bitter pill: applescript + vonage = one lazy bastard

2/12/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

jimray : bitter pill: applescript + vonage = one lazy bastard - I sort of tire of the whole "I figured out a clever way to do this because I'm lazy" meme -- it's not laziness, it's cleverness -- but this is certainly handy

Remedial JavaScript

2/12/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

deusx : Remedial JavaScript - "The JavaScript Programming Language suffers from premature standardization."

Brainjacked.com - OOJS

2/12/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

deusx : Brainjacked.com - OOJS - "This website aspires to serve as an open-source code repository of functionally-organized, well-documented, truly reusable OOJS, Object-Oriented JavaScript."

snarf

2/12/2005 @ 22:56 UTC

joshua : snarf - social network and relationship finder

Principia Gastronomica

2/12/2005 @ 22:55 UTC

Richard Rutter : Principia Gastronomica - A delicious new food blog from Jeremy Keith and Jessica.

JavaScript: A Survey of the Language

2/12/2005 @ 22:55 UTC

deusx : JavaScript: A Survey of the Language - "This document is an introduction to the JavaScript Programming Language for professional programmers."

Forthcoming books in the increasingly mature Harry Potter series

2/12/2005 @ 22:55 UTC

jkottke : Forthcoming books in the increasingly mature Harry Potter series - Forthcoming books in the increasingly mature Harry Potter series. "Harry Potter and Some Seriously Bad Acid".

A just-concluded eGullet conversation with Ruth Reichl

2/12/2005 @ 22:55 UTC

jkottke : A just-concluded eGullet conversation with Ruth Reichl - A just-concluded eGullet conversation with Ruth Reichl, currently editor-in-chief of Gourmet magazine and former food critic for The New York Times.

Bruce Schneier on the sorry state of airport security

2/12/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

jkottke : Bruce Schneier on the sorry state of airport security - Bruce Schneier on the sorry state of airport security. "Exactly two things have made airline travel safer since 9/11: reinforcement of cockpit doors, and passengers who now know that they may have to fight back. Everything else...is security theater."

15 luxury gifts that are worth splurging on

2/12/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

jkottke : 15 luxury gifts that are worth splurging on - Maggie Mason fills us in on 15 luxury gifts that are worth splurging on.

List of "best of" lists for 2005

2/12/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

jkottke : List of "best of" lists for 2005 - Once again, Rex has bravely volunteered to keep track of all the "best of" lists for 2005. Slim pickins so far, but as the lists start rolling in, this will swell to hundreds of items.

Andy Baio : Rex starts his 2005 List of Top Lists - as always, keep checking back over the next few weeks as it grows

jimray : Fimoculous.com 2005 year in review - We just hired Rex, he's a smart cookie

Finding the right wiki software

2/12/2005 @ 20:57 UTC

Linkorama : Finding the right wiki software - I personally use Kwiki, for example, because I can hack it and because other people hack it, I don't mind hosting it myself, and I'm not willing to pay. For people who want a professional, hosted tool, I usually recommend SocialText.

Why You Should Consider Budgeting a Site Redesign for Firefox Now

2/12/2005 @ 20:56 UTC

François Nonnenmacher : Why You Should Consider Budgeting a Site Redesign for Firefox Now - Or, rather, design according to Web Standards!

BlackBerry held hostage

2/12/2005 @ 20:56 UTC

François Nonnenmacher : BlackBerry held hostage - Patent trolls

WHO stops hiring tobacco users

2/12/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

jimray : WHO stops hiring tobacco users - "There is safe sex, one can drink alcohol in a reasonable way and one can attempt eating in a balanced fashion. But with tobacco, there is no middle ground, it is black and white and it kills half of those consuming it."

CURRY.COM: Adam Curry's Weblog

2/12/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

deusx : CURRY.COM: Adam Curry's Weblog - Wherein we learn of the *true* PodFather, Kevin Marks. "Wow, I stand corrected. Thanks to this posting I was able to find this video of Kevin Marks demoing an applescript downloading mp3 enclosures straight to his ipod."

Scripting News: 12/2/2005

2/12/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

deusx : Scripting News: 12/2/2005 - "Wikipedia is so often considered authoritative. That must stop now, surely." Whomever assumed Wikipedia was ever authoritative or inherently correct is a moron who missed the point.

The end of process?!?!

2/12/2005 @ 19:57 UTC

Linkorama : The end of process?!?! - Are you nuts???

Paul Hammond : Technovangelist : The end of process?!?! Are you nuts??? - I like processes because I don’t want to have to reinvent how to get something done every time I want to get it done

Reflections on Process, Work Design and Technology

2/12/2005 @ 19:56 UTC

Linkorama : Reflections on Process, Work Design and Technology - ... from a Non-Technologist

VeronicaGameAwards verwardt "verassend" met "verrassend"

2/12/2005 @ 19:56 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : VeronicaGameAwards verwardt "verassend" met "verrassend" - stem op de "meest verassende [sic] game!" zucht...

Aperture internals

2/12/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

jimray : Aperture internals

Paul Ford has some fun at Business 2.0's expense

2/12/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

jkottke : Paul Ford has some fun at Business 2.0's expense - Paul Ford has some fun at Business 2.0's expense and invents Blogverthacking[TM] in the process.

Nikon has issued a recall for certain batteries used in the D100, D70, and D50

2/12/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

jkottke : Nikon has issued a recall for certain batteries used in the D100, D70, and D50 - Nikon has issued a recall for certain batteries used in the D100, D70, and D50...the battery has a flaw that may cause it to overheat and melt. Check the site for your battery's lot number to see if you're affected.

The top 40 bands in America (in 2005)

2/12/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

jkottke : The top 40 bands in America (in 2005) - The top 40 bands in America (in 2005) according to a small group of music bloggers. Indie rock-heavy, if you like that sort of thing. Off to check out The National.

RateMySUClass - MAT classes

2/12/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

gleuschk : RateMySUClass - MAT classes - some fairly vicious things said here (and some really funny ones)

A hand-crocheted scrollbar scarf, with repositional scroller

2/12/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

jkottke : A hand-crocheted scrollbar scarf, with repositional scroller - For the nerd in your life: a hand-crocheted scrollbar scarf, with repositional scroller.

Ricky Gervais (of The Office and Extras fame) will doing a 12-episode series of podcasts for The ...

2/12/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

jkottke : Ricky Gervais (of The Office and Extras fame) will doing a 12-episode series of podcasts for The Guardian - Starting on Monday, Dec 5th, Ricky Gervais (of The Office and Extras fame) will doing a 12-episode series of podcasts for The Guardian. (thx nicholas)

Rod Begbie : Guardian Unlimited | Ricky Gervais - Ricky Gervais is going to record a bunch of weekly podcasts, starting Monday. [via#

jimray : Ricky Gervais is podcasting for the Guardian - Oh man, this is guaranteed to have me laughing out loud on the bus, which should serve to force all the Microsofties to look up from their tablet PC's to, in turn, laugh at me. I'm a little pissed I'm supposed to remember to come back to this page - would

Milo Vermeulen : I finally gave some of these Ricky Gervais podcasts a listen - they're great! [via]

Wired News: Airline Security a Waste of Cash

2/12/2005 @ 17:55 UTC

Rod Begbie : Wired News: Airline Security a Waste of Cash - Excellent article by Bruce Schneier on the futility of current airport "security". [via#

Nelson Minar : Airline security farce - Great Schneier essay (via BoingBoing)

sky.fm net radio

2/12/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : sky.fm net radio

joshua : SKY.fm Internet Radio | Enjoy amazing Free Internet Radio stations

Gtalkr

2/12/2005 @ 15:55 UTC

Philippe Janvier : Gtalkr - Instant massaging everywhere. [via#

QuirksBlog: JavaScript and "serious" programmers

2/12/2005 @ 14:56 UTC

deusx : QuirksBlog: JavaScript and "serious" programmers - "For the past few months I've been thinking about the gory production details of the Ajax hype."

Wi-Fi Networking News: The L in Linksys WRT54GL Stands for Linux

2/12/2005 @ 14:55 UTC

deusx : Wi-Fi Networking News: The L in Linksys WRT54GL Stands for Linux - "Linksys confirmed what some analysis firms have been saying: to their knowledge, the WRT54G is the single bestselling model of Wi-Fi gateway in the world." It's too bad that they've switched to VxWorks-- the Linux-based firmware was the single reason I

Rod Begbie : The L in Linksys WRT54GL Stands for Linux - Linksys are now explicitly catering to the hardware hacker market by keeping their excellent Linux-based WRT54G routers available at a premium after downgrading the "consumer" model. [via#

Slide - Photo sharing & more

2/12/2005 @ 13:55 UTC

Jon Hicks : Slide - Photo sharing & more - This really is a photostream. Haven’t had a chance to try yet, but looks interesting.

RSS Next Big Worm Threat at Forever Geek

2/12/2005 @ 13:55 UTC

deusx : RSS Next Big Worm Threat at Forever Geek - "There goes Microsoft, ruining something else." I'd hope that MSFT doesn't make all the same mistakes with RSS in OS-level support in Windows Vista.

CSS Toolshed

2/12/2005 @ 12:55 UTC

Richard Rutter : CSS Toolshed - Persuading CMS vendors that CSS is the way to go.

A false Wikipedia 'biography'

2/12/2005 @ 11:55 UTC

jimray : A false Wikipedia 'biography' - Old guy gets cranky about something false somebody wrote on the internets. Film at 11. Repeat after me -- if you're using the Wikipedia as an aboslute, definitive source, you're using it incorrectly.

deusx : USATODAY.com - A false Wikipedia 'biography' - What a whiny moron. He took the trouble to call an ISP and report abuse, but the ass couldn't find the "edit" button and D.I.Y.?

kayodeok : USATODAY.com - A false Wikipedia 'biography' - This is a highly personal story about Internet character assassination. It could be your story ... And so we live in a universe of new media with phenomenal opportunities for worldwide communications and research � but populated by volunteer vandal

Heard ‘Em Say

2/12/2005 @ 09:56 UTC

jimray : Heard ‘Em Say - New Kanye video animated by Bill Plympton

Guardian Unlimited | Newspoint | Guardian newspoint

2/12/2005 @ 09:55 UTC

jimray : Guardian Unlimited | Newspoint | Guardian newspoint

Guide: How to tell if your office Secret Santa is really a Web 2.0 cultist

2/12/2005 @ 09:55 UTC

jimray : Guide: How to tell if your office Secret Santa is really a Web 2.0 cultist - You receive a playstation 2 with a new pastel-colored paint job, and a number ‘3′ scribbled over the ‘2' with a sharpie. Also, it doesn’t work.

24 ways: Easy Ajax with Prototype

2/12/2005 @ 09:55 UTC

jimray : 24 ways: Easy Ajax with Prototype

The Hivelogic Narrative: Articles: Building Ruby, Rails, LightTPD, and MySQL on Tiger

2/12/2005 @ 09:55 UTC

jimray : The Hivelogic Narrative: Articles: Building Ruby, Rails, LightTPD, and MySQL on Tiger - And Joe says *I* do things the hard way...

Explorer Destroyer - Switch to Firefox, Make money from Adsense Referral

2/12/2005 @ 07:55 UTC

deusx : Explorer Destroyer - Switch to Firefox, Make money from Adsense Referral - "Get this tool for switching people from IE to Firefox. For each person you switch, Google gives you $1, Microsoft loses marketshare, and an angel gets its wings."

DOM Scripting: The innerHTML dilemma

2/12/2005 @ 07:55 UTC

deusx : DOM Scripting: The innerHTML dilemma - "Using a proprietary property like innerHTML does make me feel slightly dirty."

collection of Philip K. Dick links

2/12/2005 @ 06:56 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : collection of Philip K. Dick links

Bishop James Pike

2/12/2005 @ 06:56 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : Bishop James Pike

thought crime

2/12/2005 @ 06:56 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : thought crime

Google Gets 3 Out of 10

2/12/2005 @ 06:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Google Gets 3 Out of 10 - Google Gets 3 Out of 10: Oh, come on... I'd give 'em at least a 5. :-)

The Truth About Click Fraud

2/12/2005 @ 06:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : The Truth About Click Fraud - The Truth About Click Fraud: Greg's gonna build a clickbot and collect data.

tonight Oprah finally appears on Letterman

2/12/2005 @ 05:56 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : tonight Oprah finally appears on Letterman

cover of the Katamari Damacy theme song

2/12/2005 @ 05:56 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : cover of the Katamari Damacy theme song

Orson Welles War of the Worlds mp3

2/12/2005 @ 05:55 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : Orson Welles War of the Worlds mp3

stickers to tell people what subway stop to wake you up at (wake me up at North Quincy)

2/12/2005 @ 05:55 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : stickers to tell people what subway stop to wake you up at (wake me up at North Quincy)

AJAX Yahoo! Mail/foXpose/Tabnail - Viamatic Softwares

2/12/2005 @ 05:55 UTC

deusx : AJAX Yahoo! Mail/foXpose/Tabnail - Viamatic Softwares - "The Viamatic foXpose plugin is a tiny little extension that lets you view all your tabs inside a browser window."

Social Software Critic. Many-to-Many:

2/12/2005 @ 05:55 UTC

ricmac : Social Software Critic. Many-to-Many: - Nice round-up and analysis of what apps can do to improve their social softwareness.

lo-tech text-based meeting scheduler

2/12/2005 @ 04:56 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : lo-tech text-based meeting scheduler

the Muppets band uses Roland Space Echo

2/12/2005 @ 04:55 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : the Muppets band uses Roland Space Echo

you shouldn't have to show ID to ride a public bus

2/12/2005 @ 04:55 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : you shouldn't have to show ID to ride a public bus

the Crab Nebula

2/12/2005 @ 04:55 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : the Crab Nebula

Methusalem Firefox

2/12/2005 @ 03:55 UTC

Nelson Minar : Methusalem Firefox - Alternative to Wayback extension that works in 1.5

Todd writes 30 minutes of songs in one month

2/12/2005 @ 03:55 UTC

erikbenson : Todd writes 30 minutes of songs in one month - Speler - Watermelon Songs (for NaSoAlMo 2005)

Platforms, Mashups, and Markets (by Jeremy Zawodny)

2/12/2005 @ 03:55 UTC

ricmac : Platforms, Mashups, and Markets (by Jeremy Zawodny)

Bill of Rights - Security Edition

2/12/2005 @ 03:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Bill of Rights - Security Edition - Bill of Rights - Security Edition: The First Ten Amendments to the constitution of the United States printed on sturdy, pocket-sized, pieces of metal.

Rod Begbie : Bill of Rights - Security Edition - Fun! The Bill of Rights, printed on bits of metal that you'll need to remove from your pocket next time you're going through "security". #

An Apology Letter From Ed Lopez, Owner of PriceRitePhoto

2/12/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : An Apology Letter From Ed Lopez, Owner of PriceRitePhoto - An Apology Letter From Ed Lopez, Owner of PriceRitePhoto: sleezy on-line merchant: 0; angry web people: 1

Nelson Minar : PriceRitePhoto #2 - Apology letter from business owner (via Zawodny)

Chitika publishers see drastically reduced earnings in audited reports - JenSense.com

2/12/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Chitika publishers see drastically reduced earnings in audited reports - JenSense.com - Chitika publishers see drastically reduced earnings in audited reports - JenSense.com: Chitika fit is hitting the shan it seems

Sims Church

2/12/2005 @ 01:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : Sims Church - There are some user mods to bring religion to The Sims

Photomatt Mullenweg shares his VC-fed secrets

2/12/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Photomatt Mullenweg shares his VC-fed secrets - Photomatt Mullenweg shares his VC-fed secrets: a quick interview with Matt

The Geek Gorgeous Calendar featuring Women in Technology

2/12/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : The Geek Gorgeous Calendar featuring Women in Technology - The Geek Gorgeous Calendar featuring Women in Technology: you know, I had this same idea years ago... seriously.

G2G uses GMail for file sharing

2/12/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : G2G uses GMail for file sharing - G2G uses GMail for file sharing: raise your hand if you think this will last...

Grateful Dead allows Internet Archive to repost their shows

2/12/2005 @ 00:56 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : Grateful Dead allows Internet Archive to repost their shows

ITworld.com - ODF - The Future of Literate Programming?

2/12/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

deusx : ITworld.com - ODF - The Future of Literate Programming? - "What if we used ODF compatible tools like OpenOffice to write our programs?"

AJAX spurs Web rebirth for desktop apps | Tech News on ZDNet

2/12/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

ricmac : AJAX spurs Web rebirth for desktop apps | Tech News on ZDNet

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