Kid

18/10/2005 @ 23:58 UTC

Paul Hammond : Kid - a simple template language for XML based vocabularies written in Python

Small Ideas

18/10/2005 @ 23:58 UTC

Paul Hammond : Small Ideas - You could spend a lot of time trying to figure out if this idea is any good, and at the end, you wouldn't really know

Management by Fiction

18/10/2005 @ 23:57 UTC

Paul Hammond : Management by Fiction - it all starts with a lie

gapingvoid: the global microbrand rant

18/10/2005 @ 23:57 UTC

Paul Hammond : gapingvoid: the global microbrand rant - it beats the hell out of commuting every morning to the corporate glass box in the big city

These tools are not exciting - Signal vs. Noise (by 37signals)

18/10/2005 @ 23:57 UTC

Paul Hammond : These tools are not exciting - Signal vs. Noise (by 37signals)

Less as a competitive advantage: My 10 minutes at Web 2.0 - Signal vs. Noise (by 37signals)

18/10/2005 @ 23:57 UTC

Paul Hammond : Less as a competitive advantage: My 10 minutes at Web 2.0 - Signal vs. Noise (by 37signals) - Instead of outdoing, try underdoing

heyblog: Ning: The future just happened

18/10/2005 @ 23:57 UTC

Paul Hammond : heyblog: Ning: The future just happened - Ning’s value is in building temporary applications

Multiple file upload and the abuse of buzzwords

18/10/2005 @ 23:57 UTC

Paul Hammond : Multiple file upload and the abuse of buzzwords - this is DOM-scripting pure and simple

autossh

18/10/2005 @ 23:56 UTC

Paul Hammond : autossh - Automatically restart SSH sessions and tunnels

mtsend.py - A Command Line Tool for Movable Type | sYp

18/10/2005 @ 23:56 UTC

Paul Hammond : mtsend.py - A Command Line Tool for Movable Type | sYp - Works fine in WordPress as well

Rands In Repose: Taking Time to Think

18/10/2005 @ 23:56 UTC

Paul Hammond : Rands In Repose: Taking Time to Think - You've got to create a thinking conducive environment in your natural setting

Working offline (kottke.org)

18/10/2005 @ 23:56 UTC

Paul Hammond : Working offline (kottke.org) - Fast, cheap internet everywhere? Hoo boy, wake me when that happens...

Securing your Rails models with ModelSecurity

18/10/2005 @ 23:56 UTC

Paul Hammond : Securing your Rails models with ModelSecurity - implement a security defense in depth by implementing access control within the data model

Avalonstar » Past Memoirs » Browsers: Give Me My Life Back

18/10/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

Paul Hammond : Avalonstar » Past Memoirs » Browsers: Give Me My Life Back - Never should a browser be sold on a count that they follow a spec more precisely than a competitor, because all browsers should do that

Call Me Fishmeal.: Unit testing is teh suck, Urr.

18/10/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

Paul Hammond : Call Me Fishmeal.: Unit testing is teh suck, Urr. - Unit testing is a great way to pay a bunch of engineers to be bored out of their minds and find not much of anything

Twenty percent of the human genome is patented

18/10/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

jkottke : Twenty percent of the human genome is patented - Twenty percent of the human genome is patented. I expect that someday in the future, my morning will be interrupted by a lawyer telling me that the company he represents holds a patent on the biochemical conversion of foodstuffs to energy suitable for pow

Photos of hidden animals

18/10/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

jkottke : Photos of hidden animals - Instead of emphasizing the animal, nature photographer Art Wolfe takes photos that show how animals have evolved to blend into their surroundings. Copies of Wolfe's book featuring these photos can be purchased on his site. (Also, what a perfect name for a

Cocoa XML-RPC Client

18/10/2005 @ 22:55 UTC

jimray : Cocoa XML-RPC Client - "XML-RPC Client is a free Cocoa-based developer tool for Mac OS X Tiger that allows you to access and debug XML-RPC web services from the comfort of your desktop." Now THAT is totally awesome

Paul Hammond : Cocoa XML-RPC Client - a free Cocoa-based developer tool for Mac OS X Tiger that allows you to access and debug XML-RPC web services from the comfort of your desktop

deusx : Cocoa XML-RPC Client - "XML-RPC Client is a free Cocoa-based developer tool for Mac OS X Tiger that allows you to access and debug XML-RPC web services from the comfort of your desktop."

styles at ollieman.net

18/10/2005 @ 22:55 UTC

jimray : styles at ollieman.net - Just might be the best NNW theme evAR

CANOE -- JAM! Music - Artists - Tea Party, The: Jeff Martin quits The Tea Party

18/10/2005 @ 22:55 UTC

deusx : CANOE -- JAM! Music - Artists - Tea Party, The: Jeff Martin quits The Tea Party - "The news came as a surprise to bassist Stuart Chatwood, who, in an email to JAM!, stated that he "wasn't aware that the band had broken up.""

List of persons recently hired by Yahoo or Google

18/10/2005 @ 22:55 UTC

znarf : List of persons recently hired by Yahoo or Google #

Building BRC 2005

18/10/2005 @ 22:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Building BRC 2005 - Building BRC 2005: Weblog about building Black Rock City for the 2005 event.

Eaton

18/10/2005 @ 21:56 UTC

Linkorama : Eaton - A Bouncer for WikiSpam and Blog Spam

The Hidden Cost of Documentaries

18/10/2005 @ 21:56 UTC

jimray : The Hidden Cost of Documentaries - New York Times on the ridiculousness of having to get clearance for every snippet of copyrighted work in a documentary

Citizen United Negating Technology

18/10/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

jimray : Citizen United Negating Technology - Parody site from Rockstar Games about the evils of technology. And what an acronym!

Franz de Waal on low frequency audio as a social instrument

18/10/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

jkottke : Franz de Waal on low frequency audio as a social instrument - Franz de Waal on low frequency audio as a social instrument: "The host, Larry King, would adjust his timbre to that of high-ranking guests, like Mike Wallace or Elizabeth Taylor. Low-ranking guests, on the other hand, would adjust their timbre to that of

Matthew M. Boedicker : 500 hz and below part of our voices converge in conversation and lower status person does the adjusting

UNC's letter to Sun Microsystems proposing to build SunSite aka Metalab aka ibiblio

18/10/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

jimray : UNC's letter to Sun Microsystems proposing to build SunSite aka Metalab aka ibiblio - " Many days we have experienced over 100 ftp sessions in a 24 hour" - heh. Happy birthday, metalab!

command-line stock quote display

18/10/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : command-line stock quote display

Spiers leaves Mediabistro

18/10/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

jkottke : Spiers leaves Mediabistro - In the New York media dictionary, "My time at mediabistro has been great and I'm very proud of what we've been able to achieve in these twelve months. I know the site will continue to flourish as a must-read destination for media professionals" is defined

Father of Wiki Quits Microsoft; Moves to Open-Source Foundation

18/10/2005 @ 18:56 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Father of Wiki Quits Microsoft; Moves to Open-Source Foundation - Father of Wiki Quits Microsoft; Moves to Open-Source Foundation: an interesting development

Linkorama : Ward Leaves the Evil Empire - Father of Wiki Quits Microsoft; Moves to Open-Source Foundation

Master Bath Shower: EULA

18/10/2005 @ 18:56 UTC

Jason Shellen : Master Bath Shower: EULA - When will the madness end! Love the tinyurl on the poster. #

free ebooks for reading on PSP

18/10/2005 @ 18:56 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : free ebooks for reading on PSP

Slashdotters really hate The Onion redesign

18/10/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

jimray : Slashdotters really hate The Onion redesign - Interesting - I really like the new Onion. When it comes to design, though, if Slashdot nerds hate it, that probably means they're doing something right.

AS2 to AS3 Migration - Macromedia Flex 2.0 MXML and ActionScript Language Reference

18/10/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

jimray : AS2 to AS3 Migration - Macromedia Flex 2.0 MXML and ActionScript Language Reference - I knew learning AS2 was going to be a waste of time...

On the future

18/10/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

jkottke : On the future - Time magazine asks Moby, Malcolm Gladwell, Tim O'Reilly, Clay Shirky, David Brooks, Mark Dery, and Esther Dyson about their views on the future: religion, culture, politics, etc. Gladwell: "If I had to name a single thing that has transformed our life, I

philgyford : TIME.com Print Page: TIME Magazine -- The Road Ahead - A handful of celebs-in-the-weblog-world talk about the future. (via Kottke)

San Francisco Traffic Report | Traffic Information | Road Conditions CA:: Traffic.com

18/10/2005 @ 17:55 UTC

merlinmann : San Francisco Traffic Report | Traffic Information | Road Conditions CA:: Traffic.com

The Colbert Report

18/10/2005 @ 17:55 UTC

kaninka.net : The Colbert Report - loksins

Harsh review of the user interface for The Complete New Yorker

18/10/2005 @ 17:55 UTC

jkottke : Harsh review of the user interface for The Complete New Yorker - Harsh review of the user interface for The Complete New Yorker. My experience was better (changing issues took me only a few seconds), but the interface does leave a lot to be desired. (Comment on this)

FreeGuide TV Guide

18/10/2005 @ 16:56 UTC

merlinmann : FreeGuide TV Guide - "FreeGuide is a TV listings viewer that works offline." Linux and Windows [Via Andrew White]

zoethe: OMG TEH INTARWEB IS FALLING!!

18/10/2005 @ 16:56 UTC

Eric Meyer : zoethe: OMG TEH INTARWEB IS FALLING!! - Fortunately, nobody send me that stuff any more, or else I'd totally use her followup letter.

A few tips on running Rails on TextDrive

18/10/2005 @ 16:56 UTC

jimray : A few tips on running Rails on TextDrive

New Doctor Who series

18/10/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

jkottke : New Doctor Who series - Adult spin-off of Doctor Who being developed by the Beeb will have sex and swearing. Does this mean I can throw away my collection of Jo Grant posing nude with a Dalek? (second link NSFW) (Comment on this)

Profile of comedian Sarah Silverman

18/10/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

jkottke : Profile of comedian Sarah Silverman - Profile of comedian Sarah Silverman, who tells the most uncomfortable jokes around. (Comment on this)

Destroy hot action

18/10/2005 @ 15:55 UTC

Nelson Minar : Destroy hot action - Glitch pr0n (via memepool)

Recent fantastic post flags | Ask MetaFilter

18/10/2005 @ 15:55 UTC

gleuschk : Recent fantastic post flags | Ask MetaFilter - killer pony!

Matthew M. Boedicker : recent fantastic posts on Metafilter

WillPate : Recent fantastic questions and answers on Ask MetaFilter - Ask Metafilter is the best community site, and this page highlights its most excellent content

Printer fingerprints 2

18/10/2005 @ 14:55 UTC

Nelson Minar : Printer fingerprints 2 - Images showing the dots.

kayodeok : Secret Forensic Codes in Color Laser Printers - DocuColor Tracking Dot Decoding Guide: This guide is part of the Machine Identification Code Technology project. It explains how to read the date, time, and printer serial number from forensic tracking codes in a Xerox DocuColor color laser printout

Claria Shows Ads Through Exploit-Delivered Popups

18/10/2005 @ 14:55 UTC

kayodeok : Claria Shows Ads Through Exploit-Delivered Popups - But despite Claria's dislike of "spyware" vendors who install advertising software without any notion of user consent, Claria funds and supports such vendors in at least two distinct ways

The American Society of Magazine Editor's top forty covers of the last forty years...

18/10/2005 @ 13:55 UTC

plasticbag : The American Society of Magazine Editor's top forty covers of the last forty years... - There's some stunning stuff here - iconic images. Mostly they're more about the photography than the design though...

"A 'sexy, funny' spin-off from the Doctor Who television series, is to be made by BBC Wales and s...

18/10/2005 @ 12:55 UTC

plasticbag : "A 'sexy, funny' spin-off from the Doctor Who television series, is to be made by BBC Wales and set in Cardiff." - Featuring Captain Jack from the series, I can't help but hope that this paranoid thriller isn't as lame as it quite possibly could be. Would be good to get some adult sci-fi on the BBC though...

Wikipedia's article on the Colbert Réport, which I really want to see...

18/10/2005 @ 12:55 UTC

plasticbag : Wikipedia's article on the Colbert Réport, which I really want to see... - "The Colbert Réport (/koÊŠlbɛɹ ɹəpÉ?ɹ/) is a television program announced by Comedy Central that will star Stephen Colbert, currently best-known as a correspondent for The Daily Show. It is said to be a comedic counterpart to medi

» Links are dead, Doc | Steve Gillmor's InfoRouter | ZDNet.com

18/10/2005 @ 11:55 UTC

ricmac : » Links are dead, Doc | Steve Gillmor's InfoRouter | ZDNet.com - "I appreciate links, I just appreciate more attention-focused gestures more."

Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex Episode Guide - now expanded up to ep. 24

18/10/2005 @ 09:58 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex Episode Guide - now expanded up to ep. 24 [via]

Printer fingerprints

18/10/2005 @ 09:57 UTC

Nelson Minar : Printer fingerprints - EFF figures out that Xerox printers stamp output with date, time, serial number

Tagyu API ideas

18/10/2005 @ 09:57 UTC

kayodeok : Tagyu API ideas - "Create a plugin for your favorite blogging tool that inserts Tagyu tags as keywords"

Tagyu: REST web services interface

18/10/2005 @ 09:56 UTC

kayodeok : Tagyu: REST web services interface - The API uses a simple REST query. If you want to get suggested tags for a peice of content, you simply tack that content to the end of a URL and you'll get an XML document with the suggested tags

Netcraft: Google Draws Fire Over Blogspot Spam Blogs

18/10/2005 @ 09:56 UTC

kayodeok : Netcraft: Google Draws Fire Over Blogspot Spam Blogs - The explosion of spam blogs on Google's Blogspot hosting service is drawing a chorus of condemnation from prominent bloggers, and has led at least one blog search service to stop indexing posts on Blogspot

The power user's guide to Firefox

18/10/2005 @ 09:56 UTC

kayodeok : The power user's guide to Firefox - The following tips will help you maximize this up-and-comer's potential. (All these tips were tested in Firefox 1.0.6 but should also work in newer versions.)

4 Layers of Separation

18/10/2005 @ 09:56 UTC

kayodeok : 4 Layers of Separation - Web developers are starting to regularly practice three layers of separation (structural, presentational, and behavioral) in their projects and applications ... I believe, however, that a fourth layer of separation is being neglected: the data layer

Paul Hammond : Particletree · 4 Layers of Separation - with more sites duplicating markup in both PHP and JavaScript, XSLT provides a nice compromise

Suck.com on Wordprocessor.com

18/10/2005 @ 09:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Suck.com on Wordprocessor.com - disturbingly accurate pitch from October 1996, just over nine years ago  [via]

ricmac : Suck: WordProcessor.com - circa 1996 (via waxy): "idea: Microsoft Word meets HotMail..."

WSJ profile on Jon Johansen

18/10/2005 @ 09:55 UTC

Andy Baio : WSJ profile on Jon Johansen - Wikipedia has a nice list of DVD Jon's projects  [via]

Video: First music video shot on cell phones exclusively

18/10/2005 @ 09:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Video: First music video shot on cell phones exclusively - they recorded footage at half-speed to work with the 10 frames per second limit  [via]

Time interviews tech pundits on future of technology

18/10/2005 @ 09:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Time interviews tech pundits on future of technology - Tim, Esther, Clay, and a host of other familiar names; I like Moby's closing quote  [via]

Breaking a Habit

18/10/2005 @ 08:55 UTC

merlinmann : Breaking a Habit

How to Mind Map

18/10/2005 @ 08:55 UTC

merlinmann : How to Mind Map

Anil Dash: The Flip 2K5

18/10/2005 @ 08:55 UTC

kayodeok : Anil Dash: The Flip 2K5 - I think it's interesting to take a look at the companies that have already flipped and to compare them to the acquisitions after the deflation of the Web 1.0 bubble.

jimray : Anil Dash: The Flip 2K5 - The new new economy

erikbenson : Anil Dash: The Flip 2K5 - Interesting idea... though I don't think many of the people/friends we see flipping right now are making a million bucks.

Douglas Bowman : The Flip 2K5 - Anil's theory on the new flip.

browse.delicious

18/10/2005 @ 08:55 UTC

kayodeok : browse.delicious - browse.delicious a visual browser to explore and experience the del.icio.us community network

Eater: Is Goodburger a Good Burger? Why, Yes

18/10/2005 @ 07:56 UTC

joshua : Eater: Is Goodburger a Good Burger? Why, Yes - better than shakeshack!? disbelief

Innovation 2.0

18/10/2005 @ 06:56 UTC

Linkorama : Innovation 2.0 - Why Web 2.0 companies might have to flip to avoid being flopped

Meet the Life Hackers

18/10/2005 @ 06:55 UTC

Linkorama : Meet the Life Hackers - On attention management

Feld on Continuous Partial Attention

18/10/2005 @ 06:55 UTC

Linkorama : Feld on Continuous Partial Attention - Thinks the solution is in automation

Landmark New Orleans cafe getting ready to reopen

18/10/2005 @ 05:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Landmark New Orleans cafe getting ready to reopen - Landmark New Orleans cafe getting ready to reopen: I ate there earlier this year. Good stuff.

Where Have All the Make-Out Spots Gone?

18/10/2005 @ 05:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Where Have All the Make-Out Spots Gone? - Where Have All the Make-Out Spots Gone?: heh

How many feeds matter?

18/10/2005 @ 05:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : How many feeds matter? - How many feeds matter?: At Findory, our experience has been that 95% or more of weblogs are fake.

Journalist Express: News and research portal for reporters

18/10/2005 @ 04:56 UTC

merlinmann : Journalist Express: News and research portal for reporters

sleeping in a car parked on the side of the road

18/10/2005 @ 04:55 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : sleeping in a car parked on the side of the road

American Discovery Trail

18/10/2005 @ 04:55 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : American Discovery Trail

Supr.c.ilio.us: The Blog » The Web2.0 2.0?

18/10/2005 @ 04:55 UTC

ricmac : Supr.c.ilio.us: The Blog » The Web2.0 2.0? - The father of the Web2.0 2.0 gets a mention.

BlinkList | Your personal start page and social bookmarking engine

18/10/2005 @ 03:57 UTC

merlinmann : BlinkList | Your personal start page and social bookmarking engine

Linux on airplane seatback entertainment

18/10/2005 @ 03:57 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : Linux on airplane seatback entertainment

IMDB started as shell scripts and predates the web

18/10/2005 @ 03:57 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : IMDB started as shell scripts and predates the web

computing the pop count of a machine word

18/10/2005 @ 03:56 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : computing the pop count of a machine word

Apple's Backup App is Shit

18/10/2005 @ 03:56 UTC

jimray : Apple's Backup App is Shit - It truly does suck. I need to just buy a few big hard drives and bild a big ole RAID 5 array.

The railway across the roof of the world

18/10/2005 @ 03:56 UTC

jimray : The railway across the roof of the world - May be the only good thing to come of China's illegal occupation of Tibet

Music thing: Friday is Timbaland Day - Pt 1: Tim's Greatest Hits

18/10/2005 @ 03:56 UTC

jimray : Music thing: Friday is Timbaland Day - Pt 1: Tim's Greatest Hits - This one's for you, Resh

Daily Kos: Gephardt admits mistake

18/10/2005 @ 03:55 UTC

deusx : Daily Kos: Gephardt admits mistake - "It was a mistake ... I was wrong."

Crate and Barrel: Mahogany

18/10/2005 @ 03:55 UTC

deusx : Crate and Barrel: Mahogany - "The luxuriant look of burnished mahogany for the table."

HP-14 Bailout

18/10/2005 @ 03:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : HP-14 Bailout - HP-14 Bailout: the story of a glider pilot bailing out and surviving

Nelson Minar : Bailing out of a plane - Great glider story (via Zawodny)

My Outsourced Life

18/10/2005 @ 03:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : My Outsourced Life - My Outsourced Life: this story makes me want to outsource part of my life too

Techdirt InfoAdvisor

18/10/2005 @ 02:56 UTC

Linkorama : Techdirt InfoAdvisor - The Solution To Information Overload 2.0

ricmac : Techdirt:Announcing... Techdirt InfoAdvisor. The Solution To Information Overload 2.0

FutureWiki

18/10/2005 @ 02:56 UTC

Linkorama : FutureWiki - I know they are not popular now, and a lot of people don't yet understand them, but I think wikis could become as important as e-mail for the blogging generation.

Future of Wikis Panel

18/10/2005 @ 02:56 UTC

Linkorama : Future of Wikis Panel - Notes from my panel at Wikisym

BitTorrent: The Great Disrupter

18/10/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

jimray : BitTorrent: The Great Disrupter - Fortune magazine article on Bram Cohen and Bit Torrent

Kerry Bailey talks about God, atheism and being a "Lincolnist"

18/10/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

plasticbag : Kerry Bailey talks about God, atheism and being a "Lincolnist" - So basically, the stuff I've done that I'm ashamed of just stays with me and continually torments me when I least expect it. I really identify with his description of the homespun ethical principles of Lincoln...

Someone needs to take Photoshop away from CNN

18/10/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

jimray : Someone needs to take Photoshop away from CNN - We've been having a field day with their collage work

Rubber Soul tribute album

18/10/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

jkottke : Rubber Soul tribute album - This Bird Has Flown is a tribute album of The Beatles' Rubber Soul on the 40th anniversary of its release. Includes covers by Ted Leo, The Fiery Furnaces, and Sufjan Stevens. (Comment on this)

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