease

9/09/2005 @ 20:56 UTC

jimray : Wired News: RNAi Interferes With Disease

Inisde the iPod nano

9/09/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

jimray : Inisde the iPod nano - The inevitable "take it apart" entry

The Grauniad's new look

9/09/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

Rod Begbie : The Grauniad's new look - So farewell then, Garamond Italic and Helvetica Black. #

Wolf Urine 8 Oz at Merrifield Garden Center

9/09/2005 @ 19:56 UTC

jimray : Wolf Urine 8 Oz at Merrifield Garden Center - Yup. 100% pure wolf urine. You gotta wonder how one goes about collecting that...

HuffPo comment constipation

9/09/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

jkottke : HuffPo comment constipation - Stephen Baker at Business Week is reporting that Huffington Post has a backlog of 15,000 comments that need to be approved for display on the site. Crazy. (I just found BW's Blogspotting blog today...they've got some interesting coverage, including whethe

Andy Baio : Huffington Post has a 15,000 comment backlog - the downside of comment moderation  [via]

Jane Jacobs interview

9/09/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

jkottke : Jane Jacobs interview - Long interview of Jane Jacobs by James Kunstler. I think it may be time to read The Death and Life of Great American Cities again.

Rubik's cube solver

9/09/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

jkottke : Rubik's cube solver - If you've got a Rubik's, yo, this will solve it. Check out the link while cubist revolves it... (thx keith)

RSS "security"

9/09/2005 @ 17:56 UTC

Linkorama : RSS "security" - My advice for now? Don't worry about it. RSS today is transported via HTTP.

Philippe Janvier : RSS "security" - "When most folks are talking about security with RSS, they tend to mean three things (or any combination of these) : authentication, authorization, encryption. Let's take these topics one at a time". [via#

Debian and UTF-8

9/09/2005 @ 17:55 UTC

Nelson Minar : Debian and UTF-8 - Some notes trying to make things work

Three more dimensions

9/09/2005 @ 17:55 UTC

jkottke : Three more dimensions - The existence and behavior of dark matter is puzzling indeed, but some UK astrophysicists speculate that adding three more spacial dimensions to the universe explains the gravitational behavior of dark matter. If they exist, these extra dimensions would b

Semapedia

9/09/2005 @ 16:57 UTC

Linkorama : Semapedia - Combine the physical annotation technology of http://semacode.org with the availability of high quality information using the free online encyclopedia Wikipedia.org. The promise of this system is to provide free relevant ad-hoc high quality information to

The social imperative

9/09/2005 @ 16:56 UTC

Linkorama : The social imperative - Blogs, wikis, and social tagging have shown us that group intelligence, amplified by nothing more than linking and search, can manage flows of information more effectively than most of us would have dared to dream.

Fullinsert_high.pdf

9/09/2005 @ 16:56 UTC

philgyford : Fullinsert_high.pdf - Preview of the new Guardian Berliner format. I'm probably more excited than I should be.

Math Games:Sudoku Variations

9/09/2005 @ 16:56 UTC

gleuschk : Math Games:Sudoku Variations - from the MAA -- some crazy versions here, including one that contains five others!

Killer Sudoku (Samunamupure): some tips for solvers

9/09/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

gleuschk : Killer Sudoku (Samunamupure): some tips for solvers - some techniques I hadn't thought of here. nice.

Where is Snowball? Where is the bus?

9/09/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Where is Snowball? Where is the bus? - "Huge pieces of America have been obliterated in the last four years, the bus has left, and it's too bad we don't give dogs the vote."

Hide CSS from Safari

9/09/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Hide CSS from Safari - Andy Clarke stumbles on a way to hide CSS from Safari--looks handy.

Eric Meyer : Hide CSS from Safari - Assuming you needed to and were willing to see the hack fail in a future release of Safari, given Hyatt's near-fanatical devotion to stomping out every bug ever noticed by every blogger ever.

Easy alpha transparent pngs

9/09/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Easy alpha transparent pngs - Richard Rutter: ever a rockstar.

Common Bits video roundup of Daily Show's Katrina coverage

9/09/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Common Bits video roundup of Daily Show's Katrina coverage - tons of essential commentary

Open Rights Group

9/09/2005 @ 15:57 UTC

Linkorama : Open Rights Group - The Open Rights Group is committed to protecting your digital rights, to fighting bad legislation both in the UK and Europe, and to fostering a grassroots community of volunteers dedicated to campaigning on digital rights issues.

Skype to eBay for $5b

9/09/2005 @ 15:56 UTC

Linkorama : Skype to eBay for $5b - Skype plays down talk of imminent takeover

Olberman swings

9/09/2005 @ 15:55 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Olberman swings - This made my century.

World of Warcraft + sex == BAD

9/09/2005 @ 15:55 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : World of Warcraft + sex == BAD - Funny, though.

Spun

9/09/2005 @ 15:55 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Spun - Gina has a new weblog. So frickin' subscribed.

The first photo

9/09/2005 @ 15:55 UTC

jkottke : The first photo - "One summer day in France in 1826, Joseph Niepce took the world's first photograph. It's a photo of some farm buildings and the sky. It took an exposure time of 8 hours. Voila! It had to feel pretty incredible, like magic."

Zimbra

9/09/2005 @ 14:57 UTC

joshua : Zimbra - ajax-based collaboration suite

Jeremy Zawodny : Zimbra - Zimbra: Zimbra is a community for building and maintaining next generation collaboration technology.

Skype 1.3 for the Mac

9/09/2005 @ 14:56 UTC

Linkorama : Skype 1.3 for the Mac - Good upgrade

JavaScript guide

9/09/2005 @ 14:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : JavaScript guide - Mozilla docs

Hide the MacOS Dock

9/09/2005 @ 14:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : Hide the MacOS Dock - Wish I knew about orientation top a long time ago

OS X key shortcuts

9/09/2005 @ 14:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : OS X key shortcuts - PDF, but a good listing

Pushing out security settings configured in the Registry

9/09/2005 @ 14:55 UTC

kayodeok : Pushing out security settings configured in the Registry

Interview with David Greiner of Campaign Monitor

9/09/2005 @ 14:55 UTC

jkottke : Interview with David Greiner of Campaign Monitor - An interview with David Greiner of Campaign Monitor. Some good stuff in here about starting a small business on the Web.

Television shows scramble forensic evidence

9/09/2005 @ 13:57 UTC

kayodeok : Television shows scramble forensic evidence - "Jurors who watch CSI believe that those scenarios, where forensic scientists are always right, are what really happens,"

Writing a Program to Control OpenOffice.org, Part 1

9/09/2005 @ 13:55 UTC

kayodeok : Writing a Program to Control OpenOffice.org, Part 1 - Learn how to leverage an existing application to create your own office automation program

Ohio voting mess

9/09/2005 @ 12:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : Ohio voting mess - Lots of detail on misbehaviour in Ohio's 2004 presidential election (via MeFi)

Red Cross denied

9/09/2005 @ 12:55 UTC

Nelson Minar : Red Cross denied - More on how the Red Cross was kept out of New Orleans (via MeFi)

Smoking prevalance

9/09/2005 @ 12:55 UTC

Nelson Minar : Smoking prevalance - In developed countries

How Google Got Its Groove On

9/09/2005 @ 11:55 UTC

kayodeok : How Google Got Its Groove On - Journalist John Battelle's The Search is a surprisingly gripping story of hackers turning insights about information into a billion-dollar business and giant corporations shaping the web to their profit models

addEvent() recoding contest

9/09/2005 @ 11:55 UTC

Isofarro : addEvent() recoding contest - PPK is looking for an improvement to Scott Andrew's addEvent functions

Paul Hammond : QuirksMode - addEvent() recoding contest

Swiss language requirements?

9/09/2005 @ 09:55 UTC

Nelson Minar : Swiss language requirements? - Switzerland considers requiring language study for residency permits

Upcoming.org adds badges

9/09/2005 @ 09:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Upcoming.org adds badges - post your events on your own site; here's an example

Rolling Stone publishes Hunter S. Thompson's suicide note

9/09/2005 @ 08:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Rolling Stone publishes Hunter S. Thompson's suicide note - along with a strange eulogy

Katrina's Silver Lining - New York Times

9/09/2005 @ 07:56 UTC

Wayne Burkett : Katrina's Silver Lining - New York Times - The Gautreaux program sounds about right. #

Invisible Speaker Wire

9/09/2005 @ 07:55 UTC

Wayne Burkett : Invisible Speaker Wire - "Hidden by paint, wallpaper or spackle, this paper-thin wire will go unnoticed. You can even lay it under carpetsâ€?no bulges!" #

Evil Interiors

9/09/2005 @ 07:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Evil Interiors - Unreal 2003 recontructions of classic movie sets; don't miss the screenshots  [via]

Katrina conspiracy theories

9/09/2005 @ 07:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Katrina conspiracy theories - plenty of great stuff on Snopes news page recently, too

NYT on News Corp's buyout of IGN and MySpace

9/09/2005 @ 07:55 UTC

Andy Baio : NYT on News Corp's buyout of IGN and MySpace - $1.5 billion on three Internet companies in the last two months

Wired on the Paypal vs. Something Awful fundraiser controversy

9/09/2005 @ 06:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Wired on the Paypal vs. Something Awful fundraiser controversy - Paypal locked SA's account, but I can't really blame them for vetting suspicious fundraisers

Kanye West remix, "George Bush Don't Like Black People"

9/09/2005 @ 06:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Kanye West remix, "George Bush Don't Like Black People" - very professionally done

jimray : Boing Boing: Katrina: Kanye remixed, "George Bush Don't Like Black People"

Vinton Cerf joins Google

9/09/2005 @ 06:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Vinton Cerf joins Google - though I'm sure people will balk at him remaining ICANN chairman  [via]

the people in charge of homeland security spend too much time watching action movies

9/09/2005 @ 04:55 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : the people in charge of homeland security spend too much time watching action movies

Podcasts from PBS | PBS

9/09/2005 @ 03:56 UTC

jimray : Podcasts from PBS | PBS - Awesome

The kottke inspired hacks page - I EAT TAPES Wiki

9/09/2005 @ 03:55 UTC

jimray : The kottke inspired hacks page - I EAT TAPES Wiki - I find that the word "hack" tends to best describe the people who use it grossly out of context (shifts gaze towards kottke.org and boingboing.net)

jkottke : More useless household hacks - The popcorn hacks post seems to have struck the wrong note with the humorless but elsewhere people have gotten into the spirit, contributing their own useless household hacks (I added the "personal locomotion" hack)...although the name hack ("Google Image

Viceland - HEY, DOG OWNERS - Fuck You

9/09/2005 @ 03:55 UTC

jimray : Viceland - HEY, DOG OWNERS - Fuck You - Why you shouldn't get a dog

what to do about Elsevier supporting arms fairs?

9/09/2005 @ 03:55 UTC

gleuschk : what to do about Elsevier supporting arms fairs? - 6 suggestions in the post, I added mine. what are yours?

Joe Allbaugh, Disaster Pimp

9/09/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

jimray : Joe Allbaugh, Disaster Pimp - Former FEMA chief is getting rich rebuilding Iraq, New Orleans. God bless America.

Daring Fireball: The iTunes 5 Announcement From the Perspective of an Anthropomorphized Brushed M...

9/09/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

jimray : Daring Fireball: The iTunes 5 Announcement From the Perspective of an Anthropomorphized Brushed Metal User Interface Theme - "Man, he doesn’t even have a name. How’s that for bad-ass?"

Nelson Minar : Brushed metal's demise - Funny writing

Ethan Marcotte : The iTunes 5 Announcement From the Perspective of an Anthropomorphized Brushed Metal User Interface Theme - "Are you at the Special Event?" Awesome.

jkottke : Brushed metal, bye bye - The iTunes 5 Announcement From the Perspective of an Anthropomorphized Brushed Metal User Interface Theme. If you're a Mac nerd, you'll love this because it's pretty damn funny and if you're not, you probably won't get it.

Simon Willison : The iTunes 5 Announcement From the Perspective of an Anthropomorphized Brushed Metal User Interface Theme - Brilliant.

Reykjavík street art 2005

9/09/2005 @ 01:56 UTC

kaninka.net : Reykjavík street art 2005 - Flickr set

del.icio.us comma-separated tags user script

9/09/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

cobra libre : del.icio.us comma-separated tags user script - greasemonkey script that allows you to list tags with commas instead of spaces, the way god intended #

Green With Envy - B. Adam (Howell)

9/09/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

Paul Hammond : Green With Envy - B. Adam (Howell) - I’ve been too busy making stuff and trying my best to not let jealousy get in the way.

QuirksMode - for all your browser quirks

9/09/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

Paul Hammond : QuirksMode - for all your browser quirks

Matt Cutts: Google turns 7

9/09/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

ricmac : Matt Cutts: Google turns 7

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