Monoculture and Flexibility

6/01/2006 @ 23:11 UTC

François Nonnenmacher : Monoculture and Flexibility

Buzzpad 2.0 (Beta)

6/01/2006 @ 23:11 UTC

François Nonnenmacher : Buzzpad 2.0 (Beta) - Heh!

Visualizing the Blogosphere

6/01/2006 @ 23:10 UTC

François Nonnenmacher : Visualizing the Blogosphere

Pop-up Potpourri: Sixth Time is the Charm

6/01/2006 @ 23:09 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Pop-up Potpourri: Sixth Time is the Charm - Pop-up Potpourri: Sixth Time is the Charm: get your daily dose of WTF

Fans are fascinated by the drugs-and-drink-fuelled excesses of rock stars such as Pete Doherty...

6/01/2006 @ 23:08 UTC

jkottke : Fans are fascinated by the drugs-and-drink-fuelled excesses of rock stars such as Pete Doherty... - "Fans are fascinated by the drugs-and-drink-fuelled excesses of rock stars such as Pete Doherty - but they don't see the heavy personal toll it takes, writes Caroline Butler, who spent years with an alcoholic star". (via tmn) [via]

The story of the Hindenburg disaster

6/01/2006 @ 22:08 UTC

jkottke : The story of the Hindenburg disaster - The story of the Hindenburg disaster. Amazingly, 2/3 of the zeppelin's passengers survived the crash. Here's an audio recording of the famous Herbert Morrison radio broadcast ("oh, the humanity") of the disaster.

IE rivals stride ahead in browser stakes

6/01/2006 @ 21:12 UTC

Jon Hicks : IE rivals stride ahead in browser stakes - Safari usage doubles in the last year!

In Defense of Geeks or Ten Reasons Why You Should Date a Geek

6/01/2006 @ 21:11 UTC

WillPate : In Defense of Geeks or Ten Reasons Why You Should Date a Geek - Uber-geek Robert Scoble's lady makes a compelling case for dating geeks. There is some repetition in there, but you get the point.

kayodeok : In Defense of Geeks or Ten Reasons Why You Should Date a Geek - Here’s the deal, sweet and simple: Your geek will worship the ground you walk on. He’ll be so happy that a pretty girl like you paid attention to him that he’ll be at your feet. He’ll adore you as if you were his queen. In his

iSlideshow Screensaver

6/01/2006 @ 21:09 UTC

gleuschk : iSlideshow Screensaver - incl. the "ken burns effect"

Yahoo! Go - A Portal That Spans Devices

6/01/2006 @ 21:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Yahoo! Go - A Portal That Spans Devices - Yahoo! Go - A Portal That Spans Devices: "It also worries me that the TV part is limited to Windows XP PCs and mobile will be limited in terms of handsets and presumably carriers."

Twelve Signs You're Taking This Too Seriously

6/01/2006 @ 21:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Twelve Signs You're Taking This Too Seriously - Twelve Signs You're Taking This Too Seriously: "You replaced your posters of Lindsay Lohan and Hilary Duff with 5-megapixel glossies of Jeremy Zawodny and Matt Cutts from PubCon X." This is all a bad dream...

ricmac : sem | antics: Twelve Signs You're Taking This Too Seriously - "2. You were totally surprised that your suggested "mashup" between you, your spouse, and the babysitter was poorly received."

Rufus Griscom interviews Steven Johnson about television, video games, and Everything Bad is Good...

6/01/2006 @ 21:08 UTC

jkottke : Rufus Griscom interviews Steven Johnson about television, video games, and Everything Bad is Good for You - Rufus Griscom interviews Steven Johnson about television, video games, and Everything Bad is Good for You for Nerve.

Category:Autodidacts - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

6/01/2006 @ 20:09 UTC

merlinmann : Category:Autodidacts - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - Fascinating list of self-taught people.

Macromedia - Flash TechNote : Problems using Flash across local area networks

6/01/2006 @ 20:09 UTC

jimray : Macromedia - Flash TechNote : Problems using Flash across local area networks - "Use of Flash in such a scenario for project corroboration or content deployment is highly discouraged and may corrupt your source files." This is, in every sense of the word, retarded. If Flash doesn't want to work on the network, fine, but don't fuck up

INSTEON

6/01/2006 @ 20:08 UTC

jimray : INSTEON

Newsvine beta released

6/01/2006 @ 20:08 UTC

Andy Baio : Newsvine beta released - I've been playing with this, and it's very well-designed; the story-specific live chat is great

The Del Monte Note

6/01/2006 @ 20:08 UTC

jkottke : The Del Monte Note - The Del Monte Note is a $20 bill with a Del Monte banana sticker that was affixed to it during the printing process so that the serial number and Treasury seal are partially printed on the sticker. "In the summer of 2004 a college student in Ohio received

An original Hitler painting recently went for 11,000 euros on eBay

6/01/2006 @ 20:08 UTC

jkottke : An original Hitler painting recently went for 11,000 euros on eBay - An original painting by Adolf Hitler recently went for 11,000 euros on eBay.

Wooster Collective: Invader Goes BIG in Paris

6/01/2006 @ 19:11 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : Wooster Collective: Invader Goes BIG in Paris

How to Interview and Questions to Ask a Wedding DJ

6/01/2006 @ 19:09 UTC

gleuschk : How to Interview and Questions to Ask a Wedding DJ - damn, 39 of them

That Money Show - Features - wedding insurance

6/01/2006 @ 19:09 UTC

gleuschk : That Money Show - Features - wedding insurance - what is it and why

The Guardian reports on the attempts to work out the feline evolutionary family tree...

6/01/2006 @ 19:09 UTC

plasticbag : The Guardian reports on the attempts to work out the feline evolutionary family tree... - Cats appear to be everywhere - from the top of mountains to the toughest and hottest deserts on the planet. The first domestication? 12,000 years ago. The first identifiable breeds? Only a few hundred years...

Podzinger makes podcasts searchable by performing speech recognition upon them...

6/01/2006 @ 19:09 UTC

plasticbag : Podzinger makes podcasts searchable by performing speech recognition upon them... - Media analysis is only one of the three ways you can accrete metadata around a media object. Also worth considering - production metadata and post-release public annotation...

Linkorama : PODZINGER - PodZinger enables one to quickly, easily and reliably search the Web for podcasts and locate specific information at the exact location in the audio file and is based on 30 years of speech recognition research and development from BBN Technologies.

Barbelith discuss "Brokeback Mountain"

6/01/2006 @ 19:09 UTC

plasticbag : Barbelith discuss "Brokeback Mountain" - And they do so with a characteristically entertaining title, "The Cowboy who went up a mountain and came down a gay man". Charming...

HD TiVo

6/01/2006 @ 19:08 UTC

jkottke : HD TiVo - Hello, TiVo. Hurry the hell up and release your HD-compatible Series 3 machine already. Are you trying to make me angry?

This is no game

6/01/2006 @ 19:08 UTC

jkottke : This is no game - This is no game. "One day we'll just sit by the fire, chew some tobacky, toast some marshmackies, and maybe strum a tune on the ole guitacky."

Quick ZFS links update

6/01/2006 @ 18:09 UTC

François Nonnenmacher : Quick ZFS links update

Tofu Dogs

6/01/2006 @ 18:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Tofu Dogs - Tofu Dogs: moden food cracks me up

Anil Dash offers a list of dos and don'ts for beating the iPod and iTunes

6/01/2006 @ 18:08 UTC

jkottke : Anil Dash offers a list of dos and don'ts for beating the iPod and iTunes - Anil Dash offers a list of dos and don'ts for beating the iPod and iTunes.

Robert Fripp to compose system sounds for Windows Vista

6/01/2006 @ 17:08 UTC

gleuschk : Robert Fripp to compose system sounds for Windows Vista - as long as it's not Adrian Belew

Matthew M. Boedicker : Robert Fripp will compose sounds for Windows Vista

CamiScript Alpha Release

6/01/2006 @ 15:09 UTC

Jon Hicks : CamiScript Alpha Release - Another treat for Camino users. From the developer of CamiTools, comes an alpha of a script menu for Camino, including the ability to save and restore the last browser session.

The Brandon Sun: Bored teens planned ‘baby Jesus burning party’

6/01/2006 @ 15:08 UTC

deusx : The Brandon Sun: Bored teens planned ‘baby Jesus burning party’ - "Four teens stole 27 baby Jesus statues from nativity scenes outside churches and homes and planned to burn them, police said."

Adam Greenfield ships Everyware, now available on Amazon pre-order...

6/01/2006 @ 15:08 UTC

plasticbag : Adam Greenfield ships Everyware, now available on Amazon pre-order... - I get a thanks on his post on the subject, which I'm not sure I deserve, but hey. I'm looking forward to getting my hands on a copy of this - albeit with that dread that it'll be great in which case I'll be jealous or that it'll be terrible in which case

Best news in ages: Jon Stewart is to present this year's Oscars. He rocks.

6/01/2006 @ 15:08 UTC

plasticbag : Best news in ages: Jon Stewart is to present this year's Oscars. He rocks. - It's just a shame it's always on in the middle of the bloody night in the UK. I always doze off at the wrong moments, ten minutes from the Best Picture gong...

Coding Horror: Getting Back to Web Basics

6/01/2006 @ 14:09 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : Coding Horror: Getting Back to Web Basics

Paul Hammond : Coding Horror: Getting Back to Web Basics - Clever JavaScript on your web page does not exempt you from good web design

The Scotsman reports that the US Government are exploring an area of physics that could result in...

6/01/2006 @ 14:08 UTC

plasticbag : The Scotsman reports that the US Government are exploring an area of physics that could result in practical faster than light travel... - There's remarkably little about this news story on Google News or elsewhere, and I have to say that I'm not sure I trust The Scotsman as a source for science stories. But still, it's a fascinating story...

deusx : Scotsman.com News - Sci-Tech - Welcome to Mars express: only a three hour trip - "AN EXTRAORDINARY "hyperspace" engine that could make interstellar space travel a reality by flying into other dimensions is being investigated by the United States government."

FastCGI, SCGI, and Apache: Background and Future

6/01/2006 @ 12:10 UTC

François Nonnenmacher : FastCGI, SCGI, and Apache: Background and Future

The Flip Side of Corporate Blogging

6/01/2006 @ 12:10 UTC

François Nonnenmacher : The Flip Side of Corporate Blogging - Sun Microsystems says blogging helped rebuild its reputation

Bring back the Goodies!

6/01/2006 @ 12:09 UTC

Jon Hicks : Bring back the Goodies! - I’m all for it!

Graphic design plays a minor role on the Web: October 24, 2005: New Thinking by Gerry McGovern

6/01/2006 @ 11:08 UTC

Jon Hicks : Graphic design plays a minor role on the Web: October 24, 2005: New Thinking by Gerry McGovern - Gerry thinks the poor use of Flash is what Graphic Design is all about. [via]

Windows rootkits of 2005, part two

6/01/2006 @ 11:08 UTC

kayodeok : Windows rootkits of 2005, part two - In our previous article, we discussed current rootkit development techniques. In this article, we take it a step further and focus upon upcoming, cutting edge trends in rootkit technologies

Windows rootkits of 2005, part three

6/01/2006 @ 11:08 UTC

kayodeok : Windows rootkits of 2005, part three - The third and final article in this series explores five different rootkit detection techniques used to discover Windows rootkit deployments. Additionally, nine different tools designed for administrators are discussed

Ten Bills

6/01/2006 @ 11:08 UTC

Richard Rutter : Ten Bills - . [via T-Shirts! Some really good ones too.]

jimray : Ten Bills: T-Shirts! - Gorgeous shirts, ten bucks each. Get 'em now before they get Threadlessed

Cameron Moll : Ten Bills Tees - Ten Bills tees @ $10/ea.

Conferenza Becoming a Blog

6/01/2006 @ 10:09 UTC

Linkorama : Conferenza Becoming a Blog - An operator will be standing by.

3D Japanese Google Maps

6/01/2006 @ 10:08 UTC

Andy Baio : 3D Japanese Google Maps - tech demo, only works in Firefox 1.5  [via]

Simon Willison : 3D Maps BETA - Firefox 1.5 only; uses SVG.

Someday my prince will come. Or not.

6/01/2006 @ 09:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Someday my prince will come. Or not. - Someday my prince will come. Or not.: an interesting twist on an age-old question

Notes on Social Software

6/01/2006 @ 08:12 UTC

Linkorama : Notes on Social Software - I disagree with all four identified patterns, permission to participate and keeping things implicit is more common and successful

Who drives VC returns

6/01/2006 @ 08:08 UTC

Linkorama : Who drives VC returns - who matters

b3ta: Who you gonna call?

6/01/2006 @ 07:08 UTC

Rod Begbie : b3ta: Who you gonna call? - Ghostbusters as a small animated GIF. #

THE WORLD QUESTION CENTER 2006 - CLIFFORD PICKOVER - We are all virtual

6/01/2006 @ 06:08 UTC

deusx : THE WORLD QUESTION CENTER 2006 - CLIFFORD PICKOVER - We are all virtual - "If this ratio of one real life to ten simulated lives turned out to be representative of human experience, this means that right now, you only have a one in ten chance of being alive on the actual date of today."

THE WORLD QUESTION CENTER 2006 - DAVID LYKKEN - Laws requiring parental licensure

6/01/2006 @ 06:08 UTC

deusx : THE WORLD QUESTION CENTER 2006 - DAVID LYKKEN - Laws requiring parental licensure - "I believe that, during my grandchildren's lifetimes, the U.S. Supreme Court will find a way to approve laws requiring parental licensure."

THE WORLD QUESTION CENTER 2006 - SUSAN BLACKMORE - Everything is pointless

6/01/2006 @ 06:08 UTC

deusx : THE WORLD QUESTION CENTER 2006 - SUSAN BLACKMORE - Everything is pointless - "We humans can, and do, make up our own purposes, but ultimately the universe has none."

THE WORLD QUESTION CENTER 2006 - Clay Shirky - Free will is going away. Time to redesign society ...

6/01/2006 @ 06:08 UTC

deusx : THE WORLD QUESTION CENTER 2006 - Clay Shirky - Free will is going away. Time to redesign society to take that into account. - "In the coming decades, our concept of free will, based as it is on ignorance of its actual mechanisms, will be destroyed by what we learn about the actual workings of the brain."

THE WORLD QUESTION CENTER 2006 - KEITH DEVLIN - We are entirely alone

6/01/2006 @ 06:08 UTC

deusx : THE WORLD QUESTION CENTER 2006 - KEITH DEVLIN - We are entirely alone - "The fact that our existence has no purpose outside that existence is completely irrelevant to the way we live our lives, since we are inside our existence."

THE WORLD QUESTION CENTER 2006 - ALUN ANDERSON - Brains cannot become minds without bodies

6/01/2006 @ 06:08 UTC

deusx : THE WORLD QUESTION CENTER 2006 - ALUN ANDERSON - Brains cannot become minds without bodies - "A far more dangerous idea is that brains cannot become minds without bodies, that two-way interactions between mind and body are crucial to thought and health, and the brain may partly think in terms of the motor actions it encodes for the body's muscles

Measure Map Library for .net

6/01/2006 @ 06:08 UTC

veen : Measure Map Library for .net - "I put together a simple c# library that you can use from your .net based blog if you have written a custom application like I have."

Mike Elgan on the Push Music project

6/01/2006 @ 06:08 UTC

Andy Baio : Mike Elgan on the Push Music project - automatic wireless sharing of music with strangers based on recommendations

Rands In Repose: Swear A Bit

6/01/2006 @ 05:08 UTC

deusx : Rands In Repose: Swear A Bit - "It is a constant awareness that the people who are reading what you write are just like you. It's a tone that reminds your readers that you are just another human being."

Automatically updating SMTP servers with location on Mac OS X

6/01/2006 @ 04:11 UTC

joshua : Automatically updating SMTP servers with location on Mac OS X - run a script on location change

Google Pack

6/01/2006 @ 04:11 UTC

Linkorama : Google Pack - video upgrade and big ole software bundle

Baltimore - 'Home of 1,000 slogans'

6/01/2006 @ 04:08 UTC

Steve Cook : Baltimore - 'Home of 1,000 slogans' - Mobtown, represent!

Tapir

6/01/2006 @ 03:10 UTC

joshua : Tapir - turns a script or whatever into a global menu item

Making Wikipedia better, Part II

6/01/2006 @ 03:10 UTC

Linkorama : Making Wikipedia better, Part II - I meant strangle as a complement

blue.jpg (JPEG Image, 640x480 pixels)

6/01/2006 @ 03:08 UTC

deusx : blue.jpg (JPEG Image, 640x480 pixels) - It's a painting by my very good friend Chetwah

Christian Cantrell: Flash and Ajax: Happy Together

6/01/2006 @ 03:08 UTC

veen : Christian Cantrell: Flash and Ajax: Happy Together - "Adaptive Path recently released their Flash/JavaScript Date Slider under a Creative Commons License."

O'Reilly Radar > Slide into 2006...

6/01/2006 @ 03:08 UTC

veen : O'Reilly Radar > Slide into 2006... - "The Measure Map Date Slider is a nifty flash component for meandering time."

web economy bullshit generator

6/01/2006 @ 03:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : web economy bullshit generator - web economy bullshit generator: heh

TiVo adds transcoding video to PSP, iPod

6/01/2006 @ 03:08 UTC

Andy Baio : TiVo adds transcoding video to PSP, iPod - and TiVo Central gets Ajaxified

Conferenza: The Weblog

6/01/2006 @ 02:09 UTC

Linkorama : Conferenza: The Weblog - Their premium reports as an email newsletter have provided fantastic coverage of the conference scene, really reccommend subscribing now that it is opened up.

Overheard in the Bookstore

6/01/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

Jason Shellen : Overheard in the Bookstore - Overheard in NY is one of my favorite daily reads. Perfect content for compilation as a book. Nice work! #

IE 7 to have thumbnail tabs

6/01/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

Jon Hicks : IE 7 to have thumbnail tabs - Omniweb

Lego mindstorms NXT

6/01/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

Simon Willison : Lego mindstorms NXT - Lego announce a new mindstorms Robot, Mac compatible, with bluetooth.

Small Biz 101: Tips for Increasing Sales

6/01/2006 @ 01:12 UTC

WillPate : Small Biz 101: Tips for Increasing Sales - Very practical advice for people starting their own small service business.

A Wellman Bestiary

6/01/2006 @ 01:12 UTC

Steve Cook : A Wellman Bestiary - The critters of old-school horror writer Manly Wade Wellman. "They are an ancient race, an aboriginal 'people of the land' who went into hiding with the advent of man."

expialidocio.us

6/01/2006 @ 01:12 UTC

Philippe Janvier : expialidocio.us - "...fun to watch, once !" [via#

plasticbag : expialidocio.us is a flash interface for viewing your personal del.icio.us tagcloud for any given period of time - It kind of choked on the sheer number of tags I have, but still pretty cool. What I really want to see is a Flickr-style top 50 tags but animated over time, so I can see new words appearing and disappearing in response to news stories and my interests...

A great post on the some interesting, if extreme, alternatives for our future

6/01/2006 @ 01:10 UTC

erikbenson : A great post on the some interesting, if extreme, alternatives for our future - "We don't seek reproductive success directly; we seek tasty foods that tended to promote survival and luscious mates who tended to produce bright, healthy babies. Modern results: fast food and pornography."

Dangerous thoughts: ban schools, the evolution of evil, we are bacteria

6/01/2006 @ 01:09 UTC

erikbenson : Dangerous thoughts: ban schools, the evolution of evil, we are bacteria - I like the idea of running with dangerous thoughts. I thought some of these were a bit too science vs. religiony, but liked the more obscure ones.

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS06-001: Vulnerability in Graphics Rendering Engine Could Allow Remo...

6/01/2006 @ 00:10 UTC

kayodeok : Microsoft Security Bulletin MS06-001: Vulnerability in Graphics Rendering Engine Could Allow Remote Code Execution (912919) - Patching Time!

Scroll to Bottom of a Div

6/01/2006 @ 00:10 UTC

Philippe Janvier : Scroll to Bottom of a Div - Comment descendre au bas d'une div avec Javascript. [via#

deusx : Eric's weblog - JavaScript: Scroll to Bottom of a Div - "Now if you have not noticed, the div below has been updating the time and it scroll position is at the bottom."

ajchat - #craowiki

6/01/2006 @ 00:09 UTC

Philippe Janvier : ajchat - #craowiki - Un chat simplié version Ajax. Torture test assuré par Xtof et son gang :) [via#

Pew Internet & American Life Project Report: Women and Men Online

6/01/2006 @ 00:09 UTC

ricmac : Pew Internet & American Life Project Report: Women and Men Online

WeBreakStuff » Building web-applications

6/01/2006 @ 00:09 UTC

ricmac : WeBreakStuff » Building web-applications - del.icio.us warning: non-utf8 string! (sorry)

Yahoo! Tenthouse on Flickr - Photo Sharing!

6/01/2006 @ 00:09 UTC

ricmac : Yahoo! Tenthouse on Flickr - Photo Sharing! - Ye gads, why didn't they have cheerleaders at Web 2.0 Conference?

Open Gardens: Mobile web 2.0: AJAX for mobile devices – why mobile AJAX will replace both ...

6/01/2006 @ 00:08 UTC

ricmac : Open Gardens: Mobile web 2.0: AJAX for mobile devices – why mobile AJAX will replace both J2ME and XHTML as the preferred platform for mobile applications development

Crazy Del.icio.us

6/01/2006 @ 00:08 UTC

Andy Baio : Crazy Del.icio.us - it's like a web geek litmus test; if you get it, you're a lost cause

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