Jenga Tower Projects

9/01/2006 @ 23:09 UTC

Eric Meyer : Jenga Tower Projects - Now there's a hobby you don't see every day.

180solutions's Misleading Installation Methods - Dollidol.com

9/01/2006 @ 23:08 UTC

kayodeok : 180solutions's Misleading Installation Methods - Dollidol.com - When a user receives 180 software from Dollidol.com, a close 180 distribution partner, the user cannot reasonably be said to have consented to 180's subsequent actions

Trolling Is Now Illegal: Two Years In Jail

9/01/2006 @ 23:08 UTC

kayodeok : Trolling Is Now Illegal: Two Years In Jail - If you're anonymously annoying online, you face two years in jail.

Google Pack

9/01/2006 @ 23:08 UTC

kayodeok : Google Pack - A free collection of essential software

D.I.A.D.

9/01/2006 @ 23:08 UTC

Philippe Janvier : D.I.A.D. - Visit X-City in Flash. [via#

Install Google Screensaver without Google Logo - Digital Inspiration Software Reviews, Technology...

9/01/2006 @ 23:08 UTC

gleuschk : Install Google Screensaver without Google Logo - Digital Inspiration Software Reviews, Technology News, Web Guides, Internet Downloads, Tutorials, Productivity Tips - and without the rest of Google Pack

David Bean, Photographer

9/01/2006 @ 22:10 UTC

Cameron Moll : David Bean, Photographer - David Bean of Visual Reserve goes full-time photography. With a portfolio like that, he won't be begging for work any time soon.

"About The Image" Stock Photo Blog

9/01/2006 @ 22:10 UTC

Cameron Moll : "About The Image" Stock Photo Blog - Brent Phelps' "About The Image" stock photo blog.

More on Yahoo! Go

9/01/2006 @ 22:10 UTC

Cameron Moll : More on Yahoo! Go - Russ Beattie with more on Yahoo! Go.

Learn reverse engineering by hacking Windows Pinball

9/01/2006 @ 22:08 UTC

Andy Baio : Learn reverse engineering by hacking Windows Pinball - if nothing else, worth it for playing around with the backdoor cheat  [via]

Internet feud escalates between Ebaumsworld and its detractors

9/01/2006 @ 22:08 UTC

Andy Baio : Internet feud escalates between Ebaumsworld and its detractors - this time around a borrowed Lindsay Lohan animated GIF  [via]

Spike Jonze's film adaptation of Where the Wild Things Are had been shelved, but Warner Bros has ...

9/01/2006 @ 22:08 UTC

jkottke : Spike Jonze's film adaptation of Where the Wild Things Are had been shelved, but Warner Bros has revived it - Spike Jonze's film adaptation of Where the Wild Things Are had been shelved, but Warner Bros has revived it. Jonze wrote the screenplay with Dave Eggers. (via rw) [via]

Matthew M. Boedicker : Spike Jonze will direct "Where the Wild Things Are" movie

Harsh feedster update

9/01/2006 @ 21:10 UTC

Nelson Minar : Harsh feedster update - An executive should never use the phrase "purged some personnel"

Feedster overturn

9/01/2006 @ 21:09 UTC

Nelson Minar : Feedster overturn - Good journalism from WebProNews

Oblivion tech interview

9/01/2006 @ 21:09 UTC

Nelson Minar : Oblivion tech interview - Lots of interesting details about a next-gen 3d game

TKTS: Discount Theater Tickets

9/01/2006 @ 21:09 UTC

Rod Begbie : TKTS: Discount Theater Tickets - Handy site listing which Broadway shows were selling discounted tickets at the TKTS booth in Times Square each day. #

Digital Blending

9/01/2006 @ 21:08 UTC

kayodeok : Digital Blending - Three Approaches to Expanded Dynamic Range When Shooting With A Digital Camera

Putting the Slash in Slashdot

9/01/2006 @ 21:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Putting the Slash in Slashdot - Putting the Slash in Slashdot: "Several times over the past few months I've added Slashdot's RSS feed to my reader, and I always end up deleting it shortly afterwards."

Google testing contextual ads in print newspapers

9/01/2006 @ 21:08 UTC

Andy Baio : Google testing contextual ads in print newspapers - they're filling unsold ad space in the Sun-Times

jimray : <i>Sun-Times</i> nets Google ad deal - Google putting adwords in newspapers - seems logical, but also anachronistically hilarious

Create an e-annoyance, go to jail

9/01/2006 @ 21:08 UTC

Andy Baio : Create an e-annoyance, go to jail - "annoying" someone anonymously online is now a federal crime  [via]

Yahoo! acquires Webjay

9/01/2006 @ 21:08 UTC

Andy Baio : Yahoo! acquires Webjay - if you haven't played with the playlist sharing community, try it out

Cute video of some Sims in a Metallica music video

9/01/2006 @ 21:08 UTC

jkottke : Cute video of some Sims in a Metallica music video - Cute video of some Sims in a Metallica music video.

iStockphoto.com Redesign

9/01/2006 @ 20:20 UTC

Cameron Moll : iStockphoto.com Redesign - iStockphoto.com redesign launch planned for sometime today. Keep the ol' eyes peeled.

Fortune 500 Blogs

9/01/2006 @ 20:18 UTC

Linkorama : Fortune 500 Blogs - The reason blog tracking becomes particularly important in the business context is that a large company can have tens of thousands of employees (and perspectives). The blog isn't a monolithic form of corporate communication; two bloggers at the same compa

Pentagon Study Links Fatalities to Body Armor - New York Times

9/01/2006 @ 20:15 UTC

jimray : Pentagon Study Links Fatalities to Body Armor - New York Times - "A secret Pentagon study has found that as many as 80 percent of the marines who have been killed in Iraq from wounds to the upper body could have survived if they had had extra body armor. Such armor has been available since 2003, but until recently the

The Shadowland/Lightroom Development Story

9/01/2006 @ 20:13 UTC

jimray : The Shadowland/Lightroom Development Story - Turns out Lightroom has been in development for four years - makes me wonder if Apple got word of this project and pushed Aperture out to compete head to head - would explain why Aperture feels so rushed for some people

VintageComputing.com | Vintage Computing and Gaming - Blog Archive Before Gauntlet, There Was......

9/01/2006 @ 20:10 UTC

deusx : VintageComputing.com | Vintage Computing and Gaming - Blog Archive Before Gauntlet, There Was...Dandy Dungeon - "At first glance, it appears to be a Gauntlet clone with primitive graphics (the Gauntlet of which I speak is the 1985 Atari Games arcade release), but it turns out that Gauntlet, not Dandy, is the clone"

34 poker players earned $1 million playing tournaments

9/01/2006 @ 20:08 UTC

jkottke : 34 poker players earned $1 million playing tournaments - In 2005, 34 poker players earned $1 million playing tournaments, compared to 78 golfers earning the same playing their sport.

VW Xmas card

9/01/2006 @ 19:08 UTC

Richard Rutter : VW Xmas card - Ice cool (geddit?). [via Authentic Boredom]

The identity of the secretive writer JT LeRoy

9/01/2006 @ 19:08 UTC

jkottke : The identity of the secretive writer JT LeRoy - In addition to the James Frey thing, we've got people digging into the identity of the secretive writer JT LeRoy (a denial). And True Hoop's Henry Abbott is trying to figure out who William Wesley is...a powerful NBA figure who came out of nowhere and app

Quote Details: Edward Abbey: No tyranny is so... - The Quotations Page

9/01/2006 @ 18:09 UTC

merlinmann : Quote Details: Edward Abbey: No tyranny is so... - The Quotations Page - "No tyranny is so irksome as petty tyranny: the officious demands of policemen, government clerks, and electromechanical gadgets." [Thanks, Greg Hitz]

Rude Place Names

9/01/2006 @ 18:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Rude Place Names - Rude Place Names: featuring "Sugar Tit, South Carolina" and so many others

Mouse thrown into fire sets home ablaze

9/01/2006 @ 18:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Mouse thrown into fire sets home ablaze - Mouse thrown into fire sets home ablaze: "I had some leaves burning outside, so I threw it in the fire, and the mouse was on fire and ran back at the house,"

The New York Times sure has a boner for Ana Marie Cox and her new book, Dog Days

9/01/2006 @ 18:08 UTC

jkottke : The New York Times sure has a boner for Ana Marie Cox and her new book, Dog Days - The New York Times sure has a boner for Ana Marie Cox and her new book, Dog Days. They've reviewed one, two, three times in the last five days...and that's not counting Ms. Cox's nicely timed op-ed about Jack Abramoff from last Thursday.

Affirmations Google Should Consider Putting on Its Search Button Other Than "I'm Feeling Lucky."

9/01/2006 @ 18:08 UTC

jkottke : Affirmations Google Should Consider Putting on Its Search Button Other Than "I'm Feeling Lucky." - Affirmations Google Should Consider Putting on Its Search Button Other Than "I'm Feeling Lucky." Not a great list, but "I Deserve to Google and Be Googled" should be put on a tshirt.

Google Pack

9/01/2006 @ 17:08 UTC

gleuschk : Google Pack - aimed squarely at the 'parents-of-geeks' market

How to speed up your mac and make it more stable when web browsing in 3 simple steps | A Whole Lo...

9/01/2006 @ 16:09 UTC

merlinmann : How to speed up your mac and make it more stable when web browsing in 3 simple steps | A Whole Lotta Nothing - Matt's short, funny tutorial on deep-sixing the corpulent psychopath we call "Acrobat."

The Top Ten Lies of Venture Capitalists

9/01/2006 @ 16:09 UTC

François Nonnenmacher : The Top Ten Lies of Venture Capitalists

Linkorama : The Top Ten Lies of Venture Capitalists - Missing: It's a feature, not a product

NeverEndingBooks » Alain Connes on …. everything

9/01/2006 @ 16:08 UTC

gleuschk : NeverEndingBooks » Alain Connes on …. everything - links to excellent interview (PDF) with Connes

US-CERT's FUD

9/01/2006 @ 15:08 UTC

François Nonnenmacher : US-CERT's FUD

Slashdot is Going out of Style in 2006

9/01/2006 @ 11:08 UTC

kayodeok : Slashdot is Going out of Style in 2006 - 2006 will the year in which the once great Slashdot dies.

Cameron Moll : Slashdot Out, Digg In? - 2006: Slashdot out, Digg in? "There's always been a sense of frustration among those who submit news to Slashdot. Sometimes your story is picked and sometimes it isn't. After a while, you start to wonder why Slashdot's small group of dictators (err, I mea

François Nonnenmacher : Slashdot is Going out of Style in 2006

Independent Individuals and Wise Crowds

9/01/2006 @ 10:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Independent Individuals and Wise Crowds - Independent Individuals and Wise Crowds: James Surowieki on ITConversations

American Idol of Search - your search isnt my search

9/01/2006 @ 10:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : American Idol of Search - your search isnt my search - American Idol of Search - your search isnt my search: will objective search remain the people’s choice in search engines?

Adobe Labs - Project: Lightroom

9/01/2006 @ 09:10 UTC

jimray : Adobe Labs - Project: Lightroom - Apple's Aperture warning shot has been answered in kind

jkottke : Adobe has released the beta version of a program called Lightroom - Adobe has released the beta version of a program called Lightroom (OS X only), a competitor to Apple's Aperture. Both are pro-level apps for manipulating and organizing digital photos. Here's the story of Lightroom's development from one of its developers [via]

Why is setting up a new PC still so painful?

9/01/2006 @ 09:09 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Why is setting up a new PC still so painful? - Why is setting up a new PC still so painful?: because advertsing is what subsidises low-cost PCs!

Microsoft's Bill Gates Wants to Save the World

9/01/2006 @ 09:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Microsoft's Bill Gates Wants to Save the World - Microsoft's Bill Gates Wants to Save the World: "The way he talked about wiping out malaria was how he used to talk about wiping out Netscape."

KBCafe Blog Awards Winners - iBLOGthere4iM

9/01/2006 @ 08:08 UTC

ricmac : KBCafe Blog Awards Winners - iBLOGthere4iM - I came third in the Best Web 2.0 Blog award, behind Techcrunch and microformats. Damn, I was looking forward to doing my Marlon Brando non-acceptance act at the Awards ceremony - being a 2.0 rebel and all... :-) just kidding, thanks Randy for the honour.

The Top Ten Lies of Entrepreneurs

9/01/2006 @ 07:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : The Top Ten Lies of Entrepreneurs - The Top Ten Lies of Entrepreneurs: heh, a good start

François Nonnenmacher : The Top Ten Lies of Entrepreneurs

Nelson Minar : Entrepreneurs' lies - Funny-but-true list (via Zawodny)

Linkorama : The Top Ten Lies of Entrepreneurs - Missing: "We want you to be our VC"

Free up Hard Disk space

9/01/2006 @ 06:11 UTC

jimray : Free up Hard Disk space - For those of us without that terabyte RAID array (yet...)

Help me DJ a wedding | Ask MetaFilter

9/01/2006 @ 06:10 UTC

gleuschk : Help me DJ a wedding | Ask MetaFilter - two sets: one early for the grownups, one late for the kids

Wedding songs? | Ask MetaFilter

9/01/2006 @ 06:10 UTC

gleuschk : Wedding songs? | Ask MetaFilter - they want a single "wedding song"

Modern Love | Ask MetaFilter

9/01/2006 @ 06:10 UTC

gleuschk : Modern Love | Ask MetaFilter - no standards

Classical Music For A Wedding? | Ask MetaFilter

9/01/2006 @ 06:10 UTC

gleuschk : Classical Music For A Wedding? | Ask MetaFilter - for during the meal

The Best Bridal Party Mix Tape Evah!!! | Ask MetaFilter

9/01/2006 @ 06:09 UTC

gleuschk : The Best Bridal Party Mix Tape Evah!!! | Ask MetaFilter - songs for the makeup-application before the ceremony (?)

Rugby-Pioneers

9/01/2006 @ 06:08 UTC

ricmac : Rugby-Pioneers - found via technorati blog of the day

Hands on with Google Pack

9/01/2006 @ 06:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Hands on with Google Pack - Hands on with Google Pack: "That description is vague and potentially inaccurate. Google Pack is indeed a collection of free software. Whether it's useful or improves the online experience is, I suppose, up to the individual."

kayodeok : Hands on with Google Pack - And though some of the applications are quite good, most of them spew system tray, Quick Launch, and desktop icons all over your system, and silently pad your PC with additional tasks to run at boot-up, slowing the boot process and taking up valuable reso

Say Goodbye to Embarrassment

9/01/2006 @ 06:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Say Goodbye to Embarrassment - Say Goodbye to Embarrassment: "Turning off an emotion is always a tough decision."

Searching where I’m not hated

9/01/2006 @ 06:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Searching where I’m not hated - Searching where I’m not hated: Phil is pissed at Google.

The Aargh Page

9/01/2006 @ 05:08 UTC

deusx : The Aargh Page - "...AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAARRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRGH"

Andy Baio : The Aargh Page - tracking the popularity of various spelling permutations on the web  [via]

A bunch of different confidence tricks

9/01/2006 @ 05:08 UTC

erikbenson : A bunch of different confidence tricks - I never knew that con man was a reference to the confidence trick. Been watching a lot of Paul Newman movies lately with these tricks.

Google Directory - Home > Personal Organization

9/01/2006 @ 04:09 UTC

merlinmann : Google Directory - Home > Personal Organization - Buttload of "personal organization" sites -- the usual suspects plus a few that are new to me.

PHP Easter Egg

9/01/2006 @ 03:09 UTC

Rod Begbie : PHP Easter Egg - I'd never heard of this: "If you add ?=PHPE9568F36-D428-11d2-A769-00AA001ACF42 to the end of any URL that is a PHP page you will see a funny little picture of a dog." #

Vongo.com - Choose Now. Watch Now.

9/01/2006 @ 03:09 UTC

Rod Begbie : Vongo.com - Choose Now. Watch Now. - Starz's online video download service: $9.99 for all-you-can-eat movies. Windows #

Bubblegeneration Strategy Lab re BBC

9/01/2006 @ 03:09 UTC

ricmac : Bubblegeneration Strategy Lab re BBC

Editors Weblog: From citizen journalism myth to citizen journalism realities

9/01/2006 @ 03:08 UTC

ricmac : Editors Weblog: From citizen journalism myth to citizen journalism realities

Shore Communications re CES

9/01/2006 @ 03:08 UTC

ricmac : Shore Communications re CES - "The convergence battles have just begun, but already they are beginning to define for some time to come the field on which content ecommerce is evolving."

CES analysis: Why I know Google will do an office suite and a desktop OS in 2006. - The Jason Cal...

9/01/2006 @ 03:08 UTC

ricmac : CES analysis: Why I know Google will do an office suite and a desktop OS in 2006. - The Jason Calacanis Weblog

Best of CES Awards - CES 2006 - Consumer Electronics Show Las Vegas - CNET.com

9/01/2006 @ 03:08 UTC

ricmac : Best of CES Awards - CES 2006 - Consumer Electronics Show Las Vegas - CNET.com

d.Construct 2005 | Web 2.0 Conference, 11th Nov, Brighton

9/01/2006 @ 03:08 UTC

ricmac : d.Construct 2005 | Web 2.0 Conference, 11th Nov, Brighton - lots of excellent powerpoints and podcasts to digest here.

Americans Grow To Fit Their Environment

9/01/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Americans Grow To Fit Their Environment - Americans Grow To Fit Their Environment: I thought "people are getting bigger" and "houses are getting bigger", how do they relate?

jkottke : Interesting graph comparing the size of new homes and the obesity rate in America - Interesting graph comparing the size of new homes and the obesity rate in America (which seem to track quite closely since 1995), prompting the question, are Americans growing to fit their environment? Relatedly, Bernard-Henri Levy on American obesity: "T

Google Video Player Removed From Downloads of Google Video Pack

9/01/2006 @ 01:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Google Video Player Removed From Downloads of Google Video Pack - Google Video Player Removed From Downloads of Google Video Pack: WTF?

Ajaxian » Quick Tip: Scroll to Bottom of a Div

9/01/2006 @ 01:08 UTC

Paul Hammond : Ajaxian » Quick Tip: Scroll to Bottom of a Div - objDiv.scrollTop = objDiv.scrollHeight;

Must be a devil between us

9/01/2006 @ 01:08 UTC

Paul Hammond : Must be a devil between us - users always win when things are open

CBS 13/UPN 31: game guy scott fera goes crazy playing air guitar

9/01/2006 @ 00:08 UTC

deusx : CBS 13/UPN 31: game guy scott fera goes crazy playing air guitar - Everyone must own Guitar Heroes

Geek Test

9/01/2006 @ 00:08 UTC

Philippe Janvier : Geek Test - Le seul fait d'accepter de se soumettre à un tel test donne déjà une bonne idée de son niveau de geekitude. Reste maintenant à savoir jusqu'où ça peut aller :) [via#

gleuschk : Geek Test: the original test from innergeek - 36.48915% - Major Geek

Making Sense Of Online Video

9/01/2006 @ 00:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Making Sense Of Online Video - Making Sense Of Online Video: in which Fred points out the lack of sense, using only a table

ricmac : A VC: Making Sense Of Online Video - I'd bookmark Trisan Louis' site, which Fred links to, but for some reason I can never access it - either it's always down, or maybe in my part of the world it's inaccessible??

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