Cleaning Up Sony's Rootkit Mess

21/11/2005 @ 23:56 UTC

kayodeok : Cleaning Up Sony's Rootkit Mess - Sony's recall of affected CDs is a sensible start in undoing the harm and ill will XCP has caused. But for the recall to make a meaningful difference -- in actually helping ordinary users, not just in improving Sony's PR standing -- Sony needs to spread t

Language Log: Snowclone blindness

21/11/2005 @ 22:56 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : Language Log: Snowclone blindness

Web 2.0

21/11/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

kayodeok : Web 2.0 - Didn't it already mean using the web as a platform? And if it didn't already mean something, why did we need the phrase at all?

jimray : Paul Graham on Web 2.0 - "...those who dislike the term are probably right, because if it means what I think it does, we don't need it."

WebmasterWorld Bans Spiders From Crawling

21/11/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

kayodeok : WebmasterWorld Bans Spiders From Crawling - Brett Tabke drops the nuclear bomb of banning all spiders from WebmasterWorld

Brett Tabke drops the nuclear bomb of banning all spiders from WebmasterWorld

21/11/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

kayodeok : Brett Tabke drops the nuclear bomb of banning all spiders from WebmasterWorld - "Please, we do NOT allow nonauthorized robots any longer"

How To Write Unmaintainable Code (Mirror)

21/11/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

kayodeok : How To Write Unmaintainable Code (Mirror) - How to write code that is so difficult to maintain, that the people who come after you will take years to make even the simplest changes

Jeremy Zawodny : How To Write Unmaintainable Code - How To Write Unmaintainable Code: well, there's a lot of, uhm... good advice in this one

NPR : There is No God (by Penn Jillette)

21/11/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

deusx : NPR : There is No God (by Penn Jillette) - Wow, this is amazing: "Believing there is no God gives me more room for belief in family, people, love, truth, beauty, sex, Jell-o and all the other things I can prove and that make this life the best life I will ever have."

Wayne Burkett : Penn Jillette: There is No God - Fantastic: "Without God, we can agree on reality, and I can keep learning where I'm wrong. We can all keep adjusting, so we can really communicate." #

Rod Begbie : NPR : There is No God (Penn Jilette) - Excellent commentary by Penn Jillette on atheism. This is my "belief system" too. "Believing there is no God means the suffering I've seen in my family, and indeed all the suffering in the world, isn't caused by an omniscient, omnipresent, omnipotent fo [via#

plasticbag : Penn Jillette says, "There is No God" - I'm an atheist, and I have been since I seriously thought about it. My mother has 'converted' too. I agree with everything Mr Jillette says. I'm still stunned people have to actually say it any more though.

jkottke : Penn Jillette on why he believes "there is no God" - Penn Jillette on why he believes "there is no God".

Jewel thief profile

21/11/2005 @ 19:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : Jewel thief profile - Poignant story (via Metafilter)

Free Basecamp for teachers

21/11/2005 @ 18:56 UTC

jimray : Free Basecamp for teachers - Teachers should get more free stuff

What Is Screencasting ?

21/11/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

Philippe Janvier : What Is Screencasting ? - "What's new is the emergence of a genre of documentary filmmaking that tells stories about software-based cultures like Wikipedia, del.icio.us, and content remixing." [via#

Google book search gets most of the books with my name in it, but missed a couple.

21/11/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

erikbenson : Google book search gets most of the books with my name in it, but missed a couple. - Too bad there aren't RSS feeds for these results...

Simple Sharing Extensions for RSS and OPML

21/11/2005 @ 17:58 UTC

joshua : Simple Sharing Extensions for RSS and OPML - augh

Rendition of Back Street Boys' "I want it that way"

21/11/2005 @ 11:55 UTC

erikbenson : Rendition of Back Street Boys' "I want it that way" - The internet wins again.

TiVo adding iPod/PSP support to TiVoToGo

21/11/2005 @ 11:55 UTC

Andy Baio : TiVo adding iPod/PSP support to TiVoToGo - this is a surprising move, but wonderful for TiVo owners  [via]

8-bit NES covers of hit songs

21/11/2005 @ 11:55 UTC

Andy Baio : 8-bit NES covers of hit songs - not bad, but Vert's covers of Hot in Herre and Thriller reign supreme  [via]

Search Wikipedia the AJAX Way

21/11/2005 @ 10:55 UTC

kayodeok : Search Wikipedia the AJAX Way

Ten Wikipedia Hacks

21/11/2005 @ 10:55 UTC

kayodeok : Ten Wikipedia Hacks - Here are 10 hacks that will help you get more out of your favorite reference site and mine - Wikipedia!

W3C Feed Validation Service, for Atom and RSS

21/11/2005 @ 09:56 UTC

kayodeok : W3C Feed Validation Service, for Atom and RSS - This is the W3C Feed Validation Service, a free service that checks the syntax of Atom or RSS feeds. The Markup Validation Service is also available if you wish to validate regular Web pages

Philippe Janvier : W3C Feed Validation Service, for Atom and RSS - Le W3C valide maintenant aussi les fils de syndication. [via#

Windows Genuine Advantage supports Firefox

21/11/2005 @ 09:56 UTC

kayodeok : Windows Genuine Advantage supports Firefox - Microsoft Genuine Windows Validation process now works in Firefox and other Mozilla browsers. Firefox users can download and install the Windows Genuine Advantage validation Firefox plug-in - WGAPluginInstall.exe

How to Get Rid of Hiccups

21/11/2005 @ 09:56 UTC

kayodeok : How to Get Rid of Hiccups - Although no one has figured out the exact science behind these "abrupt diaphragmatic contractions," we have come up with a few home remedies that might be able to help

10 things you should know about every Linux installation

21/11/2005 @ 09:56 UTC

kayodeok : 10 things you should know about every Linux installation - Linux is not Windows, and although there are some similarities, you must realise that there may be a few "new ways of doing things" to learn before you can be comfortable in Linux

Flying an RV

21/11/2005 @ 09:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Flying an RV - Flying an RV: that would make a nice fast commuter plane!

mp3 demos of the Electro Harmonix Deluxe Memory Man

21/11/2005 @ 07:55 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : mp3 demos of the Electro Harmonix Deluxe Memory Man

WoW pricefixing

21/11/2005 @ 05:55 UTC

Nelson Minar : WoW pricefixing - Some techniques (via amitp)

Blogcritics.org: Bauhaus Live(s)

21/11/2005 @ 04:55 UTC

deusx : Blogcritics.org: Bauhaus Live(s) - We saw these guys in Royal Oak, MI this past week. Amazing, amazing show. "Everything was spectacular: the venue, the lighting, the music, the band."

introduced species in Hawaii

21/11/2005 @ 03:57 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : introduced species in Hawaii

Locked doors thwart Bush's bid to duck question - Yahoo! News

21/11/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

deusx : Locked doors thwart Bush's bid to duck question - Yahoo! News - '"I was trying to escape. Obviously, it didn't work," Bush quipped, facing reporters again until an aide rescued him by pointing to him toward the correct door.'

Word lists

21/11/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

Nelson Minar : Word lists - dictionary tagged with parts of speech

The Ten Best Ajax Links : Tutorials, Examples, and History

21/11/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

Philippe Janvier : The Ten Best Ajax Links : Tutorials, Examples, and History - Des liens connus et inconnus sur Ajax. [via#

Silicon Valley Watcher on Emerging Companies survey

21/11/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

ricmac : Silicon Valley Watcher on Emerging Companies survey

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