The $159 PC--ExtremeTech Review

2/11/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

deusx : The $159 PC--ExtremeTech Review - "If you're willing to spend just a bit more for some more memory, you end up with a highly capable light duty office system for less than buying Microsoft Windows and Office."

Nice overview of what you need to be worried about regarding the bird flu

2/11/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

jkottke : Nice overview of what you need to be worried about regarding the bird flu - Nice overview of what you need to be worried about regarding the bird flu. Right now for your typical non-bird-handling person? Nothing much to worry about.

Mini-Microsoft: It's A-Live!

2/11/2005 @ 22:55 UTC

ricmac : Mini-Microsoft: It's A-Live! - "To me, we're filling the Alpha Geek void for Microsoft technology. We're providing an alpha-geek portal and set of services for them to build new, interesting results on-top of our services and gadgets and all that other cool stuff."

Toolkits for user innovation | InfoWorld | Column | 2005-11-02 | By Jon Udell

2/11/2005 @ 22:55 UTC

ricmac : Toolkits for user innovation | InfoWorld | Column | 2005-11-02 | By Jon Udell - " If we scrape away the ecstasy and rapture, can we find sound principles? Yes, but some of them need to escape the orbit of the O'Reilly alpha-geek subculture and colonize the wider IT universe."

Simon Willison : Toolkits for user innovation - The last two paragraphs resonate strongly with me. [via]

Howto: Setup your Mac for Wireless Internet via your Bluetooth Cell Phone � Mac n Cell

2/11/2005 @ 21:56 UTC

jimray : Howto: Setup your Mac for Wireless Internet via your Bluetooth Cell Phone � Mac n Cell

video interview with why the lucky stiff

2/11/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

cobra libre : video interview with why the lucky stiff [via#

Write effectively for the Web - Lifehacker

2/11/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Write effectively for the Web - Lifehacker - Write effectively for the Web - Lifehacker: good advice

deusx : Geek to Live: Write effectively for the Web - Lifehacker - "Writing online is a much different undertaking than writing on paper."

kayodeok : Geek to Live: Write effectively for the Web - Note: these tips mostly focus on journalistic and business writing and will benefit news bloggers and cube warriors who use online tools to communicate. Many but not all of these tips will apply to weblog comments, forum posts, and e-mail messages

Score One for the Luddites

2/11/2005 @ 20:56 UTC

Linkorama : Score One for the Luddites - Today's reality is that companies are losing absolute control over communications and that is a good thing. Simply stated, you gain power by enabling the broader group of stakeholders to participate in the conversation. In a period where trust has been er

Incompetent Email Marketing = Lost Future Opportunities

2/11/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

François Nonnenmacher : Incompetent Email Marketing = Lost Future Opportunities

Producing Open Source Software

2/11/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

Rod Begbie : Producing Open Source Software - Free ebook on the hows and wherefores of running an open source project, from someone who's been round the block a couple of times. [via#

factoryjoe : Producing Open Source Software - Producing Open Source Software is a book about the human side of open source development. It describes how successful projects operate, the expectations of users and developers, and the culture of free software. It is available in bookst

Apple Matters | Is The Web Killing The Computer Magazine?

2/11/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

deusx : Apple Matters | Is The Web Killing The Computer Magazine? - "A computer magazine is positively ancient news."

entobless - like expose for windows

2/11/2005 @ 19:56 UTC

joshua : entobless - like expose for windows

Encytemedia: blog

2/11/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

bmilleare : Encytemedia: blog

Debian -- Network install from a minimal CD

2/11/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Debian -- Network install from a minimal CD - Debian -- Network install from a minimal CD: A "network install" or "netinst" CD is a single CD which enables you to install the entire operating system. This single CD contains just the minimal amount of software to start the installa

It Just Works

2/11/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : It Just Works - It Just Works: Sam Ruby's take on Linux vs. Windows

CNN.com - What does Bush keep in his pockets? - Nov 2, 2005

2/11/2005 @ 18:57 UTC

merlinmann : CNN.com - What does Bush keep in his pockets? - Nov 2, 2005 - So I guess he doesn't carry a Hipster PDA...or keys...or money...or anything but a hankie. Weird. (Thanks Brian McCaffrey)

"Every Halloween in Lexington, KY, they block off the streets and recreate Michael Jackson's Thri...

2/11/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

jkottke : "Every Halloween in Lexington, KY, they block off the streets and recreate Michael Jackson's Thriller video."

Surowiecki on the economics of textbooks

2/11/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

jkottke : Surowiecki on the economics of textbooks - Surowiecki on the economics of textbooks, i.e. why they cost so damn much. "You can often buy the same textbook abroad for significantly less than it costs in the U.S., so students have learned to buy directly from places like the U.K., and a host of smal

Vote: alt or option? on Flickr

2/11/2005 @ 17:55 UTC

merlinmann : Vote: alt or option? on Flickr - What do you call that little Mac key (that Wintel people call `alt`)?

code paste server

2/11/2005 @ 17:55 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : code paste server

CIA gulags

2/11/2005 @ 17:55 UTC

Nelson Minar : CIA gulags - Hey, the totalitarian prisons were already built!

Live Software

2/11/2005 @ 16:56 UTC

Linkorama : Live Software - Tim O'Reilly liveblogs

CIOs actually care about open source

2/11/2005 @ 16:56 UTC

Linkorama : CIOs actually care about open source - "We are predisposed toward open source."

International Chiptune Resistance photos

2/11/2005 @ 16:56 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : International Chiptune Resistance photos

Public domain image resources

2/11/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

Richard Rutter : Public domain image resources - Very handy list on Wikipedia.

Short Chris Ware interview in the Guardian

2/11/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

jkottke : Short Chris Ware interview in the Guardian - Short Chris Ware interview in the Guardian. When's he going to cheer up?

Paul Ford and alter-ego Gary Benchley in the NY Times

2/11/2005 @ 15:55 UTC

jkottke : Paul Ford and alter-ego Gary Benchley in the NY Times - Paul Ford and alter-ego Gary Benchley in the NY Times. Paul Ford. Gary Benchley.

gleuschk : Paul Ford and alter-ego Gary Benchley in the NY Times - "big-bellied"? "shabby"? Good thing they like the book.

Dr. Fun: df20051101

2/11/2005 @ 14:55 UTC

deusx : Dr. Fun: df20051101 - "The insidious power of the four cup coffee maker"

Things In Rubbers is Hella Gross

2/11/2005 @ 14:55 UTC

deusx : Things In Rubbers is Hella Gross - It scares me that all these things can be possibly turned into euphemisms for something...

Learning from THE WEB

2/11/2005 @ 12:55 UTC

François Nonnenmacher : Learning from THE WEB - Adam Bosworth tells us the Web has much to teach us about managing and modeling distributed data. It's time we began listening

Linkorama : Learning from the Web - The Web has much to teach us about managing and modeling distributed data. It's time we began listening.

jcgregorio : ACM Queue - Learning from THE WEB - The Web has taught us many lessons about distributed computing, but some of the most important ones have yet to fully take hold. - I don't know if I ever blogged this.

Bridge suicide map

2/11/2005 @ 09:55 UTC

Nelson Minar : Bridge suicide map - SF Chron is running a great series on Golden Gate Bridge suicides right now (via BoingBoing)

gleuschk : suicides on the Golden Gate - they all face in toward the bay. i remember reading something about this in the New Yorker a year or so ago.

jkottke : Graph of suicides by location off the Golden Gate Bridge - Graph of suicides by location off the Golden Gate Bridge. This is a fascinating graph. More overall deaths on the SF half than the Marin half and way more on the bay side. A lot of people walked pretty far before jumping. And lightpost 69...it looks to be

Connect Excel to Mysql Database

2/11/2005 @ 09:55 UTC

kayodeok : Connect Excel to Mysql Database - The following will connect Excel to a Mysql database, then import a table into Excel

wallet candy | Ticketstubs

2/11/2005 @ 09:55 UTC

veen : wallet candy | Ticketstubs - Merlin: " It nestled next to the stub in the ass-fired furnace of my velcro-closure Adam & the Ants billfold for the duration of our tumultuous mash session, fusing itself with the original wallet candy that had made me feel a little less like a kid."

Open Source Invades the Enterprise

2/11/2005 @ 07:56 UTC

Linkorama : Open Source Invades the Enterprise - Dunno about the word Invade, but yes

Flight Patterns

2/11/2005 @ 07:55 UTC

Rod Begbie : Flight Patterns - Some beautiful visualizations generated from FAA data of all flights over the USA one day in March. [via#

veen : Flight Patterns - Beautiful visualizations of North American air traffic

jkottke : Flight pattern visualizations - Beautiful flight pattern visualizations over the US based on data from the FAA. (via ia) [via]

gleuschk : Amazing Flight Pattern simulations - reminds me of War Games

philgyford : Flight Patterns - Gorgeous animations of flights over the US. Better than it sounds. (via Kottke)

John Peel's 142 favorite records

2/11/2005 @ 06:55 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : John Peel's 142 favorite records

jkottke : John Peel's favorite singles - Beloved DJ John Peel kept a special record box of 142 singles...here's the list of what was in the box.

Etrade, You Suck

2/11/2005 @ 06:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Etrade, You Suck - Etrade, You Suck: I wonder if for their next customer service promotion they'll offer to shit in your mouth.

complete guide to G.I. Joe

2/11/2005 @ 05:55 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : complete guide to G.I. Joe

The Mystery of the Green Menace (Absinthe)

2/11/2005 @ 05:55 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : The Mystery of the Green Menace (Absinthe)

Does IKEA really serve breakfast for $.99?

2/11/2005 @ 05:55 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : Does IKEA really serve breakfast for $.99?

Planet NZTech

2/11/2005 @ 04:55 UTC

ricmac : Planet NZTech - "Planet NZTech aims to aggregate the blogs of New Zealanders or New Zealand residents who are doing stuff in the tech industry."

The six Star Wars films form the greatest postmodern art film ever made

2/11/2005 @ 04:55 UTC

jkottke : The six Star Wars films form the greatest postmodern art film ever made - Aidan Wasley argues that taken collectively, the six Star Wars films form the greatest postmodern art film ever made. I've been waiting for someone to write this article; Lucas' art film background and interests have always been hinted at but never really

kayodeok : Star Wars: Episodes: I-VI - The greatest postmodern art film ever - With the release of Episode III Revenge of the Sith on DVD today, George Lucas' audience can finally see all six Star Wars films back-to-back, as a single text

Flickr Viewer - MicrosoftGadgets.com

2/11/2005 @ 03:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Flickr Viewer - MicrosoftGadgets.com - Flickr Viewer - MicrosoftGadgets.com: There's a flickr viewer for Microsoft's live.com

World's 10 Tallest Buildings - SkyscraperPage.com

2/11/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

Simon Willison : World's 10 Tallest Buildings - SkyscraperPage.com - This site is the Wikipedia of skyscraper pixel art. [via]

Yahoo! Autos Custom

2/11/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

Simon Willison : Yahoo! Autos Custom - I guess you could call this the Flickr of custom cars.

Oracle 10g XE and PHP

2/11/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

Simon Willison : Oracle 10g XE and PHP - HarryF has a handy tutorial on getting started with the new free Oracle version.

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