Fresh Thinkpad install

1/08/2006 @ 23:08 UTC

Nelson Minar : Fresh Thinkpad install - How to wipe the drive and start over.

Bush Grants Self Permission To Grant More Power To Self | The Onion - America's Finest News Source

1/08/2006 @ 23:08 UTC

deusx : Bush Grants Self Permission To Grant More Power To Self | The Onion - America's Finest News Source - "In a decisive 1–0 decision Monday, President Bush voted to grant the president the constitutional power to grant himself additional powers."

JotBlog � De stageloper

1/08/2006 @ 22:08 UTC

deusx : JotBlog � De stageloper - "We are lucky to have Mark Wubben, in from the Netherlands, interning here at Jot for the summer. His first project is going to be finishing up an internal project with the super secret code name “Jotliner.�"

frontierkernel : Message: Re: [frontierkernel] unable to compile Universal Binary on PPC

1/08/2006 @ 22:08 UTC

deusx : frontierkernel : Message: Re: [frontierkernel] unable to compile Universal Binary on PPC - "The lib should be libpaigefat.a" Getting an error when trying to build with libpaigemacho.a - maybe this is the resolution?

Assembly 2006 game competition entries released

1/08/2006 @ 22:08 UTC

Andy Baio : Assembly 2006 game competition entries released - "Racing Pitch" controls cars by mimicking engine noise into your mic, "TattooFrenzy" draws tattoos with the PocketPC touch screen, and a free Guitar Hero clone

Obituary of Rupert Pole, with whom Anais Nin carried on one half of a bicoastal bigamous relation...

1/08/2006 @ 22:08 UTC

jkottke : Obituary of Rupert Pole, with whom Anais Nin carried on one half of a bicoastal bigamous relationship - Obituary of Rupert Pole, with whom Anais Nin carried on one half of a bicoastal bigamous relationship. "Both men apparently chose to believe her lies, which became so numerous that she wrote them down on index cards and locked them in a box so that she co

Thinkpad T60 forum

1/08/2006 @ 21:09 UTC

Nelson Minar : Thinkpad T60 forum - Got my new laptop, now to hack it

Wired typo leads to Insta-pundit parody blog

1/08/2006 @ 21:08 UTC

Andy Baio : Wired typo leads to Insta-pundit parody blog - the typo domain in this Wired article now leads to a bizarro world mashup of Daily Kos in the Instapundit design

Study: hungry men prefer heavier women than men who are full

1/08/2006 @ 21:08 UTC

jkottke : Study: hungry men prefer heavier women than men who are full - Study: hungry men prefer heavier women than men who are full. Presumably, if you're hungry, you're more likely to be attracted to someone who looks like they might know where some food is.

YouTube - Colbert Analyzes Wikipedia

1/08/2006 @ 20:08 UTC

Rod Begbie : YouTube - Colbert Analyzes Wikipedia - Colbert defends Wikipedia as a great bastion of Truthiness -- So long as a majority of people believe it, you can include it as "fact" in Wikipedia. Currently, about 20 elephant-related articles are locked down! [via#

Why my cable DVR stinks | CNET News.com

1/08/2006 @ 20:08 UTC

veen : Why my cable DVR stinks | CNET News.com - I had to give up my Tivo for a Comcast box a few months ago. What a piece of junk. Three of the last seven Tour de France stages missed!

pints in a keg - Google Search

1/08/2006 @ 20:08 UTC

veen : pints in a keg - Google Search - Important metric for future reference.

Earth dropped from NASA mission statement

1/08/2006 @ 19:09 UTC

jcgregorio : Earth dropped from NASA mission statement - Why not just go for the gusto and remove "scientific discovery" while their at it.

Tallinn News

1/08/2006 @ 19:09 UTC

Linkorama : Tallinn News - Topix page on Tallinn, Estonia

Blogher

1/08/2006 @ 19:09 UTC

Linkorama : Blogher - business, party, or movement?

PIKAPIKA lightning doodle project - very cool flashlight/lightpen long exposure photo animations

1/08/2006 @ 19:09 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : PIKAPIKA lightning doodle project - very cool flashlight/lightpen long exposure photo animations

Asteroids as RPG

1/08/2006 @ 19:08 UTC

Nelson Minar : Asteroids as RPG - Clever blend of two game genres

Jill Greenberg's End Times photography project depicts young children who are quite upset; the ph...

1/08/2006 @ 19:08 UTC

jkottke : Jill Greenberg's End Times photography project depicts young children who are quite upset; the photos themselves are somewhat upsetting to look at - Jill Greenberg's End Times photography project depicts young children who are quite upset; the photos themselves are somewhat upsetting to look at. The photos were made by snatching lollipops from their hands and mouths and shooting the resulting anguish.

Ricoh GR DIGITAL firmware 2.10 is out

1/08/2006 @ 18:09 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : Ricoh GR DIGITAL firmware 2.10 is out [via]

Boing Boing: Animation historians blast SF Chron movie critic

1/08/2006 @ 18:09 UTC

Milo Vermeulen : Boing Boing: Animation historians blast SF Chron movie critic

Open Source Licenses are Obsolete

1/08/2006 @ 18:09 UTC

Eric Meyer : Open Source Licenses are Obsolete - And it's not just the licenses that are in danger, come to think of it.

Paul Hammond : O'Reilly Radar > Open Source Licenses are Obsolete - because their conditions are all triggered by the act of software distribution, they fail to apply to many of the most important types of software today

wearehugh : O'Reilly Radar > Open Source Licenses are Obsolete - tim continues his own personal war against the gpl

CSS: The Tech Ajax Forgot

1/08/2006 @ 18:09 UTC

Eric Meyer : CSS: The Tech Ajax Forgot - A timely reminder that CSS is a key player in serious Web application development.

Web Services + JSON = Dump Your Proxy

1/08/2006 @ 18:09 UTC

Isofarro : Web Services + JSON = Dump Your Proxy - Calling JSON web services using the script element bypasses the default security model - so no back-to-original host proxy script is needed. Very clever, and useful.

News Search Documentation for Yahoo! Search Web Services

1/08/2006 @ 18:09 UTC

Isofarro : News Search Documentation for Yahoo! Search Web Services - Very useful web service - finding news items based on a keyword search. The JSON output makes the service very easy to embed into a JavaScript enabled page.

DonationCoder Best Of Blog

1/08/2006 @ 17:09 UTC

merlinmann : DonationCoder Best Of Blog - Windows app for doing the (10+2)*5 dash

Fidel Castro has ceded power to his brother while he recovers from surgery

1/08/2006 @ 17:08 UTC

jkottke : Fidel Castro has ceded power to his brother while he recovers from surgery - Fidel Castro has ceded power to his brother while he recovers from surgery.

Researchers: "attractive parents are 26% more likely to have a daughter than a son as their first...

1/08/2006 @ 16:08 UTC

jkottke : Researchers: "attractive parents are 26% more likely to have a daughter than a son as their first child" - Researchers: "attractive parents are 26% more likely to have a daughter than a son as their first child". Although I'm not sure that, as the article later says, that the Pitt-Jolie and Witherspoon-Phillippe daughters "lend weight to the theory".

Wikipedia: DOM Events

1/08/2006 @ 15:09 UTC

Isofarro : Wikipedia: DOM Events - Tables of events from typical mouse and form events, through to DOM mutation events, Microsoft-specific events, and XUL events. (via Think Vitamin and Dustin Diaz)

Paul Hammond : DOM Events - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - There is a huge collection of events that can be generated by most element nodes

ongoing · Involuntary Ubuntu

1/08/2006 @ 15:08 UTC

wearehugh : ongoing · Involuntary Ubuntu

Jeremy Zawodny : Involuntary Ubuntu - Involuntary Ubuntu: "Apt-get is just so unreasonably fucking great. Why aren’t we using it for Solaris updates?" I have been wondering that for YEARS!

A few photographic reports of meals at El Bulli, Ferran Adria's highly regarded restaurant in Spain

1/08/2006 @ 15:08 UTC

jkottke : A few photographic reports of meals at El Bulli, Ferran Adria's highly regarded restaurant in Spain - A few photographic reports of meals at El Bulli, Ferran Adria's highly regarded restaurant in Spain.

Call for Help Episode 405 - Google Video

1/08/2006 @ 14:08 UTC

merlinmann : Call for Help Episode 405 - Google Video - Amber MacArthur & I talking about email tips on Canadia's geek-tastic "Call for Help." (starts around 24:30)

What's New in Edge Rails: The Ins and Outs of ActiveResource

1/08/2006 @ 12:08 UTC

Paul Hammond : What's New in Edge Rails: The Ins and Outs of ActiveResource - ActiveResource provides a way to utilize model objects as REST-based client proxies to remote services

- Webkitchen | Peter Nixey |: Why XHR should become opt-in cross-domain

1/08/2006 @ 12:08 UTC

Paul Hammond : - Webkitchen | Peter Nixey |: Why XHR should become opt-in cross-domain - Why not enable cross-domain XHR in browsers but only as long as the server actively agrees

Yahoo! Finance Charts, Now in Flash

1/08/2006 @ 07:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Yahoo! Finance Charts, Now in Flash - Yahoo! Finance Charts, Now in Flash: "Rather than going down the hiring route for getting Flash expertise, they trained themselves and really knocked everyone’s socks off here."

Paul Dorn's Bike Commuting Tips

1/08/2006 @ 07:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Paul Dorn's Bike Commuting Tips - Paul Dorn's Bike Commuting Tips: lots of good suggestions

The Death March for Advertising

1/08/2006 @ 06:09 UTC

Eric Meyer : The Death March for Advertising - Jared Spool says advertising's days are numbered. Dare we hope?

Browser-based network attack discovered

1/08/2006 @ 05:09 UTC

Eric Meyer : Browser-based network attack discovered - And you can't even blame this one on Internet Explorer.

Shirt Pocket Watch

1/08/2006 @ 05:09 UTC

jimray : Shirt Pocket Watch

Why Dell.com Still Feels Like Buying a Used Car

1/08/2006 @ 04:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Why Dell.com Still Feels Like Buying a Used Car - Why Dell.com Still Feels Like Buying a Used Car: 'This business about creating "greater value" is a bit of a whitewash. We all know exactly what's going on. They're trying to charge business customers more.'

On Ruby

1/08/2006 @ 04:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : On Ruby - On Ruby: Tim's progress on learnign Ruby to do work with Atom

Google AdSense vs. AdBrite.

1/08/2006 @ 04:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Google AdSense vs. AdBrite. - Google AdSense vs. AdBrite.: "The results are clear: Over the same period, and on the same sites, AdSense is generating 3 times the revenue that AdBrite is."

What’s new in the world of Aviation

1/08/2006 @ 04:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : What’s new in the world of Aviation - What’s new in the world of Aviation: some highlights from eaa airventure at oshkosh [via]

PylonsHQ

1/08/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

deusx : PylonsHQ - "Pylons combines the very best ideas from the worlds of Ruby, Python and Perl, providing a structured but extremely flexible Python web framework."

joshua : Pylons Python Web Framework - supposedly minimalistic

jimray : Pylons Python Web Framework - Yet another Python framework, I'm gonna have to get over my whitespace thing

Wired News: Former Wired Editor Dies in Race

1/08/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

veen : Wired News: Former Wired Editor Dies in Race - "It came as a terrible shock on Sunday when news came that Bill Goggins had died running the San Francisco Marathon."

A virus for Windows Vista? Wrong.

1/08/2006 @ 01:10 UTC

Simon Willison : A virus for Windows Vista? Wrong. - No Monad in Vista. That was the only feature left that I was interested in. [via]

Thinking XML: Good advice for creating XML

1/08/2006 @ 01:09 UTC

Simon Willison : Thinking XML: Good advice for creating XML - Uche Ogbuji's commentary on the Bozo HOWTO. [via]

Beginning JavaScript with DOM Scripting and Ajax: From Novice to Professional

1/08/2006 @ 01:09 UTC

Simon Willison : Beginning JavaScript with DOM Scripting and Ajax: From Novice to Professional - Christian's book is out. I wrote the foreword.

kr.hub.yahoo.com has the cutest mascot

1/08/2006 @ 01:09 UTC

Simon Willison : kr.hub.yahoo.com has the cutest mascot - It's a tag!

Afghanistan 2006 - a photoset on Flickr

1/08/2006 @ 01:09 UTC

Simon Willison : Afghanistan 2006 - a photoset on Flickr - Ben Hammersley is in Afghanistan.

philgyford : Afghanistan 2006 - a photoset on Flickr - Real life Action Man ("with real typing fingers!") Ben Hammersley is embedded with the troops in Afghanistan and taking some nice pics. Be careful Ben!

plasticbag : Ben Hammersley is in Afghanistan, taking amazing pictures that he's putting onto Flickr - There's something about having a friend in a warzone that makes the conflict very very real. His photography is pretty stunning too

MySQL DBA - notes from the flickr database wars

1/08/2006 @ 01:08 UTC

kellan : MySQL DBA - notes from the flickr database wars - aka Dathan's blog #

Simon Willison : mySQL DBA - Dathan's MySQL performance tuning blog. He tunes Flickr. [via]

SpyMedia launches photo bounties and a widget - stillborn in MySpace

1/08/2006 @ 01:08 UTC

Simon Willison : SpyMedia launches photo bounties and a widget - stillborn in MySpace - The MySpace economy: share-cropping in action.

The Observer | Business | Keep your enemies close, but customers even closer

1/08/2006 @ 01:08 UTC

Paul Hammond : The Observer | Business | Keep your enemies close, but customers even closer - Subtract the percentage of detractors from the percentage of promoters and you get a 'net promoter score', or NPS

O'Reilly Radar > Ruby Book Sales Pass Perl

1/08/2006 @ 01:08 UTC

Paul Hammond : O'Reilly Radar > Ruby Book Sales Pass Perl - Keep in mind also that sales of Ruby and Ajax books are driven by recency

Random Etc. : Blog Archive : Ask Later slides and notes

1/08/2006 @ 01:08 UTC

Paul Hammond : Random Etc. : Blog Archive : Ask Later slides and notes - One Should Not Think That These Are Two Separate Things

10 Sure-Fire Headline Formulas That Work | Copyblogger

1/08/2006 @ 01:08 UTC

Paul Hammond : 10 Sure-Fire Headline Formulas That Work | Copyblogger - Now You Can Have [something desirable] [great circumstance]

Creating Passionate Users: A few more Presentation How To's

1/08/2006 @ 01:08 UTC

Paul Hammond : Creating Passionate Users: A few more Presentation How To's - Damian is brilliant. One of those scary smart guys

Supercomputer CYOA - page 74

1/08/2006 @ 00:09 UTC

deusx : Supercomputer CYOA - page 74 - "Stepping over to a mirror, you see yourself as you will look for the rest of your life--with a funnel-shaped object the size of an ice-cream cone sticking out of your head." No image, but this was always my favorite ending to the book.

The Plight of the Colorblind Gamer

1/08/2006 @ 00:08 UTC

Andy Baio : The Plight of the Colorblind Gamer - some surprisingly good comments in the Digg thread; good to know I'm not alone here  [via]

How to DJ your first set without knowing how

1/08/2006 @ 00:08 UTC

jkottke : How to DJ your first set without knowing how - How to DJ your first set without knowing how.

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