DumbTxt

29/09/2005 @ 23:56 UTC

jimray : DumbTxt - Another IntelliTXT greasemonkey killer, this one seems to work a little better

Slashdot | Early AJAX Office Applications

29/09/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

ricmac : Slashdot | Early AJAX Office Applications - I was wondering where all the click-throughs from my ZDNet post were coming from...

SimplyHired is on the job

29/09/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

ricmac : SimplyHired is on the job - "Godhwani describes his site a Web 2.0 because of its "deep" filtering and partnerships with LinkedIn (for referrals), GoogleMaps, PayScale (salary data) and others. I guess Web 2.0 means integrating with other sources of content in this context."

hyku: Web 2.0 and Abs

29/09/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

ricmac : hyku: Web 2.0 and Abs - Josh wins the prize for best non-techie explanation of Web 2.0, with his reference to 7-Minute Abs.

JD on MX: "What is Web 2.0?"

29/09/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

ricmac : JD on MX: "What is Web 2.0?" - "instead of a web of hyperlinked documents we're actually looking at ubiquitous data on demand..."

Google and NASA collaborating

29/09/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

jkottke : Google and NASA collaborating - Google and NASA have announced plans to collaborate on projects like "large-scale data management, massively distributed computing, bio-info-nano convergence, and encouragement of the entrepreneurial space industry". In 6 months, Yahoo will announce a col

Alternate Shining trailer

29/09/2005 @ 22:55 UTC

jkottke : Alternate Shining trailer - Awesome awesome awesome alternate trailer for Stanley Kubrick's The Shining (local mirror). Andy calls this "one of the best video clips I've seen all year" and he's not wrong.

Book: Practical Development Environments

29/09/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

jkottke : Book: Practical Development Environments - This looks like an interesting book from O'Reilly: Practical Development Environments. "This book doesn't tell you how to write faster code, or how to write code with fewer memory leaks, or even how to debug code at all. What it does tell you is how to bu

Operation Eden

29/09/2005 @ 20:56 UTC

jimray : Operation Eden - Amazing photolog from the aftermath of Karina

XSLT Roundup

29/09/2005 @ 20:56 UTC

kayodeok : XSLT Roundup - There is going to be a point in the future when not knowing how to create web sites using XSL is going to be like not knowing how to create web sites using CSS. Don’t let it happen to you. Here are some resources to get the beginner started.

Bookmarklet: GmailThis!

29/09/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

kayodeok : Bookmarklet: GmailThis! - GmailThis! is an easy way to make a Gmail email without visiting mail.google.com. Once you add the GmailThis! link to your browser's toolbar, emailing will be a snap

Philippe Janvier : GmailThis ! - "...an easy way to make a Gmail email without visiting mail.google.com". [via#

And they wonder why we hate DRM

29/09/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

Wayne Burkett : And they wonder why we hate DRM - A now-familiar story. Note to record labels: DRM-protected CDs might as well have a sticker on them that says "Don't Buy Me." Because, you know, I won't buy them. #

Van Morrison's Contractual Obligation Album

29/09/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Van Morrison's Contractual Obligation Album - MP3s of 31 songs improvised to get out of his record deal; related: Ben Folds' "One Down" MP3 and lyrics

The Army's Be All You Can Be ads don't really work all that well

29/09/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

jkottke : The Army's Be All You Can Be ads don't really work all that well - The Army's Be All You Can Be ads don't really work all that well, despite being the 25th largest advertiser in the US. Recruiting is actually correlated more closely with the economy...the economy goes bad and the number of recruits goes up. Here's a bett

O'Reilly has succumbed to those uber-annoying double underlined green sponsor link thingies

29/09/2005 @ 19:56 UTC

jimray : O'Reilly has succumbed to those uber-annoying double underlined green sponsor link thingies - Surely, there's a greasemonkey script that can turn those bloody things off

IntelliTXT disabler

29/09/2005 @ 19:56 UTC

jimray : IntelliTXT disabler - Well, there you go

Aron Ralston

29/09/2005 @ 19:56 UTC

kaninka.net : Aron Ralston - lætur það ekki hafa áhrif á sig að hafa nagað af sér handlegginn.

eDonkey P2P network to close under Grokster ruling

29/09/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

Andy Baio : eDonkey P2P network to close under Grokster ruling - following the closure of WinMX last week  [via]

Howto: PSP 2.0 to 1.5 downgrade

29/09/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Howto: PSP 2.0 to 1.5 downgrade - at least until homebrew can run under the 2.0 firmware

Cut-Rate Homes For Middle Class Are Catching On

29/09/2005 @ 18:56 UTC

jimray : Cut-Rate Homes For Middle Class Are Catching On - Government subsidies for families who can't afford to buy in the expensive neighborhoods they rent in

ONLamp.com: Understanding MVC in PHP

29/09/2005 @ 18:56 UTC

jimray : ONLamp.com: Understanding MVC in PHP - Building a Rails-like framework in PHP 5

Icon Set: document types

29/09/2005 @ 18:56 UTC

Richard Rutter : Icon Set: document types - Could be handy at some point..

tags/Setup - edu - Trac

29/09/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

deusx : tags/Setup - edu - Trac - "Setting up tags in Trac"

MacroBazaar - The Trac Project - Trac

29/09/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

deusx : MacroBazaar - The Trac Project - Trac - "The macro bazaar is for sharing information about user-developer macros, links to source code and requests."

MGeocoder : A Geocoding Google Maps API Extention

29/09/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

Philippe Janvier : MGeocoder : A Geocoding Google Maps API Extention - "This extension integrates free geocoders directly into Google Maps". [via#

CSS Techniques Roundup - 20 CSS Tips and Tricks

29/09/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

Philippe Janvier : CSS Techniques Roundup - 20 CSS Tips and Tricks - Sans commentaire. [via#

Teenaged necktie maven Baruch Shemtov

29/09/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

jkottke : Teenaged necktie maven Baruch Shemtov - Teenaged necktie maven Baruch Shemtov. He made his first tie for school and has since turned it into a business, selling his wares in Fifth Avenue shops and online for $100 apiece.

FEMA for Kids Rap

29/09/2005 @ 17:56 UTC

jimray : FEMA for Kids Rap - "And mitigation is important to our agency"

Welcome to Progresswear.com

29/09/2005 @ 17:56 UTC

jimray : Welcome to Progresswear.com - Sweet threads for people who think

ClickOnDetroit.com - RSS

29/09/2005 @ 17:55 UTC

deusx : ClickOnDetroit.com - RSS - Wow. A local Detroit news station has RSS feeds.

Formula for a New Yorker cartoon

29/09/2005 @ 17:55 UTC

jkottke : Formula for a New Yorker cartoon - Here's the formula for a New Yorker cartoon: take a person/entity from Column A, and have them interact with a person/entity from Column B in a location from Column C. Voila, comedy jackpot!

Wal-Mart prank

29/09/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

deusx : Wal-Mart prank - "Since I was the guy who set up everything in the electronics department for almost seven months, a few small advantages were mine alone."

Matthew M. Boedicker : Wal-mart prank

Mind the Gaps - Intelligent design as an answer to all life's great conundrums. By Dahlia Lithwick

29/09/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

deusx : Mind the Gaps - Intelligent design as an answer to all life's great conundrums. By Dahlia Lithwick - "ID says we shouldn't bother ourselves with resolving scientific inconsistencies or untangling puzzles. We should recognize that what God really wants is for us just to stop learning."

Wayne Burkett : Mind the Gaps - Intelligent design as an answer to all life's great conundrums - In my view the god-of-the-gaps point isn't being hammered hard enough. Money quote: "Years from now, we'll all lie in our hospital beds while ID-trained doctors hold our hands and assure us that we are merely dying of God." #

Beatles-sounding songs? | Ask MetaFilter

29/09/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

Wayne Burkett : Beatles-sounding songs? | Ask MetaFilter - A great idea for a mixed CD. #

Neat visual history of Nikon SLR cameras

29/09/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

jkottke : Neat visual history of Nikon SLR cameras - Neat visual history of Nikon SLR cameras. It would be neat to make an animation of how the cameras changed through time.

joshua : Nikon SLR History

kayodeok : Nikon SLR History - Visual History of the Nikon SLR Camera

Wayne Burkett : Nikon SLR History - Lots and lots of images. #

Nelson Minar : Nikon SLR history - Pictures of camera bodies (via Kottke)

Matthew M. Boedicker : Nikon SLR History

Beedogs.com is the premier online repository for pictures of dogs in bee costumes.

29/09/2005 @ 15:56 UTC

joshua : Beedogs.com is the premier online repository for pictures of dogs in bee costumes.

the shining redux

29/09/2005 @ 15:55 UTC

cobra libre : the shining redux [via#

Milo Vermeulen : The Shining, Redux [via]

Fanatical Apathy - Saving Time - Two Stories in One

29/09/2005 @ 15:55 UTC

deusx : Fanatical Apathy - Saving Time - Two Stories in One - "You might have heard that Tom Delay's been indicted. You might have heard that a living giant squid was finally found and photographed. Heres what you need to know about both stories"

The new $10 bill

29/09/2005 @ 15:55 UTC

jkottke : The new $10 bill - The new $10 bill ain't too attractive. Why can't we have nice things?

Firefox Web Developer Extensions - webreference.com

29/09/2005 @ 14:55 UTC

kayodeok : Firefox Web Developer Extensions - webreference.com - One of the exciting areas that extension developers have focused is on Web development. These extensions range from simple link checkers to full blown Web development projects. We'll take a look at some of them here

The New Cliche: "It's the Wikipedia of..."

29/09/2005 @ 14:55 UTC

kayodeok : The New Cliche: "It's the Wikipedia of..." - You know something has arrived when it’s used to describe a phenomenon

Linkorama : The New Cliche: "It's the Wikipedia of..." - You know something has arrived when it’s used to describe a phenomenon.

Serge Lang 1927-2005

29/09/2005 @ 14:55 UTC

gleuschk : Serge Lang 1927-2005 - passed away two weeks ago

Tim O'Reilly op-ed about the Authors Guild's lawsuit against Google

29/09/2005 @ 14:55 UTC

jkottke : Tim O'Reilly op-ed about the Authors Guild's lawsuit against Google - Tim O'Reilly op-ed about the Authors Guild's lawsuit against Google regarding their Library Project. "Obscurity is a far greater threat to authors than copyright infringement, or even outright piracy". The op-ed follows Tim's earlier post on the subject.

HTML Character Entities Cheat Sheet

29/09/2005 @ 13:55 UTC

kayodeok : HTML Character Entities Cheat Sheet - The HTML Character Entities cheat sheet is designed to act as a reference sheet, listing the various character codes in HTML

A List of Domain Names Registered by Google

29/09/2005 @ 12:55 UTC

kayodeok : A List of Domain Names Registered by Google - Domains Registered to Google Inc.

Slashdot | Early AJAX Office Applications

29/09/2005 @ 12:55 UTC

kayodeok : Slashdot | Early AJAX Office Applications - Did you know there was AJAX word processor, AJAX spreadsheet, AJAX calendar, AJAX presentation-building software, AJAX e-mail client, AJAX note-taking software and some other interesting applications, which, deployed on your local server, do not need inst

The Elements of Meaningful XHTML

29/09/2005 @ 12:55 UTC

kayodeok : The Elements of Meaningful XHTML - The Elements of Meaningful XHTML (Slides)

Philippe Janvier : The Elements of Meaningful XHTML - "Devise XHTML compounds for more precise semantics". [via#

deusx : The Elements of Meaningful XHTML - Deeper into semantic XHTML

Richard Rutter : The Elements of Meaningful XHTML - Tantek @ WebEssentials. There’s still stuff to learn about XHTML.

A List Apart: Articles: Introducing the CSS3 Multi-Column Module

29/09/2005 @ 10:55 UTC

kayodeok : A List Apart: Articles: Introducing the CSS3 Multi-Column Module - The module's intent is to allow content to flow into multiple columns inside an element. It offers new CSS properties that let the designers specify in how many columns an element should be rendered.

CSS3 Multi-column layout considered harmful | 456 Berea Street

29/09/2005 @ 10:55 UTC

kayodeok : CSS3 Multi-column layout considered harmful | 456 Berea Street - Using multiple columns in a print stylesheet may be useful, but on-screen, for longer articles? No. Face it, the web is not a printed magazine

CSS3 module: Multi-column layout

29/09/2005 @ 10:55 UTC

kayodeok : CSS3 module: Multi-column layout - This module describes multi-column layout in CSS. It builds on the Box model module [no public working draft yet] and adds functionality to flow the content of an element into multiple columns

A List Apart: Articles: CSS Swag: Multi-Column Lists

29/09/2005 @ 10:55 UTC

kayodeok : A List Apart: Articles: CSS Swag: Multi-Column Lists - If you want to present a list in multiple columns you’ll need to compromise. Choose your poison…

Harvey Danger releases new album as DRM-free MP3s

29/09/2005 @ 09:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Harvey Danger releases new album as DRM-free MP3s - I'm surprised more indie artists haven't done this  [via]

jimray : Harvey Danger' releases latest album as non-DRMed MP3's - Totally rad

TGIF, the Ballad of Jesse Frederick

29/09/2005 @ 08:55 UTC

Andy Baio : TGIF, the Ballad of Jesse Frederick - obsessive tribute to the guy who wrote the "Full House" theme, with tons of MP3s

JotSpot Live

29/09/2005 @ 07:55 UTC

Andy Baio : JotSpot Live - real-time collaborative text editor, like SubEthaEdit for the web

jimray : JotSpot Live - Is it a wiki? Is it a web based collaborative text editor, a la SubEthaEdit? Yes!

plasticbag : JotSpot Live - basically SubEthaEdit on the web - feels quite good and appears to mostly work - The most interesting aspect of this for me is that it assumes that in the office you're online all the time. The assumption of always-on mobile connectivity is something that would have made this seem ridiculous a few years ago.

François Nonnenmacher : JotSpot Live - Live, group note-taking

Philippe Janvier : JotSpot Live - "Imagine everyone simultaneously typing and editing the same Microsoft Word document and you'll get the idea". Enfin peut-être la fin du bord... ?! [via#

Rollyo

29/09/2005 @ 07:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Rollyo - create custom searchrolls, powered by Yahoo search

abusive stamps

29/09/2005 @ 06:56 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : abusive stamps

XML.com: How eBay Uses Metadata to Enhance Its Web Services

29/09/2005 @ 06:55 UTC

kayodeok : XML.com: How eBay Uses Metadata to Enhance Its Web Services - How eBay Uses Metadata to Enhance Its Web Services

Software- App Stop

29/09/2005 @ 06:55 UTC

deusx : Software- App Stop - "App Stop is a little status bar that resides in your menu bar that allows you to pause, resume, and set priorities for your applications."

Video: The Shining trailer, remixed

29/09/2005 @ 06:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Video: The Shining trailer, remixed - one of the best video clips I've seen all year; local mirror  [via]

joshua : shining - uplifting story of a boy and his foster father

1946 short film about the warning signs of despotism

29/09/2005 @ 05:55 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : 1946 short film about the warning signs of despotism

literature map, find out what readers of an author also read

29/09/2005 @ 04:57 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : literature map, find out what readers of an author also read

Wikibooks

29/09/2005 @ 04:56 UTC

ricmac : Wikibooks - "Using the same technology and post-posting jurying of submitted content as Wikipedia, the Wikibooks project intends to build courseware for K-12 curricula in multiple languages over the next several years."

Kevin Burton: Flock Will Be Open Source

29/09/2005 @ 04:56 UTC

ricmac : Kevin Burton: Flock Will Be Open Source - "A little birdie tells me that Flock will be Open Source (or at least most of the components)."

FeedDigest gets funding

29/09/2005 @ 04:55 UTC

ricmac : FeedDigest gets funding - "Curious has invested "less than $100,000" in a new startup in the United Kingdom called FeedDigest."

all your base...

29/09/2005 @ 04:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : all your base... - all your base...: are belong to us!

Company horoscopes

29/09/2005 @ 04:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Company horoscopes - Company horoscopes: heh

The MacArthur Fellows Program

29/09/2005 @ 04:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : The MacArthur Fellows Program - The MacArthur Fellows Program: The MacArthur Fellows Program awards unrestricted fellowships to talented individuals who have shown extraordinary originality and dedication in their creative pursuits and a marked capacity for self-direction.

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah

29/09/2005 @ 04:55 UTC

jkottke : Clap Your Hands Say Yeah - Hot indie band Clap Your Hands Say Yeah (who I like quite alot) has sold 17,000 copies of their self-released debut. The band sends out the CDs to customers themselves and makes $8/disc (compared to $1/disc for major label groups). Their CD is available h

Wayne Burkett : Clap Your Hands Say Yeah has sold 17,000+ copies of their self-released album - And they're making about eight times more per sale than they would with a studio. Poor, poor middleman. #

Katamari Damacy cake

29/09/2005 @ 03:56 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : Katamari Damacy cake

Wikipedia versus Tor discussion

29/09/2005 @ 03:56 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : Wikipedia versus Tor discussion

jimray : Wikipedia bans Tor IP addresses - "I completely fail to comprehend why Tor server operators consistently refuse to take responsibility for their crazed users." Probably because Tor doesn't allow you to know what your "users" are doing. This seems like a weakness in both Tor and Wikipedia.

Book reviews based on a random sentence from each book

29/09/2005 @ 03:55 UTC

jkottke : Book reviews based on a random sentence from each book - Book reviews based on a random sentence from each book. On Moby-Dick: "People who enjoy witty banter will love this tale of two unlikely friends, Ahab and Stubb."

Giant squid

29/09/2005 @ 03:55 UTC

jkottke : Giant squid - First photos of the giant squid ever captured. In capturing the photos, they ripped one of the squid's tentacles off, which has made the squid a bit angry.

ColdFusion now officially supported on the Mac

29/09/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

jimray : ColdFusion now officially supported on the Mac - "As the OS X platform continues to gain traction in the industry, we are excited to see ColdFusion applications take advantage of the power on the OS X platform."

Vancouver waterfront timelapse video

29/09/2005 @ 01:56 UTC

WillPate : Vancouver waterfront timelapse video

Vancouver City Timelapse

29/09/2005 @ 01:56 UTC

WillPate : Vancouver City Timelapse - Cool as ice, unlike the weather

Good article about travel websites

29/09/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

erikbenson : Good article about travel websites - it also just happens to mention 43places.com, woo!

Did you say dogging or blogging? Brits confused

29/09/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

Simon Willison : Did you say dogging or blogging? Brits confused - A survey of taxi drivers, pub landlords and hairdressers.

Nate Koechley: Yahoo! My Web improves Search

29/09/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

Simon Willison : Nate Koechley: Yahoo! My Web improves Search - Be sure to click through to the annotated screenshots.

NYT on the rent/buy debate

29/09/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

Andy Baio : NYT on the rent/buy debate - in California, it's far more cost-effective to rent these days

Web 2.0, web 2.0, web 2.0, web 2.0. Etes-vous web 2.0 ?

29/09/2005 @ 00:56 UTC

Philippe Janvier : Web 2.0, web 2.0, web 2.0, web 2.0. Etes-vous web 2.0 ? - ""Le web 2.0 ce n'est pas du vaporware" Ca c'est sûr, c'est tellement tout et n'importe quoi que du coup ce n'est pas rien". [via#

Maintainability, a.k.a. the CSS elephant

29/09/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

Philippe Janvier : Maintainability, a.k.a. the CSS elephant - "It's time to talk about the elephant in the corner of the room : stylesheet maintainability". [via#

Pimp My Web (BETA)

29/09/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

Philippe Janvier : Pimp My Web (BETA) - "Screencasts on how to get the most out of your online experience... mostly for more novice users". [via#

At the Labour party conference, Tony Blair enters to a Sham 69 song

29/09/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

plasticbag : At the Labour party conference, Tony Blair enters to a Sham 69 song - "If the kids are united, they will never be divided" - what a strange song. You can watch the entrance via the news player as well. Shame it's not so easy to link directly through to the clip concerned.

Apple admits to iPod Nano faults

29/09/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

plasticbag : Apple admits to iPod Nano faults - "Electronics firm Apple has admitted there have been problems with its new iPod Nano music player, after a string of complaints about damaged screens."

More 4 launches October 10th in the UK, and has a really bloody odd logo

29/09/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

plasticbag : More 4 launches October 10th in the UK, and has a really bloody odd logo - The advertising for this channel has been stunning. I just wish I understood why every organisation doesn't put their ads online. It seems like such a no brainer...

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