Congress looks askance at firms that bow to China

13/01/2006 @ 23:12 UTC

Linkorama : Congress looks askance at firms that bow to China - After hearing reports that American tech giants like Microsoft and Yahoo are abiding by Chinese law mandating Internet censorship, some irritated U.S. politicians are threatening to pass laws restricting such cooperation.

StoryField

13/01/2006 @ 23:12 UTC

Linkorama : StoryField - StoryField is a new desktop database solution for oral history and documentary process, content, resource and idea management.

Letter from Tallinn

13/01/2006 @ 23:12 UTC

Linkorama : Letter from Tallinn - Where other countries queue, Estonia clicks.

Slender Means will make their mothers proud

13/01/2006 @ 23:10 UTC

jimray : Slender Means will make their mothers proud - Great local band

LinuxHardware.org | January '06 Processors: Everyone's Going Dual-Core

13/01/2006 @ 23:08 UTC

Wayne Burkett : LinuxHardware.org | January '06 Processors: Everyone's Going Dual-Core - I haven't followed the processor market much the last few years, but these numbers make me strongly consider AMD for my next upgrade. #

X-Ray Firefox Extension

13/01/2006 @ 22:10 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : X-Ray Firefox Extension - X-Ray Firefox Extension: a cool extension for displaying markup inline

"no sampling, please"

13/01/2006 @ 22:10 UTC

jkottke : "no sampling, please" - "no sampling, please", a photoset depicting binge-sampling of nearly everything in sight, contrary to posted signage.

deusx : no sampling, please. - a photoset on Flickr - "the sign seemed simple enough, but meg just couldn't follow the rules. at all."

The evolution of Allen Iverson from misunderstood troublemaker to one of the NBA's "most transcen...

13/01/2006 @ 22:08 UTC

jkottke : The evolution of Allen Iverson from misunderstood troublemaker to one of the NBA's "most transcendental stars" - The evolution of Allen Iverson from misunderstood troublemaker to one of the NBA's "most transcendental stars". Says Iverson, "just trying to approach it in a John Stockton-type of way, to where you don't play so much with your physical ability all the ti

Daring Fireball On Deck

13/01/2006 @ 21:15 UTC

Cameron Moll : Daring Fireball On Deck - John Gruber's Daring Fireball added to The Deck. With it comes solid, witty conversation and savvy readership. Congrats, John.

Yahoo! loses! Nazi! lawsuit!

13/01/2006 @ 21:14 UTC

François Nonnenmacher : Yahoo! loses! Nazi! lawsuit!

Trinidad's Pitch Lake

13/01/2006 @ 21:14 UTC

Nelson Minar : Trinidad's Pitch Lake - 95 acres of tar (via Metafilter)

Connected Coast to Coast died last month!

13/01/2006 @ 21:13 UTC

jimray : Connected Coast to Coast died last month! - Holy shit, I didn't even notice - thank the gods for this one. Now Republican fembot Monica Crowley can slink back into radio obscurity and Ron Reagan can go on railing against stem cells.

claimID

13/01/2006 @ 21:13 UTC

jimray : claimID - Fred, from ibiblio, is starting this - no idea what it is, but Fred's hella smart. Worth keeping an eye on

deusx : claimID.com - "claimID lets you track, verify, classify, annotate, prioritize and share the information that is about you online."

Ruby on Rails Cheat Sheet

13/01/2006 @ 21:12 UTC

jimray : Ruby on Rails Cheat Sheet

Employers looks at Facebook

13/01/2006 @ 21:12 UTC

jimray : Employers looks at Facebook - Having been on both sides of this coin, this strikes me as both obvious and sort of evil

Digital Web Magazine - Designing for the Web

13/01/2006 @ 21:11 UTC

kayodeok : Digital Web Magazine - Designing for the Web - This article is dedicated to some of the wonderful characteristics that make the Web, well, the Web

The Windows MetaFile Backdoor?

13/01/2006 @ 21:11 UTC

kayodeok : The Windows MetaFile Backdoor? - (The Windows MetaFile ) has the feeling of something that Microsoft deliberately designed into Windows. Given the nature of what it is, this would make it a remote code execution "backdoor."

Sci Fi Wire -- The News Service of the Sci Fi Channel

13/01/2006 @ 21:10 UTC

deusx : Sci Fi Wire -- The News Service of the Sci Fi Channel - "SCI FI Channel announced Jan. 12 that it will air the first season of the BBC's hit SF series Doctor Who, starting in March."

Cory Doctorow's Literary Works - printcrime

13/01/2006 @ 21:08 UTC

deusx : Cory Doctorow's Literary Works - printcrime - Like wishing for more wishes.

Scott Rosenberg's Links & Comment [Hack your socks]

13/01/2006 @ 20:09 UTC

merlinmann : Scott Rosenberg's Links & Comment [Hack your socks] - Scott's first contribution to the life hacks community -- refactoring your socks. I've done this on my whites (Gold Toe only), and it totally works.

wearehugh : Hack your socks

Scout: Find your photographs in Flickr's Explore

13/01/2006 @ 20:09 UTC

merlinmann : Scout: Find your photographs in Flickr's Explore - I don't really understand exactly what's happening here, but as with most Flickr apps, I admire that it's doing something cool with my photos.

Ads in CounterStrike?!

13/01/2006 @ 20:09 UTC

Nelson Minar : Ads in CounterStrike?! - In-game ads are sadly inevitable

Sam Bulte and the Copyright Pledge

13/01/2006 @ 20:08 UTC

WillPate : Sam Bulte and the Copyright Pledge - Joey DeVilla takes Sam Bulte to task for taking money from the copyright and recording industry, after which she became a copyright afficianado

Moving to OpenOffice: Batch Converting Legacy Documents

13/01/2006 @ 20:08 UTC

Philippe Janvier : Moving to OpenOffice: Batch Converting Legacy Documents - "...a command line that converts a Microsoft Office file to an OpenOffice file (or an Acrobat file) with no use of the GUI." [via#

Google Data Centers List

13/01/2006 @ 19:11 UTC

joshua : Google Data Centers List

Scouting for alternatives (Metro Times Detroit)

13/01/2006 @ 19:09 UTC

deusx : Scouting for alternatives (Metro Times Detroit) - ""Respect the earth. Don't trash it, because if you do, it will bite you later.""

The Best Blonde Joke Ever!

13/01/2006 @ 19:09 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : The Best Blonde Joke Ever! - The Best Blonde Joke Ever!: heh

Yahoo is #1 at being #2

13/01/2006 @ 19:09 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Yahoo is #1 at being #2 - Yahoo is #1 at being #2: heh, not the first time I've heard that claim!

On the copyright of recipes

13/01/2006 @ 19:08 UTC

jkottke : On the copyright of recipes - On the copyright of recipes. Recipes are covered by US copyright law but not very well and very few suits get brought against those who republish them without permission. For the most part, it sounds like food folks recognize the essential remix culture o [via]

Hilarious real-world version of Million Dollar Homepage: Fill My Room

13/01/2006 @ 19:08 UTC

jkottke : Hilarious real-world version of Million Dollar Homepage: Fill My Room - Hilarious real-world version of Million Dollar Homepage: Fill My Room. For each donation of a dollar, a block gets added to this person's room until it fills up. (via cyn-c) [via]

Consumer Reports on when buying organic makes sense and when it doesn't

13/01/2006 @ 19:08 UTC

jkottke : Consumer Reports on when buying organic makes sense and when it doesn't - Consumer Reports on when buying organic makes sense and when it doesn't. You should buy organic apples, poultry, and baby food, but not seafood or cosmetics.

More than you'd ever want to know about Tecmo Super Bowl

13/01/2006 @ 17:08 UTC

jkottke : More than you'd ever want to know about Tecmo Super Bowl - More than you'd ever want to know about Tecmo Super Bowl. Still one of my all-time favorite video games...I play it on my Gameboy and still have a Sega Genesis in the closet.

Cory Doctorow details another fight he's had with Andrew Orlowski, and runs through how different...

13/01/2006 @ 16:08 UTC

plasticbag : Cory Doctorow details another fight he's had with Andrew Orlowski, and runs through how different it is to a fight he had with Wikipedia - It's an interesting article that again explores Orlowski's continued journalistic license and the hypocrisy of many of his attacks on Wikipedia.

deusx : Boing Boing: Correcting the Record: Wikipedia vs The Register - "The Reg is the Wikipedia vandal you can't revert."

World of Warcraft 1.9.3 will support Intel-powered Macs

13/01/2006 @ 16:08 UTC

plasticbag : World of Warcraft 1.9.3 will support Intel-powered Macs - Well that's another thing ticked off my list of reasons not to go out and buy a new iMac then...

"Music giant Sony is launching a venture aimed at promoting talented gay and lesbian recording ar...

13/01/2006 @ 16:08 UTC

plasticbag : "Music giant Sony is launching a venture aimed at promoting talented gay and lesbian recording artists." - What a strange move. I suppose it makes some sense to have a team surrounding gay artists that can understand the issues that they might be confronted with, but at the same time it does smack a bit of ghettoisation. I'll be following this...

London Gay Speed-dating in Turnmills

13/01/2006 @ 16:08 UTC

plasticbag : London Gay Speed-dating in Turnmills - So a couple of my straight friends have just decided that I need to go on a speed-dating evening in Turnmills in a few weeks time. I have no idea what I think about this whole thing. Votes from the floor?

"Apple has been criticised over a new version of its iTunes program that can keep track of a user...

13/01/2006 @ 16:08 UTC

plasticbag : "Apple has been criticised over a new version of its iTunes program that can keep track of a user's listening habits." - So whatever the rights and wrongs of the whole situation, it's pretty clear that the PR effect has been far from positive. Apple, look to last.fm! There's a whole world of the future hidden in that little site...

George Galloway pretends to be a cat on Celebrity Big Brother

13/01/2006 @ 16:08 UTC

plasticbag : George Galloway pretends to be a cat on Celebrity Big Brother - I saw this last night on television and there was something altogether dirty about it. This middle aged man role-playing with a motherly actress. You couldn't help but get the impression he (they!) enjoyed it too much.

The NY Times spends some time at home with Paula Scher

13/01/2006 @ 16:08 UTC

jkottke : The NY Times spends some time at home with Paula Scher - The NY Times spends some time at home with Paula Scher. The gallery displaying her work is right around the corner from Eyebeam....I think I'll head over there today.

out-law: Does your website overstate its accessibility?

13/01/2006 @ 14:09 UTC

Isofarro : out-law: Does your website overstate its accessibility? - 'Of the 500 sites, 40 (8%) had an accessibility statement or logo. However, when 20 of these sites were inspected further, only six were found to be accurately stating their accessibility.'

X-Ray

13/01/2006 @ 14:08 UTC

Philippe Janvier : X-Ray - "When applied to a page it can help you see how the document was constructed without having to go back and forth between the sourcecode and the page in your browser." Effectivement pratique pour comprendre certaines pages. [via#

Google: The Bear Case

13/01/2006 @ 12:08 UTC

François Nonnenmacher : Google: The Bear Case

MyVu personal media viewer

13/01/2006 @ 11:08 UTC

jimray : MyVu personal media viewer - Now you can watch videos on your iPod AND look like that dude from Star Trek

Quoted often, followed rarely

13/01/2006 @ 09:09 UTC

jimray : Quoted often, followed rarely - 30 years after "The Mythical Man Month" and software development still sucks

Google Earth for Mac: Big Disappointment

13/01/2006 @ 09:08 UTC

jimray : Google Earth for Mac: Big Disappointment - "Bottom line: Google should dump this client and start over on the Mac."

SVK

13/01/2006 @ 09:08 UTC

jimray : SVK - Distributed subversion - I was just thinking this morning that I could use something like this

Lawrence Lessig to hold a virtual lecture in Second Life

13/01/2006 @ 09:08 UTC

jimray : Lawrence Lessig to hold a virtual lecture in Second Life - I've been meaning to sign up a Second Life account for months, seems like as good a reason as any

Clockr - It's Flickr Time

13/01/2006 @ 09:08 UTC

jimray : Clockr - It's Flickr Time - Cool

Cameron Moll : Clockr - It's Flickr Time - Clockr. Lovely little app that displays the current time using Flickr images. Via Veer. [via]

Philippe Janvier : Clockr - It's Flickr Time - Afficher l'heure en photo avec Flickr. [via#

MyPregnantLittlePony.jpg (JPEG Image, 819x588 pixels)

13/01/2006 @ 08:08 UTC

Wayne Burkett : MyPregnantLittlePony.jpg (JPEG Image, 819x588 pixels) - WTF? Seriously. #

Bob's Custom Inlays (by Commander Taco's dad)

13/01/2006 @ 06:33 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : Bob's Custom Inlays (by Commander Taco's dad)

the Simpsons "Old Gil" character

13/01/2006 @ 06:33 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : the Simpsons "Old Gil" character

TiBook G4 450, bought from hooker, will trade for new MacBook

13/01/2006 @ 06:33 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : TiBook G4 450, bought from hooker, will trade for new MacBook

Matthew M. Boedicker : TiBook G4 450, bought from hooker, will trade for new MacBook

TiBook G4 450, bought from hooker, will trade for new MacBook

13/01/2006 @ 06:33 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : TiBook G4 450, bought from hooker, will trade for new MacBook

Matthew M. Boedicker : TiBook G4 450, bought from hooker, will trade for new MacBook

Omniture Privacy: 2o7.net Explained

13/01/2006 @ 06:32 UTC

jimray : Omniture Privacy: 2o7.net Explained - Ominture is the 500 pound gorilla of web tracking (MSNBC uses em...) - here's how to opt out of being tracked by them

Vote for the Daily Mail ludicrous headline of the year!

13/01/2006 @ 06:32 UTC

plasticbag : Vote for the Daily Mail ludicrous headline of the year! - More entertaining / scary than you can possibly imagine. It's almost a hard process working out and analysing exactly which headline was most scurrilous and damaging...

Rod Begbie : Mailwatch Vote 2005 - Vote for the most outrageous Daily Mail or Daily Express headline of 2005. I'm having trouble deciding between "1 IN 4 TERROR SUSPECTS ARE ASYLUM SEEKERS" and "GIVE MORE LAND TO GYPSIES ORDERS PRESCOTT" [via#

Rod Begbie : Mailwatch Vote 2005 - Vote for the most outrageous Daily Mail or Daily Express headline of 2005. I'm having trouble deciding between "1 IN 4 TERROR SUSPECTS ARE ASYLUM SEEKERS" and "GIVE MORE LAND TO GYPSIES ORDERS PRESCOTT" [via#

1000Tags

13/01/2006 @ 04:10 UTC

Linkorama : 1000Tags - Another Stupid, Brilliant Idea

1000tags.com

13/01/2006 @ 04:10 UTC

Linkorama : 1000tags.com - Like the mil dollar homepage

looking forward to this In Our Time episode about prime numbers

13/01/2006 @ 04:09 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : looking forward to this In Our Time episode about prime numbers

Yahoo Exec Exits For Automattic CEO Gig

13/01/2006 @ 03:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Yahoo Exec Exits For Automattic CEO Gig - Yahoo Exec Exits For Automattic CEO Gig: cat's out of the bag... Toni is leaving to join up with Matt

DateBox - Intuitive Date Input Selection

13/01/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

Simon Willison : DateBox - Intuitive Date Input Selection - Mixes JSCalendar with my better date input stuff.

bmilleare : DateBox - Intuitive Date Input Selection

Google Local - "hotels in new york"

13/01/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

Simon Willison : Google Local - "hotels in new york" - Sponsored results (the blue pins) on Google Maps.

I was wondering much the same thing as Michael re: iTunes phoning home with your listening history

13/01/2006 @ 01:08 UTC

jkottke : I was wondering much the same thing as Michael re: iTunes phoning home with your listening history - I was wondering much the same thing as Michael re: iTunes phoning home with your listening history. Isn't that what we want? Our software watching and making recommendations for us...isn't that helpful? Providing better, more targetted advertising (if we

'Doomsday vault' to house world's seeds

13/01/2006 @ 00:12 UTC

deusx : 'Doomsday vault' to house world's seeds - "Norway is to build a "doomsday vault" in a mountain close to the North Pole that will house a vast seed bank to ensure food supplies in the event of catastrophic climate change, nuclear war or rising sea levels, New Scientist says."

Kottke on the Digg vs. Slashdot effects

13/01/2006 @ 00:10 UTC

Andy Baio : Kottke on the Digg vs. Slashdot effects - Slashdot still wields enormous traffic, even as Digg's influence grows

Linkorama : Digg vs. Slashdot - (or, traffic vs. influence) (kottke.org)

Robert Birnbaum interviews Chip Kidd for Identity Theory

13/01/2006 @ 00:08 UTC

jkottke : Robert Birnbaum interviews Chip Kidd for Identity Theory - Robert Birnbaum interviews Chip Kidd for Identity Theory.

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