Design Observer finally designs

10/06/2006 @ 23:08 UTC

jimray : Design Observer finally designs - I say designs instead of re-designs because they've been using the default goddamn template for 2 years

jkottke : Design Observer redesigns...looks a bit smarter than before - Design Observer redesigns...looks a bit smarter than before. They joined The Deck too.

Leica M lenses coding for digital

10/06/2006 @ 23:08 UTC

jimray : Leica M lenses coding for digital - This is an example of absolutely brilliant design to me. An incredibly simple, elegant solution -- I would expect nothing less from Leica.

Where Did It All Go Right?: Goodnight, Mr Tom

10/06/2006 @ 21:08 UTC

Rod Begbie : Where Did It All Go Right?: Goodnight, Mr Tom - Andrew Collins takes "Tom's of Maine" to task for selling out to Colgate-Palmolive. I feel the same way about Ben & Jerry's. It pisses me off that their hippy origins are being exploited to profit Unilever. #

Google Minesweeper

10/06/2006 @ 20:08 UTC

Nelson Minar : Google Minesweeper - Now if they just do Solitaire then they'll totally put Microsoft out of business

Rod Begbie : Google Minesweeper Launches - The Windows app they *really* have to clone for the web if they want to create a GoogleOS. [via#

Paul Hammond : Video on the Web » Blog Archive » Google Minesweeper Launches - Google is already launching into a crowded field, with established startups including Minestrr, mine.sweep.er, 37mines.com, minetube, and technominer.com

znarf : Google Minesweeper [via#

Akismet purports to be a very good spam blocker for MT

10/06/2006 @ 20:08 UTC

plasticbag : Akismet purports to be a very good spam blocker for MT - I tried renaming the MT-comments.cgi script and I have to say it had no effect whatsoever as far as I could tell. I'll try this plugin that I've been recommended before I give up completely...

Pencil Revolution [Review of KUM Automatic Long Point Sharpener]

10/06/2006 @ 19:11 UTC

merlinmann : Pencil Revolution [Review of KUM Automatic Long Point Sharpener] - Foxy two-step pencil sharpener makes a super-sharp, long point.

Aldus SuperPaint

10/06/2006 @ 19:11 UTC

merlinmann : Aldus SuperPaint - It's hard to overstate how SuperPaint changed the game for me -- combining draw and paint tools in one little app. Loved it. via:MeFi

The Week Magazine

10/06/2006 @ 19:10 UTC

merlinmann : The Week Magazine - Subscribed on DA's recommendation. Summary of the week's news by showing how it was covered. Fast way to get up to speed on intl. and financial headlines.

Quote Details: Peter Drucker [on Management]

10/06/2006 @ 19:10 UTC

merlinmann : Quote Details: Peter Drucker [on Management] - "So much of what we call management consists in making it difficult for people to work."

Coca-Cola in China is doing a joint promotion with World of Warcraft, and Google Video has a no-d...

10/06/2006 @ 19:09 UTC

plasticbag : Coca-Cola in China is doing a joint promotion with World of Warcraft, and Google Video has a no-doubt illicit copy of it... - It's a bloody entertaining thirty seconds. I always wonder about the UK and why they don't seem to do these things. I suspect it's because they just don't believe these games can have widespread appeal. Not sure...

Watch a kitten on a MacBook Pro reacting to Front Row

10/06/2006 @ 19:08 UTC

plasticbag : Watch a kitten on a MacBook Pro reacting to Front Row - And then, once you've writhed around in geek ecstasy for ten minutes or so, maybe you could watch it again!

Jeremy Zawodny : Kitty vs Frontrow, Round 1 - Kitty vs Frontrow, Round 1: it's too damned cute not to watch!

Billy Bragg vs. MySpace

10/06/2006 @ 19:08 UTC

plasticbag : Billy Bragg vs. MySpace - "Once an artist posts up any content (including songs), it then belongs to My Space (AKA Rupert Murdoch) and they can do what they want with it, throughout the world without paying the artist"

Just Do It

10/06/2006 @ 18:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Just Do It - Just Do It: "and shut the fuck up"

HOWTO make the perfect fruit salad and get laid

10/06/2006 @ 16:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : HOWTO make the perfect fruit salad and get laid - HOWTO make the perfect fruit salad and get laid: but the comments make it clear the your choice of apple really matters!

deusx : HOWTO make the perfect fruit salad and get laid [dive into mark] - "Whether you know it or not, you will be judged tonight on exactly how well you can put fruit in a bowl."

Wendy's announced they are removing the "Biggie" designation from their fries and drinks because ...

10/06/2006 @ 07:08 UTC

jkottke : Wendy's announced they are removing the "Biggie" designation from their fries and drinks because the term confused customers - Wendy's announced they are removing the "Biggie" designation from their fries and drinks because the term confused customers. The former "Biggie" size will now be "medium", "medium" will be "small", and a new "bigger than Biggie" size will be called "larg

Guerras Deli & Meats

10/06/2006 @ 05:08 UTC

merlinmann : Guerras Deli & Meats - My awesome, local, family-owned butcher shop adds online ordering and shipping. Flatiron steaks delivered to your door.

Screencast: WikiCalc

10/06/2006 @ 03:08 UTC

Linkorama : Screencast: WikiCalc - Screencast by Dan Bricklin

Spraygraphic Apparel - thought provoking style - cool clothes

10/06/2006 @ 01:08 UTC

jimray : Spraygraphic Apparel - thought provoking style - cool clothes

Multi-Safari

10/06/2006 @ 01:08 UTC

Simon Willison : Multi-Safari - Makes testing multiple Safari versions much easier.

Isofarro : Multi-Safari - Running multiple versions of Safari side-by-side. (via Backup Brain)

Cameron Moll : Multi-Safari - Multi-Safari. Stumbled on this earlier this week needing to test for previous versions of Safari.

PyX - Python graphics package

10/06/2006 @ 01:08 UTC

Simon Willison : PyX - Python graphics package - Neat looking PostScript / PDF generation library. [via]

Yahoo! Photos Beta Announcement

10/06/2006 @ 01:08 UTC

Simon Willison : Yahoo! Photos Beta Announcement - Scott Schiller did a lot of the really cool UI stuff.

Today's episode of The Show aptly demonstrates the pitfalls of "user generated content"

10/06/2006 @ 00:08 UTC

jkottke : Today's episode of The Show aptly demonstrates the pitfalls of "user generated content" - Today's episode of The Show aptly demonstrates the pitfalls of "user generated content". (What, you don't watch The Show? Get on it!)

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