bbum's weblog-o-mat - Blog Archive Neat PyObjC Trick

20/10/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

deusx : bbum's weblog-o-mat - Blog Archive Neat PyObjC Trick - "At this point, we now have the PyObjC bridge imported into the Python interpreter that is running within the Main Event Loop of OutlineEdit."

365 tomorrows - Mercy Mission

20/10/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

deusx : 365 tomorrows - Mercy Mission - This totally sounds like a side-story in the Firefly universe

The Hypertext d20 SRD (v3.5 d20 System Reference Document) :: d20srd.org

20/10/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

deusx : The Hypertext d20 SRD (v3.5 d20 System Reference Document) :: d20srd.org - ""

Photos of the new fall menu at Alinea

20/10/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

jkottke : Photos of the new fall menu at Alinea - Photos of the new fall menu at Alinea in Chicago, helmed by chef Grant Achatz. Looks weird, decadent, and delicious. (via afb) (Comment on this) [via]

WeBreakStuff » I unsubscribe.

20/10/2005 @ 22:55 UTC

ricmac : WeBreakStuff » I unsubscribe. - "A combination of search, filtering and subscription seems to be the key, but I’m still to see the ideal product emerge from these ingredients."

A Brief Economic History of the World, 10,000 BC-2000 AD

20/10/2005 @ 22:55 UTC

jkottke : A Brief Economic History of the World, 10,000 BC-2000 AD - A Brief Economic History of the World, 10,000 BC-2000 AD, consisting of several PDFs. I only read the intro, but it seems pretty interesting if you're interested in such things. (Comment on this)

Food, out of sight, out of mind

20/10/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

jkottke : Food, out of sight, out of mind - Study: people eat more when food is close at hand and in sight and less when its farther away and out of sight. (Comment on this)

Colonel Finally Saw Whites of Their Eyes

20/10/2005 @ 20:56 UTC

jimray : Colonel Finally Saw Whites of Their Eyes - "What I saw was a cabal between the vice president of the United States, Richard Cheney, and the secretary of defense, Donald Rumsfeld"

Today, why not learn a little about foxes?

20/10/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

erikbenson : Today, why not learn a little about foxes? - Did you know that a group of foxes is called a skulk?

Don't forget about the Fennec Fox, or Desert Fox

20/10/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

erikbenson : Don't forget about the Fennec Fox, or Desert Fox - These guys can be kept as pets. Something to consider.

UPX: the Ultimate Packer for eXecutables

20/10/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : UPX: the Ultimate Packer for eXecutables - UPX: the Ultimate Packer for eXecutables: UPX is a free, portable, extendable, high-performance executable packer for several different executable formats

Top 5 Ironic Versions of Oasis' Wonderwall

20/10/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

jkottke : Top 5 Ironic Versions of Oasis' Wonderwall - Top 5 Ironic Versions of Oasis' Wonderwall. (via zach) (Comment on this) [via]

CommonCensus, a cultural map of the US

20/10/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

jkottke : CommonCensus, a cultural map of the US - Instead of state or federal boundries, the CommonCensus map is constructed by asking people what "cultural" part of the country they think they live in (centered around cities). A pretty cool idea but they've just gotten started and need more data, so cas

Rod Begbie : CommonCensus Map Project - Interesting project -- Drawing lines on a map, based on where people "feel" like they live. Take the quick survey and help fill out the map. [via#

Kellan and Ryan on Flickr

20/10/2005 @ 19:56 UTC

kellan : Kellan and Ryan on Flickr - After one (or maybe 3) too many espresso martinits. #

Troy Angrignon - Adventure Capitalist :: Business idea: Help me schedule my meetings with people ...

20/10/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

WillPate : Troy Angrignon - Adventure Capitalist :: Business idea: Help me schedule my meetings with people outside of my company - Sounds like a Trumba.com feature request

How I learned to stop worrying and love my schedule

20/10/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

WillPate : How I learned to stop worrying and love my schedule - Keith's schedule looks almost the same as mine, but his is more comprehensive

O'Reilly Radar > The Three Filters: How to Listen to Users

20/10/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

WillPate : O'Reilly Radar > The Three Filters: How to Listen to Users - "alpha geeks aren't your users"

Merchandise - OpenStreetMap

20/10/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

philgyford : Merchandise - OpenStreetMap - Very nice large map of plotted GPS data in London, only ten quid. Even better, raises money for OpenStreetMap. (via Tom Carden)

Konfabulator - Gallery - TenPlusTwo

20/10/2005 @ 18:56 UTC

merlinmann : Konfabulator - Gallery - TenPlusTwo - Konfabulator widget for the "(10+2)*5" hack. Sweet. I'd love to see this for Dashboard. [Thanks, Dieter]

Guardian Unlimited Technology | Technology | Giving thanks to David Allen's cult time-management ...

20/10/2005 @ 18:56 UTC

merlinmann : Guardian Unlimited Technology | Technology | Giving thanks to David Allen's cult time-management credo - David McCandless on GTD (including the web productivity bubble) (thanks, Chris H.)

Get a specific MSNBC.com site search as an RSS feed

20/10/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

jimray : Get a specific MSNBC.com site search as an RSS feed - This has been a feature of MSN search for a while, now works for MSNBC since they handle our search

Good sleep, good learning, good life

20/10/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

WillPate : Good sleep, good learning, good life

FuSoYa's Niche - Lunar Magic SMW Editor Introduction

20/10/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

deusx : FuSoYa's Niche - Lunar Magic SMW Editor Introduction - "Lunar Magic is a level editor I created for Super Mario World (SNES). It's the first and, as far as I know, the only level editor available for this game."

Sheffield math undergrad wins first Time Su Doku competition

20/10/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

gleuschk : Sheffield math undergrad wins first Time Su Doku competition - and there's a companion article about how interesting it is that she's female

Quality, quantity and critical thinking

20/10/2005 @ 17:56 UTC

Linkorama : Quality, quantity and critical thinking - Mitch and I need to have a conversation

To Hack With It

20/10/2005 @ 17:56 UTC

Douglas Bowman : To Hack With It - Eric expresses similar thoughts that I had about CSS hacks and IE7.

Banana Republic designs for Web 1.0

20/10/2005 @ 17:56 UTC

Douglas Bowman : Banana Republic designs for Web 1.0 - Veen goes to buy a few tall shirts, gets bounced by a guy behind the velvet rope.

baby sloth!

20/10/2005 @ 17:55 UTC

gleuschk : baby sloth! - with an attitude problem

List of Printers Which Do or Don't Print Tracking Dots

20/10/2005 @ 17:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : List of Printers Which Do or Don't Print Tracking Dots - List of Printers Which Do or Don't Print Tracking Dots: good stuff from the EFF

kayodeok : List of Printers Which Do or Don't Print Tracking Dots - This is a list in progress of color laser printer models that do or do not print yellow tracking dots on their output

if you got stuck on the T this morning, ask for a refund

20/10/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : if you got stuck on the T this morning, ask for a refund

For GRDDL-heads: XSLT+Tidy from Mark Nottingham on 2005-10-19 (semantic-web@w3.org from October 2...

20/10/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

deusx : For GRDDL-heads: XSLT+Tidy from Mark Nottingham on 2005-10-19 (semantic-web@w3.org from October 2005) - "Let the scraping begin..."

An accessible method of hiding HTML content

20/10/2005 @ 15:55 UTC

Richard Rutter : An accessible method of hiding HTML content - Position it off-screen that show it on focus.

Scooter Turd Blossom

20/10/2005 @ 13:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : Scooter Turd Blossom - What a surprise, Libby and Rove colluded.

Beignets are back!

20/10/2005 @ 13:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : Beignets are back! - Small pastry, big smile

Making South Park

20/10/2005 @ 13:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : Making South Park - 6 days an episode! (via MeFi)

US war atrocity

20/10/2005 @ 13:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : US war atrocity - Allegation US troops desecrated Taliban corpses (via MeFi)

deusx : Film rolls as troops burn dead - World - smh.com.au - "The incident is reminiscent of the psychological techniques used in Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison."

Sue Companies, Not Coders

20/10/2005 @ 13:55 UTC

kayodeok : Sue Companies, Not Coders - "It's the software manufacturers that should be held liable, not the individual programmers. Getting this one right will result in more-secure software for everyone; getting it wrong will simply result in a lot of messy lawsuits".

Arrest warrant issued, bail set for Tom DeLay - Yahoo! News

20/10/2005 @ 13:55 UTC

deusx : Arrest warrant issued, bail set for Tom DeLay - Yahoo! News - "At DeLay's urging, the Republican-led legislature conducted a controversial remapping of Texas congressional districts that helped add five Republicans to the U.S. House."

MT Extensions: Avoiding Duplicate Comments 3.01

20/10/2005 @ 10:55 UTC

philgyford : MT Extensions: Avoiding Duplicate Comments 3.01 - Movable Type hack to solve a problem I've been getting a lot recently.

XML.com: Microformats and Web 2.0

20/10/2005 @ 10:55 UTC

ricmac : XML.com: Microformats and Web 2.0

Philippe Janvier : Microformats and Web 2.0 - "...what's happening in the microformats space" ? [via#

EssentialPIM - the powerfully simple Personal Information Manager

20/10/2005 @ 09:55 UTC

kayodeok : EssentialPIM - the powerfully simple Personal Information Manager - "If you've ever used Outlook, you'll be right at home with Essential PIM, a desktop productivity app with an interface that closely mimics the Microsoft program"

Commercialization of Community

20/10/2005 @ 08:55 UTC

Linkorama : Commercialization of Community - Communities have strong ties, a central cohesion that is relatively rare, and I think what isn't being described or valued here. Networks are composed of loose ties, more dynamic and are a power we have recently discovered.

Mind Camp

20/10/2005 @ 07:55 UTC

Linkorama : Mind Camp - It's like Barcamp, but with blogego

MakingMusic

20/10/2005 @ 07:55 UTC

cobra libre : MakingMusic - bouzouki agogo! [via#

AMASS, permanent storage for Ajax apps on the client side

20/10/2005 @ 07:55 UTC

Andy Baio : AMASS, permanent storage for Ajax apps on the client side - store 100k without user permission on the client using Flash  [via]

jkottke : Ajax Massive Storage System - With AJAX MAssive Storage System (AMASS) a web page can store large amounts of data on a computer using hidden Flash applets. Brilliant hack, but seems like a potential security concern (an AMASS-like app could just fill up a hard drive without prompting, [via]

jimray : AMASS - Looks like it uses Flash's SharedObject to store javascript data objects - brilliant!

create your own police sketch

20/10/2005 @ 06:56 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : create your own police sketch

Simple Heuristics That Make Us Smart

20/10/2005 @ 06:55 UTC

gleuschk : Simple Heuristics That Make Us Smart - To survive in a world where knowledge is limited, time is pressing, and deep thought is often an unattainable luxury, decision-makers must use bounded rationality

DVD Jon joins Michael Robertson at new startup

20/10/2005 @ 06:55 UTC

Andy Baio : DVD Jon joins Michael Robertson at new startup - nicely timed with the WSJ profile earlier

Fundraiser for Fun | MetaFilter

20/10/2005 @ 05:56 UTC

merlinmann : Fundraiser for Fun | MetaFilter

jkottke : MetaFilter banishment fundraiser - MetaFilter's doing a unique fundraiser for Creative Commons (with Dropcash!)...they've taken two annoying MeFi users and put their banishment up to a vote...first person to get $500 pledged against them gets banned for a week. (Comment on this)

The Odeo Blog: Podcasting for Regular People

20/10/2005 @ 05:56 UTC

merlinmann : The Odeo Blog: Podcasting for Regular People

EducationGuardian.co.uk | Worldwide | Intelligent design opponents invoke US constitution

20/10/2005 @ 05:56 UTC

deusx : EducationGuardian.co.uk | Worldwide | Intelligent design opponents invoke US constitution - "Anti-evolutionists claim that the site breaches the American constitution on the separation of church and state because it links to religious organisations which believe faith can be reconciled with Darwin's theory of evolution, reported the website Insi

The C64 Take-away podcast

20/10/2005 @ 05:55 UTC

deusx : The C64 Take-away podcast - "Your regular fix of Commodore 64 tunes, remixes, news and whatever takes our fancy. Produced and presented by Jan Lund Thomsen of Remix.Kwed.Org fame"

moving from Boston to Buffalo

20/10/2005 @ 04:56 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : moving from Boston to Buffalo

personal status pages

20/10/2005 @ 04:56 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : personal status pages

kayodeok : Everybody needs a personal "status" page | 43 Folders - Everybody needs a personal "status" page

deusx : Everybody needs a personal “status� page | 43 Folders - "Lots of sites have status pages. I wish more people had them."

Ideas for Startups

20/10/2005 @ 04:55 UTC

jimray : Ideas for Startups

PXN8.COM - Photos Made Easy

20/10/2005 @ 04:55 UTC

ricmac : PXN8.COM - Photos Made Easy - online photo management tool. looks pretty neat.

Jeremy Zawodny : PXN8.COM - Online Photo Editor - PXN8.COM - Online Photo Editor: another on-line photo editor, but you can buy this one for your own servers too

At the Met: an exhibition of drawings by Vincent va Gogh

20/10/2005 @ 04:55 UTC

jkottke : At the Met: an exhibition of drawings by Vincent va Gogh - Opening tomorrow at the Met Museum in NYC, an exhibition of drawings by Vincent van Gogh. October 18, 2005 through December 31, 2005. (Comment on this)

free version of 411

20/10/2005 @ 03:57 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : free version of 411

jimray : 1-800-Free411: Welcome - I've always thought that Google would do this - contextual ads based on the number you're looking for

20 Best License-Free Official Fonts

20/10/2005 @ 03:55 UTC

jimray : 20 Best License-Free Official Fonts - Where would we be without bitstream vera?

jkottke : A list of the best license-free quality fonts - A list of the best license-free quality fonts. From a few months ago, but still useful.

bmilleare : 25 Best Free Quality Fonts

21 Named Storms From the 2005 Atlantic Hurricane Season

20/10/2005 @ 03:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : 21 Named Storms From the 2005 Atlantic Hurricane Season - 21 Named Storms From the 2005 Atlantic Hurricane Season: The visualization that can be viewed by clicking on either the image of Katrina on the right or Rita on the left shows all 21 named storms during the 2005 Atlantic hurricane season, from Arlene to W

Genuine VC: Seven Reasons To Become a Founding Entrepreneur

20/10/2005 @ 02:56 UTC

WillPate : Genuine VC: Seven Reasons To Become a Founding Entrepreneur

Genuine VC: Seven Founding Sins

20/10/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

WillPate : Genuine VC: Seven Founding Sins

Wow, getting the pink dots to disappear is pretty crazy.

20/10/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

erikbenson : Wow, getting the pink dots to disappear is pretty crazy. - The brain is weird indeed.

Rod Begbie : Damn cool illusion - Hadn't seen this one before. See pink dots disappear before your eyes. [via#

Nelson Minar : Creepy color illusion - I want a new visual cortex, this is too freaky

Philippe Janvier : Pink and green illusion - "Amazing brain at work". [via#

Eric Meyer : Very cool illusion - Freeeeaky... [via Phil] [via]

Brad's Open Source Talk

20/10/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Brad's Open Source Talk - Brad's Open Source Talk: given at SixApart

San Francisco Flying Bay Area Tour Bay Tour Map

20/10/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : San Francisco Flying Bay Area Tour Bay Tour Map - San Francisco Flying Bay Area Tour Bay Tour Map: I'll need this once I get my license

GadgetMadness.com :: GamePark GP2X Homebrew Handheld Console

20/10/2005 @ 01:56 UTC

deusx : GadgetMadness.com :: GamePark GP2X Homebrew Handheld Console - "This console is built-for homebrew and sports a Dual Core ARM processor, 64MB of NAND Flash Ram, SD Card support, and 3.5" TFT LCD screen which supports video playback at 720*480 at 30fps."

Blogs only option for Yahoo! News Search

20/10/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Blogs only option for Yahoo! News Search - Blogs only option for Yahoo! News Search: nice greasemonkey hack for yahoo news search

The T'Wolves are all about Wally Szczerbiak this year

20/10/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

jkottke : The T'Wolves are all about Wally Szczerbiak this year - The T'Wolves are all about Wally Szczerbiak this year. I'm not a Wally fan...I think he's selfish like Kobe and not nearly so good. The Wolves should be more concerned with Garnett...he was not in peak form last year. (Comment on this)

Underrated movies and other media

20/10/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

jkottke : Underrated movies and other media - The Onion AV Club explores the landscape of underrated media and comes back with The Underrated List and a whole decade-full of underrated movies. How can anyone have misunderstood Starship Troopers? It was so over-the-top. (Comment on this)

The Heidi FAQ

20/10/2005 @ 00:56 UTC

merlinmann : The Heidi FAQ

Lossless - Haruki Murakami Q&A at MIT

20/10/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : Lossless - Haruki Murakami Q&A at MIT - Lossless - Haruki Murakami visits MIT [via]

The Importance of the Plame Affair

20/10/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

Eric Meyer : The Importance of the Plame Affair - What's really important about the 'outing' of Valerie Plame, as seen from "the world's leading private intelligence firm". [via Ferrett] [via]

Geek to Live: The Usable Home

20/10/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Geek to Live: The Usable Home - Geek to Live: The Usable Home: good home organizing tips from Lifehacker

Apple Powerbooks now with better screen resolution, faster hard discs, cheaper RAM, fall-over but...

20/10/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

plasticbag : Apple Powerbooks now with better screen resolution, faster hard discs, cheaper RAM, fall-over buttons, same-old weird-ass scroll functional trackpads and the right... - So basically my current Powerbook is nice and stuff, but it's kind of falling apart and I think God should give me a new one...

merlinmann : Apple - PowerBook G4

The science of astrology

20/10/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

jkottke : The science of astrology - Not from The Onion: US biochemistry professor admits that astrology would be considered valid science according to his own personal definition. Said a spectator of Pennsylvania ID trial: "I can't believe he teaches a college biology class". (Comment on th

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