Ning !

4/10/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

Philippe Janvier : Ning ! - "Ning is attempting to do to application and code sharing what other apps have done to photos, bookmarks or other arenas". [via#

pallalink - two books - works 2004

4/10/2005 @ 22:57 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : pallalink - two books - works 2004 [via]

Edge Online on the history of Space Invaders and other Taito Legends

4/10/2005 @ 22:57 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : Edge Online on the history of Space Invaders and other Taito Legends

NewsGator Technologies Acquires NetNewsWire

4/10/2005 @ 22:57 UTC

François Nonnenmacher : NewsGator Technologies Acquires NetNewsWire - Now it's official

Linkorama : NewsGator Acquires NetNewsWire - Congrats are in order. The two aggregators I use daily may now synch. Boy they consolidated the market early.

deusx : NewsGator - News Archive - "Acquisition of NetNewsWire strengthens NewsGator's RSS Platform and extends it to the Mac desktop, Brent Simmons joins NewsGator team."

Google steps up offensive against Microsoft

4/10/2005 @ 22:56 UTC

jimray : Google steps up offensive against Microsoft - Google/Sun office is coming as well more support for Java

146 Reasons Why Sugar Is Ruining Your Health

4/10/2005 @ 22:55 UTC

kayodeok : 146 Reasons Why Sugar Is Ruining Your Health - Sugar raises the level of a neurotransmitters: dopamine, serotonin, and norepinephrine

Wayne Burkett : 146 Reasons Why Sugar Is Ruining Your Health - Sugar makes the baby Jesus cry. #

trac version 0.8.4 for Mac OSX 10.4 Tiger

4/10/2005 @ 22:55 UTC

deusx : trac version 0.8.4 for Mac OSX 10.4 Tiger - "Darwinports"

Guide to OPML outline attributes

4/10/2005 @ 22:55 UTC

Philippe Janvier : Guide to OPML outline attributes - "...an attempt to describe how people have been using the attributes in OPML applications". [via#

Google and Sun announce a yawn

4/10/2005 @ 22:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Google and Sun announce a yawn - Google and Sun announce a yawn: well said... yawn

Write on the web bubble?

4/10/2005 @ 21:56 UTC

Linkorama : Write on the web bubble? - I write for a living, and have never gotten comfortable with the idea of typing in a browser, which still is a work in progress.

Wikipedia:Errors in the Encyclopædia Britannica that have been corrected in Wikipedia - Wikipe...

4/10/2005 @ 21:56 UTC

jimray : Wikipedia:Errors in the Encyclopædia Britannica that have been corrected in Wikipedia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - Heh

Podcasting cries out for content

4/10/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

Philippe Janvier : Podcasting cries out for content - "There is clearly a lot of work to be done before podcasting becomes mainstream...". [via#

Gary Benchley, Rock Star

4/10/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Gary Benchley, Rock Star - Paul Ford writes a book. I want this book to an extent that is probably a.) unhealthy and/or b.) a bit scary.

Official site for Paul Ford's "Gary Benchley, Rock Star"

4/10/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

Ethan Marcotte : Official site for Paul Ford's "Gary Benchley, Rock Star" - What it says. Buy it now.

jimray : Gary Benchley, Rock Star - A novel by Paul Ford

Joy-to-stuff ratio

4/10/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

jkottke : Joy-to-stuff ratio - Joy-to-stuff ratio: "The time a person has to enjoy life versus the time a person spends accumulating material goods." (via a.whole) [via]

TweakHound's Super XP Tweaking Guide - Bad Tweaks

4/10/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

kayodeok : TweakHound's Super XP Tweaking Guide - Bad Tweaks - The following is a list of XP tweaks that either do not work, do not work as advertised, or that are better left alone

AnandTech: USB Flash Drive Roundup - 10/2005

4/10/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

kayodeok : AnandTech: USB Flash Drive Roundup - 10/2005 - With lots of manufacturers producing drives, and the demand for these USB flash drives increasing every day, it was time for us to put together a roundup

Yahoo Blog/Feed Search Coming

4/10/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Yahoo Blog/Feed Search Coming - Yahoo Blog/Feed Search Coming: the rumors keep coming

The Wiki and the Blog

4/10/2005 @ 19:56 UTC

Linkorama : The Wiki and the Blog - Toward a Complex Adaptive Intelligence Community

Freeman Dyson on Richard Feynman

4/10/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

jkottke : Freeman Dyson on Richard Feynman - Freeman Dyson on his friend and colleague Richard Feynman for The New York Times Review of Books.

How to make your own passport photos

4/10/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

jkottke : How to make your own passport photos - How to make your own passport photos.

kayodeok : Making Your Own Passport Photos - Tutorials - This tutorial will show you how to take, format, and prepare your own passport photos.

OOoMacros: Box Plots and Histograms

4/10/2005 @ 17:55 UTC

gleuschk : OOoMacros: Box Plots and Histograms - and lots of other useful things

Chris Ware, still good

4/10/2005 @ 17:55 UTC

jkottke : Chris Ware, still good - Three weeks in, I'm quite enjoying Chris Ware's contribution to the NY Times Magazine The Funny Pages, Building Stories (pt 1, pt 2), maybe because I often imagine inanimate objects like buildings having personalities.

Build Your Own Social Apps?

4/10/2005 @ 16:56 UTC

Linkorama : Build Your Own Social Apps? - This raises one big question: the core value of most social application is in whether or not it can build a real community.

Newsgator buying NetNewsWire?

4/10/2005 @ 16:56 UTC

Linkorama : Newsgator buying NetNewsWire? - that would be cool

François Nonnenmacher : Newsgator buying who? NetNewsWire? - Om Malik on the rumor mill

Web directories with XOXO and XSL

4/10/2005 @ 16:56 UTC

Isofarro : Web directories with XOXO and XSL - Les Orchard brings together a few bits of HTML and microformats as complete replacements or better specified alternatives to OPML for directories. Interesting to note the rel of subsection in the HTML specification.

Read/Write Web: Bloglines, Rojo, others - juggling balls

4/10/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

deusx : Read/Write Web: Bloglines, Rojo, others - juggling balls - "If you want to give Bloglines, Rojo, or any other web-based RSS Aggregator advice on features you want to see - here's the place to do it."

New York City, redemption, and the 2005 New York Yankees

4/10/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

jkottke : New York City, redemption, and the 2005 New York Yankees - New York City, redemption, and the 2005 New York Yankees. "Jason [Giambi] was redeemed, and his legend is assured now as the star who wanted more, who lost everything to greed and arrogance, and who recovered his glory, which is now vastly more appealing

Spam Stock Tracker

4/10/2005 @ 15:55 UTC

Rod Begbie : Spam Stock Tracker - "Tracking how much money people can lose with penny stocks from spam." Next you'll be telling me that V!A6RA doesn't work! [via#

Jeremy Zawodny : Spam Stock Tracker - Spam Stock Tracker: Tracking penny stocks, hot stock tips and other stock scams coming from SPAM can be fun!

jkottke : Spam Stock Tracker - Spam Stock Tracker tracked a bunch of penny stocks hyped by spammers to see how you would do if you bought them. Looks like a ~50% loss since May.

Nelson Minar : Spam stock tracker - Monitoring the pump-n-dump players

Andy Baio : Spam Stock Tracker - updated yesterday; too bad it's nearly impossible to short penny stocks

Interview with Stephen Hawking

4/10/2005 @ 14:55 UTC

jkottke : Interview with Stephen Hawking - A rare interview with Stephen Hawking about his remix of A Brief History of Time. The interview's a bit weird...the interviewer doesn't seem to know a whole lot about science.

On Cillit Bang and a new low for marketers... (plasticbag.org)

4/10/2005 @ 13:55 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : On Cillit Bang and a new low for marketers... (plasticbag.org) [via]

Hixie : today I started my new job at Google.

4/10/2005 @ 12:55 UTC

tehu : Hixie : today I started my new job at Google. - The serial spec writer and front leader of WHATWG goes to Mountain View. Who's next ?

Typofonderie

4/10/2005 @ 12:55 UTC

Richard Rutter : Typofonderie - Fine independent digital type foundry in France (freedom fonts!).

Khoi Vinh : Porchez Typofonderie - Beautiful typefaces from Jean François Porchez. Via FontShop. [via]

Serenity takes $10 million in it's opening weekend - not enough to topple Flightplan from the top...

4/10/2005 @ 12:55 UTC

plasticbag : Serenity takes $10 million in it's opening weekend - not enough to topple Flightplan from the top of the charts - Will it build momentum on word-of-mouth? Will this be enough to ensure it a sequel? I'm not convinced at the moment. Get people to go and see it! It's good! Really!

Nokia 770 Linux Tablet

4/10/2005 @ 11:56 UTC

Isofarro : Nokia 770 Linux Tablet - Impressive device. WiFi capable, running Linux, and a 800 by 480 px screen.

I'm famous! Check out the front of the DVD kiosk at the Sony Metreon in San Francisco!

4/10/2005 @ 11:55 UTC

plasticbag : I'm famous! Check out the front of the DVD kiosk at the Sony Metreon in San Francisco! - It's a review I wrote for the BBC's film website several years ago. Not my finest piece of work, although it looks pretty classy like that. Wasn't for BBC News though...

Today the Guardian carries an obituary for... er... Tom Coates?! But that's me?! Surely?!

4/10/2005 @ 11:55 UTC

plasticbag : Today the Guardian carries an obituary for... er... Tom Coates?! But that's me?! Surely?! - "People recognised his quiet, seemingly effortless ability to influence others." How true.

Identity2.0 - OSCON Presentation

4/10/2005 @ 09:55 UTC

Wayne Burkett : Identity2.0 - OSCON Presentation - Fantastic. Dick Hardt. CEO, Sxip Identity. #

Simon Willison : OSCON 2005 Keynote - Identity 2.0 - Great presentation, great presentation style. [via]

chris.were dot com » Blog Archive » Yahoo’s Media Plans

4/10/2005 @ 09:55 UTC

ricmac : chris.were dot com » Blog Archive » Yahoo’s Media Plans - "When such a system becomes as popular as Google for tracking news on a bottom-up rather than top down approach, the information delivery cycle over the past 100 years will begin to look very outdated."

Ning.com goes live!

4/10/2005 @ 09:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Ning.com goes live! - 24 Hour Laundry's stealthy startup is an oddball social software playground; mind blowing geek cool

philgyford : Ning | Developer : Home - New site that makes it easy to create your own social software apps, from the secretive 24 Hour Laundry. (I did most of the HTML/CSS.)

jkottke : Ning, a social software playground - Ning is a platform on which you can build your own social software...your own craigslist or del.icio.us. We were just talking about something like this the other day at Eyebeam, a MMORPG in which you write applications to adventure together or fight each [via]

kayodeok : Ning - Ning is a free online service (or, as we like to call it, a Playground) for building and using social applications.

znarf : Ning - Semble impressionnant [via#

François Nonnenmacher : Ning - Ning (formerly known as 24 Hour Laundry) is a free online service (a Playground) for people to build and run social applications

Linkorama : Ning - Ning is a free online service (or, as we like to call it, a Playground) for building and using social applications.

erikbenson : Ning: create your own social network site - At first glance, pretty interesting! Having trouble logging in but I assume that'll be fixed soon.

Rod Begbie : Ning "Playground" - At the risk of sounding a bit "Less space than a nomad. Lame", can anyone explain to me what's so exciting about a service that lets you build hosted not-quite-as-good-as-existing social apps? [via#

cobra libre : ning - a "playground" (that is, "a field or sphere of unrestricted pleasurable activity") for "social applications" (i.e., "web apps made up of code and content that enable people to match, transact, and communicate with one another") #

Simon Willison : Ning - A social software app for building social software apps. That's so meta.

Paul Hammond : Ning | Home: Front Page - Ning is a free online service (or, as we like to call it, a Playground) for building and using social applications.

plasticbag : I remain totally weirded out by Ning, even after their relaunch as a roll your own social network service - I honestly have no idea why anyone would want this, and it makes me sad because I feel like I'm missing something quite profound. The benefit surely would be in overlapping social networks? In values in scale? I'm totally lost.

Slashdot | Condensing Your Life on to a USB Flash Drive?

4/10/2005 @ 08:56 UTC

kayodeok : Slashdot | Condensing Your Life on to a USB Flash Drive? - What to take when you have to leave home in a big hurry

How to Prepare for One Really Quick Getaway - New York Times

4/10/2005 @ 08:56 UTC

kayodeok : How to Prepare for One Really Quick Getaway - New York Times - What is the first thing you will grab from your home if your house floods, catches on fire or comes tumbling down in an earthquake? Family photos? The pets? The Hummel figurines?

CSSTidy

4/10/2005 @ 08:55 UTC

kayodeok : CSSTidy - CSSTidy is an opensource CSS parser and optimiser. It is available as executeable file (available for Windows and Linux) which can be controlled per command line and as PHP script (both with almost the same functionality).

Paul Hammond : CSSTidy - CSSTidy is an opensource CSS parser and optimiser.

Digital Web Magazine - Dollars & Sense of Web Analytics

4/10/2005 @ 08:55 UTC

kayodeok : Digital Web Magazine - Dollars & Sense of Web Analytics - Tutorial on the art and science of web analytics

Piper PA-18 Super Cub

4/10/2005 @ 07:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Piper PA-18 Super Cub - Piper PA-18 Super Cub: a good summary of this classic plane from airliners.net

Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon

4/10/2005 @ 07:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon - Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon: IMAX film at the Tech Museum that I want to see

Piper PA-18 Super Cub

4/10/2005 @ 07:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Piper PA-18 Super Cub - Piper PA-18 Super Cub: a good history of the cub from the Smitsonian Air and Space Museum

Software's New Economic Drivers

4/10/2005 @ 03:55 UTC

Linkorama : Software's New Economic Drivers - The macroeconomic influence on tech is greater than ever as tech has grown to

Alarm Grenade

4/10/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

WillPate : Alarm Grenade - Shh...don't tell Celia

Announcing the Open Content Alliance

4/10/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

Simon Willison : Announcing the Open Content Alliance - Yahoo! are teaming up with the Internet Archive and others.

Spam Stock Tracker

4/10/2005 @ 00:56 UTC

Rod Begbie : Spam Stock Tracker - "Tracking how much money people can lose with penny stocks from spam." Next you'll be telling me that V!A6RA doesn't work! [via#

Quelle ambiance ?

4/10/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

Philippe Janvier : Quelle ambiance ? - Devine d'où je t'appelle ? Une idée amusante autour de l'audioblogging. [via#

Computer Science Study Guides - SparkNotes

4/10/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

Wayne Burkett : Computer Science Study Guides - SparkNotes - Trees, search, recursion, etc. #

Gregarius

4/10/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Gregarius - Gregarius: Gregarius is a web-based RSS/RDF/ATOM feed aggregator, designed to run on your web server, allowing you to access your news sources from wherever you want.

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