Software Out There - New York Times

5/04/2006 @ 23:09 UTC

deusx : Software Out There - New York Times - "blocks of interchangeable software components are proliferating on the Web and developers are joining them together to create a potentially infinite array of useful new programs."

if:book: sophie is coming!

5/04/2006 @ 23:08 UTC

deusx : if:book: sophie is coming! - "Sophie is an open-source platform for creating and reading electronic books for the networked environment."

KITT cogworks | MetaFilter

5/04/2006 @ 23:08 UTC

deusx : KITT cogworks | MetaFilter - "These people are cool, they have the cars to prove it. So can you. And then go to the convention. One man's shadowy journey. Could Heat Vision be next?"

ITworld.com - Re-thinking the online spreadsheet

5/04/2006 @ 23:08 UTC

deusx : ITworld.com - Re-thinking the online spreadsheet - "What happens if we take the next step and put our spreadsheets on the Web rather than keeping them local?"

Cross-browser BlendTrans Filter JavaScript

5/04/2006 @ 23:08 UTC

Philippe Janvier : Cross-browser BlendTrans Filter JavaScript - "...a cool looking fade in/out javascript effect". [via#

Forward an Entire Thread in Gmail

5/04/2006 @ 23:08 UTC

djacobs : Forward an Entire Thread in Gmail - Aaron Boodman just posted a Greasemonkey script that forwards an entire thread in gmail, something I've wanted forever. Aaron writes: "One thing that is interesting about this implementation is that you'll note it does not use the gmail content script at

A Glitch in the Matrix

5/04/2006 @ 22:09 UTC

Linkorama : A Glitch in the Matrix - Syndicate event discount code

OpenOffice SUMIF

5/04/2006 @ 22:09 UTC

Nelson Minar : OpenOffice SUMIF - Helpful blog of tips for the spreadsheet

Google Real Estate

5/04/2006 @ 22:08 UTC

djacobs : Google Real Estate - Google Real Estate is the first good use of Google Base that I've seen. They could do a littler better on my search for an affordable two bedroom on the west side, but then again that apartment may simply not exist. -dj [via]

Map of the Cherry Blossoms in Brooklyn Botanical Garden

5/04/2006 @ 22:08 UTC

djacobs : Map of the Cherry Blossoms in Brooklyn Botanical Garden - The Cherry Trees were blooming in Brooklyn Botanical Garden this week. I hope they're OK after today's snow. -dj

Thirty Second Teaser for the Simpsons Movie

5/04/2006 @ 22:08 UTC

djacobs : Thirty Second Teaser for the Simpsons Movie - Thirty Second teaser for the Simpsons movie. -dj

Love City

5/04/2006 @ 22:08 UTC

djacobs : Love City - Love City takes the computer game "out of the bedroom and into urban spaces." Players get points for forming a "menage a-trois" by being in the same place relative to game pieces in three different cities: Nottingham, Leicester and Derby. -dj [via]

Analysis of U.S. Troop Deaths in Iraq

5/04/2006 @ 22:08 UTC

gknauss : Analysis of U.S. Troop Deaths in Iraq - "September 11 is an uncontested and quantifiable tragedy. Iraq is approaching similar dimensions." How long before U.S. troop deaths in Iraq pass September 11 deaths? A little less than a year. -- GK

Red Herring 100 Finalists

5/04/2006 @ 21:09 UTC

Linkorama : Red Herring 100 Finalists - Whoopie we are in the 200! And if you pay to go to their conference, you qualify for potentially being part of the 100.

Boston: April Snow

5/04/2006 @ 21:09 UTC

kellan : Boston: April Snow - I guess thats why we draw distinctions between Summer and Spring, but rats #

Photojojo - like Make/Readymade, but just for your camera

5/04/2006 @ 21:09 UTC

kellan : Photojojo - like Make/Readymade, but just for your camera - Kara and Amit's new project is off to a great start. #

Everyware Bibliography

5/04/2006 @ 20:08 UTC

djacobs : Everyware Bibliography - Adam Greenfield's has posted a partial bibliography for his book, Everyware -dj.

Citysnake

5/04/2006 @ 20:08 UTC

djacobs : Citysnake - Citysnake is a city-sized version of the Commodore-64/Nokia classic game. The playing area is the city grid, and inviduals take ownership of blocks or city streets. City snake was one of Rhizome's 2005 commissions. -dj [via]

Starbucks Buzzing for Akeelah and the Bee

5/04/2006 @ 20:08 UTC

djacobs : Starbucks Buzzing for Akeelah and the Bee - Starbucks is "co-presenting" the new movie Akeelah and the Bee, and will share in it's profits. Starbucks shoppers will be offered free vocabulary and spelling lessons, Baristas were invited to advanced screenings and are encouraged to offer their own opi [via]

New trailer for Art School Confidential

5/04/2006 @ 19:08 UTC

djacobs : New trailer for Art School Confidential - There's a New trailer for Art School Confidential, directed by Terry Zwigoff and starring Sophia Myles and John Malkovich. I wonder when Bloggers will replace Art Students as the iconic losers of cinema. -dj

How much do I charge?

5/04/2006 @ 18:09 UTC

Cameron Moll : How much do I charge? - For anyone who's ever asked, How much do I charge? - Raise your rates. "This leaves you with 24 'billable' hours in a week, or just over 1150 billable hours in a year. So what do you need to bill per hour to pull your $XXX? Well, dividing your $XXX by 115

deusx : The Secret to Small Business Success | Firewheel Design - "So the next time you're unsure how you're going to grow your small business, remember the secret. Raise your rates."

Only 11 percent of NYC subway stations are wheelchair accessible

5/04/2006 @ 18:08 UTC

djacobs : Only 11 percent of NYC subway stations are wheelchair accessible - Only 53 of the city's 468 subway stations are wheelchair accessible. The MTA is spending $192,000,000 to make 15 more stations wheelchair accessible over the next 3 years. At that rate, the whole system could be modernized by 2090 at the bargain basement [via]

Mars Rover 2.0

5/04/2006 @ 18:08 UTC

djacobs : Mars Rover 2.0 - "Phoenix", the first in a new generation of "Scout" landers, will be going to Mars fall 2007. -dj

Apple's Boot Camp lets you run Windows XP on your Intel Mac

5/04/2006 @ 18:08 UTC

djacobs : Apple's Boot Camp lets you run Windows XP on your Intel Mac - Apple's Boot Camp lets you run Windows XP on your Intel Mac. 7 out of 11 words in that sentence were trademarks. -dj

Apple's Boot Camp public beta

5/04/2006 @ 17:08 UTC

Andy Baio : Apple's Boot Camp public beta - the stock market loves Apple's new official support of Windows XP dual boot

Jon Hicks : Apple - Boot Camp - Macs do Windows too! We knew they would, but we waited for the official word. Thanks to Ian Lloyd for the tip off.

jimray : Apple - Boot Camp - Boot Windows on a Mac - officially

Rod Begbie : Apple - Boot Camp #

joshua : boot camp - boot windows on your mac

Simon Willison : Boot Camp - Official dual-boot Windows solution for Intel Macs - downloadable beta!

plasticbag : Apple's Boot Camp makes the world's best Windows computer a Mac... - Or at least that's the tagline I'm seeing around the web at the moment. Looks fascinating, actually. Really interested to see how this turns out...

Caterina: "Poetry reviews, if awesome, make you want to read more poetry"

5/04/2006 @ 17:08 UTC

djacobs : Caterina: "Poetry reviews, if awesome, make you want to read more poetry" - Poetry reviews, if awesome, make you want to read more poetry. Poetry has always seemed less accessible to me than fiction, because I've have less "formal" training in it. For some reason people post more fiction reviews than poetry reviews, but I'd welco

Dave Orchard's Blog: WS-SopranosDesperateHousewivesKwisatchHaderach

5/04/2006 @ 16:08 UTC

deusx : Dave Orchard's Blog: WS-SopranosDesperateHousewivesKwisatchHaderach - "in about two WS-years, the WS-KwisatchHadarach will be born! He will be known as WS-ReliableSecureConversationEventingNotificationMetadataExchangePolicy ResourceTransferTransactionEnumeration."

YouTube - Cop vs Dog - cop uses the taser

5/04/2006 @ 16:08 UTC

deusx : YouTube - Cop vs Dog - cop uses the taser - "An aggressive dog gets what's coming when it tries to charge at a police officer."

Shmup contest winner

5/04/2006 @ 15:08 UTC

Nelson Minar : Shmup contest winner - Yay, new shootem ups

Merlin sees vast alcohol stream

5/04/2006 @ 15:08 UTC

Jon Hicks : Merlin sees vast alcohol stream - Never offer to get a round in for Cassiopeians seems to be moral here.

No Need To Shout

5/04/2006 @ 15:08 UTC

Jon Hicks : No Need To Shout - Ouch

Password Recovery Speeds

5/04/2006 @ 12:08 UTC

Wayne Burkett : Password Recovery Speeds - A friendly reminder that the number of possible combinations grows exponentially wrt the length of your password. #

The Omni Mouth

5/04/2006 @ 11:08 UTC

Jon Hicks : The Omni Mouth - Omnigroup launch a blog

CPAN purity tester, see how much of a script comes from CPAN

5/04/2006 @ 07:08 UTC

Matthew M. Boedicker : CPAN purity tester, see how much of a script comes from CPAN - (via Don Marti www/sitemap-o-matic.html) [via]

ny times tag cloud

5/04/2006 @ 05:08 UTC

joshua : ny times tag cloud - freaky

90% Crud: AIM Down

5/04/2006 @ 05:08 UTC

deusx : 90% Crud: AIM Down - "go on and add all the people @gmail.com to your contact list. Imagine how surprised they'll be to see your Jabber ID show up"

Health Problems Related to the Geek Lifestyle

5/04/2006 @ 04:08 UTC

WillPate : Health Problems Related to the Geek Lifestyle - A physician to geeks describes the health problems he sees common to them. It is now my mission to avoid these things.

Zimbra - Blog - A Pint of ALE - Ajax Linking and Embedding

5/04/2006 @ 03:08 UTC

deusx : Zimbra - Blog - A Pint of ALE - Ajax Linking and Embedding - "AJAX Linking and Embedding (ALE) provides the ability to embed rich content into an editable document and to then interact with and edit that content in much the same way as it is done with traditional office suites and applications in a desktop environm

Paul Hammond : Zimbra - Blog - A Pint of ALE - Ajax Linking and Embedding - within the ALE world the embedded objects are AJAX components that are embedded into an editable HTML document

macosxhints - Easily switch the current default Java version

5/04/2006 @ 03:08 UTC

deusx : macosxhints - Easily switch the current default Java version - "I wrote the following simple UNIX shell script to allow me to easily switch between the different Java versions I have installed."

s3DAV

5/04/2006 @ 03:08 UTC

deusx : s3DAV - "s3DAV is a webDAV server which allows you to access a virtual file system using your Amazon s3 account."

Andy Baio : s3DAV - virtual filesystem using your Amazon S3 account  [via]

joshua : s3DAV - amazon s3 as a DAV fs

Just how effective is chiropractor back cracking?

5/04/2006 @ 03:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Just how effective is chiropractor back cracking? - Just how effective is chiropractor back cracking?: this question (and the answers) cracked me up for so many reasons...

How I Work: Bill Gates - Apr. 4, 2006

5/04/2006 @ 02:10 UTC

merlinmann : How I Work: Bill Gates - Apr. 4, 2006 - "I'm very disciplined about ignoring that unless I see that it's a high-priority topic." [thanks, Nelson Minar]

mozdev.org - downthemall

5/04/2006 @ 02:09 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : mozdev.org - downthemall - mozdev.org - downthemall: "DownThemAll! (or just DtA) is a powerful yet easy-to-use Mozilla Firefox extension that adds new advanced downloading capabilities to your browser. DtA lets you download in just one click all the links or images contained i

BubbleShare: Photos from Funny Mix06 Photos

5/04/2006 @ 02:09 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : BubbleShare: Photos from Funny Mix06 Photos - BubbleShare: Photos from Funny Mix06 Photos: wherein I am bubbled

Slides from PHP Québec Conf 2006

5/04/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Slides from PHP Québec Conf 2006 - Slides from PHP Québec Conf 2006: including "SQLite: A fast, transactional DBMS embedded in PHP 5"

Raise an ALE to Google Maps API v2

5/04/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Raise an ALE to Google Maps API v2 - Raise an ALE to Google Maps API v2: "ALE: Ajax Linking and Embedding"

Michael Jackson - Thriller - Google Video

5/04/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Michael Jackson - Thriller - Google Video - Michael Jackson - Thriller - Google Video: a classic. saldy, they provide only 30 sec of video. WTF?!

defective yeti: Undercooking Light

5/04/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : defective yeti: Undercooking Light - defective yeti: Undercooking Light: '"One cup" is the fundamental, atomic unit of cheese -- did the editors of Cooking Light think we would not know this?'

Various people have been writing up the various MacBook Pro noises that have plagued some early a...

5/04/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

plasticbag : Various people have been writing up the various MacBook Pro noises that have plagued some early adopters - Apparently some of them are fixable (and may have been fixed) with software, while others have been fixed in later versions. Many other users are not experiencing any problems at all...

Tyra Banks show dedicated to Myspace

5/04/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

Andy Baio : Tyra Banks show dedicated to Myspace - if you find the full video, let me know

Oblivion tweak guide

5/04/2006 @ 01:09 UTC

Nelson Minar : Oblivion tweak guide - Exhaustive collection of suggestions

HMAC Digest Access Authentication for HTTP

5/04/2006 @ 01:09 UTC

deusx : HMAC Digest Access Authentication for HTTP - "This document specifies an HTTP authentication scheme based on cryptographic hashes."

CW Operators Wanted

5/04/2006 @ 01:09 UTC

deusx : CW Operators Wanted - " Just touch our paddles and send perfect code"

pictures of the roots of integer-coefficient polynomials

5/04/2006 @ 01:09 UTC

gleuschk : pictures of the roots of integer-coefficient polynomials - Whoa! V. cool.

Google Maps API Version 2 released

5/04/2006 @ 01:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Google Maps API Version 2 released - Google Maps API Version 2 released: fantastic stuff

Oh that? It's our new PPPP (Pay Per Pop-up Program)

5/04/2006 @ 01:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Oh that? It's our new PPPP (Pay Per Pop-up Program) - Oh that? It's our new PPPP (Pay Per Pop-up Program): "Now, it's important to note that it's not Yahoo allegedly defrauding advertisers here, but a bad partner in its network."

AOL changes name to AOL

5/04/2006 @ 01:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : AOL changes name to AOL - AOL changes name to AOL: here we go again...

At the IT Conversations Helm

5/04/2006 @ 01:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : At the IT Conversations Helm - At the IT Conversations Helm: "Doug Kaye has asked me to be the Executive Producer of IT Conversations" congrats to Phil!

A bashed and broken Powerbook still mostly works - it causes me pain this, after seeing such a si...

5/04/2006 @ 01:08 UTC

plasticbag : A bashed and broken Powerbook still mostly works - it causes me pain this, after seeing such a similar fate befall my work Powerbook... - "Matt Johnson sent around this jaw-dropping picture of a Powerbook. There's no way to describe the scene in words so you just have to look at the photo."

These poems showing the absurdities of English spelling are pretty astonishingly fun to read out ...

5/04/2006 @ 01:08 UTC

plasticbag : These poems showing the absurdities of English spelling are pretty astonishingly fun to read out loud fast - But while I laugh, can I just point out how upsetting I find the Simplified Spelling Society. I'm afraid I believe that the systematic simplification of spelling strips language of its evident etymological roots and would diminish the language in resonanc

People in Florida are too scared to send their children to London because of the threat of terror...

5/04/2006 @ 01:08 UTC

plasticbag : People in Florida are too scared to send their children to London because of the threat of terrorist attacks - Extraordinary, but entirely familiar. During the first Gulf War, tourism from the US to Britiain dropped enormously, despite the fact that the war could have little or no direct impact in London at all.

Timeline of Apple Macintosh models from Wikipedia

5/04/2006 @ 01:08 UTC

plasticbag : Timeline of Apple Macintosh models from Wikipedia - Nice bit of work this - classy and up to date. I can identify several major product lines that I've been lucky enough to own.

wearehugh : Timeline of Apple Macintosh models

The New York Times redesigns

5/04/2006 @ 00:08 UTC

jimray : The New York Times redesigns

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