No Feed is an Island

13/12/2005 @ 23:57 UTC

Linkorama : No Feed is an Island - Tagging my own post to test out FeedFlare

Ruby on Rails 1.0 is out

13/12/2005 @ 23:56 UTC

kellan : Ruby on Rails 1.0 is out - And clearly 37s didn't feel like they were getting enough mileage from the old site. :-/ #

Jim Holt ponders the US population's ignorance of (and hostility toward) science

13/12/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

jkottke : Jim Holt ponders the US population's ignorance of (and hostility toward) science - Jim Holt ponders the US population's ignorance of (and hostility toward) science "at a moment when three of the nation's most contentious political issues - global warming, stem-cell research and the teaching of intelligent design - are scientific in char

Trailer for Sofia Coppola's Marie Antoinette

13/12/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

jkottke : Trailer for Sofia Coppola's Marie Antoinette - Trailer for Sofia Coppola's Marie Antoinette, complete with indie rock soundtrack. Juxapositionally delicious!

Veer's Character Zoom

13/12/2005 @ 22:57 UTC

Cameron Moll : Veer's Character Zoom - Veer has a sweet little character zoom tool, part of the makeover upgrades. Test it here.

CSS Mastery (this is the last plug, I hope)

13/12/2005 @ 22:57 UTC

Cameron Moll : CSS Mastery (this is the last plug, I hope) - DIY photolamp using a Maglite, 250 GSM paper, and some adhesive foil.

Save Plugged In

13/12/2005 @ 22:57 UTC

Linkorama : Save Plugged In - East Palo Alto's Imminent Loss, and How You Can Help

Naomi on the history of US sponsored tortue:

13/12/2005 @ 22:56 UTC

kellan : Naomi on the history of US sponsored tortue: - "The US has used torture for decades. All that's new is the openness about it" #

Bunny

13/12/2005 @ 22:55 UTC

gleuschk : Bunny - bunnies are not good at sudoku

Hot Technology for Chilly Streets in Estonia

13/12/2005 @ 21:57 UTC

Linkorama : Hot Technology for Chilly Streets in Estonia - "The other draw," he said, "is that if you want to work for a company that influences the lives of tens of millions of people, and you want to do it in Tallinn, there really isn't any other choice."

Adobe Photoshop CS2 Flash Web Photo Gallery templates - Photoshop for Windows - Downloads

13/12/2005 @ 21:56 UTC

jimray : Adobe Photoshop CS2 Flash Web Photo Gallery templates - Photoshop for Windows - Downloads - Windows only, but exports a group of images and even audio as a Flash file. Joe, you should write Adobe and tell them they can include Soundslides for Mac support for 1% of future sales.

Putting the World into "World Wide Web"

13/12/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

Philippe Janvier : Putting the World into "World Wide Web" - Internationalisation et localisation dans la construction de sites web. [via#

Explore the sounds of NYC's Lower East Side on the Folks Songs for the Five Points site

13/12/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

jkottke : Explore the sounds of NYC's Lower East Side on the Folks Songs for the Five Points site - Explore the sounds of NYC's Lower East Side on the Folks Songs for the Five Points site. (thx, david)

Humans overimitate

13/12/2005 @ 20:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : Humans overimitate - Fascinating cognitive study (via Metafilter)

Simple, accessible external links

13/12/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

Philippe Janvier : Simple, accessible external links - "...a way to add descriptive text to all external links and then replace this text with a small icon for CSS supporting browsers..." [via#

The average New Yorker

13/12/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

jkottke : The average New Yorker - Author Kevin O'Keefe, fresh from his search for the average American, goes looking for the average New Yorker, discovering that there's perhaps no such thing.

Airbag's 2006 Predictions

13/12/2005 @ 19:56 UTC

Cameron Moll : Airbag's 2006 Predictions - Airbag's 2006 predictions, in classic Storey style. "37 Signals, tired of the web, will convert into an adult easy listening station: 37.7 WSGL. Macromedia Fireworks will be killed by Adobe in the kitchen with the candlestick."

Are we getting stupid?

13/12/2005 @ 19:56 UTC

Cameron Moll : Are we getting stupid? - Are we getting stupid? No comment.

Pulitzer Prizes to allow online journalism in all entries

13/12/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

jimray : Pulitzer Prizes to allow online journalism in all entries - How long until before a citizen journalist wins a Pulitzer? (Hint: about the time Hell hits absolute zero)

Lumix FZ5

13/12/2005 @ 18:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : Lumix FZ5 - Cheap digital camera with good glass

Lumix FZ30 review

13/12/2005 @ 18:56 UTC

Nelson Minar : Lumix FZ30 review - Site also has the FZ5 review. Looks like shutter lag is still an issue.

Review of David Foster Wallace's Consider the Lobster compares him to Mark Twain

13/12/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

jkottke : Review of David Foster Wallace's Consider the Lobster compares him to Mark Twain - Review of David Foster Wallace's Consider the Lobster compares him to Mark Twain, which I'd never heard before but seems apt.

Ross Mayfield:我相信大众的判断力_互è??ç...

13/12/2005 @ 17:55 UTC

Linkorama : Ross Mayfield:我相信大众的判断力_互è??网_科技时代_新浪网 - 维基与传统å??å?Œæœ€å¤§çš„区别就是,它充分利ç?¨äº†â€˜äººâ€™çš„å› ç´ â€?

Apple Holding Back The Music Biz?

13/12/2005 @ 16:57 UTC

Jon Hicks : Apple Holding Back The Music Biz? - “consumers [are] being restricted from buying anything other than downloads from Apple. People are bored with that.� so says Chris Gorog of Napster anyway.

If you want to sell your web startup, don't take that much money from VCs or bootstrap the whole ...

13/12/2005 @ 16:56 UTC

jkottke : If you want to sell your web startup, don't take that much money from VCs or bootstrap the whole thing yourself - If you want to sell your web startup, don't take that much money from VCs or bootstrap the whole thing yourself. Too much money invested means that no one wants to buy your company for what your VCs require you to sell it for...especially if your business

Nelson Minar : $10M ideas - On the risks of taking too much VC

Amazon/Alexa is opening up their index, letting people access the raw data, processing power, and...

13/12/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

jkottke : Amazon/Alexa is opening up their index, letting people access the raw data, processing power, and even the crawlers - Amazon/Alexa is opening up their index, letting people access the raw data, processing power, and even the crawlers. What a huge idea. (via bb) [via]

Linkorama : Alexa (Make that Amazon) Looks to Change the Game - Every so often an idea comes along that has the potential to change the game. When it does, you find yourself saying - "Sheesh, of course that was going to happen. Why didn't I predict it?"

Khoi Vinh reports on computer technology in Vietnam

13/12/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

jkottke : Khoi Vinh reports on computer technology in Vietnam - Khoi Vinh reports on computer technology in Vietnam. They're wired for broadband and Windows still dominates.

Two experts on street-level NYC go sightseeing in True Crime: New York City

13/12/2005 @ 15:55 UTC

jkottke : Two experts on street-level NYC go sightseeing in True Crime: New York City - Two experts on street-level NYC go sightseeing in True Crime: New York City, a video game that has attempted to recreate the city down to its last manhole cover.

Stephanie Hendrick has tracked down the identity of an anonymous blogger using linguistic identit...

13/12/2005 @ 14:55 UTC

jkottke : Stephanie Hendrick has tracked down the identity of an anonymous blogger using linguistic identity markers - Stephanie Hendrick has tracked down the identity of an anonymous blogger (she matched them to a non-anonymous blog) using linguistic identity markers. See also secret sites. (via j/t) [via]

Enabling a back button within flash. Actionscript.org Macromedia Flash Resources and Tutorials

13/12/2005 @ 12:56 UTC

jimray : Enabling a back button within flash. Actionscript.org Macromedia Flash Resources and Tutorials

Macromedia - Developer Center : Pet Market Back Button

13/12/2005 @ 12:55 UTC

jimray : Macromedia - Developer Center : Pet Market Back Button

Professional Blog Software Reviews - DotClear

13/12/2005 @ 11:56 UTC

François Nonnenmacher : Professional Blog Software Reviews - DotClear

Extreme Macro Photography on a budget

13/12/2005 @ 11:55 UTC

Jon Hicks : Extreme Macro Photography on a budget - Using a Pringles tube as a macro lens [via]

Full Featured FCKeditor on Movable Type

13/12/2005 @ 10:57 UTC

François Nonnenmacher : Full Featured FCKeditor on Movable Type

Alexa Web Search Platform

13/12/2005 @ 10:55 UTC

kayodeok : Alexa Web Search Platform - The Alexa Web Search Platform provides public access to the vast web crawl collected by Alexa Internet. Users can search and process billions of documents -- even create their own search engines -- using Alexa's search and publication tools

plasticbag : Alexa Web Search Platform - "The Alexa Web Search Platform provides public access to the vast web crawl collected by Alexa Internet. Users can search and process billions of documents -- even create their own search engines -- using Alexa's search and publication tools."

Andy Baio : Alexa opens up search index and API - the pricing model is interesting  [via]

joshua : Alexa Web Search Platform

HarperCollins Will Create a Searchable Digital Library

13/12/2005 @ 10:55 UTC

kayodeok : HarperCollins Will Create a Searchable Digital Library - In the latest move in the battle between publishers and search engines, HarperCollins Publishers said yesterday it would create its own digital library of all of its book and audio content and make it searchable by consumers on the Internet

A Programmers Bookshelf

13/12/2005 @ 09:55 UTC

kayodeok : A Programmers Bookshelf - Presented here is the bookshelf of one of our senior programmers. Hopefully this will act as a guide as to what we find useful in developing the varied software needed for our products. Not all of these are definite recommendations but the comments should

Copulating deaf couple unaware of own volume

13/12/2005 @ 09:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Copulating deaf couple unaware of own volume - Copulating deaf couple unaware of own volume: this is the funniest story I've read all week. Deaf couple has sex loudly and wakes up everyone within several hunred yards.

Bedework

13/12/2005 @ 09:55 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Bedework - Bedework: an open source institutional calendar system

The argument for corporate investment in social networks - Canuckflack

13/12/2005 @ 08:55 UTC

WillPate : The argument for corporate investment in social networks - Canuckflack - "Broadband connectivity and novel applications (including collaborative software, multiple-source videoconferencing, and IP telephony) can facilitate, speed up, and progressively cut the cost of such interactions as collaboration among communities of inte

Identity Woman » Open CMS Summit

13/12/2005 @ 08:55 UTC

WillPate : Identity Woman » Open CMS Summit - "Small business owners who are building businesses based on these platforms. This community has needs to address real client needs that can sometimes be overlooked by the ‘core’ developers - I hope we can create a space for these real issues

What Functions Are Available In A Drupal PHPTemplate Theme?

13/12/2005 @ 07:56 UTC

WillPate : What Functions Are Available In A Drupal PHPTemplate Theme?

Eight Myths About Video Games Debunked | PBS

13/12/2005 @ 07:56 UTC

WillPate : Eight Myths About Video Games Debunked | PBS - Great essay by Henry Jenkins, MIT Professor

NYT on Rocketboom

13/12/2005 @ 07:55 UTC

Andy Baio : NYT on Rocketboom - whoa, I just found out about the TiVo/Rocketboom deal; some analysis

New Media Predictions 2006: What Will The Web Future Bring? - Robin Good's Latest News

13/12/2005 @ 06:55 UTC

ricmac : New Media Predictions 2006: What Will The Web Future Bring? - Robin Good's Latest News

Would You Like Some Fries With That Download? - New York Times

13/12/2005 @ 06:55 UTC

ricmac : Would You Like Some Fries With That Download? - New York Times - "If the Walt Disney Company has its way, McDonald's Happy Meal toys could be replaced with portable media players that hold Disney movies, music, games or photos, according to a pending patent application."

» Anatomy of a Gesture | Steve Gillmor's InfoRouter | ZDNet.com

13/12/2005 @ 06:55 UTC

ricmac : » Anatomy of a Gesture | Steve Gillmor's InfoRouter | ZDNet.com - "I also received an invitation to jump in to the growing Attention Economy page on Wikipedia, which I emphatically will not be doing." (talk about a gesture worth paying attention to!)

Jerry Garcia episode of Biography, Tuesday 4:00 AM

13/12/2005 @ 05:55 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : Jerry Garcia episode of Biography, Tuesday 4:00 AM

in Cork they drink Murphy's instead of Guinness

13/12/2005 @ 05:55 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : in Cork they drink Murphy's instead of Guinness

Matched Movie Ratings: What critics do I agree with.

13/12/2005 @ 03:56 UTC

kellan : Matched Movie Ratings: What critics do I agree with. - I was just thinking about this last week. Would be doable by scraping Netflix and MetaCritic, but so much more elegant as a mashup with open apis. Anyone have suggested data sources? #

Cellphones as Change Agents

13/12/2005 @ 01:57 UTC

Linkorama : Cellphones as Change Agents - "A bunch of people on Flight 93 were scared out of their minds," said Stewart Brand at a recent FORTUNE dinner in San Francisco. "so they formed a spontaneous network and figured out what was going on using their cellphones. Then they did something about

Punk photographer Andy Rosen has signed up for Flickr and is starting to post his private collect...

13/12/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

plasticbag : Punk photographer Andy Rosen has signed up for Flickr and is starting to post his private collection... - Astonishing stuff - and apparently confirmed by various people around the place. Mass amateurisation goes both ways, as professionals start to take advantage of the more innovative tools of the little guys...

Openomy - an online file-system with tags

13/12/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

plasticbag : Openomy - an online file-system with tags - Haven't had a play with this yet, but I'm intrigued by the idea of enhancing the very idea of online storage in various ways. Bears further investigation...

Yahoo! offers Movable Type as part of its offering for small professional outfits

13/12/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

plasticbag : Yahoo! offers Movable Type as part of its offering for small professional outfits - "Yahoo will effectively act as the preferred provider of Movable Type for small business users, taking advantage of its scale and efficiency, Anil Dash, vice president of professional products for San Francisco-based Six Apart, said in a phone interview."

Hotwiring Your Search Engine

13/12/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

plasticbag : Hotwiring Your Search Engine - Repulsive SEOs wallow in their own crapulence over on Newsweek, happy to ignore the evidence that search engine position based on lies is always going to be under attack from search engines eager to reduce spam.

Mark's Sysinternals Blog: Circumventing Group Policy as a Limited User

13/12/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

kayodeok : Mark's Sysinternals Blog: Circumventing Group Policy as a Limited User - Windows administrators should be aware that if a user, even one running with a limited account, can execute just one program of their choice that they also can circumvent many group policy settings, including ones aimed specifically at tightening security

The Anatomy of Web Fonts

13/12/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

Philippe Janvier : The Anatomy of Web Fonts - "Choosing a typeface is the starting point of typographic design, and may even go on to inform the overall design or feel of a page." [via#

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