Rocketboom: Why is George W Bush So Awesome

20/01/2006 @ 23:08 UTC

WillPate : Rocketboom: Why is George W Bush So Awesome - Street correspondents ask" Why is Bush so Awesome?" and get some great responses.

uDraw Graph

20/01/2006 @ 22:10 UTC

joshua : uDraw Graph

The New Yahoo Mail is Really Good

20/01/2006 @ 22:09 UTC

kayodeok : The New Yahoo Mail is Really Good - Yahoo Mail is also an "office center" of sorts. There’s an RSS reader, a calendar, and a notepad application. With all of these tools you can see someone was focusing on usability, even when some of the dialogs tend to be somewhat cluttered

City of London to get blanket Wi-Fi

20/01/2006 @ 22:09 UTC

kayodeok : City of London to get blanket Wi-Fi - Workers in the City should soon be able to get wireless Internet access even when outside the office

Blogmarks to Html conversion

20/01/2006 @ 22:09 UTC

Philippe Janvier : Blogmarks to Html conversion - "...transform a Blogmarks atom feed into html code fragment to be included in a complete page." Merci Michel :) [via#

Hikaru dorodango, balls of mud that shine

20/01/2006 @ 22:08 UTC

jkottke : Hikaru dorodango, balls of mud that shine - "At elementary schools, kindergartens, and preschools all across Japan, kids are losing themselves making hikaru dorodango, or balls of mud that shine." I really want to make one of these. (via rodcorp) [via]

Delicious beef spines

20/01/2006 @ 21:11 UTC

Nelson Minar : Delicious beef spines - Japan's not taking US beef again

Clean Textpattern install from the current repository

20/01/2006 @ 21:10 UTC

jimray : Clean Textpattern install from the current repository - I heart subversion

Geek to Live: Lifehacker Pack

20/01/2006 @ 21:08 UTC

kayodeok : Geek to Live: Lifehacker Pack - best free software

Frontier 5: WebTutorial: Outline Formatting

20/01/2006 @ 21:08 UTC

deusx : Frontier 5: WebTutorial: Outline Formatting - "In which outlines magically become bulleted lists, tables, and (best of all) nothing."

Frontier: Website Building with Frontier

20/01/2006 @ 21:08 UTC

deusx : Frontier: Website Building with Frontier - ""

How do audiobook producers deal with things like footnotes, photos, interesting punctuation, and ...

20/01/2006 @ 21:08 UTC

jkottke : How do audiobook producers deal with things like footnotes, photos, interesting punctuation, and the like? - How do audiobook producers deal with things like footnotes, photos, interesting punctuation, and the like? "The voice manipulation, for which audiobook producer John Runnette used a 'phone filter' -- a voice-through-the-receiver effect used in radio drama

The Animal Episode

20/01/2006 @ 20:09 UTC

joshua : The Animal Episode - the earliest virus, ca 1974-75

trailer for Korean film Daisy, shot in The Netherlands last year

20/01/2006 @ 20:09 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : trailer for Korean film Daisy, shot in The Netherlands last year - Flash trailer for Korean film Daisy, shot in The Netherlands last year [related] [via]

Giant jellyfish invade Japan

20/01/2006 @ 20:08 UTC

jkottke : Giant jellyfish invade Japan - Giant jellyfish invade Japan STOP Creatures 2 meters wide and 450 pounds STOP Killing fish, fishing industry, and even humans STOP Run for your lives STOP

Dr. Oliver Sacks loves squid on Flickr - Photo Sharing!

20/01/2006 @ 19:10 UTC

merlinmann : Dr. Oliver Sacks loves squid on Flickr - Photo Sharing! - The Awakenings doctor joins us in welcoming our squid overlords. So awesome.

Circus Ponies Announces NoteBook 2.1 for Mac OS X

20/01/2006 @ 19:10 UTC

merlinmann : Circus Ponies Announces NoteBook 2.1 for Mac OS X - Coming-soon version of Notebook will have "Cornell Note-Taking Pages" based on the popular system for, well, taking notes.

Gold Farming

20/01/2006 @ 19:09 UTC

Nelson Minar : Gold Farming - Too long, but the tribulations of a mom and pop operation in EQ

1996 Riesling

20/01/2006 @ 19:09 UTC

Nelson Minar : 1996 Riesling - This was a lovely bottle of wine

Plane crash video

20/01/2006 @ 19:09 UTC

Nelson Minar : Plane crash video - NASA test footage, eerie (via Metafilter)

MediaShift

20/01/2006 @ 19:09 UTC

jimray : MediaShift - PBS blog to track the changing world of journalism

Linkorama : MediaShift | PBS - New blog by Mark Glaser on media

How to write custom spam assassin rules

20/01/2006 @ 19:09 UTC

jimray : How to write custom spam assassin rules

Achewood - January 20, 2006

20/01/2006 @ 19:08 UTC

deusx : Achewood - January 20, 2006 - "Girls like a boy who eats cheese."

O'Reilly European Open Source Convention - 18-21 September, 2006 - Brussels, Belgium

20/01/2006 @ 19:08 UTC

Paul Hammond : O'Reilly European Open Source Convention - 18-21 September, 2006 - Brussels, Belgium - EuroOSCON 2006 takes place in Brussels, Belgium on 18-21 September. The Call for Participation is now open

Futurama to return as 4 feature length DVD movies!! according to castmember Billy West

20/01/2006 @ 18:12 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : Futurama to return as 4 feature length DVD movies!! according to castmember Billy West

KavaScript - JavaScript with a penchant for Ruby

20/01/2006 @ 18:10 UTC

Paul Hammond : KavaScript - JavaScript with a penchant for Ruby - KavaScript is a dialect of JavaScript designed to make your coding experience more productive and rewarding

Adactio: Journal - Backlash 2.0

20/01/2006 @ 18:09 UTC

Paul Hammond : Adactio: Journal - Backlash 2.0 - Let each technology,methodology or framework rise or fall on its own merits, independent of its association with Terminology 2.0.

/~colmmacc/ » Blog Archive » Getting rid of errant HTTP requests

20/01/2006 @ 18:09 UTC

Paul Hammond : /~colmmacc/ » Blog Archive » Getting rid of errant HTTP requests - Competent mail server administrators will be very familiar with protocol-level techniques to try and hinder these requests, but you don’t hear much about it within HTTP

JavaScript idioms every webdev should grok

20/01/2006 @ 18:09 UTC

Isofarro : JavaScript idioms every webdev should grok - Everything in JavaScript is an object - even functions. Objects are mutable.

Paul Hammond : Continuing Intermittent Incoherency » JavaScript Idioms Every Webdev Should Grok - If all of that makes sense to you, JavaScript can be a fun, liberating language

deusx : Continuing Intermittent Incoherency » JavaScript Idioms Every Webdev Should Grok - "JavaScript (the language, not the browser bindings for the DOM, etc.) can be either brutally hard or refreshingly flexible."

Ajaxian » Prototype adds CSS selector function: $$(’div#page p.summary img’)

20/01/2006 @ 18:09 UTC

Paul Hammond : Ajaxian » Prototype adds CSS selector function: $$(’div#page p.summary img’) - Those prototype folks love their magic functions

PragDave - Imitation is the Saddest Form of Flattery

20/01/2006 @ 18:08 UTC

Paul Hammond : PragDave - Imitation is the Saddest Form of Flattery - And it’s no surprise that other publishers do what the car companies did to Toyota. They try to copy.

Schoolchildren recruited as copyright 'spies' in Hong Kong

20/01/2006 @ 18:08 UTC

Andy Baio : Schoolchildren recruited as copyright 'spies' in Hong Kong - remember kids, nobody likes a snitch

C64S

20/01/2006 @ 18:08 UTC

Andy Baio : C64S - web-based Commodore 64 emulator  [via]

David Pogue has a great list of rules for trolls when responding to online writing

20/01/2006 @ 18:08 UTC

jkottke : David Pogue has a great list of rules for trolls when responding to online writing - David Pogue has a great list of tongue-in-cheek rules for trolls when responding to online writing. This list is spot-on...I have a mailbag full of chuckleheaded responses that adhere to many of these points, particularly numbers 1, 2, 6, and 9.

The cover for a 2004 novel called I, Fatty bears a striking resemblance to that of Jeff Veen's Th...

20/01/2006 @ 18:08 UTC

jkottke : The cover for a 2004 novel called I, Fatty bears a striking resemblance to that of Jeff Veen's The Art and Science of Web Design from 2000 - The cover for a 2004 novel called I, Fatty bears a striking resemblance to that of Jeff Veen's The Art and Science of Web Design from 2000.

The 3% federal excise tax on your phone bill "was imposed in 1898 to help pay for the Spanish-Ame...

20/01/2006 @ 17:08 UTC

jkottke : The 3% federal excise tax on your phone bill "was imposed in 1898 to help pay for the Spanish-American War" - The 3% federal excise tax on your phone bill "was imposed in 1898 to help pay for the Spanish-American War".

How to Kick Butt on a Panel

20/01/2006 @ 16:09 UTC

Cameron Moll : How to Kick Butt on a Panel - How to kick butt on a panel. SXSW panelers take note.

Hixie's Tag Soup: Crazy parsing adventures

20/01/2006 @ 16:09 UTC

kellan : Hixie's Tag Soup: Crazy parsing adventures - fascinating. (in a can't look away from a crash kind of way) Test driven specification? #

Paul Hammond : Hixie's Natural Log: Tag Soup: Crazy parsing adventures - because, to a rough approximation, all the content on the Web is errorneous, invalid, or non-conformant

Simon Willison : Tag Soup: Crazy parsing adventures - More bizzare browser behaviour.

A list of the top 100 most valuable books

20/01/2006 @ 16:08 UTC

jkottke : A list of the top 100 most valuable books - A list of the top 100 most valuable books. Signed first editions numbered 1-100 of Ulysses go for 100,000 pounds apiece. More about the list.

Daily Kos: Re: How Conservatives Argue: A Case Study

20/01/2006 @ 15:08 UTC

deusx : Daily Kos: Re: How Conservatives Argue: A Case Study - "See, there you liberals go again! Sneaking off to download porn from Kentucky! I'm not forgetting you owe me 100 dollars!"

Amiga in an FPGA - hack a day - www.hackaday.com _

20/01/2006 @ 15:08 UTC

deusx : Amiga in an FPGA - hack a day - www.hackaday.com _ - "The Amiga was notable for its use of unique, dedicated processor chips for tasks like real time video effects. Dennis has recreated these chips in a Xilinx Spartan-3 400K gate FPGA."

US gov demands Google search records

20/01/2006 @ 11:09 UTC

François Nonnenmacher : US gov demands Google search records - From a Google that knows more about you to a US Attorney General who knows a lot more about you too

How to do what you love

20/01/2006 @ 11:08 UTC

François Nonnenmacher : How to do what you love

philgyford : How to Do What You Love - Lovely essay. Worth a pile of 'What Color is Your Parachute?'s. Although I don't follow his line about "unpleasant jobs" - no doubt plenty of people have to do whatever job they can get. Other than that: read it.

deusx : How to Do What You Love - "If you know you can love work, you're in the home stretch, and if you know what work you love, you're practically there. "

gleuschk : How to Do What You Love - paul graham's latest, via jimfl

Patriot Search - Our Privacy Policy

20/01/2006 @ 11:08 UTC

kayodeok : Patriot Search - Our Privacy Policy - In fact, your motivation to read this privacy policy seems highly suspicious to us. Rest assured you've just been reported to the government

FireBug - Firefox Extension (Official Homepage)

20/01/2006 @ 10:09 UTC

kayodeok : FireBug - Firefox Extension (Official Homepage) - FireBug is a new tool for Firefox that aids with debugging Javascript, DHTML, and Ajax. It is like a combination of the Javascript Console, DOM Inspector, and a command line Javascript interpreter

joshua : FireBug - firefox tool for debugging stuff

Philippe Janvier : FireBug - "...a new tool for Firefox that aids with debugging Javascript, DHTML, and Ajax." Bien sûr faudrait quand même pas pousser mémé dans les orties non plus :) [via#

Richard Rutter : FireBug - It’s not your Grandma’s Javascript Console (Firefox plugin)..

Paul Hammond : FireBug - JoeHewitt.com - All of the tools you need to poke, prod, and monitor your JavaScript, CSS, HTML and Ajax are brought together into one seamless experience

ALBERTO GONZALES V. GOOGLE, INC. (Uncle Sam wants your Google Searches - Copy of the subpoena)

20/01/2006 @ 10:09 UTC

kayodeok : ALBERTO GONZALES V. GOOGLE, INC. (Uncle Sam wants your Google Searches - Copy of the subpoena) - "This motion seeks compel the Respondent Google Inc. ("Google"), to comply with the subpoena that the Attorney General has issued to it, and to produce and permit for inspection and copying the materials specified in that subpoena"

Pink Floyd video

20/01/2006 @ 06:08 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : Pink Floyd video

Charles Bukowski's driver's license

20/01/2006 @ 05:08 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : Charles Bukowski's driver's license

RunwayFinder - a flight planning tool for pilots

20/01/2006 @ 05:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : RunwayFinder - a flight planning tool for pilots - RunwayFinder - a flight planning tool for pilots: another "google maps of aviation" site

Patriot Search - Our Search Syntax

20/01/2006 @ 03:09 UTC

jimray : Patriot Search - Our Search Syntax - "Please note that 'true' is the default value if you omit the "terrorist" operator – after all, everyone is a potential terrorist."

Epeus' epigone - Kevin Marks weblog - Live TV is dead, and we're noticing the smell

20/01/2006 @ 03:08 UTC

deusx : Epeus' epigone - Kevin Marks weblog - Live TV is dead, and we're noticing the smell

NewsRiver: Home

20/01/2006 @ 03:08 UTC

deusx : NewsRiver: Home - "Dave mentioned that someone asked for an AJAX interface to river of news. "

A life online: living decentralised (Mercurytide)

20/01/2006 @ 03:08 UTC

deusx : A life online: living decentralised (Mercurytide) - "As the computing world becomes more and more decentralised, people are realising more and more ways to free themselves from a single PC, work socially, and live a life online."

Inspector Sands is a codeword used by public transport authorities in London

20/01/2006 @ 01:08 UTC

jkottke : Inspector Sands is a codeword used by public transport authorities in London - "Inspector Sands is a codeword used by public transport authorities in London...to alert authorities of a potential emergency without causing panic amongst travellers by explicitly mentioning the nature of the emergency." Cool! (via alice) [via]

The Importance of Being Pretty

20/01/2006 @ 00:12 UTC

Philippe Janvier : The Importance of Being Pretty - "In just a brief one-twentieth of a second -- less than half the time it takes to blink -- people make aesthetic judgments that influence the rest of their experience with an internet site." [via#

Tagnautica

20/01/2006 @ 00:12 UTC

Philippe Janvier : Tagnautica - "... an experimental navigation tool built to explore the space of related Flickr tags." [via#

Milo Vermeulen : Tagnautica - Explore the Flickr Tag Space [via]

cardboard folding chair

20/01/2006 @ 00:12 UTC

Wayne Burkett : cardboard folding chair - Excellent cardboard furniture. #

Norvig: Lisp as an Alternative to Java

20/01/2006 @ 00:12 UTC

Wayne Burkett : Norvig: Lisp as an Alternative to Java - "The conclusions showed that Java was 3 or 4 times slower than C or C++, but that the variance between programmers was larger than the variance between languages, suggesting..." #

Online tshirt commerce is so easy now

20/01/2006 @ 00:08 UTC

jkottke : Online tshirt commerce is so easy now - Online tshirt commerce is so easy now; individuals can even offer a new tshirt design every single day. My favorite shirt of the day is this scarlet/Scarlett fiddle-dee-dee one from yesterday.

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