GFS Analyzed

28/06/2006 @ 23:09 UTC

Nelson Minar : GFS Analyzed - Technical investigation by outsider (via Digg)

Microsoft® TV Services

28/06/2006 @ 23:08 UTC

jimray : Microsoft® TV Services - Wow, it's good for viewers AND good for advertisers and web publishers! Holy bucket of shit, Batman, it's a complete fallacy!

Universal Remotes Are Universally Useless

28/06/2006 @ 23:08 UTC

veen : Universal Remotes Are Universally Useless - "The remote itself is a classic case of feature bloat -- you can do just about anything with it, except the things you actually need to do."

Google Desktop Gadget Designer

28/06/2006 @ 22:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Google Desktop Gadget Designer - Google Desktop Gadget Designer: "Google is now offering you a development environment for creating Google Gadgets." Interesting...

Real Social Networks

28/06/2006 @ 22:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Real Social Networks - Real Social Networks: "Why do we need computers to help us with this?" We don't.

Unobserved people paid almost three times as much to the "honesty box" when a photocopied face wa...

28/06/2006 @ 22:08 UTC

jkottke : Unobserved people paid almost three times as much to the "honesty box" when a photocopied face was watching them than if it wasn't - Unobserved people paid almost three times as much to the "honesty box" when watched by a photocopied face than in the absence of the face. See also What the Bagel Man Saw by Freakonomists Stephen J. Dubner and Steven Levitt. I wonder if the smiley face on

A classic Henri Cartier-Bresson getting rubbished on Flickr

28/06/2006 @ 21:08 UTC

jkottke : A classic Henri Cartier-Bresson getting rubbished on Flickr - Related to yesterday's link about famous photography in online forums, here's a classic Henri Cartier-Bresson getting rubbished on Flickr. "hard to tell at this size but is everything meant to be moving in this shot, all seems blurred".

Paul Hammond : Mario's Bike on Flickr - Photo Sharing! - This whole experience shows several things. You are welcome to take your own conclusions. After all, art is some kind of mirror.

Flickr: Standing in the shadows at the end of my bed

28/06/2006 @ 20:09 UTC

Cameron Moll : Flickr: Standing in the shadows at the end of my bed - Flickr: Standing in the shadows at the end of my bed.

Setting up Bluetooth Dial Up Networking (DUN) between a Mac and a Treo 700p smartphone

28/06/2006 @ 20:09 UTC

jimray : Setting up Bluetooth Dial Up Networking (DUN) between a Mac and a Treo 700p smartphone

Sparkle - framework to update Mac apps automatically

28/06/2006 @ 20:08 UTC

jimray : Sparkle - framework to update Mac apps automatically - First of all, this should be built into OS X. Secondly, every Mac app should do this.

Bible quote database built with Amazon Mechanical Turk for $75

28/06/2006 @ 20:08 UTC

Andy Baio : Bible quote database built with Amazon Mechanical Turk for $75 - 2 cents a quote, with a 98.3% success rate  [via]

kellan : Bible quote database built with Amazon Mechanical Turk for $75 - Okay the sheep were cute, but this is interesting. #

deusx : ESV Bible Blog - Blog Archive Mechanical Turk Recap - "For this first foray, we decided to use Mechanical Turk to verify what we created ourselvesin other words, to verify an internal database."

Mosso hosting

28/06/2006 @ 19:12 UTC

Cameron Moll : Mosso hosting - Mosso, "the world's first hosting system for people who build websites." Via Jesse. [via]

Flick'd away

28/06/2006 @ 19:12 UTC

Cameron Moll : Flick'd away - Flick'd away. Zeldman's Pro account expires without notice, and 200+ photos immediately disappear. Good to know -- mine expires next week. I'm off to renew immediately...

What happens when mobile searches surpass that of PCs?

28/06/2006 @ 19:12 UTC

Cameron Moll : What happens when mobile searches surpass that of PCs? - Scott Shaffer asks, What really is mobile search? "There will come a point when there is more internet traffic from mobile devices than PCs. What happens to search engines then? What happens to the Golden Goose of advertising when people won't be using a

MWI Best Practices 1.0

28/06/2006 @ 19:12 UTC

Cameron Moll : MWI Best Practices 1.0 - Mobile Web Best Practices 1.0 status is now Candidate Recommendation. Sample guidelines include short entry-point URIs, access keys on nav items, text equivalents for non-text elements, and 120px minimum screen width.

The Online Photographer

28/06/2006 @ 19:12 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : The Online Photographer [via]

Blink of an Eye

28/06/2006 @ 19:11 UTC

Nelson Minar : Blink of an Eye - Flickr members submit their single best photo

STRIDEgum.com : Where is Matt?

28/06/2006 @ 19:09 UTC

deusx : STRIDEgum.com : Where is Matt? - "This is Matt. He quit his job to dance around the world. We support Matt's bold move and like him so much we sent him on a second trip."

YouTube - Self-Replicating Repairing Robots (http://www.forofriki.com)

28/06/2006 @ 19:09 UTC

deusx : YouTube - Self-Replicating Repairing Robots (http://www.forofriki.com) - "Engineers at Cornell University have designed this odd-looking machine that can rebuild itself and also could perform repairs on itself."

Daily Show on Congressional hearing on video game ratings

28/06/2006 @ 19:08 UTC

Andy Baio : Daily Show on Congressional hearing on video game ratings - with Samantha Bee reporting live from San Andreas  [via]

deusx : Jon Stewart blasts Congress' ignorance towards video games - Joystiq - "It's the typical Daily Show mix of poking fun at the ignorance of people with power, coupled with an "OMG the 'House of Representatives filled with insane jackasses'"

Listr 2.0, 55 websites with a Flickr-ish name

28/06/2006 @ 19:08 UTC

Andy Baio : Listr 2.0, 55 websites with a Flickr-ish name - I read about it on Valleywaggr  [via]

Summer reading list of photography books

28/06/2006 @ 19:08 UTC

jkottke : Summer reading list of photography books - Summer reading list of photography books. It's not on the list, but I picked up New Yorkers: As Seen by Magnum Photographers at a friend's house this weekend and found it well worth my time. (via rb) [via]

@media illustrative interpretations

28/06/2006 @ 18:11 UTC

Cameron Moll : @media illustrative interpretations - Kevin Mears' illustrative interpretations of @media 2006.

Firewheel + 2

28/06/2006 @ 18:11 UTC

Cameron Moll : Firewheel + 2 - Firewheel adds Scott Raymond and Keegan Jones to the payroll. Congrats, guys.

Embossed wall patterns by Inhabit

28/06/2006 @ 18:11 UTC

Cameron Moll : Embossed wall patterns by Inhabit - Peel-and-stick embossed wallpaper-like patterns by Inhabit. Hot. Via WDIK. [via]

Air guitarists live out rock dreams - Yahoo! News

28/06/2006 @ 18:09 UTC

deusx : Air guitarists live out rock dreams - Yahoo! News - "Air guitar is growing in popularity (the U.S. competition has steadily grown in size since 2002) and is coming closer to a viable occupation for some."

YouTube - Mentos and Coke explode

28/06/2006 @ 18:09 UTC

deusx : YouTube - Mentos and Coke explode - "Mentos and Coke Explode when mixed."

Why the name Renkoo

28/06/2006 @ 18:09 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Why the name Renkoo - Why the name Renkoo: "Get over your bad Atlantic self and learn a few kanji -- it'll come in handy for the rest of your life."

Inside Yahoo!

28/06/2006 @ 18:09 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Inside Yahoo! - Inside Yahoo!: "Yahoo! interns are part of a project that makes an impact and people on the internet will get to see their work..."

Overheard: woman issues rm -r * command over the phone

28/06/2006 @ 18:08 UTC

jkottke : Overheard: woman issues rm -r * command over the phone - Overheard: woman issues "rm -r *" command over the phone.

merlinmann : rm -r *, by Jeffrey Veen - "Now, here's what I want you to type...'are em'...Now type a dash...and then another 'r'...then a star...Hit return and tell me what happens..." via:Kottke

Paul Hammond : rm -r *, by Jeffrey Veen - Now, here's what I want you to type

gleuschk : rm -r *, by Jeffrey Veen - chills me to the bone

Milo Vermeulen : rm -r *, by Jeffrey Veen [via]

To Kill a Mockingbird author Harper Lee publishes her first piece of writing in more than 20 year...

28/06/2006 @ 18:08 UTC

jkottke : To Kill a Mockingbird author Harper Lee publishes her first piece of writing in more than 20 years for Oprah Winfrey's O magazine - To Kill a Mockingbird author Harper Lee publishes her first piece of writing in more than 20 years for Oprah Winfrey's O magazine.

Larger portions of food cause people to eat more

28/06/2006 @ 17:08 UTC

jkottke : Larger portions of food cause people to eat more - Larger portions of food cause people to eat more. Anyone who has eaten at Chili's and observed the girth of their clientele already knows this. Related: I remember seeing some research that showed as the size of an HTML textarea increases, the more words [via]

Rod Begbie : The 'power of one' - why larger portions cause us to eat more - Yes, its obvious: When you're presented with more food, you eat more. [via#

Mencoder DVD to OGM - RTFMwiki

28/06/2006 @ 16:08 UTC

wearehugh : Mencoder DVD to OGM - RTFMwiki

Why diving makes soccer great

28/06/2006 @ 16:08 UTC

jkottke : Why diving makes soccer great - Why diving makes soccer great. What a steaming pile of crap.

light

28/06/2006 @ 15:08 UTC

Jon Hicks : light - It takes a while to load, but its so worth it. I love these explorative interfaces! via the good witch [via]

Boatloads of trailers for "historically significant films"

28/06/2006 @ 15:08 UTC

jkottke : Boatloads of trailers for "historically significant films" - Boatloads of trailers for "historically significant films". (via cyn-c) [via]

The 10 greatest years in gaming

28/06/2006 @ 14:08 UTC

jkottke : The 10 greatest years in gaming - The 10 greatest years in gaming. I'll always be partial to 1986.

Introducing Drosera

28/06/2006 @ 12:08 UTC

Jon Hicks : Introducing Drosera - Javascript debugger for apps that use webkit.

deusx : Surfin' Safari - Blog Archive - Introducing Drosera - "I would like to introduce a new addition to the WebKit open source toolsa JavaScript debugger."

Eric Meyer : Introducing Drosera - A full-blown JavaScript debugger for WebKit applications (like Safari).

jimray : Surfin’ Safari - Blog Archive » Introducing Drosera - Javascript debugger for Safari. Love the name.

Paul Hammond : Surfin’ Safari - Blog Archive » Introducing Drosera - Drosera, named after the largest genera of bug eating plants, lets you attach and debug JavaScript for any WebKit application�not just Safari.

Simon Willison : Safari gets a JavaScript debugger - Great news, especially considering the tricky nature of Safari bugs. Opera needs one too.

Cameron Moll : JavaScript debugger twins - A couple of JavaScript debuggers: FireBug for Firefox and Drosera, which "lets you attach and debug JavaScript for any WebKit application--not just Safari."

PULP

28/06/2006 @ 10:09 UTC

Linkorama : PULP - what Liz has been working on, social bookmarking for, uh, books :-)

Firefox Ogio Messenger Bag

28/06/2006 @ 10:08 UTC

Jon Hicks : Firefox Ogio Messenger Bag - Apparently thats the Firefox logo on that there bag. Kinda hard to tell though…

Crying Foul on Accessibility Claims

28/06/2006 @ 08:08 UTC

Isofarro : Crying Foul on Accessibility Claims - 'For me, a Segala 'Trustmark' is now associated with misleading propaganda – probably not the result they were after.'

The Yahoo Developer Network and the Yahoo User Interface Library (book excerpt)

28/06/2006 @ 07:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : The Yahoo Developer Network and the Yahoo User Interface Library (book excerpt) - The Yahoo Developer Network and the Yahoo User Interface Library (book excerpt): nice!

New Coke

28/06/2006 @ 07:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : New Coke - New Coke: way more than you ever wanted to know about New Coke. Heh.

The Back to the Future Tour - Presented by The Big Waste of Space

28/06/2006 @ 06:08 UTC

deusx : The Back to the Future Tour - Presented by The Big Waste of Space - "As a big fan of the movie, I decided to live the cinematic adventure myself by locating each of the sites used in its making."

Noah’s digital horizon on Flickr - Photo Sharing!

28/06/2006 @ 05:08 UTC

merlinmann : Noah’s digital horizon on Flickr - Photo Sharing! - Noah might be Mary Czerwinski's Patient Zero. Very nice multiple-display setup.

LEVERS

28/06/2006 @ 05:08 UTC

Rod Begbie : LEVERS - Funky Flashgame. Try to balance out the random objects until nothing's touching the water. [via#

"Tomato Funeral"

28/06/2006 @ 03:08 UTC

Rod Begbie : "Tomato Funeral" - I think Joy & I will have to start playing this... [via#

Going I-N-T-L with the satellite imagery

28/06/2006 @ 03:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Going I-N-T-L with the satellite imagery - Going I-N-T-L with the satellite imagery: Yahoo! Maps just got a ton of international satelite images

The Government Says

28/06/2006 @ 01:10 UTC

Simon Willison : The Government Says - New from My Society: collected government press releases.

StreetWars London

28/06/2006 @ 01:10 UTC

Simon Willison : StreetWars London - "A 3 week long, 24/7, watergun assassination tournament."

Let's Talk About Customization

28/06/2006 @ 01:10 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Let's Talk About Customization - Let's Talk About Customization: "If we really optimized for the 99.7% case (98% + (85% of 2%)), why are we hearing so much about this issue? Because 0.3% of the 450 million paid Office customers still represents 1.35 million people."

Simon Willison : Office IU Blog: Let's Talk About Customization - 98% of people never customised their Office toolbars.

Media in Transition Conference 2006

28/06/2006 @ 01:10 UTC

Simon Willison : Media in Transition Conference 2006 - German Web 2.0 conference with some interesting speakers. Sadly this clashes with dConstruct.

Safari fragment identifier history demo

28/06/2006 @ 01:08 UTC

Simon Willison : Safari fragment identifier history demo - Brilliant hack, but iframe/scrollTop to detect the back button is a bit too hairy for me.

Reflections on my last student loan payment

28/06/2006 @ 01:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Reflections on my last student loan payment - Reflections on my last student loan payment: "FUCK YOU SALLIE FUCKING MAE IN YOUR SORRY ASS AND I HOPE YOU CHOKE ON YOUR OWN VOMIT AND DIE ALONE FESTERING FOR WEEKS AS THE MAGGOTS DESCEND ON YOUR STINKING CARCASS."

John Battelle's Searchblog: Cable Dreams

28/06/2006 @ 00:09 UTC

merlinmann : John Battelle's Searchblog: Cable Dreams - "A lot of dreaming lately by folks whose baggage is clearly lost somewhere over 1994." via:BB

One thing Apple did right… at seb payne

28/06/2006 @ 00:08 UTC

wearehugh : One thing Apple did right… at seb payne

PlasticBoy » Blog Archive » Essential Software

28/06/2006 @ 00:08 UTC

wearehugh : PlasticBoy » Blog Archive » Essential Software

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