icculus.org/quake3: Home

30/03/2006 @ 23:09 UTC

deusx : icculus.org/quake3: Home - "This project, icculus.org/quake3 (sometimes referred to ioquake3, or ioq3 for short) aims to build upon id Software's Quake 3 source code release."

Mapsurface

30/03/2006 @ 23:08 UTC

Philippe Janvier : Mapsurface - "...a web page activity widget that helps you quickly see how people find, navigate and value the pages of your web site." [via#

Grape Radio

30/03/2006 @ 23:08 UTC

Philippe Janvier : Grape Radio - "...a radio show discussing wine related topics that is broadcast over the Internet using podcast technology." [via#

TeX Resources at UIUC

30/03/2006 @ 23:08 UTC

gleuschk : TeX Resources at UIUC - including lots of the stuff I've been telling my 732 students, plus lots more

"My Life in the Bush of Ghosts" released under a Creative Commons license

30/03/2006 @ 23:08 UTC

djacobs : "My Life in the Bush of Ghosts" released under a Creative Commons license - My Life In The Bush Of Ghosts, an influential new wave composition by Brian Eno and David Byrne, is being released under a Creative Commons license. A social network for trading derivative works is also launching soon. --dj

plasticbag : My Life in the Bush of Ghosts - David Byrne and Brian Eno's classic album from 1981 - has a beautiful site for its upcoming reissue - But more interestingly and more importantly, they're opening up two of the tracks, and all the various parts of them, up for a remix license so that people can use and sample them and put them in their own tracks - for free! Stunning. Beautiful.

ask metafilter: "i'd like to slip out of my wetsuit into a crisp, wrinkle free tuxedo. is this po...

30/03/2006 @ 21:09 UTC

cobra libre : ask metafilter: "i'd like to slip out of my wetsuit into a crisp, wrinkle free tuxedo. is this possible?" #

Browser size hijacking

30/03/2006 @ 21:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Browser size hijacking - Browser size hijacking: this bites me from time to time alos

The End of the World as We Know It

30/03/2006 @ 21:08 UTC

gknauss : The End of the World as We Know It - Run for your lives! The world ends this year! Or next. Or the one after that. Or at some point in the future. -- GK

Learning Flash for programmers?

30/03/2006 @ 20:09 UTC

Isofarro : Learning Flash for programmers? - I wonder if Simon Willison has reached the same conclusion I think I'm reaching: Flash is a decent platform for web-based, or web facing, applications. Perhaps even a complete replacement for AJAX.

nikki sudden, rest in peace

30/03/2006 @ 20:09 UTC

cobra libre : nikki sudden, rest in peace #

Hugh's helpful card for excitable people

30/03/2006 @ 20:08 UTC

plasticbag : Hugh's helpful card for excitable people - Jet-lag makes Tom grumpy. Not sleeping makes Tom grumpy. Excitable people make Tom grumpy. You tell 'em Hugh.

The BBC reports on BT's attempts to enforce its monthly download limits...

30/03/2006 @ 20:08 UTC

plasticbag : The BBC reports on BT's attempts to enforce its monthly download limits... - "BT is targeting customers who it says are regularly breaking their monthly broadband download limits."

A grid explaining the various characters of the International Phonetic Alphabet

30/03/2006 @ 20:08 UTC

plasticbag : A grid explaining the various characters of the International Phonetic Alphabet - This is actually sort of beautiful if you're nerdy - a one page representation of all the noises that people use in speech, quite well typographically laid-out. From Wikipedia...

"The Pope has a special hat. Rabbis have special hats. Rastafarians have special hats. Why not Pa...

30/03/2006 @ 20:08 UTC

plasticbag : "The Pope has a special hat. Rabbis have special hats. Rastafarians have special hats. Why not Pastafarians?" - Venganza presents a crochetted hat depicting the Flying Spaghetti Monster in entirely too much detail. Stunning.

The JWZ Code

30/03/2006 @ 20:08 UTC

gknauss : The JWZ Code - For over half a decade, the front page of Jamie Zawinski's site has been hexidecimal gibberish, with the source-code comment: "mail me if you find the secret. no, you can't have a hint." I spent some time trying a few years ago, but only discovered that

Guide to CSS support in email

30/03/2006 @ 19:10 UTC

Cameron Moll : Guide to CSS support in email - Campaign Monitor's "A Guide to CSS Support in Email". Wow, this is incredibly comprehensive. Covers popular PC, Mac, web-based email clients.

Paul Hammond : A Guide to CSS Support in Email | Articles/Tips - Campaign Monitor Blog - Because of the huge variation of support across each email environment, there really isn't any one design approach that will guarantee consistency

The new patch for World of Warcraft includes radically better Flightpath functionality

30/03/2006 @ 19:08 UTC

plasticbag : The new patch for World of Warcraft includes radically better Flightpath functionality - Like about three of you will care about this, but it's really sweet and will save an enormous amount of time - if only because you can now go and make a cup of tea while traversing a continent...

Have any television or radio presenters died while they were in the middle of a live broadcast?

30/03/2006 @ 18:08 UTC

plasticbag : Have any television or radio presenters died while they were in the middle of a live broadcast? - I don't know the answer to this question, but I want to, so I decided to ask Yahoo Answers. All inspired by Simon asking whther they'd cancel Eurovision if Terry Wogan died unexpectedly.

OS X Satisfaction Chart is a humourous look at how people get their head arounds the plusses and ...

30/03/2006 @ 18:08 UTC

plasticbag : OS X Satisfaction Chart is a humourous look at how people get their head arounds the plusses and minuses in translating over to Mac usage - Absence of games = big deal, although there is really only one game in existence for any computer and that's World of Warcraft and Macs have that.

Never show the kids the pictures of you folding Mommy into the trunk of a car.

30/03/2006 @ 18:08 UTC

gknauss : Never show the kids the pictures of you folding Mommy into the trunk of a car. - Tips for Newlyweds -- First in a Series: Never show any kids you have the pictures of you folding Mommy into the trunk of a car. It's hard to explain out of context.

Videos from presentations at Google, including John Battelle, Seth Godin, Antarctic meteorites, H...

30/03/2006 @ 16:08 UTC

jkottke : Videos from presentations at Google, including John Battelle, Seth Godin, Antarctic meteorites, Hal Varian, and Sergey Brin - Videos from presentations at Google, including John Battelle, Seth Godin, Antarctic meteorites, Hal Varian, and Sergey Brin. (thx, jf)

For the next couple of weeks while I'm away, Greg Knauss will be posting remaindered links to kot...

30/03/2006 @ 16:08 UTC

jkottke : For the next couple of weeks while I'm away, Greg Knauss will be posting remaindered links to kottke.org - For the next couple of weeks while I'm away, Greg Knauss will be posting remaindered links to kottke.org.

BBC: Government sites fail web tests

30/03/2006 @ 13:08 UTC

Isofarro : BBC: Government sites fail web tests - 'Organisers of a leading conference, WWW2006, have called on webmasters from UK local authority and central government to increase their understanding of the latest web standards.'

Guardian: Why size doesn't matter in setting web standards

30/03/2006 @ 12:09 UTC

Isofarro : Guardian: Why size doesn't matter in setting web standards - Dan Champion: I'm a team of one, supported by a graphic designer, and have a four-figure annual budget. From this you'd be right to conclude that many of the issues considered in Better Connected, including accessibility, usability and currency, are not n

IPCop-OpenVPN HOWTO

30/03/2006 @ 11:10 UTC

joshua : IPCop-OpenVPN HOWTO

The Sobriety of Loss

30/03/2006 @ 11:10 UTC

Linkorama : The Sobriety of Loss - To value the conversation as the people involved in the conversation - and not merely the posts. To take things slowly in order to learn from what people do and not just what they say. Most wisdom cannot be quoted. It's what we learn when people aren't

Wired News: Steve Jobs' Best Quotes Ever

30/03/2006 @ 11:09 UTC

kayodeok : Wired News: Steve Jobs' Best Quotes Ever - "Nobody has tried to swallow us since I've been here. I think they are afraid how we would taste."

Geek to Live: Set up your personal Wikipedia

30/03/2006 @ 11:09 UTC

kayodeok : Geek to Live: Set up your personal Wikipedia - The software that runs Wikipedia, called MediaWiki, is freely available for anyone to install. Today we'll set up MediaWiki on your Windows PC and get started with a video demonstration on how to add, edit and compare page revisions in your new, local per

Replace Pop-Ups with dynamic includes using DOMinclude

30/03/2006 @ 11:09 UTC

kayodeok : Replace Pop-Ups with dynamic includes using DOMinclude - One solution is to use JavaScript to create a new layer with the content of the document when JavaScript is available and simply link to the page when it isn’t.

An update on the IE ActiveX change from Mike Nash

30/03/2006 @ 11:09 UTC

kayodeok : An update on the IE ActiveX change from Mike Nash - So when we release the next cumulative IE security update, customers will only be able to interact with Microsoft ActiveX controls loaded in certain web pages after manually activating their user interfaces by clicking on it or using the TAB key and ENTER

Windows Linux DualBoot Tutorial

30/03/2006 @ 11:08 UTC

kayodeok : Windows Linux DualBoot Tutorial - This tutorial was written to help set up a dual boot on a SATA drive but it will also work for PATA so continue forward and I will let you know if you need to skip something. In order to have a fully functional dual boot system it is preferred that Window

Basecamp API

30/03/2006 @ 11:08 UTC

kayodeok : Basecamp API - The Basecamp API is implemented as vanilla XML over HTTP. You can also send requests in YAML format if you prefer, but but all responses will be XML

Jon Hicks : Basecamp API - Yay! Can’t wait to see (what other people!) do with this.

Microsoft Team RSS Blog : Understanding Lists and SLE

30/03/2006 @ 11:08 UTC

kayodeok : Microsoft Team RSS Blog : Understanding Lists and SLE - There have been a few posts on RSS in IE7 regarding the user experience, the RSS Platform, and the Simple List Extensions. I want to go into details about the benefits of using SLE to define a list and how it impacts the user experience and the platform

Ocean's 13 Greenlit

30/03/2006 @ 11:08 UTC

gknauss : <i>Ocean's 13</i> Greenlit - Ocean's 13 is going to be made this summer. It's good to see that the community is pulling together to keep Andy Garcia and Elliot Gould off the street.

plasticbag : George Clooney and Brad Pitt are moving forward with Ocean's 13 - Can I just say that I thought Ocean's Twelve was absolute rubbish and I got quite angry during the whole Julia Roberts metanarrative rubbish.

"gonzo" is South Boston Irish slang describing the last man standing after a drinking marathon

30/03/2006 @ 10:09 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : "gonzo" is South Boston Irish slang describing the last man standing after a drinking marathon

Graphical vi/vim Cheat Sheet and Tutorial

30/03/2006 @ 10:09 UTC

kayodeok : Graphical vi/vim Cheat Sheet and Tutorial - I came up with the idea of providing a graphical cheat sheet for those learning vi/vim, and I also found out it was a very good way to structure a tutorial

Trying to explain the differences between DHTML and DOM scripting with an example

30/03/2006 @ 10:09 UTC

kayodeok : Trying to explain the differences between DHTML and DOM scripting with an example - DHTML Issues: Script dependence - Users without JavaScript get stuck or get elements that only work with JavaScript but don’t do anything for them

Drunk driver saved in court by "Shania Twain" defense

30/03/2006 @ 10:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Drunk driver saved in court by "Shania Twain" defense - Drunk driver saved in court by "Shania Twain" defense: damn, that's funny

Undertaking a Difficult Sales Job

30/03/2006 @ 10:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Undertaking a Difficult Sales Job - Undertaking a Difficult Sales Job: "you begin by noting that The Post has recently been covering the controversy over the sale of port management contracts to an Arab Muslim country. Then, employing a non sequitur of breathtaking proportions, or poss

Lazybase, easy database creation and sharing

30/03/2006 @ 10:08 UTC

Andy Baio : Lazybase, easy database creation and sharing - badly needs an API, but brilliantly lo-fi

YouTube adds 10 minute duration limit to prevent piracy

30/03/2006 @ 10:08 UTC

Andy Baio : YouTube adds 10 minute duration limit to prevent piracy - expect people to start splitting large videos into multiple parts

AllofMP3 launches allTunes

30/03/2006 @ 10:08 UTC

Andy Baio : AllofMP3 launches allTunes - the notorious Russian download service expands with a Windows client

Freedom 0

30/03/2006 @ 09:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Freedom 0 - Freedom 0: It’s not about money; it’s about freedom.

tehu : Freedom 0 - diveintomark turns into WordPress - I've taken the $535 that Movable Type would have cost me, and I've donated it to the WordPress developers.

Star Wars Kid case goes to court on April 10?

30/03/2006 @ 09:08 UTC

Andy Baio : Star Wars Kid case goes to court on April 10? - interesting news buried in 10th paragraph; anyone have more info?

Workaholics struggle to say 'No' to work

30/03/2006 @ 08:11 UTC

merlinmann : Workaholics struggle to say 'No' to work - "But workaholics burn out and then you've lost them or they become very dysfunctional and bitter and cynical in the organization and corrosive."

WP Tutorial: Your First WP Plugin

30/03/2006 @ 08:10 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : WP Tutorial: Your First WP Plugin - WP Tutorial: Your First WP Plugin: a good use of screencasting to show how easy it is to build basic wordpress plugins

Are You Ready to Job-Hop?

30/03/2006 @ 08:10 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Are You Ready to Job-Hop? - Are You Ready to Job-Hop?: "It seems that everywhere you look people are ditching their safe, downturn-economy jobs and trying out new gigs." So I've noticed.

WordPress Plugins Database

30/03/2006 @ 08:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : WordPress Plugins Database - WordPress Plugins Database: featuring the ugliest AdSense I've ever seen

Photos of the top 15 city skylines in the world

30/03/2006 @ 07:08 UTC

jkottke : Photos of the top 15 city skylines in the world - Photos of the top 15 city skylines in the world. Hong Kong is #1 and I can't disagree.

Dubai is the fastest growing city on earth and wants to be the most important place on the planet

30/03/2006 @ 07:08 UTC

jkottke : Dubai is the fastest growing city on earth and wants to be the most important place on the planet - Dubai is the fastest growing city on earth and wants to be the most important place on the planet, "what London was to the 19th century and Manhattan to the 20th".

Firefox extension to colorize tabs

30/03/2006 @ 05:08 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : Firefox extension to colorize tabs

how to make a coin ring

30/03/2006 @ 05:08 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : how to make a coin ring - (via MAKE: Blog) [via]

adamrg : Coin Ring - I want to do this... gotta find the right coinage now.

Seth's "Lucene Eye for the Rails Guy" talk got accepted for RailsConf

30/03/2006 @ 04:09 UTC

kellan : Seth's "Lucene Eye for the Rails Guy" talk got accepted for RailsConf - Congrats! But he'll have a hard time topping his slides from the Barcamp annotation talk. #

Dodgeball Dens recaps SXSW in more detail than I actually experienced it in...

30/03/2006 @ 04:08 UTC

erikbenson : Dodgeball Dens recaps SXSW in more detail than I actually experienced it in... - Luckily, I happened to be near them about 50% of the time so I'm counting this as my recap too, alright? It was great meeting them all... we had tons of crazy fun. I gotta get my butt to NYC sometime soon.

Made of People

30/03/2006 @ 03:09 UTC

Linkorama : Made of People - There's an easy way to describe today's online culture of participation without invoking Web 2.0 at all. Just call it the Internet. That way, everyone will know what you mean.

World's Best Resignation Letter?

30/03/2006 @ 03:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : World's Best Resignation Letter? - World's Best Resignation Letter?: it's a classic

deusx : World's Best Resignation Letter? - ""

Batman onomatopoeia

30/03/2006 @ 03:08 UTC

Andy Baio : Batman onomatopoeia - screen grabs of the visual sound balloons from Batman's campy fight scenes  [via]

Rod Begbie : Batman Onomatopeyas - A collection of the "Thwack"-style graphics from the 60s Batman TV show. [via#

joshua : batman onomatopy

jkottke : Zlopp, Bangeth, Kapow, Klonk, Thwack, Kersploosh. Batman fight sounds or Web 2.0 company names? - Zlopp, Bangeth, Kapow, Klonk, Thwack, Kersploosh. Batman fight sounds or Web 2.0 company names? (via waxy) [via]

Ethan Marcotte : Holy onomatopoeia, Batman! - Kerblogged. #.

Lightbox JS v2.0

30/03/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

bmilleare : Lightbox JS v2.0

Xara (vector graphics programme) goes Open Source

30/03/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

Simon Willison : Xara (vector graphics programme) goes Open Source - This could be a really big deal.

Fascinating article about how it's becoming impossible to tell 20 year olds and 40 year olds apar...

30/03/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

jkottke : Fascinating article about how it's becoming impossible to tell 20 year olds and 40 year olds apart and the end of the generation gap - Fascinating article about how it's becoming impossible to tell 20 year olds and 40 year olds apart and the end of the generation gap. The author never gives a satisfactory answer as to why this shift has occurred though...there has to be an interesting bo

Jeremy Zawodny : Up With Grups - Up With Grups: "This is an obituary for the generation gap. It is a story about 40-year-old men and women who look, talk, act, and dress like people who are 22 years old."

A list of the best Steve Jobs quotes ever

30/03/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

jkottke : A list of the best Steve Jobs quotes ever - A list of the best Steve Jobs quotes ever. A contradictory fellow, this Jobs.

Fullscreen returns to CoverFlow

30/03/2006 @ 01:09 UTC

Jon Hicks : Fullscreen returns to CoverFlow - Joy beyond all telling!

OPMLworkstation

30/03/2006 @ 01:08 UTC

Philippe Janvier : OPMLworkstation - "...a web-based integrated service for creating, hosting and publishing OPML files." [via#

First Oil ETF

30/03/2006 @ 01:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : First Oil ETF - First Oil ETF: "The American Stock exchange has confirmed that next week it plans to launch the first U.S.-listed oil exchange-trade fund."

How To Override "Access Denied" and "Sharing Violation" Roadblocks

30/03/2006 @ 01:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : How To Override "Access Denied" and "Sharing Violation" Roadblocks - How To Override "Access Denied" and "Sharing Violation" Roadblocks: There are a couple of better and easier ways to bypass these errors, kill the desired program, and go on about your business. And amazingly, they're free.

Hobo financial indicators, or how to tell what the stock/bond markets are going to do based on we...

30/03/2006 @ 01:08 UTC

jkottke : Hobo financial indicators, or how to tell what the stock/bond markets are going to do based on well hobos are living - Hobo financial indicators, or how to tell what the stock/bond markets are going to do based on how well hobos are living. Short discarded cigarette butts = bad, lots of dogs getting dental work at the vet = good, lots of litter on the floors of movie thea

No sound from some applications, but system alert sounds play (Mac OS X 10.3, 10.4)

30/03/2006 @ 00:09 UTC

merlinmann : No sound from some applications, but system alert sounds play (Mac OS X 10.3, 10.4) - Just in case anyone else ever finds that sound stopped working in Safari and Quicktime. This fixed it for me.

Notes on suggesting link styles

30/03/2006 @ 00:08 UTC

deusx : Notes on suggesting link styles - "Below I explain a way that both avoids problems in existing browsers and is forward-compatible."

James Surowiecki says the newspaper business is actually not a bad business to be in these days

30/03/2006 @ 00:08 UTC

jkottke : James Surowiecki says the newspaper business is actually not a bad business to be in these days - Even with the encroachment of blogs, craigslist, and online stock listings, James Surowiecki says the newspaper business is actually not a bad business to be in these days. "Newspapers are classic cash cows: solidly profitable businesses in a stagnant ind

The CIA World Factbook maintains a page about the entire world

30/03/2006 @ 00:08 UTC

jkottke : The CIA World Factbook maintains a page about the entire world - The CIA World Factbook maintains a page about the entire world, which seems like it was meant to be read by aliens about to visit Earth for the first time. (thx jake)

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