Web Things, by Mark Baker » Blog Archive » Standards as axioms

19/07/2006 @ 23:08 UTC

wearehugh : Web Things, by Mark Baker » Blog Archive » Standards as axioms

An up-and-coming rapper gets shot outside a Manhattan radio station studio, scrambes inside the b...

19/07/2006 @ 23:08 UTC

jkottke : An up-and-coming rapper gets shot outside a Manhattan radio station studio, scrambes inside the building, and does a 2-hour interview/freestyle session like nothing happened - An up-and-coming rapper gets shot outside a Manhattan radio station studio, scrambes inside the building, and does a 2-hour interview/freestyle session like nothing happened. Fun article.

rentzsch.com: Treo 700p Notes

19/07/2006 @ 22:08 UTC

jimray : rentzsch.com: Treo 700p Notes

ESPN.com: Page 2 : Choosing my EPL team

19/07/2006 @ 22:08 UTC

Rod Begbie : ESPN.com: Page 2 : Choosing my EPL team - Bill Simmons, American sportswriter, goes through an in-depth investigation to decide upon an English Premier League to support this season. A great read. [via#

One of the most enjoyable presentations at Taste3 was by mad scientist David Arnold, who made gin...

19/07/2006 @ 22:08 UTC

jkottke : One of the most enjoyable presentations at Taste3 was by mad scientist David Arnold, who made gin and tonic onstage, but without the tonic - One of the most enjoyable presentations at Taste3 was by mad scientist David Arnold, who made gin and tonic onstage, but without the tonic. (He added the fizz directly to the gin with a CO2 canister.) Pete Wells recently profiled Arnold in Food & Wine

mojungle

19/07/2006 @ 21:09 UTC

Linkorama : mojungle - share your cell phone photos and videos

Adobe Labs - Project: Lightroom

19/07/2006 @ 21:08 UTC

Rod Begbie : Adobe Labs - Project: Lightroom - Adobe's Lightroom photo-processing beta is now available for Windows in addition to OSX. [via#

Yahoo to Delay Ad Platform Upgrade

19/07/2006 @ 21:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Yahoo to Delay Ad Platform Upgrade - Yahoo to Delay Ad Platform Upgrade: I saw this coming a mile away...

Storytelling, not journalism, spurs most blogs

19/07/2006 @ 21:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Storytelling, not journalism, spurs most blogs - Storytelling, not journalism, spurs most blogs: well, duh...

Self-destruct Button USB Hub | Uncrate

19/07/2006 @ 20:09 UTC

merlinmann : Self-destruct Button USB Hub | Uncrate - Add extra USB ports while feeling like a crazed James Bond villain.

Rod Begbie : Self-destruct Button USB Hub | Uncrate - Pretend to be an evil villain whilst hooking up your digital camera. [via#

Matthew M. Boedicker : self-destruct button USB hub - (via del.icio.us/merlinmann) [via]

Geek to Live: Top 10 free and cheap productivity tools - Lifehacker

19/07/2006 @ 20:09 UTC

merlinmann : Geek to Live: Top 10 free and cheap productivity tools - Lifehacker - Good roundup by Gina includes a few of my personal faves.

Blackjack odds calc

19/07/2006 @ 20:08 UTC

Nelson Minar : Blackjack odds calc - Various game rules (via Chris Rohrs)

50 Influential albums

19/07/2006 @ 20:08 UTC

Nelson Minar : 50 Influential albums - Thoughtful list of music in the last 35 years

Make a flaming whip

19/07/2006 @ 20:08 UTC

Nelson Minar : Make a flaming whip - "can be dangerous. You will be dealing with a flaming metal chain which gets extremely hot."

Yahoo! Music Blog » Buy A Customized Jessica Simpson MP3 At Yahoo! Music

19/07/2006 @ 20:08 UTC

cameron : Yahoo! Music Blog » Buy A Customized Jessica Simpson MP3 At Yahoo! Music - Yahoo takes on DRM with a personalized Jessica simpson track. Interesting political statement wrapped in a sexy voice.

Simon Willison : Buy A Customized Jessica Simpson MP3 At Yahoo! Music - The fact that it's an MP3 should cause waves.

Rod Begbie : Yahoo! Music Blog » Buy A Customized Jessica Simpson MP3 At Yahoo! Music - "Our position is simple: DRM doesn?t add any value for the artist, label (who are selling DRM-free music every day ? the Compact Disc), or consumer, the only people it adds value to are the technology companies who are interested in locking consumers to a [via#

Bush / Merkel / creepy

19/07/2006 @ 19:09 UTC

Nelson Minar : Bush / Merkel / creepy - video of Bush acting scary

Preloadr: Image processing powered by nexImage

19/07/2006 @ 19:09 UTC

jimray : Preloadr: Image processing powered by nexImage - Just in case you don't have iPhoto or Photoshop

sam weber illustration

19/07/2006 @ 19:08 UTC

jimray : sam weber illustration - Really lovely

The Missing Sync gets friendly with WM5 - Engadget Mobile

19/07/2006 @ 19:08 UTC

jimray : The Missing Sync gets friendly with WM5 - Engadget Mobile - Still leaning towards Palm...

Reed concedes defeat in Georgia primary - Politics - MSNBC.com

19/07/2006 @ 19:08 UTC

jimray : Reed concedes defeat in Georgia primary - Politics - MSNBC.com - Awesome

Oliver Laric - 787 Cliparts (Quicktime)

19/07/2006 @ 18:09 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : Oliver Laric - 787 Cliparts (Quicktime) - Oliver Laric - 787 Cliparts (Quicktime) [more] [via]

Nelson Minar : Clip art loop - Beautiful little animation (via Metafilter)

Andy Baio : Video: 787 Cliparts -  [via]

joshua : 787 Cliparts

jkottke : Mesmerizing clip-art movie - Mesmerizing clip-art movie. (via waxy) [via]

Who's afraid of Ashley Highfield? (plasticbag.org)

19/07/2006 @ 18:08 UTC

wearehugh : Who's afraid of Ashley Highfield? (plasticbag.org)

ebon

19/07/2006 @ 16:10 UTC

Cameron Moll : ebon - ebon. I can't understand a word, but the perceived simplicity of this site is excellent.

Mobile Web Best Practices checker

19/07/2006 @ 16:09 UTC

Cameron Moll : Mobile Web Best Practices checker - W3C Mobile Web Best Practices "checker" is essentially a validator for checking how well your mobilized site adheres to the BP guidelines.

NPR : Best Buy Cuts Workers Loose from Clock, Desks

19/07/2006 @ 16:09 UTC

merlinmann : NPR : Best Buy Cuts Workers Loose from Clock, Desks - Best Buy claims that a results-based policy, letting some employees work whenever they want, has increased productivity.

animal crossing: the movie!

19/07/2006 @ 16:08 UTC

cobra libre : animal crossing: the movie! [via#

Because of the current conflict between Israel and Hezbollah, the Rapture Ready/End Times Chat bo...

19/07/2006 @ 15:08 UTC

jkottke : Because of the current conflict between Israel and Hezbollah, the Rapture Ready/End Times Chat board is buzzing with excitement over what the board's denizens believe may be the second coming of Christ - Because of the current conflict between Israel and Hezbollah, the Rapture Ready/End Times Chat board is buzzing with excitement over what the board's denizens believe may be the second coming of Christ. "This is the busiest I've ever seen this website in

jimray : Silver Linings and a Cross of Gold (Harpers.org) - Rapture nuts are getting excited about the war in Israel/Lebannon. I really hope that they're right -- once the rapture comes, the rest of us can get on with our lives without these assholes fucking everything up.

Physics Games

19/07/2006 @ 14:09 UTC

joshua : Physics Games - Reviews, Physics-Based Game Downloads, and Developer Interviews

This tshirt with infographics on it is too nerdy even for me

19/07/2006 @ 14:08 UTC

jkottke : This tshirt with infographics on it is too nerdy even for me - This tshirt with infographics on it is too nerdy even for me. That and I've been getting a ton of crap from everyone I know about how many Threadless tshirts I own.

The "Problems" With CSS Code

19/07/2006 @ 13:08 UTC

Jon Hicks : The "Problems" With CSS Code - Oh for heavens sake, how on earth is this man still in a job?! Is Dvorak just making uniformed, downright idiotic statements just to provoke, or his really that ignorant? Either way, it has to stop.

Top 10 Dumbest Online Business Ideas That Made It Big Time.

19/07/2006 @ 10:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Top 10 Dumbest Online Business Ideas That Made It Big Time. - Top 10 Dumbest Online Business Ideas That Made It Big Time.: I need to try more of my dumb ideas!

Teach Yourself book series

19/07/2006 @ 10:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Teach Yourself book series - Teach Yourself book series: get 'em while they're hot

from architecture to urban planning

19/07/2006 @ 09:09 UTC

Linkorama : from architecture to urban planning - .. get all huffy and puffy and try to be understood. Damnit.

Video: Trailer for Valve's Portal game

19/07/2006 @ 09:08 UTC

Andy Baio : Video: Trailer for Valve's Portal game - holy cow; like the gravity gun, it's amazing how one weapon can revolutionize gameplay

joshua : video for valve's portal

Nelson Minar : Valve Portal video - High concept small game (via Waxy)

There's No Way I'm Saving That Guy (by Jesus Christ)

19/07/2006 @ 07:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : There's No Way I'm Saving That Guy (by Jesus Christ) - There's No Way I'm Saving That Guy (by Jesus Christ): "He can go rot in Hell for all I care." I love the Onion

Video: The Big Lebowski - F_cking Short Version

19/07/2006 @ 07:08 UTC

Andy Baio : Video: The Big Lebowski - F_cking Short Version - incredible editing work  [via]

jimray : YouTube - The Big Lebowski - F_cking Short Version

Rod Begbie : YouTube - The Big Lebowski - F_cking Short Version - Warning. May contain swearing. [via#

znarf : Video: The Big Lebowski - F_cking Short Version [via#

New York Times to redesign in 2008, each page will be 1.5 inches narrower

19/07/2006 @ 04:08 UTC

jkottke : New York Times to redesign in 2008, each page will be 1.5 inches narrower - New York Times to redesign in 2008, each page will be 1.5 inches narrower.

Strong Opinions, Weakly Held

19/07/2006 @ 03:09 UTC

Linkorama : Strong Opinions, Weakly Held - to deal with an uncertain future and still move forward – they advise people to have “strong opinions, which are weakly held.� Bob explained that weak opinions are problematic because people aren’t inspired to develop the best a

wearehugh : Bob Sutton: Strong Opinions, Weakly Held

jkottke : The secret to wisdom: strong opinions, weakly held - The secret to wisdom: strong opinions, weakly held. "Bob explained that it was just as important, however, to not be too attached to what you believe because, otherwise, it undermines your ability to 'see' and 'hear' evidence that clashes with your opinio [via]

So Del.icio.us! Intelligent Tagging for the Mac User

19/07/2006 @ 02:09 UTC

joshua : So Del.icio.us! Intelligent Tagging for the Mac User

The Snowstorm Study

19/07/2006 @ 02:09 UTC

Linkorama : The Snowstorm Study - Smith found that employee attitudes towards their jobs and their supervisors weren’t especially useful predictors of which employees were absent from work UNTIL the day a crippling snowstorm hit.

Vonage / spyware

19/07/2006 @ 02:09 UTC

Nelson Minar : Vonage / spyware - Vonage ads help fund spyware

Hellodeo

19/07/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

Rod Begbie : Hellodeo - I've recorded you all a message using Odeo's other new app from last week. #

Airline Portal for Insider Information on Airline Seats and Finding the Best Legroom, Recline and...

19/07/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

cameron : Airline Portal for Insider Information on Airline Seats and Finding the Best Legroom, Recline and Locations on Your Next Airline Flight - Seat rating system for various airlines

Hope Is Emo, Chapter 3

19/07/2006 @ 01:11 UTC

merlinmann : Hope Is Emo, Chapter 3 - Hope is sad about change. "A boy is not just not a cockroach"

L.A. News Service Sues YouTube Over Beating Video

19/07/2006 @ 01:09 UTC

Simon Willison : L.A. News Service Sues YouTube Over Beating Video - The first lawsuit with tags (an "idiosyncratic choice of descriptive terms") as a key concept?

TracDev/UnicodeGuidelines

19/07/2006 @ 01:09 UTC

Simon Willison : TracDev/UnicodeGuidelines - How the Trac developers handle unicode. Includes a good Python-Unicode introduction.

How Shellcodes Work

19/07/2006 @ 01:09 UTC

Simon Willison : How Shellcodes Work - Surprisingly accessible considering the level of detail.

Ruby Style Adding Methods to Existing Classes in Python?

19/07/2006 @ 01:09 UTC

Simon Willison : Ruby Style Adding Methods to Existing Classes in Python? - What's the best way of doing this?

MySpace parser

19/07/2006 @ 01:09 UTC

Simon Willison : MySpace parser - Tom Dyson's Python library for screen scraping MySpace profiles, based on Beautiful Soup.

deusx : MySpace parser - I was building something like this at my last job. "Here's a MySpace parser. Usage is straightforward; the constructor takes a MySpace URL or numerical ID, and profile, friend and comment details are exposed as attributes"

Instant inlining of C/C++ in Python

19/07/2006 @ 01:09 UTC

Simon Willison : Instant inlining of C/C++ in Python - Really neat API, but depends on SWIG.

ruby_blocks.py

19/07/2006 @ 01:09 UTC

Simon Willison : ruby_blocks.py - Ian Bicking's port of Ruby style blocks to Python using decorators.

Ten Things Yahoo! Is Already Doing with the YUI Library

19/07/2006 @ 01:09 UTC

Simon Willison : Ten Things Yahoo! Is Already Doing with the YUI Library - A good answer to a Frequently Asked question.

Ruby Linguistics - Trac

19/07/2006 @ 01:09 UTC

Paul Hammond : Ruby Linguistics - Trac - a generic, language-neutral framework for extending Ruby objects with linguistic methods

Farbtastic: jQuery color picker plug-in | Steven Wittens - Acko.net

19/07/2006 @ 01:09 UTC

Paul Hammond : Farbtastic: jQuery color picker plug-in | Steven Wittens - Acko.net - a jQuery plug-in that can add one or more color picker widgets into a page

Adactio: Articles - Using DOM Scripting to Plug the Holes in CSS

19/07/2006 @ 01:09 UTC

Paul Hammond : Adactio: Articles - Using DOM Scripting to Plug the Holes in CSS

Matt Cutts: Gadgets, Google, and SEO » Google supports META NOODP tag

19/07/2006 @ 01:09 UTC

Paul Hammond : Matt Cutts: Gadgets, Google, and SEO » Google supports META NOODP tag - n some circumstances, Google uses descriptions from the Open Directory Project as the title and snippet for a web result; this tag lets you opt out of the ODP title and description

wearehugh : Matt Cutts: Gadgets, Google, and SEO » Google supports META NOODP tag

The B-List: Helpers, scaffolding, tradeoffs and other stuff

19/07/2006 @ 01:09 UTC

Paul Hammond : The B-List: Helpers, scaffolding, tradeoffs and other stuff - The sooner you ditch the training wheels and write real, reusable, extensible code, the better off you’re going to be in the long run.

Vitamin Features » The Importance of Maintainable JavaScript

19/07/2006 @ 01:09 UTC

Paul Hammond : Vitamin Features » The Importance of Maintainable JavaScript - if you’re starting to get down and dirty with it, there’s no excuse not to keep it clean

Ajaxian » Return of the POJO: Plain ‘Ole JavaScript

19/07/2006 @ 01:09 UTC

Paul Hammond : Ajaxian » Return of the POJO: Plain ‘Ole JavaScript - We are needing to POJ up, because so many people think that anything JavaScript MUST be “Ajax�.

Compact Subversion Backups < Programming Kung Fu

19/07/2006 @ 01:09 UTC

Paul Hammond : Compact Subversion Backups < Programming Kung Fu - The important part is –deltas, which uses a more CPU intense but more storage efficient delta method.

bmilleare : Compact Subversion Backups

S5 Project

19/07/2006 @ 01:09 UTC

Paul Hammond : S5 Project - It started when I was adding some hacks to S5 for a presenation at XTech. Simon Willison and I spent about 30 minutes and were able add a cool feature

Simon Willison : S5 Project - Ryan King is running a community development process around Eric Meyer's S5.

Mongrel: Not Mongrel

19/07/2006 @ 01:08 UTC

Paul Hammond : Mongrel: Not Mongrel - If you have a feature that you think would be great for Mongrel, then go for it, but you implement it first

Jeffrey Zeldman Presents : An angry fix

19/07/2006 @ 01:08 UTC

Paul Hammond : Jeffrey Zeldman Presents : An angry fix - Beholden to its corporate paymasters who alone can afford membership, the W3C seems increasingly detached from ordinary designers and developers

Who Cares About Standards?

19/07/2006 @ 01:08 UTC

Paul Hammond : Who Cares About Standards? - Download the slides

Geek to Live: Control your workday - Lifehacker

19/07/2006 @ 01:08 UTC

Paul Hammond : Geek to Live: Control your workday - Lifehacker - It's Friday. Near the end of the day, deliberately decide on your MIT for Monday morning

Gina on not checking your email first-thing | 43 Folders

19/07/2006 @ 01:08 UTC

Paul Hammond : Gina on not checking your email first-thing | 43 Folders - it’s your mailbox, and you get to decide when and for how long it draws your attention. I recommend affecting that decision while awake, cogent, and adequately caffeinated

Rails Tips: Test that POST-only vs GET-only methods are secure [testing] [security] [get] [post] ...

19/07/2006 @ 01:08 UTC

Paul Hammond : Rails Tips: Test that POST-only vs GET-only methods are secure [testing] [security] [get] [post] [http] [secure] - assert_method_not_allowed(:update, {:good => :post, :bad => :get})

RedHanded » The Camping Server

19/07/2006 @ 01:08 UTC

Paul Hammond : RedHanded » The Camping Server - the ease of PHP installation, but the cleanliness of mini-Rails.

AOL's customer retention manual revealed

19/07/2006 @ 01:08 UTC

Andy Baio : AOL's customer retention manual revealed - "You gotta love it!" ...or else  [via]

Rod Begbie : AOL Retention Manual Revealed - Consumerist - Consumerist get their paws on the scripts & tools used by AOL to try to keep their users from cancelling. "If you stop and think about it, every Member that calls in to cancel their account is a hot lead. Most other sales jobs require you to create your [via#

Simon Willison : AOL Retention Manual Revealed - 37 signals take note - That's why AOL developed, "Keep It Real"...a set of principles that will drive a world-class Member experience...

Valery Grancher does paintings and drawings of web sites, logos, navigation bars, and Google

19/07/2006 @ 00:08 UTC

jkottke : Valery Grancher does paintings and drawings of web sites, logos, navigation bars, and Google - Valery Grancher does paintings and drawings of web sites, logos, navigation bars, and Google.

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