Stan Goff: Sex and War

11/01/2006 @ 23:11 UTC

kellan : Stan Goff: Sex and War - Now available for pre-order on Amazon #

Random House, the publisher of James Frey's A Million Little Pieces, is offering refunds to folks...

11/01/2006 @ 23:08 UTC

jkottke : Random House, the publisher of James Frey's A Million Little Pieces, is offering refunds to folks who bought the book - Random House, the publisher of James Frey's A Million Little Pieces, is offering refunds to folks who bought the book. Wow, this situation is getting out of hand in a hurry for Mr. Frey. And speaking of out of control, the kottke.org thread about Frey is

Fine gallery of well-designed book covers

11/01/2006 @ 23:08 UTC

jkottke : Fine gallery of well-designed book covers - Fine gallery of well-designed book covers with an opportunity for you, the visitor, to comment on them. (via coudal) [via]

cobra libre : Covers! [via#

Wikis: A Killer Collaboration Tool

11/01/2006 @ 22:10 UTC

Linkorama : Wikis: A Killer Collaboration Tool - Interview on Socialtext

Orbitz Travel Deals RSS Feeds

11/01/2006 @ 22:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Orbitz Travel Deals RSS Feeds - Orbitz Travel Deals RSS Feeds: I've never seen so many Add To My Yahoo buttons in once place!

A list of a favorite movie moments from 2005

11/01/2006 @ 22:08 UTC

jkottke : A list of a favorite movie moments from 2005 - A list of a favorite movie moments from 2005. I need to get out to way more movies this year.

Video: Live Action Punch-Out

11/01/2006 @ 21:08 UTC

Andy Baio : Video: Live Action Punch-Out - not great, but I've been humming the Punch Out theme since I saw this last week

Flash Earth

11/01/2006 @ 19:09 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Flash Earth - Flash Earth: uses images from google and/or msn

Nelson Minar : Flash Earth - Google Earth-like UI entirely in Flash. Very nicely done. (via jayisgames)

gleuschk : Flash Earth ...Google Local and Windows Live Local in Flash - wow. just wow.

How Apple lost it's Web Video mojo, and how it could get it back

11/01/2006 @ 19:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : How Apple lost it's Web Video mojo, and how it could get it back - How Apple lost it's Web Video mojo, and how it could get it back: that's always bothered me

François Nonnenmacher : How Apple lost it's Web Video mojo, and how it could get it back

Susan Mernit is joining Yahoo!

11/01/2006 @ 19:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Susan Mernit is joining Yahoo! - Susan Mernit is joining Yahoo!: to help run the Personals group

Google Video and missing the wow

11/01/2006 @ 19:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Google Video and missing the wow - Google Video and missing the wow: maybe they're running out of 'wow'?

Slate's The Year in Culture for 2005

11/01/2006 @ 19:08 UTC

jkottke : Slate's The Year in Culture for 2005 - Slate's The Year in Culture for 2005. "As infuriating and crippling as the [NYC transit] strike was for so many, I selfishly appreciated having a city that was uninviting and briefly in turmoil."

Disable iTunes 6.0.2's reporting of listening habits

11/01/2006 @ 18:09 UTC

Eric Meyer : Disable iTunes 6.0.2's reporting of listening habits - Just in case you're feeling paranoid, hermetical, or whatever. (No imprecation intended--I disabled it right away!)

The Prejudice World Map

11/01/2006 @ 18:08 UTC

Andy Baio : The Prejudice World Map - silly fun with Google wildcards

jkottke : A world map of cultural prejudices, compiled by asking Google what different cultures "are known for" - A world map of cultural prejudices, compiled by asking Google what different cultures "are known for". (via waxy, who is known for good links) [via]

Rod Begbie : The Prejudice Map - "According to Google, people in the world are known for..." [via#

Wayne Burkett : The Prejudice Map - Just getting around to this. Interesting and funny. #

On the day that Apple announced their first Intel-based computers, their stock price closed at $8...

11/01/2006 @ 18:08 UTC

jkottke : On the day that Apple announced their first Intel-based computers, their stock price closed at $80.86 - On the day that Apple announced their first Intel-based computers, their stock price closed at $80.86. Spooky. (via df) [via]

Dark horse

11/01/2006 @ 17:08 UTC

jkottke : Dark horse - Dark horse "originally alluded to an unknown horse winning a race and was so used in a novel by Benjamin Disraeli (The Young Duke, 1831)". An answer to a "where on earth did that expression come from" discussion I had the other day.

Ted has a good list of reasons to be disappointed with the new Probooks

11/01/2006 @ 16:10 UTC

kellan : Ted has a good list of reasons to be disappointed with the new Probooks - no battery life info in sight, capped top speeds, slow disks #

Cheeky Tip: Default Function Arguments In JavaScript

11/01/2006 @ 14:09 UTC

Isofarro : Cheeky Tip: Default Function Arguments In JavaScript - Useful technique of using default values in JavaScript

Jonathan Ross - Confessions of a Nipponophile

11/01/2006 @ 13:08 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : Jonathan Ross - Confessions of a Nipponophile [via]

Get back to work, George Galloway!

11/01/2006 @ 12:08 UTC

plasticbag : Get back to work, George Galloway! - "As Member of Parliament for Bethnal Green and Bow, George Galloway MP earns an annual basic salary of £61,708. Paid by you, the British taxpayer."

Flip4Mac

11/01/2006 @ 11:08 UTC

Jon Hicks : Flip4Mac - Amazing. MS release an app that allows you to view Windows Media Files in Quicktime. Huzzah!

François Nonnenmacher : Flip4Mac - Play Windows Media files in QuickTime

ben barren - rss'ing down under: Yahoo + Google not the Only Place to Work :P

11/01/2006 @ 10:08 UTC

ricmac : ben barren - rss'ing down under: Yahoo + Google not the Only Place to Work :P - I bloody well hope GYM aren't the only places to work, because that leaves stranded kiwis out in the cold :-0 Thank goodness for those aussie media magnates...

Alex Barnett blog : Recording Skype calls, II

11/01/2006 @ 10:08 UTC

ricmac : Alex Barnett blog : Recording Skype calls, II - Thanks Alex for the pointer. I'd downloaded HotRecorder earlier, but hadn't realised it can be used to do mp3 podcast files too.

Debian key management problems

11/01/2006 @ 10:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Debian key management problems - Debian key management problems: Nelson documents how to fix the problem I just ran into. Kick ass.

Apple's stock price closed at $80.86 today

11/01/2006 @ 09:08 UTC

Andy Baio : Apple's stock price closed at $80.86 today - cute coincidence  [via]

HR Wikis

11/01/2006 @ 08:09 UTC

Linkorama : HR Wikis - Pick something that you’ll use often and just follow the discipline of using it and soon your Wiki will be growing like a Chia pet.

Radio Babylon

11/01/2006 @ 08:08 UTC

jimray : Radio Babylon - Little embedded gadget that finds an iTunes share and plays random tracks. Also, check out that killer domain name.

Google Earth

11/01/2006 @ 08:08 UTC

jimray : Google Earth - Now for Mac!

Jeremy Zawodny : Google Earth Download - Google Earth Download: get the latest

43folders : Google Earth - System Requirements - "Google Earth is a broadband, 3D application that not all computers can run." Awesome introductory sentence. Stay humble, Google!

ongoing · Don’t Invent XML Languages

11/01/2006 @ 07:08 UTC

deusx : ongoing · Don’t Invent XML Languages - "Here’s a radical idea: don’t even think of making your own language until you’re sure that you can’t do the job using one of the Big Five: XHTML, DocBook, ODF, UBL, and Atom."

anecdote about Colgate sending free toothpaste samples for 8 years

11/01/2006 @ 06:08 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : anecdote about Colgate sending free toothpaste samples for 8 years

PDP Planet

11/01/2006 @ 06:08 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : PDP Planet

I-Roast 2 Coffee Bean Roaster by Hearthware:

11/01/2006 @ 05:09 UTC

deusx : I-Roast 2 Coffee Bean Roaster by Hearthware: - "The new I-Roast 2 has a few design changes from the original I-Roast, including tighter locking system between the roasting pot and the base, chaff collector base and the roasting pot, and the chaff collector base and chaff collector lid."

Dare Obasanjo aka Carnage4Life - Shelley Powers on DRM and the Cluetrain Clique

11/01/2006 @ 05:08 UTC

deusx : Dare Obasanjo aka Carnage4Life - Shelley Powers on DRM and the Cluetrain Clique - "Absolutists who argue that DRM is evil and should be shunned are ignoring reality."

Veblen goods

11/01/2006 @ 04:10 UTC

Nelson Minar : Veblen goods - Something that is more desireable the more expensive it is

Diamonds are bad

11/01/2006 @ 04:10 UTC

Nelson Minar : Diamonds are bad - Lots of interesting stuff in the comments

Levi Strauss debuts iPod-ready jeans

11/01/2006 @ 04:09 UTC

jimray : Levi Strauss debuts iPod-ready jeans - iDenim

The Last iPod Video Guide You’ll Ever Need

11/01/2006 @ 04:09 UTC

Jason Shellen : The Last iPod Video Guide You’ll Ever Need - Pretty much obsoletes about 30 links I had on delicious, in other words a great guide [via Micro Persuasion] #

jimray : The Last iPod Video Guide You’ll Ever Need - Looks true to its word

ExpressCard: Superfast I/O

11/01/2006 @ 04:08 UTC

deusx : ExpressCard: Superfast I/O - "The standard PC Card slot that has been found on the sides of notebooks since 1991 is wearing out its welcome. ... Enter ExpressCard, a smaller, faster, cheaper solution."

Apple - iLife - iWeb - Blogging

11/01/2006 @ 03:08 UTC

Jason Shellen : Apple - iLife - iWeb - Blogging - Seems a bit weird to lead off with how easy blogging is by touting that iLife does RSS. #

Mediacentral

11/01/2006 @ 01:08 UTC

Jon Hicks : Mediacentral - The freeware movie playing app gets updated to 1.0, and is looking promising! Now plays iTunes music too, and is looking like a good alternative to those who want FrontRow, and aren’t too worried about viewing photos. More on this later…

The New Foo » “bury� coming to Digg

11/01/2006 @ 01:08 UTC

ricmac : The New Foo » “bury� coming to Digg - Good. More needs to be done too...

Kintaro Walks Japan - Google Video

11/01/2006 @ 00:09 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : Kintaro Walks Japan - Google Video [via]

Weebls Stuff - 100

11/01/2006 @ 00:08 UTC

Rod Begbie : Weebls Stuff - 100 - The awesomely inexplicable Weeble & Bob makes it to 100 episodes. Hooray. #

A Selection From George W. Bush's Eavesdropping Tapes: Matthew Barney and Bjork Place an Ikea Pho...

11/01/2006 @ 00:08 UTC

jkottke : A Selection From George W. Bush's Eavesdropping Tapes: Matthew Barney and Bjork Place an Ikea Phone Order - A Selection From George W. Bush's Eavesdropping Tapes: Matthew Barney and Bjork Place an Ikea Phone Order. "Ask if they have an aluminum igloo."

deusx : McSweeney's Internet Tendency: A Selection From George W. Bush's Eavesdropping Tapes: Matthew Barney and Bjrk Place an Ikea Phone Order. - "BJRK: (In background.) Ask if they have an aluminum igloo. "

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