Things You Never Knew Existed : Magic Bean (#29992)

8/12/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

gleuschk : Things You Never Knew Existed : Magic Bean (#29992) - they're right

Clark Foam forced to close doors

8/12/2005 @ 22:55 UTC

Jason Shellen : Clark Foam forced to close doors - This will severely impact the ability for new surfboards to be made in the US. #

mathowie in the NYT

8/12/2005 @ 21:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : mathowie in the NYT - Small review of Firefox 1.5

Hot Air flash game

8/12/2005 @ 21:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : Hot Air flash game - Cute little twist on platformers

Game ratings matter?

8/12/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

Nelson Minar : Game ratings matter? - To me it looks like there is a correlation; note upper right

Drunkenness, on Wikipedia

8/12/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

erikbenson : Drunkenness, on Wikipedia - This is really funny. Whoever wrote this can barely mask his/her distain for "drunkards" and "lushes".

Abusive NYC camera store threatens to break customer's neck

8/12/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Abusive NYC camera store threatens to break customer's neck - Thomas Hawk, himself a recent scam victim, reports on a new case with recorded evidence

Person of the Year in Times Square

8/12/2005 @ 20:56 UTC

Cameron Moll : Person of the Year in Times Square - Put your photo on Times Square's interactive Person of the Year billboard. No, really. But read the disclaimer -- you grant the right to Time Magazine to copyright your image.

Rod Begbie : TIME Magazine Person of the Year 2005 | Billboard in Times Square NYC - Upload a photo of you (or someone or something else) and Time might flash it up on their "Person of the Year" billboard in Times Square. I uploaded a shot of Bacon, naturally. [via#

blogmarks.net 5 min presentation

8/12/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

Philippe Janvier : blogmarks.net 5 min presentation - 5 minutes de présentation sur blogmarks. [via#

DJ Riko's Christmas mix

8/12/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

Andy Baio : DJ Riko's Christmas mix - from the creator of Whistler's Delight

Yahoo! Answers

8/12/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Yahoo! Answers - look out, Ask Metafilter

Diigo

8/12/2005 @ 19:56 UTC

Linkorama : Diigo - Social bookmarking with highlighting toolbar

"To sum up: its hard, we're lazy, and you're the first person who's asked for it"

8/12/2005 @ 19:56 UTC

kellan : "To sum up: its hard, we're lazy, and you're the first person who's asked for it" - On open source, and feature requests #

Kevin Burton: xml:base was a BAD addition to Atom.

8/12/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

kellan : Kevin Burton: xml:base was a BAD addition to Atom. - Couldn't agree more. #

Tom Tomorrow on the Times' unhealthy addiction to madeleines (and Proust)

8/12/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

kellan : Tom Tomorrow on the Times' unhealthy addiction to madeleines (and Proust) - "It appears to be an unwritten rule at the Times that no article about either (a) memory or (b) cookies &emdash; or even (c) the sense of smell &emdash; can be published without a mention, preferably in the lede paragraph, of Proust and/or his madeleines. #

Why should I search on Yahoo! rather than on Google?

8/12/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Why should I search on Yahoo! rather than on Google? - Why should I search on Yahoo! rather than on Google?: it took no time for someone to ask the obvious question on Yahoo! Answers

Interview with "incompetent design" theorist Don Wise

8/12/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

jkottke : Interview with "incompetent design" theorist Don Wise - Interview with "incompetent design" theorist Don Wise. "The only reason you stand erect is because of this incredible sharp bend at the base of your spine, which is either evolution's way of modifying something or else it's just a design that would flunk

Sundance Photoset

8/12/2005 @ 17:57 UTC

Cameron Moll : Sundance Photoset - Flickr: Molls in Sundance.

Elements of Typo. Style for the Web

8/12/2005 @ 17:57 UTC

Cameron Moll : Elements of Typo. Style for the Web - The Elements of Typographic Style Applied to the Web. Let the digging and deliciousing begin!

jimray : The Elements of Typographic Style Applied to the Web - - A practical guide to web typography

Paul Hammond : The Elements of Typographic Style Applied to the Web - a practical guide to web typography - A practical guide to web typography

Philippe Janvier : A practical guide to web typography - "The Elements of Typographic Style Applied to the Web". Work in progress. [via#

Douglas Bowman : Elements of Typographic Style (Applied to the Web) - Richard Rutter kicks off a modern web-centric look at Robert Bringhurst’s "The Elements of Typographic Style".

Jon Hicks : The Elements of Typographic Style Applied to the Web - a practical guide to web typography - Go fill that gaping hole Rich!! There was such a need for this.

factoryjoe : The Elements of Typographic Style Applied to the Web - a practical guide to web typography - An excellent guide to type online. Tags: robert bringhurst, typography, type, design, web design

Google's butt-ugly interface design

8/12/2005 @ 17:56 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Google's butt-ugly interface design - Google's butt-ugly interface design: As Google moves into different, more complicated application services, particularly those with a desktop component, its weakness in interface design will hinder its ambitions.

New AIM worm chats with its victims

8/12/2005 @ 17:55 UTC

Andy Baio : New AIM worm chats with its victims - it's probably more coherent than most IM conversations  [via]

Rest Of U2 Perfectly Fine With Africans Starving

8/12/2005 @ 17:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Rest Of U2 Perfectly Fine With Africans Starving - "You don't win 14 Grammys feeding Africans."  [via]

A "song quilt" for Boards of Canada's The Campfire Headphase album

8/12/2005 @ 17:55 UTC

jkottke : A "song quilt" for Boards of Canada's The Campfire Headphase album - A "song quilt" for Boards of Canada's The Campfire Headphase album. "Listening to the recording, I ignored song titles; creating images that represent the intangible connection between what I was hearing and what I was 'seeing' in my head". There was a de

There's nothing good about the shooting of airline passenger Rigoberto Alpizar by air marshals

8/12/2005 @ 17:55 UTC

jkottke : There's nothing good about the shooting of airline passenger Rigoberto Alpizar by air marshals - There's nothing good about the shooting of airline passenger Rigoberto Alpizar by air marshals. Guns on airplanes -- I don't care who's wielding them under what authority -- is a bad idea; some alternative thinking is needed.

Friendster Suicide, antisocial networking

8/12/2005 @ 17:55 UTC

jkottke : Friendster Suicide, antisocial networking - Cory Archangel is committing Friendster Suicide tonight at The Believer Dec/Jan issue launch party at PS1. You can also follow along at home: "Friendster me sometime before [the performance], and around 8:40 EST on Thursday(ish), I assume if you keep relo

Unicode-CheckUTF8-1.01

8/12/2005 @ 15:56 UTC

joshua : Unicode-CheckUTF8-1.01

Tofu

8/12/2005 @ 15:56 UTC

joshua : Tofu - for reading documents

jimray : Amar Sagoo - Tofu - App for reading text better on your mac

Favorite bookstores

8/12/2005 @ 15:55 UTC

jkottke : Favorite bookstores - Author Jeremy Mercer picks his top 10 bookstores in the world. Any personal favorites that you'd add to the list? (Comment on this)

Gapminder has a ton of stats and resources about human population and development trends

8/12/2005 @ 15:55 UTC

jkottke : Gapminder has a ton of stats and resources about human population and development trends - Gapminder has a ton of stats and resources about human population and development trends. (thx, chris)

The Carpetbagger is a NY Times weblog written by David Carr that covers awards season in Hollywood

8/12/2005 @ 14:55 UTC

jkottke : The Carpetbagger is a NY Times weblog written by David Carr that covers awards season in Hollywood - The Carpetbagger is a NY Times weblog written by David Carr that covers awards season in Hollywood.

Mena Trott calls out backchannel critic Ben Metcalfe from the stage

8/12/2005 @ 09:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Mena Trott calls out backchannel critic Ben Metcalfe from the stage - when drama erupts at a blogging conference, you get video, photos, and tons of commentary

Ruby Book Sales Surpass Python

8/12/2005 @ 08:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Ruby Book Sales Surpass Python - Ruby Book Sales Surpass Python: interesting viewpoints in the comments too

Podfather Pretender

8/12/2005 @ 07:56 UTC

Linkorama : Podfather Pretender - GROWING LIST OF ADAM CURRY INVENTIONS BRINGS DOWN WIKIPEDIA

Seattle Weekly: Music: The Expensive Expansion of KEXP by Nina Shapiro

8/12/2005 @ 07:55 UTC

jimray : Seattle Weekly: Music: The Expensive Expansion of KEXP by Nina Shapiro - "It's globally popular and flush with donations, but Seattle's seminal eclectic-music radio station is under financial strain that is affecting morale." Seems acquiring KXOT wasn't the best idea...

Asking the Internet

8/12/2005 @ 07:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Asking the Internet - Asking the Internet: We want to give anyone a place to tap the collective wisdom of the Internet for advice, recommendations, theories, jokes, ... whatever. Anyone can answer. It's free.

Linkorama : Asking the Internet - It's like blogging for question people and like Friendster for answer people.

Google Transit

8/12/2005 @ 07:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Google Transit - Google Transit: just launched

jimray : Google Transit - Currently a Portland only adventure, but this has potential

scans from a 1949 candy salesman's catalog

8/12/2005 @ 06:56 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : scans from a 1949 candy salesman's catalog

Leonard Lin updated my Playlist user script

8/12/2005 @ 06:55 UTC

Wayne Burkett : Leonard Lin updated my Playlist user script - I just noticed. He made the changes suggested in the comments on my site and fixed some bugs. Cool. #

Bubblegeneration: Media 1.0 and Coordination Arbitrage

8/12/2005 @ 06:55 UTC

ricmac : Bubblegeneration: Media 1.0 and Coordination Arbitrage - "My kid sister is young enough to think that MySpace is corporate and lame. How do you think her generation is going to express and define itself?"

Dot Tactics: what does the future hold for communities?

8/12/2005 @ 06:55 UTC

ricmac : Dot Tactics: what does the future hold for communities?

Watch the kids get into a good old fashioned font fight in the comments about fake signs on the N...

8/12/2005 @ 06:55 UTC

jkottke : Watch the kids get into a good old fashioned font fight in the comments about fake signs on the NYC subway - Watch the kids get into a good old fashioned font fight in the comments about fake signs on the NYC subway. Don't miss your chance to read "it's Helvetica, bitches" in a context where it makes complete sense. (thx, j guns)

The Five Deadly Business Sins

8/12/2005 @ 05:55 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : The Five Deadly Business Sins

How to stop filesharers from stealing hotel bandwidth

8/12/2005 @ 05:55 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : How to stop filesharers from stealing hotel bandwidth

Drinking the Google Kool Aid?

8/12/2005 @ 05:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Drinking the Google Kool Aid? - Drinking the Google Kool Aid?: With Yahoo now equal in search quality and MSN and AskJeeves equal within months or a year at most, the division of advertising revenues will challenge Google, making it hard to grow faster than the rate offline advertising

TrimQuery - TrimPath

8/12/2005 @ 04:55 UTC

joshua : TrimQuery - TrimPath - SQL. In javascript. I am sickened and excited

The RSStroom Reader, Feeds On Your Toilet Paper

8/12/2005 @ 04:55 UTC

Jason Shellen : The RSStroom Reader, Feeds On Your Toilet Paper - There is a river of news joke to be had here. #

deusx : OhGizmo! » The RSStroom Reader, Feeds On Your Toilet Paper - Probably fake: "It’s this crazy machine that hooks up to your computer wirelessly, and prints random RSS posts right to your toilet paper, for you to read before you, eh, use it."

SSX On Tour

8/12/2005 @ 03:55 UTC

Linkorama : SSX On Tour - Crack Cocaine to my 6-year-old

Vote for Favorite Web 2.0 Logo

8/12/2005 @ 03:55 UTC

Linkorama : Vote for Favorite Web 2.0 Logo - Ours was crafted with pride by our CTO

Donate a Computer to Computer Recycling Center

8/12/2005 @ 03:55 UTC

Jason Shellen : Donate a Computer to Computer Recycling Center - A good place to drop off your old computer in the Bay Area. If you are out of area and still want to donate a laptop they will reimburse you for ground shipping. #

Jeremy Zawodny : Donate a Computer to Computer Recycling Center - Donate a Computer to Computer Recycling Center: Computers & Education reuses computers, and Computer Recycling Center promotes the highest and best re-use of computer and electronic equipment, and recycles unusable items to keep them out of landfills.

Microsoft "SNARF"

8/12/2005 @ 02:56 UTC

Linkorama : Microsoft "SNARF" - Filter your social network, instead of using your social network as a filter

Google�What’s the big idea?

8/12/2005 @ 02:56 UTC

Linkorama : Google�What’s the big idea? - No, the only way to decode their market cap is to say it is yet another public market attempt to value disruptive innovation.

Lucas Gonze: Richard, Dave, and Tim

8/12/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

ricmac : Lucas Gonze: Richard, Dave, and Tim - Lightnet, The Two-Way Web and Sir Tim Berners-Lee.

No Machine Can Do My Job As Resentfully As I Can

8/12/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : No Machine Can Do My Job As Resentfully As I Can - No Machine Can Do My Job As Resentfully As I Can: Replacing us with machines will increase profits, but can a dollar value be placed on the labors of someone who drinks before his morning shift just to get through the day? And when the machines are sittin

The Japanese game to end all Japanese games

8/12/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : The Japanese game to end all Japanese games - The Japanese game to end all Japanese games: Yes. A fighting game where panty-shots are the core mechanic.

Simon Willison : The Japanese game to end all Japanese games - Fighting girls who take pictures of each other's panties.

Django job in Kansas

8/12/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

Simon Willison : Django job in Kansas - This is a case study in how to write a great job advert.

7854794A

8/12/2005 @ 00:57 UTC

Nelson Minar : 7854794A - Magic numbers

CSS For Bar Graphs

8/12/2005 @ 00:57 UTC

Philippe Janvier : CSS For Bar Graphs - Des graphiques avec CSS et XHTML. [via#

English Idioms and Idiomatic Expressions

8/12/2005 @ 00:57 UTC

Wayne Burkett : English Idioms and Idiomatic Expressions - A large list of common phrases. #

Sory Electronics - DRM has got to go

8/12/2005 @ 00:57 UTC

Wayne Burkett : Sory Electronics - DRM has got to go - SORY seems to be the hardest word. #

SwitchProxy | Round Two

8/12/2005 @ 00:56 UTC

Wayne Burkett : SwitchProxy | Round Two - Firefox extension. #

So just how hack-proof is the 360? - Engadget

8/12/2005 @ 00:56 UTC

Wayne Burkett : So just how hack-proof is the 360? - Engadget - "[T]his is a real world best-case-scenario trusted computing environment." #

The Dell 3007WFP - Dell brings the 30-inch LCD love - Engadget

8/12/2005 @ 00:56 UTC

Wayne Burkett : The Dell 3007WFP - Dell brings the 30-inch LCD love - Engadget - Drool, drool, drool, etc. (Also, this is my first via:digg.com. Shameless.) #

SVG in Firefox 1.5 - MDC

8/12/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

Paul Hammond : SVG in Firefox 1.5 - MDC - Firefox SVG is a subset of SVG 1.1, but not any of the official profiles (Tiny, Basic, Full)

SimpleBits | A Tiny, Subtle Shift

8/12/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

Paul Hammond : SimpleBits | A Tiny, Subtle Shift - Next week? I’ll be back to #eee. Maybe.

Don't scale: 99.999% uptime is for Wal-Mart - Signal vs. Noise (by 37signals)

8/12/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

Paul Hammond : Don't scale: 99.999% uptime is for Wal-Mart - Signal vs. Noise (by 37signals) - Don’t scale. Don’t worry about five 9’s or even two. Worry about getting something to a point where there’s reason to worry about it.

gapingvoid: les blogs update

8/12/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

Paul Hammond : gapingvoid: les blogs update - The highlight of the show for me was Ben Hammersley's amazing speech

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