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
Nelson Minar : Search spider test - If I understand right, the best crawlers would crawl no pages here#
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!
Nelson Minar : Real Star Wars DVDs - Without the abominable extra material from the past few years. No need to steal laserdisc rips anymore.#
3/05/2006 @ 15:08 UTC
jkottke : The Onion AV Club is not impressed with this year's crop of blockbusters in their 2006 Summer Movie Preview - The Onion AV Club is not impressed with this year's crop of blockbusters in their 2006 Summer Movie Preview.
Andy Baio : The A.V. Club's 2006 Summer Movie Preview - the headline sums it up as "Why Bother?"#
3/05/2006 @ 07:08 UTC
jkottke : ASCII Maps, a fully-functional version of Google Maps represented in ASCII - ASCII Maps, a fully-functional version of Google Maps represented in ASCII. Doesn't work in Safari tho. (via infosthetics) [via]#
3/05/2006 @ 01:08 UTC
Paul Hammond : CustomEvent : onFontResize - When fontSize is changed, this Iframe will fire an onResize event which we can catch later
wearehugh : onFontResize - brilliant hack#
2/05/2006 @ 18:09 UTC
Cameron Moll : Why? - The Art of No. Or perhaps, the art of asking why instead of saying no. "When you say 'why' instead of 'no', you open a design conversation that can help inform both sides." (Love the blockquote styling btw, Derek.)
deusx : Powazek: Just a Thought: The Art of No - "When you say "why" instead of "no", you open a design conversation that can help inform both sides."
Paul Hammond : Powazek: Just a Thought: The Art of No - What if we substituted the word "Why" for "No"?
Eric Meyer : The Art of No - This would serve as well in civil discourse and debate as in a design shop.
François Nonnenmacher : The Art of No - What if we substituted the word "Why" for "No"?#
2/05/2006 @ 08:08 UTC
jkottke : Good new series of ads for Apple; "Get a Mac" - Good new series of ads for Apple; "Get a Mac". I'm pretty sure the chap playing the PC is John Hodgman (author, Daily Show correspondent, This American Life commentator, former literary agent, monthly readings holder, hobo expert). Can anyone confirm? (vi [via]
Andy Baio : Apple's Get A Mac campaign - their new "Switch" campaign is funny and biting, but playing up the youth angle might be too limiting#
1/05/2006 @ 10:08 UTC
deusx : Inform 7: Public Beta - Google Groups: rec.arts.int-fiction - Insanely cool natural language approach to authoring interactive fiction - "brings together the editing, testing, indexing and publishing of interactive fiction within a simple one-window user interface."
cobra libre : incredible new version of the inform interactive fiction programming language - sample source code: "The upper drawer, the middle drawer and the lower drawer are parts of the desk. The upper drawer, the middle drawer and the lower drawer are openable closed containers. In the middle drawer is a sugared almond. In the lower drawer is ##
30/04/2006 @ 14:08 UTC
plasticbag : Colbert Lampoons Bush at White House Correspondents Dinner - Stephen Colbert is increasingly obviously the most important man in America at the moment. "Colbert urged the Bush to ignore his low approval ratings, saying they were based on reality, 'and reality has a well-known liberal bias'."
deusx : Colbert Lampoons Bush at White House Correspondents Dinner-- President Not Amused? - "A blistering comedy "tribute" to President Bush by Comedy Central's faux talk show host Stephen Colbert at the White House Correspondent Dinner Saturday night left George and Laura Bush unsmiling at its close. "
Rod Begbie : Colbert Lampoons Bush at White House Correspondents Dinner-- President Not Amused? - Stephen Colbert performs a superbly scathing speech at the White House Correspondents Dinner. President? Not laughing. "When the president decides something on Monday, he still believes it on Wednesday - no matter what happened Tuesday." [via] ##
27/04/2006 @ 20:09 UTC
kellan : Labnotes ï¿½ Blog Archive ï¿½ SOA integration with Flickr and del.icio.us - "...we embarked on an SOA strategy to integrate our content publishing system (here) with an image lifecycle and provisioning service (Flickr) and an hyperlink management and intelligence service (del.icio.us)" #
jcgregorio : Labnotes Â» Blog Archive Â» SOA integration with Flickr and del.icio.us - The sad fact is that you could make a lot of money as a consultant spewing this to PHBs.#
27/04/2006 @ 19:08 UTC
Philippe Janvier : SketchUp - "...an easy-to-learn 3D modeling program that enables you to explore the world in 3D. ... And once you've built your models, you can place them in Google Earth..." [via] #
Cameron Moll : Google SketchUp - Google SketchUp, a 3D software tool that's extremely easy to use. Admittedly I'm growing more and more concerned now with 1-800-GOOG-411, Android, this... is WorldDomination™ next?#
27/04/2006 @ 01:09 UTC
26/04/2006 @ 22:09 UTC
plasticbag : Last.fm isn't just for humans - Mr Biddulph talks about work he did when we were at the BBC, piping now-playing lists from 6music into last.fm to make a profile of their music listening preferences. Pretty cool, really. Very interesting.#
26/04/2006 @ 13:09 UTC
26/04/2006 @ 06:08 UTC
deusx : Brad Neuberg: Coding In Paradise: Now in a Browser Near You: Offline Access and Permanent, Client-Side Storage, Thanks to Dojo.Storage - "I'm proud to announce the immediate availability of dojo.storage and a new web-based editor named Moxie."
Simon Willison : Brad Neuberg introduces dojo.storage - Incredibly technically impressive, embodying months of accumulated expertise.
Paul Hammond : Brad Neuberg: Coding In Paradise: Now in a Browser Near You: Offline Access and Permanent, Client-Side Storage, Thanks to Dojo.Storage - Imagine if web applications could store megabytes of data on the client-side, in the browser, both persistently and securely. No server needed.#
23/04/2006 @ 21:08 UTC
deusx : BadgerFish - "BadgerFish is a convention for translating an XML document into a JSON object."
Paul Hammond : BadgerFish - BadgerFish is a convention for translating an XML document into a JSON object
jcgregorio : BadgerFish - more namespaces in JSON#
22/04/2006 @ 20:10 UTC
Paul Hammond : Surfinâ€™ Safari - Blog Archive Â» High DPI Web Sites - This is a preliminary proposal for how to make great high DPI Web sites in such a way that the higher resolution images can be incorporated cleanly into an existing design.
wearehugh : Surfinâ€™ Safari - Blog Archive Â» High DPI Web Sites
jimray : Surfinâ€™ Safari - Blog Archive Â» High DPI Web Sites#
21/04/2006 @ 14:09 UTC
jcgregorio : Google Data APIs Overview - Google has built an AtomStore.
Paul Hammond : Google Data APIs Overview - The Google data APIs ("GData" for short) provide a simple standard protocol for reading and writing data on the web
Philippe Janvier : Google Data APIs - "...a simple standard protocol for reading and writing data on the web. GData combines common XML-based syndication formats (Atom and RSS) with a feed-publishing system based on the Atom publishing protocol, plus some extensions for handling queries." [via] ##
21/04/2006 @ 11:03 UTC
Simon Willison : Last Day [paulhammond.org] - Paul's leaving the beeb.
Jeremy Zawodny : Paul Hammond comes to Yahoo - Paul Hammond comes to Yahoo: Welcome aboard!#
20/04/2006 @ 19:09 UTC
Cameron Moll : Daring Fireball: Initiative - John Gruber dives into Daring Fireball full-time. As my father would say back when he was a tail gunner in a B-52 in Vietnam, "I've got your six." And so do thousands of other readers.
Andy Baio : Daring Fireball goes full-time - John left Joyent to try blogging as a career
jkottke : John Gruber steps in front of the bus that is making a full-time living from your weblog - John Gruber steps in front of the bus that is making a full-time living from your weblog. As a supporter of DF for the past two years, I wish John the best of luck.
wearehugh : Daring Fireball: Initiative
deusx : Daring Fireball: Initiative - "Last week I left my full-time job at Joyent, for the sole reason so that I can write Daring Fireball as a full-time job."#
19/04/2006 @ 21:54 UTC
jcgregorio : Angry/negative people can be bad for your brain - Oh boy, do I have a story to tell you about Mirror Neurons.
factoryjoe : Creating Passionate Users: Angry/negative people can be bad for your brain - Excellent advice. Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: anger, negative people
François Nonnenmacher : Angry/negative people can be bad for your brain#
19/04/2006 @ 18:08 UTC
gleuschk : YouTube - Pinball Number Count - awesome awesome awesome. just as good as I remember
Nelson Minar : 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 eleven twelve - Awesome Pointer Sisters / Sesame Street video (via Hotlinks)#
19/04/2006 @ 10:08 UTC
François Nonnenmacher : Version 2.1 of the Web is now available - now with support for the server-side blink tag! Woohoo!
Nelson Minar : Server-side <blink> - Web 2.1 has arrived! (via Waxy)
deusx : Web 2.1 server-side blink tag demonstration - "The server-side blink tag works by using a timed AJAX request, to let a Web 2.1 compatible server update the client document so that the blinking text is turned invisible."#
19/04/2006 @ 06:08 UTC
wearehugh : Sourceforge, Subversion and svn:externals - Transparent transclusion
deusx : Sourceforge, Subversion and svn:externals | 2006-04-18 | BitWorking - "Using this property you can rip, mix, and blend source as long as you can get read access to all the Subversion repositories involved."
Rod Begbie : Sourceforge, Subversion and svn:externals | 2006-04-18 | BitWorking - Wow -- I didn't realise that Subversion allowed you to splice together revisions from multiple repositories. That could come in very handy. [via] ##
18/04/2006 @ 15:08 UTC
Paul Hammond : A List Apart: Articles: A More Accessible Map - First make the data readable and useful as text, and then make it into a map#