Aerial photos by Jason Hawkes

4/05/2006 @ 23:11 UTC

Cameron Moll : Aerial photos by Jason Hawkes - Gorgeous aerial photography by Jason Hawkes.

Yahoo Tech uses the hReview microformat!

4/05/2006 @ 23:08 UTC

Jon Hicks : Yahoo Tech uses the hReview microformat! - Its spreading!

Port Pot Shot

4/05/2006 @ 22:13 UTC

Cameron Moll : Port Pot Shot - Exclusively for the scientist who always dreamt of blasting a porta potty into space.

Aisle of Averages - late night photography at Safeway

4/05/2006 @ 22:13 UTC

Cameron Moll : Aisle of Averages - late night photography at Safeway - "Perspective shots of [Safeway] store aisles are distorted back out of perspective so that the shelf forms a rectangle in the picture plane instead of trapezoid. Then four passes of motion blur @ 999 to arrive at a kind of loose average or wash of the she

05012006.jpg by Ken Ilio

4/05/2006 @ 22:12 UTC

Cameron Moll : 05012006.jpg by Ken Ilio - Gapers Block: 05012006.jpg by Ken Ilio.

FlickrExport 2 Screenshots

4/05/2006 @ 22:11 UTC

Jon Hicks : FlickrExport 2 Screenshots - I can’t wait for the next upgrade to FlickrExport. Being able to send to photosets as well as groups!

Phil Windley's Technometria | Wiki Wednesday

4/05/2006 @ 22:09 UTC

deusx : Phil Windley's Technometria | Wiki Wednesday - "So what features are needed and central to the notion of a wiki?"

Linkorama : Wiki Wednesday - Eugene was being controversial and said that recent improvements to wikis are missing the point. Wikis are transformational tools for communities. They are neutral space. So what features are needed and central to the notion of a wiki?

decaffeinated archives :: Submit, publish, comment, rinse, repeat

4/05/2006 @ 22:08 UTC

deusx : decaffeinated archives :: Submit, publish, comment, rinse, repeat - "So why isn't MacOSXHints a wiki?"

A list of the films preserved in the United States National Film Registry

4/05/2006 @ 22:08 UTC

jkottke : A list of the films preserved in the United States National Film Registry - A list of the films preserved in the United States National Film Registry. (thx, robert)

Dorian moore : Dalston to Old Street

4/05/2006 @ 20:09 UTC

philgyford : Dorian moore : Dalston to Old Street - Like a slow and clunky (in a good way) east London version of that movie where a guy drives across Paris insanely quickly.

The New York Review of Books: The Coming Meltdown

4/05/2006 @ 20:09 UTC

philgyford : The New York Review of Books: The Coming Meltdown - I underlined this review of two books on environmental disaster when I read it. Not sure why now, but still.

The New York Review of Books: The Way to a Fair Deal

4/05/2006 @ 20:09 UTC

philgyford : The New York Review of Books: The Way to a Fair Deal - Interesting review of Benjamin M. Friedman's 'The Moral Consequences of Economic Growth' (subscribers only).

The New York Review of Books: Jimmy Carter & the Culture of Death

4/05/2006 @ 20:09 UTC

philgyford : The New York Review of Books: Jimmy Carter & the Culture of Death - Lots of bits in this review of Carter's book 'Our Endangered Values: America's Moral Crisis' that I circled.

The New York Review of Books: Summoning the Spirits

4/05/2006 @ 20:09 UTC

philgyford : The New York Review of Books: Summoning the Spirits - Fascinating article about Victorian mediums, spirit photographers etc. (subscribers only)

The Day The Lawn Wasn't Mowed

4/05/2006 @ 20:08 UTC

Andy Baio : The Day The Lawn Wasn't Mowed - it looks like the headline changed on the small town newspaper

Accessible DHTML - MDC

4/05/2006 @ 20:08 UTC

wearehugh : Accessible DHTML - MDC

veen : Accessible DHTML - Mozilla Developer Center - "Role" and "State" metadata in Ajax applications.

Key-navigable custom DHTML widgets - MDC

4/05/2006 @ 20:08 UTC

wearehugh : Key-navigable custom DHTML widgets - MDC

jcgregorio : Key-navigable custom DHTML widgets - MDC - onkeydown

Brandon Flowers expresses his love for Bruce Springsteen and then announces that The Killers are ...

4/05/2006 @ 20:08 UTC

jkottke : Brandon Flowers expresses his love for Bruce Springsteen and then announces that The Killers are recording "one of the best albums in the past 20 years" - Brandon Flowers expresses his love for Bruce Springsteen and then announces that The Killers are recording "one of the best albums in the past 20 years". (via gf) [via]

The King James version of the Bible makes several mentions of unicorns, but it seems to be a crea...

4/05/2006 @ 20:08 UTC

jkottke : The King James version of the Bible makes several mentions of unicorns, but it seems to be a creative mistranslation on the part of the KJB's authors rather than "evidence" that the Bible is mythical - The King James version of the Bible makes several mentions of unicorns, but it seems to be a creative mistranslation on the part of the KJB's authors rather than evidence that the Bible is mythical. God still hates shrimp, though.

Flickr: The hello, stranger. Pool

4/05/2006 @ 17:09 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : Flickr: The hello, stranger. Pool [via]

Skydrol

4/05/2006 @ 17:09 UTC

kaninka.net : Skydrol

On Bots

4/05/2006 @ 17:08 UTC

Andy Baio : On Bots - analysis and great visualizations of Yahoo, Google, and MSN crawler activity for a year

joshua : On Bots - Fresh Zero Content for Compulsive Clickers - Nice analysis of crawler behavior

Matthew M. Boedicker : beautiful graphs of search engine crawling behavior - (via slashdot comment) [via]

Milo Vermeulen : drunkmenworkhere.org - On Bots - results of a one-year experiment on search engine behaviour [via]

Nelson Minar : Search spider test - If I understand right, the best crawlers would crawl no pages here

Rod Begbie : Drunk Men Work Here - On Bots - Visualizations on how Yahoo, Google and MSN (and comment spam bots) spider through content. [via#

Philippe Janvier : On Bots - Analyse des comportements des robots des 3 plus gros moteurs de recherche. [via#

Wayne Burkett : On Bots - Fresh Zero Content for Compulsive Clickers - Very interesting crawler behavior visualization. #

Richard Dawkins has a new book coming out in October called The God Delusion

4/05/2006 @ 17:08 UTC

jkottke : Richard Dawkins has a new book coming out in October called The God Delusion - Richard Dawkins has a new book coming out in October called The God Delusion. For some reason, I don't see this being a big seller in the US.

Guidelines from the Secret Service on the printed reproduction of currency

4/05/2006 @ 16:08 UTC

jkottke : Guidelines from the Secret Service on the printed reproduction of currency - Guidelines from the Secret Service on the printed reproduction of currency. I once photocopied a dollar bill at the office on our uber-photocopier and was astounded how good it looked...I don't envy the SS's task here.

Alright Star Wars nerds, here's the moment you've all been waiting for...the original as-shown-in...

4/05/2006 @ 16:08 UTC

jkottke : Alright Star Wars nerds, here's the moment you've all been waiting for...the original as-shown-in-the-theater versions of Star Wars, Empire, and Jedi are being released on DVD, at long last - Alright Star Wars nerds, here's the moment you've all been waiting for...the original as-shown-in-the-theater versions of Star Wars, Empire, and Jedi are being released on DVD, at long last. Han shoots first!

Andy Baio : Original Star Wars to be released on DVD - finally, I can replace my bootleg Laserdisc rips with bootleg DVDs  [via]

Nelson Minar : Real Star Wars DVDs - Without the abominable extra material from the past few years. No need to steal laserdisc rips anymore.

How will David Blaine hold his breath for 9 minutes?

4/05/2006 @ 16:08 UTC

jkottke : How will David Blaine hold his breath for 9 minutes? - How will David Blaine hold his breath for 9 minutes? Relaxation and pure oxygen.

Randy Glass Studio

4/05/2006 @ 11:08 UTC

philgyford : Randy Glass Studio - Incredibly detailed and accurate black and white ink(?) illustrations. (via Drawn!)

Aplus :: z-pos

4/05/2006 @ 11:08 UTC

philgyford : Aplus :: z-pos - Detailed exploration of an Internet Explorer CSS z-index bug. It saved my sanity last week.

Royal Festival Hall | Information Pages

4/05/2006 @ 11:08 UTC

philgyford : Royal Festival Hall | Information Pages - The RFH are selling mats made out of the 1950s carpet they took up for their refurbishment. Nice, but £55.

Enid Crow Disasters

4/05/2006 @ 11:08 UTC

philgyford : Enid Crow Disasters - Nice Cindy Sherman-esque self portrait photography of characters witnessing disasters.

Federated Media - Advertising Platform

4/05/2006 @ 08:08 UTC

merlinmann : Federated Media - Advertising Platform - Federated Media's self-service ad platform launches. Choose audience and ad units across all FM sites. Nice work, gang!

US mothers deserve $134,121 in salary

4/05/2006 @ 07:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : US mothers deserve $134,121 in salary - US mothers deserve $134,121 in salary: A full-time stay-at-home mother would earn $134,121 a year if paid for all her work

Castlevania Game Name Generator

4/05/2006 @ 05:08 UTC

deusx : Castlevania Game Name Generator - "German Techno of Really Bad Gas"

win32 1.8-branch build with canvas updates

4/05/2006 @ 05:08 UTC

wearehugh : win32 1.8-branch build with canvas updates - hooray! toDataURL is almost here!

Up close and personal with Toshiba's new HD DVD player (the HD-A1)

4/05/2006 @ 04:09 UTC

Rod Begbie : Up close and personal with Toshiba's new HD DVD player (the HD-A1) - Slicing and dicing an HD DVD player. A Pentium 4 processor, a 256Mb USB flash drive (running ext2), and a gig of RAM are amongst the goodies. [via#

Six Apart's downtime and Blue Security, the idiots that spam spammers

4/05/2006 @ 04:08 UTC

Andy Baio : Six Apart's downtime and Blue Security, the idiots that spam spammers - a great post sums up how these two stories from yesterday are related

Apple cease and desists Something Awful

4/05/2006 @ 04:08 UTC

Andy Baio : Apple cease and desists Something Awful - for a service manual they're not even hosting; the thermal grease thread is great, too

IRC on the Nintendo DS

4/05/2006 @ 04:08 UTC

Andy Baio : IRC on the Nintendo DS - l33t  [via]

deusx : Ficedula: SylphIRC - release - It's IRC on a Nintendo DS!

Soda distributors to end most school sales

4/05/2006 @ 04:08 UTC

Andy Baio : Soda distributors to end most school sales - I fully expect high school students to riot to get their Coke machines back  [via]

Dave's Store

4/05/2006 @ 03:08 UTC

deusx : Dave's Store - "This innovative pump spray hot sauce allows you to change the heat of the sauce by turning the cap. It changes from slightly spicy to fiery."

Thank You Stephen Colbert.

4/05/2006 @ 03:08 UTC

deusx : Thank You Stephen Colbert. - "40004 Thank Yous. Add another"

The Counterattack On Google

4/05/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : The Counterattack On Google - The Counterattack On Google: "Sifting through paperwork, number crunchers at rival Yahoo! Inc. were stunned to realize just how much more profit Google generated, compared with Yahoo, from its system of selling ads on Web searches."

plasticbag : Business Week wrote an article a little while back about the ways in which Microsoft and Yahoo are responding to Google's dominance in the search ad market - I'm obviously not going to comment on it in any formal capacity - it's not an area that I work closely with for a start - but it's a pretty interesting read nonetheless.

MySpace reinvented email

4/05/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : MySpace reinvented email - MySpace reinvented email: hmm... could be.

The BBC's review of Mission: Impossible III contains this completely classic line...

4/05/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

plasticbag : The BBC's review of Mission: Impossible III contains this completely classic line... - "The only real problem is Tom himself, who manifestly fails to convince as a human being. With his plasticised musculature and ten kilowatt grin, he's less of an action hero and more of an action figure"

OurStory

4/05/2006 @ 01:09 UTC

Linkorama : OurStory - New visual biography startup

Neutrality of the Net

4/05/2006 @ 01:08 UTC

Simon Willison : Neutrality of the Net - Tim Berners-Lee on the most important issue facing the 'net today.

Django for non-programmers

4/05/2006 @ 01:08 UTC

Simon Willison : Django for non-programmers - Jeff Croft's intro to Django.

jcgregorio : JeffCroft.com: Django for non-programmers

Django: Web Development for Perfectionists with Deadlines

4/05/2006 @ 01:08 UTC

Simon Willison : Django: Web Development for Perfectionists with Deadlines - Jacob's presentation at the Googleplex, on Google Video.

Rod Begbie : django: Web Development for Perfectionists with Deadlines - Google Video - Google Tech Talk from Jacob of the Django team. Good overview of the origins and philosophy of Django. #

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