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Insecure vs. confident weatherman videos

24/01/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Insecure vs. confident weatherman videos - both are painful to watch

Street art in Counterstrike Source

24/01/2005 @ 21:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Street art in Counterstrike Source - anyone can make custom graffiti in CS:Source [via]  [via]

Firefox's lead engineer Ben Goodger hired by Google

24/01/2005 @ 20:18 UTC

Andy Baio : Firefox's lead engineer Ben Goodger hired by Google - this suggests that the Google Browser is definitely a reality [via]  [via]

Isofarro : Ben Goodger, lead developer of Firefox joins Google! - Firefox just may be the 'Google Browser'

jkottke : Ben Goodger, lead developer for Firefox, is now working for Google - Hello, Google Browser?

François Hodierne : Ben Goodger move to Google #

ricmac : Firefox lead developer Ben Goodger is now being paid by Google, to work on Firefox - Incidentally, he's a fellow New Zealander. I wonder how many other kiwis work for Google? (more to the point, can any of them get *me* a job there? ;-))

Collaborative fiction writing with SubEthaEdit

24/01/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Collaborative fiction writing with SubEthaEdit - I'll bet it would work great for screenplays and sketch comedy, too [via]  [via]

CD Baby rewrite in Postgres and Ruby

24/01/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

Andy Baio : CD Baby rewrite in Postgres and Ruby - one developer's move away from PHP and MySQL [via]  [via]

Hurricane Electric ISP adds automatic BitTorrent hosting for clients

24/01/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Hurricane Electric ISP adds automatic BitTorrent hosting for clients - drop a file in a directory, and it's automatically tracked and seeded locally; wonderful! [via]  [via]

Nelson Minar : he.net torrent tracker - Nice ISP service (via mathowie)

Google rumored to offer voice-over-IP phone service

24/01/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Google rumored to offer voice-over-IP phone service - a bold move, but I wouldn't be surprised to see Google buy a Skype competitor [via]  [via]

jkottke : Speculation that Google might offer VoIP service

Just A Plant, a children's story of marijuana

24/01/2005 @ 19:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Just A Plant, a children's story of marijuana - the next book should be "Poppies Are Pretty: A Children's Guide to Opiates"

Are design contests worth the time and effort?

24/01/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Are design contests worth the time and effort? - B. Adam Howell asks contest winners if they got any business after winning

Snarkout essay on Will Eisner

24/01/2005 @ 18:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Snarkout essay on Will Eisner - tons of great links about Eisner and the Spirit

Non-desktop uses for a Mac mini

24/01/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Non-desktop uses for a Mac mini - some great ideas here for DIY projects [via]  [via]

cameron : Mac Mini -- More Than Meets the Eye - A few novel uses for the new tiny mac

Washington school district bans Halo 2 tsunami fundraiser

24/01/2005 @ 16:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Washington school district bans Halo 2 tsunami fundraiser - they cited violent games and the Columbine shootings [via]  [via]

Flash: Jon Udell's Wikipedia case study on the heavy metal umlaut

24/01/2005 @ 07:58 UTC

Andy Baio : Flash: Jon Udell's Wikipedia case study on the heavy metal umlaut - this is essential viewing for anyone with any interest in Wikipedia [via]  [via]

cobra libre : heavy metal umlaut: the movie - look for my pseudonym, as it makes a brief appearance #

Habbo Hotel gets $23m in funding

24/01/2005 @ 07:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Habbo Hotel gets $23m in funding - one of the most successful and profitable multiplayer worlds, despite its lo-fi approach [via]  [via]

Nelson Minar : Habbo Hotel: $23M - From Benchmark, no less

Darwinia demo released

24/01/2005 @ 06:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Darwinia demo released - a real-time strategy game with a completely unique look, independently published [via]  [via]

Google raises word limit to 32

24/01/2005 @ 06:01 UTC

Andy Baio : Google raises word limit to 32 - before, you were limited to 10 words in a single query

Kayode Okeyode : Google Increases Maximum Number of Query Terms to 32

Anne van Kesteren : Google Raises Word Limit to 32 - Nice. Now I can finally submit more complicated queries [via#

Phrack to publish its last issue

24/01/2005 @ 05:58 UTC

Andy Baio : Phrack to publish its last issue - publishing since 1985, I used to read the hacker e-zine religiously in my BBS days

MP3: Ben Folds and Rufus Wainwright duet on Wham's "Careless Whisper"

24/01/2005 @ 03:55 UTC

Andy Baio : MP3: Ben Folds and Rufus Wainwright duet on Wham's "Careless Whisper" - the live version of Philosophy is nice, too

Drivey, monochrome driving sim for Windows

24/01/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Drivey, monochrome driving sim for Windows - also: history of driving games [via]  [via]

Five terrible fake Livejournal memes

24/01/2005 @ 00:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Five terrible fake Livejournal memes - from Merlin Mann's 5ives [via]  [via]

MoonEdit, multiplatform collaborative text editor

23/01/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

Andy Baio : MoonEdit, multiplatform collaborative text editor - like SubEthaEdit, but for both Windows, Mac and Linux [via]  [via]

Philippe Janvier : MoonEdit - "Tom Dobrowolski's multi-platform collaborative text editor". [via#

Ivan Brunetti's Doodle-A-Day

23/01/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Ivan Brunetti's Doodle-A-Day - his galleries of vintage postcards and art are good, too

Wired cover story on Firefox

23/01/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Wired cover story on Firefox - it's tempting for the media to put one face on a much larger project

Target selling Mac mini

23/01/2005 @ 23:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Target selling Mac mini - but only on their website, I believe [via]  [via]

Johnny Carson passes away

23/01/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

Andy Baio : Johnny Carson passes away - even to the end, he was writing jokes and secretly sending them to Letterman [via]  [via]

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