NBC News Channel

22/06/2006 @ 23:09 UTC

jimray : NBC News Channel - Great.

Orbit 360 toy camera

22/06/2006 @ 23:08 UTC

jimray : Orbit 360 toy camera - If I can find a decent film scanner, I might learn to love shooting film again

lowfat - document viewing with a twist

22/06/2006 @ 22:10 UTC

joshua : lowfat - document viewing with a twist - another interesting 3d desktop metaphor

Generate

22/06/2006 @ 22:10 UTC

joshua : Generate - fancy stuff from a neat design store

Steve and Bill share a moment over dinner

22/06/2006 @ 22:09 UTC

Eric Meyer : Steve and Bill share a moment over dinner - "...so he says, 'That's no iPod, that's my wife!'" [via Greg] [via]

All you wanted to know about ElectroChromatic. Smart Glass, Electrochromic glass, SPD glass and m...

22/06/2006 @ 22:09 UTC

jimray : All you wanted to know about ElectroChromatic. Smart Glass, Electrochromic glass, SPD glass and more.

pulplink

22/06/2006 @ 22:09 UTC

jimray : pulplink

PDLC Switchable Windows

22/06/2006 @ 22:09 UTC

jimray : PDLC Switchable Windows

Y: The Last Man Introduction at Forever Geek

22/06/2006 @ 22:08 UTC

deusx : Y: The Last Man Introduction at Forever Geek - "Regardless of whether you are a comic book fan or not, there is something in this book for you."

17 Mistakes Microsoft Made in the Xbox Security System - Xbox-Linux

22/06/2006 @ 22:08 UTC

deusx : 17 Mistakes Microsoft Made in the Xbox Security System - Xbox-Linux - "This article is about the security system of the Xbox and the mistakes Microsoft made."

snellspace.com » Blog Archive » IRI and URI Templates

22/06/2006 @ 21:08 UTC

wearehugh : snellspace.com » Blog Archive » IRI and URI Templates

Michael Ruhlman is guest-blogging up a storm over at Megnut

22/06/2006 @ 21:08 UTC

jkottke : Michael Ruhlman is guest-blogging up a storm over at Megnut - Michael Ruhlman is guest-blogging up a storm over at Megnut. Ruhlman is the author Soul of a Chef and (with Thomas Keller) of The French Laundry Cookbook, among many others.

The New Yorker: The Critics: Books

22/06/2006 @ 20:10 UTC

jimray : The New Yorker: The Critics: Books

Big 10th annversary package from Slate

22/06/2006 @ 20:08 UTC

jkottke : Big 10th annversary package from Slate - Big 10th annversary package from Slate. It's interesting to see how it has evolved. Here's a slideshow of the design through the years...the stuff about their failed subscription business model and how they lost marketshare because of it is relevent in th

Shipping container houses

22/06/2006 @ 19:11 UTC

jimray : Shipping container houses

The Ultimate Net Monitoring Tool

22/06/2006 @ 19:08 UTC

kayodeok : The Ultimate Net Monitoring Tool - We can reconstruct all of their e-mails along with attachments, see what web pages they clicked on, we can reconstruct their (voice over internet protocol) calls.

SocketJS: Realtime Javascript Sockets

22/06/2006 @ 19:08 UTC

deusx : SocketJS: Realtime Javascript Sockets - "The JS-Bridge to Flash' Socket API"

Paul Hammond : SocketJS: Realtime Javascript Sockets - The JS-Bridge to Flash' Socket API

Great photo of the surf in Puerto Escondido, Mexico

22/06/2006 @ 19:08 UTC

jkottke : Great photo of the surf in Puerto Escondido, Mexico - Great photo of the surf in Puerto Escondido, Mexico. (Reminds me of the work of another photographer, very large prints of waves taken head on, the ocean very dark and the crashing waves a bright, vibrant white. Beautiful stuff. Can anyone help me out?)

RETROBRICK - the home of vintage and rare mobile phones

22/06/2006 @ 18:12 UTC

merlinmann : RETROBRICK - the home of vintage and rare mobile phones - I cannot even tell you how tempted I am to buy one of these. via:MeFi

Conan O'Brien vs. BEAR

22/06/2006 @ 18:12 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : Conan O'Brien vs. BEAR [via]

Generate

22/06/2006 @ 18:11 UTC

deusx : Generate - "Those irritating ringmarks that mugs and cups leave..... well, you can turn them into a nice floral pattern now with a set of Stamp Cups."

Hydrogen Atom Scale Model

22/06/2006 @ 18:11 UTC

deusx : Hydrogen Atom Scale Model - "We are all phantoms."

WordPress and SEO | The undersigned

22/06/2006 @ 18:10 UTC

deusx : WordPress and SEO | The undersigned - "There is a big bunch of resources on optimizing your blog for search engines."

365 tomorrows - The Role of Plummage in the Mating Habits of the Karraw

22/06/2006 @ 18:10 UTC

deusx : 365 tomorrows - The Role of Plummage in the Mating Habits of the Karraw - "Wait. Do you think the girls might be able to tell if I dyed my feathers?"

defmacro - Functional Programming For The Rest of Us

22/06/2006 @ 18:10 UTC

deusx : defmacro - Functional Programming For The Rest of Us - "In this article I will explain the most widely used ideas from functional languages using examples written in Java (yes, you could write functional programs in Java if you felt particularly masochistic)."

Enjoy Yahoo! Music Unlimited on Linux

22/06/2006 @ 18:09 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Enjoy Yahoo! Music Unlimited on Linux - Enjoy Yahoo! Music Unlimited on Linux: with the help of VMWare

Burning for the long haul - Cameras & Videos - Gadgets - Technology

22/06/2006 @ 18:09 UTC

wearehugh : Burning for the long haul - Cameras & Videos - Gadgets - Technology

CD-R/RW White Paper

22/06/2006 @ 18:08 UTC

wearehugh : CD-R/RW White Paper

CD and DVD Longevity: How Long Will They Last?

22/06/2006 @ 18:08 UTC

wearehugh : CD and DVD Longevity: How Long Will They Last?

deusx : CD and DVD Longevity: How Long Will They Last? - "the press will "discover" that the media is susceptible to CD or DVD rot that will eat your information audio, video or data in as little as two years after it is written. "

Short video made by Pixar/Disney's John Lasseter when he was a student at CalArts in 1979

22/06/2006 @ 18:08 UTC

jkottke : Short video made by Pixar/Disney's John Lasseter when he was a student at CalArts in 1979 - Short video made by Pixar/Disney's John Lasseter when he was a student at CalArts in 1979. (via bb) [via]

The Garrett Murray Podcast

22/06/2006 @ 17:09 UTC

Jon Hicks : The Garrett Murray Podcast - Should really be called the ‘Garrett and Shawn’ podcast, but ne’er mind. I laughed so much at the ‘Relaxation Tape’ section that I had to leave the room.

Classic Royksopp music video featuring dozens of wonderful infographics

22/06/2006 @ 17:08 UTC

jkottke : Classic Royksopp music video featuring dozens of wonderful infographics - Classic Royksopp music video featuring dozens of wonderful infographics.

Michael Frumin tried to get some NYC subway data from the New York City Transit Authority through...

22/06/2006 @ 17:08 UTC

jkottke : Michael Frumin tried to get some NYC subway data from the New York City Transit Authority through Freedom Of Information Legislation for a project he wanted to do, but they denied his requests - Michael Frumin tried to get some NYC subway data from the New York City Transit Authority through Freedom Of Information Legislation for a project he wanted to do, but they denied his requests. "Given a database of anonymized Metrocard 'swipes' over some

Imagining Albion: The Great British Future

22/06/2006 @ 16:08 UTC

plasticbag : Imagining Albion: The Great British Future - Radio 4's doing a show this evening about the history of Britain as expressed in Science Fiction. Looks pretty interesting, although unlikely that I'll get near a radio to actually hear it, unfortunately.

Joe Malia's privacy scarves provide mobile phone users and portable video game players with priva...

22/06/2006 @ 16:08 UTC

jkottke : Joe Malia's privacy scarves provide mobile phone users and portable video game players with privacy, a light/glare-free texting/playing environment, and warm necks - Joe Malia's privacy scarves provide mobile phone users and portable video game players with privacy, a light/glare-free texting/playing environment, and warm necks. "Users of the wearable mobile phone scarf can venture into public spaces confident that if [via]

Paul Graham has written up his XTech keynote on 'Why Startups Condense in America'

22/06/2006 @ 15:09 UTC

plasticbag : Paul Graham has written up his XTech keynote on 'Why Startups Condense in America' - Originally posted last month, I've just re-read it and the first thing in my head is that he doesn't pay attention to the unexpected benefits that the US has in terms of global media dominance, ready availability of cash and massive living space and natur

The Beazley dictionary of Classical gods, cities and things

22/06/2006 @ 15:08 UTC

plasticbag : The Beazley dictionary of Classical gods, cities and things - Lovely resource, with pictures and all kinds of neat stuff. Looks a bit crappy, but probably pretty easy for search engines to parse...

XHTMLized - you do the design, they build it in valid XHTML and CSS in a week for $149

22/06/2006 @ 15:08 UTC

plasticbag : XHTMLized - you do the design, they build it in valid XHTML and CSS in a week for $149 - I can imagine a load of friends of mine using this service. In fact, I can imagine myself doing some design work for plasticbag.org and then deciding just to give it to them to build properly rather than spending a week fighting with code outside the work

Eric Meyer : XHTMLized - Verrrrry interesting. Heck, maybe I should start outsourcing stuff to them.

Ryan Carson announces 'Amigo' - a new service for hooking together advertisers and people with e-...

22/06/2006 @ 15:08 UTC

plasticbag : Ryan Carson announces 'Amigo' - a new service for hooking together advertisers and people with e-mail newsletters - I have no idea whether it'll work or not, but it's interesting. Ryan keeps observing these very small, niche markets which actually do have money to spend, but which probably wouldn't be large enough for bigger companies to notice. Pretty clever (if it wo

Cameron Moll : Amigo unveiled - Amigo unveiled. "An application that helps site owners find advertisers for their e-mail newsletters [...] and that helps advertisers find new, unexploited advertising opportunities in e-mail newsletters."

The Royal College of Art Summer Show 2006

22/06/2006 @ 15:08 UTC

plasticbag : The Royal College of Art Summer Show 2006 - The product, interaction, and various other forms of applied design show starts tomorrow (Friday). Simon, Paul and I are likely to wander down late afternoon to get our yearly fix of inspired (and bizarre) new ideas. Good head fodder and a glimpse of the

Spielberg's new movie...a wormhole pic based on the work of Kip Thorne?

22/06/2006 @ 15:08 UTC

jkottke : Spielberg's new movie...a wormhole pic based on the work of Kip Thorne? - Spielberg's new film...a wormhole movie based on the work of Kip Thorne?

infojunkies: AOL rep refuses to cancel customer's account, gets fired.

22/06/2006 @ 14:10 UTC

deusx : infojunkies: AOL rep refuses to cancel customer's account, gets fired. - "An incredible video from CNBC shows an AOL customer trying to cancel his account, but a phone rep won't let him do it."

Zicatela #2

22/06/2006 @ 14:09 UTC

Philippe Janvier : Zicatela #2 - Whaooo ! [via#

MOG is a new attention-tracking site for music

22/06/2006 @ 14:08 UTC

plasticbag : MOG is a new attention-tracking site for music - It's a bit strange. It's got some attention because it was linked to from BoingBoing, but I have to be honest, at first glance it looks a lot like a crappy last.fm - a site that they completely haven't acknowledged in most of their press.

The Australian reports on the culture change of having Ray Ozzie looking after Microsoft

22/06/2006 @ 14:08 UTC

plasticbag : The Australian reports on the culture change of having Ray Ozzie looking after Microsoft - I'm pretty sure I've met Ray Ozzie, albeit briefly, at some event or other. The shift towards a programmer's programmer at the organisation is pretty extraordinary and after seeing him at ETech I have a fair amount of faith that he's going to have a subst

Wordcount

22/06/2006 @ 14:08 UTC

plasticbag : Wordcount - It's a bit of a classic visualisation in Flash of the frequency of the usage of different words, but it's a good one. Very nice indeed.

Online Portfolio of Bang Phan

22/06/2006 @ 12:10 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : Online Portfolio of Bang Phan [via]

Sinead O'Connor

22/06/2006 @ 11:08 UTC

kaninka.net : Sinead O'Connor

TextAmerica to switch to paid model, and delete all non-paying moblogs

22/06/2006 @ 09:08 UTC

Andy Baio : TextAmerica to switch to paid model, and delete all non-paying moblogs - holy cow, that's terrible form

Pitchfork's 100 Awesome Music Videos

22/06/2006 @ 09:08 UTC

Andy Baio : Pitchfork's 100 Awesome Music Videos - all with embedded YouTube links; I just killed a full hour on this

joshua : Pitchfork Feature: 100 Awesome Music Videos - i heard they used to show these on television

plasticbag : Pitchfork presents 100 Awesome Music Videos - All complete with embedded YouTube links so you can actually watch the damn things. Copyright infringement by the megaton, but it's fascinating, beautiful and completely absorbing. I'll be playing with this a lot this evening. Mmm. Classy.

Philippe Janvier : 100 Awesome Music Videos - Oldies but Goodies ! [via#

The Spelling Check is Complete

22/06/2006 @ 07:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : The Spelling Check is Complete - The Spelling Check is Complete: the importance of annoying dialog boxes

List of the 25 most popular nouns (by usage) according to the Concise Oxford English Dictionary

22/06/2006 @ 05:08 UTC

jkottke : List of the 25 most popular nouns (by usage) according to the Concise Oxford English Dictionary - List of the 25 most popular nouns (by usage) according to the Concise Oxford English Dictionary: "time, person, year, way, day, thing, man, world, life, hand, part, child, eye, woman, place, work, week, case, point, government, company, number, group, pro

My current mencoder methodology: [Archive] - Doom9's Forum

22/06/2006 @ 04:08 UTC

wearehugh : My current mencoder methodology: [Archive] - Doom9's Forum

Birdy Nam Nam

22/06/2006 @ 03:09 UTC

Nelson Minar : Birdy Nam Nam - Awesome turntable piece (via Metafilter)

Pitchfork Feature: 100 Awesome Music Videos

22/06/2006 @ 03:09 UTC

Rod Begbie : Pitchfork Feature: 100 Awesome Music Videos - Does what it says on the tin. Pitchfork scoured YouTube for 100 awesome videos, skipping over your usual suspects like Jonez, Cunningham and Gondry. [via#

Y! Local now supports microformats

22/06/2006 @ 03:09 UTC

Andy Baio : Y! Local now supports microformats - or: why I haven't been blogging for the past few days

deusx : Yahoo! Local & Maps Blog - Blog Archive We Now Support Microformats - "Starting today, we're happy to announce Yahoo! Local fully supports the hCalendar, hCard, and hReview microformats on almost all business listings, search results, events, and reviews."

plasticbag : Yahoo! Local / Maps now support Microformats - "Starting today, we’re happy to announce Yahoo! Local fully supports the hCalendar, hCard, and hReview microformats on almost all business listings, search results, events, and reviews"

wearehugh : Yahoo! Local & Maps Blog » Blog Archive » We Now Support Microformats

Amazon Web Services Developer Connection : Your Solutions

22/06/2006 @ 03:08 UTC

deusx : Amazon Web Services Developer Connection : Your Solutions - "List your solution in the Amazon Web Services Solutions Catalog, which is linked directly off of our web site, and also exposed within the Developer Connection. Bring visibility about your innovations to the audiences you're targeting."

Net Neutrality: This is serious

22/06/2006 @ 03:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Net Neutrality: This is serious - Net Neutrality: This is serious: "When I invented the Web, I didn't have to ask anyone's permission. Now, hundreds of millions of people are using it freely. I am worried that that is going end in the USA."

François Nonnenmacher : Net Neutrality: This is serious - Tim Berners-Lee: When I invented the Web, I didn't have to ask anyone's permission. Now, hundreds of millions of people are using it freely. I am worried that that is going end in the USA

deusx : Net Neutrality: This is serious | Decentralized Information Group (DIG) Breadcrumbs - "When I invented the Web, I didn't have to ask anyone's permission."

Paul Hammond : Net Neutrality: This is serious | Decentralized Information Group (DIG) Breadcrumbs - When I invented the Web, I didn't have to ask anyone's permission

Shaking Out Photo-Sharing

22/06/2006 @ 03:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Shaking Out Photo-Sharing - Shaking Out Photo-Sharing: "The photo sharing market is considerably different from how it seems if you only paid attention to blogosphere chattering."

Your First Firefox Extension

22/06/2006 @ 02:10 UTC

joshua : Your First Firefox Extension

Time Breakdown of Modern Web Design

22/06/2006 @ 02:09 UTC

Eric Meyer : Time Breakdown of Modern Web Design - Too true to be funny, perchance? (Contains words that might make your boss frown.)

DIRECTV - TITANIUM

22/06/2006 @ 02:09 UTC

Rod Begbie : DIRECTV - TITANIUM - Get every single thing DirecTV broadcasts for a $7,500 annual payment. How much pr0n would you have to watch to break even on this deal? #

Time to quit?

22/06/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Time to quit? - Time to quit?: "The time to look for a new job is when you don't need one. The time to switch jobs is before it feels comfortable. Go. Switch. Challenge yourself; get yourself a raise and a promotion. You owe it to your career and your skills.&qu

François Nonnenmacher : Time to quit?

Paul Hammond : Seth's Blog: Time to quit? - The time to look for a new job is when you don't need one

My Cat, The Poop Coach

22/06/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : My Cat, The Poop Coach - My Cat, The Poop Coach: apparently all cats are just crazy

deusx : My Cat, The Poop Coach | Ask MetaFilter - "If she detects with her supersonic hearing that either of us is about to use the facilities, she will forget that she is arthritic (and probably asleep) fly up the stairs (or off the cat scratching contraption) and push her way into the bathroom in a ver

Files Are Not for Sharing

22/06/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Files Are Not for Sharing - Files Are Not for Sharing: hahahahaha

BumpTop 3D Desktop Prototype

22/06/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : BumpTop 3D Desktop Prototype - BumpTop 3D Desktop Prototype: a very cool video on youtube

Andy Baio : Video: BumpTop 3D desktop prototype - toss files into piles with a pen-driven GUI with physics; also, I think every demo needs a rap version  [via]

Eboy New York Poster at Kidrobot

22/06/2006 @ 01:08 UTC

joshua : Eboy New York Poster at Kidrobot

BumpTop Prototype

22/06/2006 @ 01:08 UTC

joshua : BumpTop Prototype - lovely UI interaction with 3d documents on a platform

plasticbag : BumpTop Prototype uses a more physically realistic desktop metaphor, while combining it with the affordances of paper - It's completely beautiful and totally insane. God knows whether this will be the metaphor for manipulating documents in a few years. I wouldn't be surprised if large chunks of this kind of interaction appear all over the place. Beautiful. Interesting.

jkottke : BumpTop is a prototype of a new desktop metaphor for computing, and a pretty damn intriging one at that - You've probably seen this by now, but if you haven't, you should. BumpTop is a prototype of a new desktop metaphor for computing, and a pretty damn intriging one at that.

If Websites Were Remote Controls

22/06/2006 @ 01:08 UTC

veen : If Websites Were Remote Controls

David Koresh: The Videogame

22/06/2006 @ 00:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : David Koresh: The Videogame - David Koresh: The Videogame: "Taking on the role of a whacked out nutjob who thought he was Jesus Christ looked like a lot of fun."

[MEncoder-users] Sony PSP compatible MP4

22/06/2006 @ 00:08 UTC

wearehugh : [MEncoder-users] Sony PSP compatible MP4

Nice little profile of Language Log in the NY Times

22/06/2006 @ 00:08 UTC

jkottke : Nice little profile of Language Log in the NY Times - Nice little profile of Language Log in the NY Times. "There is a group of very smart and very well-read people out there who like to read about language and who can put together arguments based on evidence from sources and background knowledge which is no

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