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Flickrbox

22/01/2006 @ 23:08 UTC

Philippe Janvier : Flickrbox - "This script uses the fantastic lightbox.js to enhance browsing on Flickr." [via#

Jon Hicks : Flickrbox : Leftbrained - Genius!

"The city as an avatar of itself"

22/01/2006 @ 21:08 UTC

Andy Baio : "The city as an avatar of itself" - aerial city photos that very much resemble scale models

erikbenson : "The city as an avatar of itself" - I love these toy-like pictures of cities.

how to foil search engine snoops

22/01/2006 @ 20:09 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : how to foil search engine snoops

Banana peeling

22/01/2006 @ 20:09 UTC

Nelson Minar : Banana peeling - Monkeys open bananas from the other side

The world according to Google

22/01/2006 @ 20:08 UTC

Philippe Janvier : The world according to Google - "Dangerous strategy : Google makes its money from advertising." [via#

Firebug

22/01/2006 @ 19:10 UTC

kellan : Firebug - Firefox extension for debugging HTML, CSS, AJAX, and Javascript #

deusx : Firebug: neutralizes nasty niffs - "t is a full-featured error console that shows your errors in Javascript, CSS (a godsend!) and XML. Not only that, but it does full logging for XMLHttpRequest calls, so it's a powerful tool for debugging AJAX applications as well."

Ball Revamped IV

22/01/2006 @ 19:10 UTC

Nelson Minar : Ball Revamped IV - Little Flash dexterity game (via Jay is Games)

Jack Russell

22/01/2006 @ 19:10 UTC

Nelson Minar : Jack Russell - Vaguely Kirby Canvas Curse gameplay, cute falling dogs

Recipe Cards from the 1971 Betty Crocker Library.

22/01/2006 @ 19:09 UTC

kaninka.net : Recipe Cards from the 1971 Betty Crocker Library. - Afar girnilegt

Rockers and bikers

22/01/2006 @ 19:09 UTC

kaninka.net : Rockers and bikers - myndasafn

raving lunacy: Copyright, the Internet and Blogs

22/01/2006 @ 19:08 UTC

kayodeok : raving lunacy: Copyright, the Internet and Blogs - If you feel that your prose, is of such astonishing value, you should probably not post it on the internet. Because the dumbest thing you can put on your sites is: "Copyright All Rights Reserved No duplication without Expressed Written Authorization"

Moertel Consulting's Community Projects :: A Coder's Guide To Coffee

22/01/2006 @ 19:08 UTC

deusx : Moertel Consulting's Community Projects :: A Coder's Guide To Coffee - "As most software and creative professionals know, coffee is an important technology for boosting mental acuity and maintaining peak on-the-job performance."

Sushi Eating HOWTO

22/01/2006 @ 19:08 UTC

deusx : Sushi Eating HOWTO - "This document provides a simple guide to eating sushi."

Fool.com: The S&P 500 Index Fund [Mutual Fund Center]

22/01/2006 @ 18:08 UTC

gleuschk : Fool.com: The S&P 500 Index Fund [Mutual Fund Center] - see the other articles in the series (right sidebar)

"Geronimo Jackson." - Google Search

22/01/2006 @ 17:08 UTC

gleuschk : "Geronimo Jackson." - Google Search - lost fans are a weird obsessive bunch, but this is kinda cool

Ports Associated with Known Vulnerabilities and Exploits

22/01/2006 @ 16:09 UTC

kayodeok : Ports Associated with Known Vulnerabilities and Exploits - Our advisories, incident notes, and current activity often include information regarding services that have been targeted for exploitation. The following table lists services and ports that have been mentioned in documents we have published since August 1

de Bruijn sequences, necklaces, and Stockholm apartment codes

22/01/2006 @ 16:09 UTC

gleuschk : de Bruijn sequences, necklaces, and Stockholm apartment codes - very nice

"Katie Holmes Turns 27 Amongst Other Imprisoned Playthings"

22/01/2006 @ 16:08 UTC

plasticbag : "Katie Holmes Turns 27 Amongst Other Imprisoned Playthings" - For her birthday, she apparently got given a DVD boxed set of all Tom Cruise's movies. The picture on this article alone is astonishing. You know you shouldn't find this interesting, but it just is.

Lucas Blog talks about cowardice at the Golden Globes

22/01/2006 @ 16:08 UTC

plasticbag : Lucas Blog talks about cowardice at the Golden Globes - Despite the success of Brokeback Mountain and Transamerica, most of the established talent prefer to talk generically about the "difficult circumstances" of their characters rather than even mention that they could be gay.

Ferrofluid Sculptures by Sachiko Kodama

22/01/2006 @ 16:08 UTC

plasticbag : Ferrofluid Sculptures by Sachiko Kodama - Ferrofluid can be manipulated and turn solid in response to magnetic fields. Skip past the writing on the page to the link just above the comments - there's a video that will demonstrate this extraordinary material in action.

The BBC reports that British teenagers think science is interesting and important, but not for 'n...

22/01/2006 @ 16:08 UTC

plasticbag : The BBC reports that British teenagers think science is interesting and important, but not for 'normal people' - 'Among those who said they would not like to be scientists, reasons included: "Because you would constantly be depressed and tired and not have time for family", and "because they all wear big glasses and white coats and I am female".'

Know Your Type - Starting points for Typographic Inspiration

22/01/2006 @ 16:08 UTC

plasticbag : Know Your Type - Starting points for Typographic Inspiration - Very interesting primer in Typography that I don't entirely agree with, but has given me a different perspective on what I've been doing on plasticbag. Hopefully at some point soon an iterative redesign will appear

Cameron Moll : Red Labor: Know Your Type - iStockphoto articles: "Know Your Type" by Red Labor. Great stack of tips here.

Broadcast Flag is back, this time it covers iPods and PSPs, too

22/01/2006 @ 16:08 UTC

plasticbag : Broadcast Flag is back, this time it covers iPods and PSPs, too - "Under the DCPA proposal, digital media technologies would be restricted to using technologies that had been certified by the FCC as being not unduly disruptive to entertainment industry business-models."

EgoSurf search for Tom Coates

22/01/2006 @ 16:08 UTC

plasticbag : EgoSurf search for Tom Coates - EgoSurf is possibly the least useful website I've ever seen - you can use it to give yourself a score about how nominally important you are online, with no positive scores at all - you're either a nobody, ordinary or stuck-up

Redacting with Confidence: How to Safely Publish Sanitized Reports Converted From Word to PDF

22/01/2006 @ 15:08 UTC

kayodeok : Redacting with Confidence: How to Safely Publish Sanitized Reports Converted From Word to PDF - While time-consuming, these steps give the highest confidence that sensitive information is not hidden in the released document. Copying the text and images into a blank document is a good way to manually review a sensitive document, since sections can be

Slanket: The Best Blanket Ever

22/01/2006 @ 15:08 UTC

Rod Begbie : Slanket: The Best Blanket Ever - Wow, this is genius. A big fleecy blanket with sleeves, so you can control the TV or type on your laptop without exposing your shoulders. Want! [via#

plasticbag : The Slanket is the best blanket ever - very large, very warm and with sleeves so you can change TV channels! - If they hadn't sold out of these, I'd have already ordered one. They look toasty.

gleuschk : mmmm, slanket - sleeve + blanket = slanket!

How to trace an e-mail, and report its sender for abuse

22/01/2006 @ 15:08 UTC

plasticbag : How to trace an e-mail, and report its sender for abuse - The process of scouting around for trolls on messageboards is pretty similar, but e-mail makes it way way easier to find the information than web submission forms.

Intense / complex classical music | Ask MetaFilter

22/01/2006 @ 14:08 UTC

philgyford : Intense / complex classical music | Ask MetaFilter - Handy recommendations from Arvo Part to, er, the 'Conan the Barbarian' soundtrack. (via ChrisDodo)

Google Video for Everyone

22/01/2006 @ 12:08 UTC

Philippe Janvier : Google Video for Everyone - Un script Greasemonkey pour voir des vidéos Google Video même si ce n'est pas encore possible près de chez vous. Minimal ! [via#

How to Manage Geeks

22/01/2006 @ 10:08 UTC

kayodeok : How to Manage Geeks - Tech people are uppity by definition: A lot of them would like to have been astronauts. They enjoy the limelight. In a power relationship with management, they have more in common with pro basketball players than they do with average workers

radio babylon - a photoset on Flickr

22/01/2006 @ 10:08 UTC

deusx : radio babylon - a photoset on Flickr - ""

Harry Porter's Relay Computer

22/01/2006 @ 09:08 UTC

deusx : Harry Porter's Relay Computer - It's a computer made from mechanical relays!

SiteAdvisor blog: Spam-a-lot

22/01/2006 @ 07:11 UTC

Rod Begbie : SiteAdvisor blog: Spam-a-lot - SiteAdvisor's excellent analysis of webcrap continues. Signing-up for "free" computer games gets you bombarded with 15 spam emails a day. #

Wacky new Built to Spill song released via Myspace

22/01/2006 @ 07:10 UTC

erikbenson : Wacky new Built to Spill song released via Myspace - Not sure how much I like it yet, but it's definitely different! And, self-producing and self-promoting seems to be a more adventurous way to go about things.

Free bullets project at Stylegala

22/01/2006 @ 07:09 UTC

bmilleare : Free bullets project at Stylegala

Apple pulls past Dell's stock price and Steve Jobs is delighted

22/01/2006 @ 07:08 UTC

plasticbag : Apple pulls past Dell's stock price and Steve Jobs is delighted - Apparently a few years ago, Dell suggested that Apple should be sold and the money returned to its shareholders. This was before Steve Jobs' return to the business, of course...

Cameron Moll opens up a discussion about the new Apple iLife packaging

22/01/2006 @ 07:08 UTC

plasticbag : Cameron Moll opens up a discussion about the new Apple iLife packaging - Hot or not? I'd have to say not. I get why they've decided to change it, last year's one was beautiful but maybe not too clear. But the new one seems to play too much on the film metaphor. Could do better.

math.HO/0511366: Pudwell, Lara

22/01/2006 @ 06:08 UTC

gleuschk : math.HO/0511366: Pudwell, Lara - see footnote 1: "Mostly known for other work"

XML-RPC interface for the NewsRiver aggregator

22/01/2006 @ 04:09 UTC

deusx : XML-RPC interface for the NewsRiver aggregator - "The goal is to create an XML-RPC interface for aggregators, with a first implementation for the NewsRiver aggregator that's an add-on for the OPML Editor."

Email inbox management in a new job

22/01/2006 @ 04:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Email inbox management in a new job - Email inbox management in a new job: "Any job worth having is messy and unclear in the first few months, so embrace the mess and let your inbox fill up without guilt."

Paul Hammond : Email inbox management in a new job (or how I learned to stop worrying and love 5100+ messages) -- Chad Dickerson’s blog - Any job worth having is messy and unclear in the first few months, so embrace the mess and let your inbox fill up without guilt

Garmin: GNC 250XL

22/01/2006 @ 04:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Garmin: GNC 250XL - Garmin: GNC 250XL: GPS/COM unit that's in a plane I'd like to buy part of

thermite video

22/01/2006 @ 03:11 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : thermite video

Hixie's Natural Log: People who don't realise that they're wrong

22/01/2006 @ 03:08 UTC

Paul Hammond : Hixie's Natural Log: People who don't realise that they're wrong - I'd like to apologise to everyone whose time I've wasted by insisting on following the specs on this matter for the past seven years

Jibbering musings » The PING attribute

22/01/2006 @ 03:08 UTC

Paul Hammond : Jibbering musings » The PING attribute - PING fails to meet its own use cases and it introduces lots of potential for abuse

Lloyd@work » 50 users v 1 editor

22/01/2006 @ 03:08 UTC

Paul Hammond : Lloyd@work » 50 users v 1 editor - we may be reflecting the “community� more fairly, both mathematically and ethically, than the likes of digg.

The Fine Art of Complexity Management

22/01/2006 @ 03:08 UTC

Paul Hammond : The Fine Art of Complexity Management - I didn’t mean to end up with another description of the process of Test-Driven Development, it just fell out of my thinking about managing complexity

Video: Tripod's "Make You Happy Tonight"

22/01/2006 @ 03:08 UTC

Andy Baio : Video: Tripod's "Make You Happy Tonight" - gamers get smooth

LiveJournal Radio!

22/01/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

Simon Willison : LiveJournal Radio! - OMG, streaming teen angst!

Google Video and Privacy

22/01/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

Simon Willison : Google Video and Privacy - Interesting analysis of Google Video's DRM.

Xanga Hit By Script Worm (in December)

22/01/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

Simon Willison : Xanga Hit By Script Worm (in December) - Description of an XSS worm that hit Xanga last month. [via]

numb3rs quiz coming soon

22/01/2006 @ 01:08 UTC

gleuschk : numb3rs quiz coming soon - every day for 29 days -- when will they start?

Wedding consultants: what they do and how much they cost

22/01/2006 @ 00:08 UTC

gleuschk : Wedding consultants: what they do and how much they cost - stay away from planners who charge a percentage

"Exactly what does a Wedding Consultant do?"

22/01/2006 @ 00:08 UTC

gleuschk : "Exactly what does a Wedding Consultant do?" - well, um, you know: consult

dream weddings inc

22/01/2006 @ 00:08 UTC

gleuschk : dream weddings inc - did Jeff and Rebecca Vyduna's

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